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  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    BioSonics offered a preview of an entirely new technology in March at the Oceanology International (OI) exhibition in London. The MX Aquatic Habitat Echosounder has now been widely released and the response to this habitat assessment and mapping system has been strong, with immediate orders generated from around the World. “Since OI, we are shipping […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Today Van Oord’s first shallow water pipe lay vessel Stingray was named at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. The naming ceremony was performed by Mrs A. Athmer-Albersen, wife of Managing Director Offshore, Mr J.B.E.M. Athmer. Stingray is designed in accordance with the highest quality and safety standards in the oil and gas industry and […]

  • 24 August 2012

    As foreshadowed in BHP Billiton’s profit announcement on 22 August, the Company has been evaluating the most efficient means of expanding production from Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) beyond its current 240 million tonnes per annum Inner Harbour throughput allocation in Port Hedland. Preliminary studies have shown the potential for WAIO to ship substantially more […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has officially inaugurated the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek basin, making this port complex accessible for ships up to 15 meter draught. The dredging scheme was carried out by Boskalis (Maassluis to the Benelux Tunnel and the Botlek) and Van der Kamp (from the Nieuwe Waterweg Maassluis to […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Standardizing trade processes and developing Vietnam’s infrastructure will attract more investment from global trade enablers like DP World, according to its Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. The Chairman discussed these topics with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang during their recent meeting at the presidential palace in Hanoi. At the meeting, Mr. Bin […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Savannah Harbor deepening is to provide more than $14 billion in savings, bringing back $7.30 for every dollar spent on construction over the next 50 years, according to the economic impact study released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps estimates the net benefit of transportation savings for shippers and consumers is to be […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Kuwait’s Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Minister of State for Planning and Development Rola Dashti invited Thursday Chinese investors to have a share in the development projects in Kuwait. “Kuwait is looking forward to bigger contribution from China state-owned and private companies in the execution of its ambitious multi-billion dollar development plan,” Dashti […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Although Superstorm Sandy wreaked widespread havoc on the Jersey Shore, the victims and communities have pulled together in an effort to rebuild their lives, homes and towns, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) told members of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works today. Smith also called attention to work the Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Mr Richard Anamoo, Director General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority, said expansion works on the Tema and Takoradi ports had become necessary due to the oil find with increased volume of traffic in the country. Mr Anamoo said this when an Irish delegation from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade visited the […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Parsons International Limited have signed a consultancy contract for the first phase development of Marfa Port, Abu Dhabi. Following directions from the Abu Dhabi Government, ADPC tendered a contract for specialised consultants to develop Marfa Port. Parsons was selected to provide support to design Marfa Port so that it […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., yesterday praised passage of legislation that will provide $60.4 billion to help recover from Hurricane Sandy and other disasters in 2012 such as Hurricane Isaac. Areas in Louisiana affected by Hurricane Isaac will greatly benefit from increased funding to FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund, the Corps of Engineers and USDA […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Representatives from the five multilateral institutions that have signed agreements for the financing of the Panama Canal Expansion Program took part in the annual visit organized to oversee the program’s progress. “This visit is part of the agreement signed between the Panama Canal Authority and the five institutions that have provided partial financing for the […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s lax environmental assessment practices continue to present threats to the environment and the economy, causing fears for how major development on the Great Barrier Reef will be managed, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection announced it was charging Linc Energy for major breaches of environment laws […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Port Rashid, DP World officials stressed that leadership, vision, commitment and successful partnerships were at the forefront of the success of Dubai’s port and marine terminal industry over the decades. At the Annual Gala Dinner hosted by DP World, UAE Region for its stakeholders, partners and clients from the supply […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Andrew Adam, Director Operations, ANZ Region – Sydney for DP World and Yasmin Kristensen, Chief Process Officer, Operations Division at the Port of Tanjung Pelapas (PTP) are among the latest panel members confirmed for the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) State-of-the-Art Technology Forum, taking place Tuesday 13 March in Hong Kong as part of the […]

  • 20 February 2012

      On 9 February 2012, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, located in the East Irish Sea, was officially inaugurated by Edward Davey, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, at a ceremony in the Barrow-in-Furness Town Hall. In the presence of representatives from the owners, local dignitaries, senior management from DONG Energy and […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The Davenport Landing Development – 28 Southfield 2011, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a marina and doing other work in the West Branch of the Stamford Harbor in Stamford, Conn. Davenport Landing […]

  • 3 June 2012

      Congresswoman Laura Richardson continued her remarkable record of making major progress for port communities by introducing a bipartisan amendment that will ensure that the nation’s ports are prepared in times of crisis. In 2009, Congresswoman Richardson was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton to the National Defense Authorization […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Crews will return to the Eldridge Municipal Landfill cleanup site in Bellingham’s Little Squalicum Park this week to collect soil and groundwater samples. The samples will help determine if cleanup work was effective. From August to October 2011, contractors working for the city of Bellingham removed 4,290 tons of landfill debris and contaminated soil from […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Planning Minister Matthew Guy has moved to ensure Victoria’s ports and surrounding environs are further protected to secure their ongoing productivity. Releasing the report of the Ports and Environs Advisory Committee, Mr Guy outlined new planning controls for the ports of Melbourne, Hastings, Geelong and Portland. “Our ports make a significant contribution to Victoria’s economic […]

  • 16 April 2012

    DP World‟s London Gateway project has been awarded the coveted „Global Deal of the Year‟ for 2011 at the Infrastructure Journal Awards. The successful London Gateway team was accompanied by representatives from Allen & Overy, Royal Bank of Scotland and Société Générale, who all played key roles in advising and financing the project. The award […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed two bills on June 14 that facilitate economic development opportunities by prioritizing Florida’s investment in vital transportation projects, including improvements to Florida’s 14 deepwater sea ports. Improvements to Florida’s ports ensure they are prepared to benefit from the anticipated international trade expected from the expansion of the Panama Canal, ratified free […]

  • 20 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ Director of Business Development and Infrastructure Investments for the Africa-Middle East Region, Reik Mueller described a new model for transportation planning and development in West Africa in which port and terminal operations shift focus from “container lifts” toward “integrated container transport solutions” at the 3rd Annual Africa Ports, Logistics & Supply Chain Conference […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Sens. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ), applauded President Barack Obama’s allocating $1 million to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Passaic River Reevaluation Study in his proposed national budget for Fiscal Year 2013. The proposed funding follows the lawmakers’ request to the […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Mark Lyndon UK, one of the UK’s largest exporters of used paper, has confirmed that it will significantly reduce haulage costs and increase the efficiency of its export operations by moving cargo through London Gateway. The Nottingham based paper company, which exports through deep-sea shipping to Asia, will be routing a significant amount of its […]