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UK Shipyard Buyer Found

United Kingdom

A conditional contract has been announced for the purchase of assets of the former Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited and Harland and Wolff Group Plc.InfraStrata is set to purchase the...

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Arcadis appoints first director of resilient cities in the UK

United Kingdom

Arcadis has strengthened its global cities programme with the appointment of Anusha Shah as director of resilient cities in the UK. In this newly created role, Shah will focus on working with city...

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Trading Update: Boskalis Reports Good Third Quarter And Maintains 2019 Ebitda Guidance

Netherlands

THIRD-QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS Good revenue development with strong improvement of the result compared to the first half of the yearHealthy utilization of trailing suction hopper dredgers within...

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New Executive Governance structure for Van Oord

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 8 November 2019 – The Executive Board of Van Oord is pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2020, Paul Verheul will take over the position of Hans van der Ven and has...

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Concordia Damen wins KNVTS Ship of the Year 2019 Maritime Award

Netherlands

KNVTS Ship of the Year 2019 award goes to inland shipping vessel Sendo LinerInland shipping vessel Sendo Liner, built by Concordia Damen, has won the prestigious KNVTS Ship of the Year 2019 Maritime...

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Boskalis receives provisional award for highway maintenance contract in the Netherlands

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received the provisional award from the Department of Public Works (Rijkswaterstaat) for major maintenance to the highway N3 in The Netherlands. The...

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Danish maritime services firm expands to Namibia

Namibia

The Danish maritime service company VMS Group has expanded into West Africa, opening a workshop in Walvis Bay, Namibia. A favorable location combined with a rapidly growing offshore market and...

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Fincantieri to close two of Vard’s Norwegian shipyards

Italy

Shipbuilding giant Fincantieri yesterday reported its results for the first nine months of 2019 and, although numbers for the group were good, losses from its Norwegian headquartered subsidiary Vard...

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Dredge Masters acquire 2 multi-purpose dredgers to tackle dredging,floods

Ghana

Dredge Masters Limited (DML), a Ghanaian desilting company, has acquired two multipurpose dredgers to upscale its capacity in tackling dredging and flooding challenges in the country.Called...

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Maersk COO steps down

Denmark

Maersk Line parent company A.P. Møller – Mærsk A/S reports that Chief Operating Officer Søren Toft has decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the company and will leave effective today.The...

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Damen Secures Repeat Order From B.C. Ferry Services

Netherlands

BC Ferries has awarded Damen Shipyards Group with a repeat order of four additional Damen Road Ferries 8117 E3, also known as the “Island Class vessels”. The diesel-electric hybrid ferries follow...

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DEME deploys their most modern TSHD on the Elbe river in Germany

Germany

When green meets pink. Our dredging vessels will be regularly saluting ships of all sizes and colours on the Elbe in Germany. We are deploying our most modern trailing suction hopper dredgers,...

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Associate Publisher of DredgeWire, Heiko Osterchrist, Interviews Jay Wise Co-Owner of Kruse Integration

By Heiko U. Osterchrist, Associate Publisher, DredgeWireDredgeWire’s Associate Publisher, Heiko Osterchrist, sat down with Kruse Integration’s Co-Owner Jay Wise during the WEDA Eastern Chapter...

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Digital Navigation Solutions Companies Merge

United Kingdom

Two leaders in global digital navigation solutions have merged to create a new company which will offer the largest range of navigation and compliance solutions into the maritime sector.The merger...

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Van Oord Places Repeat Order For Royal IHC Dredge System

Netherlands

Royal IHC has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The suction pipe installation with...