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  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA) and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX), Co-Founders of the bi-partisan PORTS Caucus were honored with the distinguished American Association of Port Authorities 2013 “Port Person of the Year” award at the association’s annual spring conference in Washington, DC. “I am honored to accept this prestigious award with my friend and colleague, Congressman […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, Chairman of ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company) highlighted the importance of diversification for regional economies and the need to make strategic investments in the Gulf Region during his opening welcome speech at the World Ports & Trade Summit 2013 which opened today at the St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi. […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Organizing Committee of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) tunes up all the arrangements for a new edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports that will take place in Bogotá, Colombia, from June 25th to 28th, 2013, under the motto: “The Integration of Latin American Ports with the World in the Era […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several projects have been awarded to Jan De Nul Group: a reclamation project in Indonesia, a capital dredging project in Russia and an offshore project in Australia. In Indonesia an offshore island will be reclaimed. These works are a part of a large scale reclamation development north of Jakarta, where a 260 ha island is […]

  • 18 March 2013

    On the sidelines of the World Port and Trade Summit 2013, Abu Dhabi Ports Company ( ADPC ) has announced that a new Abu Dhabi-based port project is underway, with the development of Shahama Port into a commercial, leisure and tourism hub. ADPC stated that it will develop the Shahama water basin and land site […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Un-restrained collection of sand and pebbles from the Sekmai riverbed has been cited for the acute shortage of drinking water in Kanglatongbi areas. According to some Kanglatongbi residents about 3000 truck loads of sand/pebbles are being collected on a daily basis in the past few years. Contrary to the locals engaged as labourers to shovel […]

  • 14 March 2013

    Operated by Helix Energy Solution Group Inc.’s subsea UK robotics subsidiary Canyon Offshore Limited, the T1200 burial and trenching unit is building a successful track record in the North Sea after launching into service in 2012. Delivered by Forum Energy Technologies’ Perry Slingsby Systems ROV manufacturer, the 1200hp water-jet trencher is well suited for both […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Glace Bay harbour dredging program is nearing its completion, reports capebretonpost.com. The dredging project, undertaken by J&T Van Zutphen of Port Hood, commenced on Janary 8, 2013. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted a sound test to ensure the appropriate depth of the harbour. Regarding this, Herb Nash, chair of the Glace Bay […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had licenced 25 companies to dredge creeks within the state. Mr Adesegun Oniru, the Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructural Development announced this in an interactive session with newsmen in Ikeja. Oniru, who spoke against the backdrop of illegal dredging within the state, said that over 120 companies […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing Director of Gheshm Free Zone said that the Gheshm Island has been officially recognized by the Ministry of Oil as the Island of oil, energy and petrochemical products. Pointing out to the investment worth $250 million by Petropars Company for development of Bahman Port in the Gheshm Free Zone revealed that development of this […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The fact that national waterways ways found a mention in the Budget speech of Finance Minister P. Chidambaram is in itself significant. Sadly, though, it did not throw light on allocations or specific plans the Government is mulling to develop this sector, a move that could lead to substantial savings in transportation costs. Chidambaram announced […]

  • 8 March 2013

    NCC has been commissioned to construct a new ferry harbor, as well as two new bridges, in Larvik, 120 kilometers north of Bergen. The order is valued at approximately SEK 250 million and will be registered among orders in the first quarter of 2013. The project is part of the refurbishment of the ferry service […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the beauty of the incredible Austrian landscape it is hard to make the link to dredging. For Geluk Dredging it is everyday business. Geluk is a well known contractor for sediments problems in Dams. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences A steep (15%) curved road near Kühtai brings […]

  • 7 March 2013

    Cashman Dredging has succesfully completed maintenance dredging for Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine. The sinking basin was dredged to -70 feet to enable BIW to launch new ships. The Kennebec River has swift currents and tide variations of up to 10 feet. Because of the depth of the project and river conditions, the dredge […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the projects for the development of multi¬purpose berths and mechanized berths with allied facilities on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis at Haldia Dock II (North) for a period of 30 years at an estimated cost of Rs. 821.40 crore and at Haldia Dock II […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A massive tourism and marina development approved today by the Federal Government will put the unique environment of Great Keppel Island at risk, say the Australian Greens. “Tourism is vital for Queensland’s economy and locals suffered when Great Keppel Island’s last resort shut down but this new resort has a far larger ecological footprint and […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Progress on a new inland port in Greer, South Carolina took a significant step forward today, as more than 200 port users, stakeholders, community leaders and elected officials came together to break ground at the site. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) will extend the reach of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) marine facilities […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The Whangamata Bar Association (WBA) was formed after a meeting in May 2012 of 40 plus local surfers concerned about degrading wave quality at the Whangamata Bar. After independently monitoring The Bar under the guidance of surveyors and coastal process scientists, local members of Surfbreak Protection Society and WBA believe there is a correlation between […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The highly successful book “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” jointly produced by CEDA and IADC was published five years ago. Since that time a lot of knew knowledge has emerged and the Boards of CEDA and IADC have decided to summarise that new knowledge in a concise manner and make it available in a new book. […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Kuwait’s Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Minister of State for Planning and Development Rola Dashti invited Thursday Chinese investors to have a share in the development projects in Kuwait. “Kuwait is looking forward to bigger contribution from China state-owned and private companies in the execution of its ambitious multi-billion dollar development plan,” Dashti […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hycom BV, an international supplier of hydraulic systems for applications in the industry, offshore, marine and dredging, civil works and aviation has become a new member of the Hydac Group. At Hycom, application knowhow, innovation and flexibility are used when designing complete and energy saving hydraulic drive and control systems. Hycom’s client base has been […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Here’s what industry and local leaders had to say about investing in Jacksonville’s future following the decision Monday by JAXPORT’s Board of Directors to seek a 47 foot depth for the St. Johns River Federal Channel: “This may be our best, and perhaps last, opportunity to become a major port.” – George Gabel, Chairman, Logistics […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Innovative approaches to cope with the challenges arising from a combination of continued global economic and financial fragility, volatility in container shipping, the emerging wave of mega-vessels and the need for more efficient infrastructure to support global container trade will be the core focus of discussion at the 37th TOC Container Supply Chain Europe Conference […]