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  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands based MirTac and Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) have agreed to implement the StarIPS Fleet Management solution onboard Dutch Dredging’s modern fleet of 28 vessels. According to the MirTac latest announcement, the companies signed a contract for maintenance consultancy, implementation and purchase of the Star Fleet Management software including FSM, Audit, Safety Management, […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A keel laying ceremony of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 vessel, to be built for Hanson Aggregates Marine, took place today at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. The ceremony of this vessel, currently in progress at Damen Galati under YN 566352, was performed at Hull Division IA in the presence of Mr. Simon Willis, […]

  • 27 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 21 – 27, 2019).   Kure Beach Nourishment Project Starts Soon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project.   IADC […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday Polite Laboyrie (Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands) became Central Dredging Association (CEDA) President after his year as CEDA President-elect. He succeeded Anders Jensen (DHI, Denmark) who steps down as President after seven outstanding years of service to the Association. Polite said, “I believe that cooperation of organizations and experts is the key to finding the best […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      At the CEDA Dutch Section evening, held on 20 November at Rabobank’s headquarters in Utrecht, three prominent speakers told about their visions of dredging in 15 years from now.   The evening kicked of with Ton Wouterse, Senior Banker Maritime Industries welcoming the guests. He stressed the importance of the dredging sector in the […]

  • 18 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 12 – 18, 2018).   DEME’s TSHD Scheldt River Bunkered with LNG in Germany DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports earlier this week.   […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Netherlands: Boskalis Orders Megacutter to Strengthen Its Fleet 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.   Damen: Plug and Play Trailing Pipe for […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Damen’s first Australian Service Hub was officially declared open by the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Captain Kasper Kuiper on November 8. Damen Services Brisbane Pty Ltd. will serve Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Headed up by Peter Ryan, the new hub will handle all warranty or maintenance issues and offer […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik to Build Dredger for IHC Merwede On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger.   UK: Boskalis Westminster Wins Cowes Breakwater Contract Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Annual Results 2012 (Belgium) The board of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) for the year 2012 amounts to 167.5 million euros (compared to 177.5 million euros in 2011).   Nigeria: Eko Atlantic Celebrates Land Reclamation Milestone Eko Atlantic, the visionary new […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Flood risk researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across the world met at FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon, France, from 17-21 October to share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice. The conference included contributions from a variety of national, European and international flood-related initiatives, including the European Flood Directive, as well […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VIPs, including the Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, attended an open day to see the latest work on Ipswich the flood defense scheme, which will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 2,000 homes and businesses in the town. Huge hydraulic arms that will operate the new tidal flood gate have been installed, taking the […]

  • 23 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 18-24, 2017).   Keel Laying for World’s Most Powerful Cutter Suction Dredger The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow mattress. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the present ‘sinking’ reed marshes. The new type provides better wave attenuation than the older structure. As a result, these floating reed marshes help to defend shores and therefore improve flood protection, ultimately generating savings […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Accompanied by tugs En Avant 20 and Sea Charly, Conquest MB1 is outbound Flushing, the Netherlands, heading for London Gateway, UK. Conquest MB1 is under contract of charterer DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC) for a project at the London Gateway. The 136m x 36m x 8m barge has a free deck space of 3,700 m² for […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar, named ‘Dredging Equipment: Its Evolution, Capabilities and Importance for Maritime Infrastructural Works’, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 14.00 hrs (CEST, Central European Summer Time). The webinar presenter will be Mr Frans Uelman, a lecturer and course coordinator of the IADC Dredging Seminars for more […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two more vessels have been sold to a long term Nigerian customer. A tug, type STU2208, and a cutter suction dredger, type CSD500, have arrived at their up-river operating point.  The Nigerian customer has well chosen the vessels names : “PASAM” for the tug meaning “Daddy Sam”, and “DASERAH” for the CSD500 meaning “Mummy Sarah”. […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Hakurei, a state-of-the-art research vessel has been constructed and will be the first vessel commissioned by the Japanese government in 30 years, Ajw.asahi.com reports. But the officials from the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC), which owns the Hakurei, are not satisfied: “The ship was built in Japan, but a lot of the […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3 October 2013, experts from HR Wallingford will join other colleagues in France to present the findings from two international collaborative projects. The teams of experts working on flood protection of the built environment in the FloodProBE-project and on the International Levee Handbook (ILH) are meeting in Aix en Provence to launch the Handbook […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      HvS Dredging Support BV, marine support company from Harlingen (The Netherlands) announces, in addition to their current Support Vessel “Zwerver I”, a new unique Multi Purpose DP-1 Support Vessel is built, which will be called “Zwerver III”. The vessel is especially designed for supporting Wind farm-/Renewable Energy-, Offshore installation- and dredging projects. HvS Dredging […]

  • 10 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Parts & Services, part of the IHC Merwede group, now offers dredging operators and utility and infrastructure engineering companies all over the world the opportunity to rent its improved TT Pump Dredging Unit. The TT Pump Dredging Unit was specifically developed for use in small-scale dredging projects, including maintenance activities, as well as environmental […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group and Hanson Aggregates Marine signed a contract earlier this month for construction of a Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500.  The dredger will be used to extract aggregates offshore up to depths of 55 metres, for use in the onshore construction industry. Due for delivery in March 2021, the vessel will be constructed […]