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  • 25 October 2011

      Research conducted by the independent research agency, NEA indicates that the northern seaports offer the most efficient route for container transport into a large part of the central European hinterland. Seven ports located in the North of Europe have four times the container throughput of the principal eleven ports competing along the Southern coastline […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction works on a new breakwater, part of the Vizhinjam Seaport project, have started at the Mulloor port site, the Deccan Chronicle reports. Grand Four Group (GFG), a Thiruvananthapuram-based construction company, will supply the raw material for the breakwater. This coastal protection scheme will be realized by depositing hard rocks in an area of 3.5 […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study on January 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. The report passed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and was transmitted to Congress on […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Grand port maritime de Rouen has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Rouen dredging project. This project should improve access to the Grand Seaport of Rouen (GPMR), so that vessels of an additional 1m draft will be able to gain access to the Port. As part of this project, the object […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    First phase of Kaladan Multipurpose Transportation Project which is jointly being implemented by Myanmar and India, will be completed by June, 2014, according to the project’s contractor Essar Company. The first phase of this development project has been completed by 70 percent. Essar Company is implementing the project in a several phases: – Phase one […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A 1,840m³ capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) MAHURY – built by Royal IHC at MTG Dolphin – was named last week in Varna, Bulgaria. The new TSHD is Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging’s fourth IHC-built vessel. Dutch Dredging named the vessel after its tradition of reusing the names of sold or scrapped ships. The MAHURY is […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed, by a vote of 83-14, legislation authorizing funding for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes port dredging and improvements, modernization of locks and dams in inland waterways and flood control protections such as levees and dams. Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority’s financial result stayed virtually the same. Income from seaport dues primarily decreased as the result of a moderate rate policy and because of the decrease in throughput. This was offset by an increase in land revenues primarily as a result of new sites leased to customers. Result The result for […]

  • 17 May 2012

    East Timor is planning two new ports to help ease congestion at the capital, Dili, with both the north and south coasts set to benefit from the ambitious development plan, Port Strategy reports. The officials will use its oil revenues to establish new sea ports at Tibar on the north coast and Suai on the […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The volume of dredging works which will be performed at the seaports in Russia by the end of 2015 has been estimated at 30.8 mln cbm, Executive Director of FSUE Rosmorport Andrey Lavrishchev said at the II International Forum of Dredging Companies arranged by Media Group PortNews. According to him, the works will be executed under the following […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Administration of the Yuzhny Port (Odessa region) increased the port dues that are levied on capesize vessels with drafts of more than 14.5 meters at its berths No. 5 and No. 6 on July 1. This became possible after the port acquired the ability to handle vessels with drafts of up to 18.5 meters […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A helicopter of the Libyan air force attacked and sunk a dredger off Benghazi coast yesterday, said General Saqr Al-Jroshi, Commander of the Libyan Air Force. “The dredger, which came from the west of the country and moved towards Benghazi, was destroyed. Another two vessels are on their way to the city and will be dealt […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Following successful sea trials, Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard – part of United Shipbuilding Corporation – has completed delivery of the trailing suction hopper dredger Sommers. The Sommers is the lead vessel in a series of three 1000 m³ TSHDs that are being built for Rosmorport. The TSHDs were designed by Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, the Netherlands, with the working design […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has scheduled a Pre-Solicitation Conference on the Delaware River dredging program for November 6, 2013, at the Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia. The Conference will be held to discuss the scope of the next construction contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening (DRMCD) Project. The proposed contract […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlier this month, Damen Shipyards Group successfully launched the ice class trailing suction hopper dredger Severnaya Dvina for Russian Port Agency FSUE “Rosmorport”. Following her delivery, the 2,000 m³ Severnaya Dvina will maintain navigational depths and provide safe shipping in the Arkhangelsk Seaport basin and approaches. The Severnaya Dvina has a reinforced bow with ICE […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) today held a groundbreaking ceremony in Ashod marking the beginning of construction of Israel’s new port project. The ceremony was officiated by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other State dignitaries. Speaking at the ceremony in southern Ashdod, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu had some prime comments to share. “We will continue […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    А consortium between Lemminkäinen and YIT has signed a contract for the construction of an extension to a container terminal in Klaipeda, a Lithuanian seaport. Lemminkäinen will be the main contractor for the consortium. Work at the construction site will begin in March, with the construction being carried out in three phases. The last phase […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 20 U.S. port authority officials and their key staff, representing seaports from all four U.S. coasts, will gather today to meet with Congressional leadership to discuss the upcoming surface transportation bill and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation budget. Lead by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairwoman of the Board, Kristin […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Onego Shipyard LLC held a keel laying ceremony today for FSUE Rosmorport’s new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 2000. The newbuild, to be named Yury Maslyukov, is the sixth dredger that will be built in Russia under the design of the Dutch company Damen. The other vessels include one CSD 650, three TSHD 1000 vessels (built at Krasnoe Sormovo under Damen […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has completed sea trials of the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’, the lead vessel of the TSHD 1000 series built for the FSUE “Rosmorport”. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. Having undergone the mooring and sea trials the vessel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday praised the leadership of the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for releasing the six-year MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322) that puts a high priority on freight movement investments. AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: “We commend Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA and Chairman of […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Paul Anderson, JAXPORT CEO, testified yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at a hearing titled: “The Economic Importance of Seaports: Is the United States Prepared for 21st Century Trade Realities?” During remarks to the Subcommittee, Anderson said, “More than 13 million Americans […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Dredging Forum, organized by the media group PortNews “IAA”, will take place on February 25, 2016, in Moscow. The event will be held under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). The visitors will have chance to learn more about […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi has expressed its support for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, leaders of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for their efforts in advancing H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Texas is one of the country’s largest maritime states, and our ports […]