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  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Hamburg yesterday released the latest update on the Elbe River dredging project. Overall, the fairway adjustment project is going according to plan, so that completion at the end of the coming year remains firmly in focus, reported the company. The deepening and widening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful night photo of their backhoe dredger Peter the Great and split hopper Vlaanderen VIII, working side by side on the Elbe River deepening program. Conducting their operations on the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg, Peter the Great dredges the harder soil parts like clay and discharges […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The much-delayed deepening and fairway widening program on the Elbe River, conducted by the Belgium’s dredging giant DEME Group, officially started today. After a symbolic push on the button, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River kicked off the works, which should be completed early 2021. The project consists of the widening and deepening of […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited deepening of the River Elbe, the most important strategic development project for the Port of Hamburg, can start now as the third supplementary planning procedure for the fairway adjustment has been successfully completed. Good news for shipping and Hamburg’s port customers throughout the world: The planning procedure for the adjustment of the fairway has been […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig yesterday dismissed the lawsuits brought by private property owners in Övelgönne and Blankenese against the planning decisions on the deepening of the Lower and Outer Elbe fairway. The Port of Hamburg announced that the planning authority came rightly to the assessment that the planned dredging neither endangers the stability […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After years of discussions, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has finally announced its decision on the Elbe River deepening project. Commenting on the court’s decision for the fairway adjustment of the Lower and Outer Elbe, CEO of Hamburg Port Authority, Jens Meier, yesterday said that the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has underlined the necessity for the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Its excellent accessibility by water and overland is crucial for the operation of worldwide transport chains. Consequently the Port of […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) in Leipzig has decided to prolong its final decision on the deepening and widening of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe River. The Court in Leipzig yesterday adjourned the proceedings by the BUND and NABU environmental associations against the plan approval concerning the dredging of the lower […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven has awarded the Elbe River dredging contract to the Heinrich Hirdes GmbH. This major deepening program includes dredging works with a suction hopper dredger for the conservation and restoration of the required depth and width of the fairway on the Lower and Outer Elbe. The main goal of this dredging project […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The biggest cargo ship in the world, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo”, arrived into Hamburg harbour for the first time, reports thelocal.de. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea, the giant of the seas displays exceptional dimensions: 396 meters long, 54 meters wide, with a draft of 16 meters. This is […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Welt reports that the controversial deepening of the Elbe river will be significantly more expensive than it was previously planned. Instead of 137.6 million, the officials have to spend 175.1 million euros for the channel adjustments. The figures are based on the new economic plan, which the Hamburg Port Authority is committed to defining […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced early information about plan for the Elbe river sediment analysis services. This work is associated with the sustainable development of the Elbe river and monitoring services into the increase of sediment build-up in the upper river area and the Port entrance. There is a plan to construct a tidal dyke […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Hamburg’s Department of State for Economic Affairs reported that the EC has approved deepening of the River Elbe. The approval for the project is expected to be granted by the following spring. Hamburg’s government will still have to contemplate particular project related points with its neighboring states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. The prospect of […]

  • 9 February 2011

    As growth resumes at the Port of Hamburg, one of Europe’s busiest, Hamburg port senator Ian Karan has called for the urgent implementation… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, February 9, 2011;

  • 20 January 2011

    Germany’s largest container port may lose the world’s biggest freight ships to Belgium and Holland unless it can push through plans to … By Niklas Magnusson and Cornelius Rahn (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, January 21, 2011;

  • 20 July 2010

    The Port of Hamburg has examined the possibility of deepening the Elbe River, following the first call of the largest containership handled… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, July 20, 2010;

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vars Brno a.s. from the Czech Republic recently carried out surveys in cooperation with state enterprise Povodí Labe on the River Elbe, or the River Labe as it is called in the Czech language. The main aim of the project was to provide data for vessel skippers to assist with navigation planning and vessel loading […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The official inauguration of a new lock complex along the Lys river in Harelbeke, Belgium, took place last week, Jan De Nul said in their latest announcement.  The Joint Venture ‘Leieland’, of which Jan De Nul Group is part, designed and built the new lock and dam in order to improve the connection over water […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel (BSV) Kairos successfully conducted the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation in German waters today, when the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River received the low emission fuel. The vessel, which was christened in Hamburg on February 2019, is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy and is operated on behalf […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME Group announced yesterday that their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Scheldt River’ has returned to the Elbe in Germany after an LNG bunkering operation. According to DEME, Titan LNG’s liquefied natural gas bunkering barge, the FlexFueler001 bunkered the LNG-powered TSHD Scheldt River last week. The hopper dredger is currently being used to carry out […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. The project consists of the widening and deepening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg to a level of -14.5 m. According to DEME, […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently submitted a tender to WSA Cuxhaven for the deepening of the river Elbe. Yesterday evening, the awarding client published the commercial outcome of the tender in which Boskalis submitted the lowest price. WSA Cuxhaven will verify the commercial and technical aspects of the tender in the coming weeks and […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME’s new dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Scheldt River’ was successfully bunkered with Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) at Brunsbüttel Ports yesterday.   Approximately 85 tonnes of the environmentally friendly fuel was loaded, making this the largest LNG bunkering operation in Germany so far, and this was the first LNG bunkering of a hopper dredger as well. […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is calling for more leeway and the deepening of the river Elbe which would enable mega boxships to reach the Port of Hamburg. The Lower Elbe between the Port of Hamburg and the North Sea is supposed to be deepened over a distance of approximately 120 kilometers. The goal is […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite the qualified planning approval granted in 2012 and the February 2017 decision of the Federal Administrative Court, the Port of Hamburg is still waiting for work to begin on the dredging of the Elbe River. “Adjustment of the fairway is essential for Hamburg and should at last be put into effect. Higher draft and […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Angela Titzrath, Chairwoman of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA), has commented on the Federal Administrative Court’s ruling regarding the dredging of the lower and outer stretches of the river Elbe, HHLA informs. “Following the lengthy proceedings and in light of the stark competition between the major European ports, I would have hoped for a […]