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  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate’s two new international directors are visiting Wellington this week to meet a range of people from organisations involved in the company’s subsea mining project. Royal Boskalis representative Ko de Blaeij and marine mining expert Robert Goodden will be meeting key members of and advisers to the Chatham management team, plus government officials […]

  • 27 April 2010

    New technology and lessons from old mistakes will help forecast environmental and financial costs of dredging Jacksonville’s harbor before work begins, engineers said Monday at an international conference in Jacksonville. “We’re using the most up-to-date methods and tools that are out there… [mappress] Source:jacksonville,April 27,2010;

  • 10 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd ( CHEC), a world-renowned international contractor, has been dedicated to pursuing business opportunities in the overseas market for the past 30 years, ever since its establishment in 1980. During this period, CHEC has sought to develop its business while… Source: China Daily, February 10, 2010;

  • 4 April 2012

    Initial studies in Port Curtis indicate internationally significant numbers of migratory shorebirds in the Gladstone region. In a first for the Capricorn Coast, detailed monitoring of migratory shorebirds from Port Curtis to Port Alma has been conducted with initial studies indicating a healthy ecosystem with a number of “high priority” sites. “We have found some […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The much-acclaimed Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme has once again enjoyed success – this time on a global stage at a recent international awards ceremony in Miami, USA. The latest accolade for Medmerry is an Environmental Excellence Award from the World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA), which was presented at WODA’s triennial international conference (13-17 June). […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, is presenting its BD excavator dredging head at this week’s Europort Show in Istanbul (11-14th March). The dredging head can be used with all types of hydraulic excavators, either land-based or floating ones. It is especially suited to work in narrow canals, small reservoirs or harbors where only a few thousand […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International will present the new PW180-10 Wheeled Excavator at the Bauma 2013 international fair. The PW180-10 is expressly designed and built to stand up against the most demanding work environments in Europe. The excavator’s engine and hydraulics deliver all of the muscle and sophistication needed for a broad range of works. With an […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Unesco-IHE Vice-rector Stefan Uhlenbrook and Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and Environment signed a Memorandum of Understanding, marking a new step in the joint effort of developing research, education and innovation in the field of water security and quality. The cooperation, which started in 2003, will be continued for another four years. The MoU was […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ministerial economic committee under Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab held a meeting yesterday to discuss procedures required for issuing investment certificates for the New Suez Canal Project. The meeting also tackled the ongoing preparations for a planned economic summit, which Egypt is set to host in September. Present at the meeting were the ministers of […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Environment, Innovation

    Emission reduction was, is and will be one of the biggest biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. It was mentioned in one of the previous articles that the transition to zero emissions requires innovative drive systems. According to Bernardete Goncalves Castro, Project Manager R&D at Royal IHC, these systems will become more complex to […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of the Ada Sea Defense project in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region is now completed and ready to be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, according to the Government of Ghana. Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, the Ministry Chief Director, made this announcement yesterday, during the project inspection […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday 11 December 2014, the Province of North Holland will be holding the water innovation conference WaterinnovatioNH in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conference is organised in collaboration with Topsector Water, Rijkswaterstaat, Water Board Hollands Noordekwartier, Rijnland District Water Control Board, Water Board Amstel, Gooi and Vecht, water company Waternet and water supply company PWN.   […]

  • 29 January 2014

    The Baku International Sea Trade Port terminal will be relocated to a new address by the end of July this year, reports abc.az. The Ministry of Transport decided that the new location for this terminal will be in Alyat settlement. These works are ongoing, said Musa Panakhov, the Deputy Minister of Transport, and added: “I […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 8th meeting of the Response Officers to Combat Oil Spills and Maritime Accidents, was held recently at Grand Heritage Hotel in Doha. The event was organized by the Permanent Emergency Committee in association with Ministry of Environment and Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC), subordinate to the Regional Organization for the Protection of the […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 22 April 2010

    Coordination of feasibility study of the project of construction of new Baku International Sea Trade Port Complex to be located in Alat settlement in 40 km south of Baku has been finished. The Azerbaijani government says that readiness of technical documentation enables to begin works on port construction… [mappress] Source:abc,April 22,2010;

  • 14 March 2010

    Mar 12, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has initiated a number of projects to expand the ports network in the country to attract more service form the international shipping industry, the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Aviation Ranjith de Silva said today at a press briefing… [mappress] Source: Colombo Page, March 12, 2010;

  • 5 August 2013

    A $500 million Colombo South Harbour will open today. The massive terminal in Colombo is located mid-way on the lucrative east-west sea route and has facilities on a par with Singapore and Dubai. The Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), which is 85 percent, owned by the state-run China Merchant Holdings International, is designed to handle […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals was announced as the 2013 “International Terminal Operator of the Year” at the annual Containerisation International Awards ceremony held in London on October 24th. This is the second consecutive year as winner of the award, one of eleven categories for which awards are presented by UK-based industry publication Containerisation International, in recognition of […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Can nature-based solutions be mainstream solutions?’ The concept of nature-based solutions (NBS) is relatively recent. It has emerged during discussions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2009. This concept […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME has won a contract as part of a joint venture for the widening of the Kiel Canal in Germany. Works started in January 2020 and will run until the end of 2023. The Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration, represented by the WSA Kiel-Holtenau, commissioned the joint venture with the construction work to expand 4km […]

  • 11 August 2009

    NASSAU, Bahamas – Health, safety and protection of the environment “are of primary concern,” during the Nassau Harbor and Arawak Cay port projects, Project Manager with Boskalis International BV Frans Thomassen assured Government officials. “It is the responsibility of everyone on the site,” he said during a tour of the project last Friday… More: www.bahamaislandsinfo.com

  • 9 April 2010

    A settlement with Honeywell International Inc. estimated to be worth more than $10 million will ensure that cleanup of the remaining areas of the Allied Chemical and Ironton Coke Superfund Site in Ironton, Ohio, will move forward, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on March 31… [mappress] Source:eponline,April 9,2010;

  • 5 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Shipowners may run into both heavy fines and imprisonment as a consequence of lacking international rules for organic load in sewage plants. Many sewage plants may simply be too small. The issue will be a hot topic at the upcoming Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) conference in London from March 10 to 11… Source: […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the 2015-2025 Beringovsky Port dredging plan. According to portnews.ru, the initial value has not been specified. The source of financing for this capital dredging program will be through internal funds, and the deadline for application of bids is December 2, 2013. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]