First Delivery by Titan LNG in German Port of Mukran
DEME’s dredger Scheldt River was refuelled from 7 LNG trucks. Titan LNG, the leading LNG supplier to marine and industrial users in North West Europe, has successfully completed the first-ever LNG bunker delivery at Mukran Port on the island of Rügen in the Baltic Sea. Truck deliveries enable delivery of LNG anywhere. For vessels that require LNG it is possible to be supplied in German ports at prices below the price of marine gasoil.
Dredger caused oil spill in the Elbe
On Aug 15, 2018, around 1 a.m. the "Schldt River" caused a small oil spill in the Elbe estuary at the height of buoy 53. After the hydraulic hose of the dredger arm broke, the oil was spilt. Most of the oil could be recovered by the crew, but an estimated amount of 150 liters was lost. An oil surveillance flight was launched from Nordholz to monitor the surrounding area. The crew detected a pollution of 2,4 kilometers length and 300 meters width. The police launched an investigation against the39 year old master of the dredger which was working on fairway maintenance between Cuxhaven and Wedel.
DEME Names Second LNG-Fueled Dredger
The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger ‘Scheldt River’, was officially named today (Oct. 1) at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp.Upload News