Search results for: Afsluitdijk

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  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     Delta Marine Consultants, an international maritime engineering company, has just released this very interesting video about the Deltaflume tests for the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands.  Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project on April 1, 2019. In the coming years, […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, today (April 1) marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project. In the coming years, the Frisian side of the dyke will be reinforced to withstand a storm which happens once in every ten thousand years. “For 87 years now, this iconic structure […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     DMC has released a new video with more background information about the use of XblocPlus on the Afsluitdijk Project. Due to the shape of the new blocks, approximately 33% less blocks are needed than with other available armor blocks. Furthermore, the placement operation is safer and quicker due to an innovative clamp, developed by […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     The first project for XblocPlus was recently awarded, and as part of this contract, XblocPlus will be used as reinforcement of the 32 km long Afsluitdijk. The Levvel consortium, including BAM, Van Oord and Rebel, will use the new XblocPlus under the name ‘Levvel-bloc’ for this Afsluitdijk project. Placement trials, conducted with a hydraulic excavator […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first project for XblocPlus has just been awarded, and as part of this contract, XblocPlus will be used as reinforcement of the 32 km long Afsluitdijk. For this first work with XblocPlus, the blocks will be referred to as ‘Levvel blocs’, named after the Levvel consortium which comprises Van Oord, BAM, and Rebel. According […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands has reached financial close successfully yesterday afternoon (29 May 2018), reports BAM. The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 330 million in support of the rehabilitation and modernization of the Afsluitdijk dam, running between the provinces of Noord-Holland and […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat and Levvel – a consortium comprising Van Oord, BAM, and Rebel –  have presented the Afsluitdijk project designs to the media and to a large group of stakeholders who have been closely involved in planning in the past few years. Innovative concrete blocks, natural discharge if possible, pumping if necessary, an opening for a fish […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat has awarded the Afsluitdijk project to the Levvel consortium, the joint venture consisting of Van Oord (with Aberdeen/APG), BAM (with PGGM) and Rebel. Levvel will be responsible for design, build, finance and 25 years maintenance of the strengthened Afsluitdijk. Construction works are expected to start in the autumn of 2018, and completed in 2023. […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat said in its latest announcement that they intend to award a contract for the reinforcement of the Afsluitdijk to Levvel B.V. (Joint Venture in formation). The JV of BAM PPP PGGM Infrastructure Coöperatie U.A./Van Oord Aberdeen Infrastructure Partners B.V./RebelValley B.V. will be responsible for designing, building and pre-financing operations. In addition, this consortium will […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the unveiling of the first “Spiegelsteen” (Mirror Stone) in the dike, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, has launched the Icoon Afsluitdijk project in Breezanddijk. Daan Roosegaarde, a Dutch artist and innovator, and his team of designers, technicians and developers unveiled the designs which from this and next year on […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch government has presented its master plan for a complete reinforcement of the 32 km long closure dam, the Afsluitdijk. The reinforcement is necessary as the seaside slope of the 80 years old closure dam is no longer strong enough to meet flood safety standards. The master plan also includes construction of a 5 km […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has announced its full-year results for 2019, saying that the last year was a challenging year for them. As reported, the company experienced tough times in its main dredging market, combined with growth and opportunities in other markets such as the Netherlands. In 2019, Van Oord recorded EUR 1.64 billion in revenue, 12% […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Levvel consortium (BAM, Van Oord and Rebel) inaugurated the Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen today. The facility is producing the concrete armor units that will reinforce the Afsluitdijk Dam in the years ahead. Provincial executive councillor Avine Fokkens (Province of Fryslân), performed the opening ceremony. “The province is happy that Fryslân has a factory […]

  • 7 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 1-7, 2019).   Work on the Afsluitdijk Project Kicks Off Today Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, today (April 1) marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project.   Cottrell Wins $21.8 Million […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord today released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million (2017: EUR 78 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore wind activities, which realized EUR 706 million of revenue (2017: EUR 403 million). […]

  • 9 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 3 – September 9, 2018).   VIDEO: TSHD DC Orisant Sea Trials Reimerswaal Dredging has just released this amazing video shot during the sea trials of their new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant.   Ghana: Tema LNG Deal […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal BAM Group today presented the most important key figures of the first half-year 2018, reporting the 1H18 adjusted pre-tax result of €57.8 million. The company also reported that the total order book rose by €0.2 billion in the first half of 2018, mainly due to the award of the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands. Rob van […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 3 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 28 – June 3, 2018).   Rewa River Dredging Program Kicks Off A $670,000 dredging program started last week on the Rewa River to ensure the quick discharge of upstream water in the river and to minimize spillover water […]

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 23-29, 2018).   Weeks Marine Wins $11.4 Million Wilmington Dredging Contract Weeks Marine Inc. has won an $11.4 million contract for the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar maintenance dredging program in Brunswick County, North Carolina.   Boskalis to Build […]

  • 18 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 12 – 18, 2018).   CHEC Wins Chornomorsk Port Dredging Contract China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has been awarded two lots of the Chornomorsk sea port dredging project.   EcoShape Releases the Koehoal Salt Marsh Development Study The […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At least 2,000 households in Mopti, Mali, as well as an irrigation area of 300 ha, are now protected against floods from the Niger River. On request of the regional government, a 4.1 km long levee has been constructed with the support of the Dutch Government. In the presence of two Malian ministers and the […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first test to be conducted in the new Delta Flume, a unique research facility in Delft that can generate the highest artificial waves in the world, was completed successfully last week. Approximately 5000 Basalton blocks (scale 1:1.6) were positioned on the 11-meter-high dike that was built in the new Delta Flume. Last month, Deltares […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-fund with over €1 million a study on deepening the waterways and constructing a new lock on Lake IJssel in the Netherlands. The project will improve the connection between the North Sea and the Dutch inland waterway network, to open it up to larger vessels. The depth of Lake Ijssel […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dike as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea. The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has had intensive contacts in recent months with the Indian National Institute for Ocean Technology (NIOT) with the aim of exchanging information about a range of subjects. The NIOT is an autonomous research institute that answers to the Ministry of Sciences and it specialises in oceans, coasts and marine life. Deltares provided it with […]