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  • 14 October 2020
    Equipment

    Rj Link Int., a solution provider in the global power transmission market, recently came up with the solution for a flexible auxiliary gearbox drive for dredging application. According to the company, a customer came to Rj Link Int. needing a solution to an existing gearbox that was more flexible, controllable, and robust. This customer needed […]

  • 29 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 20 August 2010, flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes was launched at the CIMC Raffles yard in Yantai, China. A naming ceremony will be held at a later date. Final building operations will be conducted at the same yard. The ship is scheduled for completion in 2011 after which it will be operational on the offshore […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new flexible fallpipe vessel, the Stornes, was christened on 24 September. The event, which was attended by hundreds of guests and Van Oord employees, took place at the Wilhelmina dock in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The christening ceremony was performed by Mrs J. van Vonno, wife of former Supervisory Director W. van Vonno. The […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC) has acquired a majority stake in Brastec Technologies, based in Brazil. Brastec Technologies designs and builds value-added, tailor-made production lines for the production of umbilicals and flexible pipes. This agreement fulfills two important elements of IHC business strategy: a foothold in the important Brazilian market; and the acquisition of Dutch-based SAS Offshore, which […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 29 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ITALDRAGHE is specialized in manufacturing cutter suction and backflow dredgers, dredging systems with deep water submergible pumps,… [mappress] Source: ITALDRAGHE, June 29, 2010

  • 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 […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today at 17:00 CEST, Deltares is setting up a Webinar entitled: ‘D-Flow Flexible Mesh, the new hydrodynamic simulation engine’. The webinar is presented by Arthur van Dam (Deltares). D-Flow Flexible Mesh is the new Delft3D hydrodynamic simulation engine from Deltares. It offers 1D2D3D modeling of hydrostatic flow on both structured and unstructured grids, and also […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Van Oord will join forces with Canadian based CSL Group Inc. for the technical and commercial management of flexible fallpipe vessels including the MV Tertnes, the MV Nordnes and the MV Stornes. The MV Tertnes, as well as the underlying contracts for each of the three vessels, were acquired by CSL as part of […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s Flexible Fall Pipe Vessel (FFPV) ‘Nordnes’ has been refitted at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen under a tight schedule with the Seatools completing upgrades  of the vessel’s Fall Pipe ROV (remotely operated vehicle). The FPROV is an underwater robot that steers the mouth of the fall pipe, thereby allowing high-precision rock dumping in water depths up to […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has developed an innovative flexible dredging concept which challenges current technical limitations. The new development is the answer to the increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, as the innovative solution is called, can work up to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Technip has been awarded a contract for the development of the flexible pipe system in the Aseng Field, located in Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea… [mappress] Source: Pipelines International, January 22, 2010;

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Hydrex diver and technician team carried out underwater stern tube seal repairs on a 157-meter dredger in Montevideo, Uruguay. The ship was suffering from an oil leak, making an onsite repair necessary. Using a Hydrex flexible mobdock the team was able to carry out the entire operation on-site and underwater, saving the owner an expensive […]

  • 8 December 2010

    Van Oord has completed first rock installation project at the Rio Negro pipeline crossing project in Manaus, Amazonas State, in Brazil. The client is the Brazilian oil and gas operator Petrobras. The works is part of the Urucu-Coari-Manaus gas pipeline project which transports gas from the onshore Solimões basin to the city of Manaus. In […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Boxships calling at the UK’s second busiest container port will benefit from “greater flexibility” following the recent completion of … (cargosystems) [mappress] Source: cargosystems, January 26, 2011;

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has successfully performed electrical repairs and modifications on the flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes, within a very challenging time frame. The vessel has left Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen after just three weeks of repairs, modifications and the commissioning of its electrical systems by a team of 40 Alewijnse technicians. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen subcontracted the […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    It looked as if dry-dock work on the Amazone would be delayed due to several unforeseen problems. But in the end, with careful planning and a great team effort, the dredger was on time for its next job elsewhere in The Netherlands. “Occasionally a project comes along that sticks in your memory as being truly […]

  • 30 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The SURF (subsea umbilical riser and flowline) installation market is expanding and pushing into ever-deeper waters. At the same time IHC Engineering Business (IHC EB) has seen a dramatic expansion of its range of pipe and cable lay systems, with a number of large scale projects delivered, or ongoing. A 300-tonne system will shortly be […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ECTMarine, an engineering and project management company specialized in the dredging vessels design and construction, has presented the ‘2015 Core dredge line’. This design provides high operational performance in terms of dredging depth, pumping distance and overall production, for limited required investment. ECTMarine said the 2015 Core dredge line “is based on years of experience in […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 19 April 2010

    IHC Beavers® are well known for their flexibility in several areas. First, their modular construction means that they can be delivered fast, that they are easy to transport and that they can be commissioned quickly at dredging sites.Secondly, although they are highly standardised, IHC Beavers® can be adapted… [mappress] Source: IHC Merwede, P&D magazine

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems, a leading marine technology expert, is playing a significant role in a program of electrical repairs and modifications to the Nordnes, a modern flexible fallpipe vessel. The vessel is owned by Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects. Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar OEM Solutions is extending its large machine options to include frontless hydraulic shovels weighing more than 100 metric tons. To accommodate larger specialty front attachments with greater capabilities and flexibility, Caterpillar is now offering the Cat® 6015B to 6090 Hydraulic Shovels in frontless configurations for mobile and pedestal-mounted applications. Power units for these machines […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boone B.V., a technical solutions provider and Stromag recently completed modification of a TRI Coupling that was needed on a trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) in the Netherlands. Due to age and operating conditions, the existing competitor coupling’s rubber elements began to crack. Installed between the vessel’s main engine and generator, the flexible coupling provides […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has introduced “Guidelines for Determination of Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013” on 31st July 2013. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said the these new Guidelines will impart flexibility to the ports/ BOT operators in the determination of tariff […]