Search results for: Sweden

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  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last few months, a Waterking’s customer in Sweden has significantly expanded its fleet with their modular pontoons (including coupling material). “With these modular pontoons you can make any desired platform. Now, they have ordered end pontoons which improves the sailing performance,” said Waterking in their latest announcement. The modular pontoons can be used […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Living near a body of water has always appealed to many, yet some of these areas may require maintenance such as dredging and erosion control to keep up with the ever-changing environment.  Sweden has dozens and dozens of rivers and an estimated 101,000 lakes, not to mention the coastal areas and several small islands and […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, is making final preparations to begin a dredging project at the Pampus container and breakbulk terminal in the Norrköping Harbor, Sweden. According to Wasa, for this $9.3 million cleanup program they will use the backhoe dredger Harald, combined dredger and drilling rig Boulder, split-barges Jenna and Laura and […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     Waterking BV, a Dutch manufacturer of amphibious equipment, said in its latest announcement that they successfully delivered new Waterking WK 150 NG-A to a new customer in Sweden last week. The company purchased this excavator to dig trenches over approximately 6 kilometers in the south of Sweden. When finished, sewer pipes will be placed […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released the article named ‘Environmental dredging of a chromium contaminated fjord’. The article, written by authors from DEME, gives a detailed look into the efforts made to complete the environmental dredging works in Valdemarsviken fjord in Sweden. The sediments in this fjord were contaminated with chromium from the […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, recently acquired new multi-purpose land machine based on a EX1200 Excavator from Hitachi. The machine features a special Wasa designed 24 meter boom configuration with a 4 m³ heavy duty bucket. The first project for the machine is the dredging project in Klintehamn, Sweden where […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-fund with over €2 million the development of the sea ports of Trelleborg (Sweden) and Swinoujscie (Poland), increasing their competitiveness and sustainability, as well as improving the maritime link between the two countries. The project covers works and studies with the objective to develop the infrastructure and upgrade ICT at the […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A contract was signed in Sweden on June 19, 2014, for a major project to make alterations to an existing lock in the Södertälje canal in the city of Södertälje near Stockholm. The canal itself will be widened and deepened. Dutch engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos and its Swedish partner WSP will start work on […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    FriGeo and two other specialists of freezing technology, National Nuclear Laboratory Limited (NNL) and Studsvik UK Limited, have signed a collaboration agreement regarding further development of the existing freezing technology. “Our aim is to bring new and innovative decommission technology to the nuclear industry resulting in innovative and value adding solutions for customers across the […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired two contracts in the United Kingdom and Sweden with a combined value of approximately EUR 70 million. In the UK Boskalis is to build a breakwater in Clacton-on-Sea for Tendring District Council over a distance of five kilometers between Clacton Pier and Holland Haven. The breakwater will consist […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Union will co-finance with over €14 million from the TEN-T Programme, a project to revamp the infrastructure of the Port of Stockholm in Sweden and contribute to the realisation of the “Nordic Triangle” (TEN-T Priority Project 12). The project, which was selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Programme, concerns the redevelopment […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stockholms Hamn Aktiebolag has announced a tender for the Stockholm harbour development program. During this project, the contractor will need to build a harbour erosion wall, which will be about 70m long with an average depth of about 25m. The Stockholm harbour development work will also involve dredging along the existing quay line to a […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities in southern, south west and central England remain at risk of flooding, with further heavy rain expected to affect the country today and tomorrow. Continued heavy rainfall means that flooding will remain for several days. Although water levels may fall throughout today, they are expected to rise again on the Thames and Severn, affecting […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After several years as designer within the dredging industry, where they have created both pure split hopper barges, trailer suction dredgers with bottom doors as well as split type, FKAB Marin Design has recently improved the split barges design both in building price as well as operation wise. “The idea is to separate the engine […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The creation of a shallow wetland for wildfowl is the purpose behind the application by the Port of Gothenburg that is due to be submitted shortly to the Land and Environment Court. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used to deposit dredging spoils for almost 40 years. Ever since […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The large freeze dredging assignment in the Värtan Harbour, Stockholm, is about to get started. A total of 3500 square meters will be treated. This groundbreaking Swedish technology is very interesting in many cases making it possible to remove the pollutions in the sea bed in frozen sections rather than stirring up the soil as […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      FriGeo has landed a very prestigious contract regarding freeze dredging in the Värta harbor, outside Stockholm, Sweden. The Swedish Harbors introduced a plan to create a new pier for passenger traffic there. The main contractor, and the FriGeo customer, is Danish company Aarsleff. “We are very pleased to be chosen for this comprehensive assignment”, […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MMT has in cooperation with Kongsberg Maritime AS, developed a new EM2040 Multibeam model for high-resolution surveys. This new model is specially designed for mapping in high speed and will deliver higher resolution and accurate survey data to the market. The new model enhances the already leading EM2040 system by allowing the frequency to be […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the 2nd of May 2013, Peter Hermansson took over the position as new Managing Director for FKAB Marine Design (Fartygskonstruktioner AB). Peter Hermansson is 49 years old and has worked at FKAB for many years, the last 10 years as head of the Structural Department. Peter has extensive experience in ship design, with particular experience in hull design. […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Åhus Hamn & Stuveri AB has awarded the Åhus Port dredging contract to Skanska Sverige AB last month. Åhus currently has a total of approx. 1,600m of quay. The port now intends to repair a quay section and also plans to dredge parts of the basin and shipping channel. The theoretical total volume of about […]

  • 30 January 2013

    A joint venture formed by Per Aarsleff A/S and E. Pihl & Søn A.S. is to build port structures in the port Värtahamnen in Stockholm. Aarsleff has entered into a contract with the Port of Stockholm, and Aarsleff and Pihl will be carrying out all works, including design, in connection with the turnkey contract. The […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Kongsberg TOPAS PS 40 – Parametric sub bottom profiler has recently been installed on MMT’s survey vessel Triad. The acceptance tests of the new system were successfully performed in early December outside Nynäshamn in the Stockholm archipelago. The Topas 40 will add the benefit of high spatial resolution in the sediment profiles. The narrow […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Konecranes introduces the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel consumption and emissions while offering improved performance in […]

  • 9 January 2013

    Today, Per Aarsleff A/S entered into an agreement with City of Stockholm, Exploitation Office and Ports of Stockholm for the construction of new harbour structures in the area Värtahamnen which is part of the Ports of Stockholm. The contract has a value of almost DKK 1 billion and is to be carried out during the […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Åhus Hamn & Stuveri AB has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Åhus harbour development project. The harbour consists of a total of about 1,600m quay, and the officials now intend to repair a section of about 200m built in the 1960’s, including sheet pile walling replacement. The Authority also intends to dredge […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    MMT has recently completed a survey tour on the east coast of Sweden. The tour included a hydrographic survey in the harbour of Oskarshamn nuclear power plant and adjacent entrance channel. This was followed by a geophysical survey in Oxelösund harbour which is currently under extensive development. The survey included multibeam, sub-bottom profiler and side-scan […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study has been conducted in cooperation between Nord Stream, the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and the Swedish Nature Protection Agency, in order to establish the underwater noise levels in the sea close to the Natura 2000 area at Norra Midsjöbanken, to the south of Gotland. Noise emanating from regular commercial maritime traffic as […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Damen Shiprepair Götaverken aims to be the best within the Nordic countries, according to its new strategy. As part of this focus, Ms Monica Svenner has been appointed as the new MD. Ms Svenner has wide industrial experience as MD for several international companies, such as Stena Recycling and Atlas Copco. She is the first […]

  • 25 May 2012

    On May 16th, 2012 Dutch shipbuilding and repair company Damen Shipyards Group has taken over the shares of Swedish ship repair and maintenance yard Oskarshamnsvarvet in Oskarshamn. The acquisition was prepared in close cooperation with the owners and includes the full continuation of the repair yard, both as to current operations and personnel. Oskarshamnsvarvet is […]