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  • 17 December 2012

    Global marine terminal operator DP World today announces that its flagship Jebel Ali Port has achieved a new milestone, handling more than 500,000 vehicles in less than 12 months. This translates into almost one vehicle imported, exported or re-exported every minute of the day, 24×7. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee today approved new rules to increase the financial transparency of ports and create fair conditions for access to port services across Europe. It confirmed the agreement reached with the European Parliament on 27 June. The new rules set out to make ports more efficient and ensure fair competition in […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The importance of a strong legal framework in building a sustainable business was underlined during a visit by Dubai Courts to DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port recently. Top officials from Dubai Courts led by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Bin Hazim, Director General of Dubai Courts, were welcomed by HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah; Vice Chairman, […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under Secretary of State for Transport, Stephen Hammond, has visited Teesport the North East based port, owned and operated by PD Ports. As well as visiting the operations on the ground, Mr Hammond took a harbour launch trip to see the port from the River Tees. PD Ports has invested almost £17m in infrastructure improvements […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Modus Seabed Intervention Ltd has named subsea industry specialist Pat Haggerty as its new Head of Projects. Pat takes on this newly created position to meet the demand for Modus’ services from across the energy sectors and the growth the company is experiencing in these markets. Formerly Regional General Manager Subsea 7’s iTech division based […]

  • 23 May 2011

    BMT Defence Services Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, announced today the promotion of three key staff members which will see them take up new and challenging roles in order to drive the business forward and meet its ever changing needs. Shane Amaratunga whose […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government has announced that Nick Easy has been appointed as CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation, Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced today. “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nick Easy as the CEO of the Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC), following the PoMC Board recommendation,” Mr […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SAFEEN, the subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports formerly known as Abu Dhabi Marine Services, has taken delivery of a Damen Shoalbuster 2609 named MAQTAA to join its existing fleet. Like all the vessels in Damen’s shoalbuster range she is a multi-purpose, shallow draught workboat capable of undertaking a wide range of roles including towing, mooring, […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has appointed Alex Westendarp Knol as Director of International Sales, located in the Netherlands. Fulco Vrooland, Managing Director of the European Operations, said: “I am delighted to have Alex on board. We have been aggressively expanding our markets to the Far East, Africa and Latin America, next to our traditional European, […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 7, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Section SG-1 of the ship & port logistics terminal project in Longmen zone of Zhenjiang Port in Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of 120 million yuan and a construction period of 9 months. Located in Dantu District, Zhenjiang, the project will […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Commander Col. Christopher W. Sallese visited the La Quinta Channel Extension Project in Nueces County, Texas. Work includes deepening the channel extension and creating a beneficial use site with a scheduled completion of July 2013. USACE Galveston awarded a contract September 2011 in the amount of $33,537,027.20 to […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge LLC is preparing the special training class for all dredge operators regardless of brand (June 14, 2013 Omni Hotel, New Orleans). The one-day classroom session covers training on the fundamentals of dredging and understanding dredging theories. Trainer Charles Johnson covers a wide range of topics designed to educate and enable the dredge operators […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January 28, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for the hydraulic and onshore works of Berth 6 to 9 in the Zhegujiang operation zone of Liuzhou Port, Guangxi, with a contract value of 101 million yuan and a construction period of 24 months. Located in Zhegujiang Village about 10 kilometers from […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CHEC has signed an EPC contract for Abidjan port extension with the Abidjan Port Authority, Cote d’Ivoire, with a contract value of 933 million US dollars. As Abidjan’s integral economic part and a major project in the post-war economic reconstruction project of Cote d’Ivoire, the project plays a significant role in reestablishing its position […]

  • 12 October 2011

    APM Terminals’ Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network observed its 5th annual Global Safety Day on October 12th with the participation of 24,000 employees at the company’s facilities around the world. Each facility will organize their safety day activities around local challenges, concerns or issues. In some cases the program will consist of an […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Orion Group Holdings has won a $160 million contract from the Port of Seattle, Washington, for the construction of The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s Terminal 5 Improvements Project. The Orion’s scope on the project includes the rehabilitation and strengthening of the existing wharf at Terminal 5, including berth deepening and electrical upgrades, as well as […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today re-elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman. Appointed to the GPA board by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Walters just completed his first one-year term as chairman, having previously served as vice chairman. “At a time of unprecedented growth and the […]

  • 10 February 2012

    February 2, 2012 witnessed the completion ceremony of Phase II Expansion Project of Lebanese Tripoli Port. The ceremony was attended by Mikati as the Prime Minister of Lebanon, Wu Zexian as Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon, Ge Hua as commercial counselor, and Li Guowei as General Manager of the UAE Regional Company of CHEC, etc. On […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, large-scale tests have shown that salt marshes act as a buffer zones and attenuate waves, even in extreme conditions such as storm surges. In combination with vegetation, they reduce waves by approximately 20% over a distance of 40 meters. This means that dikes behind salt marshes can be a lot lower and […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys has recently completed a Geo-Environmental investigation on behalf of Mersey Docks and Harbour Company, as part of the Liverpool 2 container terminal development. The survey data and samples will provide marine sediment quality information and chemical analysis including dissipation tests. The survey comprised of 48 Vibrocores and 18 CPTs from the River Mersey […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, 1 November, a group of six Ambassadors from Latin American countries visited the Port of Hay Point. The visit was part of a wider visit to the Mackay region hosted by Trade & Investment Queensland, an arm of the Queensland Government. The Ambassadors were all impressed by the scale of the Port and […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Commenting today on the release of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) 2013 Report Card for American Infrastructure, Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), said: “AAPA is pleased that ASCE included seaports for the first time in its critical infrastructure Report Card. The inclusion of seaports in […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Genesis Water, pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering System™ (RDS), announced today it has hired Rob Krause as its Chief Executive Officer, coming as the company enters a period of ambitious growth on the heels of its appearance at the WODCON XX World Dredging Congress in Brussels. Krause was recruited to lead Genesis Water after […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) announced yesterday it has won a contract worth up to $52 million for dredging services in Texas. As ORN reported, the company’s Marine segment has been awarded the $52 million dredging contract for the South Texas Gateway Terminal project under development in Ingleside, TX. The facility will be constructed on […]