Increased dredging hose specifications needed

With the influx of small low-cost suppliers of dredging hoses, the price of hoses has been lowered by using cheaper raw materials. This has increased the hose failure rates, shortening product lifespans, manufacturer Trelleborg warns […]

The submersible dredge ROV. Credit: Eddy Pumps

USACE tests underwater dredging ROV

The US Army Corps of Engineers is testing a new underwater dredging ROV, which will be used in dredging operations in the UAE later this year. Designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation, the Mini […]

IHC introduces new RF system

On 24 May 2019, IHC Systems from Sliedrecht has introduced its latest product, a radio frequency (RF), non-radioactive, density measurement system. IHC Systems managing director, Quentin van Ballegooie; sales manager, Rens Klootwijk; and R&D manager, Jacco Osnabrugge, […]

PortX and Helm sign strategic partnership agreement

A port optimisation solutions company, PortX, has signed a strategic partnership agreement with software developer Helm Operations to combine systems and develop an AI-assisted dispatching tool to optimize towing operations. The agreement will combine PortX’s […]

Smart solutions developed for dredging industry

A collaboration has been announced between equipment manufacturer IHC Merwede and Semiotic Labs to develop smart solutions for the dredging industry. This includes combining shipping knowledge with smart Internet of Things sensors and artificial intelligence […]

DEME’s new generation TSHD is put to work

DEME’s multi-year fleet investment programme continues with the arrival of its new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River. The vessel is currently being mobilised on its first assignment in Flushing in the Netherlands. The […]