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  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Every year Boskalis publishes its Creating New HORIZONS magazine in which the company offers fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries. “Even in these turbulent times, we want to keep our clients, business partners and other stakeholders informed about interesting new developments and the backgrounds […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The owners of Falls Creek Farm, a horse boarding and training facility and farm located in Sterling, Conn., have agreed to restore and create 11.3 acres of wetlands to settle claims by the United States that wetlands were illegally filled and altered during construction of a private golf course and other modifications to their property. […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis released a new edition of its Creating New HORIZONS magazine today. The magazine showcases groundbreaking projects and provides insights and fresh perspectives from internal and external experts. In this issue, former Olympic champion Maarten van der Weijden talks about his heroic Eleven Cities Swim (Elfstedenzwemtocht). His attempt to swim 200 kilometers in one go […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced an article about the Horseshoe Bend project in Louisiana. According to the paper, the capacity for the placement of shoal material dredged from Horseshoe Bend at eight wetland development sites located along the river’s bank lines adjacent to the channel was nearly exhausted in […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia, is moving ahead. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per year has resulted in ambitious plans for the further development of Jakarta Bay. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that will be […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation works at Thinadhoo are in full swing now, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its operations in Addu City Feydhoo last month, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. The Feydhoo scheme involved […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources in Region 7 (DENR-7) and the Lapulapu City government have formation of a multipartite monitoring team (MMT) for the Mactan North Reclamation Development Project (MNRDP) in Lapulapu City. Dr. Isabelo R. Montejo, DENR 7 regional executive director, said the MMT should primarily oversee the compliance of the proponent […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Musa Aman-led government’s decision to grant Sabah Economic Development Corporation (Sedco) the exclusive right to manage… (freemalaysiatoday) [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, February 13, 2012

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging, offshore energy and inland infra sectors. Boskalis is active in projects in the energy, ports and infra markets. “Our main clients include oil companies, port operators, governments, shipping companies, international project developers, insurance companies and mining companies,” they stated. Boskalis […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group’s crews in the Netherlands are currently very busy creating a new artificial island in Amsterdam. The 145 ha island, called Strandeiland, will become a residential area and the largest new neighborhood in the city. “Soon, we will reach the milestone of 5 million m³ of sand used for the reclamation area,” DEME said […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, today launched its new magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. As the name of the magazine suggests, Boskalis is helping to create ‘new horizons’ for its customers and stakeholders. As dredging & marine experts Boskalis provides […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg is working together with the Swedish Transport Administration to create a wetland for wildfowl at Torsviken. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used for over 40 years for the deposition of dredging spoils. Ever since the 1970s, the Port of Gothenburg has had a permit […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salix River & Wetland Services Limited has started dredging/desilting activities at the Woodberry Wetlands in East London. The work is part of the London Wildlife Trust’s £1.5 million project to bring new nature reserve to London, opening this summer. As part of the development, the company will be dredging silt from the reservoir to create 13,000 square meters […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga Authority said in its latest announcement that they have started work on creation of the ‘Port Development Plan’ for the next decade. According to the Freeport of Riga CEO, Ansis Zeltins, this will be a comprehensive plan highlighting planned development trends for the Port of Riga over the next ten years, […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Malongo in Angola is currently undergoing a major facelift. A completely new harbor area is being created, and the old part is demolished. The new part will also be deepened to allow access for sea going vessels and the buried structure of old dock on seabed will be demolished. The total maximum […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group today released this video about the company’s major land reclamation project in Nigeria. In 2015, JDN started this land reclamation project for the Dangote Group. The African company wanted to build its own oil refinery and fertilizer plant in Lekki, 60 kilometers east of Lagos. For the project, JDN brought in […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management John Curtin recently explained how engineers and the environment are fighting together for a more flood resilient nation. Mr Curtin began by saying that in January, the Prime Minister launched the Government’s new national 25 year environment plan, “quite a moment for those of […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth University (BU) is conducting an investigation on how artificial rock pools fixed to harbor walls can increase biodiversity by creating a habitat for marine species. “BU is looking at how to protect species from ‘coastal squeeze’ – an effect caused by rising sea levels that reduces the habitat of coastal marine life. As sea […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic engineering specialists, HR Wallingford, unveiled their latest generation tsunami simulator, the most realistic yet, at their facilities at Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, today. The Tsunami Simulator, which is installed in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility, is being part-funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council Starting Grant ‘URBAN WAVES’. A team from UCL (University College London) […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. The port also announced a strong 8.5% improvement in Group half year net profit to $41.9 million from […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 8 October 2013, during a meeting in Amsterdam, two new CEDA groups embarked on their mission to create information papers: one on adaptive management and one on environmental monitoring procedures. The reason for this twin-birth is found in the ‘adaptive’ aspect: adaptive management is heavily dependent on good environmental monitoring, which in itself can […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The allied activities of the Kankesanthurai Harbour project will generate employment in the area, Indian High Commissioner Ashok K. Kantha… (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, July 25, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    Bay County has created a financing mechanism for dredging private canals. Commissioners approved an amendment to the Municipal …   By Felicia Kitzmiller  (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, December 15, 2011;  

  • 15 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The endangered Least Tern has a new island to call home on the Mississippi River thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – St. Louis District, the Dredge Potter and a flexible, floating dredge pipe. Historically, the Least Tern nested on sandbars along the Mississippi River. The establishment of navigational pools, repeated flooding and […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Subtech and Royal IHC are taking an important step in the development of dredging capacity in southern Africa. IHC has delivered an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) with an extensive option package to Subtech for the Mozambique LNG export project. Here, Subtech has been awarded for the design and construction of a marine […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just launched the fourth edition of its Creating New HORIZONS magazine. “In our magazine we offer fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries,” Boskalis said. In this new edition energy expert and former Shell CEO Jeroen van der Veer shares […]