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Julong Technology Announces Plans for Dredger Operators

Nigeria

As part of activities of the 13th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition which kicks off in Port Harcourt next week, Julong Technology Ltd has revealed plans to offer Nigerian mechanised dredging...

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Van Oord partners with Dutch Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 12 November 2019 - Van Oord is the first National Partner of the Dutch Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai. Netherlands Consul General and Commissioner General to Expo 2020...

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Three New Damen FCS Patrol Vessels For SR Platforms Achieve Major Milestones In A Single Week

Netherlands

In just one week, Damen Shipyards Group has launched an FCS 3307 Patrol vessel and, in cooperation with the same owner, SR Platforms, successfully completed the sea trials of two FCS 4008 Patrol...

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Third Life For 90 Year Old Amsterdam Bridge Courtesy Of Niron Staal

Netherlands

November saw the final stages of a fine example of regeneration, with Niron Staal’s work on an old Amsterdam bridge. The 1930-built bridge was rolled out of Niron Staal’s premises and shipped on a...

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Chile’s SAAM Acquires Dutch Boskalis’ Stake in a $200M Joint Venture

Chile

Sociedad Matriz SAAM has acquired 49% of the capital stock of Boskalis in SAAM Smit Towage Mexico.Through the deal, the Chilean company acquired 49% of the business in Mexico, Panama and Canada and...

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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...