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  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction is now underway on Liverpool2, Peel Ports’ £300 million in-river container terminal which will enable post-Panamax vessels of up to 13,500 TEU to call directly at the Port of Liverpool. A dredging operation to remove one million cubic metres of material from the seabed will be launched today by Sir Bobby Charlton and Kenny […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It not only helps mitigate potential negative impacts, but also improves and enhances the wider project environment – something that each dredging project should seek to achieve”, emphasized one of the lessons of the CEDA-IADC’s course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” course leader Gerard van Raalte. The Training Course, jointly developed […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 13 June 2011

    A specially-designed 55,000m² ‘Destination Village‘ is being built on the Abu Dhabi Corniche breakwater to host the Volvo Ocean Race yachting fleet and its many thousands of fans expected to descend on the UAE capital when the city welcomes the flotilla this New Year. Plans for the ‘Destination Village,’ which will be adjacent to the […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency reveals that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600million. The overall financial cost to businesses of the extreme weather was up to £200m as total commercial property and contents […]

  • 12 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Imtech Marine (the marine division of technical services provider Imtech) announces its new 2011 – 2015 growth strategy. Imtech Marine targets to double its revenue up to 1 billion euro in 2015. Growth will be achieved by organic growth and by means of acquisitions. Eric van den Adel, Managing Director Imtech Marine: ‘Imtech provides […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. It was also revealed that the landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be branded Liverpool 2 – and will be open […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool yesterday to toast the launch of Peel Ports’ landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2. Sir Bobby Charlton and ‘King’ Kenny Dalglish pushed the button on the start of dredging and launched a dazzling display of fireworks over the site of the new terminal in the […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bremen’s Senate has given the go-ahead for the port management company bremenports to become a member of the development company for the Finnafjord port construction project. The City of Bremen and the Republic of Iceland already agreed some time ago to cooperate closely in the planning and execution of this flagship project. In May 2016, the […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The development activities for the Finnafjord Port Project in the north-east of Iceland are taking shape, bremenports said in its latest release.  The initial idea for this project dates back to the year 2007, when the Icelandic central government, together with the municipalities of Langanesbyggð and Vopnafjarðarhreppur, commissioned EFLA, an Icelandic consultant company, to investigate the […]

  • 18 October 2010

    Iceland’s brand new Landeyjahofn harbour, built for the Westman Islands ferry, continues to cause expensive headaches…   (icenews) [mappress] Source: icenews, October 19, 2010;

  • 7 September 2010

    Herjolfur, the ferry between the Westman Islands and mainland Iceland, can no longer sail to the brand new, specially constructed … (icenews) [mappress] Source: icenews, September 8, 2010;

  • 14 October 2011

    The trouble-hit Landeyjahofn harbour, built to shorten trips between the Westman Islands and the Icelandic mainland, was built in the wrong… (icenews) [mappress] Source: icenews, October 14, 2011;

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Reykjavik harbour dredging project. Reykjavík has two seaports, the old harbour near the city centre which is mainly used by fishermen and cruise ships and Sundahöfn in the east city which is the largest cargo port in the country. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 22, 2013

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Just after setting out to the sea this morning, the Björgun EHF owned trailing suction hopper dredger Perla sank in the Reykjavik harbor. According to the managing director of the Slippur harbor area, Bjarni Thoroddsen, everyone on board was rescued and the incident was declared to be a “human error”. Thoroddsen explains that shutters in the […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbor is on course for record cruise traffic next year, with advance bookings currently at the highest level yet, with 87 ships scheduled to arrive between March and October, the Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release. The latest forecast is revealed on the final day of the season (Wednesday, 27 July 2017) […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Tschudi Shipping Co., one of the oldest shipping firms in Norway, will begin exploring the possibility of establishing a transshipment port in western Alaska, said Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell . Treadwell, who leads the state’s work with the 8-nation Arctic Council, applauded Tschudi’s decision, saying it is a tremendous step toward developing Alaska’s economic opportunities […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Multibeam sonar manufacturer WASSP Ltd – part of the ENL Group – has reached a milestone by shipping its 500th multibeam sonar system. The sale of the WASSP 120 degree 3D multibeam system confirms the company’s position as the number one multibeam sonar system in the world for the commercial fishing sector. WASSP multibeam […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The World Resources Institute (WRI), Deltares and three other Dutch research organizations launched a four-year initiative yesterday at the UN Climate Summit in New York. This initiative is supported by the Government of the Netherlands, that will assess flood risks and recommend practical steps to reduce these risks in different geographic and socio-economic settings globally. Aqueduct […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]