The TSHD SHOALWAY is built at the yard of Intervak Scheepsbouw & Constructie BV in Harlingen, The Netherlands for the Dutch dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster NV.
On December 1, 2009 the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger arrived at the Scheepswerf L.J. Boer Sliedrecht BV yard
in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands for completion of the construction of the ship.  On 17 April 2010 the ship sailed
to Rotterdam for trials.