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  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s Director for Coastal and Marine Environment, Nicola Clay, will chair a seminar on ‘Future Trends in Dredging’ at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London today. The seminar will bring together industry experts to look forward to 2015 and beyond to identify key trends and initiative that may affect the dredging industry. The […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following the completion of the Port of Grimsby’s single biggest investment project in over 160 years, the newly opened Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) has welcomed its first vessel, securing the port’s position as the UK’s leading automotive handling facility. The MV Ems Highway discharged more than 800 Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda vehicles onto the Terminal’s […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual UK Ports Conference 2016 will take place on Tuesday, 24th and Wednesday, 25th May 2016 in London. Now in its 8th year, the conference has been expanded for 2016 into a two-day program, with day one providing the latest updates on policy issues, exploring the current trends and outlook, examining the “big” […]

  • 28 June 2010

    UK-based Eredene Capital Plc has won a bid in consortium to build and operate the Container Terminal at Ennore Port, Tamil Nadu. [mappress] Source: business-standard, June 29, 2010;

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has scheduled its “Introduction to Coastal Processes and Management” event for 9-10 September, 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This two-day course will introduce methods used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. The risks of coastal flooding and erosion, both in the UK and overseas, will increase as existing man-made defences such […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior Port engineers from across the UK met in Aberdeen this week to hear from experts in planning, design and construction about how the Harbor’s ambitious £350 million expansion has materialized. Members of the British Ports Association and the UK Major Ports Group’s joint Port Infrastructure Group saw progress on construction of the north breakwater, […]

  • 30 November 2009

    MP for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart, has been granted an adjournment debate in the House of Commons… Source: Politics.co.uk, November 30, 2009;

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning MP to DP World’s head office in Jebel Ali, Dubai. The two sides discussed DP World’s London Gateway project and the latest developments surrounding the new port and what is set to become Europe’s largest logistics park. The talks were attended by Jamal […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Boxships calling at the UK’s second busiest container port will benefit from “greater flexibility” following the recent completion of … (cargosystems) [mappress] Source: cargosystems, January 26, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has just released the latest drone footage of the enabling works on Alexandra Dock in Hull, the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. Together with development partner ABP, Siemens is investing £310 million in offshore wind turbine production at Hull’s Alexandra Dock. GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Ports and Shipping Minister, Robert Goodwill MP, paid his first official visit to a UK port on Thursday, 25 June, at the Port of Tyne. While on a tour of the Port’s 600 acre estate, the Minister saw the rapid progress being made on a £25 million project on the Port’s estate. “The […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea excavation and dredging specialist Scanmudring has formed a strategic alliance with the Marin Group to further expand global operations and build on an already strong reputation. Scanmudring UK Ltd has signed a formal memorandum of understanding with Marin Group under which both are now supplying a range of complementary subsea excavation services to clients […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ABP’s operating division UK Dredging (UKD) has celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of its key dredging vessels – the Cherry Sand. To mark the occasion, UKD invited some of the vessel’s original crew members, now retired, along with other guests, to join the current crew aboard the Cherry Sand in her home Port of […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Towering at a height of 138 metres, taller than the London Eye, London Gateway’s colossal quay cranes are on their way to the UK’s new deep-water container port. The first three of the port’s giant quay cranes, manufactured by Shanghai’s Zhenhua Port Machinery Company (ZPMC), have started their journey from China. The enormous crane’s boom […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transport Minister, Andrew Jones MP, visited the Port of Liverpool today to view the latest developments at Liverpool2 as the terminal approaches its opening. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site during a visit to the city. Mr Jones said: “The container shipping industry […]

  • 3 February 2011

    Associated British Ports (ABP) Port of Southampton, UK, is to host the 56th international training course for multibeam survey operators in… (hydro-international) [mappress] Source: hydro-international, February 3, 2011;

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

    On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group, for the delivery of the first Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). The vessel, which will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati, in Romania, is designed to extract sand and gravel […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Marine Software Ltd. recently supplied CEMEX UK Marine Limited with the MPM – Marine Planned Maintenance for Windows software for their new build dredger “CEMEX Go Innovation”. CEMEX and Damen signed the contract for this highly advanced and efficient Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 in January 2018 with delivery being scheduled in late 2019 from Damen Shipyards […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited and Port of Zeebrugge / MBZ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which marks the start of a strategic agreement between the Port companies with the aim of the exploring mutual opportunities to attract new container cargo volumes. Both ports have complementary assets both in current trade arrangements and geographical positioning and […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, has visited the construction site of the major expansion project currently underway at the Port of Liverpool, which is being developed by Peel Ports, one of the UK’s largest port groups. The £300 million Liverpool2 investment program will create the most central deep water container terminal in Great Britain and […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Navigation equipment manufacturers Consilium UK announce that they have been appointed to supply the full bridge navigation package to Manor Marine, for the Port of London Authority’s new Mooring Maintenance Vessel currently under build at Portland. Phil Such, of Consilium UK said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to design and install the navigation […]