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  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group Ltd today celebrates the completion of a US$2.4 billion expansion of its port facilities in Port Hedland. WA Treasurer and Minister for Transport Troy Buswell will officially open Fortescue’s fourth berth at Herb Elliott Port, which represents the last major component of an expansion that has lifted Fortescue’s export capacity to 155 […]

  • 26 October 2011

    On 25th of October a signing of Memorandum of Understanding between FSUE “Rosmorport” and Cargotec JSC took place. The Memo was signed in presence of co-chairmen of intergovernmental economic cooperation committee – Sergey Ivanov, deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation and Alexander Stubb, Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade of Finland. […]

  • 27 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 21-27).    Boskalis Dredger Freeway Busy in Portsmouth Boskalis’ 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.   Alphatron and […]

  • 6 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 29 – December 6).   VIDEO: Honeymoon Beachfill Wrapped Up The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed.   Anchorage Park Scheme Opens The Eastern Solent […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    There will be smooth sailing at Cullen Bay following an $8 million Territory Budget allocation to dredge the entry channel. According to Chief Minister Adam Giles, the works will improve access and safety at low tide. He said that dredging was last undertaken in 2008. “The works are required to remove navigation hazards caused by silt […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Heavy silting has made Pasni Harbour inoperative forcing fishermen to berth at a small creek called ‘Juddy Hoor’, reports The News. The government of Japan provided a grant of Rs800 million for the rehabilitation of the harbor in 2010, however the authorities have failed to complete initial preparations to begin maintenance work. Muhammad Iqbal, Managing […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The local authority of the Polish maritime administration in Szczecin has selected Dutch dredging company Van den Herik to design and execute the deepening and widening of the port entrance at Police, Poland. According to the Dutch Water Sector, Van den Herik won this €5.1 million worth tender. The signing of the contract took place […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Government has given a green light for the development of the major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu. According to the government’s press office, the ‘in-principle’ approval for the project was granted by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. For the project, a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) will be […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    City of Newcastle, NSW, has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program (CMP) for certification to the State Government. The Final Draft Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (Stockton CMP) was unanimously endorsed by the elected Council on Tuesday evening and will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SLPA has record a growth of 12.3% TEUs in transshipment operations during last year compared to the same period of 2012. Against 1,584,985 TEUs handled in this regard in 2012, SLPA has handled a total transshipment volume of 1,779,882 TEUs in 2013. SLPA has also shown a 1.8% growth in domestic operations in 2013 compared […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Senegal, His Excellency Makky Sall yesterday visited DP World’s flagship facility in Jebel Ali where he was received by DP World Chairman, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World has operated DP World Dakar since 2008, and has invested in building new capacity at the facility, doubling capacity in 2011 to […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator. The new office building is going to be built on the premises of DEME’s head office, located on Scheldedijk in Zwijndrecht, with a surface area of 5,600 m², and […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New flood protection along the Bow and Elbow Rivers will protect Calgary and upstream communities from the type of severe flooding that occurred in June 2013, the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. “Building Alberta’s flood defenses will help protect families and businesses from a repeat of the devastation experienced in 2013, when more than […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada yesterday announced maintenance and repairs to Anse-Bleue Harbor aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy. The Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, unveiled plans for the construction of a new containment cell to house materials […]

  • 12 October 2012

    On Wednesday, Kota Srinivas Poojary, Minister for Muzrai, flagged off the dredging operations to remove the silt accumulated in Hangarakatte and Kodibengre fishing dock. Speaking on the occasion, he informed that the dredging work will soon begin in Hejamadi and Gangolli, a survey has been conducted. In Mangalore, the development plan is already setup and […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner has announced a call for tenders to dredge Swansea Channel. “Swansea Channel is the gateway to Lake Macquarie and dredging it will ensure it remains accessible,” Mr Stoner said. “We are hoping for work to get underway soon so the popular Channel is accessible […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dinish Wharf extension scheme, located on Dinish Island, Castletownbere and undertaken by L&M Keating Ltd., is moving forward.  In addition to doubling of the Dinish Island facility through the provision of 216 meters of extra landing berth, the project will deliver approximately 2.2 acres of highly usable reclaimed quay storage area, two new major […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. The Harbours are as follows: – Bush Island for the construction of a launch ramp; – Falls Point […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the Suez Canal Authorities for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging works. Prime Minister Dr. […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Intermerc Ghana Limited, has began dredging the Obosomase and Daboase Intake points in the Eastern Region to enable the Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) to extract enough water from the Pra River for production and distribution to consumers. The project, which is estimated at GH¢3.4 million, will take at least six weeks to complete and […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The Karnataka government tabled a Bill that provides for developing all ports in the state on public-private partnership (PPP) basis. The Karnataka Maritime Board Act, 2011, introduced by Mr J. Krishna Palemar, state Minister for Ports and Inland Water Transport, is meant to aid the constitution and functioning of a maritime board for the state. […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Transport and Technical Services Department (TTS) is asking for public input on a scheme to raise the sea wall near the Gunsite slipway, according to the Information and Public Services for the Island of Jersey. TTS recently announced proposals to raise the sea wall between the Gunsite slip and Le Perquage car park. The Department is […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of jobs are one step closer after the Queensland Government lodged the final Environmental Impact Statement with the Commonwealth for dredging and construction works at Abbot Point coal port. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the final decision on the port’s development now lay in the hands of the Commonwealth Government. “Expansion […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) achieved a significant increase in trade for the six months ended 31 December 2014 with container volumes up 3%, driven by strong import growth of 9%. LPC Chief Executive Peter Davie said that the Port continues to have volume growth ahead of expectation. “While full export volumes have declined slightly, […]