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  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord has just shared this interesting photo of the company’s backhoe Simson and split hopper barge Pieter Caland working in the Bay of Guanabara, Brazil. The company has been active in Brazil for decades and has completed more than forty dredging and marine engineering projects along the Brazilian coast. One of these […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the State Government’s 2015-16 Coastwest grants and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program grants, the Government of Western Australia just announced. Planning Minister John Day said that $600,000 was available for coastal managers and community groups undertaking initiatives aimed at the protection and management of Western Australia’s coastlines. “Through these grant programs […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The existing breakwater, which is constructed with old railway line and sleepers, is nearing the end of its useful life, so a replacement breakwater is required, announced Yarmouth Harbor Commissioners. Ideally, a new breakwater would be 75 m further north into the Solent than the existing one. It is likely to be of rock armour construction […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last week hosted a tour of the dredger Texas, a cutter suction dredging vessel currently working in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel on the Post 45 Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project looks to address transportation inefficiencies by deepening and widening Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said in their latest announcement that Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO, R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, and other officials will gather on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The contract between Luka Koper d.d. and Italian company Costruzioni Generali Xodo s.r.l., which was chosen to perform the dredging alongside the Container Terminal to -14 m on the basis of the public tender, has expired today. The management of Luka Koper assessed that the dredging company has performed in the contractual period less than […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MacArtney’s German subsidiary, MBT GmbH, has manufactured a turbidity monitoring buoy, which is intended for deployment for accompanying environmental monitoring during dredging. Being deployed as a surface buoy, the compact sized, autonomous buoy system intended for determining turbidity in coastal water areas consists of a yellow buoy corpus made from durable GRP, a turbidity sensor, […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s largest port, reported good progress reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway and a financial result for the six months to 31 December 2013 in line with the same period in the prior year. Port of Tauranga Chairman David Pilkington said: “Port of Tauranga is very well positioned […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The keel laying ceremony for the first custom-build trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) in the Gulf area took place yesterday at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk. The vessel is being built for the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), an Abu Dhabi based marine contractor. The Arzanah will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a part of […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, and Rainbow-Cargotec Industries Co., Ltd (RCI) celebrated yesterday the ground breaking of a new jetty at RCI’s facilities in Taicang, China. RCI is a joint venture established in Taicang, Jiangsu Province, China, in 2012 between Cargotec Corporation and Jiangsu Rainbow Heavy Industries. It is responsible for the production of Kalmar rubber-tyred […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    LBC Tank Terminal Rotterdam recently accomplished a major milestone in their expansion project, known as Rainbow, with the berthing of the first vessel at a brand-new jetty. The LBC Tank Terminals Group is currently focused on expanding the LBC Rotterdam site in the Botlek area of Rotterdam, the petrochemical heart of the port. According to […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports and the Government of Ukraine has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the development of Chornomorsk Port on the Black Sea. The paper was inked by Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe, and Volodymyr Omelyan, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure during a visit by the Minister to the Port of Felixstowe. […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to meet the rapid growth of the country’s export demands over the next few years, the Philippine Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) is pushing forward with the expansion and modernization of the Davao Sasa Seaport. The Davao Sasa Port Modernization Project will involve the expansion and modernization of the existing seaport, including the construction […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pharos Offshore Group is currently refitting its newly acquired subsea cable trencher at Tees Offshore Base in Middlesbrough, Gazette Live informs. The company finds the facilities at Tees Offshore Base an ideal location to refurbish its cable trencher, as it is contracting local companies to provide their services for the job. Refurbishment works on the […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA): “Louisiana’s waterways and ports support over 280,000 local jobs while contributing almost $48 billion to our state’s economy annually. With 38 ports throughout Louisiana, it […]

  • 13 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      As part of continual company growth and development, Coastline Surveys Ltd has placed an order for the purchase of a DATEM 5000 CPT system. The DATEM 5000 unit is a coiled rod design offering the latest technology and increased push capability compared to similar CPT designs available. The unit is compact enough for deployment […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Arlington City Council has just announced that the Deaver Park Renovation project is set to start this September. The site, which sits east of the Sublett Road and Highway 287 intersection, will receive a major overhaul in the coming year, including new trails and playground equipment, rebuilding of the pond overlook, new park monument sign and […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Machado Lake dredging and dewatering program in the San Pedro region is moving forward. This project is being implemented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Engineering (BOE), in collaboration with the Bureau of Sanitation and the Department of Recreation and Parks. The scope of the work includes removal […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Annual SEA Port Expansion Summit will take place on March 2-3, 2016, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event will bring together terminal operators, port owners and authorities, government officials, shipping lines and infrastructure experts, said the conference organizer Noppen. They will discuss how to sustain healthy growth in the sector as well as assure efficient operations […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port Tampa Bay has received a $19.8 million grant as part of the US Department of Transportation’s INFRA Grant program. The port will use the grant money to complete the Berth 214 project and expand its container complex. With this INFRA grant, the port will meet existing market demand by expediting construction of a new, […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations in Michigan’s New Buffalo and South Haven Harbors were successfully completed last week by The King Company, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District said in their latest announcement.  “After the initial dredging excavation to establish a channel, dredging must be done periodically to keep the area clear and safe […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fundo Soberano de Angola (FSDEA), Angola’s sovereign wealth fund, plans to invest $180 million in a new port in Cabinda, Angola. This investment will create the first deep sea water port in Angola and it will be built in two phases, FSDEA said in its announcement. Phase one will result in a 630 meter long […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Coastal Zones which will be organized around the theme “Multidisciplinary Approach in Achieving Equitable Development for Coastal Zones” is scheduled to take place on May 16-18, 2016 in Osaka, Japan. Coastal Zones 2016, organized by the OMICS International, will include 11 tracks and 100 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]