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  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mrs Ageeth Roelofs from Waterking to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: How has 2016 […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports and the Government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea. The paper was inked by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe. […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    After months of uncertainty, the free trade agreement with Canada is finally heading in the right direction. A German Court and the European Parliament both issued positive statements paving the way for a ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The EU-Canada agreement is important for shipping as it features a positive maritime chapter […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Shipping of India has formulated a revised Central Sector Scheme aimed to provide financial support for the creation of infrastructure that will promote movement of cargo/passengers by sea or National Waterways. This is in line with the ministry’s port-led- development program – Sagarmala – for creating better infrastructure and promoting coastal shipping for […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, August 3, the first of a new class of “Neo-Panamax” shipping vessels called the Port of Philadelphia to begin a new phase of transport along the Delaware River.  The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company, docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP has welcomed the investment being made by Peel Ports during a visit to the company’s Liverpool2 container terminal. Once open later this year, Liverpool2 will be one of Europe’s most modern and advanced semi-automated terminals, able to accommodate virtually all of the world’s deep sea container vessels. Marine trials […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Otago recently completed the first stage of its Next Generation harbor deepening program, reaching the initial target depth of 13.5 meters at low tide (or chart datum) for the shipping channel to Port Chalmers. This applies to both sandy material dredged by split hopper trailer suction dredger ‘New Era’ and the rocky and silty areas being completed by Heron […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium LLC has been awarded the contract to build and develop a Deep Sea Port in Anaklia, according to the Georgia’s Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development. The $2.5 billion project will establish a new maritime corridor between China and Europe, helping restore the historic Silk Road and stimulating national and regional economic […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the Algerian government last Sunday signed an agreement to build a mega seaport in Algeria. Under the deal, the two sides will set up a consortium company in March to build the port, some 60 km west of the capital […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dutch companies Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging from Sliedrecht and partner Iskes Towage and Salvage from IJmuiden have been awarded a 12 year maintenance dredging and towing assistance contract for the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guyane.  The contract value is €98 million and contains the delivery of three vessels. The port and entrance […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals is investing EUR 150 million in the new Vado terminal, currently under construction on Italy’s Ligurian coast, which will create 450 new jobs when operations commence. The new terminal, the first new major port construction in Italy in several decades, is scheduled to open in January 2018 with an annual throughput capacity of 800,000 […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next 5 years at the Port of Gdansk will see the implementation of the largest ever investment program, in terms of both scope and expense. The program initiated by the Port of Gdansk Authority and worth approximately $225 million, covering almost the entire area of the port, including the Inner and Outer Port, will be […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), located east of the northern entrance of the Suez Canal, at the convergence of the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe, is preparing for an even larger role in global trade as the expansion of the man-made waterway linking the Mediterranean and Red Seas enables increased vessel traffic. Four […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has been working on a series of regional brochures to describe the geological evolution of local coastlines, the geological origins of the offshore sand and gravel resources that are being dredged and the influence of the modern day waves and tides on both these deposits and the coastline. Mark Russell, […]

  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the USACE that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. “After […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port & Terminal Technology conference will take place on April 21-22, 2015, at the Hilton Hotel – Miami Downtown, Miami, USA. This industry event has been running successfully in Europe for the last nine years and is now in its seventh year in the United States. The conference is a targeted event specially designed for, […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Foynes Port development project which began in February to transform the Shannon Estuary port into one of the biggest bulk harbors in Europe is moving ahead. According to Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), the suction dredger/dump barge Jenny T will carry out dredging and associated dumping works for approximately two weeks, dependent on weather conditions. Operations will be […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Union has decided to give €550,000 in funding for the technical design studies of the project to improve access for shipping in the Western Port of Dunkirk, in order to provide optimum conditions for the berthing of the world’s largest container carriers and capesize ore carriers in the Port of Dunkirk. Along with […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    European Commissioner for transport Violeta Bulc few days ago visited the Slovenian Port of Koper, where she met with the representatives of other North Adriatic ports, members of NAPA Association, the Italian ports of Venice and Triste and the Croatian port of Rijeka. Representatives of Monfalcone and Chioggia, two Italian ports that have applied to become members […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen Yichang Shipyard in China is poised to enter a new era. Starting operations in 1999, the joint venture between Damen Shipyards Group and Sinotrans CSC has had a successful history of delivering cargo vessels from the Damen portfolio. Now, the yard is rolling out an increased portfolio of vessels to a wider market […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tauw, an independent European consulting and engineering company specialized in the design, improvement and management of the natural environment, has landed a new framework contract for performing sediment assessments for the Port of Rotterdam during the next 3 years, from 2015 up to and including 2017. “The expectation is that in the next few years many sediment assessments will […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne has appointed the main contractor for the £25 million extension of Riverside Quay, the Port’s multifunctional deep-sea facility at South Shields. The main contract for over 300m of quay work includes a 125m quay extension, an upgrade of 118m of existing quay and 90m of quay wall renewal at the former […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has placed an order for 16 new advanced Rubber-Tire Gantry cranes (RTGs) as part of an ongoing program of upgrading and expanding container handling capabilities and capacities throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network. Twelve of the high-performance RTGs are scheduled for delivery to APM Terminals Algeciras, in Spain, while the remaining four […]