Dredger of the month: Ghasha

Royal IHC recently launched the second custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger commissioned for the Middle East. Its shallow draught and advanced cooling system are trademarks of a vessel destined to work in the heat of […]

Dredger of the Month: TSHD Lesse 

DPC considers how the Royal IHC and Dutch Dredging-designed TSHD Lesse can be deployed to shallow regions Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lesse is the ninth such dredger in Dutch Dredging’s fleet of vessels. Launched in […]

Dredging data: Vessels under construction

IHS Markit data shows where dredging vessels are currently under construction. Both the European building hub, the Netherlands; and the eastern hot spot, China, lead the table in terms of numbers Thirty four dredging vessels […]

Russia lacks new dredging fleet

The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a […]

Dredging Data: Detained vessels

In this infographic, the location and type of detained dredgers are shown by flag state of the respective ship, summarising the IHS Markit data available for the years 2015–19 Between 2015 and 2019, a total […]