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  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. The achievement further […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Shoalhaven Citywide dredging feasibility study is now complete and has formed the basis of four funding applications to the State Government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ Program. Three of the four grant applications lodged on April 14 were for dredging activities at Sussex Inlet Channel, Currambene Creek, and Lake Conjola. The fourth grant application proposes to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, working with subsidiary companies VolkerBrooks and VolkerGround Engineering, have together successfully completed stabilization works to the bank of the River Don in Doncaster. The built embankment separating the South Yorkshire canal and River Don at Wheatley Cut, has a long history of instability. Over the end of 2012 and early 2013, rapid slope movement […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga today announced that they are on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. The port also announced a strong 8.5% improvement in Group half year net profit to $41.9 million from […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and Turkey-based Petkim have today entered into a final agreement to create and operate Aegean Gateway Terminal (AGT). AGT will be one of Turkey’s largest container and general cargo terminals and will be entirely operated by APM Terminals under a concession agreement with operations expected to start in summer 2015. The agreement means […]

  • 10 August 2011

    ULSTEIN has established a new company, Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions. This company will take over the activities of former IDEA Heavy Equipment b.v, a Dutch company that ULSTEIN has cooperated with in recent years. Ulstein IDEA Equipment Solutions will be engaged in the development and manufacturing of innovative mission and interface equipment on board vessels, […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Liverpool2, with support from Royal HaskoningDHV, at Seaforth has moved into next phase as work to reclaim 12ha of land passes the first stage. Further infilling is due to take place over the summer. Royal HaskoningDHV is providing environmental oversight for Liverpool2 – a challenging Peel Ports led project. Once completed, the port will be the […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Local MP Sheryll Murray MP last week joined some of her constituents at a meeting with DEFRA Minister George Eustice MP to discuss the issue of Rame dumping. The cross party delegation, organised by Mrs Murray, included Independent, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Councillors as well as residents. Minister George Eustice listened to the concerns and […]

  • 9 November 2012

    Port dues in Rotterdam will be lowered next year to below the 2008 level. The existing discounts will be maintained, inflation will not be passed on again and the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be giving an extra 2% discount on the port dues. In addition to this, € 5 million of the port dues […]