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  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is changing the map of the Netherlands in the Markermeer lake, where nature is getting a boost with an archipelago of five new islands. First and foremost the Marker Wadden will become a paradise for birds, but also a recreational area for nature lovers, said Boskalis in its announcement. “It’s not the first time […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released this amazing video named ‘How we made our mark in the Markermeer lake’.  In March 2016, Boskalis started work on the first stage of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe – Marker Wadden. The project aimed to transform the ecologically impoverished Markermeer lake […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Marker Wadden, an archipelago of nature islands in the Markermeer lake, is one of the largest nature projects in Western Europe. The contractors are using sand, silt and clay to create new islands and, in the process, open up opportunities for knowledge development and innovation. The Marker Wadden Knowledge and Innovation Program (KIMA) organised […]

  • 4 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 29 – February 4, 2018).   Boskalis in Markermeer Lake: Changing Map of the Netherlands Boskalis is changing the map of the Netherlands in the Markermeer lake, where nature is getting a boost with an archipelago of five new […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands. This was announced by the Hollands Noorderkwartier district water board (HHNK). The project will be structured according to an alliance contract form […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch King Willem-Alexander yesterday toured the first finished island of the Marker Wadden in the Markermeer (Lake Marken), near Lelystad, the Netherlands. The Marker Wadden is a project aimed at creating five islands in the Markermeer. The construction of four new islands of the Marker Wadden archipelago was officially inaugurated in March by Dutch Transport Minister, […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch sustainable biofuel leader GoodFuels Marine and dredging company Boskalis have successfully concluded extensive testing of UPM BioVerno wood-based renewable diesel. The tests were carried out on a vessel working on the “Marker Wadden” nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake, the Netherlands. During the tests, Boskalis cutter suction dredger EDAX successfully […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and GoodFuels Marine have performed successful live tests on a sustainable wood-based drop-in biofuel called UPM BioVerno. The tests were conducted on a vessel working on the Dutch Marker Wadden nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake. The fuel supplied by Finnish UPM Biofuels is the first […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Boskalis to Work on Markermeer Dikes Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands.   New Excavators for DEME Early in […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) is about to award contract for the reinforcement of the Houtrib dike to Van Oord and its partner Boskalis. The contract carries a value of EUR 90 million with the equal share of EUR 45 million going to the two contractors. According to Van […]

  • 28 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 22-28, 2017).   PHOTO: Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Reclamation Works in Full Swing DEME Group today released a photo of the Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) reclamation works in Singapore.   Jan De Nul Orders Another Giant TSHD Jan […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Director of Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, Marc van den Tweel, on Thursday, October 5th opened the Building with Nature exhibition in the National Dredging Museum in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. At the show, the visitors can see how hydraulic engineers all around the globe have come up with sustainable and flexible solutions for the development of deltas and […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Seven experiments are currently in progress for the ‘Dikes on Peat’ study at the Deltares GeoCentrifuge. The results will have a major impact on the amended calculation method that will ultimately emerge. Towards a new calculation method ‘Dikes on Peat’ is an innovative research project that Deltares is carrying out on behalf of and in […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In just couple of months, Royal Boskalis Westminster will start the first phase of one of the largest nature restoration projects in western Europe: Marker Wadden. This EUR 33 million project includes the construction of a nature island in lake Markermeer, the Netherlands. This first island will serve as a test case for the development of […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat currently reinforces the Houtrib Dike in Lake IJssel, located in the center of the Netherlands. Before the start of the reinforcement, a test section was first laid along the dike. The reason to do this was simple: the company knew quite little about sand reinforcements in a freshwater lake. Thanks to the pilot that […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging sludge has negative connotations but the Marker Wadden shows that the natural and economic value of dredged material is underestimated. Sludge, silt and mud are useful raw materials and building materials. They can be used for upgrading soils, raising dikes, nature development or land reclamation. So the spotlights at the Innovation Expo in Amsterdam […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe – the Marker Wadden. In April 2016, Boskalis began construction on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe which is […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    An interesting video was released yesterday by Van Oord about the company’s role in the A16 motorway construction project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The first milestone for the project has been achieved with 1 million cubic metres of being brought and offloaded to the site. In total, about 4 million cubic metres will be needed […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the first phase of the Marker Wadden development scheme by the Department of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat). The project scope includes the construction of an island with underwater landscaping. This contract carries a value of EUR 33 million and work will start in early 2016. The initiative for a group of islands (Marker […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Acting on behalf of the Dutch Nature Preservation Society, Rijkswaterstaat has awarded Van Oord the contract for dredging an extra channel to the south of Marker Wadden. According to Van Oord, the dredging of the channel will create more space for the underwater capture of silt. The project will contribute to restoring the environmental and […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In March 2016 Boskalis started work on Stage 1 of one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe: the Marker Wadden in the Netherlands. The Marker Wadden, to be developed in phases over the coming years, is aimed at restoring the ecosystem in the Markermeer/IJmeer to allow nature to flourish. Phase one of […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging operations are currently underway in the Diversion Canal between channel markers 30 and 32, where the Diversion Canal enters Lake Moultrie. In keeping with the terms of the federal license, Santee Cooper has contracted with a dredging company to remove approximately 100,000 yards of sediment in the Diversion Canal. Dredge work will be […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Field trials carried out by Deltares have shown that a peat substrate is stronger than was previously thought. The trials lasted a year and were performed during reinforcement work on the Markermeer dike between Hoorn and Amsterdam. The dike, built on peat soil, no longer complied to the latest safety standards legislation. That is why […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navigational dredging operations are scheduled to begin this week in the Diversion Canal between channel markers 30 and 32, where the Diversion Canal enters Lake Moultrie. In keeping with the terms of the federal license, Santee Cooper has contracted with a dredging company to remove approximately 100,000 yards of sediment in the Diversion Canal. Dredge […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Warringah Council is installing special markers at Narrabeen Lagoon later this month, to help sailors and paddlers navigate the waterway. Council worked with local users and State agencies to find the best location for the markers, which point out fragile seagrass meadows and shallow sections that are best avoided. The installation of the markers was […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015. These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project. Floating rubber […]