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  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council, the only authority in Scotland to own a dredger, invited Liebherr-Great Britain to design and supply an excavator for direct mounting on its new £2.5 million dredger, MV (Marine Vessel) Selkie. The R 936 excavator, supplied with marine specification and two excavation buckets, was selected for its ability to fulfill the requirement to […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    GB Group has announced that Port Lafito, a world-class modern container port in Haiti, is now open and operational. The recent inauguration event hosted Haitian dignitaries, government officials and partners that made the critical infrastructure project possible. Port Lafito is Haiti’s first Panamax Port with state of the art equipment and technology. “Port Lafito will breathe […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has just reported that the company is gearing up for Flood and Coast 2017, a industry event on flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Now in it’s second year, the event will take place at the Telford International Center next week (28-30 March). Led once again by the Environment Agency, Flood and Coast […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation said that it will participate in the events planned to celebrate the recent completion of the New Suez Canal Project in Egypt, which will allow two way traffic by creating a parallel channel alongside 70 kilometers of the existing Canal.  Great Lakes, along with its Consortium partner Dredging International […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays. His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Karachi Port Trust is ready to receive the first ship, MV Mandarin River, with a draft of 13 meters on its newly reconstructed berth No. 11. The event marks yet another milestone in its progression to augment and support the national trade. MV Mandarin River is vessel with a length of 190 meters and breadth […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Leiv Eiriksson’ has arrived in the Maldives and is ready to carry out the dredging and reclamation work of Hulhumalé Phase II. This mega hopper with a capacity of 46,000 m³ arrived in the Maldives on January 10th. But before the vessel could begin operations, the Leiv Eiriksson was anchored in the Hulhumalé area waiting […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Mr Aminu Yar’Adua, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), says the dredging of the River Benue will commence soon. Yar’Adua disclosed this in Lokoja on Wednesday while receiving members of the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime. He told the committee members, who were on an assessment tour of the authority, that […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez recently inaugurated the new Pier 6 facility of Puerto Cortes operated by Operadora Portuaria Centroamericana S.A. de C.V. (OPC), a subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). The $145 million greenfield development, which represents the first phase of OPC’s expansion work in Puertos Cortes, adds another 350 meters of […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The construction contract was awarded to L.P.C.& D. Inc., of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, and includes the development of […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Port Development Summit 2013 is scheduled for 13-16 August 2013, in Hyatt Hotel and Casino Manila, Philippines. The Philippines Port Sector presents substantial commercial opportunities to across all its stakeholders. Over 400 billion pesos (US$9.6 billion) has been set by the government in 2013 for infrastructure upgrade targeting at ports, roads and rails. […]

  • 13 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard Delivers Large Dredge Valves to Van Oord Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects.   Nautilus Minerals: First of Three SPTs Assembled (Canada) Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) today formally opened the first phase of its new greenfield terminal development at its Basra Gateway Terminal in the North Port, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The official inauguration of the new facility marks the successful implementation of the first entirely foreign financed development of new port infrastructure in Iraq. The […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kapellskar, part of the Ports of Stockholm Group, has completed a three year port refurbishment and expansion project. In order to celebrate the completion of the project, the port recently organized the inauguration ceremony for the five new modern quay-berths and new port area. The reconstructed port consists of 200 000 square meters of logistics area, […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Finnlines vessel Finnswan called for the first time at the new, modern pier at the Port of Kapellskar earlier this week, Ports of Stockholm informs.  Commenting this, Peter Lundman, Technical Operations Manager at the Port of Kapellskar, said: “It is great that revenue at the Port of Kapellskar is continuing to grow and we can use […]

  • 22 March 2012

      APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (TCM) Concession Agreement with the Government of Costa Rica has received final endorsement from Costa Rica’s Comptroller General Office. With this, APM Terminals will be able to start the 18-month implementation phase performing all the required studies and final design work which once completed, will be submitted to the […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising on current Suez convoy information ahead of the new Suez Canal’s inauguration on 6 August 2015. The new Suez canal measures from 60 kilometers in length to 95 kilometers in length, while the project also involves deepening and widening the Great Bitter Lakes and Ballah bypass to a total […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Maputo said in its latest release that the volume handled by the port in 2017 has grown 22%, adding that this result was positively affected by the dredging of the access channel, completed in January 2017. Before dredging, with the channel at -11 meters chart datum, the maximum sailing draft of the […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part the EU-funded HYDRALAB+ project, scientists from HR Wallingford will work with 23 partner organisations from across Europe to address the urgent need to understand the consequences of climate change on rivers, estuaries and coasts. The four-year project will create closer ties between international research institutes and provide training and access to experimental facilities to […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has won the Innovative Engineering Award (Design) by the Housing & Development Board Singapore (HDB), for the engineering design of the polder development at Pulau Tekong which showcases a 400-year old Dutch engineering method in action. The design of the polder development in Pulau Tekong which uses a 400-year old Dutch engineering methods, […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program is now open, according to the Baker-Polito Administration. This is the Commonwealth’s first standalone grant program to offer focused funding for saltwater dredging on a competitive, annual basis. Grant funding will help coastal communities maintain and improve their navigational waterways and support the long-term growth and sustainability of […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrated yesterday 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the expanded waterway. Less than two months following the Expanded Canal’s historic June 26 Inauguration, the Neopanamax vessel Hanjin Xiamen became the 100th vessel to transit the new locks, […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pang Kwok Wai, Executive Vice President of HKND Group, and Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Commission, participated in the XV Congress of Civil Engineering held in San Jose, Costa Rica earlier this month. During the event, they made a presentation of the Canal Project to experts and representatives from companies and organizations […]

  • 7 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 1-7, 2019).   One Killed in Calcasieu Accident The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the […]