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  • 13 October 2011

    His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has made a historic visit to DP World London Gateway during a momentous week for the new port, following the official announcement that the new deep sea container terminal will open in the fourth quarter of 2013. The Duke was welcomed by Sir John Parker Joint Vice […]

  • 7 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World announced today that it has successfully completed the largest dredging programme at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in 10 years, allowing the port to handle more big vessels at the same time by deepening the draught. The dredging added to the expansion work currently underway, adding 1 million TEU of new capacity to […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 16 September 2010

    Sunergy, Inc.  is pleased to release an updated report prepared by Robert Levich, CPG, EurGeol, Director and Chief of West African Operations discussing the alluvial gold recovery potential along the Offin River and its tributaries that flow through the eastern portion of our 150 sq. km. Nyinahin gold mining concession in Ghana, West Africa. The […]

  • 3 March 2014

    APM Terminals, the leading global port operator based in The Hague, is currently present in 12 out of the top 20 countries predicted by United Nations to become the biggest countries by population in 2020. “In 2013, APM Terminals invested over USD 1 billion in port infrastructure developments and updates. We will continue to participate […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The Belize Natural History Centre at Chaa Creek has applauded a recent government decision to deny approval for a large cruise ship project in an environmentally sensitive area of Southern Belize, according to the Centre’s assistant manager Brion Young. Mr Young said that the decision sends a clear message that Belize is serious about protecting […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel accepted the settlement agreement between all parties involved in the mediation over the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in an order that dismissed the federal litigation pending against the proposed deepening of the harbor channel. “We appreciate the patience and persistence of former Congressman Spratt and federal Magistrate Hendricks who […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently appointed Boskalis Westminster to carry out major dredging work in the approach channel to the Port of Southampton. Work on the £30m contract is due to get underway shortly, with the new facilities at Southampton’s container terminal due to open in the first quarter of 2014. The dredging works […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Global Marine terminal operator DP World Limited announced today that it has expanded its portfolio to Suriname on the northeast coast of South America, acquiring a controlling interest in both Integra Port Services (‘IPS’), the Company holding a concession for a container and break-bulk terminal within Nieuwe Haven Port, Paramaribo; and in Suriname Port Services […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Nearshore and Offshore Lake Erie Nutrient Study (NOLENS) concludes this month, following a year of research headed by principal investigator Chris Pennuto, a research scientist with the Buffalo State College Great Lakes Center and professor of biology. The fundamental question of the study was, “Why didn’t Lake Erie’s health improve as expected when the […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Illinois and Waukegan officials joined forces yesterday to kick off a Superfund dredging project needed to remove the Waukegan Harbor “Area of Concern” (AOC) from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “Today, Waukegan Harbor is going from what […]

  • 15 May 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has won the USD multi-million contract to supervise the construction of the extension of the main port of Jakarta, Tanjung Priok. The contract is part of the North Kalibaru Terminal Development and the first phase includes the development of a new 4.5 million TEUs container […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated. Gladstone’s controversial harbour development and dredging projects were again high on the agenda at two important national conferences this month, but the release of a federal government […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Paa Kwesi Amissah-Arthur yesterday commissioned the Wasakuse Water Project at Wasakuse near Ada-Foah and assured the nation of Government’s commitment to restore lost water bodies and prevent them from causing further damage. The project involves the dredging of the 12-kilometre water body, which is an extension of the Volta River to Wasakuse and […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The sustainable interaction between humankind and planet Earth poses huge hydraulic and environmental engineering challenges. Confronting these challenges one-project-at-atime, while seemingly attractive from a budget management perspective, results in grave inefficiencies in developing and archiving the basic elements that are invariably involved: data, models and tools. Hardly any project is by itself of sufficient scale […]

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    DP World today announced financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the first six months of 2011, reporting profit after tax before separately disclosed items of S281 million, 36% ahead of the same period last year. After separately disclosed items, which include a significant one off gain from the monetization of 75% […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Senator David Vitter, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, joined industry and Louisiana transportation officials for the release of a new economic impact report detailing the benefits of deepening the Mississippi River to 50 feet from its current 45-foot draft. The Big River Coalition and […]

  • 14 February 2012

      With a population of 1.2 billion and the world’s third-largest economy, India remains significantly underrepresented as a player in global trade, and that is something APM Terminals CEO Kim Fejfer is eager to change. “The opportunities for development throughout India, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing economies, are exciting and energizing and APM […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is inviting the public to comment on a proposed amended Agreed Order for investigating sediments that are potentially contaminated with dioxins at the Port of Olympia (port). This legal agreement requires the port to investigate and plan for cleaning up contamination in an expanded study area surrounding the port peninsula. […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The four-cylinder Cat® M300D Series Wheeled Excavator models—M313D and M315D—have earned a solid reputation for reliable performance, long-term durability, versatility, fuel efficiency and low operating costs. Recent engineering updates have further strengthened these qualities with refinement of the operator’s station and undercarriage, along with new technical features and fleet-management systems. The new models provide a […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    IHC Merwede is delighted to announce that alternative fuels have been used in the dredging process for the first time. The company ran a pilot test in which energy derived from hydrogen was the sole source used to power the electrical equipment on board a dredger. The sustainable energy test took place at the Haringvliet […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing delegates attending the annual TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, APM Terminals Moin Managing Director, Captain Paul J. Gallie cited the company’s new Terminal de Contenedores de Moin (TCM) project in Costa Rica as an example of essential Latin American port planning and development. “The key factor here is that there are no alternative […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released an independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) review of the cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Using EPA’s guidance, DEC found out that the cleanup is not protective of the public or the environment. In an effort to improve the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    World-leading marine electronics brands Lowrance and Simrad Yachting announce the next-generation of the revolutionary sonar imaging system, the LSS-2 StructureScan® HD. Raising the bar in fish and structure-finding technology, the new system delivers more side-to-side coverage as well as greater target and bottom definition, allowing users to cover more water faster with unprecedented clarity and […]