The CSD ATHENA is one of the most powerful cutter suction dredgers in the world.  Customer for the design and
the construction of this Self-propelled Cutter Suction Dredger is the Dutch dredging company Van Oord NV.
The ship left the slipway at the yard of IHC Dredgers BV in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands on February 12, 2011
and was completed at the outfitting quay of the yard.  In the evening of monday October 31, 2011 the ship left
the yard for yard trials.