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  • 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 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal BAM , the largest construction group in the Netherlands, reported a higher-than-expected rise in first-half profit on Thursday as it s…More info: Royal BAM [mappress] Source: bam, August 25, 2011;

  • 21 March 2011

    “The Netherlands has always battled against this natural enemy — water,” said Hanneke Heeres of the Union of District Water Boards (UvW)… By Coralie Ramon (physorg) [mappress] Source: physorg, March 21, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A broad consortium of investors and industry partners from the dredging and offshore sectors and the existing international syndicate of banks of Royal IHC, including the three major Dutch banks, have reached a Heads of Agreement for the acquisition and refinancing. This gives Royal IHC, as an important Dutch maritime player with a strong balance […]

  • 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
    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 […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Boskalis has won two major dike reinforcement contracts in the Netherlands, namely the IJsseldijk Zwolle-Olst project and the Krachtige IJsseldijken Krimpenerwaard. The projects are part of the national Flood Protection Program in which the government and regional Water Boards work together to protect the Netherlands against flooding. Based on current estimates, the combined contract value […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty  of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (‘Royal’) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where 450 guests had gathered to mark the company’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ​Piedroba’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar and Jelle Prins recently assisted the World Bank in organizing a weeklong study tour for a delegation of Bangladeshi Inland Waterway and Transportation Experts. The tour took place on May 14-19 in Belgium and the Netherlands and was a productive week full of knowledge transfer between a variety of dredging and […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blockbuster, one of the key players in the construction of Maasvlakte 2, will soon commence its “second life.” The Blockbuster was disassembled and shipped to the Caspian Sea to work on the Saipem’s new project. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 7, 2013

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 24 June through Friday 28 June 2013 at UNESCO-IHE, […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    FLOODrisk 2012, the second European Conference on flood risk management, was opened on Tuesday November 20 by Harry Baayen, general director of Deltares. FLOODrisk 2012 was organised by Deltares en HR Wallingford and is being held in Rotterdam from 20 to 22 November. FLOODrisk 2012 will explore recent advances in flood risk analysis and innovations […]

  • 21 December 2010

    The next in CEDA’ successful series of conferences, CEDA Dredging Days, will be held in the Conference Centre, Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. On 9 November prior the conference an optional technical visit will take place. CEDA Dredging Days have the reputation of being the premier […]

  • 27 April 2012

    In addition to CEDA’s regular activities, including the meetings of the National Sections and providing independent expert advice at various international forums such as the London Convention, OSPAR and appropriate bodies of the European Commission, the plans for 2012 include the following: • To set up a WODA Expert Group on Underwater Sound with the […]

  • 13 May 2012
    Vessels

    Yesterday, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Ambiorix’ was named in the port of Rotterdam by Mrs. Marie-Claire van Haaren-Donnet, spouse of the late Paul van Haaren, managing director of Ackermans & van Haaren until 1981. The Ambiorix is one of the most powerful and advanced cutter suction dredgers in the world and was built for […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the latest CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging.  The main aim of the paper is to facilitate knowledge exchange on the topic, along with an assessment of which parameters should be included in the evaluation at a local level both in terms […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that registrations are now open for the next CEDA Dredging Days event, set to take place from 9-10 November 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands.  To ensure the two days are well spent, the CEDA Technical Committee has organised a packed program which includes 22 peer-reviewed technical […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry. From small beginnings in the 1920s, the company has grown into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people. With Dutch roots, Damen’s expansion has been global. The company was originally established by two brothers, Jan and Rien Damen, in 1927. […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Few days ago, on July 4th, a meeting was organised at the Delft University of Technology to mark the completion of the doctoral research conducted by Timo Schweckendiek (Deltares/Delft University of Technology), who studied ways of reducing uncertainties associated with piping. This is a process in which water seepage erodes dikes from below and it is […]