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  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA has added online seminars to its palette of platforms to exchange knowledge and best practice experience. The first CEDA Webinar took place on 23rd of April at 3:00 pm, Europe Summer Time (Brussels). The impacts of underwater sound on aquatic life have become a very important environmental issue. Like many other activities, the dredging […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are moving forward, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its work in Addu City Feydhoo last month, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. The Feydhoo scheme involved […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging project at the Ayer Merbau Basin and its vicinity will commence on April 10, 2013. The dredging and construction works will be carried out by the grab dredger and crane barge. The grab […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fort Pierce marina dredging project is about 70 percent complete and is proceeding on schedule and within budget, according to tcpalm.com. Regarding this great success, Edward Seissiger, the project coordinator, stated; “We are looking for substantial completion at the end of May.” An important part of this development program, the Tern Island filling operations, […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International Port & Terminal Technology Conference 2013 will take place in Amsterdam on 27 & 28 November. Abstracts already received from companies such as Kalmar, Inform GmbH, Trelleborg Marine Systems, Marine Construction and Technologies Ltd, Rapiscan Systems, International Terminal Solutions, Englander Knabe & Allen… Established as a relevant, technical and informative event, the […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 33 and TAMU 44) on August 25–28, 2013 at the “HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE” in Honolulu, Hawaii. The theme of this conference “So That Ships May Pass” will focus on the Historical, Structural and Operational Development […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the dredging work off Cyrene reef will be underway until April 15, 2013. These dredging works will be carried out by the dredger, “Pandora” held in position by 3 spuds as anchors. The dredger, […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, Liebherr has delivered its 40th Mobile Harbour Crane to the North American market. This total fleet comprises 8 units in Canada and 32 in the United States. The 40th Mobile Harbour Crane, a LHM 550 model, was delivered in spring 2012 to the Maine Port Authority for their port in Searsport, ME USA. This […]

  • 10 September 2012

    During the working trip to the North-West Region on the 4th of September,2012 General Director A. Lavrishchev paid a visit to the sea port of Vyborg, where he examined the North-West Basin Branch Vyborg-Vysotsk Subdivision berth constructions and navigation means objects, located in the Saimen channel and used for trade navigation safety provision. These objects […]

  • 13 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Italian dredging equipment manufacturer ltaldraghe has come up with an innovative new dredging bucket for small projects. According to the company, the bucket can be used with all types of hydraulic excavator, either land-based or floating, and is especially suited to work in narrow canals, small reservoiors or harbours where only a few thousand […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Acording to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge the Port Fredrick suffered a damaged propeller when it was pushed on to the sandbar by a heavy swell yesterday morning. The 49.5 metre dredge was on its way to a slipway in Brisbane last night where the extent of the damage could be assessed […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Recently, CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for Changhanggangcheng dock engineering project of the Jiangnan Operation Area of the main port areas of the Port of Chongqing with a contract value of RMB76, 69 million and a construction period of one year. The project is located at Jiangnan Town, Changshou District, […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Through the Highway Bill,  the House of Representatives is attempting to un-freeze funds from the Harbor Maintenance Fund. The Administration has frozen these funds, which have historically been managed by the Army Corps of Engineers and have been used to dredge larger ports. Late last week, several Senators crafted a letter urging the Senate to […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Natural Resources and Environment Ministry has estimated that the canal dredging project in western Bangkok will help increase the floodwater release capacity by 30%. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk inspected the canal dredging project in Thawi Watthana district. The Department of Water Resources has begun dredging six canals in the district, which […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the futuristic Songdo City in South Korea. The work involved extending and deepening five entrance channels and the harbor basins of the city of Incheon and using the […]

  • 14 March 2012

      As Arabian Business reports, Qatar is set to award a second contract worth US$1.2bn to start dredging work on the new port in Doha. The Steering Committee of the New Doha Port Project is set to ink the dredging contract for the main channel after it had awarded its bid to Middle East Dredging […]

  • 10 January 2012

    Since the Aden container port has failed to achieve the business targets, Waaed Bazeeb, Yemeni Transport Minister stated that the government plans to renegotiate the Aden port’s deal with DP World. Four years ago, DP World and Yemeni government signed a deal to establish a joint venture to develop and operate the Aden port. Bazeeb […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A navigability survey on the country’s 53 river routes will be completed by the end of this month, according to Bangladeshi Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan. With financial support from the World Bank, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is conducting the survey under the project Inland Waterway Navigability Study, said Khan. An agreement with Royal Haskoning […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul‬ Group, together with other members of the ‪Challenge Consortium‬ (NMDC, Boskalis and Van Oord), is putting final touches on the New Suez Canal project.  By Friday, July 24th, the crews working on the new waterway will complete dredging works on the canal, after which the experimental operations will begin. The company has just […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster – is making good progress with the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) project. The £250 million DWDR development is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the port and represents the next stage of its evolution. DWDR will provide a new cargo terminal and new port-centric distribution […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faced with critical shoaling concerns at the northern end of Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Ferry Division will be adapting its spring schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route to accommodate an emergency dredging effort, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) said in their latest announcement. In addition, there will be two “shuttle” ferries that […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Marine and River Transport Agency has announced that Jan de Nul has completed the first phase of dredging operations in Sabetta Port. From August 2 until October 9, the company dredged 10 mln cbm of material. The dredging project is scheduled for completion in 2016. During the 2014-2016 period, the fleet of Jan […]

  • 17 September 2013

    The India Dredging Experience, organised by IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID), proved to be a great success and an enjoyable gathering for all involved. It took place during the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, on 5 and 6 September 2013 in Mumbai, India. The event was welcomed with great […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In May 2013, Konecranes received an order worth USD 56 million (EUR 43 million) from the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) in the US. The order includes four Super Post Panamax STS (Ship-to-Shore) cranes and three RTG (Rubber Tired Gantry) cranes. These will be the biggest Konecranes STS cranes ever built. The STS cranes will […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to visit the oldest City in Eastern Visayas, Calbayog City tomorrow where he will meet with the local leaders and the community, and to inspect the picturesque Maguino-o Port project at Barangay Maguino-o this City. The President will inspect the newly built estate of the art passenger terminal […]