Search results for: first

6253 results

A list of search results

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Faasse Dredging BV has converted the former freighter “MS Mandeo” into the trailing suction hopper dredger “Schenge”. At the end of June, the “Schenge” successfully completed its first dredging work. For the conversion of the “Schenge”, the Faasse Groep has contracted Holland Shipyards Group and Bakker Sliedrecht. The engineering and production of the dredging system […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia was spotted while sailing through the Bosphorus strait last week. The youngest trailing suction hopper dredger in Van Oord’s fleet is heading for its first job in Turkey. After the works on the project in Den Helder, the Netherlands, this will be the ship’s second assignment […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Van Oord has developed a Green loan framework as part of its financing strategy. The first Green Loans under the agreement were signed by Rabobank and BNP Paribas last week. The Green Loans are linked to Van Oord’s sustainability program S.E.A. and are intended for the financing of the three new LNG trailing suction hopper […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of 2020 was above expectations for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). In light of the worldwide developments of the COVID-19 virus, Boskalis closed a good first quarter. According to the company, a modest increase in revenue was accompanied by a higher result compared to the same period last year. The order book […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. According to Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President, the first quarter of 2020 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $34.0 million and adjusted EBITDA from […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday reported net income of $2.7 million ($0.09 diluted earnings per share) for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. “I want to sincerely thank our team members who are safely working at our project sites, yards, field support offices, and remote locations around the nation and outside the country. […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded the first contract for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay, New York Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. This is the first of several contracts that will provide nearly $600 million in federal investment for the construction of storm risk reduction […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Pin Oak Corpus Christi, LLC received its first vessel at the newly commissioned Oil Dock 14 at the Port of Corpus Christi last week. The new dock can accommodate fully laden bulk liquid tankers up to Suez-max class with loading rates in excess of 40,000 barrels per hour. The Port of Corpus Christi is the […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine.  The first issue of 2020 discusses protective sand, compacted grains and a contract selector. Articles in this edition are: Effective contract-type selection in the dredging industry, rainbowing and pipeline discharge, From idea to reality: the UK’s first […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Vox Amalia successfully started its first project this week. At Den Helder, the Netherlands, the brand-new vessel is reinforcing the coastline by placing more than 3.5 million cubic meters of sand in a deep trench just off the coast. The contract was awarded by Rijkswaterstaat, the operational arm […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    TenneT, with the help of Van Oord, is building the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore grid to the north of the Maasvlakte, to connect new wind farms. The cables have to be buried more than 5 meters in the seabed for the first ten kilometers of the offshore cable route, as to be able to cross […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier Titan LNG, in cooperation with the Port of IJmuiden and OD IJmond, successfully completed the first bunkering of LNG to the Werkendam, Van Oord’s LNG-powered crane vessel, last week. Commenting the latest news, Jippe van Eijnatten, director business development at Titan LNG, said: “This first for the Port of […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to develop and transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal. Nauru President, Mr. Lionel Aingimea, today witnessed the upgrade work as engineers installed large reinforced concrete piles into the atoll’s bedrock. Over 500 of […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, is currently undergoing its first dredging operation since 1989. According to the U.S. Army, this major hub in shipping for military and other government service cargo is currently unable to support medium draft vessels for unit moves. “We have a great team here with Military Sealift Command and U.S. Army […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this beautiful photo of the first load of dredged material from the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project’s Lower Harbor contract. The material, dredged by Norfolk Dredging Company, is being taken to the offshore dredge material disposal site. The approximately $124 million contract covers […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, has announced that the first berth of the new Lamu Port will be officially opened in October. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council yesterday presented the latest video demonstrating the work undertaken under the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The beaches in front of Bacton Gas Terminal and the villages of Bacton and Walcott have been transformed over the last month as a result of the Sandscaping scheme. The project was executed […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 9th trailing suction hopper dredger in the Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging B.V. fleet named ‘Lesse’ is currently on her way to her first dredging job in French Guiana. The vessel – built at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Bulgaria, was handed over to the owner on August 2. The design of […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA) has announced that the first of the proposed 32 berths at the Kenya’s Lamu Port is now 100% complete. The Lamu Port development project – part the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor – represents a government initiative to develop a second deep sea port along the Kenyan coast. The […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme is officially underway in the villages of Bacton and Walcott. The project – named ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’ – is being carried out by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord. During the works, approximately 1.8 million cubic […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peruvian Wharf – Brett Aggregates’ new hub site alongside the Thames in East London – reached a significant milestone last month, when it took delivery of its first shipment of aggregate brought in by river from the company’s Cliffe terminal on the Thames Estuary in North Kent. The Neptune, a self-discharging coaster vessel, transported 2,150 […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has completed tests on its Hutchinson Island dissolved oxygen injection system, as an environmental mitigation aspect of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Preliminary assessments of the testing data indicate the plant operates as designed and produces results as anticipated or better, reported the Corps. “We’ve completed the testing […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday marked the end of a successful first construction phase of the new wharf at Rothera, the largest British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research center, as the Antarctic winter sets in. The final BAM construction team members have boarded the RRS James Clark Ross to make their way home following six-months of construction work, which was […]