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  • 28 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 22-28, 2019).   Hard Times for Uljanik, Jan De Nul Wants Money Back Jan De Nul Group is demanding the repayment of all installments paid to Croatia’s troubled Uljanik Shipyard, plus interest, after they cancelled an order for Newbuilding […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference have reached an advanced stage. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. Speakers from inside the industry – including Professor Dr. Patrick […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 8-15).   PortMiami Dredging Pays Off PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete.   TSHD Severnaya Dvina Launched The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing […]

  • 17 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt to Build New Canal Alongside Suez Canal Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate.    Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Brisbane Land Reclamation Program Moves Ahead (Australia) Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.   Ukraine: ASU Introduces Strategy for Development of Seaports Water Areas The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel: NGOs Urge Jan De Nul to Abandon Haifa and Ashdod Projects A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations.    DEMA: Dredging Could Devastate Bimini’s Dive Industry (The […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Good Start in 2014 for DEME Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure, Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2014.   The Bahamas: […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Obama Visits Vacon, Sees IHC Merwede’s MV Drive (USA) On Wednesday 15 January, US President Barack Obama made a visit to Vacon’s Research and Development Centre in Durham, North Carolina, where he came into contact with an example of IHC Merwede’s advanced equipment.   The Netherlands: IHC Merwede Delivers DCI DREDGE XXI On Thursday 23 […]

  • 23 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Expands Partnership with Infor Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Boskalis, a leading service provider of all-round dredging and maritime solutions, will implement the Infor 10x version of Infor LN, which includes Infor ION, Infor Ming.le and Infor Business Intelligence (BI).   […]

  • 20 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Russia: Jan de Nul Completes First Phase of Sabetta Port Dredging The Federal Marine and River Transport Agency has announced that Jan de Nul has completed the first phase of dredging operations in Sabetta Port.   Van Oord BAM Consortium Wins Moin Contract (Costa Rica) A consortium consisting of Van Oord and BAM International, has […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 9-15, 2017).   Jan De Nul Strengthens Prins Hendrik Dike The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island.   Dredging […]

  • 24 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 18-24, 2016).   Boskalis’ Shoalway Busy in Aberdeen Aberdeen Harbor Board’s annual maintenance dredging campaign started last week.   Boskalis Expands Dredging Fleet with Magnor The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 21-27).    Boskalis Dredger Freeway Busy in Portsmouth Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.   Alphatron and […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on October […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 23-29, 2017).   Steel Cutting Ceremony of TSHD LESSE Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE.   Uig Harbor Scheme Includes Land Reclamation Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, […]

  • 29 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    News in Photos: New Suez Canal Dredging The New Suez Canal development program is moving ahead and is scheduled to be completed this August.   GEM Bags $65.6M Contract in Qatar Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals handled 9.3 million TEUs (weighted by equity share) during the 3rd Quarter of the year. This is a new record for container volumes to pass through the global port operator’s worldwide portfolio during one quarter. The Netherlands-based international port and inland services operator also hit a record financial result in a single quarter, […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed the 6th nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – the Jan De Nul Group’s Controlled Connection of Floating Pipelines. The manual process of connecting floating pipelines has always been a risky task. Calm water conditions and competent skippers, deckhands and crane operators are required to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Allows Oluvil Port to Dock Bigger Ships (Sri Lanka) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said development goals cannot be achieved by opening old wounds or by digging for dirt.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining industrialisation, […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In dredging, the hydraulic transport of solids is one of the most important processes. Since the 50’s many researchers have tried to create a physical mathematical model in order to predict the head losses in slurry transport. These models are Durand, Condolios, Gibert, Worster. Zandi & Govatos, Jufin Lopatin, Fuhrboter, Newitt. Doron, Wilson, Matousek and […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new Dredging Vessel Directory (DVD) is almost finished and will be launched soon, featuring more CSD’s than in last year’s edition. The new directory will provide the dredging industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredgers and now also trailing suction hopper dredger vessels – totaling more then 500 vessels so far. Companies […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its Ecology and Dredging Webinar for December 11th, 2013, at 15.00 hrs. This webinar will focus on the need and application of ecological knowledge in dredging projects. Astrid Kramer, the presenter is an ecologist and works as a project engineer for Hydronamic, the in-house engineering department of […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure (DEME,one of the largest dredging companies in the world), Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced their business results for the first quarter of 2015. DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The eighth ICE Coastal Management conference, which was held recently in Amsterdam, brought together 220 engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from over thirty countries across the world. The main focus of the event was on current issues, research and practical applications. Over 60 speakers from 27 different countries presented their papers, including notable presentations from Jan-Hendrik Dronkers, Director […]