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  • 12 May 2011

    Port of Tyne has reported 2010 end of year results reflecting a significant return to growth following the recession of 2009. With chairman Sir Ian Wrigglesworth and chief executive officer Andrew Moffat at the helm, the port has seen some of the best results for some time in all five of its business areas. These […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Almost all the sediment-associated chemical concentrations found in 131 of the nation’s rivers that drain to the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts are lower than worldwide averages, according to a new study by the USGS. These coastal rivers are a significant pathway for the delivery of sediment-associated chemicals to the world’s coastal zones and oceans. […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced the appointment of James Leeson to the role of Head of Commercial, Humber. The move follows a number of significant developments for ABP’s Humber operations, including the announcement that Siemens and ABP will be investing more than £300 million in wind turbine manufacturing facilities at the Port of Hull, […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Although global container volumes are not projected to grow as rapidly over the next five years as they have over the past decade, the expansion of modern port and containerized operations concentrated in high-growth emerging markets such as Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia will require higher levels of productivity and rely heavily […]

  • 20 March 2012

    “As a country emerging from the shadows of terrorism into a bright, prosperous future, Sri Lanka has many challenges to face and many opportunities to exploit“, stated Secretary Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He expressed these views today (March 20), delivering the keynote address as Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) today slammed the anti-union intentions of an Australian royal commission into trade unions. ITF affiliate the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) appeared on Monday at the Conservative government’s royal commission into trade union governance and corruption. Paddy Crumlin, MUA national secretary and president of the ITF, confirmed that while […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    High Commissioner of India H.E. Ashok K. Kantha, participated in a brief ceremony on 6 May 2013 at Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour to mark the completion of the dredging operation. The “Joint Post Dredging Survey” chart was formally handed over by the High Commissioner to Capt. Nihal Keppetipola, Managing Director of Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA). […]

  • 11 November 2013

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and Namibia on Friday, November 8, 2013 signed a ZAR 2.9 billion (US $338 million) sovereign guaranteed loan to Nambia Ports Authority (Namport) to finance the construction of a container terminal at Walvis Bay New Port. In line with its Ten Year Strategy and focus on infrastructure development and […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, environmental and fisheries groups, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed emergency rules to crack down on an upsurge of unregulated suction dredge mining in the state. The environmentally harmful mining process has been banned in California since 2009, but early in 2013 […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Belize Natural History Centre at Chaa Creek has applauded a recent government decision to deny approval for a large cruise ship project in an environmentally sensitive area of Southern Belize, according to the Centre’s assistant manager Brion Young. Mr Young said that the decision sends a clear message that Belize is serious about protecting […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Port of Tyne yesterday announced its best ever financial results. A massive rise in the volume of cargoes coming in and out of the River Tyne resulted in the Port’s turnover increasing by almost a third to £60 million and profit more than doubling to £9 million. This financial performance is the best in […]

  • 3 January 2014

    Lemesos port in Cyprus will be further extended and upgraded with the construction of an additional 500-metre quay. The signing of the contracts with the successful tenderer is now a reality and therefore the construction works for the extension to the existing port’s quay on its western basin, thus reaching to a total 1270m, will […]

  • 21 December 2010
    Vessels

    The last week of November saw the hand-over ceremony of the “Amoris” cutter suction dredger. The one-off, built by Damen Dredging Equipment in only 14 months time, has now arrived in Antwerp where it will work on the polluted silt treatment plant of SeReAnt. The stationary cutter suction dredger with its 450 mm discharge diameter, […]

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered 2 customised DOP submersible dredge pumps plus their ladders to SeReAnt for the Antwerp harbour clean up project. The enormous construction project is running smoothly, and the DOP pumps are mounted on trolleys over the settling tanks. The use of a standard DOP pump in a customised execution is another […]

  • 7 February 2011

      Dredging International and MEDCO, have been awarded a contract for mixed dredging and civil engineering works to construct two artificial energy islands, including their service harbours, aimed to provide Abu Dhabi with energy based on facilities for oil drilling, etc. from the previously untapped offshore Satah al-Razboot (SARB) field. Dredging International is part of […]

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

    “On April 10th, 2013 we proudly looked back on the 140th company anniversary of Lübecker Maschinenbaugesellschaft – LMG- and its succeeding companies,” announced VOSTA LMG. LMG history up to today Its foundation took place in a time in which industrialization started in the Hanseatic City of Lübeck and initiated- following the development like in the […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    All sea routes lead to the port of Hamburg – the largest port in Germany and second biggest in Europe – on 7-10 September for the biennial Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology (SMM) international trade fair. IHC Merwede will be taking its place on Stand 300 in Hall B4 as one of the leading exhibitors […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fiji has joined forces with a major global maritime logistics company to overhaul the operation of the country’s two biggest ports, Suva and Lautoka, and speed up the flow of goods in and out of the country. The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, says poor performance on the wharves has retarded Fiji’s development, added to the […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard – producer of mining/dredging components and equipment – has had a very busy year with the launch of a new dredger, supplying equipment and upgrading TSHDs and delivery of compact and economic sediment dredger for the Gulf region. The company also visited several dredging conferences and events, presenting its latest achievements in the production […]

  • 12 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Imtech Marine (the marine division of technical services provider Imtech) announces its new 2011 – 2015 growth strategy. Imtech Marine targets to double its revenue up to 1 billion euro in 2015. Growth will be achieved by organic growth and by means of acquisitions. Eric van den Adel, Managing Director Imtech Marine: ‘Imtech provides […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg was the first continental European port of call on the maiden voyage of the CMA CGM Marco Polo. The mega-ship, with a capacity of 16,020 standard containers, is being handled at the HHLA Container Terminal Burchardkai. The French shipping company CMA CGM sets great store by Hamburg because of its geographic location and hinterland […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The causeway linking Singapore to the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula is normally clogged with cars and trucks making the short international journey, but things got particularly bad on Feb. 1, when traffic came to a grinding halt. Thirty-seven trucks were abandoned where they stood on the Malaysian side, just yards away from a […]