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  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Alu Marine shipyard has completed the construction of two survey launches for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This order was attributed to Alu Marine in spring 2012 following a public tender from the “Congolaise des Voies Maritimes” (CVM). These survey boats will make hydrographic surveys in the maritime bief of the Congo River […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Belgium based Dredging International (DEME Group) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River, DR Congo.  With the Democratic Republic of Congo Government’s (DRC) support, the parties intend to deepen the Congo River, in phases, to an eventual […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Houston, Texas, has issued a  Notice To Proceed (NTP)  for debris removal services, specifically large silt deposits at the confluence of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River and Lake Houston, commonly referred to as the “mouth bar”. The City, through its contractor DRC Emergency Services, LLC (DRC), will begin mechanical dredging of […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The recent call of the 2,500-TEU capacity Safmarine Nuba at the Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT) – ICTSI Group company – has opened the door to the new shipping system benefits for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).  “The call, which took place at the end of January, marked the first call by a gearless […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World, the world’s fourth largest port operator, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Angolan Executive is investing 120 million kwanzas in the programme of rehabilitating, expanding and modernizing the Lobito Port, in the central Benguela Province. This was announced last Thursday in Lobito (Benguela Province) by the Transport minister Augusto da Silva Tomás, at the opening of the meeting of Transport ministers of the countries that are […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The role of transport and logistics has become increasingly important to accelerate the growth of Namibia’s economy and with the rapid growth in cargo volumes along the Walvis Bay corridors through the port of Walvis Bay and the benefits that the trade routes have to offer, Walvis Bay has been identified to become the logistics […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Namibia’s port authority Namport plans to spend R2.7 billion (N$2.7bn) on upgrading the port of Walvis Bay within the next three to four years, says Walvis Bay Corridor Group CEO, Johny Smith. As has been previously reported in PORTS & SHIPS, Walvis Bay is to be expanded with a new container terminal that will double […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ArcDMC Sediment Solutions, LLC of Melbourne, Florida, has been selected by the Utah Lake Restoration Project, Inc. to perform a bathymetric and geophysical survey of Lake Utah, located in the Utah Valley, North Central Utah. The purpose of this project will remediate excess phosphorus and nitrogen lake sediments, restore water quality and ecosystems in Utah […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Central LLC (DC) announced that it has acquired certain of the dredge assets previously owned by Dredge and Marine Company LLC (DMC), perhaps the most significant of which is the Dredge & Pit Trader listing service for used dredgers and used marine equipment, pumps, boosters, pipeline, and dredge parts. The purchased assets, both tangible […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, LLC, a world class manufacturer of portable cutter suction dredges was invited by the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to join twelve other U.S. companies on a trade mission to the Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand in September 2013. Charles Sinunu, International Sales Director for DSC Dredge, as well as DSC local representatives in […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both cutter suction dredger HAM 218 as well as water injection dredger Iguazú for the Van Oord Ship Management B.V. at DMC Dubai. With these 2 dry-dockings completed (HAM 218 being the first large cutter suction dredger to ever dry dock within DMC), APT Global reaffirms its position as […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, DSC Dredge, LLC (DSC) was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Exports by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson at the White House in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “Exporting continues […]

  • 26 June 2012

    A contract for the development of a general cargo and liquid terminal at the Port of Salalah has been awarded to Archirodon, by the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Oman. The project involves expansion of the general cargo terminal, building an additional 1,266 metres of multi-purpose berths, a new northern breakwater, facilities for dry-bulk […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council (ORC) has begun public engagement on the enhancement of the Forth St to Otago Harbor reach of the Water of Leith, one of the final stages of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme. ORC Director Engineering, Hazards and Science, Dr Gavin Palmer, said that this stage of the long-term project is an exciting […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Business development, Technology

    DSC Dredge, LLC, has joined forces with Teledyne Marine and Trimble to create DSC VISION – a highly innovative, easy to operate 3D guidance and visualization system that allows operators to stop dredging in the dark. This combination of DSC Dredge and Teledyne software, Trimble GNSS positioning, and Teledyne Marine sonar technology delivers a single, […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently received four orders for custom-made dredgers. Under the first contract, five dredgers, model DRH300E23, will be delivered for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The dredgers are equipped with a Dragflow hydraulic pump model HY300 and a CAT C13 engine. They […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bath Iron Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with maintenance dredging in the Kennebec River in Bath, Maine. According to the USACE’s latest release, Bath Iron Works is seeking to renew a previous 10-year permit to […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council (ORC) will host a public meeting in Arrowtown next week on the Arrow River’s flood and erosion hazards. ORC natural hazards staff, who have been researching and modelling changes in the river, will present information on the hazards associated with its geology and channel movement. ORC director engineering, hazards and science Gavin […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Dr. Norma Jean Mattei, civilian Mississippi River Commission member/civil engineer, has paid a visit to the Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) team that was installing new articulated concrete mat material in Vicksburg, Miss. During the visit, Dr. Norma helped one of the crew members tie together blocks of concrete that […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands has granted $2.17 million to the Mekong River Commission in support of its MRC Strategic Plan for 2016-2020 including the Flood Management and Mitigation Initial Studies. The agreement was signed in Vientiane, Laos on 23 January, by Dr. Pham Tuan Phan, Chief Executive Officer of the MRC Secretariat and Ms. […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Vessels

    HR Wallingford has developed a remote controlled boat that can be used to accurately measure river and estuarine data including flow, depth and suspended sediment concentrations. It uses a technology called Acoustic Doppler Current Profiling which sends acoustic pulses in to the water to generate data about the speed and depth of the water it […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next stage of the Otago Regional Council (ORC)’s Leith Flood Protection Scheme, between the Union Street bridge and Clyde Street, is set to start this week, according to the Otago Regional Council. These new works, conducted by Downer Group, are part of the scheduled flood protection program for 2017, and will help improve […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Dragflow recently supplied a hydraulic pump HY85A and hydraulic power pack for the Marina di Militello harbor dredging project in Italy. According to the Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, the client asked for a versatile solution to address the problem of sand sedimentation close to the pier. A crane was equipped with an hydraulic pump (HY85A) suspended […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, based in Reserve, Louisiana, delivered earlier this year its first-ever dredge equipped with a Tier 4 Final C32 ACERT Caterpillar engine to a minerals company located in the United States. This Shark Class Dredge features an 18-inch hull-mounted dredge pump and 300 hp cutter drive assembly, and has a dredging depth capability of […]