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  • 27 February 2012

    DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports. At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Tooling Services UK Ltd (STS) was officially launched at Subsea Expo 2015. Created by three individuals, the management team has a combined industry experience of over sixty years which has brought new innovative, reliable and performance leading products into the dredging market. Dredging Today has spoken with Mr Raymond Cameron, Business Manager at Subsea […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Efforts to enhance Saunders Beach continue as the Government signs contracts for beach replenishment for this popular Bahamian and tourist recreational area. During the signing ceremony Monday, Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant said, “This project consists of the completion of physical enhancements to Saunders Beach comprising some 2,300 feet of […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Building on a dedicated storm preparation program, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has become the first agency in South Florida to receive the National Weather Service’s (NWS) “StormReady Government” designation. By joining the StormReady program, government agencies and communities strengthen preparedness, communication and safety skills that are critical to help protect lives and […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature’s Coastal Caucus, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an historic partnership to fund critical dredging projects for Oregon’s small coastal ports. Under the new agreement, dredging is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend at the ocean entrance to the Siuslaw River near Florence, followed by the […]

  • 24 September 2013

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has today announced a reorganisation of its Humber ports and the retirement of ABP Port Director Southampton, Doug Morrison. The reorganisation on the Humber will bring ABP’s operational and commercial teams under one umbrella. Currently separated into two directorates covering Hull and Goole on the north bank of the river and […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd today announced a loss of $1.4 million, reflecting the heighted activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed rock phosphate resource on the Chatham Rise, […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Peterson SBS announces a £1.5 million capital investment in its quayside operations at Aberdeen Harbour. The company has leased a further two berths from Aberdeen Harbour Board and has secured additional accommodation, including a transit warehouse for the receipt and containerisation of items and equipment consigned for offshore and international distribution and office accommodation for […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Measurement Technology NW (MTNW) & Thern announce successful installation and commissioning of winch monitoring systems at the US Army Corp drinking water settling pond site, Georgetown Reservoirs in Washington, DC. Thern & MTNW collaborated with Liquid Waste Technologies (LWT), Archer Western, and CH2M Hill to develop and install a winch instrumentation retrofit that monitored tension […]

  • 3 May 2012

    A major oil company in Saudi Arabia has awarded Murjan Al-Sharq for Marine Services (MSMS)., via open tender process, a contract to dredge a sea water plant. The project required the contractor to remove 86,000m³ (111,800 yds³) of fine sand from the sea water intake lagoon. The lagoon is a trapezoidal shape with the following […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Enthusiastic Bahamians turned out with a record amount of investment cash to grab a share of the company now developing the 56-acre Nassau Container Port and 15-acre Gladstone Freight Terminal. In the initial public offering (IPO) for the port’s holding company, Arawak Port Development (APD), investors scooped up all $10 million worth of shares offered […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On November 10, 2011, DSC Dredge, LLC and Supreme Dredge & Processing, LLC together created a new company known as Supreme-DSC Dredge, LLC. The company was formed as a Louisiana-based corporation with major component manufacturing taking place at the Stoneboro, PA manufacturing facility, as well as existing DSC facilities. DSC and Supreme have been discussing […]

  • 23 December 2010

    DP World Limited and Citi Infrastructure Investors (CII), together with one of CII’s major investors, have today formed a strategic partnership to invest in, operate and manage DP World’s five marine terminals in Australia. DP World has entered into an agreement to provide management services to the Australian operation to continue to provide a consistently high level of service […]

  • 6 November 2013

    BMT has completed a series of studies for the Port of Liverpool’s new Seaforth ‘Liverpool 2’ (L2) Container Terminal Construction, which promises to bring 5000 new jobs to the area. The new facility will provide capability for a further half a million containers, taking its total annual capacity to approximately two million TEUs. BMT subsidiary […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indonesia is planning to use the Dutch ‘Building with Nature’ concept on a large scale for the restoration of its coasts. Indonesia is already working with Deltares and Wetlands International on the pilot project for natural mangrove restoration on the northern coast of Java. The approach there is based on a traditional Dutch method used […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) has announced the awarding of two key contracts for the design and management of its ambitious £40 million investment into the town’s harbour. Following an extensive and highly competitive procurement process, civil engineering consultancy, RPS, and architectural firm, Arch Henderson, have secured the work, which will develop the facility into a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Duval County beach nourishment project will reinitiate next week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The goal of the project is to restore protection features prior to the start of hurricane season, June 1. The additional dune-work, funded by the City of Jacksonville, will continue on all beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the close of 2017 and now the start of 2018, the team of professionals from the Army Corps, Jacksonville District, continues to make positive progress hand-in-hand with USACE partners from the South Florida Water Management District, the Department of the Interior and many other agencies implementing the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (SFER) program. “As […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Northport (M) Bhd, one of the main maritime gateways in the country, believes that its port capacity-expansion plans will be the catalyst to ride over the expected headwinds that may hit the industry going forward. This is because as a seasoned player, the wholly-owned subsidiary of NCB Holdings Bhd has survived and withstood quite a […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is holding the first stakeholder meeting to begin hammering out the Suwannee River Basin Management Action Plan. The plan will plot the course for restoring the Suwannee River and the unique spring systems that feed it, with activities throughout a watershed covering more than one million acres in Suwannee, […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Finnish survey company Finnish Consulting Group Ltd (FCG) has placed an order for a new GRP survey boat from Blyth Workcats Ltd of Canvey Island, UK. The 14-meter catamaran will be known as the Nordic Sonar and it is now being built to meet the specialized needs of the FCG survey teams. It will be […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of their quest to find innovative treatment and re-use solutions for difficult and wet waste materials Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) has been using Geotube®Technologies for the accelerated, onsite, dewatering of difficult sludges for Anglian Water Services Pic. On a live contract at Pitsford Water Treatment Works, LAWS technology, combined with innovative, […]