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  • 29 June 2020
    Environment, Innovation

    Emission reduction was, is and will be one of the biggest biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. It was mentioned in one of the previous articles that the transition to zero emissions requires innovative drive systems. According to Bernardete Goncalves Castro, Project Manager R&D at Royal IHC, these systems will become more complex to […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection work getting underway this week will help strengthen the most vulnerable section of Cobham Drive from erosion and storm damage, Wellington City Council reports.  Over the next five months, a new rock bank – or revetment – will be built between the two roundabouts at Troy Street and Calabar Road in Wellington. It […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is ready to deliver another vessel – this time it is the electrically driven cutter suction dredger ECSD650. In its latest announcement, the company said that following extensive tests at the Damen Dredging yard, the zero emission dredger can be handed over to its new owner. The e-installation on board powers the […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018. Dredging Today recently caught up with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to review their 2018 and discuss Piedroba’s projections for 2019. DT: What notable changes did you experience in 2018? PCG (J. Prins): We have […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norse Commercial Services Ltd. has been appointed by Fareham Borough Council to undertake the repair of the Cador Drive Seawall, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, the coastal flood and erosion defense repair works are due to begin along a section of Cador Drive Seawall in the week starting 23rd April […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP dredge pump. According to the company, the new pump offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the hydraulic predecessor; this development gives the DOP pump added versatility to be more applicable to […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, and the city of Clarksville recently celebrated the completion of the Riverside Drive Stream Bank Stabilization Project with a ceremony at Freedom Point in Liberty Park. The city of Clarksville and the Corps collaborated to stabilize 1,530 feet of eroded bank on the Cumberland River alongside Riverside Drive […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), and its contractor will temporarily close one east- and westbound lane on Lakeshore Drive between Marconi Drive and the Mardi Gras Fountain. The approximately thirty-day, seven-day per week closures will begin on Friday, August 15 to accommodate construction of the Orleans Avenue Canal PCCP. The […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BAM International and its South African joint-venture partner Stefanutti Stocks have driven the first pile for the construction of the petroleum jetty at the Kissy Oil Terminal of Freetown in Sierra Leone. BAM and Stefanutti Stocks were awarded the contract or the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the petroleum jetty in December 2013. The […]

  • 23 January 2014

    On Wednesday 15 January, US President Barack Obama made a visit to Vacon’s Research and Development Centre in Durham, North Carolina, where he came into contact with an example of IHC Merwede’s advanced equipment. During his tour of the impressive facility, the President was shown a pilot version of the company’s Medium Voltage (MV) Drive. […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after a bipartisan majority of the House passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA). “Today the House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 with overwhelming (417 to 3) bipartisan support. After the gridlock that has plagued Congress, it is […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Surrey company has been sentenced for safety failings after a contractor was crushed to death at the London Gateway Port construction site in Essex. Robert Noel Mayne, known as Noel, 59, from Tichfield in Hampshire, died as he and colleagues tried to retrieve a bulldozer that was bogged down in mud at the Stanford-le-Hope […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, announced that the North American bunker market faces significant regional changes and challenges in coming years. In addition to planned regulatory change, the company believes that the US’s impending energy independence, as well as the widening of the Panama Canal, […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ben Vree, APM Terminals Europe Region CEO, cited healthy projected volume increases in Eastern Europe and the increasingly important Russian market as bright spots in an otherwise gloomy outlook for European container market growth as a keynote speaker at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference Europe event at the port industry’s largest annual European conference. […]

  • 18 December 2012

    According to the just-released Dredging in Figures, the drivers of dredging have developed favourably, though moderately, over the last decade, but in the dredging industry itself, the total turnover has more than doubled. Why has the dredging industry grown faster than its drivers? Dredging in Figures is an annual statistical review of the global dredging […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) released its annual Review of Maritime Transport report for 2011 in December, observing that the share of developing countries’ GDP in overall global economic output has jumped from 17% in 1980 to over 28% by 2010, with the growth trend projected to continue. The report also […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The state government will not allow any new land reclamation along Gurney Drive as part of its deal with developers to construct infrastructure projects.   By Christina Chin (thepropertizer) [mappress] Source: thepropertizer, December 8, 2011;

  • 17 November 2011

    The state government will not allow any new land reclamation along Gurney Drive as part of its deal with developers to construct …   By CHRISTINA CHIN (starproperty) [mappress] Source: starproperty, November 17, 2011;

  • 24 October 2011

    The Petersburg City Council on Monday night authorized PND Engineers to proceed with design work on the $16.57 million drive-down float faci… (petersburgpilot) [mappress] Source: petersburgpilot, October 24, 2011;

  • 15 April 2011

      Innovation, diversity and long term relationships with customers and business partners will continue to be the main drivers of DP World, UAE Region’s future development. Addressing a visiting team from the International Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, this week Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, said the premier regional port […]

  • 15 April 2011

    Just weeks after one of their dredgers struck a subsea production pipeline in Calcasieu Channel, Manson Construction Company sustained… (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, April 15, 2011;  

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 28 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has replaced the submersed dredge pump drive of the sand mining dredger “Maas”. The dredger, built by Damen back in 1986, is still owned by its first owner, the dredging company Geluk. The operation included the removal of the former hydraulic drive, the engineering and fitting of a new electric drive, including […]

  • 7 February 2010
    Research & Development

    Mumbai: With India expected to emerge as a global trade hub over the next few years, an effective port infrastructure is vital to scale up the country’s trade development, global consultancy firm Ernst & Young today said in a report. [mappress] source: DNA, February 7, 2010;

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) recently won the Capital Improvements Contract from Mike Hooks, LLC for the design and construction of the 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD). To improve efficiency and promote innovation within the industry, Hooks will be adding a new, state-of-the-art, 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge to the existing 4 dredge fleet. The new CSD […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery, Queensland Government announced today. Crews have wrapped up works on the final stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $127 million shipping development project, putting the finishing touches on […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    A steel cutting ceremony for the Hull No. H413 – a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to be built for Van Oord – took place last week at Keppel Singmarine. This is the third 10.500m3 TSHD in the series which is being classed by Bureau Veritas. The TSHD is similar to the two vessels that […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC together with DEME has successfully completed sea trials for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. The 7.950m³ Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award winning IHC-built TSHD Scheldt River, which joined the DEME fleet in 2017. The vessel features several energy smart technologies, developed by DEME and IHC, […]