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  • 11 April 2013

    The German Minister of Transport, Dr. Peter Ramsauer, stated that the federal German government is and remains a reliable partner in maritime alliance. “To keep Germany competitive as a maritime location, we will keep the tonnage tax in force. In doing so, we will ensure future-proof framework conditions for the maritime sector, which is a […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Royal Imtech N.V. (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that it has acquired the Belgian maritime technical services provider Van Stappen & Cada NV. This company realises annual revenue of over 3 million euro. The acquisition will be paid in cash and will immediately contribute to the earnings per share. It will […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    IHC Robbins, specialized in the heavy minerals mining and processing, metallurgical testwork, practical engineering and specialized equipment, is further strengthening its position on the West Coast through the appointment of Mr Greg Jones. Mr Jones is the company’s Resource & Business Development Manager. He is based in IHC’s office in Perth and is a highly regarded […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) have increased confidence that their key priorities will be addressed after passage of an omnibus spending package to fund the federal government through September 30, 2018, AAPA said in its latest release. The spending bill contains funding for a number of AAPA’s top infrastructure and intermodal priorities, […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Finland last week announced a new Agency Network Agreement which will strengthen the company’s coverage of thirteen key ports around the country’s coastline. The announcement coincided with an Open House event which celebrated 150 years of the company. Invited customers from the Helsinki area were able to experience a demonstration of […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Quality Positioning Services (QPS) has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Esri, the world leader in GIS technology. The agreement enables QPS to bundle its QINSy and Fledermaus products with Esri software and provide a complete hydrographic survey, data management, and charting solution. “This worldwide OEM agreement with Esri allows us to provide […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, recently visited Deltares in Delft to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. Bangladesh faces a challenging future […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands is going to intensify collaboration with Iran in the fields of water management, port development and maritime logistics. The agreements regarding collaboration at government level will open the door to Dutch companies aiming to bring in orders from Iranian clients relating to water issues and port development. Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The strong growth in interstate visitors to Queensland revealed in the National Visitor Survey released today can only be maintained or grow if the state’s premier natural attraction is protected, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Great Barrier Reef sustains a $6 billion tourism industry and more than 60,000 local tourism jobs. […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd. This acquisition will strengthen Van Oord’s leading position on the UK flood defence and coastal construction market. J.T. Mackley & Co. […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has acquired trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Contender’ from Dutch Abeko Marine. The vessel has a hopper capacity of 2,680 m3. This purchase allows Van Oord to strengthen its fleet in the small trailing suction hopper dredger segment. “Dravo S.A., our Spanish subsidiary, […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A.P. Moller-Maersk Executive Board Member Kim Fejfer will meet with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan this afternoon, in connection with a state visit to the Danish capital by the Turkish Prime Minister and as the next step in the company’s partnership on Turkish infrastructure. The formal agreement for the development of the Aegean Gateway […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    India and Japan have decided to further strengthen their cooperation in the maritime sector as a part of the overall robust bilateral relations. The two countries agreed to enhance their interaction through the existing forums and through port-to-port exchanges. These issues came up for a discussion between the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan, […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology that may improve dike strength faster and more economically is being tested in Bleskensgraaf this month. The technology is known as vacuum consolidation and it involves creating a vacuum below the surface by pumping out water, making the subsurface stronger. Deltares will provide technical guidance and conduct the analysis. On Monday, 11 April, […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PMR Hydraulics and Van Oord dredging and marine contractors have entered into a long term service level agreement. For the coming three years, PMR Hydraulics will exclusively be responsible for advice, all services and deliveries/installations of hydraulic parts on board Van Oord’s 80 dredging vessels. PMR Hydraulics – Van Oord cooperation is not new, the two […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The Moerdijk Port Authority and the Port of Rotterdam Authority are changing their existing incidental collaboration into a structural commercial and operational collaboration. The aim is to strengthen the national and international competitive position of the two ports. Hans Smits, President and CEO of the Port of Rotterdam Authority: “Collaboration with Moerdijk fits well in […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Trade between India and Dubai is expanding at an unprecedented pace, and as one of the largest marine terminal operators in the region, DP World is a major facilitator and contributor to this growth. That’s the message from Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region to the 7th India […]

  • 10 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a decision to require all dischargers of urban stormwater in Guam to obtain permits to control pollution in runoff from urbanized areas of the island. Today’s action designates all current and future municipal stormwater sources in Guam to follow Clean Water Act permitting requirements. Municipal stormwater is […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has recently signed a license agreement with L & M Keating Ltd. for the application of Xbloc armour units in Cape Clear, Ireland. The Xblocs will be applied in the new development project at the Cape Clear harbour, located at Clear Island on the south side of Ireland. This development program is […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two coastal projects, led by Thanet District Council, are set to take place along sections of both the Ramsgate and Margate coastlines this April to improve resilience from the sea. The first scheme will start in Ramsgate, for approximately 16 weeks, and will focus on improving existing flood defenses. “Specifically, this involves re-facing to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2012
    Vessels

    On May 4th 2012, the signing of the acceptance-transfer acts for the self-propelled bilge dredger «Ivan Cheremisinov», purchased by FSUE “Rosmorport” for the needs of the Astrakhan branch, took place. At this moment the vessel is located in the Tuapse seaport, where it is passing the customs clearance. After the registration the vessel will be […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has ordered a new self-propelled megacutter from IHC Merwede. This self-propelled cutter suction dredger, with a total installed power of 23,700 kW and a pump ashore capacity of 15,600 kW, is a replacement investment. The total investment amounts to around EUR 170 million and construction of the vessel is expected to […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) again expanded its position in a difficult market environment in the 2013 financial year. “We saw considerable increases in throughput and transportation in 2013. Our market share gains underline that we were well prepared for the challenges of a difficult market environment. HHLA also continues to have a high […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached a heads of agreement with STRABAG SE for the acquisition of the dredging activities and assets of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH, formerly known as Möbius Wasserbau. STRABAG Wasserbau, based in Hamburg, has an annual turnover of approximately EUR 50 million with a broad array of equipment and the agreed transaction price […]