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  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced their participation at the INMEX INDIA 2013 maritime trade show. South Asia’s Premium Event for the Maritime & Shipping Industry INMEX INDIA 2013 will be held from the 8th – 10th October 2013 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. Now marking its 8th edition, INMEX India 2013 […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van der Leun, a Sliedrecht-based company involved in electrical installations of buildings and industries, marine electrical contracting and metal works, has announced that a newly built switchboard is ready for action. This switchboard will be installed on board CCCC Guangzhou Dredging’s new vessel, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), that is being built at Royal […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACI’s Next Generation Vessel Maintenance (29-30 January 2014, London, UK) will be a provocative, stimulating and exciting gathering, grouping fleet owners and crucial stakeholders all sharing the common aim of maintaining fleet asset integrity with maximum profitability. The two-day meeting will take a fresh approach in meeting the challenge in optimising maintenance and highlighting best […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) has announced that it will host the fifth annual Shifting International Trade Routes on Jan. 19-20, 2012, presented by the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) , and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). The 1 ½ -day workshop will include presentations by leading industry experts in the field of international […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port. The expansion at Khalifa Port will add 1000 meters of quay wall to the port and deepen its main channel and basin to 18 meters from the current […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Hill Dickinson LLP tomorrow will host the 7th Annual UK Ports Conference in its Broadgate Tower office, London. This essential update for the UK ports industry allows senior representatives from across the ports, shipping and maritime sector to network and discuss the opportunities for ports in 2015 and beyond. The conference will […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA Dredging Days is the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and is one of the main events on the dredging industry calendar. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and industry experts, to share ideas, discuss challenges and consider potential solutions. CEDA Dredging Days 2019 will be held […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) – Harbors Division last week celebrated the blessing of Hilo Harbor’s newly completed Pier 4 cargo wharf project, the Pier 1 cargo yard and passenger terminal improvements. The projects are designed to increase operational space and increase cargo handling efficiencies. According to the HDOT announcement, these improvements to the […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    iPs has announced that in addition to iPS’s Dutch entities, now also their overseas entities are certified with regard to the Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC:2006). The respective certificate was handed over by Bureau Veritas. Regulation 1.4 of MLC mandates that each member that operates a public seafarer recruitment and placement service, shall ensure that […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of Interest (EOI) from the industry have been invited by the Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) for the design and construction of the new Integrated Marine Operations Center (IMOC) at the Port of Port Hedland. This significant project, announced by the Minister for Transport in July 2015, will facilitate the safe and efficient movement of […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation , the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, commented on legislative progress in the House of Representatives. On April 18th, 2012 the House of Representatives approved passage of H.R. 4348 (Surface Transportation Extension Act […]

  • 10 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The environmental disasters this spring seem to know no end. Most recently, the United States is facing the largest oceanic catastrophe ever, as BP’s Deepwater Horizon continues to discharge thousands of gallons of oil into pristine waters of the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to suffocate marine life and contaminate coastal wetlands. Earlier in April the […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of 1 September 2013, Dirk Philips will succeed Govert Hamers as the new CEO of IHC Merwede. In addition, the Board of Management will be expanded with the appointment of a new COO, namely the current Director of the company’s Dredging division, Bram Roelse. Dirk Philips is a 48-year-old Belgian national, who has gained […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the inaugural Egypt Ports and Waterways Summit in 2015, IQPC has announced that the second edition of the event will take place in September. With the New Suez Canal project completed, the focus in the country has shifted to the next stage of the economic plan; the Suez Canal area development plan (SCZone) […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. the public is invited to participate in the third and final bi-monthly conference call of the year regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. A schedule for 2013 conference calls is expected soon. About JAXPORT The vision of the Jacksonville Port Authority is to be a major economic engine […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, CPMR and its member regions presented a series of bold proposals to make the EU’s Adaptation Strategy and Clean Energy […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Manuel Benítez as the new Deputy Administrator of this entity, beginning on September 4, 2012. “The Board of Directors considers that Benítez´experience and knowledge will contribute to the management of the Panama Canal, as the waterway faces new challenges while maintaining its […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) recently won the Capital Improvements Contract from Mike Hooks, LLC for the design and construction of the 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD). To improve efficiency and promote innovation within the industry, Hooks will be adding a new, state-of-the-art, 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge to the existing 4 dredge fleet. The new CSD […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years since Romanian unification and Damen Shipyard Galati’s 125th anniversary. Speaking at the celebration, the mayor of Galati, Ionuţ Pucheanu, said, “When I […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Maritime​ Ltd has introduced a range of new training courses at its Training & Simulation Centre in Westhill, Aberdeen, aimed at the hydrographic survey market. Building on an already established portfolio of Dynamic Positioning, Automation and Acoustic Positioning courses, the new courses will offer participants technical and operational training on established KONGSBERG hydrographic technology, […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) is now working on the next stage of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s undersea project, following successful meetings in the Netherlands. Representatives from the two companies have just concluded a number of meetings in Papendrecht, the Netherlands with Boskalis making it clear it wishes to proceed to the next stage of […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Signet Maritime Corporation is investing $7.2 million in infrastructure improvements to their Pascagoula, Mississippi shipyard, Signet Shipbuilding & Repair (SS&R) to support an increased workload and future growth. In addition to the recent acquisition of the 150-ton crawler crane, the shipyard facility modernization includes the dredging and renewal of a 1000-foot waterfront bulkhead, a new […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]