After the summer, a consortium of Van Oord, Hakkers and De Klerk will commence construction of a tug quay in the Port of Rotterdam’s Yangtze Canal. The work involves constructing 500 metres of quay wall with space for twelve tugs to berth. The consortium and the...
Dutch yacht building and short sea are doing well, but all other categories of the Dutch maritime manufacturing industry are struggling. Trade association Netherlands Maritime Technology (NMT) draws this conclusion in its annual report 2023. Yet, there is a silver...
When presenting its annual report, Van Oord said a major driver for the future is climate adaptation. The company wants to be a frontrunner in this, but also sees there are still a few hurdles to overcome before large-scale rollout is possible. ‘Climate...
Rijkswaterstaat, the Municipality of Rotterdam, Boskalis and Reefy are testing the Reefy artificial reef system to support nature restoration and conservation efforts in the tidal area of the river Meuse. It is part of the “Groene Poort” or “Green Gate” project. After...
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