Search results for: Dunkerque

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  • 10 July 2013

    Dunkerque-Port’s strategic plan is part of a policy of sustainable development and action which takes into consideration the various areas of the port and particularly those which involve the protection of nature and biodiversity. Among the priority actions, the subjects of dredging, combating coastal erosion and sediment recycling are fully in line with the policy […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The extension of the Dunkerque Port’s Quai de Flandres was officially inaugurated on June 20 in the presence of Patrice Vergriete, Mayor of Dunkerque, Christine Cabau-Woehrel, Executive Vice-President in charge of assets for the CMA CGM Group, Stephane Raison, President of the Executive Board of Dunkerque-Port, and other officials. The length of the Quai de […]

  • 9 July 2010

    Dunkerque Port in France signed a partnership agreement with its Shanghai counterpart Friday as part of its effort to increase its business… By Chen Qide [mappress] Source: chinadaily, July 10, 2010;

  • 2 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants (DMC), has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the new LNG Terminal in Dunkerque, France. The license agreement has been signed with the Joint Venture existing of Sodraco International SAS (part of Jan de Nul), Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France, Colas Nord Picardie and Menard. Within the Dunkerque […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque (GPMD) recently closed the public comment period for its proposed CAP 2020 development project. According to the port, during the three months of informative and in-depth discussions, Dunkerque-Port presented its plans for a new container dock, a major project for the economy of the region and the Dunkirk area. “Dunkerque-Port attended […]

  • 30 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 24-30, 2019).   Thecla Bodewes Opts for Alewijnse Marine Alewijnse Marine has reached agreement on the restart of the complete electrical installation works on board a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in the […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Electrical system integrator Alewijnse has been awarded contract for the electrical refit of the 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain. The 117-meter long dredger is to be converted from diesel-electric propulsion burning MGO to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO, and this will be the first conversion of its kind to take place […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    In line with the commitments of the PA2D (Sustainable Development and Action Plan), Port of Dunkerque has received the EcoPorts network’s PERS certification (Port Environmental Review System), granted by the ESPO (European Sea Ports Organisation). According to the port’s latest release, this environmental management certification, specific to the port sector, attests to correct compliance with current rules and […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque has invited bids for the Dunkirk beach replenishment program. This beach replenishment will be undertaken by using dredged sand that should be placed onto the shoreline in front of the Allies Dyke at Dunkirk. The sand will be sourced from the areas located in the northern area in the periphery […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the launch of the public consultation on Monday, 18 September 2017, Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque presented its CAP 2020 development project. With traffic volumes due to double by 2030, the trade in containerized goods is now the fastest-growing sector in Europe. To seize the opportunities and take its place as a key link in […]

  • 19 December 2012

    As of this week, Damen Shipyards Group is the new owner of French shiprepair yard Arno Dunkerque, the only operator for ship repair and conversion in the 3rd largest French port, Dunkirk. The yard will continue its ship repair and conversion services. Furthermore, its personnel and management will remain in place, guaranteeing a seamless transition […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of beach replenishment in front of the Alliés breakwater at Dunkerque Port has just begun. The contractor SODRACO was selected to complete this program, which will involve placement of nearly 1,200,000 m3 of sand. It will be accompanied by: • the installation of windbreak nets designed, as in the dune areas, to hold […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    More than year and a half after the contract was awarded, Europe’s first conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO is close to completion. Yesterday, February 26, a technical presentation on the Samuel de Champlain project took place at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque to an invited audience of Damen customers and other […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed a license agreement with Bouygues for the use of Xbloc on the Calais Port expansion project. The Calais Project is the third Xbloc project which will be carried out together with Bouygues, after successful projects in Reunion Island and in Dunkerque. With Xblocs of […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bouygues recently released a video about the Calais Port 2015, one of the decades most important French infrastructure project. One of the main features of this capital development project is creation of a new 3 kilometer seawall. In the video, Bouygues, the main contractor for this project, identified the Xblocs as the key to the success of […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    For its 13th edition, the Centre Français du Littoral CFL (French Coastal Centre) has chosen Dunkirk to host the National Coastal and Civil Engineering Conference which will be held at the Kursaal Centre from 2 to 4 July, 2014. For the organisation of this event Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque has joined forces with CFL, […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch Ambassador to France, Pieter de Gooijer, was given a tour recently of the Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu). According to DSDu, his visit was to show support for the yard and find out more about its operations and its plans for the future. The Ambassador was accompanied by Michael Pistecky, Conseiller Affaires Commerciales et d’investissement […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dunkerque-Port has produced its strategic plan for the 2014-2018 period. This major document sets out the main guidelines and the procedure for implementation of the Port’s development policy over 5 years, following on from the first strategic plan of 2009-2013 and its financial trajectory. It also prepares the future for longer-term projects. This strategic plan […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The one-day SamueLNG Conference, scheduled for 25-26 September in Saint-Nazaire, France, has been postponed and will take place, at a later date to be announced, at the same venue. The event, which is the culmination of the EU co-funded project S/F SamueLNG, will present the main challenges and results from the project, including: The role […]

  • 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 […]

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

    Cryonorm Systems BV has signed a contract with Damen Shiprepair Dunkirk to supply the LNG Fuel System on-board the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. Last week, Damen won a contract from Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports to undertake the conversion of the dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The works will take place next […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine has entered a new phase in the electrical conversion of the 8.500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain. After months of engineering and a study of the potential harmonics pollution in preparation for the electrical conversion, the company has started work on board the vessel at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque, where the […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 14-20, 2018).   Europe’s First LNG Dredger Conversion Project Underway Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.   Port […]

  • 21 November 2011

      By taking control of the D’Appolonia Group, a global engineering consultancy, international classification society RINA has increased its group turnover by almost 50 per cent and significantly strengthened its expertise and range of services in the offshore and port development fields. Says Ugo Salerno, CEO, RINA, “By bringing the D’Appolonia Group’s 580 multidisciplinary staff […]

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

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has won a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard to its 117m, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, and the works will take place next year at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. […]