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  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    By depositing a large amount of sand in a single operation, between March 2011 and November 2011, Rijkswaterstaat together with contractors and the provincial authority of Zuid-Holland created the hook-shaped peninsula, the Sand Motor. This innovative method for coastal protection is the first experiment of its kind in the world. During the project, trailing suction hopper […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    The MegaPEX 2014, a large measurement campaign to study the behavior of the Sand Engine peninsula, both on the beach and in the sea, has just started. The campaign will run till October 27. The Sand Engine is a 128-acre artificial peninsula off the Dutch coast that has been created for an innovative way of beach […]

  • 14 June 2015
    Business & Finance

                    VIDEO: MegaPEX Experiment on the Sand Motor By depositing a large amount of sand in a single operation, between March 2011 and November 2011, Rijkswaterstaat together with contractors and the provincial authority of Zuid-Holland created the hook-shaped peninsula, the Sand Motor. Damen Upgrades Van Oord’s Stornes Van […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports has offered a revenue share of 5.25 per cent for the Rs 3,700-crore mega container terminal project at Chennai port, slightly above the 5 per cent Adani Ports offered in the earlier bid, according to thehindubusinessline.com. A senior Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) official stated that Essar and Adani were the only bidders for […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Sen. James C. Sheehan, who led the battle against a mega-container port, stated that aside from quality of life issues, a mega-container port is undesirable because it is not economically viable. Senator Sheehan, who also served on a recent legislative commission studying port development in the state, said “the idea of building a mega-container port […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Two bidders have shown interest in developing the Rs.3,686-crore mega container terminal, north of the Bharti dock, at the Chennai Port Trust (ChPT), reports The Hindu. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and a consortium of Essar Ports Ltd and Vadinar Oil Terminal Ltd have submitted their bids, which will be reviewed soon. The bidder […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Atulya Misra, the Chairman of Chennai Port Trust, said that the work on the Chennai Port Mega Terminal Project is expected to commence shortly and the first ship would be berthed in three years at the new terminal. The estimated cost of this mega terminal project is Rs 3,686 crore, according to the Chennai Port […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four new gantry cranes arrived last week at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. These state-of-the-art container gantry cranes are designed for the latest generation of mega-ships. Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) is therefore laying the foundations for being able to handle ships carrying 18,000 standard containers (TEU) at its facilities. Following an eight-week voyage […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The dredging project at the Dania Cut Off Canal is nearing its halfway mark, reports sun-sentinel.com. David Roach, director of the Florida Inland Navigation District, stated: “The project continues to progress well, and is approximately 40 percent complete.” The project will increase navigation depths within the canal to facilitate increased mega yacht service and repair […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Sand Motor, an innovative and sustainable alternative to the traditional method of coast protection, is an initiative of the Dutch province of South Holland and RWS (Rijkswaterstaat). The project was a joint venture with Boskalis, with Van Oord accounting for 50%. Van Oord constructed the artificial peninsula by placing a large quantity of sand in the form […]

  • 2 December 2010

    The Mexican government will finally launch in 2011 the tender for construction of the long-delayed mega-port at Punta Colonet, on the … (bestshippingnews) [mappress] Source: bestshippingnews, December 2, 2010;

  • 18 October 2010

    The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) has approved the development of a “mega container terminal” at Chennai Port under a Public … (bestshippingnews) [mappress] Source: bestshippingnews, October 18, 2010;

  • 15 November 2010

    Uncertainty looms over the much-touted Tk 12,000-crore plan to dredge over 300 rivers by 2018 due to delay in getting dredgers for … (blogspot) [mappress] Source: blogspot, November 15, 2010;

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ecuadorian Ministry of Transport and Public Works gave its green light recently for the International Container Terminal Services’ largest port concession in the Americas – Contecon Guayaquil SA (CGSA) – to accommodate mega vessels of up to 305 meters in length at the Port of Guayaquil’s Berths 2 and 3. International Container Terminal Services said […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Senate Inquiry into the impact of the Great Barrier Reef from state-owned mega ports. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, welcomed the commitment from the Greens and the Australian Labor Party to assessing the threat to the environment from coal ports being built up and […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the Algerian government last Sunday signed an agreement to build a mega seaport in Algeria. Under the deal, the two sides will set up a consortium company in March to build the port, some 60 km west of the capital […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, has announced the first vessel call at its new terminal Muelle Prat, signifying the start of the testing phase which will cover all equipment and IT systems. The unloading of containers from the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Esha ran smoothly demonstrating the successful integration […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The kickoff ceremony for the phase one of Singapore’s mega-port terminal in Tuas was held today, April 29th 2016, with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan starting the construction by launching the first caisson at the site. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is large in scope and includes construction of the new port terminal with 20 […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River. Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Roy Cummins, said that […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Davao City Mayor, Inday Sara Duterte-Carpio, has decided to terminate the Mega Harbor project, a joint venture agreement signed by her father, the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, with the Mega Harbor Port and Development Corporation. In her statement, Duterte-Carpio said that they have informed the Mega Harbor Port and Development Corporation on July 19 […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Singapore is relocating its transhipment port operations to Tuas in 10 years’ time, Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew announced earlier this week. Singapore company registration specialist Rikvin lauds the move, stating that this will further boost Singapore’s already thriving maritime sector and reinforce the city-state’s reputation as a leading international port. BIGGER PORT, LARGER […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) Mega Port Project in Singapore is in full swing, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  The contours of the container terminal are now clearly taking shape, with the caissons being placed to form the structure of the future 8.6 km quay wall. TTP1 project includes construction of a […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Five state-of-the-art Cutter Suction Dredgers from Jan De Nul Group will be mobilized for the construction of the new Suez Canal in Egypt, the company reported. The five dredgers, including the world’s largest Cutter Dredger, are J.F.J. De Nul, Kaerius, Fernão de Magalhães, Ibn Battuta and Zheng He. Combined they have a total installed diesel power […]