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  • 18 June 2020
    Environment, Equipment, Innovation, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has completed, in close collaboration with MAN Energy Solutions and GoodFuels, 2,000 hours using 100% renewable 2nd generation Biofuel Oil (BFO) on board the trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander von Humboldt. This major milestone represents the longest continuous use of 100% sustainable marine biofuel in the maritime industry. The achievement further […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, visited Rotterdam to meet Damen Shipyards Group and other Dutch maritime industry leaders on January 28, 2019. At this major event, Minister Van Nieuwenhuizen heard presentations from Damen, Van Oord and other key representatives of the country’s thriving maritime industry. The presentations took place on a […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The week of 19 March 2018, set maritime related records in Washington, DC, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Maritime industry visited the largest number of Congressional offices in the nine-year history of the annual Congressional Sail-in. The Omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been shortlisted for the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards in the Business of the Year, Rising Star and Global Reach categories. This success marks a year of significant growth for the company’s maritime business, with Royal HaskoningDHV’s Liverpool office being designated it’s ‘center of excellence’ for passenger and vehicle terminal designs. The company […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation’s inland waterways and harbors, it will be hard for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the recent California conference. Jackson, the Corps’ deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations, covered […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 Spring Conference of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) will take place in Washington, D.C., on April 20-21, 2015. The two-day event will include member-only meetings of port directors, regional port delegations, and five of AAPA’s 13 technical committees (Cruise, Executive, Finance, Maritime Economic Development and Public Relations). Among the U.S. government […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act.  H.R. 5769 reauthorizes the United States Coast Guard as well as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), including reforms to existing shipping and navigation laws. The U.S. maritime […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business, to provide an update on the Expansion Program and discuss the future trends in the maritime industry. Administrator Quijano updated Maersk executives on the progress of the […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) commemorated its 35th anniversary last week with a resolve to further develop the entire maritime industry of the country for sustainable existence in the maritime sector, with rapid globalization and amidst challenging competitions between international ports. Following the guidelines set in the ‘Mahinda Chinthana’ policy document of the Government […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The global maritime industry has dropped anchor in the UAE, aiming to take advantage of the popularity of the region as the fastest growing trade route, its offshore developments and port expansions. Major regional and international players in shipping, ship repair, offshore support, port development and other related areas have converged on the biennial Gulf […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the country’s tugboat, towboat and barge operators, announced its strong support for the Reinvesting in Vital Economic Rivers and Waterways (RIVER) Act of 2013. introduced yesterday by U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). The bill seeks to modernize America’s vital water transportation network and ensure the viability […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement after the Ports Association of Louisiana in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released an economic impact study titled, “The Economic Impact of the Ports of Louisiana”: “Yesterday marked National Maritime Day so this report could not have come out at a […]

  • 6 March 2012

      Environmentally sustainable practices in the maritime industry are critical to driving the global agenda on sustainability, industry experts have said ahead of the second edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit (WPTS) 2012. WPTS 2012 is being held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Increasing demand and expectations in Maritime Industry call for communities to come up with new facilities and to upgrade outdated systems and infrastructure. The prospect of such developments integrates challenges since each new advanced construction must be sensitively designed, appealing, practical, cost effective and environmentally sustainable solution. A continuous dedication to comprehensive improvement marks a […]

  • 22 November 2011

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to develop new ports in some major cities like Lagos, Calabar, and Port Harcourt to enable the… By Oluwakemi Dauda (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, November 22, 2011

  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Traffic at Connecticut’s three deep-water ports has been declining due to the weak economy and harbor-clogging sediment that the… (wtnh) [mappress] Source: wtnh, April 25, 2011  

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, 2 April, the eighth edition of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) took place at the Beurs-WTC building in Rotterdam. The event, aimed at career within the maritime and offshore industry, welcomed 4449 visitors. The 131 exhibitors spoke highly of the event itself as well as the quantity and quality of the […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    In the recently issued Terra et Aqua magazine, IADC brought an interesting article on mediation in the dredging industry. As presented in the article, the international dredging and maritime construction industry remains quite devoid of the use of mediation as a tool for Alternative Dispute Resolution. Mediation is outlined to broaden familiarity with mediation, increase […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The vision for Onslow to become a key marine hub is a step closer with dredging to allow larger commercial vessels to operate from the Beadon Creek facility, almost completed. The Department of Transport, Western Australia, has been working with the Onslow Marine Support Base and other stakeholders over the past seven years to redevelop […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published by The Mission to Seafarers recently, has revealed that seafarers working onboard dredging vessels are the most satisfied in the global maritime industry. The report, which is produced in association with leading mutual P&I insurer the Shipowners’ Club, is based on the responses of thousands of seafarers across […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 and a Multi Cat 1506 to Maritime Constructions of Port Adelaide, Australia. Maritime Constructions has been awarded the contract to carry out capital dredging works for the Onslow Marine Support Base Channel Dredging project, which will see the modification and expansion of the Beadon […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 2 April 2019

                      Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has joined Maritime by Holland (NML) – a foundation which plays a connecting role between subsectors and the maritime sector as a whole. Together with the branches, NML stimulates mutual cooperation, also with the government and the knowledge and educational institutions. On the other hand, NML is committed to increasing the visibility of […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Increasing protectionism and differences in sustainability requirements and enforcement across countries challenge the competitive position of the Dutch and Belgian dredging sector. During the symposium ‘The Future of the Dredging Industry’ on 29 November in Rotterdam, a report was presented by Jan van den Ende, professor of Management of Technology and Innovation at Rotterdam School of […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    UniSite UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is currently taking part in the Seatrade Maritime event in Dubai, UAE. As a part of UAE Maritime Week, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining market, have signed a memorandum of understanding with the Odessa National Maritime University (ONMU) to facilitate educational collaboration between the companies. The signing ceremony took place in September at Trans Expo Odessa 2018 in Ukraine, with […]