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  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Septentrio announced that DEME, a world leading group of dredging and land reclamation companies, has selected the TERRASTAR-D® “Precise Point Positioning” service to work with its Septentrio GNSS receivers. The Belgian dredging and environmental group is exploiting the service using Septentrio AsteRx2eL GNSS positioning and AsteRx2eH GNSS heading receivers to support its nearshore dredging and […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Fields International (DFI) is in the process of restarting offshore marine operations on its Namibian concessions in a joint venture with International Mining and Dredging South Africa Limited SPV1 (IMD), a subsidiary of International Mining and Dredging Holdings, Limited (IMDH) and an associate company of Nutam Ltd. of Namibia. Pursuant to an agreement between […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the global demand for especially strategic metals grows, commodity prices rise, according to Ramboll, an engineering, design and consultancy company. Thus there is a risk of an increasing supply shortage for metals that are critical to Europe’s economy. Mining in the deep sea may just be the answer to this challenge. In deep sea mining, mineral deposits […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares will be testing the design for the planned tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, South Wales. Incorporating sixteen turbines that can deliver 320 MW, the tidal lagoon will be the world’s largest. It will be built to scale in the facilities hall in Delft so that the hydrodynamic efficiency of the design can be tested […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the new Lamu port, which is part of the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor project, will begin next month.   This was announced yesterday by Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, during the opening of the country’s first National Maritime Conference. The conference was convened to discuss and develop a national action plan on how Kenyans […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million towards Aberdeen Harbor’s £350 million expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026. SE funding is in addition to support from the European Investment Bank, which is providing a loan of up to £175 million, and support of up […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Vessels

    STORNES, a flexible fall pipe vessel built by Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “CIMC Raffles”) for the Dutch company Van Oord Marine Services BV was successfully delivered in Yantai, China. STORNES is the world’s fifth flexible fall pipe vessel. It features high technology and construction and commissioning difficulty, and can […]

  • 6 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world renowned survey department of Rijkswaterstaat (RWS) in Holland has just taken receipt of their first integrated Underwater Inspection System (UIS™) from CodaOctopus. Purchased through our agent, Nautikaris BV, RWS have already scheduled a full program of survey and inspection work for their state-of-the-art UIS which incorporates the Echoscope® Real-Time 3D sonar. The delivery […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found a €113.9 million Greek support for an infrastructure project of €120 million at the Port of Piraeus to be in line with EU state aid rules. In particular, the project will further the objectives of EU transport policy and cohesion without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. In September […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF, the French navigable waterways authority, to jointly provide program management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgium. The vast new Canal Seine-Nord Europe will connect the basin of the Seine near Paris, to the Scheldt, near […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it has acquired the Belgian maritime technical services provider Van Stappen & Cada NV. This company realises annual revenue of over 3 million euro. The acquisition will be paid in cash and will immediately contribute to the earnings per share. It will […]

  • 26 May 2011

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) will be presenting a paper on the role of earth observation data in understanding the effects of climate change at the EARSeL “5th Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone” being held on 1-3 June in Prague. Sponsored by the European Space Agency, the EU and UNESCO, this […]

  • 8 March 2011

      IHC Merwede, a Dutch supplier of ships and equipment for dredging and mining activities, and DEME, a Belgian dredging and environmental services group, will enter into a joint venture for deep-sea mining activities. Under their cooperative agreement, IHC Merwede will be responsible for the development and construction of technical solutions, while DEME will be […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has announced a £4 million grant from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) for the development of a new deepwater quayside at the Port of Cromarty Firth – bringing the total redevelopment project to £25 million. The 35 acre Invergordon Service Base, operated by the Port of Cromarty Firth, has been close […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Experts from HR Wallingford are helping to organise a special estuary focused session at next year’s European Geosciences Union General Assembly in Vienna, Austria (27 April-2 May 2014). David Todd and Andy Manning are co-chairing the session, entitled “Advances in Physical Estuarine Processes” at EGU 2014. David Todd explains: “EGU is Europe’s largest geophysics conference […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, water experts from around the globe gathered at the UNESCO-IHE headquarters in the Netherlands to present and debate smart solutions for a wide range of water management issues. As one of the key note speakers, Deltares’ Director of Science Jaap Kwadijk adressed the worldwide appeal and potential of Dutch delta technology. Sea level rise, […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work. The Soai Rap project is being carried out on behalf of […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Septentrio announced yesterday that they have obtained, based on live ICD compliant Galileo messages from the four Galileo IOV satellites, a first autonomous real-time Galileo PVT calculation. The standalone position was calculated from in-orbit navigation messages using a standard PolaRx4 GNSS receiver equipped with commercially released firmware. This achievement comes hot on the heels of […]

  • 12 July 2012

      From today, the Dutch coastline will be permanently different. Queen Beatrix gave the sign for the closure of the seawall of Maasvlakte 2. At slack water, when there was minimal current, the large equipment of contractors Boskalis and Van Oord closed the gap in the eleven-kilometre long seawall. Hans Smits, President and CEO of […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA announces that the leading dredging event WODCON XX opened its doors on June 3, 2013. Here are some lines from the eminent speakers at this prestigious event. “In the future, the dredging industry has a crucial and constructive role to play responding to many of the future challenges with regard to climate change. Likewise, […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Quarrying for sand gravel in Kiribati’s most populated atoll island South Tarawa will soon be replaced by a safer and a more sustainable alternative – lagoon dredging. The Kiribati Government, through its European Union-funded Environmentally Safe Aggregates for Tarawa (ESAT) project, implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s SOPAC Division, hopes to phase out […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    As a direct consequence of persistently poor market conditions, Royal IHC, supplier of maritime equipment, is fine-tuning its strategy. IHC remains as committed as ever to boosting its knowledge-intensive activities, as is already happening in IQIP, Mission Equipment and Services. Responding to market demand, activities in the Netherlands will focus on creating added value for […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making “Mahinda Chinthana” development policy of the Present Government of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa a reality, to build Sri Lanka the Regional Maritime Hub with the advantage of its unique geographical location, Sri Lanka Ports Authority led by its Chairman Dr.Priyath B.Wickrama under the instructions by Hon.Minister of Port and Highways (Project) – […]