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  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the MSC JUDITH, the largest container vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, experienced a successful visit to PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Sunday, November 17.  The Packer Avenue Marine Terminal is operated by Holt Logistics Corporation, with labor provided by ILA Local 1291. The […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevenson Environmental work crews at the Welsbach & General Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden and Gloucester City, N.J., have worked more than one million total safe man hours without a lost time accident in more than nine years of work, dating back to August 2004. “We developed and implemented a Site Safety and Health […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Ust-Luga Container Terminal (ULCT), a part of NCC group, handled the first CMA CGM call. Containership CHRISTOPHER with the capacity of 1440 TEU came to Ust-Luga port from Hamburg and then proceeded to St Petersburg. Within the first call to the terminal, CHRISTOPHER delivered 75 TEU. The new schedule offers fixed fortnightly calls to ULCT […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August. The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, July 31st, awarded the contract for the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System to CDM Constructors Inc. (CDM Smith) of Maitland, […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, the partners involved in the Randle Reef sediment remediation project celebrated an important step forward with the awarding of three major contracts. These awards will allow the project to advance within the budget envelope, without compromising its environmental goals. The Stage One Construction contract was awarded to McNally Construction Inc. The first stage […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Georgia Ports Authority yesterday welcomed the largest ship ever to call on the Port of Savannah when the ZIM Tianjin docked at Garden City Terminal. “This 10,000-TEU vessel represents the future of U.S.-Asia shipping,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz. “The Tianjin is another example of a growing trend in the […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The excavation of the construction pits of the new locks in Terneuzen is proceeding well, reports MPS – Modular Pontoon Systems. Phase 1 of dredging works carried out from MPS modular pontoon has been completed, the company said. The works were performed by the Belgium based contractor DEME – part of the Sassevaart consortium. The […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Jaxport’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed the largest vessel to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport. The 6,600 TEU (containers) Yang Ming Milestone travelled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on other U.S. east coast ports before arriving at TraPac Tuesday afternoon. The Milestone is more than 1,000 feet in length […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays. His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today officially opened a major expansion of its container terminal facilities. The Port, New Zealand’s largest, has expanded its container wharf length by nearly a third, installed a new Super-Post Panamax gantry crane and ancillary equipment, and grown its landside cargo capacity. “Today marks the next phase of Port of Tauranga’s growth,” […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group,  took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes at its Muelle Prat terminal in the Port of Barcelona. This is the first batch of a total of eight cranes with the remaining four scheduled for delivery on 18 March 2012. A ceremony was held at […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Administrator Paul Jaenichen joined state and local officials in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville last week. The $27.5 million project, of which $12 million was provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) through its Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) is celebrating the first anniversary of its innovative jetting system having successfully completed 12 contracts since launching the revolutionary new method. The high velocity jet significantly increases the soil-cutting abilities of JFSE’s excavators as the system – which utilities central jets instead of the standard side positioned jets – can […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Damen Shipyards have delivered the ASD tugs ‘Karloo’ and ‘Kalarka’ to Half Tide Marine Pty Ltd of Australia. The tugs were built to the highly successful ASD Tug 3111 design, which in common with most Damen vessels, has been the subject of constant research and improvement. Including ‘Karloo’ and ‘Kalarka’, Damen has delivered twenty […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett, speaking in Parliament today, announced a major milestone for the Port of Hastings expansion with the project being declared under the Major Transport Projects Facilitation Act 2009. The Port of Hastings expansion is one of several major transport projects to be declared under the Act, including East West Link, and […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined an international European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions. Over the next four years, the European Commission funded project, known as Blue Mining, will be developing seabed mining practices by creating new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sonardyne International Ltd. is celebrating a record sales quarter for its Sentinel Intruder Detection Sonar (IDS) for permanent installation at multiple locations across the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Over the coming months, Sentinel will be deployed in multiple head configurations with integrated command and control solutions to protect strategic harbours and critical infrastructure for a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A&P Tees have proven once again that the importance of Health and Safety is at the forefront of all projects. Cemex Marine have visited the yard with the Sand Harrier, Sand Fulmer, Sand Heron and Sand Falcon covering 40,000 man hours of work. This has all been carried out INCIDENT FREE. Workscope on the vessels […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same time as the opening of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne reached a major milestone today, with Premier Ted Baillieu officially inviting expressions of interest seeking operators for the new Webb Dock container terminal, automotive terminal and Pre Delivery Inspection (PDI) Hub. “Melbourne is Australia’s largest container, automotive and general cargo port with trade results for the […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Researchers at HR Wallingford have been presented with the ICE David Hislop award 2012 for their paper on “Evaluating scour at marine gravity foundations”. This paper formed part of a special issue on marine scour edited by Dr Harris and Prof. Whitehouse. The annual ICE Awards Ceremony celebrates excellence within civil engineering and technical writing, […]