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  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced that Boskalis, a leading service provider of all-round dredging and maritime solutions, will implement the Infor 10x version of Infor LN, which includes Infor ION, Infor Ming.le and Infor Business Intelligence (BI). Infor’s software will support the organizational change process […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities in southern, south west and central England remain at risk of flooding, with further heavy rain expected to affect the country today and tomorrow. Continued heavy rainfall means that flooding will remain for several days. Although water levels may fall throughout today, they are expected to rise again on the Thames and Severn, affecting […]

  • 13 February 2014

    With the signing of a new three-year framework service agreement, Wärtsilä and Van Oord, the Netherlands based contractor for dredging and offshore projects, have entered into an exclusive partnership for all field service and parts supply. The agreement covers preventive and corrective engine maintenance on Van Oord’s fleet of dredging and other vessels. The contract […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Provincie Noord-Holland has appointed J.P. Schilder BV to carry out the Haarlem dredging project. This EUR 2,9 mln development program will include dredging in order to achieve excavation profiles to sufficient depths for recreational activities in the required areas of waterways. The project will also include bank protection work by replacing wood and steel sheet […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2014

    A major new European research project began this month to look at the impact of vegetation on waves using satellite data and field measurements. The ultimate aim of the study will be to develop a software tool for water managers and consultants that will allow them to determine the role of vegetation in damping waves […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Thursday 23 January, the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, was handed over within the contractual delivery date to Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) at IHC Merwede’s Kinderdijk shipyard in The Netherlands. The Protocol of Delivery and Acceptance was signed on behalf of DCI by Mr YSR Murthy. IHC Merwede designed, engineered […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTI Holland has announced that three engineering students have graduated with honours in 2013 after completing the final research for their degrees at the company. IHC Merwede’s dredging knowledge centre provides the opportunity for students to graduate, complete internships or gain work experience on an ongoing basis. Frank Renting, Dredging and Offshore Engineering On 20 […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Never before, anywhere in the world, have nine Super Post Panamax container cranes been delivered at the same time in a port by the builders. Seven were built by ZPMC and two by Kalmar, all in China. ZPMC divided its shipment over its own special transport vessels the Zhen Hua 14, which will start unloading […]

  • 17 January 2014

    Rijkswaterstaat Programma’s Projecten en Onderhoud has announced the details about the IJmuiden dredging plans. This development program will include maintenance dredging of the access channels and approach areas in the North Sea and in the outer harbour of IJmuiden. The Rijkswaterstaat’s dredging plan will also consist of the foreshore supplement work of Bloemendaal Zandvoort and […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From today till 6th December, trade fair Marintec will take place in Shanghai. For over 30 years, Marintec has brought the largest international players in the shipbuilding industry together. The upcoming edition is expected to attract over 50,000 visitors. In addition, 1,700 exhibitors are present. The Netherlands invited all visitors to stop-by at the Maritime […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eureka, a Dutch engineering company, has presented its new multifunctional dredger Sigma. This dredger with both water jet and cutter function can be used in soft and hard layers for the cleaning of rivers, ponds and sand mining purposes. The main advantage is the submersible dredge pump which is located on the dredge pipe to […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 23,684kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis). The innovative new dredging vessel will be one of the largest CSDs of its kind in the world. As part of the close cooperation and working relationship between Boskalis […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Water managers can now make a more accurate assessment of whether they are complying with the standard for heavy metals in surface water with the new computer model developed by Deltares: PNEC.pro. This model takes the local water chemistry into account, making it possible to calculate local standards for permitted concentrations of heavy metals and […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Private equity firm NPM Capital is taking a majority interest in Dieseko Group BV, manufacturer of hydraulic vibratory foundation equipment. These machines and power packs are supplied for rental and sales to foundation companies across the globe. Not only on land and on the water but also in the offshore industry. BAM, Ballast Nedam, Heijmans, […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEDA rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect opportunity to organise an […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has ordered a new self-propelled megacutter from IHC Merwede. This self-propelled cutter suction dredger, with a total installed power of 23,700 kW and a pump ashore capacity of 15,600 kW, is a replacement investment. The total investment amounts to around EUR 170 million and construction of the vessel is expected to […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference 2013 will take place in Amsterdam on 27 & 28 November. Established as a relevant, technical and informative event, the conference will deliver a diverse and in-depth programme providing an invaluable learning opportunity as well as an excellent platform for discussion, debate and networking. Speakers include companies […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2nd edition of International Water Week and the 24th edition of Aquatech Amsterdam proved once again to be a major success. The two-days international conference on urban water technologies and urban water management draw 1050 delegates from over100 different countries, three times more than two year ago. Water technology trade fair Aquatech Amsterdam 2013 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte I will enhance five of the terminal’s existing post-Panamax cranes to a 23-container row reach to accommodate the latest generation of ultra-large container ships. The retrofitting involves engineering and software adjustments expected to be completed in time for the arrival of the 18,000 TEU capacity Marie Maersk, the fourth Maersk Line […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded an exceptionally good third quarter. Revenue, adjusted for the sale of the 40% stake in Archirodon, and earnings were higher than in the first and second quarter of 2013 against stable market conditions. The order book increased compared to the end of the first half of the year and […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    iPs has announced that in addition to iPS’s Dutch entities, now also their overseas entities are certified with regard to the Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC:2006). The respective certificate was handed over by Bureau Veritas. Regulation 1.4 of MLC mandates that each member that operates a public seafarer recruitment and placement service, shall ensure that […]