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  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced the launch of the Logistics Investment Program for Ports, a program to encourage the modernization of the management and infrastructure of the country’s ports, boost the expansion of private investment in the sector, decrease costs and increase efficiency. “We want to inaugurate a new era with the modernization of infrastructure […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Challenger on the Gulf Service became the first container ship to call Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), the newest terminal at the Port of Santos, when it berthed August 14th and the 5,700 TEU MSC Adriatic on the Ipanema service called the following day with 535 moves handled for load and discharge. “Our cranes, […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport improvements. As Reuters reports, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said: “Both of our countries have more demand for infrastructure than there is public resources. “There’s an awful lot of private capital parked on the sidelines. The […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The federal government of Brazil has awarded a $103 million worth contract for the dredging of the Port of Paranaguá. According to the Port Administration of Paranaguá and Antonina (APPA) announcement, the contract for the deepening of the port’s access channel was signed with DTA Engenharia and represents first federal investment in the port in the last 26 years. “This is […]

  • 23 November 2009

    Ports, in general, represent the most relevant and complex link of logistic vectors. For Brazil it is there lifeline and a sector that the Brazilian government is investing heavily in… Source: The Korean Herald, November 22, 2009;

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced that it will attend the 14th International Mining Exhibition EXPOSIBRAM. This very important industrial event is scheduled for September 23-26th, 2013, in EXPOMINAS Convention Center, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. With 56,475 attendees and 389 exhibitors from 23 countries, the 14th International Mining Exhibition (EXPOSIBRAM) and the Brazilian Mining […]

  • 27 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Bags Capital Projects in Brazil and The Bahamas 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.   Nicaragua Canal Project Presented to Private […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Yesterday, Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to be […]

  • 15 November 2010

    Grupo Libra, the first private company to manage a sea terminal in Brazil and one of the country’s largest sea terminal and international… (heavyliftpfi) [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, November 16, 2010;

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has supplied a DOP150 submersible dredge pump to Brazilian civil engineering contractor BELOV. It is now in operation, creating an access channel into the sea for a new power plant currently under construction, the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate said.  The access channel is for a critical pipeline for the plant’s cooling system and […]

  • 8 April 2010

    Led by regional powerhouse Brazil, ports on the East Coast of South America are enjoying the early years of what looks set to be a period of enviable prosperity… [mappress] Source:americananews,April 8,2010;

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ Itajaí Port Complex, the second-largest container hub in Brazil after the Port of Santos, is undertaking a $104 million turning basin enlargement project. When completed, the project which is divided in two phases will allow access to vessels of up to 366 meters from current limit to vessels of 306 meters in length. The […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, in cooperation with Endratech, hosted their Dredging Seminar in Latin America last week. The Dredging Seminar 2019 took place at the following locations: Tuesday the 19th of November : Cartagena, Colombia; Thursday the 21st of November : Sao Paulo, Brazil; Friday the 22nd of November : Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Dredging Seminar is aimed […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Brazilian South Atlantic coast, the continuous transport of sediment threatens the accessibility of the Belmonte terminal. To tackle this problem, the owner has acquired a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The DOP, powered by a dedicated diesel hydraulic power pack, is attached to a crane, which is located at the end of the […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two Royal IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers have been deployed in Brazil to work on a large-scale hydroelectric dam construction project, which is due for completion in 2016 and will provide electricity to millions of people in the country. IHC Beaver Dredgers has built numerous cutter suction dredgers (CSD) throughout the years. The company builds both standard cutter […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports Ministry in Brazil, has signed a $70.54 million contract with Boskalis and Van Oord to deepen the navigation channels to the port of Rio de Janeiro, according to the Journal of Commerce. The two Dutch dredging companies will undertake studies and soundings of Guanabara Bay over the next five months […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vale, a global mining company headquartered in Brazil, has started dredging the tailings from Paraopeba River, which was affected by the breach of B1 dam. The company officials reported yesterday that this dredging process is essential for recovery of the river. Dredging activities are planned to continue until July 2020, beginning at the confluence of […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Canadian-based dredging company, ECO Technologies announced today that its subsidiary based in Belo Horizonte – ECO Minas Dragagens – has signed a major production contract with Vale Fertilizantes S.A., a subsidiary of Brazilian mining giant Vale S.A. The contract, for which the kick off meeting and official signing took place in Uberaba on Monday, June […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    LUSCHI, a Brazilian based company, added a 1,330 m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) to its fleet. The vessel, named “Recreio do Bandeirantes”, will become “LUSCHI X” after formalizing purchase between LUSCHI and BIC Bank, on Wednesday, June 04. The vessel which has a length of 77,5 m, and a width of 13 m is […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC (IHC) has acquired a majority stake in Brastec Technologies, based in Brazil. Brastec Technologies designs and builds value-added, tailor-made production lines for the production of umbilicals and flexible pipes. This agreement fulfills two important elements of IHC business strategy: a foothold in the important Brazilian market; and the acquisition of Dutch-based SAS Offshore, which […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The town officials said that the sediment buildup in the Lake Worth Lagoon is hampering navigation and could threaten property values on and near Everglades Island, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. Also, the town is asking the Florida Inland Navigation District to share the cost of dredging channels in the area to a […]

  • 13 July 2010

    A consortium comprised of Dutch firms Van Oord and Boskalis will complete a 97.9mn-real (US$55.7mn) dredging project for Brazil’s Sao Francisco do Sul port in Santa Catarina state within 12 months, a spokesperson from the special ports department (SEP) told. SEP gave the order for work to start on July 9, the spokesperson said, adding […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two state-of-the-art IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) are performing vital work on the Madeira River running through the Santo António Dam, located six kilometers southwest of Porto Velho in Rondónia. First cutter suction dredger, the JATUARANA I was delivered in February 2011. She is a 47.2m IHC Beaver® 6518 C CSD with a catamaran-shaped hull, and […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Daniel Vinent, the Itaqui port director of planning and development, unveiled investment plans for the expansion works at this Maranhão state port. He said: “Investments include 2.6bn reais for the construction of at least 16 new berths, the rebuilding of existing ones, and dredging works. This also entails the installation of a pier to handle […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at the Brazilian Port of Santos are officially underway, the port said in their latest announcement. This development program also includes the reinforcing of the structure for the installation of rails for new ship to shore cranes at TECON Santos, located on the left bank of the Port of Santos. The scheme […]