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  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a video of placing the deckhouse on IHC-built trailing suction hopper dredger Jun Yang 1. The 21,028m³ TSHD, being built for CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., was launched on Saturday, 19 December 2015, at IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. When delivered, the vessel will be the largest of its kind in China, enabling GDC to carry […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 23,545kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 in a ceremony on 8 March 2014 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands.  The ceremony was performed by Ms. Sylvia Wuebbens, the daughter of Mr. M. Wuebbens, the Managing Director of Huta Marine Works. The […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal dredging project is progressing very well. Suez Canal Authority (SCA) chief Mohab Mamish recently hailed efforts exerted by the workers of the project and the progress they made so far. This development project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. Companies from Egypt, […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has just released a 60-second video of the construction process of the 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ARZANA. The newbuild was launched two days ago, September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The TSHD Arzana is the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger in the middle east. This tailor-made […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Offshore & Marine announces that it will hold naming and launch ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger, the BREUGHEL, on Saturday 11 June 2011. The ship is being built for the DEME Group at the IHC Offshore & Marine yard, Schaardijk 24, 2921 LG, Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is focussed on the […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at Timaru’s port have been successfully wrapped up, New Zealand’s news site Stuff reports.  According to the PrimePort Timaru chief executive, Phil Melhopt, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatross was stationed in Timaru where it had been keeping the main channel into the port at required depths of about 10.8 meters. The […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) has formally approved the ongoing development of the Ibom Deep Seaport & Free Trade Zone in Akwa Ibom State. Felak Concept Limited (Abuja, Nigeria) and MTBS (Rotterdam, the Netherlands) are the Transaction Advisors for the project. The project is monitored by the Ministerial Project Development and Steering Committee (MPDSC). FEC […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Dredging is to sign a ten-year deal to carry out maintenance work for five New Zealand port authorities. The contract will be signed in Auckland this week, Wednesday, 9 November, in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, and the Dutch and New Zealand ministers of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Easyfairs has acquired the World Water Works Conference and Exhibition from ESC International. The next edition of this leading platform for global issues related to hydraulic engineering will be staged on May 29 & 30 2017 in Amsterdam RAI. World Water Works attracted more than 300 delegates and 50 exhibiting sponsors to its last edition, from relevant […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The fifth European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) conference ‘Marine sand and gravel – finding common ground’ will take place this week, on 4-5 June 2015 in Delft, the Netherlands. This EMSAGG conference will cover a range of topics highly relevant to the dredging industry, its regulators, customers and other stakeholders covering both technical and […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik held a keel-laying ceremony last Friday, July 24th, for a partly outfitted hull of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger, which is being built for IHC Global Production B.V. of the Netherlands.  In addition to the representatives of Uljanik shipyard, the ceremony was also attended by numerous shipowner’s representatives. The vessel, ordered last February, will have a length of 152 […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten design teams that entered the San Francisco Resilient by Design Challenge have been selected to map how the cities’ bay area can best respond to rising sea levels. Three of these selected teams include Dutch participants (One Architecture, Deltares and Arcadis) that can contribute directly with knowledge and experiences from flood risk mitigation in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Safety is always uppermost on the minds of dredging contractors. As part of the maritime community, dredging vessels, contractors, crews and support staff on land, strive to follow international safety standards as well as local and regional requirements at all times. But the safety rules and regulations that have developed over time are complex. This […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Maritime infrastructure construction is not possible without dredging. At the core of every port expansion or coastal engineering achievement lies the bedrock of dredging operations and the skills of the dredging industry. And at the centre of state-of-the-art dredging lies high-level education. Over the years education and research have reached new heights – and depths […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Since the start of the industrial revolution, people have treated the planet as though its natural resources were endlessly available. In the 1980s an abrupt shift occurred. An awareness of the limitation of these resources awakened a concern for the planet and for future generations. From this concern arose the concept of “sustainability”. What has […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ profit for the Q2 period was affected by a varied regional performance, with West Africa region and some terminals in Asia demonstrating double digit growth rates, whereas volumes in most European terminals were below Q2 2011. As mentioned in the 2011 annual report, the increased presence in these growth areas also increases the […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Richard Measures, from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) in New Zealand, has been named ‘2012 Delft3D best contributor of the year’. He received the corresponding award on Wednesday 20 November during the Delft Software Days held in Delft. The hydro software package Delft3D went open source on 1 January 2011. This […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The province of Gelderland is granting a €460,000 subsidy for the construction of a container terminal on the Medel industrial estate in Tiel. In the future, up to 80,000 containers a year will have to be handled at the new terminal. A sizeable proportion of these will contain temperature-controlled cargo. The terminal is one of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association CEDA is ringing the changes at Europort 2013 with a new initiative called the CEDA Forum. This stimulating and informative event will replace the usual Dredging Days this year. Taking as its theme ‘Dredging in a Changing World’, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday 7 […]

  • 30 July 2013

    APM Terminals hosted Indian Shipping Minister Milind Murli Deora while he was in The Netherlands July 23rd on an official government visit. The Minister and a delegation including the Shipping Ministry Joint Secretary Shri N. Muruganandam, India’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the Netherlands R.K. Singh, and Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation […]

  • 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 […]