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  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam recently gave the latest update on the project status. According to the update, the following works will be carried out in June. The western part of the Middle Lock island will be […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Baars Charter BV – a company specialized in the rental and sale of modular pontoons, dredging containers, split and hopper barges – recently supplied one of its pontoons for the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project in the Netherlands. According to the company, this large 17 x 36 meter modular container pontoon will be used for the […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has released the spring update for this development project. According to the update, this spring, OpenIJ is going to asphalt part of the future public road near the guard wall and the dividing wall. Also, the builders […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – recently released the latest update on the development project. Over the last two months of this year, OpenIJ was busy with the installation of pipes and cables and with the construction of the road next to the […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – has just released the latest update on the development project. In the coming months, the space between the walls of the dividing dam and the walls of the northern part of the flood barrier will be filled […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flemish Government has adopted the final preference decision for a new sea lock in Zeebrugge, confirming that the new sea lock will be built on the location of the old Visart lock. The Visart lock (1907) does no longer meet the modern standards of the shipping industry, the officials said in the release. Hence, […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In May and June, OpenIJ –  a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden in The Netherlands – will be very busy with the sinking operation of the inner head. Furthermore, work will also be carried out on the local control buildings, on the connection between the lock gate chamber […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction activities on the site of the new sea lock in IJmuiden are in full swing, according to the latest update from the Port of Amsterdam. The report said that more than 200,000m³ of concrete have now been poured and still more will be poured in January and February, including concrete for the inner […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been achieved in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, with the successful immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position, informs Royal BAM Group. The caisson, in and out of which the lock gates will slide, is the size of an apartment building, 80 meters […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    November and December – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the transportation of the lock gates from South Korea, the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and the construction activities on the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The three lock gates […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September and October – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and by the construction of the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The port also added that the OpenIJ concrete mixing plant will be […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this month, OpenIJ will – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – continue working on the walls of the inner lock head and on the flood defenses. Near the outer lock head, OpenIJ is carrying out excavation work for the lock sill cofferdam, reported the Port of Amsterdam. At the inner lock head, OpenIJ […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the new sea lock in IJmuiden has been delayed by 27 months, reported the Port of Amsterdam. According to the Port, new insights into the design and construction of the caissons and the construction of the lock gate chambers of the new sea lock made it necessary to adjust the planning. “We […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, informed yesterday the Dutch House of Representatives of the modified schedule for the completion of the new sea lock near IJmuiden. According to the Minister, the new sea lock, which will be the world’s largest, will be opened later than initially planned. “The sea lock […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the lock gate chamber of the outer head, which is part of the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project, is scheduled for near completion in June, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The diaphragm walls for the guard walls will also be constructed this month, just like the flood defense between the new sea lock and […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Amsterdam recently released the latest update on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project. In its update for May, the port said that the new fendering system between the Middle Lock and the new sea lock will be completed this month, ending closures of the Middle Lock. The lock gate chambers of the inner and outer […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The most visible construction work at the new IJmuiden sea lock this month will be at the lock gate chambers of the outer head and the inner head, according to the Port of Amsterdam. In its latest update on the project, the port said that for ships, the most noticeable thing in April will be the […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the end of last year, BAM and VolkerWessels reported disappointing financial results related to the new sea lock project in IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The reason for the higher costs, they said, was the robustness of the caissons and the need to recalculate their structural strength. The impact of this development on the completion date […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works continued this month on the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, with the new control building slowly beginning to take shape, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The control building (no. 1 in the picture) is starting to take shape by now. The lock gate chambers (no. 2 in the picture) are also gaining […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, continued throughout January with the works on the temporary flood barrier – which serves to keep the hinterland dry during storms. The old water barrier is simultaneously being excavated. The walls of the gate chambers are being erected inside the cofferdams of the inner-head […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, work will continue on the construction of the gate chambers for the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. “The floors are nearly completed and construction of the walls is starting now,” the Port of Amsterdam said. “Construction work in the other cofferdams continues as normal. Gantry-like structures, onto which cranes will be installed […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The start of the construction of the IJmuiden New Sea Lock control building and the relocation of the two waiting buildings on the North Lock are the most important events scheduled for this month, reports the Port of Amsterdam. Work also continues on the diaphragm walls for the lock chamber and on the diaphragm walls […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project has continued during the summer holidays, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, OpenIJ has worked hard in August, placing reinforcement steel for the lock gate recesses in order to start concreting in September. “Concreting of the floors of both inner and outer lock gate recesses […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Amsterdam today released an update on the new sea lock project at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. This month, OpenIJ will start with installing reinforcement steel for the floor of the outer lock head (number 1 in the picture). This is preparatory work for the pouring of concrete for the floor after which the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The amounts of the financial contributions to the new sea lock at IJmuiden have been finalized and agreed upon by the Government of the Netherlands, the Province of North Holland and the City of Amsterdam. According to the release, the Government will contribute a total of €565.19 million to the new sea lock at IJmuiden. […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The lock chamber will be 70 meters wide, 500 meters long and 18 meters deep, giving excess to the Port of Amsterdam to larger sea vessels by […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden needs replacement. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) intends to award the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, which is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, to the Consortium OpenIJ. After contract close, this consortium, consisting of BAM, […]