First French-flagged LNG vessel

The 17,8 M€ contract concerning the conversion of THSD 'Samuel de Champlain' into dual fuel engines was awarded by Dragages-Ports in July 2017

After a long conversion period, the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger ''Samuel de Champlain'' sailed from Damen shipyard in Dunkirk into the Loire estuary to start dredging operations.

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