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  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee said that he is using the powers of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 to allow for timelier redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port. “Under the CER Act I have directed Environment Canterbury and Lyttelton Port Company to prepare the Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan,” Mr Brownlee said. “Lyttelton […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The last year has been a turbulent time for the international logistics industry and has forced cargo owners, logistics handlers and many other key stakeholders to evaluate their operations. Today, efficiency and productivity are more important than ever before and businesses are looking at implementing new practices and technologies that ensure costs are reduced and […]

  • 11 August 2011

    The low-slung U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge Currituck started operations in St. Augustine Inlet about 1 p.m. Wednesday, aiming to… (staugustine) [mappress] Source: staugustine, August 11, 2011

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]

  • 17 September 2010

    Aware of the alarming incidence of dengue cases in the country, the city government of Navotas started Friday a massive clean-up drive aimed… By Willie L. Catapat (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, September 17, 2010;

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, National Waterways Conference, Waterways Council, Inc., and 15 other national organizations submitted a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency requesting a presidential declaration of emergency and seeking “immediate assistance in averting an economic catastrophe in the heartland of the United States.” The request was made pursuant to […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for individuals and entities to apply for compensation under the WBDDP Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program being conducted by Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) to provide compensation to eligible commercial fishing operators affected by a loss of access to fishing areas and marine fish habitat in the Western Basin of the Port […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Wells dredging scheme will resume next week, June 2, 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 4 and  2. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on the berm which is marked by the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In February, 18 Engineers of Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (DWASA) successfully completed the ‘Urban Dredging: Planning and Management Training for Officers’. Now, the trainees are perfectly capable of performing, preparing, planning and managing any dredging project under the UDDP methods that have been used in the urban dredging demonstrations in Kallyanpur and Agargaon. Dhaka WASA Drainage […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The rapid growth of Turkish ports and maritime sectors created interesting opportunities for bilateral co-operation between Turkish and Dutch maritime companies. New product-market combinations in the fields of sustainable shipping, port development and fleet renewal can lead to mutual benefits and growth, announced Maritime by Holland. Mr. Keller, Ambassador of the Netherlands in Turkey, said: […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has developed a complete capacity building program for cutter operators. The training (11 – 15 November 2013, Kinderdijk, the Netherlands) 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 […]

  • 11 July 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers is beginning some dredging operations near Morehead City…   (reflector) [mappress] Source: reflector, July 11, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011

    Publicly-listed Mic Holdings of the Romero Group is looking at acquiring seven domestic ports as part of its bid to become the largest port… By Mary Ann Ll. Reyes (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, August 23, 2011;

  • 27 December 2009
    Vessels

    An unusual visitor to the Falkland Islands last week was the Prins der Nederlanden, which anchored in Port William for the second time to receive fuel, reports the local Penguin News… Source: MercoPress, December 27, 2009 [mappress]

  • 16 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wind and swell subject dredging and offshore vessels at sea to dramatic dynamic forces. Cutter ladders, suction tubes, spud carriers, lay pipes and risers ‘connect’ the moving vessel to the rigid sea floor… [mappress] Source: IHC Merwede, P&D Magazine

  • 29 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ITALDRAGHE is specialized in manufacturing cutter suction and backflow dredgers, dredging systems with deep water submergible pumps,… [mappress] Source: ITALDRAGHE, June 29, 2010

  • 17 February 2010

    At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After close to five hours of discussion, the Douglas County Commission postponed a vote on a conditional use permit sought for a sand…   By Aaron Couch (ljworld) [mappress] Source: ljworld, December 9, 2011;

  • 12 July 2011

    Prime Minster Hun Sen yesterday ordered a review of marine dredging operations, warning the practice must be strictly monitored or it could… (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, July 12, 2011;

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 3 May 2012

    A major oil company in Saudi Arabia has awarded Murjan Al-Sharq for Marine Services (MSMS)., via open tender process, a contract to dredge a sea water plant. The project required the contractor to remove 86,000m³ (111,800 yds³) of fine sand from the sea water intake lagoon. The lagoon is a trapezoidal shape with the following […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Coastal operations in the Pilbara region continue to be hampered by ongoing weather issues associated with Tropical Cyclones Dianne and Carlos, that are likely to impact on shipped tonnage for the first quarter of this year. TC Carlos is currently 100 kilometres north-west of Broome, moving in a west-southwest direction at a speed of […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Sri Lanka’s Deputy Economic Development Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena has said that a foreign company will be given the rights… (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, April 11, 2011    

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    This weekend the general cargo vessel “Tina“ unmoored from the new constructed and already put into operation quay No. 143a. The operator of the quay No. 143a is JSC Klaipėda Container Terminal. Quay No. 143a is 329.45 meters in length, the draught alongside the quay is 10 metres. This quay is designated for handling of […]

  • 19 December 2012

    APM Terminals Apapa was named the winner of the 2012 Terminal Operator Award by the Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria at their annual Maritime Excellence Awards ceremony. APM Terminals Apapa, which assumed operational control of the facility in 2006, is now the busiest container terminal in West Africa, with an estimated throughput of 720,000 TEUs […]

  • 23 June 2011

    A sand dredging operation of “unprecedented scale” on the Tatai river, in Koh Kong province, had decimated fish stocks, ruined eco-tourism… By David Boyle and Vong Sokheng (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 23, 2011