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  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Kernel, one of the largest Ukrainian agricultural groups, signed an agreement of cooperation earlier this week, foreseeing group’s investment in the Chornomorsk Port development in the amount of over $118.8 million. Under the agreement, by the end of 2020, the port plans to dredge four berths and build […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2012

    On 11 July 2012, the seawall around Maasvlakte 2 was completed and with that, an additional 2,000 hectares of The Netherlands is protected from the sea. The compensation measures for the loss of natural habitat on Maasvlakte 2 will be monitored by Deltares, together with IMARES and CSO (a consultancy for environment, space and water). […]

  • 1 December 2011

    What is now West Africa’s largest and most modern container terminal, Terminal à Conteneur, developed and operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, was officially opened yesterday (November 30) by HE Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal, together with HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. Expanded and upgraded by DP World Dakar following […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Vessels

    The recommissioning of the 10,000hP Cutter Suction Dredge Eastern Aurora, owned by the largest Australian owned dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd, has been finalised with successful sea trials off Batam, Indonesia. The sea trial involved running all systems on board at capacity at a location off the coast. Hall Contracting Director, Brian Hall, was […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $1.5 billion investment in Ghana’s new port by APM Terminals and its partners is unconventional in its scope, and will have a major role to play in maintaining the pace of one of the world’s fastest growing countries. The new port, build in the capital Accra, will be a modern multi-purpose facility located on […]

  • 29 July 2012

    Workers have removed more than 80 percent of the sediment that has been clogging Greenbelt Lake in Maryville, reports thedailytimes.com. The dredging plan includes removing 40,000 cubic yards of sediment from the lake. Once removed, the sediment will have to be allowed to dry. The landfill will not accept the sediment until it is below […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the umbrella of the Ecoshape partnership, Deltares will be starting this year on greening the banks of the New Meuse river in Rotterdam. On 16 March, Ecoshape signed a memorandum of understanding to that effect with nine other parties. Ecoshape is involved with this program on the basis of the Ecoshape Knowledge Valorisation EFRO […]

  • 29 September 2010

    Transnet Port Terminal’s (TPT) investment of ZAR5.4 billion (US$760 million) over a five period to modernise Cape Town container terminal (CTCT) is on track for completion of major dredging and refurbishment of the second of four berths by May next year. The aim is to double its capacity by 2012 to 1.4 million TEU by […]

  • 7 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. The vessel was designed by Jan De Nul’s in-house design department. With seven large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul Group can boast much experience in rock dredging and dredging at high […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Indonesian Port Corporations (Pelindo II) has recorded a 42 percent increase in revenues to US$136.08 million in the first quarter of this year, reports thejakartapost.com. In the first three months, the company posted Rp 513 billion in net profits, or up by 46 percent from Rp 351 billion in the same period last year. […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was part of the trade delegation that visited Vietnam last week with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag. Royal HaskoningDHV joined the mission with a focus to further strengthen the relationships in water, maritime and aviation. The mission follows the visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc to the Netherlands […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The US Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District is seeking small business concerns capable of providing mechanical dredging services on the Mississippi River in the Sunfish Lake backwater area to create overwintering habitat. The work consists of, but is not limited to: furnishing all plant, labor material, and equipment necessary for mechanical dredging 230,000 […]

  • 23 September 2010

    EMSAGG is pleased to contribute to its aim of disseminating information and encouraging the exchange of ideas across different disciplines involved in marine sand and gravel. This seminar will take place at the exciting Maasvlakte 2 project. The Maasvlakte 2 project is a mega land reclamation project in the Netherlands which involves a port area […]

  • 10 December 2012

    With just a week to go before the Grand Inauguration of its flagship Khalifa Port on December 12th, Abu Dhabi Ports Company has announced orders for three more of the largest cranes in the world. ADPC has placed fresh orders with the ZPMC yard in Shanghai, China, for three new STS (ship to shore) cranes, […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho chose it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredger for the city’s innovative Dixie Drain Phosphorous Offset Project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredger to remove phosphorous from the Boise Watershed. The custom features include the overall length of the dredger, […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four Konecranes Super Post Panamax STS cranes are on their way to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). The cranes are part of an order that Konecranes received in 2011. In addition to the four STS cranes, the order included 20 Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes that have […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released their business figures for the past year, saying that in line with previous years, 2019 remained a challenging year for international dredging activities. Market conditions have not yet revived public and private investments. On the other hand, activity in the offshore segment increased significantly, said the company. The […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing critical repairs to proceed on the Big Muddy Levee in Jackson County. The county received funds for the project as a result of a referendum approved by voters, but legislative approval was needed to spend those funds on levee repairs. “When it comes to public safety for the […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Vessels

    HR Wallingford has developed a remote controlled boat that can be used to accurately measure river and estuarine data including flow, depth and suspended sediment concentrations. It uses a technology called Acoustic Doppler Current Profiling which sends acoustic pulses in to the water to generate data about the speed and depth of the water it […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is experiencing rapid population growth and this is placing ever greater demands on the country’s already limited water resources due to increasing needs for crop irrigation, drinking water and hydroelectric power. Lake Tana, the source of the Blue Nile River, is located at a height of 1,786 metres above […]

  • 26 March 2013

    The President of Mozambique, HE Armando Emilio Guebuza recently visited DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port where he was received by Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and briefed on the supply chain capabilities that have made the port the premier gateway to the entire region and a reliable contributor to the national economy. 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 […]