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  • 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 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The scope of dredging and hydraulic engineering works in Russia is expected to grow this year, informs the maritime industry media group PortNews. A series of 20 dredgers is to be built for operations on inland waterways with Damen sharing its innovative technologies with the industry. Those and other topics were in the spotlight of […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell at the City Whaling Museum yesterday to announce the administration’s commitment of $24 million in funding to dredge New Bedford-Fairhaven Harbor.  According to their official statement, this funding commitment will enable the dredging of approximately 430,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT) project is not yet ready for opening; there are still several works to be finished before its inauguration. This was reported by city administrator Norlito Bautista after mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog met on July 11 project stakeholders to include developer Double Dragon Properties, pumpboat operators, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Maritime […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell has just provided an update on its participation in the joint venture (JV) with its partners, Saudi Aramco Oil Company, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., for the establishment of the major maritime yard at the Ras Al Khair site in eastern Saudi Arabia. “In relation to […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Several Russian companies have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the construction of International Moscow terminal that will be used for mooring of cruise and cargo ships in the city of Pionersky, Kaliningrad Region. The document was signed on September 19th 2014, in Sochi, by General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko, Governor of […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Case study examples of OMC International’s DUKC® technology are being taught for the first time at the University of Melbourne, OMC said in its latest release.  University of Melbourne’s Ocean Engineering Professor, Alexander Babanin, said that DUKC® content is being taught as part of an intensive week-long postgraduate port engineering unit developed with the support […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Second Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress will be held on February 20-21, 2019, at the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation in Moscow. The Congress is organized by the maritime industry media group PortNews with the support of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). According to the organizers, the event will include the 6th […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Robert M. White, taken during its first assignment. The CSD is currently working on a beach nourishment project on Cat Island, off the coast of Gulfport, Mississippi. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, for Manson Construction Co., with design […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Andrey Lavrishchev, Director General of FSUE Rosmorport, will speak at the upcoming Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, focusing on promising port development projects in Russia. He will deliver a report “Promising projects of sea port infrastructure development including construction of hydraulic engineering structures and dredging”. The Congress organized by the maritime industry media group IAA […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract for the delivery of a pontoon to a France-based company, Marc SA. The contract is a significant one for Damen, being the 100th order for a pontoon since the company opened its dedicated Pontoons & Barges product department in 2010. The client is a civil works company located in Brest, Roscoff, Cherbourg […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the theme “Planning for the future: Challenges and Opportunities“, this week’s Mid-Atlantic Waterways Conference was great place for professionals from the government and industry to meet and discuss the future of the maritime community.  While many of the issues discussed are common across all segments of the national maritime community, many topics were uniquely […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vanguard reports that the House of Representative Committee on Marine Transport has warned contractors handling the lower River Niger dredging to stick to the contract agreement. “The Nigerian maritime industry has to move to the next level and urged the contractors to work within the stipulated time in the agreement,” the House Committee Chairman […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano discussed with maritime industry leaders the impact of the Expansion and the role it will play in trade between Asia and Latin America. “We believe the expanded Canal will have a significant impact in many segments of the market,” Quijano said during his presentation in Sea Asia 2013 held […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Inlet dredging program is about to begin, the Maryland Congressman Andy Harris said in his latest announcement.  Commenting the latest news, Congressman Harris said: “I applaud the Army Corps of Engineers for taking the steps necessary to get dredging of the Ocean City Inlet underway.” “The fishing and maritime industry is critical […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, dedicated to the dredging and mining industries, will take part at the Latin American Congress of Ports annual meeting that will be held in less than a week in Puerto Iguazú in Argentina. The company’s objectives are to showcase its latest innovations in realm of dredging and mining equipment, to exchange the ideas and experiences […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) issued the following statement on the completion of the multi-phased Norwalk Harbor dredging process: “For over ten years now the recreational boaters, fishermen and commercial shippers of Norwalk’s maritime community have been calling for improvements to our city’s harbor. After a great deal of work, millions in state and federal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    At the international trade fair for shipbuilding, machinery and marine technology (SMM) in Hamburg, the Liebherr Components division is presenting its new component solutions for dredging. With the components for dredging industry, Liebherr is opening up a new field in the maritime industry. In doing so, the company offers complete solutions consisting of winch gear, holding […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of South Louisiana (POSL) held a meeting last week with U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany at the Guesthouse, located within the grounds of Globalplex Intermodal Terminal. Congressman Boustany spoke to an audience of industry, river region and port leaders about issues important to the maritime industry and the citizens of Louisiana, such as infrastructure maintenance and improvements […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The seventh annual Shifting International Trade Routes conference at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay Hotel will feature a press conference beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23. The program is sponsored by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), in cooperation with the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd) and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, have welcomed a delegation from the Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA), Australia, at ADPC’s site office in Taweelah. It was a first time visit for the PoHDA delegates who were invited on a tour to see the high-tech visitor […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The King Abdullah Port has announced that the infrastructure works for Berth 5 and Berth 6 are about to be finished in a few weeks. Commenting the progress, Eng. Abdullah Hameedadin, Managing Director of the Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, said: “With the two new berths, the port’s annual […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC will next week hold a presentation about the world’s first LNG-powered dredgers at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. Established in 1642, IHC supplied more than 200 dredgers to its clients during the recent 5 year. In 2017, the company delivered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Scheldt River (8,000m³) and […]