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  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Russian Government has appointed JSC Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy (MRTS) as the sole contractor for several phases of the Utrenny terminal project. The terminal is to be built on the western coast of the Gydan peninsula in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region. According to the RF Government’s Decree No 1461-р (dated 1 June 2020), Rosatom is to ensure […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The contours of the Blankenburg Connection in the Netherlands are now clearly taking shape, DEME Group said in their latest announcement.  BAAK, the consortium including Ballast Nedam and DEME, is building the new road connection between the A20 at Vlaardingen and the A15 at Rozenburg. “The new highway includes a complex immersed tunnel, and highlights […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Scheldestromen Water Board and the Van Oord – KWS consortium today signed the contract for the Hansweert dyke reinforcement project in Zeeland, the Netherlands. The consortium, together with the Scheldestromen Water Board and Witteveen + Bos engineering and consultancy firm, will form the construction team that will prepare and carry out the dyke reinforcement. […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of marine companies and investors from around the Benelux is considering taking a stake in ailing shipbuilder Royal IHC, newspapers FD and De Tijd reported. The FD cited banking sources as saying the consortium was led by Luxembourg-based investor Hal Trust, together with dredging firms DEME of Belgium and Van Oord of the […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd. announced on Friday, Aug. 23, that its subsidiary Shanghai Terminal has sent a proposal to enter into a consortium agreement with COSCO SHIPPING Tianjin and other investors to acquire up to 40% equity shares in CCCC Dredging. The total value of the proposed deal is estimated to cost around RMB13.5bn ($1.9bn). […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) will be the organizer of the fifteenth international port and harbor development conference, named the PORTS ’19. According to the organizers, the conference is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with hundreds of professionals who share similar challenges and concerns. Due to the overwhelming response to past calls […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston attended the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Summer Stakeholder Partnering Forum with local industry members and Corps representatives at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus earlier this week.  During the event, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, Roger Guenther, provided remarks on behalf of the Texas Ports Association as well as […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Just a few weeks ago, Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord, have started the execution of a Sand Motor in Bacton. The official project name is ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. A UK-first multi-partner project, the scheme will see approximately 1.8 million cubic meters of sand […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The development activities for the Finnafjord Port Project in the north-east of Iceland are taking shape, bremenports said in its latest release.  The initial idea for this project dates back to the year 2007, when the Icelandic central government, together with the municipalities of Langanesbyggð and Vopnafjarðarhreppur, commissioned EFLA, an Icelandic consultant company, to investigate the […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) – through its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine – has delivered the world’s first European Union (EU) Stage V dredger on time and within the budget. Built for Jan De Nul and named Afonso de Albuquerque, the ultra-low emission Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) is diesel-electrical powered and comes equipped with […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners at Texas A&M Galveston Wednesday, March 27, to collaborate on programs ranging from the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study, to Bi-partisan budget Act of 2018 civil works projects. USACE and Texas General Land Office officials will provide […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District teams have completed an initial damage assessment of the Fair Haven pier, which protects Little Sodus Bay Harbor, to better understand the extent of the damages sustained.  Based on the initial assessment, design work is being initiated to determine options for repairing the pier, with results expected […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Project Management Branch, Deputy Branch Chief, Sheri Willey, gave a project update on February 26 at the Barker Flood Prevention Community Informational Meeting, held at the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. During the event, Willey informed more than 125 attendees on the status of Flood Risk Management […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting its annual Young Management Program this week in Madrid, Spain. The Young Management Program is held for the thirteenth time in cooperation with the The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. A group of 30 participants from seven member companies is attending the program ( DEME […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning DHV, together with Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), have been selected to develop detailed master plan for the overall development of the Payra Port. Payra Port will be the country’s 3rd and largest sea port and is being designed to add much needed port capacity to Bangladesh to allow larger vessels […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken to upcoming Design Zone Workshops on the $230 Million Rebuild by Design – Hudson River Project.  This workshop, set for February 19 at 22 Hackensack Ave. in Weehawken, NJ, will cover the alignment in the North end of […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hanson has completed the first phase of a major upgrade at its Dagenham aggregates depot and wharf on the River Thames in London. The new screening and washing plant is capable of processing 500 tonnes of marine-dredged sand and gravel an hour. “It was designed and supplied by DUO and refined by our project management […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public forum to discuss plans to dredge Nauset Estuary will be held next week, February 7, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Orleans Senior Center, Orleans, MA. The Orleans Citizens Forum will host the event that will provide an update on the newly-formed Orleans Dredge Advisory Committee. A panel of speakers will discuss technical, […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has revealed details about the 2019 Midwest Chapter meeting. The meeting will be held March 6-8, 2019 in Memphis, TN at the Embassy Suites Hotel Memphis. As in previous years, the 2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The fourth European Dredging Summit, organized by Active Communications International Inc. (ACI), is set to take place on March 6-7, 2019, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands . The summit will focus on the latest business developments in Europe and the changing demands from clients. The latest in ACI’s global series of dredging summits will bring together leading experts […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Two living shorelines workshops are planned to take place in February 2019 at the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese, NC.  The workshops are hosted by the North Carolina Coastal Federation, North Carolina Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve, North Carolina Division of Coastal Management and Coastal Studies Institute. From 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday’s ground-breaking ceremony marked the next phase of a port improvement project that will drive economic growth for Ziguinchor, the main economic city in southern Senegal’s Casamance region.  The ceremony marked the start of construction for a new fishing port within the overall Ziguinchor port area. According to an official announcement, this is the second […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference in Amsterdam, we interviewed Mr Jaap van Thiel de Vries, General Manager of Hydronamic at Boskalis, on the importance of investing in stakeholder engagement. The stakeholder engagement is one of four key enablers that were presented in the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook. The guidebook, which was officially unveiled at […]