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  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 12th Nigerian Dredging Summit and Exhibition is set to take place from September 24 – 28, 2018, in the Rockview Hotel in Abuja. Nigerian seaport operations have made tremendous strides in recent years although the main challenge now includes adaptations for pre-eminence amongst rival West Africa ports. Since 2017, problems arising from traffic gridlock […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Court has upheld the approach of the Lake Accord partners to restore water quality in Lake Horowhenua, Horizons Regional Council announced today. This decision enables the consents for construction of a fish pass at the lake outlet to the Hokio Stream, a sediment trap on the Arawhata Stream prior to its discharge to […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On October 23, the breakwater project in Xuwei area of Lianyungang Port in Jiangsu Province broke ground. With a length of 21.8 kilometers, the breakwater project will cost 4.38 billion yuan. Section DXP-SG1 undertaken by CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. involves a 4,000-meter breakwater and the temporary works necessary for breakwater construction, including 2.12 […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, has announced a package of investment projects for the development of the country’s shipping and logistics industry. Mr. Hylton stated that the investment opportunity is “considerable” and involves a number of projects that have the potential to transform the country’s economic landscape. These comprise dredging of […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    For the next six months, dredging operations will be carried out at New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter, reported a few days ago the Marine Department of Hong Kong. The works will be carried out by two derrick lighters. Two hopper barges, two tugs and one work boat will assist in the works. The number of vessels […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    RH Marine has supplied its Rhodium Alarm Monitoring System (AMS) and Dynamic Positioning and Tracking Control System (DPT) for the Ecodelta, the first Dutch dredger on LNG. The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), owned by Van der Kamp, is 134 meters long, 21 meters wide and can dredge up to 37 meters deep. It has […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe) has announced that IHC Merwede’s President, Govert Hamers, will succeed Lars Gorvell-Dahll as Chairman in October 2013. Mr Gorvell-Dahll’s will step down midway through his tenure to become the Managing Director of the maritime arm of the Federation of Norwegian Industries. SEA Europe was jointly founded […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 100 submissions have been received by Greater Wellington Regional Council on the Waiohine River Floodplain Management Plan (FMP) draft that should provide protection from flood risk and erosion for communities in the Wairarapa valley. The wider Waiohine River community was asked for feedback at public events, via post and on-line over a six week […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2012, of $1.6 million ($0.06 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $6.2 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “The plan […]

  • 9 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has recently been awarded a number of contracts in Nigeria with a total value of approximately € 90 million.  The largest contract was awarded by Prodeco International Limited and involves dredging and reclamation works for the expansion of the Federal Lighter Terminal and the Federal Ocean Terminal in Onne Port, which is […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Modus Seabed Intervention Ltd has named subsea industry specialist Pat Haggerty as its new Head of Projects. Pat takes on this newly created position to meet the demand for Modus’ services from across the energy sectors and the growth the company is experiencing in these markets. Formerly Regional General Manager Subsea 7’s iTech division based […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This exceptionally versatile and manoeuvrable dredger, built to Italian Naval Registry regulations, is perfect for precision dredging projects in marinas and waterways where disruption needs to be kept to a minimum. No wires are required and the dredger can operate inside marina finger berths so that the fingers do not need to be removed. The first MarinaMaster 8000, […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott announced a commitment of nearly $35 million for strategic port projects across Florida that will be recommended to the Legislature for the upcoming legislative session. The additional investments will be included in the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) Work Program. Governor Scott made the announcement at the American Association of Port Authority’s […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The contours of the Blankenburg Connection in the Netherlands are now clearly taking shape, DEME Group said in their latest announcement.  BAAK, the consortium including Ballast Nedam and DEME, is building the new road connection between the A20 at Vlaardingen and the A15 at Rozenburg. “The new highway includes a complex immersed tunnel, and highlights […]

  • 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 May 2012

    APM Terminals’ result was positively affected by volume growth in West Africa and after-tax divestment gains of USD 73m. The global container terminal market measured in TEU increased by 1.4% compared to Q1 2011. The number of containers handled by APM Terminals (measured in crane lifts weighted with APM Terminals’ ownership interest) increased by 10% […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representing the World Organisation of Dredging Associations comprising CEDA, WEDA and EADA, Dr. Craig Vogt, Chairman of the WEDA Environment Commission, presented the recently published two CEDA papers on beneficial use of sediments at the currently ongoing  meeting of the IMO London Convention and Protocol. Dr. Vogt also told about the beneficial use case studies […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the Logistics Hub Initiative is expected to generate numerous employment opportunities for Jamaicans, irrespective of qualifications. In an interview on the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Issues and Answers’ programme, Mr. Hylton noted that a range of opportunities will be created from the lower end to […]

  • 6 December 2010

    SMIT Salvage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired two ship salvage contracts in India. The combined value of the contracts is approximately € 50 million. The first assignment involves the refloating of a container vessel off the western coast of India. The vessel was involved in a collision with another […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has announced that the RSPB’s Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project, the largest coastal habitat restoration project of its type in Europe, is one of four projects to be shortlisted in the Best Planning for Natural and Built Heritage category of this year’s RTPI Awards for Planning Excellence. Projects on […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A scheduled closure of the navigation gate at the Stamford Hurricane Barrier coastal protection project on the East Branch Harbor in Stamford, CT for maintenance and upgrade work will take place from November 15 through November 16, 2016. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest announcement, the gate will be closed to all […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana, built by Royal IHC for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), is set to take place later this month. The vessel, scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2018, will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new motorway construction project is currently ongoing in the northern Netherlands province of Friesland with the help of Damen DOP dredge pump. One of the civil engineering works required in the project is an aqueduct under the “Princess Margriet Canal”. The building pit of the tunnel has been dug by excavators. As the pit floor is to be […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging has officially commissioned the company’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury. The 1,840m³ twin-screw TSHD – built at IHC’s partner shipyard MTG Dolphin in Varna, Bulgaria – is the fourth TSHD of Dutch Dredging built by IHC, following the Albatros, Amazone and Lesse. Dutch Dredging named the vessel after its […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that dredging works at Pasir Panjang Terminal commence. Dredging works will be carried out by the grab dredgers, “Ebisu”/“Musashi”, held in position by 2 spuds as anchors. The dredgers, with hopper barges in attendance, will have […]