The container ship Marcos V reported to the Netherlands Coast Guard that it lost at least 26 empty containers at sea on Saturday 19 February. The ship was en route to Rotterdam and lost the containers between the north of the Dutch Wadden Island Vlieland and the west...
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands officially opened the IJmuiden sea lock on Wednesday afternoon, 26 January. The opening marks the commissioning of the largest sea lock in the world. The lock will be taken into use in mid-2022. The new, larger sea lock...
Over 2.5 years after the MSC Zoe lost 342 containers in the North Sea just north of the Dutch Wadden Islands, Rijkswaterstaat has removed the last container part from the Wadden Sea. Salvage company BDS salvaged parts of a container on the Rif, a sandbank between...
The construction of the sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, will be completed this summer. The lock will then be delivered to Rijkswaterstaat and a period of testing will begin. The lock is to be taken into service early next year. Construction started in 2016. In...
Royal IHC has received an approval in principle (AiP) from classification society Bureau Veritas for the design of a hydrogen-fuelled trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). In an innovation partnership with Rijkswaterstaat, the shipyard is exploring a new type of...
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