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  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    DC Industrial NV-SA/Group De Cloedt has become a member of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Commenting the latest news, René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, said: “We are pleased to welcome DC Industrial NV-SA/Group De Cloedt as our new member.” “As IADC, we aim to promote the industry as an innovative industry with […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group will open two sites to the general public for this year’s edition of the Open Bedrijvendag – Company Discovery Day, a national initiative of one weekend during which private companies open their offices/sites to the public to explain their inner workings. As usual, this countrywide open day will be taking place during […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project. Earlier this month, the heavy duty dredger of the National Marine Dredging Company ‘al-Mirfa’, one of many […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Gravity Based Foundation for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak was installed in Denmark this weekend, marking another milestone in this project, Jan De Nul said in its latest release.  It concerns a 8,000 tonnes GBF which was floated off the semisubmersible barge and towed to the installation location, where the heavy lift […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lange Wapper is currently busy working on the New Lock mega project in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Under this project, sand is being dredged and discharged through a 1km pipeline in the reclamation area of the new lock complex. During the works, the existing lock complex remains accessible for […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Housing Development Corporation Ltd. (HDC) and Dredging International N.V. (Belgium) have signed the framework agreement that will allow Hulhumale Phase II dredging and reclamation works to carry on. The agreement was signed yesterday at a ceremony in Nasandhura Palace Hotel, by HDC Managing Director, Mr. Suhail Ahmed and Resident Manager – Indian Subcontinent, Mr. Amedeo Peyron […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) informed that Grupo Unidos por el Canal. S.A. (GUPC) resumed work on the new locks project. Works restarted yesterday, said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano, and added: “The consortium has guaranteed that it will continue working, which was our main objective so we can move forward and discuss other […]

  • 14 February 2011

    Three companies in Abu Dhabi have signed multi-million contracts with Belgian firms following an exploratory visit this week by 29 Flemish… By Olivia Olarte (khaleejtimes) [mappress] Source: khaleejtimes, February 14, 2011;

  • 19 January 2012

    The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its fourth edition this year. The Award was established in 2009 to promote innovative projects of port authorities that improve societal integration of ports, especially with the city or wider community in which they are located. In this way, the Award wants to stimulate the […]

  • 21 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 15-21, 2017).   Galveston Beach Nourishment Project Complete Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Brusselle Enterprises has announced that it will participate at the WODCON XX conference. Brusselle Enterprises is founded in 1929. Since than the company Brusselle Enterprises has built up a world-wide image as being one of the most devoted and experienced designers and manufacturers of ship’s deck machinery and steering gear for all types of vessels. […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the trade mission to India a collaboration agreement was signed between Antwerp Port Authority and the Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry (MCCI), and Princess Astrid of Belgium opened the exhibition of 17th-century baroque art in Mumbai. A delegation from the Antwerp port community headed by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium visited India from […]

  • 5 March 2014

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has taken formal note of the results of the invitation to submit expressions of interest for developments in the Deurganck dock. The invitation was issued in the interests of equal treatment, in response to an official request by the Swiss shipping company MSC to be allowed to […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GeoSea NV and Barge Master BV have signed a cooperation agreement for the testing and deployment of the first S700/C400 Barge Master platform. The S700/C400 Barge Master is a motion compensation platform that compensates up to 95% of sea-induced motions. The platform can be installed on a supply vessel or barge and has a payload […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Late last year well-known dredging company DEME christened its first gravel hopper dredger Victor Horta, an investment of 60 million euros… (mediargus) [mappress] Source: mediargus, January 14, 2011;

  • 4 April 2012

    The largest container carriers in the world can now navigate to and from Antwerp without problem. This has been confirmed by the Permanent Commission for Supervision of Scheldt Navigation after an evaluation of trips up and down river by Maersk E-class vessels earlier this year. The calls, made as a series of trials, all went […]

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

    Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value  of these new orders represents approximately 660 million EUR. Dredging and port construction In Porto Sudeste, Brasil, […]

  • 26 May 2011

    The “Pearl River” sucked a 250-kg-bomb from the bottom off the coast of Zeebrugge on May 24, 2011 at 3.50 a.m. Because of bad weather the bo… (vesseltracker) [mappress] Source: vesseltracker, May 26, 2011;

  • 3 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (part of the group) increased by 37% to… More info: Ackermans & van Haaren [mappress] Source: Ackermans & van Haaren, March 3, 2011    

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is expected to have handled 183.8 million tonnes of freight this year. This represents a drop of 1.8% compared with 2011, when the volume was 187.2 million tonnes. All things considered, these figures are a mild reflection of the state of the economy and of the shipping industry. Antwerp’s performance was […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 6, the Port of Odessa Authority became a member of the working project Ecoports as a part of the European Sea Ports Organization. This became possible thanks to the system of preparatory work carried out in the port, quality organization of environmental safety and compliance with the highest European standards. Recall that in […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The excavation of the construction pits of the new locks in Terneuzen is proceeding well, reports MPS – Modular Pontoon Systems. Phase 1 of dredging works carried out from MPS modular pontoon has been completed, the company said. The works were performed by the Belgium based contractor DEME – part of the Sassevaart consortium. The […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On March 20 and 21, 2017, Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, will host the African Ports Expansion Conference, an event aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Despite a difficult economic climate in 2009, DEME succeeded in strengthening its position on the national and international markets. Thanks to its strategy of geographical spreading and the diversifi cation of its activities (such as dredging, lifting works, offshore-related and environmental activities… [mappress] Source:deme,April 26,2010;

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Antwerp starts the next stage in building the world’s largest lock. Mid November 2012, Hilde Crevits, Flemish Minister of Transport & Public Works, officially marked this key step during a site visit. The Deurganckdocklock will be the second lock between Waasland, the port area on the left bank of the River Scheldt, […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The first Sustainability Report for the port of Antwerp has now appeared. For a whole year, various workgroups laboured at the production of this report that demonstrates how the various companies within the port are able to reconcile “people, planet and profit” with their day-to-day activities. The initiative-takers behind the report are Antwerp Port […]