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  • 27 December 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    SITEK Group, a provider of adaptive operations execution software solutions for manufacturing organizations in Russia, Europe and CIS, the main Competence center on MES-systems authorized by Siemens, announced the launch of the largest implementation project on MES-systems (Manufacturing Execution Systems) in Russian Federation carried out by Siemens and Avtodizel (Yaroslavl Motor Works), a member of […]

  • 23 December 2010

    DP World Limited and Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII), together with one of CII’s major investors, have today formed a strategic partnership to invest in, operate and manage DP World’s five marine terminals in Australia. DP World has entered into an agreement to provide management services to the Australian operation to continue to provide a consistently high level of service […]

  • 20 December 2010

    With Amoras the Flemish Government is securing a lasting and environmentally sound solution for the large amount of sediment dredged annually by the Port of Antwerp – said Freddy Aerts, Chairman of the Belgian Section of CEDA (Ministry of Flanders, Belgium) – when welcoming CEDA members and guests to Amoras after a delicious hosted lunch. […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management to reinforce part of the coastline in the province of Zuid-Holland by creating a ‘sand engine’. The total value of the contract is € 50 million for the Van Oord- Boskalis consortium, in which Boskalis […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    IHC Merwede is delighted to announce that alternative fuels have been used in the dredging process for the first time. The company ran a pilot test in which energy derived from hydrogen was the sole source used to power the electrical equipment on board a dredger. The sustainable energy test took place at the Haringvliet […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Vessels

    With a lifting capacity of a total of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, it’s the world’s largest heavy lift vessel to date: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the first of two new buildings of Type 183 into service. The company, which ranks among the leading international heavy lift shipping companies and is based […]

  • 8 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Sietas is to be the first German shipyard to develop and build a jack-up vessel used for offshore wind farm installation. The order, which was signed today in Hamburg, comes from prestigious Dutch-based marine contractor Van Oord, working on dredging, offshore and marine engineering projects worldwide. In addition, Van Oord has placed an option for […]

  • 26 November 2010

    C-Power is pleased to announce that it has closed the financing of the second and third phases of the offshore wind farm on the Thornton Bank (located about 30 km in the North Sea off the Belgian coast). A group of 7 commercial lenders: KBC, Rabobank, Société Générale, KfW Ipex-Bank, Commerzbank, Dexia and ASN Bank […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Three well-known companies from the Low Countries have established a common venture for providing maritime services. CTOW will manage these services at dedicated maritime terminals on a worldwide scale, which includes all related port operation activities. Given the combined experience and resources of its shareholders, CTOW will significantly enhance international competition in the field of […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded three contracts on the African subcontinent with a total value of approximately € 100 million. The largest contract was awarded in Nigeria by Saipem and involves dredging and equipment maintenance support work for an operational oil facility. Two other recently awarded projects located in Morocco and the Republic […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The dredging industry provides essential support services to ports, harbours, developers, the offshore industry, and environmental and other groups involved in maritime construction. Without the innovative technology of the dredging industry, many of these projects would not be realised. In an effort to quantify this information, and as part of its role to inform the […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Underwater noise and other forms of energy 1. Identify and review existing data and monitoring methods on underwater noise The work should be based on a review of experiences within MS for different sources and the knowledge within the scientific community in this field. It should be related to the two identified indicators in the […]

  • 4 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Allseas’ Solitaire, the world’s largest pipelay vessel, has started to lay the Gulf of Finland section of the 1,224 kilometre Nord Stream natural gas pipeline in the Baltic Sea. Nord Stream’s Deputy Director Construction Ruurd Hoekstra and Leo D. Varkevisser, Allseas’ Vice President Projects and Operations, arrived on board the Solitaire to confirm that everything […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Highlights first half year 2010 · Net profit € 123.9 million (1H 2009: € 102.7 million) · Revenue € 1,135 million (1H 2009: € 989 million) · SMIT activities contribute to first half year earnings · High fleet utilization · Order book at € 3.3 billion Outlook for 2010 · Continued strong performance with 10-15% […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The total contract value is approximately € 155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. The contract was awarded by Angola LNG Ltd. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Wärtsilä’s Energopac is an integrated propeller and rudder design that effectively reduces flow separation behind the propeller hub, thereby reducing frictional drag while preserving course-keeping capabilities. In recent trials carried out in co-operation with the Spliethoff Group, a company that manages more than 55 multi-purpose cargo vessels, it was shown that the Wärtsilä Energopac solution […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea excavation and dredging specialist Scanmudring has formed a strategic alliance with the Marin Group to further expand global operations and build on an already strong reputation. Scanmudring UK Ltd has signed a formal memorandum of understanding with Marin Group under which both are now supplying a range of complementary subsea excavation services to clients […]

  • 26 July 2010

    Now that the $400 million cleanup of the portion of the Housatonic River that flows through Pittsfield is just about done, it’s time to consider how to restore the rest of the PCB-laden waters flowing through even more sensitive Berkshire areas. State and federal environmental officials are set to discuss Tuesday the plans to clean […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Missing out on federal funds for dredging of the Saginaw River would have a serious impact on the river’s condition for shipping within two years, said the chief of operations for the Detroit District Army Corps of Engineers. Wayne Schloop said a nearly $4.2 million chunk of federal funds U.S. Rep. Dale E. Kildee, D-Flint, […]

  • 22 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC is a leader in the design and construction of cutter suction dredges. Ellicott was founded in 1885, 125 years ago this year, and has produced worldwide more than 1,500 dredge units of all sizes. This firm has been and remains very active in the Latin American market. Ellicott dredges delivered in recent […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]