Search results for: Delfzijl

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  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     For a dredging job in Delfzijl, the Netherlands, a Bell 250 dredging pump was used recently to create a gully in one place, and new land at another. Attached to a CAT 329 and a PVE600 hydraulic power pack, the pump worked off of a pontoon in an area with shallow water. The Bell […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A test site for salt marsh development, part of the ‘Marconi Buitendijks’ project, was opened on 2 November at Delfzijl, reports the EcoShape. The salt marsh landscape will help researchers investigate different strategies to develop salt marshes. The 15-hectare salt marsh landscape has been divided into a number of test sections that differ in soil composition […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, has just released this beautiful photo from their land reclamation project near Delfzijl. This work is just part of the Van den Herik’s contract for widening of the Eemshaven-North Sea waterway, signed in February 2016. The material for this scheme comes […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After some years of preparation, the Delfzijl Marconi project in the Netherlands, is finally on. In this project, clean dredged sediment is being used to improve the local ecology and to create recreational benefits. The project is situated along the Ems-Dollard estuary and is one of the two remaining open estuaries in the Netherlands. It […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced that the Noorderzijlvest district water board intends to award the contract for the Eemshaven-Delfzijl dike reinforcement project to a consortium consisting of Boskalis & KWS Infra. The contract carries a value of more than EUR 60 million, of which Boskalis’ share is more than EUR 40 million. The project […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their environmental dredging project in Delfzijl. This dredging program included removal of mercury contaminated silt from Eemskanaal and Oosterhornkanaal. To accomplish this task, Smals used their self propelled grab dredger Staaij, equipped with horizontal closing grab.   The dredged material, covered […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The obvious solution to a sea defense problem is usually the easiest one to accept, because it’s indeed so obvious. If a sea dyke is not strong enough for the consequences of future climate change, then it should be reinforced to meet the new requirements. However, beside an estuary on the southern shoreline of the […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction activities on the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger for Geo Plus B.V. are moving ahead according to plan, the Dutch Shipyard Royal Niestern Sander said in its latest announcement.  Once operational, this vessel will be available to charter by parties conducting hydrographic surveys, such as companies involved in dredging and the building and […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Construction works on the Clay Ripening Pilot Project in the Eems-Dollard area are officially underway, according to the EcoShape. The EcoShape reported that on April 5th the first mud was deposited to the Clay Ripener in Delfzijl in the far Northeast of the Netherlands. The main aim of the pilot project is to experiment with different ripening strategies to turn fine […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    EcoShape, the foundation that carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program, said in their latest announcement that the preparations for the Clay Ripening pilot project are in full swing now. “Yesterday we started digging the drainage trenches to remove excess water from the Delfzijl location,” said EcoShape. Excessive levels of sediment in the Eems-Dollard […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2017 dredging season.   PSA Panama Expansion on Track In January, DT covered the expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall. The project, which was awarded to Jan De Nul and […]

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

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock last month underwent a program of maintenance and repairs at Niestern Sander Ship Repair in Delfzijl, the Netherlands. The TSHD arrived at the Niestern Sander shipyard’s floating docks on November 26th. “Moored between the two docks, the dredging vessel was scheduled for several repair works in the […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 3 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 27-July 3, 2016).   Wartsila Engines for Two Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers Wartsila has won an order to supply engines for two new 8000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers.   HAM 318 Completes Thinadhoo Land Reclamation Dredging and land […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Water board Noorderzijlvest has contracted Dutch-based consultancy firm Grontmij to make a preliminary design and contract for a 12 km sea dike improvement between Eemshaven and Delfzijl, on the north coast of the Netherlands. The flood defense project is part of a nationwide program to reinforce dikes to withstand heavier wave loads. The authorities decided […]