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  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    On February 19, 2015 the PortNews Media Group, dedicated to maritime transport issues, hosted at one of its best facility in Moscow, the 2nd International Forum of Dredging Companies. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with the PortNews Media Group General Director, Ms Elena Snitko, the organizer of the event. DT: With the dust still […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th Edition of the Leading and Definitive International Maritime Expo in Vietnam and Indochina, INMEX Vietnam, will take place from 18-20 March 2015, at Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Centre (TBECC) in Ho Chi Minh City. This conference (formerly known as Maritime Vietnam) is the most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of shipbuilding, ship repairs, shipping, maritime […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Maritime has launched an advanced MK-II version of its de facto industry standard EM® 710 multibeam echo sounder. The new EM 710 MK-II sets new standards for seabed survey by increasing range and swath coverage over the original EM 710 by up to 40%. Like its predecessor, The EM 710 MK-II is a high […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan France, the French branch of the environmental division of Jan De Nul Group, recently launched the construction of its Soil and Sediment Treatment Center in La Seyne-sur-Mer. This center will be specifically designed for the treatment and recycling of polluted sediments and soil. Based on its expertise gathered in Belgium, where legislation allows for […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the initiative of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), shipowners and shipping industry leaders have joined forces to launch the inaugural European Shipping Week (ESW) in the first week of March 2015. Centered around a Flagship conference, Europe’s main shipping organisations as well as the European Commission are organizing a series of high level events to […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), and Falck Safety Services recently signed a two year contract for the provision of safety training.  For many years, Van Oord has invested in an intensive trainee program for its employees. To this end, Falck will now provide Van […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue and this is clearly reflected by main policy developments such as the e EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Edition of the Leading and Definitive International Maritime Expo in Vietnam and Indochina, INMEX Vietnam, will take place from 18-20 March 2015, at Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Centre (TBECC) in Ho Chi Minh City. This conference (formerly known as Maritime Vietnam) is the most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of ship building, ship repairs, shipping, […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. Dredging has always been an invisible industry: the work is done underwater, low-keyed, pragmatic and highly technical. Deeper […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) have announced that the WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments such […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) celebrates its 50th anniversary. IADC’s Secretary General, René Kolman, has revealed the 50th anniversary activities planned for 2015: A special conference in Hong Kong: ‘From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures’ The program consists of presentations by keynote speakers, discussions and networking opportunities. Over a hundred high calibre guests are […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    To examine international trade trends, viewpoints and perspectives from a truly intermodal perspective, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) will co-sponsor a special conference on January 29-30 in Tampa.  Hosted by Port Tampa Bay and presented in cooperation with the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD), AAPA’s “Shifting International Trade […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator. The new office building is going to be built on the premises of DEME’s head office, located on Scheldedijk in Zwijndrecht, with a surface area of 5,600 m², and […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has announced the inauguration of its fifth dedicated business unit in North America. Located in Jupiter, Florida, just north of West Palm Beach, the new MacArtney ‘Southeast Operations’ will cover a six-state area including Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. Headed by General Manager, Lou Dennis, the […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Edition of the Leading and Definitive International Maritime Expo in Vietnam and Indochina, INMEX Vietnam, will take place from 18-20 March 2015, at Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Centre (TBECC) in Ho Chi Minh City. This conference (formerly known as Maritime Vietnam) is the most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of ship building, ship repairs, shipping, […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, focused on the continuous development of design and construction activities for the specialist maritime sector, had a few speakers at the recent IMCA Annual Seminar, highlighting the company’s marine expertise. The IMCA Annual Seminar 2014 was held at the Landmark Hotel in London in late November, on the theme ‘Where next for the offshore and marine industry?’. […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2014 and forward to 2015 when it will celebrate its 50th anniversary. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two Port of Los Angeles projects have been named a “2014 Project of the Year” by the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The projects include the Berth 100 Wharf South Extension and Backland Development initiative, and the Port’s LA Waterfront Downtown Harbor Landside and Rail Improvement project. In addition, trade […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    APT Global Marine Services recently successfully dry-docked both cutter suction dredger HAM 218 as well as water injection dredger Iguazú for the Van Oord Ship Management B.V. at DMC Dubai. With these 2 dry-dockings completed (HAM 218 being the first large cutter suction dredger to ever dry dock within DMC), APT Global reaffirms its position as […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $25.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Arthur Kill Channel Navigation project. This development program will include the following activities: dredging, blasting and disposal of rock. Work will be performed in Elizabeth, New Jersey (10 percent); Linden, New Jersey (40 percent); and Staten […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      At the CEDA Dutch Section evening, held on 20 November at Rabobank’s headquarters in Utrecht, three prominent speakers told about their visions of dredging in 15 years from now.   The evening kicked of with Ton Wouterse, Senior Banker Maritime Industries welcoming the guests. He stressed the importance of the dredging sector in the […]

  • 30 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dunkerque-Port has produced its strategic plan for the 2014-2018 period. This major document sets out the main guidelines and the procedure for implementation of the Port’s development policy over 5 years, following on from the first strategic plan of 2009-2013 and its financial trajectory. It also prepares the future for longer-term projects. This strategic plan […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Every fall, Chris Ransome & Associates (CRA, Inc.) and Orion Marine Group sponsor an annual seminar to raise awareness for maintenance dredging in ports, harbors and waterways such as the Houston Ship Channel. With more marine construction underway and new docks coming online in Texas, there are many challenges that the private industry of the […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1.5 million the construction of the first in Europe hopper barge powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). Hopper barges carrying sand dredged from ports are most often using conventional, more polluting fuel than accepted by the European regulation for future shipping services (2050 onwards). This project is […]