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Van Oord, Beattie FRC Secure $83,5M Aberdeen Harbour Expansion Work

May 07, 2021

Aberdeen Harbour Board has awarded two new contracts for the construction of the South Breakwater and Crown Wall, with a total value of £60 million (USD 83,5 million)Dutch marine and offshore contractor Van Oord will act as the principal contractor for the 550-meter-long South Breakwater, and Scottish-based construction firm Beattie FRC will build the concrete Crown Wall along the length of the North Breakwater…

Ex-TechnipFMC Director to Lead U.S. Dredging Giant's Foray into Offshore Wind

Jan 27, 2021

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, a U.S.-based dredging services giant, on Wednesday announced the appointment of industry veteran Eleni Beyko as senior vice president offshore wind – a strategic growth area for the company. Beyko, who started on Jan…

Boskalis Consortium to Develop French Port

Oct 31, 2019

A consortium led by Boskalis Nederland and Bouygues Travaux Publics has won a contract from the Occitanie/Pyrenees-Mediterranee region of France for the expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle in the south west of the country that will lead to offshore wind development…

Van Oord Orders Water Injection Vessels

Feb 27, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company that specializes in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, Van Oord has ordered the construction of two state-of-the-art water injection vessels at Kooiman Marine Group.The new vessels will be…

Seabed Solutions, Swire Seabed Join Forces for Dredging Services

Jan 10, 2019

Norway-based subsea operations specialist Swire Seabed and compatriot provider of comprehensive ocean bottom seismic (OBS) solutions to the global oil and gas industry Seabed Solutions have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement for the provision of subsea dredging services worldwide…

Dredging International Contract Goes to Sif

Dec 13, 2018

Netherlands-based Sif Holding N.V. announced that Dredging International has awarded to Sif the production of 58 monopiles and the primary steel of the transition pieces for SeaMade offshore wind farm.The manufactures steel foundations to the…

Van Oord Bags Husky Energy's West White Rose Project

Oct 19, 2018

Dutch offshore and dredging services specialist Van Oord has been awarded the contract to carry out offshore installation works for the West White Rose Project of the east coast of Newfoundland, Canada.The project will give Canadian oil company…

Boskalis Nominates van Noort as New CFO

Oct 11, 2018

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has nominated Carlo van Noort to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Boskalis at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in May 2019. The term of the current CFO, Hans Kamps, expires on the date of that same AGM…

DEME Appoints Luc Vandenbulcke as CEO

Oct 09, 2018

Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME)'s Board of Directors announced that with effect from January 1, 2019 Luc Vandenbulcke will succeed Alain Bernard as the company’s CEO…

Largest foundation for Kriegers Flak OWF installed

Feb 24, 2018

Only a few days after the first Gravity Based Foundation was installed, the project team of Jan De Nul Group floated off and installed the second and even larger GBF for the offshore wind farm Kriegers Flak in Denmark. The weather was favourable and the installation operation of this 10…

Aberdeen Harbour expansion moves forward

Nov 08, 2016

Marine Scotland announced the award of two marine licenses in support of Aberdeen Harbour’s major plans to expand its facilities into Nigg Bay, to the south of the existing harbor. Issued under the Marine (Scotland) Act 2010, the licenses…

Keppel inks dredger US$74 million work

Jul 20, 2016

Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M)'s wholly owned subsidiary Keppel Singmarine has secured contracts from Jan De Nul Group to build three trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) with an estimated value US$74 million (S$100 million). The…

Dredging trials exceed expectations

Apr 07, 2015

Trials of a new subsea dredging system, able to move 1-tonne of rocks on the seabed per minute, have exceeded expectations in testing. The Predator Subsea Dredger, a new concept, underwent a number of trials while fitted to the Triton…

Saipem gets US$1.8 billion Kashagan gig

Feb 06, 2015

The North Caspian Operating Co. (NCOC) awarded Saipem a US$1.8 billion engineering and construction contract to build two pipelines for the Kashagan field project, offshore Kazakhstan. Image from NCOC…

DEME orders two new vessels

Jan 16, 2015

Belgian dredging, engineering and environmental group DEME has ordered two new vessels to serve the offshore energy market. Shipyards La Naval in Spain and Uljanik in Croatia will build the multipurpose vessel Living Stone and the self-propelled jackup Apollo…

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