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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Secretary and the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency were part of a delegation which yesterday, December 8, visited the the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. Andrea Leadsom, Sir James Bevan and the local MP Tim Loughton were shown round the site, which is being delivered by Team Van Oord (TVO). “This £31 […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting their Seminar on Dredging and Land Reclamation this week in Delft, the Netherlands (June 26-30). During the seminar, participants from all over the world will learn the basics of dredging in five days. Yesterday, the participants of the IADC seminar visited the Van Oord yard in […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme at Camber in East Sussex will provide improved protection from the risk of flooding for 1,831 properties, 825 of which are residential. UK’s Environment Agency awarded the £20 million Broomhill Sands contract to Team Van Oord back in 2014.     The scheme comprises the following key elements: Improving a 700m […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 January 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the premier organisation representing the private dredging industry, is organising for the very first time the IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Recife, Brazil from 19 to 23 March 2012. Participants will have the unique opportunity to visit the on-going dredging project at the Port of […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     A Young CEDA event, under the name ‘Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediment’, will be held today at the Institute of Civil Engineers, Godfrey Mitchell Theatre in London.  According to CEDA, contaminated sediment is present in most waterways and harbors across the UK and Ireland. When left insitu it does not pose an environmental threat, but […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority said in its latest release that the rainbowing operations for the new Offshore Center officially started on July 25. The rainbowing is being conducted by Boskalis’ mega cutter Helios, the largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger Boskalis has ever developed. The Offshore Center, to be used for activities in the areas […]

  • 20 May 2012

    The shipping ministry has allowed South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd to bid for the Rs.1,571.60 crore dredging project at Jawaharlal Nehru port, reports livemint.com. Three bidding groups were short-listed for the project, but “earlier this week, we received a communication from the shipping ministry directing us to qualify Hyundai and to invite […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish. Mamish said two days ago that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the deadline. He also added that the Suez Canal Authority will be responsible […]

  • 3 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM International’s project team at Moín Container terminal in Costa Rica has completed the final pour of the 650 metres long and 35 metres wide concrete wharf deck last week. This marks the completion of a significant part of BAM’s scope of the container terminal for APM Terminals. In the coming months BAM International will […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since mid-2013 Periplus Consultancy is working with the Port of Rotterdam on the Maasvlakte 2 project regarding the construction of the Princess Alexiahaven and therein situated temporary berth for the Allseas vessel Pieter Schelte. The preparatory work included designing 3D views, cross sections and volume calculations in order to realize the quays and basins. During […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2017 dredging season.   PSA Panama Expansion on Track In January, DT covered the expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall. The project, which was awarded to Jan De Nul and […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 1,400 properties between Camber and Lydd will benefit as work begins on the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: a […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the June 2017 edition of Terra et Aqua. Terra et Aqua is a quarterly publication of the International Association of Dredging Companies, emphasizing “maritime solutions for a changing world”, IADC said. It covers the fields of civil, hydraulic and mechanical engineering including the technical, economic […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major flood defense scheme that will significantly reduce flood risk in Shoreham and East Lancing has taken a step towards completion this week, with piling works at 2 of the project’s 10 phases now finished. The huge jack-up barge, that has been working to install one of the new tidal flood defense piled walls […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Without dikes and coastal dunes around two thirds of the Netherlands would be flooded by the sea or its rivers. In 1995, high water levels in the river Rhine became so critical that more than 250,000 people were forced to leave their homes. As a result, the ‘Room for the River‘ Program was established, between […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]