Van Oord to dredge Marker Wadden channel
Dutch dredging and marine contractor Van Oord has won a contract for dredging an extra channel to the south of the Marker Wadden.
The Marker Wadden is a project aimed at creating islands and a fresh water nature reserve in the Netherlands’ Markermeer.
The channel to be dredged by Van Oord will create space for the underwater capture of silt, contributing to restoring the environmental and water quality of the Markermeer and also to the objectives of the Future-Proof Ecological System (FPES).
Dredging an additional channel of some 900m will make a major contribution to the construction of Marker Wadden. Van Oord will deploy the cutter suction dredger Biesbosch to dredge the channel, with some of the sand won used to reinforce the southern edge of the first island.
Latest Press Releases
Damen Marine Components receives steering system contract for SunStone’s fifth Infinity-class 200 pax polar expedition cruise ship
Damen Marine Components (DMC) has received the contract to supply the rudders and steering gear for ... Read more
BC Ferries has awarded Damen Shipyards Group with a repeat order of four additional Damen Road Ferri... Read more
Inland shipping vessel Sendo Liner, built by Concordia Damen, has won the prestigious KNVTS Ship of ... Read more
On 1st November 2019, the latest Damen Shipyards Group fishing vessel, constructed at Damen Maaskant... Read more
Cutting-edge Damen tugs will serve partnership between Jawar Al Khaleej Shipping and General Company... Read more
From contract to shipping in just under four months. Read more