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  • 24 January 2012

    Increasing demand and expectations in Maritime Industry call for communities to come up with new facilities and to upgrade outdated systems and infrastructure. The prospect of such developments integrates challenges since each new advanced construction must be sensitively designed, appealing, practical, cost effective and environmentally sustainable solution. A continuous dedication to comprehensive improvement marks a […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Aden Container Terminal (ACT), operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, has received and serviced the 8,441 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit) MSC Tomoko, the largest container vessel ever to call at the facility, located in Yemen’s premier port city. DP World Aden management mobilised a meticulous plan to welcome the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s 332-metre […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the largest backhoe dredger in the world on 31 August 2012. The name of the vessel will be revealed at the end of the year during a special ceremony. The launch took place at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw-Lekkerland, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede is building the […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is set to further expand its modern fleet with a self-propelled, cutter-suction dredger to be built at Croatian shipyard, Uljanik in Pula. The vessel, currently designated “JDN8069”, will feature 1 × MAN 14V48/60CR + 2 × MAN 9L48/60CR engines as well as 3 × step-up, RENK Rheine gearboxes for a diesel-electric […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Konecranes introduces the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel consumption and emissions while offering improved performance in […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest backhoe dredger in the world has been installed with box cooler anti-fouling systems designed as the result of collaboration between Blokland Non-Ferro and Cathelco Ltd. The dredger has been built by IHC Merwede and was recently launched at the shipyard of its Dutch co-operation partner Lekkerland. It is being supplied to Autoridad del […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    APM Terminals has signed a two-year $6.23 million contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of environmentally-sustainable wind-generated electricity to power the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II cranes and container handling equipment. The new deep-water terminal, scheduled to receive its first commercial vessel call later this month, will be the world’s first container […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC will next week hold a presentation about the world’s first LNG-powered dredgers at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. Established in 1642, IHC supplied more than 200 dredgers to its clients during the recent 5 year. In 2017, the company delivered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Scheldt River (8,000m³) and […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IAPH World Ports Conference will be held in Hamburg. From June 1st – 5th, international representatives from business, politics and science will gather to debate changing demands of globalization and climate change. The conference will focus on the smartPORT concept developed by the host of the conference, the Hamburg Port Authority (HPA). During […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg was the first continental European port of call on the maiden voyage of the CMA CGM Marco Polo. The mega-ship, with a capacity of 16,020 standard containers, is being handled at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The French shipping company CMA CGM sets great store by Hamburg because of its geographic location and hinterland […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that DP World’s Terminales Rio de la Plata (TRP), the largest container facility in Argentina, successfully went live on the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS). “In order to take our operations to the next level and position our terminal for […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Equipment, Technology

    The biggest science and technology museum in Italy, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, has released a video about the “Draga Cavafango” (Mud Dredger). Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mud Dredger is just one in a range of water crafts that were designed by one of the greatest minds of all time. Designed to clean the beds of harbors, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK government has given the go-ahead to a £1 billion project to build the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. The Department of Energy and Climate Change has given planning consent to Tidal Lagoon Power (TLP) to build the lagoon which will use the ebb and flow of the tide to generate […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government’s disregard for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef is criminal, said the Australian Greens today as the Abbott Government approved the Abbot Point coal port expansion and the Curtis Island gas processing facility. “The Abbott Government has sacrificed the climate and the Great Barrier Reef for overseas mining companies with its […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht – designer and producer of electric machines and equipment – is now part of the mega-project to build the world’s largest cutter suction dredger for Jan De Nul Group. The company has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul about the electrical configurations. At the moment, Bakker Sliedrecht […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. “With the arrival of the CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, the Port of Los Angeles has proven that it is prepared to handle the next phase in global trade,” […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just announced that one of the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package. The 4200m³ capacity vessel, designed by MARIC Design House in conjunction with the Jiangsu Haixin shipyard, receives its shaft propulsion power from two Cat C280-8 engines which are used to […]

  • 12 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kojimagumi Co., Ltd. in Japan has just equipped with the world’s heaviest grab bucket of capacity 106m3 and of self-weight 477 tons to its dredger. The cutting force is world top class 990 tons. The durability is enforced by adopting new cooling system and special steel for edge of the bucket. Grabbing amount is increased […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    On June 30, the world’s longest cross-sea bridge–Qingdao Bay Bridge, designed and partly constructed by CCC, was open to traffic. With a full length of 36.48 kilometers, the bridge is the starting section of Qingdao-Lanzhou Highway in the state highway network, as well as the world’s largest-ever cross-sea bridge. With a speed of 80km/h, a […]

  • 3 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place this morning (December 3) at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The official name giving and christening ceremony will take place in the spring of 2017 in Zeebrugge, Belgium. “The launch of this vessel is an important milestone for […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 Konecranes received a major order for eighteen Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from DP World’s Yarimca container terminal in Turkey. The all-electric cable reel RTGs will be delivered in 2015. Konecranes has previously delivered container handling equipment to DP World terminals in Algeria, Egypt, India and the UAE, but this order […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a major milestone, DP World’s Vallarpadam terminal today received its first transhipment mainline service, becoming India’s first and only transhipment hub. This follows the Indian government waiving cabotage regulations for the terminal, which until now have prevented mainline services transhipping at Vallarpadam, instead making lines transfer to local carriers. The International Container Transhipment Terminal […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

        IHC Fundex Equipment BV, part of IHC Merwede, will introduce the world’s largest piling machine on 31 March and 1 April 2011. This event will take place on the company grounds in Goes, The Netherlands, where the machine – commissioned by a Brazilian contractor – was designed and produced. The multipurpose piling machine […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller, the first of 20 EEE-Class 18,000 TEU capacity vessels now being delivered into the global container ship fleet, brought its first cargo of containers from the Far East to the APM Terminals Rotterdam terminal, in Europe’s largest and most important container port. At 400 meters (nearly a quarter of a mile) […]