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  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Barcelona’s Management Board approved the awarding of the tender to build and operate a pleasure boat marina at the North Entrance Mouth to the company Formentera Mar. Formentera Mar plans to invest over EUR 30 million to develop the infrastructure and the works are expected to last 24 months. The marina will […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of Bond […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Darwin Port Corporation has lodged an application to deepen the shipping channel into the harbour by removing an area of sand ridges at Charles Point Patches. “The projected growth in trade activity and development of major projects in the Territory will see an increase in shipping traffic at Darwin’s East Arm Port,” the Chief […]

  • 20 September 2013

    In situ capping (ISC) of subaqueous waste is a non-removal remediation technique for contaminated sediment that involves leaving sediments in place and isolating them from the environment with a layer of soil and/or sediment material. In situ capping is a viable and efficient remediation technology when applied in areas with appropriate environmental conditions. One of […]

  • 19 September 2013

    PT Intiland Development Tbk (DILD) plans to develop an artificial island megaproject in Pluit, North Jakarta. The project is applying the concept similar with Palm Islands in Dubai, Uni Arab Emirates. According to the plan, the artificial island is located not far from one of Intiland’s signature projects, Regatta. For the initial phase, the 150-hectare […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Subsea cable installation companies Global Marine Systems, Ltd. and PT Ketrosden Triasmitra have announced their agreement to form a joint venture to provide subsea cable engineering and installation services to the telecommunications and oil & gas industries within the Indonesian market. The partnership between the two companies will see the installation of more than 600km […]

  • 16 September 2013

    North Otago people will have a chance next week to hear how the physical shape and form of the Kakanui and Kauru Rivers have changed over the years. ORC is hosting a public meeting where information obtained during surveys late last year will be presented. The meeting is next Monday (23 September) at the Maheno […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    UltraTech Cement Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, a leading cement manufacturer announced their strategic involvement with the construction of the Colombo South Harbour. The new South Harbour is the only harbour in South Asia to be able to accommodate Triple E Class vessel and could become one of the main transhipment hubs. Kiran Redkar, the Chief Executive, […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed. “Not only did the ports authority achieve strong growth across major segments of our business, but the private […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peter DeMoor of Dredging International/DEME, explained their “best of breed” approach for their positioning systems for over 50 of their machines. DredgeRover™ from Carlson Machine Control, is flexible and can be configured for an array of excavators and cable cranes. Carlson Machine Control provides solutions that adhere to Open Positioning Architecture (OPA). More info [mappress] […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin along with Representatives Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) in announcing that the Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to expand the handling capacity at the Fairfield Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore through the […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    By introducing direct payments to the state budget from Latvian ports’ revenues, implementation of port functions, stipulated by law, will have to be financed from the state budget. That was the conclusion reached by the Ministry of Transport, evaluating operation of Latvian and Estonian port authorities and their funding models. The Ministry of Transport indicates, […]

  • 9 September 2013

    The joint venture of BAM International, McConnell Dowell and See Yong & Son has reached substantial completion of the jetty for iron ore transport in Lumut, Malaysia, for the Brazilian mining company Vale. BAM, in joint venture with its Australian partner McConnell Dowell and Malaysian partner SYS, completed the construction of an 1,800-metre-long access trestle […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Plans have been unveiled for a £40M investment into Peterhead Harbour to ensure it remains at the forefront of the fishing industry for the remainder of the 21st century. Proposals drawn up by Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) would develop the facility into a fully integrated, state-of-the-art fishing hub by 2016. The developments include the deepening […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a $10 million TIGER grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Duluth Seaway Port Authority embarks on an exciting new project along Duluth’s waterfront – undertaking a major adaptive reuse and redevelopment project on Garfield Pier (Dock C&D) that will not only re-establish the dock’s structural integrity, but also connect the 28-acre site […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just as in 2012, the Dutch port infrastructure leads the rankings of the World Economic Forum. This was revealed in the investigation into the competitive position of national economies worldwide, published yesterday. The same investigation showed that the Netherlands dropped from the fifth position to the eighth overall. Hans Smits, CEO of the Port of […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the Facts About Seabed Intervention study. Facts About is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of […]

  • 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, […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the release of more than $18.7 million in capital improvement project (CIP) and grant funds for priority repairs and improvements at state facilities. “Our economy is getting stronger, and capital improvement projects are key to maintaining our positive momentum while enriching state services, improving public areas and enhancing learning environments throughout […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam is an open deep-water port in the river estuary Maas, and this location of the port necessitates maintenance dredging due to siltation ’attacks’ from both tidal current and river discharge. Siltation from the sea, coming in during the flood tide and how to build bitcoin mining eroded materials from the hinterland […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited announces 26% increase in like-for-like profit for the six months ended 30 June 2013. “DP World is pleased to announce another strong set of first half results in spite of challenging market conditions. We are on track with our substantial investment plan and on schedule to deliver an additional 10 million TEU […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    OW Bunker, one of the world’s largest suppliers and traders of marine fuels and lubricants, announced that the North American bunker market faces significant regional changes and challenges in coming years. In addition to planned regulatory change, the company believes that the US’s impending energy independence, as well as the widening of the Panama Canal, […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The handover of Lerwick Harbour’s new Mair’s Quay today by contractor, Tulloch Developments, to the Port Authority has marked completion of a new facility for the port. The quay is the first step in a larger project to be the site for a replacement white fish market. Design of the market is continuing through 2013, […]