Search results for: Douala

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  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port Authority of Douala, Cameroon, is about to receive new dredging equipment including an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger, the company reports. According to the port, the new dredger will arrive in Douala in the next couple of days. IHC Beaver CSDs are reliable, fuel efficient, have low maintenance costs and are extremely […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port Authority of Douala’s (PAD) new IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) officially started its operations on February 26, 2020. The PAD’s Department of Dredging and Maritime Logistics teams have successfully completed the testing process and dredging works already kicked off in the berths 3 to 5 turning areas. These spots are the part […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) has acquired high-tech equipment from Royal IHC to support their dredging activities. As part of measures to autonomously manage its dredging activities, the management of the PAD acquired an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger (CSD) and a DMC work boat. This first order will soon be completed by […]

  • 14 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 8-14, 2019).   Curtin Maritime Bags Crescent City Harbor Dredging Gig Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California.   Port Authority of Douala Expands Dredging Fleet […]

  • 28 February 2014

    CHEC has recently won the bid for the channel dredging project of Port of Douala in Cameroon, with a contract value of some 28 million euros and a construction period of 24 months. This is the first project signed by the Central Africa Regional Management Center in 2014. As Cameroon’s largest port and an estuary […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the biggest sand quarries on the Moungo River in Cameroon is now relying on Dragflow pumps for their sand extraction. The Moungo river in Cameroon has always been known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala. According to Dragflow, one of the main issues in this area was the […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has completed the quay wall for Cameroon Shipyard and Industrial Engineering Ltd (CNIC) at Limbe. The first 150 metres were already completed in July, which CNIC started using immediately. Now that the last 170 metres have been finished, Limbe Shipyard is fully […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has signed a contract with Cameroon’s Port Authority of Douala (PAD) for the delivery of an IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredger and Delta Multi Craft 1450 work boat. “An important aspect of the contract is the transfer of knowledge by on-site assistance, training and consultancy. With this cooperation, IHC will assist PAD […]

  • 5 November 2013

    South Korea will invest $220 million to refurbish a port in the Atlantic coastal town of Limbe, to expand the shipment of goods in and out of Cameroon, as well as landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic. The rebuilding of the port is a public-private joint venture between South Korea and Cameroon, with the […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered two EL604B pumps for the Moungo river sand extraction project in Cameroon. The river, known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala, is 150 kilometer long, rising in the Rumpi Hills and swelled by tributaries from Mount Kupe and the Bakossi mountains. Moungo […]

  • 26 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 20-26, 2019).   Julong Delivers CSD500 Duo to Bangladesh Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two units of their cutter suction dredger CSD500 series to Bangladesh. […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      APM Terminals Liberia has officially started operations on schedule with the first port call of the CHARLOTTA. APM Terminals has taken over the 25-year concession agreement to operate the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, based on the government ratification in October 2010. The concession agreement also includes rehabilitating the quay wall, developing the container and general cargo activities and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In July 2013 Konecranes received an order for eight Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Bolloré Group. The cranes will be delivered to container terminals operated by Bolloré Africa Logistics in Pointe Noire, Congo, and in Douala, Cameroon. They will be delivered in the second half of 2014. The parties have agreed not to disclose […]

  • 6 December 2013

    APM Terminals Apapa hosted a reception today in honor of Pacific International Lines (PIL) which this week surpassed the milestone of one million TEUs handled through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network for the year. Based in Singapore, PIL operates globally with a fleet of 191 vessels representing a total capacity of 373,000 TEUs, currently […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 4,500 TEU capacity Maersk Copenhagen called APM Terminals’ West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) in Onne (Port Harcourt), Nigeria on December 3rd, becoming the largest vessel to visit the Eastern Nigerian port. The port is located along the Bonny River near Port Harcourt in Rivers State and serves major markets in East Nigeria and the […]

  • 10 February 2012

      In a world where slow growth is the norm for many countries, the International Monetary Fund has forecast an economic growth rate of 5.5% for sub-Saharan Africa in 2012 as a region. More importantly, Liberia’s GDP of approximately $1 billion USD has been forecast to expand by 9.4% for the year, among the highest […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A mystery was pulled out of the Duluth-Superior harbor on Thursday. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, during the Duluth-Superior dredging project, workers from RJS Construction pulled up the remnants of a vehicle out of 26 feet of water between Midwest Energy and the General Mills Elevator “O” slip. Deputies said the vehicle was […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Members of the Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority huddle with city council members from both Saugatuck and Douglas at Saugatuck High tonight to go over options for Kalamazoo Lake. The presentation of a two million-dollar, Phase 1 dredging plan will be made, followed by a question and answer session, and there will also be a discussion […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Meridien’s marina in Port Douglas is finally getting the treatment it deserves – a tenday dredge. Boat operators were left scrambling to make alternative arrangements to unload passengers on Tuesday after the Hall’s dredge Evergreen began sucking 9000 cubic metres of sludge off the bottom of the marina. “While the Port Douglas marina awaits the […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team of coastal scientists, engineers and economists have become the first in Queensland to finish a 10-year scientific strategy that will give Douglas Shire the tools to proactively manage and mitigate the impacts of coastal hazards. “Douglas Shire Council used the highest level of technical analysis and feedback from locals to develop a draft […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A meeting to discuss engineering solutions to problems of harbor siltation and dredging in Saugatuck and Douglas is set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. in Saugatuck. The meeting has been organized by R.J. Peterson, owner of Tower Marina in Douglas, reports hollandsentinel.com. Peter J. […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Prior to leaving Douglas in June, dredging around the Keewatin is about to start as part of the preparation work on the ship. The owner of the 350-foot-long ship, R.J. Peterson sold it to Gil Blutrich, Chairman and president of Skyline International Development Inc., a private Canadian investment and management company, on Wednesday. Blutrich is […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral) will use ocean-depth sediment profile imaging (SPI)/plan view camera system to conduct baseline and post-disposal monitoring for a dredging and disposal project in Douglas Harbor, Alaska. The company was awarded the subcontract by Western Marine Construction of Seattle, Washington, who is conducting the dredging, disposal, and capping for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]