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  • 11 September 2012

    Last weekend, the 35th edition of the World Port Days were held in Rotterdam. Damen Shipyards Group looks back on three successful days. Thousands of visitors got to know Damen through visiting the Damen stand or one of the many Damen-built vessels that participated in the event. Several hundreds of visitors toured a newly built […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The World Port Days are being held in Rotterdam for the 35th time. This year, that will be on 7, 8 and 9 September. The festival will take place on the banks of the river Maas in the centre of the city and on the industrial site in the 40-kilometre long port. This year’s theme […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 5, 6 and 7 September 2014 Van Oord will be present with a stand and ship at the 37th World Port Days in Rotterdam. This year the trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 317 will be moored alongside the Parkkade. HAM 317 has a length of nearly 100 meters and is accessible to the public […]

  • 26 August 2011

    Van Oord, the international marine and dregding contractor based in Rotterdam in The Netherlands, says it is once again participating in Rotterdam’s largest maritime event: the World Port Days, which take place 2, 3 and 4 September 2011.  “This is a spectacular public event at which leading Rotterdam companies will be revealing all aspects of […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 36th time Rotterdam opens the doors to Europe’s largest port during the annual World Port Days with a wide range of impressive vessels to visit and spectacular stunts on the water. On 6, 7 and 8 September 2013 Van Oord is present with a stand and one of the state-of-the art vessels, Artemis, […]

  • 8 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ravestein to Build Dredger for ETERMAR SA (The Netherlands) Ravestein has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of a backhoe dredger type Ravestein 750 B for ETERMAR SA.   Van Oord: Artemis at World Port Days 2013 (The Netherlands) For the 36th time Rotterdam opens the doors to Europe’s largest port during […]

  • 28 November 2012

    DP World today celebrated the 41st UAE National Day with cultural and traditional Emirati festivities for its employees, partners, customers and friends. Activities included the ceremonial planting of a tree in response to the suggestion of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to plant […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Monitoring stations at Gladstone Harbour recorded dangerously high turbidity levels at the same time as UNESCO was issuing dire warnings about the possible degradation of the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status last week. Queensland Greens spokesperson, Dr Libby Connors says the turbidity caused by dredging in the harbour stirs up sediments containing toxic heavy […]

  • 5 June 2012

      DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has marked World Environment Day by achieving two important international environment standards – ISO 14001-2004 for its Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. DP World, UAE region received the certification from Lloyd’s Register of Quality Assurance(LRQA). Achieving the two standards […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world. ADPC CEO Tony Douglas addressed more than two hundred colleagues, gathered in […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Port of Oakland welcomes the largest containership ever to call any seaport in North America. The MSC Fabiola is a 12,562 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent-unit) vessel; an average container equals two TEUs. It is part of the fleet of the world’s second-largest shipping company, Geneva-based Mediterranean Shipping Co SA. MSC is one of the Port […]

  • 7 March 2012

    About a dozen Anti-Coal activists led by Greenpeace staged a protest at Gladstone Harbour yesterday. Greenpeace spokeswoman Julie Macken says the activists used two boats to paint the message, “the reef is in danger” on the side of a coal ship. A United Nations mission visited Gladstone yesterday  to assess the impact of gas and […]

  • 21 May 2012

    DP World’s plan to bring bigger ships to India’s first international container transshipment terminal (ICTT) will be delayed by at least two years after the dredging contractor Mercator Ltd halted the channel dredging. According to the Livemint, Union government-controlled Cochin port served a notice to Mercator giving the Mumbai-based firm 14 days to resume work. […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Illinois-based Mid-America Dredging has won a $1 million contract for the Tulsa Port of Catoosa dredging project, the Tulsa World reports. The contract was awarded by the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority at its January meeting. According to the port operations manager, Brad Banks, the Catoosa dredging scheme is set to start by March 1 […]

  • 27 November 2013

    DP World marked the 42nd National Day of the UAE with Emirati-themed festivities and events for its customers, partners, employees and friends at its global Head Office in Jebel Ali Port & Free Zone. Hundreds of people including high-level representatives of DP World customers, government officials, police officers, senior managers and employees, attended a flag-hoisting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced that its facility at Qasim International Container Terminal (QICT), Pakistan’s gateway to the world, has expanded its capability to allow it to handle today’s modern, large vessels around the clock. New buoys, beacons and lights in the approach channels and turning basins to DP World Karachi’s twin […]

  • 27 February 2012

    DP World, UAE Region has applauded the leading role of the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airport Security in promoting a safe and transparent work environment at the country’s ports. At an event held recently at Jebel Ali Port, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, presented […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) has celebrated the official opening of its highly innovative and automated new container terminal at Maasvlakte 2. The Mayor of Rotterdam, Ahmed Aboutaleb, opened the terminal together with Managing Director of RWG, Rob van Dijk. In addition to the spectacular show, the program featured guest speakers like Ronald Lugthart, Chairman of the […]

  • 15 March 2012

    Marking the last day of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee visit to Australia protesters descended on Gladstone Harbour and stopped dredging. Mark (Potts) Driscoll chained himself to the harbour dredge Razende Bol and Rotterdam boat, shutting down the controversial development of the Coal Seam Gas LNG port facility on Curtis Island in Gladstone Queensland. Potts […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The outstanding leadership of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has been recognised with the winning of the prestigious Shipping Port of the Year Award at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2012 . The award, Jebel Ali’s fourth in six years, was received on behalf of DP World by Mohammed Ali Ahmed, […]

  • 9 July 2012

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee is in the final days of its annual meeting. Last week’s decisions on the Great Barrier Reef have profound implications for its future protection and pose some tough questions for Environment Minister Tony Burke. The 21 countries of the World Heritage Committee endorsed the recommendations of the March Monitoring Mission, and […]

  • 25 April 2012

    The two day 7th Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference supported by Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will commence on 26th April 2012 at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo. Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping is the largest annual Container Ports, Shipping and Transport Logistics B2B Exhibition and Conference trade […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2012

    In testimony to its determined pursuit of excellence, DP World, UAE Region has won three prestigious awards over just two days. DP World, UAE Region won the prestigious Lloyd’s List Port Operator Award for 2012 at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards, held in Dubai, the important Investment in People Award at […]