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  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     At Gansbaai in South Africa, the town’s fishing port badly needed maintenance dredging. Local contractor, Guerrini Marine Construction used their pontoon-based wire crane to maneuver a Damen DOP150. The DOP150 was lowered to the sea bed, and with the 8-bar jet water pressure the pump crated its own mining pit. The DOP submersible dredge […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the Western coast of South Africa, high grade heavy mineral sediment layers are found on the seashores. Located just below a layer of fairly standard quartz sand, this heavy mineral sand can be mined. The material, which is also called HMS, has a relatively high specific gravity of 2.8T.m3 in situ. Until recently, the […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Significant progress has been made on the construction of workboat INYOSI that will support Transnet National Ports Authority’s new $62 million trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE when she gets to work dredging South Africa’s ports early next year. Carl Gabriel, head of TNPA’s Dredging Services Division, said: “The combination workboat/hydrographic survey boat is being built by […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Preparation are well underway for the International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) seminar on dredging and reclamation that will be held next moth, March 23-27, in Cape Town. The event is being organized for (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the date of the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in South Africa. The Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape Town. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has provided a week-long Seminar especially developed for […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State-of-the-Art TID Cutter Suction Simulator Training is being brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine & Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). After a successful series of sessions in the USA and India this training programme will now be offered to the […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The grab hopper dredger “Italeni” last week arrived in Durban on her maiden voyage from the Bulgarian shipyard where she was constructed. She will replace the aging grab hopper dredger “Crane”, which has recently been equipped with a new grab crane that will now be transferred to “Italeni”. The dredger was built by IHC Merwede […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 3rd Maximising African Port Capacity conference (6th and 7th August, 2014, Cape Town, South Africa) will address the key challenges faced by African ports when faced with operational change and site expansion. “This will include issues in construction, infrastructure, access, hinterland and storage. Hear case studies of how ports have faced and overcome these […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms Lilianne Ploumen, and a Dutch Trade Delegation visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) on Tuesday, July 8th 2014. The goal was to get an impression of the way South African and Dutch companies and entrepreneurs are working together. In addition, the newly qualified pupils from […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing fleet of IHC Merwede-built vessels which features the 4,200m3 TSHD ISANDLWANA (ordered in 2008) and the grab hopper dredger […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. The event will dock in Durban, South Africa, from 28-29 January 2014. Case studies and updates from the latest port development projects in Africa including Angola, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa and more will […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SGB302 wetland amphibious excavator is a type of multipurpose excavator designed especially for operation in lake area, marsh soft land surface and shallow water operation, and can be used for engineering such as ditch excavation, pond dredging, man-made lake dredging etc, it features large range of excavation and small ground pressure. Travelling mechanism adopts dual-body […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit is scheduled for 22nd-23rd May 2013, and will take place in Durban. This event will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013 conference, hosted in Durban, is approaching. This conference, scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013, is the only event of its kind on the African continent, and is the essential gathering of maintenance and capital dredging and port construction and development thought-leaders from around the continent and the world. At […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 3rd, 2012, Kommer Damen, President of Damen Shipyards Group, officially opened the new, multifunctional building of Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT). The clever and outstanding design combines a 1.125m2 services workshop and logistics centre on the ground floor topped off with offices and meeting rooms above. Those designated to work in the upper […]