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  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Erik van der Blom, Manager Development & Innovation at Royal IHC, gave a lecture last week about the 8.400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River at the Dutch maritime association KNVTS’ Zeeland department. During this lecture, Erik highlighted some of the innovations on this vessel. Together with 50 shipbuilding technicians, he discussed these innovations and […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the prestigious 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards. Having been named a finalist in two categories, the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme went on to win ‘Project of the Year […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 12th China International Engineering Project Management Summit, namely, Experience Exchange Meeting between National Excellent Construction Project Managers was hosted recently by the China Construction Industry Association (CCIA) in Xi’an. At this meeting, CHEC’s Zawal Port EPC Project in Saudi Arabia, Hambantota International Airport Project in Sri Lanka, and Said East Port Phase II Hydraulic […]

  • 27 April 2012

      DCI celebrated its inception day as “DCI Day” at VPT Kalavani Auditorium. Capt.P.M.Saravanan, DGM (HSE) welcomed the gathering and presented the valedictory function. As part of celebrations, In house Magazine “DCI Darpan” was released by Sri. S. Balachandran, Independent Director of the Board. 20 longest serving employees were felicitated. Various cultural programmes were conducted […]

  • 16 April 2012

    After the Union budget proposed to reduce the import duty on dredgers, the Mumbai Nhava Sheva channel dredging project got discontinued. The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) asked the bidders to submit their changed, and hopefully lowered, bids for this huge project. All three bidders, the four European dredging giants, Dredging International and Van Oord […]

  • 8 March 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles was named winner of both the Category A Southern California Area Container Terminal Safety Award, and the Coast Award for the safest terminal on the Pacific Coast by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The awards were announced at the PMA’s 63rd Annual West Coast […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The eighth ICE Coastal Management conference, which was held recently in Amsterdam, brought together 220 engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from over thirty countries across the world. The main focus of the event was on current issues, research and practical applications. Over 60 speakers from 27 different countries presented their papers, including notable presentations from Jan-Hendrik Dronkers, Director […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has been awarded a silver award in the ‘Innovation’ category for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme, delivered on behalf of the Environment Agency. The company is listed as a Green World Award winner alongside governments and organizations from countries including South Korea, Poland, Malaysia, UAE, Colombia, New Zealand, Germany, Bahrain, Singapore and Brazil. […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been named winner of the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project for the John Redmond Dredging Project performed under contract to the Kansas Water Office. WEDA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards are presented to organizations and project teams with exceptional safety performance in […]

  • 15 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New allocations of flood management funding will allow homes, businesses and communities around the country to benefit from increased flood protection, Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey announced on Friday. According to the official statement, 34 community led projects have been named as winners of a £1 million government funded competition, the first of its kind, and will now be […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dennis Thomas owner of JND Thomas Company, Inc. of Riverdale received the Family Owned Business Award in Fresno on June 13, 2013. They were one of six Central California businesses honored for their business achievements at the Fourth Annual Small Business Recognition Program. The University of California, Merced Small Business Development Center Regional Network (UCM-SBDC) […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, Van Oord recently organized an activity aimed at Generation Z. During a two-day event aboard former cruise ship the SS Rotterdam, some 150 young people in the age group 15 – 23 shared their vision on the future world. “What does the world look like in 2038 and which themes are […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The coastal defense project being developed across the north of Portsea Island has won a special award at the Environment Agency’s National Project Excellence Awards. Chosen from over 50 projects across the UK, it was voted unanimously as the winner for making the best submission to the Environment Agency’s Large Projects Review Group. The project […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won the annual IADC Safety Award for its ‘transport of pipeline optimization’ initiative, presented during the Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Dredging Companies in Marseille, France. The award was presented by Frank Verhoeven, president of IADC to Maarten Tronckoe, Transport Supervisor at Jan De Nul, initiator and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. The district won three first place awards and three second place awards in the following categories: * Category A: Community Relations Individual Achievement – First Place […]

  • 25 January 2012

    APM Terminals was presented with The Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association last Friday, as the APM Terminals’ operations in the United States were cited for Signal’s highest award. The Halpin Award is given in special recognition of the Signal Member company which has best exemplified the […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     With just a couple of weeks left till our CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took the opportunity to interview Mr. Gerard van Raalte, one of the editors of the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook that will be officially launched during the event. Speaking about the publication, Mr Gerard van Raalte, a […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rugeley flood scheme, which protects more than 270 homes and businesses, has won the Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands sustainability award. This award recognizes the partnership way of working achieving multiple benefits to the town and the people of Rugeley. Before the £5.2 million project was completed, the risk of flooding to the town hampered […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Group has announced its winning of the coveted Construction News Specialist Award 2015. The Parrett and Tone Dredging Project was selected for the prize in the ‘over £2 million category’. The ceremony, held at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, was attended by nearly 800 people from over 90 shortlisted businesses representing […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a winner in a prestigious industry award presentation ceremony on 3 July, and is in the frame for another award later this year. The Steart Coastal Management Project picked up the top award in […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just announced the 3nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Damen Shiprepair – CCTV System. In an effort to reduce the dangers to crew both inside and outside a vessel, Damen Shiprepair entrusted a CCTV-system (installed by RBC) with overseeing activities taking place in high-risk locations, including the engine, […]