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  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As the largest customer of the Suez Canal with more than 1,400 transits in 2014, the Maersk Group has welcomed the expansion of the Suez Canal and the advantages it entails. Egypt has all through the 20th and 21st century acted as the bridge between Europe and Asia thereby enabling global trade and growth. From […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Following a successful funding procedure, the Port of Cork has been awarded funding by the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). The Port of Cork, described as a future Core Network port by TEN-T, plays a key strategic role in the movement of goods to and from the UK and Continental Europe. This funding will assist in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Rotator Oy, Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV’s official dealer in Finland, has supplied Wasa Dredging Ltd with an EX2500-6 excavator as the base machine for a backhoe dredger. Wasa Dredging Ltd – a Finnish marine and inland water construction company – secured the contract to deepen the Mäntyluoto Pori harbour to 13.5m early in […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort on the Belgian coast got underway earlier this week, Jan De Nul reports. “What makes this project so unique, are the CO2-reducing measures taken by Jan De Nul Group. An example for the industry and future dredging works in Europe,” their official release stated. The maintenance […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Hilde Crevits, Flemish minister of Transport & Public Works, has given the official order to begin actual construction of the Deurganck lock. The initial excavation work has been carried out in the past year, but now work has begun on the physical structure of what will be the largest lock in the world. During the […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Hill Dickinson LLP tomorrow will host the 7th Annual UK Ports Conference in its Broadgate Tower office, London. This essential update for the UK ports industry allows senior representatives from across the ports, shipping and maritime sector to network and discuss the opportunities for ports in 2015 and beyond. The conference will […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko made a working visit to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Seaport from July 28-31. During the visit Andrey Tarasenko met the Governor of Kamchatka Teritory Vladimir Ilykhin and the management of JSC Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Sea Trade Port. The meeting was focused on the prospects for the development of the Kamchatka territory infrastructure. The […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Johan Pennekamp, the dredging technology coordinator at Deltares, was appointed vice-president of the Board of Directors of CEDA in April. CEDA is the international organisation for professionals and stakeholders in the world of dredging and hydraulic engineering. It is the first time a Deltares employee has been appointed to this position. CEDA brings together contractors, […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) has announced that their seminar ‘Reclamation and Other Uses of Marine Aggregate’ will take place on April 22, 2016, in Gdansk, Poland. This EMSAGG seminar will examine the role of marine aggregate for reclamation works, coastal renourishment projects and other uses outside the construction industry. Coastline erosion […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies Pty Ltd.’s Board of Directors confirms current market speculation that the company is looking for a buyer. Director of OTT Mr. Tom Wilson said “Due to unforeseen personal circumstances OTT, Australia’s largest registered and wholly Australian owned subsea trenching company is currently on the open market for sale.” Established in early 2011, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Maersk McKinney Moller, the world’s largest container ship and first Triple-E class vessel, made a call at the Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) on its maiden voyage from South Korea to Europe. PTP was the vessel’s last port of call in Asia before it journeys to Rotterdam in The Netherlands today. PTP chief executive officer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Solstad Offshore ASA has been awarded a contract with Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR) -member of the DEME Group – for the construction support vessel (CSV) Normand Reach. The contract will begin in 4Q 2018 and has a duration of 4-6 months. The vessel will be mobilized from Europe with the mining vehicle Patania II, […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has acquired trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Contender’ from Dutch Abeko Marine. The vessel has a hopper capacity of 2,680 m3. This purchase allows Van Oord to strengthen its fleet in the small trailing suction hopper dredger segment. “Dravo S.A., our Spanish subsidiary, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new Educational Activities Commission of CEDA had their first meeting last week. In a constructive meeting, the Commission, chaired by Prof. Cees van Rhee of the Delft University of Technology, discussed what role CEDA should / could play in increasing the pool of well-trained dredging specialists across its region (Europe, Africa, Middle East) and how to […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Last week Idreco delivered the first dredger for the company PHILIPP & CO KG. This ISD 250 has an underwater pump and engine with a suction depth of 32 meters. The dredger is equipped with our PK 250 pump driven by our electric direct drive system with a 280 KW motor. Production capacity up to […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has appointed Alex Westendarp Knol as Director of International Sales, located in the Netherlands. Fulco Vrooland, Managing Director of the European Operations, said: “I am delighted to have Alex on board. We have been aggressively expanding our markets to the Far East, Africa and Latin America, next to our traditional European, […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Busan Port Authority (BPA) will hold the 2nd Busan International Port Conference (BIPC) on November 14 at the Busan Lotte Hotel. BIPC is a specialized international port conference and it will mark its second year; formed last year in order to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the founding of BPA. The conference will proceed with […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DCT Gdansk SA has just announced that the opening ceremony of the second deepwater berth (T2) will take place on Monday, 24th of October 2016. The contract for the construction of the new Deepwater Container Terminal in Gdansk was awarded to the Belgian BESIX in September 2014. At the beginning of 2015, construction of the second deepwater quay that will be capable […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following increasing demand for mid-sized excavators in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has announced the launch of the all-new SK75SR-7 and SK85MSR-7. Several years of research and development, including valuable feedback from the European market on the previous SK75SR-3 and SK85MSR-3 excavators, has led to a number of significant improvements in the new […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest ship ever to enter the Thames arrived at DP World London Gateway yesterday (19th October 2014) in the early hours of the morning. The 397-metre-long, 56-metre-wide Edith Maersk has a draught of 16 meters and can carry up to 15,500 standard containers. With brand new state-of-the-art infrastructure and equipment, London Gateway, when fully […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has completed the quay wall for Cameroon Shipyard and Industrial Engineering Ltd (CNIC) at Limbe. The first 150 metres were already completed in July, which CNIC started using immediately. Now that the last 170 metres have been finished, Limbe Shipyard is fully […]

  • 30 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Last monday the pontoons arrived for the Kieswerk Philipp & Co. KG dredger. The dredger will be equipped with the Idreco pk 250 pump driven by Idreco’s new direct drive system. This system equipped with a 280 KW/750 RPM motor will deliver a production up to 800 cubic meter per hour. Idreco is now assembling […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Hanstholm Havn has invited bidders to submit their offers for the construction works related to the expansion of the Port of Hanstholm. Due to the high level of activity in and around the port, a new development plan is in the works, Hanstholm Havn said. “The expansion of the port, including basins, hinterland, quay […]