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  • 26 March 2012

    Maritime Agenda 2010-2020 provides for development of two hub ports each on West and East Coasts, i.e., Mumbai (Jawaharlal Nehru Port), Kochi, Chennai & Visakhapatnam. A request was received from the Chief Minister, Government of Kerala for development of a Port or Shipyard project in the State. The request was examined in the Ministry of […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Cochin Port Trust is looking at manners of curbing dredging costs, anent increased expenditures for the purpose of shipping channel maintenance, IBNlive reports. Namely the costs of the Cochin port’s maintenance have jumped from Rs 35 crore to Rs 110 crore on annual basis. The situation is further aggravated by the failure to share […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The delivery of Macau 1000CUM self-propelled split hopper barge was completed on March 20, 2012. Guangzhou XED Ship Design Co. Ltd is authorized by Macau Entertainment Co. Ltd to conduct complete design, the barge was built at Zhongshan Weihang Shipyard Co. Ltd, it serves in Macau coastal area, working together with bucket and grab dredgers […]

  • 21 March 2012

    Multi Cat 1506, a Damen multi-purpose work vessel constructed for the dredging industry, has reportedly been loaded onboard the HR Intonation, an 11,872-deadweight-ton time charter from Belgian heavy-lift carrier OXL, at the Port of Zeebrugge. The 15.5-meter SWCC-2 Multi Cat is designed for towing, pushing operations and assistance in marine civil works. She is powered […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Dredging on the Dania Cutoff Canal that will boost the economy of Broward and Palm Beach counties by $18 million a year is scheduled to begin next month. Following almost 15 years of planning and permitting, the $6.5 million yearlong project will deepen the canal’s water from 10 feet to 17 thus megayachts will be […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      Damen Dredging Equipment and Astilleros de Murueta are cooperating at present in the new building of two maintenance trailing suction hopper dredgers and one sand mining hopper. Each party contributes its specific knowledge : MURUETA designs and builds the vessels and Damen Dredging designs and builds the dredging equipment – all to the specific […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The mud drain test of Macau 1000CUM self-propelled split hopper barge was conducted on March 1, following the trial voyage on February 10, 2012. XED is  authorized by Macau Entertainment Co. Ltd to conduct complete design (including detailed and workshop design). The barge was built at Zhongshan Weihang Shipyard Co. Ltd., and it serves in […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Marine Components (DMC) has developed a pioneering nozzle production method bases on a single weld seam on the inner side of the nozzle. This makes the process much more efficient and environmentally friendly. The new Nozzle Spinning Machine can deliver nozzles up to 4.5 m at short notice. Based in Hardinxveld in the Netherlands […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Arab News reports that Abdul Aziz Al-Tuwaijri, president of Saudi Ports Authority, on Sunday inked a number of contracts for the development and maintenance of ports at a cost of SR500 million. The signing ceremony was attended by Transport Minister Jabara Al-Seraisry. These contracts are as follows: – Three contracts are for King Abdul […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Argentinian towage and harbour company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the ‘RUA Cap. Lucio R’, a Damen ASD 2810 tug. Although Damen’s tugs have operated in Argentina before, this vessel is the first time a Damen tug is owned by an Argentinian company. Established in 1967 and based in Buenos Aires, […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    St. Johns Ship Building of Palatka, Fla. delivered two custom built twin screw push tugs, the Lady Shayne and the Lady Dashelle, for Smithbridge of Brisbane Australia. These 25-ft tugs feature twin John Deere model diesel engines with a combined rating of 600hp and conventional shaft drives with reversing gears. “The Lady Shayne and Lady […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Another three armament shells were discovered in the mud lodged inside the dredger undergoing repair work at Western India Shipyard Ltd dock at Mormugao port after four workers were injured in an explosion reported on Wednesday. An investigation is being conducted and the shells have been sent to the naval armament depot in Dabolim. S […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 12,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, CHANG JIANG KOU 02, took place today at the Daoda Heavy Industry shipyard in Qidong, China. IHC Merwede is building the impressive vessel for Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau MOT, which is based in the People’s Republic of China. It is the duplicate […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Last week, the volunteers of the Dutch National Museum of Dredging were presented with a supply of Damen fleece vests to support the outdoor-activities of the Museum. The Dutch National Museum of Dredging (Sliedrecht) is unique and exhibits a collection of historical and modern models of dredgers and dredging equipment, photographs and dredged items of […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    VOSTA LMG BV is already 10 years operative. VOSTA LMG dredging technology is a merger between LMG Marine Technology Department and VOSTA BV. Although this was a new name in 2002, the company embodies 140 years of experience and expertise. Now, ten years later, VOSTA LMG has proven to be a serious partner in the […]

  • 15 February 2012
    Vessels

    Pedro Alvares Cabral, the first of two trailing suction hopper dredgers that Uljanik Shipyard has been constructing for the Luxemburg-based company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen G.D. Luxembourg, was launched yesterday in Uljanik. The 147,6 m Pedro Alvares Cabral weighs 26.000 tons and is 30 meters wide. The vessel and the corresponding equipment will be […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Fulco Vrooland will join IHC Merwede on 15 February 2012 as the company’s new Dredging Sales Director. He will succeed Arie Korevaar. Mr Vrooland began his career with Tsuji Heavy Industries in Japan, which produces marine equipment for worldwide export. He worked there for ten years and was ultimately responsible for the entire sales and […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Akash Dredging & Marine services (p) ltd, Visakhapatnam (ADAMS) announces acquisition of a New Cutter Suction Dredger, from DAMEN Shipyards, the Netherlands. This dredger after its erection and trails by the OEM shall be inaugurated on 15th February 2012 at ABG Shipyard – Dahej, Gujarat. ADAMS is a professionally managed company headed by its MD […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Vessels

    On 24 January 2012 Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards delivered three Cutter Suction Dredgers of its CSD 500 series to the Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) in Azerbaijan. After delivery, President Ilham Aliyev and Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov examined the dredgers at the premises of the Yacht Club in Baku. Damen representatives briefed the […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Vale’s vessels are capable of transporting 400,000 tons of iron ore will only dock at Chinese ports in total accordance with the country’s legislation, stated Vale. Adapting ports to receive the giant ore carriers is a highly technical issue, to be addressed in accordance with the local and international maritime legislation, requiring detailed engineering studies […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The vessels were built in close co-operation with the local Karnaphuli Shipyard. VOSTA LMG has a cooperation […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Western Australian (WA) ship builder Strategic Marine has finished work on a state-of-the-art 27 metre work barge which will be delivered to the Port of Dampier to service the burgeoning resources sector. The barge named ‘Alamo’ has been built for Karratha business Offshore Plant Hire and will be chartered to marine operations company Bhagwan Marine. […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Port of Los Angeles has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Al Larson Boat Shop Improvement Project, which proposes to modernize and upgrade the existing facility located at 1046 Seaside Avenue on Terminal Island. The proposed project would allow Al Larson to enter a 30-year lease renewal with the Port of […]

  • 18 January 2012
    Vessels

    Western Marine Limited, the country’s leading shipbuilding industry in Bangladesh, delivers a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) yesterday. CPA chairman Cdre Muhammed Anwarul Islam took the delivery of the dredger at a ceremony held at the Chittagong port gate Jetty 1. Heads of different government bodies, foreign experts, industrialists and other professionals […]