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  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    De Vlaamse Waterweg has just announced that the start of excavation works for a new flood channel Wijmeers is starting faster due to a midge infestation. According to the officials, the first step is to excavate a first flood channel in the managed realignment site of Wijmeers. Historic dredging works, in combination with sea level […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The joint venture DEC, Dredging International, Jan De Nul and Envisan has finalised today the purchase of 140 hectare (approx. 345 acres) derelict and contaminated land. The area was released after the failure of the companies Nilefos Chemie and MisaEco and is located on the territory of the municipalities Zelzate, Evergem and Ghent. The joint […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration of a new lock complex along the Lys river in Harelbeke, Belgium, took place last week, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement.  The Joint Venture ‘Leieland’, of which Jan De Nul Group is part, designed and built the new lock and dam in order to improve the connection over water […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), the environmental specialists of DEME, is installing a plastic collector on the river Scheldt on behalf of the Vlaamse Waterweg (the Flemish authority responsible for waterways in Flanders). A combination of a fixed and mobile installation will be tested for a year to collect waste from the water. To tackle the […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     DEME Group has just released the latest video update on their work at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. A large volume of sand was reclaimed for the construction of the 427 meter long, 55 meter wide and 16,44 meter deep lock. This timelapse shows DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group carries out dredging work in the Benelux with 100% renewable fuel. According to the company’s latest release, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Alexander von Humboldt will from now on sail on renewable biofuel from certified and sustainable waste streams. The choice of 100% renewable fuel is part of the ambitious CO₂ […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Lange Wapper is currently busy working on the New Lock mega project in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. Under this project, sand is being dredged and discharged through a 1km pipeline in the reclamation area of the new lock complex. During the works, the existing lock complex remains accessible for […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $538 million first phase of the new Deepwater Port of Posorja, Ecuador, is now completed and successfully operational, reports DP World. According to DP, the $538 million initial investment (Phase 1) included the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20-kilometer access road and a 400-meter berth equipped to handle containers […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission recently adopted a decision laying down the steps and timeline to complete the Seine – Scheldt cross-border project. The Seine – Scheldt project is a complex cross-border project, involving Belgium (the regions of Flanders and Wallonia) and France and involving works aiming both at creating new infrastructure and at improving existing infrastructure […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan, environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, yesterday received the Charter Sustainable Entrepreneurship from the Flanders’ Chamber of Commerce (Voka) as a recognition for its sustainability program. This program includes various action points, including the investment in two brand new physicochemical installations for the soil and sediment treatment centers in Belgium and France. In […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal cities of low lying countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Germany often have a gentle beach with a dike and a promenade. Along the promenade buildings such as hotels and restaurants are present, protected by storm walls. During a heavy storm the waves will run up to the promenade and impact […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ben Weyts, Minister of Mobility for the Dutch-speaking region of Flanders, visited the Knokke-Heist site today to kick off the EUR17 million beach replenishment project, Jan De Nul just announced. The restoration of this part of Belgian coastline is essential as the sand cliffs, caused by storm Dieter last month, are dangerous for visitors, JDN […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Flanders Investment & Trade Agency and the Brussels Export & Investment Promotion Agency with the support of East Flanders province (Belgium) will lead an economic delegation to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. The delegation with over 40 company members will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4-7 and in Hanoi […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME launched the world’s most advanced subsea cable installation and trenching vessel ‘Living Stone’ at the LaNaval shipyard close to Bilbao, Spain on September 18, 2016. The launching ceremony was initiated by Mrs. Sarah Tommelein, spouse of Mr. Bart Tommelein, Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders and Flemish Minister for Energy. The ‘Living Stone’ features […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group yesterday celebrated the launch of their new multi purpose vessel ‘Living Stone’, the most advanced vessel in its class. The vessel, being built by the Spanish shipyard LaNaval near Bilbao, has been designed as an environmentally friendly vessel with ‘dual fuel’ main engines with LNG being its prime fuel. The launching ceremony was initiated by […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC) – a subsidiary of DEME Group – has purchased a fleet of Hitachi hybrid excavators to work on its soil and sediment recycling centers in Belgium. Two of the ZH210LC-5s are based on the banks of the River Scheldt at Zwijndrecht, near Antwerp, with a third machine drafted in when demand […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GRC (Grond Recyclage Centrum, Soil Recycling Center) today celebrates its 20 years of existence. As a pioneer in soil recycling, GRC is still at the top of soil remediation. Thanks to continuing investments and innovations in the last 20 years, it processes a wide range of contaminated materials today. GEC was founded even before the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Union has decided to give €550,000 in funding for the technical design studies of the project to improve access for shipping in the Western Port of Dunkirk, in order to provide optimum conditions for the berthing of the world’s largest container carriers and capesize ore carriers in the Port of Dunkirk. Along with […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Active Communications International (ACI) will be the organizer of the upcoming European Dredging Summit which will take place on 7th-8th of October 2015 in Antwerp, Belgium. The event will be focused on discussing the essential dredging strategies and environmental monitoring in order to gain project approval. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulations […]