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  • 14 December 2011

    The Competition Authority of Sweden has approved APM Terminals’ filing for the Skandia Container Terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. On 11 October 2011, The Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals signed the concession agreement to manage Sweden’s largest container terminal – the Skandia Container Terminal for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Even with over a century of experience in the dredging industry, Ellicott understands the need to incorporate the latest technology into all stages of its production cycle from design through testing. The Ellicott engineering department has recently integrated the latest in 3D CAD software, SolidWorks, into its design process. The intuitive design interface allows our […]

  • 6 April 2011

      The 366 metre-long container carrier MSC Emanuela reached the port of Antwerp without difficulty on 3 April with a record draught of 15 metres, a depth never before attained by any container ship on the Scheldt. This has been made possible by the third round of dredging in the Western Scheldt (the lower Scheldt […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leica Geosystems yesterday announced the launch of the Leica MSS420 Dredging Sensor for marine applications. According to the company, the new sensors benefit customers in offshore applications, ensuring speed, performance, precision and productivity (SP). VG Entreprenør, a construction company with expertise in all types of coastal area projects, started working on a project for the […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. “The Company remains pleased with the sustained increases in construction equipment utilization seen over the past few quarters. The outlook for bid opportunities utilizing marine construction equipment […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After eleven years of working with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP), Port Freeport received a positive report from the Chief of Engineers to deepen and widen the Freeport channel. The report will be transmitted to Congress and recommends the project because it will contribute […]

  • 29 December 2009

    The central government seems to be in no hurry when it comes to capacity addition in the ports sector for the current five year plan even as the top offices have been pushing for more pro-active action in roads and highways and power… Source:indianexpress,December,30,2009; [mappress]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has appointed Mr Arie Vergunst as Chief Financial Officer as of 1 October 2016. He succeeds Mr Dave Vander Heyde, who became CEO on 1 September 2016. Arie Vergunst has worked at IHC since June 2007 in several financial positions, both at holding level as well as in the business. “This invaluable experience […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To date, the overall program is over 80 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2013. DEME In Belgium, the works for the offshore wind farm of Northwind were started up, while those for the third phase of C-Power continued. Several other large sites where DEME (AvI I 50%) will be active in 2013 (such […]

  • 25 July 2012

    On-scene weather conditions Tuesday continue to delay the on-going salvage operations of the Arthur J, the 110-foot dredge barge that is grounded and partially sunk two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron. This is the second day that weather and sea state have caused a delay in the salvage of the […]

  • 13 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard Delivers Large Dredge Valves to Van Oord Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects.   Nautilus Minerals: First of Three SPTs Assembled (Canada) Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a finalist in the 2015 CIEEM awards. The Steart Coastal Management Project is a finalist in the CIEEM Best Practice Award for Stakeholder Engagement. Earlier this month the same scheme won a prestigious Environment […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority announced that it has a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation expressing an interest in transporting materials via the Port and the Apalachicola Northern Railway (AN Railway) provided that the port channel is dredged and improvements are completed to the railway. This marks the […]

  • 13 October 2011

    On the 12th of October, 2011 the Port Authority signed the contract agreement with the Dutch company Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors BV. The object of this contract is „ The Capital Dredging and Widening of Klaipėda State Seaport Navigation Channel“. The tender of the aforementioned company was selected out of 6 tenders submitted […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a Private Member’s Bill to the Senate today to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area and backdate it so that it is illegal for the Abbot Point offshore dumping to proceed. “The Senate Inquiry established by the Greens into the Great Barrier Reef yesterday tabled […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging work for Tarakan New Shipyard Project is currently underway, according to the contractor’s, PT. Cahya Mentari Cemerlang, latest photo report. With this new shipyard, the country’s infrastructure will provide even better support to Indonesia’s growing shipping industry sector.           [mappress] September 17, 2014

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME reported another particularly active first half-year in 2015. A net profit of 119.8 million euros (1H14: 62.6 million euros) was realized on an (economic) turnover of 1,218.7 million euros. Besides the many ongoing projects on all continents, several largescale projects in Australia (Wheatstone and Hay Point) and in Belgium (Northwind wind farm) were successfully completed; good progress was made on the […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority today announced that the results of an economic impact study, conducted by the Washington Economic Group (WEG), concluded that the proposed port infrastructure improvements are estimated to generate nearly $133 million in net state revenues, representing a total return on investment (ROI) of nearly $4.66 to state taxpayers for […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The locals of Khon Kean’s Nongrua District have been suffering from severe drought conditions, forcing them to purchase water for consumption. The 70-rai Nongsala reservoir in Yangkham Sub-district has dried up and the little water remaining is murky and unsuitable for drinking, announced National News Bureau of Thailand. According to the local residents, it has not […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Steve Pomers, the spokesman for the Southport Volunteer Marine Rescue, said that the silted-up entrance to the Broadwater was dangerous for all users but especially for recreational boaties. He stated: “The deeper the Broadwater is, the less chance there is of waves breaking within it.” According to goldcoast.com, the Broadwater dredging program has been an […]

  • 14 November 2012

    The controversial issue of dredging in Falmouth harbour will be the subject of a public meeting organised by opponents to the scheme next week. The evening is being organised by Falmouth Friends of the Earth (FalFoE), and will take place at the Poly on Church Street on Thursday, November 22. It will discuss the environmental […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. For the three months ended June 30, 2016, Great Lakes reported revenue of $192.2 million, net loss of $1.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $18.3 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger stated, “The Dredging segment performed well on several domestic […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eight years have passed since the beginning of works on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program – which will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity – is nearing its completion and is […]