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  • 8 May 2013

    Deltares is coordinator of the Dutch presentations of the DELTAS2013-World Delta Dialogues II Conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from 19 to 23 May 2013. The Dutch presentations will include the results of the ‘Mekong Delta Plan’ and ‘Climate Proofing of Delta Cities’ (a comparative perspective on New Orleans and Ho Chi Minh City). […]

  • 16 September 2019

    Delta Offshore Energy (DeltaOE) and Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) have agreed to deliver an LNG-to-power project to the Bac Lieu province in Vietnam.

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of students and teachers from Delft University of Technology has teamed up with Ghanaian students of KNUST to develop integrated solutions for the complex challenges of the Volta Delta in Ghana. The Volta Delta is experiencing interacting problems due to a combination of climate change, coastal erosion, intensive urbanization and poor land use […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Balance Island concept – developed by Grontmij, Imares and Waterachitect – will be taken to Southeast Asia to determine if it offers an effective solution to the salinization of drinking water and agricultural land in the river deltas of Bangladesh and Vietnam. The concept was developed two years ago specifically for the mouth of the Haringvliet, the Netherlands. […]

  • 29 May 2012

    A Delta Preparatory Team worked from July 2011 until January 2012 on a Delta Plan for Bangladesh. Wednesday 22nd May 2012 a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in Dhaka between the Government of Bangladesh and the Government of the Netherlands. Through this MoU the Government of Bangladesh has embarked on preparing a fifty to […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltas, Infrastructures and Mobility Initiative (DIMI) congress, named Deltas & Ports of the Future: towards new synergy of Delta Technology, Spatial Design and Governance, will take place on 28 January, 2016, at the Aula, TU Delft. “This congress aims to discuss how we can develop ‘smart combinations’ of flood defense systems with other important societal […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A consortium led by international engineering and project management consultancy service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has drawn up a plan for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta that will deliver sustainability and protection for this important agricultural area. The plan describes the strategic vision for the Delta until the year 2100 and involves the industrialisation of agriculture, the sustainable […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Dutch government’s NL Agency has awarded a contract for the provision of consultancy services for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam to a consortium headed by consultancy and engineering firm DHV. Other members of the consortium include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Deltares, RebelGroup and UNESCO-IHE. With its 17 million inhabitants, the […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of companies and organisations from the Dutch water sector has announced that the first edition of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge to start in January 2016. Under the theme SMART DELTA, the program will engage university students across Myanmar with the challenges of sustainable delta development. Students will be encouraged to apply their own, […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal cities of low lying countries, such as the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK and Germany often have a gentle beach with a dike and a promenade. Along the promenade buildings such as hotels and restaurants are present, protected by storm walls. During a heavy storm the waves will run up to the promenade and impact […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands has a new hydraulic research facility. Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, and Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, opened the new Deltares Delta Flume in Delft yesterday. This facility will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes, dunes or breakwaters. The Delta Flume is […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Texas-based Delta SubSea, LLC (DSS) has entered into an agreement with Olympic Shipping AS for the Olympic Delta, a newly built Multipurpose Subsea Support & Construction Vessel. The company said that the Olympic Delta is a green vessel designed according to DNV class, with high focus on reduced fuel consumption, which also means lesser emission to […]

  • 14 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released a draft study report recommending restoration of 90 acres of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to its natural tidal marsh state. The proposed project would fill the sunken interior of areas near Antioch, using existing dredge material including stockpiles from dredging at the Port of Stockton. […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent International Conference on “Deltas in Times of Climate Change II”, the Delta sessions that focused on the current status and future development of river deltas in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Myanmar, USA, Colombia, Egypt and the Netherlands sparked a huge interest among visitors. Eight cases were presented according to a framework of […]

  • 30 January 2013

    On Friday, 1 February, Jaap Kwadijk, the Deltares Scientific Director, will be introducing Dutch flood protection policy at a conference in New Jersey for planners. He will be focusing in particular on the long-term policy, including areas like the Delta Programme. Friday will be the 60th anniversary of the disastrous floods that afflicted the Netherlands […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Delta Flume hydraulics research facility has been opened in Delft, the Netherlands. The Delta Flume will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes, breakwaters and offshore structures. It is 300 m long, 5 m wide and 9.5 m deep. According to Deltares, an independent institute for applied research […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Project & Tenders

    LLOG Exploration Company’s Delta House floating production system (FPS) at Mississippi Canyon 254 in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico has achieved its nameplate oil capacity of 80,000 barrels of oil per day. The American independent deepwater exploration company LLOG said that it recently brought the ninth well on production several weeks ahead of schedule and […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The B.Delta43 order by the German ship owner HBC Hamburg Bulk Carriers at CSC Qingshan Shipyard and the B.Delta37 order by the Tunisian ship owner Transbulk at Yangfan shipyard are the latest additions to Deltamarin’s B.Delta series. On top of these new orders, China Navigation Company (CNCo) has lifted an option for another four B.Delta37 […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources’ project to dismantle an emergency drought barrier that has spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands since June is well underway. The barrier was erected to block salt water from pushing into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. The Delta’s water is used by 25 million Californians, […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltamarin reported that so far a total of 103 B.Deltas and derivates have been ordered by several world-known ship owners at nine Chinese shipyards. The latest addition is the order of eight open hatch B.Delta37 bulk carriers by Polish shipowner, Polska Zegluga Morska P.P. (Polsteam), at Yangfan Group shipyard. The main dimensions of Polsteam’s B.Delta37 […]