NewWaves Solutions is the operating company of the DEME Group in the UK and is your gateway to all of DEME’s capabilities. From our office at Canary Wharf, London, we strive for offering specialized solutions to our clients’ needs. NewWaves Solutions' involvement in large marine dredging works in the UK & Ireland goes way back, with for example our participation in the construction of the Cardiff Bay Barrage Project in the 1990s.
In recent times, long term contracts have been established with ports (e.g. Medway Maintenance Dredging) and governmental bodies (Lincshore Beach Renourishment for the Environment Agency), where NewWaves Solutions was able to build sustainable relationships and focus on continuous improvement. Our expertise and experience were called upon for the largest marine construction in the UK, the London Gateway Port Project for DP World. NewWaves Solutions' successful involvement in this flagship contract has demonstrated its capability to take a leading role in solving the largest and most complex marine dredging problems.
The Belgian dredging and hydraulic engineering group DEME has won a prominent position on the world market in a number of highly specialized and complex hydraulic disciplines. The company fosters a strong innovative approach and has been a pioneer in technical innovation throughout its history. The Group has almost 175 years of experience in its core dredging and land reclamation activities and hydraulic engineering and executed major works of marine engineering infrastructure such as new ports, waterways, airports, artificial islands, residential and recreational areas, industrial areas, roads, bridges etc on all continents.
In support of DEME’s dredging activities, and to enable them to offer their clients global solutions for their port and waterway developments and large-scale land reclamation projects, the Group offers an impressive range of services in the environmental field, sea aggregate winning, complex marine construction such as foundation and installation of offshore wind farms, offshore heavy-lifting, general maritime services and it is developing a whole range of new activities in the field of energy and mining.
Thanks to its multidisciplinary capabilities, the synergies in many projects, and its integrated corporate structure, DEME has become a global solutions provider. DEME has created a network of branch offices and agencies on all continents. Today, the company is active in over 90 different countries and has a permanent workforce of 4,700 dedicated people. DEME companies can rely on a dredging fleet consisting of 90 main vessels backed by a broad range of auxiliary equipment. In 2013 at Group level a turnover amounting to 2.532 billion EUR was generated. DEME faces the future of world-wide development with confidence based on an innovative approach, with care for the environment and dedication to sustainable development. “Creating land for the future” is our contribution to a better living world for future generations.