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  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to strengthen the dykes in Buggenum, Steyl – Maashoek and the Willem Alexander harbor in Roermond have taken a significant step forward, according to Witteveen+Bos. The preferred alternatives for these dyke sections have now been identified by district water authorities Waterschap Limburg and involves the route and the type of flood defense. The main roles […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stephan van der Biezen has been nominated by the Board of Directors of Witteveen+Bos as a new director of the engineering and consultancy firm. The announcement was made at a meeting of the entire workforce on 16 February 2017. Van der Biezen will succeed Henk Nieboer who has served as a board member since 12 […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The study Witteveen+Bos recently conducted for Royal Port S.A. in order to ascertain the feasibility of a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River near Barranquilla, Colombia, shows that the port is technically and nautically feasible. Now that its feasibility has been established, Royal Port is going to acquire the port concession from […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Port S.A. has commissioned international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos to conduct a feasibility study for an entirely new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the city of Barranquilla in Colombia. Royal Port wants to use the study to obtain the required port concession from river management authority Cormagdalena. For this […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch consultancy firms Witteveen+Bos and Grontmij have been commissioned to conduct an environmental impact assessment for the Bagan river multi-purpose restoration project in Myanmar. This project aims to improve the navigability of the Irrawaddy river near the historic city of Bagan, and to implement various measures to improve local living conditions. The environmental impact assessment […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Belgian environmental consultancy MAVA AES N.V. has embarked on a new phase of its operations by becoming a part of consultancy and engineering firm Witteveen+Bos N.V. on 27 May 2015. By combining their forces the two agencies expect to be better placed to leverage market opportunities in Belgium and beyond. Technical expertise will be brought together […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to serve markets in Central Asia and the Middle East as effectively as possible, international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is opening a new regional office in Dubai, UAE. Both regions are facing major challenges in dealing with water shortages, environmental pollution, and rapid urbanization, as well as in securing energy supplies and […]

  • 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 January 2012

    Witteveen+Bos has asked Deltares to conduct a study of a new harbour to be built in Taman, Russia. Taman is a completely new port located on the Black Sea and it will be Russia’s third largest harbour. In addition to the quays, the dredging and the land reclamation, the Witteveen+Bos design also includes the breakwaters […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, introducing the following articles: Beneficial Use, an Expertise Exporter and Trenching Model. CEDA’s Working Group on Beneficial Use aims to inspire sediment stakeholders and practitioners by describing the importance of sediments in the context of sustainable development […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The day one of the unique CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, taking place at the Beurs van Berlage center in the heart of Amsterdam, has been brought to an end. The event was opened with the welcoming speech by Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA, Witteveen+Bos, and Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the IADC. After the welcoming […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a beautiful atmosphere of the Beurs van Berlage conference center in the heart of Amsterdam, Mr Polite Laboyrie, CEDA President/Witteveen+Bos, and Mr Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), have just launched the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference. For the next two days, professionals from all sectors […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Director of EcoShape Building with Nature, Henk Nieboer and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of The Netherlands, have released the position paper about critical steps for upscaling Building with Nature. The two authors, invite the international water sector to join forces and scale up the Nature Based Solutions. Ovink and Nieboer argue in their paper that the following steps are critically important […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish architect firm C.F. Møller Landscape will lead an international team to design a new landscape along the Guden and Randers Fjord that protects the city of Randers from floods, the company said in its latest release. In the next four month, the team – involving the Dutch firm De Urbanisten – is challenged to […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, in association with Witteveen+Bos, will conduct a study focusing on the natural and man-made dynamics of the Aruba coastline and propose possible solutions. The objective of the study is to get a better understanding of the physical system on the island in order to improve resilience and derive sustainable solutions; ‘Why is coastal erosion […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 24-30, 2016).   PHOTO: Wasa Expands Its Dredging Fleet Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just released a photo of its new 140 ton multi-purpose land machine based on a EX1200 Excavator from […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA will on Wednesday, June 8th 2016, hold a seminar to inform students and young professionals about working in the dredging and marine construction industry. The evening will be hosted by Prof. dr. ir. Cees van Rhee, full-time professor Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. Three enthusiastic speakers from leading organisations will present their […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC successfully held its second dredging seminar in Istanbul, Turkey on 17 May 2016. The event was hosted by Dutch Consul General Robert Schuddeboom in the historical grounds of the Palais de Hollande in the Beyoğlu area of the city. “We wanted to give our honored guests an insight into equipment selection and cost […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of PT BITA Enarcon Engineering, Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) and lead contractor Witteveen+Bos Indonesia was commissioned recently to study the feasibility of an inland shipping route between the industrial area in the Cikarang/Bekasi region and the Port of Tanjung Priok. The contract was awarded by PT Pengembang Pelabuhan Indonesia. The […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The program in Northern Java to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the annual award for innovative engineering solutions (Vernufteling) in the Netherlands. On behalf of the project, Rob Nieuwkamer from Witteveen+Bos, received the award on Wednesday 16 March 2016 in the presence of many prominent people from the engineering world. The […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since October last year, CEDA’s (Central Dredging Association) Environment Commission has a new chair. Frederik Roose of the Maritime Access Division of the Flemish Ministry of Mobility and Public Works, Belgium succeeded Polite Laboyrie, Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands, who has been chairing the CEC for 8 years and who moved on to CEDA President. Frederik graduated […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday Polite Laboyrie (Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands) became Central Dredging Association (CEDA) President after his year as CEDA President-elect. He succeeded Anders Jensen (DHI, Denmark) who steps down as President after seven outstanding years of service to the Association. Polite said, “I believe that cooperation of organizations and experts is the key to finding the best […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Dutch consortium consisting of engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos and Maritime & Transport Business Solutions B.V. (MTBS) is working on a master plan for the development of the port of Cotonou. In September 2015, the Dutch embassy in Cotonou (Benin) commissioned the consortium to prepare plan for the development of the port. The existing port is characterized […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Korea, the Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a letter of intent for a study on a joint realization of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD), also known as the ‘Giant Sea Wall’ project. The LOI was signed in Jakarta on 3 September by vice president Choi Sung Ho of the Korean International Cooperation Agency […]

  • 5 July 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Van Oord Nabs Deira Islands Contract Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.   Boskalis to Dredge Portsmouth Harbor Defense Infrastructure […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev today visited a large remediation project near the national capital Baku. International engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos is working with local and international partners on improving the environmental and landscape qualities of Boyuk Shor situated north of the city and the largest of nine lakes subject of study for remediation. The […]