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  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association – CEDA is ringing the changes at Europort 2013 with a new initiative called the CEDA Forum. This stimulating and informative event will replace the usual Dredging Days this year. Taking as its theme ‘Dredging in a Changing World’, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces the launch of an equity offering to raise approximately EUR 320 million (the Offering) by issuing new ordinary shares in the share capital of Boskalis (the Shares). The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to partly finance the voluntary public offer for Dockwise Ltd. (see press releases […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Predictions of phenomena such as sea-level rise, storm surges or coastal erosion are important for decisions about coastal protection. Coastal managers need to know how reliable these predictions are and whether they can be improved. Fedor Baart, a senior researcher with Deltares, developed a new approach and was awarded his doctorate in this field at […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The net result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2012 was almost €228 million. Compared to the net result of 2011, this represents an increase of nearly € 33 million (+17%). This is a result of more lease income as well as additional port dues. The operating expenses dropped slightly due to effective cost […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, in today’s ceremony  at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. The ceremony was performed by Mrs Sunitha Vasan, the spouse of the Indian […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 24 June through Friday 28 June 2013 at UNESCO-IHE, […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic fill is the basis, the essential ingredient, for all land reclamation projects, for port expansion and airport platforms, for residential and industrial development, and many other major infrastructure plans. To fully understand the most important elements of land reclamation (planning, design, data collection, legal and contractual aspects) a comprehensive reference work, Hydraulic Fill Manual, […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the next couple of days, the Pearl River, once the largest dredger in the world, should complete the deepening and widening program at the Eemshaven seaport, Groningen. The dredging work is undertaken on the Doekegatkanaal, inside of the harbor (near the harbor entrance / exit to the Ems). These dredging activities are part of […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard unveiled its redesigned website this week, featuring major enhancements to its popular site. The new website’s appearance is fresher, with many new pictures collected from all Dredge Yard offices, foundries and machine shops. Dredge Yard supplies several dredging components needed for the dredgers and dredge pipe lines. Those dredge components are designed by […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 26 April 2012

    In 13 episodes of 20 minutes, the expansion of the port of Rotterdam will hit regional television this year. Sebastiaan Labrie, well-known on Dutch TV as a survivor in Expeditie Robinson and most recently, a traveller in Panamericana Road Trip, presents the series. He plays with giant cranes and sand and of course, he knows […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has announced that Bert van der Valk, geologist at Deltares, was a co-author of the book ‘Schatten van het Mammoetstrand. Over speuren in grondlagen, opgraven onder water en vissen naar fossielen’. (Treasures of the Mammoth Beach. About investigating in the earth, excavating below water and fishing for fossils.) It recounts the construction of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Policymakers from a range of national Colombian government authorities visited Deltares last week for a knowledge-exchange program about water management. The emphasis was on governance aspects, the planning process and the use of information from model studies. The participants included Claudia Pineda, the water director of the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and […]

  • 8 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ravestein to Build Dredger for ETERMAR SA (The Netherlands) Ravestein has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of a backhoe dredger type Ravestein 750 B for ETERMAR SA.   Van Oord: Artemis at World Port Days 2013 (The Netherlands) For the 36th time Rotterdam opens the doors to Europe’s largest port during […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 3-9, 2017).   Royal IHC VIDEO: Construction Process of Megacutter Helios Royal Boskalis Westminster’s new self-propelled mega cutter dredger Helios was named and christened during a ceremony in Rotterdam two days ago.   KNMI Expert to Take Part in […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After some years of preparation, the Delfzijl Marconi project in the Netherlands, is finally on. In this project, clean dredged sediment is being used to improve the local ecology and to create recreational benefits. The project is situated along the Ems-Dollard estuary and is one of the two remaining open estuaries in the Netherlands. It […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group Orders New Multipurpose Vessel Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel with a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138 m will be a multipurpose vessel.   IHC Merwede Presents New Generation of Omnibarge (The Netherlands) […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    An agreement that will ensure £800,000 of European funding to assist in finding advanced ways to dredge the Broads was signed at the conference held in Rotterdam. A project known as PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) was introduced by the representatives from the Broads Authority and their joined partners from the Netherlands and Belgium. 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, […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Merwede’s trailing suction hopper dredger, Vox Máxima, has been awarded Ship of the Year at the fifth annual Maritime Awards Gala. This award is presented to the manufacturer of a vessel which is designed, built and completed in The Netherlands, and which distinguishes itself in the areas of innovation, the environment, safety and value […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms two more high-profile speakers that will share their insights and personal experiences at our event, Dick Konijn, Owner – CEO of ID Consultancy BV and Commerijn Plomp, World Bank and IFC private sector liaison officer for the Netherlands. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Baars Charter BV – a company specialized in the rental and sale of modular pontoons, dredging containers, split and hopper barges – recently supplied one of its pontoons for the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project in the Netherlands. According to the company, this large 17 x 36 meter modular container pontoon will be used for the […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Three Dutch ports jointly present themselves at the TransRussia exhibition in Moscow, the largest event in Russia, the Baltic region and the former Soviet republics for logistics, cargo, transport and international trade. The Dutch ports are Port of Amsterdam, Port of Rotterdam and Zeeland Seaports, powered by ABN AMRO Bank. TransRussia will take place in […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four port operators were pre-qualified during the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The four pre-qualified companies were: APM Terminals B.V. (the Netherlands); Terminal Link (France); PSA International Pte., Ltd (Singapore) and Terminal Investment Limited, S.A. (the Netherlands). “The result […]