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  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Everett, WA, has been awarded a $17.75M U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to support the creation of a new maritime facility at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site. The main goal of the project is to enhance cargo movement and commerce, and to restore and grow […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Emission reduction is one of the biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. In recent years, this was mainly driven by the implementation of strict emission regulations, such as the IMO global sulphur limit. As a result of the Paris Agreement, the focus is shifting towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This has started […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 27 March 2014

    A brochure describing 35 innovative water managements projects that put the Netherlands on the map as a global player in innovative water management is being published to mark World Water Day. The brochure entitled Waterinnovaties in Nederland (Water Innovations in the Netherlands) is a joint effort of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Rijkswaterstaat […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its continued commitment to introduce products that bring the most value to customers, Caterpillar Inc. yesterday unveiled the first model in its new line of hybrid excavators. The Cat 336E H is the company’s first machine to use a novel hydraulic hybrid technology developed internally by Caterpillar. Field tests have demonstrated this machine will […]

  • 26 April 2012

    According to the Nation, The new Minister for Environment and Energy, Dr Rolph Payet, visited La Digue last weekend to familiarise himself with the island’s environmental issues. The minister was accompanied on his one-day visit by secretary of state Barry Faure, principal secretary for environment and energy Wills Agricole, and a number of other high-ranking […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work is about to start on a brand new hub for small businesses at a prime location on the banks of the Tyne. The £1.9 million project at Swans – the former Swan Hunter shipyard site in Wallsend – will transform part of an existing office block to create new and flexible business accommodation, including […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Ust-Luga Company has announced Alexander Volkov as Harbormaster of Sea Commercial Port of Ust-Luga on December 20, 2011. Aleksandr Volkov was appointed to the new post in accordance with the order of Alexander Davydenko, head of the Federal Agency of Maritime and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot). Port of Ust-Luga is located on Russia’s border with the […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Underwater noise and other forms of energy 1. Identify and review existing data and monitoring methods on underwater noise The work should be based on a review of experiences within MS for different sources and the knowledge within the scientific community in this field. It should be related to the two identified indicators in the […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands-based company Van Oord recently completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container Terminal to 14 m. During the dredging, Van Oord removed approx. 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett Commission recently awarded nearly $25 million in construction contracts, kicking off the second phase of the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project. Project awards include a $24.5 million contract with Advanced Ameri­can Construction to complete the South Terminal Wharf Strengthening and Electrical Upgrades (Phase II), and a $192K contract with Emmert International […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A half-acre field at Gas Works Park in Seattle will close until next spring for a project to add a layer of soil, upgrade irrigation and drainage, and establish a new lawn. The project is part of a larger plan being developed to clean up contaminated sediment at the bottom of Lake Union along the […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $316 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a LNG terminal in India. According to the Emirates News Agency, NMDC last week presented plan for the construction of the terminal at Jafrabad in the Indian state of Gujarat. The presentation was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Business development

    The redevelopment of Main Wharf North is tracking well and already half way through piling for the new berthing facility, Port Nelson said in their latest project update. The redevelopment, which is expected to be completed early 2021, is part of a wider program of works. This includes the purchase of a new 70-ton bollard […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas is boosting innovation and sustainability in partnership with Dutch owners, builders and designers. Jan Smit, Senior Vice President and head of the North Europe & North America Zone of BV’s Marine & Offshore Division, says, “BV was founded in the Low Countries and is a core part of the […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TOS (Transport & Offshore Services) has been awarded a three year frame agreement as a preferred supplier for personnel with Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind). This agreement marks a milestone for TOS in its drive to build on its expertise and growth in […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes are on the way to PortMiami. The new cranes were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The cranes are scheduled to arrive at PortMiami in September. With an outreach of 223 feet, the new gantry cranes will service cargo vessels up to twenty-two containers wide […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a study published today, researchers said dredging activity near coral reefs can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. “At dredging sites, we found more than twice as much coral disease than at our control sites,” said the lead author of the study, Joe Pollock, a PhD candidate from the ARC Centre of Excellence […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of a project to stabilize and restore the ecological functions of the Emerald Isle and Pine Knoll Shores shorelines on Bogue Banks island, North Carolina, which were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011. BOEM and Carteret County signed an agreement in December 2012 that authorized […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Cutting process on an IHC Beaver 50 cutter dredger. The IHC Beaver® 50 is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and special design features including: – A Cutter Special® pump which combines a large ball passage with high suction performance and high efficiency, – One single diesel engine providing efficient power supply for all energy consumers such […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a $1 billion, five-year modernization plan, which also includes dredging, land-side infrastructure works and wharf improvements, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) last week commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. “These cranes can move a loaded container twice as fast as […]