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  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     On Wednesday 8th January, 2020, Senator Rohan Sinanan, Minister of Works and Transport and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Trinidad and Tobago, and Ms. Trudy Ann Gill-Conlon visited the Port of Spain Ferry Terminal to witness the ongoing dredging project. The project, spearheaded by the Ministry of Works and […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany. The contract has been awarded to a joint venture, including DEME’s German subsidiary, for a period of two years. DEME will maintain the whole 116 km long fairway of the Elbe between […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Doñana wetland received a reprieve last Friday when authorities committed not to allow dredging of a river essential to the World Heritage site’s health. In a report to UNESCO, the country stated that a plan to deepen the Guadalquivir River to allow larger commercial ships will not be authorized. Failure to cancel the dredging […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. has been awarded a number of long-term beach maintenance contracts. These projects will contribute to both coastal defenses as well the development of tourism. This year’s beach replenishments in Barcelona and La Pineda near Tarragona have already been completed. Activities on the beach of Playa de Castillo on the […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Spain on cooperation in the field of port development, according to the Press Information Bureau of India. Recognizing the significant mutual benefit that can be derived from cooperation in the […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) to improve depths in the commercial port of Mahon has been met, thanks to the dredging work that got underway last March. As a result of this project, the Minorcan port is now safer for vessel navigation, and can cater for ships up to […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A piece of mid 19th century French pottery from Bordeaux has been found during the archaeological supervision carried out as part of the dredging work at the Port of Mahon. The dredger Antignano arrived at the Port of Mahon recently and joined the dredging work currently underway in the Mahon waters. The addition of this […]

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

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. Dravo S.A. has been owned, since 1987, by Van Oord (50%) and the Spanish company Dragados S.A. (50%), a subsidiary of ACS, the largest Spanish infrastructure contractor. The company will continue its […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), took delivery of six shuttle carriers on March 21 for its semi-automated terminal in the Port of Barcelona, bringing its fleet to 26. These diesel hydraulic shuttles are one-over-one models and have a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes. Since its official opening […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Mahon dredging project officially commenced on 3rd March. According to portsdebalears.com, two dredgers will be used in this very important cleanup program. The dredger Von Rocks will deposit the mud brought up from the seabed onto two barges pulled by the tug boat Napia, which will then transfer the mud to the […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The report “Harbour Approach Channels Design Guidelines”, published by PIANC Working Group 121, was presented yesterday in Puertos del Estado headquarters, Madrid, Spain. The presentation was done during a technical meeting organized by ATPyC (Spanish Section of the International Association of Navigation). This report was explained by Jose R. Iribarren, Managing Director at Siport21, and […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) informed the Mahon port community that dredging work at the Port of Mahon is scheduled to start on 3rd March. In an e-mail sent to the main port operators, the APB Chairman, Alberto Pons, explained that, in his view, the dredging work “is a very important project […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “MOUSTAKBAL II”, designed and built entirely by Nodosa Shipyard, with capacity of 1,500 m3 and the biggest of its kind ever built in Spain, was launched today. This vessel reaches a more precise and rapid unloading of dredged material, and is especially intended for the extraction of sand from maximum depth of 30 […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB), Alberto Pons, met the Mayor of Mahon, Águeda Reynés, in Palma yesterday,to discuss the latest developments affecting the Port of Mahon and study the actions to be taken over the port’s dredging project, after the Environmental Public Prosecutor’s Office last week filed the complaint […]

  • 27 September 2013

    The Catalan President Artur Mas has met today with Giora Israel (Senior Vice President) and Michel Nestour (Vice President) from Carnival Corporation & plc and four senior executives from some of Carnival Corporation & plc brands at the Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of Catalonia’s regional government, with Barcelona’s Mayor Xavier Trias and the President of the Port […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Barcelona’s Management Board approved the awarding of the tender to build and operate a pleasure boat marina at the North Entrance Mouth to the company Formentera Mar. Formentera Mar plans to invest over EUR 30 million to develop the infrastructure and the works are expected to last 24 months. The marina will […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Yesterday, the Spanish Official Gazette published the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands’ 2012 Financial Statements, which showed profits of €14.4 million and a turnover of €59.5 million. These statements were audited by the State Comptroller’s Office with no reservations. Looking to the future, the APB’s investment plan includes a budget of €33.7 million for […]

  • 17 September 2013

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a stevedoring company in the Port of Valencia belonging to Grup TCB, last week took delivery of the components of its four new Konecranes RTG cranes. T he new machinery, part of an ambitious investment programme at the terminal, will be erected on the Muelle de Levante dock in the coming months. […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the Spanish authorities are now denying export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregate destined for projects in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements. As a result, there should be no delay […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Terminal de Contenedores de Tenerife (TCT), the concessionaire of the new container terminal at the East Dock in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, inaugurated the new facilities. The event was attended by the President of the Regional Government of the Canary Islands, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Public Works, Ana Pastor, the mayor of Santa Cruz […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a Grup TCB company managing the transport of goods at the Levante and Llovera docks in the Port of Valencia, has received its fourth Super Post Panamax crane for operating large vessels up to 22 containers wide. Developed by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZMPC), the acquired gantry crane weighs 1,600 tonnes, is […]

  • 20 June 2013

    The new Botafoc Quays at the Port of Ibiza, which are soon to come into service, were handed over  to the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands. On June 17. nearly seven months after the work was finished, a ceremony to hand over the quays was held and was attended by the Development Ministry inspector, […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year, during the celebration of the 12th Spanish Coast and Port Engineering Congress, Siport21 presented four projects which sum up part of their daily technical activity. Two of them were carried out for mexican ports: the Manoeuvrability Study of Port of Altamira and Ship Manoeuvring Study of LNG Carriers at Port of Manzanillo. The […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The hopper dredger “Stellamaris” has been handed over to its owner, DTM, by the Spanish yard Astilleros de Murueta. The TSHD, designed for sand mining, will work not far from its building location. The dredging equipment on board was supplied by Damen Dredging. The 2,600 m3 dredger has been specifically designed as a sand dredger. […]

  • 17 April 2013

    This week, the newly improved Port of Palma’s Poniente Quays are due to come into service having undergone extension activities, conducted in response to the heavy demand for berths in the Mediterranean which can cater for large cruise vessels. The recently added facilities, completed within the framework of extension work, were handed over on 15th […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the completion of the sea trials, the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao has delivered the Fall Pipe & Mining Vessel “Joseph Plateau” to Jan de Nul. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has received a copy of the decree from the Balearic Islands’ High Court Prosecutor which immediately suspends the dredging project at the Port of Mahon until “specific evidence is taken by the Environmental Prosecution Service”. Given this situation, the APB will not at present be starting the […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands explained the details of the Environmental Watch Plan for the dredging of the Port of Mahon to the Sant Lluís Town Council. The Plan ensures that the town’s coastline and the Isla del Aire’s SCI (Site of Community Importance) will not be affected. A group of APB experts […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Oceana demands that the pouring of the polluted muds to be dredged from Maó harbour be halted, as it will coincide with the razorfish spawning season, between April and August. This is also the non-fishing season, a management measure established to protect this species so highly valued by the local population, as it has a […]