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  • 27 October 2010

    Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said Tuesday that the government will continue to support ports and shipping industry to attract long… (dawn) [mappress] Source: dawn, October 28, 2010;

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 33 and TAMU 44) on August 25–28, 2013 at the “HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE” in Honolulu, Hawaii. The theme of this conference “So That Ships May Pass” will focus on the Historical, Structural and Operational Development […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foreshore Technology has just returned from Ireland after installing Dredge Master Plough for Fastnet Shipping. Fastnet Sound is a versatile Multicat/Dive Platform equipped with an anchor handling/towing winch and Aft mounted A frame to enable plough dredging with an 11m Wide dredging Plough. Foreshore Technology provided all of the necessary hardware and software to provide […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Container traffic into Teesport is steadily increasing and figures show it rose 15% just in the last year. An article recently in the Evening Gazette discussed that Port owner PD Ports is keen to build on this momentum with a multi-million pound expansion of Teesport’s container terminal facilities. The move is part of a wider […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study of potential improvements to the Houston Ship Channel is nearing completion, Port Houston informs.  The study, that began in 2015, has been conducted in partnership with Port Houston and has examined the feasibility and national benefits of various widening, deepening and other improvements for the channel. According to […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Government will continue to sharpen its competitive capability by seeking to provide the driving force for the shipping and port industries to thrive, the Director of Marine, Mr Francis Liu, said today. Speaking at the opening plenary of the APEC Port Services Network (APSN) Workshop organised by the Secretariat of the APSN and co-hosted […]

  • 16 June 2010

    Major cruise liner operator P&O Cruises has backed a call for the Cairns shipping channel to be dredged so its larger vessels can…   [mappress] Source: The Crains Post, June 16, 2010;

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €4 million a study preparing the design and planning of a federal waterway on the Danube in south-eastern Germany.   The project aims to improve the shipping conditions on Danube and preventing floods in the region. Insufficient draught depth is currently limiting the navigation capacity on Danube […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Tuesday (November 17) during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). Solid financial performance is expected to continue in 2016 with projections by the PHA of revenue growth after a very strong fiscal 2015 in terms of cargo tonnage. […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 7 August 2013

    On August 2nd 2013, Euroports Italy’s terminal in Marghera, Venice welcomed the largest seagoing vessel ever to enter the port of Venice for handling operations. The MV TEN JIN MARU (LOA: 240 m x 38 m, deadweight: 98.000t), a bulk carrier, departed from South America on July 8th, with a record of 65.000 tons of […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The number of vessels calling at Jamaica’s ports last year held steady, even as the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) moves to develop and … By McPherse Thompson (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, January 6, 2012; Image: kctjm

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports has awarded a concession to build and operate a new container terminal at Khalifa Port to Cosco Shipping Ports Limited – Abu Dhabi (CSPL SPV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited. As per the agreement, the company will be entitled concession rights of Khalifa Port Container Terminal 2 for a span […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    By David Pitt, Naval Architect at Offshore Ship Designers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized or languishing in lay-up, most notably in the US Gulf Coast region. Various proposals have been made for the repurposing of […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino announced that Chinese ships have been spotted in disputed reefs in the Spratlys island chain. China has deployed ships that are similar to the ones used to reclaim land in Johnson South Reef. The vessels were spotted around Gavin and Cuarteron Reefs, The Straits Times reported. The Spratly Islands dispute is […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $178 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MSCIP), Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan (Coastal Restoration, Mississippi, $56.7 million); Great Egg/Peck Beach New Jersey (Coastal Protection, New Jersey, $32.5 million) Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Coastal Protection, North […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    HR Wallingford new sate-of-the-art maritime simulation and modeling facilities, the Fast Flow Facility and the UK Ship Simulation Centre, will be formally opened by Lord Michael Heseltine at Howbery Business Park in Wallingford, Oxfordshire on 30 October. The new Fast Flow Facility is one of the world’s largest and most sophisticated marine test facilities, and […]

  • 1 December 2011

    India’s Ministry of Shipping has announced the appointment of Captain D. K. Mohanty as Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd for a period of five years. Captain D. K. Mohanty assumed his new role on November 30th. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of India […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Massive increases in port capacity, shipbuilding and seafarer numbers form the core of a new perspective plan from India’s Shipping Ministry… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 14, 2011;

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    To ensure safe crew changes on board dredgers and offshore vessels during the COVID-19 pandemic, DEME will charter a hotel ship for pre-quarantining as of this weekend. The ship is moored in Ostend, said the company in their latest release. Earlier, DEME took the measure to no longer change crews on board until 17 April […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The 200-foot dredge Yaquina is back in Morro Bay for the next few weeks, seeing what it can dredge up, reports sanluisobispo.com. This dredging vessel is expected to bring up enough sand in the area of the harbor mouth to create a 40- to 45-foot hole. According to Harbor Director Eric Endersby, the Yaquina can […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that the Matagorda Ship Channel is now open for vessel traffic following the successful removal of cutter suction dredge Everett Fisher. According to the Coast Guard report, USCG lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The […]