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  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2012

    A package of bills has been introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives that will implement major recommendations of a legislative commission which spent nearly three years studying the economic growth that could result from further development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. Five bills each were submitted in the two legislative chambers on […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Today’s global economy is making the world smaller, and traditional trade patterns are shifting. Ensuring Canada is prepared to navigate this new reality is crucial to the country’s economic growth and success. It is also a unique opportunity for Canada to advance its global leadership. Canada’s Port Authorities gathered in Belledune, NB, on August 17th, […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry’s proactive mentality, according to IADC. “The December issue delves into the subject through articles on the following aspects: a methodology for the sustainable development of ports, […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services Project in Saudi Arabia. This project comprises the construction of breakwaters and shore protections which will be protected by 180,000 Xblocs in sizes of 1.8 and 2.4 tons. The design was made by […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has received another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Today in Dubai, Lloyd’s List presented their South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award to Jan De Nul Group for its innovative and green design of Ultra-Low Emission Vessels. “Our starting point is different than others who have chosen clean […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The British Ports Association (BPA) has published a white paper with Augean on alternative routes for dealing with dredged contaminated sediments. Part of the BPA’s Port Futures thought leadership programme, the paper provides an insight into alternative disposal routes for contaminated sediments. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Environment, Innovation

    Emission reduction was, is and will be one of the biggest biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. It was mentioned in one of the previous articles that the transition to zero emissions requires innovative drive systems. According to Bernardete Goncalves Castro, Project Manager R&D at Royal IHC, these systems will become more complex to […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state Senate’s Ports and Marine Resources Committee visited coastal ports last week, committee chairman Sen. Brice Wiggins said. The group inspected Bienville Port in Hancock County and the state Port of Gulfport. After that, they were in Jackson County to tour the Port of Pascagoula. “Every year we travel to Jackson for the Port […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has announced that it will host the American Association of Port Authorities 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop. Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Babin and Gene Green have introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 3315) to enhance navigation and safety in the nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime system integrators of electrical and automation systems Bakker Sliedrecht and RH Marine have joined forces. By teaming up, both companies can benefit from scaling-up and knowledge exchange and give a boost to innovation, such as ship automation, hybrid sailing and cybersecurity, Bakker said in its release. RH Marine was founded in 1860 and has […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed a contract with Gerd Stensen AS from Norway for the delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606. According to Damen, the client will apply the new vessel to their dredging operations. Gerd Stensen, like Damen, is a family company. Their dredging work includes but is not limited to the extraction […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this very interesting photo from the christening of bespoke cutter suction dredger (CSD) Robert M. White. The photo was taken in Mississippi, where the CSD will shortly start on its first project, IHC said. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, for Manson Construction Co., the dredger was successfully […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tijmen Malschaert, Royal IHC’s product director for standard hopper dredgers, took part in the Africa Ports Expansion Summit today by giving a presentation about how to lower the entry barriers for local dredging operations. At the event, Malschaert said that IHC’s Easydredge – combined with dredge training and services – can be a smart and […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors and Administration yesterday returned to Panama after having traveled to Asia for the 24th joint meeting of its Advisory Board. The delegation met in Japan with the group of distinguished advisers to discuss Canal operations and performance, progress on the Expansion Program, training programs and […]

  • 21 October 2011

    In response to industry demand, Swinburne University of Technology has introduced Australia’s first formal qualification in Port and Harbour Engineering. Developed in conjunction with Ports Australia, the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Ports and Harbour) is designed for engineers who work, or aspire to work, in the steadily growing maritime industry. There are 68 commercial ports […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission is expected to approve a $5 million grant this week to pay for dredging at State Pier New London, the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) said in its latest release.  The project will be administered by CPA which is responsible for the care and custody of the property. Approval is expected at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Erik van der Blom, Manager Development & Innovation at Royal IHC, gave a lecture last week about the 8.400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River at the Dutch maritime association KNVTS’ Zeeland department. During this lecture, Erik highlighted some of the innovations on this vessel. Together with 50 shipbuilding technicians, he discussed these innovations and […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Neptune Marine together with C-Job Naval Architects has successfully designed and delivered a 200m³ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), the EuroHopper 200. Representing a new design for the yard’s portfolio, the vessel’s engineering package was a collaborative effort between the two companies. “After receiving an initial 3D design from Neptune, we started with the naval architecture, […]

  • 26 May 2020

    As it continues to drive the maritime energy transition, Damen Shipyards Group has unveiled its first Electric Cutter Suction Dredger (ECSD) 650. With electric motors powering the dredge system, the ECSD 650 makes possible zero emissions dredging projects. The electric power provides a significant reduction in noise, adding an extra tier of sustainability and ensuring […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The NC State Ports Authority posted increased cargo movement and operating revenues for the fiscal year ending June 30 compared to last year. Top-line revenues continue to recover following the economic downturn with a 7 percent increase year over year, realizing a net profit for the fiscal year. Increased bulk cargo volumes at both the […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Investment climate in Ukraine’s port industry can be significantly improved due to wide prospects, which were opened for potential investors in the industry. This became possible thanks to adoption a number of decisions related to the fundamental reforms in the industry. This opinion was expressed by the participants of the round work table “New investment […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has introduced its new digital service IRIS (integrated and remote intelligence solutions) – a global connected platform that provides IHC customers with operational intelligence on their vessels and helps them to make better informed data-driven decisions. Via a mobile web application users can login and monitor performance indicators, such as production, fuel consumption and […]