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  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) last week announced the arrival of Cape Taweelah, the first fully-laden Capesize vessel to call at any GCC port at its quay at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports has modified the approaches to Khalifa Port to accommodate Capesize vessels bound for EGA, making it the first port in […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Efficiently-designed and well-constructed sea ports are viewed as the bedrock upon which a region’s infrastructure is developed and maintained, Fact.MR said in their latest study on global dredging market. Across the globe, freight transportation is widely achieved by sea, urging regional governments to employ dredging throughout their shores, according to the Dublin headquartered market research firm. Capital […]

  • 18 May 2018

    By APT Global A cooperation between TTS Offshore and APT Global was sealed with the recent delivery of a 20 ton slewing gantry crane for Dry Docks World Dubai. APT Global sees the cooperation with TTS as a perfect example of what the business model of APT Global stands for: going into partnerships with the aim of combining complementary […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Global Rail Services has secured a contract for the Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) coastal defense works. The overall objective of the project is to reinstate coastal protection elements adjacent to the Dublin ‐ Rosslare Railway Line by February 2018. This involves removing and replacing the rock armor and reinstating/replacing the geotextile underlay along with any granular […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group has launched a new and improved line of dredge ball joints. The in-house developed design has been named the Maximus ball joint and will become part of the APT Global product portfolio. The Maximus dredge ball joint is the result of extensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and provides more balanced stress […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group today announced the opening of a new office in the Netherlands. The new office, located at Westerduinweg 3 in IJmuiden, is an addition to the production facilities, offices and yards in Dubai, Qatar and India and extends the presence of the group in Europe. “The addition of the Dutch team is […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Future Market Insights (FMI) recently released a report on the global Dredging market in which they noted that the market is slated to touch a value of nearly $16,500 million in the year 2022. According to the report, as the population of the world keeps on increasing, particularly in the coastal areas, more amount of coastal […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Port of Halifax has started a master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of “ultra-class” container ships of over 10,000 TEUs. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, a port development consultancy firm, has been hired to lead the master planning exercise. “Aggressive timelines are being set,” the port said in its announcement. The main objective of […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Dutch research institute Deltares has developed an open tool that analyses satellite data and visualizes land and water changes around the globe. According to the tool, the world has gained 115,000 km² of water and 173,000 km² of land over the past 30 years. The Deltares Aqua Monitor was developed by Gennadii Donchyts, a […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released ‘Dredging in Figures‘ report for the past year. The report is an annual review of the global dredging market, focusing on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2014. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015, held on May 19-22, in Singapore, was again the premier meeting place for port, dredging and land reclamation professionals in Asia. The event, organized by Equip Global, incorporated case studies and updates from the latest port dredging projects around the region, bringing the visitors face to face with […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Equip Global’s Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will be held in Singapore, from 19-22 May. To help global ports, maritime and land authorities, and engineering contractors overcome challenges in dredging and land reclamation projects, Equip Global will bring together the industry professionals across the continents to discuss and exchange experiences on effective and practical dredging and […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC IQIP, subsidiary of the Royal IHC, is expanding its global presence with a new office and yard in Perth, Australia. With the acquisition of its Australian agent Machinery Supply on the 4th of May, IHC IQIP reached a new milestone in its aim to be a strong local partner for its clients. Increasing its local […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APT Global has delivered newly built modular Jack-Up Barge “Fugro Oceanus” to Fugro Middle East. “Fugro Oceanus” is a modular self-elevating drilling platform built under RINA classification and is designed to carry out marine soil investigation works related to dredging in coastal waters, ports and tidal waters in depths of up to 25m. Measuring 12.2 […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global has launched the newly constructed Anchor Handling Pontoon AHP 1731 at the Dubai Maritime City dry docking facility. The 24 x 16.5 m pontoon is featuring a moon pool and 200 t hydraulic winch installation with containerized power pack for handling large gravity anchors. The construction of AHP 1731 was commissioned to support Van Oord’s […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global, a Dubai-based manufacturer and technical service provider in marine, dredging, offshore and oil and gas industries, has played a major role in construction and installation of 5MW land based booster station “Al Jabbar” for Van Oord. After fabrication and machining of the 50t foundation skid structure in one of APT’s UAE facilities, the structures […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both cutter suction dredger HAM 218 as well as water injection dredger Iguazú for the Van Oord Ship Management B.V. at DMC Dubai. With these 2 dry-dockings completed (HAM 218 being the first large cutter suction dredger to ever dry dock within DMC), APT Global reaffirms its position as […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, yesterday announced Chris DeAlmeida, Orion Marine Group’s Chief Financial Officer will be presenting at the 2014 8th Annual Imperial Capital Global Opportunities Conference on Tuesday, September 18, 2014. The intensive one-day conference has consistently delivered valuable insights and unique investment opportunities […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many developing countries have no adequate tools for an efficient flood risk management. With the increasing availability of large scale datasets, and new generations of weather and flood forecasting models, tools for assessing floods risk at the large scale are currently being developed. Recently, Deltares developed Global Flood Risk with IMAGE Scenarios (GLOFRIS). Increase or […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, water experts from around the globe gathered at the UNESCO-IHE headquarters in the Netherlands to present and debate smart solutions for a wide range of water management issues. As one of the key note speakers, Deltares’ Director of Science Jaap Kwadijk adressed the worldwide appeal and potential of Dutch delta technology. Sea level rise, […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ container throughput increased to 36.3 million TEUs, as measured by equity share, reflecting an overall 3% growth in volume through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network in 2013. Invested capital rose to $6.1 billion USD during the past year as work on seven new terminals and expansion and upgrades to 16 operating facilities […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wood Mackenzie, a global leader in commercial intelligence for the energy, metals and mining industries, is expecting the recent cost overrun disputes around the Panama Canal expansion to be resolved with limited disruption due to the significance of the Canal to global trade. Significant disruptions will crimp profitability for US LNG producers, create a tighter LNG […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Port of Dover, together with its international partners Mott MacDonald and Buchan Group announced that it has been successful in securing a significant contract to guide the major future development of three ports managed by Taiwan International Ports Corporation Ltd (TIPC). Having established strong relationships with TIPC, cemented through the signing of a Memorandum […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Ports Investments PLC (Global Ports or the Company, together with its subsidiaries and joint ventures, the Group; LSE ticker: GLPR) announced that the Group has completed the acquisition of 100% of the share capital of NCC Group Limited (together with its subsidiaries, NCC Group), in a transaction which was announced on 2 September 2013. […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A study on global port and terminal productivity released by the US-based Journal of Commerce Group has named five facilities from the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network among the world’s ten most productive container terminals. The Top Ten Global Terminals, measured by berth moves per hour (MPH) with vessels being worked, were all located in […]