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  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 6-June 12, 2016).   Royal IHC Secures Order for the Largest Easydredge TSHD Royal IHC (IHC) has signed a new contract for an Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas in […]

  • 27 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 21-27, 2016).   Dredging Barge Grounded on Niles Beach The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor.   Russia to Build Modern Dredgers […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has been named as the operator of a new container transshipment terminal at the Tanger Med 2 port complex. The new terminal will have annual capacity of five million TEUs. Total investment in the new terminal is expected to be EUR 758 million. The new terminal is scheduled to open in 2019, under […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Commission (Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie) has commissioned the Sassevaart joint venture the contract to construct a new lock at Terneuzen. According to BAM, the contract value is more than €753 million. The Sassevaart joint venture consists of BAM (the Dutch and Belgian sister companies BAM Infra and BAM Contractors), DEME (DEME Infra Marine Contractors […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Flood risk researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across the world met at FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon, France, from 17-21 October to share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice. The conference included contributions from a variety of national, European and international flood-related initiatives, including the European Flood Directive, as well […]

  • 13 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 7 – October 13, 2019).   Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek Dredging Work Wraps Up The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the […]

  • 11 March 2011

      Until 15 April 2011, in a special exhibition in FutureLand,  Natuurhistorisch Museum Rotterdam will be exhibiting the best skeletal remains of ten animal species from days long gone that were found in the sand used to construct Maasvlakte 2. The finds include the complete pelvis and hind leg of a woolly mammoth and the by now world-famous hyena dropping. Background: The bottom of […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of the Spartacus – the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger – is set to take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018. The 164 meters long dredger, built for DEME at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, will have a heavy-duty cutter ladder and can reach a dredging depth of 45 […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    FLOODrisk 2012, the second European Conference on flood risk management, was opened on Tuesday November 20 by Harry Baayen, general director of Deltares. FLOODrisk 2012 was organised by Deltares en HR Wallingford and is being held in Rotterdam from 20 to 22 November. FLOODrisk 2012 will explore recent advances in flood risk analysis and innovations […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 3-9, 2017).   Royal IHC VIDEO: Construction Process of Megacutter Helios Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new self-propelled mega cutter dredger Helios was named and christened during a ceremony in Rotterdam two days ago.   KNMI Expert to Take Part in […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2016 Leonardo da Vinci prize has been awarded to Van Oord. Mr A. Aboutaleb, the Mayor of Rotterdam, presented the prestigious international prize for family businesses to CEO Pieter van Oord. Since 2011, Les Hénokiens, an international association of family businesses older than two hundred years, in collaboration with Château du Clos Lucé in […]

  • 6 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The next CEDA Dredging Days conferences will take place in Rotterdam the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011 under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. Dredging is no longer a stand-alone exercise, but rather is becoming part of a broader, more integrated project realization process. The dredging industry is increasingly confronted by projects involving environmental protection, nature […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The SMS Shoalbuster, a 26-meter Damen Shoalbuster 2609 owned and operated by GSS Marine Services from Rosyth, Scotland, has recently completed a 14.572 nautical miles (NM) round trip that included two transatlantic crossings. The Shoalbuster range is designed as a multi-role workboat optimized for shallow waters, however its high bow and sturdy construction means that […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems is undertaking the complete electrical outfitting of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Spauwer, developed in-house by Den Herder Seaworks. The works are taking place at Shipyard Trico B.V. in Rotterdam. The TSHD Spauwer is a large and highly sophisticated hopper dredger with a length of 142 meters. It is designed for […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Severnaya Dvina, has arrived at the Damen Shiprepair yard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, following a two month journey from Vietnam. The vessel – built by Damen’s Song Thu Corporation shipyard in Da Nang – will now undergo final testing and outfighting ahead of the delivery ceremony set for late June. Fitted with […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The Container Terminal Dortmund (CTD) expects to transfer 300,000 TEU this year, 5% more than the 287,000 TEU of 2010 when a growth of more than 13% was recorded. It is expected that the limit of the terminal capacity will be reached in about two years, with 190,000 movements, or around 325,000 TEU. Expansion is […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC) has laid keel for South Africa’s Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) third 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger. The keel-laying was held earlier this month at IHC’s Rotterdam yard with the TNPA’s general manager of corporate affairs, Lunga Ngcobo placing the coin under the hull of the new dredger. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first lengths of rail will be laid on the new land of Maasvlakte 2 this week. The first trains should be running on the 12.3-km railway line in ten months’ time. But before it gets that far, all kinds of activities have to be completed and delivered. Everything comes together in the autumn of […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The financial costs associated with dredging activity are highly variable, depending on the plant being employed and the type of dredging being undertaken, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) reports.  Since 2005, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), has published the book ‘Cost standards for dredging equipment’. The guide presents the primary capital values […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has engineered and manufactured a compact and economic sediment dredger, also known as Auger Dredger, which will be used for a desalination plant in the Gulf region. This piece of equipment can be used particularly in rivers, streams, harbors, ponds, bays or artificial lakes to remove the accumulated sediments in a highly efficient and […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 1 December 2010

    The contractor is currently working on the deepsea quay wall of the container terminal for Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) over a length of 1 km. The construction process has taken the form of a ‘train’: at the front of the ‘train’, builders start by digging a slot, while at the other end, the bollards are […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has just announced that Sas van Vreeswijk (SPC) achieved financial close of the PPS project ‘Construction 3rd lock chamber Princess Beatrix Lock and widening Lek Canal’. Sas van Vreeswijk consists of TDP NV (in partnership with investment companies TINC and DG Infra Yield), BESIX Group NV, RebelValley B.V., Heijmans Nederland B.V. and […]