Search results for: Cherbourg

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  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports Normands Associés has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Cherbourg dredging program. This very important development project will include dredging and installation of structures and associated facilities. The deadline for this tender is June 17, 2013. Background info The port of Cherbourg is situated at the northern tip of the […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 2 years of construction works, the extension of the “Quai de Flamands” was finally completed last month. The Port of Cherbourg now boasts a 680 m linear wharf, accessible to vessels up to 14 m draught. This extension was accomplished within the framework of the renewable marine energies project and is also designed to handle heavy and industrial cargo. “We […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The announcement of a call for expression of interest in a tidal-farm pilot project in the area, together with the agreements concluded by DCNS and Alstom with PNA, confirms the importance of Cherbourg in the MRE sector. This was further enhanced by President François Hollande’s visit of Cherbourg on 30 September. For Ports of Normandy […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Caen/Chamber of Commerce & Industry Caen Normandy (Chambre de Commerce et d’industrie de Caen Normandie) has placed an order for a Damen ASD Tug 2810. This follows Damen winning a public tender on December 8th, 2015. The new Damen vessel will be deployed in the latter, hence its name Cherbourg 1. The main […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cherbourg is ready to accommodate marine renewable energy (MRE) sectors and the creation of the first French offshore wind farms. With the on-going extension works undertaken by Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA), 100ha altogether will be available for this use at the port in 2016, representing €100 million of investments. Reserved for the […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A large-scale dredging project is currently underway at the port of Cherbourg, France. Earlier this year, the Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) launched the works, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. The project is being managed by the company SODRACO, a subsidiary of the Luxembourg Jan de Nul Group, associated with DTP Terrassements, a […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group has posted on its official facebook page this very interesting photo that shows two surveyors working in the French harbor of ‪Cherbourg‬, while the trailing suction hopper dredger Taccola ‎is dredging‬ and ‪reclaiming‬ material for the 40 ha extension of the port areas. In mid-March, the Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) launched […]

  • 8 January 2013

    France’s Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) is planning to harness the power of the sea, reports NewNet. Since the port of Cherbourg is located close to the Raz Blanchard, which is known for strong currents, this makes it ideal for tidal energy development. To be able to install tidal generators, the port needs to be […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) has officially launched large-scale extension works of the port of Cherbourg’s main roadstead, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. The quality and consistency of the project, together with its long-term effects on local growth and employment, have convinced the French government, the European Union (EU) and […]

  • 12 March 2013

    CARIS recently visited the Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) in Ouistreham, France for a training course on CARIS BASE Editor and Engineering Analysis Module. The Ports of Normandy Authority is responsible for the maintenance, dredging preparation and dredging monitoring of the ports of Cherbourg and Caen-Ouistreham. CARIS BASE Editor and Engineering Analysis Module have been […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract for the delivery of a pontoon to a France-based company, Marc SA. The contract is a significant one for Damen, being the 100th order for a pontoon since the company opened its dedicated Pontoons & Barges product department in 2010. The client is a civil works company located in Brest, Roscoff, Cherbourg […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryborough’s CBD is now more flood resilient thanks to a $6.03 million infrastructure project funded by the Queensland Government and the Fraser Coast Regional Council, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet just announced. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, who today inspected the completed works, said that the Maryborough CBD flood mitigation project […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following on from the recent Breakwater Project Review, contractor Boskalis Westminster mobilized at the end of July for the last stage of the Cowes Breakwater build, which will be completed in October 2015. This involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the leading shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has yesterday launched “Mezyad”, the fourth vessel of the Baynunah Corvette Class Program for the UAE Navy and the third vessel under the Baynunah fleet constructed by AbuDhabi Ship Building. The vessel was […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]