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  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 8 more booths added the exhibition area offers opportunity to more companies and organisations to showcase their newest products and services to the dredging world. World Dredging Congresses (June 3-7, 2013, Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. First organised in 1967 […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A group of 30 Dutch companies will begin a week’s visit to Ghana next Tuesday to explore mutual business opportunities with their Ghanaian counterparts. Aside other areas, the visit from September 24 to September 30 will focus more on the developments in the ports and logistics sector of Ghana. Hans Docter, Ambassador of The Netherlands, […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands to Ghana, Hans Docter has stated that the Dutch government is committed to supporting Ghana to develop her main sea ports into first-class ports. He said Ghana’s quest of becoming the shipping hub in the West African sub-region could only be realised if the ports were well developed. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian company NIBULON has taken part in an International Conference “Innovation in Agrofood and Logistics” in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The event was held last week with the assistance of Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. According to the company, the goal of the event […]

  • 28 January 2013

    For the next phase in the Flood Risk in the Netherlands (VNK2) project, Iv-Infra is responsible for analyzing the flood risks of the primary flood defenses of dike ring area 13 in Noord-Holland, the Netherlands. For this project, Iv-Infra forms part of the engineering consortium ALBICOM. The VNK2 project is commissioned by the Ministry of […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new Educational Activities Commission of CEDA had their first meeting last week. In a constructive meeting, the Commission, chaired by Prof. Cees van Rhee of the Delft University of Technology, discussed what role CEDA should / could play in increasing the pool of well-trained dredging specialists across its region (Europe, Africa, Middle East) and how to […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and King Willem-Alexander paid a visit to Deltares earlier this week. Discussed were the challenges associated with​ climate change and sea level rise. “We presented our latest study of the consequences of the accelerated sea level rise, and also addressed the consequences for […]

  • 20 November 2009

    MONSTER, Netherlands — On the beach at Monster, bulldozers painstakingly turn sand dredged from the bottom of the North Sea bed into dunes in an ambitious effort to safeguard the Netherlands from flooding… Source: AFP, November 20, 2009

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The sustainability of water resources is becoming a key challenge for the growth and long-term survival of the mining sector in many countries. This is why the Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town together with Dutch company partners and the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) will be organizing several events on the 10th of February on water-related mining challenges. As […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the signing of a cooperation agreement, the Netherlands and Germany have launched a joint study into flood risk management in the border area between the two countries. The study focuses on applying the Dutch risk-based approach to cross-border dyke sections in the border area between the Netherlands and the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has a new National Water Plan, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, the Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, announced today. Minister Schultz van Haegen and Martijn van Dam, State Secretary for Economic Affairs, recently discussed how, for the next 6 years, the Netherlands will protect itself from water, how the water will be made cleaner […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 8th Coastal Management Conference will take place on 7-9 September 2015, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is the first time ICE is organizing the event outside of the UK.  Occurring every four years, this international conference will attract engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from across the world. ICE’s […]

  • 16 February 2011

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) and Netherland’s Boskalis International have denied claims by Thilafushi Corporation… (haveeru) [mappress] Source: haveeru, February 16, 2011;

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A prominent group of organisations from the Dutch water sector is announcing the first Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge. Under the theme Coasts & Ports Indonesia: People, Planet & Profit, the program aims to engage young Indonesian talent with the important challenges of sustainable coast and port development in their country. They will be given the opportunity […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of Boskalis, Van Oord, the Royal Netherlands Navy and Wagenborg Shipping were selected. The vessel sizes vary in length from between 40-160m, with tonnage ranging from […]

  • 29 April 2010

    Korea and the Netherlands have agreed to work together on Korea’s river restoration and land reclamation projects.During a bilateral summit between President Lee Myung-bak and the visiting prime minister of the Netherlands, Peter Balkenende in Seoul, the two leaders welcomed the signing of various agreements… [mappress] Source:arirang,April 29,2010;

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Embassy of the Netherlands and other Dutch dignitaries visited Poplar Island on October 1. During the visit, the officials learned more about best practices from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as they construct a similar remote habitat project in the Netherlands.   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Brittany Bangert

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2011

    H.E. Abdul Rahman Saif Al Ghurair, Chairman of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, urged Dutch companies to take advantage of Dubai’s position as a leading business hub and gateway to growing Middle Eastern, Asian and African markets, during a Country Focus Briefing event at the organisation’s head office. His Excellency highlighted the cooperation between […]