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  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International introduced the new HB215LC-2 hybrid hydraulic excavator to the European market. This is a third generation hybrid model, with an increased operating weight of 22.550 kg and a bucket capacity of 1.68 m³. Yoshihiro Kobayashi, product manager for hybrid excavators at Komatsu Europe, said: “The new HB215LC-2 will now provide Komatsu customers […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sir Ben Ainslie, Britain’s greatest ever Olympic sailor, ordered the loading of a 40ft golden container on to one of the world’s biggest ships to open the UK’s newest container handling facility at ABP’s Port of Southampton. It was the final stage of a £100 million investment by ABP in the container terminal in Southampton. […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the new detached breakwater for Cowes is set to commence in early May. The initial construction phase will be completed this autumn, at which point the gravel core will be visible approximately 5 metres clear of Low Water spring tides. Following a settlement period, Boskalis Westminster will return in spring 2015 to level […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Ministry of Infrastructure Maksym Burbak offers potential investors to involve in the development of projects of Ukrainian seaports more actively. This was started by the Minister during a meeting with investors of large seaports of Odesa. “I once again confirm the necessity of implementation of seaports’ reform. The year of the process revealed shortcomings that […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest addition to Port of Tauranga’s crane fleet, a Liebherr Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore twin-lift gantry crane, has now moved into position and is in its final stages of testing. It is expected to be handed over for operations at Tauranga Container Terminal on Friday 28 March. This brings the total number of cranes […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This year the Luka Koper share has recorded one of the largest growths on Ljubljana’s stock exchange, and this is ultimately the result of the company’s good performance in 2013, Gašpar Gašpar Mišič, the Management Board President of Luka Koper d.d., said in his Letter to Shareholders today. “In the last quarter of 2013 Luka […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On March 20, Vietnamese Minister of Transport Mr Nguyen Hong Truong, carried out the official Vietnamese ribbon-cutting ceremony for the latest addition to Damen Shipyard Group’s portfolio. Damen Song Cam, a brand new yard, is one of the largest in the Group and represents Damen’s first formal Joint Venture yard in Vietnam. Damen Song Cam […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Conn. The state of Rhode Island is the local sponsor for this proposed work. The authorized Federal navigation project provides for […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage (Rosprirodnandzor) approved the environmental expert review stating compliance of the project documentation “Construction of Seaport Facilities Near Sabetta Village at Yamal Peninsula, Including Creation of a Navigable Approach Canal in the Ob Mouth” to the requirements of the Russian environmental legislation. The project documentation elaborated by JSC […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 5.2 kilometre-long earthen levee that could protect 500 homes and businesses in Roma from the devastation of another flood is nearing its completion. “Different locations need different infrastructure including levees, drainage upgrades, retention basins and back-flow devices that will make Queensland communities safer,” Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said. The levee, which […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The completion of St George’s new levee system will provide a more certain future for its residents. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the town had suffered three major floods in the past five years. The 2.6 kilometre block wall and earthen embankment levee is designed to withstand a flood even higher than […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the director of Slovenian Maritime Administration (SMA) Jadran Klinec and Luka Koper’s Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič signed a letter of intent in order to provide a comprehensive collaboration with a special emphasis on the following issues: – regular forms of professional collaboration (appointment of a work group); – collaboration in the […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is underway to build one of Western Australia’s largest constructed wetlands, the Ellen Brook Wetland project, to boost the health of the Swan River by improving water quality. Announcing the start of construction this week, Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the project aimed to reduce phosphorus and nitrogen loads entering the river from the […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has completed the consultation on the environmental impact of the first phase of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The first phase works will begin in June this year ahead of the main scheme, which is designed to reduce flood risk to properties on both sides of the river throughout Exeter. The […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2013 was €227 million. This is €1 million less than the result for 2012. Large investments, especially in Maasvlakte 2, pushed the interest charges and depreciation up considerably. The revenue from port dues decreased. On the other hand, the revenue from the lease of sites increased, […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an Initial Framework Agreement that provides the general terms and conditions under which discussions will continue regarding the proposed development of Portland Bight/Goat Island. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, in a statement in the […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As GE works with EPA to evaluate options for dredging and backfilling in the land-locked area (the stretch of river south of Thompson Island Dam and north of Fort Miller Dam) a modified approach has been identified that revises the original plan described in a December 2013 project fact sheet. Last year, GE announced preliminary […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Volga Group, Gennady Timchenko’s investment vehicle, has acquired a 50% stake in Sukhodol LLC, a company which is constructing a new bulk terminal in Sukhodol Bay, in the Primorsky region in Russia’s Far East. Once completed the terminal is expected to have a capacity of 20 million tons per year. The project will be implemented […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Cavotec has won three orders worth a total of more than EUR 28 million for MoorMaster™ automated mooring systems at applications in Australia, Canada and Denmark, one of which – for the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada – is the largest to date for MoorMaster™, and one of the biggest projects in the history of […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peppermint Ridge LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with upgrading an existing marina facility in Waterford, Conn. The purpose of the project is to upgrade the existing 17-slip floating dock facility at the Peppermint Ridge […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The development works, undertaken annually to maintain the shingle embankment which protects people and property from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Heacham, started today and will be completed within two weeks. The embankment is a type of ‘soft’ sea defence, designed to be eroded over the autumn and winter, with repairs made early each year […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Dredging operations to deepen Basin I at the Port of Koper began on Wednesday, 19th February 2014. This long-awaited project, which will fulfil Luka Koper’s commitment to ship owners, is of crucial importance in the future development of the company through enhancing the port’s competitiveness. Dredging work is being carried out by the Italian company […]

  • 20 February 2014

    Port of Tauranga, New Zealand’s largest port, reported good progress reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway and a financial result for the six months to 31 December 2013 in line with the same period in the prior year. Port of Tauranga Chairman David Pilkington said: “Port of Tauranga is very well positioned […]

  • 17 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has invested more than AED 27 millon in the Al Gharbia region of Abu Dhabi over the last year. ADPC has five ports in the region; Marfa, Al Sila, Sir Bani Yas, Mugharrag, and Delma. As part of its remit as master developer of the non-oil and gas maritime assets […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]