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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, announced last week that their first Sharkuda is now in operation and the building of its second Sharkuda underway. The Sharkuda Dredge Class is designed to excel in areas otherwise difficult to access; it incorporates two newly patented technologies: the new walking carriages which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Venture, a contract cutter-head dredge, is removing built up sediment from the Arkansas River Navigation System at navigation mile 222, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District. This area has been identified as the most restricted section of the Arkansas portion of the navigation system following the historic spring 2019 flood […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For week commencing 1st December 2014, the “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the access channel at the Outer Harbor, announced today the Port of Wells. Vessels entering or exiting the harbor should call the “Kari Hege” when working, on channel 12 or harbor staff if it’s not working. All prearranged dredging areas […]

  • 11 November 2009

    SAND-DREDGING operations are on the rise in Kampot province, according to local fishermen, who say they are concerned about the possible environmental degradation and loss of livelihood stemming from the operations… Source: Phnom Phen Post, November 11, 2009;

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh’s third seaport at Payra in Patuakhali started its test operations phase today by unloading goods from its first ocean vessel MV Fortune Bird. The port is being built on the west bank of Ramnabad channel in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali. The formal activities of the Payra Port are set to begin on August 13, according to […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex “Bronka” has just received its second commercial ship before its official opening next month. According to the project investor Fenix LLC, a commercial ship from Germany entered the port with two Liebherr ship-to-shore cranes. The cranes, ordered for MSCC Bronka and assembled at the production facilities of Liebherr Container Cranes in Rostock, will be able to handle Post-Panamax Plus […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 31, the cruise terminal project constructed by CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. was delivered for operation after passing the completion acceptance. Located near Terminal 6 of Qingdao’s old port zone, the project involves a 150,000t cruise berth (designed to accommodate 225,000t cruises in terms of hydraulic structure and length). With a length […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging at the Murray Mouth has resumed following maintenance works on the one remaining dredge, reported the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). DEWNR Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging is important to maintain connectivity and the exchange of water between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean to maintain healthy […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine works at Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, involving dredging operations and piling works, will be extended for another six months, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) just announced. In its latest update on the dredging operations carried out in this area, MARDEP said that these works will be undertaken by a flotilla of vessels including one grab […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations are scheduled to begin on or about 15 January 2016 for all major berths and swing basins within port of Melbourne waters, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Short Road Wharf has been established as the base for all plant and all dredged material will be transferred to the northern Dredged Material Ground located […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast. “Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels […]