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  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the start of the Port of Dover’s iconic Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development program of works back in 2014; a key milestone of having worked one million man-hours in Dover has been exceeded. To date over 15 different contractors have been involved all contributing their own specialist skills at the different stages of […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project, conducted by VSBW (joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster) has achieved another CEEQUAL award for sustainability in design and construction in Civil Engineering. The VSBW team and designers were presented with the ‘Excellent’ CEEQUAL Whole Team Interim Award at this year’s Annual Consultative Meeting (ACM) by CEEQUAL […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Port of Dover recently released the latest video update on Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine engineering […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Progress continues on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project, according to the latest video update on the works. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover last Friday released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival project. The port awarded the £115m marine structures and bridge contract of this flagship development to VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin. The first stage includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover has just released a video showing how far the $330 million Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project has come since the beginning of works in January 2017. According to the port, the DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster – is making good progress with the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project. The £250 million DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. DWDR will provide a new cargo terminal and new port-centric distribution […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd has witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The revival of the Western Docks is […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Dover has just released this very interesting time-lapse video which covers the start of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering construction over a six-month period (Jan 2017 – June 2017). The principal contractor, VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, is to deliver the marine structures and […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is in full swing now, according to the Breckland Geomatics. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various marine equipment for the Dover scheme, including self-propelled crane barge, dredgers, split hopper barges, tugs, survey vessels, etc. Approximately one million […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Dover has just announced that the work is now underway to prepare the harbor for the piling and land reclamation phase of the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Currently, dredging activity is in operation to remove soft sediments in the harbor prior to the piling works. “We have been working […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new marine safety exclusion zone has been established in the harbor as the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering project gathers momentum, reports the Port of Dover. The safety zone will provide a marked delineation between the dedicated swim and leisure zone and the marine construction area to the east of the […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover recently announced that a consortium of leading British and European lenders has agreed a £200 million package of loans that will support the Dover Western Docks Revival project. Allianz Global Investors has agreed to provide the program with a £55 million private placement bond; RBS and Lloyds Bank have each provided a […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of construction works on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project starts today, according to the Dover Port. The port announced that this major stage of the construction program is now officially underway and is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2018. As the result of these works there will be some […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Consultancy firm Royal HaskoningDHV was engaged in May 2015 by the Port of Dover to advise on the selection of aggregate sources for the Dover Western Dock Revival project. After a year of studies, consultations and the production of an Environmental Statement running to over 1,500 pages – the preferred option is to extract aggregate […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dover Harbour Board will be holding a public workshop on Wednesday 23rd April at Cruise Terminal 2 between 2pm – 4pm to discuss the plans for the Dover Western Docks Revival. DHB recently announced its plans to develop the Western Docks, creating over 600 jobs and safeguarding another 140 positions, by developing a new cargo […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerFitzpatrick has been appointed by the Port of Dover to deliver the paving, utilities and infrastructure contract for the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. During the 12 month program, VolkerFitzpatrick will be working alongside VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, the dredging and marine structures’ contractor, whilst they complete the new […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd, recently witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover West Revival (DWDR) development, VolkerStevin said in its latest release.  Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A vital connection is underway to link the historic and new marina facilities together as work continues for the delivery of a new waterfront for Dover. Removal of part of the old 19 Century seawall has begun in order to make way for the new Wellington Navigation Channel as part of the Dover Western Docks […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The DWDR (Dover Western Docks Revival) principal contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), is continuing to make good progress with the harbor dredging project. The contractor has brought a fleet of specialist vessels for this project including trailing suction hopper dredgers, the ‘MP40’ backhoe dredger, split hoppers etc. At the moment, two […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Specialist vessels have started to arrive at the Port of Dover for the official start of harbor dredging for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The DWDR principal contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various items of floating equipment which has begun arriving in Dover […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover and its principal contractor, VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), will be sponsors of the upcoming Dover Jobs Fair. The fair, organised by MP Charlie Elphicke, will take place at Dover Town Hall on Friday 17th March between 10am – 3pm. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The Port […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dover Harbor Board has announced a major tender for construction works on marine structures and bridges worth approximately £135 million. The tender is part of the port’s Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project that will transform Dover’s waterfront for future generations. The marine civil engineering works under the contract include the construction of two new berths 250 meters […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Having committed itself to transforming the Western Docks with a new cargo terminal, the Port of Dover has taken another major step forward following the signing of an agreement with GRAHAM, a company involved in the construction, asset management and project investment sectors. Procured under EU Official Journal regulations over the last 11 months, the […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover’s scheme to enhance junctions on the A20 in Dover has today been highlighted as one of the key investment schemes by the Government in unlocking Britain’s economic potential. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive, Port of Dover, said: “Today’s Government announcement is a clear vote of confidence in how the Port of Dover […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Port of Dover has welcomed the visit of Shipping & Ports Minister Stephen Hammond, who has today set out his plan for the Port of Dover to continue as a Trust Port. George Jenkins, Chairman of the Dover Harbour Board, said: “I welcome the praise of the Minister for the work that has been […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Proposals from Dover Harbour Board to develop a new multi-million pound cargo terminal have been widely welcomed by local residents and businesses in the town, signing up to the shared vision. Derek Leach, Chairman of the Port and Community Forum, and Dover Society, said: “The Board’s plans were warmly received by the Port and Community […]