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  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Indian Infrastructure magazine, in collaboration with the Centre for Infrastructure Policy and Regulation of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is organising its ninth annual conference on “Ports in India : Capacity Expansion and Improving Efficiency: The Way Forward’’ on January 31-February 1, 2012, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority (GPHA) announced recently that construction operations on the $1.5 billion Tema Port Expansion Project have officially started. This capital development project, expected to be completed by the 4th quarter of 2019, is being executed by the Meridian Port Services (MPS), which is a consortium of three main institutions, Bollore […]

  • 13 October 2011

    His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has made a historic visit to DP World London Gateway during a momentous week for the new port, following the official announcement that the new deep sea container terminal will open in the fourth quarter of 2013. The Duke was welcomed by Sir John Parker Joint Vice […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The introduction of the new Ports Law (12.815/2013) heralded the second phase of the National Programme for Port and Waterway Dredging. The programme will be implemented by the Presidency’s Division of Ports and by the Ministry of Transportation, announced internationallawoffice.com. In view of this task, the Special Secretariat of Ports recently conducted a public consultation […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a successful 1st edition of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru, Lnoppen is ready to host its 2nd edition of the event, this time in Colombia. Its strategic position between the Caribbean and the Pacific make Colombia one of the main countries for port infrastructure and investments, with several new ports being constructed […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company unit PMEC (Pan-Mediterranean Engineering) has won the tender to construct the South Port in Ashdod, according to the Israel Ports Company. The works include construction of a working quay, extension of the existing main breakwater by 600 meters, construction of 1,500 meters of secondary breakwaters, quays construction (with a main quay […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Amalia, has been successfully launched at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. This vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. According to Gerard Alkema, Project Manager Plant Design & Construction at Van Oord, the two vessels are […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) is making good progress with the construction of the first three berths for the new Lamu Port. According to the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Development Authority director general Sylvester Kasuku, the dredging work on the project is well underway. “The construction of the entire port project is at 42% with the first […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Bechtel announced the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to improve the safety of shipping ports. The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    With support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), work has begun to develop and transform the Aiwo Boat Harbor area, which will help make it Nauru’s first international and cargo terminal. Nauru President, Mr. Lionel Aingimea, today witnessed the upgrade work as engineers installed large reinforced concrete piles into the atoll’s bedrock. Over 500 of […]

  • 26 April 2012

    In 13 episodes of 20 minutes, the expansion of the port of Rotterdam will hit regional television this year. Sebastiaan Labrie, well-known on Dutch TV as a survivor in Expeditie Robinson and most recently, a traveller in Panamericana Road Trip, presents the series. He plays with giant cranes and sand and of course, he knows […]

  • 12 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 6 – 12).   VIDEO: Dredger Oranje in South Korea Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last week IADC’s Ria van Leeuwen visited Mumbai, India, and meet executives from Mumbai Port Trust, DG Shipping, Main Mast Marsec. and B.P. Marine Academy. During the stay, she informed them about the IADC Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation which comes to Asia in November. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take place from Monday, 24 June, to Friday, 28 June, 2019. According to the IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding about dredging and reclamation through lectures by experts in the […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last month, CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co. Ltd, won the bid for the (resumed) project of freight terminal extension at Chaozhou Port, Guangdong Province, with a construction period of 600 days. Located at Chaozhou City, Guangdong Province, the project includes extension of a 5,000t bulk berth and a 5,000t multi-purpose berth. With a total length of […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to skilled employees and the ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors. The supporting services of the dredging, civil and […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rotterdam District Court has passed judgment in the dispute about the way in which the Port of Rotterdam Authority developed the Maasvlakte 2 project. The court ruled that the Port Authority did not abuse a position of economic power when allocating new port sites. According to the court’s ruling, “The Port Authority did not act […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Witteveen+Bos has asked Deltares to conduct a study of a new harbour to be built in Taman, Russia. Taman is a completely new port located on the Black Sea and it will be Russia’s third largest harbour. In addition to the quays, the dredging and the land reclamation, the Witteveen+Bos design also includes the breakwaters […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch and Colombian participants have played a port game during the economic mission to Colombia in Cartagena, which was led by the Dutch Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment.  The game is a part of the Port of the Future project, a green port concept that Deltares has developed in conjunction with […]

  • 8 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ravestein to Build Dredger for ETERMAR SA (The Netherlands) Ravestein has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of a backhoe dredger type Ravestein 750 B for ETERMAR SA.   Van Oord: Artemis at World Port Days 2013 (The Netherlands) For the 36th time Rotterdam opens the doors to Europe’s largest port during […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB), together with the Governments of New Zealand and Vanuatu, has provided additional financing of $18.48 million, $4.65 million, and $1.6 million respectively to the Vanuatu Interisland Shipping Support Project. According to the ADB, the project is upgrading domestic port facilities, expanding regular and reliable shipping services to the provinces, and improving […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paul Ansah, the acting director general of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA), inspected the Tema Port expansion site earlier this week. During the visit, the GPHA team toured the offices of Meridian Ports Services where they were hosted by the CEO of MPS, Mohammed Samara. Mr Samara informed the delegation that 750 meters of […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Based on the improvements in performance, the Paradip Port Trust draws up ambitious plans to raise its capacity to 251 mt by 2020 and to set up a satellite port in Odisha, according to The Economic Times. Thanks to mechanization and deepening of navigation channels, the Paradip Port raised its capacity to 80 mt per […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging contractor for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Northern Expansion Slip D Bucket Dredge project has begun excavating a new channel in Port Fourchon’s expansion area, creating the new Slip D. The Slip D development is the latest phase of the port’s Northern Expansion, adding 300 acres of developed property to the port and […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     WASA Dredging has just released this amazing video about their work on the Port of Kalundborg, Denmark, completed earlier this year.  The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator […]