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  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    VSMC (Visser & Smit Marine Contracting) is now VBMS. This name change is a result of the strategic joint venture between VolkerWessels and Boskalis, which was formalized in 2013. VBMS is inspired by the initialization of VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions. Besides introducing a new name, VBMS is also rolling out a new logo and corporate […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded a two year coast protection scheme contract by Fylde Council following a competitive tender. The scheme will include detailed design and construction of new coastal defenses from Fairhaven to Church Scar. The €19.5 million contract will provide new coast protection at Fairhaven […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. have combined their forces in the field of offshore cable installation by establishing a 50/50 joint venture. The joint venture creates a strong party combining know-how and equipment allowing it to respond effectively to growth in the market for offshore cable installation projects, particularly in […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat and the OpenIJ consortium – consisting of BAM-PGGM, VolkerWessels and DIF – have reached financial close for the contract to design, construct, finance and maintain a new sea lock at IJmuiden. Construction activities will be carried out by a BAM Infra and VolkerWessels joint venture. The work will commence early 2016 with the new […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. (VolkerWessels) have signed a Letter of Intent to set up a joint venture combining their forces in the field of cable installation. Boskalis and VolkerWessels will each hold a 50% stake in Visser & Smit Marine Contracting Holding B.V. (currently a 100% subsidiary of […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerWessels has achieved a good result in 2014: Operating profit (EBITDA) grew by €37 million to €228 million, with fractionally lower operating revenue, net profit rose to €121 million, an increase of €31 million compared to 2013. Multi-year contracts, mainly in management and maintenance, create a stable foundation for the companies’ future. The liquidity position is […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerWessels UK group businesses VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerStevin and VolkerGround Engineering have been named finalists in three categories of the Ground Engineering Awards 2015. Established to recognize excellence in the ground engineering industry, the Ground Engineering Awards assess technical ability, innovation, efficiency and sustainability to highlight the best the industry has to offer. Sustainability Award VolkerFitzpatrick has […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Company to Get Nicaragua Canal Concession The National Assembly president stated yesterday that a concession to build a canal across Nicaragua will be awarded to a Chinese company.   Croatia: Uljanik Delivers “Bartolomeu Dias” to Jan De Nul Uljanik Shipyard on 16th May delivered to the Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen D.D. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerWessels UK is inviting the public to visit eight of their high-profile construction sites, between 19 – 24 March, as part of Open Doors 2018. According to the company, the annual event – delivered by Build UK in partnership with The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) -sees contractors open live construction sites to the public, […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands. This was announced by the Hollands Noorderkwartier district water board (HHNK). The project will be structured according to an alliance contract form […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the end of last year, BAM and VolkerWessels reported disappointing financial results related to the new sea lock project in IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The reason for the higher costs, they said, was the robustness of the caissons and the need to recalculate their structural strength. The impact of this development on the completion date […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract to improve flood defenses and raise ground levels at Strood in Medway, South East England, has been awarded to VolkerStevin by Medway Council. The scope of work includes the construction of a new 850 meter long steel sheet pile river wall, demolition of an existing concrete storage building, remediation works and the installation […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Based on the latest available information, Royal BAM Group expects a considerable project loss in 2017 on the sea lock IJmuiden. Rijkswaterstaat awarded the OpenIJ consortium the contract to design, construct, finance and maintain a new sea lock at IJmuiden in mid-2015. The contract value is approximately €600 million. Construction activities are carried out by […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The amounts of the financial contributions to the new sea lock at IJmuiden have been finalized and agreed upon by the Government of the Netherlands, the Province of North Holland and the City of Amsterdam. According to the release, the Government will contribute a total of €565.19 million to the new sea lock at IJmuiden. […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has announced that their Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Arjan van de Kerk, will retire at the end of the year after having been employed at the company for 18 years. In consultation with the Executive Board, the Supervisory Board of Van Oord has […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands is about to be replaced. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) has awarded the construction contract for the new IJmuiden sea lock, located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, to the Consortium OpenIJ. The consortium, consisting of BAM-PGGM and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The lock chamber will be 70 meters wide, 500 meters long and 18 meters deep, giving excess to the Port of Amsterdam to larger sea vessels by […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the new sea lock in IJmuiden has been delayed by 27 months, reported the Port of Amsterdam. According to the Port, new insights into the design and construction of the caissons and the construction of the lock gate chambers of the new sea lock made it necessary to adjust the planning. “We […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Specialist vessels have started to arrive at the Port of Dover for the official start of harbor dredging for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The DWDR principal contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various items of floating equipment which has begun arriving in Dover […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerFitzpatrick has been appointed by the Port of Dover to deliver the paving, utilities and infrastructure contract for the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. During the 12 month program, VolkerFitzpatrick will be working alongside VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, the dredging and marine structures’ contractor, whilst they complete the new […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Collaboration

    VolkerStevin has been shortlisted for three British Construction Industry Awards 2020. These prestigious awards, in partnership with ICE and the New Civil Engineer, have been running for over 30 years and seek to recognise and reward excellence in project delivery and the incredible impact that the British construction industry has on society. VBA, a joint […]