News

28 August 2017

DMC has signed a license agreement with a JV of Kolin and Bayburt for the use of Xbloc in the Filyos Port Project in Turkey. The design of the breakwaters was carried out by Arti Proje and physical model tests were carried out at the AYGM hydraulic facilities in Ankara.

The project will comprise Xblocs of 4m3, 8m3 and 10m3 with a total quantity of 161,000m3.

Xbloc production is well underway and block placement has recently started.

24 August 2017

The Xbloc team will be present during the ICE Breakwater Conference in Liverpool from 5-7 September. We will present 3 papers about our projects and research topics and we will have a booth in the exhibition area.

We look forward to meeting you there.

23 May 2017
16m3 moulds have arrived on site

On site of the Istanbul new airport project, 16m3 Xbloc moulds have arrived. These large Xblocs will be placed at the roundhead of the breakwater, which provides shelter from the waves from the Black Sea.

11 May 2017
Cotonou, Benin received an Award of Excellence

The groynes in Cotonou received an award of excellence by Canadian Consulting Engineer, magazine for professional engineers in construction.

13 February 2017
Cadzand in Dutch newspaper

Photographer Kees van de Veen made photos through the Netherlands, past people, towns and landscapes in which the battle is waged against water. The sea. In the historic center. Along the rivers.

Click here for the article in Dutch.

25 January 2017
Xbloc placement in the Dominican Republic

Xbloc placement has started in the Dominican Republic. The Xbloc trail placement was a success.

23 February 2016
DMC signs Xbloc license agreement with Bouygues for large Calais Port Expansion

BAM Infraconsult, under its trade name Delta Marine Consultants,  has signed a license agreement with Bouygues for the use of Xbloc on the large Expansion of the Calais Port in France.

11 February 2016
Xbloc trial placement in Costa Rica

Last week the Xbloc team visited the project Puerto Moin, in Costa Rica to give the Xbloc placement instruction and guide the trial placement.

1 February 2016
Xbloc placement completed in Cadzand

All 5000 Xblocs have been placed on the breakwaters of Cadzand.

14 January 2016
Xbloc application in New Zealand

Gouda, The Netherlands – Delta Marine Consultants has signed a new license agreement for an Xbloc project for the Chatham Islands, one of New Zealand’s most remote communities.

11 June 2015
Xbloc applications in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic

Gouda, the Netherlands– Delta Marine Consultants has signed 2 new license agreements for Xbloc projects in Costa Rica and in the Dominican Republic.

8 June 2015
First Xblocs placed in Cadzand

Xbloc placement has started in Cadzand. Even the local news was present during the trial placement. For the broadcast please check the link.

6 February 2015
Xbloc application in India

DMC has signed a license agreement with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the application of Xbloc breakwater armour units in the Mundra LNG Project. Construction is expected to start after the completion of the physical model tests which are currently ongoing. Placement will start in 2015 and will continue in 2016.

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