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  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The developments at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) in 2013 to date are in line with expectations. • Revenue higher than in the same period last year; • Good fleet utilization; • Order book stable compared to year-end 2012; • Dockwise acquisition finalized; integration process started. DEVELOPMENTS Boskalis realized a higher revenue in the first […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    A law to regulate the dredging of sand from the seabed will be introduced in Bahrain for the first time. Shura Council members who supported the bill yesterday complained the damage had already been done after years of unregulated offshore dredging. Some called for dredging companies to be forced to make backdated payments, claiming they […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the Savannah State of the Port event yesterday, GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch presented details of GPA’s 10-year, $2.5 billion plan to expand the capacity of the nation’s fastest growing terminal from 5.5 million twenty-foot equivalent unit containers (TEUs) to 8 million. “We’re preparing to redefine the Port of Savannah as not simply the load […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Euro Dredger 450, a cutter suction dredger built in the Netherlands, has been successfully launched and is now available for delivery. This multi-purpose dredging machine is the first cutter suction dredger resulting from the partnership between Dredge Yard and Neptune Shipyards in the Netherlands. Both companies joined forces to enable the building of the […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced that an ambitious project to construct 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast together with a wildlife haven at Medmerry in West Sussex is nearing completion. Construction of this £28 million project is progressing well and the flood defences are now complete. Work is nearing completion to carefully […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rotterdam was proclaimed ‘Port of the Year’ during the annual ‘Containerisation International Awards’ in London. The expert jury praised the port for its substantial investment programme in Europe’s leading logistics hub and industrial complex. The jury also compliments the port with its attention to sustainability with their modal shift objectives and groundbreaking initiatives […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A step toward improving water quality at Grand Lake St. Marys will occur this spring when an alum treatment will be applied to cover the entire lake. This treatment is part of Gov. John Kasich’s approach to improve Grand Lake St. Marys through rough fish removal, dredging, installation of a treatment train, wetland creation, watershed […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Yesterday, the S.C. House voted 111-1 to override the Governor’s veto of an act protecting state’s waterways and economic interests. The measure now goes to the Senate where, by a 2/3 override vote of that body, it can become state law. First approved by a 111-0 House vote and then by a 37-0 Senate vote, […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals handled 9.3 million TEUs (weighted by equity share) during the 3rd Quarter of the year. This is a new record for container volumes to pass through the global port operator’s worldwide portfolio during one quarter. The Netherlands-based international port and inland services operator also hit a record financial result in a single quarter, […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has received consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to improve the marine access to the Port of Southampton with an extensive programme of dredging. The dredging, in Southampton Water and the Solent, is part of an extensive programme of investment centred around improving the capability of the port to receive […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Providing of an appropriate level of safety at maritime and river transport of Ukraine and the reduction of the level of accidents in water transport to a minimum – one of the priority tasks of the State Fleet Inspection of Ukraine this year. This was stated by Chairman Gregory Sobolewski Ukrmorrechinspektsii present at the first […]

  • 8 December 2010

    That was the question that the global dredging industry attempted to answer as they gathered at the WODCON XIX in Beijing, China with the theme “Dredging makes the world a better place”. This issue of Terra et Aqua continues the discussion with articles focusing on the drivers of dredging in a diversity of continents and countries – each […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cummins Inc, a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, will feature one of the most impressive engine line-ups at Nor-Shipping (Oslo, Norway; June 4-7) with a “smallest-to-largest” commercial marine engine display featuring the QSB7 at 132 hp (98 kW) and the QSK95 up to 4,200 hp (2983 kW). The 6.7-liter and […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The 5th edition of the market report Container Terminal Project Pipeline published by German DS Research takes a closer look on upcoming container terminal projects, their chances to get completed and industry growth. According to DS Research, about 350 expansion projects target to supply 270 million TEU additional container handling capacity up to year 2023 […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    XXIII annual Latin American Congress of Ports took place this year in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, a unique settling between the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. The summit was convened by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) under the motto: “The pivotal role of Latin American Ports in the integration of the hemisphere and […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently said that a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize key water infrastructure projects contains several key provisions to maintain North Carolina’s critical waterways and protect coastal communities against future storm damage. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes important projects carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers, including dredging, […]

  • 11 July 2012

    World Dredging Congresses (WODCONs) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. First organised in 1967 in New York and held throughout the world since, this series of congresses has become the unique most important event for dredging professionals worldwide. WODCONs, the only worldwide events dedicated exclusively to dredging […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Geodis Wilson will manage the transport of 16 lock gates, each weighing more than 4,000 tons, for the the expansion of the Panama Canal. An initial vessel, carrying four of the gates will depart from Italy in February 2013 and will be followed by a further three shipments throughout the year. The project is scheduled […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) joined U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) in introducing bipartisan legislation to fund critical operations and maintenance of the nation’s harbors, including the Delaware River. The Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013 (S.218) would require funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund be spent for their intended purpose of maintenance and operations […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Belgian heavy lift and special transport group Sarens will transport and install the 16 new lock doors of the Panama Canal. Land transports will be carried out with SPMT’s (Self-Propelled Modular Trailers), for inland water transport Sarens will use their own barges. Sea transport will be carried out by Italian Geodis Wilson using STX […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Residents living along the Eau Gallie River said they are buoyed to get the backing of local leaders to dredge their muck-filled waterway. But the estimated time to do the work — as long as eight years — gives them a sinking feeling. More than 50 people showed up Wednesday afternoon for a community meeting […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) applauded timely action by Governor Snyder, key agencies in his administration and legislators to secure critically needed emergency dredging funds for Great Lakes harbors. New legislation – requested by the Governor and now enroute to his desk for signature – will provide $21 million to dredge 49 harbors to keep […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]