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...
In 2021, fewer shipping accidents were registered on the canals, rivers and lakes of the Netherlands than in 2020. The number of registered (very) serious accidents also declined. On the North Sea, the number of serious accidents rose slightly, remaining within the...
In collaboration with the Municipality of Rotterdam, Rijkswaterstaat and Boskalis, the innovative start-up Reefy from Delft will test a modular artificial reef system. The system is to protect the riverbank against large ship waves and stimulates the development of...
PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) and objects in the soil and Covid-19 have pushed back the delivery date of the Terneuzen sea lock. Originally, this was scheduled for March 2023, but the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Mark Harbers has...
The salvage work to recover the lost containers of the Marcos V has been completed. All 26 empty containers have been salvaged. The container ship lost them on 19 February in the early morning, the weekend that the storms Dudley, Eunice and Franklin swept across the...
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