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  • 2 April 2012

      The second World Ports & Trade Summit, which will be held under the patronage of H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi & Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, will take place from April 2 to 4 in Abu Dhabi and includes 3 days of exhibition, high […]

  • 6 December 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    The UK’s Secretary of State for Transport, the Rt Hon Justine Greening MP, has visited the Port of Felixstowe, the country’s largest container port, to see it take delivery of its latest consignment of new cranes. Whilst at the port, the Secretary of State met with senior management of the port, before a tour of […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lindsay Island in the Murray Sunset National Park will be Victoria’s first project to recover water for the environment using the Murray Darling-Basin Plan adjustment mechanism. Under the Basin Plan, states can put forward projects to recover water for the environment through environmental works and measures using funds that had been allocated for buyback. Federal […]

  • 28 September 2011

    The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping terminal. The new terminal which consists of two berths – Berths 8&9 – is the first stage of a £1 billion plus inward investment programme in Hutchison’s UK ports. Currently the Port of Felixstowe deals with over 40 per […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups amended an existing lawsuit yesterday to challenge U.S. funding for a second fossil fuel production and transport facility located inside Australia’s Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The U.S. Export-Import Bank has now committed nearly $5 billion in loans to support construction and operation of the two massive liquefied natural gas facilities. Located […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    QTIC has joined with three other peak tourism industry associations in Queensland to express grave concerns to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) over the consideration to dump 3.5 million cubic metres of port dredge from Abbot Point Coal Port into the waters of the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The Association […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

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

    Since the beginning of 2014, DEME managed to  maintain its order book at a fairly high level of about 3.0 billion EUR thanks to new orders, well spread worldwide across dredging, energy related and environmental activities. The total value  of these new orders represents approximately 660 million EUR. Dredging and port construction In Porto Sudeste, Brasil, […]

  • 9 August 2012

    His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has reviewed the progress made at the megaproject Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) at Taweelah. This came during an in-depth presentation made at the Crown Prince’s majlis […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The President of the United States has named Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project one of the nation’s seven priority infrastructure projects, committing that the project’s study and necessary reviews will be completed by September 2015. The initial list of projects, which is part of the Administration’s We Can’t Wait initiative, is targeted to expedite […]

  • 15 December 2010

    Following an investigation into the illegal dredging of a Montauk marina, the owner of the marina and two local marine contractors have agreed to a $130,000 penalty and to sample and remove illegally dredged material from two associated sites, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ( DEC ) Regional Director Peter A. Scully announced […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Jorge Luis Quijano, incoming Administrator for the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), will give the opening address at this year’s TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, returning for the fourth time to Panama on December 4-6. Quijano, who officially takes up his new role on September 4, was named this March as the successor to Alberto […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Following an investigation, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued notices of violation to the owner of a Montauk marina and local marine contractor for conducting regulated activities without valid permits, according to Regional Director Peter A. Scully. The enforcement action stems from a dredging project undertaken at the marina in […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    JadeWeserPort Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s first and only deep-water container goes into operation last week. To commemorate the occasion, the JadeWeserPort-Gesellschaften and EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven GmbH & Co. KG are celebrating the official inauguration on the site of the EUROGATE Container Terminal. The opening event with some 1,300 guests is being accompanied by the first mooring […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 13 June 2011

    A specially-designed 55,000m² ‘Destination Village‘ is being built on the Abu Dhabi Corniche breakwater to host the Volvo Ocean Race yachting fleet and its many thousands of fans expected to descend on the UAE capital when the city welcomes the flotilla this New Year. Plans for the ‘Destination Village,’ which will be adjacent to the […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 13 April 2011

    A divided County Commission on Tuesday approved a formal contract with Gritz Development and Construction to provide construction management services on the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project. The firm, headed by general contractor Greg Jarque, has been at the center of a controversy that continued through Tuesday’s commission discussion. Residents questioned the need to spend […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In response to the December 6 letter from Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy to Senator Richard Durbin providing an analysis of the impact of additional Missouri River releases to sustain navigation traffic on the Mississippi River, The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have issued the following statement: […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing periodic maintenance dredging and advanced maintenance dredging of a portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in New Hampshire and Maine. The authorized FNP in Portsmouth Harbor and the Piscataqua River consists of a main ship channel, 35 feet […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Tema, Ghana’s largest port, has made global headlines recently over the “crippling disruptions” caused by an impounded Argentinean military ship blocking a busy berth. The obstruction has come at an inopportune time for Tema, where activity should be ramping up to the peak pre-Christmas period. It also highlights the importance of ongoing efforts to enhance […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Eng Hussain Nassir Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, during a press conference held in municipality conference hall, has announced three prestigious projects approved by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality. Lootah said that the most important project is Dubai Safari Project, […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The first Sustainability Report for the port of Antwerp has now appeared. For a whole year, various workgroups laboured at the production of this report that demonstrates how the various companies within the port are able to reconcile “people, planet and profit” with their day-to-day activities. The initiative-takers behind the report are Antwerp Port […]