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  • LNG-powered dredgers

    28 January 2016

    IHC's efforts in exploring the possibility of an LNG-powered dredging vessel haven’t gone unnoticed. In April 2015, we secured an order for the construction of the world’s first two LNG low-emission dredging vessels for Belgian dredging group DEME. This makes the LNG-powered dredger a perfect example of how our forward thinking pays off. In addition, it creates opportunities to develop more of the same vessels.

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  • IHC SWORD

    26 January 2016

    The Sonic Wireline-Operated Remote Drill (SWORD) system is able to collect samples and geotechnical data from the seabed required by companies in the oil and gas, and offshore mining industries to determine the design requirements for subsea infrastructure or mineralisation. One of the key differentiators between IHC SWORD and its competitors is that it incorporates sonic drilling technology into a remote seafloor sampling tool, a technique widely used on land.

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