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  • 26 April 2010

    Ideas for improvements at Parnell’s Judges Bay are being sought before a concept design is developed. The Auckland City Council plans to spend $5 million to make the bay more attractive, with a sandy, all-tide beach… [mappress] Source:EastandBaysCourier,April 26,2010;

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co. Ltd. will build a new liquid chemical terminal in the Dagukou Zone of Tianjin Port. This project will involve construction of a 50,000t liquid chemical berth, including works such as bank slope excavation, main hydraulic works, bank-connecting structure, land works and road works. After its completion, the project will further […]

  • 17 April 2013

    Following the launch of the IHC Beaver® 65 DDSP in February, the first vessel has been sold to Advanced Construction Company, a member of the Al Geithy Group, based in Saudi Arabia. Testing was successful completed at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Sliedrecht, The Netherlands, in early March and delivery to Jeddah will be organised in […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The city and a dredging firm have completed the first phase of a dredging management plan for the city’s canal system, reports Cape Coral Daily Breeze. Michael Ilczyszyn, city business manager, and Jack Adams of Gator Dredging presented the Southeast quadrant dredging plan to the City Council. The southeast quadrant, comprising 349 named canals on […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naha Military Port, Okinawa, Japan, is currently undergoing its first dredging operation since 1989. According to the U.S. Army, this major hub in shipping for military and other government service cargo is currently unable to support medium draft vessels for unit moves. “We have a great team here with Military Sealift Command and U.S. Army […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first Royal IHC Dredging Seminar in Indonesia was well attended and received high rating from the participants, according to the company announcement. The seminar took place in Jakarta, 12 April 2017, showing IHC’s commitment to the Indonesian market and its desire to strengthen and support the industry throughout the country. “We were delighted to welcome as […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Cocoa Beach, in conjunction with Brevard County, has began the first phase of the Cocoa Beach dredging project. This phase includes areas in the canal between Jack Drive and Kent Dr., according to the Cocoa Beach Public Works’ announcement. Central Sand, Inc., the contractor, estimates that four to six weeks will be required to complete […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, has just released this picture of an amphibious digger constructed by Oliver Evans for the Philadelphia Board of Health in 1804. This was probably the first wheeled vehicle to move under its own power in America and the first mechanically powered dredging apparatus to operate in the Delaware‬ […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One year ago, Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine (SHOM) set up a pilot project at their cartography department with five cartographers for the implementation of the CARIS Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) suite tools. Tests were conducted for paper chart and Electronic Navigational Chart (ENC) productions in order to replace the current production system […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the first deep sea quay cranes of Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) will complete their two-month journey from Shanghai to Rotterdam. With this special event, another milestone will be achieved in the development of the highly automated container terminal on Maasvlakte 2 that will open her gates in the second half of 2014. The deep […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Konecranes introduces the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel consumption and emissions while offering improved performance in […]

  • 19 September 2011

    The first of five hopper barges, developed by Seattle-based Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm Guido Perla & Associates, Inc…. (marinelink) [mappress] Source: marinelink, September 19, 2011

  • 24 June 2010

    The first berth of the second phase project of Egypt’s Port Said East Container Terminal has been completed, the Chinese builder said…   [mappress] Source: newsystocks, June 24, 2010;

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion has reached another important milestone with the transfer of the first gates to the new locks complex in the Atlantic side. “This is a very important operation because it involved the first movement of the gates from the special dock where they were unloaded to the lower chamber of the new […]

  • 13 April 2011

    Rebuild of a machine or a powertrain is an option that many Cat dealers worldwide have been offering for years under the Cat Certified Rebuild (CCR) and the Cat Certified Powertrain (CPT) programs. Following the same idea of rebuild, Cat’s UK dealer Finning recently carried out a hydraulic system overhaul for customer Westminster Dredging. This […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday at the Delft Software Days 2013, ARCADIS became the first consultancy to be recognised by Deltares as a Certified Delft3D Modelling Centre. The certificate was handed out to Rob Steijn, the head of the Coast and Sea Consultancy Group. Certification means that Deltares decides on the basis of recent projects whether Delft3D application […]

  • 28 March 2010

    The first phase of the Hambantota harbour construction will be completed by August this year and it will be followed by the process of filling the harbour with sea water and the construction will cost US $360 million, the Minister of Ports and Aviation Chamal Rajapaksa said. [mappress] Source:newslk,March 28,2010;

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been reached on the new Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. Following two months of deconstructing the old Biscoe wharf, the first frame of the new 74-meter long structure has been lowered into place. Over the weekend, divers completed the final part of the wharf deconstruction along the sea bed, […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. For the first three months GLDD reported revenue of $146.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $9.3 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $11.7 million. According to the company, excluding the charges relating to GLDD’s previously announced […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen has delivered their Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 450 to Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy in Finland. This is the first time that a Damen CSD has been deployed in the Scandinavian market, the company said. Olivier Marcus, Damen Product Director Dredging, said: “We are delighted to have had a breakthrough with the first CSD in the region. Scandinavia […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PEKAN: The first phase of a RM258mil project to build wave breakers at two estuaries of the Pahang River here will be completed in October next year. [mappress] Source: Star (Malaysia), January 5, 2010;

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) inaugurated the First International Maintenance Congress, highlighting a culture of profitability, maintenance and sustainability for businesses. Experts from United States, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay and Panama will participate. The congress will be held in the Ascanio Arosemena Training Center until January 18, 2013. Professionals in the fields […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After months-long battle between federal and state lawmakers, the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been officially extended, reported WECT. The fifty-year Carolina Beach renourishment project was set to expire this year, with no method for extension. The WRRDA bill authorized a three-year extension of coastal storm damage projects which are scheduled to expire in the […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed berths, built as part of the Green Port Hull development on Alexandra Dock in Hull, have welcomed their first vessels. The vessels, Stema Shipping’s MV Bulknes and MV Beltnes, are using the berths to deliver almost 400,000 tonnes of crushed stone from Norway, which will be used to surface the Siemens site. […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first batch of STS cranes, destined for T2 operations, has arrived at the newly built second berth of DCT Gdansk terminal. This arrival heralds the forthcoming finalization of one of the largest investment projects in Pomeranian history. The new 650m long deep-water berth will be equipped with 5 STS cranes, delivered by Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. […]