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  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cummins Inc, a leading manufacturer of diesel engines for the commercial marine industry, will feature one of the most impressive engine line-ups at Nor-Shipping (Oslo, Norway; June 4-7) with a “smallest-to-largest” commercial marine engine display featuring the QSB7 at 132 hp (98 kW) and the QSK95 up to 4,200 hp (2983 kW). The 6.7-liter and […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 9 May 2013

    In November, Premier announced that Clipper Round the World Yacht Race would be taking advantage of new berthing at Gosport Marina. Gosport Marina was granted permission to build 27 new 22-32 metre berths at the southern end of the marina. The construction of the new berths includes dredging around the southern entrance, piling and the […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Norfolk Rivers Trust has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar. Rising in chalk hills to the east of the village of Tittleshall, the river flows south for 2.5 km until […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year, during the celebration of the 12th Spanish Coast and Port Engineering Congress, Siport21 presented four projects which sum up part of their daily technical activity. Two of them were carried out for mexican ports: the Manoeuvrability Study of Port of Altamira and Ship Manoeuvring Study of LNG Carriers at Port of Manzanillo. The […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Cork County Council is due to commence a 15m extension of the Town Pier in Kinsale, Co. Cork. The works will comprise of the excavation of the sea bed from a pontoon barge (barge to be confirmed) for the installation of a mass concrete […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is gearing up to host the largest-ever global gathering of port authorities, convening in downtown Los Angeles this week (May 6-10) for the International Association of Ports and Harbors’ (IAPH) 28th World Ports Conference. The biennial conference will bring together nearly 500 attendees, including executives and officials representing more than […]

  • 6 May 2013

    A renewables jobs boom could come to the Highlands of Scotland if plans to turn a former oil fabrication yard into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind get the go ahead. The Port of Ardersier has submitted plans to Highland Council, Marine Scotland and Transport Scotland for the consents needed to make the site a […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CHEC has won the bids for Stage 1 of Phase 3 of the container terminal project in Cologne, Panama, the terminal construction and repair project in San Vicente, Chile, and the watercourse flood mitigation project in St. Marks, Grenada, with a total contract value of some 140 million US dollars. Chile and Grenada are […]

  • 3 May 2013

    HM Government of Gibraltar announces that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy Bay. […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed today’s news, from the Port of Melbourne Corporation, announcing a shortlist of bidders to build and operate Melbourne’s third international container terminal. “The $1.6 billion Port Capacity Project is a critical infrastructure project that will drive competition and fundamentally enhance Victoria’s future economic growth,” Mr Hodgett said. “I’m pleased […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Environmental Impact Assessment to the Environmental Protection Authority. The EPA is a national-level independent environmental regulation, which has the ability to grant or decline marine consent applications. “This is a major milestone and the culmination of three years’ work,” Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The draft is being […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A 30-year-old section of the city’s boulder sea wall at Thorn Park, Marine Parade, Miami, is to be replaced over the coming months. Work has started on stage two of a project, north from Santa Monica Road, to protect a section of coastline along Marine Parade. Engineering Services Chair, Councillor Daphne McDonald said inspections along […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredgings from the nearby river has been selected as a finalist for a prestigious national award. The innovative project has demonstrated how dredging the Broads can become a win win situation for boaters and wildlife alike and it has now […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Based on the progress made in dredging at the International Container Transhipment Terminal at Vallarpadam, it has been decided to increase the maximum permissible draft available in the entire International Container Transhipment Terminal berth length of 600 meters to 14.50 meters, announced Cochin Port Trust. Turnaround of vessels more than 275 meters and drawing maximum […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013. Out of these 29 projects have been completed, 16 are at various stages of construction and the remaining 13 have been awarded during 2012-13. A list of 16 PPP projects which are under implementation/construction is given below: […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) received confirmation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has authorized $22 million for the next stage of Buffalo River Restoration. The federal funding will be matched dollar for dollar by a consortium of non-federal funding partners, through a partnership agreement between the Honeywell Corporation and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, for a […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International will present the new PW180-10 Wheeled Excavator at the Bauma 2013 international fair. The PW180-10 is expressly designed and built to stand up against the most demanding work environments in Europe. The excavator’s engine and hydraulics deliver all of the muscle and sophistication needed for a broad range of works. With an […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The City of South Haven has authorized Gro America, a dredging contractor, to begin dredging South Haven Harbor. Gro America plans to start work on Monday, April 22. The sequence of work will begin at the North Side Marina, then move to the South Side Marina, Turning Basin, Friends Goodwill Channel and the Black River. […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Komatsu Europe International presented the new PC138US-10 short tail swing hydraulic excavator at the Bauma 2013 International Fair With an operating weight range of 13,400 – 14,467 kg, the PC138US-10’s short tail swing radius makes it an ideal machine for confined work areas such as one lane of traffic or urban environments. The EPA Tier […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]

  • 2 April 2013

    Rio Tinto has taken a major step forward in its expansion of its Pilbara operations, with the installation of the new shiploader with a nominal 55 million tonne annual capacity on the new wharf at Cape Lambert. The shiploader was swung from the ‘BigLift’ vessel and placed directly on to its rails on the wharf, […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pope Resources, together with the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology (Ecology), announced that the two parties have agreed on the scope for the final portion of the environmental clean-up effort in and around Port Gamble Bay, a process that began in 2002. Pope Resources and Ecology will sign a consent decree, which is a […]

  • 25 March 2013

    DCT Gdansk informs that last Tuesday, in the presence of many renown guests, authorities of DCT and The Port of Gdansk Authority signed an agreement which guarantees the possibility of building a new investment of the company, DCT 2 container terminal. The agreement signed on 19.03.2013 in Arthur’s Court in Gdansk is a formal continuation […]

  • 21 March 2013

    The Government launched the Stage 2 Public Engagement on Enhancing Land Supply Strategy today to seek views on reclamation sites, building artificial islands in the central waters and three schemes for rock cavern development. The public engagement exercise will last for three months. Members of the public are welcome to express their opinions. Speaking at […]