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  • 16 September 2020
    Collaboration, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dubai-based port operator DP World has partnered up with an Israeli group DoverTower in plans to jointly bid to privatize Haifa Port on the Mediterranean, Reuters reports. The deal was signed by Dovertower head Shlomi Fogel, the co-owner of Israel Shipyards and the Port of Eilat, and DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem. The two companies […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Short-sea container services could alleviate possible congestion at the Port of Dover post-Brexit.

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    P&O Ferries has decided to flag out its Dover-Calais fleet  from UK to Cyprus flag amid Brexit-related concerns.

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the start of the Port of Dover’s iconic Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development program of works back in 2014; a key milestone of having worked one million man-hours in Dover has been exceeded. To date over 15 different contractors have been involved all contributing their own specialist skills at the different stages of […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover has signed a four-year contract with VRT Finland to provide detailed underwater inspections of the port structures to ensure safe port operations. Effective immediately, the four-year contract covers the delivery of underwater inspections between 2018 and 2021 for the entire 3.45 square kilometer port area. The Port of Dover has a wide range […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project, conducted by VSBW (joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster) has achieved another CEEQUAL award for sustainability in design and construction in Civil Engineering. The VSBW team and designers were presented with the ‘Excellent’ CEEQUAL Whole Team Interim Award at this year’s Annual Consultative Meeting (ACM) by CEEQUAL […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Port of Dover recently released the latest video update on Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine engineering […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fatigue and conflicting views led to a collision between bulk carrier and oil tanker in Dover Strait in July 2017.

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    MAIB: Saga Sky, which collided with a rock carrying barge in November 2016, should have sought shelter.

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Progress continues on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project, according to the latest video update on the works. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover last Friday released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival project. The port awarded the £115m marine structures and bridge contract of this flagship development to VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin. The first stage includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Dover has just released a video showing how far the $330 million Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project has come since the beginning of works in January 2017. According to the port, the DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster – is making good progress with the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project. The £250 million DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. DWDR will provide a new cargo terminal and new port-centric distribution […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd, recently witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover West Revival (DWDR) development, VolkerStevin said in its latest release.  Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A bulk carrier and an oil tanker collided in the Dover Strait in the early morning hours of June 1, according to the UK Coastguard. The officials informed that, although both vessels have been damaged, there was no water ingress and no pollution. A French tug was on scene with the vessels. Additionally, there were […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd has witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The revival of the Western Docks is […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Dover has just released this very interesting time-lapse video which covers the start of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering construction over a six-month period (Jan 2017 – June 2017). The principal contractor, VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, is to deliver the marine structures and […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is in full swing now, according to the Breckland Geomatics. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various marine equipment for the Dover scheme, including self-propelled crane barge, dredgers, split hopper barges, tugs, survey vessels, etc. Approximately one million […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A vital connection is underway to link the historic and new marina facilities together as work continues for the delivery of a new waterfront for Dover. Removal of part of the old 19 Century seawall has begun in order to make way for the new Wellington Navigation Channel as part of the Dover Western Docks […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Dover has just announced that the work is now underway to prepare the harbor for the piling and land reclamation phase of the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Currently, dredging activity is in operation to remove soft sediments in the harbor prior to the piling works. “We have been working […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The DWDR (Dover Western Docks Revival) principal contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), is continuing to make good progress with the harbor dredging project. The contractor has brought a fleet of specialist vessels for this project including trailing suction hopper dredgers, the ‘MP40’ backhoe dredger, split hoppers etc. At the moment, two […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Specialist vessels have started to arrive at the Port of Dover for the official start of harbor dredging for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The DWDR principal contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various items of floating equipment which has begun arriving in Dover […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new marine safety exclusion zone has been established in the harbor as the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering project gathers momentum, reports the Port of Dover. The safety zone will provide a marked delineation between the dedicated swim and leisure zone and the marine construction area to the east of the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover and its principal contractor, VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), will be sponsors of the upcoming Dover Jobs Fair. The fair, organised by MP Charlie Elphicke, will take place at Dover Town Hall on Friday 17th March between 10am – 3pm. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The Port […]