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  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the QR27 billion ($7.4 billion) New Port Project is on track and is expected to be operational in the first quarter of 2016, a top official of the project has said. “Progress of the project is on schedule and at present about 10 percent of the construction work is complete while d 38 […]

  • 29 November 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced details about the maintenance dredging project at the Kings Bay Entrance Channel. Base work consists of maintenance dredging of Kings Bay Entrance Channel from Station 80+00 to Station 350+00 to a required depth of 49 feet. Option A consists of dredging shoal material of the North Settling Basin […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Kerala, as part of its various programs for development of the state, has introduced a plan to develop Vizhinjam International deep water Multipurpose Seaport. It has formed a separate company, Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL) as a special purpose Government company (fully owned by the Government of Kerala) that will act as implementing […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, Ms Lilianne Ploumen, and a Dutch Trade Delegation visited Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) on Tuesday, July 8th 2014. The goal was to get an impression of the way South African and Dutch companies and entrepreneurs are working together. In addition, the newly qualified pupils from […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. (CSA) has formally launched its GeoSpatial Services Business Line to serve a rapidly increasing need for geospatial services and applications. CSA GeoSpatial Services provides comprehensive solutions in spatial planning, field data collection, GIS and remote sensing analysis, 2D and 3D visualization, data management, and web-delivered mapping applications. CSA’s GeoSpatial Services Business […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During an offshore removal action conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Indian River County, south of Vero Beach, to address debris associated with past military activities at the former Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base, contractors discovered two suspected bombs in approximately 11 feet of water. During the weekend, an explosives and […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SC Ports Authority reported a strong finish for the 2014 fiscal year with 8 percent container growth, an increase of 2 percent over projected plans. “Our above-market fiscal year growth again this year is testament to strong performance in our major business segments,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome. “The implementation of our strategic […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $23 million. Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, Misener Marine Construction, Inc., was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to design and build a replacement facility for Wharf Charlie at Naval Station […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Continuing its growth trajectory, container volume in the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in April compared to the same month last year, with 134,718 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled at the port’s two container terminals. April 2013 represented a more than 17 percent increase from the same month two years ago. “Our volume […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services have affirmed South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) solid financial position, citing a growing regional economy, significant capital support and a strong operating profile as key factors in the positive ratings issued this week. The ratings come as SCPA plans to issue approximately $290 million in new […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On March 24th, STX France Lorient yard has floated out the St Pierre trailing suction hopper dredger ordered in July 2010 by STFMO, subsidiary of Sablières de l’Atlantique. Following her keel laying held last September, this floating out is another important milestone in the contract, before her delivery in summer 2012. With this new step, […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) said in their latest release that five harbors will receive WisDOT 2019 Harbor Assistance Program grants totaling $7.1 million for harbor maintenance and improvement projects. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located. Fincantieri Marinette Marine (Marinette County) – $5 million for dredging […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Liebherr Container Cranes has recently delivered and commissioned two Super Post Panamax Cranes in Ngqura Container Terminal, South Africa. The terminal is operated by Transnet and these two cranes bring to eight, the total number of Liebherr ship to shore cranes operating in Ngqura Container Terminal. The cranes have an outreach of 52m and the […]

  • 22 May 2013

    Following dredging work and adjustments to its pier, the Port of Tubarão is scheduled to conclude on Wednesday, May 22, its first operation to fully load a Valemax ship, the world’s largest iron ore carrier, with total capacity of 400,000 metric tons. It will be the biggest loading operation in the 47-year history of the […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida, will soon receive much-needed sand as part of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel maintenance project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Corps awarded the dredging contract in December to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, for approximately $23.6 million. According to USACE, the project that […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is the latest organisation to join the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) as a Corporate Marine Partner; and involvement with the initiative has had an immediate effect. This new partnership has already seen over 400 UKHO people enrolled as IMarEST members. Membership supports their Career Level […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Officials with the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the impacts of implementing a 20-year Dredged Materials Management Plan (DMMP) for the portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) between Port Royal Sound, S.C., and the Georgia-Florida state line. The Savannah […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of Asia’s largest port authorities has signed a landmark co-operation agreement with the company building a new container terminal at Liverpool in the heart of the UK. Peel Ports Group and Busan Port Authority will now work together to hone technical, economical and commercial acumen and increase investment in infrastructure and environmental developments. Lim […]

  • 21 January 2011

    The 4th edition of Navingo’s Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference will move to Amsterdam RAI. Offshore Energy 2011 will take place on 11 and 12 October 2011. The event will now include one extra day. The extra day has a lot to offer visitors and exhibitors alike. Visitors will not have to miss anything, and […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington District, has arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard where the vessel will undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. According to the Corps, the vessel left Wilmington on October 19th for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited the Freeport of Monrovia concession zone, touring the jetty and the refurbished Operations/Marine building as well as the nearly completed new training center. The port has been in operation under the management of APM Terminals since February 1st with investment in and improvement of the facility now well underway. […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Andrew Adam, Director Operations, ANZ Region – Sydney for DP World and Yasmin Kristensen, Chief Process Officer, Operations Division at the Port of Tanjung Pelapas (PTP) are among the latest panel members confirmed for the Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) State-of-the-Art Technology Forum, taking place Tuesday 13 March in Hong Kong as part of the […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced recently at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Charleston handled 119,052 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, representing a 5.8 percent climb in container volume over […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Equipment orders, software programming and initial construction have forged ahead at APM Terminals’ new 2.7 million TEU annual throughput capacity terminal with a brief presentation and inspection tour held today on land recently reclaimed from the sea at the Maasvlakte 2 site at the Port of Rotterdam. Construction is scheduled to be completed in 2014 […]