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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
Dutch Dredging Secures Major Contract in French Guyane

December 29, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Dutch companies Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging from Sliedrecht and partner Iskes Towage and Salvage from IJmuiden have been awarded a 12 year maintenance dredging and towing assistance contract for the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyane. Read More
Update on Rijkswaterstaat: Atlas places 40 personnel to the Dutch fleet

December 23, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

It has only been three weeks since Atlas Professionals began its collaboration with Rijkswaterstaat. Since then Atlas Professionals has placed 40 maritime personnel across the Rijksrederij on a variety of coastal and inland projects. Since 1st December Atlas’ Urk office has already supplied maritime personnel to Rijkswaterstaat fleet that consists of Patrol, Coastguard, Oil recovery and survey vessels. The majority of positions that Atlas have supplied are Able Seaman, Cook, Steward, Chief Mate and Master. Read More

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