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  • 20 September 2010

    The construction of a 1380-metre long jetty, with 25-metre deep foundations, in the port of Sohar is on schedule. From the first quarter of next year, the structure will have to accommodate the next generation of ‘Very Large Ore Carriers’ (400,000 dwt). The Port of Rotterdam Authority is sharing in the construction costs, by contributing […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Vessels

    On Monday, September 6, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and his wife Ana Matilde Alemán launched the QUIBIÁN I, a new cutter suction dredge custom-built by IHC Beaver Dredgers for the Panama Canal expansion. The QUIBIÁN I, named after a 15th century indigenous Panamanian leader whose name signifies resolution and unity, is […]

  • 7 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A new custom-built cutter suction dredger destined for the Panama Canal has been launched by IHC Merwede on Monday 6 September. The 12,000kW vessel has been designed and built by IHC Beaver Dredgers at its Sliedrecht shipyard in The Netherlands for the Panama Canal Authority* (ACP – the Panama Government’s autonomous agency). QUIBIÁN I was […]

  • 4 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group is proud to announce the sale of its first-ever Twin Axe Catamaran, the Damen High Speed Support Vessel (HSSV) 2610, which is particularly suited for the offshore wind industry. Marineco UK, based in Edinburgh, Scotland, recently signed for the new HSSV 2610 with an option for a second. The Scottish firm already […]

  • 26 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On 19 August 2010 the signing ceremony for the start of construction of the new shipbuilding facility of Damen Vinashin Shipyard in Haiphong, Vietnam took place in the head offices of the Vietnam Shipbuilding Industry Group (Vinashin) in Hanoi. Mr Nguyen Duy Hung, Vice Operations Director of Song Cam Shipyard signed together with Mr Erik […]

  • 6 August 2010

    The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting today, to commemorate the completed reconstruction of the port’s berth 230. The berth is located within the R.E.K. petroleum complex. John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, spoke on behalf of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Recovery Act fund and […]

  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naming ceremony for the 6,675kW cutter suction dredger Ganga took place at Kakinada Seaport Private Ltd in Kakinada port in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India,on 30 July. Mrs Navatha, spouse of Mr KV Rao, Chairman cum Managing Director of Kakinada Seaport private Ltd, acted as godmother of the new dredger. The stationary cutter […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    A stage has now been completed within the scope of the implementation of the port reform with the signature of all sale contracts of the equipment concerning the container terminals. The Grand Port Maritime du Havre (GPMH : Port of Le Havre Authority) has just signed the last two sale contracts for the container terminals. […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a U.S. dredge manufacturer, reports an increase in overall sales just two months after the company consolidated its subsidiaries including, Dredging Supply Company, Inc., Best Equipment, and W&S Dredge Manufacturer. After a sluggish start in 2010, the company has greatly increased production with exports making up the majority of backlogged sales.   […]

  • 26 June 2010

    Port of Los Angeles officials’ concerns about where to put dredged sediment if they approve a new $50 million shipyard may have just become… [mappress] Source: Log, June 27, 2010;

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On Thursday 24 June, at 18h30 the Cutter Suction dredger ‘Fernão de Magalhães’ was launched at Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. shipyard in Pula (Croatia). The godmother of the ship is Ms. Marie Vyncke, daughter of Mrs. Katia De Sadeleer, niece of Jan Pieter De Nul and Dirk De Nul, directors of the company. The ‘Fernão de […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Even though the current investment programme 2008-2011, which amounts to EUR 1 billion, is still being implemented, the DEME Group is already commencing a new series of investments which will see 3 new units on the market by mid-2012. An amount of EUR 260 million has been allocated for these new investments. Including these new […]

  • 12 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On June 11th, 2010, twenty three months after placing the order, the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Charles Darwin’ was launched at the shipyard Construcciones Navales del Norte in Sestao (Spain). The godmother of the ship was Charlotte Putz-De Nul, daughter of Mrs Ghislaine De Nul, sister of Jan Pieter De Nul and Dirk De Nul, […]

  • 12 June 2010

    Several gallons of fuel were discharged into the Delta at Fulton Shipyard due to a sinking dredge according to the U.S. Coast Guard…. [mappress] Source: logisticsweek, June 12, 2010;

  • 4 June 2010

    The East London Shipyard (ELSY), which is equipped to offer services not only in ship repair but also in general marine engineering, steel… [mappress] Source: engineeringnews, June 4, 2010;

  • 3 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A delegation from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, headed by BIWTA-Chairman Abdul Meleque Miah, visited Europe in May. The main purpose of the trip was the pre-shipment inspection of the components for three cutter suction dredgers to be built at Chittagong-based Karnafuly Shipyard, whose Managing Director M.A. Rashid was among the delegates. The actual […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Wednesday May 26, 2010, the cutter suction dredger ‘Ibn Battuta’ was delivered to its owner, on the shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Ibn Battuta’ is the first of four large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers built at the Pula shipyard. Earlier this year, the identical sister vessel, the ‘Zheng He’, was launched […]

  • 14 April 2010

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 4,200m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ISANDLWANA took place on 14 April 2010 at the IHC Merwede shipyard Verenigde Scheepswerf Heusden (VSH) in Heusden, The Netherlands… [mappress] Source:ihcmerwede,April 14,2010;Image:ihcmerwede

  • 8 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Qatar Gas Transport Company Ltd. (NAKILAT) has signed a joint venture agreement with Damen Shipyards Qatar Holding B.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, to jointly operate a shipbuilding facility in the Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar. [mappress] Source: MarineLink, February 7, 2010

  • 24 January 2010

    MUMBAI: The Shipping Ministry is planning to dilute the Government’s stake in three companies under it — Cochin Shipyard, Shipping Corp of India (SCI) and Dredging Corp of India (DCI) in the next fiscal (FY11), a top Shipping Ministry official said… [mappress] Source:economictimes.indiatimes.,

  • 4 December 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    In September 2009, the suction dredger Gateway was launched at the IHC Merwerde Offshore and Marine Shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam. The dredger, completed for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.v., has been fitted out with Vulkan couplings… Source: Synfo, December 03, 2009

  • 18 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Swiss shipowner Allseas has said that its pipelay vessel, the ‘Pieter Schelte’ will be built at an Asian shipyard… Source: Baird Maritime, November 18, 2009;

  • 9 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, named the Dredge-X range. The name has been derived from eXcellent eXcavator dredging. At Europort 2009, HollandMT and FKAB proudly announce their newly developed range of backhoe pontoon dredgers, named the Dredge-X range. The name has been derived from […]