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

Royal IHC Gets AIP for Hydrogen-fueled Dredge Design

Royal IHC Gets AIP for Hydrogen-fueled Dredge Design

Dutch shipbuilder and equipment supplier Royal IHC said it has received an approval in principle (AIP) from classification society Bureau Veritas for the design of a hydrogen-fueled trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) engineered to reduce emissions from coastal protection projects.

VIDEO: Basjan Faber Discusses the Creation of C-Job’s Customizable TSHD Series

VIDEO: Basjan Faber Discusses the Creation of C-Job’s Customizable TSHD Series

With an eye on an aging trailing suction hopper dredge fleet, C-Job is set to debut an innovative new THSD design series with a focus on modularity and sustainability. Basjan Faber, CEO, C-Job Naval Architects, discusses the dredging market and the new design with Maritime Reporter & Engineering News.Without equivocation, the Dutch know dredging.

Bigger, Stronger:  The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

Bigger, Stronger: The U.S. Dredging Fleet is Growing

The U.S. dredging fleet is growing. Presently on order and under construction is a raft of in-demand equipment that will help to keep America’s ports and waterways open, safeguard coastal communities and maintain the vital flow of maritime commerce to, from and through the U.S.In August

Historic Dredging Unlocks the  Might of the Mississippi

Historic Dredging Unlocks the Might of the Mississippi

Humanity will forever remember 2020 as the “Year of COVID-19” fraught with the pains of a pandemic and its impacts on our physical and mental health. Yet, as a navigation representative along the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC), I will always be able to see the bright side. In this case, that is life outside of COVID.

The Philippines: Boskalis Nets Largest Deal in Its History

The Philippines: Boskalis Nets Largest Deal in Its History

Dutch marine and dredging giant Boskalis has won a contract for the land development design and construction of the Manila International Airport (MIA) in the Philippines, in what the company said Tuesday was its largest contract ever.The contract was awarded by San Miguel Aerocity Inc (SMAI), a subsidiary of San Miguel Corporation (SMC), one of the largest companies in the Philippines.

DEME Bags Its Largest Ever Dredging Deal

DEME Bags Its Largest Ever Dredging Deal

The Belgian dredging and offshore installation firm DEME said Friday it had secured its largest ever dredging and land reclamation contract.The contract is for work for the Abu Qir port project in Egypt. The project will see the deployment of DEME’s giant new cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’.

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

US Shipyards See Big Business Shifts

The American shipbuilding scene, filled with participants constructing all manner of vessels, has been navigating through stormy times (lately, yards along the Gulf Coast have literally been dealing with storms). The orders for newbuild, repair and conversion projects continue to flow in—albeit at a reduced pace—and the boats and ships go down the ways into the water

Manson Orders US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Manson Orders US' Largest Hopper Dredge

Manson Construction Co. signed a contract with Keppel AmFELS to build a new hopper dredge at the shipbuilder's facility in Brownsville, Texas, the Seattle-based marine contractor announced Monday. The new dredge is scheduled to be fully operational by spring 2023 and continues a dredge building boom currently underway in the U.S.

Interview: Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Interview: Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

The dredging market in the U.S. is strong and growing, a bright spot for U.S. shipyards, with increased funding for critical infrastructure projects and port dredging at the federal and state levels. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, the country’s largest dredging company, has invested mightily in new dredgers at U.S. yards. Lasse Petterson, CEO and President, shares insights on the strategy ahead.

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

Mississippi River Ship Channel Deepening Begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) officially kicked off the project to deepen of the Mississippi River Ship Channel to 50 feet Friday, as Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredge Captain Frank started dredging 5 miles above the Head of Passes.The USACE awarded this first contract for the Ship Channel deepening to Weeks Marine on September 3, 2020, and the Captain Frank started the deepening Friday.

Callan Marine Orders New Dredge General Bradley

Callan Marine Orders New Dredge General Bradley

Galveston, Texas-based dredging contractor Callan Marine announced Thursday it has ordered a new 28-inch cutter suction dredger that's due to join its fleet in 2021.The new dredge, General Bradley, is currently being built by Hagler Systems at the Halimar Shipyard in Morgan City, La. It will be 341 feet long with a 6.6-foot draft.

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Conrad to Build TSHD for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation signed a contract with Conrad Shipyard for the construction of a new 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) for scheduled delivery in the first quarter of 2023.The deal includes an option to build an additional dredge, the U.S.' largest dredging services provider said on Tuesday.