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  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PD Ports has successfully installed a new Terminal Operating System (TOS) at Teesport. The new system, which was built by Navis, a software development company specialising in terminal operating systems, was introduced to further improve efficiency for customers, as well as the speed and agility of operations at Teesport’s container terminal. The implementation of the […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]

  • 3 January 2013

    The Government intends to award two or more contracts pursuant to this solicitation. These contracts shall be Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Military Construction and Support for Others program for Central America and Mexico. However, the Government reserves the right […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taupō District Council, Waikato Regional Council and the Lake Taupō Harbour Master have collaborated to undertake beach replenishment at Kuratau water front as an initial step in addressing ongoing erosion issues. Between 12 and 14 December approximately 500 cubic metres of sand was moved from around the Kuratau boat ramp to the northern part of […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 2 January, Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, visited Deltares. He was accompanied by Henk Ovink, the deputy Director-General for space and water at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Chargé d’Affaires Edwin R. Nolan and William Echols, the economics officer with the American Embassy in the Netherlands. […]

  • 2 January 2013

    “The mountains can no longer hold the water generated by rains because they lack trees cover or canopy,” said Undersecretary Benito Ramos, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) executive director and Office of Civil Defense (OCD) administrator. People must plant more trees and sustain the activity as a long-term solution to flooding, he […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island is pushing for another round of beach renourishment funding in the next legislative session. The US Army Corps of Engineers pays for 70% of the cost of replenishing the sand at the summer tourism destination. The federal government picks up the lion’s share of the cost. That’s because studies find most of the […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA ) commenced duties in the new year on 1st January 2013 at a ceremony with Buddhist religious activities held at its Chaithya Premises. Parallel to the event other religious activities were also conducted at Catholic, Muslim and Hindu religious premises at SLPA. At a time several mega port development programmes […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    YILDIRIM GROUP continued its expansion in shipping and port operations with the acquisition of RotaPort. YILPORT HOLDING, a subsidiary of YILDIRIM GROUP, acquired 100% shares in RotaPort, which has been operating in Korfez, Kocaeli since 1995 with the largest warehousing capacity in the region thanks to its general warehouses and grain and cement terminals. YILDIRIM […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Jan: Dutra Group Acquires Hopper Dredger “Stuyvesant” The Dutra Group has announced that it has added a hopper dredge, the Stuyvesant, to its fleet of dredges, marking an historic day in the company’s history.   Feb: DEME Nabs Wheatstone LNG Dredging Deal Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary Benito T. Ramos on Sunday conducted an aerial inspection of areas affected by tropical depression “Quinta” and stressed that it would take months for Panay to recover from the devastations. Ramos, administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD) and executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (NDRRMC), underscored the need […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and commends the agency for addressing the importance of reducing combined sewage overflows (CSOs) in addition to dredging the sediment at the bottom of the canal for proper remediation of the waterway. “We’re pleased with the direction the EPA has taken,” […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 7, CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. won the bid for the preliminary design and geological survey of terminal and land forming works of Sinopec Tianjin LNG project, with a contract value of 16 million yuan. Located on the end of the east basin of Dagang zone, Tianjin Port, the project has a […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Waterfront Magee, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a boatyard and boat rack storage facility and performing other work in Stamford, Conn. Waterfront Magee, LLC is proposing a project called Stamford Boat Works […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dike design needs to focus more on the subsoil structure and variations over the entire length of a dike. The soil structure determines the risk of piping and varies more than is assumed in the present standards. This may represent a risk for the dike, but it can also be used to make local dike […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be issuing a solicitation in 2013 for removal of dredge material from transfer sites located in Upper Mississippi River Pool 4. Traditionally the Corps has awarded contracts for this type of activity via an invitation for bid (IFB) that provided detailed plans and specifications regarding […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with Valley City, N.D., will hold a public meeting to provide a status update to the public to the Valley City Sheyenne River Flood Risk Management Feasibility study Jan. 10, 2013. The study is a cost shared effort between the Corps and Valley City to […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A film has been produced showing the tests conducted last August on the IJkdijk in Bellingwolde in the north of the Netherlands. Deltares was responsible for conducting the test series. The project comprised ‘all-in-one sensor validation testing’, a number of experiments to determine the quality and predictability of sensors, and of analysis and visualisation systems. […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, 18 December, the ‘Green Shield’ project was launched in the Biesbosch nature reserve. The project will further the understanding of how forebanks with vegetation – such as willow trees – can break waves. It is known that vegetation can mitigate wave impact. There are models that have been validated in the Delft wave […]

  • 26 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal of the Ministry of Shipping for licensing of land to the concessionaries for seven projects taken up in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. These projects have been taken up in terms of the extant policy of the Government of India to pursue maritime development projects under the […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 7, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Section SG-1 of the ship & port logistics terminal project in Longmen zone of Zhenjiang Port in Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of 120 million yuan and a construction period of 9 months. Located in Dantu District, Zhenjiang, the project will […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports has offered a revenue share of 5.25 per cent for the Rs 3,700-crore mega container terminal project at Chennai port, slightly above the 5 per cent Adani Ports offered in the earlier bid, according to thehindubusinessline.com. A senior Chennai Port Trust (ChPT) official stated that Essar and Adani were the only bidders for […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 4, CHEC won the bid for the multi-purpose terminal project of Apapa Port on Greek Road, Nigeria, with a contract value of 78 million USD and a construction period of 20 months. Located in Apapa Port in Lagos State, Nigeria, with a terminal length of 580 meters, the project involves a container and […]