Top News – November 11 to 17, 2013
In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work.
IHC Merwede’s CEO, Dirk Philips, will step back from his role within the company. Over the past two months, he has led the Board of Management to formulate some important aspects of IHC Merwede’s future business strategy, as well as the appropriate organisation required to implement it.
The signing ceremony of Jizan Terminal Dredging Backfill Project in Saudi Arabia was held recently in the headquarters of Saudi Aramco in Milan.
Archeologists working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, aided by divers and salvage operations teams from the U.S. Navy, retrieved a 64-square foot section of a Civil War ironclad warship from the bottom of the Savannah River the evening of Nov. 12.
Ackermans & van Haaren today announced its interim statement on 2013 third quarter results. The activities of DEME (AvH 50%) developed in line with expectations during 3Q13 due to the high activity level and good fleet occupancy.
Dredging Today Staff, November 17, 2013