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  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association (SEA Europe) has announced that IHC Merwede’s President, Govert Hamers, will succeed Lars Gorvell-Dahll as Chairman in October 2013. Mr Gorvell-Dahll’s will step down midway through his tenure to become the Managing Director of the maritime arm of the Federation of Norwegian Industries. SEA Europe was jointly founded […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite a major dredging project in the Gladstone harbour, an independent seagrass study conducted by James Cook University has found the Gladstone harbour is one of the few locations along the developed Queensland coast where seagrasses have shown recovery since the 2010/11 floods. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) CEO Leo Zussino said the results from the […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Vallei en Veluwe district water board for the construction of the Veessen-Wapenveld high-water channel in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. The project is one of the more than 30 measures that make up the Dutch national Room for the River program, which is […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The design of a demonstration vehicle that meets the challenges of cable laying for the development of offshore wind farms is being developed by IHC Engineering Business. The Hi-Traq vehicle is backed by a history of innovation. It is the result of investment in focused research and development by the company which is based in […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintaining the integrity of rivers and protecting the environment form the basis of a report into the future management of Queensland’s Georgina, Diamantina and Cooper Creek catchments, released today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the report prepared by the Western Rivers Advisory Panel (WRAP) examines a range of issues integral to […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ‘tipping point analysis’ approach developed by Deltares is due for introduction in Colombia. The South American country wants to be properly prepared for climate change in the future and for managing the impact on the water system. Policymakers can use the ‘tipping point analysis’ to decide in good time which investments are needed for […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg. The contract was signed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in attendance of the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte. The project involves the reclamation […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has welcomed the World Heritage Committee’s move to delay its decision on whether to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’. “The Newman Government is acting to fix Labor’s poor decisions,” Mr Powell said. “I welcome the opportunity to continue our initiatives while further considerations are […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acting General Director Igor Levit took part in the Marine Board under the Government of St. Petersburg meeting held on 10 June 2013 at St. Petersburg Smolny Palace under the chairmanship of Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Victor Olersky. Within the meeting program Igor Levit delivered the report on the project of […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has announced that it has recently secured orders to the value of €125million for a wide range of new cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and related equipment. The latest sales agreements confirmed by the company include a new custom-built CSD and a further 12 units that will be supplied by IHC Beaver Dredgers. The […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senior APM Terminals leaders met with the Nigerian Federal Minister of Industry, Trade & Investment, Mr. Olusegun Aganga and a delegation of government officials and advisors in The Hague as part of ongoing discussions on port infrastructure investment to promote Nigerian economic development through access to world-class logistics capabilities. Overall African port utilization currently exceeds […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the safety, economic success and quality of life of local communities by reducing the risk for flooding along the Texas coast. Flood risk management projects reduce flood water damage in Texas’ low-lying coastal areas, flood-prone river valleys and inland bayous that can quickly become raging […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The John Deere 75G and 85G excavators are the latest models to join the successful, customer-driven G-Series line. Both models feature reduced tail-swing configurations to maneuver and work around congested jobsites in efficient fashion. The machines feature a wide variety of improvements, to increase visibility, operator comfort, and productivity. “The 75G and 85G were designed […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The John Deere 50G and 60G Compact Excavators are the newest models to join the G-Series line after the introduction of the 35G at World of Concrete 2013. The 50G and 60G units feature a wide variety of improvements, many of which affect the cab design to improve visibility, operator comfort and thus productivity. These […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Columbus will publicly unveil the first-ever Flood Risk Management Plan for the Columbus area today, two days before the fifth anniversary of the 2008 flood. Mayor Kristen Brown encourages community members to attend the Flood Risk Management Plan presentation that begins at 6:00 p.m. June 5 in the City Hall Meeting Room. […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Congressman Tim Bishop and state and local officials representing East Hampton Town announced that federal funding to begin the process of rebuilding heavily-eroded beaches of the South Fork, including Montauk, has been approved by the federal Office of Management and Budget as part of the implementation of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Fire […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd today announced a loss of $1.4 million, reflecting the heighted activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed rock phosphate resource on the Chatham Rise, […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp has once more won an award in recognition of its efforts to grow into a sustainable port where economic activities and nature development go hand in hand. At the annual meeting of the International Association of Ports and Harbours in Los Angeles, Eddy Bruyninckx, CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, was presented […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, and the leading container shipping company in the world added PortMiami to its Transpacific 7 (TP7) Service. The first call for the TP7 Service started two days ago at PortMiami with the arrival of the Maersk Kristina, a 6,700 TEU (twenty foot […]

  • 22 May 2013

    Following dredging work and adjustments to its pier, the Port of Tubarão is scheduled to conclude on Wednesday, May 22, its first operation to fully load a Valemax ship, the world’s largest iron ore carrier, with total capacity of 400,000 metric tons. It will be the biggest loading operation in the 47-year history of the […]

  • 21 May 2013

    Building on high levels of activity and recent investment, Lerwick Harbour is positioned for another busy year and continuing development of infrastructure to meet users’ future requirements. In his foreword to Lerwick Port Authority’s newly-published Strategy and Business Plan 2013, Chairman Harry Jamieson, notes that the harbour “is set up well for the future following […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Green groups’ claims about future development at Abbot Point coal port reveal their hypocrisy and determination to oppose any and every development to the detriment of the Queensland economy and Queenslanders. The Australian Marine Conservation Society’s depiction of proposed expansion of Abbot Point as a ‘mega-port’ was misleading, Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Port Hope harbour will begin this month as part of the Municipality’s annual maintenance program to allow safe access for boaters during the summer. In the past two years, dredging has been limited to clearing a channel along the west wall for boater access. With the implementation of the Municipality’s Sediment Management […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” was founded in accordance with the decision of the Government of the Russian Federation in 2003. Creation of the enterprise was conditioned by the necessity to perfection the state management system in the seaports of Russian Federation. Today FSUE “Rosmorport” conducts activities in 54 of 63 seaports of the Russian Federation. More than […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd., a provider of dredging services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and territorial sea fishing globally, today announced its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2013. Operating Highlights – Completed landmark business combination in February 2013, creating Pingtan Marine Enterprises, one of the largest U.S.-listed marine services operating […]

  • 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 […]