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  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority Executive Director, Roger Guenther, in his first meeting since being named to the post, characterized January’s numbers as “a very exciting start to the new year” with operating revenue of more than $20 million. Guenther cited across-the-board increases in all major areas of cargo as the driver behind a 3-million-ton […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IFS, the global enterprise applications company, announced that IHC Merwede, the global market leader in efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, has selected IFS Applications™ to support its key business processes. The contract licenses are worth approximately EUR 2 million. As part of a company-wide efficiency program aimed at consolidating the company’s global processes, […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency reveals that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600million. The overall financial cost to businesses of the extreme weather was up to £200m as total commercial property and contents […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen and a delegation of 25 Dutch businesses were on an official visit to Kenya, from 28 to 31 October. The aim of the trip was to further strengthen diplomatic and economic relations between the Netherlands and Kenya. The main themes of the trade mission were agriculture […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) has formally launched its GeoSpatial Services Business Line to serve a rapidly increasing need for geospatial services and applications. CSA GeoSpatial Services provides comprehensive solutions in spatial planning, field data collection, GIS and remote sensing analysis, 2D and 3D visualization, data management, and web-delivered mapping applications. CSA’s GeoSpatial Services Business […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today welcomed Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Lilianne Ploumen, as well as leading Dutch businesses to Somalia. The President thanked Minister Lilianne Ploumen for visiting Somalia, a strong sign of the improving situation in Somalia, which other countries would […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’s new Wharf 10 and Quayside Terminal facilities would help the State’s economy grow by ensuring business, tourism and the defence forces were better served, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today. Mr Nicholls and Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson joined Governor Penelope Wensley and other dignitaries for the official opening of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified Wednesday in St. Joseph, MO. before the Committee on Small Business of the United States House of Representatives, chaired by Missouri Congressman Sam Graves on “Missouri River Management: Does it Meet the […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) became the Port of Baltimore newest auto customer after agreeing to a five -year contract with auto processor Amports that will bring approximately 65,000 vehicles a year to Maryland from its assembly plants in Japan. The vehicles will be handled at the Amports-owned Chesapeake Auto Terminal. The addition of Mazda […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Subsea technology specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has moved to larger premises as it prepares for significant business growth. ESS was established in 1996 and has a number of innovative patented technologies, including the SCAR plough and trenching system, which is in demand for specialist projects in the oil and gas and renewables sectors. The […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $303,000 to 4H Construction Corporation, a HUBZone small business, for dewatering of the Mid Bay placement area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Chambers County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water and increases the placement area’s […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The design of a demonstration vehicle that meets the challenges of cable laying for the development of offshore wind farms is being developed by IHC Engineering Business. The Hi-Traq vehicle is backed by a history of innovation. It is the result of investment in focused research and development by the company which is based in […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor joined other select beach communities throughout the State of New Jersey with a “Stronger than the Storm” event on the Borough’s beachfront. Nearly 500 residents, visitors, and school children helped Mayor and Council cut a ribbon to show that Stone Harbor is open for business, and the recovery from Hurricane Sandy is complete. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the third consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere, this recognition highlights companies that outperform industry peers by embracing ethical business practices and demonstrating industry leadership. “The Panama Canal is honored to receive this award. We […]

  • 23 January 2013

    HR Wallingford welcomes new Maritime Business Manager Dr Janice McKenna. Janice McKenna combines experience in business development with a wealth of expertise in maritime and coastal engineering. Janice will provide the focus for further developing HR Wallingford’s maritime business with clients worldwide. Janice McKenna is a Chartered Engineer, a Member of Engineers Ireland as well […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 17 December, Deltares, together with a number of other Dutch companies, signed the ‘Partners for International Business Bodem China’ agreement. The aim of the agreement is to encourage, with support from the Dutch government, the involvement of Dutch companies in the Chinese soil remediation, and soil and groundwater, markets. There will be collaboration […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]

  • 19 October 2012

    JAXPORT handled 8.1 million tons of cargo last year, generating more than $19 billion in economic activity for Northeast Florida and providing jobs for 65,000 citizens. The port is a significant part of the region’s economy, creating opportunity for numerous related industries and positively impacting the area’s quality of life. One of JAXPORT’s major business […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 August 2012

    A diverse group of public and private trade organizations from Costa Rica toured Port Everglades this week, gaining a firsthand glimpse of the seaport’s expansion plans, operations and facilities. Costa Rica ranks as Port Everglades’ second largest export and third largest import trading partner, accounting for nearly 50,000 TEUs (standard container measurement of 20-foot equivalent […]