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  • 28 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 22-28, 2016).   BAM Signs Xbloc License Agreement with Bouygues 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.   Great […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      IHC Merwede announces naming and launch ceremony of the 24,000kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, on Saturday 12 February 2011. This is a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the ATHENA belongs to the three largest cutter suction dredgers […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lithuanian ship repair company Western Shiprepair and the Dutch dredging company Van Oord continue their co-operation in ships´ repair and modernisation. This week SC Western Shipyard daughter company JSC Western Shiprepair is planning to finish upgrading work of the backhoe dredger Goliath and repair work on the split hopper barge Jan Leeghwater. In total, during […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract. Pauline Gorley, chief executive of the Maryport Harbor and Marina Authority, said that Van Oord will be on site from February 4 for four to six weeks to dredge the Elizabeth and Senhouse docks. John McAvoy, fishing co-operative chairman, said that in recent times […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging contractor Boskalis has just announced that they will process all bottom ash produced by Attero for a period of ten years. The contract was awarded to ACCN (Ash Cleaning Company Netherlands), a joint venture between Boskalis Environmental and Inashco. The total value of the contract will be in excess of EUR 100 million […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord has just shared this interesting photo of the company’s backhoe Simson and split hopper barge Pieter Caland working in the Bay of Guanabara, Brazil. The company has been active in Brazil for decades and has completed more than forty dredging and marine engineering projects along the Brazilian coast. One of these […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch dredging vessel Seine arrived at Damietta Port last week to initiate a major deepening operation of the access channel. Damietta Port Authority (DPA) heralded the new year with increasing port’s safe navigation at the access channel to 14 meters instead of the long declared 13,25 meters limit. Practically, Seine’s work is going to […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 10 February 2013

      Van Oord Wins Constanta Port Breakwater Deal (Romania) Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta.   Benin: Afgen Inks Agreement with Dredging International Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, […]

  • 28 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines: Private Company to Dredge Rivers in Subic The Aquino government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), introduced a plan to hire a private company to dredge the rivers in Subic, Zambales in an attempt to alleviate the worsening flood situation.   Van Oord Nabs Mumbai Port Dredging Contract (India) The […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 24 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 18-24).   Maryport’s Harbor Dredging Project Starts Next Month Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Maryport’s harbor dredging contract.   Chinese Duo Wins Major Port Deal in Algeria Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary dredging contract. The dredging operations could start as soon as 21st January – weather permitting, according to the Salcombe Harbor Authority. Adam Parnell, Harbor Master at Salcombe Harbor, said that the type of dredging to be undertaken is known as water injection dredging. This is a proven technique for small-scale […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht”, the first addition to the dredging fleet already working on the New Suez Canal project, has just passed the Strait of Hormuz and is on its way to Suez. The vessel, with a capacity of 16,000 m³, is the first of two giant dredgers that will help in the creation of the New […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Shipkits has announced that it is hard at work on new vessels for Dutch dredging company Boskalis. This new hopper dredger with 4500 m3 hold, is the second from a series of 3 for Boskalis and now under construction at the Shipkits’ yard in Poland. The completion of the finished hull will be done by […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with Dutch dredging contractor Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., HollandMT has successfully completed the field testing program of the Solar Powerpack at the IJmuiden ship lock expansion project. In this dredging project, the Solar Powerpack was engaged 24/7 and provided hydraulic power to sand-fill valves in the TSHD dredge disposal area. “Demands for Green-technology in […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is marking its 150th anniversary today during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker. In addition to climate change, the energy transition and other themes, the symposium will celebrate the history of Dutch marine engineering with the presentation of the book Breaking New Ground. Throughout 2018, Van Oord has […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract for Dubai Harbor marine works, a prestigious mega project in Dubai. Execution of this capital project will take place from September 2017 to May 2019, Dutch dredging contractor said in its announcement. “Our responsibilities will include dredging the 12-kilometer navigation channel, reclaiming land and executing vibro compaction,” said […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 16th of August last, the “Ocean Traverse Nord”, was christened. The remarkable dredger is the result of an even more remarkable international collaboration. This inspired the busy christening ceremony. The christening ceremony took place at Quebec, Canada, along quay near the Ocean head office. All those present agreed that the building process was remarkable […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging specialist Van Oord, in consortium with TechnipFMC, has won a contract by Anadarko Moçambique Área 1, Lda, for their Area 1 Mozambique Golfinho/Atum development. The contract will cover the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) of the subsea systems. According to the agreement, Van Oord will execute the shallow offshore installation scope while […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) first annual networking event for young professionals of IADC’s member companies, named ‘Peering into Dredging’s Future‘, took place last month. “The networking and future-oriented event is born from the need for a platform where young professionals can connect with fellow young professionals while gaining insight into the pressing issues facing […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry in Brazil, has signed a $70.54 million contract with Boskalis and Van Oord to deepen the navigation channels to the port of Rio de Janeiro, according to the Journal of Commerce. The two Dutch dredging companies will undertake studies and soundings of Guanabara Bay over the next five months […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Last week, the volunteers of the Dutch National Museum of Dredging were presented with a supply of Damen fleece vests to support the outdoor-activities of the Museum. The Dutch National Museum of Dredging (Sliedrecht) is unique and exhibits a collection of historical and modern models of dredgers and dredging equipment, photographs and dredged items of […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 15-21, 2018).   Van den Herik Wins Dredging Contract in Poland The local authority of the Polish maritime administration in Szczecin has selected Dutch dredging company Van den Herik to design and execute the deepening and widening of the […]

  • 27 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 21 – 27, 2019).   Kure Beach Nourishment Project Starts Soon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project.   IADC […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest self-propelled cutter suction dredger Athena was named and launched at the IHC Merwede shipyard in Kinderdijk on 12 February last. The Athena is the largest ever cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. What is more, the Athena is one of the largest cutter suction dredgers in […]