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  • 7 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Aquila Resources Ltd says it is continuing to plan the development of a new iron ore export port in Western Australia, despite potential joint venture partner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd putting on hold an associated project Fortescue, Aquila and the Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (MCC) in March submitted a concept plan to the WA […]

  • 4 June 2010

    About 300 people gathered in the cold rain near the Sydney Marine Terminal in downtown Sydney on Thursday to push for harbour development… [mappress] Source: trurodaily, June 4, 2010;

  • 4 June 2010

    Waste is being dumped in South Cornwall’s Whitsand Bay, as dredging takes place for a harbour development at Plymouth. [mappress] Source: divernet, June 4, 2010;

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World Southampton is upgrading its shipside capabilities by deepening its container berths and purchasing further ship to shore cranes. Once the dredging works are completed later this year the depth for berths 205, 206 and 207 will be 14.0m, 14.6m and 15m respectively. These deeper berths will provide greater flexibility for vessels calling at […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies, in co-operation with UNESCO–IHE, organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The Seminar will take place in Delft, The Netherlands from Monday 21 to […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Wednesday May 26, 2010, the cutter suction dredger ‘Ibn Battuta’ was delivered to its owner, on the shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Ibn Battuta’ is the first of four large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers built at the Pula shipyard. Earlier this year, the identical sister vessel, the ‘Zheng He’, was launched […]

  • 31 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract to perform maintenance dredging in the port of Beira, Mozambique. The customer is CFM (Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique). The contract value amounts to some EUR 37 million. The work has begun in April 2010 and will take approximately eighteen months to complete. A portion of […]

  • 28 May 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will consider authorizing $2.7 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform critical dredging of the channels adjacent to PHA’s Turning Basin and Barbours Cut docks, on Tuesday, June 1, beginning at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, located […]

  • 21 May 2010

    Ther Hague, 21 May 2010 —  the Governor of the Iraqi province of Basra, Dr. Shiltagh, with a group of Iraqi authorities and businessmen from his province, welcomed a group of Dutch companies and entrepreneurs at the Iraqi Embassy in The Hague. Governor Shiltagh is a great advocate of Dutch expertise, technology and enterprise to […]

  • 20 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Wärtsilä Netherlands (WNL) have teamed up to provide life-cycle support for ships with Bolnes and Smit Bolnes engines. The companies will combine their industry knowledge, expertise and strength to maintain these dredging and other vessels worldwide in order to extend product life cycles, reduce owners’ costs […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Stefan Aarninkhof (Royal Boskalis Westminster) and his colleagues at EcosShape | Building with Nature, Jan van Dalfsen and Jan Mulder (both Deltares) and Daan Rijks (DHV Consultants, now Royal Boskalis Westminster) won the Award for their paper entitled “Sustainable Development of Nourished Shorelines. Innovations in Project Design and Realization”. The CEDA Environment Commission’Best Paper Award […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZWIJNDRECHT – Within the context of a princely mission titled “Multisectoral – Brazil”, prepared by FIT (Flanders Investment & Trade) the Belgian crown prince Filip has visited today the remediation project of the contaminated site “Lixao da Alemoa” in Santos, executed by DEME subsidiary DEC. During the princely mission to Brazil, prince Filip visited the […]

  • 17 May 2010

    Development will soon feature major residential and commercial infrastructure projects.The Palm Jumeirah is the first in the Palm trilogy… [mappress] Source: gulfnews,May 17, 2010;

  • 12 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    The van Oord Family Association, in charge of the charity activities of the family, and the IMD MBA program announced today the creation of the van Oord Scholarship. According to Jan Kornelis van Oord, Chairman of the Charity Committee of the Family Association, the objective is to provide partial IMD MBA tuition fees for a […]

  • 10 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Parts & Services, part of the IHC Merwede group, now offers dredging operators and utility and infrastructure engineering companies all over the world the opportunity to rent its improved TT Pump Dredging Unit. The TT Pump Dredging Unit was specifically developed for use in small-scale dredging projects, including maintenance activities, as well as environmental […]

  • 7 May 2010

    SYRACUSE — The Lake Front Development Corporation has announced plans to dredge Syracuse’s Inner Harbor later this month. [mappress] Source: cnycentral, May 7, 2010;

  • 6 May 2010

    African Minerals Limited has awarded a contract for a site investigation related to the development of Freetown Port in Sierra Leone to… [mappress] Source: fugro, May 6, 2010;

  • 5 May 2010

    DHV and South-Korean company K-water sign MOU at Dutch Trade Mission.In the presence of Dutch Prime Minister Mr. Balkenende, DHV consulting engineers and Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water) signed a Memorandum Of Understanding for the Gyeong-in Ara Waterway. The Gyeong-in Ara Waterway is 18 kilometers long and has a width of 80 meters. The Waterway […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    IHC Hydrohammer®, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede and market leader in the field of pile driving equipment, is continuing to make a major investment in sustainable and innovative solutions. IHC Hydrohammer® invested a total of € 37 million to expand its fleet of rental pile drivers as well as the further development and production of […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We had a strong start to 2010, […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    During the OTC Conference & Exhibition in Houston from 3-6 May 2010, Van Oord Offshore will open its new representative office in the U.S.A.. The office is located in Houston, Texas, the oil and gas capital of the Western Hemisphere and home of many major oil and gas companies, engineering firms and other important players […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Circumstances are aligning to help kick start a proposed $1 billion development along the Missouri River in St. Charles, say officials with… [mappress] Source: suburbanjournals, May 3, 2010;

  • 26 April 2010

    Marsa Al Nejoum Real Estate has unveiled the master plan of its waterfront Nujoom Islands project in Sharjah. The firm is the UAE-based development arm of master developer Al Hanoo Holding.The agreement has been signed with Los Angelesbased design firm Creative Kingdom… [mappress] Source:emiratesbusiness,April 26,2010;

  • 21 April 2010

    Dredging and breakwater construction on a new harbour being built next to Sri Lanka’s Colombo port is on schedule, said a senior official of the Asian Development Bank which is funding the work. But talks on a contract to design and build the new deep-water port’s first container terminal were still on… [mappress] Source:lankabusinessonline,April 21,2010;

  • 18 April 2010

    The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has designed a master plan for the redevelopment and expansion of the Takoradi Port to transform it into a modern and vibrant one to meet the challenges of the emerging oil and gas industry… [mappress] Source:graphicghana,April 18,2010;

  • 16 April 2010

    Aqaba Development Corporation the central development arm for the Aqaba Special Economic Zone in Jordan announced that the extension of the submission date for expression of interest in the construction of the marine works for the New Port of Aqaba. The new deadline for submission is May 16th 2010… [mappress] Source:worldnews,April 16,2010;