MAN Engines for World’s Largest CSD

August 21, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Jan De Nul Group is set to further expand its modern fleet with a self-propelled, cutter-suction dredger to be built at Croatian shipyard, Uljanik in Pula. The vessel, currently known as “JDN8069″, will feature 1 × MAN 14V48/60CR + 2 × MAN 9L48/60CR engines as well as 3 × step-up, RENK Rheine gearboxes for a diesel-electric plant. RENK will also deliver the gearboxes for the cutter-head drive as well as for the dredger and booster pumps. Upon completion, the vessel will be the largest of its type in the world. Read More
New Suez Canal Nearing End

July 7, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

With the recent arrival of Royal Boskalis’ trailing suction hopper dredger “Oranje” at the site, a total of 242.1 million cubic meters of sand has been dredged from the New Suez Canal so far. Read More
Picture of the Day: Suez Canal Works in Full Swing

June 3, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

With over 40 dredgers working on the project, the New Suez Canal is entering its final phase of production. Read More
Memorable Maritime & Offshore Career Event

May 8, 2015 - Coraline Mulder

On 22nd April, Atlas experienced another unforgettable day at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) at the Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Read More
Rijkswaterstaat Takes Down Noordwaard Levee

April 8, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Instead of raising the river levee, the Dutch national public works, Rijkswaterstaat, started to lower the levee to 3 meters over the river’s 2 km stretch. In case of an extreme river discharge, the river will rise over the lowered levee and flood the hinterland, the Noordwaard polder. Read More