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  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will take a 20 percent shareholding in Chatham Rock Phosphate and assume a seat on the board, in a world-first for the undersea mining industry. It is the first time a major dredging company has taken a substantial equity position in an undersea mining project. Boskalis has been issued shares […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dockwise Ltd. confirms it has received an unsolicited intended offer from Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Dockwise at an offer price of EUR 17.20 per share cum dividend. The intended offer by Boskalis is subject to certain specified and unspecified conditions. The combination of the two companies provides […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. recently delivered and commissioned two panamax STS cranes in Vladivostok and has taken orders for further STS cranes to be delivered to Novorossiysk and St. Petersburg. The cranes delivered to the JSC Commercial port of Vladivostok have gone into operation at the port and join a pair of Liebherr RMG cranes […]

  • 26 June 2012

    State officials announced Muskegon County’s White Lake is one step closer to environmental recovery. Designated as a federal Great Lakes Area of Concern in the late 1980s due to severe environmental damage primarily from industrial activities, the White Lake AOC is one of 14 coastal sites around Michigan benefitting from focused environmental restoration work as […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired three energy related contracts for projects in Northwest Europe with a combined contract value of approximately EUR 110 million. Boskalis has signed a contract with partners DONG Energy and Scottish Power Renewables for the partial construction of the “West of Duddon Sands” offshore wind park in the Irish Sea. […]

  • 16 May 2012

    In April 2012, Konecranes received an order for two RTG (Rubber-Tired Gantry) cranes and two BOXRUNNERTM straddle carriers from the Estonian company A.S. Muuga Container Terminal (“Muuga CT”). Konecranes has previously delivered three Konecranes STS cranes and one RMG crane to Muuga CT. The straddle carriers will be delivered in 2012 and the RTGs in […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announces the awarding of four construction contracts totaling $28.6 million for projects that will restore marshland, revive an ecosystem with fresh water and vegetative plantings, strengthen an existing levee system, and use rocks to stabilize a portion of coastal shoreline. The projects extend across Cameron, Lafourche and […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today launched its application to the Environmental Protection Authority for a marine consent to extract rock phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise, 450 km from New Zealand. CRP, a New Zealand NZAX listed company, has spent four years and nearly $30 million to research its proposals to mine 1.5 […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that he will convene a meeting of stakeholders – including Senators from states bordering the Mississippi River, state and local officials and representatives from industries such as agriculture and shipping – for a briefing from the Army Corps of Engineers to discuss navigation on the Mississippi River through means […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority has announced that the ratings firm of Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services has reaffirmed the authority’s credit rating of A- and has provided the authority with a “Stable” outlook. The S&P rating marks the third credit affirmation and “Stable” outlook rating received by the authority in the last 12 months. […]

  • 14 February 2012

      HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World has toured DP World Callao, the largest and most efficient container terminal on South America’s Pacific Coast, and met with Oscar Valdez, Prime Minister of Peru, to discuss how the company can continue to contribute to Peru’s growth. Mr. Bin Sulayem was accompanied by a high-level […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Bahrain’s General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP)  announced recently  that two of its senior Bahraini maritime executives will attend a one-year Masters course to specialise in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden. The WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The European Investment Bank has formally agreed to provide the final part of EUR 900m overall funding to support investment by the Port of Rotterdam Authority in port infrastructure, of which Maasvlakte 2 is by far the most important. The European Union’s long-term lending institution has funded land reclamation and construction of container and specialist […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority board today considered two projects that will greatly increase capacity, efficiency and environmental savings. In Brunswick, the Board approved renovations to the Colonel’s Island terminal that will accommodate growth in the heavy construction equipment and machinery trade. “This project will provide greater flexibility in moving oversized roll-on/roll-off cargo at Colonel’s Island,” […]

  • 15 March 2012

    An agreement between two ports of Falmouth on opposite sides of the world got the royal seal of approval from Prince Harry during his recent tour of the Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica and Falmouth, Cornwall have entered into a sister port relationship to promote good will and friendship with each other. The agreement was formally signed […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Portunus Port Spares and Services from Turkey had signed a contract with TCDD – Turkish State Railways for N.5 Ship To Shore Gantry Crane complete refurbishments and project started in the end of 2011. In very short time, Portunus had completed first ship to shore gantry crane and handed over to Turkish State Railways (TCDD) […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The design-build proposal for the new New York Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee approved on Monday by the New York State Thruway Authority Board of Directors will deliver the project at a far lower cost than initially estimated, Thruway Board Chairman Howard P. Milstein said. The proposal approved on Monday was submitted by Tappan […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea today announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power and Umbilical Ltd., with offices in Stockton-on-Tees and Aberdeen, has successfully completed a series of offshore trials on its recently launched Q1000 subsea trenching ROV. The capabilities of both the trencher and its Launch & Recovery System (LARS) have been tested rigorously to prove […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Caroline Fayard, a New Orleans lawyer who is a Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, has released her plan to fight climate change and coastal erosion throughout Louisiana, and to help facilitate consensus amongst communities and businesses toward coastal restoration efforts. Caroline’s plan focuses on the immediate actions needed to expand revenue streams allocated […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Canamex Resources Corp.announces that it has commenced stream sediment sampling for gold on its Aranka North property located 120 – 140km northwest of Georgetown, Guyana. River reconnaissance has indicated excellent river access up the Waini and Imotai Rivers into the heart of the property. A base camp is being established at Maka Falls where historical […]