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  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sweco, a Swedish engineering consultancy company, has signed new consultant service agreements for the Odra-Vistula Flood Management project in Poland. These represent Sweco’s third and fourth contracts under the scheme and have an aggregate value of PLN 24 million (approximately SEK 53 million or EUR 5.5 million), the company said. The Odra-Vistula Flood Management project, […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Prime Minister Raila Odinga guaranteed the viability of the Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport and Economic Development Corridor(Lapsset) saying it is literally the road towards the realization of the African century and African dream. With state of the art transport network, he added, Lapsset will open markets in Asia, Middle east, Europe and America […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has successfully closed an inaugural USD 450 million US Private Placement Notes program with 26 institutional investors in the United States and United Kingdom. The significantly oversubscribed program consists of three tranches with maturities of 7, 10 and 12 years and was issued in both US dollars and Sterling. The US […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The European Union will co-finance to the tune of €5 million from the TEN-T Programme a project to build a state-of-the-art multimodal container terminal at the Port of Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The future Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) terminal will aim to have the highest modal shift ratio for a container terminal in Europe. The project, […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton has raised the bar again in the UK container industry by setting another UK productivity record. On the Hyundai Ambition, the company’s D Team handle 651 moves (54.25 crane moves per hour) on quay crane 29 during a 12-hour night shift. Chris Lewis, Managing Director, DP World Southampton, said, “This was an […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent signing agreement by China Shipping Container Terminals for a 24% shareholding in APM Terminals Zeebrugge, APM Terminals announced the first call of China Shipping Container Lines’ CSCL Star on the AEX7 service on 3 October. “We are extremely proud to welcome China Shipping Container Lines to our facility. This new service adds […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Earth has welcomed last week’s Northern Ireland Court of Appeal decision that the government acted unlawfully by not stopping the dredging at Lough Neagh, one of Europe’s most important wetlands. The environmental campaign group brought the legal challenge over the Northern Ireland government’s failure to stop sand extraction from Lough Neagh, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 14-20, 2018).   Europe’s First LNG Dredger Conversion Project Underway 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.   Port […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) will introduce its largest super long front medium excavator at Intermat event this week in Paris. With an extended operating range, the ZX350LC-5 model has been specially designed for earthmoving on dredging, bank maintenance and slope finishing projects. It has been developed with a variety of features to meet […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    DCT Gdansk has finalized the financing process for the expansion of the biggest container terminal in the Baltic Sea, by volume handled in 2013. The group of commercial and development banks will finance the investment and provide up to €290 million for the project. Conclusion of the financing process, together with the appointment of NV […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was welcomed recently to DP World London Gateway by DP World Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore, as new figures show that the development will deliver 27,700 jobs in London and the wider South East region as well as contribute £2.4 billion to […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The EU has granted 16.24 million euros of subsidies to Flanders for five water-related projects as part of the Trans-European Network of Transport (TEN-T). Some of these projects are of great importance for Antwerp. TEN-T is made up of major international corridors for transport by road, water or rail, with the idea of supporting the […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A joint effort between Port of Brest, CCIMBO, DEME and Titan LNG resulted in the successful truck-to-ship LNG bunkering of the Scheldt River, the DEME owned LNG powered hopper dredger, last week. Commenting the latest news, Eric Roellinger, Harbor Master Port of Brest, said: “Port authorities play a crucial role in the development and facilitation […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica has been granted permission by the National Council of Concessions (CNC) to start commercial operations at its first deep-sea berth. This is a key step for the terminal, which is on schedule to be fully operational in February 2019, said APM in its latest announcement. […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon Europe was contracted recently by Subtech Group to design and fabricate 1680m² of CoastMatt™ for the scour protection of Terminal de Carvão da Matola in Mozambique. The dry bulk terminal has an annual export of 7.5mil tonne of coal and magnetite and the scour protection was a part of the current upgrading of the terminal […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is in full swing now, according to the Breckland Geomatics. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various marine equipment for the Dover scheme, including self-propelled crane barge, dredgers, split hopper barges, tugs, survey vessels, etc. Approximately one million […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s Director for Coastal and Marine Environment, Nicola Clay, will chair a seminar on ‘Future Trends in Dredging’ at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London today. The seminar will bring together industry experts to look forward to 2015 and beyond to identify key trends and initiative that may affect the dredging industry. The […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord Paves the Way for Koper Port Growth The Group Luka Koper, one of the fastest growing ports in the Adriatic Sea, and Dutch-based company Van Oord have completed the first phase of the Port Koper deepening project.    CHEC Wins Ashdod Port Gig China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Competition Authority of Sweden has approved APM Terminals’ filing for the Skandia Container Terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. On 11 October 2011, The Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals signed the concession agreement to manage Sweden’s largest container terminal – the Skandia Container Terminal for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD […]

  • 25 February 2011

      Van Oord has received an assignment from RWE to build a 100-metre high mast in the North Sea to measure maritime meteorological influences. The meteorological mast will be built 75 kilometres from the coast in the ‘IJmuiden’ offshore wind region, which is part of the National Water Plan. The mast will be built on […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge, Rent-A-Port and Saigon Newport have signed a collaboration agreement for development of a new bulk terminal in the port of Lach Huyen in North Vietnam. The leading terminal operator Saigon Newport will call upon the expertise of the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge as well as the port investment […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The extraordinary shareholders’ meeting of Ackermans & van Haaren NV has on 25 November 2011 renewed the powers delegated to the board of directors to redeem shares for a period of 5 years. In the framework of these powers, Ackermans & van Haaren has concluded a liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux to improve the liquidity […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), Hang Jun 6008 and 6009, equipped with the most automatic dredging control system in the world, were recently delivered in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) announced today.  The twin TSHDs, which are invested, jointly designed and manufactured by CCCC, feature automatic emission of low density, automatic […]