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  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach is setting another record for welcoming the largest megaships in North America with the visit this Sunday, September 30, of the MSC Beatrice. The vessel, 1,200 feet long, 167 feet wide and capable of carrying 13,798 container units, was docked in the early morning at Long Beach’s Pier T on […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van der Leun North America, Inc. recently won a contract to supply equipment for new Water Injection Dredger (WID). The contract, awarded by the IHC North America, includes construction and commissioning of the electrical switchboards for this new WID. The switchboards will be built in the Netherlands and shipped to America. The water injection dredger, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Goltens has just overhauled three engines from one of the world’s most powerful dredgers, the Leonardo Da Vinci. This Jan de Nul’s dredger, with over 20,000 KW installed diesel power, required a full overhaul and reconditioning of vessels 3 main engines after more than 24,000 running hours. Timelines were extremely tight and logistics for the […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On the 14th of September 2011 Uljanik Shipyard delivered the fourth Self-Propelled Cutter Suction Dredger, named “Niccolò Machiavelli”, to the Luxembourg company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen G. D. Luxembourg that forms part of the Jan De Nul Group. As a reminder,the first dredger “Ibn Battuta” was delivered to the same buyer at the end […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    From 1 December 2012, large container ships will be able to pass each other when entering and leaving the port of Rotterdam. The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management widened the Maasgeul for this purpose by a good 250 metres. Sea-going ships with a draught of more than 14.4 metres can only enter or […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest version of the enginei electronic fuel management system (EFMS) from Royston diesel power, has been specified for Tarmac’s Marine business’ City of Westminster aggregate dredger. The vessel is one of a four-strong fleet of gravel and sand dredgers, which operate mainly in the North Sea and English Channel, supplying Tarmac’s aggregate processing plants […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will invest nearly €550,000 in a design and safety study to welcome ultra-large container ships in the Port of Dunkirk in northern France. Ultra-large (about 400m long) container ships, becoming increasingly popular for goods transportation, often require adaptation of the maritime access to ports. This project features technical design and safety […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, the Panama Canal will have undergone its largest expansion to date. In what is undoubtedly good news for Maryland’s maritime economics, when the first big ships make their way through the canal, the Port of Baltimore is one of two ports on the East coast currently able to accommodate the […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Fight for the Reef’ today released a new report into the benefits and risks of cruise ships for the Cairns local economy that was originally commissioned to help understand if there was any need for further dredging in Trinity Inlet. The report finds that dredging Cairns’ port for large cruise ships is not necessary to […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finally signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CC Ship Channel). After 27 years of waiting, ceremonious signing of the PPA was held Friday, October 20, at the Corpus Christi […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, has opened on 8 June last a new manufacturing plant in Alblasserdam, The Netherlands. The company has decided to invest in the latest high-tech production facility for rotating shaft seals in western Europe, despite in these economically difficult times. In addition, IHC Lagersmit has introduced two new innovative products […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kiel, third largest turnaround port for cruises in northern Europe, is expanding its handling capacities for cruise ships. Construction work for the extension of Berth No.1 at Ostuferhafen has begun, so that large cruise ships can dock there this summer already. Dr Dirk Claus, Managing Director of the Port of Kiel  said: […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Siport21 has presented the paper “New Outer Port of Ciutadella. Nautical Studies for the Design and Operation of the Port”, in the Congress of 4th Technical Association for Ports and Coasts and 2nd Edition of the Mediterranean Days of Coastal and Port Engineering. This project was developed in association with Europrincipia, Berenguer Ingenieros, Ports de […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Northern Juvenile, capable of carrying 8,800 twenty-foot equivalent units (containers), set a record last week as the largest container cargo ship to ever call on Jacksonville. The ship, which transited the Suez Canal from Asia before reaching the U.S. East Coast, loaded and offloaded cargo at JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    It is expected that the Flinders Ports’ Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project will begin in Autumn 2018, avoiding dredging in summer when seagrass is more susceptible to damage from turbidity impacts, Flinders Ports said in their latest announcement. The project will involve removing 1.55 million cubic meters of material from the shipping channel and placing it […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to stop delaying the Cuyahoga River channel dredging project. According to the senators, irresponsible refusal to dredge the Cuyahoga River shipping channel is putting at risk the 18,000 Ohio jobs that depend on the Port of Cleveland. “For the […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery, Queensland Government announced today. Crews have wrapped up works on the final stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $127 million shipping development project, putting the finishing touches on […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bohol Governor Edgar Chatto pushed anew the implementation of the phase II of the Catagbacan Cruise Ship Port in Loon town in order to further preposition Bohol in the international tourism map. In the weekly media interaction at the Capitol dubbed ‘Kita ug ang Gobernador,’ Chatto said there is a need to complete the Catagbacan […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TOS has announced that they conducted the second ship delivery for GSS Marine Services, a service provider for marine construction, engineering, repair and maintenance. The new built workboat Ellen K was shipped to Port Klang, Malaysia on a heavy lift vessel. After the vessel was unloaded TOS stepped in. The ship delivery crew prepared the […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract option in the amount of $2.2 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.9 million cubic yards of dredged material from […]

  • 4 June 2010

    Bulgaria’s major Danube shipping operator, Bulgarian River Shipping Jsc, has been given the concession of the Port of Vidin.   [mappress] Source: novinite, June 4, 2010;

  • 25 July 2012

    Port officials hope to receive a response as early as this week on an application to deepen and widen a 3.5-mile waterway that links to the main Houston Ship Channel, and possibly to create an artificial marsh from dredge spoils, informs chron.com. The Houston Ship Channel was designed to carry ships at a maximum depth […]