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  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is preparing for the upcoming dredging of a vital channel for Delaware boaters, Massey’s Ditch, which is the main waterway connecting Rehoboth Bay to Indian River Bay. The northern portion of the waterway – known as Baker’s Channel – will also be dredged as part of the project. Baker’s […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just release a video update on their Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. Public Works and contractor crews have been working this summer to dredge Cooper’s Ditch, a key element in Chesapeake’s Stormwater Management Program. This edition of Chesapeake Minutes goes behind the scenes to show how this vital work takes place. […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has won the 2017 Dutch Logistics Award in recognition of the company’s high standards of logistical management and efficiency. Established in 1984, the Dutch Logistics Award is organised by the Netherlands Association of Logistics Management (vLm). Previous winners include renowned industry names such as DAF Trucks, TomTom WORK, Nike, Heineken, and Philips […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the invitation by the Environment Agency, Dutch and British flood experts last week exchanged ideas for more collaboration on innovation in the area of flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM). The exchange took place during one of the workshops held as part of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference in Telford, UK on […]

  • 24 December 2012

    With reference to the press release of 21 December 2012 in which Boskalis announced its decision to make an all cash voluntary public offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise at a price of EUR 18.50 per share (the Offer) and to expect the offer document to be sent to Dockwise […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MMAF) will visit the Netherlands from 17 to 21 March to learn how the Dutch have applied ‘Building with Nature’ techniques for flood prevention. The Director General of Marine, Coast and Small Islands, Dr Sudirman Saad, M.Hum, and the advisor of the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gdansk once again played host to the delegation of the Dutch architects of KuiperCompagnons B.V., accompanied by representatives of the office of revitalization at the City Hall in Gdansk. Discussions at the meeting with the PGA SA President of the Board, Dorota Raben, focused on the Development Strategy of Gdansk Waterfront and […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch government has presented its master plan for a complete reinforcement of the 32 km long closure dam, the Afsluitdijk. The reinforcement is necessary as the seaside slope of the 80 years old closure dam is no longer strong enough to meet flood safety standards. The master plan also includes construction of a 5 km […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch-Colombian consortium, led by consultancy firm Arcadis, will advise the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (MADS) in Colombia on the development of a master plan for the protection of the country’s coast. The consortium will closely work with Colombian stakeholders to reach a consensus analysis, a vision and measures to combat coastal erosion. Also part […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two Dutch companies, Van den Herik and Boskalis/Cofra, recently won contracts for the construction of a vertical geotextile screen in the berm of the river levee along the Nederrijn, near Opheusden, the Netherlands. Requested by the Rivierenland water board, the two companies developed their own technology to construct such a screen that is specially designed to prevent […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 17 December, Deltares, together with a number of other Dutch companies, signed the ‘Partners for International Business Bodem China’ agreement. The aim of the agreement is to encourage, with support from the Dutch government, the involvement of Dutch companies in the Chinese soil remediation, and soil and groundwater, markets. There will be collaboration […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The acquisition and recapitalisation of Royal IHC has been finalised. The newly established Foundation Continuiteit IHC, has taken over all shares of IHC Merwede Holding BV. The recapitalisation has now also been completed. As a result of this injection of capital, Royal IHC has a healthy liquidity, strong balance sheet and future prospects once again, the […]

  • 30 January 2013

    On Friday, 1 February, Jaap Kwadijk, the Deltares Scientific Director, will be introducing Dutch flood protection policy at a conference in New Jersey for planners. He will be focusing in particular on the long-term policy, including areas like the Delta Programme. Friday will be the 60th anniversary of the disastrous floods that afflicted the Netherlands […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Korea, the Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a letter of intent for a study on a joint realization of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD), also known as the ‘Giant Sea Wall’ project. The LOI was signed in Jakarta on 3 September by vice president Choi Sung Ho of the Korean International Cooperation Agency […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of students and teachers from Delft University of Technology has teamed up with Ghanaian students of KNUST to develop integrated solutions for the complex challenges of the Volta Delta in Ghana. The Volta Delta is experiencing interacting problems due to a combination of climate change, coastal erosion, intensive urbanization and poor land use […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum said in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016’. Like last year, Singapore came second and the United Arab Emirates held on to third place. Belgium remained in sixth position and Germany fourteenth. Port of Rotterdam Authority invests heavily in […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At least 2,000 households in Mopti, Mali, as well as an irrigation area of 300 ha, are now protected against floods from the Niger River. On request of the regional government, a 4.1 km long levee has been constructed with the support of the Dutch Government. In the presence of two Malian ministers and the […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nine teams have presented their final design to make specific areas in San Francisco more resilient to sea level rise, severe storms, floods and earthquakes, reports the Dutch Water Sector. The teams made their final design public during a special meeting in San Francisco, USA, on 17 and 18 May. In 2017, the design challenge started […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Students from Indonesian universities teamed up during the Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge and developed new ideas for the future development of Jakarta Bay. The teams received a warm welcome during the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia led by Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Jakarta on 20 and 21 November. Water & ports seminar The Indonesia-Netherlands Water […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands said that Infrastructure and Water Management Minister, Cora van Van Nieuwenhuizen, will be travelling to Poland with representatives of 42 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes from 9 up to and including 11 October. This trade mission is aimed at exploring Polish market opportunities for the participating companies and closing deals. […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The developments at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in 2013 to date are in line with expectations. • Revenue higher than in the same period last year; • Good fleet utilization; • Order book stable compared to year-end 2012; • Dockwise acquisition finalized; integration process started. DEVELOPMENTS Boskalis realized a higher revenue in the first […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A prominent group of organisations from the Dutch water sector is announcing the first Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge. Under the theme Coasts & Ports Indonesia: People, Planet & Profit, the program aims to engage young Indonesian talent with the important challenges of sustainable coast and port development in their country. They will be given the opportunity […]