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  • 28 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Because of doubts about the original design of the new harbour built in Sal Rei on the Cape Verdean island Boa Vista, the Cape Verdean client asked Royal Haskoning and Deltares to produce, test and optimise a new design. The harbour is vital for the ongoing development of tourism on the island. Storms resulted in […]

  • 23 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ 2011 Sustainability Report shows continued improvement in sustainability performance throughout the company’s global port, terminal and inland services network. Ongoing work to achieve the highest possible safety standards, reduction of the environmental impact of expanding global operations and positive contributions to the communities in which APM Terminals operate are major highlights of the […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Pronomar has announced another cooperation with Royal Boskalis Westminster NV, this time regarding the placement of a MERUS ring (for technical water) on the MV Willem van Oranje, a trailing suction hopper dredger. Royal Boskalis Westminster NV is a leading international service company in the maritime sectors. They deliver innovative solutions for infrastructure challenges (in […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A decision has been made to maintain the current shareholder structure at IHC Merwede. The IHC Merwede Supervisory Board – in addition to all of the current shareholders – is comfortable with the financial strength of the company for the next year. With the support of JP Morgan and Rabobank M&A, IHC Merwede has carried […]

  • 10 June 2011

      United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is the fifth shipping line to send a ULCS (ultra large container ship) to Rotterdam. Last Sunday, the ‘Umm Salal’ of 13,100 TEU arrived at ECT Maasvlakte. Together with six sister vessel to be commissioned next year, the ‘Umm Salal’ is to be scheduled in a AUSC service between […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Unesco-IHE Vice-rector Stefan Uhlenbrook and Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding, marking a new step in the joint effort of developing research, education and innovation in the field of water security and quality. The cooperation, which started in 2003, will be continued for another four years. The MoU was […]

  • 29 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    On 20 August 2010, flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes was launched at the CIMC Raffles yard in Yantai, China. A naming ceremony will be held at a later date. Final building operations will be conducted at the same yard. The ship is scheduled for completion in 2011 after which it will be operational on the offshore […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Strabag Nederland started constructing the quay for Container Transferium Alblasserdam this month. The grooved-in quay is 255 metres long and recessed 30 metres on the Noord river. Behind it is the 4-hectares terminal at Nieuwland business park, close to the A15 motorway. It is anticipated that the new port site can be delivered to terminal […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the next couple of months, Deltares will be performing a large number of tests with the different types of toe construction used in building harbour dams. The aim of this research is to draw up a more accurate calculation method for constructing dam toes. Various constructions will be tested under a range of wave […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Abeko Marine received new requests for dredging and land reclamation projects, for which the company had to expand the fleet on the short term with a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. Suitable second hand dredgers were not available which made the company decide for the conversion of the MV ‘Sirocco’, a general cargo vessel built […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Deltares started building the new Delta flume at their premises on Rotterdamseweg in Delft. This research facility will replace the present one in the Dutch North-East Polder and will be much more advanced. The new facility is unique as far as size and test features are concerned. Deltares uses the Delta flume to perform […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Contractor Verboon Maasland has ordered at Damen Dredging Equipment the delivery of a new cutter suction dredger. This stationary dredger will be an exact copy of the “Susanna” – delivered in 1981. Excellent proof that satisfied customers always return. The “Susanna” was built in 1981 by De Groot Nijkerk, as Damen Dredging Equipment then was […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    60 years of experience in the sand- and gravel production are supported by a team of IDRECO-engineers working together with a group of young design engineers, accompanied and assisted by a senior engineer who has more than 20 years of professional experience. Because of this highly qualified manpower IDRECO is able to produce a large […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 26 June 2013

    United Waalhaven Terminals (UWT) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on the construction of a new quay on Bunschotenweg. The quay will be dug on the Johan Friso Haven and will be able to accommodate short sea vessels as well as inland vessels with a draught of 7 metres and a length […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On November 9, 2012, fourteen crew members of grab dredge DOHUK and hopper dredger KARBALA successfully completed their equipment training at the Training Institute of Dredging’s (TID) training site in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. The crew, who stayed in the Netherlands after completing their training, will sail their new dredgers home this week. […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk is hosting the Dutch Dialogues Virginia: Life at Sea Level, the workshop that gathered experts on urban water management, from engineers to planners, to discuss, discover and design ideas and solutions for the future. Dutch Dialogues workshops are the latest component of the long history and friendship between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the umbrella of the Ecoshape partnership, Deltares will be starting this year on greening the banks of the New Meuse river in Rotterdam. On 16 March, Ecoshape signed a memorandum of understanding to that effect with nine other parties. Ecoshape is involved with this program on the basis of the Ecoshape Knowledge Valorisation EFRO […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. has just introduced the BCD 250-M, an updated design of the Bell Cutter Dredger (BCD) 250. This is a multifunctional dredger with suction and cutting depth up to 9 or up to 15 meters. According to Bell, it’s available in two variations: diesel driven or fully electric. It has a total […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Myanmar are making good progress in cooperation in the field of water management, Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment said during her visit to Myanmar. Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen and Myanmar’s Vice President U Nyan Tunthe, attended the seminar Developing Myanmar Waters Sustainably: from Vision to Implementation […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      IHC Merwede has announced that the naming and launch ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, is scheduled for Monday, 2 April 2012. The ship is being built for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. at the IHC Offshore & Marine yard, Schaardijk 24, 2921 LG Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. The […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs have called on the Dutch government to seek a maximum European contribution to the hinterland connections which are so important for the Netherlands. In the European Union budget negotiations it is of the utmost importance that the Dutch government insists on the modernization of the EU […]