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  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority based in Ridderkerk, has announced tender for dredging and disposal works. The dredging operations will take place in the metropolitan area of Rotterdam – Rozenburg with the depositing of sediments in a designated area. The official language is Dutch, and tenders should be submitted no later […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority covering the south of Zuid Holland, is seeking a contractor to conduct waterways dredging works. The framework agreement in the Ridderkerk area is for the rural dredging of navigational waterways. The tender is divided into lots and can be submitted for a part or a whole […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eye4Software B.V. said that the latest version of their single beam hydrographic survey package, Hydromagic version 6.0, has been released to the public. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of a river, reservoir or pond in 3D, by using a GPS, RTK or total station positioning system combined with a […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, is undergoing its final expansion phase to become a specialised offshore wind hub. Groningen Seaports invested over EUR 56 million in the project, and it is gearing up to become a big player in the offshore wind industry. Beatrixhaven will feature a depth of 10.40 meters below the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Young CEDA (Central Dredging Association) is very active these days to organise activities for young professionals and students and get them interested to work in the dredging industry. On June 2, Young CEDA will hold an evening seminar in Delft for students from TU Delft and the Universities of Applied Sciences from Rotterdam and The […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has commissioned a prestigious new jubilee book, entitled 70 years IHC Merwede. The first copy of this publication was presented to the mayor of Rotterdam, Mr Ahmed Aboutaleb, at the city’s Maritime Museum. Written by maritime historian Dr Joke Korteweg, this unique and beautifully designed book contains more than 300 pages and approximately […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders adopted the 2013 financial statements at the annual meeting held today. All other voting items were also adopted, including: Reappointment The Meeting reappointed Mr. H.J. Hazewinkel as member and deputy chairman of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years. Dividend The […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rotterdam is one of the main ports of Europe. The port is the gateway to the European market of more than 350 million consumers. The port is one of the most important junctions of good flows of the world. The annual throughput is about 450 million tons. As a leading port and gateway to Europe, […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) scheduled its advanced pump and slurry course named “Slurry Transport in Dredging and Wet Mining” for May 19-22, 2014, in their training facilities in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. In this advanced, 4-day training, emphasis will be put on the hydraulic transport of solids-water mixtures with centrifugal pumps and through pipeline […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister Lilianne Ploumen of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation signed a Memorandum of Understanding yesterday with the Federal Government of Mexico (Conagua) in the field of flood risk management. Minister Ploumen was in the state of Tabasco to support collaboration on economic development, which is based on flood risk management, and in which other sectors […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Deltares will acquire a new Delta Flume at its Rotterdamseweg location in Delft in late November. It will replace the present facility in the North-East Polder and be a lot more advanced. In terms of its size and test facilities, the new facility is unique in the world. The flume will be used for government […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has appointed Bram Roelse as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with immediate effect as of 1 April 2014. He has taken over this leading role within the company from predecessor Dirk Philips who stepped back in November 2013. Mr Roelse (56) has worked at IHC Merwede for the past 13 years. […]

  • 1 April 2014

      On 1 April the construction consortium of De Vries en van der Wiel and Geka have handed over the extension of the Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) site to the Port of Rotterdam. The extension of approximately 5 hectares doubles the area occupied by the existing terminal and allows the total storage capacity to be […]

  • 27 March 2014

    A brochure describing 35 innovative water managements projects that put the Netherlands on the map as a global player in innovative water management is being published to mark World Water Day. The brochure entitled Waterinnovaties in Nederland (Water Innovations in the Netherlands) is a joint effort of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Rijkswaterstaat […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MMAF) will visit the Netherlands from 17 to 21 March to learn how the Dutch have applied ‘Building with Nature’ techniques for flood prevention. The Director General of Marine, Coast and Small Islands, Dr Sudirman Saad, M.Hum, and the advisor of the […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rijkswaterstaat Programma’s Projecten en Onderhoud invited bidders for the Ijmuiden Harbour dredging project. This cleanup program will involve maintenance dredging in the outer harbour of Ijmuiden and in the approach areas of the North Sea. The dredged sand will be used for beach replenishment projects on the Dutch coast. Divided into lots, tenders may be […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    HollandMT has developed a Plain Suction Dredger (PSD) for the purpose of dredging and deepening of inland lakes, estuaries and mining & tailing ponds. The PSD350 Plain Suction Dredger is fitted with a 350 mm dredge pipeline system and is designed for dredging up to –40 m below water level. Reduced dredging depth can be […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Maritiem Cluster Friesland delivered another DP1 Multi Purpose Support vessel 3512 to Acta Marine. Lady sponsor Mrs. E. (Litsa) Kwantes, named the ‘’Coastal Chariot’’ of Acta Marine on 20th February in Rotterdam. The multi-purpose vessel has been custom-built and constructed within only 12months. The vessel will be deployed upon projects in dredging, geotechnical and offshore […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2013 was €227 million. This is €1 million less than the result for 2012. Large investments, especially in Maasvlakte 2, pushed the interest charges and depreciation up considerably. The revenue from port dues decreased. On the other hand, the revenue from the lease of sites increased, […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its international course named “The Hydraulic Fill Manual” for June 4th and 5th, 2014, in Delft, The Netherlands. This course will cover 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 […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first ships have yet to arrive, but already there is plenty of activity amid the sand and the dunes. Rotterdam, Europe’s biggest port, has just reclaimed 2,000 hectares of land from the North Sea to expand its gateway by a staggering 20%. Reduced to rubble during the Second World War, Rotterdam quickly blossomed in […]