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  • 2 May 2012

    The British-German artist duo HeHe will realise a colourful art project on the beach of Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam at the end of May 2012. The project, entitled RODUIN, will involve spreading around 75 cubic tonnes of red sand on the beach, where it will form a large red stain that will gradually disappear under […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Costa Rican courts ruled in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to block the awarded concession for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM). “This favorable decision from the Second Circuit Court in San Jose affirms the transparency and legality of the concession process. […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency in coordination with the US Navy and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced approval of the thirteenth Record of Decision (ROD) at the Naval Submarine Base – New London Superfund site in Groton, Conn. In signing the ROD, the EPA has formally accepted the Navy’s cleanup plan […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region, the region’s premier marine terminal operator, received a delegation from the Japanese Business Council (JBC) in Dubai and briefed its members on the current plans to expand capacity at the flagship Jebel Ali Port. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE region welcomed the visiting delegation. […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-8) joined officials from the Environmental Protection Agency to announce cleanup efforts at the former E.C. Electroplating Inc. facility, a contaminated Superfund site in Garfield, NJ. The planned demolition of the facility is the latest step to clean up […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ST Marine today announced that it has bagged several newbuild, repair and conversion contracts including variation order for an existing repair project. Its US shipyard, VT Halter Marine, secured a new contract to build an Articulated Tug Barge Offshore Tug for Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc. (Bouchard). This tug will be similar to others built for […]

  • 5 January 2011

    Dredging operations have commenced at the SL 214 #1, a 19,500 feet subsalt test at Garden Island Bay Field, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Dune will have a 15% working interest in this well before payout and a 26% working interest after payout. Payout is defined as gross 3 MMboe of production. Total unrisked reserve potential for […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a LoI (Letter of Intent) to install rock on the 1,220-kilometer “Nord Stream” gas pipelines running through the Baltic Sea, connecting Russia to Northern Germany. The contract value will amount to approximately € 100 million, with the share of Boskalis amounting approximately € 50 million. Earlier, in January […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Femern A/S has commenced the process of prequalification of contracting companies, thereby giving the international construction industry access for the first time to detailed information about the further course of the project. Over the next few months until 18 January 2013, the companies can prepare their request for prequalification and submit it to Femern A/S. […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been received. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Minister of Economics, Transport and Innovation, commented: “It […]

  • 27 February 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Public Works Deputy Director Mark Pestrella and District Commander Col. Mark Toy ceremonially turned dirt for the start of the $7 million […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Congressman Brian Higgins, Lackawanna Mayor Geoff Szymanski and Annette Iafallo are teaming up to fight for the removal of Lackawanna homes from the flood zone, a designation that mandates homeowners carry flood insurance at a cost of hundreds of dollars a year. “The flawed FEMA flood map program continues to force local residents to pay […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Mobile, Ala., has long been known for its charm, history and a whole lot of Southern hospitality, and more recently for attracting major international businesses like Airbus and ThyssenKrupp. Evidence of these and the Port City’s many other attributes can be witnessed firsthand Oct. 21–25, when hundreds of seaport industry and related transportation professionals descend […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to Bintulu Port official website, the Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd wants to position Penang Port as a regional port to tap opportunities as far out as India and for that it plans to grow its capacity and invest nearly RM1bil in capital expenditure over the next five years. Over 30 years, the plan is […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Based on the model of last year’s very successful inaugural Heavy Days event, Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment has welcomed very close to 500 existing and prospective customers to this year’s Demo Days events held in June and July 2012 in the Czech Republic. Held at the Kozli Quarry close to Pisek, south west of the […]

  • 1 February 2012

    With the continued unpredictability of world markets, the shipping and port industry needs to watch for new frontiers for growth and emerging new patterns in global trade, said Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region. In a keynote speech to the second Middle East Liner Shipping Conference (MELSC) 2012, […]

  • 30 March 2011

      The CMA CGM Columba arrived as scheduled at the newly opened Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT). At 131,263 DWT and with a capacity of 11,500 TEU, CMA CGM Columba is the largest container vessel ever to call in Vietnam. Located approximately 50km southeast of Ho Chi Minh City, CMIT is the first container terminal in Vietnam to […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The approval this afternoon of President Obama’s budget request to begin funding coastal Louisiana restoration construction projects by the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development is “a down payment in what must be a long-term commitment to restoring and protecting coastal Louisiana,” according to five local and national conservation groups. The Subcommittee’s approval […]

  • 28 May 2012

    His Excellency Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman, DP World, received at Jebel Ali Port, Major General Mohammed Ahmed Al Marri, Director of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai, and his accompanying delegation. During their talks, they explored ways of enhancing cooperation between the General Directorate and DP World, UAE Region. The […]

  • 5 June 2012

      DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has marked World Environment Day by achieving two important international environment standards – ISO 14001-2004 for its Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. DP World, UAE region received the certification from Lloyd’s Register of Quality Assurance(LRQA). Achieving the two standards […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Fisherman Zhang Qiulin said he has been anxious following the dramatic decrease of water levels on Poyang Lake over the last two weeks, despite the fact that the area is still in its rainy season. Zhang said he fears a repeat of last year, when a historic drought killed many fish in Poyang, located in […]

  • 25 April 2012

    APM Terminals takes an unusual organizational step to further improve its safety culture: The Hague-based global port and inland operator, often highlighted and awarded as safety leader in the industry, has decided to assign one of its most experienced and trusted executives as an internal Safety Activist. This organizational step, previously unseen in the port […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Wolf Creek Dam is abuzz with machinery, often bottlenecked with equipment and vehicles, and work crews move about like ants on the work platform in performance of their duties on the foundation remediation project, Feb. 24, 2012. Despite what seems like construction commotion, there hasn’t been a lost-time accident in more than a year. During […]