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  • 15 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 10-16, 2017).   Going Against the Flow with Royal IHC’s Plumigator Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “Hydraulic Fill Manual” (2-day course) is scheduled for 13 and 14 June, 2013, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This course is of particular interest to clients, consultants, planning and consenting authorities, environmental advisors, contractors and civil, geotechnical, hydraulic and coastal engineers involved in dredging and land reclamation projects. Contents – Overview of the most relevant elements […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded the second contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. This second contract signed on the 12th May 2011 with the Gladstone Ports Corporation involves the dredging of Parcels 1, 3 and 4 for […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Limited will today hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2013. DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem will make the following statement regarding operational performance in the first quarter of 2014: “DP World Limited handled 14.3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Building with Nature is a sustainable and effective strategy for increasing water safety, while simultaneously creating opportunities for the economy, society and nature. That was evident from the results of the Building with Nature innovation programme. The Building with Nature concept takes the natural system as a starting point for the design and completion of […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    More than 25 participants from around the world — including Belgium, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Mauritius, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates — came to Delft (the Netherlands) for the 36th IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The seminar was organised by the International Association of Dredging […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative to Jamaica, described the logistics hub initiative as ‘transformational’ and […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Container traffic into Teesport is steadily increasing and figures show it rose 15% just in the last year. An article recently in the Evening Gazette discussed that Port owner PD Ports is keen to build on this momentum with a multi-million pound expansion of Teesport’s container terminal facilities. The move is part of a wider […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by the media group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport and IADC as partners, kicks off today in Moscow. The visitors will have chance to learn more about new dredging and land reclamation technologies, to review the equipment for operations in seaports’ water areas and to learn about ecological […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With a two-day event on the quay of the Biesboschhaven Zuid harbour in Werkendam, Van Oord will launch its first LNG-powered vessel: the Werkendam. Because of Van Oord’s 150th anniversary, this event is taking place in Werkendam, the cradle of the company. On Friday 13 April, school children from the surrounding area are being given […]

  • 6 December 2010

    SMIT Salvage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired two ship salvage contracts in India. The combined value of the contracts is approximately € 50 million. The first assignment involves the refloating of a container vessel off the western coast of India. The vessel was involved in a collision with another […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Marlink has been selected to provide high-end VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) services for the fleet of the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord. The contract is expected to include 30 vessels being supported by Marlink’s customized VSAT services by the end of 2015. Marlink’s VSAT services have provided voice and data connectivity services […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The Dutch group Supermaritime is to build a breakbulk terminal in the Scaldiahaven in Vlissingen. This terminal will add a new activity to Supermaritime’s package of services. For the Zeeland ports, the new terminal will mean an increase in capacity for handling general and project cargo. The new terminal will become operational in the […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies, the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, officially released its Annual Report 2017 today.  Prepared on behalf of the Board, the report gives an overview of IADC’s state of affairs and diverse activities which were engaged by the association throughout the year. Key projects as well as […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Keller, a German manufacturer of special gearboxes, recently delivered their gearing systems for 2 inboard pumps and an underwater pump to Tianjin Dredging Corporation (TDC). In addition to these gearing systems, the contract also involved a cutter-head gearbox with a nominal engine power of 5,000 kW. “Following the decision by the Chinese dredging and shipping company Tianjin Dredging […]

  • 4 July 2012

    On 3 July, the Port of Rotterdam signed a contract with a construction consortium to extend the Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) [HES interest 50%] site by approximately 5 ha. This will double the area occupied by the existing terminal, allowing the total storage capacity to be expanded from 200,000 to approximately 750,000 m3. The extension […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has taken another step in confirming its position as a key supplier to the worldwide maritime market by opening an office in Brazil. Alewijnse recognises that Brazil is a vital high-growth market that is emerging as a world economic power, and which hosts a booming shipping and offshore industry. A physical presence […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Recently, the port directors Eddy Bruyninckx (Antwerp), Jens Meier (Hamburg) and Hans Smits (Rotterdam) expressed their support in the European Parliament for the further development of a European intermodal transport network. Particularly rail and inland navigation corridors, of which the three ports are the entry as well as the end points of important corridors, are […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The third annual APM Terminals Sustainability Report was released, detailing continued progress in safety performance and the reduction of the environmental impact of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and introducing a set of Community Investment Guidelines in recognition of the powerful influences that significant new investment and operations can have on local populations. These […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been selected, together with its partners, to explore and develop innovative ideas into bankable projects on how Khulna, Bangladesh, can become a water inclusive city as part of the Water as Leverage call for action. Khulna, the third largest city in Bangladesh, is part of the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, the largest delta in […]

  • 27 November 2012

    On Thursday 15 November, the delivery of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, took place at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The dredger was received by the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Manager Mr YSR Murthy three weeks ahead of the contractual delivery date. IHC Merwede’s contract with DCI is for the […]

  • 23 September 2013

    New public policy priorities, government support and legislation for navigation on inland waterways in Russia, as well as fleet modernisation and waterways infrastructure will be discussed during the conference ‘Russian-Dutch Bilateral Year 2013: the Strategy of Water Transport’. Key speaker during the conference will be Mr Viktor Olersky, deputy Minister of Transport. The conference takes […]

  • 25 July 2012

    H.E.S. Beheer N.V., Rotterdam, posted a net profit of €11.5 million in the first half of this year (first half 2011: €11.0 million). Earnings per share rose from €1.26 to €1.31. The €0.5 million improvement in the net profit is attributable to improved performance overall on the part of the subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the 2018 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Tuas Terminal Phase 2 Reclamation Project Awarded The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal […]

  • 13 February 2014

    With the signing of a new three-year framework service agreement, Wärtsilä and Van Oord, the Netherlands based contractor for dredging and offshore projects, have entered into an exclusive partnership for all field service and parts supply. The agreement covers preventive and corrective engine maintenance on Van Oord’s fleet of dredging and other vessels. The contract […]