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  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Fish sampling conducted in June and July has found fish health in Gladstone waters is continuing to improve, even in the tougher conditions of winter. Fisheries Queensland has released its latest survey report, which found fish to be in overall good health within Gladstone, including the harbour and spoil grounds. Fisheries Queensland biologist Dr Stephen […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Consultants have been appointed to help secure the cash needed to tackle coastal erosion at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. Tendring District Council (TDC) has awarded a contract to the internationally renowned engineering and development team at Mott Macdonald. The firm has been chosen to produce a project appraisal which will involve technical, costed solutions to resolve […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has been working to deliver an Outer Harbour breakwater, providing East Cowes and Cowes (together ‘Cowes’) with a true, sheltered harbour. The HCA has confirmed their on-going support and funding commitment for the Outer Harbour breakwater as part of their investment to the East Cowes Project. Protecting the Harbour and the […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Bauer Fundaciones Panamá is carrying out vibrocompaction work on the Ocean Reef artificial Island project in Panama City, Panama. The project involves the creation of two artificial islands, the first man-made islands in Latin America, which will accommodate 138 luxury apartments and a marina when complete. The islands will be linked to the mainland with […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The Port of Cork Company yesterday announced their annual results for 2011 and despite continuing to experience a challenging economic environment; the Port of Cork delivered a satisfactory performance with total traffic amounting to 8.8 million tonnes, which matched the 2010 traffic levels. Turnover for the year amounted to €21.4 million and operating profit before […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began the first phase of its annual river maintenance operations in the Carrolton Bend area this week in preparation for placing sloping structures, called revetments, on the outside banks where the water’s attack is most destructive. The first phase calls for clearing and snagging trees and […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has announced that it has purchased an additional 50 million common shares in the capital of Pacific Infrastructure Inc. at a price of U.S.$1.00 per share for an aggregate investment of U.S.$50 million. This latest investment by the Company in Pacific Infrastructure has been made in connection with a letter of […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $4,397,500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement area levee construction in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 735,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Planning Minister John Rau today released guidelines for the Environmental Impact Statement to be undertaken on the proposed deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. Mr Rau said the EIS for the $600-700 million proposed facility could take up to 18 months, and would work to ensure the project meets all the requirements prior to […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-8) joined officials from the Environmental Protection Agency to announce cleanup efforts at the former E.C. Electroplating Inc. facility, a contaminated Superfund site in Garfield, NJ. The planned demolition of the facility is the latest step to clean up […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Yesterday, the city approved the emergency dredging of the channel leading out from the Sanibel Marina, and if everything goes well, the boaters using canals on the east side of Sanibel will soon have easier access to the Gulf. “Every winter, usually by February or March, is when it really starts to build up,” said […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The fast-track sealing works inside the eastern bund wall at Fisherman’s Landing reclamation area have been completed ahead of schedule. The Transitional Environmental Program (TEP) was approved on 25th June to allow for works to be undertaken up to the 6th August, however the works were surveyed and deemed a success on August 4; two […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Rp 22.6 trillion ($2.4 billion) expansion of Tanjung Priok Port in North Jakarta is facing delays, according to thejakartaglobe.com. A senior executive at state port operator Pelindo II said: „These delays are because of the failure of the Transportation Ministry to issue concession permits.“ About the project The Kalibaru project will involve the construction […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to the ABC News, the Gladstone Ports Corporation has dismissed the latest claims of a link between sick fish and harbour dredging. Liz Cunningham, the Member for Gladstone, tabled statements from five local fishermen that she said showed reduced catches and increases in sick fish after dredging of the Gladstone Harbour. The ports corporation’s […]

  • 1 August 2012

    According to vietnamnews.com, illegal sand dredging in the Tien River has encroached the safety corridor of the 1.53 km My Thuan Bridge linking Vinh Long and Tien Giang provinces. Vinh Long Department of Natural Resources and Environment informs that in an area near the bridge, one of the most important in the Cuu Long (Mekong) […]

  • 31 July 2012

    According to porttechnology.org, the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has announced that it is launching a tender for the design and build of three new deepwater berths at its second port in Lamu. Speaking to Reuters, Gichiri Ndua, managing director of KPA, said that the bidding process is open to local and international firms. The new […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Following the record-breaking floods that devastated Fiji in March, Sunshine Coast-based dredging and civil engineering company Hall Contracting has joined local Nadi businesses to assist the community, providing $FJD 15,000 (just over $AUD 8,000) that will be used to bring children back to school. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said he was saddened to […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Port officials hope to receive a response as early as this week on an application to deepen and widen a 3.5-mile waterway that links to the main Houston Ship Channel, and possibly to create an artificial marsh from dredge spoils, informs chron.com. The Houston Ship Channel was designed to carry ships at a maximum depth […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that bi-monthly conference calls to discuss the ongoing Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study will begin next month. The calls will be held the first Monday of every other month beginning on Monday, August 6th at 10:00 a.m. These calls will be open to the public and […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Port of Oakland joined with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and other environmental and community leaders to celebrate the restoration and transfer of nearly 8.5 acres of valuable seasonal wetlands from the Port of Oakland to the EBRPD. Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin commented, “As a trustee of state […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Dawei deepsea port development project in southern Myanmar, worth $8.6 bn is slowly but surely moving forward with the Thailand’s advocating for its realization, Sea Trade Asia reports. What is needed now is securing of major financing for the project’s smooth implementation, since there have been certain financial hick-ups along the way. Italian-Thai Development […]

  • 23 July 2012

    During the official trip to Thailand, the President of Myanmar has paid a visit to the country’s key investment and industrial hub in the eastern seaboard. He is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today to discuss and sign three memorandums of understandings (MOUs). The issues included in the MoUs are the overall […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In June 2012 Konecranes received its third RTG order from Turkey. The order is for eight fully-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes that will be delivered to EVYAP Port, located in the Anatolian side of Istanbul. These will be the first Konecranes RTGs in Turkey powered by a Busbar system, which converts the cranes to […]