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  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Merwede’s trailing suction hopper dredger, Vox Máxima, has been awarded Ship of the Year at the fifth annual Maritime Awards Gala. This award is presented to the manufacturer of a vessel which is designed, built and completed in The Netherlands, and which distinguishes itself in the areas of innovation, the environment, safety and value […]

  • 17 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    IHC Hytop, part of IHC Merwede, has announced that its riser pull-in package has successfully pulled in the first three risers on a MODEC FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) vessel. The FPSO vessel is currently deployed off the coast of Brazil by MODEC and operated by the contractor on behalf of its customer. It […]

  • 15 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Three well-known companies from the Low Countries have established a common venture for providing maritime services. CTOW will manage these services at dedicated maritime terminals on a worldwide scale, which includes all related port operation activities. Given the combined experience and resources of its shareholders, CTOW will significantly enhance international competition in the field of […]

  • 11 November 2010

    Town officials are moving toward a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging Osgood Pond. The $2.9 million project would restore most of the eastern half of the 26-acre pond, which has been covered with dense weeds that prevent boating and other recreational uses. The latest recommendation from Army engineers is […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Further to earlier reports concerning the financial position of the SMIT pension fund, Boskalis announces that the board of the SMIT Pension fund Foundation (Stichting Pensioenfonds SMIT) has informed the Board of Directors of SMIT that it intends to reduce the pension entitlements by 13.2% from 1 January 2011 in order to strengthen the fund’s […]

  • 28 October 2010

    IMS Dredges, a division of LWT, LLC, is facilitating the creation of a local security zone in the Gulf of Guinea. IMS Dredges’ 7012 HP Versi-dredge is being utilized to develop the bases for the The African Partnership Station in its fight against piracy. The dredged material is creating these foundations as an integral part […]

  • 27 October 2010

    The new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Al Jarraf’, which means ‘The Dredging Vessel” in Arabic language, was launched today at ASL Shipyard in Singapore. The owner, Q.S.C. (Middle East Dredging Company, formerly known as Qatar Dredging Company (QDC)Qatar Dredging Company (QDC), will register the Vessel in Qatar, where a formal name-giving ceremony is scheduled […]

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IHC Parts & Services, part of IHC Merwede has announced a new joint agreement with Bakker Sliedrecht for the condition monitoring of dredging vessels. This will see the two companies combining forces to supply a unique range of specialist and high-quality services to customers that in turn will enable them to reduce their operational costs. […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Namibia’s port authority Namport plans to spend R2.7 billion (N$2.7bn) on upgrading the port of Walvis Bay within the next three to four years, says Walvis Bay Corridor Group CEO, Johny Smith. As has been previously reported in PORTS & SHIPS, Walvis Bay is to be expanded with a new container terminal that will double […]

  • 7 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Titanium Resources Group is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement in principle (the “Agreement”) to resolve the dispute between its subsidiary, Sierra Rutile Limited (“SRL”), and the Government of Sierra Leone (“GOSL” or “Government”) which related to funds loaned by the GOSL to SRL. Under the terms of the Agreement, the Government […]

  • 7 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Skanska has been commissioned to replace a pier at the U.S. Navy facility in Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia. The contract amount totals approximately USD 164 M, about SEK 1,150 M, which will be included in order bookings for the third quarter. The customer is the U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command. The project comprises a 375-meter pier […]

  • 5 October 2010

    The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) may invest $20.8bn in 276 port projects under capacity expansion plans. The state-owned company will invite bids for 22 projects worth INR160bn ($3.5bn), which are planned to be implemented in a public-private partnership. The corporation has completed 24 projects at a cost of INR65bn ($1.4bn), while 19 projects of […]

  • 4 October 2010
    Vessels

    Dredging International Marine & Waterway Contractors, Belgium owned Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) was allocated emergency drydock space at extremely short notice proving Colombo’s ability serve the demanding needs of her callers. Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) provided the required emergency drydocking and repair services for one of world’s biggest dredger owners /operators Dredging International -when […]

  • 23 September 2010

    The Project Organization Maasvlakte 2 and the Next Generation Infrastructures Foundation undersigned a cooperation agreement for a period of five years under the title: Next Generation Port Infrastructure, powered by Maasvlakte 2. This agreement should unite knowledge and expertise to develop a optimal infrastructure in the ports of Rotterdam. Ronald Paul, Managing Director Project Organization […]

  • 13 September 2010

    As part of exploring new fields of economic partnership in the oil and gas, maritime and shipping to transform Nigeria to maritime hub in… (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, September 13, 2010;

  • 13 September 2010

    John Holland today announced it has been awarded a $276 million marine contract which forms part of the early works for Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert Port B Project in Western Australia’s north-west. The contract package involves the construction of a 920-metre jetty and two-berth wharf, new shiploading facilities and associated piping works. The project, to […]

  • 8 September 2010

    Maryville City Council Tuesday night approved on first reading a partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge Greenbelt Lake…   By Iva Butler (thedailytimes) [mappress] Source: thedailytimes, September 9, 2010;

  • 8 September 2010
    Vessels

    IHC Engineering Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Liebherr-France (Mining and Marine Excavators division) have announced that they have entered into a cooperation agreement. Both parties signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding joint activity in relation to product development, sales and global service of IHC backhoe dredgers. This collaboration is a perfect match between […]

  • 7 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A new custom-built cutter suction dredger destined for the Panama Canal has been launched by IHC Merwede on Monday 6 September. The 12,000kW vessel has been designed and built by IHC Beaver Dredgers at its Sliedrecht shipyard in The Netherlands for the Panama Canal Authority* (ACP – the Panama Government’s autonomous agency). QUIBIÁN I was […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    All sea routes lead to the port of Hamburg – the largest port in Germany and second biggest in Europe – on 7-10 September for the biennial Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology (SMM) international trade fair. IHC Merwede will be taking its place on Stand 300 in Hall B4 as one of the leading exhibitors […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    In a visit to IHC Engineering Business (EB) on Tuesday 31 August 2010, local Labour MP, Alex Cunningham, (Stockton North), declared that the company which recently (31 May 2010) completed an order to build one of the world’s biggest marine pipe laying machines, represents the “future and the best of the past”. Local MP, Alex […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the […]

  • 25 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The board of the SMIT Pension fund Foundation (Stichting Pensioenfonds SMIT) has recently been informed by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandse Bank) that it needs to take accelerated measures to improve its financial position. The SMIT Pension fund informed her members this week on the current state of affairs. Boskalis was already aware of […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Highlights first half year 2010 · Net profit € 123.9 million (1H 2009: € 102.7 million) · Revenue € 1,135 million (1H 2009: € 989 million) · SMIT activities contribute to first half year earnings · High fleet utilization · Order book at € 3.3 billion Outlook for 2010 · Continued strong performance with 10-15% […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The total contract value is approximately € 155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. The contract was awarded by Angola LNG Ltd. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Baltimore manufacturer Ellicott Dredges has begun a partnership with Jhpiego in support of its Malaria in Pregnancy Program in Nigeria…   (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, August 17, 2010