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  • 2 December 2010

    A number of Danish ports will be granted investment funds as part of the Danish national traffic package – the selected ports will share DKK… (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, December 2, 2010;

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 5 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 30-June 5, 2016).   Boskalis and Van Oord Sign Fehmarnbelt Contracts Femern A/S, a subsidiary of the Danish state-owned Sund & Bælt Holding A/S, and the Fehmarn Belt Contractors joint venture, consisting of Boskalis and Van Oord, has signed the previously announced […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Bordeaux last week issued a tender for dredging works along the estuary’s access channels. The project is aimed to provide safe navigation for vessels entering and exiting the port. This will allow the port to improve its maritime access and adapt to the changing global fleet and its terminals accommodate ships of larger […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a national search, the Board of Commissioners of the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport has named Jonathan Daniels as the port’s new executive director. “We are very pleased to be successful in landing a person with the experience and credentials of Jonathan Daniels,” said Jim Simpson, commission president. “Jonathan has port management, international […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Philippine Port Authority (PPA) officers and officials of its consulting firm Science and Vision recently met with Sulu Gov. Abdusakur M. Tan and provincial government officials to start the process of rehabilitating the port of Jolo. Engr. Jameson Lee, Principal Engineer, PPA, PDO-SOMIN, said that the initial phase of the port rehab would be […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 250 members of the dredging community gathered at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 5-6 November, for this year’s CEDA Dredging Days. Dredging professionals, young, established and expert, assembled to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge and best practice, at a packed event. Anna Csiti, General Manager CEDA and a member of the Program Committee, said: […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel signed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report last week, after the House/Senate conference committee came to an agreement on major legislation authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed on important water projects across the country. Historically, Congress has passed this legislation every two years, but […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Initial studies in Port Curtis indicate internationally significant numbers of migratory shorebirds in the Gladstone region. In a first for the Capricorn Coast, detailed monitoring of migratory shorebirds from Port Curtis to Port Alma has been conducted with initial studies indicating a healthy ecosystem with a number of “high priority” sites. “We have found some […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Dutch dredging company Van Oord has won the Mumbai Port maintenance dredging contract, reports joc.com. This deepening program, vital for Indian port’s future, is scheduled to commence next month. So far, Mumbai’s draft restrictions have prevented larger vessels to dock at the port’s berths. According to joc.com, the Mumbai Port Authority is currently developing […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 27 September 2013

    The Catalan President Artur Mas has met today with Giora Israel (Senior Vice President) and Michel Nestour (Vice President) from Carnival Corporation & plc and four senior executives from some of Carnival Corporation & plc brands at the Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of Catalonia’s regional government, with Barcelona’s Mayor Xavier Trias and the President of the Port […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT WBM and BMT JFA Consultants, subsidiaries of BMT Group, will take to the stage at the upcoming Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet and discuss issues extending across all disciplines relating to coasts […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Throughput levels in the Port of Sohar have surged across all cargo types during 2012. Total cargo volumes handled by the port soared 51% to reach 43,936,193 freight registered tons (FRT) in 2012, from 29,134,240 FRT a year earlier. Vessel traffic jumped 29% to 1,918 calls, against 1,487 vessel movements a year earlier. Growth in […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has just announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Development funding bill includes $105 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. In the next step of the appropriations process, the bill will move to the Senate floor this week. “From […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Rent-A-Port and Saigon Newport have signed a collaboration agreement for development of a new bulk terminal in the port of Lach Huyen in North Vietnam. The leading terminal operator Saigon Newport will call upon the expertise of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge as well as the port investment […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major step towards mitigating the environmental impact of its operations, global marine terminal operator DP World has successfully electrified eight diesel powered Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes at its flagship Jebel Ali Port. Cavotec handed over the project to DP World recently at a ceremony attended by Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Porto Central S.A., a Brazilian joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and TPK Logística, and Van Oord recently signed an agreement for the development and construction of Porto Central. The mutual objective is to construct a high quality port, within budget and on schedule. In the area of port development, this is the first […]

  • 17 March 2014

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani has inspected a number of on-going projects in the Western Region, as part of his three-day official visit to the region. Some of the projects included the Takoradi Port Expansion Programme and the Sekondi Sea Defence Wall. The works, part of a government’s port infrastructure expansion programme, are carried […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. recently shared a video of the ongoing Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging operations. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor. Each year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Her Majesty Queen Beatrix Wilhemina Armgard of the Netherlands accompanied by HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, visited yesterday (January 9), the flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai, as part of her state visit to the UAE. They discussed the expanding investment and trade relations binding the UAE and the Netherlands, where DP […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 includes $59 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. According to Mikulski, the Port of Baltimore is an economic engine for Maryland, supporting thousands of jobs and keeping our economy rolling. “This public investment […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the Port of La Ceiba modernization program in Venezuela – part of the President Nicolás Maduro’s National Port System strengthening plan – are currently underway.  This capital development scheme is set to kick off with the execution of dredging operations at this port terminal in Trujillo, the Venezuela’s Ministry of Ground Transport […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has started dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk. Under the contract signed earlier in April, the Chinese company will deepen the port’s approach channel, including a significant amount of dredging work in one of the port’s operational areas, boosting the overall handling capacity of the port. According […]