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  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has started a port infrastructure rehabilitation project at the small domestic seaport of Port Nolloth on the northwestern coast of South Africa. The project is aimed at improving infrastructure for offshore activities and forms part of efforts to develop the country’s marine transport and manufacturing industry in line with the South […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just released the latest episode of their “Stories From The Sea” in which they highlight importance of the trailing suction hopper dredger Isandlwana’s work in the Richards Bay waters.  Richards Bay is Africa’s second largest port industrial port. Keeping business flowing at full capacity is vital to the fast-growing economy in southern […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore companies and other organizations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organizes the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape […]

  • 10 May 2011

    Transnet is walking a tight rope in its R5,4bn expansion of the Cape Town Container Terminal (CTCT), which is designed to transform the Mot… By Sibonelo Radebe (thenewage) [mappress] Source: thenewage, May 10, 2011;

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Africa Pty based in Pretoria, South Africa, recently completed construction of the cutter dredge Mvubu – 450. According to the company, the dredger – specifically designed for the South African conditions – was launched on the 19th of January 2017 in Cape Town. Commissioning and fine tuning of the dredge systems was completed by the end of January. […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Titanium Resources Group Ltd is pleased to announce that it today appointed Michael Brown as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. Mr. Brown is the Chief Operating Officer of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd (“DBCM”), the South African mining operation of the De Beers Group. Mr. Brown has worked […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subtech has once again made history when they removed the last section of the sub-aqueous tunnel from beneath the Durban harbour mouth. This is the first time that a sub-aqueous tunnel has been removed in its entirety… Source: Subtech

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC and Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) have been nominated for the Innovative Support Services award for setting up Africa’s first dredging school. The award recognizes support services that enable or enrich the dredging sector that do not include physical dredging activity: examples include education & training, surveying, hydrographics, research & development, consultants, specialist […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    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, […]

  • 27 January 2014

    International civil engineering hydraulics specialist, HR Wallingford, has teamed up with Fourth Element Consulting, Johannesburg to offer sustainable environmental solutions to the rapidly developing economies in southern Africa. HR Wallingford brings extensive international experience in maritime engineering, coastal management, flood management and environmental hydraulics to clients in the region. Fourth Element has international project experience […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    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, […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ian Holden, currently Project Surveyor with DOF Subsea in Aberdeen, has been elected Chairman of The Hydrographic Society UK (THS UK) in succession to David Parker, the UKHO’s Hydrography Manager with particular responsibility for its Civil Hydrography Program (CHP). A former Liverpool Port Hydrographer with responsibility for dredging and survey operations for its Conservancy Agency […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational channels and berthing facilities for shipping. Around 20,000m³ of sand and sediment is expected to be removed during the dredging exercise, which started on 28 October. The […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The sustainability of water resources is becoming a key challenge for the growth and long-term survival of the mining sector in many countries. This is why the Netherlands Consulate General in Cape Town together with Dutch company partners and the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) will be organizing several events on the 10th of February on water-related mining challenges. As […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ilembe, built by Royal IHC, recently took part in a trial for a special beach nourishment program along sections of the Golden Mile in Durban, South Africa. Under this major coastal protection scheme, the TNPA’s 5,500m³ dredger was used to collect sand from the ‘sand trap’ area […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on African Large River Basins Hydrology will take place in Hammamet, Tunisia, from October 26-30, 2015. This event is placed under the labels of several international programs and institutions, which aim at a better knowledge and data sharing, the increase of the number of permanent observatories for large rivers basins, more international cooperation, specially within shared river basins, […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    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, […]

  • 1 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion – January 2015 The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity.   Van Oord, […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A donor conference, aimed to raise money needed for the improvements of Mombasa Port, was held last Friday, May 22nd, in Mombasa with JICA, Development Bank of South Africa, AfDB, DFID, the World Bank, the EU Delegation to Kenya and USAID taking the part. The conference, organized by TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) together with the Government of Kenya and the National Treasury, showed highest priority […]

  • 14 July 2010

    USD 350 million is being invested in the Port of Luanda, one of Africa’s most congested, in an effort to restructure the harbour and its facilities. This was disclosed at a meeting between port and government officials and a visiting US delegation to Luanda, which included US Assistant Trade Representative for Africa, Florie Liser. In […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is sponsoring the World Water Atlas, launched in New York on World Water Day, 22 March 2018. The Atlas is a virtual platform where states and citizens can meet to share and exchange lessons and best practices for addressing water-related disasters and translate them into solutions that can then be promoted globally. Royal HaskoningDHV […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The second of two Damen Shoalbuster 3009 multi-purpose workboats for SMIT Amandla Marine has been named in a ceremony at Damen Shipyards Cape Town, South Africa. Named the Aogatoa, the vessel is the second of two shoalbusters 3009 ordered by SMIT Amandla Marine for the De Beers contract and built at Damen Shipyards Cape Town […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    After more than a decade of planning and construction across three square miles of development, DP World London Gateway deep-sea port is now open, providing British exporters and importers with a more efficient way to ship globally, at less cost. The ‘MOL Caledon’ was welcomed by DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf offered praise for the successful partnership between the West African nation and APM Terminals as she dedicated the newly completed 600-meter quay at the Freeport of Monrovia on May 22nd at a ceremony attended by prominent members of her administration, as well as senior executives of APM Terminals. “With […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Deepwater Container Terminal Gdańsk to carry out construction design services for a new €160 million quay at the Port of Gdańsk in Poland. The upgraded terminal will be capable of handling 3 million TEU a year. The consultancy will design a new deepwater quay adjacent to the existing deepwater […]