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  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch consortium consisting of Royal HaskoningDHV and Ecorys has won a contract to conduct a pre-feasibility study into the construction of a canal through Nicaragua – all the way from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Heavy silting has made Pasni Harbour inoperative forcing fishermen to berth at a small creek called ‘Juddy Hoor’, reports The News. The government of Japan provided a grant of Rs800 million for the rehabilitation of the harbor in 2010, however the authorities have failed to complete initial preparations to begin maintenance work. Muhammad Iqbal, Managing […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, along with U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen (all D-MD), yesterday announced that Baltimore County will receive $20 million in federal funding for the Sparrows Point redevelopment. The funding is made available through to the the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program. “The scale of this project cannot be overstated […]

  • 18 September 2012

    An 84m long trailing suction dredger St Pierre, built by the STX Lorient, has been delivered to the Societe de Transports de Fluvio Maritime de l’Ouest. The complex design of this vessel was developed in conjunction with Holland MT, an engineering and supply company serving international dredging contractors. Main figures: – Length overall: 84.10 m […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Taniq, the Rotterdam based specialist that develops solutions for manufacturers of reinforced rubber products, has developed a large industrial robot to manufacture 12m long dredging hoses. “Using robotics in combination with lightweight engineering principles, the Delft University spin-off (2006) optimizes the hose construction and introduces unique product consistency through automation,” said Taniq in its release. […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Shoalbuster 3512 class was recently handed over to Dutch marine services specialist Van Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V. in the port of Boven-Hardinxveld, the Netherlands.  At the ceremony, Mrs. Elske de Bruijn-de Vries officially named the vessel and made a speech praising the technical capabilities of the vessel. With 35 meters […]

  • 13 August 2012

    According to The Hindu, the Merolyn Engineering Works Pvt Ltd is in the race to supply six dredgers worth $600 million (nearly Rs 3,300 crore) to Bangladesh. Kakoli Mitra, the Managing Director of Merolyn, a Kolkata-based company, stated that along with Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede and infrastructure major Royal Infraconstru Ltd, Merolyn already bid for […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG has received a nomination for the development of the GREENFORCE ball joint. This is a revolutionary design of a ball joint for the use in floating pipelines behind cutter suction dredgers. The new design reduces costs and reaches several advantages for the environment. The nominees of the Dutch HME Maritime Innovation Award 2012 […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A DOP250 has been delivered for a hydropower dam maintenance project in Malawi, Damen – the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate – said in their latest announcement.  The DOP submersible dredge pump, fitted out with a cutter unit, is set to work at approximately -4m dredging depth, removing the layer of silt built up through […]

  • 11 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 5-11 2016).    Boskalis-Middle East Wins NPP Dredging Deal Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar.   Transnet CEO Comments on […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    May 2013 is a historical date for the port of Klaipėda as a record breaking dredging works of the port channel were accomplished, which shifted the port to a new qualitative level. The record breaking dredging works „The Capital Dredging and Widening of Klaipėda State Seaport Navigation Channel“ took 1 year and were implemented by […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The Damen Group, gold sponsor of DTC, is a Dutch defense, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. The Dredging Today Conference will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Seatools in Numansdorp is a specialist in the field of underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). It is currently building two fallpipe ROVs (for rock dumping) with a dynamic positioning system. The new ROVs will enable highly accurate pre-programming of the routes along which rocks are to be dumped, which they will then follow meticulously. This […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a Dutch subsea technology company, has introduced the fourth-generation DipMate® backhoe dredging monitoring and control systems. The upgrade encompasses two models: the Essential and Pro. The Essential is a cost-competitive visualization system that contains all essentials for efficient backhoe dredging and Pro is an advanced version that can be delivered with a range of automation […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Various Damen DOP pumps are being used to create a profiled building pit for the Royal Palace Museum “Het Loo” new visitors center in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The “Het Loo” Royal Palace is a well-known Dutch museum. To accommodate the increasing number of visitors, it had to be enlarged. In order not to spoil the fabulous view […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published its 2011 Annual Report. The reports, which have been published in English and Dutch, can be read or downloaded from the following link. The 2011 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report will be available on the company’s website as from the end of March. Mid-April, printed versions of the Annual […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord Paves the Way for Koper Port Growth The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project.    CHEC Wins Ashdod Port Gig China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, yesterday presented the 2017 Annual Report and decided to change the composition of their Supervisory Board. During the yesterday’s General Meeting of Shareholders, it was announced that the company recorded EUR 1.53 billion in revenue with a net profit of EUR 78 […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Panda, a Multi Cat 2712, was officially launched and christened at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld last week. This new Damen vessel is delivered to Dutch family-owned tug and workboat company Herman Senior BV. Jack van Dodewaard, Herman Senior Managing Director, said: “The new Multi Cat 2712 has the big advantage that she is suited for […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate and its technical partners Boskalis and Deltares have received a Dutch government research funding to improve the environmental management of marine mining. This co-funding has been awarded by the Netherlands based Topsector Water TKI Delta technology. The increased global interest in the economic and environmental outcomes of marine mining for resources such […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 18-24, 2017).   Keel Laying for World’s Most Powerful Cutter Suction Dredger The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week’s Highlights bring you very interesting stories from Van Oord, DEME, Liebherr and Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik, news stories that were the most read on Dredging Today this week. Without further ado, here are the news that marked this week in dredging industry:       Exceptional Year for Van Oord Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has visited Liverpool to see how more than £300 million investment is improving the local economy. Mr McLoughlin visited the Port of Liverpool, where owners Peel Ports are investing to build new container ship berths, quays and cranes at the ‘Liverpool 2’ container terminal. Construction is well underway on […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference and exhibition will run during the Europort week, taking place from 5-6 November 2015, at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This year CEDA Dredging Days will take a comprehensive and practical look at Innovative Dredging Solutions for Ports. The conference program, and accompanying technical exhibition, with its concentration of cutting-edge knowledge […]