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  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SINOPACIFIC Zhejiang Shipyard has begun construction of E169 rock installation vessel, the first of its kind in the world, which is being built for Van Oord of the Netherlands. The E169 Rock Installation Vessel uses a 3-level Dynamic Positioning System (DP3), the highest dynamic positioning system defined by IMO (International Maritime Organization). Furthermore, this vessel not […]

  • 19 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Europe’s largest energy project, Nord Stream, this month received vital approvals from Sweden and Finland when they gave their OKs for the twin underwater pipelines to pass through their exclusive economic zones in the Baltic Sea… Source: ENR, November 18, 2009;

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Residents and visitors can expect $1,358,000 worth of beach maintenance and improvement activity to commence early this month on South Beach Marco Island. Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the beach requires completion within the next 60 days before the start of turtle nesting season on May 1. The beach renourisment […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first three of Clacton’s newly-created beaches are to be opened up at the weekend and for the rest of the summer. The bays have been completed as part of phase two of a £36million coastal protection scheme along 5kms of coastline currently being carried out by VBA Joint Venture Limited. Eight rock groynes and […]

  • 15 June 2011

    A Surrey provincial court judge has fined a New Westminster-based river dredging company $140,000 in connection with the accidental… By Tom Zytaruk (nsnews) [mappress] Source: nsnews, June 15, 2011    

  • 22 December 2011

    Riverside Inverclyde (property Holdings) Limited has announced early information about planned riverside development works. The Gourock public realm improvement works project is part of a wider regeneration programme, delivered by Riverside Inverclyde (Property Holdings) Ltd., over the next 10 years, for Inverclyde area. The works comprise the construction of: Land reclamation on the foreshore, which […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named a finalist in two industry awards schemes. The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been named a finalist in two categories in the 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards, and in the ICE South East England […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership has announced that the new coastal defenses at Anchorage Park are open for the public.  “Over the past six months we have achieved a great deal and have completed the coastal defense works, forming the first phase of the wider North Portsea Island scheme,” the Partnership said. “Our new embankments […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has received a letter of award from Saipem in relation to the offshore project for the Ichthys gas export pipeline development near Darwin, Northern Australia. The project value to Boskalis amounts to approximately EUR 200 million. INPEX is the main developer of the Ichthys project and Boskalis will work on behalf […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s shares today reached a new high price of 46c, double that of two weeks ago, on the back of several key milestones. The company’s market capitalisation at that price is nearly $59 million, compared with $22 million before the issue of about 30 million shares on 24 September to Royal Boskalis and […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal flood banks which protect homes in Newton, Porthcawl, are due to be repaired and strengthened by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) next month. Engineers will use over 6,500 tonnes of stone rock armor to shore up the defense, which will make them more resilient to the effects of the tide in the future. Phill Pickersgill, […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Kystverket Nordland has announced a tender for the deepening of the Sandnessundet channel in the Tromsø Municipality. The contract comprises the excavation of approx. 43,500m³ material, drilling and blasting of approx. 3,500m³ rock, loading and transport of the material to the disposal site. Disposal of the dredged material is also included in the contract. The […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Monday August 16th Jan De Nul NV was awarded one of the last large tenders for the Panama Canal Expansion. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the world. […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies (OTT) introduced the Ocean Ranger OTO2 Subsea drill rig. General Manager from OTT Mr Tom Wilson said: “OTT has leveraged its leadership in technology and innovation to design environmentally-friendly subsea equipment.” Mr Wilson stated that OTT success is with the input and effort of the company Operations Manager and designer, Mr Ian […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 26th December 2015, the city of Leeds was hit by significant flood event, with waters in the River Aire reaching levels 1.2 m above the previously recorded high. The BAM Nuttall team visited Leeds at the peak of the floods and during the inspection it was discovered that the by-wash channel at Knostrop lock, […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen. The formal change of command ceremony will take place July 7 at 10:30 a.m. aboard the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Mackley has completed a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham, the south-west of England. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley was contracted to […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is currently working on the Ålesund dredging program in Norway as the main contractor. Aim of the project is to widen the narrow multiple smaller fairways in the center of Ålesund and by doing so greatly improve the safety aspects for the vessels by […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority held a public consultation recently regarding the proposed Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. According to their announcement, the scheme is currently in the design development and permitting and approvals phases. The port authority is proposing to use a portion of the project as a fisheries habitat offsetting site for the proposed […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The consortium consisting of Van Oord and Urbinveste – Promoção e Projectos Imobiliários, S.A. – has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola. The contract has been signed with the Angolan government and contains a financing agreement arranged by ING Bank NV and a […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Long-term coastal management works to address erosion along Quinns Beach will continue in the coming financial year, reports the City of Wanneroo, Western Australia. As outlined in the city’s recently adopted 2019/20 budget, $2.1 million has been allocated for stage three works, which encompass the extension of groyne three, near the intersection of Camira Way […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dorset Coast Forum has just released the latest update on the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. According to the update, the works are progressing ahead of schedule with the East Beach being now fully open. The contractor’s compound will remain at East Beach car park until w/e 26 July […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]