Top News – February 3 to 9, 2014

Top News – February 3 to 9, 2014

IHC Merwede Wins Contracts Worth EUR 350 Million

IHC Merwede has been successful in securing orders worth € 350 million for a wide range of dredging and offshore vessels and equipment.


Ghana: GPHA Receives Seven Bids for Tema Port Expansion

The Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority last week received seven valid bid offers for the proposed Expansion of Tema Port.


Oman: Sohar Port Ready for Further Expansion

Sultan bin Salim al-Habsi, Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Chairman of Sohar Industrial Port, stressed that Sohar Port is ready to receive all business and meet the needs of the large growth of the volume of cargo and marine activity.


GUPC Continues to Seek Solution for Panama Canal

The international consortium of leading infrastructure firms constructing the Panama Canal third set of locks expansion project continues to seek a solution for funding the completion of the project and completion of the works in 2015, even as the Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) broke off negotiations.


USA: Ellicott Announces Major Personnel Additions

Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced two major personnel changes to its senior management team. Gert de Vries has joined as Senior Director of Engineering, in which capacity he will be supporting the engineering departments of all of Ellicott’s brands, principally Ellicott and Rohr-Idreco.

Dredging Today Staff, February 9, 2014