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  • 8 March 2012

    Recently, the port directors Eddy Bruyninckx (Antwerp), Jens Meier (Hamburg) and Hans Smits (Rotterdam) expressed their support in the European Parliament for the further development of a European intermodal transport network. Particularly rail and inland navigation corridors, of which the three ports are the entry as well as the end points of important corridors, are […]

  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Max Rose have successfully brokered a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with USACE and New York State to lock in funding for the construction of the Staten Island Levee project. This PPA also ensures that the $400 million federal contribution […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sea Dog Creek dredging project, aimed to remove a sand bar that has become a hazard for local boaters and to restore marshland, is officially underway, Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney said in her latest announcement.   In January 2018, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, Councilwoman King Sweeney and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito stood together to call on […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study and a 30 day review period for the public to submit written comments. With the passage of Public Law 113-2, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the Army Corps has been provided […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    By an overwhelming majority, residents of the North Sea Beach Colony voted on Saturday, March 3rd, to begin taxing themselves to replenish their disappearing beach, the Town of Southampton, NY, informs.  By a vote of 65 to 14, homeowners will tax themselves over a five year period to repay the town the $406, 000.00 needed to […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden needs replacement. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) intends to award the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, which is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, to the Consortium OpenIJ. After contract close, this consortium, consisting of BAM, […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced that an ambitious project to construct 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast together with a wildlife haven at Medmerry in West Sussex is nearing completion. Construction of this £28 million project is progressing well and the flood defences are now complete. Work is nearing completion to carefully […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the recent arrival of Royal Boskalis’ trailing suction hopper dredger “Oranje” at the site, a total of 242.1 million cubic meters of sand has been dredged from the New Suez Canal so far. According to the government latest report, the figure represents around 93 percent of the targeted 258 million cubic meters that should be dredged by the end of […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Preparations are being put in place for the next major recharge of beaches at Holland-on-Sea at the weekend. A temporary compound has been set up on the sand between Fernwood Avenue and Brighton Road and the area has been temporarily closed off. A pipeline will be put together ready for the main recharge of Phase […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group recently received an order from client Detlef Hegemann Aktiengesellschaft for the new trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Hegemann V’. The dredger is designed to execute multiple types of dredging activities on specific locations. The “Hegemann V” is developed by Kooiman Engineering, part of Kooiman Marine Group, in close collaboration with Hegemann Dredging. With […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today (15 February) announced further funding of up to £80 million in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish, providing better protection for the railway and homes behind it. Upgrades to the sea wall will increase its height by 2.5 meters and include wave returns to reduce […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been achieved in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, with the successful immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position, informs Royal BAM Group. The caisson, in and out of which the lock gates will slide, is the size of an apartment building, 80 meters […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Plans for Southsea’s new sea defenses have been given a boost as Portsmouth City Council’s Conservative administration confirmed proposals to bring forward plans to allocate £6m of funding to the project. The bulk of the money for the scheme will come from central government but the council is required to provide a proportion of the […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Every year Boskalis publishes its Creating New HORIZONS magazine in which the company offers fresh perspectives from external experts and present projects and approaches that push back operational and technological boundaries. “Even in these turbulent times, we want to keep our clients, business partners and other stakeholders informed about interesting new developments and the backgrounds […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen’s Galati yard in Romania is making nice progress in the construction of a new dredger type MAD3500, which is being built for Hanson Aggregates Marine. Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 is the latest vessel in Damen’s series of newly designed and recently launched specific marine aggregate dredgers. The new dredger, aided by a number of […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $25.2 million contract to H&L LLC of Bay Shore, New York, to construct T-groins and place sand in the community of Sea Gate west of the West 37th Street Groin in Coney Island. The project at Sea Gate is designed to prevent flanking […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), Balfour Beatty – as well as other partners that are working on the project – have released this video which illustrates emerging design proposals for the new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront in Southsea. According to the officials, the new defenses are aimed to reduce the risk of […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page this very interesting photo from the New Suez Canal dredging program. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish recently said that the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized in July 2015, one month before the deadline. […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]