Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Come Fly the Dutch Flag

The Netherlands, a seafarer nation with a vast maritime history and a strong maritime cluster, should pre-eminently ...

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Out in All Weathers

We have just witnessed a massive winter spectacle. A time during which Dutch lakes and rivers slowly change into ...

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Tools for the Deep

The dredging industry is gearing up to deliver the tools and know-how for winning minerals from the deep sea. The ...

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Exploring the Oceans

Deep sea mining is set to test the boundaries of technology, but it is certainly not a recent discovery, as the ...

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Ecology Versus Technology

“I am actually quite worried”, states marine ecologist Marc Lavaleye of the Deep Sea Science & ...

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DEME Takes Delivery of a New 11,650 m3 TSHD from IHC Merwede

The latest delivery from IHC Merwede is the Breughel. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) was handed over to ...

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Another ‘Vagabond’ Takes to the Sea

Shipyard Kooiman, based in Zwijndrecht, recently completed and handed over a new multi-purpose support vessel to ...

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World’s First LNG-Powered Inland Waterway Tanker

For the past few years, a healthy competition has been going on to build the most innovative and eco-friendly ...

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Easy Optimisers

Getting the best results from vessels and equipment is achieved by analysing their capacities and the circumstances ...

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The Impossible Made Possible

When confronted with the challenge of transporting a submarine that supposedly could not be hoisted out of the ...

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Unique Fuel Efficiency System

“Many people are unaware of the contamination of their fuel tanks”, states Theo van der Linden of Van ...

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The Vision of Bas Ort

“Size doesn’t matter, quality does.” Bas Ort, lawyer and partner at lawyers’ firm Zwartbol ...

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Tug Goes Green

Being green is fashionable these days. With ever stricter rules and regulations, the maritime industry is peparing ...

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Chances or Threats in the Dutch Maritime Manufacturing ...

The year 2011 has flown by and many will remember it as the year of the continual flow of negative reports for all ...

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Sustainable exploitation of the North Sea

The North Sea offers many opportunities to exploit its wealth: think about traditional fishery, offshore wind or ...

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