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  • 10 August 2012

    Working around the clock, five dredgers directed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. With dredgers moving rapidly from one trouble spot to another to keep up with dynamic low water operational demands, the Corps is also […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Konecranes introduces the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel consumption and emissions while offering improved performance in […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has  warned about the impacts on the highly vulnerable Great Barrier Reef as a result of massive port development planned by the Queensland Government. Plans to expand current and build new ports will affect the feeding and breeding ground of the Reef’s unique species and result in thousands more ships […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    This past April CAPSA (Compañía Auxiliar del Puerto, SA), the leading container logistics company at the Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The company, part of Grup Maritim TCB since 1999, has gradually improved its operational capacity thanks to experience and innovation. In 2012 it handled 268,000 TEUs, up by more […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining industrialisation, just like Kevin Rudd’s does, say the Australian Greens. “Tony Abbott has joined Kevin Rudd today with a toothless Great Barrier Reef policy that does nothing to stand in the way of the reef being turned into a dumping […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a ceremony held 25th November at the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA) training center in Ismailia, Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, the Head of the SCA, formally approved the construction of a new 9.5 km long, 17 meter deep and 250 meter wide access channel to Port Said East. At present, due to convoy traffic on […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II container terminal, designed to be the world’s safest, most technologically advanced and automated container handling facility, began landside commercial operations with the opening of the high tech truck gates, launching a new era of automation to improve trucker efficiency and reduce turntimes. The 86 hectare (212 acre) terminal includes […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The Corps’ periodic sand replenishment program will begin at Ocean City on or about Feb. 16 depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 hours a day. The dredge will be located in the ocean off the north end of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Latin America – and especially Brazil – is booming. And port development and dredging is an essential element. Dredging in Latin America has been steadily growing over the last few years including such mega-projects as the Superporto do Açu. And many more projects and works are going on or being planned for the near future. […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    February marked the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at the SC Ports Authority, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s planned one-stop-shop for development approvals, announced today to begin in Tasmania, is code for fast-tracking damaging mega projects across the country, say the Australian Greens. “Tony Abbott plans to remove the vital layer of federal approval that protects our most important environmental assets, which was first put in place to save the iconic […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 14 April 2011

    Shipping Minister Mike Penning has today backed proposals by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) for the future of the port, which could create hundreds of jobs over the next five years and safeguard the local economy. During the two-hour visit Mr Penning was given a guided tour of the harbour onboard pilot boat Trelawney, and learned […]

  • 4 January 2012

    APM Terminals officially takes control over the container terminal at the port of Gothenburg today. The terminal operating company, Skandia Container Terminal AB, has been renamed APM Terminals Gothenburg AB to capitalize on the worldwide recognition of the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network. The facility is Scandinavia’s largest container terminal and […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Houston Port Commissioners awarded recently a contract to TCB/GBA Joint Venture for professional engineering and planning services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study of modifications to improve the Houston Ship Channel system. That system includes the Houston, Barbours Cut and Bayport ship channels. “This study is critical to the greater […]

  • 2 November 2011

    Officials from Hyundai Merchant Marine, Port of Tacoma, Washington United Terminals (WUT) and several guests Tuesday celebrated the completion of a $32 million extension of the WUT wharf on the Blair Waterway. Speeches and a ceremonial ribbon-cutting marked the official opening of the new wharf. The construction project added 600 feet to the terminal’s existing […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Tauranga has reported continued consolidation of national freight traffic across its wharves, reinforcing its position as New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway. In the six months to 31 December 2014, Port of Tauranga handled 426,512 TEUs (up 11.9% on the prior year), while total cargo volumes increased 1.2% to 10 million tonnes. Meanwhile, trans-shipped […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Instead of wasting time with a secret trip to lobby the World Heritage Committee, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments should be following the World Heritage Committee’s recommendations, say the Australian Greens. “The World Heritage Committee is an expert committee – members will judge Australia’s management of the Great Barrier Reef on the […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A giant project, a giant ship and a giant achievement. It has been a magnificent and inspiring performance by ADPC staff, contractors and stakeholders, inspired by the wise and supportive leadership of the Abu Dhabi government. “Only four and a half short years after the first dredgers moved into position at Taweelah and began working […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced yesterday it will solicit a rapid response maintenance dredging contract, with the bid opening the week of March 3, to address critical shoaling and perform maintenance dredging within the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Harbor) jetty channel. Unexpected shoaling (sandy elevation of the bottom of a body […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aquatech Pump and Power has announced their participation at the 2013 Canadian Mining Expo in Timmins. “We have chosen this venue to launch some new and innovative pumping technologies to the Canadian Mining industry“, says Andy Ingriselli, President of Aquatech Pump and Power, Inc.. Aquatech will be displaying and featuring their specialized mine pumping equipment […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District’s Commander, Col. Thomas Asbery and staff briefed Congressman Max Rose last Friday on the South Staten Island coastal storm risk management project funded following Hurricane Sandy and moving closer to construction. “Appreciate the New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers giving me a tour of East Shore Seawall […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Terminal Catalunya (TERCAT), a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group,  took delivery of four Super-Post-Panamax quay cranes at its Muelle Prat terminal in the Port of Barcelona. This is the first batch of a total of eight cranes with the remaining four scheduled for delivery on 18 March 2012. A ceremony was held at […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Belgian government’s integrated coastal safety plan must protect the coastal area in Flanders before 2015 against a devastating super flood that occurs around every 100 years. Due to the constant rise in sea levels (2 mm per annum) eight weak points have been identified along this 67 kilometre coastline which may not be able […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is committing to fund an approximately 13 million USD project to provide more than 6,000 feet of flood barriers for the Long Beach industrial district. The district was flooded in the storm surge brought on by superstorm Sandy, which damaged the city’s key infrastructure facilities and […]