Search results for: Texel

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  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Geopotes 15 yesterday started beach replenishment project along the coast of Texel, the Netherlands. RWS, the Dutch public works agency, contracted Van Oord in spring 2018 to maintain the coasts of the Wadden Islands Texel, Ameland and Vlieland. Beach replenishment will stabilize the basic coastline and guarantee safety along […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hollands Noorderkwartier district water board has awarded a contract to reinforce the Wadden Sea dike on the Dutch island of Texel to “Combinatie Tessel”, a consortium consisting of Boskalis and KWS, a VolkerWessels company. The contract carries a value of EUR 70 million, of which Boskalis’ share is EUR 50 million. Large parts of […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a new article titled ‘Mapping water quality with drones – test case in Texel‘. To demonstrate drone technology for water quality monitoring, a pilot test case was organized at the Prins Hendrikzanddijk project in Texel, the Netherlands. Jan De Nul was working on creating a new dune […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine.  New Terra features articles covering dredging projects as well as the topics of safety, socio-economics, technical innovations and the environment, including: MAPPING WATER QUALITY WITH DRONES: TEST CASE IN TEXEL Winning co-author Liesbeth De Keukelaere the Young […]

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

    Jan De Nul has just released this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bartolomeu Dias, taken during the Prince Hendrik Sand Dike reinforcement project at Texel, the Netherlands. According to the company’s latest announcement, the TSHD recently pumped ashore the last portion of sand, completing the goal – a total of 5 million m³ […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island. As from 2018, Jan De Nul N.V. will build a dynamic, unique nature reserve with dunes, salt marsh and beach in front of the current dike. The project […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul yesterday kicked off the works for the reinforcement of the Prince Hendrik Sand Dike over a distance of 3 km. After youth director and Texel resident Rodny Stolk, together with ‘Hoogheemraad’ director Kees Stam and Jan De Nul director Francis Verhees, had sketched a picture of the future, the directors of the […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group realized a turnover of 1,708 million euro in 2018, adding that the EBITDA amounted to € 277 million or 16.22% of their turnover, the company announced today.  “It was no real surprise that, as in 2017, the market conditions remained quite challenging in 2018. For several years in a row, our […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) bestowed the Young Author Award to Liesbeth De Keukelaere, R&D Professional at VITO in Belgium recently. The award is given annually to “stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women in the dredging industry”. It is granted at industry-leading conferences, with a winning young […]

  • 30 January 2014

    A major new European research project began this month to look at the impact of vegetation on waves using satellite data and field measurements. The ultimate aim of the study will be to develop a software tool for water managers and consultants that will allow them to determine the role of vegetation in damping waves […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harry Baayen, who was the Deltares managing director until 2012, is taking up the position of chairman of the new board of the Netherlands Institute for Marine Research (NIOZ). The NIOZ, which has operations on the island of Texel and in Yerseke, intends to adopt a new strategy involving an extension and upgrading of its […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The northern Dutch province of Groningen is making plans for creating a new Wadden Island, Dutch newspaper Trouw reported on Thursday. The current Dutch inhabited islands in the Wadden Sea are Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. The new isle of 500 hectares should arise between the uninhabited island Rottumeroog, the German island of Borkum […]

  • 15 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 9-15, 2017).   Jan De Nul Strengthens Prins Hendrik Dike The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island.   Dredging […]

  • 28 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 22-28, 2016).   BAM Signs Xbloc License Agreement with Bouygues BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed a license agreement with Bouygues for the use of Xbloc on the Calais Port expansion project.   Great […]

  • 8 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dune replenishment project is underway at Island Beach State Park to bolster a vulnerable beach on the northern section of the park that was washed over during Superstorm Sandy, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced. The repair and refortification of the dune system from Two Bit Road to the northern property […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has just announced results for the first-quarter of fiscal 2016. According to the release, developments at Boskalis in 2016 have so far been in line with the company’s expectations. The decreased revenues are primarily due to lower fleet utilization compared to the same period in 2015. The EBITDA margins were slightly down compared […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has just presented the company’s Annual Report 2017 with an overview of its activities and a financial report. According to the release, in 2017, JDN realised a turnover of 1,758 million euro. More important, the company reported continued and even increasing profitability of Jan De Nul Group’s activities. The EBITDA in 2017 […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract for the repair of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which protects the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. The contract was awarded to Agate Construction Company of […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently received four orders for custom-made dredgers. Under the first contract, five dredgers, model DRH300E23, will be delivered for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The dredgers are equipped with a Dragflow hydraulic pump model HY300 and a CAT C13 engine. They […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has supplied a remote controlled dredger to a company in Germany, for tailing ponds cleaning. The request from the coal open mine (RWE) was to have a machine capable of dredging sediments from 3 ponds where all the storm water of the mine was […]