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  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A. Tuytel, a contracting services and rental company, purchased a Waterking amphibious excavator recently. The WK 100 NG-AW is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage and a Yanmar SV100-2A upper structure with long reach. To operate stable in deep water, this piece of equipment is fitted with additional pontoons equipped with hydraulic spud poles. The machine […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following its take-over in April by Alewijnse Holding B.V., Alblasserdam-based Simnav B.V. has now merged with the Navigation and Communications department of Alewijnse Marine Systems to create Admarel B.V. All activities of both companies are now continuing under the new name. The name Admarel stands for advanced marine electronics. The combined company is now operating […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reference is made to the Offer Document and the press release of 8 February 2013 in which Boskalis Holding B.V. (the Offeror), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boskalis, launched a mandatory cash offer for all issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise (the Shares) at an offer price of EUR 18.50 / NOK 137.65 per Share […]

  • 2 September 2010

    We have now been busy on the expansion of the Rotterdam port for two years. More than twenty trailing suction hopper dredgers have been depositing their cargo of sand day and night on the bed of the North Sea. Cutter suction dredgers have been making their contribution from the depths of the docks. Anyone who […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Netherlands will in the future continue to support Bangladesh in its land reclamation and river dredging activities, reports United News of Bangladesh (UNB). According to UNB, this message was conveyed to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal, during his meeting with the Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Offshore expands its capabilities in the cable installation market with the Trenchformer: a multi-purpose cable trencher for a wide range of soils and cable types. Developed by Boskalis and VSMC, the trencher can bury cables in deep waters as well as in shallow areas. Besides working together with cable laying vessels, the Trenchformer can […]

  • 25 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Belgian government is refusing to pay the Netherlands €300m it had agreed to hand over in compensation for environmental damage caused by deepening the Westerschelde estuary, news agency ANP reports on Monday… More: Dutch News

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the Afsluitdijk project in the Netherlands has reached financial close successfully yesterday afternoon (29 May 2018), reports BAM. The European Investment Bank is providing EUR 330 million in support of the rehabilitation and modernization of the Afsluitdijk dam, running between the provinces of Noord-Holland and […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USA: Stone Harbor Renourishment Moves Ahead Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront.   USA: President Obama Visits Ellicott Dredges (VIDEO) President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part […]

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Dockwise Ltd. today announces 10 awards for Heavy Marine Transport projects and two for engineering assignments related to a float-over for CNOOC and to Wheatstone. Total revenues for these various commitments are expected to exceed $35 million USD. The relationship between the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, (CNOOC) and Dockwise continues to grow as CNOOC […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is organizing the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation that will be held from Monday, June 22-26th 2015, at UNESCO-IHE, Delft, The Netherlands. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has been providing a week-long Seminar especially developed for professionals in dredging-related industries. These intensive […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harry Baayen, who was the Deltares managing director until 2012, is taking up the position of chairman of the new board of the Netherlands Institute for Marine Research (NIOZ). The NIOZ, which has operations on the island of Texel and in Yerseke, intends to adopt a new strategy involving an extension and upgrading of its […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Almost 60 young employees from four members of International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) came together on June 12, 2019, at the Hilvaria Studios in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands. René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, welcomed the participants and started with an introduction of IADC, what the association stands for and its activities. After this short […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The First International Conference on the Material Point Method for “Modelling Large Deformation and Soil–Water–Structure Interaction”, organized by the Anura3D MPM Research Community, will be held January 10-13, 2017 at Deltares offices in Delft, the Netherlands. The main aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for presenting and discussing the latest developments […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) saw a slight increase in revenue in the third quarter of 2017 compared to the quarterly average reported for the first half the year. Compared to the third quarter of last year both revenue and the result were considerably lower, in line with expectations, reported the company. With regard to […]

  • 23 September 2010

    The Project Organization Maasvlakte 2 and the Next Generation Infrastructures Foundation undersigned a cooperation agreement for a period of five years under the title: Next Generation Port Infrastructure, powered by Maasvlakte 2. This agreement should unite knowledge and expertise to develop a optimal infrastructure in the ports of Rotterdam. Ronald Paul, Managing Director Project Organization […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Blockbuster, one of the key players in the construction of Maasvlakte 2, will soon commence its “second life.” The giant crane was transferred to the Caspian Sea for the next project. The Blockbuster is a modified E-crane produced by manufacturer Indusign. This machine has a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes and can reach 63 […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Europort (November 5-8 2013, Ahoy Rotterdam) is without a doubt the most complete maritime exhibition in the world. Over 31,000 maritime professionals from all segments of the shipbuilding industry, from naval to dredging and from fishery to offshore, are brought together in one state-of-art exhibition. Dredging The West European dredging industry has an outstanding reputation […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The quay at the Autrichehaven near Westdorpe had been extended from 225 to 855 meters…   [mappress] Source: shortsea, October 4, 2010

  • 10 March 2011

      Until the end of April, the contractor will be busy planting four kilometres of dune with young marram grass. Most of this work will be done by hand. The grassroots will retain the sand of the new dunes, preventing erosion. The last two kilometres of dune, including the stretch of dunes near the Slufter, are expected to be planted in the autumn. Once this […]

  • 19 February 2012

      The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is expanding the Maasgeul to prevent waiting times for ships entering the port of Rotterdam. This navigation channel to the North Sea is the access route for sea-going ships that have a draft of more than 14.3 metres. More and more of these ships come to Rotterdam […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indonesia has water management problems that include land subsidence, groundwater extraction, flooding and drought. Research institutes in the Netherlands and Indonesia plan to work together even more closely to develop solutions for the near future. Nine Dutch and Indonesian institutes were in Jakarta on Friday, 22 November. Watched by Minister Ploumen of Foreign Trade and […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council’s Executive Director, Grover J. Fugate, has been invited to share knowledge on climate change and resilience with officials from the Netherlands later this month. Dutch Wavemakers, an initiative to increase water awareness worldwide and to begin conversations about the “value of human capital for a future-proof water sector”, has […]

  • 25 August 2009

    Why did the decision making process over the dredging of the Westerschelde go so terribly wrong that it has now soured relations between the Netherlands and Belgium? The Dutch parliament would like to know too and has summoned prime minister Balkenende to explain his role… More: NRC

  • 5 October 2010

    The sheer speed at which the enormous dredging vessel Queen of the Netherlands has been reclaiming land at various islands has left some … By Azra Naseem (minivannews) [mappress] Source: minivannews, October 5, 2010;

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltas, Infrastructures and Mobility Initiative (DIMI) congress, named Deltas & Ports of the Future: towards new synergy of Delta Technology, Spatial Design and Governance, will take place on 28 January, 2016, at the Aula, TU Delft. “This congress aims to discuss how we can develop ‘smart combinations’ of flood defense systems with other important societal […]