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  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch  company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, recently awarded a contract to RollDock Shipping B.V. for the transportation of a backhoe dredger, a water injection dredger and auxiliary equipment. “Both dredgers were loaded and discharged by our “Float in-Float out” method while the auxiliary equipment was lifted onboard,” RollDock said in […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Roll Group, a heavy shipping company, was recently called by client Van Oord to transport the cutter suction dredger ‘Ural River’. The operation started with the float-in of the dredger. When this was done, 84 and 53 pipes with a width of respectively 1.35 and 1.69 meters, and a length of almost 12 meters, were […]

  • 6 May 2011

    A huge backlog of ports, especially roll on/roll off (RORO)-capable docks, has gravely jeopardized economic and social reforms that the Aqui… By BEN R. ROSARIO (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 6, 2011;

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another step forward for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the second shipment of four rolling gates for the Third Set of Locks arrived yesterday from port of Trieste, Italy, to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise. “This is another milestone as it completes half of the 16 gates […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP Alexandra Dock. The Siemens factory, located at Green Port Hull, represents a £310 million investment into the site, with ABP’s contribution of £150 million. Construction on the Alexandra Dock only started two years ago, when ABP appointed the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Duluth Intermodal Project, the largest infrastructure project undertaken by the Duluth Seaway Port Authority in almost six decades, has officially started. The redevelopment process will include replacing corroded sheet piling and deteriorated wooden dock walls, resurfacing the deck, reinforcing heavy-lift capacity and constructing a new roll-on/roll-off dock. The project also involves dredging adjacent […]

  • 4 August 2013

    The first four new gates for the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks will be arriving to Panama from Italy. The Third Set of Locks has a total of 16 rolling gates (eight for each new lock complex).The new gates weigh an average of 3,300 tons each. They were constructed in Italy by subcontractor Cimolai […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The enabling works are being carried out at Alexandra Dock in Hull as Associated British Ports (ABP) prepares the site for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, installation and service facility. The scheme includes infilling one third of Alexandra Dock with 780,000m³ of material and reclaiming 7.5 ha of the river to create a new […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released a video of the progress being made on the Green Port Hull project. Green Port Hull will provide the UK’s largest offshore wind manufacturing, assembly and installation facility at the Port of Hull Alexandra Dock. Together with development partner Associated British Ports, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull, the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. Together with development partner ABP, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production at Hull’s Alexandra Dock. GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is about to hold an event “Green Port Hull: The design of the marine structures for the New Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Harbor, Hull” next week (24 November) at the University of Hull Enterprise Centre.  At the event, speakers will present and discuss the development of this new port in Hull. Together with […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The third shipment of four gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal Expansion has arrived to the Atlantic entrance of the waterway. The four gates were delivered on Sunday by the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping. The shipment began its journey from Trieste, Italy on August 17 […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between national construction, asset management and project investment firm GRAHAM and civil engineering and building contractors Lagan Construction Group, has been awarded a £100 million contract to carry out construction at the Green Port Hull site on Alexandra Dock. The work was awarded to the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. “This is a very important operation because it involved the first movement of the gates from the special dock where they were unloaded to the lower chamber of the new […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IMCO General Construction, Inc. has begun works on a $2.55 million construction contract to upgrade the Port of Everett’s South Terminal, strengthening the wharf to support roll-on/roll-off cargo operations.  This major infrastructure investment, made possible through a grant from taxpayers of Washington State, will strengthen 140-feet of the 700-foot dock to create a ‘heavylift’ pad in […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports, Hull will be host to a PIANC UK visit to the Greenport Hull Development Project.  The tour – set for Monday, September 26th 2016 – is starting at 2pm at ABP/Siemens’ Site Office, Alexandra Dock, Hull. Delegates will have the opportunity to visit the site and hear a presentation about the project from ABP’s […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the first four gates for the new locks arrived from port of Trieste, Italy to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise this morning. “This is an exciting moment for the Panama Canal – the arrival of the new gates […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion is moving forward to achieve its goal of enhancing the waterway’s capacity in order to provide a better service to customers. To date, the Program registers a 60.4% progress. “The Panama Canal Expansion will enhance the value of the Panama route,” Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano said. “We are focused […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion recorded another milestone yesterday by completing the transfer of the last eight gates that operate the new Pacific locks. The transits began on October 22 to move all eight gates through the waterway aboard a barge from the Atlantic temporary dock to the Pacific, assisted by Panama Canal tugs. This last gate […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Dredger SND No 4 is back in full working order again. This vessel was brought back to life thanks to a £43,300 Heritage Lottery Fund grant, BBC News Online reports. SND No 4 steam dredger was built in 1925 for the Sharpness New Docks company by the De Klop shipyard at Sliedrecht in Holland. SND […]

  • 31 May 2012

    Winfred G. Elizalde, the Philippine Ports Authority Manager said: „The development of the Iloilo river wharf will support the growing shipping, trucking, and all other industries that co-exist with shipping.“ From dredging to driving of piles and steel sheets in order to contain the area from erosion, construction of passengers’ terminal forms part of the […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour Board has announced early information about widening and deepening the harbour navigation channel in order to accommodate the latest generation of vessels servicing the oil & gas and renewables industries, and infilling of the River Dee Dock with a view to creating an extra 20,000m2 of operational space. Aberdeen Harbour is a world […]

  • 21 March 2013

    Bimini Bay Resort has begun dredging around the Alice Town dock and constructing a new cruise ship terminal in preparation for large vessels pulling into harbor from nearby Florida. On the heels of Prime Minister Perry Christie’s announcement in the House of Assembly, Khaalis Rolle, the state minister for investments, provided further details on Genting […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a $10 million TIGER grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority embarks on an exciting new project along Duluth’s waterfront – undertaking a major adaptive reuse and redevelopment project on Garfield Pier (Dock C&D) that will not only re-establish the dock’s structural integrity, but also connect the 28-acre site […]