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  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The oil and gas industry has continued to take full advantage of Lerwick Harbour’s expanded deep-water infrastructure which helped attract increased traffic in 2013. The number of oil-related vessels calling jumped 9.6% to 683, compared to 2012, with the tonnage up 28% to 3.8 million gross tonnes and the cargo handled by 36% to 189,090 […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Inland Waterways Association has welcomed the announcement by Canal & River Trust that it will increase its spending on dredging over the next ten years. In a speech to the AGM of the Association of Pleasure Craft Operators on 23rd November, John Dodwell, Canal & River Trust trustee explained that a ten year dredging […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), in cooperation with the City of Warwick and Save The Bay, will complete a coastal adaptation project at Longmeadow Fishing Access Site later this month.  Situated at the end of Samuel Gorton Avenue, the site has experienced more than 100 feet of shoreline erosion over the past […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the pass from […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has praised the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee for passing legislation that funds key provisions contained in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) enacted last year. The Senate Energy & Water Appropriations bill would provide $1.254 billion from the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) Trust Fund to the […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the press release issued last Friday, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced that it has fractionally increased its stake in Fugro N.V. to 15.0%. Boskalis views Fugro as an interesting company with activities that fit very well with its own activities. The strategy of Boskalis is focused on offshore and (maritime) infrastructure, making use […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets have been added to the proposed USD 1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in the U.S. Congress late Tuesday. While the Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery) grants […]

  • 11 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has increased its holding in Fugro N.V. to 20.01%. Boskalis has stressed that this is not a step towards making an offer. Boskalis views Fugro as an interesting company with strong market positions in its core […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at two separate Congressional hearings, Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) continued her steady advocacy for strong ports by calling for an investigation into recent activity by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and testifying in front of the House Budget Committee for increased port funding in the upcoming budget. At a hearing of the Subcommittee on […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) announced approval of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Western New York serves as a microcosm demonstrating the great economic potential and benefits of protecting and improving our nation’s waterways,” said Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force. It is estimated that […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has announced its 2013 business results and delivered an increased profit of USD 770m and a return on invested capital of 13.5% (15.2%), reflecting improved underlying performance but also a higher asset base due to the continued high investment level. The expansion into high growth markets continued, exemplified by projects in Mexico, Peru, […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) experienced above-average growth in its core markets in the 2011 financial year, increasing both its revenue and its results considerably. Container throughput rose by 21.3 percent to 7.1 million standard containers (TEU), and container transport went up by 11.3 percent to 1.9 million TEU. Revenue grew by 14.0 percent […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ Itajaí Port Complex, the second-largest container hub in Brazil after the Port of Santos, is undertaking a $104 million turning basin enlargement project. When completed, the project which is divided in two phases will allow access to vessels of up to 366 meters from current limit to vessels of 306 meters in length. The […]

  • 12 August 2009

    An artificial surf reef off Boscombe beach (Bournemouth, UK) will increase the size of the waves for surfers, but how do you actually build an artificial surf reef? Here are some facts and figures about the project – and have your say… More: BBC News

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New coastal engineering professor at the Delft University of Technology, Stefan Aarninkhof, is calling for the Dutch government to increase beach nourishment activities across the country. In his inaugural address on 10 May, the professor said that based on the latest studies on melting sheets, the Dutch government should better prepare for a sharp increase of […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour has recorded significant increases in traffic in the first six months of the year, as activity within the energy sector generally and the North Sea in particular continues to rise. Continued growth in the oil and gas sector was reflected in the increase in support vessels that used the port over the first […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The facilities for handling and storing crude oil in the port of Rotterdam are being further expanded. At Shell Europoort, the jetty has been adapted to handle ships with an even deeper draught. Following the Maasvlakte Oil Terminal (MOT), where three new tanks went into use at the end of 2011, Maatschap Europoort Terminal (MET) […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal storms, sea level rises and flooding present a very real physical and economic threat that must be addressed in the EU. With this in mind, the FP7-funded RISC-KIT project has made accurately forecasting and predicting coastal storms – and optimizing measures to prevent disasters from occurring – its key objectives. Now, in order to […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nathan Guy, Minister for Primary Industries (MPI), has confirmed Greater Wellington Regional Council as one of six regions to receive a share of $8.8 million for erosion control work under an extension of the government’s Hill Country Erosion Fund (HCEF). The Greater Wellington Region has received $1.15 million to be allocated over the next 4 […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ruia-owned port company Essar Ports has its hands full with expansion projects at its ports and is not looking for further expansion into new ones, its top executive said, adding that the company’s new iron-ore terminal in Orissa will be commissioned by the end of the month. “At the moment, we are not looking for […]

  • 18 April 2012

    IHC Merwede develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries. The company’s international outlook and expanding portfolio have helped it to record increased revenue and profit figures for 2011, and maintain its strong order book for 2012 and beyond. In the past year, IHC Merwede’s […]

  • 29 August 2012

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2012, reporting profit before tax at $310 million, 12% ahead of the prior period on an underlying basis. DP World Chairman, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, commented: “The past six months has been a challenging period for […]

  • 13 December 2011

    In a bid to retain traffic, the Kochi port has decided not to increase tariff for the next three years…   By V. Sajeev Kumar (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, December 13, 2011;