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  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dhaka WASA (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) recently organized a close-out workshop for their two Water Operators Partnership projects: WOP and Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP). The workshop was held in presence of DWASA, VEI, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh and other participant from many […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Port S.A. has commissioned international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos to conduct a feasibility study for an entirely new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River, near the city of Barranquilla in Colombia. Royal Port wants to use the study to obtain the required port concession from river management authority Cormagdalena. For this […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered DOP submersible dredge pump to the Cadzand dredging project in the Netherlands. The dredging scheme, being undertaken by the Dutch contractor Martens & Van Oord, has quite a challenge in store – unexploded ordnance (UXO). The village of Cadzand is located in the south west of the Netherlands, on the […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations for the Quackstrand beach at the Haringvliet near Hellevoetsluis officially started last week. Mr. Robert van der Kooi, chairman of the Voorne-Putten recreation board, together with partners Hellevoetsluis municipality, Southwest Netherlands sport fishery, Netherlands sport fishery and Natuurmonumenten, gave their go-ahead for enlarging the beach at Quackstrand. Quackstrand beach is a […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    An interesting video was released yesterday by Van Oord about the company’s role in the A16 motorway construction project in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The first milestone for the project has been achieved with 1 million cubic metres of being brought and offloaded to the site. In total, about 4 million cubic metres will be needed […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, a Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate company, plans to invest in Bangladesh in a bigger way, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Chief Executive Officer of Damen, René Berkvens, expressed their investment interest to Bangladesh Ambassador to the Netherlands, Sheikh Mohammed Belal, during a meeting held in The Hague recently. According to UNB, […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, said in their latest announcement that their WK 90 was prepared and transported last week to execute work in Doetinchem at the longest cable waterski track of The Netherlands. “The maintenance that was carried out to get the track at the right […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis has over the last couple of weeks acquired a number of medium sized and various smaller projects in the Netherlands with a combined contract value of more than EUR 200 million. Today, the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) announced that it intends to award the contract for the canal expansion Twentekanalen […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Georgia, Mr Jos Douma, visited on Tuesday (October 30) Van Oord’s dredger Athena to witness the progress being made on the Anaklia Deep Sea Port project. During the tour, the Ambassador meet Van Oord staff working on the scheme and was introduced with the progress made on this extensive […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A three-month ‘Building with Nature’ study has been launched by Ecoshape, Deltares and Witteveen en Bos in the channel to the south of the Ridderkerkse Griend nature reserve in the Netherlands. The study will look at two types of willow woods – pollard willows and an osiery – to see whether it is possible to […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      After the announcement of moving Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference to Amsterdam RAI, Navingo started to form a Committee of Recommendation for this exhibition & conference focused on offshore energy. For the past three years Offshore Energy took place in Den Helder. Due to the enormous growth in the number of exhibitors and visitors […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Dutch government’s NL Agency has awarded a contract for the provision of consultancy services for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam to a consortium headed by consultancy and engineering firm DHV. Other members of the consortium include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Deltares, RebelGroup and UNESCO-IHE. With its 17 million inhabitants, the […]

  • 14 April 2010

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ISANDLWANA took place on 14 April 2010 at the IHC Merwede shipyard Verenigde Scheepswerf Heusden (VSH) in Heusden, The Netherlands… [mappress] Source:ihcmerwede,April 14,2010;Image:ihcmerwede

  • 5 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM -Netherlands-based dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster is expected to spice up its EUR1.35 billion all-cash bid for maritime services provider Smit Internationale, as it looks to diversify into other businesses… Source: The Wallstreet Journal, December 4, 2009

  • 12 February 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Netherlands — CT Systems unveils the all new Viking Dredge software. Viking Dredge is specifically designed for use on a wide range of dredging vessels, ranging from a small cutter dredger to a large seagoing hopper dredger… [mappress] Source: GIS User, February 12, 2010

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) strengthened cooperation with Colombia in the field of integrated water management last week. During the visit, she was accompanied by a delegation representing fifteen Dutch companies. In addition to expanding existing good relations, the aim of the mission was to provide a clearer picture of what the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new cutter suction dredger and a crew vessel from Damen Shipyards Group in the Netherlands. The dredger, named Ural River, is a customized Damen CSD 650 with additional safety and environmental features according to specific Van Oord requirements. In April 2015, the vessel will be operational as part of Van Oord’s dredging […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public. Introduction The dredging sector is an important market segment in Belgium and the Netherlands. In the Netherlands 160 companies with total annual sales of more than EUR 1 bn and […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    ‘The Sand Motor: Five Years of Building with Nature’ conference will take place on September 14-15, 2016 in Den Haag, the Netherlands. Five years after the creation of the Sand Motor, the initial research results from this pilot project will be presented with respect to coastal safety, innovation, nature and recreation and will be the central […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently commissioned a study named the “Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimization”. The study was carried out by the Ecosystem Management Research Group (ECOBE) of the University of Antwerp. A specialist in ecosystem services and a group of experts from the dredging industry were also actively […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Technology

    Hanneke Teunissen has been appointed as the new editor of Terra et Aqua, the quarterly journal founded in 1972 by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Hanneke grew up in Canada and worked both in there and in the Netherlands in publishing, communications and marketing. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Hanneke has […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Academy of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 was held in Yangon last week. It all started on Tuesday 10 May as forty selected students and young professionals from nine universities and institutes across Myanmar came together for a three-day intensive program to learn about sustainable delta development. Through a rich program of case studies, […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed an innovative scheme to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure, agricultural land and an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Severn Estuary. The scheme at Stolford features the deployment of block revetments, as developed in the Netherlands, instead of […]