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  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International Brazil 2013 conference is scheduled for 12 & 13 November 2013, in Bolsa do Rio Convention Centre, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together leading players in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing ports sector, Port Finance International Brazil will provide all those who attend with […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Aquino government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), introduced a plan to hire a private company to dredge the rivers in Subic, Zambales in an attempt to alleviate the worsening flood situation. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte assured during the regular press briefing in Malacanang that the DPWH is now addressing […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International Brazil 2013 conference is scheduled for 12 & 13 November 2013, in Bolsa do Rio Convention Centre, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together leading players in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing ports sector, Port Finance International Brazil will provide all those who attend with […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Darwin Port Corporation has lodged an application to deepen the shipping channel into the harbour by removing an area of sand ridges at Charles Point Patches. “The projected growth in trade activity and development of major projects in the Territory will see an increase in shipping traffic at Darwin’s East Arm Port,” the Chief […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Regarding the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Since there was an agreement prior to committee markup on the WRRDA bill between the Transportation Committee Chairmen and the Committee Ranking Members that no amendments would be accepted, (there were 11 amendments […]

  • 29 August 2013

    Loyola University New Orleans President the Rev. Kevin Wm. Wildes, S.J., Ph.D., hosted a round-table discussion on campus Aug. 28 with newly appointed U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and a group of 10 regional business leaders about the issues confronting local and regional businesses. Leaders representing international trade, energy, movies and film production, information technology, […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To optimise the chances of the successful completion of a dredging or reclamation project, all contracting parties should, from the start, fully understand the requirements of the project. With this mission in mind, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) launched its seminar 20 years ago. As a recent Seminar participant in Delft (June 2013) […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prepared by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) from data exclusively collected for this purpose, Cost Standards for Dredging Equipment Indexation 2013 gives the replacement value for ex-works, yard or importer, exclusive of VAT, for the most important types of dredging equipment such as: trailing suction hopper dredgers, cutter suction dredgers, boosters, jack-ups, steel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has complained that the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) is not taking action against dredging contractor to deduct liquidated damages for irregularities, causing a potential loss of Rs18.5 billion to the national exchequer. In a letter addressed to Shipping and Ports Minister Kamran Michael, TIP has highlighted that KPT is not taking […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Vice President Arc. Mohammed Namadi Sambo has expressed the readiness of Nigeria to partner with the United Nations to prevent the occurrence of disaster in the country. Arc Namadi Sambo, who received in his office the United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General on International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) Ms Magareta Whohlsrom that paid […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and reclamation of new land for Songdo International City on the waterfront of Incheon, South Korea. The total value of the contract amounts to approximately EUR 80 million. The project consists of reclamation of new land which will be […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The Brazilian Institute of Environmental and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) has issued an operating license to Brasil Terminal Portuario (BTP) effective 19th, July 2013, marking an important milestone in the new port project and officially opening the terminal. “With this license we can now begin our commercial activities and play an important role in connecting […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Anvil Attachments recently shipped a large order of dredging buckets and rock grapples to one of its longtime customers in Saudi Arabia. This customer has used Anvil’s dredging buckets and rock grabs on some of the world’s largest and highest profile dredging projects, such as the Palm Island project in Dubai. This project involved moving […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report from Greenpeace International has found that deep seabed mining could have a serious impact on the ocean environment and on the livelihood of coastal communities. In a Report just released it calls for a suspension in the granting of deep seabed mining licenses. Ms Seni Nabou, the political advisor for Greenpeace, told […]

  • 11 July 2013

    CEDA International Corporation announces that effective July 10, 2013 it has successfully acquired Quality Group of Companies (“Quality Group”), which is located in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The acquisition of Quality Group will expand CEDA’s presence, relationships with key clients, as well as increase service offerings in the Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo regions. The Quality […]

  • 9 July 2013

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, has released an update on Guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 – Indexation 2013. This guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009, prepared by IADC from data exclusively collected for this purpose, gives the replacement […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seawork International (Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 June 2013, Southampton, UK) is the largest and fastest growing commercial marine and workboat event to be held in a European working port. Now in its 16th successful year, Seawork attracts over 450 exhibitors and 7200 visitors from all over the world. Seawork takes place in a single-storey venue which converts […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

      Seawork International (Tuesday-Thursday, 25-27 June 2013, Southampton, UK) is the largest and fastest growing commercial marine and workboat event to be held in a European working port. Now in its 16th successful year, Seawork attracts over 450 exhibitors and 7200 visitors from all over the world. Seawork takes place in a single-storey venue which […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday, 21 October, through Friday, 25 October, 2013, at Grand […]

  • 11 June 2013

    At the closing ceremony of the World Dredging Congress (WODCON XX) on 7 June in Brussels, a paper from Dr. Thijs van Kessel, a senior morphology and sediment researcher with Deltares, was pronounced the ‘best paper’ of the Congress. The jury praised the originality of his research and the clear presentation of the research data. […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool yesterday to toast the launch of Peel Ports’ landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2. Sir Bobby Charlton and ‘King’ Kenny Dalglish pushed the button on the start of dredging and launched a dazzling display of fireworks over the site of the new terminal in the […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction is now underway on Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ £300 million in-river container terminal which will enable post-Panamax vessels of up to 13,500 TEU to call directly at the Port of Liverpool. A dredging operation to remove one million cubic metres of material from the seabed will be launched today by Sir Bobby Charlton and Kenny […]