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  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ulstein Electrical Technology has been awarded a pre-commissioning contract for two subsea rock dumping vessels under construction for Jan De Nul Group at AVIC Weihai Shipyard Co. Ltd., China. The vessels will be used for rock installation to protect cables and other subsea structures at depths up to 600 meters. The 6,000t vessels measure 95 […]

  • 14 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Construcciones Navales del Norte (La Naval de Sestao) of Spain’s Basque country delivered the “Simon Stevin” to Jan de Nul in February. Driven by a diesel-electric propulsion system comprising a series of MAN Diesel 32/40 engines, the new addition to the Belgian group’s fleet is the world’s largest… [mappress] Source:mandieselturbo,April 14,2010;

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia yesterday welcomed Queensland Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk’s comprehensive and ground-breaking policy package to tackle the decline of the Great Barrier Reef. In particular, WWF said the new commitments to protect the Fitzroy Delta near Rockhampton and to prevent the dumping of dredge spoil on the fragile Caley Valley wetlands at Abbot Point, were a positive […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 4 November 2010

    Recently Seatools of Numansdorp landed the largest order since its establishment in August 1999: Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. – the international provider of dredging services, maritime infrastructure and maritime services – commissioned the specialist submersible company to build a unique underwater robot that will combine the functions of a survey ROV (remotely operated vehicle) with […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, last week christened its newbuild crane vessel ‘Prins 6’ during a ceremony in its own harbor in Sliedrecht. Hanneke Nobel, the wife of the president of the foundation that manages the Van den Herik shares, performed the ceremony. The Prins 6, […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Marine announced today that Trimble will distribute a branded version of Teledyne’s PDS software package for hydrographic survey, construction and dredging operations. The announcement was made at ConExpo 2017, one of the world’s largest international exhibitions for the construction industry. Construction applications for the Trimble Marine Construction Software include dredging, cable lay applications, monopile […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) has completed the conversion of Boskalis’ multi-purpose vessel (MPV) Ndeavor. The vessel, built in 2013, has the length of 99m, beam of 30m, and gross tonnage of 7413 ton. Prior to the conversion, the MPV was equipped with rock dumping equipment. This included 8 stone holds weighing 180 ton each, which […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Intertek Energy & Water experts have been appointed by the UK’s Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) to undertake a study of potential impacts associated with rock dumping during the decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure on mobile sandbanks.   The study will focus on the North Sea’s North Norfolk and Saturn Reef Candidate Special Area […]

  • 6 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 31 – November 6, 2016).   Boskalis and CNV Vakmensen Reach Agreement Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently announced that the trade union CNV Vakmensen has agreed to the social plan related to the previously announced fleet rationalization.   Ulstein […]

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

    Van Oord’s Flexible Fall Pipe Vessel (FFPV) ‘Nordnes’ has been refitted at Damen Shiprepair Vlissingen under a tight schedule with the Seatools completing upgrades  of the vessel’s Fall Pipe ROV (remotely operated vehicle). The FPROV is an underwater robot that steers the mouth of the fall pipe, thereby allowing high-precision rock dumping in water depths up to […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Fanbeam laser radar sensor from Renishaw’s Spatial Measurement division provides repetitive, high-accuracy dynamic positioning (DP) to offshore support vessels (OSV) and other marine structures. This next-generation system adds greater performance and stability through new control software that increases reliability of its single-target tracking capability, and allows multiple operator stations for situations where control […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Vessels

    Joseph Plateau was launched in 2012 at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel is used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates fully automatically. At the bottom of the fall […]

  • 9 April 2014

    This week, Jan De Nul Group awarded Tree C Technology B.V. a contract for the development and delivery of a Fall Pipe Vessel Simulator for its headquarters in Capellen in Luxembourg. The simulator will be used for personnel training of the Jan De Nul Group’s fall pipe vessel Joseph Plateau and its sister vessel Simon […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the completion of the sea trials, the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao has delivered the Fall Pipe & Mining Vessel “Joseph Plateau” to Jan de Nul. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    La Naval de Sestao´s Fallpipe “Joseph Plateau” on its way from shipyard towards the sea. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 8, 2013  

  • 5 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    New projects with a total value of more than 500 million Euros were added to the order book of Jan De Nul Group during the past month. The assignment for Chevron for the installation of the Wheatstone pipeline at the west coast of Australia is the largest contract. Before installing the pipeline, trenches must be […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following its sister vessel in 2009, the vessel Joseph Plateau was launched today at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Gedeputeerde Staten van de Provincie Fryslân has invited bidders to submit their offers for the widening of the Princess Margriet Canal. These works will include: -Removal of the wooden sheet piling; -Excavation of the banks; -Excavation of the canal bed; -Transport and deposition of soil; -Supply and installation of slope protection of rock dumping; -Excavation […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Last Saturday 14 July at 11h30, the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger ‘Bartolomeu Dias’ was launched at Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. shipyard in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Bartolomeu Dias’ is a sister vessel of the ‘Pedro Álvares Cabral’ that was launched in the beginning of this year, also at this shipyard in Pula. After the successful investments between […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Seatools in Numansdorp is a specialist in the field of underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). It is currently building two fallpipe ROVs (for rock dumping) with a dynamic positioning system. The new ROVs will enable highly accurate pre-programming of the routes along which rocks are to be dumped, which they will then follow meticulously. This […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Recently Imtech Marine, specialized in system integration, successfully completed three innovative new-build vessel projects in Singapore; Seven Borealis for Subsea 7, Rockpiper for a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and Flintstone for Tideway, part of the DEME Group. The ships will all operate in the oil and gas market. Imtech Marine has combined specific […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch offshore contractor Tideway, specialized in offshore dredging, landfall construction and pipeline stabilization, has purchased Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-Onboard for her rock dumping vessel Rollingstone. For a period of nine months Tideway leased OCTOPUS-Onboard for the purpose of response monitoring & prediction and heavy weather decision support onboard the Rollingstone. In this period Tideway tested and […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Seatools in Numansdorp is a specialist in the field of underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV). It is currently building two fallpipe ROVs (for rock dumping) with a dynamic positioning system. The new ROVs will enable highly accurate pre-programming of the routes along which rocks are to be dumped, which they will then follow meticulously. This […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul Group has chosen Ibercisa to supply deck machinery for the new dredger “Willem de Vlamingh” presently in Singapore having sailed from Korea. Machinery supplied includes a huge winch electronically driven by frequency converter and comprises a main engine of 110 Kw giving a direct pull of 33 tn., and […]

  • 28 October 2011

    More than 20 students from technical universities and colleges in Aachen, Delft, Groningen, Hamburg, and Leuven are going to participate in the coming CEDA Dredging Days, under the CEDA Student Programme 2011. Recommended by their respective professors, the students have all shown great affinity with dredging in their studies and many of them seriously consider […]

  • 20 October 2011

    CEDA Dredging Days 2011 is approaching fast. Three weeks from now leading experts in the dredging and marine construction fields will meet in Rotterdam to find out about the latest insights and to share the experiences and best practices about “Dredging and Beyond”. The scene will be set by two keynote speeches by prominent representatives […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]