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  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the Government of Ivory Coast in Abidjan to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to $97.6 million for the Abidjan Port Cereal Berth Construction Project. JICA said in its announcement that, under this project, the government will construct a new cereal berth at […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is further delivering on its top priority of creating jobs and boosting growth in Europe, by unveiling a record €13.1 billion investment plan in 276 transport projects, selected under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). This investment will unlock additional public and private co-financing for a combined amount of €28.8 billion. Along with […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon. A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District, was signed recently after nearly two years of discussion and negotiation, allowing GLPC to […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge’s Director of International Dredge Sales, Charles Sinunu, recently attended a meeting and luncheon with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. DSC Dredge said in its announcement that, during the luncheon, the Prime Minister was pleased to learn about the agreement between DSC Dredge and Deep Diggers Ltd of Chittagong […]

  • 29 July 2013

    ADPC has announced the next steps in its plans to support the growing cruise business at Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. Figures for 2012/2013 show a total of 96 vessel calls and 155,000 passengers visited Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi last season. Increasing the cruise business to the city is one of Abu Dhabi’s main tourism-related targets […]

  • 28 June 2012

    In yesterdays interview, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, gave an overview of the Delaware River Deepening Plan. “The Delaware River is a vital artery that powers much of the commerce in the Pennsylvania-Delaware-New Jersey corridor. Cargo vessels carrying everything from fruits and vegetables to construction materials travel these waterways daily. The ports contribute to an estimated […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, announced today the start of construction work on a brand new container terminal at Jebel Ali Port, Dubai. Phase 1 of the Container Terminal 4 (T4) project will deliver new capacity of 3.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) by 2018, taking Jebel Ali Port’s total capacity to […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has announced an $83.6 million budget funding commitment towards management of the NSW coastline, including funding for the mitigation of future coastal risks and hazards over the next five years. Planning Minister Rob Stokes and Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said that the funds would support local councils to increase the resilience of coastal communities, […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The developers of the new Victoria Marina waterfront in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight have begun preparations for the start of the project following the recent completion of the new outer breakwater by Cowes Harbour Commission. Arrangements are now being put in place to secure the developers’ contribution towards the funding of the remaining […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec has received a large repeat order for four Kalmar quay cranes from the French Bolloré group, through its wholly-owned Unicaf subsidiary. The deal follows an order received in 2011, which at the time represented Cargotec’s first ever quay crane delivery in West Africa. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the monetary value of […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced an article about the Horseshoe Bend project in Louisiana. According to the paper, the capacity for the placement of shoal material dredged from Horseshoe Bend at eight wetland development sites located along the river’s bank lines adjacent to the channel was nearly exhausted in […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new APM Terminals Quetzal, aimed to transform Guatemala’s port sector by offering the highest productivity port operations in the country, took place yesterday, the company said in their latest announcement.  APM Terminals Quetzal has a capacity of 340,000 TEUs and is a 85%/15% joint venture between APM Terminals and The […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 25 July 2012

    H.E.S. Beheer N.V., Rotterdam, posted a net profit of €11.5 million in the first half of this year (first half 2011: €11.0 million). Earnings per share rose from €1.26 to €1.31. The €0.5 million improvement in the net profit is attributable to improved performance overall on the part of the subsidiaries, associates and joint ventures […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston’s new strategic plan was approved on January 28 by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, setting in motion a roadmap for its continued growth and success. Port Houston’s team, led by Executive Director Roger Guenther, presented the 2020 Strategic Plan for approval following many months of work. In addition to […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Land Management Utah (BLM-UT) is seeking public input on the proposed Paria River Habitat Improvement Project. “Public input is key to sound decision-making, and comments are welcomed as the BLM moves forward with an environmental analysis of this project,” said Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) Manager Harry Barber.  The BLM is proposing […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV is in good shape having expanded its order book by 27% and increased net profits with 87% in 2015. According to the company, efforts have been focused on developing existing business and seeking growth within countries and markets where Royal HaskoningDHV already has a strong position. In a move to encourage closer internal […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is about to host the first national summit focused on catalyzing the industry of natural infrastructure restoration. There, the company will convene leaders from the engineering, construction and financial sectors, as well as thought leaders from academia, non-government organizations and government officials to engage in a discussion on the need for and the benefits […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a major harbor improvement project at Saulnierville Harbor. This project is part of the Government’s investment of approximately $106 million in repair, construction, maintenance and dredging projects […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., made the following statements after the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. “Many Mississippi industries rely on a navigable and cost-effective transportation network to do business,” Wicker said. “This law will provide these businesses and our state […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The recently appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Claire Perry visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham recently, where she discussed plans to strengthen existing rail infrastructure at the facility dubbed ‘the King’s Cross of rail freight’. The minister toured the port as part of a visit organized by local Government officials including […]

  • 4 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a two-year, £17.5m coastal protection project along the Fylde coast, according to the VolkerStevin’s latest release.  The project is a partnership between Fylde Council, VBA and the Environment Agency. The work includes replacement of the current concrete defenses in poor condition along the two mile stretch between Fairhaven and Church Scar at […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced that 2012 was a year of growth and prosperity for the Port of Prince Rupert and the many communities impacted by the reach of its gateway. Details of the Port Authority’s activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert. […]