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  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC (IHC), one of the global market leaders for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, is about to bring to an end a very successful year.  Thanks to the company’s in-house expertise for engineering and manufacturing integrated standard and custom-built vessels, IHC managed to secure a healthy orderbook and deliver a number of dredging vessels to clients […]

  • 9 April 2010

    Phase 2 of Growth Acceleration Program opens up great prospects for 2011-2014.Brazil launched the second phase of its national Growth Acceleration Program (PAC 2), opening up US$ 220.2 billion in opportunities for foreign investment in Brazil over the period from 2011 to 2014… [mappress] Source:kgun9,April 9,2010;

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A presentation on Khalifa Port has taken centre stage at a major international conference in Brazil – Rio Oil and Gas 2012. The event, dedicated to maritime infrastructure, featured the conglomerate General Dynamics, the parent company of Page Europa, who installed the highly complex electronic security and communications system for Khalifa Port, which opened for […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 23 September 2010

    Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (known as Lula) visited the Port of Itajai in Brazil’s Santa Catarina State on Monday, … (maritime-executive) [mappress] Source: maritime-executive, September 23, 2010;

  • 8 December 2010

    Van Oord has completed first rock installation project at the Rio Negro pipeline crossing project in Manaus, Amazonas State, in Brazil. The client is the Brazilian oil and gas operator Petrobras. The works is part of the Urucu-Coari-Manaus gas pipeline project which transports gas from the onshore Solimões basin to the city of Manaus. In […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP) was officially opened yesterday with a gala celebration held at the new 1.2 million TEU annual capacity facility at the Port of Santos, featuring Brazilian Minister of Seaports, Antonio Henrique Silveira and 500 invited guests and media representatives. Development of the multi-purpose terminal project in South America’s busiest container port began […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord has just shared this interesting photo of the company’s backhoe Simson and split hopper barge Pieter Caland working in the Bay of Guanabara, Brazil. The company has been active in Brazil for decades and has completed more than forty dredging and marine engineering projects along the Brazilian coast. One of these […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Bangladesh to Buy New Dredgers The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA).   Royal IHC‬: Dutch ‪Dredging‬ Solutions in Brazil Royal IHC‬ shared its expertise at a seminar on Dutch ‪dredging‬ solutions for […]

  • 1 April 2014

    ARCADIS announced today that its Brazilian subsidiary, ARCADIS Logos, has signed two large contracts with a major Brazil-based global mining company. Under the contracts, ARCADIS will provide project management services for the implementation of a Port Terminal in São Luis, in northeastern Brazil. For ARCADIS the two contracts represent a value in excess of R$125 […]

  • 8 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Bags USD 95 Mln Worth of Contracts in UK and Sweden Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired two contracts in the United Kingdom and Sweden.   Brazil Needs Assistance for $1.5 Bln Dredging and Seaport Improvements Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord widened the access channel over a distance of 5.5 kilometers. In the course of several months, more than 2.8 […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The Brazilian port of São Sebastião plans to launch a tender worth $97.9 million for the expansion of the port. “The works involve restoring the port’s 50-year old commercial pier and implementing a vessel traffic management system (VTMS),” the spokesperson said. The repair work aims to allow the port, located in Brazil’s São Paulo state, […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. In […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Cargo handling capacity at Brazil’s ports is set to rise to 1 billion metric tons a year in late 2012 or early 2013, from 834 million tons… By Diana Kinch, Dow Jones Newswires (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, June 30, 2011

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Brazil’s Minister of Transportation, Maurício Quintella Lessa, recently visited APM Terminals Itajai to attend the signing ceremony of an $11 million contract to dredge the navigation channel and terminal berths to a depth of 14 meters. The new depth will allow vessels of up to 9,000 TEU capacity to dock at the berths. Flooding of […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord recently released a video of the Rio de Janeiro’s dredging operations. With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord has been deploying a […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    LUSCHI has announced that it has added a 2,000 m³ hopper dredger “LUSCHI IX” to its fleet. The equipment (capacity 2,350 tons, and overall length 82,71 m) is currently being updated and it is expected to be ready for dredging very soon, thereby performing important maritime related works in Brazil and South America. LUSCHI has […]

  • 21 December 2012

    FCC, the Citizen Services Group, has further strengthened its position in key Latin American countries with its first major contract in Brazil. FCC will expand the Açu Superport, located 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The contract, which is worth more than 407 million euro, has an execution period of 32 months and includes […]

  • 7 May 2012

    José Muniz Rebouças, the chairman of state port authority Codeba, said that the Aratu port in northeastern Brazil’s Bahia state is planning at least 685mn reais’ (US$357mn) worth of investments in port expansion works this year. Two groups have presented project studies for the lease, which Codeba is currently analyzing, Rebouças said, adding: “We aim […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has presented the IADC Young Author Award at the PIANC-COPEDEC IX conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lucas Silveira, manager of Coastal & Ports Engineering of CB&I, received the prestigious award. He was awarded the prize of €1,000, a certificate of recognition and a small sculpture for his […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombia’s government has awarded a $1.33 billion contract to the Navelena consortium, led by Brazil’s Odebrecht SA, to improve navigability on the Magdalena River. This deepening program will be carried out along a 908-kilometer stretch of the river between the town of Puerto Salgar and the Caribbean port city of Barranquilla. “This is undoubtedly the […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has successfully completed a tailings pond dredging job at an iron mine in Brazil. Dragflow was called to face with the problem of dredging and returning the tailings back to a ‘Mineral Duct’. In addition, it was crucial for the project to maintain […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Adriana Resources Inc.  is pleased to announce that we have received the IT Environmental Permit for our iron ore port development project located in Sepetiba Bay, approximately 70 kilometers west of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The development will result in a deep sea port with an export capacity of 45 million tonnes per year. Allen […]

  • 4 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Rio de Janeiro: Asia’s top container carriers – and possibly a Chinese dredging company – could gain from a plan by Brazil’s Port Minister Pedro Brito to make sure the South American country’s key port of Santos is dredged down to 17 metres within the next two years… Source: Asia Maritime News, December 4, 2009;