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  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK economy is once again growing although forecasts for 2015 suggest growth may slow overall and be led by London and the south east. Infrastructure projects across different sectors are an important part of the recovery. For its December Technical Seminar CEDA UK is bringing together industry experts to look forward into 2015 and beyond to identify the […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredger class, a 103.5 meter MAD 3500, has been launched at Damen Shipyards Galati (DSGa) in Romania. The vessel, to be named the CEMEX Go Innovation, is the result of close cooperation between CEMEX UK Marine and Damen and represents the first of a new generation of efficient […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    One of the UK’s leading environmental and engineering consultancies, JBA Consulting, and its Strategic Partner, marine experts Partrac, have been appointed by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) as independent specialists on its Marine and Coastal Casework Framework. The Partnership will provide a range of services under the Framework’s Coastal/Marine Physical Processes and Geomorphology Lot. With its […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and Wimbledon MP, Rt. Hon. Stephen Hammond MP has paid a visit to DP World London Gateway to congratulate the team on their success. During Mr Hammond’s last visit in January 2013, the port had only just started to install the first of its yard cranes. Since […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Due to the high levels of silt in the Arbroath harbor, the all-weather lifeboat has been unable to launch. According to thecourier.co.uk, the Angus Council was unable to find a replacement for a dredging contract that ended in December 2010 and since then an accumulation of muck has blocked the RNLI station’s slipway and the […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park is celebrating receiving a Special Award for Engineering and Contribution to London’s Economy from the prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). The annual ICE London Civil Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement. The Awards were held at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DeepOcean UK, Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced an award from Statoil AS for the installation and trenching of a Permanent Reservoir Monitoring (PRM) System on the Snorre oil field in the North Sea, Norwegian Sector. The project represents DeepOcean UK’s largest ever contract award. The multi-year project commences in 2013 […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ian Holden, currently Project Surveyor with DOF Subsea in Aberdeen, has been elected Chairman of The Hydrographic Society UK (THS UK) in succession to David Parker, the UKHO’s Hydrography Manager with particular responsibility for its Civil Hydrography Program (CHP). A former Liverpool Port Hydrographer with responsibility for dredging and survey operations for its Conservancy Agency […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WeSubsea, the global ROV and diver dredging company, has appointed Jason Wilson as the new UK managing director. With more than ten years’ experience in the dredging and well abandonment field, Jason is bringing a vast wealth of knowledge to the company, reported WeSubsea in a release. Jason will take on the operational and strategic responsibility for […]

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

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned by AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK Limited to undertake coastal process impact assessments of two coastal projects on the Gibraltar coast. The assessments will form part of the Environmental Statements being prepared by AMEC for HM Government Gibraltar in relation to a reclamation scheme at Western […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Peel Ports yesterday named international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for Liverpool2, its new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be open for business in 2015. Located in the River Mersey, […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water’s Managing Director, Adrian Gascoyne, and Contracts Manager, Lucy Lee, recently completed a site visit at Stoke Bruerne, on behalf of the Canal & River Trust. Under the Stoke Bruerne scheme, Land & Water is currently installing a new jetty in this area for the waterside moorings refurbishment. “Our piled marine waterway structures […]

  • 11 March 2014

    The Hafan Pwllheli marina dredging program, located in North Wales, is moving ahead, according to pbo.co.uk. The dredger is on site and making good progress, said Wil Williams, Hafan Pwllheli marina manager, and added: “We expect the work to be finished in readiness for the new season.” Around 90,000 cubic metres of dredged material be […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer will be presenting at Flood and Coast 2016, an event which will advance the debate about flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Organised by the Environment Agency, the event will bring together the key players in the flood and coastal risk management (FCRM) community to tackle the big questions and challenges in […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited the work to expand Southampton container terminal. The £150m project is in its advanced stages with construction of the four new high cranes, together worth £28m, well advanced. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport saw the new 500m quay designed to accommodate the latest generation of ultra large […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Vessels

    Macduff Shipyards has just completed and delivered a new steel workboat to the Aberdeen Harbour Board, UK, which will be used for general… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, March 8, 2011    

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work has recently started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contactor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today visited Jebel Ali Port and was welcomed by Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, who explained to the Mayor how DP World’s massive London Gateway port and logistics park project is modelled on Jebel Ali. During their meeting and a tour of the port, Mr Johnson was […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Grup Servicii Petroliere S.A. has been awarded the contract for pipelay and trenching services for the Hunter Pipeline Replacement Project by E.ON E&P UK LIMITED. The scope of work comprises installation of 8 km 8’’ pipeline between Hunter well head and Murdock K well, trenching and backfilling, survey, project management and engineering. Offshore operations are […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Mangalia, Romania, recently held a keel-laying ceremony for the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’. The keel laying ceremony involved three coins, a UK £1, a Dutch GUILDER and a Romanian LEU being welded into the keel of the new dredger. Mark Williams, Fleet Engineering Manager, CEMEX Marine had the honor of […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World London Gateway has announced plans to move forward with a third berth at the UK’s new deep-sea hub port, located 25 miles from central London. The Secretary of State for Transport, Patrick McLoughlin MP, visited the state-of-the-art port with local MPs. He climbed one of the world’s tallest quay cranes to view the […]

  • 4 September 2012

    According to thisiscornwall.co.uk, a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth Harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a Chatham-based specialist dredging contractor. The cost of the trial is expected to exceed £200,000 which is being funded […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]