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  • 4 March 2011

      Sir Rod Eddington and Yves Fortier, non-executive directors of Rio Tinto, will be retiring from the boards at the conclusion of the 2011 annual general meetings on 5 May 2011. Yves Fortier’s retirement was first announced in February 2010. Andrew Gould, senior independent director, will serve for one more year before retiring at the […]

  • 3 March 2011

      On Wednesday, 16 February 2011, Jan De Nul Group celebrates the official inauguration of its new office building in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. After the impressive fleet expansion between 2007 and today, the opening of this highly ecological office building fits perfectly with the climate for investments at Jan De Nul Group. Together […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Business & Finance

        An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange […]

  • 21 February 2011

      An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of […]

  • 17 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy is set to broaden its capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region with the successful acquisition of port and harbour engineering specialists, JFA Consultants Pty Ltd based in Perth, Western Australia. This acquisition will help to enhance BMT’s offering, whilst complementing its existing […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Vessels

      In 2010, Jan De Nul Luxembourg S.A., a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, ordered two new 14,000 m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers. This week, an agreement was reached for the construction of a very large fallpipe and mining vessel, a sister vessel of the ‘Simon Stevin’. In this way, the group kicks off […]

  • 4 February 2011

      Over the last couple of months, a total of more than 1 billion euros projects have been added to the order book. These awards bring the total value of current commitments for Jan De Nul Group to 3.1 billion euros. New work was secured in all corners of the world, from South America and […]

  • 27 January 2011

    In connection with the MTEC 2011 in Singapore from 13-15 April 2011, a one-day pre-conference workshop on the environmental aspects of dredging and state of the art dredging techniques will be presented by IADC. Dredging is a necessity in the development of modern society. In the right circumstances, it may also be a very useful tool for […]

  • 27 January 2011

    A dredging project in Kiribati is expected to supply raw building materials while at the same time protect the vulnerable beaches of the … (radioaustralia) [mappress] Source: radioaustralia, January 27, 2011;

  • 26 January 2011

    Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Iraq crude oil export expansion project off the coast of Iraq in the Arabian Gulf. The client is the South Oil Company of Iraq. Van Oord will be working for main contractor Leighton based in Australia. The contract value for Van Oord amounts to some […]

  • 13 January 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Draka Offshore announced today that Keppel Singmarine has selected Draka as a cable supplier for its production of Hull 362 for Royal Boskalis Westminster. “It is always gratifying to receive orders from a renowned shipbuilding yard like Keppel Singmarine,” stated Patrick Ang, vice president of the marine segment for Draka Offshore. “We strive to provide […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Arch Coal, Inc. today announced that it has acquired a 38 percent interest in Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview, LLC (“MBT”), the owner of a bulk commodity terminal on the Columbia River near Longview, Wash., in exchange for $25 million plus additional consideration upon the completion of certain project milestones. “This transaction gives us a direct stake […]

  • 16 December 2010
    Vessels

    Marine contractor Van Oord has commissioned the construction of a second self-propelled cutter suction dredger to IHC Merwede. This new vessel will be the sister to the Athena, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger that is currently under construction. Like the Athena, the new cutter suction dredger will be built at the IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk, […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Vessels

    With a lifting capacity of a total of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, it’s the world’s largest heavy lift vessel to date: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the first of two new buildings of Type 183 into service. The company, which ranks among the leading international heavy lift shipping companies and is based […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swathe Services sales division is delighted to announce our first UK sale of the SONIC 2024 wideband high resolution shallow water multibeam echosounder. Within a matter of days of announcing the inclusion of the SONIC2024 in our rental pool of survey equipment we immediately supplied two systems for hire with a major UK survey company, on […]

  • 29 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc. is pleased to announce that Alan Trees, Owner of Gold Dredge Builders Warehouse of Riggins, Idaho has joined the Sunergy Advisory Board. Mr. Trees has over 35 years’ experience in successfully building gold recovery equipment and dredges that operate effectively in the harshest environments in the world. Mr. Trees’ expertise will now be […]

  • 22 November 2010

    VOSTA LMG’s Singapore office is a base for the Southeast Asia operations, plus the Philippines and Australia. Plans are to expand the team to 15 people during 2011. About Company: VOSTA LMG is a leading engineering and contracting company, serving the worldwide dredging industry. In addition to self-propelled and stationary dredgers, the company also markets […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 27 October 2010

    Ports of Tauranga, measured by the Australian Productivity Commission as the most efficient port in Australasia, was the “obvious choice” to lead New Zealand ports in the investment required to accommodate big container ships that would visit this country in the near future, chief executive Mark Cairns said at yesterday’s annual meeting. The Shippers Council, […]

  • 20 September 2010

    During the closing ceremony of  WODCON XIX that took place from 9-12 September 2010 in Beijing, China, Capt. David Padman, Chairman of EADA handed over the reins to the new WODA Chairman, Anders Jensen, President of CEDA (Femern Baelt, Denmark). The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) is made up of three sister associations: * […]

  • 14 September 2010

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (“CHEC’’) and Sundance Resources Ltd (“Sundance”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to establish the scope, cost and delivery programme for the proposed bulk materials port at Lolabe, Republic of Cameroon. The Port is needed to support Sundance’s Mbalam Project in Cameroon […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the […]

  • 24 August 2010

    The State Government has freed up $1 million to start silt dredging in Launceston’s Tamar River before summer…   (au) [mappress] Source: au, August 24, 2010;

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Dockwise Ltd. today announces 10 awards for Heavy Marine Transport projects and two for engineering assignments related to a float-over for CNOOC and to Wheatstone. Total revenues for these various commitments are expected to exceed $35 million USD. The relationship between the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, (CNOOC) and Dockwise continues to grow as CNOOC […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Wednesday May 26, 2010, the cutter suction dredger ‘Ibn Battuta’ was delivered to its owner, on the shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Ibn Battuta’ is the first of four large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers built at the Pula shipyard. Earlier this year, the identical sister vessel, the ‘Zheng He’, was launched […]