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  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 16 February 2012

    On February 3, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. and Zhangzhou Gulei Haiteng Wharf Investment Management Co., Ltd. (transliteration) signed the Xiamen Port Gulei Wharf Area Gulei Operation Zone South 3 & 4 Berth Engineering Construction Contract, with contractual value of RMB 125 million and construction period of 8 months. It is noteworthy that the project […]

  • 22 January 2011
    Vessels

    Congo is getting a very special meaning for the DEME-Group (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), since the new flag ship of the DEME-fleet is being named ‘Congo River’ and since only recently DEME signed a contract with the Régie des Voies Maritimes (RVM) of Congo for dredging works to be executed on the Congo river. […]

  • 14 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Reaffirming Middle East Dredging Company (Medco) commitment to world-class quality and excellence, Medco proudly announces being awarded OHSAS 18001 and ISO 140001 and 9001 certifications approved by the acclaimed Lloyds Register Quality Assurance Ltd, UK. Medco in addition to its core business of dredging & reclamation, was lauded for the quality of their projects […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will take a 20 percent shareholding in Chatham Rock Phosphate and assume a seat on the board, in a world-first for the undersea mining industry. It is the first time a major dredging company has taken a substantial equity position in an undersea mining project. Boskalis has been issued shares […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a good result in the first half of 2011, with net profit coming in at € 114.1 million on revenue of € 1,250 million (first half of 2010: € 123.9 million and € 1,135 million respectively). Compared to the end of 2010 there was a decline in the order book […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Port operator Gujarat Pipapav Port Ltd (GPPL) may get a loan of up to $170 million from International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank, reports vccircle.com. GPPL is considering expansion of the Pipavav Port’s current facilities in two phases. All facilities will be located within existing premises and port […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company has just introduced a plan for the Ringaskiddy Port redevelopment project. The proposed works comprise the construction of the marine and civil engineering infrastructure elements for a new container terminal and multi-purpose berth at Ringaskiddy Port. The Port of Cork will use the negotiated procedure for the award of this contract. This […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Jamaica is embarking on a $5.3 million scheme to build the country’s resilience to climate change, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  Dubbed the North Eastern Coastal Resilience Building project, it is one of three components under the Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods and […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Recently, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the maintenance and renovation project of the right safeguard and law enforcement base in Zhujiajian and the maintenance and renovation project of the right safeguard and law enforcement base in Zhoushan, with a total contract value of 168 million yuan. With a contract […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Expression of Interest has been completed and Pilbara Ports Authority has short-listed two respondents interested in investing to build and operate a new general cargo facility at the Port of Port Hedland. Located at Lumsden Point, at the south eastern end of the inner harbor, the development can accommodate a logistics hub, general cargo […]

  • 22 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede is pleased to announce that it has recently secured assignments for dredging and offshore vessels and equipment to the value of more than €500 million. This reinforces the group’s belief that there will be continued demand for its innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support. The latest projects agreed and confirmed by IHC […]

  • 25 March 2014

    On February 25, minister of trade, industry and investment of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago signed the business contract for the transshipment port and dry dock project and the Endeavour business development project in the country. With a contract amount of nearly $500 million and a construction period of 36 months, the transshipment port […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Even though the current investment programme 2008-2011, which amounts to EUR 1 billion, is still being implemented, the DEME Group is already commencing a new series of investments which will see 3 new units on the market by mid-2012. An amount of EUR 260 million has been allocated for these new investments. Including these new […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project’s (WBDDP) reclamation area at Fisherman’s Landing will undergo extra works over the next month to seal porous sections of the bund wall. The works, carried out under a Transitional Environmental Program issued by Department of Environment and Heritage Protection will be implemented and overseen by the independent Dredge […]

  • 10 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Sabetta Port Construction to Include Huge Dredging Operation (Russia) Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year.   Boskalis Bags EUR 80 Million Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Daewoo E&C for the dredging and […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An inspection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of the Knights Landing levee system as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the Knights Landing/Yolo Bypass levee system during January-February 2012. Yolo County, the California Department of Water Resources and the Knights Landing Ridge Drainage District, which maintain […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that they will apply to the State and Federal Governments for approval to widen the Clinton Channel by about 100 meters. As a result of the development of the Wiggins Island Coal Terminal there is increased Cape size vessel traffic passing the RG Tanna wharf facility, GPC said. […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $1.5 billion investment in Ghana’s new port by APM Terminals and its partners is unconventional in its scope, and will have a major role to play in maintaining the pace of one of the world’s fastest growing countries. The new port, build in the capital Accra, will be a modern multi-purpose facility located on […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a Louisiana based company highly specialized in production of portable dredges, has over the years developed to become one of the leaders in dredge manufacturing industry. This success was built on a platform of extreme commitment to its customers, meeting their specific application needs through the design and engineering customization. Recent successful deliveries of the company and […]

  • 5 January 2012

    High spring tides over the Christmas period caused Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) to implement its Turbidity Management Plan for the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. “The Turbidity Management plan (TMP) was implemented over the Christmas Boxing Day period to minimize the impact of dredging on the high spring tides,” Mr Zussino said. “We anticipated […]

  • 11 July 2011

    DEME Group christened the ‘mega’ trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Congo River’ (hopper capacity 30,000 m3) and the DP2 fall pipe vessel ‘Flintstone’ in the outer port of Zeebrugge. Olympic tennis champion Justine Henin is the godmother of the ‘Congo River’. The ‘Flinstone’ was christened by Olympic high jump champion Tia Hellebaut: a unique ‘e-christening’, as […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest extension to the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port was officially opened by Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons last week. The £34 million project to extend the port’s 9th berth by 190m was completed by VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster under a joint […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Deltares will be joining forces with the engineering firm Witteveen en Bos to develop the ‘2035 Master Plan’ for the harbour of Beira in Mozambique. With a population of more than 400,000, Beira is the second largest city in the country. It is located in the estuary of the Pungue River. Beira will face numerous […]