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  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants have signed a license agreement with the Swiss company SEL AG for the use of XblocPlus for the Marina Porto Albania Project. Under the project, the blocks will protect the marina against the Adriatic Sea’s severe storm waves, including 2.5m³ XblocPlus on the breakwater back area, in combination with 3m³ Xbloc units […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     DMC has released a new video with more background information about the use of XblocPlus on the Afsluitdijk Project. Due to the shape of the new blocks, approximately 33% less blocks are needed than with other available armor blocks. Furthermore, the placement operation is safer and quicker due to an innovative clamp, developed by […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first project for XblocPlus has just been awarded, and as part of this contract, XblocPlus will be used as reinforcement of the 32 km long Afsluitdijk. For this first work with XblocPlus, the blocks will be referred to as ‘Levvel blocs’, named after the Levvel consortium which comprises Van Oord, BAM, and Rebel. According […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services Project in Saudi Arabia. This project comprises the construction of breakwaters and shore protections which will be protected by 180,000 Xblocs in sizes of 1.8 and 2.4 tons. The design was made by […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m³ will be placed along the port’s 2.2 kilometer-long breakwater. Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of the Lagos Free Trade Zone. […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bouygues recently released a video about the Calais Port 2015, one of the decades most important French infrastructure project. One of the main features of this capital development project is creation of a new 3 kilometer seawall. In the video, Bouygues, the main contractor for this project, identified the Xblocs as the key to the success of […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the largest airport in the world, the new Istanbul airport, is currently underway.  The airport, located in Arnavutköy district on the European side of Istanbul, is being constructed by a consortium called IGA, which is formed by Cengiz, MAPA, Limak, Kolin and Kalyon. On the north side of the airport a harbor is being constructed […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Odebrecht, Tecnimont and Ingeniería Estrella consortium is currently building the Punta Catalina Power Plant in the Dominican Republic. Within this project, two breakwaters will be built to protect the cooling water intake structure from hurricane waves. These breakwaters will be protected by around 4.000 Xblocs of 7 and 9 tons. Physical model tests for […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    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. The Calais Project is the third Xbloc project which will be carried out together with Bouygues, after successful projects in Reunion Island and in Dunkerque. With Xblocs of […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants, has signed two new license agreements for Xbloc projects in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic. In Costa Rica, a consortium of Van Oord and BAM International is constructing the Puerto Moin Container Terminal for APM Terminals. The breakwater for this terminal is 1.5km long […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Infraconsult bv has signed a license agreement with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the application of Xbloc breakwater armour units in the Mundra LNG project. The LNG import terminal will be built on a reclaimed land, located in the Gulf of Kutch in the Northwestern Indian state Gujarat, which will be protected […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement for the use of 12,500 m3 of Xblocs for the construction of the new marina in Cadzand in the Netherlands. The marina of Cadzand is part of  the upgrading of the coastal defenses at Cadzand (‘Zwakke schakels’). The project comprises of 2 breakwaters built with 4m3 and […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Infraconsult bv (under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants) has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc for the construction of the new coastal road (Nouvelle route du littoral) on the French island La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. The license agreement has been signed with a joint venture of GTOI (part […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has recently signed a license agreement with L & M Keating Ltd. for the application of Xbloc armour units in Cape Clear, Ireland. The Xblocs will be applied in the new development project at the Cape Clear harbour, located at Clear Island on the south side of Ireland. This development program is […]

  • 30 August 2013

    The Xbloc team will be present at the ICE conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, from September 18 – 20, 2013. “You can meet us at the Xbloc booth in the exhibition area. On Thursday the 19th, Bart van Zwicht will give a presentation on the design and construction of the low crested Xbloc breakwater at Pointe […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants (DMC), has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the Aqaba New Port Project in Jordan. The license agreement has been signed with the Joint Venture existing of BAM International and MAG Engineering and Contracting Co. Within the Aqaba New Port Project, 3000 Xblocs of 1.5m3 will be applied. […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Delta Marine Consultants/Xbloc team is present at the ICCE 2012 Conference in Santander, Spain, July 1 to 6. The ICCE 2012 conference is the 33th International Conference on Coastal Engineering. A presentation will be given by Michael van de Koppel on Tuesday, July 3. The subject of his presentation is: Static and dynamic loads […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants (DMC), has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the new LNG Terminal in Dunkerque, France. The license agreement has been signed with the Joint Venture existing of Sodraco International SAS (part of Jan de Nul), Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France, Colas Nord Picardie and Menard. Within the Dunkerque […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Three flexible river groynes in the River IJssel, the Netherlands, were officially opened yesterday by Nelly Kalfs of Rijkswaterstaat. The groynes are made fully of XStream blocks which are very small Xbloc units applied in river projects where current loads are dominant over wave loads. Due to the fact that the groynes are made only […]

  • 9 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 3 – September 9, 2018).   VIDEO: TSHD DC Orisant Sea Trials Reimerswaal Dredging has just released this amazing video shot during the sea trials of their new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant.   Ghana: Tema LNG Deal […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     The first project for XblocPlus was recently awarded, and as part of this contract, XblocPlus will be used as reinforcement of the 32 km long Afsluitdijk. The Levvel consortium, including BAM, Van Oord and Rebel, will use the new XblocPlus under the name ‘Levvel-bloc’ for this Afsluitdijk project. Placement trials, conducted with a hydraulic excavator […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Waitangi Wharf on Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. According to Minister Martin,“This $52 million wharf upgrade is very significant for the Chatham Islands community, which relies on shipping for essential resources, like diesel for the electricity grid and fuel for air services.” “The increased operating capacity […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 23-29, 2017).   Steel Cutting Ceremony of TSHD LESSE Royal IHC has held a steel cutting ceremony for the 2,300m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger LESSE.   Uig Harbor Scheme Includes Land Reclamation Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz, yesterday presented the improved section of the Dutch coast, in the West-Zeeuws Vlaanderen area. The completion of the last weak link on the Dutch coast means that the Dutch coast will be superstorm proof for the next 50 years. “In 2003, nine weak links were […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The foundation stone laying ceremony for the Calais Port 2015 extension project took place on Monday, 26 September, in the presence of the French President, François Hollande. The design-build contract for the Port of Calais scheme was awarded in March 2016 to a consortium formed around Bouygues Travaux Publics (the lead company), Colas Nord-Picardie, Spie Batignolles 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 […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a new license agreement for an Xbloc project – the Waitangi Wharf Upgrade. This coastal scheme is located on the Chatham Islands, one of New Zealand’s most remote communities. Waitangi Warf is a critical lifeline for the Chatham Islands, and is ready for a big upgrade. Around 4,500 XBlocs will be used […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a regular safety check of the Dutch coastline several locations were identified where the coastal protection is unable to withstand a 4,000 years super storm. These locations are seen as weak links in the Dutch coastline. In Cadzand Bad, located close to the Belgian border in the Dutch province Zeeland, an important dewatering sluice […]