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  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     For 1,5 years now, the vessel “Willem B Sr” of the towage company BMS, has been using Thorn-D® antifouling. Thorn-D® is a worldwide patented, 100% environmental friendly protection for the boat bottom. By using micro fibers, Thorn-D® creates a physical barrier against barnacles, mussels etc. In the following interview Mr. Wout Bouwman, the owner, will […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Siport21, a specialized consultancy in ship manoeuvring and ship behaviour studies, was one of the four Spanish companies in the XXI Latin American Ports Congress, celebrated in La Antigua (Guatemala) last week. In this meeting, organized by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the National Ports Commission of Guatemala, the company presented “Simulation Methods […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Yesterday evening at around 10 p.m. the MV “Maersk Laguna” was the first container vessel to tie up at the quayside of the EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deep-water container terminal. The mooring of the Maersk container ship is a milestone and marks the official start of operations of the container terminal, which is […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) continues with the maintenance dredging of the Durban Port, pushing forward with the $150 million dredging fleet replacement program. Port of Durban Harbor Master, Captain Alex Miya, has just reinstated a number of berths in the port back to their original permissible depths. Four out of eight berths at Durban Container Terminal have been […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 8 May 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that dredging has begun at what is commonly known as “the cut,” a small channel connecting Lake Ontario and Henderson Harbor. Senator Ritchie was able to secure $60,000 in this year’s state budget to help cover the cost of the project. “The hunting and fishing industries have a $1.5 billion […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 16, 2014, Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, Captain Dan Kipnis, Coral Morphologic, Miami-Dade Reef Guard Association, Sierra Club Miami Group, and Tropical Audubon Society, filed a citizens’ notice of suit letter alleging that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act, in addition to several permit conditions by the Florida Department of […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 7th annual Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) held on 28 & 29 October at Amsterdam RAI attracted 13,452 visitors representing 81 nationalities, an increase of 47% compared to last year. OEEC 2014 featured 630 exhibitors on 21,000 sq.m. floor space and 106 speakers in 22 sessions. Official opening OEEC 2014 was carried out […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Today, September 7, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and Antwerp Port Authority signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to jointly help foster commercial activity between the two authorities. The first of its kind between the ACP and a European port, the MOU will increase cooperation, such as joint marketing and coordination on modernization and expansion […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A giant project, a giant ship and a giant achievement. It has been a magnificent and inspiring performance by ADPC staff, contractors and stakeholders, inspired by the wise and supportive leadership of the Abu Dhabi government. “Only four and a half short years after the first dredgers moved into position at Taweelah and began working […]

  • 21 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The nominees of the Dutch HME Maritime Innovation Award 2012 are Huisman Equipment BV, VOSTA LMG BV, Kranendonk Production Systems BV, and Imtech Marine & Offshore BV. These nominees are selected out of sixteen innovative submissions. The winner will be announced at the Maritime Awards Gala on Thursday 8 November 2012 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TerraSond Limited, a leader in precision land and marine geospatial surveys, announced the promotion of Mr. Brian Busey and Captain Rich Hendren. Busey is now Vice President, Business Development and Hendren is Vice President, Operations. As Vice President, Business Development; Busey is responsible for developing and nurturing TerraSond’s relationships with new and existing clients. During […]

  • 17 August 2011

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the second annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs & Requirements, Issues & Opportunities” on August 25-26, 2011, at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, discuss the key issues and requirements, and highlight the emerging opportunities. It […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The suction dredger “Eke Möbius” built by the Sietas shipyard was today ceremoniously christened at the Cruise Center at Hamburg’s harbour. It is the second such vessel built by Sietas for Josef Möbius Bau-GmbH. The design and construction of these complex ships marks a successful premiere for the shipyard. Part of the STRABAG Group of […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) organises its International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in various parts of the world. This intensive week-long course was recently presented in Recife (Brazil) from 19 to 23 March 2012. Over 40 participants including civil engineers, area managers, a port captain, site engineers and commercial managers, […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Each Soldier in the U.S. Army plays a role in maintaining the nation’s security. For Army Capt. Robert M. Burnham, the economic strength of the nation remains secure, as he fulfills his role as an operations manager in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, managing dredging-related operations and maintenance projects along […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lerwick Harbour has again demonstrated its deep-water capacity and capabilities, this time by simultaneously accommodating two giant support vessels and the successful offloading of a 10,000 tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for west of the Shetland Islands. The sheltered port’s facilities and proximity to the Solan Field, being developed by Premier Oil 90 kilometres […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially commissioned its newest shallow-draft dredge vessel – MURDEN – in a ceremony May 29 at the Engineer Repair Yard in Wilmington. The Commissioning Ceremony signifies the acceptance for service and entry of a ship into the active fleet. It is the final and, perhaps most significant, […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to revamp facilities in Portsmouth Naval Base so it can accommodate Britain’s biggest warships. It will take 18 months and £34 million to turn the 90-year-old structure at Middle Slip Jetty into 21st Century moorings meeting all the needs of Britain’s future flagship. In due course, the more modern Victory Jetty – […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport, on Wednesday said the expansion project of the Takoradi Port forms part of a master plan to develop the country’s ports. The Minister, who was speaking to the press during a visit to the Takoradi Port, said the master plan was drawn up before the country’s discovery of oil […]

  • 12 April 2012

    As a small child, building and figuring out how something worked appealed to Tricia Campbell. “While I was growing up, I was either building things or taking them apart to see how they operated,” said Campbell. “Eventually I discovered I wanted to be an engineer and I feel very blessed for having the opportunity to […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. CHC appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The protection provided by the Cowes Breakwater has now enabled the planned marina […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, held on Monday the 24th of September a roundtable event, during which it shared its latest developments regarding the berth expansion project, post Eid operations, and its strategic future plans. Hosted at the Intercontinental Hotel Amman, the event saw the attendance of representatives, captain, and […]