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  • 15 February 2012

    Finishing nearly three years of study on the potential economic opportunities associated with Rhode Island’s ports, a Joint Legislative Commission reported today that development of port infrastructure and growth of maritime industries can result in 1,000 new jobs, $70 million in personal income, $127 million in business revenue and $8.1 million in state and local […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced its participation with DEME in the Wheatstone LNG Project dredging works in Australia. Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, a member of the DEME Group, has been […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded a contract to dredge the approach channel, the manoeuvring area and the berths for the Chevron’s new Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project nearby the town of Onslow, located along the Australian north-west coast. The contract represents a value of about AUD […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Hillsboro Beach ad hoc committee is hosting a symposium on beach renourishment issues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Opal Towers East, 1149 Hillsboro Mile. “You’ve got to get the people to understand what’s going on,” said Rene Males, one of the meeting organizers. “Every time we’ve gone through renourishment it’s been a big fight.” […]

  • 13 February 2012

      The President of Argentina, HE Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has met HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, together with a high-level delegation, to discuss further enhancing mutual cooperation. Present at the meeting were also UAE Ambassador to Argentina, Mohammed Essa Al Qattam Al Zaabi, and Argentina Minister of Tourism Mr. Enrique Meyer. […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has increased its funding by $2.4 million, bringing to $7.7 million the federal allocation to support a major dredging project in Marina del Rey. Through this project, the Army Corps of Engineers, the County’s Department of Beaches and Harbors, and the Port of Long Beach are collaborating to […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Providing of an appropriate level of safety at maritime and river transport of Ukraine and the reduction of the level of accidents in water transport to a minimum – one of the priority tasks of the State Fleet Inspection of Ukraine this year. This was stated by Chairman Gregory Sobolewski Ukrmorrechinspektsii present at the first […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Poznan Municipality and investor SwedeCenter have founded a partnership called “Na Rzecz Warty” with the Dutch consultancy firms KuiperCompagnons (Urban Planning & Design) and DHV (Engineering). This cooperation opens up an unique opportunity for designing a complex development plan for the waterfront areas situated on the Warta River. The Dutch Government is supporting the project […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), in cooperation with the Town of Charlestown, will be conducting a maintenance dredging of the sedimentation basin in Ninigret Pond, as part of the South Coast Restoration project. The dredging will be done to maintain flow and sedimentation to an area where eelgrass restoration done in previous […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced recently that Steven Cernak, Port Director and Chief Executive Officer for Port of Galveston, has been selected as Chief Executive/Port Director for Broward County’s Port Everglades Department. Cernak will replace Phillip C. Allen, who is retiring on February 3, 2012, after leading Port Everglades since 2006. Cernak’s start date […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Karnafuly joint venture consortium ltd. delivered three high quality Cutter Suction Dredgers 450 to Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). On Wednesday the 18th of January the vessels were inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina. The vessels were built in close co-operation with the local Karnaphuli Shipyard. VOSTA LMG has a cooperation […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Port Authority asked McKinsey to make an analysis of the demand for and availability of container throughput capacity in Rotterdam in the coming years. The purpose of the study was to get an independent opinion on the situation as it will develop from 2014 onwards when the new terminals on Maasvlakte 2 become operational. […]

  • 25 January 2012

    A marine science expert said dredging will not cause flooding as alleged by anti-mining advocates in at least five municipalities in the province. Dr. Fernando Siringan of the Marine Environment and Resources Foundation-Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines clarified that sand per se is not a binding material but the mud present […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Dutch government’s NL Agency has awarded a contract for the provision of consultancy services for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam to a consortium headed by consultancy and engineering firm DHV. Other members of the consortium include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Deltares, RebelGroup and UNESCO-IHE. With its 17 million inhabitants, the […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 19-20 April 2012. Advance educational credits are awarded to participants. According to course leader Gerard van Raalte, “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It […]

  • 11 January 2012

    ADPC and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Operating Company (IRSHAD) yesterday. The signing, which took place at ADPC’s HQ, was attended by Capt. Mohamed Juma Al-Shamisi, Vice President Ports Unit at ADPC, Martijn Van de Linde, Chief Executive Officer of ADT and Mr. Khalifa Al Qubaisi, General Manager […]

  • 10 January 2012
    Vessels

    Tongheng, the 11000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger being constructed by CMHI, was successfully launched on December 26. Guests from CCCC, Tianjin Dredging Corporation, MARIC and CCS Shenzhen Branch presented at the ceremony. Emceed by Mr. Tu Fengqing, the Deputy Managing Director of CMHI, Mr. Zhu Guiming, the Managing Director of CMHI, and Mr. Gu Ming, […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Construction of the Chongqing-based Lianglu Cuntan Bonded Port Area was completely finished on Dec. 14. The Lianglu Cuntan Bonded Port is China’s only inland bonded port area. Local authorities plan to develop the port area into a large-scale bonded laptop production and logistics base with an annual output of at least 50 million laptops and […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The opening ceremony of Colombo Port Southern Container Terminal Project undertaken by CHEC was held on December 16,2011. The ceremony was attended by Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President of Sri Lanka, Yang Xiuping as Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Chen Yusheng as Vice President of CCCC, Sun Ziyu as Chief Engineer of CCCC and President […]

  • 18 December 2011

    Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) signed an agreement with the Joint Venture consisting of BAM International and MAG Engineering and Contracting co. on Tuesday 13th December 2011. The agreement was signed by ADC’s CEO H.E Mr. Mohammed S. Turk, and BAM International Country Manager Mr. Yousef Salhah, and MAG Engineering and Contracting co. Managing Director Mr. […]

  • 14 December 2011

    North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) Economy Minister Harry K. Voigtsberger intends to press the federal German government to take cross-border infrastructure projects into account in implementing the national port concept. The minister made this clear during a parliamentary evening on the theme Transport and Logistics hosted recently by the NRW Economy Ministry and the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (APDC) signed a MoU with Duisport in the presence of a high ranking trade mission from Germany. The signing, which took place at the Emirates Palace, was attended by Capt. Mohamed Juma Al-Shamisi, Vice President Ports Unit at the Abu Dhabi Ports Company and the trade delegation, under the leadership of […]

  • 5 December 2011

    State and county officials are considering preparation for next year being keenly cautious in relation to the state’s reservoirs. Randy Julander, a supervisor with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, explained that the reservoirs are almost full and that there is a possibility of overflowing even before snow melting in 2012. Julander […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 1 December 2011

    What is now West Africa’s largest and most modern container terminal, Terminal à Conteneur, developed and operated by global marine terminal operator DP World, was officially opened yesterday (November 30) by HE Abdoulaye Wade, President of Senegal, together with HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. Expanded and upgraded by DP World Dakar following […]