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  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S has successfully completed the dredging and reclamation works for the Swedish Ystad Harbor expansion project. The main goal of this development program was to accommodate the construction of two new ferry terminals. The Copenhagen based company started the Ystad dredging and reclamation operations in May 2019. BHD Gungner R, BD Ajax R […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is investigating potential accounting and securities fraud at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation. Background on the Great Lakes Investigation Located in Oak Brook, Illinois, Great Lakes is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has welcomed news that Scottish Enterprise will contribute £11.7 million towards Aberdeen Harbor’s £350 million expansion, supporting the creation of 2,300 jobs by 2026. SE funding is in addition to support from the European Investment Bank, which is providing a loan of up to £175 million, and support of up […]

  • 29 March 2011

        The Port Authority’s results for 2010 amount to € 154 million. That is € 10 million more than the results for 2009, excluding the one-off proceeds of a sale during that year. The increase in the results is thanks, among other things, to the strong recovery in goods throughput in 2010 (+11%). CEO […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called on Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to reject the proposed Arrow gas processing plant on Curtis Island – the largest island in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said this would be the fourth LNG (liquefied natural gas) plant […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Germany has engaged in the coastal permafrost erosion research project (COPER) funded by the Helmholz Association and the institute. Kongsberg Geoacoustic’s GeoSwath Plus Compact system is playing a vital part in this important project. A stark seasonal contrast characterizes coastal dynamics on arctic coasts. […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) is continuing its work on restoring the guaranteed depths on inland waterways in the country. A 3,65 meter draft was achieved recently in the Kamyansky Reservoir on the Dnipro River, making possible to open the passage for cargo and passenger vessels in this area. According to USPA, the dredging […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co. has been awarded a major contract for the construction of container terminal in the Guang’ao zone of the Shantou Port. In late September, CCCC signed this $205 million worth deal with Shantou Port Group for the Phase Two of the 100,000t container terminal in the Guang’ao. According to the CCCC release, the project will […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The Philippine Ports Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for seaport development in Bohol, Marinduque, and Surigao del Norte, reports GMA Network. These projects include the construction of a passenger terminal building at the Port of Tagbilaran as well as the construction of a wharf, a Roro ramp, and a back-up area at […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Kempsey Shire Council has been working on coastal management plan that will deal with the issues such as climate change, rising water levels and coastal erosion. Detailed analysis of these processes and the resulting hazards were presented recently in the third and final report named the Kempsey Coastal Zone Management Plan. The report was prepared under the state government […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Tourism (DOT) regional office is eyeing the Iloilo River as an anchor of all city tours. DOT Regional Director Helen Catalbas said the inclusion of the river in all city tours notched a sustained implementation since January 2013 until December 31, 2016 and beyond. The amphibious bus and boat tour will be […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports. ”Our trailing suction hopper dredger Breydel is deployed in Italy for the deepening of the inner channel and internal basin in the Port of Salerno, further improving the port’s access. Recently, we also carried out dredging works in the ports of Naples […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    At a meeting held with the council members of the Gulhi Island Council, President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has reiterated his commitment to resolving issues faced by the populace. During the meeting, the council members highlighted the most pressing necessities of the island’s residents, especially noting the need for land reclamation and proper […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen was launched last Friday, March 31, at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton yard in Panama City, Florida. The vessel, being built for Weeks Marine Inc., has already been earmarked for a project at the end of this year. Design and engineering of the 6,540m³ TSHD has been performed by Royal […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Port Authority (USPA) has invited bidders to submit their offer for construction of new berth No. 8 in the Mykolaiv Port. This $11.8 million development scheme will include, besides construction of the berth, a significant amount of dredging works in this area. “The length of the berth will be 220.66 meters, depth near the berth […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton today provided an update on the recovery and response effort following the breach of the Fundão tailings dam and Santarém water dam at Samarco’s iron ore operations in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in November 2015. Works to stabilize tailings deposits along the impacted sections of the river system are continuing with the objective of […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In just a few weeks from now, Royal IHC will be launching a dual-track study program for engineers from universities of applied sciences. The company’s Technical Training Centre (TTC) will begin with this dual training program in September 2016. The program is aimed for students of mechanical engineering, naval architecture and maritime engineering at universities of applied sciences. […]

  • 24 February 2014

    Olaf Lies, Minister of Economic Affairs, Labour and Traffic of Lower Saxony, as well as Dr. Andreas Schmidt and Hans-Peter Zint, the managing directors of Cuxport, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the construction of Berth 4 on the Cuxport terminal in Cuxhaven. After the implementation of the project, in the spring of 2017, […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot SG-1 of the trial dredging works of the 50000t channel regulation project in Guanhe Estuary, Jiangsu Province, with a contract value of 272 million yuan and a construction period of 120 calendar days. Guanhe Estuary is located 450 kilometers north of Yangtze […]

  • 20 December 2013

    On November 30, CHEC signed the EPC contract for KarangTaraje Port in Jakarta. With a contract value of some 70 million US dollars and a total construction period of 32 months, the project will be constructed by CHEC in association with CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. The […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Fife Council has unveiled palns for the Kirkcaldy sea wall upgrading, construction of a rock armour revetment and associated improvements to the existing beach accesses and viewpoints. The works include: – Detailed design of a coast protection scheme to extend the serviceable life of the existing sea wall, – Assessment of the marine climate, geomorphology […]

  • 3 July 2012

    On June 25, CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Section II of the land forming and soft foundation treatment works of Phase II of Ocean Spring Resort in Zhuhai, with a contract value of 537.62 million yuan. Located in the southwest of Phase 1 holiday village of Ocean Spring Resort in […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]