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  • 9 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE took place this morning at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. The ceremony was performed by Ms Lunga Ngcobo, General Manager Corporate […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The official website of the eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, has just announced that portions of the North Beach, Dairy Beach, Country Club and Battery Beach will be closed over the next couple of weeks for sand pumping operations. According to the eThekwini, the beaches will be closed to public for approximately 4 weeks. “Beach […]

  • 22 September 2010

    Cape Town’s Container Terminal is continuing to be transformed by the R5.4 billion expansion programme currently underway that will result in the cargo capacity being almost doubled by 2012. Major dredging, deepening and refurbishment work on the second of four berths is well underway and will be completed by May 2011. The first 100m of […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A maintenance dredging of the Port of Maputo quays is scheduled to begin in a month’s time, using TNPA’s (Transnet National Ports Authority) brand new dredging vessel Italeni. This campaign will ensure that all quays at the port are returned to their designed depth. The dredging contract was signed on Wednesday, September 3rd, at the […]

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

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s Dredging Services has concluded its Port of Mossel Bay 2019/20 dredging campaign, ensuring that sand trap and high spots within the port were successfully removed. The 2019/20 campaign made use of two dredgers – trail dredger, Isandlwana, which focused its effort on the entrance channel and the sand trap while the […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) new 5500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE was named at an official ceremony at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 9 May 2015. The state-of-the-art dredger contract has been built within the budget and three months ahead of schedule. The vessel is expected to leave Rotterdam before Christmas and […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On March 20 and 21, 2017, Sarova Whitesands Hotel in Mombasa, Kenya, will host the African Ports Expansion Conference, an event aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.    Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this video of the naming and launch ceremony of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger ILEMBE, which took place on Saturday, 9 May, 2015 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The dredger is being built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the national port authority of South Africa. […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational channels and berthing facilities for shipping. Around 20,000m³ of sand and sediment is expected to be removed during the dredging exercise, which started on 28 October. The […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)’s Dredging Services division will soon embark on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to restore the design depths at certain berths inside Duncan Dock. The maintenance campaign, which is set to start in early April 2019, is scheduled for completion by the end of May 2019. […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dates of 2nd East Africa Port Expansion Conference have been changed to 18-20 April 2018, according to the event organizer IQPC. At the conference in Mombasa, Kenya, IQPC will gather senior port representatives, consultants and contractors, in order to share their knowledge and drive better business in the region. The company also announced that high-ranking representatives […]

  • 2 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 27-April 2, 2017).   Damen Completes Repair Work on TSHD Leiv Eiriksson Damen Shiprepair & Conversion (DSC) has recently completed works in Vlissingen and Brest on two Jan de Nul’s vessels.   Gothenburg Testing Dredge Spoils for New Terminal […]

  • 29 September 2010

    Transnet Port Terminal’s (TPT) investment of ZAR5.4 billion (US$760 million) over a five period to modernise Cape Town container terminal (CTCT) is on track for completion of major dredging and refurbishment of the second of four berths by May next year. The aim is to double its capacity by 2012 to 1.4 million TEU by […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) continues with the maintenance dredging of the Durban Port, pushing forward with the $150 million dredging fleet replacement program. Port of Durban Harbor Master, Captain Alex Miya, has just reinstated a number of berths in the port back to their original permissible depths. Four out of eight berths at Durban Container Terminal have been […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Construction of Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) new bed leveler/dredger (plough tug) is underway at FTC Engineering (Pty) Ltd, trading as Tide Marine Shipyard, in Port Elizabeth. TNPA and the shipbuilder held an official keel laying ceremony for the new vessel earlier last week, on Friday, January 19. In line with maritime tradition, a commemorative coin was […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, today marks the 25th anniversary of its terminal operating system (TOS) amidst a surge of container terminal projects around the world whether they are automated, semi-automated or manual. Due to the continued strength and reliability of the technology, Navis has been selected […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Grindrod Limited, the JSE listed integrated logistics services supplier and the Vitol Group, one of the world’s largest energy trading businesses, have entered into an agreement effective 1 January 2012. Vitol will acquire from Grindrod a 35% interest in the company which owns the Maputo coal terminal concession for a consideration of US$67.7 million. In […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 5 November 2014, Ms Marisa Gerards, the Dutch Ambassador for South Africa, attended a meeting in which the details of the cooperation between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) were explained in detail. This takes the form of a supplier development plan (SDP), which is part of IHC’s contract to deliver […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA announces that the leading dredging event WODCON XX, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, will open its doors on 3 of June. Dredging is essential to maintaining and improving our quality of life and economic well-being. This is achieved through creating and maintaining water-based infrastructure such as ports and navigation channels, creating new land […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 20th edition of the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition, also known as WODCON, took place on 3-7 June 2013 at the Square – Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels, Belgium. It was organised by CEDA one of the constituent associations of the World Organisation of Dredging Associations, WODA. During 4 days delegates could meet with […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first five-year anniversary of Kozmino Port of Transneft, JSC, anticipates an even more important date. At the end of the first quarter of 2015, the port plans to export the 100-millionth ton of oil since the start of its operations. By 2016 the second berth of the Kozmino Port will be able to receive […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part the EU-funded HYDRALAB+ project, scientists from HR Wallingford will work with 23 partner organisations from across Europe to address the urgent need to understand the consequences of climate change on rivers, estuaries and coasts. The four-year project will create closer ties between international research institutes and provide training and access to experimental facilities to […]