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  • 2 July 2010

    Two major initiatives are boosting port expansion and development in Australia – one is part of new Australian agreements with China. The other is a major initiative by the New South Wales government. The Chinese inputs include support for rail and deepwater port construction in Oakajee, Western Australia, and a rail line and coal terminal […]

  • 19 April 2012

    City Mayor Ferdinand Tubban announced that P11.5 million is being earmarked from the city’s 20% development fund to re-channel the Chico river to save agricultural lands and settlements from further drowning, Philippine Information Agency reports. Though the amount is not enough for a full stretch re-channeling of the river route from Calanan to Cabaruan, he […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to oversee rock removal operations on the Mississippi River near Thebes. The rock removal operations will ensure the river channel will be safe to navigate should the water levels on the river drop further. During the rock removal operations, a safety zone will be […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Moray Council has unveiled plan for the maintenance dredging of Buckie and Burghead harbours. This work includes maintenance dredging of Buckie and Burghead harbours, including disposal of material at the relevant licensed off-shore disposal site. The disposal site for each is approx 1.5 nautical miles from the harbours. Conditions of Contract will be to NEC3. […]

  • 14 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corp. announces latest assay results. Sierra Gold Corp. has received the assay results from SGS Labs in Lakefield, Ontario from its Yele properties. The dredging and grab samples produced the following results: The Yele properties are on a feeder river to the Pampana, which is well known as one of Sierra Leone’s prolific […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On December 4, CHEC won the bid for the multi-purpose terminal project of Apapa Port on Greek Road, Nigeria, with a contract value of 78 million USD and a construction period of 20 months. Located in Apapa Port in Lagos State, Nigeria, with a terminal length of 580 meters, the project involves a container and […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has defined a strategy for the period 2014-2016 based on three elements. These elements are: Focus, Expand and Strengthen. “It is our goal to further expand our company. Identifying opportunities for growth starts with understanding current market developments. We focus on markets where there is structural growth. Ports will continue to […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The technology group Wartsila has launched the Wartsila HY for Dredger, a new product based on their HY hybrid propulsion technology. The product was presented at a Future Dredger Day event held at the company’s Hybrid Centre in Trieste, Italy. “The Wartsila HY for Dredger features a combination of different power sources, including the engines […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commissioners (CHC), at their 28th July Board meeting, discussed the ongoing commissioning works for the Isle of Wight Council’s (IWC) new floating bridge / Chain Ferry, and in particular the issues regarding current restrictions to navigational depths and clearance depths over the chains. As a result, the Commissioners have formally registered a protest […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World and the Prince Rupert Port Authority have announced an agreement to study further expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert.   The agreement was signed by DP World Canada Group General Manager, Maksim Mihic, and Prince Rupert Port Authority President & CEO, Don Krusel, further strengthening the commitment of their organizations […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Jim Himes has secured $300,000 in federal funding to have the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers perform a feasibility study to examine flood damage reduction, shore protection and bank stabilization in Fairfield and New Haven Counties. The study will include coastal areas that were affected by Storms Sandy and Irene and neighborhoods susceptible to […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      At the CEDA Dutch Section evening, held on 20 November at Rabobank’s headquarters in Utrecht, three prominent speakers told about their visions of dredging in 15 years from now.   The evening kicked of with Ton Wouterse, Senior Banker Maritime Industries welcoming the guests. He stressed the importance of the dredging sector in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Antwerp Port Authority board of directors yesterday evening estimated the tender results related to the development works in the Deurganck dock. The invitation was issued in the interests of equal treatment, in response to an official request by the Swiss shipping company MSC to be allowed to expand further in the port of Antwerp. […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Plans by Ports of Auckland to further reclaim the Waitemata Harbour have been thwarted, following the decision by the Auckland Plan Committee. “The Unitary Plan has raised some contentious issues but none more divisive than filling in more of our unique harbour,” says Devonport-Takapuna Local Board chair Chris Darby, who has worked closely with the […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Equipment

    Damen has just released the latest update on on the construction of the CEMEX Go Innovation dredger – a 103.5 meter long aggregate dredger type MAD3500. At the moment, extensive testing is being conducted along quay at the building yard Damen Shipyards Galati. Shortly, the dredger will be ready to leave the yard for further […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CMA Terminals, 100% subsidiary of the CMA CGM Group, and ICTSI have announced their future cooperation in Nigeria by signing a deal for ICTSI to sell 25% of the Lekki International Container Terminal Services LFTZ Enterprise (LICTSLE) to CMA Terminals. LICTSLE will be providing a solution to current congestion for the local market in Nigeria […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was part of the trade delegation that visited Vietnam last week with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Sigrid Kaag. Royal HaskoningDHV joined the mission with a focus to further strengthen the relationships in water, maritime and aviation. The mission follows the visit by Vietnamese Prime Minister Phuc to the Netherlands […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    After much preparation, planning and anticipation – the sediment removal on the Muddy River Phase 2 project is now underway. This work will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the USACE New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Grindrod Limited, the JSE listed integrated logistics services supplier and the Vitol Group, one of the world’s largest energy trading businesses, have entered into an agreement effective 1 January 2012. Vitol will acquire from Grindrod a 35% interest in the company which owns the Maputo coal terminal concession for a consideration of US$67.7 million. In […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The city is in pursuit of proposal for the dredging of the primary channel leading to the Havre de Grace Yacht Basin. This channel was filled with silt deposited by the flooding from Tropical Storm Lee. It is anticipated that the dredging will comprise 9,000 cubic yards of sediment planned to be moved from the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New FOI documents revealed that the conclusions from modelling of deep ocean currents published by GBRMPA in 2013, were fiercely disputed by the Queensland Ports Association (QPA) because the results called into question all previous port modelling and monitoring, North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) said. “The new FOI documents show that experts raised serious doubts […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 7th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics – the River Flow 2014, will take place on September 3-5, 2014, in Lausanne, Switzerland. The conference intends to create an environment for reflection, discussion and exchange of knowledge regarding fluvial hydraulics and river morphology. It is an opportunity to meet, to discuss and to learn about the […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior councilors in Leeds will be asked to approve proposals to proceed with the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme at a meeting next week. At its meeting at Civic Hall on Wednesday 13 February, the council’s executive board will discuss a two-step plan which aims to provide Leeds with a one-in-200-year level […]