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  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 May 2011

    Khatunganj, the business hub of the port city of Chittagong, has a century-old history. But the wholesale market has lost its glory over the… By Mitoon Chowdhury (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, May 23, 2011;

  • 6 October 2010

    Secretary of State for business Dr Vince Cable made a visit to the London Gateway superport on Tuesday to give his backing to the project… (thurrockgazette) [mappress] Source: thurrockgazette, October 7, 2010;

  • 13 January 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has appointed Vidar Hole to the position of Business Director responsible for the Maritime Logistics Services portfolio. Vidar will drive the design, development and launch of new offers in line with the company’s strategy and identified market and customer needs, across its range of logistics services. This includes developing new services, with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 26 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Next week will see a major milestone reached by IHC Engineering Business (EB), when their largest project to date, a 2,000t capacity J-Lay… [mappress] Source: bymnews, May 26, 2010;

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades announced the appointment of Jim Pyburn to the position of Director of its Business Development Division. The 36-year industry veteran comes to the state’s leading container port from Port Tampa Bay where he was the director of marketing and business development for Latin America. “Jim has all the great qualities we were looking […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major new flood defence in Leeds, which will protect hundreds of homes and businesses and safeguard the future economy, has begun construction. The new £50 million defences are the first of their kind for the area. In total, they will protect over 150 businesses and reduce the potential disruption caused by flooding for 3,000 […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Jaxport’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed the largest vessel to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport. The 6,600 TEU (containers) Yang Ming Milestone travelled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on other U.S. east coast ports before arriving at TraPac Tuesday afternoon. The Milestone is more than 1,000 feet in length […]