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  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Rebecca Pow visited the Wallasea Nature Reserve yesterday to see first-hand the extensive efforts to help the coast and its wildlife adapt in the face of climate change. The Minister was touring the Essex site ahead of the introduction of the landmark Environment Bill in the near future, which will address the biggest […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just launched their new Cat 306 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator, marking the company’s entry in the 6-ton class offering. According to Caterpillar, the 306 CR mini excavator is built to exceed customer expectations with strong performance, enhanced operator experience and simplified maintenance with extended service intervals. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured a contract from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense’s Engineering Authority (MOD) for the construction of ten IHC Beaver® 45 Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1450 work boats. Commenting the latest news, IHC’s Commercial Director, Rogier Kalis, said: “This order follows last year’s order for the first […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting large scale field testing of the Mini Robotic Submersible Dredge (MRSD) in Virginia. The Subdredge is designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation. This is the latest dredge being added to the U.S. Military’s tool chest, said USACE. Next stop will be operations in the UAE […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, cut the sod yesterday for the construction of a mini-harbor and fish landing site in Axim, in the Western Region. The project is set to be executed by China Harbor and Engineering Company (CHEC) over a 30-month period and will involve the construction of breakwater, a quay […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) last week announced the arrival of Cape Taweelah, the first fully-laden Capesize vessel to call at any GCC port at its quay at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports has modified the approaches to Khalifa Port to accommodate Capesize vessels bound for EGA, making it the first port in […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC launched a mining cutter suction dredger (CSD) for Kenmare Resources earlier this week, on May 20. During the naming ceremony, held today at its shipyard in Kinderdijk, the vessel was named Julia. The new custom-built dredger will operate at Kenmare’s Wet Concentrator Plant C project at its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in Mozambique. […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of one of the biggest flood defense schemes in the country was officially launched by the Environment Minister in Hull on Thursday, 16 May. The £42 million Hull Frontage Flood Defense scheme will see the height of defenses raised along more than 4 miles of the Humber foreshore from St Andrew’s Quay and Victoria […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following extensive research and innovation in partnership with German engine manufacturer, Deutz AG (Deutz), Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has announced the launch of its first electric mini excavator concept. The arrival of the Kobelco Electric powered 17SR comes just three years after the European introduction of the pioneering SK210HLC-10 Hybrid excavator, and further […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the course of 2018, Royal IHC has strengthened its mining activities by securing a number of important partnerships. In July, IHC Robbins – a wholly owned subsidiary of IHC – announced that it had entered into a Heads of Agreement with Dome Gold Mines based in Australia. In the same country, IHC signed a […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For a contracting company in the Netherlands, Waterking recently produced pontoons to easily connect HDPE pipes and dredging hoses, located behind a dredger. The pipeline connection pontoons are designed with a lowering in the middle of the pontoons, to prevent the pipes from sliding. The equipment has many hoisting points and is equipped with an […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey visited Morecambe today (19 October) to officially open the town’s new flood defenses. Funded by £10.8m central government grant-in-aid funding, the wave reflection wall defense will reduce flood risk to 11,400 homes and has a design life of 100 years, taking into consideration climate change and sea level rise. Led by […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acciona, a Spanish conglomerate group involved in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, is developing vehicles capable of performing complex tasks in underwater environments autonomously, without the need for human intervention – using Artificial Intelligence. “The use of this type of underwater autonomous vehicles will reduce the risks associated with the construction and […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, concluded yesterday his swing through the Bayou State where he addressed regional economic leaders and toured a coastal restoration site in Luling, Louisiana. “Coastal restoration is vital to the preservation of the environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast,” said EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Today, […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new dredger Vladimir Panchenko, built under the federal program “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020” for the Administration of Lena Basin, has been put into operation in Yakutia, reports press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). The dredger of Project RDB66.42 with a capacity of 1,000 cbm/h, RRR class «X […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, launched the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) yesterday, a 10-year national program that will invest $2 billion in projects that help communities better withstand natural hazards such as floods, seismic events and droughts. DMAF will support large-scale infrastructure projects with a minimum cost of $20 million like […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport in the Government of Canada, chaired a roundtable in Ottawa with Canada Port Authorities earlier this week to discuss the port authority system and what Transport Canada can do to ensure this country is well positioned to innovate and compete for years to come. “Ports are a critical part of […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at Lamar University in the Center for Advances in Port Management, are tailoring a tool in the planning “tool kit” to help address an upcoming, major disruption to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel (HSC). “Because the Port of Houston is the nation’s busiest in foreign waterborne tonnage, third in terms of foreign waterborne commerce value and […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has secured an order from the Engineering Authority at the Egyptian Ministry of Defense (MOD) which includes the construction of 10 IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and five Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats. Commenting this, IHC’s Area Sales Director Africa, Rogier Kalis, said: “The CSDs will be deployed for the maintenance of Egypt’s […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Michael Creed TD, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, yesterday announced details of a €2.2 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 52 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fijian Ministry of Waterways is looking at retiring the two dredging machines, currently being used at the Luvuluvu Depot in Nausori and in the Labasa River, Fiji Broadcasting Corporation reports.  Under this latest plan, three million dollars have been allocated in the budget to buy new dredgers, according to Dr. Mahendra Reddy, the Minister for Waterways. During his […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Joe Ghartey, the Ghanaian Minister for Railways Development, paid a working visit to the Tema Port Expansion Project Site on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. The visit came after Ghartey’s meeting with the Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority and the Meridian Port Services Limited on January 30 at the Ministry of Railways Development, where they discussed issues relating […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]