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  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2011

    At 8 & 9 December 2011, the Business Offshore Conference took place in Hamburg. Organized by Schiff&Hafen I Ship&Offshore, the first edition of the conference welcomed 140 delegates at the Hotel Hafen. The group of delegates consisted of German offshore professionals as well as delegates coming from the United Kingdom, the United States, Denmark and […]

  • 15 May 2011

    The port of Long Beach is using super-sized cranes for a new breed of container ship that could shake up port competition worldwide when a w… (bhcourier) [mappress] Source: bhcourier, May 15, 2011;

  • 12 September 2011

    Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) expects to secure RM14 million in business contracts once the project to deepen the North Channel is completed.   (btimes) [mappress] Source: btimes, September 12, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2011

    After being marooned by low tide for the past two boating seasons, boaters once again have safe passage between Stony Brook Harbor and Smith… By Susan Risoli (northshoreoflongisland) [mappress] Source: northshoreoflongisland, May 13, 2011;  

  • 17 January 2012

    Biosecurity Queensland will begin testing for mercury on fish captured during Gladstone Harbour’s fish disease scare last year. The decision… By David Sparkes (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, January 16, 2012; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful video about their Mud Cat Model MC 40E Dredge, used to clean out a lake in Colorado. The MC 40E is pumping to multiple centrifuges for rapid mechanical dewatering on shore. According to Mud Cat, the radio remote control system allows the operator to move back […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The basin has collected sand and silt to a point where some slips were unusable for the commercial and recreational fleet or are only accessible during high tide. Inadequate depth […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mercator, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, yesterday released the Standalone and Consolidated Unaudited Financial Results and Limited Review Report for the quarter/nine months ended December 31, 2018. At their yesterday’s meeting, the company’s Board of Directors has accorded its in-principle approval for conversion of loan and […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. To accommodate their vast size and bow design, over three million cubic meters of clay, sand and gravel will be removed from over two miles of Portsmouth […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After seven years of construction, the Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. The official inauguration was held yesterday, June 26th 2016, with the Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano, together with Canal employees, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, attending the ceremony. The inaugural transit […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at the entrance to Cunninghame Arm officially started yesterday, Gippsland Ports said in their latest announcement.  This dredging program, conducted by the Gippsland Ports’ cutter suction dredge Kalimna, is set to last approximately four weeks. According to the official announcement, during the Cunninghame Arm maintenance dredging program the CSD and associated pipeline and anchor […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in its latest announcement that they continue to carry out operational dredging in Chernomorsk seaport.  The water area is being cleaned of sediment silt and foreign objects to restore navigation depths at the berths, as well as to ensure the safety of vessels traffic. “The result will be an […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The towering spuds of a hired backhoe dredger will be visible at Eastland Port this week as maintenance dredging in front of wharf 7 and 8, and in the navigation channel begins, Eastland Group said in their latest announcement.  The 32 meter high spuds, or anchors, are part of a GPK backhoe dredge hired from Heron Construction. The dredging is […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway in the Humboldt Bay area, a natural bay and a multi-basin, bar-built coastal lagoon located on the rugged North Coast of California. Under the project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredger Yaquina will spend several weeks working in the Eureka interior channel, in an effort to provide improved […]

  • 9 July 2010

    Dunkerque Port in France signed a partnership agreement with its Shanghai counterpart Friday as part of its effort to increase its business… By Chen Qide [mappress] Source: chinadaily, July 10, 2010;

  • 4 January 2010

    Fisheries and tourism operators in Albany are concerned at a plan by iron ore miner Grange Resources and the Albany Port Authority. Source: Zibb, January 3, 2010 [mappress]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher, the UK’s leading marine services provider, announced the formation of a new venture with Aberdeen based company KDM Marine, named James Fisher Mass Flow Excavation Ltd, to jointly offer their market-leading subsea excavation capability and resources to the offshore industry in a single entity. JFMFE combines the specialist subsea excavation, de-burial and trenching […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport General Director, Andrey Lavrishchev, has delivered an interesting presentation about the company’s plans for 2019 during the recent 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. On the first day of the congress (Feb 20), Andrei Lavrishchev gave a speech titled “Perspective projects for the development of the sea port infrastructure, including the construction of hydraulic […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has just announced that the company is working on a £19 million project that will upgrade and improve defense infrastructure of berths at Mare Harbor, Falkland Islands. The contract forms part of work planned by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation over the next decade, to modernize the local military infrastructure and capabilities for the Islands. […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, is considering dividing its shipping and dredging business into two separate entities.  “On 12th August 2017, the Board of Directors of Mercator initiated a study to explore the possibility of demerger of business via restructuring of Shipping and Dredging business […]