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  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    An official ceremony dedicated to launching of the Anaklia Deep Sea Port marine construction works took place on September 16, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia said in their latest release.  In June 2018, Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) awarded the dredging and reclamation works for the Phase 1 Anaklia Deep Sea Port […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer are nearing completion, Mackley informs.  The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. The project got underway in September […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency yesterday released latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. Once completed, the £31 million project […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been shortlisted in two categories of the 2016 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards. The BCI Awards recognize and reward excellence in project delivery and are the only construction industry awards scheme to have the backing of the Prime Minister. Delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the […]

  • 3 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 27-July 3, 2016).   Wartsila Engines for Two Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers Wartsila has won an order to supply engines for two new 8000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers.   HAM 318 Completes Thinadhoo Land Reclamation Dredging and land […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) is making excellent progress on a £2.4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham. The scheme at Selly Park South is one of four currently being carried out by TVO in the West Midlands – the others are in the town of Rugeley in Staffordshire, […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works to provide improved protection from flooding for residents and businesses in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley have moved past the halfway point, and are on schedule to be complete in December. The scheme, which is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help reduce flood […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a regular safety check of the Dutch coastline several locations were identified where the coastal protection is unable to withstand a 4,000 years super storm. These locations are seen as weak links in the Dutch coastline. In Cadzand Bad, located close to the Belgian border in the Dutch province Zeeland, an important dewatering sluice […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.7 million flood scheme, which reduces risk to more than 200 residential and commercial properties in the south of Birmingham, has been officially opened. The Selly Park South flood prevention scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency and in partnership with Birmingham City Council and St Andrew’s Healthcare. […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gdansk Port Authority (PGA) said in their latest announcement that they will soon select the contractors for the fairway dredging and quay modernization works, worth $292 million. PGA has already started accepting bids for the work – receiving three for the dredging work in the inner fairway and seven for the first stage of conversion […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Colombian Minister of Transport, Natalia Abello Vives, and Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen jointly launched the Colombia Plan Maestro Fluvial at the naval base in the port of Barranquilla, Colombia on 3 September 2015. The plan is a Colombian-Dutch co-production that focuses on the connection of inland waterway transport. Furthermore […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The highly successful book “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” jointly produced by CEDA and IADC was published five years ago. Since that time a lot of knew knowledge has emerged and the Boards of CEDA and IADC have decided to summarise that new knowledge in a concise manner and make it available in a new book. […]

  • 2 January 2012

    In November FutureLand welcomed its 300,000th visitor since the opening in 2009. Beside the regular visiting hours, FutureLand also presents a varied programme for the winter. The FutureLand Express is ready and waiting with blankets for tours on the new land. During the ride everyone can take a piece of new land home with them, […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    De Rosslag marina dredging project in Herten, conducted by the contractor Martens & Van Oord, is progressing according to schedule. The capacity of the existing marina, located on the river Maas, is being doubled by using Damen’s DOP350. The submersible dredge pump wins the local mixture of sand, gravel and clay to a depth of […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Young Management Program started yesterday in Dubai, UAE. Over a period of 3 days, participants will follow presentations and workshops, based on the topic Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. Presentations and workshops are given by Frank Verhoeven (IADC President), Julius Sen (LSE Ideas), Mart van Kuijk (VBDO), Dr. Mouad […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     Delta Marine Consultants, an international maritime engineering company, has just released this very interesting video about the Deltaflume tests for the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands.  Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project on April 1, 2019. In the coming years, […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting its annual Young Management Program this week in Madrid, Spain. The Young Management Program is held for the thirteenth time in cooperation with the The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. A group of 30 participants from seven member companies is attending the program ( DEME […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal development scheme is progressing well and is scheduled to be completed this August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (China) will be the sponsor of the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies, which will be held on February 19th 2015, in Moscow. The event is organized by Media-Group PortNews with FSUE Rosmorport as a General Partner and Van Oord as a General Sponsor. Some of the topics to be […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Regulators, funding agencies and proponents worldwide are imposing increasingly strict environmental regulations to minimize the potential impact of marine construction activities, and more specifically, the underwater sound generated by such activities. Marine fauna may be adversely affected by marine construction as a result of physical interaction with construction equipment and/or exposure to high levels of […]

  • 11 February 2013

    According to José Luis Castro, the Guaymas Port director, the first phase of the port expansion will be tendered in March. “The master development plan has been approved, the executive project is almost complete, the environmental permits are underway and we expect to tender the first phase dredging in March,” stated Castro. This very important […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    In the coming years, the dyke along the Dutch River Lek will be reinforced over a length of 55 kilometres from Amerongen to Schoonhoven. The Water Board has therefore opted for the Innovation Partnership approach to tendering, which involves close collaboration with three Innovation Partners: Van Oord, Mourik Infra and the consortium Heijmans Infra – […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dragados UK, part of the Dragados Group, has just announced that the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project has resumed its dredging activities with the arrival of the hydraulic backhoe dredger ‘Goliath’, one the largest backhoe dredgers in the world. Following the first dredging phase, carried out in September 2017 by the trailer suction hopper dredger ‘Costa […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Shipping of the Dredger First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp.   Busy Start of 2015 for DEME DEME (AvH 60.40%) realized an economic […]