Highlights of the Week
TSHD Vox Amalia Busy in Den Helder15 months after the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Vox Amalia was christened by the Dutch Queen Maxima, the vessel started its first job. Maintaining TSHD Charlock at Niestern SanderVan den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock has been back at the Niestern Sander shipyard in Farmsum, the Netherlands. Converting General Cargo Vessel to Hopper DredgerLast year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. Image source: niesternsander.comDredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 30-April 5, 2020). Donjon Wraps Up Manhattan DredgingIn preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. Dredging Plough – 20 Tons of Steel by StraatmanMachinefabriek L. Straatman BV is currently producing a dredging plough with a total length of 14 meters and a weight of 20 tons.