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  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Sand Motor, an innovative and sustainable alternative to the traditional method of coast protection, is an initiative of the Dutch province of South Holland and RWS (Rijkswaterstaat). The project was a joint venture with Boskalis, with Van Oord accounting for 50%. Van Oord constructed the artificial peninsula by placing a large quantity of sand in the form […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced an investment to help develop the Mid-America Port along the Mississippi River in Quincy. The investment will help complete the planning phase for the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world market with Illinois products. “The Mississippi River forms our entire western border and is one […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Emission reduction is one of the biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. In recent years, this was mainly driven by the implementation of strict emission regulations, such as the IMO global sulphur limit. As a result of the Paris Agreement, the focus is shifting towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This has started […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport improvements. As Reuters reports, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said: “Both of our countries have more demand for infrastructure than there is public resources. “There’s an awful lot of private capital parked on the sidelines. The […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Research & Development

    The function of the hatch/cover that was dredged up recently in the Wells Harbour by the Kari Hege while carrying out channel maintenance, has been solved. Jim Jones who worked at Telcon Cables in Greenwich advised that the hatch cover is from a marker buoy where the end of broken cable is tied too while […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during his visit to the port last Friday. The Minister inaugurated a container freight capacity developed project as well as the commissioning of 6.25MW out of 10MW solar power plant. In addition, the Minister laid […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment yesterday, November 13th 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Nigerian Federal Government has approved dredging operations of the Bonny Channel along with four other channels. The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar emphasized that the deepening of the Channel would allow bigger vessels to access the Onne Port, and that the project would have economic benefits. World Stage quoted Mr. Umar as saying: “The […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has arranged a EUR 200 million syndicated bridge financing facility for Cote d’Ivoire’s state-owned Port Autonome d’Abidjan (PAA) to enable the company expand facilities at the Abidjan Port. According to the agreement signed by PAA and the participating banks in Cairo and Abidjan, Afreximbank and Société Générale Cote d’Ivoire will […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares has developed an open tool that analyses satellite data and visualizes land and water changes around the globe. According to the tool, the world has gained 115,000 km² of water and 173,000 km² of land over the past 30 years. The Deltares Aqua Monitor was developed by Gennadii Donchyts, a […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Balance Island concept – developed by Grontmij, Imares and Waterachitect – will be taken to Southeast Asia to determine if it offers an effective solution to the salinization of drinking water and agricultural land in the river deltas of Bangladesh and Vietnam. The concept was developed two years ago specifically for the mouth of the Haringvliet, the Netherlands. […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Robotized dredger is to be designed in Russia, according to Mikhail Chemodanov, Technical Director of Nonius Engineering Ltd. The statement was made yesterday during the Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, which is organized by media group PortNews. “A pumping dredger is the first to be automated,” said Mr Chemodanov. “Russia’s know-how in this sphere […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate and its technical partners Boskalis and Deltares have received a Dutch government research funding to improve the environmental management of marine mining. This co-funding has been awarded by the Netherlands based Topsector Water TKI Delta technology. The increased global interest in the economic and environmental outcomes of marine mining for resources such […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This one-day workshop was jointly organised by CEDA, EuDA and ESPO. It took place on 29 April 2010 at the EuDA Offices in Brussels, Belgium. The revised Waste Framework Directive 2008/98/EC came into force at the end of 2008. It has to be transposed into national law by 12 December 2010. The aim of the […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The First International Conference on the Material Point Method for “Modelling Large Deformation and Soil–Water–Structure Interaction”, organized by the Anura3D MPM Research Community, will be held January 10-13, 2017 at Deltares offices in Delft, the Netherlands. The main aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for presenting and discussing the latest developments […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    To address water-related issues, decision-makers and experts across the world need to access information, data and models quickly to support their strategic planning, preparedness and response activities. The new interactive data research laboratory (iD-Lab) at Deltares officially opened yesterday to tackle this challenge. The iD-Lab is an interactive space where users can access, combine and visualize […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      Ovenden Earthmoving Co Ltd of Wingham Well near Canterbury has taken delivery of a new Volvo L180G wheeled loader and three A30F articulated haulers as an increment to its plant fleet. These latest additions to Ovenden’s earthmoving fleet of primarily Volvo branded machines were chosen once again thanks to high product availability of the […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

        The Dutcham Trade Award 2010-2011 is dedicated to Van Oord Offshore for best business achievement in Brazil. The trophy was assigned to the Dutch dredging company for their succesfull merits in the Brazilian offshore industry. At the ceremony on May 17 in São Paulo the jury of the Brasilian-Dutch Chamber of Commerce was […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Plans for additional harbor facilities at Nigg Bay came to life two days ago when Members of the Board visited HR Wallingfords 1/60th three dimensional model of the potential project. The model has been developed to allow, in conjunction with complimentary 2D modelling, a series of hydraulic physical tests to be carried out, verifying the performance […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) has today launched its Coastal Resources Atlas and Vulnerability Index (‘Coastal Atlas’), a… [mappress] Source: ameinfo, June 16, 2010;

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The European Union has decided to embark on a €14 million TEN-T Programme that will improve sea connections across the Dover Strait. The TEN-T Programme, established by the European Commission to support the construction and upgrade of transport infrastructure across the EU, will back the improvement of the sea connection between Dover in The UK and Calais in France. The […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Port of Gothenburg is planning a new Energy Port at Risholmen to the west of the present freight terminals on the Hisingen side of the river. The new port will be 600,000 square meters in size. This can be compared with the Container Terminal, which is 800,000 square meters. “Expansion of the terminals and […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Research & Development

    The Queensland Resources Council, in media stories, is selectively citing pre-existing problems in order to divert efforts from addressing the fastest growing new threat to the Great Barrier Reef – industrialisation, Australian Marine Conservation Society reported. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, said a new research paper did not consider proposed new and expanded […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Viable Alternative Mining Operating System (¡VAMOS!), a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, has passed a major milestone with the successful delivery of conceptual design plans of the prototype and all associated equipment. This work was carried out in Work Package 2 (WP2), which also designed the system’s […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Eko Atlantic city, a creative and ambitious development project, is about to change the face of Africa, transforming the Lagos State into a megacity. The city, currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island, will become the new financial epicenter of West Africa by the year 2020.  The newly released video update on the continuing development of Eko Atlantic […]