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  • 10 November 2023
    Business development

    Royal Boskalis B.V. said that they have completed a historically good third quarter. Boskalis is thereby on course for a very strong full year result on the back of a good first half of the year. Fleet utilization was high and there was an increase in revenue and results at all divisions, particularly at the […]

  • 27 March 2024
    Coastal Protection

    Boskalis initiated the physical works for shore protection at the southern periphery of K. Gulhifalhu earlier this week. This work is part of the Gulhifalhu Dredging and Land Reclamation Project, located in the eastern part of the lagoon. According to the official website of Gulhifalhu Project, revetments will be constructed to protect all ocean facing […]

  • 9 January 2024

    The Maldives is facing serious capacity challenges. The capital city of Malé is overcrowded, both in terms of population and port infrastructure. According to Boskalis, creating new land near Malé will enable the international commercial port currently located on Malé to be relocated and will enable the creation of greatly needed housing capacity. Last summer, […]

  • 21 March 2024

    The Gulhifalhu dredging project in the Maldives is expected to reach completion within the upcoming month, said Construction Minister Dr. Abdulla Mutthalib. In a press briefing yesterday, the Minister said that 127.9 hectares (out of 150 hectares) of land had been reclaimed at Gulhifalhu – as of the start of this week. The second phase […]

  • 30 December 2023
    Land Reclamation

    Urbanco officially launched Phase 3 of the Hulhumale’ land reclamation project this morning. The overall objective of the project, conducted by Boskalis’ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Willem Van Oranje, is to address the persistent housing crisis in the city, with the entire initiative segmented into multiple phases. According to Urbanco, the first phase successfully […]

  • 11 March 2024
    Land Reclamation

    Mxtv has just released the latest video update from the largest land reclamation project in Boskalis’ history – the New Manila International Airport (NMIA). Under this massive development scheme, around 1,700 hectares of land will be developed for the new facilities, located around 20 kilometers north from the heart of Metro Manila in Bulacan Province.

  • 26 September 2023
    Business development, Dredging, Infrastructure, Land Reclamation

    Land reclamation operations for the Hulhumale’ Phase 3 in the Maldives – conducted by Boskalis – officially started last week. Under this phase, around 63 hectares of new land will be created, said Urbanco. Land reclamation works for the Phase 3 started from the north-west end the bridge tunnel, between Phase 1 and Phase 2 […]

  • 20 September 2023
    Business development, Dredging, Infrastructure, Land Reclamation

    Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) said that the land development activities for its massive international airport complex in Bulacan, 35 kilometers north of Metro Manila, would be completed by the end of 2025. Overall progress at the airport project – the largest land reclamation project in Boskalis’ history – passed the halfway mark at 68.92 […]

  • 18 August 2023

    VSBW, a VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster joint venture, scored a full 45 marks on a recent Considerate Constructors Scheme audit on the Southsea Coastal Scheme, plus two additional points for best practice. The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) seeks to improve the image of the construction industry by striving to promote and achieve high standards under […]

  • 4 July 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    In the presence of President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of the Maldives, Boskalis’ trailing suction hopper dredger Oranje has started work on the land reclamation project on the island of Gulhifalhu. In his inauguration speech, the president called this dredging project “an important development initiative with significant, positive impacts for the entire country”. On behalf of […]

  • 11 May 2023
    Business development

    Boskalis has just announced that they concluded a busy and good first quarter. Both revenue and earnings increased compared to Q1 2022 and both major divisions – Dredging & Inland Infra and Offshore Energy – contributed to this growth. A lot of new work was secured during the quarter leading to an increase of the […]

  • 15 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 9 – May 15, 2016).   PHOTO: Van Oord’s TSHD HAM 318 in Maldives Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 has just arrived in Maldives, ready to undertake some massive dredging and land reclamation tasks.   Boskalis […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A contract signing ceremony for reclamation of six islands was held last month at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of Republic of Maldives. The ceremony was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr.Mohamed Muizzu, Area Director of Boskalis International Mr. Jaap Viersma, Meedhoo MP Ahmed Shiyam, Kudahuvadhoo MP Ahmed Amir and Senior officials […]

  • 27 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 21 – 27, 2019).   Newport Canal Dredging Project Starts Today The Shropshire Wildlife Trust has just announced that an exciting dredging project to restore Newport Canal back to full health will begin today, October 21.   Wasa Dredging […]

  • 21 March 2023

    “The dredger Oranje is not welcome in the Maldives.” With this text, activists of the Save Maldives Campaign express their opposition to a major project for which Boskalis has been hired. The giant hopper dredger arrived in the Maldives on February 21 to dredge the Male area – a project related to the further development […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – March 2014 (VIDEO) The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   Maldives: Boskalis Wins Massive Land Reclamation Deal A contract signing ceremony for reclamation of six […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom yesterday inaugurated ‎the Baa Eydhafushi land reclamation project. ‎ Highlighting that the land reclamation project was the ‘rebirth’ of ‎‎Eydhafushi Island, the President advised the people to use the new land ‎effectively. President underscored that developmental aspirations can be ‎achieved by utilizing the available resources in the Maldives and by […]

  • 29 March 2023
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Housing Development Corporation (HDC) has just shared a couple of beautiful photos of Boskalis hopper dredger ORANJE working on a dredging project in the Maldives. The 22,000m3 TSHD ORANJE – one of the biggest in Boskalis fleet – is currently engaged in dredging and land reclamation works within the Phase II, Area C, of the […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Gulhifalhu. The value of the contract is estimated at approximately EUR 45 million. According to Boskalis, the dredging activities are due to commence in the fourth quarter of 2019 and […]

  • 30 January 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    Boskalis has won a contract from the Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure of the Republic of the Maldives related to the further development of Gulhifalhu – including climate adaptive measures for the island. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 120 million. This project concerns the second phase of the expansion of the island […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC Wins Two Projects in Trinidad and Tobago On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country.   VIDEO: Van Oord 2013 Highlights Van Oord, the Netherlands based […]

  • 16 February 2011

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) and Netherland’s Boskalis International have denied claims by Thilafushi Corporation… (haveeru) [mappress] Source: haveeru, February 16, 2011;

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 31 March 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    The second phase of the Gulhifalhu land reclamation project in the Maldives is set to start in April, local media reports. The project was contracted to Royal Boskalis Westminster for EUR 120 million (MVR 2 billion). Boskalis also executed the first phase in recent years. The Dutch company has now mobilized the project site and […]

  • 28 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 22-28, 2016).   Damen Repairs Van Oord’s Two Split Hopper Barges Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen recently completed a broad scope of maintenance and repair works on the Van Oord-owned Split Hopper Barges Jan Blanken and Jan Leeghwater.   MTCC New […]

  • 21 February 2023
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    Duke Offshore Limited has been awarded a contract for its vessel Duke Express. The contract has been awarded by a multinational corporation and will be executed in the Republic of Maldives where the vessel will provide support for dredging operations, the company said. The vessel will be relocated abroad and the contract will start in […]