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  • 29 September 2010

    Transnet Port Terminal’s (TPT) investment of ZAR5.4 billion (US$760 million) over a five period to modernise Cape Town container terminal (CTCT) is on track for completion of major dredging and refurbishment of the second of four berths by May next year. The aim is to double its capacity by 2012 to 1.4 million TEU by […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a meeting to explore possible solutions to the existing bottlenecks of the port, Mr. Seidpour said that the annual performance of Noshahr Port amounts to 3.5 million tons and the capacity of the port is expected to increase to 5 million tons with the completion of infrastructural projects and part of the development plan. […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0% in comparison with the same period in 2012. “In combination with the investments recently announced, these half-year figures lead us to be cautiously optimistic for the first semester,” declared Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced today that its subsidiary company. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, has placed an order for a Heavy Duty Cable Plough, which will expand the company’s capabilities and position it as a true leading contractor in subsea trenching and cable installation. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-east of England with […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Indonesian Port Corporations (Pelindo II) has recorded a 42 percent increase in revenues to US$136.08 million in the first quarter of this year, reports thejakartapost.com. In the first three months, the company posted Rp 513 billion in net profits, or up by 46 percent from Rp 351 billion in the same period last year. […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover in 2011 was EUR 1,715 million (2010 EUR 1,578 million) and was evenly attributable to activities performed by Van Oord’s divisions and areas. The net profit for 2011 amounted to EUR 118 million (2010: EUR 165 million, including an extraordinary tax gain of EUR 40 million). CEO Pieter van Oord: ‘Given the […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The amount of dredged material removed in 2014 during works on St. Petersburg’s Bronka harbor project has passed the 15 million m³ mark. According to a report from project investor Phoenix LLC, general contractor for the project Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., who is working on the main access canal to the Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka (MMPK Bronka) and its surrounding water area, has […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, April 22, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick praised The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proficiency in the Sandy recovery work. According to the Army’s chief of engineers, the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Director General of Bushehr Port said that the proper ground for the investment in Negin Island has been prepared. Negin is a small island adjacent to Bushehr Port which is planed to be turned into to a small port. Mr. Rastad noted that last year the ground was paved for conclusion of two agreements for […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senator Chris Coons has announced that the Delaware River deepening project will be funded through end of 2016. President Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year reflects progress on a number of priorities of Senator Coons, including the Delaware dredging. “The federal budget is a reflection of our nation’s values and priorities, and what’s clear […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Water and Sanitation Authority Rawalpindi (WASA) has completed 50 percent of the Nullah Lai dredging program. The Managing Director of WASA, Raja Shaukat Mahmood, together with Deputy Managing Director of WASA, Amir Rasheed, yesterday visited several areas including Dhoke Naju and Phagwari Bridge and inspected ongoing cleanup work. According to the project manager, Muhammad Afzal, the […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) Workers Union believes that Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd the successful bidder for the proposed privatisation of the port will be able to take the company to greater heights. Its president Anuar Omar said the privatisation of the port would help improve efficiency of its operations. “We believe the experience […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi hailed the Egyptians’ unprecedented turnout for buying investment certificates needed for funding the New Suez Canal, Presidential spokesman Ehab Badawi said. He said the president made his comments during his meeting with the head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamesh. Badawi quoted Sisi as asserting the project should be implemented on […]

  • 14 March 2013

    Operated by Helix Energy Solution Group Inc.’s subsea UK robotics subsidiary Canyon Offshore Limited, the T1200 burial and trenching unit is building a successful track record in the North Sea after launching into service in 2012. Delivered by Forum Energy Technologies’ Perry Slingsby Systems ROV manufacturer, the 1200hp water-jet trencher is well suited for both […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC has launched e-Services for customers using its new flagship Khalifa Port, which earlier this month saw the commencement of commercial operations at the semi-automated Container Terminal, unique in the entire MENA region. The new e-Services will cut down considerably on paperwork as the Port moves towards its target of being a paperless operation. ADPC […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has purchased a suite of Gemini 720is multibeam imaging sonars, in the week of its launch at Oceanology 2016, in London.  The Gemini 720is sonars, combined with customized Gemini SeaTec software, will enable Van Oord to automate basic tasks such as monitoring the […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The federal Environment Minister is only giving the public ten business days, starting today, to comment on the Newman Government’s plan to dump the Abbot Point dredge sludge on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef coastline, announced Australian Greens. “It’s insulting that Greg Hunt cares so little about what the community thinks that […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Outside work on the railway started in December 2011. The trains should be running on the new railway of Maasvlakte 2 by the end of October 2012, when BAVO Spoor will deliver 12.3 km of double track behind the dunes of Maasvlakte 2. The large terminals on Maasvlakte 2 will soon be the start and […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech has just introduced the M3 Bathy System, a powerful, entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications. The core of the M3 Bathy is Mesotech’s M3 Series MultiMode Multibeam Sonar. The M3 Sonar is the only instrument in its price point that produces high-quality imaging records and 3D profiling point cloud data using the […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Port of Tauranga is to buy a seventh ship-to-shore gantry crane for its Sulphur Point fleet to handle the growing container volumes at the Port. The Port will also expand its fleet of straddle carriers and increase the capacity of its rail terminal at Sulphur Point as it is increasingly used as a hub port […]

  • 4 March 2010

    THE $27.8 million Albany Waterfront project is well on track with the protective outer breakwater already finished… [mappress] Source:albany,March 4,2010;

  • 5 August 2010

    The long-awaited dredge of the Hernando Beach Channel is back on, thanks to the state approval of the modified permit Wednesday…   By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, August 5, 2010;

  • 20 November 2012

    Partrac are to present at and attend the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments in Dallas, Texas from 4th – 7th February 2013. Dr Kevin Black will present Partrac’s poster presentation, “Tracking the Movements of Contaminated Particulates in Urban Environments” on Wednesday 6th February. Dr Black will also chair the “Cap Construction and […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombo will go up to the 21st position from 32 in the Top 50 World Container Ports list this year with the new berths of the Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) coming into operation. The completion of the CICT final stage will have dramatic effects for container throughput at the South Asia island nation with […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. The project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. This capital project was inaugurated […]