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  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A development application has been lodged with Bega Valley Shire Council that proposes a major marina development in Eden. The application comes after a recent amendment to the Bega Valley Local Environmental Plan that enabled the waters of Cattle Bay and Snug Cove to come under Council’s local planning provisions. The NSW Minister for Planning […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Viable Alternative Mining Operating System (¡VAMOS!), a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program, has passed a major milestone with the successful delivery of conceptual design plans of the prototype and all associated equipment. This work was carried out in Work Package 2 (WP2), which also designed the system’s […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Research & Development

    Dorset’s famous River Stour has received a major boost with the successful completion of river restoration work at Glen’s Weir on the … (dorsetecho) [mappress] Source: dorsetecho, September 6, 2011;

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest concrete pour at Lyttelton Port since the early 1990’s started yesterday at Cashin Quay 2 wharf.  About 375 cm of concrete is being poured by 75 trucks to form the first 11 m of the new Cashin Quay 2 wharf deck at the Container Terminal. The concrete area being poured today will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has now reclaimed over 7.5 hectares of harbor at Te Awaparahi Bay, east of its container operations. In May 2011, LPC was granted consent to reclaim ten hectares of the harbor bed to utilize and dispose of ‘clean’ rubble from Christchurch city’s earthquake damaged buildings. The reclamation will cost […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The number of ultra large vessels calling at the Port of Hamburg has been on the increase for years. This is resulting in some major challenges for the port operators, shipping companies and authorities. With the introduction of the Nautical Terminal Coordination (NTK), there is now a body to handle the centralized operational coordination of […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Having committed itself to transforming the Western Docks with a new cargo terminal, the Port of Dover has taken another major step forward following the signing of an agreement with GRAHAM, a company involved in the construction, asset management and project investment sectors. Procured under EU Official Journal regulations over the last 11 months, the […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industries (MITI), recently visited Westports and was briefed on the progress of the latest container terminal expansion program. The Container Terminal 8 (CT8) expansion is being undertaken in two phases and the construction work of Phase 1, which started in January 2015, has now been completed. The first 300-meter […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Helsinki and Port of Tallinn continue to work together closely to develop the Helsinki-Tallinn maritime link. Last week the ports together with AS Tallink Grupp submitted applications for funding investments within the 2014 CEF Transport Multi-Annual Calls for Proposals. The goal is to develop an improved and stream-lined port infrastructure and green line […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mundubbera’s flood resilience will be greatly improved with an earthen flood levee to be built through the Newman Government’s record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland communities. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the 2013 floods were the largest on record for the North Burnett. “The floods […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have now both agreed on a feasibility study that could mean billions of dollars for ecosystem restoration, hurricane protection and home elevations in Southwest Louisiana. The Corps’ Civil Works Review Board approved the study in Washington, D.C. last week after hearing […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP Alexandra Dock. The Siemens factory, located at Green Port Hull, represents a £310 million investment into the site, with ABP’s contribution of £150 million. Construction on the Alexandra Dock only started two years ago, when ABP appointed the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) and WWF-Australia have welcomed the announcement that new laws to restrict sea-dumping and port expansion in the Reef World Heritage Area will be voted on in Queensland Parliament next week. “We now call on all members of Parliament to support these laws to provide important new safeguards for the […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The reconstruction of Berth 10 has won the Management of Engineering award at the 2010 WA Engineering Excellence Awards held by Engineers Australia in Perth on 18 September. The berth, previously unsuitable for container shipping, now provides an additional 180 metres of operational wharf space for the port’s container trade. The 12-month project was completed […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Djibouti President, Ismail Omar Guelleh, officially launched the construction of the Damerjog livestock port in Arta district and the multipurpose Doraleh port last week. The Somali Prime Minister, Abdi Farah Shirdon who was on an official visit to Djibouti, the former chief executive officer of Dubai’s DP World, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, and representatives from […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced two major personnel changes to its senior management team. Gert de Vries has joined as Senior Director of Engineering, in which capacity he will be supporting the engineering departments of all of Ellicott’s brands, principally Ellicott and Rohr-Idreco. “He will also be mentoring our engineering teams, which is extremely important […]

  • 24 June 2013

    According to Prince Ayodeji Aleshinloye, the Chairman of Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo State, a dredging program on four major rivers in the local government is nearing its completion. Dredging of the AgaraAba Ibeji, Odo-Ona KekereArapaja, Odo-Ona Elewe and Odo-Ona Nla rivers was imperative in order to allow free flow of water when there […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the expansion of capacity in terms of development of terminals, berths etc. in Major Ports in the country is done predominantly on Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode with investments from private sector. The funds are […]

  • 15 August 2011

    Major state-owned ports are switching to a new contracting method to dredge harbours to attain the depths required to dock bigger vessels, which could cost more to… By P. Manoj (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, August 15, 2011

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton announced earlier this week that she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), the major water infrastructure bill, a provision that would help accelerate the cleanup of harmful sediments in and around the federal navigation channel in the Anacostia River. The provision changes the […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diane Finley, Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk, has announced an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Port Dover Harbor in Port Dover, Ontario.  This two year project involves rehabilitation of the concrete decks of the west pier and fishing piers, as well as the concrete parapet on the east basin wall. […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II container terminal, designed to be the world’s safest, most technologically advanced and automated container handling facility, began landside commercial operations with the opening of the high tech truck gates, launching a new era of automation to improve trucker efficiency and reduce turntimes. The 86 hectare (212 acre) terminal includes […]

  • 21 May 2012

    As per the Working Group Report for 12th Plan for the Port Sector, Traffic to be handled by Major Ports is estimated at 943.06 million tonnes and at 815.20 million tonnes by Non-Major Ports as against present level of 560.15 million tonnes handled by Major Ports and about 370.00 million tonnes handled by Non-Major Ports. […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Oyo State, triggered by the previous flooding experience has learnt its lesson, and is now undertaking preventive measures to anticipate potential flooding in the future, Business Day news portal writes. Namely, the state environmental ministry has initiated clearing of 43 key locations, which entails dredging of considerable number of rivers and streams across the […]