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  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Hinkler, Keith Pitt, and Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack, have announced that $750,000 would be provided for a pre-feasibility study to assess the viability of an outer harbor at the Port of Bundaberg as a potential site to load larger cargo vessels. “This pre-feasibility study will look at oceanography, tides, prevailing winds […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Mediterranean Shipping Company’s vessel MSC Sola is expected to arrive off Durban in the early hours of Wednesday, according to the IOL News. This vessel weighs 131,771 tons and has the length of three-and-a-half rugby fields. Fully loaded it is capable of carrying 11,660 standard containers. IOL News reports that when the MSC Sola […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Two Van der Velden® ATLANTIC rudders in combination with Van der Velden COMMANDER™ ram-type steering gear have been installed on board the dredger Ambiorix. Van der Velden Marine Systems will exhibit at the SMM 2012 International Trade Fair in Hamburg. The fair will be held from 4 until 7 September at the Hamburg Messe. […]

  • 7 March 2013

    MTI Holland announced that Shi Wei has received his doctoral degree on March 3, 2013. Shi Wei’s extensive research focused on the subject of ‘Dynamics of Energy Systems Behaviour and Emissions of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers’ and was supervised by his promotor, prof. ir. D. Stapersma. Shi Wei successfully defended his thesis in which he […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Village of Green Island has been notified by representatives of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that dredging of a small area along the east shore of Green Island will begin on Monday, October 28, 2013. The area targeted for dredging along the Village shoreline is above the Federal Dam at Troy, just below the […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has proposed water quality restoration goals to address nutrient pollution in Kings Bay. The restoration goals, known as Total Maximum Daily Loads, will identify pollutant reductions necessary to meet the water quality standards that protect human health and aquatic life. The Department is proposing restoration goals for total nitrogen […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As port and other infrastructure developments gear up in Vietnam to handle a strongly-growing economy, foreign investment in the manufacture of construction products continues apace. In its first production base for infrastructure materials outside of Japan, Nippon Steel has set up a company for the manufacture of steel pipe piles used for wharf pilings, motorway […]

  • 11 June 2012

    APM Terminals Rotterdam Maasvlakte II has selected 26 Automated Rail Mounted Gantry (ARMG) Cranes and two Rail Cranes from the Austrian crane manufacturer Kuenz. The selection reflects a comprehensive bidding process designed to find the safest, most efficient, highest productivity cranes for the company’s most advanced, automated container terminal opening in November 2014. “We’re designing […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 374F and 390F hydraulic excavators, which will include low fluid consumption for minimal operating costs, optimum operator comfort, easy serviceability, and class-leading productivity. With respective net power ratings of 352 kW and 391 kW, the Cat C15 ACERT™ engine on the 374F and C18 ACERT on the 390F meet […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Heritage Committee (WHC) is considering placing the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in the “endangered” category, because of the adverse impact of proposed new ports and coal loading facilities, which would add to the current pollution problems of soil, fertiliser and pesticides from coastal farms and developments. Each year 16 tonnes of pesticides are […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Duluth, MN – No more will ships leave Minnesota’s Great Lakes ports with less than full loads once Congress passes legislation introduced last week. Senate Bill 3213 requires the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (“HMTF”) to spend what it takes in each year rather than amass a surplus that is used to paper balance the federal […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster is continuing works on the £7 million worth new breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The company plan was to return to the site on October 6th and resume works for the next two weeks, reshaping the breakwater core by using gravel stored on the breakwater sides; this will be achieved […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Supreme Manufacturing, a Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, based custom designer and builder of high quality conveyor systems, storage tanks and hoppers, has just released this very interesting video named ‘Supreme Central Allied Dredge Case Study’. From sand and gravel to talc, coal to steel, cement to agriculture, if it needs to be stored, conveyed, loaded, or […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DSC Dredge has just announced the successful delivery of its Marlin Class dredge to a valued DSC client. Over the past 20+ months, DSC Dredge teams in Poplarville, MS and Reserve, LA have worked tirelessly to design, build and ship out two custom Marlin dredges. “A huge thank you to all of our DSC team […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In cooperation with FKAB, HollandMT has successfully delivered a design for a spud lifting system to be used on a backhoe dredger. The spud lifting system is powered by hydraulic winches which also allow free floating of the moored dredger. To absorb shock loads during dredging operations, the spud trunks will be fitted with special […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following the successful completion of the dredging trials, trailing suction hopper dredger Charlock is now delivered and heading to her first assignment. The vessel’s first assignment will include the coastal replenishment operations on the Dutch coast near Bloemendaal Zandvoort. The Charlock was built by Barkmeijer Shipyards in Stroobos, the Netherlands, under the order of Van den Herik. HollandMT provided a […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A routine maintenance dredging project is about to begin within the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The dredging of the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches will be conducted by Jenkins Marine Ltd, commencing on the 19 May 2020. As reported, the vessel conducting this task is the spud legged backhoe dredger “Doreen Dorward” […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     J.F. Brennan Company Inc., a marine construction and environmental remediation company, has just released the latest update on the 2018 Fox River Cleanup Project. For the 10th year, the equipment is back in the water, dredging PCB sediment left behind from decades of pollution by the paper industry. Since 2009, more than 4.8 million […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kohler Power Systems, manufacturer of diesel and gasoline marine generators for a wide range of pleasure and commercial craft applications, has announced the availability of new single- and three-phase Tier 3 marine diesel generators. The company’s 14-24EKOZD/12-20.5EFKOZD integrate Kohler diesel Tier 3 engines and other enhancements, including improved sound shields and Kohler’s Decision-Maker 3500 controller (DEC […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Western Port community representatives came together last week to receive an update on the Port of Hastings container expansion and to discuss issues raised by their community networks. Speaking at the second meeting of the Port of Hastings Development Authority’s stakeholder engagement network, PORTicipate, CEO Mike Lean said that a key component of the planning […]

  • 12 October 2010

    Fairstar Heavy Transport N.V. (FAIR) has been awarded a transportation contract by Van Oord Ship Management B.V. The Fairstar semi-submersible vessel FJELL will sail to the Sakhalin peninsula in Russia to load a cargo of split hopper barges, a cutter suction dredger and other related dredging equipment. The FJELL will sail to Sakhalin immediately after […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered an instrumentation package for Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Margaret Ann”. The owner choice for the Damen instrumentation was obvious as they have various other TSHDs equipped with the same instrumentation operating to their full satisfaction. The delivered dredging instrumentation package comprises of various standard Damen instrumentation equipment. These include a […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 15 April 2013

    The powerful, versatile, zero tail-swing 301.7D CR mini-excavator is ideally suited to working in restricted work areas and is the latest addition to the expanding range of Cat® mini excavators which feature powerful hydraulics and excellent service features. Productivity in Confined Areas The zero tail swing Cat® 301.7D CR can work comfortably in confined work […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to officially launch Europe’s most ambitious man-made coastal nature project that will guarantee a place for tens of thousands of migratory birds, and combat the threats from climate change and coastal flooding. Wallasea Island in the Thames Estuary will be transformed from levee-protected farmland into a thriving wetland, twice the size […]