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  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thailand and Myanmar have signed an agreement to create a joint venture for developing the Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar, which will draw capital from investors from Japan as well as other countries. Prime Minister’s Office Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan expects that Dawei SEZ Development Co. Ltd., the joint venture tasked with developing the Dawei SEZ […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), DEME’s subsidiary specialised in deep sea harvesting, has introduced the nodule collector ‘Patania II’. The pre-protoype is the successor of the tracked soil testing device ‘Patania I’, which was successfully tested during a 2017 expedition in the Central Pacific Ocean. The ‘Patania II’ integrates the track design of the first […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £1.5 million dredging campaign to clear the shipping channels and berths at the Port of Milford Haven has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on the river remain deep enough for some of the larger ships that use them. Nearly 180,000 tonnes […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colombo’s new deep draft terminal constructed under the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) received its first container carrier, an 11,000 TEU Ultra Large Container Ship (ULCS) “MV CMA CGM PEGASUS” operated by CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container group and number one in France, on the 5th of August, 2013. The vessel touched Colombo […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has entered a new phase at one of the UK’s most important infrastructure projects as steel piling gets underway in the River Mersey for Liverpool2 – the Port of Liverpool’s landmark deep water container terminal. Specialist rock drilling equipment will provide sockets for 329 tubular steel piles weighing in at 47 tonnes each. The […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The floating dry dock, 165 x 35 meter in dimension, broke loose from its mooring at the southern quay of Oresund DryDocks premises in Landskrona on the 27th of November 2011. The dock drifted in an eastern direction towards bay of Lundåkra, due to the high sea water level occurring at that day it passed […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The proposed deep sea port facility for Port Bonython has been declared a major development. Infrastructure Minister Patrick Conlon said a rigorous environmental assessment process could now formally commence to progress a proposal to construct a privately funded, bulk commodities deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. “This proposal aims to further cement South Australia’s […]

  • 25 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks yesterday to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest […]

  • 14 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Banana Enterprises Limited is currently engaged in the development and expansion of its port facility in Big Creek. The Port of Big Creek is now seeking to improve its product offering by upgrading existing facilities, onshore and offshore, in an effort to balance the pendulum of capacity and demand. These upgrades and expansions include the […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The twelfth caisson for Aberdeen Harbor’s expansion project arrived in Aberdeen today, following a 48-hour journey from storage in the Cromarty Firth.  The caisson forms part of the north-facing Castlegate Quay, which is 540 meters long, and will support the international shipping industry, and sectors including renewables and decommissioning.   The caisson is approximately 51-meters […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount $1,369,515.74 to Integris Projects LLC (a Small Business Administration 8(a) contractor), for dewatering of the Alexander Island Placement Area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Harris County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water and increases the placement […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) became the Port of Baltimore newest auto customer after agreeing to a five -year contract with auto processor Amports that will bring approximately 65,000 vehicles a year to Maryland from its assembly plants in Japan. The vehicles will be handled at the Amports-owned Chesapeake Auto Terminal. The addition of Mazda […]

  • 4 November 2012

    Karachi Port Trust has announced the increase in permissible draft to 13 meters at berths number 11 and 12 that will enable very large vessels to berth and their cargoes duly handled. Karachi Port is the repository of more than 60 percent of the entire maritime trade of Pakistan and efforts are afoot to further […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 16, 2013:- Four of the largest and most modern Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes have arrived at DP World’s new Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), due to open next year. This is the first batch of 19 quay cranes due to be delivered in the next few months […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton marked another milestone yesterday when the world’s largest container vessel – the CMA CGM Marco Polo – made its European maiden call to the port. Commissioned last month (November), the vessel has a capacity of 16,020 TEU (twenty foot-equivalent units)and is 54m wide and 396m long, making it 51m larger than the […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Port of Long Beach on Friday welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island. “This is the largest container vessel now serving the U.S.-Asia trade, […]

  • 13 March 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded its largest boulder clearing and multi-pass trenching contract to date by Siem Offshore Contractors. ESS will deploy its SCAR plough system for clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on a 90km route on the EnBW owned Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Baltic 2 is an 80 turbine development […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The safety committee of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District last week called for an emergency meeting to address the issue of shoaling in the bay due to severe winter storms. The harbor district, responding to results of soundings performed by the Army Corps of Engineers that found the bay shallower than at any […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6.35 million to Manson Construction Co., for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, Junction and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material from the […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is currently undergoing a massive extension called Maasvlakte 2. Between 2008 and 2013, 240 million cubic metres of sand have been deposited from which 210 million m3 is dredged from a sand extraction area in the North Sea and around 30 million m3 comes from dredging the port basins and the […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

  • 31 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest private […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, witnessed the installation of the 221st and final caisson for Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation today. Commenting the latest milestone, Mr. Wan said: “We have been reclaiming from the sea since independence. But the Tuas reclamation project is not more of the same, […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the Poole Harbor £10 million new South Quay is nearing its completion, according to the Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC). The £10 million development is the first phase of the Harbor Commisioners’ masterplan to develop shipping and cruise line arrivals at the port. “We are very pleased to be nearing completion on this exciting first phase of […]