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  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will invest in its fiscal year (FY) 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) approximately US$238 million in maintenance of structures and equipment to continue providing an efficient service to the international maritime community. “The key to the Panama Canal’s operational excellence is a combination of its committed workforce […]

  • 4 April 2012

    ADPC announced yesterday that is has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Customs Administration (ADCA) to establish a solid framework of collaboration between both parties. Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi, Vice President of Ports Unit ADPC, and Mohamed Khadem al Hameli, Director of Abu Dhabi Customs Operations from ADCA signed the memorandum during […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has started a massive project to refurbish its water bodies. In order to achieve this, GMDA decided to go with REMU Big Float 1400 amphibious excavator that will be used for dredging of the overgrown lake. According to GMDA CEO, Shri. Anurag Sing, one of the reasons to choose the Big Float dredger was its ability […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford – the company that provided site supervision on some of the world’s largest dredging projects, including DP World’s London Gateway Port development project and the Ichthys, Gladstone and Wheatstone LNG projects in Australia – today released an interesting article on dredging optimization. “Since dredging often represents a significant portion of the opex and capex costs associated with maritime infrastructure, dredging optimization […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has signed a large order for twelve all-electric rubber tyred gantry cranes (RTGs) to Piraeus Container Terminal (PCT) SA in Greece. The cranes, scheduled for delivery in late 2013, will facilitate the port’s continued expansion, with capacities planned to increase from 2.6 MTEU to 3.1 MTEU per year. The order has […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of power, noise levels inside all the cabins did not exceed 53dB. According to Damen’s […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Asia-Pacific Dredging Summit will be taking place in Singapore on the 23rd and 24th November 2016.  This event will present solutions from dredging experts with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2014, Merford supplied a cabin to Boskalis for its Manu Pekka dredger. In 2015, a new backhoe dredger will be installed on the ship and Merford was asked to develop an operator cabin for this crane. This type of crane is normally used in the mining sector. Therefore, a standard cabin was not an […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State-of-the-Art TID Cutter Suction Simulator Training is being brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine & Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). After a successful series of sessions in the USA and India this training programme will now be offered to the […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (3-7 March, 2014, Kinderdijk) will be performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls which can be expected […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Kingston Harbour, as part of the Government’s Global Logistics Hub development, is awaiting selection of an approved bidder, who will manage operations at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). This was stated by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Professor Gordon Shirley, at the opening of a […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project underwater mining prototype are now complete. According to the project site, with assembly now being complete and gantry attached, the ¡VAMOS! deployment module is now ready for testing. Working together, the ¡VAMOS! project partners INESC, BMT, SMD, Damen, Fugro, and ZfT will over the next […]

  • 5 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced Jonathan W. Berger, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Stephens Fall Investment Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 15, 2011. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. (ET). Katie Hayes, Treasurer and Director of Investor Relations, will be presenting at the Citi […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    For week commencing 13th April 2015, the “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the Wells Harbor main channel in the area of number 4 buoy. All pre-arranged dredging areas are constrained by the weather and wave heights therefore operations are subject to change on a daily basis. The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Bill Hobgood, the executive director of the Ouachita River Valley Association said that the Ouachita River’s navigation project remains at high risk of being abandoned by the Army Corps of Engineers during the next decade. “This could be the beginning of the end for this project,” Hobgood said. According to The News Star, the corps […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Next week, over 1000 leaders of the African ports industry will all be meeting at the 4th African Ports Evolution Congress & Exhibition. Known as one of the industry’s most prestigious, the event will bring together leading companies in the ports and logistics sectors, showcasing the latest solutions and expertise in dredging and maritime projects. During the show, ports authorities, […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) has announced that its subsidiary Rohr International Dredge Holdings, Inc. acquired the principle business assets of IDRECO GmbH , including its current backlog, inventory and all associated intellectual property (IPR), on June 29, 2012. IDRECO, which is based in Heerenberg, the Netherlands, approximately 100 km from Amsterdam, will continue to remain […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Port Mansfield dredging operations are progressing according to schedule. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, last month awarded a contract modification in the amount of $808,139 to Orion Marine Inc., to undertake maintenance dredging at the channel to Port Mansfield between the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the entrance to the port, a distance […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Castle Peak Power Station Jetty, Tap Shek Kok area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these operations will be carried out by one grab dredger with two split hopper barges and two tugs providing assistance. The number […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc. has announce that Garrett Hale, President, CEO is leaving this evening for Sierra Leone to oversee and advance ongoing operations on the Company’s Pampana River Rare Earths/ Gold recovery project and other potential operations currently under review. Garrett comments: “I am on my way to Sierra Leone to further our Company’s objectives to […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Turkish Container Terminal (TCEEGE), operated by Grup Marítim TCB, continues its strategic plan for technological innovation by adding an ECH (empty container handler) to its equipment, increasing the speed, safety and environmental sustainability as compared to the reach stackers used until now. Furthermore, the company has begun to extend part of the Terminal close […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On April 7th, 2013, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) will introduce its well-known Simulator Training to the USA. The training will be presented in collaboration with the Netherlands-based Training Institute for Dredging (TID) and makes use of TID’s own Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) Simulator. For a period of three weeks, starting from April 7, 2013, a […]

  • 13 May 2011

    The new 30-year concession contract for the development and operation of Terminal Muelle Norte at the Port of Callao was signed today by Peruvian President Alan Garcia and representatives of APM Terminals and local partner Central Portuária S.A.C. in the Presidential Palace in Peru’s Capital City of Lima. “Our vision is to transform Terminal Muelle Norte into a […]