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  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link works, part of the Hong Kong International Airport land reclamation scheme.  With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 24 months, marine works involving drainage outfall construction, marine site investigation, seawall construction and barging operations […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has received an order for four Rubber Tyred Gantry (RTG) cranes from Branch Damietta Container & Cargo Handling Company in Egypt. This Konecranes equipment will include high-performance 16-wheel RTGs with a lifting capacity of 40 tons, a stacking height of 1-over-5, and a stacking width of 7 plus truck lane wide. Admiral Mohamed Saad […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Liebherr Construction‏ has just released this photo of the dredger “Maria Vittoria Z” working in the Port of Piombino, Italy. At the border between the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, the port of Piombino is an important center of both industry and tourism. In front of the islands of Elba, Corsica and Sardinia, busy ferry […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the Army Corps Civil Works program, the Corps’ New England District anticipates continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2021 that starts on Oct. 1, 2020. In Connecticut, the FY21 budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The number of Viking software modules has been expanded with several new additions. Directly based on market demand these new modules add enhanced capabilities and solutions to the Viking software. These software modules can be added to an existing Viking Navigation or Viking Dredge system. Anchoring Module Using this module, each anchor location can be […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports has awarded a concession to build and operate a new container terminal at Khalifa Port to Cosco Shipping Ports Limited – Abu Dhabi (CSPL SPV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited. As per the agreement, the company will be entitled concession rights of Khalifa Port Container Terminal 2 for a span […]

  • 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, […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) is bringing its one-of-a-kind Simulator training to the USA. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting April 7, 2013, in Clearwater, Florida. Each training takes 3 days. Training for Superintendents The participants will be able to apply the theory of the hydraulic transportation process in relation to specific soil […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Subsea excavation and dredging specialist Scanmudring has formed a strategic alliance with the Marin Group to further expand global operations and build on an already strong reputation. Scanmudring UK Ltd has signed a formal memorandum of understanding with Marin Group under which both are now supplying a range of complementary subsea excavation services to clients […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian company specialized in solid pumping solutions, has supplied a new dredger that will be used for sand mining operations in Nigeria. The full equipment includes an Hydraulic Pump (HY400) with 2 Excavators (EXHY35). This dredger is one of the new series, with the operator cabin completely redesigned to be more comfortable with a […]

  • 5 November 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, is about to start dredging operations on the Indian River. Dredging operations will be conducted within the Turning Basin of the Port of Fort Pierce and will commence in a few days time. The operations will […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Bell Dredging Pumps has successfully produced and delivered a fully line-of-sight remote controlled amphibious excavator to a customer in Oceania.  “All functions, including pump, side pontoon and power pack control can be operated from 200 meters away as well as from the cabin,” said Bell in its release. In accordance with their contract, Bell […]