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  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    PD Ports has opened a project and commercial office in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham, to complement its Head Office in Teesside. This space will facilitate easier working with the large number of local businesses which currently use the port infrastructure in Teesport. It will also allow PD Ports to assist other businesses to discover and […]

  • 26 April 2011

      Personnel supplier iPS is opening an office in Perth, Australia. Hans Slootweg will represent iPS being responsible for the regional Maritime, Dredging and Oil & Gas industry. iPS has expertise in complex, international personnel solutions in the Maritime and Offshore industries. The company is growing, and in order to keep up with market demands […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor hosted a visit by Scotland’s First Minister and head of Scottish Enterprise yesterday.  Aberdeen Harbor Board Chief Executive, Colin Parker was joined by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Dr. Lena Wilson, Chief Executive of Scottish Enterprise on a vessel tour of the Harbor, providing them with an insight into current harbor activity and […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Yorkshire Harbor and Marina in Bridlington are progressing very well, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Harbor Commissioners announced. The Council and the Commissioners have now entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to reflect the commitment of the parties to work together to deliver the proposal. Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Under a contract signed on Wednesday, a consortium comprising Japan’s Nikken Sekkei Civil Engineering Ltd and Port and Waterway Engineering Consultant Company would provide consulting and draws up a detailed plan for the central Quang Ngai Province’s Dung Quat II Port project. According to Viet Nam News, this contract, worth over US$1 million, will be […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator. The new office building is going to be built on the premises of DEME’s head office, located on Scheldedijk in Zwijndrecht, with a surface area of 5,600 m², and […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The British Ports Association (BPA) has published a white paper with Augean on alternative routes for dealing with dredged contaminated sediments. Part of the BPA’s Port Futures thought leadership programme, the paper provides an insight into alternative disposal routes for contaminated sediments. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered a complete trailing pipe including submersed dredge pump to a Russian pontoon. The multifunctional pontoon “Litsa” has been turned into a performing dredger overnight as Damen delivered an entirely prefabricated system. The pontoon is winning sand and simultaneously loading barges which continue to appear alongside. A hyper efficient ongoing dredge action – […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In dredging, the hydraulic transport of solids is one of the most important processes. Since the 50’s many researchers have tried to create a physical mathematical model in order to predict the head losses in slurry transport. These models are Durand, Condolios, Gibert, Worster. Zandi & Govatos, Jufin Lopatin, Fuhrboter, Newitt. Doron, Wilson, Matousek and […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aquatech Pump and Power has announced their participation at the 2013 Canadian Mining Expo in Timmins. “We have chosen this venue to launch some new and innovative pumping technologies to the Canadian Mining industry“, says Andy Ingriselli, President of Aquatech Pump and Power, Inc.. Aquatech will be displaying and featuring their specialized mine pumping equipment […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the 6th Annual Conference of the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, at the College of William & Mary Law School last week, Governor Ralph Northam signed a sweeping executive order to bolster Virginia’s resilience to sea level rise and natural hazards.  The Executive Order, broad in scope and objectives, is among the most comprehensive actions […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) have signed a transaction advisory services agreement to develop the East Container Terminal (ECT) of Colombo Port through public–private partnership (PPP). The $500 million project will include operationalization of the existing 400 meters of deep water berth and the full design, build, finance, operation […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Two Van der Velden® ATLANTIC rudders in combination with Van der Velden COMMANDER™ ram-type steering gear have been installed on board the dredger Ambiorix. Van der Velden Marine Systems will exhibit at the SMM 2012 International Trade Fair in Hamburg. The fair will be held from 4 until 7 September at the Hamburg Messe. […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Port of Liverpool was  awarded Port Authority of the Year at the global Containerisation International Awards held in central London. The Port beat highly commended entries from other global ports including Los Angeles, Antwerp and Charleston. The Port of Liverpool’s Managing Director Gary Hodgson said: “We are delighted to receive this award, and see […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    After months of uncertainty, the free trade agreement with Canada is finally heading in the right direction. A German Court and the European Parliament both issued positive statements paving the way for a ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The EU-Canada agreement is important for shipping as it features a positive maritime chapter […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach replenishment operations in Lavallette (NJ) are now complete, according to the Borough latest announcement. Weeks Marine dredgers RN Weeks and Magdalen have completed the Lavallette beach replenishment project, the officials said. They also added that additional work on dune crossovers and sand fencing will take place over the course of the next weeks weeks. The Lavallette scheme […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Ukrainian Port of Kherson are officially underway, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority said in their latest release.  During the dredging work, being undertaken by SMD Invest LLC, approximately 400,000m³ of material will be removed from the port’s berths and the operational areas. Commenting the latest announcement, USPA head Raivis Veckagans, said […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for one of the world’s largest cutter suction dredgers, the self-propelled vessel the Croatian shipbuilder is currently constructing for Jan De Nul Group. According to the official announcement, cutter ladder is equipped with two main lines, dredge pump line and cutter line. The underwater dredge pump of 8500 […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    For the first time, Van Oord named a vessel at its Rotterdam head office jetty. The vessel is a water injection dredging vessel that is almost 19 m long and more than 5 m wide. Van Oord employee Ms Jacqueline Determann named the vessel Borr. Water injection dredging is a proven technique for small-scale dredging […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne RESON has launched the ultra-high resolution, portable multibeam echosounder, the SeaBat T50-P. The SeaBat T50-P is a new addition to the SeaBat T-series, introduced in the beginning of 2013 as a completely new product generation, built from the ground up. Combined with the Portable Sonar Processor, the SeaBat T50-P delivers unprecedented clean survey data, […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The USACE’s dredging vessel Hurley is currently at Red Eye Crossing in Baton Rouge, La., conducting maintenance dredging of the waterway. The dredging will be performed to a required depth of 60 feet with a 500 foot wide channel, allowing deep draft vessels to safely navigate the crossing. Richard Miller, the dredger Hurley’s industrial electronics control […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Annual harbor dredging and beach works are set to take place in Lyme Regis this week. The works will be carried out between 7 and 13 April when the tides are at one of their lowest points in the year. Works are restricted to these dates as tide levels dictate the amount of access hired […]

  • 28 September 2012

    Government Marine Board recommends to approve the project of the Sea Port Infrastructure of Russia Development Strategy till 2030, developed by the FSUE “Rosmorport”, and to ratify it in accordance with established procedure. This decission was taken at the Government Marine Board meeting headed by the Deputy Prime-Minister D.Rogozin on September, 28 in Vladivostok. According […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The end is now in sight for the major upgrade of Kirkcaldy Sea Wall. This £9 million project, which is being undertaken by VolkerStevin, is expected to be completed in early December. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife Council as the main contractor in November 2012 and construction started on site in July 2013. Improvements to Kirkcaldy […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” took part in the international exhibition SITL Logistics Solutions 2013 in Paris. The enterprise presented the program of icebreaking fleet renewal and provision of ice navigation in the freezing seaports of Russia, and port infrastracture development projects at the integrated stand of the Ministry of Transport of Russia. Issues of international cooperation on […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. “This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful […]