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  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch consultancy firms Witteveen+Bos and Grontmij have been commissioned to conduct an environmental impact assessment for the Bagan river multi-purpose restoration project in Myanmar. This project aims to improve the navigability of the Irrawaddy river near the historic city of Bagan, and to implement various measures to improve local living conditions. The environmental impact assessment […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the recent visit to the National Marine Dredging Company presentation on the New Suez Canal Project, Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sisi was informed about the progress made so far on the Project. Some of the world’s top dredging companies are taking part in this major project that is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria, Australia, yesterday released a video of the 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton’ arriving at his home port of Gippsland Lakes. The recently delivered hopper dredger has already started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority recently hosted the 2nd meeting of CEDA’s Dredging Management Commission (DMC) in the World Port Center, in Rotterdam. Since the last meeting, four new members have joined the commission, bringing the total number of expert participants to 18. As a result, the DMC is now comprised of members from port authorities, […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi, has just released a video about its involvement in the News Suez Canal project. The giant project involved the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel to the current channel of a total length of 34 kilometers, led by the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). Approximately 460 million […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal project is well on schedule, with the opening ceremony set to take place on August 6. Jan De Nul six cutter suction dredgers working on site, together with 18 other dredgers of the Consortium partners, dredge 24/7 in order to deliver the New Suez Canal by August 2015. The Consortium, consisting of […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a multi-million pound scheme to reduce the flood risk to over 150 homes and businesses in Selly Park North is ready to protect people from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. The project is part of the EA’s program to invest £2.6 billion by 2021 protecting over 300,000 homes and businesses from the risk […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    On the North-Eastern outskirts of Amsterdam a vital lock complex controls the water levels and salinity of the inland waters. Recently, Paans Van Oord renovated the lock complex, which was a major challenge in the short time frame available. The full job lasted only 4 weeks, and the crammed program included a wide range of […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar New Suez Canal project, which will expand the existing Suez Canal, are in full swing. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway and the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Marine and Coastal Engineering Conference will take place from 24 – 27 April, 2016 at the Le Royal Méridien in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event will bring together marine and coastal experts from consultants, contractors, port authorities, government representatives, oil and gas operators and services and solution suppliers to share experiences and discuss project challenges […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference. The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award. […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 50 pupils from Buckingham Park Primary School learnt about the dangers of flooding and what can be done to prevent it, on a recent visit to the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has completed the feasibility study and is continuing to work on their deep sea port project EIA report, which has been distributed for public review and discussion. The preliminary design for phase 1 is set to be submitted to the Georgian Government as scheduled on June 30, 2017. The consortium […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]

  • 5 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top News of the Year 2013 Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai…   Consortium Threatens to Halt Panama Canal Expansion The consortium carrying out a historic expansion of the Panama Canal says it may have to suspend work due to the financial problems, according […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord recently released this photo taken during the Lincshore beach re-nourishment project. During the works, undertaken by TVO in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, around 850,000 cubic meters of sand was used to reinstate the beaches to their design level and profile. The scheme involved dredging sand from a designated offshore location […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ made its debut in Mexico City last week, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in their latest announcement.  The 11th Ordinary Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), held August 1-3, recognized the need for a sustainability strategy in ports, which includes […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new Dredging Vessel Directory (DVD) is almost finished and will be launched soon, featuring more CSD’s than in last year’s edition. The new directory will provide the dredging industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredgers and now also trailing suction hopper dredger vessels – totaling more then 500 vessels so far. Companies […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of free guided walks around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls flood defense scheme, organised by Mackley, will take place over the summer months, reports the company. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to […]

  • 25 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 19-25, 2017).   VIDEO: Launching of the Hopper Dredger Vox Amalia Earlier this year, Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia hit the water at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain.   Agreement Signed for Development of […]

  • 23 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Picture of the Day: Utrecht in Besiktas Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger “Utrecht” has entered Besiktas Shipyard where it will receive some repairs in the shipyard’s dry dock.   Passaic River, Newark Bay Clean-Up Research This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting from 1st September, contractor PUMA will set to work at Maasvlakte 2’s leisure beach, nourishing parts of the beach via sand replenishment, informs the Port of Rotterdam Authority. PUMA (Projectorganisatie Uitbreiding Maasvlakte, Project Organisation Expansion Maasvlakte) is a joint venture of the two Dutch hydraulic engineering firms Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and Van Oord […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry in Brazil, has signed a $70.54 million contract with Boskalis and Van Oord to deepen the navigation channels to the port of Rio de Janeiro, according to the Journal of Commerce. The two Dutch dredging companies will undertake studies and soundings of Guanabara Bay over the next five months […]