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  • 22 January 2013

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority starts a new campaign which aims to strengthen the brand ‘Port of Rotterdam’ around the world. The pay-off ‘Change Your Perspective’ will position Rotterdam as a ground breaking port, in order to emphasise the added value of the port for existing and potential customers worldwide. The new campaign was kicked […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., a leading marine technology company, announced yesterday that it has signed a Contribution Agreement with the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP). The funding will be applied to the development of AquaTrak™ – a new Correlation Velocity Log (CVL) designed for underwater navigation. AquaTrak™ will be […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. History will be made as the first female chairman convenes the meeting. This will […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Jamaica’s government plans to commence dredging program at the Kingston Harbour in the third quarter of this year, according to Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson. The Foreign Minister, who was responding to questions from Opposition Senator Kavan Gayloe about the development and expansion of the Kingston Container Terminal, said discussions were proceeding with “two overseas institutions,” […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The repair work on the lock ‘De Blauwe Dromer’ near Zeewolde/Harderwijk is making steady progress. The temporary dam required to do the work safely is now being installed. The repair work is being done for the provincial authority of Flevoland by the Van den Herik contracting company. Deltares, the research institute for water, subsurface and […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Congresswoman Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: -Renewable energy initiatives nationally; -Dredging […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Flood Diversion Authority has approved preliminary guidelines, proposed by the City of Oxbow, ND, for building a ring levee around that community. At the Diversion Authority meeting on January 10, members approved a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which is in response to the City of Oxbow’s requested conditions for supporting construction of the […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement from Bill Johnson, chairman of the Florida Ports Council and port director for PortMiami, on Governor Scott’s commitment of $38 million to the JAXPORT Mile Point Project. “Governor Scott has demonstrated an unprecedented commitment to Florida’s ports. Florida’s 15 ports work together seamlessly to create a system […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Sunergy Inc. has announce that on December 28, 2012 it sold and delivered an initial shipment of 27.5 tons of Pampana Black sands containing both Gold and Rare Earth Elements to a substantial Sierra Leone private Company for further processing and ultimate disposition. Gary Houck , Director, comments, “I am excited that we are starting […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Container traffic at the Port of Charleston was up nearly 12 percent in November, in results announced at the regular South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board meeting. Last month, the Port of Charleston handled 125,780 20-foot-equivalent units (TEUs), an 11.9 percent increase from the same month last year. Gains for containers handled at the SCPA’s […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they successfully completed their integral part in the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project working collaboratively with the operations team for Fluor, the principle contractor. Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation (RSD&E) completed their multi-million pound project over a period of two years (2010 – 2012) where they performed […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Septentrio announced that DEME, a world leading group of dredging and land reclamation companies, has selected the TERRASTAR-D® “Precise Point Positioning” service to work with its Septentrio GNSS receivers. The Belgian dredging and environmental group is exploiting the service using Septentrio AsteRx2eL GNSS positioning and AsteRx2eH GNSS heading receivers to support its nearshore dredging and […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to prevent petroleum contamination from leaching into Bellingham Bay, crews will clean up a small section of shoreline along the Whatcom Waterway near downtown Bellingham. Crews are moving equipment and supplies into position this week and plan to work nights starting Jan. 7, 2013, when tides will be lowest. This interim project […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is asking Congress to exempt a controversial harbor-dredging project in Savannah, GA, from state permitting requirements under the Clean Water Act (CWA) — a move that would short-circuit contentious litigation over the permits, and bar EPA from vetoing them. It is the Corps’ second move this year to exempt such […]

  • 2 January 2013

    A YILDIRIM Group subsidiary, YILPORT Holding acquired a majority share of %86.6 in Turkey’s first private port, GEMPORT Port and Warehousing Administration. GEMPORT, formerly a Turkiye Is Bankasi company founded in 1992, performs container, vehicle and general cargo handling and warehousing services as well as providing pilotage and towage services to all vessels calling Gemlik […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a special ceremony at Jebel Ali, DP World Chairman H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has formally overseen the installation of the last of the 2752 65 ton blocks that make up the foundation of the extended quay wall of the 1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) expansion of Jebel Ali Container Terminal […]

  • 31 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and commends the agency for addressing the importance of reducing combined sewage overflows (CSOs) in addition to dredging the sediment at the bottom of the canal for proper remediation of the waterway. “We’re pleased with the direction the EPA has taken,” […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC will welcome global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) who will attend the third annual edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit to be held Abu Dhabi from 19-20 March 2013. The Summit, spearheaded by ADPC, brings the industry together to discuss the changing […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, the newly-elected state senate district representative, and new chair of the Senate Resources Committee, may have uncovered a solution to allow dredging to take place in certain flood-prone streams and creek beds, and thus significantly help the Seward area’s flood prevention efforts. The issue came up during the first town hall […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work towards cooperation with all authorities of local and national level on issues of reforming Ukraine’s port industry: further development of maritime industry in Ukraine and implementation of reforms were discussed with representatives of local authorities, such as Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk regional state administrations, Sevastopol city […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & Harbours (IAPH) will return to the UAE capital from 19-20 March 2013. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit – held in strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) – brings the industry together to […]

  • 21 December 2012

    FCC, the Citizen Services Group, has further strengthened its position in key Latin American countries with its first major contract in Brazil. FCC will expand the Açu Superport, located 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The contract, which is worth more than 407 million euro, has an execution period of 32 months and includes […]

  • 21 December 2012

    RESON’s newest product, the SeaBat 7160, raises the bar in its class among the world-renowned brand of SeaBat multibeam echosounders. Marine Exploration, Seafloor Habitat Mapping and Hydrographic Charting are moving into deeper waters. To meet the need for Multibeam Surveys in medium to deep water (up to 3000m), RESON introduces the new SeaBat 7160 multibeam […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredge turning glands will be used on board of several TSHD and they are designed according to the customer’s requirements and applications using the latest 3D CAD technologies and Finite Element Analysis to ensure achieving an optimum strength and stiffness. The turning glands are manufactured from cast carbon steel and fabricated steel and machined […]