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  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A contract has been signed with the Tianjin Dredging Company, part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC) and the recently founded Dredging Group, under which Wartsila will supply the engines and all essential ancillaries for a new self-propelled cutter dredger. The vessel will be one of the largest and most advanced vessels of its […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Canal de Panamá has just released this amazing video which shows the backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta during its deepening work on the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Royal IHC delivered the giant to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in 2013. The vessel is equipped with three spud hoist winches, one spud carrier winch, seven auxiliary […]

  • 10 April 2012

    DP World’s Jebel Ali Port has welcomed for the first time China Shipping Container Lines’ (CSCL) giant new addition to its service linking the UAE with China and the Far East, the MV CSCL Uranus. To mark the vessel’s maiden call to Jebel Ali, a red carpet welcome ceremony greeted the captain and crew of […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) has achieved an important milestone within their dredging project, enabling the harbor to handle container vessels with a capacity of up to 14,000 TEUs and draft of 15 meters. Under this capital development program, the port authority increased the depth of the navigational channel to 16 meters and the […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Remontowa Shiprepair Yard S.A. has just completed repairs of the backhoe dredger Nordic Giant. According to the company, the scope of works on this Boskalis-owned dredger consisted of hull maintenance, painting and dredger equipment repairs. Worth to mention is that Nordic Giant was built in 1999. The dredger is 55m long, 17m wide and her […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto were joined by Lamu leaders on August 1, to witness the signing of the contracts between Kenya Ports Authority and China Communication Construction Company for the construction of the first three berths of Lamu Port. “The commencement of this project reinforces government’s resolve to make infrastructure a […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van der Leun, a Sliedrecht-based company involved in electrical installations of buildings and industries, marine electrical contracting and metal works, has announced that a newly built switchboard is ready for action. This switchboard will be installed on board CCCC Guangzhou Dredging’s new vessel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), that is being built at Royal […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports’ Port of Southampton is ready to handle the biggest ships in the world today and long into the future after a £40 million dredging project. Dredgers have completed a program of capital dredging to deepen and widen the approach channel linking international shipping lanes to the Port. The work ensures ships with […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The biggest cargo ship in the world, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo”, arrived into Hamburg harbour for the first time, reports Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea, the giant of the seas displays exceptional dimensions: 396 meters long, 54 meters wide, with a draft of 16 meters. This is […]

  • 22 July 2011

    Container shipping giant Maersk says it is abandoning Port Taranaki — the North Island’s main west coast port…   (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 22, 2011;

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Some of the world’s largest dredgers will arrive in Egypt over the next few weeks where they will join the crews that are already working on the expansion of the Suez Canal, reported the Middle East News Agency (Mena). According to Engineer Wagdy Zaki, executive manager of the project’s dredging works, Dutch dredging company Van Oord is about to send […]

  • 13 December 2010

    The $5.25 billion being spent on widening of the Panama Canal is only the beginning of expenditures in the rush to accommodate giant … (newsroompanama) [mappress] Source: newsroompanama, December 13, 2010;

  • 16 March 2011

    The Spanish shipyard METALSHIPS & DOCKS has recently delivered the world’s longest offshore construction vessel, M/V North Sea Giant… (offshoreenergytoday) [mappress] Source: OET, March 16, 2011    

  • 14 April 2011

    Giant “spiders” have been spotted recently in the empty lake bed at North Park. By Len Barcousky (post-gazette) [mappress] Source: post-gazette, April 14, 2011;    

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    THE prospect of another multi-billion-dollar gas plant being built in Darwin took a giant stride forward yesterday… Source: Northern Territory News, December 8, 2009

  • 2 January 2012

    Fishermen in Australia say a giant dredging operation in a Queensland harbor is responsible for killing fish and other marine life…   (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, January 2, 2012; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment  

  • 2 September 2010

    Plans to build a giant container ship terminal in Liverpool may have to be scrapped because of new environmental guidelines designed to … By Ben Schofield (liverpooldailypost) [mappress] Source: liverpooldailypost, September 3, 2010;

  • 21 February 2012

    Coal-mining giant Xstrata has called a meeting Wednesday evening to update fishermen on its Donkin project, which includes… By Chris Hayes (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, February 21, 2012

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia has purchased a 24m Giant Piston Corer system for the RV Investigator from Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL). The modular deep sea sediment coring system comprises four 6m-long barrels, a stainless steel head with removable lead weights and a mechanical trigger arm with 1m long […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The four gates for the Deurganck dock lock in the port of Antwerp will begin their journey from China at the beginning of April. The gigantic gates are being built by the Chinese steel constructor ZPMC, together with the trolleys on which the gates will ride, two combined road/rail bridges, the caisson and other items. […]

  • 12 August 2011

    A giant debris jam caused by flooding is clogging the main Milk River diversion dam on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.   (greatfallstribune) [mappress] Source: greatfallstribune, August 12, 2011

  • 24 June 2010

    Port operator Integrax Bhd hopes to decide on its RM200mil port expansion to facilitate Vale International SA, a Brazilian mining giant that… [mappress] Source: biz.thestar, June 24, 2010;

  • 24 December 2010

    Australia’s mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd has won the approval from the Western Australian (WA) government for its multi-billion dollar iron… (people) [mappress] Source: people, December 24, 2010;

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A giant project, a giant ship and a giant achievement. It has been a magnificent and inspiring performance by ADPC staff, contractors and stakeholders, inspired by the wise and supportive leadership of the Abu Dhabi government. “Only four and a half short years after the first dredgers moved into position at Taweelah and began working […]

  • 28 November 2011

    At night, the Mississippi River now looks like it’s decorated for Christmas at Reads Landing, with a giant string of lights strung for about…   By John Weiss (postbulletin) [mappress] Source: postbulletin, November 28, 2011; Image: usace