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  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    This coming Sunday, DEME is again taking part in the Flanders Port Day, a joint initiative of the Flanders government and the four Flanders ports.  DEME in this way is emphasizing the importance of the maritime cluster in the home market, from which their worldwide activities have grown. One of the attractions will be the trailing […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME) took part yesterday in the Flanders Port Day, a joint initiative of the Flanders government and the four Flanders ports. One of the event attractions was the arrival of the trailing suction hopper dredger Artevelde in Zeebrugge. On Sunday afternoon, the Flanders Minister of Mobility and Public Works, Ben […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Just one day after the ceremonial visit of the Minister-President of Flanders, the Port of Gdansk hosted a 19-strong Belgian delegation from the region of Flanders, including representatives of the city and the port of Ghent as well as Belgian business leaders: Sea-Invest, Peltracom and Jan De Nul. The Belgian visitors’ half-day visit provided an […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC) has announced that their Seminar on Dredging Technologies will be held from September 21 until October 2, 2015. This two week seminar will cover all essential theoretical and practical aspects with regard to dredging such as: navigating in muddy areas, strategies for the dumping of dredged sediments, the various types of dredgers, […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI, a UK owned company, will be the organizer of the European Dredging Summit 2015, taking place in Antwerp, Belgium, on the 7th & 8th October 2015. Day before the conference, on the 6th of October, there will be an exclusive site visit to APEC-Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center, DEME Headquarters, Antwerp City Hall. The summit will be […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Seminar on Dredging Technologies, hosted by Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC), will be held from September 21 until October 2, 2015. This two-week seminar will cover all essential theoretical and practical aspects with regard to dredging such as: navigating in muddy areas, strategies for the dumping of dredged sediments, the various types of dredgers, dredger […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Hilde Crevits, Flemish minister of Transport & Public Works, has given the official order to begin actual construction of the Deurganck lock. The initial excavation work has been carried out in the past year, but now work has begun on the physical structure of what will be the largest lock in the world. During the […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that the Indian government is making continuous efforts to attract investments in the ports sector for the augmentation of Indian tonnage. He was speaking at a meeting with a high level Belgian delegation in Mumbai yesterday. Over 300 member delegation comprises Her Royal Highness, Princess […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The first Sustainability Report for the port of Antwerp has now appeared. For a whole year, various workgroups laboured at the production of this report that demonstrates how the various companies within the port are able to reconcile “people, planet and profit” with their day-to-day activities. The initiative-takers behind the report are Antwerp Port […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After an intensive tendering procedure the Scheldt Committee is planning to award the Terneuzen New Lock Construction Contract to the Sassevaart consortium, reports DEME. The following parties belong to this consortium: BAM Infra B.V., DEME Infra Marine Contractors B.V., Dredging International N.V., BAM Contractors N.V. and Algemene Aannemingen Van Laere N.V. According to DEME, the final award […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of South Australia’s largest port operators, the Flinders Ports has applied to the State Planning Commission to widen the existing shipping channel at the Outer Harbor, Adelaide. The project involves widening the Outer Harbor Channel by approximately 40 meters for a distance of 7 kilometers. This will require dredging approximately 1.55 million cubic meters of material […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Rent-A-Port and Saigon Newport have signed a collaboration agreement for development of a new bulk terminal in the port of Lach Huyen in North Vietnam. The leading terminal operator Saigon Newport will call upon the expertise of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge as well as the port investment […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project at Port Adelaide was successfully completed within the anticipated schedule of June to September 2019, Flinders Ports Pty Limited reports. “This is a significant milestone for South Australia and securing the future of our trade and tourism industries,” the company said in its release. The completion of […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    It is expected that the Flinders Ports’ Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project will begin in Autumn 2018, avoiding dredging in summer when seagrass is more susceptible to damage from turbidity impacts, Flinders Ports said in their latest announcement. The project will involve removing 1.55 million cubic meters of material from the shipping channel and placing it […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Planning Minister Stephan Knoll announced today that the South Australian Government is giving Flinders Ports the green light to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel to increase the region’s export capacity and grow the economy. In July 2017 Flinders Ports lodged a development application with the State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP) to widen the existing Outer […]

  • 29 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    In the Oman city of Duqm, the Antwerp port knowledge and engineering company Rent-a-Port has been contracted to develop a deep-sea port. [mappress] Source: Flanders Today, March 29, 2010

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dunkirk has launched the construction of the Flanders Terminal Extension, aimed to ensure that the world’s largest container carriers berth there in all sea conditions. This extension scheme will enable the container terminal operator, as of 2019, to berth two new-generation mega-max container carriers simultaneously. On completion of the works, set for the […]

  • 14 August 2009

    Port authorities hit out at Dutch government Two nature organisations have succeeded in halting works designed to allow the port of Antwerp to receive mega-container ships… More: Flanders Today

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started today to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel and swing basin at Port Adelaide, reports Flinders Ports. The $80 million project, funded by Flinders Ports, means Port Adelaide will be able to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships and the larger and more efficient ‘Post Panamax’ container ships. Flinders Ports CEO, Stewart […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Equipment, Technology

    The Seminar on Dredging Technologies, hosted by Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC), will be held from June 13-24, 2016. This two-week seminar will cover all essential theoretical and practical aspects with regard to dredging such as: navigating in muddy areas, strategies for the dumping of dredged sediments, the various types of dredgers, dredger simulators, maintenance dredging, […]

  • 30 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 24-30, 2019).   Thecla Bodewes Opts for Alewijnse Marine Alewijnse Marine has reached agreement on the restart of the complete electrical installation works on board a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in the […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Flemish minister Ben Weyts (Mobility and Public Works) and Dutch minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and Environmental Affairs) yesterday signed a treaty for the construction of the New Lock Terneuzen. The New Lock Terneuzen will improve the access to the ports of Ghent and Terneuzen. Moreover, the new lock will provide a smoother passage of inland […]

  • 1 July 2010

    Construction of a second container terminal for the port of Dar es Salaam is set to begin early in 2011, according to news reports in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam’s Daily News quoted Tanzania Ports Authority Director-General Ephraim Mgawe as saying that cargo volumes have increased at a rate of 15 percent per annum for several […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The EU has granted 16.24 million euros of subsidies to Flanders for five water-related projects as part of the Trans-European Network of Transport (TEN-T). Some of these projects are of great importance for Antwerp. TEN-T is made up of major international corridors for transport by road, water or rail, with the idea of supporting the […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The extension of the Dunkerque Port’s Quai de Flandres was officially inaugurated on June 20 in the presence of Patrice Vergriete, Mayor of Dunkerque, Christine Cabau-Woehrel, Executive Vice-President in charge of assets for the CMA CGM Group, Stephane Raison, President of the Executive Board of Dunkerque-Port, and other officials. The length of the Quai de […]