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  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, has recently visited the Koopmanspolder in Andijk. The Minister turned on the low-energy water link between the IJsselmeer and the Koopmanspolder, which consists of a windmill and a fish-friendly outlet through which water and fish poured from the IJsselmeer into the polder. The polder was […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the MSC JUDITH, the largest container vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, experienced a successful visit to PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Sunday, November 17.  The Packer Avenue Marine Terminal is operated by Holt Logistics Corporation, with labor provided by ILA Local 1291. The […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), Brazil’s newest and most modern container terminal, has reached a number of important milestones. The facility, a joint venture between APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Limited, has handled container number 1 million, discharged on its quay from vessel no. 1000 to berth at its facility on Friday, 24 July. This was […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Georgia Ports Authority yesterday welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal. “This 10,000-TEU vessel represents the future of U.S.-Asia shipping,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz. “The Tianjin is another example of a growing trend in the […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) is celebrating the first anniversary of its innovative jetting system having successfully completed 12 contracts since launching the revolutionary new method. The high velocity jet significantly increases the soil-cutting abilities of JFSE’s excavators as the system – which utilities central jets instead of the standard side positioned jets – can […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal authorities and Thyboron Port, Denmark, have signed the agreement regarding the transfer of dredging responsibility in Thyboron Channel. With this agreement Thyboron Port will take over the dredging responsibility as from the 1st of January 2020. So far, dredging of the channel has been a State responsibility, but, in 2017, the Port of […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has just announced two important milestones. The company recently locked down the Rauma Fairway and Harbor dredging project. According to Wasa Dredging, this huge scheme is scheduled to last over 2 years. The project will involve everything from rock blasting to dredging of hard and soft material, hopper […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In June 2014, the navigable draft at the Port of Yuzhny (Odessa, Ukraine) has increased to 18.5 m thanks to the dredging program performed in the operational water area and the approach channel. On June 22, 2014, the Capesize KANARIS set the course from the Port of Yuzhny to China carrying iron-ore concentrate produced by […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions. Over the next four years, the European Commission funded project, known as Blue Mining, will be developing seabed mining practices by creating new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s new $85 million Cashin Quay 2 wharf was officially opened today by the Deputy Prime Minister, Bill English. “Our new Cashin Quay 2 wharf is an example of how we are increasing our capacity, growing our container trade and planning to meet the challenge of the next 30 years,” said LPC Chairman Trevor […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, reported that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for proposed dredging and recovery of phosphate sands from the “Don Diego” deposit has been filed with the Mexican Secretary of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT). According to governmental regulations, a response is expected in approximately […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group,  took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes at its Muelle Prat terminal in the Port of Barcelona. This is the first batch of a total of eight cranes with the remaining four scheduled for delivery on 18 March 2012. A ceremony was held at […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in their latest announcement that one section of the Absecon Inlet seawall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is now complete while construction continues on the other section. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Undersea mining developer Chatham Rock Phosphate expects to be the first minerals company to have an environmental consent application considered under the Exclusive Economic Zone legislation. Chief executive Chris Castle said today he is delighted the start date for the EEZ Act had been confirmed as June, several months earlier than expected. “We’re in the […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur secured language in the Energy and Water Appropriations bill released today to block the use of federal funds from being used for open lake dumping of dredged materials.  “This language sends a clear message that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must come to the table with real solutions,” said Kaptur. “Millions depend […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A&P Tees have proven once again that the importance of Health and Safety is at the forefront of all projects. Cemex Marine have visited the yard with the Sand Harrier, Sand Fulmer, Sand Heron and Sand Falcon covering 40,000 man hours of work. This has all been carried out INCIDENT FREE. Workscope on the vessels […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays. His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released the latest update on their Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Port Development Project in Singapore, announcing the completion of Finger Pier 2’s Quay Wall Perimeter. According to DEME, the remainder of 380 ha of land can now be reclaimed for the new terminal, also known as finger piers. When completed, the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Container Terminal in Tilbury last week saw the first of its two panamax ship to shore cranes fully operational. The first of the two cranes boomed down onto the Samskip vessel, the Henrike Schepers, with her cargo of containers for the UK market. Spanish company, Paceco Espana S.A., were awarded the contract for two […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, witnessed the installation of the 221st and final caisson for Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation today. Commenting the latest milestone, Mr. Wan said: “We have been reclaiming from the sea since independence. But the Tuas reclamation project is not more of the same, […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett, speaking in Parliament today, announced a major milestone for the Port of Hastings expansion with the project being declared under the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009. The Port of Hastings expansion is one of several major transport projects to be declared under the Act, including East West Link, and […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Damen Shipyards have delivered the ASD tugs ‘Karloo’ and ‘Kalarka’ to Half Tide Marine Pty Ltd of Australia. The tugs were built to the highly successful ASD Tug 3111 design, which in common with most Damen vessels, has been the subject of constant research and improvement. Including ‘Karloo’ and ‘Kalarka’, Damen has delivered twenty […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reports that the ship Sun Rise, with four new gates for the Third Set of Locks, has sailed for Panama from Trieste, Italy. The ship is expected to arrive to Panama in mid-June, depending on weather conditions. “This is another important milestone towards the completion of a project that will […]