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  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The entrance to the Mooloolaba Harbour is back in business again after the successfully dredging of the channel, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said. Ms Simpson said boaties would be pleased to know the problem entrance to the Mooloolah River, which had caused recreational and commercial boaties grave safety concerns due to a large sand […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has announced a plan to enter the dredging business, reports thehindubusinessline.com. SCI will either buy or hire dredgers to start this new profitable venture, stated Shipping Secretary P.K. Sinha last week. Regarding these plans, Sinha added that the capacity of the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) and those of the […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GEO Business, the brand new geospatial Exhibition and Conference for everyone involved in the gathering, storing, processing and delivering of geospatial information has recently announced a Call for Papers. Organised in collaboration with The Survey Association (TSA), Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) the international trade […]

  • 25 November 2011

    The dredging of the port channels and the wreck withdrawal conducted by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) in cooperation with Lagos Channel Management Company as its technical partners, have been praised by the stakeholders. They stressed that the venture will make the country appealing to investors since the ports are deep enough to take huge […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2016, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process and […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging work at Oinafa Jetty is aimed at improving shipping services to the Island of Rotuma. A study of the area late last year revealed that sand has accumulated in the harbour over time and that a limited number of vessels were able to access the jetty only at high tide. Ships would arrive, […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this week opened various wharf and ramp structures built by Sunshine Coast dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting in the remote territory of Tokelau, a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. The wharves – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest report from Mackley, 2017 is going to be another busy year for the company’s marketing and business development departments. The company has already confirmed participation in a number of important industry events across the UK. This events will cover a range of business sectors including flood prevention and coastal defense. The first event […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rotech Group has announced the launch of their new subsea business. Having previously built up and operated the globally successful Rotech Subsea mass flow excavation business from 1999, Rotech Subsea‘s equipment was subsequently sold to Reef Subsea UK in 2011. Rotech Subsea are now re-entering the subsea market with the innovative “RS” range of […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Businesses in the Stourton area of Leeds are benefiting from increased flood protection following the completion of a new 730 meter flood defense wall, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  The project, led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, has reduced the risk of flooding to 88 businesses in […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The giant container ship “Ever Logic” of Evergreen Shipping Line, with a length of 335 meters and a tonnage of 8452 TEU, berthed at the Port of Aden two days ago to discharge transit containers to neighboring ports. This visit is considered the beginning of regaining container transshipment business to the port after the interruption that […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Aberdeen Harbor Board’s annual maintenance dredging campaign started this week.  This year’s campaign is being carried out by the Boskalis Westminter vessels ‘Shoalway’ and ‘F48’, with assistance from the harbor’s own ‘Sea Herald’ work boat. Dredging operations are being undertaken to ensure that water depth is maintain for the safe passage and berthing of vessels […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. has been awarded a number of long-term beach maintenance contracts. These projects will contribute to both coastal defenses as well the development of tourism. This year’s beach replenishments in Barcelona and La Pineda near Tarragona have already been completed. Activities on the beach of Playa de Castillo on the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The scope of dredging works performed by FSUE Rosmorport at access canals and water areas of Russia’s seaports exceeded 9.5 million m³ of material in 2017, the company said in their latest release. The majority of dredging operations was performed at Volga-Caspian canal (4.5 million m³), Kaliningrad canal (1.25 million m³), Azov-Don canal (0.5 million m³), Taganrog access […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a series of significant investments and a commitment to making a positive impact to the economy of the Liverpool City Region, Peel Ports Group scooped the top prize at the Mersey Maritime Awards. The company beat off competition from Cammell Laird and Seatruck Ferries to take home the Business of the Year award, […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pearl Atoll Pvt. Ltd. Maldives company has engaged Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives (GCTM) to complete the reclamation of Feydhoo Finolhu for their resort development in Kaafu Atoll. The project was stalled and delayed for a long time since Breeman Maldives, who was initially awarded the project during 2017, failed to complete the dredging and reclamation […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredging equipment builder, has had an extremely busy year. During 2014 it has seen increased sales of its popular range of  BD dredging heads for excavators which have been put to use not only in river, lake and coastal projects but in mining applications, particularly in South America. In early spring, Italdraghe […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vostochny Port JSC, Russia’s largest dedicated coal port (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC), said in its latest release that they have fulfilled the business plans for the January-December 2017 period. The port loaded 539 vessels including 191 Panamax ships (35%) and 46 Capesize ships (8%), twice as much as in 2016. The 289 […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The SMS Shoalbuster, a 26-meter Damen Shoalbuster 2609 owned and operated by GSS Marine Services from Rosyth, Scotland, has recently completed a 14.572 nautical miles (NM) round trip that included two transatlantic crossings. The Shoalbuster range is designed as a multi-role workboat optimized for shallow waters, however its high bow and sturdy construction means that […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME’s latest addition to the dredging fleet is already at work on the African continent. The 2,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘River Thames’ has been mobilised in Cotonou, Benin, where she carried out some dredging trials before heading to Gabon, informs the company. DEME also added that in Gabon ‘River Thames’ will be busy […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Stage Harbor Entrance Dredging project is officially underway, according to the Town of Chatham (MA) latest news release. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) hopper dredge Currituck arrived in Chatham late Sunday afternoon, January 19th, and began maintenance dredging on Monday, January 20th. The Currituck will be dredging daily for approximately three weeks […]