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  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three foreign sailors that were kidnapped last week by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria have been rescued in a marathon gun battle, the Nigerian Navy reports. The three – two Russians and one Indian – were saved in an operation late Tuesday by the Special Troops of the Nigerian Navy in the southwestern […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The cutter suction dredger Pirat X is the flagship of B&Q Dredging fleet and one of the biggest CSDs in the world. With three pumps and roughly 10,000 horsepower, it can dredge and transport up to 12.000m³ soil-water mixture per hour at depths of up to 50 meters. Being the biggest dredger in Africa, […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 14 February 2010

    Yemen and Dubai’s DP World plan a major expansion of Aden’s container port, betting on growth in the country despite Al Qaeda, instability and Somali pirates, officials said. [mappress] Source:maritimenews,February 12,2010;

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, off the coast of Nigeria. According to the international maritime security consultancy Dryad Global, during the attack, a firefight occurred between the embarked security personnel on the TSHD and the […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A sand replenishment project along sections of the Noosa River foreshore is going to start from Monday, April 27th 2015, reported today the Council. Coastal and Foreshores Technical Officer David Shing said that a 30m exclusion zone will be applied to all vessels around the dredging equipment operating in the waterway. A dredge will pump sand […]

  • 22 March 2013

    During the first three month’s of 2013 some 13 vessels (tugs, 2 of which were towing barges, an OSV, a Landing Craft and 3 Dredgers) were mobilized and safely delivered to their new destinations under the management of Redwise Maritime Services B.V. with crewing arrangements fixed by Redwise Maritime Recruitment B.V. UDC AQUA The estuary […]

  • 5 August 2013

    A $500 million Colombo South Harbour will open today. The massive terminal in Colombo is located mid-way on the lucrative east-west sea route and has facilities on a par with Singapore and Dubai. The Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT), which is 85 percent, owned by the state-run China Merchant Holdings International, is designed to handle […]

  • 12 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6 – January 12, 2020).   Pirates Attack TSHD Ambika, Four Dead, Three Kidnapped The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, […]

  • 6 August 2013

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday officially opened South Asia’s only container terminal that can handle Triple-E vessels and the new breakwater of Colombo Port stretching 400 meters to the sea. Delivering the keynote address, President Rajapaksa said that in the past, the country did not have full control of its ports and as a result, many […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The World Port Days are being held in Rotterdam for the 35th time. This year, that will be on 7, 8 and 9 September. The festival will take place on the banks of the river Maas in the centre of the city and on the industrial site in the 40-kilometre long port. This year’s theme […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group,  took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes at its Muelle Prat terminal in the Port of Barcelona. This is the first batch of a total of eight cranes with the remaining four scheduled for delivery on 18 March 2012. A ceremony was held at […]

  • 20 March 2012

    On March 16, TERCAT took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes for its new container terminal at Muelle Prat, making a total of eight such cranes at the facility. TERCAT, a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, received the first four quay cranes for Muelle Prat on 6 March. The cranes have a height […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, has announced the first vessel call at its new terminal Muelle Prat, signifying the start of the testing phase which will cover all equipment and IT systems. The unloading of containers from the Mediterranean Shipping Company’s MSC Esha ran smoothly demonstrating the successful integration […]

  • 14 July 2010

    Terminal Catalunya (Tercat), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Group, is to take over the site of the Muelle Prat container … [mappress] Source: worldnews, July 14, 2010;

  • 10 November 2011

    Barcelona port authority is seeking financial compensation of €97m ($134m) from three construction companies involved in the El Prat… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, November 10, 2011;

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo is calling for a meeting with various government offices and agencies and other stakeholders on Wednesday to discuss possible venues for a win-win situation and hopefully a final resolution to the ongoing “black sand mining” issue at Barangay Tambacan, Poblacion 4 in Tanjay City. Expected to be represented at the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Port of Barcelona closed the financial year with operating profits of 60 million euros and investments of 105.4 million euros, mainly in new infrastructure such as the construction of the Prat Wharf, the enlargement of the South Quay, the new building at the Border Inspection Post (BIP) and repairing and improving breakwaters and quays. […]

  • 8 October 2012

    The Port of Barcelona has approved a public tender to build and operate the Bocana Nord marina. Situated 100 metres from the Hotel W, Barcelona, the new infrastructure will occupy a surface area of 2.5 hectares, 5 hectares of sheltered waters and will have a fairway of 75 metres. At an Executive Session of the […]