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  • 26 October 2010

    The inaugural function of the Vigilance Awareness Week was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Shri J. Purnachandra Rao, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.M.Mohan, IPS, CVO, VPT also attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Shri S. Vasudeva Rao, Chief Vigilance Officer, DCI, […]

  • 19 October 2010

    As it celebrates its first year in business, the new port and container terminal of Ngqura (NCT) in South Africa’s Eastern Cape is going to be given an additional 100m of quayside. Announcing this yesterday, Transnet Port Terminals, which operates the Ngqura container terminal at the port, said the additional 100 metres of quay will […]

  • 15 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hague, Netherlands – APM Terminals has signed a 25‐year concession agreement for the operation of the Port of Monrovia in Liberia, having been named the preferred bidder for the port management and modernization project last March. The now formalized agreement for the port’s privatization will result in the investment of $120 million USD in […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) today announced Luis Prieto-Portar, PhD, PE, PMC’s Principle and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 16th Annual Florida Remediation Conference on Friday, October 15, 2010 in Orlando. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Dr. Prieto-Portar will be discussing emerging technologies and their application to clean […]

  • 18 August 2010

    Uruguay is cobbling together a regional partnership around its planned deep sea port as part of President Jose Mujica’s strategy to raise… (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, August 18, 2010;

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The total contract value is approximately € 155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. The contract was awarded by Angola LNG Ltd. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital […]

  • 2 August 2010

    Mr. V.S. Manf, Chief Financial Officer, of Mercator Lines Limited said, “We are happy to announce a good set of Q1 FY 2011 results with increase in revenues and profits. Our business model is now well rounded and diversified and that our strategy of sustainable and scalable business model has borne the fruit.” Mumbai, July […]

  • 2 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Naming ceremony for the 6,675kW cutter suction dredger Ganga took place at Kakinada Seaport Private Ltd in Kakinada port in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India,on 30 July. Mrs Navatha, spouse of Mr KV Rao, Chairman cum Managing Director of Kakinada Seaport private Ltd, acted as godmother of the new dredger. The stationary cutter […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Louisiana National Guardsmen with the 225th Engineer Brigade collected 28 bags or approximately 700 pounds of oily debris on the state built E-4 berm at the Chandeleur Island chain. This comes on the heals of another 500 pounds of oily debris that was previously discovered, totaling 1,200 pounds of oiled debris removed to date. The […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    International workboat operator Acta Marine has successfully obtained certifications of its activities in accordance with the ISO-9001 quality standard and the SCC** safety standard. Acta Marine is the new trade name of the former sister companies Waterweg and Van Stee that recently merged into one company. The obtained double certification confirms that the integration process […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Honourable Rob Merrifield, Minister of State (Transport), and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister responsible for Nova Scotia, along with Rob Crosbie, chair of MAI’s board of directors, and Wayne Follett, MAI’s president and chief executive officer, announced today that the Government of Canada is making significant investments to revitalize […]

  • 5 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded the second phase of the construction of the LNG import terminal of Cuyutlán on the west coast of Mexico. The total contract value is approximately € 90 million with Boskalis’ share amounting approximately € 45 million. The contract was awarded by Secretaría de Comunicaciones Y Transportes (Ministry of […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, has opened on 8 June last a new manufacturing plant in Alblasserdam, The Netherlands. The company has decided to invest in the latest high-tech production facility for rotating shaft seals in western Europe, despite in these economically difficult times. In addition, IHC Lagersmit has introduced two new innovative products […]

  • 26 May 2010

    On May 18-21, 2010 Mr Yevgeny Primakov, the president of the Russia’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry, visited Latvia. On May 19 he visited the Port of Riga and held a meeting with the CEO of the Freeport of Riga Mr. Leonids Loginovs and other representatives of the Freeport of Riga Authority. During the port […]

  • 7 May 2010

    To protect the Upper and Lower Hudson River in the next phase of the Upper Hudson River dredging project, GE today urged a panel of independent scientists to recommend the establishment of firm, accountable, science-based standards to ensure that dredging itself does not slow down the river’s environmental recovery.The independent scientists are peer reviewers who […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a LoI (Letter of Intent) to install rock on the 1,220-kilometer “Nord Stream” gas pipelines running through the Baltic Sea, connecting Russia to Northern Germany. The contract value will amount to approximately € 100 million, with the share of Boskalis amounting approximately € 50 million. Earlier, in January […]

  • 26 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Despite a difficult economic climate in 2009, DEME succeeded in strengthening its position on the national and international markets. Thanks to its strategy of geographical spreading and the diversifi cation of its activities (such as dredging, lifting works, offshore-related and environmental activities… [mappress] Source:deme,April 26,2010;

  • 12 March 2010

    A port survey has shown that the total investment earmarked for expansion and renovation projects along the 2,838km navigable length of the Yangtze river now comes to around $4bn… [mappress] Source: Port Strategy, March 11, 2010

  • 12 January 2010

    The Port of Dover has had its own dredger for some time. Nigel Stokes, assistant harbour master, explains that the David Church, which carries out both suction and grab dredging, is in use hoovering up the silt that gets deposited in the harbour all year round, non-stop. [mappress] Source: Port Strategy, January 9, 2010;

  • 18 December 2009

    Lean times lie ahead for companies on the hunt for maintenance dredging work, with the real effect of the economic downturn not hitting their balance sheets until next year and beyond… Source: Port Strategy, December 18, 2009;

  • 17 December 2009

    The consequences of failure to address maintenance dredging issues effectively is probably being felt nowhere more severely than in America’s Great Lakes… Source: Port Strategy, December 17, 2009

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The last phase of the channel deepening at the Port of Portland is now under way – and it has been a marathon project… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 8 December 2009

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has prompted Cuba to fund the expansion and modernisation of its three main ports in collaboration with China and Venezuela… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 19 November 2009

    Following the Venice Port Authority’s push for a 16 metre draught in one of its navigation channels, the authority has rebuked claims that its dredging works in the Venice lagoon area could destroy the historic city… Source: Port Strategy, November 19, 2009;

  • 11 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian government has given the go-ahead for the expansion of Odessa, Yuzhny and Illichevsk into additional land areas… Source: Port Strategy, November 11, 2009;