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  • 18 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. The achievement further […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today reported good third quarter, maintaining the 2019 EBITDA guidance. As reported, Boskalis saw revenue increase slightly in the third quarter of 2019 compared to the quarterly average for the first half of the year. The operating result increased sharply in the third quarter compared to the weak first half […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won two contracts aimed at strengthening and protecting a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in Romania and the United Kingdom. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. The Dutch giant has acquired a contract in Romania from the Romanian Water Administration to preserve the coastline of Mamaia, Constanta. […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Land Agency (NLA) and Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will facilitate hydrographic surveys of the seabed in the country’s territorial waters, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  The agreement will be executed under the auspices of the National Hydrographic Committee (NHC), which is chaired by Director […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Montserrat, together with its partners the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Fund (UKCIF), has launched construction of a $19.5 million port development in Little Bay. “The launch of this port construction project marks one of the first steps towards the fulfillment of the long hoped for transformation […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With seaborne trade gaining importance in terms of economic development of a nation, government organizations are largely investing in harbor deepening activities worldwide, Fact.MR said in their latest study on Harbor Deepening Market. A deeper harbor can accommodate heavy and large container ships allowing expansion of trading activities in the respective region. This has gained higher significance […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, will open a new £12 million flood defense scheme in Dawlish Warren today, aimed to reduce flood risk to 2800 homes and businesses around the Exe Estuary, as well as the main rail line into South Devon and Cornwall. With elements including a new 100 meter long flood wall and […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine access to the island of Montserrat is set to improve, as the Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of £14.4 million to develop the port at Little Bay. The funds are being provided through the United Kingdom Caribbean Infrastructure Partnership Fund (UKCIF), and will assist in financing […]

  • 11 August 2017

    The Glasgow Caledonian University  in collaboration with the European Federation of Soil and Water Bioengineering (E.F.I.B) and within the ECOMED Erasmus+ project framework, will host the International Symposium on Soil- and Water Bioengineering in a Changing Climate on 7th-8th September 2017. According to the E.F.I.B., Soil- and Water Bioengineering is a discipline that combines technology and biology by making use […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that Lasse Petterson will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on May 1, 2017. Chairman of the Board Robert Uhler stated: “As expected, since becoming a Board Member late in 2016, his background, reputation and character have enabled him […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany. The contract has been awarded to a joint venture, including DEME’s German subsidiary, for a period of two years. DEME will maintain the whole 116 km long fairway of the Elbe between […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has closed the third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations. Both revenue and operating profit were higher than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year. The increase was wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    With 667 exhibitors, 25.000m² floor space and visitors representing 99 nationalities, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2016 (OEEC) was not only a great success, the event also grew compared to last year. A great achievement in the current offshore energy market. 11.989 people came to Amsterdam RAI to network and meet companies or to attend […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe SpA, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, delivered another Marina Master 8000 dredger to Brighton, in September 2016, and another one of the same will be delivered to the United Kingdom in the following weeks.  This is the second dredger of its kind to be supplied to a UK marina […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Lincshore beach renourishment works, undertaken by Team Van Oord in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, were showcased recently at an annual gathering of Europe’s coastal engineers. Around 80 delegates who attended ‘KRING 2016’ made a site visit to Project Lincshore as part of the three-day event held on 25-27 September. […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for Defense, Michael Fallon, inspected the dredging operations at the Portsmouth Naval Base this morning. In June, the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO) announced it had awarded a contract worth £31 million to Fareham based Boskalis Westminster Ltd for work to ready the harbor for the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. The carriers will be significantly […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure (DEME), Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced their business results for the third quarter of 2015. DEME (AvH 60.40%) succeeded in maintaining the high activity level of the first six […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    For young professionals and students interested in joining the world of dredging, the CEDA Dredging Days has a program of technical and social events on offer. As always, the technical content is the main event and this year offers a particularly strong program of carefully curated papers focusing on sustainable and innovative dredging solutions for […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME reported another particularly active first half-year in 2015. A net profit of 119.8 million euros (1H14: 62.6 million euros) was realized on an (economic) turnover of 1,218.7 million euros. Besides the many ongoing projects on all continents, several largescale projects in Australia (Wheatstone and Hay Point) and in Belgium (Northwind wind farm) were successfully completed; good progress was made on the […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     A unique summer school, named ‘From Dredging to Deep-Sea Mining’, has been underway for the past few days (July 6-10) in Freiberg, Germany. The school, organized by the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, is aimed at improving the knowledge of students and young researchers from different countries in new promising field of human activity – deep-sea mining. It […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe SpA, Italy’s best known dredger manufacturer, has just been awarded a contract to build another Marina Master 8000 dredger for the United Kingdom.    This will be the second dredger of its kind to be supplied to a UK marina owner requiring versatile, easily-manoeuvrable, precision dredging equipment. A key feature of the dredger will […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency will host “Shallow Survey 2015” and a number of associated events in Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom, from 14-18 September 2015. The theme of the conference “High Resolution Surveys in Shallow Water” will be explored using a “Common Data Set”. The Common Data Set is […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The year 2014 was exceptional in many ways, Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, announced today. From a financial perspective, Van Oord achieved a record turnover of EUR 2.104 billion (2013: EUR 1.641 billion). It is the first time in the company’s history that its turnover has exceeded EUR […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]