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  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Xin Hai Feng, owned by CHEC Dredging Co., Ltd., conducted a rescue mission in the Port City Colombo’s outer breakwater area last week. Two fishermen, aged 64 and 57, had gone deep sea fishing in a rented boat on the 14th of July and had run into trouble when the engine […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has visited Liverpool to see how more than £300 million investment is improving the local economy. Mr McLoughlin visited the Port of Liverpool, where owners Peel Ports are investing to build new container ship berths, quays and cranes at the ‘Liverpool 2’ container terminal. Construction is well underway on […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Maine Department of Transportation will hold a meeting on the proposal for maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The meeting will be held on March 26, 2014 in Belfast. The Maine DOT is the non-Federal sponsor […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consultig Group LLC has announced its 2014 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 2014 will mark the fourth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner up with Piedroba in order to train federal employees working on navigable waterway projects. Luis Prieto-Portar, […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar, named ‘Dredging Equipment: Its Evolution, Capabilities and Importance for Maritime Infrastructural Works’, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 17, 2015, at 14.00 hrs (CEST, Central European Summer Time). The webinar presenter will be Mr Frans Uelman, a lecturer and course coordinator of the IADC Dredging Seminars for more […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Hakurei, a state-of-the-art research vessel has been constructed and will be the first vessel commissioned by the Japanese government in 30 years, Ajw.asahi.com reports. But the officials from the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corp. (JOGMEC), which owns the Hakurei, are not satisfied: “The ship was built in Japan, but a lot of the […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fiji’s first iron sand export facility is one step closer to completion, with the contractor Hall Pacific set to finish dredging of a new berth pocket at Lautoka Wharf this week. The works will allow large carrier ships to enter the new facility, where they can be loaded with mineral-rich black sand, ready for export […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Silt removed from Peel Marina will be used to help restore uplands left damaged following 19th century mining activity, Isle of Man Government informs.  Details of the innovative solution were released earlier this week, following the submission of a planning application to allow dredged material to be temporarily stored and drained in an engineered and lined pool […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced the retirement of Jim Horton, the company president. Mr Horton entered the dredging industry in 1984 as Vice President of H&H Pump Company in Mississippi. From there Jim went on to start IMS in 1986. His relentless pursuit of becoming the world’s leading portable auger dredge supplier started to take form in […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Doedijns International, through a US subsidiary, supported by its shareholder IK Investment Partners (IK), has acquired the assets of Logan Industries International Corp. (Logan), an integrated engineering and manufacturing company based in Houston, Texas, which focuses on heavy hydraulic equipment for the offshore oil and gas industry. Financial details of the acquisition are not disclosed. […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The building of the Fehmarnbelt link is moving ever closer. In just over a year, contractors are expected to commence construction of the world’s longest immersed tunnel. As result, a number of detailed surveys of the seabed off the shores of Fehmarn and Lolland need to be carried out. The studies will concentrate on where […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trade through Belfast Harbour rose by 16% during 2013 with record tonnages of almost 23 million passing through the Port. Over half the increase, 1.7m tonnes, was fueled by an increase of over 150% in coal imports. This reflects a new service through Belfast to supply AES Kilroot power station which generates c.30% of Northern […]

  • 14 July 2011

    Offshore Energy again attracts leading companies to its two-day conference. IHC, Jumbo and Van Oord are among the confirmed speakers at Offshore Energy, Shell, GdF Suez and Chevron are invited. Conference delegates can choose from a wide range of separately bookable half-day conferences and brief topical sessions. This year the program covers themes like deepwater […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Previously uninhabited, Boubyan Island is the largest of the Kuwaiti coastal islands and is now the scene of a complete development project. The overall master plan for the island’s evolution includes residential and industrial developments, a bridge link to the mainland, a seaport and a nature reserve. The port, known as the Mubarak Al Kabeer […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium will visit the Port of Antwerp on June 10 to officially open the Kieldrecht lock, the largest in the world.  Construction of the Kieldrecht lock was necessary in order to ensure better access to the port area on the left bank of the Scheldt, as the existing Kallo lock […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River in Maine and New Hampshire, will be completed under the terms of a $878,000 contract awarded on Dec. 27, 2012 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company, of Quincy, Mass. Construction is scheduled […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and the Terrebonne Parish Port Commission have signed an agreement for contribution of additional funds which will result in more dredging and improved channel depth in the Houma Navigation Canal. “Execution of this agreement is a tremendous accomplishment for all involved,” said Col. Michael Clancy, commander, […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Department of National Defense (DND) has awarded a $55.45 million contract to Pomerleau Inc. for the demolition of the existing “B” Jetty at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard Esquimalt and preparing the site for future rebuilding work. The existing jetties, “A” and “B”, were originally designed for ships that were smaller and lighter than […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday, the state enterprise Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) signed a contract for carrying out dredging operations at the Yuzhny seaport in Odessa. According to the government portal, the document was inked in the presence of Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman and Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On 21 September 2012, Eurogate, a leading container-terminal group, inaugurated the first deep-draught container terminal in Germany, the Eurogate Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, on Germany’s North Sea coast. The port has a natural water depth in excess of 18 metres, enabling even the world’s largest container vessels to access the port at any time, independently of […]

  • 22 March 2012

      APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (TCM) Concession Agreement with the Government of Costa Rica has received final endorsement from Costa Rica’s Comptroller General Office. With this, APM Terminals will be able to start the 18-month implementation phase performing all the required studies and final design work which once completed, will be submitted to the […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Tschudi Shipping Co., one of the oldest shipping firms in Norway, will begin exploring the possibility of establishing a transshipment port in western Alaska, said Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell . Treadwell, who leads the state’s work with the 8-nation Arctic Council, applauded Tschudi’s decision, saying it is a tremendous step toward developing Alaska’s economic opportunities […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Each Soldier in the U.S. Army plays a role in maintaining the nation’s security. For Army Capt. Robert M. Burnham, the economic strength of the nation remains secure, as he fulfills his role as an operations manager in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, managing dredging-related operations and maintenance projects along […]