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  • 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

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 7 September, the covenant ‘Partners for International Business Water and Soil Canada’ was signed by a number of Dutch companies and research institutes including Deltares. The aim of this covenant is to stimulate the export of Dutch know-how, products and services in the field of soil decontamination, underground water management and water quality […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the fourth National Delta Congress, the prestigious American Franz Edelman Award was handed out to the Dutch consortium who won the award in April 2013 in Texas for the project ‘Economically Efficient Flood Standards to Protect the Netherlands against Flooding’. In the presence of Minister Schultz van Haegen, Anne Robinson, the President of the […]

  • 6 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    End of this year, Young CEDA is organizing several sessions for students and young professionals in Belgium and the Netherlands. The sessions focus on working in the dredging sector as a young professional. Young CEDA members from consultants, authorities and the industry will give an openhearted, inside view on their experiences during their first working […]

  • 30 January 2013

    On Friday, 1 February, Jaap Kwadijk, the Deltares Scientific Director, will be introducing Dutch flood protection policy at a conference in New Jersey for planners. He will be focusing in particular on the long-term policy, including areas like the Delta Programme. Friday will be the 60th anniversary of the disastrous floods that afflicted the Netherlands […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Knoop Baggerwerken BV, a Dutch-based company specialized in wetlands dredging operations, has won a major restoration contract in the “Nieuwkoopse Plassen” (Nature Reserve) area, located in the western Netherlands. The contract, worth over $1 million, is part of the LIFE-Project “New LIFE for Dutch Fens”, a collaboration between Vereniging Natuurmonumenten and Staatsbosbeheer. The work will be carried out with […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    To protect the Netherlands against high water, Van Oord’s crane vessels are restoring the foreshore at 10 locations in the Western Scheldt Estuary. According to the company’s latest announcement, erosion has affected the foreshore in various places and therefore no longer meets the safety standards. “In this combined project we are also giving the flora […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was part of the trade delegation that visited Vietnam last week with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag. Royal HaskoningDHV joined the mission with a focus to further strengthen the relationships in water, maritime and aviation. The mission follows the visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc to the Netherlands […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, to discuss amongst others the significance of trade missions. CEO Pieter van Oord and area director Netherlands Jan Schaart welcomed Mr Rutte on board trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 in Hoek van Holland. HAM […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association CEDA has issued recently the program for its interactive, case-study led event, designed to maximise knowledge sharing in a great ambience. Taking as its theme “Dredging in a changing world”, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday 7 November 2013 at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands has granted $2.17 million to the Mekong River Commission in support of its MRC Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 including the Flood Management and Mitigation Initial Studies. The agreement was signed in Vientiane, Laos on 23 January, by Dr. Pham Tuan Phan, Chief Executive Officer of the MRC Secretariat and Ms. […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After taking part in a competitive tender process, CARIS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the National Survey Storage System project from Rijkswaterstaat. Rijkswaterstaat, the executive body of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment in the Netherlands: ensures safe and smooth flow of traffic on roads and waterways; protects against flooding; provides […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association CEDA recently issued the program for its interactive, case-study led event, designed to maximise knowledge sharing in a great ambience. Taking as its theme “Dredging in a changing world”, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday 7 November 2013 at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. These […]

  • 19 February 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, in a ceremony on 2 April 2012 at the company’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpfkWv0u03U The ceremony was performed by Mrs Sunitha Vasan, […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging and marine contractor Boskalis has sold its road maintenance company Aannemingsbedrijf De Jong en Zoon Beheer B.V. and the associated De Jong subsidiaries (De Jong) to the management and Foreman Capital. The De Jong activities were taken over at the end of 2011 as part of the acquisition of MNO Vervat. De Jong […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Water board Noorderzijlvest has contracted Dutch-based consultancy firm Grontmij to make a preliminary design and contract for a 12 km sea dike improvement between Eemshaven and Delfzijl, on the north coast of the Netherlands. The flood defense project is part of a nationwide program to reinforce dikes to withstand heavier wave loads. The authorities decided […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The project ‘Economically Efficient Flood Standards to Protect the Netherlands against Flooding’ has been chosen as one of the final six contenders for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award. The project was carried out for the Delta Programme by a consortium led by Deltares. Deltares performed the analyses for the project and wrote the final rapport […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, took part at a flood resiliency workshop led by the City of Rotterdam, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, aboard Clipper Stad Amsterdam in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, March 29, 2019. Litz and members of Baltimore District’s Planning Division joined representatives from the Netherlands, Maryland Department of the Environment, the City […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Vessels

      In view of the huge dredging requirements on the Indian Ports, the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is planning to procure two 9000 Cubic Metres Hopper Capacity Dredgers in the years to come. With the acquisition of these dredgers, the Dredging Corporation of India will, to a large extent, be able to take care […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands last Friday (Dec 14) christened Van Oord’s latest addition to the fleet, the 18,000 cubic meters trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia. The vessel was moored along Wilhelminakade next to the Cruise Terminal in Rotterdam for this special event. During the ceremony, Queen Máxima toured the Vox Amalia and met its […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together recently on at Hilvaria Studio’s in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, for their second annual networking event – Peering into Dredging’s Future. After receiving a welcome note from IADC’s Secretary General, Rene Kolman, the group participated in an […]

  • 23 July 2010

    One ofte dredgers on Maasvlakte 2, Port of Rotterdam, Netherlands. The vessel is “rainbowing”

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch-based Arcadis and InTech Dike Security Systems are joining forces in monitoring levees and dams, by forming a new company called Dike Monitoring Netherlands. The new company will roll-out a monitoring system that is based on innovative technologies that have been developed in the Netherlands to detect deformation and internal erosion at an early stage. It will support […]