Mercator acquires two dredgers

Mercator acquires two dredgers

Singapore: Indan shipowner Mercator is expanding its dredging business with the acquisition of two dredgers, bringing its dredger fleet to nine.

The pair are both European built, one being a trailer suction hopper dredger and the other a bucket ladder dredger.

Mercator said that both would be commissioned around the first week of September, and that the dredgers will enhance its ability to service Inda’s ports as well as the Indian Navy.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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