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  • 11 December 2012

    Environment Canada and the Hamilton Port Authority are launching a structural test project that will provide further information to help in the development of the proposed Randle Reef sediment remediation project. The test project will involve pile driving on Randle Reef in order to confirm engineering design details. The resulting information will be incorporated into […]

  • 27 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DCI Dredge XX, a latest second trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) of the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) was joined in the fleet. The dredger that was procured at a cost of Rs. 528 crores from IHC Merwede, The Netherlands, in presence of Shri.M.C.Jauhari, Joint Secretary (Shipping), Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing […]

  • 20 May 2013

    Under the auspice of HE Said Hamdoon, Undersecretary Ministry of Transport and Communication, Oman International Container Terminal ground breaking ceremony took place on May 16th to mark the start of the expansion of their container terminal capacity in Sohar. The construction will pave the way to increase the terminals’ capacity from the current 800,000 TEU […]

  • 20 September 2011

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, has announced the Company and its subsidiaries will acquire equity interest in Jiangsu Jiaolong Salvage Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd on 19 September 2011. The Group will purchase an aggregate of 11% equity interest (before enlargement of […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Sri PV Ramana Murthy acting Chairman and Managing Director of the corporation unfold the National Flag and delivered the independence day message to the employees of DCI and their families. DCI was established as a premier dredging company in 1976 under the Ministry of Shipping  and is the only public sector undertaking in dredging industry. […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The public in Portsmouth caught their first glimpse of the giant forward section of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, as it was loaded out of the hall at BAE Systems’ facility at Portsmouth Naval Base in preparation for its departure to Rosyth. Using a fleet of remote controlled transporters, a team moved the 6,000 tonne section, known […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that it is the government’s endeavour to make all the ports of the country profitable. He was speaking after flagging off coal barges of 2100 DWT (Deadweight tonnage) of Jindal ITF Ltd, to formally launch the recently started movement of imported coal on National Waterway-1 (the […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an Initial Framework Agreement that provides the general terms and conditions under which discussions will continue regarding the proposed development of Portland Bight/Goat Island. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, in a statement in the […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced another strong financial performance for the year to 30 September 2012. By focusing on markets where it can deliver high-value customer solutions, revenues from BMT’s continuing businesses rose 22% to £156m and underlying operating profits increased to £13.7m, a proportion of […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State run port firm Pelindo II, also known as the Indonesian Port Corporation (IPC), on Friday kicked off the development of the Kalibaru Port in North Jakarta, which is to become the country’s largest industrial port. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono led the ground breaking ceremony marking the start of the Rp 22.66 trillion (US$2.47 billion) […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mongla Port Authority has inaugurated its first & new built dredger “CD Imam Bokhari” along with a crane boat “CB Balian” in Mongla Port on 21 November 2012. The dredger will be used to dredge the channel of Mongla Port in River Pashur ensuring the access of the inbound & outbound ships. These ships were […]

  • 20 July 2012

    A Committee has been constituted to scale up private investment in Inland Waterways Sector under the Secretary, Planning Commission. The Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, DG of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and a representative of Department of Economic Affairs will be the members. This Committee would undertake a systematic effort to identify new areas […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The capacity at Indian ports is likely to increase to 3200 million tonnes by 2020 from the present level of 1170 Million Tonnes. The Indian Ports are aiming at a surplus capacity of above 25% in order to provide berthing facilities on arrival of the ships. The proposed investment during the next ten years is […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After taking part in a competitive tender process, CARIS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the National Survey Storage System project from Rijkswaterstaat. Rijkswaterstaat, the executive body of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment in the Netherlands: ensures safe and smooth flow of traffic on roads and waterways; protects against flooding; provides […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A delegation from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, headed by BIWTA-Chairman Abdul Meleque Miah, visited Europe in May. The main purpose of the trip was the pre-shipment inspection of the components for three cutter suction dredgers to be built at Chittagong-based Karnafuly Shipyard, whose Managing Director M.A. Rashid was among the delegates. The actual […]

  • 8 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) was established in 1976 to provide integrated dredging services to the Major Ports of the Country. DCI is a Mini Ratna Category-I Public Sector Undertaking under the administrative control of Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. The Company has been upgraded to Schedule “B” from “C” during the year […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging companies are eager to reduce fuel costs to lower their operational costs, while industry regulations on exhaust gas emissions are becoming increasingly strict. In the latest edition of IHC Insight, Erik van der Blom and Leonard den Boer of IHC Holland’s R&D department explain why it’s important to consider fuel consumption at the design stage of a […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The first WPTS World Ports Award has been presented by H.E. Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri Ministry of Economy, UAE to the CEO of the Port of Antwerp during a prestigious gala dinner to celebrate the 2nd World Ports and Trade Summit, held in association with ADPC (Abu Dhabi Ports Company). The award was given […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    A law to regulate the dredging of sand from the seabed will be introduced in Bahrain for the first time. Shura Council members who supported the bill yesterday complained the damage had already been done after years of unregulated offshore dredging. Some called for dredging companies to be forced to make backdated payments, claiming they […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The training course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging”, jointly developed by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be presented for the first time in Africa in November this year. This course has been initiated by the African Section of CEDA (CEDA-AS) in response to the request of numerous […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kiel now has a third berth for big cruise ships. During a ceremony in the Ostuferhafen on Sunday morning June 9th the new Berth 1 cruise ship handling facility was officially opened just after the arrival of Holland America Line’s “Eurodam”. On the gangway to the ship a ribbon was cut to officially mark the […]

  • 27 July 2011

    The Union Minister for Shipping, Thiru G.K. Vasan, reviewed the performance of Chennai Port at the Port premises in Chennai recently. He also conducted a joint review of the Port connectivity projects relating to Chennai and Ennore Ports viz. Chennai Ennore Port Road Connectivity Project and Elevated Port Link to Maduravoyal with the representatives of […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the customary meeting with the Port Customers and other stakeholder the Chairman JNPT, Shri L. Radhakrishnan announced that the JN Port handled 64.50 million tonnes of total cargo during the financial year 2012-13 retaining its position as the top-most in India for solid cargo and improving its position from third to second in India […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded a good third quarter. Revenue and profit was higher than in the first half of 2012 against stable market conditions. The order book increased in recent months and stood at a new record high of EUR 4 billion at the end of the third quarter. Based on current insights, […]