VCC HOPPER

  • General
    • Vessel Name : VCC HOPPER
    • Operator : VANCE CONSTRUCTION CO., THE
    • Ships Type (ICST) : Open Dry Cargo Barge
    • Vessel Type : Open Hopper Barge
    • Construction : Steel
  • Engine
  • Location
    • City : WEST PALM BEACH
    • STATE : FL
  • Capacity
  • Size
    • Register length : 70 Feet
    • Regular Breadth : 40 Feet
    • Overall Length : 70 Feet
    • Overall Breadt : 40 Feet
    • Load draft : 4 Feet
    • Light Draft : 1.5 Feet
    • Height : 15 Feet
  • Other
    • Year : 2009
    • EQUIP1 : NONE
    • Coast Guard Number : NOT/DOC

VANCE CONSTRUCTION CO., THE

  • Area of Operation : PORT OF PALM BEACH; BOCA RATON INLET TO ST. LUCIE INLET; INTRACOASTAL AND OFFSHORE
  • Principal Commodity : DREDGE MATERIAL AND PILING

BLAIS

  • Type : Pushboat
  • Construction : Steel

LUCAS

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

VCC

  • Type : Flat / Deck Barge
  • Construction : Steel

News

IHC Launches Dredger for NMDC

IHC Launches Dredger for NMDC

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC launched a new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for the United Arab Emirates' National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) during a ceremony at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.The TSHD Ghasha is based on the 6,000-cubic-meter TSHD Arzana, delivered by IHC in 2018.

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Vessels Queue Grows as Salvage Continues on the Intracoastal Waterway

Nearly 200 towing vessels and 600 barges are queued on the Intracoastal Waterway while salvors work to clear a halved and partially sunken rock barge near Berwick, La., the U.S. Coast Guard said.A section of waterway has been closed since Sunday night, when a towing vessel pushing six rock-filled hopper barges ran aground at mile marker 99.

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The Mighty Mississippi: Taming the Bull

The beneficial use of dredge material sets a record in FY 2019. And, we’re just getting started. Funding will be the key.In mid-November 2018, concerns began to rise about an unseasonably high river stages on the Upper Mississippi River Basin generated by significant precipitation events.

Keppel Delivers TSHD Sanderus to Jan De Nul

Keppel Delivers TSHD Sanderus to Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) delivered the 6000m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Sanderus to Jan De Nul Group.The Ultra-Low Emission vessel (ULEv) is the fourth dredger that Keppel O&M has delivered to Jan De Nul Group.According to a press release from the shipbuilder, this follows the delivery of three 3500m3 TSHDs earlier this year

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

Autonomous Underwater Dredger Unveiled

As autonomy gains a foothold in the maritime world, dredging appears next in line to transition to operations without direct human control.A new design concept unveiled by a prominent Dutch ship design and engineering company aims to deliver major power savings and a larger working window for port maintenance dredging operations.

ABB Wins Dredger Package Deal

ABB Wins Dredger Package Deal

ABB was contracted to deliver integrated vessel systems to two dredgers being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for Van Oord, a key contract win for a new market: specialized dredgers.This is ABB’s largest dredging vessel project for a European end customer, a contract that covers integrated electrical power, automation, control and navigation packages for a pair of 10,500 cu. m.

Damen Delivers MAD3500

Damen Delivers MAD3500

Screening installation Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 has been fully assembled at the Damen Dredging yard.Last week the completion of the assembly of the screening installation of the CEMEX Go Innovation was celebrated at the Damen Dredging yard. The screening installation is designed for the aggregate dredger type MAD3500 currently under construction.

INSIGHTS: Peter Stephaich

INSIGHTS: Peter Stephaich

Chairman & CEO, Campbell Transportation Company.Peter H. Stephaich is Chairman and CEO of Blue Danube Incorporated and Campbell Transportation Company. Currently, he is also Chairman of the Board of the Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI). Peter also serves on the Board of Directors of Blue Danube, a position that he has held since 1982.

U.S. Army Corps Selects 10 Beneficial Use Pilot Projects

U.S. Army Corps Selects 10 Beneficial Use Pilot Projects

At the end of December, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) announced its selection of ten dredging projects that will form the core of a pilot program to advance the beneficial use of dredged material.The recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement culminated a program required by Congress, established within the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, specifically Section 1122.

INSIGHTS:

INSIGHTS:

William P. Doyle, CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA).William P. Doyle is the CEO & Executive Director of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA). Twice a U.S. Senate confirmed Presidential appointee to the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), Doyle has, over the course of a long and celebrated career, successfully worn many hats.

Van Oord Enacts Hopper Dredger Option

Van Oord Enacts Hopper Dredger Option

Van Oord has decided to use the option of ordering a third trailing suction hopper dredger at Keppel FELS Limited. The vessel is similar to the two vessels that Van Oord ordered in May 2018. Each one has a hopper capacity of approximately 10,500 cubic meters and measures 138 meters in length and 28 meters across the beam.

Maintenance Dredging at Port of Cape Town

Maintenance Dredging at Port of Cape Town

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock.The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019.