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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive Officer, was among a delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency who paid a visit to the site where Team Van Oord has started work on a scheme to provide better protection from flooding for the residents of Shoreham-by-Sea. The party was there to witness a training exercise taking place […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd. (CCCC), has won the $39.8 million Yuzhny Port dredging contract, Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) just announced. This capital development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the berths 23, 24 and 25, together with the reconstruction of the […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The recently delivered trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Tommy Norton’ has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance bar to the Gippsland Lakes area. The vessel, built at Damen Shipyards Yichang, China, was delivered to her new owner, the Gippsland Ports, last week. Capable of dredging to depths […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Progressive natural sedimentation upstream of the River Tawe Barrage in Swansea results in a gradual loss of depth for the Marina located in the sheltered waters above the barrage. Removal of the material is required every couple of years to restore safe navigation in the river. Dredging is carried out in the winter months when […]

  • 10 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 4-10, 2018).   Ionada Scrubbing System Onboard Hopper Dredger Lelystad Ionada BV has announced the signing of a Pilot Agreement with Van Oord to conduct trials of Ionada’s Semi-Dry Scrubbing technology onboard the hopper dredger Lelystad.   Merko Ehitus […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Project was officially opened on Friday, 13 May, by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency. This coastal scheme, which took two years to complete, will provide improved protection from flooding for around 1,400 homes and 100 businesses along a 2.5 km stretch of the East Sussex coastline […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sas van Vreeswijk consortium has won a contract for the construction of the 3rd chamber Beatrix lock and the widening of the Lekkanaal. The consortium includes BESIX, Heijmans, Jan De Nul and investors RebelValley and TDP, supported by Martens en Van Oord, specialized in earthmoving, and Agidens, for electro-mechanics. The Sas van Vreeswijk is […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been awarded a prestigious national accolade. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, currently in its final phase of works, is being recognized through the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) National Site Awards. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s innovative flood defense scheme in Medmerry is being showcased at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. As well as being presented as a case study for nature-based solutions, the multi-award winning scheme has also been selected to form part of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2016 report. James […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A second party of students from the University of Brighton will visit the Clay’s Lake project in West Sussex next week, as part of Mackley’s latest initiative to provide aspiring civil engineers with real life experience. Taking place on Monday, October 24, around 45 students will visit the site where flood prevention works are being […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The knowledge development scheme – Hondsbossche Dunes project – officially started yesterday. The contract for this project was signed during the conference ‘Building the Future‘ in Utrecht by Ecoshape, the Flood Protection Program and Water Board Hollands Noorderkwartier. The aim of the project is to follow closely the development of the new coastal defense and thereby […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island between Ports Creek Railway Bridge and Kendall’s Wharf. The new defenses are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. Construction work began in May and is due to continue until the autumn […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a winner in a prestigious industry award presentation ceremony on 3 July, and is in the frame for another award later this year. The Steart Coastal Management Project picked up the top award in […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Harwich Haven Authority is launching a major development in the Haven ports and has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for consent to increase the depth of the harbor and approach channel from 13m to 16.0m (plus tide), the company announced in a press release. This dredging project will ensure that Haven ports will […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches. Under the Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme, sand was dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach, replacing levels lost to the sea during the winter months. This reduces the risk of waves […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 23-29, 2016).     Newbuild Cutter Suction Dredger Launched in Pula Uljanik Shipyard – located in Pula, Croatia – held a launching ceremony for new self-propelled cutter suction dredger on Saturday, May 21st 2016.   Potential of Turkish Dredging […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    NMDC Announces Completion of Suez Dredging National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (Jan De Nul‬, Boskalis and Van Oord), has announced the completion of the New Suez Canal project following its successful trial run on Saturday, July 25.   Uljanik […]