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  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first UK sale of the unique Komatsu HB215LC-1 hybrid excavator was completed in July, with the machine’s first deployment being the prestigious Crossrail transport project in Central London. Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd, the sole UK distributor of Komatsu heavy machinery, supplied five HB215LC-1 machines to Ridgway Rentals, a company based in Shropshire, in the West Midlands […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Leaders from the Ningbo Port Group and APM Terminals were on hand to sign a major agreement that creates a new level of cooperation in the fastest growing, deepwater, container port in the world. The new agreement reflects a 75%/25% (Ningbo Port Group/APM Terminals) share to jointly invest and operate berths 3, 4, 5, comprising […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has announced that it has purchased an additional 50 million common shares in the capital of Pacific Infrastructure Inc. at a price of U.S.$1.00 per share for an aggregate investment of U.S.$50 million. This latest investment by the Company in Pacific Infrastructure has been made in connection with a letter of […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Leighton Welspun Contractors Pvt. Ltd, a leading Australian construction company, is fast heading towards completion of a major project in Visakhapatnam port. This is a landmark project for Leighton Welspun as it represents its first project in the sector. The project involves mechanization of coal handling facilities and up-gradation of the general cargo berth at […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys have had a busy and productive summer season with a wide variety of successful contracts. Whilst providing personnel in the Northern North Sea for Oil & Gas geotechnical survey operations, the company’s multi-purpose survey vessel, MV FlatHolm and her team, have been busy supporting Port & Harbour Developments, FEPA dredge monitoring campaigns and […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Waterfront consortium, formed by Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and the TBI companies Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep, is to realize the ambitious Waterfront project of the Dutch municipality of Harderwijk. Boskalis will execute all the civil engineering and underground infrastructural work involved. Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep are responsible for the commercial development of the […]

  • 26 July 2012

    The latest figures, released today by Lerwick Port Authority, show that the number of oil-related vessels arriving in the first half of the year was up 43% at 317, compared to the same period in 2011, with the tonnage rising 77% to 1.4 million gross tonnes, while cargo shipped in support of offshore operations rose […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Port of Los Angeles has received project achievement awards from the Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) for two of its major waterfront development projects: Cabrillo Way Marina in San Pedro and Wilmington Waterfront Park in Wilmington. The new Cabrillo Way Marina Phase II facility has won the 2012 […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The Lanka India Oil Company (Lanka IOC) plans to upgrade its Trincomalee terminal at an investment of US $ 300 million over the next three to four years. “We are continuously upgrading the Trincomalee terminal and will be looking at investing Rs 200 to 300 million for the next year to upgrade infrastructure facilities. We […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Local environmental restoration projects will get a boost thanks to an agreement signed today by federal, state and tribal natural resource trustees to jointly conduct Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) activities within Port Angeles Harbor. The NRDA process involves evaluating injuries to natural resources due to releases of hazardous materials and, potentially, asserting legal claims […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mile Point scheme was one of the first breakwater construction projects ever to use Trimble Marine Construction (TMC) Software and Teledyne BlueView sonar to collect motion-compensated 3D point clouds and create a 3D model from the moving barge platform in real time. Manson Construction Co. was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ackermans & van Haaren has announced the third quarter results for 2012. Marine Engineering & Infrastructure DEME DEME (AvH 50%) realized a third quarter in line with expectations. Due to a delay in the start-up of the major Wheatstone and New Doha Port sites, they will only contribute to the results from the next financial […]

  • 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. […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman, HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has shared detailed plans to expand flagship Jebel Ali Port with around 150 of the company’s top trade and logistics customers in Dubai, underlining the port operator’s expansion plans are always driven by its customers. The additional capacity announced this week takes total capacity at the flagship […]

  • 31 May 2012

    On 22nd May 2012 Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) set two important new productivity benchmarks for container terminals in Vietnam. While handling Maersk Line’s vessel, the 116,100 DWT, 9,038 TEU MV Mette Maersk, CMIT handled 2,100 containers during an 11 hour, 30 minute port stay. Gross crane productivity was 43 container moves per hour, resulting […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District continues to make repairs through the Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project to rock structures along the Missouri River from damages caused by the 2011 flood. The district has received more $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act funds to repair the rock structures. This is in […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    L-3 Klein Associates, Inc. has introduced a new lightweight, rapidly deployable side scan sonar (SSS) for search and recovery (SAR) applications. The state-of-the-art HydroScan® implements advanced technologies not previously available in side scan sonars, resulting in a highly compact profile that delivers much higher quality imaging and range performance than other small SAR SSS systems. […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management to reinforce part of the coastline in the province of Zuid-Holland by creating a ‘sand engine’. The total value of the contract is € 50 million for the Van Oord- Boskalis consortium, in which Boskalis […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies announced that it has partnered with Genesis Water, the pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering SystemTM (RDS). As the exclusive Genesis partner in the global mining market, Veolia will deploy the Genesis RDS to help mining companies improve tailings management, recycle water and reduce reliance on tailings ponds, providing a […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The City Government of Vigan has allotted P24 million to protect the environment and lessen the impact of Climate Change in this Heritage City known for its Castillan Homes and included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Chairman and Mayor Eva Medina said that for its disaster preparedness […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The design and construction contract has been signed at the Port of Rijeka Authority with a consortium of Italian companies and Croatian “Osijek Koteks” for the container terminal at the Zagreb pier. During the tender process for the most favourable bidder for designing and constructing the container terminal, the offer submitted by an Italian and […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The port of Antwerp is to collaborate in further developing the port of San Pedro in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa) over the next few years. San Pedro, the largest cacao port in the world, has 2000 hectares of vacant land that will be put into use in stages in the near future. Port of Antwerp […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The public is invited to comment on a Department of Ecology proposal to deem cleanup of the Hardel Mutual Plywood site complete. People can comment on this proposal to remove the Hardel site from Ecology’s Hazardous Sites List until July 6, 2012. The site is located at 1210 West Bay Drive N.W. Olympia, on the […]