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  • 18 February 2011

    To make the Calabar seaport viable and busy all year round, the federal government should implement a deliberate policy of diverting smaller… By Modey Peters (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, February 18, 2011;

  • 26 June 2012

    The shoreline of Kerto Island ‘expanded’ by more than 30 acres after silt from the Rajang riverbed was dredged to fill up the extended line, reports theborneopost.com. 610,000 cubic metres of silt had been dredged in the half-year project. The value of the project was approximately  RM9.698 million. Kerto Island dredging was completed on June […]

  • 14 February 2014

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced that the Association portuaire de Grande-Vallée received financial assistance to modernize its harbour facilities. This support, granted in the form of a $63,657 non-repayable financial contribution, was awarded through […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress and at the moment, this capital development scheme is about 93% completed. The massive expansion program will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration near Scribner, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection to prohibit rapid erosion on the east bank of the Elkhorn River, Dodge County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes County Road F and the bridge. […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a £46 million flood defense scheme in Rochdale and Littleborough has been given the green light by Rochdale Borough Council’s Planning Department. Led by the Environment Agency in partnership with Rochdale Council, the new scheme features a range of measures to reduce the risk of flooding across Rochdale and Littleborough including […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland yesterday promoted Thanh Vuong to Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department. The department manages more than $50 million worth of seaport capital projects each year and provides upkeep of more than $1 billion worth of infrastructure. Mr. Vuong will be responsible for managing the port’s maritime capital […]

  • 3 August 2010

    The borough officially has the beach it’s been waiting years for. The Army Corps of Engineers has turned over the beach to the borough after completing a nine-month beach-replenishment project. “We conducted a final walk-through and turned the project over to the borough on July 21,” said Stephen Rochette, spokesman for the Corps. “The contractor […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. The MSC vessel Xutra Bhum, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 2378 and dwt of […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) General Manager Engineering and Development, Dr Rochelle Macdonald, said that the contracts for repair works on all three breakwaters at the port are now finalized. “Local Mackay business CJD Investments (NQ) Pty Ltd are the contractors for the Southern Breakwater repair works and we look forward to this important […]

  • 1 December 2010

    On 17 November, HRM Queen Beatrix paid a working visit to Maasvlakte 2. The Queen allowed experts to tell her about the economic recovery of the port and the construction of the new land reclamation. The working visit started with an interview with Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority (left) and Ronald […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s major beach fill project is expected to con­clude some­time dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end of Jan­u­ary 26th-27th. Dur­ing a progress meet­ing held in Avalon on Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 23rd the con­trac­tor for the project announced that the actual pump­ing of sand could wrap up dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end. The work is being done by Nor­folk Dredg­ing […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boaters enjoying time afloat on the Bridgwater & Taunton Canal will soon find the waterway easier to travel along, thanks to a major dredging project by Canal & River Trust. This week, the Trust has begun work to remove almost 6,000m3 of silt from a 3.7km stretch of canal between Bridge 27a, M5 Flyover and […]

  • 19 April 2012

    City Mayor Ferdinand Tubban announced that P11.5 million is being earmarked from the city’s 20% development fund to re-channel the Chico river to save agricultural lands and settlements from further drowning, Philippine Information Agency reports. Though the amount is not enough for a full stretch re-channeling of the river route from Calanan to Cabaruan, he […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    New Mangalore Port Trust celebrated Engineers Day on the 152nd birth anniversary of Sir M. Visveswaraya, recently. Mr. M.R. Hedaoo, Chief Engineer (Civil) welcomed the gathering. The Guest of Honour Mr. Yogish Bhat, Dy. Speaker, Karnataka State Govt. addressed the gathering and stressed that Engineers contribution to the society is enormous and they should build […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    To stay competitive, the Port is planning more than $3 billion in upgrades, including a new container terminal, improvements for an existing terminal, redevelopment and consolidation of two older terminals, the replacement of an obsolete bridge and upgraded rail infrastructure. Topping the Port’s development achievements in 2009 was the go-ahead in April for the Middle […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Work on extending operational areas at the Port of Kiel’s Norwegenkai Terminal has now been completed. Construction was officially brought to a close at a ceremony yesterday involving the State of Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister of Economics, Science and Transport, Jost de Jager, the Mayor of the Federal State Capital of Kiel, Peter Todeskino, and Dr Dirk […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A dredging scheme aimed to save the commercial shrimping industry in McClellanville, South Carolina, is currently underway, MS News Now reports. “It’s been about ten years since Jeremy Creek was dredged and now it’s finally happening,” said McClellanville Mayor Rutledge Leland. He added that this dredging project was needed for the sake of the commercial shrimpers who make […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A partnership project between the Environment Agency and the Box Moor Trust in Hemel Hempstead has been recognized with a national award. The project has transformed a 1 kilometer stretch of the River Bulbourne in Hemel Hempstead from a straight, wide and silty river into a meandering chalk stream, which is a globally rare habitat. […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation believes Dr Matt Landos final report titled ‘Investigation of the causes of aquatic animal health problems in the Gladstone harbour and near-shore waters’ is in direct conflict with the growing mountain of scientific and circumstantial evidence showing no links between dredging and disease in fish. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Chief Executive […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed contracts for the construction of harbors in 3 Islands (HA. Utheem, L. Maavah and L. Dhambidhoo). Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muizzu, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Dr. Ahmed Adham Abdull, Managing Director of Heavy force, Ibrahim Zameer, Managing Director Abdulla Mohamed […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The headline in Abu Dhabi’s The National newspaper reflected the announcement by Tony Douglas, CEO, ADPC, that enquiries in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) saw a dramatic increase following the launch of the showcase and adjacent Khalifa Port on 12/12/12. A delighted Mr Douglas said of the 420 square kilometre Kizad, which forms part […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) has taken delivery of the self-propelled grab hopper dredger SAYURU. The dredger, built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will be one of the most technically advanced dredgers ever to operate in Sri Lanka. The ceremony was held October 18th 2014, at the Dikkowita Fishery Harbor […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has signed two major contracts for civil construction work at its new Container Terminal 4 on a reclaimed island in Jebel Ali Port. His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Zeyad Baker, Executive Director, Dutco Balfour Beatty LLC and Patrick McKinney, Area Manager, Middle East and […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]