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  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    WASA Dredging has just announced that their two 1010m³ self-propelled split barges Boann and Sinann are now both in the water and the construction is progressing each day. The vessels are designed in-house WASA and are standard WASA SHB 1010 split-barges. The complete construction of these barges is taking place at the Scheepswerf Pattje yard […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the next couple of days, the Pearl River, once the largest dredger in the world, should complete the deepening and widening program at the Eemshaven seaport, Groningen. The dredging work is undertaken on the Doekegatkanaal, inside of the harbor (near the harbor entrance / exit to the Ems). These dredging activities are part of […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Construction works on the Clay Ripening Pilot Project in the Eems-Dollard area are officially underway, according to the EcoShape. The EcoShape reported that on April 5th the first mud was deposited to the Clay Ripener in Delfzijl in the far Northeast of the Netherlands. The main aim of the pilot project is to experiment with different ripening strategies to turn fine […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Groningen Seaports just announced that the first dredging campaign in the Eemshaven for this year is scheduled to start today. According to an official announcement, this is the first time that these harbor maintenance works will be conducted with an LNG-powered dredger – Ecodelta. The dredging operations will start in parts of the Eemshaven where the most […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work in Beatrixhaven, the newest port basin in Eemshaven, has reached the completion phase, announced the Groningen Seaports. The heavy load quay is getting the finishing touches and dredging work is well on its way. The level of the surrounding terrain has been raised with sand dredged from the port, and at the end of the […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The obvious solution to a sea defense problem is usually the easiest one to accept, because it’s indeed so obvious. If a sea dyke is not strong enough for the consequences of future climate change, then it should be reinforced to meet the new requirements. However, beside an estuary on the southern shoreline of the […]

  • 1 March 2012

    In January, the Drachten transport company MSC started the construction of a container terminal in Leeuwarden. The sheet pile wall is already in place and the pile driving has begun. The terminal will be alongside the Van Harinxma Canal and will cost € 8.5 million. The canal will get a turning basin, so that the […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Heuvelman Ibis in December 2016 for the delivery of a cutter suction dredger 350 and two BS 350 booster stations. Heuvelman Ibis will initially put the dredger to use on a canal dredging project in the province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands. Damen Sales Manager, […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    EcoShape, the foundation that carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program, said in their latest announcement that the preparations for the Clay Ripening pilot project are in full swing now. “Yesterday we started digging the drainage trenches to remove excess water from the Delfzijl location,” said EcoShape. Excessive levels of sediment in the Eems-Dollard […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Work on LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1” is nearly completed with final touches being made on the EUR 4.9 million vessel. This unique ship, built by Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN), will begin its first test run next week, after which the “greenports 1” will set sail to Bremerhaven. This modern hopper barge has […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has confirmed a new order from Finish-based WASA Dredging for the design, construction and installation of the whole electrical system on board two new split barges. The company will also supply the alarm system, fire detection and steering consoles for the 65-meter vessels. The hard soil and many boulders in Scandinavian waters often require […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, is undergoing its final expansion phase to become a specialised offshore wind hub. Groningen Seaports invested over EUR 56 million in the project, and it is gearing up to become a big player in the offshore wind industry. Beatrixhaven will feature a depth of 10.40 meters below the […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Piet Brouwer Electrotechnology has just announced successful completion of a project for Wasa Dredging. According to the company, the project involved designing, building and installing comprehensive electrical solutions on board two new split barges being built at the Pattje shipyards yard near Groningen. Piet Brouwer also supplied the alarm system, fire detection and steering consoles for the 65-meter vessels. […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging reported today that construction of the new 1010m³ self-propelled barges “Boann” and “Sinann” is now fully complete. According to the company, the new Wasa SHB 1010 split-barges have been delivered and moved to Rauma where “Boann” has already started working on a project. The two barges, designed in-house by Wasa, were built at the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth in Europe, by unveiling a record €13.1 billion investment plan in 276 transport projects, selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). This investment will unlock additional public and private co-financing for a combined amount of €28.8 billion. Along with […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the marina Muiderzand, in The Netherlands this October, Kongsberg customers gathered together to experience the impressive EM2040 Compact multibeam system on board the survey vessel Havenschap 1, owned by Groningen Seaports. The Havenschap 1 has a moonpool mounting configuration for the EM2040C single sonar head together with a dual frequency single beam transducer; a […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    WASA Dredging has announced that the construction of two 1010m³ self-propelled split barges named ‘Boann’ and ‘Sinann’ is moving ahead according to schedule. The vessels are designed in-house WASA and are standard WASA SHB 1010 split-barges. The complete construction of these barges is taking place at the Scheepswerf Pattje yard in Waterhuizen near Groningen. “Currently we […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    On 26 and 27 August, two test dikes at the IJkdijk location Bad Nieuweschans in Groningen, the Netherlands collapsed entirely according to plan. Both dikes collapsed because of microstability, where water forces its way into the body of the dike. The dike then softens and shifts at the dike toe (at the bottom). Commissioned by […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ won the 2013 Water Innovation Award 2013 last Tuesday in the ‘Dry feet’ category. ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ is an innovative way of preventing piping. Deltares won the award as part of a team that also included the Rivierenland Water Authority, Stichting IJkdijk, and the Room for the River programme management. It competed […]

  • 28 October 2011

    More than 20 students from technical universities and colleges in Aachen, Delft, Groningen, Hamburg, and Leuven are going to participate in the coming CEDA Dredging Days, under the CEDA Student Programme 2011. Recommended by their respective professors, the students have all shown great affinity with dredging in their studies and many of them seriously consider […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 1-7, 2017).   Damen Cutter Suction Dredger 350 Delivered to Heuvelman Ibis A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Today, Deltares will start a unique experiment with geotextile on the IJkdijk in Groningen. The 15 m wide and 0,5 m long textile has been positioned vertically on the test dike. Over a period of one week, tests will be conducted to see if this approach can counteract piping. Sensors and water-pressure meters will be […]

  • 3 April 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam,Port of Amsterdam, Zeeland Seaports and Groningen Seaports jointly present themselves at the Intermodal exhibition in São Paulo, the largest event in the Americas for logistics, cargo, transport and international trade. The event will take place April 10-12. Opportunities By participating in the Intermodal exhibition the Dutch ports recognize the fast growing […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has announced that Bert van der Valk, geologist at Deltares, was a co-author of the book ‘Schatten van het Mammoetstrand. Over speuren in grondlagen, opgraven onder water en vissen naar fossielen’. (Treasures of the Mammoth Beach. About investigating in the earth, excavating below water and fishing for fossils.) It recounts the construction of the […]