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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-fund with over €1 million a study on deepening the waterways and constructing a new lock on Lake IJssel in the Netherlands. The project will improve the connection between the North Sea and the Dutch inland waterway network, to open it up to larger vessels. The depth of Lake Ijssel […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Meetings International has been announced as the organizer of the “International Conference on Coastal Ecosystem and Management” that will discuss the theme of Sustainable Management of Coastal Ecosystem- a Global Responsibility. The Coastal Zone event, taking place from September 16-17, 2019 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, will include prompt keynote presentations, oral talks, poster presentations, and […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA Dredging Days is the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and is one of the main events on the dredging industry calendar. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and industry experts, to share ideas, discuss challenges and consider potential solutions. CEDA Dredging Days 2019 will be held […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take place from Monday, 24 June, to Friday, 28 June, 2019. According to the IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding about dredging and reclamation through lectures by experts in the […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat currently reinforces the Houtrib Dike in Lake IJssel, located in the center of the Netherlands. Before the start of the reinforcement, a test section was first laid along the dike. The reason to do this was simple: the company knew quite little about sand reinforcements in a freshwater lake. Thanks to the pilot that […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) hosted its international course named “The Hydraulic Fill Manual” on November 20-21, 2014, in Delft, the Netherlands. This course has covered the initiation, design and construction of hydraulic fill projects as described in the recently published Hydraulic Fill Manual. Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialized equipment, major infrastructure […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the Dutch Government Agency Rijkswaterstaat, the Dutch Union of Water Boards and Deltares visited UK yesterday. This visit looked at ways of deploying Dutch expertise to combat the floods in England. The team of experts was appointed by Roeland Allewijn, the Rijkswaterstaat director of Flood Risk Management and Water Use. “We have […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has announced its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The agreement will enable IHC to strengthen its ship repair and conversion capabilities with the addition of a dedicated facility in Rotterdam, which has uninterrupted access to open sea. Located in Rotterdam, ROG has lay-by facilities for vessels […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]