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  • 29 May 2012

    Cabinet liaison officer in the Ministry of Works and Transport Grace Mubonenwa said the Ministry of Works and Transport plans to dredge the Zambezi River from Katima Mulilo to Impalila Island to enable the barge to operate through out the year, and that the tender to purchase the dredger has already been awarded. The ministry […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Rotterdam based dredging and marine construction contractor Van Oord and the Romanian Transports Ministry have signed the contract for the completion of the offshore breakwater in the Port of Constanta. Regarding this deal, Minister of Transports Relu Fenechiu, said: “This action complies with the ministry’s strategy we said we would implement, that of launching as […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two 70 foot narrow beam mud boats, funded by Stroud Town Council, were launched into the Stroudwater Navigation at Stonehouse on 5th November 2016. The dredger “Augustus Gloop” had been craned out of the Ham Mill pound east of Stroud where it had been working, and transported to Stonehouse by road transport. The addition of […]

  • 14 September 2012

    New plans for the Penzance Harbour development have been submitted to the Department of Transport. According to BBC, these plans were submitted hours before a government funding deadline. The proposed development program, among others, includes the dredging at the town’s harbour. The harbour provides both a commercial and a recreational service to the town, although […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hamburg is the German economy’s Gateway to the World. Along with the other German seaports, it plays an essential role for seaborne foreign trade as an interface between land and sea transport. Its excellent accessibility by water and overland is crucial for the operation of worldwide transport chains. Consequently the Port of […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Since beginning of February 2019, Wasa Dredging’s backhoe dredger Optimus, self propelled split hopper barges Boann and Sinann are working together with the self propelled split hopper barge Johannes de Rijke in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda. The dredging work is being performed as part of the Port of Klaipeda’s reconstruction program, aimed to result […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will offer loans of $200 million to Anhui province to improve its transport infrastructure. The loans will be used to upgrade and dredge highways and channels across the Industrial Transfer Demonstration Zone in the Anhui Yangtze River City Belt. Under the auspices of the loan program, seven highroads running over […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Dockwise Ltd. today announces twelve new awards totaling USD 55 million, of which six, to the value of more than USD 15 million, are for execution in Q4 2011. The remaining contracts are for execution in 2012 and 2013. Furthermore the company has entered into a Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Keppel of Singapore for […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The new deep-water quay in the Port of Raahe was inaugurated recently. The quay allows a draught of 10 metres. It has brought about considerable improvements in the transport services for industry and commerce. In addition, the fairway has been dredged to allow a draught of 10 metres. Together the new storage fields at the […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator David Matsuda yesterday toured the site of a planned marine cargo dock at the Port of Brownsville that will help transform this vital port into a hub for international trade. The proposed infrastructure improvements are being made possible, in part, through a $12 million TIGER (Transportation Investment Generating […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won three DPC Innovation Awards: one for Dredger Design, one for Dredging Equipment and another one for Safety. Best Dredging Design: Hopper vessels with exhaust gas treatment systems Jan De Nul Group ordered four Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD) equipped with exhaust gas treatment systems in order to reduce harmful […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA): “Louisiana’s waterways and ports support over 280,000 local jobs while contributing almost $48 billion to our state’s economy annually. With 38 ports throughout Louisiana, it […]

  • 21 March 2012

    Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) received the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) “Port Person of the Year” award yesterday, in recognition of his support in improving the nation’s maritime and port infrastructure. Chairman Mica spoke to a gathering of the nation’s port leaders in Washington during AAPA’s 100th anniversary event, […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with installing scour protection for bridges at six locations throughout the state. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and temporary stone and […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 18 July 2012

    House Deputy Speaker and District I 1 Representative Beng Climaco has sought the assistance of Transportation and Communications Secretary Mar Roxas for immediate repair of the damage at the port’s area, reports zamboangatoday.ph. She believes that Zambo Port needs dredging. Zambo Port dredging depends on the budget which must be approved by the Department of […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Five ports in Sweden and Finland have this week submitted applications for EU funding within the 2014 CEF Transport Calls for Proposals. The cooperation will result in improved port infrastructure and environmental services and the applications are supported by both the Swedish and the Finnish Government. Four Finnish TEN-T core ports – Turku, Helsinki, Naantali […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the award of a Sediment Morphodynamic Assessment Project (SMAP) contract that will examine sediment transport in southeast Florida over the next two years. The project monitoring and modeling will support the Corps’ navigation and coastal flood risk management missions from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade County. […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The remaining transport companies of Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) significantly increased their container transport by 21.1 % to 883 thousand standard containers (TEU) in the first nine months of the 2013 financial year. This is primarily due to new connections within Germany, with Austria and with the Polish sea ports. Throughput volume at […]

  • 13 August 2012

    According to The Hindu, the Merolyn Engineering Works Pvt Ltd is in the race to supply six dredgers worth $600 million (nearly Rs 3,300 crore) to Bangladesh. Kakoli Mitra, the Managing Director of Merolyn, a Kolkata-based company, stated that along with Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede and infrastructure major Royal Infraconstru Ltd, Merolyn already bid for […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new mining wheel suction dredger for Mineros Aluvial SAS, the DRAGA 20: BIJAO, is ready for transport to Colombia, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement.  Loaded on a pontoon, the electric, dismountable wheel dredger will make her way to Antwerp where she shall be loaded on a transport vessel bound for Cartagena. “After […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Geodis Wilson will manage the transport of 16 lock gates, each weighing more than 4,000 tons, for the the expansion of the Panama Canal. An initial vessel, carrying four of the gates will depart from Italy in February 2013 and will be followed by a further three shipments throughout the year. The project is scheduled […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, recently presented a plan to remove around 260,000 cubic yards of sediment from approximately 2 miles of the lower San Luis Rey River. The plan comes as a part of the overall San Luis Rey Flood Control Project in San Diego County, which was developed by USACE […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) are joining forces to build greater awareness of the need to significantly boost federal investment in the nation’s ports and waterways infrastructure. The two groups signed a memorandum of cooperation October 24 during AAPA’s annual meeting in Mobile, Ala. […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]