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Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014

Top News – August 25 to 31, 2014

Royal IHC Starts Building EasydredgeTM 2700 for Stock Royal IHC is constructing the first vessel in its range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD). It has started to build the Easydredge™ 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.    Infrastructure Technology Development Award […]

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

DP World: Strong Financial Results in 2014

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren Posts 2014 Half-Year Results

Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

Qatar: Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit Approaches

Qatar: Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit Approaches

The 3rd Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 14–17 September, 2014. The summit will look to highlight master planning marine structures and optimizing cost and time in project delivery and many other issues. This event will bring together government representatives, port authorities, oil and gas operators, consultants, contractors and […]

Iran to Host Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures

Iran to Host Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures

The 11th International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures is scheduled for 24-26 November 2014 in Tehran, Iran, announced icopmas.pmo.ir. ICOPMAS, as one of the oldest and the most important scientific events in Iran and the Persian Gulf region, provides an appropriate ground for exchange of the latest scientific innovations and technical executive achievements by gathering […]

Top News – August 11 to 17, 2014

Top News – August 11 to 17, 2014

Egypt to Build New Canal Alongside Suez Canal Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate.    Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in […]

VOSTA LMG Takes Part at SMEM Conference in Dubai

VOSTA LMG Takes Part at SMEM Conference in Dubai

VOSTA LMG, a leading engineering and contracting company which serves the worldwide dredging industry, will attend the Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) conference. This event will take place in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, from 28-30 October 2014. VOSTA LMG staff will be there to inform attendees about the company’s broad spectrum of […]

Boskalis Launches Share Buyback Program

Boskalis Launches Share Buyback Program

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced the start of its share buyback program. Within the framework and based on the principles of its business plan for the 2014-2016 period Boskalis intends to execute a buyback program for up to 10 million of its own shares. The program will be executed in the next two and […]

Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year

Boskalis Posts Record Profit in First Half Year

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in the first half of 2014 (H1 2013: EUR 123 million). Revenue rose 21% in the first half of the year to EUR 1.5 billion (H1 2013: EUR 1.3 billion). Organic revenue growth was 13.4%. EBITDA amounted to EUR 466 million in the […]

Teledyne Marine Schedules Seminars on Shallow Water Surveys

Teledyne Marine Schedules Seminars on Shallow Water Surveys

The Teledyne Marine Acoustic Imaging Group, consisting of RESON, BlueView and Odom Hydrographic, will hold the Underwater Technology Seminars (UTS) in Hamburg (September 16-18), Boston (October 7-9) and Singapore (December 1). At the 3-day seminars in Hamburg and Boston the theme is: “Hydrography in Harbors and Inland Waters as well as Dredge Guidance and Construction […]







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