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  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr. Somsak Piriyayotha, a coastal and mangrove resources specialist, recently chaired a discussion forum in order to find a solution to the coastal erosion problem in 23 coastal provinces. Mrs. Somsri Awagiat, the Coastal Management Policy and Planning Division Director, explained that the coastal erosion problem has worsened globally, and in Thailand the Department of […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of State, Investment and Empowerment, Dr. Mary Nagu and the Chinese Ambassador to Tanzania H.E. Amb Lv Youqing witnessed the Tanzania Bagamoyo Port and Industrial Zone Project Implementation Agreement signing ceremony in Dar es Salaam. The Bagamoyo project framework agreement was signed on 24th March 2013, witnessed by the Chinese President Xi Jinping […]

  • 6 March 2012

    An exclusive market report by Trelleborg Marine Systems has revealed that the vast majority (90%) of the port owners, operators and contractors surveyed believe that both laboratory and full scale testing are important requirements in the manufacture of docking and mooring products. Despite these encouraging results, it appears that the good intentions of those responsible […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leaders of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP) met new Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss yesterday, as part of her first visit to Somerset to receive an update on flooding. In an informal meeting with the Minister, members of FAP’s Leaders Implementation Group told her about the Plan as well as some of […]

  • 30 May 2012

      Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) reported an increase in its net income for the first quarter of the year as a result of higher port revenues despite the slight increase in its expenses. In its report, PPA said it earned P1.13 billion for the first three months of the year, up by nearly 30 percent […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just announced that the first custom-built trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Middle East, the 6,000m³ ARZANA successfully completed sea trials last week in the Netherlands. It took the Dutch shipbuilder only ten months to completely design, construct and test the new vessel. The keel-laying for the newbuild was on 6 March 2017, at […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk Authority SA and OT Logistics SA have signed a 30-year lease on a plot of land located in the most promising area of the Port of Gdansk – where the new deepwater transshipment terminal will be built. “This area of 26 hectares along with the adjacent Ore Pier will be the perfect […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In their latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released a new article named ‘Dredging sound levels, numerical modelling and EIA’. This paper was initially presented at the CEDA Dredging Days in November 2015 and was included in the conference proceedings. Underwater sound from anthropogenic sources and its potential […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the HS 8130 HD Liebherr presented a new duty cycle crawler crane during the recent customer days in its factory in Nenzing. Special focus lies on performance optimization and safety as well as the quick and easy transportation and mobilization of the machine. The new duty cycle crawler crane is the successor of the […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover and its principal contractor, VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), will be sponsors of the upcoming Dover Jobs Fair. The fair, organised by MP Charlie Elphicke, will take place at Dover Town Hall on Friday 17th March between 10am – 3pm. Tim Waggott, Chief Executive of the Port of Dover, said: “The Port […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian Academy of Science has warned that a draft plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef won’t prevent its decline and fails to address key pressures affecting the Australian icon. In its submission to the Australian and Queensland governments’ Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan, the Academy warns that the draft plan fails to effectively address […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (Both D-Del.), outspoken advocates for the Port of Wilmington and the jobs it creates for Delawareans, announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan will include approximately $20 million in additional funding for the remainder of FY 2013 to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel, […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority has announced that the ratings firm of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services has reaffirmed the authority’s credit rating of A- and has provided the authority with a “Stable” outlook. The S&P rating marks the third credit affirmation and “Stable” outlook rating received by the authority in the last 12 months. […]

  • 15 March 2012

    An agreement between two ports of Falmouth on opposite sides of the world got the royal seal of approval from Prince Harry during his recent tour of the Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica and Falmouth, Cornwall have entered into a sister port relationship to promote good will and friendship with each other. The agreement was formally signed […]

  • 28 October 2011

    EPA has issued its Proposed Plan for the cleanup of the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. The Proposed Plan presents multiple long-term cleanup alternatives for the cleanup of sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater contamination. EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative generally includes: • Removing buried waste material from Source Area (where […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following a number of successful projects, Royal IHC and the Institute of Geotechnology (IGT) have signed a cooperation agreement that will allow both organisations to better service the mining markets of Russia and other CIS countries. Combining their expertise, IHC and IGT will work together on business development, consultancy proposals and the execution of consultancy […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia has just released an update on the West Beach and Henley Beach South coastal protection scheme, saying that the sand placement operations started recently and will now continue into spring to build up the dunes in these areas. Adding sand to the foreshore at West Beach is important because it […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a significant investment of $6.6 million aimed at improving the infrastructure of the Pointe aux Basques terminal. The investment in the Pointe aux Basques terminal – located in the Port of Sept-Iles, 650 kilometers down river from Quebec city on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kahana Beach on the island of Maui, Hawaii has been subject to severe coastal erosion due to sea level rise (SLR), frequent storm events, and past construction of individual seawalls and shoreline armoring. Looking for a long-term solution, the Kahana Bay Steering Committee (KBSC) in consultation with the Maui County Planning Department recently presented plans for […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco’s Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program. Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell. Lamprell will focus on the engineering, procurement and construction of offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, and Boskalis will be […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Ayrshire Council is to hold two separate sessions in the following days to explain the blueprint for the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme. The sessions will include special workshops which will allow people to view the different proposals and give their feedback on the designs. Councillor Jim Montgomerie, Cabinet member for Place, said: “I’m sure […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Beals Harbor and Pig Island Gut Federal Navigation Projects in Beals, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $3.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass. Dredging is […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Land Commissioner, George P. Bush, last week announced the selection of 21 projects to be funded through the Texas Coastal Management Program (CMP) Cycle 23, awarding a total of approximately $1.74 million in federal funds to improve the management of the state’s coastal resources and ensure its long-term ecological and economic productivity. Texas CMP focuses […]