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  • 25 September 2020
    Technology

    The Damen Service team has successfully renewed the dredge pump bearing housing on board of the dredger Schelde. The vessel is a sand mining dredger, owned by Koninklijke Smals NV, Royal Smals. Within a week after the first enquiry, a complete bearing housing was delivered. During the weekend, a Damen Field Service engineer overhauled the […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their environmental dredging project in Delfzijl. This dredging program included removal of mercury contaminated silt from Eemskanaal and Oosterhornkanaal. To accomplish this task, Smals used their self propelled grab dredger Staaij, equipped with horizontal closing grab.   The dredged material, covered […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about the flood protection and reinforcement embankment project in Slochterdiep, the Netherlands. During this flood protection scheme, Smals removed around 120,000 m3 of material from the working areas. The main goal of this project is to resolve flood and navigational issues for the […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Koninklijke Smals has ordered a fully-electric deep suction dredger at TV Dredging BV. The new vessel, a custom build dredger, will be used for sand extraction. The jointly designed vessel, measuring 22,00m long and 7,51m wide, will have a dredging depth of 27,30m. The totally installed power is 1000 kW, with 550 kW for the […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their dredging and remediation project in Port of Husum, one of Germany’s seaports along the North Sea coast. Husum is famous for its tourism, HDR Shipyard and Senvion, one of Europe’s leading wind turbine manufacturers. Along the shipyard, the […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, 28th of September, a meeting was held by the Central Dredging Association at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging. Mr J.G.S. Pennekamp, CEDA chairman and host of the event, welcomed a crowd of dredging professionals, including contractors, civil engineers, […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has just released a video about their lake cleanup work in Reinickendorf, the twelfth borough of Berlin, Germany. During the cleanup program, the company dredged 26,000m³ of contaminated silt and removed the abundant flora from this area. “We worked with our smallest eco-friendly cutter […]

  • 20 December 2010

    MerweOord B.V. (Gorinchem), the investment company of the Van Oord family, and NPM Capital N.V. (Amsterdam), both shareholder in Van Oord nv, have informed Van Oord to have reached an agreement on the transfer of the 27,5% share in Van Oord nv held by NPM Capital to MerweOord B.V. The MerweOord interest in Van Oord […]

  • 5 January 2012

      Shareholder Koninklijke BAM Groep nv (BAM) and a consortium, consisting of three Dutch investment companies (Janivo, Breedinvest, Rinkelberg) and one Belgian investment company (Cobepa), have announced that they have reached agreement on the transfer of Van Oord shares. BAM is transferring its 21.5% share in Van Oord nv to the consortium. BAM has been […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Smals recently started maintenance dredging in Wainfleet all Saints, an ancient port on the east coast of England. The main goal of this project is to protect the area and community of Wainfleet all Saints from flooding. In addition, through dredging, the dredged silt will be used to fertilize a local farmland – a […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has started dredging the Yukonhaven on Maasvlakte 2. The dredging work will prepare the port for Gate terminal’s new LNG breakbulk infrastructure. Gate (shareholders Gasunie and Koninklijke Vopak) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are building a new port basin together that will be suitable for LNG breakbulk services. The new […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty  of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark the company’s […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the arrival of autumn and the departure of the summer breeding bird populations, Brightlingsea Harbor Commission, its principle designers Exo Environmental Ltd, principle contractor Royal Smals and contractor Miles Water Engineering have started Year 2 of their ambitious Harbor Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration program. Under the Interreg 2 Seas European initiative “Using Sediment As a […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 20 July 2011

    R.J. Peterson handed Myra Knoblauch a small sponge on a stick to help her seal the 3,000 envelopes volunteers were mailing last week ahead… More info: chicagonewscoop By KARI LYDERSEN [mappress] Source: chicagonewscoop, July 20, 2011;

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has just released a video about their work in the Lichtenau area in Germany.  The project, undertaken for the client Joos Umwelttechnik GmbH, included dredging of a significant amount of sand, gravel and clay from a former aggregates pit along the Oberrhein, near […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about the River Rhine flood protection project, located in Leopoldshafen, just under Karlsruhe, Germany. At the moment, Royal Smals is removing 160.000 tons of gravel to achieve a salvage location for the storage of about 100.000 m³ of sludge coming from […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Following yesterday’s ceremony, TV Dredging – part of the Holland Shipyards Group – officially handed over the fully-electric new build dredger “Vrouwezand” to her owner Royal Smals. Right after the delivery, the newbuild will start working on her first project in Rouveen, the Netherlands. The jointly designed vessel, type TVD PSD35E, measuring 22,00m long and […]

  • 5 December 2012

    About ninety farmers and fishers from Talicud Island here received cash subsidy each amounting to P3,036 after 11 days of participation to the training and community work activities in their respective barangays implemented by the city government of Island Garden City of Samal (IGaCoS) through the City Social Welfare and Development. last . The “cash […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Association of Drainage Authorities announced yesterday that the Black Sluice IDB has just completed initial works with the Environment Agency using a small scale cutter suction dredger provided by Smals Dredging UK Ltd to carefully remove silt deposits from the bed of the South Forty Foot Drain, near Boston in Lincolnshire. The aim of the work was to restore […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, and Ronald Paul, COO Port of Rotterdam Authority, yesterday gave the official go-ahead for the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Botlek areas. Rijkswaterstaat and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have joined forces to ensure that sea-going vessels with a draught of 15 meters can […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals is putting finishing touches to the Sengbachtalsperre dredging project, a water reservoir in the Wupper catchment basin that is used by Stadtwerke Solingen to provide drinking water for the city. The Sengbachtalsperre is one of the oldest drinking water reservoirs in Germany and holds 2.8 million cubic meter of water. Upstream of the Sengbachtalsperre dam is a smaller reservoir […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bond Commission recently approved the Connecticut Port Authority’s request to fund 18 projects under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP). These projects cover a range of improvements including: marina repair, dredging, boat ramp facilities improvement, harbor management plans and feasibility studies. “The projects will create jobs and opportunity for working families across Connecticut,” […]