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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
“It’s a bit like a business card for Atlas; it shows other companies how we can fully support them during these major projects.” Representing the Consortium at the Suez Canal Project

April 7, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

In February 2015, one of Atlas’ Account managers based in Hoofddorp, Tim van der Stelt, left the Netherlands for a year to become the HR Consultant for Boskalis at the Suez Canal. He was given 48 hours to pack up his life and travel to Ismailia, Egypt. Tim chats to Atlas about working on this pioneering project. 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
Exclusive Update: DEME’s Dredgers at New Suez Canal

March 19, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

DEME, an international group of specialised companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation and port infrastructure development Read More

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