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  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Siport21 has presented the paper “New Outer Port of Ciutadella. Nautical Studies for the Design and Operation of the Port”, in the Congress of 4th Technical Association for Ports and Coasts and 2nd Edition of the Mediterranean Days of Coastal and Port Engineering. This project was developed in association with Europrincipia, Berenguer Ingenieros, Ports de […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) concluded a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Republic of Iraq to provide funding for the Port Sector Rehabilitation Project (Phase II), at the Ministry of Finance, Baghdad. This is the 20th loan agreement under the Japanese ODA loan to Iraq, which brings Japan’s cumulative commitments to this country […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new backhoe dredger manufactured by IHC Merwede was named ALBERTO ALEMÁN ZUBIETA during a special ceremony at the shipyard of its cooperation partner, NMC, in Nieuw- Lekkerland, The Netherlands, on 28 September. IHC Merwede has built the vessel for Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP). The ceremony was performed by Mrs Ana Matilde Alemán, […]

  • 22 July 2012

    Salvage operations for the 110-foot Dredge Barge Arthur J and 38-foot Tug Madison, began at first light this morning. The two vessels sank Thursday morning in Lake Huron off the shoreline of Lakeport State Beach. The cause of the accident is unknown, and the Coast Guard is investigating. The Captain of the Port Coast Guard […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) yesterday signed a 30 year concession agreement with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a Swiss-based global transportation and logistics firm, to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port with a total investment of approximately $1.1 billion. According to the ADP’s announcement, these developments include an increase in the current 12 ship-to-shore cranes […]

  • 8 March 2012

      At two separate Congressional hearings today, AAPA representatives emphasized the need for federal support for seaport security and maintenance and improvements to federal navigation channels. Port industry leaders illustrated the challenges that underfunding security and dredging pose for national security and US international competitiveness. As the House Appropriations Committee begins work on the Fiscal […]

  • 15 November 2013

    The Chinese Capital Beijing hosted the signing ceremony of the expansion and deepening of Aden Container Terminal between Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. within the framework of the President visit Abd-Rabbo Mansour Hadi , President of the Republic to the People’s Republic of China. The project is being […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the final layout of the new Port of Venice onshore offshore container terminal. The layout and equipment optimization will generate significant capital and operating expenditure savings for the Venice Port Authority. The new solutions were presented to the financial community and ship operators earlier this […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On the 14th of September 2011 Uljanik Shipyard delivered the fourth Self-Propelled Cutter Suction Dredger, named “Niccolò Machiavelli”, to the Luxembourg company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen G. D. Luxembourg that forms part of the Jan De Nul Group. As a reminder,the first dredger “Ibn Battuta” was delivered to the same buyer at the end […]

  • 13 January 2012

    In the light of the upcoming EEOI, high fuel costs, levy’s on CO2 emissions and economical difficult times, efficient ship operation has become high priority. The most straightforward way to save fuel is to operate a ship in the most efficient way, by careful voyage planning and efficient ship operation by the crew. For many […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Secretaría Técnica Nacional Ambiental (SETENA), the official environmental agency of the government of Costa Rica, has granted approval to the APM Terminals Moin Container Terminal project. This project is being developed under the auspices of the Junta de Administración Portuaria y de Desarrollo Económico de la Vertiente Atlántica de Costa Rica (JAPDEVA), the Board […]

  • 26 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Alewijnse Marine Systems has taken another step in confirming its position as a key supplier to the worldwide maritime market by opening an office in Brazil. Alewijnse recognises that Brazil is a vital high-growth market that is emerging as a world economic power, and which hosts a booming shipping and offshore industry. A physical presence […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging work, which will improve a number of areas in St Peter Port Harbor that are used primarily by visiting vessels, is about to begin, according to the States of Guernsey. The operation will focus on the Victoria Marina, between the Albert and Victoria (Crown) Piers, and two areas adjacent to the marina entrance in […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now on its way to the new owner – Gippsland Ports in Australia. The TSHD, named Tommy Norton, is the first Damen dredger built for Australia. Having left Shanghai on 14th July, a Damen team is sailing Tommy […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same time as the opening of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Bahrain-based Two Seas Marine Services (TSM) has indigenously converted a bulk carrier into a sand dredger, which offers a faster, easier and cost-effective alternative to getting dredgers from Europe and elsewhere, said its managing director. “This is a first for the region and opens the doors of a multi-million dollar market for us,” Captain David […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the national hydrographic and charting authority in Malaysia, the Hydrographic Directorate of the Royal Malaysian Navy (HDRMN) has a mandate to collect measurements using modern techniques, and provide adequate and timely hydrographic information to support safety of navigation, national development, defense and security, and numerous other activities related to the use of Malaysia’s marine […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jay M. Cashman of Quincy Shipyard, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and modify the dredging footprint to Pier 1 in the Quincy Shipyard to create a turning basin in Quincy, Mass. This work is proposed in the Fore […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The results, from a trial looking into the potential effect of dredging a deeper approach channel to Falmouth Docks, have now been reported. The findings have been sent to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide robust scientific data that will be used to update the Environmental Statement that was submitted along with the […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    It was just before midnight when the Corps dredge Currituck’s crew, sailing back from a project site on Bennet’s Creek, saw the sky light up. As the dredge chugged toward the Monitor Merrimack Memorial Bridge Tunnel on Sept. 16, a red flare spiraled into the night sky like a fire work off to the west. […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Panama Canal is meeting this week with top clients, government officials, and maritime authorities in China, Japan, and South Korea to reaffirm its relationship with customers and explain the impact of the Panama Canal expansion program in Asia. “We always keep a close communication with our customers and this is a new opportunity to […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 23 April 2012

      Aden Container Terminal (ACT), operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, has received and serviced one of the largest container vessels to call at the historic Yemeni port, the Kota Carum, owned by Singapore-based Pacific International Lines. The 300-metre long, 6,606 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container unit) ship, built in 2011, is the largest […]