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  • 10 October 2013

    A project that has allowed the Port of Cork to precisely monitor and record the winter program of seabed ploughing in real time for the first ever time is being delivered by Succorfish in partnership with Irish marine communication specialists SEA-Tech. The groundbreaking exercise, which is being carried out aboard a utility vessel working to […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]

  • 24 June 2013

    The Port of Tyne is preparing for the arrival of a second gantry crane for its Container Terminal at Tyne Dock in South Shields. The crane is due to arrive by ship on Tuesday (25 June). Coming ‘flat packed’, the £6m, 750-tonnes structure will be assembled piece by piece and is expected to be operational […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports Normands Associés has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Cherbourg dredging program. This very important development project will include dredging and installation of structures and associated facilities. The deadline for this tender is June 17, 2013. Background info The port of Cherbourg is situated at the northern tip of the […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Continuing its long association with the Port of Waterford, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) are assisting the Port of Waterford in South-East Ireland in their application for a new multi-year disposal at sea license. The license application covers a range of areas within the port’s limits, including all inner city marina and berths, Belview Port, […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Close attention to the environmental impacts of dredging by stakeholders is completely understandable. And yet. The time, money and energy invested in research and monitoring by the dredging industry is more often than not underestimated. All three articles in the newest issue of Terra et Aqua demonstrate the thorough attention to environmental concerns that occupy […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Londonderry is located at the point of discharge of the River Foyle into Lough Foyle, the lake on the western boundary of Northern Ireland, and is an important strategic business in the North of Ireland, which serves the entire region and promotes economic growth and stability. Historically the Port disposed of the […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority has announced a plan for the dredging and quay repairs project at the Downpatrick area. This development program includes improvement and repair of the existing quay wall with additional dredging involving the disposal of contaminated silt deposit to a non-marine designated site. The total value of this project will be […]

  • 23 January 2013

    HR Wallingford welcomes new Maritime Business Manager Dr Janice McKenna. Janice McKenna combines experience in business development with a wealth of expertise in maritime and coastal engineering. Janice will provide the focus for further developing HR Wallingford’s maritime business with clients worldwide. Janice McKenna is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of Engineers Ireland as well […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) have continued presenting innovative, informative material to the dredging and harbour industry. Firstly, a talk was prepared and presented to the UK Harbour Masters Association entitled “Thinking inside the box”. This talk outlined a new service offered by ADBP which questions the traditional design of a rectangular berth box, preferring […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Mr Richard Anamoo, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, said expansion works on the Tema and Takoradi ports had become necessary due to the oil find with increased volume of traffic in the country. Mr Anamoo said this when an Irish delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority (NIFHA) is seeking experienced surveyors for the provision of ad hoc bathymetric surveys of the NIFHA Ports of Ardglass, Kilkeel and Portavogie. Surveys are undertaken as a needed basis to inform dredging works and navigational advice. The NIFHA wishes to appoint a single contract for the provision of these surveys. […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Associated British Ports has awarded a £26 million contract to Liebherr to manufacture four new ship-to-shore gantry cranes as part of its redevelopment of container berths 201/202 at the Port of Southampton. The berth and cranes will enable Southampton’s container terminal – a joint venture with terminal operator DP World – to continue to handle […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    After a long career of nearly 40 years COO P.H.G. (Peter) de Ridder will be leaving Van Oord to retire on 1 January 2013. The Supervisory Board of Van Oord has, in consultation with the Executive Board, decided to strengthen the Executive Board with two Van Oord members. J.B.E.M. (Joep) Athmer (57) and C.A. (Niels) […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working under a joint venture for NSW, Osiris Marine Services & Nordic Offshore Marine mobilised the DP1 barge the Atlantis with a full survey/diving/cable repair complimented by subcontractor Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation’s twin R2000 shallow water controlled flow excavation tool. The East West Interconnector Project (EWIP) involved the installation of two HVDC and a […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    An Ulster Unionist Party delegation led by Euro MP Jim Nicholson and local MLA Roy Beggs Jnr has met with senior management at the Port of Larne to discuss future developments at the harbour. East Antrim MLA Roy Beggs said; “We were pleased to welcome Jim Nicholson MEP back to Larne this week and I […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. recently delivered and commissioned two panamax STS cranes in Vladivostok and has taken orders for further STS cranes to be delivered to Novorossiysk and St. Petersburg. The cranes delivered to the JSC Commercial port of Vladivostok have gone into operation at the port and join a pair of Liebherr RMG cranes […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Based on the model of last year’s very successful inaugural Heavy Days event, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment has welcomed very close to 500 existing and prospective customers to this year’s Demo Days events held in June and July 2012 in the Czech Republic. Held at the Kozli Quarry close to Pisek, south west of the […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired three energy related contracts for projects in Northwest Europe with a combined contract value of approximately EUR 110 million. Boskalis has signed a contract with partners DONG Energy and Scottish Power Renewables for the partial construction of the “West of Duddon Sands” offshore wind park in the Irish Sea. […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP), on behalf of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), has completed a pilot presentation at the University of Plymouth on the 19th March to increase the awareness of the dredging industry, and its merits as a career path, among graduating engineers. The number of positions to be filled annually […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Graham Construction has announced a £19m deal to build a new port in the north of England. The Company has also recently won business on major marine projects in Scotland including Kennacraig Ferry Terminal and Fife Energy Park. Graham will construct a new 250m jetty, a 195m pier jetty, a floating pontoon and a […]

  • 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 […]