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  • 19 September 2012

    Parliament has approved a credit facility agreement for an amount of €197 million to finance the design, civil and dredging works at the Takoradi port. The agreement which is between the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) with the government of Ghana as guarantor and the KBC bank NV, Belfius Bank SA/NV, Deutsche Bank AG, […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEDA rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect opportunity to organise an […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The registration of Rotterdam Container Terminal (RCT) on the Maasvlakte and Combi Terminal Twente Rotterdam (CTT) in Pernis means that the InlandLinks network now covers the entire port of Rotterdam area. Previously, UWT in the Waalhaven area and Steinweg Beatrix Terminal in the Eemhaven area also joined. The network now comprises 40 terminals throughout the […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Keppel Offshore & Marine has officially handed over the 6.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sanderus to Jan De Nul Group. According to JDN, their fourth Ultra-Low Emission vessel was delivered today in Singapore. This follows the delivery of three 3.500m3 TSHDs earlier this year. Keppel O&M is also currently building Ortelius, a 6.000m3 dredger which […]

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

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will charter a Post-Panamax vessel before the opening of the expanded Canal to be used for training purposes in the Third Set of Locks. The Executive Vice President of Operations Esteban Saenz said that the Panama Canal will charter a Post-Panamax ship to train pilots and tugboat captains that will assist in […]

  • 11 July 2011

    DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, as […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Belgium’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, His Excellency Johan Vande Lanotte, this week visited DP World-operated Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) as part of his official visit to Vietnam. His Excellency took the time to congratulate Belgian company Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME) on its major dredging work in the Soai […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Belgium based Dredging International (DEME Group) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River, DR Congo.  With the Democratic Republic of Congo Government’s (DRC) support, the parties intend to deepen the Congo River, in phases, to an eventual […]

  • 27 April 2012

    In addition to CEDA’s regular activities, including the meetings of the National Sections and providing independent expert advice at various international forums such as the London Convention, OSPAR and appropriate bodies of the European Commission, the plans for 2012 include the following: • To set up a WODA Expert Group on Underwater Sound with the […]

  • 19 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has acquired a contract from the Suez Canal Authorities in connection with the expansion of the Suez Canal, which provides a vital shipping link between Europe and Asia. The total contract value amounts to $1.5 billion, with […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Reducing the risks of overtopping is essential for the effective design and management of flood defenses, particularly as these defenses are required to meet future conditions, including the impacts of climate change. HR Wallingford is one of the partners writing the European Overtopping Manual – known as EurOtop – which has now been revised and […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Third Set of Locks, the most important engineering project of the last ten years, which will expand the Panama Canal, has entered its countdown phase and as of today is 95% complete. This communication was given by Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), which includes Sacyr (Spain), Salini Impregilo (Italy), Jan de Nul (Belgium) and […]

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

    The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named yesterday at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named by Mrs Veerle Hegge, the wife of Mr Bart De Wever, Mayor of Antwerp. The 8,400 m³ Scheldt River is the second dredger in the DEME fleet equipped with dual fuel engines. […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Initiated by the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), a working group was formed in October 2013 to provide an overview on how adaptive management principles could contribute to the environmentally sound execution of dredging projects. The following CEDA/WEDA members volunteered to share their expertise: Chris Adnitt (Royal HaskoningDHV – UK), Marijn Huijsmans (Witteveen+Bos – Netherlands), John […]

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    IT’S showtime at last after the longest, most hyped build-up in Essex industrial history. Eleven years have rolled by since plans for a giant new container port on the Essex shore of the Thames Estuary were first announced… [mappress] Source: Echo, February 16, 2010

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Minerva took place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The dredger was named by Mrs Marijke Verboven, the wife of Mr Ben Weyts, the Flemish Minister of mobility, public works, Flemish periphery, tourism and animal welfare. During the naming ceremony, DEME also presented Mellina, the gravel dredger that will […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Jan De Nul Group has been awarded a project for the design, the construction and the installation of 16 concrete foundations for an offshore wind farm in the Swedish part of the Baltic Sea, by order of E.ON (Sweden). Jan De Nul Group already started the design of the foundations of the 3MW wind turbines, […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Towards Sustainable Port Development’. In the paper, University of Antwerp professor, Patrick Meire, and researchers Annelies Boerema and Katrien Van Der Biest identify and evaluate a broad range of effects of port development for society, marking the first step towards […]

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

    In Belgium, the works on the NORTHWIND offshore wind farm have started while those from C-POWER’S third phase are continuing. The DEME Group is utilizing various specialized companies from the Group to this end: TIDEWAY Offshore Solutions BV as concerns erosion protection works and cable-laying activities; GEOSEA Geotechnical & Offshore Solutions NV as concerns the […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) held in Odessa their ‘Dredging Day – 2018’ conference on October 22. At the event, the projects of capital and operational dredging in Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways were presented to the representatives of ten foreign and Ukrainian companies from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, China and Ukraine. The realization […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF, the French navigable waterways authority, to jointly provide program management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgium. The vast new Canal Seine-Nord Europe will connect the basin of the Seine near Paris, to the Scheldt, near […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaport Authority (USPA) last Friday took the opportunity to present the upcoming dredging projects during the Ukrainian Dredging Day conference. According to USPA, the meeting was held jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine under support of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. During the opening speech, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Volodymyr Omelyan, […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the potential environmental issues associated with dredging in the marine environment is the increase of suspended sediment concentrations (SSC) by generation and dispersion of sediment plumes. This can be mitigated by source control or by the installation of containment barriers like silt screens. This article focusses on hanging silt screens and describes: 1. […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy plays a role throughout the lifecycle of dredging projects, and decisions made early in the project initiation phase can have huge impacts on later energy consumption. Also, legislation, relating to emissions and sustainability, is becoming more strict, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in their release.  With that in mind, CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) has set […]