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Memorable Maritime & Offshore Career Event

May 8, 2015 - Coraline Mulder

On 22nd April, Atlas experienced another unforgettable day at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) at the Beurs-WTC in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Read More
Rijkswaterstaat Takes Down Noordwaard Levee

April 8, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Instead of raising the river levee, the Dutch national public works, Rijkswaterstaat, started to lower the levee to 3 meters over the river’s 2 km stretch. In case of an extreme river discharge, the river will rise over the lowered levee and flood the hinterland, the Noordwaard polder. Read More
Van Oord Names its Twelfth Water Injection Dredger

April 8, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

For the first time in Van Oord’s history, the Dutch company has inaugurated one of its fleet at Rotterdam harbour. Van Oord employee Ms Jacqueline Determann named the vessel ‘Borr’ which means ‘son’ in Nordic mythology. The water injection dredging vessel measures 19 m in length and more than 5 m in width. Read More
Financial Support for Dunkirk Dredging Plans

March 26, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

The European Union has decided to give €550,000 in funding for the technical design studies of the project. The funds will go towards improving access for shipping in the Western Port of Dunkirk, in order to provide optimum conditions for the berthing of the world’s largest container carriers and capesize ore carriers in the Port of Dunkirk. Read More
Picture of the Day: New Suez Dredging on Track

March 23, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Read More

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