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  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    SAAM, the second-largest port operator in South America, has just announced that the port it has operated in Ecuador since 2006, Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG), incorporated the facilities of the adjacent Trinipuerto terminal through a 40-year lease. Under the agreement, TPG will invest close to $60 million in new infrastructure in the following period. This […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga today reported that the company is positioned for further growth as it moves to put in place the final elements of infrastructure expansion necessary to support the arrival of the next generation of container vessels to New Zealand waters. The company will commence its long-awaited project to dredge […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, after a year and half of construction, Dutch – Danish consortium Ballast Nedam – Rohde Nielsen completed reinforcement project along the Dutch coast in Katwijk.  The Netherlands is situated largely below sea level. Protection against water is therefore important. Part of Katwijk’s coast didn’t meet the latest safety standards so the coast was therefore reinforced with a dyke in […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span, Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) started the second stage of dredging operations this week. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 to October 31 in specified locations and will be conducted […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has just released a video about the PSA terminal development project in Panama. According to JDN, the company is currently expanding the PSA terminal. The project includes dredging and excavation of 4 million m³ of material, as well as the construction of an 800-meter quay wall. Located on the western bank of […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Harwich Haven Authority is launching a major development in the Haven ports and has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for consent to increase the depth of the harbor and approach channel from 13m to 16.0m (plus tide), the company announced in a press release. This dredging project will ensure that Haven ports will […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a $1 billion, five-year modernization plan, which also includes dredging, land-side infrastructure works and wharf improvements, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) last week commissioned the first of four new Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore (STS) cranes at its Barbours Cut Container Terminal. “These cranes can move a loaded container twice as fast as […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is currently attending Europort 2015 in Rotterdam, one of the biggest exhibitions for the maritime industry. “We are presenting some of our main products, such as the hydraulic dredging pump HY85 with two excavating heads EXHY20, the new Dragflow Cutterhead – a custom engineered […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Several dredgers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. One of them, the Potter, is scooping the stretch of the Mississippi River’s navigation channel just south of St. Louis, the ship’s 32-foot-wide head sucking up about 60,000 cubic yards of sediment each day. According […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG), port operated by SAAM since 2006, began one of its most important projects in recent years, the extension of its dock by 120 meters. The works will increase the dock from its current 360 meters to 480 meters. In addition to the extension, the terminal is expanding its support areas and […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) has announced the addition of three super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes to the terminal. The cranes will be able to accommodate larger vessels and will improve the terminal’s capacity, creating economic growth within the region. “These cranes have significantly improved capabilities. They can accommodate some of the largest vessels that will […]

  • 5 March 2012

    On February 22, ZPMC and the Port of Miami, USA signed a contract for procurements of 4 quayside container cranes. Located in southeastern Florida, USA, the Port of Miami is the first U.S. port which uses ZPMC’s port machinery products. In 1994, the Port of Miami purchased 4 Panamax quayside container cranes from ZPMC, which […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), took delivery of six shuttle carriers on March 21 for its semi-automated terminal in the Port of Barcelona, bringing its fleet to 26. These diesel hydraulic shuttles are one-over-one models and have a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes. Since its official opening […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Fitch Ratings expects to rate Caucedo Investments Inc.’s (Caucedo) US$180 million senior secured notes ‘BB-‘. The rating outlook is stable. Caucedo’s geographic location in the Caribbean and adequate intermodal capabilities and inland accessibility enable Caucedo (the port) to lead the port market share in the Dominican Republic. Its proximity to Santo Domingo, the country’s main […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A team from Spend Management Experts (SME), including John Haber, Paul Steiner and Brian Broadhurst, visited the Port of Savannah recently and met with several individuals from the Georgia Port Authority. Currently, the Port of Savannah is undergoing their harbor expansion project, approved by both the EPA and US Army Corps of Engineers, which will accommodate larger […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently completed a custom designed and built Series 370 Dragon dredger for a salt mining company in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Ellicott Dredges was awarded the contract based on its reputation for designing and manufacturing heavy-duty, reliable dredges,” the company said in their announcement. This customized edition […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has announced the completion of the Yas Channel Expansion Project – just before the start of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula 1, Emirates New Agency WAM informs.  The project included a significant amount of dredging work to ensure the safety of the passing yachts towards Yas Marina. The shallow channel […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage from coral bleaching and ocean acidification. “Today’s report confirms that the very future of our iconic Great Barrier Reef is at stake,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Climate change of even 2 degrees of additional warming […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    New research shows $784 million is needed to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality, even before new the coal mines and ports, supported by the major parties, are built. “Even though the Reef is already struggling, the Newman Government is set to make its water quality even worse,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Tonight, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck will recognize the newest graduates of an EPA job training program designed to prepare students to fill jobs related to the cleanup of the Onondaga Lake Superfund site. EPA’s Superfund Job Training Initiative provides free job training to people living in communities affected by toxic […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Manzanillo International Terminal, a joint venture with the Seattle group CARRIX and Panamanian investors, is intending to increase capacity to 4M teu as preparation for the post-Panamaxes transiting the Panama Canal after 2014. This development will cost $250M. MIT has also anticipated to move 1.8M teu this year, an increase of 18% from the 2010 […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohde Nielsen, a Danish dredging company, has won the Port of Tauranga dredging contract. This project will involve deepening and widening of the shipping channels from 12.9 meters to 14.5 meters depth inside the harbor and 15.8 meters outside the harbor. Work will be undertaken with a combination of trailer suction hopper dredger and backhoe, and is scheduled […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are moving for a Senate Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef and are calling on the other parties to support the inquiry. “Our inquiry would examine whether the mounting threats to the Reef are being properly managed or whether pressure from the mining industry, driving the unprecedented industrialisation, will […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens welcome the Australian Conservation Foundation’s acknowledgement today that the Greens have the strongest set of policies on protecting the natural environment. “We welcome this recognition of our strong environment policies from the Australian Conservation Foundation, which follows endorsement by WWF and the Australian Marine Conservation Society for our Great Barrier Reef policy,” […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    From its humble beginning of container operations since the early 1970s, Port Klang recently celebrated the handling of the 100 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) at Northport (M) Bhd. “We also began this year with a milestone achievement of surpassing the 10 millionth TEU mark. Northport handled 1.74 million TEUs or 47% of Port Klang’s […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaRock, a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction, has completed delivery of armor stone to protect Dorset’s West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defense project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee. West Bay, on Dorset’s Jurassic […]