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  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bond Commission recently approved the Connecticut Port Authority’s request to fund 18 projects under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP). These projects cover a range of improvements including: marina repair, dredging, boat ramp facilities improvement, harbor management plans and feasibility studies. “The projects will create jobs and opportunity for working families across Connecticut,” […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) have announced that two Southport Harbor projects, being funded by grants recently awarded to the Town of Fairfield, are about to get underway. At the request of the Harbor Management Commission, $266,000 was awarded for dredging of the Town Boat Yard (Ye Yacht Yard) marina […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Equipment

    The project to retrofit the Rohde-Nielsen’s dredger Grane R was successfully completed at the Remontowa shipyard last month. The Grane R is a powerful offshore grab dredger and stone placing vessel, capable of performing a variety of projects related to backfilling, boulder removal, rock installation, etc. The most important task was to retrofit the ship with sponsons […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel (BSV) Kairos successfully conducted the first ship-to-ship bunkering operation in German waters today, when the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River received the low emission fuel. The vessel, which was christened in Hamburg on February 2019, is owned by Babcock Schulte Energy and is operated on behalf […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business development

    Ports North has won an Australian Engineering Excellence Award Queensland for its Cairns Shipping Development Project. “A huge thank you goes out to the very capable contractors and consultants such as BMT, RN Dredging, Hall Contracting, AECOM, Austral Construction, Golders, Flanagan Consulting and Douglas Partners who assisted in the delivery of this complex and challenging […]

  • 2 October 2013

    A new Multi-Purpose Kongsberg Maritime Polaris ship’s bridge simulator has become a key coastal and port development resource for The Instituto Mexicano del Transporte (IMT) following the opening of its new research facility in August 2013. Based in Queretaro, Mexico, IMT is the leading Research Center for Ports and Coasts in Mexico. The organisation is […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo yesterday testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means – Subcommittee on Trade, concerning “Trade Infrastructure for Global Competitiveness”. In his testimony, Campo highlighted the critical need to expeditiously widen and deepen the Houston Ship Channel – “Project 11.” He stressed the economic impact of the […]

  • 27 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Maritime has been selected to supply eight bridge Polaris Ship’s Bridge Simulator to Vlaamse Dienst Voor Arbeidsbemiddeling… (kongsberg) [mappress] Source: kongsberg, April 27, 2011;    

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd. has just announced their decision not to proceed with the proposed investment in CCCC Dredging. Having considered the feedback from the market, the Board has decided not to proceed with the proposal for investment in CCCC Dredging as set out in the Circular, reported the company. Reference is made to the […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd. announced on Friday, Aug. 23, that its subsidiary Shanghai Terminal has sent a proposal to enter into a consortium agreement with COSCO SHIPPING Tianjin and other investors to acquire up to 40% equity shares in CCCC Dredging. The total value of the proposed deal is estimated to cost around RMB13.5bn ($1.9bn). […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    SC Ports received two new ship-to-shore cranes yesterday, marking the first cargo-handling equipment to arrive for the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which is under construction in North Charleston, S.C. When the terminal opens in March, it will be outfitted with some of the tallest cranes on the East Coast. The cranes will have 169 feet […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    As a part of the 100th anniversary, celebrating the opening of Houston’s Ship Channel, Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria led the ceremony where hundreds gathered to pay homage to early leaders’ vision for a deep-water port. Hundreds of guests, including elected officials, members of the International Longshoremen’s Association, Houston Pilots, U.S. Coast Guard, current and former Port […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Archeologists working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, aided by divers and salvage operations teams from the U.S. Navy, retrieved a 64-square foot section of a Civil War ironclad warship from the bottom of the Savannah River the evening of Nov. 12. The divers worked in strong currents with near-zero visibility during […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a programme initiated by Forum for the Future. The initiative brings together the industry’s leading organizations to show what can – and must – be done for shipping to contribute to, and benefit from, a sustainable future. This global taskforce gives […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Enterprise Products Partners L.P. recently purchased a 65-acre waterfront site on the Houston Ship Channel that will serve as the next phase of expansion at the Enterprise Hydrocarbon Terminal (EHT). Located immediately to the east of EHT, the property features two existing docks, dredging infrastructure that will be utilized for maintenance and dock expansion at the […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In 2016, dredging industry saw the launching of some of the most interesting vessels ever made for this sector. DT brings you a brief overview of the launching ceremonies that took place over the past year.   Krasnoye Sormovo Launches TSHD Sommers Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, part of United Shipbuilding Corporation, held recently the launching ceremony […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston recently hosted a briefing for the City of Houston’s Chief Resiliency Officer Stephen Costello. Port staff highlighted the impacts of Hurricane Harvey on the Houston Ship Channel and discussed the need for strategies to minimize the effects of future flood and rain events on the waterway. Much of the floodwaters resulting from Harvey […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NGO Shipbreaking Platform board member Merijn Hougee has collaborated with Dutch dredging and marine expert Boskalis over several months to develop a comprehensive ship recycling policy. Boskalis has decided for clean and safe dismantling of its obsolete fleet in a Mexican ship recycling facility with which the ship owner has established a close partnership. When […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Drewry, global shipping consultancy, has carried out a simulation study of the operational and financial impacts on lines, terminal operators, ports and other supply chain stakeholders as vessel size increases up to and beyond 18,000 TEU. The study results suggest that the economies of scale, that have been a key feature of the liner industry, […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 6 September 2011

      Area Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson emphasized that the Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel are the key to boosting growth of… By Mary Alys Cherry (yourhoustonnews) [mappress] Source: yourhoustonnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has won an $88 million contract for Mississippi Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration – Ship Island Phase One. The Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Barrier Island Restoration Plan, as identified in the Comprehensive Plan and Integrated Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), includes restoration of Ship Island. This proposed action includes […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IAPH World Ports Conference will be held in Hamburg. From June 1st – 5th, international representatives from business, politics and science will gather to debate changing demands of globalization and climate change. The conference will focus on the smartPORT concept developed by the host of the conference, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA). During […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Commission Chairman of the Port of Houston Authority, Janiece Longoria, yesterday stressed the importance of restoring and improving the Houston Ship Channel due to its importance to the future of the Houston region, state and nation. In comments to the Port Commission during its regular monthly meeting, she highlighted impacts of Hurricane Harvey and […]