News

13 November 2019
XStream blocks in River IJssel, The Netherlands

As a direct result of climate change our rivers are experiencing much larger differences between high and low water levels. This is caused by heavier rainfall in shorter periods of time exacerbated by dry spells and longer periods of drought. On top of that, growth in our economies and increasing populations result in more traffic on our waterways. Keeping them open and in good health is key. This requires efficient, reliable and sustainable river maintenance.

18 October 2019

In the production facility in Harlingen, the production of the xbloc plus used for the upgrade of the Afsluitdijk, started.

29 April 2019
Deltaflume tests for the upgrade of the Afsluitdijk

The tests for the upgrade of the Afsluitdijk in the deltaflume have recently started. Click here to watch a video about the test process.

 

 

17 January 2019

The Costa Norte LNG Terminal in Colón is the first LNG facility to be built in Panama, located near the Caribbean entrance of the Panama Canal. The LNG Terminal development will supply gas for two power blocks of 380 MW each. In October 2016 the main contractor POSCO E&C awarded the design and construct contract of the Marine Civil works to the joint venture of BAM International and ICONSA. Within this joint venture DMC is responsible for the design of the marine facilities, consisting of a jetty for (un)loading LNG vessels.

14 January 2019
First international project with XblocPlus

Delta Marine Consultants have signed a license agreement with Swiss company SEL AG for the use of XblocPlus in the Marina Porto Albania Project. The blocks envisaged to protect the marina against severe storm waves in the Adriatic Sea are 2.5m3 XblocPlus on the breakwater trunk in combination with 3m3 Xbloc units on the breakwater head. Block production is expected to start early 2019 and the objective is to complete the breakwaters by early 2020. The new Marina Porto Albania project will be the first international application of XblocPlus.