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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 […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Van Oord, in cooperation with Shell, is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. said in its latest announcement that their large trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Prins der Nederlanden is now powered by a biofuel blend, resulting in a substantial CO2 reduction. According to the release, Boskalis will also use a biofuel blend on the project to install the export cable to the Borssele […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch sustainable biofuel leader GoodFuels Marine and dredging company Boskalis have successfully concluded extensive testing of UPM BioVerno wood-based renewable diesel. The tests were carried out on a vessel working on the “Marker Wadden” nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake, the Netherlands. During the tests, Boskalis cutter suction dredger EDAX successfully […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and GoodFuels Marine have performed successful live tests on a sustainable wood-based drop-in biofuel called UPM BioVerno. The tests were conducted on a vessel working on the Dutch Marker Wadden nature restoration project in the middle of the Markermeer lake. The fuel supplied by Finnish UPM Biofuels is the first […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has kicked off its year round operation on sustainable “drop-in” marine biofuel out of the Dutch Port of Moerdijk. Their dredging vessel Alouette, permanently stationed in the Port of Moerdijk, will operate on this unique marine fuel. Next to saving on local emissions (PM, NOx and SOx) the […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis and Wartsila have announced their collaboration with GoodFuels Marine, the first marine biofuel company focused on the global commercial fleet, in which they will pioneer the development of sustainable “drop in” marine biofuels for the shipping industry. Netherlands-based GoodFuels Marine and its partners will spearhead a two-year pilot program to accelerate the development of […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Group Ltd., one of the leading civil and engineering companies in the UK, recently hosted a fuel demonstration event at their Rainham site, showcasing the revolutionary hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel. At Rainham, the company is operating the only licenced dredge material disposal site in London. There, Land & Water welcomed a […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort on the Belgian coast got underway earlier this week, Jan De Nul reports. “What makes this project so unique, are the CO2-reducing measures taken by Jan De Nul Group. An example for the industry and future dredging works in Europe,” their official release stated. The maintenance […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group carries out dredging work in the Benelux with 100% renewable fuel. According to the company’s latest release, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Alexander von Humboldt will from now on sail on renewable biofuel from certified and sustainable waste streams. The choice of 100% renewable fuel is part of the ambitious CO₂ […]

  • 20 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 14 – 20, 2019).   Jan De Nul Kicks Off Nouadhibou Dredging Project Jan De Nul Group has officially kicked off the deepening and widening operations in the inner port channel and turning basin of the large ore export […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis and biofuels supplier GoodFuels are set to take the next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following earlier successful tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Boskalis’ 143-meter long trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Willem van Oranje will be the first […]

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has revealed its commitment to reduce CO₂ emissions by 15% a year during maintenance dredging works at the Nieuwpoort coastal marina. In collaboration with the Flemish government, the company wants to include by 2020 a minimum requirement of 15% CO₂ reduction in 80% of maintenance dredging contracts in Flanders. Upon issuing […]

  • 15 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 9-15, 2018).   The Philippines: DOTr Wraps Up 129 Port Projects The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. “Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment in the Netherlands will be an important step towards achieving this ambition,” Boskalis said. Commenting the latest […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Werkendam, Van Oord’s new crane vessel, has been successfully launched in the Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The vessels will contribute to the further modernization of Van Oord’s fleet and therefore mark the start of a new generation of dredging vessels, the company said in its release. Jaap de Jong, Staff Director of the […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) today released their annually review of the global dredging market – Dredging in Figures 2016. This paper highlights essential information about the dredging industry, which is divided into three sections – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that includes sustainability, emissions and safety, the drivers of the dredging industry, and the turnover […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Rotterdam based company specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has ordered the construction of a new crane vessel. This vessel, which will be named Werkendam, will be Van Oord’s first LNG-powered vessel. It will generally be deployed to Netherlands-based projects executed by subsidiary Paans Van Oord. The Werkendam is being […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 26-January 1, 2017).   Port of Baltimore VIDEO: Other Uses of Dredged Material The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’.   First Commercial Marine Biofuel Tested on CSD EDAX […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

                    GLDD Confirms Dredging Deals Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River.   Largest Cleanup Project in the US Completed One of the largest cleanup […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum said in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016’. Like last year, Singapore came second and the United Arab Emirates held on to third place. Belgium remained in sixth position and Germany fourteenth. Port of Rotterdam Authority invests heavily in […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published its Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global dredging market. The document focusses on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2013. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The statistics provided here are based on information from international sources as well […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked record volumes for fiscal year 2013 in total tonnage, bulk cargo, total auto-machinery units, and freight moved by intermodal rail. “Our deepwater ports provide vital support to our agricultural, forestry and manufacturing sectors,” said Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. “Because American-made goods are able to reach the global market efficiently through […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. That is what the World Economic Forum says in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013’. The Netherlands swapped positions with Singapore, which is now second. Hong Kong remains in third place. The level enjoyed by the current infrastructure is largely thanks to the big investment projects […]