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  • 28 May 2020
  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel on its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Commenting the latest announcement, JAXPORT Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, said: “The arrival of ZIM is a result of the successful investment of local, federal and state […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

  • 21 August 2012

    In settlement papers filed in federal district court, three companies have agreed to pay about $29.8 million in cleanup costs for a Superfund site in Fairmont, Marion County, W. Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday. The three companies, Exxon Mobil Corp., Vertellus Specialties Inc., and CBS Corp, will perform cleanup work and […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG) achieved a record in Ecuadorian and regional port history on January 17 by welcoming the largest vessel to ever dock at a Latin American port and inaugurating the recently completed works to deepen the sea and estuary access channels that connect the sea buoy with the port terminals.  Commenting the latest […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000 tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure, Associated British Ports (ABP) said in their latest release.  The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume of cargo ever to be exported in a single shipment from the port during its long history, was […]

  • 8 December 2009

    The dredger that Councillor Bob Spooner has dubbed Captain Cobourg has begun to pay for itself, he announced at last week’s council meeting… Source:North Umberland Today, December 7, 2009

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of an extensive port dredging project, the arrival of the largest steel ship to ever call to Greenore represents a new landmark for the port. The cargo vessel MV Smart TIna arrived yesterday morning from China as part of its maiden voyage. The MV Smart Tina has a dead weight tonnage of […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Parañaque City Mayor Edwin L. Olivarez has said the absence of floods in the city, even in its most flood-prone areas, during Thursday’s heavy downpour is a very encouraging sign that the city’s ongoing flood control program is working. “This is just a first test, but the result is very heartening and encouraging,” the mayor […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete. The port now offers Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes that can service cargo vessels up to 22 containers wide and up to nine containers above deck and eleven containers below. Additionally, a completed -50/-52 ft. dredge project […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    CMIT (Cai Mep International Terminal) received the maiden call of the 14,000 TEU CSCL Star, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) of 157,000 DWT, on October 29, 2015. The Vietnamese Ministry of Transport, Vinamarine and the VMS have all played a crucial role in making this ULCV port call happen by funding the Cai Mep […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The investments being made to Port Houston’s channel continue to pay off, the port stated in its latest announcement.  As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing rapid growth in the size of ships calling […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Casting aside the agendas of politicians and activists, the true, long term implications of dredging spoil material along the Queensland coast are difficult to calculate, announced marineconservation.org. Industry has breathed life into the once-quiet town of Gladstone in the form of booming economic activity, employment and high-visibility wear. When Gladstone Harbour was subject to dredging in […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Provincial Energy Ventures president Ernie Thrasher drew gasps and applause from the business community Thursday after announcing a $75 …   (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, January 27, 2012; Image: Boskalis

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Directors of the Engineering Club and the Regional Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy Board for the State of Rio de Janeiro visited the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport on Tuesday (13), which is being built in São João da Barra (RJ). Consisting of 13 engineers, the group saw the works’ progress, up close and could see […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Port of Tumaco, Colombia, has achieved a major milestone welcoming their largest ship ever, DEME Group said in its latest announcement. DEME’s TSHD Lange Wapper pressed on with a crucial maintenance dredging campaign along the access channel to the Colombian port, despite facing many COVID-19 restrictions. The team’s perseverance enabled the port to handle the […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 6 June 2010

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) is pleased to hear that BP will be funding all six berm sites for the temporary protection of…   [mappress] Source: pr-usa, June 6, 2010;

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the last two weeks the TOC ship delivery crew has prepared the trailing suction hopper dredger Pays de Loire for a ship delivery voyage. The crew started the preparations for the departure from a ‘hot lay-up’. The captain and crew took care of all the technical and nautical issues and prepared the vessel for […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Maputo said in its latest release that the volume handled by the port in 2017 has grown 22%, adding that this result was positively affected by the dredging of the access channel, completed in January 2017. Before dredging, with the channel at -11 meters chart datum, the maximum sailing draft of the […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has paid Rs. 4.40 crore to the Union Government towards dividend for 2012-13. The dividend cheque was handed over to Hon’ble Minister of Shipping, Thiru G.K.Vasan by Capt.D.K.Mohanty, CMD of the Company. Dr.Vishwapati Trivedi, IAS, Secretary (Shipping), Shri M.C.Jauhari, IAS, Joint Secretary (Shipping), Cmde.P.Jayapal, Director (Operations and Technical), DCI […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga, the New Zealand’s largest freight gateway, today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. Commenting the port’s half year financial results, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, Mark Cairns, said that he […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Able Group has further strengthened its position in the offshore recycling market with a £6 million investment at the Seaton Port facility on the River Tees. “A major recently completed upgrade and dredging program means that it is able to offer almost unrivaled facilities for a range of activities, including marine decommissioning, offshore wind […]

  • 17 March 2014

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani has inspected a number of on-going projects in the Western Region, as part of his three-day official visit to the region. Some of the projects included the Takoradi Port Expansion Programme and the Sekondi Sea Defence Wall. The works, part of a government’s port infrastructure expansion programme, are carried […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Industry in the Pilbara will be able to further maximize tonnages through the Port of Port Hedland with potential shipping capacity at the port increased by 40 million tonnes per annum (Mtpa) to 617Mtpa, an increase of 6.9 per cent. The increased capacity will allow all port users more capacity above their allocated tonnages by […]