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  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 253 million in the first half of 2014 (H1 2013: EUR 123 million). Revenue rose 21% in the first half of the year to EUR 1.5 billion (H1 2013: EUR 1.3 billion). Organic revenue growth was 13.4%. EBITDA amounted to EUR 466 million in the […]

  • 7 December 2011

    CEDA (the Central Dredging Association) is the only independent, international, professional association in Africa, Europe, and the Middle-East whose sole interest is dredging and marine construction. It is an internationally acknowledged authoritative reference point for high quality, unbiased information. The CEDA Quality Stamp on a document means that it has been reviewed and endorsed by […]

  • 10 June 2011

      United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) is the fifth shipping line to send a ULCS (ultra large container ship) to Rotterdam. Last Sunday, the ‘Umm Salal’ of 13,100 TEU arrived at ECT Maasvlakte. Together with six sister vessel to be commissioned next year, the ‘Umm Salal’ is to be scheduled in a AUSC service between […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, 1 September 2013, ADPC celebrated the first year anniversary of commercial operations at Abu Dhabi’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port. In just one year, Khalifa Port has gone from a pristine stretch of reclaimed land four kilometers out to sea, to busy hub port serving 17 shipping lines, offering 18 direct services with direct links to […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEDA has added online seminars to its palette of platforms to exchange knowledge and best practice experience. The first CEDA Webinar will take place on 23rd of April at 3:00 pm, Europe Summer Time (Brussels). The impacts of underwater sound on aquatic life have become a very important environmental issue. This is because many forms […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During La Niña in December 2010, the banks along the Canal del Dique burst, flooding dozens of villages, rendering almost 100,000 people homeless and destroying crops and important infrastructure. The Government of Colombia wanted to address flooding and negative environmental impacts around the Canal del Dique, a 400-year old, 114 km-long navigation route connecting Cartagena […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a summer of investment and building work, the new Burringham flood defense is working effectively and provides the protection it was built for. The new stronger flood defenses faced their first test with this weeks high tides. Huge metal piles have been driven into the ground at Burringham this summer to provide a strong defense against […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has celebrated the completion of a major construction effort for the Picayune Strand Restoration Project alongside federal, state and local representatives and Everglades restoration supporters.  The project is being conducted in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Earlier in October, enthusiastic students of the University of Portsmouth were given the opportunity to see a dredging project in action. The students arrived at the Site Office of the Southampton Channel Widening Project and were welcomed by Maarten de Wit of Boskalis. After a short introduction to the project the students alighted a small […]

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

    Van Oord has been awarded two pipe lay projects for its new shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray. The total value of these contracts is approximately USD 80 million amount to more than EUR 60 million. In Ulsan, Korea, Van Oord has been awarded the new SPM (Single Point Mooring) construction project for the S-Oil […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor hosted a visit by Scotland’s First Minister and head of Scottish Enterprise yesterday.  Aberdeen Harbor Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbor, providing them with an insight into current harbor activity and […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After Van Oord awarded the design and equipment contract for their new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’ to Ulstein in September 2014, Sinopacific has now begun construction of the vessel with the first steel already cut for this innovative vessel. The DP-3 vessel is a unique design featuring the distinct X-BOW® hull line and meets the requirements […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Damen’s first Australian Service Hub was officially declared open by the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Captain Kasper Kuiper on November 8. Damen Services Brisbane Pty Ltd. will serve Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific. Headed up by Peter Ryan, the new hub will handle all warranty or maintenance issues and offer […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, has won the 2014 Dutch Sourcing Award. Ten jury members led by Jacques Reijniers, the professor of Procurement Management at Nyenrode Business University, awarded Boskalis first prize in the Sustainability category for the way Procurement acted as the […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its continued commitment to introduce products that bring the most value to customers, Caterpillar Inc. yesterday unveiled the first model in its new line of hybrid excavators. The Cat 336E H is the company’s first machine to use a novel hydraulic hybrid technology developed internally by Caterpillar. Field tests have demonstrated this machine will […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully launched the first IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP at the company’s Sliedrecht shipyard in The Netherlands. The successor to the highly successful IHC Beaver® 6518 is part of the renowned IHC Beaver® series of standard cutter suction dredgers. The new vessel has been designed with a Directly Driven Submerged Pump (DDSP) mounted […]

  • 12 August 2011

    The first Japanese-funded construction work needed to move 8,600 Okinawa Marines to the U.S. territory of Guam could soon break… (stripes) [mappress] Source: stripes, August 12, 2011

  • 26 January 2011

    The first two of an eventual total of six Super PostPanamax Ship-To-Shore (STS) cranes are being delivered this week to Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) in the Cai Mep – Thi Vai port complex located approximately 80kms southeast of Ho Chi Minh City. Six Rubber Tyred Gantries (RTGs) will complete this first shipment with a further two STS […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. Commentary Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended March 31, 2013, […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Cat Financial reported first-quarter 2012 revenues of $668 million, an increase of $28 million, or 4 percent, compared with the first quarter of 2011. First-quarter profit after tax was $120 million, a $37 million, or 45 percent, increase from the first quarter of 2011. The increase in revenues was principally due to a $47 million […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Under the Regulation Project-Phase 2 of the Yangtze River’s deepwater channel at Nanjing, CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the regulation of Hechangzhou waterway, with a construction period of 33 months. With a full length of some 227 kilometers, the Phase 2 segment involves the regulation of four key navigation-obstructing […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Yesterday evening at around 10 p.m. the MV “Maersk Laguna” was the first container vessel to tie up at the quayside of the EUROGATE Container Terminal Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deep-water container terminal. The mooring of the Maersk container ship is a milestone and marks the official start of operations of the container terminal, which is […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co. has just won a $47.9 million breakwater project in Dongying Port. The new breakwater, with a full length of 5,140 meters, will be constructed in the Guangli zone of the port. The construction period for this riprap sloping breakwater project is 360 days. After its completion, the project will greatly improve berthing conditions in the port […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. According to Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President, the first quarter of 2020 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $34.0 million and adjusted EBITDA from […]