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  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Conference, “From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures,” took place at the Island Shangri-La hotel, Hong Kong on October 23, 2015. Hong Kong was chosen as the location to commemorate the turning point of today’s dredging and maritime infrastructure sector which is rooted in the city’s Airport Core […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cardno, a Brisbane-based infrastructure, environmental and social development company, has just appointed Andrew Costen as their new Senior Principal. Newly appointed expert has 23 years’ experience providing tailored sustainable solutions to complex challenges in coastal and marine environments. He’s worked in various specialist sciences and engineering consultancies, and government environmental management agencies. Andrew specializes in […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Bakker Sliedrecht – specialized in the design, production, installation and maintenance of complex electrical installations – will be taking care of an electrical conversion project on board Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Terranova. The company recently received order for the engineering and integration of all electrical installations on board the vessel. This includes installation of a new 6 […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, is showcasing the We3D, WeSubsea’s new 3” titanium remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dredger at Subsea Asia this week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Acteon companies J2 Subsea and Seatronics are now offering WeSubsea´s full range of titanium dredgers from worldwide locations. The We3D dredger is designed to operate on smaller ROVs […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of ASL Marine Holdings Ltd has announced that Leo Dynamische Investering B.V., has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with NordGB Suisse S.A., Mr. R.H.F. Dietze, Vosta LMG International B.V. and CFT International GmbH, for the sale and purchase of all the issued and outstanding shares of Vosta LMG […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior maritime representatives from 11 countries embarked on the 2nd Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme (MPLP) today at the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies Division, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with NTU, and supported by the Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The largest container ship of French shipping company CMA CGM, the 365 metre long Christophe Colomb, on April 24 called at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port for the first time, reinforcing the port’s role as a regional gateway for the new generation of mega liner vessels. The ship, which has a nominal capacity of […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Port authorities worldwide have to adapt the strategies according to changing industry dynamics. In order to increase productivity, stakeholders must enhance their infrastructure and use of advanced technologies. Port Management Strategy Summit organized by Fleming Gulf commenced today in Abu Dhabi – UAE, where Global Maritime professionals gathered to discuss latest trends in the port […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study on global port and terminal productivity released by the US-based Journal of Commerce Group has named five facilities from the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network among the world’s ten most productive container terminals. The Top Ten Global Terminals, measured by berth moves per hour (MPH) with vessels being worked, were all located in […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    DKSH, the leading provider of Market Expansion Services with a focus on Asia, provides marketing, sales, distribution, and after-sales services to IMS Dredges, the world’s leader in one truck transportable dredge systems. To help solve the persistent flood problem affecting Thailand DKSH introduces the one truck transportable “IMS Versi-Dredge” to the Thai market. As sole distributor […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On November 20, the trial of self-propelled suction dredger “Tongtu” with Asia’s largest capacity and dredging depth fabricated by CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (TDC) succeeded. “Tongtu” is a super large self-propelled suction dredger independently designed, developed and fabricated by China. The dredger has a total length of 165.7 meters, a molded width of 30m, […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Van Oord will join forces with Canadian based CSL Group Inc. for the technical and commercial management of flexible fallpipe vessels including the MV Tertnes, the MV Nordnes and the MV Stornes. The MV Tertnes, as well as the underlying contracts for each of the three vessels, were acquired by CSL as part of […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Following a new agreement with the Government of Malaysia and Kuantan Port Authority for a 30‐year port concession, the Kuantan Port Consortium (KPC) will develop, operate and manage the Kuantan Port, which covers the existing port and a new deep water terminal (NDWT). According to the agreement signed, the new deep water terminal (NDWT) will be developed by KPC in two […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombo will go up to the 21st position from 32 in the Top 50 World Container Ports list this year with the new berths of the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) coming into operation. The completion of the CICT final stage will have dramatic effects for container throughput at the South Asia island nation with […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Cape Town boasts the second deepest container port in Africa and expects to see its container capacity expand to one million TEU’s per annum by 2013. The Port is ideally suited to serve as a hub for cargoes between Europe, the Americas and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and this year sets the stage for African […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) received and worked the first eastbound call of the new ABX (Asia – Black Sea Express) Service operated by the G6 Consortium, comprised of APL, Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line. The MOL Performance arrived ahead of schedule, having […]

  • 6 August 2013

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday officially opened South Asia’s only container terminal that can handle Triple-E vessels and the new breakwater of Colombo Port stretching 400 meters to the sea. Delivering the keynote address, President Rajapaksa said that in the past, the country did not have full control of its ports and as a result, many […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The new 7-years facility is provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance FESCO’s strategic investment program aimed at further boosting the Group’s infrastructure and container logistics capacity. The use of loan proceeds will include investments into the development and retrofitting of Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port (VCSP) in order to improve […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Malaysia’s Federal Government has approved another $82.25 million in funding for Suria Capital Holdings Bhd’s Sapangar Bay container port expansion program, which raises the cost of the entire project to $280 million, according to Deal Street Asia. This approval for the increase in funding from the federal government came following a recommendation by the Value […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo yesterday inaugurated an expansion of the country’s main seaport –  the New Priok Container Terminal (NPCT) 1, Reuters reports. During the opening ceremony of NPCT 1, which is the first of five phases of an expansion of Indonesia’s Tanjung Priok Port, President Widodo said: “We cannot delay the development of modern ports any longer. […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BESIX Group, of the Belgium’s largest companies operating in the construction industry, has won a contract for the design and construction of a new berth and the adjacent container stacking yards at the DCT Gdansk (Deepwater Container Terminal Gdansk). The new 650m long berth will increase DCT’s annual handling capacity up to 3 million TEU just […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 17 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 11-17, 2018).   USACE Photo Update: CSD Texas Busy in Charleston The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Tianjin Port Group (TPG) and PSA International (PSA) signed a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement on 18 May 2012 to strengthen ties and foster greater cooperation between the two organisations. The Agreement was signed by Mr Tian Chang Song, Group President, TPG and Mr Tan Chong Meng, Group CEO, PSA, in the presence of Mr Yu […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ focus on delivering competitive solutions in the market translated into strong first quarter performance. The company announced a profit of USD 215m (USD 166m). ROIC was 14.0% (12.0%). Profit, excluding divestment gains and impairment losses, was USD 217m (USD 161m). Container volumes showed growth of 9% compared to the same quarter last year […]

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]