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  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC210/LC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. It further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 6% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design and enhanced safety and serviceability. Productivity is maximized and operating costs are reduced. Built on proven […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]

  • 30 December 2011

    Arkhangelsk branch of state-owned Rosmorport has announced tender for contract for maintenance and dredging of a channel at the port Arkhangelsk in 2012. The dredging contract worth RUB 55 million will be funded through Rosmorport’s own resources. Deadline for submission of bids is January 31, 2012. Arkhangelsk was built and developed first and foremost as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Indonesian shipbuilder SteadFast Marine is about to finish construction of a $21.9 million worth dredging vessel, the first of its kind ever built outside Europe. This state-of-the-art dredger is scheduled to be launched in early October with the delivery set for December 2014. Having a capacity of 2500 m³, the 90-meter long trailing suction hopper dredger is […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC290LC/NLC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. Built on proven EU Stage IIIB engine technology, Komatsu’s EU Stage IV engines are productive, dependable and efficient. With a net 159 kW (213 HP) @ 2.050 rpm and operating weights between 29.850 kg – 30.950 kg, the PC290LC/NLC-11 maintains the powerful […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping terminal. The new terminal which consists of two berths – Berths 8&9 – is the first stage of a £1 billion plus inward investment programme in Hutchison’s UK ports. Currently the Port of Felixstowe deals with over 40 per […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Outside work on the railway started in December 2011. The trains should be running on the new railway of Maasvlakte 2 by the end of October 2012, when BAVO Spoor will deliver 12.3 km of double track behind the dunes of Maasvlakte 2. The large terminals on Maasvlakte 2 will soon be the start and […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects 2014 report, released last week, projects a sharp increase in the projected annual growth rates for the volume of world trade for the next three years, which the geographically balanced APM Terminals Global Terminal Network is notably well-suited to accommodate. The overall global economic growth rate has been forecast […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ result for the period was affected by the slowdown in the major Asia-Europe trade lane, which affected port volumes and results in most of the larger terminals in both Asia and Europe. Positive developments in Africa and Americas secured overall volume growth. The global container terminal market measured in TEU increased by 4% […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Rotterdam is one of the main ports of Europe. The port is the gateway to the European market of more than 350 million consumers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0BwrY2Rnvk The port is one of the most important junctions of good flows of the world. The annual throughput is about 430 million tons. [mappress] February 7, 2013

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The recently established G6 Alliance has added direct service Gothenburg, Sweden to its weekly Far East/Europe port rotation with the first vessel call of the APL Finland at APM Terminals Gothenburg, the busiest container facility in Scandinavia. The G6 Alliance was created in December 2011 through the consolidation of the New World Alliance member lines […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International will present the new PW180-10 Wheeled Excavator at the Bauma 2013 international fair. The PW180-10 is expressly designed and built to stand up against the most demanding work environments in Europe. The excavator’s engine and hydraulics deliver all of the muscle and sophistication needed for a broad range of works. With an […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S is activating the main construction contracts with Femern Link Contractors (FLC) with effect from January 1, 2021. the project owner said in their latest release.  This means that construction of the large scale tunnel element factory at Rødbyhavn can get underway. November 2019 saw the start of the main construction phase of the […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross‑Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without unduly distorting competition in the internal market. The EU Commissioner for Competiton Ms Margrethe Vestager, welcomed the decision: […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The European Investment Bank has formally agreed to provide the final part of EUR 900m overall funding to support investment by the Port of Rotterdam Authority in port infrastructure, of which Maasvlakte 2 is by far the most important. The European Union’s long-term lending institution has funded land reclamation and construction of container and specialist […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paolo Cornetto, Managing Director of APM Terminals Vado, Italy, addressed the 5th MedPorts 2017 conference last week in Barcelona by highlighting the future role of the deepwater APM Terminals Vado facility, now under construction, as a new southern gateway to Central Europe. “We designed our new port around liner customers – and our landside customers […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The much-delayed deepening and fairway widening program on the Elbe River, conducted by the Belgium’s dredging giant DEME Group, officially started today. After a symbolic push on the button, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River kicked off the works, which should be completed early 2021. The project consists of the widening and deepening of […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is showcasing the ZX85US-5 super long front excavator at Bauma. Compact and with a short-tail swing radius, low-impact rubber tracks and class-leading 10.3-meter reach, it has been specially designed for earthmoving on dredging, bank maintenance and slope finishing projects. The ZX85US-5 has been developed by Hitachi using feedback from owners […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Drydocks World is about to sign an Agreement with Kleindienst Group to provide a complete range of offshore marine and operational management solutions for their The Heart of Europe.  The project comprises of a cluster of six islands owned by the Group on The World project in Dubai offering an unrivalled resort and leisure experience. […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As announced yesterday, IMS Dredge has just acquired a patent pending dewatering technology the GeoPool. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. The video describes this noninvasive, extremely efficient and affordable dewatering process. It shows the IMS GeoPool as an innovative, inexpensive, reusable, scalable and […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Between 11th and 12th July 2013, NAPA presented itself at ASEAN Ports & Shipping, held in Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This event, which is considered one of the most important logistics fairs in Southeast Asia, is attended by all of the region’s most significant logistics providers, hence NAPA seized this opportunity to promote […]

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

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 1-7, 2016).   Sas van Vreeswijk Consortium Signs Beatrixsluis Contract The Sas van Vreeswijk consortium has won a contract for the construction of the 3rd chamber Beatrix lock and the widening of the Lekkanaal.   DEME Invests in New […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has signed a long-term contract with a sand and gravel company in Germany to deliver and operate a 52 meter digging depth electric dredger where it will be paid on a per tonnage basis. This arrangement will enable the client to optimize and fix its costs, converting a substantial fixed cost […]