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  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbor, Northern Ireland, has announced its ambition to become one of the best regional ports in the world. The 2019-2023 Strategic Plan together with an outlook through to 2035 were publicly launched at Belfast Harbor’s Annual Stakeholder Meeting today. As part of the plan the Port has committed £254 million of investment to deliver […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard recently visited East Belfast to view progress on a £12 million Flood Alleviation scheme in the area. 269 properties adjacent to Orangefield Park and Victoria Park have already benefited from upgrading works to provide an increased level of flood protection, costing around £1.7 million. Other parts of the scheme are ongoing and […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A record financial performance during 2013 has enabled Belfast Harbour to commit more than £60m to capital expenditure projects.  The Harbour’s Annual Report has revealed that Turnover rose by 30% to £50.3m whilst Profit before Taxation climbed by 42% to £26.2m during the financial year.  During the period the Harbour also paid over £6.6m in […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trade through Belfast Harbour rose by 16% during 2013 with record tonnages of almost 23 million passing through the Port. Over half the increase, 1.7m tonnes, was fueled by an increase of over 150% in coal imports. This reflects a new service through Belfast to supply AES Kilroot power station which generates c.30% of Northern […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbour Commissioners are seeking expressions of interest from contractors who are interested in tendering for the design and construction of a new cruise ship berth in Belfast Harbour. Works will consist of dredging, quay construction, berthing and mooring infrastructure and shore side improvement works. The total value of this contract is between £5 mln […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Belfast Harbour wishes to appoint a suitably experienced marine dredging contractor to restore both navigation channels and berths in specified areas of the port to their specified depths and to deepen specified berths and areas of the outer and inner channel. The minimum volume of material to be dredged is estimated at 400,000 m3. As […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Belfast Harbour Commissioners are looking for a contractor to build 480m of a new quay structure and deep water berth…   Lowest price wins. (theconstructionindex) [mappress] Source: theconstructionindex, February 18, 2011;

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the ongoing investment in the exploration of natural resources and the harnessing of energy from wind and tidal power, there is an increasing focus on the environmental impacts these can have on the marine habitat, RPS Group – Oxfordshire based consultancy company said in their latest announcement.  In order to ensure environmental compliance and licensing […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of an extensive port dredging project, the arrival of the largest steel ship to ever call to Greenore represents a new landmark for the port. The cargo vessel MV Smart TIna arrived yesterday morning from China as part of its maiden voyage. The MV Smart Tina has a dead weight tonnage of […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Maine Department of Transportation will hold a Water Quality Certification pre-application public informational meeting as required by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on April 8, 2014 in Belfast on the proposal for maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Due to an approaching snowstorm in the region, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Maine Department of Transportation have postponed the Water Quality Certification Pre-application public informational meeting scheduled for Wednesday, March 26, 2014 in Belfast on the proposed improvement dredging plan for the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Maine Department of Transportation will hold a meeting on the proposal for maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The meeting will be held on March 26, 2014 in Belfast. The Maine DOT is the non-Federal sponsor […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Mr Richard Anamoo, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, said expansion works on the Tema and Takoradi ports had become necessary due to the oil find with increased volume of traffic in the country. Mr Anamoo said this when an Irish delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    An Ulster Unionist Party delegation led by Euro MP Jim Nicholson and local MLA Roy Beggs Jnr has met with senior management at the Port of Larne to discuss future developments at the harbour. East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs said; “We were pleased to welcome Jim Nicholson MEP back to Larne this week and I […]

  • 22 June 2012

    One of the UK’s newest and most versatile ‘marine renewables support vessels’ showed off some of her capabilities at Gills Harbour on the Pentland Firth this week. The one-year-old ‘multi-cat’ vessel Orcadia, which was reported to have cost £3.5 million when she was delivered last year from Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands, was making her […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired three energy related contracts for projects in Northwest Europe with a combined contract value of approximately EUR 110 million. Boskalis has signed a contract with partners DONG Energy and Scottish Power Renewables for the partial construction of the “West of Duddon Sands” offshore wind park in the Irish Sea. […]

  • 9 March 2012

    An additional deep-water facility at Lerwick Harbour has been brought into operation ahead of schedule to support a major subsea project in the North Sea. Work was accelerated on an 80-metre section of the quay under development at Greenhead to make it available for use by Technip, a world leader in energy industry project management, […]

  • 27 January 2011

    A local firm is making sure the river Lagan remains odour free in a £2.8m dredging project. The contract, given to Graham Construction, … (belfasttelegraph) [mappress] Source: belfasttelegraph, January 27, 2011;