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  • 11 April 2013

    The German Minister of Transport, Dr. Peter Ramsauer, stated that the federal German government is and remains a reliable partner in maritime alliance. “To keep Germany competitive as a maritime location, we will keep the tonnage tax in force. In doing so, we will ensure future-proof framework conditions for the maritime sector, which is a […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Meeting during a time when some are calling for sharp cuts in government spending despite the obvious needs to the nation’s infrastructure, members of the MTD Executive Board pledged to work to gain proper funding of vitally important maritime programs. As the board noted in several statements during its 2013 winter meeting in Buena Vista, […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Singapore Maritime Week (SMW), the leading maritime event in Singapore, is scheduled for April 7 – 12, 2013. Driven by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), SMW gathers the international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events in celebration of all things maritime. The range of […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Singapore Maritime Week (SMW) is the leading maritime event in Singapore (7-12 April, 2013). Driven by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), SMW gathers the international maritime community in Singapore for a week of conferences, dialogues, exhibitions and social events in celebration of all things maritime. The range of activities and events organised […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics. “The maritime industry is the unsung hero of our nation’s economy,” said Rep. Richmond. “From Alaska to […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Infrastructure continues to implement a policy of full transparency and openness in solving urgent issues of work and development of the port industry in Ukraine. Following the chosen course, on 4 February 2013, the Department gathered in its walls the marine industry business leaders, and heads of trade unions of ports in order […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work towards cooperation with all authorities of local and national level on issues of reforming Ukraine’s port industry: further development of maritime industry in Ukraine and implementation of reforms were discussed with representatives of local authorities, such as Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk regional state administrations, Sevastopol city […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Together Crowley Maritime Corp. and subsidiary Jensen Maritime, the company’s Seattle-based naval architecture and marine engineering firm, were honored with two of the top 10 Significant Boat awards during the seventh-annual International Workboat Show recently held in New Orleans. The first award was for the design of two Crowley-owned ocean class tugboats, the Ocean Wind […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi (C), participates in the opening ceremony of Khalifa Port in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD). Seen with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (L), HH General Sheikh […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trade and the make or break issues impacting its growth were the focus of a transport and logistics roundtable discussion hosted by DP World this week to contribute to the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council meetings currently being held in Dubai. In a lively debate under the umbrella theme of “Challenges Facing Trade and […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On October 30, the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrei Lavrishchev participated the Transport Industry Congress in the delegation of the Mintrans of Russia headed by Maxim Sokolov, the Minister of Transport. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin’s greeting was read out by the President’s adviser Igor Levitin. The main report on the “Transport system of […]

  • 19 October 2012

    On October 17th, an International Exhibition and Conference “India Maritime 2012” has officially commenced. This International Exhibition and conference is a joint initiative taken by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India and Federation od Indian Chambers of commerce and Industry (FICCI) to provide a platform to all participants, delegates, business visitors and other key […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior maritime representatives from 11 countries embarked on the 2nd Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme (MPLP) today at the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies Division, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with NTU, and supported by the Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG has received a nomination for the development of the GREENFORCE ball joint. This is a revolutionary design of a ball joint for the use in floating pipelines behind cutter suction dredgers. The new design reduces costs and reaches several advantages for the environment. The nominees of the Dutch HME Maritime Innovation Award 2012 […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Panama Canal is meeting this week with top clients, government officials, and maritime authorities in China, Japan, and South Korea to reaffirm its relationship with customers and explain the impact of the Panama Canal expansion program in Asia. “We always keep a close communication with our customers and this is a new opportunity to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The WOC and the Australian Association for Maritime Affairs (AAMA) are collaborating to ensure that ocean industries have the opportunity to provide input to “Rio + 20”– the decadal UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio de Janeiro, 20-22 June 2012) for which oceans are a thematic priority. The WOC/AAMA Workshop on “Oceans, Industry and Rio […]

  • 14 March 2012

      The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) announced that the Kingdom of Bahrain has been selected as the venue for the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2012 by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council. This high-profile event will focus on maritime-themed activities based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Bahrain’s General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP)  announced recently  that two of its senior Bahraini maritime executives will attend a one-year Masters course to specialise in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden. The WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency […]

  • 8 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC had a record-breaking Q4 of 2011, and a full year 2011. In fact over just the last 40 days of the year, the Ellicott team successfully shipped over a dozen new dredges to 7 different countries, including to every inhabited continent, setting an industry record. For the full year Ellicott made deliveries […]

  • 1 February 2012

    With the continued unpredictability of world markets, the shipping and port industry needs to watch for new frontiers for growth and emerging new patterns in global trade, said Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region. In a keynote speech to the second Middle East Liner Shipping Conference (MELSC) 2012, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2012

    A senior official from the Obama government is set to lead the first ever US ports and maritime technology trade industry mission to India next month. The U.S. Foreign Commercial Service Executive-led Ports and Maritime Trade Mission to India February 20-24, 2011 will help U.S. companies participate in the rapidly expanding opportunities for ports and […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Venezuela is pushing for an early redevelopment of its maritime and defense port facilities, neglected over many years and found to be …   (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, January 12, 2012;

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]