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  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

      Having recently provided its latest feasibility update to the joint venture partners, Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) remains focused on completing the tasks that will underpin the development of an integrated port and rail iron ore supply chain for the mid-west. The updated study refl ects further detailed engineering and technical studies, negotiations with […]

  • 24 April 2013

    NorSea Group and the Scrabster Harbour Trust in Caithness have just signed an agreement which will result in major investment and new job prospects for the local economy. Under the agreement NorSea Group will work with the Trust to bring in new business and develop Scotland’s most northerly mainland port as a one-stop supply base […]

  • 13 November 2013

    DP World was today named the Best Performing Company in the UAE and awarded the prestigious Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award for Most Outstanding Performance for 2013. The country’s highest business award was presented by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, to His Excellency Sultan […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) recently took delivery of a new, fully customized cutter suction dredger. This piece of equipment, designed and built by DSC Dredge, was christened the Dredge Manteo in a ceremony held April 28, 2016, at the NCDOT State Shipyard in Manns Harbor, North Carolina. The 154-foot pipeline dredger will work […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, has welcomed the Victorian Government’s freight and logistics plan’s confirmation that an expanded Port of Hastings is critical to securing the economic vitality of Victoria and cementing Victoria’s status as the freight and logistics capital of the country. Mr Lean said the plan, Victoria – The Freight […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, engineer Jorge Luis Quijano, with 36 years of experience at the waterway and who has been in charge of key projects such as the Expansion Program, became the third Panamanian Canal Administrator. Quijano was sworn in as Administrator for a seven-year period before Minister for Canal Affairs and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board Chairman, […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) announced that it has appointed Board Member and Treasurer, Thomas M. Verna, as its Interim Executive Director, effective October 1, 2014. A long time WEDA member, Board Director, Treasurer, and Safety Commission Chairman, Mr. Verna knows WEDA only too well. “Tom brings to us incredible institutional knowledge, the liaison with […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem welcomed progress on the expansion at Jebel Ali Port, which includes the brand new $850 million Terminal 3, saying it was crucial in supporting the growth of Dubai and the wider Middle East, Africa and Subcontinent region. Mr Bin Sulayem’s comments came as he inspected the construction […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded the second contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone, Queensland, Australia. This second contract signed on the 12th May 2011 with the Gladstone Ports Corporation involves the dredging of Parcels 1, 3 and 4 for […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The second World Ports and Trade Summit in Abu Dhabi concluded on Wednesday April 4, highlighting the need to tackle accelerated growth requirements of the industry keeping in mind mounting concerns relating to sustainability. The participants at the Summit were in consensus about achieving a strategic vision for the long-term development of the industry being […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Most maritime infrastructure projects are required to undergo vigorous environmental and cultural or social impact assessments before they are given permission to proceed. These evaluations look out for evidence demonstrating avoidance, minimization or mitigation of impacts in the preparation, actual construction and post-construction phases. Juan C. Savioli, Head of the Coastal and Estuarine Department DHI […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the past two weeks, several creative articles have claimed that Gladstone Ports Corporation has withheld information from Government departments, or has breached law by not including research reports in the Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. GPC has collated this fact sheet to provide the Gladstone community with […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Tacoma’s updated shoreline master program. Tacoma’s program will guide future development along approximately 46 miles of shoreline including Commencement Bay, the Tacoma Narrows and portions of the Puyallup River, Hylebos Creek and Wapato Lake. Sally Toteff, director of Ecology’s southwest region, said: “Through Tacoma’s updated master program […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading global companies Costain, Atkins, and Van Oord have reached agreements to partner with Tidal Lagoon Power Limited to design, build and deliver the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales as the company prepares for formal consultation due to begin on Thursday 4 July. Costain is one of the UK’s leading Tier One […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation believes Dr Matt Landos final report titled ‘Investigation of the causes of aquatic animal health problems in the Gladstone harbour and near-shore waters’ is in direct conflict with the growing mountain of scientific and circumstantial evidence showing no links between dredging and disease in fish. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Chief Executive […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal facilities to continue its leading position as the largest cruise centre in the Middle East. Port Rashid sits at the heart of Dubai city. Its Dubai Cruise Terminal currently has capacity to serve two ocean-going cruise ships at the same […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced yesterday that it is set to fully rebrand and align its companies in Norway, namely Technocean and Scanmudring-Rotech Subsea, to position itself as a dynamic and integrated contractor in the subsea market. Coupled with an extension of its geographical footprint, the Group is well positioned to serve its clients with specialised services […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye launched a $250 million construction project to boost economic development in New York Harbor. The project involves digging a new water transmission main – called a siphon – between Staten Island and Brooklyn that will allow for the removal of two existing tunnels that […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]

  • 28 January 2014

    DP World’s Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), inaugurated yesterday by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is set to be the world’s largest semi-automated facility. With 19 highly sophisticated automated quay cranes and 50 automated rail mounted gantry (RMG) yard […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    SCAPE, a NYC based landscape architecture and urban design studio, is working with the City of Boston on a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston’s waterfront to guide open space investments toward more resilient and accessible communities.  Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the plan in his annual speech to the Greater Boston […]