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  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Some of the world’s largest dredgers will arrive in Egypt over the next few weeks where they will join the crews that are already working on the expansion of the Suez Canal, reported the Middle East News Agency (Mena). According to Engineer Wagdy Zaki, executive manager of the project’s dredging works, Dutch dredging company Van Oord is about to send […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden needs replacement. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) intends to award the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, which is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, to the Consortium OpenIJ. After contract close, this consortium, consisting of BAM, […]

  • 17 April 2012

      According to the Daily Observer, the National Port Authority (NPA) has commenced the dredging of the Port of Greenville. The Dutch port dredging and marine engineering company, Van Oord, recently signed a US$20 million agreement with the Government of Liberia to dredge the Freeport of Monrovia and the Port of Greenville, Sinoe County. Following […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council, together with its project partners Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV are making nice progress on the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme. According to the officials, it won’t be long until the beaches at Bacton and Walcott are transformed and as such protected for years to come. They also added […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Five leading dredging companies are taking part in public tender for the reconstruction of approach channel and inland water approaches to the deep-water quays of Yuzhny seaport, reports Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA). According to USPA, the following companies have submitted their proposals to participate in the tender: Boskalis International B.V., China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd., Jan […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project. Earlier this month, the heavy duty dredger of the National Marine Dredging Company ‘al-Mirfa’, one of many […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over three weeks’ time, the second edition of Flood and Coast conference and exhibition will gather key stakeholders from the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) community in the UK. This year’s conference – sponsored by Van Oord, VBA, CH2M, Aecom, HR Wallingford, Mackley and IBS Group – is set to take place at the Telford […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15th July 2011 represents a value of AUD 120 million (EUR […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Debt-laden Dutch builder Royal BAM said it had negotiated new covenants and maturities for its loans with banks, paving the way for its planned 250 million euros ($349.5 million) rights issue. Saddled with debt after suffering heavy loses in the property market, the largest listed construction group in the Netherlands… [mappress] Source:forexyard,April 26,2010;

  • 12 July 2011
    Vessels

    STORNES, a flexible fall pipe vessel built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “CIMC Raffles”) for the Dutch company Van Oord Marine Services BV was successfully delivered in Yantai, China. STORNES is the world’s fifth flexible fall pipe vessel. It features high technology and construction and commissioning difficulty, and can […]

  • 14 July 2011

    Offshore Energy again attracts leading companies to its two-day conference. IHC, Jumbo and Van Oord are among the confirmed speakers at Offshore Energy, Shell, GdF Suez and Chevron are invited. Conference delegates can choose from a wide range of separately bookable half-day conferences and brief topical sessions. This year the program covers themes like deepwater […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was present during the opening of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career event Wednesday morning April 2nd in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He had visited the HAM 316, a trailing suction hopper dredger, at Van Oord, earlier that same morning. The career event, organised by Navingo, is the largest event in […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Joep Athmer, the Director of Van Oord Offshore and Member of Offshore Energy Committee of Recommendation wished a warm welcome to the visitors of the Offshore Energy Conference and Exhibition 2012 on behalf of Navingo. The exhibition is being held in Amsterdam RAI for the second time in a row on a 12,000 m2 […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) seminar on dredging and land reclamation took place last month in Delft, the Netherlands. A group of 23 participants originating from 17 different countries attended the 55th seminar, hosted by IADC since 1993. Each year in June, the seminar takes place at the IHE Institute for Water Education. […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme. According to the update, a planning application for the project was submitted on 26 September 2018 to the local planning authority East Devon District Council. The Environment Agency is currently carrying out ground investigation works in the area; these include up […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Both phases (North and South) of the £4 million Selly Park flood prevention scheme have been completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works have significantly reduced the risk of flooding from Bourn Brook, a tributary of the River Rea, for hundreds of local homes and businesses. The works at […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rabobank Publishes Outlook for Dredging Sector CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme has been completed and the opening ceremony will take place on Friday, May 13. The £30 million coastal program, which will provide protection to more than 1,300 homes and 100 businesses, spans from The Suttons in Camber to Lydd Ranges. It will increase the standard of protection from coastal flooding to […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on a new £4.5 million flood alleviation scheme in the Surrey town of Godalming has recently got underway – with the local MP Jeremy Hunt paying a visit to site on 9 November. Situated on the River Wey, Godalming has a long history of flooding, with four notable events in recent years (1968, 1990, […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The much-acclaimed Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme has once again enjoyed success – this time on a global stage at a recent international awards ceremony in Miami, USA. The latest accolade for Medmerry is an Environmental Excellence Award from the World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA), which was presented at WODA’s triennial international conference (13-17 June). […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 50% of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme now complete, construction is expected to finish by the end of 2018. The project is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has been awarded two lots of the Chornomorsk sea port dredging project. The combined value of the two dredging contracts is approximately $15.3 million, reported yesterday Ukrainian Sea Ports Administration (USPA). “The subject of the first lot is the deepening of the approach sea channel to the port of […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Recent dredging works in the Mombasa channel enabled the accommodation of the biggest ever container vessel, according to AllAfrica. The channel has been dredged to a depth of 15.0 meters in the inner channel, with a width of 300 meters in the narrowest point. Also works on the turning basin have deepened it to […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    “PortNews” Media-Group with the assistance of the Ministry of Transport of Russian Federation, in partnership with FSUE “ROSMORPORT” and leading dredging companies has commenced preparing an industry-focused event – II International Forum of Dredging Companies. The event, supported by Association of Commercial Sea Ports and International Association of Dredging Companies, will be held in Moscow, […]