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  • 8 November 2011

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Venice Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in Chennai yesterday in the presence of the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G. K. Vasan. JNPT was represented by Shri L.Radhakrishnan, Chairman, JNPT and the Venice Port Authority was represented by Capt. Antonio Revedin. Terming today’s event as an important […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Severe drought has hit Europe’s second largest river, the Danube, turning it into a navigation nightmare for shipping companies from …   By Diana Simeonova (timesofmalta) [mappress] Source: timesofmalta, December 6, 2011;

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The lock chamber will be 70 meters wide, 500 meters long and 18 meters deep, giving excess to the Port of Amsterdam to larger sea vessels by […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has just announced launch of the new PC700LC-11 hydraulic excavator. With an operating weight between 67.500 kg – 69.500 kg, the PC700LC-11 is EU Stage IV emissions compliant and maintains productivity and transportability of the previous model. Vince Porteous, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe commented: “The PC700LC-11 was designed and manufactured by […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-finance with over €600,000 a market and technical design study to extend Corsica’s Port of Bastia. The project will allow increased traffic to the port, leading to better transport connections between Corsica and the rest of Europe. As the traffic from mainland Europe to the Port of Bastia is steadily […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Europe needs to invest in improvements in European infrastructure to ensure economic growth. This is the opinion of a number of CEOs from European companies, including Hans Smits, Port of Rotterdam Authority. To this end, today, 24 October, they are signing a manifesto with the European Commissioner for Transport, Siim Kallas, calling on European government […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam. “Whilst the vessel was in dock we performed a big range of maintenance works of which an extensive tail shaft overhaul, various dredge pipe renewal and repainting her with a new coat, getting her […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hill International has signed an agreement with the Thessaloniki Port Authority (THPA) as leader of a consortium including Rogan Associates SA, to provide design and project management services for the planned expansion of the marine works infrastructure of Pier 6. Being part of the Core Network of the Trans-European Transport Network, the Port of Thessaloniki […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, has officially commenced. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and community development. Several sites along the […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International introduced the new HB215LC-2 hybrid hydraulic excavator to the European market. This is a third generation hybrid model, with an increased operating weight of 22.550 kg and a bucket capacity of 1.68 m³. Yoshihiro Kobayashi, product manager for hybrid excavators at Komatsu Europe, said: “The new HB215LC-2 will now provide Komatsu customers […]

  • 10 June 2011

      United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is the fifth shipping line to send a ULCS (ultra large container ship) to Rotterdam. Last Sunday, the ‘Umm Salal’ of 13,100 TEU arrived at ECT Maasvlakte. Together with six sister vessel to be commissioned next year, the ‘Umm Salal’ is to be scheduled in a AUSC service between […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their dredging and remediation project in Port of Husum, one of Germany’s seaports along the North Sea coast. Husum is famous for its tourism, HDR Shipyard and Senvion, one of Europe’s leading wind turbine manufacturers. Along the shipyard, the […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The start of construction of the Stockholm Norvik Port and Norvik Logistics and Business Park was celebrated today. Stockholm is one of Europe’s most rapidly growing capital cities and freight volumes are constantly increasing. To facilitate the sustainable and efficient supply of goods to the region Ports of Stockholm is building a new port for […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group will open two sites to the general public for this year’s edition of the Open Bedrijvendag – Company Discovery Day, a national initiative of one weekend during which private companies open their offices/sites to the public to explain their inner workings. As usual, this countrywide open day will be taking place during […]

  • 19 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Europe’s largest energy project, Nord Stream, this month received vital approvals from Sweden and Finland when they gave their OKs for the twin underwater pipelines to pass through their exclusive economic zones in the Baltic Sea… Source: ENR, November 18, 2009;

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 28 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Nord Stream has received its final permit from Germany for the construction of a gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea to directly link Russia with western Europe. Critics are voicing environmental concerns… Source: Deutsche Welle, December 28, 2009 [mappress]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Latest Video on the New Suez Canal Project Dredging works on the new Suez Canal in Egypt, an ambitious project with a deadline of only nine months, are in full swing and are going according to schedule. Atlas Provides Professionals to New Suez Canal Project A consortium consisting of […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Public Consultation on the European Commission Green Paper entitled “Marine Knowledge 2020: from seabed mapping to ocean forecasting” is open until 15 December 2012. The idea behind this paper is the need to unlock the economic potential of Europe’s wealth of marine observations. With the ‘Marine Knowledge 2020’ the COM aims to “provide a unifying […]

  • 19 December 2011

    On 19th December 2011, Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) welcomed the CMA CGM LAPEROUSE to the Cai Mep – Thi Vai Port Complex in Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province. Belonging to CMA CGM, the world’s third largest container shipping company, and with a nominal capacity of 13,830 TEU and DWT of 157,092, CMA CGM […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    LONDON — Marine terminal operator DP World Ltd. Monday said it has bought the remaining 1,000 acres of land for its London Gateway and Logistics Park project after it decided to proceed with the construction. Source: The Wall STreet Journal Europe ,January 5, 2010

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe – the Marker Wadden. In April 2016, Boskalis began construction on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe which is […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cargill and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have reached agreement on expanding the current site in the Botlek area by 28,000m2. Cargill has been operating from the Botlek area since 1984, and has both an inland shipping jetty and a sea jetty there. Thanks to a previous agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the […]

  • 26 October 2010

    Keppel Verolme BV (KV), a Dutch member of the world’s leading offshore and marine group, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd, has acquired the three graving docks within its compound from the Port of Rotterdam (PoR) for approximately €10,0 million. One of the docks, spanning 405 metres long and 90 metres wide, is one of the […]