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  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (Keller) has secured an order for the design and manufacture of several gearboxes for the world’s most powerful cutter suction dredger. The gearboxes were designed in close cooperation with DEME who will operate the cutter under the name SPARTACUS. According to the company, the collected cutter know-how and […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) vessel. When delivered, the ‘Spartacus’, which is being built on behalf of Belgium based Dredging International (DEME), will be the world’s most powerful CSD and the first ever to be fueled by liquefied natural […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Construction of the “Junyang 1”, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands. With a total length of 167.5 meters, a hopper load capacity of 21,000 cubic meters and a maximum dredging depth of 90 meters, the vessel will have advantages such as advanced technology, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 13 September 2010

    Singapore, one of the world’s most prosperous and fastest growing economies, is being accused of expanding its coastline with illegally … (rt) [mappress] Source: rt, September 13, 2010;

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the third consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere, this recognition highlights companies that outperform industry peers by embracing ethical business practices and demonstrating industry leadership. “The Panama Canal is honored to receive this award. We […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    PRONAUTAS and Jan De Nul Group have announced a new partnership to roll out an ECDIS implementation program onboard Jan De Nul vessels. PRONAUTAS will deliver and install Transas Navi-Sailor 4000 ECDIS in Premium configuration with radar overlay. Jan De Nul Group operates the world’s most modern and most diverse dredging fleet. The fleet includes […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far at the newly-launched Suez Canal Project, military spokesman Brigadier Mohamed Samir said. In a statement, Samir noted that some 52 companies are now working at the project site. He added that new equipment were imported from aboard for the project. On August 5, […]

  • 21 June 2012

    In response to rapid growth in Panama, Xylem has opened a new sales and service office to provide greater customer support to the developing Latin American market. For Xylem, a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, this expansion in Latin America reflects the company’s commitment to grow […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A fleet of dredgers of Luxembourg-registered Jan De Nul Group arrived in the waters of the Port of Murmansk on the Kola Peninsula. The dredging fleet will be engaged in dredging at the Port of Sabetta. The vessels are now passing clearance and then will proceed along the Northern Sea Route. Permissions from the Federal […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Timing of dredging is the key to helping preserve one of the world’s most productive and important ecosystems – seagrass meadows, reports QUT (Queensland University of Technology). According to the QUT, seagrass meadows are among the most underappreciated but most important ecosystems in the world. They are disappearing at the same rate as tropical rainforests […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on a $1.31 billion Middle Harbor project at the Port of Long Beach are in full swing and in line with the construction program. The Middle Harbor will combine two aging container terminals into one of the world’s most technologically advanced and greenest facilities. The nine-year project, will double the port’s capacity and support 14,000 new jobs — while cutting […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     BAM recently released the B1M video, documenting the company’s work in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey and their partners. Building Below Zero: The World’s Most Extreme Construction Site follows BAM teams as they modernize existing infrastructure used for climate change research by polar scientists. Menno de Jonge explains, “BAM began its partnership […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA-UK technical seminar on “Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects” starts tomorrow (December 1st) at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office. In countries around the world dredging plant is playing an essential role in the delivery of major infrastructure schemes that enhance connectivity at national to global scales. For the December […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Statoil Snorre Permanent Reservoir Monitoring system installation and burial. Here you see what DeepOcean is working on in Norway right now, the PT-1 Jet Trencher on the Northern Wave vessel is shown cutting a very good profile trench for embedment of the cables. The PRM cable in yellow is visible as it deposits into the […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.3 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Trade between India and Dubai is expanding at an unprecedented pace, and as one of the largest marine terminal operators in the region, DP World is a major facilitator and contributor to this growth. That’s the message from Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region to the 7th India […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world. ADPC CEO Tony Douglas addressed more than two hundred colleagues, gathered in […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    With the delivery of the ‘Peter’ last Thursday, the fleet of Dutch Dredging (Baggerbedrijf de Boer) now has the world’s most sustainable bed leveller. The 22.4-meter-long vessel complies not only with the strict IMO Tier 3 standard for the emission of harmful substances in shipping but also with the Euro Stage 5 standard for emissions in […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 20 September 2011

    Cooperation and ongoing projects were at the centre of talks yesterday between DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and UK Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Stephen Green, at the company’s Head Office in Jebel Ali. Lord Green, who is currently on an official visit to the UAE, toured the Jebel Ali Port […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Civic, port and industry leaders gathered Monday on the docks of the Port of Long Beach to launch a pioneering project to build a highly advanced terminal that will feature the most modern and clean technologies available to move cargo. Marking the occasion with the driving of a commemorative “golden pile,” part of the foundation […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Dutch government’s NL Agency has awarded a contract for the provision of consultancy services for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam to a consortium headed by consultancy and engineering firm DHV. Other members of the consortium include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Deltares, RebelGroup and UNESCO-IHE. With its 17 million inhabitants, the […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited the Freeport of Monrovia concession zone, touring the jetty and the refurbished Operations/Marine building as well as the nearly completed new training center. The port has been in operation under the management of APM Terminals since February 1st with investment in and improvement of the facility now well underway. […]