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  • 28 November 2011

    The new 7-years facility is provided by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to finance FESCO’s strategic investment program aimed at further boosting the Group’s infrastructure and container logistics capacity. The use of loan proceeds will include investments into the development and retrofitting of Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port (VCSP) in order to improve […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan announced today that the Ministry has prepared the Report of the Working Group on Port Sector for 12th Five Year Plan and submitted the same to Planning Commission for consideration and approval. The total outlay excluding Private Sector proposed for the port sector in the Ministry is Rs. […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Fowey Harbor Commissioner’s (FHC) Dredger ‘Lantic Bay’ has a special place in the maritime history of the Port of Fowey. Named after the bay 1 mile east of the harbor, she was built in 1957 by FHC in their ship yard at Brazen Island. She carried out decades of dredging work in Fowey harbor and further […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM has successfully driven the first pile at the LNG jetty in Aqaba, Jordan. Together with its sister company BAM Contractors from Ireland and its Jordanian joint-venture partner MAG Engineering & Contracting Co. BAM International was awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the LNG jetty in November 2013. BAM Infraconsult is involved in […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Charleston Harbor has been a key economic driver for more than 300 years. With the deepest water in the region today, Charleston offers a maintained harbor of -45 feet (13.7 meters) of depth at mean low tide throughout the main shipping channel and -47 feet (14.3 m) in the entrance channel. A five to six […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a geotechnical, environmental and ecological science and engineering company, announced yesterday that Bourne Consulting Engineers (BCE), a coastal and waterfront engineering firm, has joined their team. The deal closed on May 27, 2016. BCE will continue to service clients and conduct business out of their Franklin, Massachusetts office. BCE, founded in 1991 […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Technology

    Somerset West and Taunton Council has commissioned Cardiff Marine to undertake a dredging regime in Watchet Harbor. Work will start next week (27 October) and is expected to last for nine days. Cardiff Marine has the most up to date Water Injection Dredging vessels available. Also, the work will ensure a safer channel to the […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Koper, Slovenia, has officially started the main construction works on the extension of the southern part of Pier I. The first phase of the project includes the quayside extension of 98,5 x 34,4 meters. The quayside is expected to be completed in March 2021, bringing the total length of the quay to 695 […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd. has just announced their decision not to proceed with the proposed investment in CCCC Dredging. Having considered the feedback from the market, the Board has decided not to proceed with the proposal for investment in CCCC Dredging as set out in the Circular, reported the company. Reference is made to the […]

  • 5 August 2013

    CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the terminal expansion project in Xiakou operation zone of Xingshan area of Yichang Port in Hubei Province, with a contract value of 136.5 million yuan and a construction period of 685 calendar days. The terminal expansion project in Xiakou operation zone of Xingshan […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to install additional water pumps and construct a flood drainage tunnel on Sri Nakarin Road, which is one of the flood-prone areas of the capital. Bangkok Governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra said that as Sri Nakarin Road has experienced severe flooding during the past few years, more measures are set […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Sunergy Inc. has announce that on December 28, 2012 it sold and delivered an initial shipment of 27.5 tons of Pampana Black sands containing both Gold and Rare Earth Elements to a substantial Sierra Leone private Company for further processing and ultimate disposition. Gary Houck , Director, comments, “I am excited that we are starting […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan has informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that as per the provisions made in the Maritime Agenda, 2010-2020 a number of ambitious projects have been formulated for the major as well as non-major ports with a view to create capacity of […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Chairman of the 5 man ad-hoc Committee in charge of investigating activities of illegal dredging operators on Lagos Waterways, Hon. Rotimi Abiru, stated that his committee has determined several unregistered dredging operators on Lagos waterways with no permission to operate, perpetrating illegal land reclamation, stockpiling of sand and dredging, at the expense of the […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting its annual public meeting on September 10 to review water-quality restoration progress for the Harris Chain of Lakes and Lake Apopka, as well as further the water-quality restoration of five priority water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies are Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout […]

  • 14 May 2012

    During 11th Five Year Plan period for development of Port Infrastructure at Major Ports, an investment of around Rs. 5566 crores have been made and a capacity addition of 185.08 Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum has been achieved. The traffic handled has increased by 96.37 million tonnes i.e. from 463.78 million tonnes to 560.15 million […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fugro EMU, with support from the Waterman Group, has been appointed to undertake a full Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and prepare an Environmental Statement (ES) in relation to the expansion of Aberdeen Harbour. This potential expansion will involve the construction of a new facility in Nigg Bay to the south of the existing harbour. Fugro […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to extend the Mourilyan breakwater is expected to begin later this month with rock from several local quarries due to arrive soon, according to the Queensland Government’s latest release. Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the $1 million, 60-meter extension works to the breakwater would enhance protection for boaties. “This is great […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has announced its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The agreement will enable IHC to strengthen its ship repair and conversion capabilities with the addition of a dedicated facility in Rotterdam, which has uninterrupted access to open sea. Located in Rotterdam, ROG has lay-by facilities for vessels […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gate terminal (main shareholders Gasunie and Royal Vopak) has begun construction activities for the new LNG break bulk infrastructure at its site at the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam. Parallel to that, the Port of Rotterdam has started with the excavation of a new harbor basin next to Gate terminal. The new infrastructure will be located next to Gate terminal. The Port […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ZPMC has recently signed a bulk equipment supply contract with Wenzhou Port Group. Under the contract, ZPMC will provide four bulk handling units for Phase 1 of Leqing area of Wenzhou Port, with a total contract value of 128 million yuan. The equipment is scheduled to be delivered before late August 2014. Located in the […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump plans to build a wall along the Irish Atlantic coast to protect his golf course, Irish Examiner reports. Trump’s Irish firm that operates his luxury Doonbeg Golf Resort is to shortly seek permission for a €10 million plan to place 200,000 tonnes of boulders to prevent further erosion of the course along […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef is in crisis and without decisive action by the Federal government and Queensland State government Australia could be placed on UNESCO’s ‘list of shame’ for not meeting its World Heritage obligations. The situation is so serious that WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today announced they were combining to launch […]