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  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 26, the 29th meeting of the 2nd Board of Directors of CCCC took place in Beijing. The meeting elected Liu Qitao as chairman of CCCC, chairman of the Strategy Committee and chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors. Due to his advanced age, former Chairman Zhou Jichang resigned as executive […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has been awarded a contract by Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. for the installation of an offshore Depletion Compression Platform for the Malampaya Project off the coast of Palawan Island, in the Republic of the Philippines. The contract includes seabed preparation, rock installation, platform transportation and installation work and has a contract […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s annual results have revealed record vessel activity in 2012 and record levels of cargo passing through the port. Overall vessel tonnage handled by the port increased by eight per cent, from 25.91 million tonnes in 2011, to 28.19 million tonnes in 2012. The Harbour also saw an eight per cent increase in […]

  • 2 May 2013

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2013, of $1.1 million ($0.04 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $6.3 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “Our first quarter […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Goeff Hansen that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities. Senate Bill 218 is now on its way to the governor to be signed into law. The legislation would restore and expand the tax […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 10, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for the 100000t waterway project in Dagang zone of Tianjin Port, with a contract value of 1.693 billion yuan and a construction period of 539 days. Located at Nangang Industrial Zone, Tianjin Binhai New Area, the project involves waterway dredging, transfer and setting of […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Scotland’s longest commercial deep-water berth has been created in Orkney with the completion of a new extension at Hatston Pier. The 160-metre extension to the existing 225-metre pier will be officially opened next week (April 30) by Neil Kermode, Managing Director of EMEC, the Orkney-based European Marine Energy Centre. The £8 million project is a […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To support export growth and economic investment associated with international trade, the nation must develop a prioritization system, a merit-based budget process and predictable means of authorization for needed port infrastructure, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) told members of a Congressional committee. Yesterday, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Although global container volumes are not projected to grow as rapidly over the next five years as they have over the past decade, the expansion of modern port and containerized operations concentrated in high-growth emerging markets such as Africa, Latin America and South and Southeast Asia will require higher levels of productivity and rely heavily […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Washington’s export economy and the future of the Port of Seattle are bound together, as they have been for over a century. Port leaders will be convening events with some of their most important clients across the region this week to promote the Pacific Northwest exports. “As an engine for economic growth for the whole […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 29, CCCC and Nansha New Area (NNA) entered into a cooperation framework agreement on integrated urban development investment. Zhen Shaohua, deputy general manager of CCCC and Lu Yuan, vice chairman of the Administrative Committee of NNA affixed signature on behalf of respective sides. Located in the south of Guangzhou, NNA enjoys superior location, […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that the Federal Enterprise Rosmorport and companies of NCSP Group operating at the port of Novorossiysk (PJSC “NCSP”, PJSC “NLE”, PJSC “Novorossiysk Ship Repair Yard” and PJSC “Novorossiysk Grain Terminal”) have signed an agreement of cooperation on design and engineering works under the Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Modernisation Programme. […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the completion of a project to stabilize and restore the ecological functions of the Emerald Isle and Pine Knoll Shores shorelines on Bogue Banks island, North Carolina, which were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011. BOEM and Carteret County signed an agreement in December 2012 that authorized […]

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

    Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013. Business relations and employees will have the opportunity to visit Artemis before it departs for western France for its first assignment. Pursuant to a contract with the Grand Port Maritime de la Rochelle, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. “The fiscal 2014 Civil Works […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    At a recent meeting, the Port of Everett Commission authorized staff to solicit bids for the final cleanup of the Everett Shipyard upland – a key six-acre site in the heart of the Marina District. The cleanup area is located along West Marine View Drive between 15th Street and 14th Street. The area was home […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Final Environmental Impact Statement, proposed Master Plan, and proposed Shoreline Management Plan have been completed and are available for public review. Public review must be completed by May 6. The proposed Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan regulate activities and the long term management strategy of Eufaula Lake. The Final Environmental Impact Statement identifies […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany spanning a distance of 110 kilometers. The contract was awarded for a period of three years and has a value of approximately EUR 75 million. The activities are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2013

    Port of Cork Outlines Potential Plans for Port Development in Ringaskiddy The Port of Cork Company outlined plans for potential Port development in Ringaskiddy and announced a number of key dates for public information days. The proposed developments are the first phase of the implementation of the Port of Cork’s Strategic Development Plan Review (2010), […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Irish Ports Association (IPA), the representative body for the Irish ports sector and an affiliate of IBEC, today welcomed the publication by Leo Varadkar, TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport of the new national ports policy which sets out the policy framework for the future development of the sector. Commenting on the new […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede has revealed a healthy net profit margin of 4.1% per cent in 2012 and a positive sales forecast for the year ahead. The company develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries, which have been performing well – despite the global economic situation […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 27, CCCC held a release conference for 2012 annual business report. Present were Chairman Zhou Jichang, Executive Director & CFO Fu Junyuan and Chief Economic Engineer & Board Secretary Liu Wensheng. In 2012, with a focus on improving business quality, CCCC stepped up business restructuring, implemented the strategy of “great overseas operations”, pressed […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 8, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. signed a construction contract with the construction headquarters of the approach channel of Yueqing Bay. With a full length of 45.5 kilometers including a dredging section of 14.34 kilometers, an estimated total investment of 268 million yuan and a construction period of 7 months, the proposed channel […]

  • 24 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    An Industry Day for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Regional Superstorm Sandy Shore Protection and Navigation Dredging Projects will be held on April 3, 2013, beginning 11:00 am. The purpose of this event is to allow the Government the opportunity to provide a brief overview of upcoming dredging projects’ requirements, address specific questions relating […]