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  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, specialized in providing comprehensive service as well as relevant items for dredging, land reclamation and other marine engineering projects, had a busy start of the year, continuing the legacy of quality, value and professionalism that has defined the company for the last 10 years. In the first quarter of 2015, the company took part in some […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salix River and Wetland Services Ltd., a bioengineering firm based in South Wales, has been busy for quite some time now with the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest urban wetland reserve in Europe. The company has just released this photo of the large modular pontoon with 13 tonne machine placing the silt behind nicospan revetment. Salix began work […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Brazilian South Atlantic coast, the continuous transport of sediment threatens the accessibility of the Belmonte terminal. To tackle this problem, the owner has acquired a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The DOP, powered by a dedicated diesel hydraulic power pack, is attached to a crane, which is located at the end of the […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The dredging operations at the Port of Kaliningrad, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Kronshlot, started in early March, FSUE Rosmorport said in its latest announcement. During this maintenance dredging scheme, performed along the entire seaway canal of Kaliningrad – from point 222 to the double level bridge, around 350.000m³ of material will be removed […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee has launched it’s business plan for 2017/18. The group will oversee spending of almost £22 million to protect hundreds of homes across the north east as it sets out its objectives for the next year. The NRFCC plan for 2017/18 will include continued work at Greatham in Hartlepool, Killingworth […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jenkins Marine has been working for Weymouth Harbor commissioners and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to undertake maintenance dredging  within Weymouth harbor, the company said in their latest announcement.  Dredging has been requested for various areas including under the all-weather lifeboat berth where the existing mooring pontoon is currently removed for maintenance works. The […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Demag Cranes Group is continuing to expand its business in the port technology segment in Turkey. After receiving purchase orders in the previous year for a total of nine new Gottwald Mobile Harbour Cranes, in the current year the company has also for the first time received an order for supply of two Portal […]

  • 3 June 2011

    $225 million has been invested in Mozambique’s Maputo and Matola ports over the last eight years and cargo handled has increased from… (businesslive) [mappress] Source: businesslive, June 3, 2011    

  • 13 January 2011

    The opening of Terminal 2, the major expansion of DP World Karachi, will take capacity at Port Qasim to around 1.2 million TEU (twenty foot… (ameinfo) [mappress] Source: ameinfo, January 13, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Business owners in Leland Township have raised thousands of dollars to dredge their money-making harbor, reports upnorthlive.com. The Leland harbor hasn’t been drenched since 2009 and as a result sand has built up, making it impossible for most boats to enter. Harbor Master Russell Dzuba says, “From the fourth of July to labor day, its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The shoalbuster Laurie M, owned by Bhagwan Marine, is currently in Gladstone, assisting the backhoe dredger Woomera on the $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. The project, led by Gladstone Ports Corporation, will widen the waterway by about 100 meters and to further develop port facility area at Fisherman’s Landing. The work is needed to […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water team is currently on site, working at the Royal Military Canal in Kent where they are desilting a stretch of this waterway. “Not only is the Royal Military Canal a historic piece of infrastructure, it is also a functional flood defense for the local area. As a result, specialist expertise was required… […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    BMT Consultants India, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is celebrating five years in business. To date, 145 ports and logistic projects at 35 coastal locations across India worth an aggregate value of Rs 72,000 Crore, approximately US$16 billion, have benefited from the consultancy’s specialist […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Here in China, where big is normal, Tianjin Port stands out for its size.  The 107-square-kilometer port, a sister port of the Port of … By MITCH LIES (capitalpress) [mappress] Source: capitalpress, September 21, 2011;

  • 3 January 2012

    Mooloolaba’s fishing and tourism industries are calling on the State Government to fund a larger dredge to remove sand from the mouth of …   By Kate Clifford (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, January 03, 2012;

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Group, a San Rafael, California, based dredging contractor, has just released these amazing photos of their clamshell dredger Paula Lee and trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Stuyvesant, during the work on the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in Florida. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dutra began construction of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol has announced a new Business Unit Leader in the Seattle, Washington office. Mr. Bruce I. Ostbo, PE, SE, assumed the role October 2014. He is a structural engineer and engineer-diver who joined the firm on July 11, 2012, bringing more than 30 years of local, national and international experience in bridge design, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers trailing suction hopper dredge “McFarland” was once again deployed for its second call out of the fiscal year 2016 for an emergency dredging assignment. The dredge was assigned to the Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar and Baldhead Shoal Channel. The crew of “McFarland” recently completed a 45 day urgent dredging tour at […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Hurricane Harvey, the shutdown of air, rail, and port operations had an impact well outside the region due to Houston being a multi-modal interchange point. Wind damage from Hurricane Harvey to shipping and port infrastructure was minimal, but an enormous influx of water, sediment and debris entered the Houston Ship Channel, meaning it needed […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Belgium’s DEME Group recently released an interesting photo of its two trailing suction hopper dredgers working in Germany. On the image, TSHD ‘Marieke’ meets TSHD ‘Breughel’ on the Elbe River, Germany. According to DEME, the ‘Marieke’ is nearing completion of the land reclamation works in Cuxhaven, while ‘Breughel’ is executing maintenance dredging works on the […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) presented its plan of priority actions for 2017 during the meeting on 16 March 2017. The event was held jointly with the European Business Association (EBA), the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine (ACC) and the Employers’ Federation of Transport of Ukraine. “Modernization and development of port infrastructure, attracting investments, improvement of industry legislation and measures […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has been busy lately with the infrastructure improvement works including land reclamation, earthworks and surfacing that will improve the Holyhead Port layout and safety. The works started at the end of January at Salt Island, adjacent to the busy ferry terminals at the major commercial and ferry port in Anglesey. According […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the Russian-Tunisian Business Council in Tunisia passed Rossiysko’s fifth meeting – the Tunisian intergovernmental commission on trade and economic and scientific and technical cooperation. During a meeting between the governments, the ministries and joint bodies of both countries a number of agreements and diplomatic acts was concluded, and also preliminary agreements on joint activity […]