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  • 24 February 2011
    Vessels

      The Water Resources Department has begun using imported machinery on an experimental basis to desilt South Buckingham canal. According to officials of WRD, the desilting is part of the improvement work being undertaken on the 13-km stretch between Okkiyam Madu and Muttukadu under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). The project, which […]

  • 21 February 2011

    In only 90 days, Tideland Signal Limited has manufactured and supplied a total of 84 polyethylene buoys to guide navigation in the newly-dredged 63.5 km channel, which allows ships of up to 9m draft to reach Abu Dhabi’s expanding Mussafah Industrial City. The channel has been dredged by the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) under […]

  • 3 February 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its investigation of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, N.Y. The investigation confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and identified the sources of contamination. The investigation also identified characteristics of the canal that will influence future plans for a cleanup. A companion human […]

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    GE announced today strong fourth-quarter 2010 earnings from continuing operations (attributable to GE) of $3.9 billion, or $0.36 per share, up 33% from the fourth quarter of 2009. Revenues grew to $41.4 billion for the quarter, the company’s first positive growth in nine quarters. “GE ended 2010 with three consecutive quarters of strong earnings growth,” […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Honduras will expand and modernize Central America’s biggest port with $135 million of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Puerto Cortés is the main port of Honduras, handling almost 90% of maritime traffic. Located on the northeast coast of the country, on the Caribbean Sea, it is the biggest and deepest port in Central America […]

  • 29 October 2010

    Transport & Offshore Services -T.O.S.- is proud to deliver the trailing suction hopper dredger ISANDLWANA for IHC Merwede. The dredger (TSHD) has been built for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), based in South Africa. The delivery of the ISANDLWANA is turnkey with a complete T.O.S. crew and under T.O.S. management. This week T.O.S. will sail […]

  • 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 August 2010

    The causeway linking Singapore to the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula is normally clogged with cars and trucks making the short international journey, but things got particularly bad on Feb. 1, when traffic came to a grinding halt. Thirty-seven trucks were abandoned where they stood on the Malaysian side, just yards away from a […]

  • 23 July 2010

    The city administration’s failure to overhaul the city’s poor sewerage and drainage systems has resulted in the rising phenomenon of localized flooding across the city. Some spots along Jl. RE Martadinata, Jl. Yos Sudarso, and Jl. Lodan Ancol, all in North Jakarta, are perennially flooded even during the dry season. They are located in the […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal is a 77 km (48 mi) ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Annual traffic has risen from about 1,000 ships in the canal’s early days to 14,702 vessels in 2008, displacing a total 309.6 million Panama […]