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  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the recent and successful introduction of several machines in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) is preparing to launch its largest excavator yet. The Kobelco SK850LC-10E is the latest addition to the Japanese manufacturer’s proven Generation 10 range and will make its European debut at BAUMA on 8-15 April. Commenting on the introduction […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The fourth European Dredging Summit, organized by Active Communications International Inc. (ACI), is set to take place on March 6-7, 2019, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands . The summit will focus on the latest business developments in Europe and the changing demands from clients. The latest in ACI’s global series of dredging summits will bring together leading experts […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Without increased investment in coastal adaptation, the expected annual damage caused by coastal floods in Europe could increase from €1.25 billion today to between €93 billion and €961 billion by the end of the century. Due to an increase in extreme sea levels driven by global warming, these coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maritime, offshore and logistic career hunters will meet once again at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) in WTC Rotterdam on the 28th of March. Just like the last 11 years, the event will gather different companies who are looking for new talent and experienced professionals. This year, the Navingo’s MOCE show welcomes leaders from […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Enhancing inland navigation is essential to cope with constantly growing transport volumes within the Baltic Sea Region and Europe in a sustainable way, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, inland navigation must be further developed as an integral part of a multimodal and sustainable transport system which takes advantage of digitalization and […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 3rd European Dredging Summit (28th Feb – 1st March 2018, Bremen, Germany) will bring together experts and stakeholders from across the sector for two days of engaging presentations and interactive discussions tackling the latest challenges and opportunities facing the global dredging industry. According to ACI, the two-day event will offer a balanced program of technical, […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The European Commission has found Croatian plans to grant Uljanik shipyard a State guarantee for a €96 million loan in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will allow the company to meet urgent liquidity needs while preparing a restructuring plan, whilst competition distortions are limited, the European Commission announced yesterday. As part of […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair & Conversion has won a contract to undertake the conversion of a dredger to dual-fuel capability combining LNG and MGO. The contract was awarded by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports with regard to its 117m, 8500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain, and the works will take place next year at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque. […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last month saw the official opening of Walthamstow Wetlands to the wider public for the first time in 150 years, Ramboll Environ, Inc. said in their latest announcement.  The Walthamstow Wetlands operational partnership – Waltham Forest Council, Thames Water and London Wildlife Trust – co-hosted the launch event last week. Plans have been underway since […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced the launch of the new 73 tonnes D375A-8 crawler dozer. According to the company, its powerful and economical Komatsu engine integrates the latest emission control technologies and fuel-saving features. “The new Komatsu D375A-8 is a safe, fast, powerful and efficient addition to any customer’s fleet” said Jo Monsieur, […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International has introduced a new range of MR-5 mini excavators, coming in February to the European market. The new PC30MR-5, PC35MR-5, PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 hydraulic excavators are four machines with tight tail swing radius and swing booms that hug the machine to help with work in tight spaces, Komatsu said. The company added […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the last couple of decades, the Russian dredging market has been growing at a fast pace. Although the global financial crisis has slowed the market’s development, demand for maritime infrastructure and energy-related projects continued to fuel the boom. One of the best examples of this development is Nonius Engineering Company. Being relatively young on the […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ceremonial handover of the agreements concluded between the Port of Gdansk Authority SA and the European Commission took place at the seat of the Ministry of Development in Warsaw last week. The agreements concern the award of an EU grant from the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for three projects – two investment projects and […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rivers and lakes located in European cities and towns are getting cleaner thanks to improvements in waste water treatment and restoration projects which have brought many waterways back to life, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) released yesterday. The EEA report ‘Rivers and lakes in European cities: Past and future […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd European Dredging Summit will be taking place in Hamburg, Germany on the 14th and 15th September, 2016. Key industry players will give in-depth presentations and get involved in the panel discussions with senior level audience covering the most important topics in the market. It will provide practical solutions from expert dredging experiences with […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe recently presented the new D37EXi/PXi-24 dozer, the latest in a growing range of machines equipped with intelligent Machine Control technology. Featuring all the advantages of the new D37-24 dozer, the D37EXi/PXi-24 brings improved efficiency and reduced costs to customers. “The D37EXi/PXi-24 is a compact, versatile and powerful dozer that is easily transported between different […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe recently introduced an all-round performer, the D37EX/PX-24 dozer to the European market. The D37EX/PX-24, standout choice for any grading or earthmoving application, features a Komatsu EU Stage IV engine with class-leading power and unrivaled fuel efficiency, along with improved comfort and an automatic idling engine shut down system. Available in either long track-on-ground (EX) or low ground […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Work on LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1” is nearly completed with final touches being made on the EUR 4.9 million vessel. This unique ship, built by Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN), will begin its first test run next week, after which the “greenports 1” will set sail to Bremerhaven. This modern hopper barge has […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee today approved new rules to increase the financial transparency of ports and create fair conditions for access to port services across Europe. It confirmed the agreement reached with the European Parliament on 27 June. The new rules set out to make ports more efficient and ensure fair competition in […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The recently-launched ice class trailing suction hopper dredger “Severnaya Dvina” has just passed through the Malacca Strait and is heading for Rotterdam where the final testing of the ship’s dredging equipment will be performed. The vessel was built by Damen for the Russian Port Agency FSUE “Rosmorport”. Fitted with a complete Damen Dredging Equipment dredge and instrumentation package, […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Rohr floating bucket ladder dredge was installed on a greenfield site of an existing sand and gravel operation for a European customer. The KS 225 is an electric dredge with a digging depth of 40 ft (12 m) and production capacity up to 620 tph (432 m³/hr) utilizing 225 liter buckets. The dredge […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International is presenting the new HB365LC-3, a 36 tonnes hydraulic hybrid excavator, at the bauma 2016 international fair in Munich. Compared to a standard PC360LC-11 excavator, the new Komatsu Hybrid excavator was designed to provide 20% fuel savings to customers. The HB365LC-3 has the same SAA6D114E-6 engine (202 kW/271 HP) as the PC360LC-11, […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V will present the PW98MR-10 midi excavator at Bauma 2016. With a net 48.5 kW @ 1.950 rpm (66 HP) and operating weights between 9.820 kg and 10.450 kg, the PW98MR-10 is powered by a 4-valve per cylinder Komatsu SAA4D95LE-6 engine. The KOMTRAX™ technology on the PW98MR-10 sends machine operating information to a secure website […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN) last week held a launching ceremony for LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1”. The vessel, presumably the first working vessel at a European seaport to be powered by eco-friendly LNG, was launched at SCHN yard in Foxhol, Groningen, on Thursday, 31 March 2016. This modern hopper barge – coming with the price tag of EUR 4.9 million – […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A European consortium launched on February 1st a new Horizon 2020 project: Blue Nodules. This project addresses the challenge of creating a viable and sustainable value chain to retrieve polymetallic nodules from the ocean floor. It will develop and test new highly-automated and sustainable technologies for deep-sea mining with minimal environmental pressures. The technical side […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC and German company DIHAG Holding GmbH have jointly acquired the Belgian steel and iron foundry, Allard-Europe NV. IHC and DIHAG each take an equity stake of 40% and 60% respectively. Through this acquisition, IHC is able to realize a reliable supply chain (competitive on price, quality and delivery time) for strategically important casting […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Transport Committee of the European Parliament has expressed its support (29 in favor, 13 against, 3 abstentions) for the compromise reached by MEP Knut Fleckenstein and the TRAN shadow rapporteurs on the proposal for a port regulation adopted in May 2013, the European Sea Ports Organisation said in its press release. “When the proposal […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe has introduced its new D85EXi/PXi-18 dozer, Komatsu’s latest in a range of machines equipped with intelligent Machine Control technology. Powered by a 197 kW (264 HP), SAA6D125E-7, EU Stage IV emissions-certified engine with a “Heavy-duty” aftertreatment system, the D85EXi/PXi-18 emits up to 85% less particulate matter and nitrogen oxides (NOx) than a D85EX/PX-15. […]