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  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Uljanik Shipyard on 16th May delivered to the Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen D.D. Luxembourg yard 497 named “Bartolomeu Dias”. It is the second constructed trailing suction hopper dredger of 26,000 tonnes deadweight, length 147.6 meters and width 30 meters. The ship and the working equipment on “Bartolomeu” are driven by two main […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) recently finalized the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $760 million Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project seeks to duplicate the existing shipping channels, beneficial reuse of dredged material in land reclamation, and upgrade associated infrastructure in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland. It will improve the […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has successfully completed the dredging works in the Port of Broome in Australia. “By dredging the access channel, cruise ships will have better access at all tides. Cable Beach, known for its famous pristine white sand and stunning turquoise water, is now even more ready for the next cruise season,” the company […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s investment in a $127 million project to widen and deepen the shipping channel, the largest ship ever to enter the Port of Cairns berthed today marking a historic evolution for Far North Queensland’s cruise ship industry. This time last year, the 294-meter-long Queen Elizabeth would have been forced to drop […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently announced that MCM Marine, Inc. from Sault Ste. Marie was awarded a contract for dredging project on St. Joseph Harbor in Michigan. Dredging will begin as soon as possible at St. Joseph Harbor which ships or receives roughly half a million tons annually. Dredging at the harbor, located […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Weeks Marine Inc., in the amount of $2,635,000 for maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel Entrance Channel and Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of shoal material from Matagorda Ship Channel and 1,250,000 cubic […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Directorate – General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have unveiled their plans to dredge the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Botlek in the spring of 2018.  A tender for this dredging scheme, set to last around six months, was issued earlier this week. The work will involve a […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Dongjiakou Port is planning to construct two additional terminals that would enable the port to handle Vale’s growing fleet of mega iron-ore carriers that account for the world’s largest dry bulk ships. According to the plan, Dongjiakou, together with ports in Majishan and Dalian, will be able to manage the Brazilian miner’s huge dry bulk […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tema (Ghana) – a $1 billion investment by Meridian Port Services (MPS) – is on schedule to open on June 28 this year. According to the company officials, the breakwater and access channel – designed to accommodate the world’s largest container ships – and the first 2 deep-water berths are expected to be able to […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The giant container ship “Ever Logic” of Evergreen Shipping Line, with a length of 335 meters and a tonnage of 8452 TEU, berthed at the Port of Aden two days ago to discharge transit containers to neighboring ports. This visit is considered the beginning of regaining container transshipment business to the port after the interruption that […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has confirmed Mr. Rabindra Kumar Agarwal, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping, to be a keynote speaker at their Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October 2019 in New Delhi, India. At the event, Mr. Agarwal will address the economic developments in […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tacoma began dredging contaminated sediments in Blair Waterway on September 15 in preparation to expand Pier 4. The Port detected a marine biocide, called tributyltin, while completing a dredging inspection for the site evaluation to expand Pier 4 for larger ships. The Port of Tacoma has agreed to complete the cleanup of […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Onezhsky Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Yard (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia) has held a launching ceremony for the trailing suction hopper dredger Yury Maslyukov, which is designed by Damen for FSUE Rosmorport. The ceremony took place on August 23, and was attended by Sergey Vakhrukov, Deputy Secretary of Russia’s Security Council; Artur Parfenchikov, head of the Republic […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ETTU, a specialist in productivity-enhancing solutions SharePoint and Office 365, has implemented a new intranet for Van Oord, an international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The new intranet implemented is based on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) and Microsoft Azure. Of the 4,500 employees, approximately 2,500 of them are on ships and locations […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Penang State Government must review and take into account the long-term development of Penang Port given its intent to construct the 6.5km Gurney Drive – Bagan Ajam undersea tunnel. The undersea tunnel project will incur comprehensive construction. Hence, for Penang Port to enjoy sustainable development, the depth of the seabed of Penang Port must […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Astika Holdings Inc. plans to enter the growing China dredging sector as part of the strategy through the acquisition of service, agriculture and industrial companies with Nantong Dredging Machinery Co. Ltd. “The growth of shipping commerce in conjunction with the population increasing throughout the Nantong Region offers Astika Holdings additional growth potential in pursuing Nantong […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the water and land works of the maintenance and renovation project of the China Marine Surveillance Fujian Corps, and Lot 1 of the terminal project of Guangxi Lingyu Yuntong Port Co., Ltd., with a total contract value of 185 million yuan. The water […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships. Two Danish companies, Ramboll and Aarsleff, are responsible for the marine works in connection with the latest harbour expansion. Harbours around the world are being rebuilt, to enlarge container terminals and deepen harbour basins. […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As Shanghai builds out the Shanghai International Shipping Center and the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone, the city’s Baoshan district is pushing ahead with the construction of its own two development zones, the Chinese Cruise Tourism Development Pilot Area and the Shanghai International Cruise Industry Development Comprehensive Reform Pilot Area. Baoshan, the heart of […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today announced another record half year profit as it grew container traffic and bulk freight volumes, consolidating its position as the pre-eminent national freight gateway. Net Profit After Tax increased to $74.2 million from $34.6 million. This included a net gain of $35.0 million on the sale of our 50% share in […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port released today a draft proposal to add a new berth within its existing boundary for public consultation. The berth, which would require dredging and the construction of a new wharf, would be located at the northern end of the container terminal. Napier Port chief executive, Garth Cowie, said that it would give the […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded three contract options in the amount of $4.3 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 1,985,000 cubic yards of material with an estimated completion […]

  • 23 October 2012

    President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday announced that government would build two additional berths at the Takoradi Harbour to accommodate more ships as a result of the oil extraction in the area. He said government would also build a mini-harbour at Domuli in the Western Region to increase the intake of ships and goods at […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The new Marina South Wharves (MSW) was officially opened yesterday in a ceremony attended by officials from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and management and staff of Jurong Port Pte Ltd. The ceremony was officiated by Mr Pang Kin Keong, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport. Developed by […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group has finished dredging the 76 km long navigational channel that leads to the Port of Maputo in Mozambique. The company’s cutter dredger J.F.J. De Nul, hopper dredger De Lapérouse, along with some other dredgers, delivered the project several months ahead of schedule. According to Jan De Nul, the company is presently finishing the […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hedland Port Authority was awarded the “Port of the Year” at the 17th Annual Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney last night. The event attracted more than 400 senior industry executives from Australia’s shipping, ports and maritime industry, making it one of the more prestigious events in the shipping […]