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  • 21 August 2011

    The Cochin Port Trust on Friday announced that 450 metres of quay at the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) Vallarpadam… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, August 21, 2011

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After successful commissioning and sea-trials in June, the backhoe dredger “Bucephalus” has recently commenced dredging works in Sardegna, Italy. With the commissioning of this dredger, Italian based civil contractor SOMIT s.r.l. has further strengthened its position as a versatile maritime contractor along the coastal regions of Italy. The “Bucephalus” is a Backhoe dredger, type Dredge-X150SP, […]

  • 5 July 2012

    According to The Hindu Business Line, the Kolkata Port Trust is expecting to make operational a new “all weather” channel with higher navigability by October this year. Higher navigability will help ships to carry more cargo to the Haldia Dock complex. “The new channel, called Eden Channel, should improve the draught by 0.3-0.5 metres depending […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Despite a difficult economic climate in 2009, DEME succeeded in strengthening its position on the national and international markets. Thanks to its strategy of geographical spreading and the diversifi cation of its activities (such as dredging, lifting works, offshore-related and environmental activities… [mappress] Source:deme,April 26,2010;

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 31 December 2013, the concession for the management and operations at Zayed Port will be returned to the port authority, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). The concession is being returned to ADPC in line with the original planning for port capacity for the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This planning was outlined when ADPC was […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    A permanent entrance (the Entrance) to the port of Gippsland Lakes from Bass Strait was completed in 1889. Since its construction, there has been continual ingress of oceanic sand into the Inner Channels. In addition, an offshore bar (the Bar) has formed outside the Entrance. This sand on the Bar creates navigation hazards requiring almost […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CMS-Geotech Ltd. has launched its new operations base in Lowestoft, Suffolk. A primary focus of the new business is geotechnical equipment hire which will include the companies own Datem 5000 CPT, several high powered vibrocorers and a large variety of grabs and corers including a new hydraulic clamshell grab. All of the equipment can easily […]

  • 22 July 2012

    Salvage operations for the 110-foot Dredge Barge Arthur J and 38-foot Tug Madison, began at first light this morning. The two vessels sank Thursday morning in Lake Huron off the shoreline of Lakeport State Beach. The cause of the accident is unknown, and the Coast Guard is investigating. The Captain of the Port Coast Guard […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Caterpillar Inc. announced today it has selected land near Athens, Georgia, as the location for a new facility that will build small tracktype tractors and mini hydraulic excavators. The state-of-the-art, one-million-square-footfacility is expected to directly employ 1,400 people once it is fully operational. The total investment for opening the new facility will be about […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Operators of Calabar port, Cross River State, have prompted the Federal Government to immediately initiate dredging of the port, remove all the critical wrecks on the waterways thus enable accommodation of bigger vessels, Thisdaylive reports. The operators, Ecomarine Terminals Limited, Shoreline Logistics Nigeria Limited and Integrated Logistics Services Limited (INTELS) who are also the concessionaires […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Dolat Ventures Inc. announced the expansion of the diamonds operations at the Baimbawai Pool in the Sewa River along with the expansion into gold and other rare minerals. Dovid Hauck, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “With the continued increase in rough diamond prices, we believe this is the time to expand our mining operations. Diamonds currently […]

  • 19 March 2010

    Gulf News reported that the Phase I of Abu Dhabi’s USD 2.18 billion Khalifa Port will become operational in 2012 and the capital plans to develop smaller ports to cope with increasing traffic… [mappress] Source:gnews,March 19,2010;

  • 4 April 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    LOMA 1.0, the initial operational capability of the Lock Operations Management Application, became operational effective 31 March 2011. LOMA is currently in place at 12 lock and dam locations: Bonneville on the Columbia River; Cannelton on the Ohio River and Lock 22 on the Upper Mississippi River; and Howell Heflin, Tom Bevill, John C. Stennis, […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Caterpilllar announces the Cat© 3500C Diesel Electric Propulsion (DEP) generator sets have entered full production at the Piracicaba, Sao Paulo manufacturing facility, delivering on a commitment to offer superior Cat power solutions products to the burgeoning Brazilian offshore market. Within the past year, the company has achieved significant milestones in Brazil, most recently announcing the […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Three new fuel efficient computerised dredgers of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) built locally will start operation …   (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, January 17, 2012; Image: vostalmg

  • 25 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has revealed progress in its flood prevention effort while expressing concerns over incomplete dredging operations at some major canals in Bangkok. BMA Spokesperson Mr. Wasan Meewong said in his statement concerning the flood prevention operation in Bangkok that floodwalls have been repaired and reinforced at 5 spots along the Chao […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The average age of dredging fleet in Russia is 36 years and the country urgently needs to put new dredgers into operation, Gennady Egorov, director of the St. Petersburg-based Marine Engineering Bureau, said in a recent statement. “As of today, the Russian technical fleet consists of 2,700 vessels. During the past few years, approximately 100 […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Guardamar Town Council, Spain, has started phase two of the Segura River dredging works. According to the officials, the dredging of the area will make the river navigable again, recovering its draft for the fishing and tourist vessels that use this area. Councillor for Works, José María Hernández, explained that current water depth in the […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch is carrying out scheduled dredging operations in the water area of the seaport of Ust Luga. At present, the dredging is being done by FSUE “Rosmorport” own dredging equipment – the WAKA NAMI GO cutter-head (backhoe) dredger with the Usva barge being used to carry soil to the disposal […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ beach replenishment project has begun off Jersey City Avenue in Lavallette (NJ), according to USACE project website. Weeks Marine vessels RN Weeks and Magdalen are currently engaged in this dredging and beachfill operations. The City officials reported that during the works there will be three pipe landings in Lavallette at following locations: Between […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Drydocks World is about to sign an Agreement with Kleindienst Group to provide a complete range of offshore marine and operational management solutions for their The Heart of Europe.  The project comprises of a cluster of six islands owned by the Group on The World project in Dubai offering an unrivalled resort and leisure experience. […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water. The Corps is still dredging the 9-foot navigation channel between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., in Pool 4. The Corps estimates completing a 200-foot wide pilot channel Aug. 10. […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group is celebrating nine decades of operations in the shipbuilding industry. From small beginnings in the 1920s, the company has grown into a renowned maritime service provider that employs 9,000 people. With Dutch roots, Damen’s expansion has been global. The company was originally established by two brothers, Jan and Rien Damen, in 1927. […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A multi-million dollar Surfside Beach renourishment project is still on hold following last week’s mechanical issue with the pump station. The town reported that due to yesterday’s rough surf and high winds, they were unable to complete repairs offshore. “The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), are troubleshooting the problems in order to […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County has just announced that Weeks Marine has resumed pumping operations in Buxton. The hopper dredge R.N. Weeks started pumping sand at approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday from the second landing point/subline that is located approximately 1 mile north of Buxton, reported the county. According to Dare County, pumping will proceed south to tie in […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]