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  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Increasing protectionism and differences in sustainability requirements and enforcement across countries challenge the competitive position of the Dutch and Belgian dredging sector. During the symposium ‘The Future of the Dredging Industry’ on 29 November in Rotterdam, a report was presented by Jan van den Ende, professor of Management of Technology and Innovation at Rotterdam School of […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-finance with over €2 million studies on the development of a cross-border canal linking The Seine in France and Scheldt (Escaut) rivers in Belgium. The canal is expected to facilitate the water transport between the Paris metropolitan area and the ports of Dunkerque, Antwerp and Rotterdam. The studies will focus […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The official commencement of the Suez Canal Expansion Dredging Contract is now one step closer with the arrival of the first Consortium dredger, the National Marine Dredging Company’s ‘Al Mirfa’.  Dignitaries from Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and Belgium celebrated the arrival of the vessel. The Al Mirfa, mobilized to the project from the UAE, […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The much-delayed deepening and fairway widening program on the Elbe River, conducted by the Belgium’s dredging giant DEME Group, officially started today. After a symbolic push on the button, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River kicked off the works, which should be completed early 2021. The project consists of the widening and deepening of […]

  • 14 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 8-14, 2019).   Curtin Maritime Bags Crescent City Harbor Dredging Gig Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California.   Port Authority of Douala Expands Dredging Fleet […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public. Introduction The dredging sector is an important market segment in Belgium and the Netherlands. In the Netherlands 160 companies with total annual sales of more than EUR 1 bn and […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Bank of Belgium (NBB) has published an annual update of the study on the economic importance of the Flemish maritime ports – Antwerp, Ghent, Ostend and Zeebrugge -, the Liège port complex and the port of Brussels. The contribution of each port to the national economy is estimated on the basis of the […]

  • 1 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 24-March 1, 2020).   Port Solent Dredging Scheme Begins Today ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth.   TSHD […]

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

    DC Dredging recently completed a two-months trial with the Rhosonics Slurry Density Meter (SDM) at their hopper dredging vessel RIO, Rhosonics said in its latest case study.  The SDM was used during a beach filling project in front of the Belgium coast in early 2017. “Originally, the ship RIO was equipped with a nuclear density […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the help of the TSHD Bartolomeu Dias, the Middelkerke beach reclamation project (Belgium) has been completed by Jan De Nul Group. During the project, about 950,000 m³ of sand was reclaimed for the beach. The works started in mid April and ended in mid June. This project is part of the governmental program ‘Flemish […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently commissioned a study named the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization”. The study was carried out by the Ecosystem Management Research Group (ECOBE) of the University of Antwerp. A specialist in ecosystem services and a group of experts from the dredging industry were also actively […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      International Marine & Dredging Consultants (IMDC) celebrated its 30th anniversary in May. For just over three decades IMDC has been providing, on a worldwide base, specialised, water-related engineering and consultancy services for public authorities, engineering offices and contractors. Starting as a small engineering consultant with just a handful of enthusiastic engineers, IMDC gradually grew […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    WODCON XX (be held in the Square-Brussels Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium from 3-7 June 2013) is now announced the registration opening on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    An agreement that will ensure £800,000 of European funding to assist in finding advanced ways to dredge the Broads was signed at the conference held in Rotterdam. A project known as PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) was introduced by the representatives from the Broads Authority and their joined partners from the Netherlands and Belgium. The […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In the framework of the Kriegers Flak Offshore Wind Farm project, Energinet.dk and 50Hertz Transmission GmbH awarded the Joint Venture Iemants – Jan De Nul Group the EPCI contract for 2 Gravity Based Foundations (GBF). Iemants joins with Jan De Nul Group for the engineering, construction and installation of 2 Gravity Based Foundations (GBFs) for […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgian environmental consultancy MAVA AES N.V. has embarked on a new phase of its operations by becoming a part of consultancy and engineering firm Witteveen+Bos N.V. on 27 May 2015. By combining their forces the two agencies expect to be better placed to leverage market opportunities in Belgium and beyond. Technical expertise will be brought together […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ghent Dredging, a Belgium-based company involved in dredging and marine works, has won the Channel of Charleroi dredging contract. The subject of this contract, worth EUR 280.950, is the dredging work in several zones of the channel, including the transport of the dredged material for processing. These dredging operations will be undertaken in the following areas: […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEDA has added online seminars to its palette of platforms to exchange knowledge and best practice experience. The first CEDA Webinar will take place on 23rd of April at 3:00 pm, Europe Summer Time (Brussels). The impacts of underwater sound on aquatic life have become a very important environmental issue. This is because many forms […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it has acquired the Belgian maritime technical services provider Van Stappen & Cada NV. This company realises annual revenue of over 3 million euro. The acquisition will be paid in cash and will immediately contribute to the earnings per share. It will […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren NV has announced its “Redemption of Shares” regular update. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity of the AvH-share. In the framework of this liquidity programme, Kepler Cheuvreux has in the period from Februay 10, 2014 […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG will present itself at the following exhibitions and conferences in 2013: – WODCON XX, Square Meeting Centre 3 – 7 June 2013, Brussels, Belgium; – Europort 2013, Ahoy Rotterdam 5 – 8 November 2013, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. VOSTA LMG is a worldwide leading engineering and contracting company, with engineers from several disciplines working […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bell Dredging Pumps BV has just released a photo of their Bell 200 dredging pump with double cutter head working in Sint-Baafs-Vijve in Belgium. A new canal lock is being built in which ships of 4500 ton and up to 190 meters long can pass. The canal lock will be 16 meters wide, which is […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods, a flood defense plan, called the Sigma Plan, was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges. The plan is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency and since 2005 aims to combine flood defense with strengthening […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015 will take place on 7th and 8th October in Antwerp, Belgium, where the world’s leading dredging experts will discuss “Sediment Balance & Waste Management”. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have […]

  • 16 March 2012

    A contract for the Belgium funded 70 million euro project for the second phase of dredging the Soai Rap River was signed yesterday at a meeting held in honor of Crown Prince Philipp and accompanying Belgian delegation, reports Saigon. Le Hoang Quan, Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, stressed how much […]