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  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just announced the inauguration of the backhoe dredger Sarb in the Netherlands. The inauguration comes as a part of NMDC’s international growth and fleet investment strategy which is aimed at positioning the company as a leader in the industry. The contract for the new dredger was inked by the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is changing the map of the Netherlands in the Markermeer lake, where nature is getting a boost with an archipelago of five new islands. First and foremost the Marker Wadden will become a paradise for birds, but also a recreational area for nature lovers, said Boskalis in its announcement. “It’s not the first time […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group today announced the opening of a new office in the Netherlands. The new office, located at Westerduinweg 3 in IJmuiden, is an addition to the production facilities, offices and yards in Dubai, Qatar and India and extends the presence of the group in Europe. “The addition of the Dutch team is […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Netherlands will in the future continue to support Bangladesh in its land reclamation and river dredging activities, reports United News of Bangladesh (UNB). According to UNB, this message was conveyed to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal, during his meeting with the Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New coastal engineering professor at the Delft University of Technology, Stefan Aarninkhof, is calling for the Dutch government to increase beach nourishment activities across the country. In his inaugural address on 10 May, the professor said that based on the latest studies on melting sheets, the Dutch government should better prepare for a sharp increase of […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands is going to intensify collaboration with Iran in the fields of water management, port development and maritime logistics. The agreements regarding collaboration at government level will open the door to Dutch companies aiming to bring in orders from Iranian clients relating to water issues and port development. Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch parliament has agreed on an amendment of law that will fundamentally change the national flood defense standard. With the amendment, the Dutch flood standard will no longer be based on the probability of a flood given a certain height of the water level that can be expected during an extreme weather event. Instead, the […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Academy of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 was held in Yangon last week. It all started on Tuesday 10 May as forty selected students and young professionals from nine universities and institutes across Myanmar came together for a three-day intensive program to learn about sustainable delta development. Through a rich program of case studies, […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands and Indonesia will intensify their maritime collaboration in the field of port development and shipbuilding, according to the Government of the Netherlands’ official website. In regard to this, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, signed a collaborative agreement with Indonesian Foreign Affairs Minister Marsudi today. “Indonesia aims to […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has just announced that Sas van Vreeswijk (SPC) achieved financial close of the PPS project ‘Construction 3rd lock chamber Princess Beatrix Lock and widening Lek Canal’. Sas van Vreeswijk consists of TDP NV (in partnership with investment companies TINC and DG Infra Yield), BESIX Group NV, RebelValley B.V., Heijmans Nederland B.V. and […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 is now officially launched, announced Deltares today. The challenge is an exciting program in which university students are invited to investigate key water problems in their own country and cooperate with professionals experts to develop their own ideas and solutions. The program specifically appeals to the interests, skills and capabilities of young people and […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contracting Services Gebr. v.d. Poel b.v. from Oud-Ade has received the first Waterking in the Netherlands. The delivered amphibious excavator WK 150 NG-A is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage and a Hitachi ZX160 upper structure with long reach. The WK 150 NG-A is fitted with additional pontoons equipped with hydraulic spud poles to operate stable in […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students of the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong have won this year’s edition of the Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge. One of the winning entries was the CoastalEngage, a decision making tool that enables local communities to engage in coastal development. The winners were announced at the Floodplain Management Association National Conference […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Unesco-IHE Vice-rector Stefan Uhlenbrook and Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding, marking a new step in the joint effort of developing research, education and innovation in the field of water security and quality. The cooperation, which started in 2003, will be continued for another four years. The MoU was […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Three countries have announced their intention to form a coalition for a global advocacy for large delta areas. The new initiative was discussed at the UN World conference on disaster risk reduction on 16 March. The tentative name is Delta coalition and the launching countries are Colombia, Japan and the Netherlands. Parliamentary vice-minister Kenichiro Euno […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging works of waterways which are located in the Barendrecht area. This deepening contract will involve: – Removal of dirt and zinc flotation – 20 t; – Dredging and transporting dredged material to dredge depot; – Dredging and transport of dredged material within a […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch Department of Public Works and the province of Overijssel have announced that they intend to award the contract for the IJsseldelta polder to Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. The project is part of the national Room for the River program, which consists of more than 30 measures aimed at providing better flood protection for […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The port of Rotterdam achieved steady results in the first half of the year. Total throughput increased by 0.6% compared to the first half of 2013. Turnover in the first half of 2014 increased by € 8.6 million compared to the first half of 2013. This is primarily due to an increase in revenues from […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In July 2014 Matecs B.V. from Roosendaal successfully delivered over 20 heavy duty shore valves (40 bars water pressure) to some global dredging companies. The HD valves Ø 1000 mm were engineered in-house, at the Roosendaal premises (by Matecs’ sister company Wear & Tear Solutions) and were fully constructed, machined, assembled and thoroughly tested by Matecs […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals concluded a contract with Austrian-based crane manufacturer Hans Kuenz GmbH in combination with ABB of Sweden for an additional 22 Automated Rail-Mounted Gantry Cranes (ARMGs). The order will bolster the yard operation for Phase I of the new 2.7 TEU million annual capacity, deep-water Maasvlakte II terminal which will begin operations in November […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deltares Software Days began this Monday, 16 June. The participants, who come from more than 80 organisations, number 270 in total. The focus of the event is on developments and innovations in software relating to water, subsurface and infrastructure. 26 different Deltares software products are on the program, which consists of day-long conferences and […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and the Asian Development Bank organize the 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week from 16 to 20 June 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands. Participants from selected Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Vietnam) will contribute project case studies from Asia and the Netherlands and learn […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Pon Power, the Dutch Caterpillar® dealer, and Bolier, the MaK dealer for the Benelux, have recently signed a three year contract with Van Oord, the world’s leading dredging, hydraulics and offshore projects contractor. Together the two Pon companies will be responsible for the full maintenance and repair work on all Cat and MaK engines in […]