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  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. That is what the World Economic Forum says in ‘The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013’. The Netherlands swapped positions with Singapore, which is now second. Hong Kong remains in third place. The level enjoyed by the current infrastructure is largely thanks to the big investment projects […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The two self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, HUTA 12 (built by Royal IHC in 2014) and HUTA 14 (built 1986 by Orenstein & Koppel), were recently delivered by Redwise Maritime Services BV from King Abdullah Port to Ras al-Khair, Redwise said in its latest release.  “Neither of the dredgers was new to Redwise, having  delivered the HUTA 12 on […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Limited handled 55 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2013, with gross container volumes growing by 0.7% on a like-for-like basis. The second half of the year delivered a stronger performance with volumes growing 3.6% on the prior period on a like-for-like basis. On a reported […]

  • 28 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Egypt Against Time to Finish New Suez Canal “We are in a race against time to finish the new Suez Canal Project,” Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Tuesday.   Nicaragua Launches New Canal Project Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) received and worked the first eastbound call of the new ABX (Asia – Black Sea Express) Service operated by the G6 Consortium, comprised of APL, Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line. The MOL Performance arrived ahead of schedule, having […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. Dredging has always been an invisible industry: the work is done underwater, low-keyed, pragmatic and highly technical. Deeper […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of record-breaking container volumes in March and April, South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday celebrated another milestone with the arrival of the biggest container ship ever to call the US East Coast. “The deployment of 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent (TEU) vessels to East Coast ports marks a new era in the global container shipping […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) has issued an official “Statement on Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change” at the opening session of the World Dredging Conference (WODCON) XXI in Miami, Florida. As Ram Mohan, President of the Western Dredging Association and host of this year’s gathering, announced, “The WODA statement reflects the commitment […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) celebrates its 50th anniversary. IADC’s Secretary General, René Kolman, has revealed the 50th anniversary activities planned for 2015: A special conference in Hong Kong: ‘From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures’ The program consists of presentations by keynote speakers, discussions and networking opportunities. Over a hundred high calibre guests are […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (HKND) broke ground yesterday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal. At the opening ceremony, Nicaragua’s Vice-President Omar Halleslevens stated that the new canal would change the history and the economy of Nicaragua, one of Latin America’s poorest countries. “With this great […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year. Based on the results of the study it has been decided to take 24 vessels out of service in the coming two years. This will result in the loss of approximately 650 jobs worldwide during this period. Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis: “After […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Botlek Tank Terminal started driving new mooring piles at its jetty. The water depth is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to 115,000 DWT. Each of the seven pile has a diameter of 2 metres, a length of 36 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Among the five categories of the “2015 Latin American Projects of the Year Awards” at the 13th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum, the Nicaragua Grand Interoceanic Canal was recognized by the judging panel and granted “Strategic Project of the Year Award” and “Job Creation Project of the Year Award.” Bill Wild, Chief Project Advisor of […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    On March 28, the Board of Directors of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) released the 2015 annual report and CSR report on the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. This was the ninth consecutive CSR report released by CCCC since 2008. According to the annual report, CCCC’s new businesses and old businesses both […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Hutchison Whampoa and Huizhou Port Affairs Group have announced completion of construction work on Huizhou Port container berth. The Huizhou Port container berth will start trial operation by the beginning of 2012. Hutchison Whampoa and Huizhou Port Affairs also plan to invest a total of US$309 million in a  two 50,000-tonne container berths in Quanwan, Huizhou […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hutchison Ports signed a long-term agreement last week with Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt. The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach US$730 million. An online signing ceremony on August 27 was jointly hosted by His Excellency Commander in Chief Vice […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 21, The Asset Financial Award Ceremony took place in Hong Kong. As a result, CCCC won the “Award for Best Working Capital Management of Construction Group”. Executive Director & CFO Fu Junyuan was listed among the “Top Ten CFOs in 2012”. As one of Asia’s most influential financial magazines, The Asset presents highly […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT Asia Pacific (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced the completion of its latest project with state-owned port operator, Indonesian Port Corporation II. BMT has delivered a pre-feasibility study for a possible Greenfield site in the region of Kijing in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 29, CCCC and Nansha New Area (NNA) entered into a cooperation framework agreement on integrated urban development investment. Zhen Shaohua, deputy general manager of CCCC and Lu Yuan, vice chairman of the Administrative Committee of NNA affixed signature on behalf of respective sides. Located in the south of Guangzhou, NNA enjoys superior location, […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On August 29, CCCC held a release conference 2012 Interim Report. Chairman Zhou Jichang, and Chief Economic Engineer and Board Secretary Liu Wensheng were present. At the conference, CCCC elaborated on its business performance in the first half of 2012 to investors, and forecasted the development of all its business sectors in the second half.According […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Astra Resources PLC has signed an agreement with Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on iron sands project in Philippines. The joint venture’s purpose is dredging, developing and managing the iron sands reserves in the Cagayan River Delta located in the Cagayan Valley Region and off-shore in the North Eastern part of Luzon in […]