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  • 23 March 2012

    In January 2012 Konecranes received an order for three RTGs from Slovenian port operator Luka Koper. This is Konecranes’ seventh RTG delivery to Luka Koper, who already has 10 Konecranes RTGs in its fleet, as well as Konecranes STS cranes, grab unloaders and reach stackers. The three recently ordered cranes will be delivered in October […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada will invest $1.3 million in projects at small craft harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador in 2013-14. This is in addition to the $16.6 million announced previously for projects at small craft harbours in the province this fiscal year. “Our […]

  • 1 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UAE: Van Oord Bags New Project in Dubai Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development.   Panama Canal Completes Culebra Cut Dredging The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed […]

  • 8 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The document is available for public review and comment through August 5, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a Department […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to our state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federally-required inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District have shown a need for Salt Lake County, Utah, to address important maintenance issues of the levee systems along the 12-mile Surplus Canal. The canal, which was upgraded by the Corps in 1960, drains Jordan River water into the Great Salt Lake. The Sacramento […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to the state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 23 July 2010

    In an open letter to Thad W. Allen, the retired Coast Guard admiral overseeing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response, almost two dozen coastal scientists from Louisiana and around the country have urged the federal government to halt the construction of sand berms in the gulf, calling the project ineffective in the fight against […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four new gantry cranes arrived last week at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. These state-of-the-art container gantry cranes are designed for the latest generation of mega-ships. Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) is therefore laying the foundations for being able to handle ships carrying 18,000 standard containers (TEU) at its facilities. Following an eight-week voyage […]

  • 31 May 2012

    On 22nd May 2012 Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) set two important new productivity benchmarks for container terminals in Vietnam. While handling Maersk Line’s vessel, the 116,100 DWT, 9,038 TEU MV Mette Maersk, CMIT handled 2,100 containers during an 11 hour, 30 minute port stay. Gross crane productivity was 43 container moves per hour, resulting […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Ghana, representing a private investment in excess of USD $1 billion for the expansion of Tema Port. The deal was signed through Meridian Port Services (MPS), the joint venture between APM Terminals, Bolloré Africa Logistics (Meridian Port Holdings) and the Ghana Ports […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of a highly contaminated canal along the shore of Lake Michigan has begun, triggering fears among some experts that the project could release harmful chemicals into an Indiana community. To dig a deeper canal for ships, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing large volumes of contaminated sediment – equivalent to about 160 […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “The dredging division performed well this quarter, […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick visited the Port of Houston Authority last week and was given an aerial tour of the Houston Ship Channel as part of a briefing that highlighted economic growth along the federal waterway. He […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced yesterday that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. The event was attended by the state’s highest elected officeholders, including: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) accredited the greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The federal levee system will be represented on the new Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) as reducing risk within Jefferson, Orleans, St. Bernard, St. Charles and Plaquemines parishes. FEMA issued the accreditation following a formal and […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mongla Port Authority has inaugurated its first & new built dredger “CD Imam Bokhari” along with a crane boat “CB Balian” in Mongla Port on 21 November 2012. The dredger will be used to dredge the channel of Mongla Port in River Pashur ensuring the access of the inbound & outbound ships. These ships were […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Vessels

    Western Marine Limited, the country’s leading shipbuilding industry in Bangladesh, delivers a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) yesterday. CPA chairman Cdre Muhammed Anwarul Islam took the delivery of the dredger at a ceremony held at the Chittagong port gate Jetty 1. Heads of different government bodies, foreign experts, industrialists and other professionals […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    At 2012, Ibercisa will continue to emphasize the advantages of electrically driven deck equipment, definitely one of the big technological advances in this field. The electronic system will greatly affect a vessel’s efficiency and running costs by reducing fuel costs. Ibercisa will also give special attention to equipment for the Offshore & AHTS sector as […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has won the HME Maritime Innovation Award with its IHC Spud Guard® at the sixth annual Maritime Awards Gala. This Award is presented to the manufacturer of an extremely innovative product, which is relevant to the maritime sector and has sufficient sales and export potential. According to the judging panel, the IHC Spud […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today announced a new joint venture with Environmental Remediation Holding Inc. (ERH). ERH is a subsidiary of DEC, a leading Belgium based, international environmental specialist/contractor and holds DEC process […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area that was released yesterday highlights improvements in the management, protection and health of the iconic Great Barrier Reef. According to the report, the iconic reef remains the best managed marine ecosystem in the world. The report has been submitted for consideration by the […]