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  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank Group has endorsed Jamaica’s aim to become the logistics hub for the Caribbean, Latin America and US Gulf & East coastal area by pledging to help find funding for the pioneering project. Speaking in Kingston recently, Giorgio Valentini, World Bank Group representative to Jamaica, described the logistics hub initiative as ‘transformational’ and […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, announced Tuesday that Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection of both natural resources and related economic activity. Hansen and several other senators addressed the problems facing Michigan’s waterways at a press conference at the Capitol. “The Senate is committed to developing […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Dockwise (the “Board”) has unanimously resolved to support the combination of Dockwise and Boskalis (the “Combination”) and to recommend the mandatory cash offer by Boskalis of EUR 18.50 / NOK 137.65 per share cum dividend for all of the issued and outstanding common shares in the capital of Dockwise (the […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work has recently been completed on a pre-dredge multibeam survey onbehalf of BAM Nuttall in Stromness Harbour, Orkney. The £9.2m Copland’s Dock development will see construction of a new 100-metre pier and associated access road in Stromness. Due to the shoaling nature of the site the survey equipment was mobilised to an open RIB to […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta. Regarding this deal, Minister of Transports Relu Fenechiu, said: “This action complies with the ministry’s strategy we said we would implement, that of launching as […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has a long and respected history of successfully delivering dredging projects at its various ports. For over three decades NQBP has been undertaking dredging programs to ensure the safe navigation of ships and port efficiency. This highly regulated process has been undertaken without significant impacts with the material dredged […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbour attracted higher-than-forecast offshore industry traffic last year as the increasingly buoyant oil and gas sector generated more activity at the deep-water port’s expanding facilities. Figures released by Lerwick Port Authority show that number of offshore industry vessels using Lerwick rose 9% last year to 623, compared with 2011, with the tonnage of shipping […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World handled 56.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio in 2012, a 2.4% increase over the prior year. Adjusting for the divestment of four joint venture terminals during the year, like for like gross container volume growth was 3.7% ahead of last year. This annual increase in gross container volumes was […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for Section II of the Yudean coal terminal in the new Bohe zone of Maoming Port in Guangdong Province, with a contract value of 410 million yuan and a construction period of 17 months. The project involves a 100000t gravity caisson unloading terminal and […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January 14, the launch ceremony of the integrated development project of Hengqin New Area & the inaugural ceremony of CCCC South Investment Development Co., Ltd. with a total investment of 38 billion yuan took place in Zhuhai. With a total investment of 38 billion yuan, as CCCC’s largest single investment project, the integrated development […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The Environment Agency is launching a public consultation on future plans for managing tidal flood risk and coastal erosion around the shores of the Exe Estuary on January 20, 2013. The draft Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy takes into account predicted changes in sea level rise up to 2110, and sets […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The Company’s overall outlook remains unchanged as 2013 gets underway. Private sector bid opportunities continue to be robust with local and DOT bid opportunities continuing at […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway at the Copland’s Dock development in Stromness, according to the Orkney Islands Council . Temporary works and dredging for the new pier were due to start in January followed by piling in February. The contract is scheduled for completion in February 2014. The Copland’s Dock development, the third part of the Council’s […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Novorossiysk Commercial Sea Port Group announces that on 11 January 2013 its subsidiary Novoroslesexport received delivery of two new LIEBHERR LHM 550 pneumatic drive mobile harbour cranes with lifting capacities of 104 tonnes. The cranes are expected to be commissioned in February 2013. One of the priorities in NCSP’s Development Strategy to 2020 is to […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Recently, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the hydraulic works of the terminal and bridge approach in Phase 2 of the Dapukou container terminal project in Jintang zone, Ningbo-Zhoushan Port, with a contract value of 607 million yuan The project involves a 1,264-meter terminal structure (1264m×59m terminal platform for Section […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the local government of Rosario, Cavite led in a groundbreaking ceremony for an P2.5-million infrastructure project in the municipality using the community-driven development approach (CDD). The infrastructure project will benefit some 1,000 families and provide jobs for 166 laborers in the municipality. The work involves dredging […]

  • 2 January 2013

    A YILDIRIM Group subsidiary, YILPORT Holding acquired a majority share of %86.6 in Turkey’s first private port, GEMPORT Port and Warehousing Administration. GEMPORT, formerly a Turkiye Is Bankasi company founded in 1992, performs container, vehicle and general cargo handling and warehousing services as well as providing pilotage and towage services to all vessels calling Gemlik […]

  • 1 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited has announced that, on 29 December 2012, through an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, China Merchants Holdings (Djibouti) FZE it entered into a share purchase agreement with, among others, Djibouti Ports & Free Zones Authority, to acquire 23.5 % of the issued share capital in Port de Djibouti S.A. at a […]

  • 24 December 2012

    By the new Mintrans of Russia order in accordance with the article 19 of the Federal Law dated 8.11.2007 №261-ФЗ the new list of port dues in the sea ports of Russian Federation was approved. This order determines subjects wich are entitled to charge port dues. In particular, only FSUE “Rosmorport” is entitled to charge […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine continues to work towards cooperation with all authorities of local and national level on issues of reforming Ukraine’s port industry: further development of maritime industry in Ukraine and implementation of reforms were discussed with representatives of local authorities, such as Nikolaev, Kherson, Odessa, Donetsk regional state administrations, Sevastopol city […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Boskalis Offshore has been awarded in joint venture a contract by the international energy company Statoil for various rock installation works up to 600 meters water depth in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea. The work comprises preparing the seabed for the installation of pipelines and other structures on the sea floor as well […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Deltares will be joining forces with the engineering firm Witteveen en Bos to develop the ‘2035 Master Plan’ for the harbour of Beira in Mozambique. With a population of more than 400,000, Beira is the second largest city in the country. It is located in the estuary of the Pungue River. Beira will face numerous […]

  • 19 December 2012

    As of this week, Damen Shipyards Group is the new owner of French shiprepair yard Arno Dunkerque, the only operator for ship repair and conversion in the 3rd largest French port, Dunkirk. The yard will continue its ship repair and conversion services. Furthermore, its personnel and management will remain in place, guaranteeing a seamless transition […]

  • 18 December 2012

    African Minerals has decided to expand existing rail and port infrastructure at Pepel rather than develop a new port at Tagrin Point. This decision follows a scoping level review of expansion options as it continues to ramp up production at the Tonkolili iron ore mine in Sierra Leone. It says this will result in substantial […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]