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  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Company to Get Nicaragua Canal Concession The National Assembly president stated yesterday that a concession to build a canal across Nicaragua will be awarded to a Chinese company.   Croatia: Uljanik Delivers “Bartolomeu Dias” to Jan De Nul Uljanik Shipyard on 16th May delivered to the Luxembourg Company Jan De Nul S.A. Capellen D.D. […]

  • 24 January 2013

    The first vessel to use the new $30 million wharf extension at Sulphur Point arrived on Tuesday 22 January and is currently discharging the Port of Tauranga s new Liebherr ship to shore container crane. The 170 metre wharf extension, due for completion at the end of March, is a major part of the $180 […]

  • 28 January 2011

    Gottwald Port Technology GmbH (Gottwald), a subsidiary of Demag Cranes AG, has a contract to supply a mobile harbor crane G HMK 8410 to get the port Angamos, Mejillones, Chile. The crane Generation 5 (Model 8), the largest mobile harbor crane Gottwald be for container handling in the Americas. The G HMK 8410, it will […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge valve is used to control the flow of water and sand in the suction and discharge pipes of either cutter suction dredgers or trailing suction hopper dredgers. The dredge valve is designed in such a way that there are no fasteners inside the body that can loosen and damage other parts during operation. On […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami has reported its busiest January in history with a total of 104,183 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo (TEUs) activity, a 17% jump over January 2018 – a record month in its history.   “Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters will challenge the Government today in Question Time on their plans to make profits from the dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “The Australian Government has responsibility for protecting our World Heritage Great Barrier Reef, but instead is trying to turn a buck […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility. The expansion, which was approved by Panama’s National Assembly earlier this year, is scheduled to be made operational in the first half of 2017. It […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the 900-meter quay at the Port of Gothenburg has been completed three months ahead of schedule thanks to close collaboration between the Port of Gothenburg, the terminal operator APM Terminals Gothenburg and the contractors. The quay is now ready to receive large ocean-going container ships. The Port of Gothenburg has invested SEK 450 […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) will begin the second stage of dredging operations during the week of August 1st near the Westchester shoreline as part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience, has presented its new product catalogue. “We are proud to have one of the most efficient dredging technology that allows our customer to save on operating costs but also on CO2 emissions. Together with this Dragflow has been one of the most […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for the South Basin Marina, that were submitted by the West End Development Corporation (WEDCO) partnering with South Basin Development Ltd. (SBD), have been given green light by planning authorities, according to Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development. The new South Basin Marina, located at the former Royal Naval Dockyard, will provide a maximum of 100 new berths for […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge pumps can be fitted out with a second outer pump casing. Up to now, this meant a  large, heavy piece of steel. Pioneering research by Damen R&D engineers has resulted in a patented pump cover, which can be zipped onto the current dredge pump effortlessly. The new DynaCover is made of finely woven super […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Comfort Lake – Forest Lake Watershed District broke ground last week on a $536,605 wetland restoration project in southern Chisago County, MN, that will ultimately improve water quality in Moody and Bone lakes. The district began a five-year project to improve the lakes in late 2010, when they installed low-velocity fish barriers to prevent rough […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall are taking shape. With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility, PSA Panama said […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Never before, anywhere in the world, have nine Super Post Panamax container cranes been delivered at the same time in a port by the builders. Seven were built by ZPMC and two by Kalmar, all in China. ZPMC divided its shipment over its own special transport vessels the Zhen Hua 14, which will start unloading […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Seattle has completed an environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available environmental information and preparation of a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Terminal 5 Wharf Rehabilitation and Berth Deepening project. The project consists of modifications to existing container facilities, including cargo wharf rehabilitation, berth deepening, and electrical service capacity and utility […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Terminal de Contenedores de Tenerife (TCT), the concessionaire of the new container terminal at the East Dock in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, inaugurated the new facilities. The event was attended by the President of the Regional Government of the Canary Islands, Paulino Rivero, the Minister for Public Works, Ana Pastor, the mayor of Santa Cruz […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tema (Ghana) – a $1 billion investment by Meridian Port Services (MPS) – is on schedule to open on June 28 this year. According to the company officials, the breakwater and access channel – designed to accommodate the world’s largest container ships – and the first 2 deep-water berths are expected to be able to […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last pile has been put in place at Tacoma’s Husky Terminal Pier 4, according to the Northwest Seaport Alliance. Since awarding the contract to Manson Construction Company and launching the first phase of the project in May 2016, the construction is now more than halfway complete. “The last of the 1,245 piles on Pier 4 was […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The old parties today voted against a Greens’ Senate motion to refuse the world’s largest coal port being built in the Great Barrier Reef. “With the decision on the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion expected in December, today’s Senate vote was a concerning sign that we’ll be getting coal for Christmas from the Abbott Government,” […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Calabar Channel dredging project that will boost economic activities in Cross River and neighboring states was inaugurated on Friday by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. The inauguration of the project, a joint venture between the Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA) and Niger Global Engineering, ends years of controversy and apprehension concerning the feasibility of opening the […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (AGCT), the Croatian subsidiary of International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) at the Port of Rijeka, is set to realize a comprehensive expansion plan in the period up to mid-2020. In close cooperation with the Rijeka Port Authority, AGCT has drawn up plans for a two-phase dredging scheme with the first […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The last month’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal was recognized during the latest meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “Houston is well positioned for increased trade through the canal to and from East Asia, currently our fastest growing container trade lane,” Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria said. “We look […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    An unusual style of dredger has returned to ‘hoover’ thousands of tonnes of silt from Gloucester Docks this week, allowing vessels of all sizes to continue to visit the city safely. Trialled successfully in 2012, the new method of suction dredging removes built up sediment by using a 22-tonne waterborne ‘hoover’ to suck it up […]