Heuvelman Ibis signs contract for Damen Cutter Suction Dredger 350New Vessels // January 11, 2017
December 2016 saw Damen Shipyards Group sign a contract with the Netherlands-based dredging company Heuvelman Ibis for delivery of a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 and two BS 350 booster stations.
Heuvelman Ibis will initially put the dredger to use on a canal dredging project in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. The project requires the extraction of approximately 220,000m3 of sediment from the Winschoterdiep canal.
The dredger will be modified to the client’s requirements and is due to be handed over in the second quarter of 2017.