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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens today slammed the Queensland Resources Council’s latest Great Barrier Reef spin campaign as an attempt to distract from the obvious damage the coal and gas industries do to the Great Barrier Reef. “No PR campaign can absolve the coal lobby from responsibility for the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of San Diego will host two community workshops as part of its effort to gather input for its Integrated Port Master Plan Update process. The Port of San Diego, the fourth largest port in California, is in the midst of developing a 50-Year Vision Plan as part of the Port Master Plan Update […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Vanguard reports that the Nigerian Ports Authority has recorded an increase in container and vehicular traffic at the end of the first quarter of 2012 showing an increase over the same period of 2011. The Nigerian Ports Authority in fulfilling its obligation of planning, development and maintenance of port infrastructure. These developments have been witnessed […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd, recently witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover West Revival (DWDR) development, VolkerStevin said in its latest release.  Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The […]

  • 28 June 2012

    From Saturday 30 June, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be running boat trips in the new harbours of Maasvlakte 2, the port of Rotterdam’s land reclamation project. The salon boat Navigathor will become the FutureLand Ferry and take visitors from FutureLand, the Maasvlakte 2 information centre, around the inland lake that was created during […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Acting President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mr. David Bohigian, and representatives of the Pace Group, Mr. Joseph Dolidze and Mr. Irakli Tateishvili signed a $50 million loan agreement last week for development, construction and operation of a multifunctional marine terminal at the Georgia’s Port of Poti – Pace Terminal. According to a […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group (JDN) and Payra Port Authority (PPA) today signed a joint venture company agreement, worth EUR 550 million, for the Payra Deep-Sea Port dredging project. The Government of Bangladesh considers the development of Payra Deep-sea Port vital for speedy and efficient development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure, trade and commerce. Successful operation of the […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    India and the United States have agreed to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector. The Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, recently paid a working visit to the States, where he held wide-ranging discussions with the representatives of Harbor Department of the City of Long Beach. During […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Allana Potash Corp. reports that the Government of the Republic of Djibouti Ministere de l’Equipment et des Transport, through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (“Port Authority”), has begun the pre-qualification process to select contractors for the construction of the new port at Tadjoura, Djibouti. As released by the Djibouti Government, under financing to […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Société du nouveau port de Metz has invited bidders to submit their offers for the new Port of Metz la Maxe development project. This contract will consist of the following activities: – Creation of a multimodal platform connected to the dock (about 26,000m2); – Extension of wharf bulkheads; – Rehabilitation and extension of the railway […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A cornerstone-laying ceremony was held recently at Puerto Quetzal in Guatemala for the Grup TCB’s new Container Terminal on the Pacific coast. The first phase of the improvements will be completed by the end of 2015, when the company should start operating new Puerto Quetzal Container Terminal (TCQ). TCQ will operate the new port terminal, 110 kilometers […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is about to hold an event “Green Port Hull: The design of the marine structures for the New Offshore Wind Turbine Assembly Harbor, Hull” next week (24 November) at the University of Hull Enterprise Centre.  At the event, speakers will present and discuss the development of this new port in Hull. Together with […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Egypt and the Netherlands have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will expand their current cooperation in water management sector. Over the next five years the two countries will initiate new cooperation on the issues of water resource management and protection of Egypt’s northern coast. Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister, Hossam Moghazy and […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual South-East Asia Port Expansion Summit is scheduled for March 25-26, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia.  At this summit terminal operators, port owners and authorities, government officials, shipping lines and infrastructure experts will discuss how to sustain healthy growth in the sector as well as assure efficient operations inside the ports, and henceforth lift […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four port operators were pre-qualified during the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for companies interested in competing to design, develop, finance, construct, operate and maintain the Corozal Container Terminal. The four pre-qualified companies were: APM Terminals B.V. (the Netherlands); Terminal Link (France); PSA International Pte., Ltd (Singapore) and Terminal Investment Limited, S.A. (the Netherlands). “The result […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a limited edition book ‘Beyond Sand & Sea‘ has now been released. The book shows the last 50 years of dredging achievements as depicted through 50 iconic projects. Spanning the globe, the projects represent gigantic land reclamation schemes for […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Annual SEA Port Expansion Summit will take place on March 2-3, 2016, in Jakarta, Indonesia. The event will bring together terminal operators, port owners and authorities, government officials, shipping lines and infrastructure experts, said the conference organizer Noppen. They will discuss how to sustain healthy growth in the sector as well as assure efficient operations […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul UK Ltd. (JDN), Portland Harbor Authority Limited (PHAL) and Portland Port Limited Ltd (PPL) will work together to bid for a major phase of the Navitus Bay wind farm project. The Memorandum of Understanding provides JDN with exclusive use of Portland Harbor if it secures the contract to construct the foundations of […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Meridian Port Services Ltd (MPS) and China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) have signed an agreement to carry out the second phase of the Tema Port Expansion Project. According to MPS, this agreement involves the construction of the 4th and the last berth of the new port. The new contract adds another 400 meters of berth […]

  • 2 September 2013

    OSIL has supplied and installed a dredge monitoring system to the ambitious New Port Development Project Doha, Qatar. This world class facility, consisting of a new port, naval base, economic zone and residential area is a leader in state of the art technology, crucial to Qatar’s economic infrastructure. OSIL were asked to provide a particularly […]

  • 30 August 2012

    On August 27-31, 2012 Commercial Sea Ports Association’s Board of Directors meeting took place in Nakhodka (Primorye Territory). The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrei Lavrishchev participated the meeting, as a member of the Board of Directors, along with Mintrans of Russia, Rosmorrechflot, Primorye Territory Administration and other regional organizations representatives. The agenda included the wide […]

  • 22 June 2011

    Last week, first deep sea quay wall section, of 250 meters, at Maasvlakte 2 has been dredged free from sand. In the beginning of may, contractor PUMA started to dredge the first basin of the new port area. The first section of 500 meters will be delivered to the port of Rotterdam Authority in October. […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has acquired EUR60 million contract for the deepening of the Port of Veracruz in Mexico. Under the agreement, Jan De Nul will conduct dredging operations on the access channel and the turning basin. In total, more than 13 million cubic meters of material will be removed and reclaimed. On top of […]