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  • 15 October 2012

    Dredger SND No 4 is back in full working order again. This vessel was brought back to life thanks to a £43,300 Heritage Lottery Fund grant, BBC News Online reports. SND No 4 steam dredger was built in 1925 for the Sharpness New Docks company by the De Klop shipyard at Sliedrecht in Holland. SND […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland landholders and local communities will benefit from a clear and transparent process for the construction and modification of levee banks, following the introduction of a statewide regulatory framework that came into effect today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the new process was in response to the final report of the […]

  • 30 March 2010

    The sand dredging project that has been taking place in Durban has started to show benefits, with excellent sand bank formations at all of the town beaches. [mappress] Source: Surfers Village, March 29, 2010;

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions. Over the next four years, the European Commission funded project, known as Blue Mining, will be developing seabed mining practices by creating new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced it has closed on a $175 million five year revolving credit facility. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, (“Wells”) acted as Administrative Agent, Swingline Lender and […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly of Napa Ports (North Adriatic Ports Association) was held in Venice yesterday. During the meeting, the Presidents agreed that numerous European infrastructural priorities are staged in the North Adriatic and that the role that ports can play in this scenario is and will be crucial. Indeed, Napa benefits of a strategic location that […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of improvements to flood banks at Whittlesey Washes is nearly complete.  The Green Wheel cycle path between Stanground and Whittlesey was expected to remain diverted until the end of November, while a low, 249m-long concrete wall was built as part of a scheme to improve flood defenses. When the whole £26 million […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A North Jersey tugboat captain died, and three crew members needed to be rescued from the Atlantic Ocean after their vessel sank off Fire Island, N.Y. two days ago. The boat, owned by Wittich Brothers Marine, Inc, was working in Moriches on a dredging project and was traveling back to its base in Bayonne when […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canada’s Environment Minister, Catherine McKenna, announced yesterday the establishment of a three-member Review Panel that will conduct the environmental assessment of Port Metro Vancouver’s proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 project. Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet has been appointed as the Chair of the Review Panel. Dr. Diana Valiela and Dr. David Levy have been appointed as members of the Review […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Jim Himes has secured $300,000 in federal funding to have the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers perform a feasibility study to examine flood damage reduction, shore protection and bank stabilization in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The study will include coastal areas that were affected by Storms Sandy and Irene and neighborhoods susceptible to […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV together with its Saudi partner has launched a new office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, for their joint venture SADECO (Saudi Dutch Engineering Consultancy). The office was officially opened during a festive reception on 27 November 2014 by H.E. Sheikh Amr Al-Dabbagh, Dabbagh Group Chairman, his brother Sheikh Hussein Al-Dabbagh, H.E. Mr Laurens Westhoff, […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF, the French navigable waterways authority, to jointly provide program management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgium. The vast new Canal Seine-Nord Europe will connect the basin of the Seine near Paris, to the Scheldt, near […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acciona, a Spanish conglomerate group involved in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, is developing vehicles capable of performing complex tasks in underwater environments autonomously, without the need for human intervention – using Artificial Intelligence. “The use of this type of underwater autonomous vehicles will reduce the risks associated with the construction and […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of a £1.4m scheme to help alleviate flooding in Wrington will start on Monday, 2 July, North Somerset Council said in its latest release.  The project, jointly funded by North Somerset Council, the Environment Agency, Wessex Water and developer contributions, will see the construction of a new bank over the Rye Brook. […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MP Henry Bellingham saw for himself last week the emergency repairs carried out by the Environment Agency to shingle flood banks at Heacham and Snettisham. He toured the damaged sea defences at Shepherds Port, Snettisham and Heacham Dam with the Agency’s area manager Julie Foley and operations staff. The importance of the shingle bank as […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first ships have yet to arrive, but already there is plenty of activity amid the sand and the dunes. Rotterdam, Europe’s biggest port, has just reclaimed 2,000 hectares of land from the North Sea to expand its gateway by a staggering 20%. Reduced to rubble during the Second World War, Rotterdam quickly blossomed in […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ports Development Company, owner and developer of the King Abdullah Port, has announced the signing of a financial agreement with SABB – Saudi British Bank and the Arab National Bank (ANB) worth 2.7 billion SAR (around $720 million). The agreement aims to move forward with the development and expansion of the port’s facilities, thus meeting […]

  • 9 April 2014

    The Environment Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the south west. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles of main-river within the region. Flood defences across the South West have been put under significant pressure following the […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.7 million flood scheme, which reduces risk to more than 200 residential and commercial properties in the south of Birmingham, has been officially opened. The Selly Park South flood prevention scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency and in partnership with Birmingham City Council and St Andrew’s Healthcare. […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has prepared a Section 404 evaluation, in compliance with the Clean Water Act, in order to perform streambank stabilization work on the Eau Galle River, downstream of the Eau Galle Dam in Spring Valley, Wis. The public notice is available for public comments. Approximately 440 feet […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is a flood defense scheme in the town of Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. The scheme covers 7.2 km of the river Adur. 1.8 km on the east bank between Coronation Green and the A27 Road Bridge, and 5.4 km on the west bank between the river mouth and the […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a joint effort between the Port of Moerdijk, the shipyard Neptune Marine, Cryonorm Systems and Titan LNG, the Werkendam was supplied successfully for the first time with LNG. The 68 meter-long Werkendam, the new LNG powered vessel of Van Oord,  was built at the Neptune yard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The ship is fully powered by LNG, […]

  • 25 March 2011

      The European Commission has launched an online consultation in order to collect background information on Maritime Spatial Planning (MSP) and Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) for the Impact Assessment on future action on MSP and ICZM which was launched at the end of 2010. We hope to get your views and concrete suggestions on what the main challenges, possibilities […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on a £1.35 million tidal defense scheme which will provide improved protection for more than 4,100 homes and businesses in North Somerset. The Congresbury Yeo estuary is located between the towns of Clevedon (to the north) and Weston-super-Mare (to the south). […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]