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  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the world, is aiming to further expand its activities in Antwerp. MSC has officially asked Antwerp Port Authority to be able to do this in the Deurganck dock. The Port of Antwerp will organise an invitation for expressions of interest. The Swiss shipping company MSC, the second-largest in the […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Caterpillar Inc. announced today it has selected land near Athens, Georgia, as the location for a new facility that will build small tracktype tractors and mini hydraulic excavators. The state-of-the-art, one-million-square-footfacility is expected to directly employ 1,400 people once it is fully operational. The total investment for opening the new facility will be about […]

  • 11 June 2010

    More than 20 years after it gave up on a new port in the Dollart Hafen, the north German port city of Emden is reviving plans for an…   [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, June 11, 2010;

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After seven years of construction, the Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. The official inauguration was held yesterday, June 26th 2016, with the Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano, together with Canal employees, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, attending the ceremony. The inaugural transit […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Snijder, a Dutch company that specializes in hiring out earthmoving equipment and concomitant technical services, has just released a video of the Freetown Terminal Extension Project. The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion program that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting, an Australian dredging and civil construction company, has acquired a new backhoe dredger. The giant – a Backacter (BA) 900 christened Woomera – is now the largest Australian-owned backhoe dredger, and is capable of excavating hard rock and clay in confined locations. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO, Cameron Hall, said that […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) was signed between the Madras Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and Antwerp Port Authority in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium and representatives of the federal and regional governments. The MoC, signed by Antwerp Port Authority chairman Marc Van Peel and MCCI chairman Schivaraman, seeks to further […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Finnish survey company Finnish Consulting Group Ltd (FCG) has placed an order for a new GRP survey boat from Blyth Workcats Ltd of Canvey Island, UK. The 14-meter catamaran will be known as the Nordic Sonar and it is now being built to meet the specialized needs of the FCG survey teams. It will be […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news, from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third international container terminal. “The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project is a critical infrastructure project that will drive competition and fundamentally enhance Victoria’s future economic growth,” Mr Hodgett said. “I’m pleased […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. This one-minute animation shows how the expanded Panama Canal will operate. The Expansion Program consists of two new sets of locks, one in the Pacific […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands. The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of […]

  • 23 June 2010

    India has invited bids to expand its port capacity to 1.2 billion tons. The bids are for 25 port projects worth $5.4bn. The Indian Government is also implementing the National Maritime Development Programme at an investment of $21bn out of which $12bn will be spent on ports. The expansion plans are due to come into […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IMS Divison of LWT, LLC reports strong global expansion in Asia, Africa, and Latin America for 2012 going into 2013. “Our reputation is growing fast globally and our clientele is confident in our documented successes with governments and private contractors,” says Ryan Horton, IMS Global Sales Director. AFRICA In December 2012, a Nigerian company purchased […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The shipping capacity of the Yangtze River, China’s longest, has been vastly expanded as the result of decade-long efforts to dredge and deepen the river, an affiliate of the Ministry of Transport said on Monday. The river’s main course saw its shipping volume top 1.78 billion tonnes in 2012, four times that of 2003 with […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ rock removal efforts on the Mississippi River will extend this week to Grand Tower, Ill., approximately 31 miles north of Thebes, Ill. Rock removal in Grand Tower will be performed by Newt Marine, Inc. of Dubuque, Iowa, one of two firms contracted by the Corps’ St. Louis District to […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has announced the addition of two new 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) to their dredging fleet.  Both TSHDs have arrived at Adani’s Hazira Port in Gujarat after their maiden voyage through the Suez Canal route, local media reports. The dredgers have been registered under the Indian […]

  • 22 February 2011

      In Teesport, on the North East coast of England, they have started work on doubling the container capacity. This will ultimately be almost 450,000 TEU. During the first phase, the site will be increased by 5 hectares and new container cranes will be brought in. Later expansions depend on how the market develops. Owner […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Borets, a global leader in the engineering, manufacturing, sales and service of electric submersible pump (ESP) systems, has added several sales and marketing professionals to its Texas and Oklahoma offices. Cheri Vetter has been named business development manager in Houston; Stan Herl, U.S. sales manager, in Oklahoma City; Chad Hamilton, district manager, in Kilgore, Texas; […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, LLC, a world leader in customized dredging solutions, continues to expand its international presence, with recent orders and deliveries into Nigeria, Republic of Congo and Alberta, Canada. A major Nigerian contractor has placed orders for 18-in. and 24-in. Marlin Class dredges, with 23-meter digging depth capabilities. These two dredges will be delivered in […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships. Two Danish companies, Ramboll and Aarsleff, are responsible for the marine works in connection with the latest harbour expansion. Harbours around the world are being rebuilt, to enlarge container terminals and deepen harbour basins. […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Abeko Marine received new requests for dredging and land reclamation projects, for which the company had to expand the fleet on the short term with a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger. Suitable second hand dredgers were not available which made the company decide for the conversion of the MV ‘Sirocco’, a general cargo vessel built […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a proposal to expand the nearshore dredge material placement site that is currently being used for the maintenance of navigation channel near Port Orford. The Corps’ proposal would double the size of the placement area, expanding the southern boundary of the existing 800-by-800 feet area […]

  • 15 March 2010

    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has signed an agreement with Somali’s Puntland state to help expand the capacity of the port of Bossasso in Puntland on the Horn of Africa… [mappress] Source: Ports & Ships Maritime News, March 16, 2010;

  • 29 October 2012
    Vessels

    According to Chairman and Managing Director D.K Mohanty, Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) will soon expand its fleet with three new dredgers. Thehindubusinessline.com reports that during the next two years, three trailer suction hopper dredgers will join the DCI’s dredging fleet. Mr. Mohanty stated: “We will get a new TSHD in December and another one […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      IHC Merwede has increased its underwriting capacity by more than 50 per cent to €1.5billion. Of this amount, €900 million is committed. The financial agreement has been forged between IHC Merwede and an international banking consortium made up of five banks, with the aim of facilitating international growth. Ability to differentiate The five banks […]