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  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Van Oord, in cooperation with Shell, is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Cedric Richmond (LA-02) and Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) led twenty-five U.S. Representatives in submitting the letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget. The letter was sent in response to a recent policy statement that questioned the additional investment of Harbor Maintenance Tax revenues as called for in […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 12th annual conference on “Ports in India- New Focus Areas and Challenges: Solutions and Strategies” will take place on January 28-29, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to analyse key trends, provide an update on policy developments, discuss key issues, examine implementation strategies and highlight opportunities for the next few years. […]

  • 16 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The first –ever Maritime by Holland Pavilion with its 2440 square feet will be making its debut at the International WorkBoat Show. 9 Dutch companies will present themselves in the Maritime by Holland Pavilion to the North American shipbuilding industry that comes together at the International WorkBoat Show from 1 till 3 December. Visitors can […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    XXIII annual Latin American Congress of Ports took place this year in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, a unique settling between the borders of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. The summit was convened by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) under the motto: “The pivotal role of Latin American Ports in the integration of the hemisphere and […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Office of Policy and Management – working with the Department of Economic and Community Development, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and local officials – announced that it has selected leading global port and harbor advisor Moffat & Nichol to complete a comprehensive strategy study of the state’s three […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Anil Singh, senior vice-president and managing director at DP World, stated that the Cochin port is expected to complete dredging in the next two months and that will give a channel depth of 14.5 metres to handle bigger vessels. “The dredging of the shipping channel at Cochin port and relaxation of the cabotage policy are […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Montreal will be the host for this year’s Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) annual conference. Speakers slated to make presentations to delegates next week include Georgia Tech professor Benoit Montreuil, Port Ambassador Frank Geerkens from the Port of Antwerp, Danielle Goldfarb from the Conference Board of Canada and Michel Juneau-Katsuya, a security and intelligence specialist. […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is currently attending Europort 2015 in Rotterdam, one of the biggest exhibitions for the maritime industry. “We are presenting some of our main products, such as the hydraulic dredging pump HY85 with two excavating heads EXHY20, the new Dragflow Cutterhead – a custom engineered […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on April 4 at its annual Washington, D.C. “Spring Conference” presented the 2017 “Port Person of the Year” award to the U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise for his strong advocacy of the maritime industry since coming to Congress in 2008. According to Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the Port […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abdullah Al Masabi, Vice President Khalifa Port, spoke about the emerging importance of the Middle East as a growing maritime hub at the conference on 5 November. The forum provided a platform for local and international maritime professionals and industry financiers to discuss the challenges and investment opportunities in the maritime industry in the region. […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen celebrated its tenth anniversary on the 15th of November by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). Over the past ten years tugs, workboats, dredgers, fast crew suppliers and other vessels from the Damen portfolio have been delivered to local ship owners supporting the regional oil & gas industry […]

  • 20 May 2020

    Headquartered at the heart of the famous Dutch maritime industry, Dredgingtoday.com delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business. Dredging Today is a powerful communication platform for the dredging industry. There’s always a solution at hand that fits your marketing strategy requirements. Please allow yourself to get inspired […]

  • 6 March 2012

    On March 15th 2012, HME’s Singapore Branch Office will be officially launched by the Dutch ambassador H.E. Johannes W.G. Jansing at his residence in Singapore. The opening coincides with one of Asia’s most established and proven maritime trade exhibitions Asia Pacific Maritime 2012. HME Singapore to support international trade HME Singapore has been set up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Panama Canal Expansion, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction, will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To offer an enhanced service to the maritime industry, the Panama Canal is working on yet another development project. The […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr and Sandfirden Technics, the Dutch gen-set supplier, have entered into partnership for the development of hybrid ship propulsion systems. Within the framework of this cooperation, the Dutch company will assume the role of the primary point of contact for customers, and provide a complete one-stop solution. As a part of the agreement, Liebherr will […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Third Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress will be held on February 26-27, 2020 in Moscow, Russia. According to the organizers – the maritime industry media group PortNews, infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva Ship Agents Association pointed out that the inking of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port dredging plan was a “great achievement for the maritime industry of India.” “MANSA appreciates and applauds the persevering spirit of the current JNPT management in ensuring that this major project of lasting impact in the maritime activity of […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has announced its acquisition of 50% of the share capital of Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The agreement will enable IHC to strengthen its ship repair and conversion capabilities with the addition of a dedicated facility in Rotterdam, which has uninterrupted access to open sea. Located in Rotterdam, ROG has lay-by facilities for vessels […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Ports Expansion Conference, aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic, will take place on March 20-21, 2017 in Mombasa, Kenya. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To keep up with the increase, government […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has won the ‘Engineering Company of the Year’ award at the Mersey Maritime Industry Awards (MMIA) 2016.  Maritime, energy and industry organisations from the UK’s North West region took part in the event, which is organised by Mersey Maritime and celebrates achievements within the maritime sector. Three of the region’s businesses were shortlisted […]