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  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 14 September 2011

    A well-known painting by the late Ron Goyette depicts Portland’s Commercial Street in 1902, with majestic schooners pulled right up to the… More info: bangordailynews By Seth Koenig [mappress] Source: bangordailynews, September 14, 2011

  • 18 August 2011

    In the first half year, the Port of Rotterdam Authority result increased by € 8 million to € 98 million (9%), compared to 2010. The rise is especially a result of increased yields. The yields from the letting of industrial areas increased by € 5 million (4%) through new area distribution and price adjustments. The […]

  • 30 May 2011

    The resolution of constitutional crisis in Nepal in the early hours of Sunday and the return of PM Manmohan Singh from his Africa tour have…  By Abhay Singh (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, May 30, 2011;

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries. These markets have remained relatively stable in recent years and are now showing signs of growth. As a result, IHC Merwede has been able to maintain its revenue and increase its profitability. The company is […]

  • 29 March 2011

        The Port Authority’s results for 2010 amount to € 154 million. That is € 10 million more than the results for 2009, excluding the one-off proceeds of a sale during that year. The increase in the results is thanks, among other things, to the strong recovery in goods throughput in 2010 (+11%). CEO […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      DP World has delivered a positive and encouraging financial performance from its global portfolio of marine terminals, which reflect a stronger second half of the year as volume and revenue growth continued to improve on the first half of the year. This, coupled with continuing of cost management and improved terminal efficiencies, resulted in a return to EBITDA […]

  • 10 March 2011

    Erosion of the sandy beach at the centre of the resort city of Pattaya has been moving at a fast, severe pace, and some parts of the… More info: (pattayadailynews) [mappress] Source: pattayadailynews, March 10, 2011    

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 8 February 2011

      Under the auspices of Admiral Ahmed Aly Fadel, SCA Chairman, and professor Mohamed Al Zoghby, SCU President, the 2nd international forum, “the Suez Canal and the International Variables “, was held for 2 days in the SCU conference Hall, and the SCA Research Centre Hall. This forum will be held, according to the last […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The global financial crisis is being blamed for the slow redevelopment of the Coffs Harbour Jetty foreshores… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 31, 2011;

  • 19 January 2011

    The Calcutta Port Trust (CPT) plans to invest Rs 6,000 crore in new facilities to tide itself over the crisis of dwindling cargo from the… (telegraphindia) [mappress] Source: telegraphindia, January 19, 2011;

  • 19 October 2010

    The international dredging group Jan De Nul has just taken on its 500th engineer: Maarten Beckers (23). “It is very special to me that we can engage the 500th engineer in times of crisis,” says Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “There are not many companies in Belgium that employ that […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Titanium Resources Group Ltd is pleased to announce that it today appointed Michael Brown as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. Mr. Brown is the Chief Operating Officer of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd (“DBCM”), the South African mining operation of the De Beers Group. Mr. Brown has worked […]

  • 7 October 2010

    The board of directors of Antwerp Port Authority has approved the long-term financial plan (2011-2025), representing an amount of 1.6 billion euros. With this ambitious investment plan the Port Authority is banking on the future. The ambitious long-term plan was presented to the board of directors by port alderman Marc Van Peel and CEO Eddy […]

  • 1 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    After an extremely difficult period for the families that lasted more than 19 days, it is with great relief that the crisis management team of Jan De Nul Group confirms the release and good health of the 2 crewmembers of the trailing suction hopper dredger Amerigo Vespucci. The two crewmembers were kidnapped on 12 September […]

  • 13 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sunday evening, 12 September, the trailing suction hopper dredger Amerigo Vespucci of Jan De Nul Group was attacked by an armed gang. Despite actions of the captain, two crew members were kidnapped by the attackers. It concerns a Filipino and a Croatian. The origin of the armed men is unknown. The crisis team of Jan […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, reports an increase in overall sales just two months after the company consolidated its subsidiaries including, Dredging Supply Company, Inc., Best Equipment, and W&S Dredge Manufacturer. After a sluggish start in 2010, the company has greatly increased production with exports making up the majority of backlogged sales.   […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Michael C. Derosier assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, at a local ceremony this week. This time-honored traditional Change of Command ceremony will be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Point Farms at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23. As District Engineer, Derosier, along with the […]

  • 19 July 2010

    The French consortium that signed a concession contract with the Sao Tome and Principe government to build a deep water port is expected to secure funding “within a few weeks,” a source from the French embassy said in Sao Tome on Thursday. Jack Cuzzi, the French business attache in Sao Tome and Principe, said that […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Belgian dredging- and environmental group DEME has just been awarded two important contracts in Mexico and Malaysia. The new assignment strengthens the position of the group in the growth countries. Mexico: The contract includes the dredging works for an LNG-terminal at the west coast. The works have to be terminated within 365 days and […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, has opened on 8 June last a new manufacturing plant in Alblasserdam, The Netherlands. The company has decided to invest in the latest high-tech production facility for rotating shaft seals in western Europe, despite in these economically difficult times. In addition, IHC Lagersmit has introduced two new innovative products […]

  • 11 April 2010

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A money crisis threatens to close Cleveland’s port to millions of dollars of commercial shipping by 2015, a top administrator with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers warned in a recent letter to Gov. Ted Strickland… [mappress] Source:bcleveland,April 11,2010;

  • 4 April 2010

    Dhaka–Water resource minister Ramesh Chandra Sen announced on Sunday an initiative to help solve Dhaka metropolitan’s prevailing water crisis by bringing water from the Jamuna River to the Buriganga River… [mappress] Source:bdnews24,April 4,2010;

  • 12 August 2009

    The investment in the port could transform the city – and Italy. At the end of this year, despite the global economic crisis, Taranto will be in a position to handle 800,000 containers a year, which could grow to 6-7 million or more if… More: Asia Times