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  • 11 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 5 – 11, 2019).   Lamu Port’s First Berth Complete The LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA) has announced that the first of the proposed 32 berths at the Kenya’s Lamu Port is now 100% complete.   CEMEX Go Innovation […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published by The Mission to Seafarers recently, has revealed that seafarers working onboard dredging vessels are the most satisfied in the global maritime industry. The report, which is produced in association with leading mutual P&I insurer the Shipowners’ Club, is based on the responses of thousands of seafarers across […]

  • 29 November 2011

    After cancellation of a Laguna Lake dredging contract by his administration, Philippines’ President Aquino needs to “reload” the government’s relations with the European Union and the Belgium government. Aquino is welcome to speak before the EU Parliament and thank EU member-states for assisting in the evacuation of overseas Filipino workers during the military action in […]

  • 21 March 2011

      Container traffic into Teesport is steadily increasing and figures show it rose 15% just in the last year. An article recently in the Evening Gazette discussed that Port owner PD Ports is keen to build on this momentum with a multi-million pound expansion of Teesport’s container terminal facilities. The move is part of a wider […]

  • 9 February 2010

    Bureau Veritas has moved ahead of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and set up a system to audit and certify manning agencies for seafarers. Source: Baird Maritime, February 9, 2010

  • 14 January 2011

    Massive increases in port capacity, shipbuilding and seafarer numbers form the core of a new perspective plan from India’s Shipping Ministry… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 14, 2011;

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    iPs has announced that in addition to iPS’s Dutch entities, now also their overseas entities are certified with regard to the Maritime Labor Convention 2006 (MLC:2006). The respective certificate was handed over by Bureau Veritas. Regulation 1.4 of MLC mandates that each member that operates a public seafarer recruitment and placement service, shall ensure that […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday by Houston City Council. Mayor Annise D. Parker cited Corgey’s broad experience and how it qualifies him to be a member of the Port Commission. “Not only does he bring a labor perspective to the commission, but he also brings an […]

  • 3 May 2011

    Seafarer Exploration Corp. announced today the company has received from the Division of Historical Resources a 1A-31 Recovery Permit active through April 25, 2014. The permit allows Seafarer the ability to dig and recover the designated site at Juno Beach, Florida using propwash deflectors (blowers) and dredges including other smaller specialized digging equipment for sensitive […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project. The conference will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 (beginning at 10:00 a.m.) at the Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center. According to the port, the conference is organized to discuss various aspects of the Berth 5 Expansion Project, including furnishing of all materials, equipment, […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Safety is always uppermost on the minds of dredging contractors. As part of the maritime community, dredging vessels, contractors, crews and support staff on land, strive to follow international safety standards as well as local and regional requirements at all times. But the safety rules and regulations that have developed over time are complex. This […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On 19 January, the Danish Maritime Authority hosted a Japanese delegation from the Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as from Japanese port bureaus and ports. Japanese ports are facing increasing competition from other container ports in Asia. The purpose of the visit was to present the plans of the Japanese government […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Collier County’s Central Marco Island beach re-grade project is set to begin in the first week of February, according to the City officials. The contractor for the project, Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc, will start the scheme in front of the South Seas West Condominium and move south to the Royal Seafarer Condominium. “Work will begin the first […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Marine Software Ltd. recently supplied CEMEX UK Marine Limited with the MPM – Marine Planned Maintenance for Windows software for their new build dredger “CEMEX Go Innovation”. CEMEX and Damen signed the contract for this highly advanced and efficient Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 3500 in January 2018 with delivery being scheduled in late 2019 from Damen Shipyards […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The Minister of Communications and Transport, Mr. Gerardo Ruiz Esparza made a working tour to the Port of Lazaro Cardenas in which was announced the to the port logistics community as well as the audience, key strategic projects develop in this precinct. Hutchinson Port Holdings, SSA Mexico and APM Terminals submitted to the Minister the […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Bahrain’s General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP)  announced recently  that two of its senior Bahraini maritime executives will attend a one-year Masters course to specialise in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden. The WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The report into MAIB’s investigation of the fatal engine room fire on the suction dredger Arco Avon is now published. The accident occurred on 18 August 2015 while Arco Avon was loading a sand cargo approximately 12 miles off Great Yarmouth, UK. The fire claimed the life of the vessel’s third engineer, who was attempting to repair a failed […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The £1m vessel arrived at the Port at the end of December and has been undergoing rigorous trials and crew training. Today, Sir Bobby’s widow and son, Lady Elsie Robson and Andrew Robson will attend the ceremony at the Customs House Pontoon, South Shields. Lady Robson will officially “launch” the boat in the time honoured […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ABP’s operating division UK Dredging (UKD) has celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of its key dredging vessels – the Cherry Sand. To mark the occasion, UKD invited some of the vessel’s original crew members, now retired, along with other guests, to join the current crew aboard the Cherry Sand in her home Port of […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Indian tonnage as part of global shipping stood at 10 million GT about a year ago. The Indian tonnage has recently crossed the 11 million GT mark. This was stated by Shri G.K. Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping while inaugurating India Maritime Week in New Delhi today. Shri Vasan said that last year, in […]

  • 11 December 2013

    At the Port of Houston Commission meeting, Chairman Janiece Longoria reviewed the achievements and work of the Port Commission and staff serving in her first year as Chairman. “We have seen so many changes and accomplishments during that time,” she said. “I’ve enjoyed every bit of it and we have a phenomenal team.” Longoria noted […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Meeting during a time when some are calling for sharp cuts in government spending despite the obvious needs to the nation’s infrastructure, members of the MTD Executive Board pledged to work to gain proper funding of vitally important maritime programs. As the board noted in several statements during its 2013 winter meeting in Buena Vista, […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), an ENR top 100 construction contractor with extensive dredging and coastal restoration experience in the Gulf of Mexico will christen a new $41 million ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge, the CR McCaskill, on July 16, 2012 at the company’s Houma Marine Yard, 1135 Lower Coteau Road, Houma, LA 70361. The vessel […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Port of Salalah has welcomed executives and representatives from the shipping world’s largest shipping lines and principal customers in the local market to the handling of its 30 millionth TEU (Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit) container recently. The distinguishing aspects of Port of Salalah, the second largest port in the region, including its direct connections to […]