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  • 24 September 2012

    Khalifa Port has smashed the Abu Dhabi record for the total number of containers moved in a day. The MSC Livorno managed to load and offload 2,500 TEUs (containers) within 24 hours. The Livorno is the sister ship of the MSC Bari, the first container ship to officially use Khalifa Port’s semi-automated container terminal, unique […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Dyrektor Urzudu Morskiego w Gdyni has announced tender for marine construction and dredging works at Port of Gdansk. The contract is for the extension and development of the main access cannel to the Port of Gdansk. This will include works to reinforce the railway bridge as well as additional cable-stayed road bridges and additional deepening […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Sweco has been awarded a major contract in connection with expansion and renovation of the Passenger and Cargo Terminal at the Baltic Sea port of Klaipeda in Lithuania. The contract is worth about EUR 1 million. Every year the Lithuanian coastal city of Klaipeda attracts a growing number of tourists, who often arrive on ferries […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Milford Haven Port and their consultants, Turley Associates, will be presenting a draft of the Master Plan for the development of Milford Dock at a public exhibition. Following on from the summer consultation events held in May, June and July 2012, which displayed initial ideas and plans to regenerate the entire dock and marina […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Shares of China Communications Construction Co. (601800.SH), a major builder of ports and roads in China, Friday staged a strong debut in Shanghai, on improving sentiment for new listings amid the broader stock-market recovery. Analysts say, however, they are cautious about the outlook for Chinese construction companies, citing slower investment growth and concerns about their […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP), an engineering consultancy specializing in dredging and its associated fields, has welcome David Smart to their team. David is a chartered civil engineer with over 40 years’ UK and International experience in the Dredging and Marine Construction Industry. Prior to his association with ADBP, David worked for the Engineering Consultant […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Sabine-Neches Navigation District (SNND) have signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to begin the construction of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project (CIP). Construction of the deepening project is expected to begin in late September, said USACE. “The role that the Sabine-Neches Waterway plays in providing […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is providing Gladstone Regional Council with an initial grant of $47,000 for the Gladstone Regional Council to develop a Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS). Member for Gladstone, Glenn Butcher, said that the money is part of the Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program. “The program helps communities understand and prepare for coastal erosion […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on the key component for restoration of Wreck Pond in Spring Lake, NJ, with the American Littoral Society and friends organizing a kick-off event on Tuesday, January 19 at 1 p.m. The event will take place on the boardwalk at the corner of Brown and Ocean avenues in Spring Lake, NJ. A chain […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Alphatron Marine today announced the signing of a 3-year global maintenance agreement with Van Oord. The contract is for the maintenance and support of all navigation and communication equipment on board Van Oord’s fleet of more than 80 vessels. Van Oord – specializing in dredging, offshore oil & gas and offshore wind industries – operates internationally […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bradley Byrne used debate on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act last week to bring attention to critical Army Corps of Engineers projects in Southwest Alabama. Byrne encouraged the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize important local projects such as dredging Fly Creek, Dog River and Fowl River. “My amendment would allow for a […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the USACE expects to award the contract to dredge the Rochester Harbor next week, and the harbor dredging operations are expected to begin in May 2016. Schumer said that this dredging will enable the harbor to continue serving as a vital passageway for the City of Rochester, which […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new $2 million Queensland Government program will aim to reduce the amount of sediment washing off building and construction sites and flowing into the Great Barrier Reef and Moreton Bay. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said that the Palaszczuk Government has provided funding to deliver a four-year urban development erosion and sediment control program […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after sending President Barack Obama a letter regarding his pledge to support infrastructure and modernization projects at America’s ports, harbors, and waterways: “Earlier this week during the State of the Union address, the President pledged his commitment to America’s waterways by citing the […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Gladstone Ports Corporation has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, to commence with the corporation on Monday 16 September 2013. Craig has held numerous senior roles and is currently the Executive General Manager (equivalent to CEO level) for Wilmar, Australia’s ‘largest sugar milling’ and renewable energy from biomass cogeneration’ company, with responsibility for […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the AVA Digital Awards competition for the “Dig This: 2012 Dredging Along the Texas Coast” video. The four-minute video infographic, created to educate the public about the importance of keeping waterways open for navigation, the economic impact […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high profile Kenyan delegation visited Kizad and Khalifa Port this week with a view to benefit from the knowledge and experience that ADPC has accumulated in the last 5 years of planning, execution and completion of Abu Dhabi’s mega-project. The delegation was received at Kizad by Engineer Khaled Salmeen, CEO of Kizad who gave […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch dredgers and dredging equipment manufacturer Dredge Yard has participated in The Forum of Dredging Companies, held on 12 February 2014 in Moscow, Russia. The event was organized by media group IAA PortNews and the partners of the Forum were FSUE ROSMORPORT and the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). The forum hosted over […]

  • 24 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a public information session today to discuss the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study. The informal open house-type session will be held at the Coastline Conference Center, 501 Nutt Street, from 4-6 p.m. The Coastline Conference Center is located adjacent to the Best Western. […]

  • 25 January 2012

    As India charts its voyage as the port of call for world trade, ports and terminals see the dire need to meet the growing demand in both infrastructure and capacity for vessels crisscrossing between the West and the East. About 95 per cent of Indian overseas cargo by volume and 75 per cent by value […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed an announcement from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that the re-elected government will provide $790,000 to construct 21 new berths at Ulladulla Harbor. The new marine berths form part of Council’s proposal to develop the Ulladulla Harbor as a tourism and recreational destination while enhancing its role as […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A joint effort between Port of Brest, CCIMBO, DEME and Titan LNG resulted in the successful truck-to-ship LNG bunkering of the Scheldt River, the DEME owned LNG powered hopper dredger, last week. Commenting the latest news, Eric Roellinger, Harbor Master Port of Brest, said: “Port authorities play a crucial role in the development and facilitation […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Cologne University of Applied Science (CUAS) and DB Sediments have introduced an innovative, highly accurate density measurement device for hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures. The density measurement of hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures plays a crucial role in various fields of engineering, such as dredging, mining, waste-water treatment industry, biogas facilities and sediment monitoring. Common […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of South Louisiana (POSL) held a meeting last week with U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany at the Guesthouse, located within the grounds of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. Congressman Boustany spoke to an audience of industry, river region and port leaders about issues important to the maritime industry and the citizens of Louisiana, such as infrastructure maintenance and improvements […]