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  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just posted the latest drone footage of the Alexandra Dock development at the Port of Hull, as ABP & Siemens work together to transform this massive site into UK’s biggest offshore wind manufacturing, installation and service facility. It is a project with its roots stretching back as far as 2010, […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To achieve accreditation in the UK, Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the BM Level 2 audit process working closely with Lloyd’s Register. The audit examined in detail the company’s processes, procedures and management systems in the UK and the accreditation now means that Royal HaskoningDHV can offer its services to its clients with confidence that the […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched its Port of Immingham master plan following an extensive public consultation process. The master plan outlines ABP’s vision for the future growth and development of the Port of Immingham for 2010-2030. The Port of Immingham is the UK’s largest port in terms of tonnage handled. Benefiting from its prime […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Peel Ports today announced it has commenced the procurement phase for the construction of its new deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. It was also revealed that the landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be branded Liverpool 2 – and will be open […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns, visited Jebel Ali Port and the free zone and was welcomed by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. During a meeting with senior DP World executives and a tour of the port, Mr Burns was briefed on the operational efficiencies that have made Jebel […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem this week hosted senior Dubai official HE Mohammed Al Shaibani at DP World London Gateway port and logistics park in the UK. Mr Al Shaibani is the Director General of the Ruler’s Court of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) UK Committee will today hold a seminar entitled “Dredging 2016-2017: A Review and Forward Look” at the ICE London office. This Technical Seminar will bring together those involved in all aspects of dredging and marine development to share the highlights from 2016 and to consider what 2017 may hold. At the event, Ronald […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is nearing the conclusion of a review of all dredging disposal sites in England. The MMO commissioned Cefas to undertake a high level, review of all disposal sites around the country. This review is a desk-based review focusing on marine disposal sites in English waters. It will make recommendations on how […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister, John Hayes, visited the Port of Liverpool yesterday to view developments at its container terminal Liverpool2, due to open in 2015. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site and heard a presentation from Peel Ports on issues relating to transport integration in […]

  • 7 January 2014

    The River Cam dredging program is currently underway, according to cambridge-news.co.uk. Boat owners have been asked to remove their vessels between Bishop’s & Newnham mills and Jesus Lock area until the work is done. In order for essential maintenance to take place around the Trinity College area in Cambridge, the officials made a decision to […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Work has 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 contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 and […]

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

    Van Oord Strengthens Its Position in UK Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd.    UK: Person Missing after Yacht Collides with Dredger The coastguard is searching for […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OGN Group, the North East-England offshore engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) specialist, has secured a multi-million pound contract with independent UK oil and gas development and production company EnQuest, which will lead to the creation of 600 new project jobs at its Tyneside facility. OGN will provide its specialist fabrication services to undertake finishing and […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Annual General Meeting will be held at the Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, on 25th February 2014, at 18.00pm. This meeting will be followed by the John Sargent Lecture – Overcoming challenges and obstacles to construct privately-funded infrastructure projects. The lecture will be opened with a […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Prime Minister has said the development of the London Gateway port will create thousands of jobs for the region and is a vote of confidence in the UK’s economic recovery. [mappress] Source: Number10, January 5, 2010

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has reached an agreement in principle on the acquisition of UK specialist marine civil contractor J.T. Mackley & Co Ltd. This acquisition will strengthen Van Oord’s leading position on the UK flood defence and coastal construction market. J.T. Mackley & Co. […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On 26th of June 2013, the second day of the exhibition Seawork International 2013, the key handing over ceremony of the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Tallulah Bella took place. Tallulah Bella, the first of the Marina Master 8000 range to be delivered and named after the owner’s daughter, was engineered and built by Italdraghe in […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Southampton has raised the bar again in the UK container industry by setting another UK productivity record. On the Hyundai Ambition, the company’s D Team handle 651 moves (54.25 crane moves per hour) on quay crane 29 during a 12-hour night shift. Chris Lewis, Managing Director, DP World Southampton, said, “This was an […]

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

     The first of Damen’s new Marine Aggregate Dredger class, a 103.5 meter MAD 3500, was launched at Damen Shipyards Galati (DSGa) in Romania recently. 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 […]

  • 11 June 2010

    Dredging work in the River Thames will create the UK’s most prolific port – operating around the clock, day and night. [mappress] Source: yellowad, June 11, 2010;

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Now firmly established as a ’must do’ event for all involved in the UK ports industry, the British Ports Association annual conference (9 – 10 October 2013) offers a unique opportunity to catch up with all the latest policy, practice and technology in ports and harbours across the UK. Hosted jointly this year by Grimsby […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trelleborg Marine Systems, part of Trelleborg Engineered Systems, has been contracted by Costain, a leading UK engineering solutions provider, to supply fender systems for berths eight and nine, as part of a £300 million reconfiguration known as the Felixstowe South development. With global patterns showing that vessel sizes are steadily on the rise, the pressure […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Planet Ocean has signed an exclusive representation agreement with Brugge-based dotOcean at Ocean Business 2015 Southampton. The agreement covers the UK and Republic of Ireland. dotOcean manufactures and supplies a range of systems for the evaluation of sediment and fluid mud for research, hydrographic and geophysical survey and dredging support. Planet Ocean MD Terry Sloane and dotOCean […]

  • 8 November 2013

    After more than a decade of planning and construction across three square miles of development, DP World London Gateway deep-sea port is now open, providing British exporters and importers with a more efficient way to ship globally, at less cost. The ‘MOL Caledon’ was welcomed by DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman […]