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  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the propulsion equipment for a new, state-of-the-art, research vessel. The vessel will be operated by the UK’s Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), and is to be built at the C.N.P. Freire S.A. shipyard in Spain. The NERC is the UK’s main […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Dover Harbour Board announced that it will pursue a major opportunity acting as a catalyst for the regeneration of Dover. Discussion on the vision commenced at the Port and Community Forum which was independently chaired. Having successfully achieved Government approval in 2012 to develop the Western Docks, the Board plans to seize the opportunity to […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded the second contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. This second contract signed on the 12th May 2011 with the Gladstone Ports Corporation involves the dredging of Parcels 1, 3 and 4 for […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fuel shortages and empty store shelves are a potential reality Alaskans will not have to face thanks to the work of 45 crewmembers aboard the Essayons, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned and operated hopper dredge. The vessel performed a dredging mission for the Corps’s Alaska District from May 12 through June 18 in the […]

  • 21 December 2012

    With reference to the press release of 26 November 2012 (the Initial Announcement) and subsequent release on 17 December 2012, in which Boskalis announced its intention to make an offer for Dockwise, Boskalis today confirms it is making an all cash voluntary public offer (through its wholly owned subsidiary Boskalis Holding B.V.) for all the […]

  • 23 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals operates a global network of 50 con¬tainer terminals and 120 inland facilities in 64 countries. During 2010, APM Terminals continued to focus on de¬velopment in emerging markets and portfolio manage¬ment to improve performance. The integration of inland activities into APM Terminals was a strategic step de¬signed to strengthen and expand client services. Equally […]

  • 21 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    His Majesty the King has awarded the honorary title of Koninklijk (Royal) to IHC Merwede. In a special ceremony, the Mayor of Sliedrecht, Mr van Hemmen, presented this accolade to IHC Merwede’s CEO, Bram Roelse. In light of this honour, the company has decided to change its name to Royal IHC and will also include the royal crown […]

  • 6 March 2012

      Environmentally sustainable practices in the maritime industry are critical to driving the global agenda on sustainability, industry experts have said ahead of the second edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS) 2012. WPTS 2012 is being held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince […]

  • 1 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UAE: Van Oord Bags New Project in Dubai Meraas Development LLC has again contracted Van Oord to build an island in the emirate of Dubai. Jumana Island will lie 500 metres off the coast and will be used for urban development.   Panama Canal Completes Culebra Cut Dredging The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In advance of debate at the upcoming TOC Americas 2013 conference in Miami, Dr. Asaf Ashar argues that dredging may turn out to be the key factor driving long-term US container port call strategies on both Suez and Panama all-water services. How will Panama Canal expansion impact shipping and port networks across the Americas? This […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    EA Engineer Receives Key Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland (ACEC/MD) and the Engineering Society of Baltimore, Inc. (ESB) EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of environmental, engineering, and program/construction management services, announced today that Abbie Adams, P.E., is the 2011 recipient of two major awards for engineering professionals […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie Canal Harbor Development (ECHDC) President Tom Dee marked the start of construction on a demonstration project which could lead to sand beaches along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. “Anyone visiting Gallagher Beach this past summer knows that the public has been ahead of us on this,” said Congressman Higgins. “People are already […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Peel Ports Mersey, recently recognised as ‘Port Authority of the Year’ by authoritative global industry journal Containerisation International, has signed up to partnership agreements with two local colleges; Liverpool Community College and Mersey Maritime Group. The Ports group, which operates the Port of Liverpool and the Manchester Ship Canal, says the partnerships come at a […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Vessels

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental group DEME ordered in June of this year, at the IHC shipyards, a new trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 11.650 m3 and a powerful self-propelled sea-going rock cutter dredger with a total installed output of 28.000 kW. The keel laying of both vessels took […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Hurricane Sandy’s passage up the eastern seaboard in October 2012 generated a storm surge and waves that severely impacted Virginia’s ocean beaches, including those at Sandbridge and Wallops Island. Now, with the official start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1 reminding the nation of its vulnerability to tropical cyclones, researchers at the […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, on December 24, 2013, Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) proceeded with the closing of the transaction announced and described in the press release issued jointly by AvH and VINCI S.A. (Vinci) on September 19, 2013. The conditions precedent to this transaction (including obtaining merger clearance) have been fulfilled. As a result of this […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) and VINCI S.A. (VINCI) have reached an agreement relating to a new industrial project for Compagnie d’Entreprises CFE NV/SA (CFE) which would enable CFE to acquire full control over D.E.M.E. NV (DEME), one of the largest and most diversified dredging and marine engineering companies in the world. CFE, in […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Board of Directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) increased by 10% to € 177.5 mio (compared to € 160.8 mio in 2010). The strong performance of both Delen Private Bank and Bank J.Van Breda & Co provided a record contribution to the group’s result from […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    With reference to the press release of 26 November 2012 in which Boskalis announced its intention to make an offer for Dockwise, Boskalis today reconfirms its intention to make an all cash voluntary public offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares (the Shares) of Dockwise (the Offer). The Offer will be made in […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newport Beach (City) won two, 2013 Golden Hub of Innovation Awards and an honorable mention from the Association of California Cities Orange County (ACCOC) during an awards ceremony. The City earned awards for its Lower Newport Bay Dredging project and its Art and Cultural Facilities program. It earned an honorable mention for […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners appointed Jean Banker as Deputy Executive Director at a January Port Board meeting (Jan. 12, 2012) and Chris Chan as Director of Engineering during the December 15, 2011 Port Board meeting. Both are Port employees who were promoted from within the organization. Mr. Chan’s official start date was December […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]