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  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging market will record a modest 2.7% CAGR between the forecast 2017 and 2022, according to a new Fact.MR study. While dredging seeks extensive application across various areas ranging from trade activity to coastal protection, revenues from dredging activities in urban development will increase at a relatively higher rate through 2022, according to the […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has started collecting the knowledge and data required to develop an integrated water management plan for Myanmar. Water management, which was severely neglected for decades under the military junta, will have to be built up again from scratch and so the government of Myanmar has asked the Netherlands to direct the development of an […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Western Australian (WA) ship builder Strategic Marine has finished work on a state-of-the-art 27 metre work barge which will be delivered to the Port of Dampier to service the burgeoning resources sector. The barge named ‘Alamo’ has been built for Karratha business Offshore Plant Hire and will be chartered to marine operations company Bhagwan Marine. […]

  • 21 March 2012

    APM Terminals Crane & Engineering Services’ Managing Director, Halfdan Ross, discussed solutions to the challenges presented by the latest and future generation of Ultra-Large Container Vessels (ULCV) that confront port and terminal operation and design at the TOC Container Supply Chain Asia Conference in Hong Kong. Addressing the topic “Terminal Planning & Operations: Driving New […]

  • 16 May 2011

    For China’s port marine sector, the largest projects were planned in the four years from 2006 to 2010, and while China will continue to be the world’s largest port developer the pace of development will be slowing down a little. With the port infrastructure sector set to slow down, what does this mean for business […]

  • 12 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    VOSTA LMG B.V. has received from Jordan Modern Industries Co. Ltd. (JMI) a repeat order for the delivery of a Dismountable Cutter Suction Dredge, of type ‘CSD 600 S’ to the Iraqi market. The turn key project will be executed by VOSTA LMG in co-operation with its co-maker Vantage in Malaysia. The new order (BN […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has won the Maritime Infrastructure Award at the 8th India Shipping Summit 2012 in Mumbai in recognition of its commitment and foresight in developing and operating ports that act as catalysts to promote trade. The award given to DP World, Subcontinent was received by His Excellency Jamal Majid Bin […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredging equipment builder, has had an extremely busy year. During 2014 it has seen increased sales of its popular range of  BD dredging heads for excavators which have been put to use not only in river, lake and coastal projects but in mining applications, particularly in South America. In early spring, Italdraghe […]

  • 13 February 2012

      The President of Argentina, HE Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has met HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, to discuss further enhancing mutual cooperation. Present at the meeting were also UAE Ambassador to Argentina, Mohammed Essa Al Qattam Al Zaabi, and Argentina Minister of Tourism Mr. Enrique Meyer. […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology has announced the purchase of £1.3 million of Sonardyne 6G acoustic positioning equipment. The announcement was made on the opening day of Ocean Business 2013 in Southampton, UK. This latest acquisition is the second significant order placed by the company for 6G in the last 12 months, further […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank will support India with a $375 million loan in their plans to develop its first modern inland water transport fairway on a 1,360 km-stretch of the Ganga River between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia. The World Bank’s Board yesterday approved this loan loan to help the Inland Waterways Authority of India […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach is setting another record for welcoming the largest megaships in North America with the visit this Sunday, September 30, of the MSC Beatrice. The vessel, 1,200 feet long, 167 feet wide and capable of carrying 13,798 container units, was docked in the early morning at Long Beach’s Pier T on […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) has announced that rainy season would hit Jakarta this October. Head of Water Resources Maintenance for East Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, Sunarto, stated that his department supports the effort to prevent flood by normalizing water channels and dredging wastes and mud in the water channels since […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries […]

  • 2 September 2012

    G.K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, stated that the new guidelines have been issued to streamline security clearance proposals to remove bottlenecks in award of port development projects. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the Ministry plans to award projects to create 244 million tonne of capacity during 2012-13. The Ministry has also given targets to all the […]

  • 8 February 2013

    United by their joint interest in the education and training of engineers in fields related to the dredging industry and port development, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) and UNESCO-IHE have had a long-standing relationship. With an official Memorandum of Understanding between the IADC and UNESCO-IHE, this cooperation has been formalised and given a […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The third annual APM Terminals Sustainability Report was released, detailing continued progress in safety performance and the reduction of the environmental impact of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and introducing a set of Community Investment Guidelines in recognition of the powerful influences that significant new investment and operations can have on local populations. These […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has concluded an informative seminar on the subject of Environmental Dredging for key players in the Chinese dredging industry. The two-day seminar presented several new developments from the field of environmental dredging. More than 50 representatives from over 20 Chinese dredging companies attended the seminar, which took place at the beginning of […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pasay City government has given the go-signal to SMLI to proceed with the reclamation project that the Henry Sy-led firm proposed in the first place. “We stand firm with our commitment to undertake and complete the 300-hectare reclamation project as stipulated in our Joint Venture Agreement (JVA) with the Pasay City Government notwithstanding the […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Water Resources Department’s Director General Jatuporn Burutpat said every country attending the latest World water Forum showed their concerns for the quality of water. In the meantime, Thailand is prepared to to tackle flooding in 20 provinces this year. Mr. Jatuporn said that the objective of this year’s “World Water Forum” was to urge […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The delivery in early May of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) Barito Equator demonstrates how Indonesia’s developing maritime industry is building ever more complex vessels. The 2,500 m3 capacity Damen TSHD 2500 is the first of its kind built in Indonesia and also the largest Damen standard hopper dredger built to date. For Indonesian dredging […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Renowned Japanese management consultant Kenichi Ohmae made the suggestion in 2009 that the development of Port of Kaohsiung should be divided into inner harbor and outer port, and the inner harbor should develop leisure tourism while the outer port should be a container port. Citing Port of Yokohama in Japan as an example, he said […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea has taken the step to restructure its business into two divisions – one being a new division focused on integrated subsea projects and the second a restructure of the Dredging & Excavation division. In the restructure, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway has merged to form the new division, Reef […]