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  • 6 March 2012

      Environmentally sustainable practices in the maritime industry are critical to driving the global agenda on sustainability, industry experts have said ahead of the second edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS) 2012. WPTS 2012 is being held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The first Sustainability Report for the port of Antwerp has now appeared. For a whole year, various workgroups laboured at the production of this report that demonstrates how the various companies within the port are able to reconcile “people, planet and profit” with their day-to-day activities. The initiative-takers behind the report are Antwerp Port […]

  • 19 April 2011

    In line with APM Terminals investment strategy in high growth markets, the company has announced the acquisition of an 80% share in Poti Sea Port, which is located on Georgia’s Black Sea coast. The shares have been bought from Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) of the United Arab Emirates. Strategically‐located, Poti Sea Port is the largest port […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Antwerp experienced slight growth of 2% in the first two quarters compared with the same period last year. Liquid bulk in particular performed exceptionally well. Despite the difficult economic situation, the port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of nearly 95.7 million tonnes in the first six months of 2013, 2% more than in the […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysis of the number of vessels calling at the port of Antwerp in the first half of 2013 reveals a significant increase in the number of large ships. The deepening of the Scheldt in combination with optimised chain operation – in which shipping movements are managed as part of a continuous chain from open sea […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredgings from the nearby river has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The innovative project has demonstrated how dredging the Broads can become a win win situation for boaters and wildlife alike and it has now […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the […]

  • 3 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Saturday December 31st, the new backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ was launched successfully on the Ravestein shipyard in Deest, the Netherlands. The pontoon was built for the account of DEME NV and its Russian partner NDC (Northern Dredging Company Ltd), part of the PST Group. The Dutch shipyard Ravestein BV was awarded with a […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two draft environmental assessments for bank repairs to levees along Antelope Creek and Salt Creek near Lincoln in Lancaster County, Neb. are currently available for public review. The draft EAs evaluate the environmental impacts of repairing damage caused by high flows in October 2014 to one area along the Antelope Creek flood protection project and […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The existing legal framework relating to the management of dredged sediments is complex. Placement at sea is regulated by the London Convention and its Protocol and by various regional sea conventions such as the OSPAR Convention. On European level both the EC Waste Framework Directive and the Water Framework Directive apply. Dredged sediments are “more […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Plaquemines Parish Government has awarded West Bank Back Levee contract to Williams Group, of Boligee, Alabama. “The West Bank back levee from Empire to Fort Jackson is a key part of the extensive levee construction going on in Plaquemines Parish,” said Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, Jr. “This levee is an integral part of the New […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    Around 378 million euros – this is the amount expected from the European Union for development of the Port of Klaipeda. The plan includes: develop the smart and environment-friendly port, dredging, work to allow cost-effective and sustainable navigation. The possibility to implement these plans will appear if the European Commission approves financing of the projects […]

  • 22 June 2012

    One of the UK’s newest and most versatile ‘marine renewables support vessels’ showed off some of her capabilities at Gills Harbour on the Pentland Firth this week. The one-year-old ‘multi-cat’ vessel Orcadia, which was reported to have cost £3.5 million when she was delivered last year from Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands, was making her […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The European Dredging Association EuDA celebrated its 20th anniversary. Mr Siim Kallas, Commission Vice-President and Commissioner for Transport & Mobility, opened the Anniversary conference with a keynote address highlighting the importance of the waterborne infrastructures for Transport Policy and the European economy as a whole. He also insisted on the key role the European Dredgers […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The European Union has decided to embark on a €14 million TEN-T Programme that will improve sea connections across the Dover Strait. The TEN-T Programme, established by the European Commission to support the construction and upgrade of transport infrastructure across the EU, will back the improvement of the sea connection between Dover in The UK and Calais in France. The […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The design of a demonstration vehicle that meets the challenges of cable laying for the development of offshore wind farms is being developed by IHC Engineering Business. The Hi-Traq vehicle is backed by a history of innovation. It is the result of investment in focused research and development by the company which is based in […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Planning and International Cooperation Minister Mohammed al-Saadi today met with the Director General of Soft Loans Department in the Chinese Bank of Exports and Imports. During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues related to cooperation between Yemen and the Chinese Bank and ways of strengthening and developing them in order to serve the […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Vancouver USA will hold the first of four tenant award presentations during its regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting today. Habitat Bank, LLC has been selected to receive the port’s Environmental Stewardship Award for its efforts to preserve natural habitat in Vancouver and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The port chose Habitat Bank, […]

  • 7 June 2012

    Onitsha River Port in Anambra state is now fully operational and equipped to standard, according to allafrica.com. Architect Ahmed Aminu Yar’adua, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), disclosed this while conducting members of the House of Representatives Committee on Marine Transport on a tour of the River Niger to ascertain ongoing dredging […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Waterways Ireland is undertaking a significant program of maintenance works on the Lower Bann over the winter period. The picturesque Lower Bann connects Lough Neagh to the sea at the barmouth, north of Coleraine and the river, its towpaths and banks are used for tourism recreation by a wide range of locals and visitors.  In […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is co-sponsor of the “8th European Conference & Exhibition on Inland Terminals” being held in Liège on 21 and 22 November. In the past Antwerp has also hosted the conference. This year the focus is on the way in which seaports and hinterland ports interact in their strategies for value creation. […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow S.r.l. is a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with Mr. Massimo Contri, Export Manager of Dragflow, who provided us with invaluable insight into Dragflow’s business plans. When asked about the […]