Team Van Oord Projects Shortlisted for Excellence Awards

January 27, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Team Van Oord (TVO) schemes have been shortlisted for five of the seven categories in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. Read More
Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary Dredging Starts This Month

January 14, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Van Oord, a Dutch dredging company, has won the Kingsbridge and Salcombe Estuary dredging contract. The dredging operations could start as soon as 21st January – weather permitting, according to the Salcombe Harbor Authority. Adam Parnell, Harbor Master at Salcombe Harbor, said that the type of dredging to be undertaken is known as water injection dredging. This is a proven technique for small-scale dredging or working at locations that are difficult to reach. Read More
Wagenborg Transports CSD Mangystau to Kazakhstan

January 11, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

After the successful transport of the dismountable cutter suction dredger “Ural River” from Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Kazakhstan, in early 2015, Wagenborg was asked to transport an identical dredger, named “Mangystau”. Read More
Boskalis Strengthens Market Position in Germany

January 5, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

“We have decided to sell our hydraulic engineering assets to Boskalis, which is capable of operating the business strategically. Within our group, these activities would be consigned to a niche area. We are especially pleased that Boskalis is also willing to further employ the 238 employees of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH,” said Thomas Birtel, CEO of STRABAG SE. Read More
East Gippsland Shire Dredging Project Announced

January 5, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

East Gippsland Shire Council will begin trial dredging at Mallacoota Ocean Access Boat Ramp in early 2016.The dredging is part of the shire’s operations and maintenance environmental management plan for the boat ramp. Chris Waites, Director of Operations, said that the cutter suction dredge will be a key component of maintaining access to the boat ramp. Read More