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  • 5 October 2012

    The recently purchased 2010 IMS 7012 HP 51-foot Versi dredger was unveiled Wednesday afternoon in Albert Lea. District Administrator Brett Behnke stated: “We’ve seen a significant reduction in sedimentation coming into the lakes, but what we’re still seeing is an immense internal loading. To reduce internal loading you need to remove the sediments and the […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Mundra International Container Terminal (MICT), operated by DP World, continues to reinforce its position as one of the most sophisticated…   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, December 14, 2011;

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The assumption that trade conditions and infrastructure will drive future transportation changes will be the overriding theme at the sixth annual American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) “Shifting International Trade Routes” workshop in Tampa, Fla., Jan. 24-25, 2013. The 1½-day program, which is being cosponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The second edition of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics Conference Exhibition and Awards would be held at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo, from May 1 to 3, 2013. Organised by Seatrade and hosted by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority, the three day event would include a two-day conference sessions, an exhibition, a gala dinner and […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Busan Port Authority (BPA) and PSA International (PSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 7 December 2012 to facilitate cooperation towards a long term and strategic partnership between the two organisations. Through this MOU, BPA and PSA recognise the opportunities to work more closely together to realise mutual benefits in the Port of Busan. […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The Council for Economic Planning and Development (CEPD) of the ROC approved a US$2.2 billion expansion plan on August 6th for Taiwan’s international ports. The budget was submitted by the ports’ parent company, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC). According to TIPC’s 5-year development program, much of the investment will be used in the upgrade of […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Poland, has signed a PLN 53.8 million (approx. US$17.3 million) agreement with the Center of European Union Transport Projects to subsidize a portion of the PLN 153 million (approx. US$49.2 million) expansion project of the terminal, which is expected to be completed […]

  • 18 January 2011

    The decision by the International Court of Justice in The Hague on whether to place precautionary measures against Nicaragua could come as… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, January 18, 2011;

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report, Masterplans for the development of existing ports, has been published today by PIANC. The report was prepared by an international Working Group (WG 158) established 2012 and chaired by Stephen Cork, Technical Director at HR Wallingford. “In preparing this report, our objective was to deliver a comprehensive guide for the preparation of masterplans […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The Abbott Government has today delayed making information public about whether the Environment Minister was aware of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s internal warnings against approving the Abbot Point coal port expansion. “The Greens’ request for this information was supported by the Senate and yet the Abbott Government, in its usual secretive style, […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Costa Rica’s new foreign minister said Nicaragua will remain an “enemy” as long as it ignores an international court ruling in a territorial…   (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, September 22, 2011

  • 7 March 2011

    Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister, Rene Castro, on his way to the International Court of Justice in The Hague made at stop in Washington to… (insidecostarica) [mappress] Source: insidecostarica, March 7, 2011  

  • 8 October 2010

    The filling of Sri Lanka’s inland Magampura International Harbour in Hambanthota with sea water has been completed ahead of the schedule,… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, October 8, 2010;

  • 14 September 2011

    Wilson Sons subsidiary Tecon Salvador has signed an $80m loan agreement with International Finance Corporation to finance the expansion… (ibtimes) [mappress] Source: ibtimes, September 14, 2011

  • 3 March 2011

    Both of the Port of Newport’s major efforts – the International Terminal and NOAA Homeport projects – are going swimmingly, according to… By Terry Dillman (newportnewstimes) [mappress] Source: newportnewstimes, March 3, 2011  

  • 25 May 2011

    Construction of the Van Phong International Port in the southern central province of Khanh Hoa has been suspended for one year with no indic… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, May 25, 2011;

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Acta Marine B.V. recently decided to open an office in Paris in order to enhance the marine services towards its customers. Due to several large infrastructure projects in Africa and the Middle East, significant demand for shallow draft support vessels has been noted, therefore the Company that services the Marine Construction, Dredging and Offshore Energy […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 25 August 2010

    Port of Tauranga has welcomed the Shippers Council recommendation that it should become New Zealand’s North Island international hub port…   (voxy) [mappress] Source: voxy, August 25, 2010;

  • 8 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    First phase of terminal will add 450,000 TEUs of capacity to Port of La Plata. International Container Terminal Services will complete the… (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, August 8, 2011

  • 12 October 2010

    Nineteen local and international firms are in the race for a contract to build a major General Cargo Terminal and Liquid Jetty at the Port… By Conrad Prabhu (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, October 12, 2010;

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference 2013 will take place in Amsterdam on 27 & 28 November. Established as a relevant, technical and informative event, the conference will deliver a diverse and in-depth programme providing an invaluable learning opportunity as well as an excellent platform for discussion, debate and networking. Speakers include companies […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) is preparing to solicit international bids for the Kingston Harbour dredging project. According to, the most important part of this development program is dredging to the depth of 17 metres, the depth that will allow the Kingston port to accommodate the larger container vessels. Currently, the harbour is […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The two-day training course named Environmental Aspects of Dredging will take place on May 28-29, 2015, at the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, the largest international postgraduate water education facility in the world. This course, organized by Stichting PostAcademisch Onderwijs (PAO), Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and IADC, will cover the scope […]