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  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the second day of VIII Exhibition “Transport of Russia” taking place from 4 to 6 December in the framework of “Transport Week – 2014” General Director of FSUE “Rosmorprot” Andrey Tarasenko signed a range of agreements in the press-centre of “Gostiny Dvor” exhibition center in presence of Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov. […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister, John Hayes, visited the Port of Liverpool yesterday to view developments at its container terminal Liverpool2, due to open in 2015. The minister, who has responsibility for the strategic roads network and ports, received a tour of the site and heard a presentation from Peel Ports on issues relating to transport integration in […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, said he would ask the Government for policies to attract investment to inland waterway facilities. Thang told a conference on boosting water transport throughout the Hong (Red) River Delta that it was necessary for agencies and localities to recognise the role of inland waterways in helping create a […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister of Transport of Russia Maxim Sokolov on July 14, 2014, made a working visit to Kavkaz Seaport. Sokolov held a series of working sessions, which were attended by the Rosmorrechflot head Alexander Davydenko, the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko, representatives of the other state and local authorities, as well as the Autonomous Non-Commercial […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    From 19 to 22 May, an international group of participants from seven different countries participated in the pump and slurry training course, organised by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The tuition was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success once again. During the four-day course, the emphasis was […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) scheduled its advanced pump and slurry course named “Slurry Transport in Dredging and Wet Mining” for May 19-22, 2014, in their training facilities in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. In this advanced, 4-day training, emphasis will be put on the hydraulic transport of solids-water mixtures with centrifugal pumps and through pipeline […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Minister Robert Goodwill has visited Yorkshire and the Humber estuary to discover how the areas are recovering from damage caused by the recent severe weather. At the Port of Immingham, the largest by tonnage in the UK, he spoke to owners Associated British Ports and viewed the ongoing works to improve its resilience to […]

  • 31 March 2014

    IHC Beaver Dredger and a Workboat were recently loaded onto MV Fairload in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and are now destined for Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. Jumbo’s experienced crew assisted in dismantling the cutter ladder part of the dredger utilizing the Fairload’s cranes. The cutter ladder was stowed below deck together with the workboat. The main unit […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad and JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor yesterday at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The governor announced his plans for a historic $8.8 billion Department of Transportation budget in the coming year. The budget request will include nearly $139 million for […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Governor Rick Scott announced at JAXPORT that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $8.8 billion in the “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget,” to make strategic transportation improvements throughout the state. This will fully fund the Florida Department of Transportation’s Work Program and continue vital investments in port, construction, bridge and other transportation […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the medium breakwater EPC project in the Jida zone of Maoming Port in Guangdong Province, with a contract value of 499 million yuan and a construction period of 18 months. Located in the Jida zone of Maoming Port in Guangdong Province, the project […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited the work to expand Southampton container terminal. The £150m project is in its advanced stages with construction of the four new high cranes, together worth £28m, well advanced. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport saw the new 500m quay designed to accommodate the latest generation of ultra large […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan will inaugurate a Transport terminal of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) at a function at Garden Reach Jetty-2 in Kolkatta Port Trust area today. Kolkata being a transportation hub on the Ganga, the new terminal would serve states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and the […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Mrs. Dzifa Attivor, Minister of Transport, on Wednesday said the expansion project of the Takoradi Port forms part of a master plan to develop the country’s ports. The Minister, who was speaking to the press during a visit to the Takoradi Port, said the master plan was drawn up before the country’s discovery of oil […]

  • 23 September 2013

    New public policy priorities, government support and legislation for navigation on inland waterways in Russia, as well as fleet modernisation and waterways infrastructure will be discussed during the conference ‘Russian-Dutch Bilateral Year 2013: the Strategy of Water Transport’. Key speaker during the conference will be Mr Viktor Olersky, deputy Minister of Transport. The conference takes […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee leaders introduced unprecedented bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), was introduced in the […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    By introducing direct payments to the state budget from Latvian ports’ revenues, implementation of port functions, stipulated by law, will have to be financed from the state budget. That was the conclusion reached by the Ministry of Transport, evaluating operation of Latvian and Estonian port authorities and their funding models. The Ministry of Transport indicates, […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Singapore plays host to Mr Yang Zan, Director-General of the Department of International Co-operation, Ministry of Transport, People’s Republic of China, under the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore’s (MPA) Distinguished Visitors Programme (DVP) from 31 July to 2 August 2013. Mr Yang held several key roles in the Ministry of Transport before assuming his […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The UK Minister of State for Transport, Simon Burns, visited Jebel Ali Port and the free zone and was welcomed by H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World. During a meeting with senior DP World executives and a tour of the port, Mr Burns was briefed on the operational efficiencies that have made Jebel […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In dredging, the hydraulic transport of solids is one of the most important processes. Since the 50’s many researchers have tried to create a physical mathematical model in order to predict the head losses in slurry transport. These models are Durand, Condolios, Gibert, Worster. Zandi & Govatos, Jufin Lopatin, Fuhrboter, Newitt. Doron, Wilson, Matousek and […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For over ten years, local container haulier M&M Transport (Southern) Limited has been partnering with major shipping lines, agents and freight forwarders to help transport the goods that arrive in Southampton to locations around the UK. During that time its team have earned a reputation for cost effective container solutions and a friendly, personalised service. […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the design of the artificial river revetment of the start-up zone (business town) of the Yan’an Business District of the Dalian New Airport, with a contract value of 9.5434 million yuan and a total design period of three months. The artificial river revetment […]

  • 11 February 2013

    State-of-the-art fully automated stacking cranes (ASCs) currently being installed at the UK’s new national hub port will increase reliability and ensure smoother, more efficient operations 24 hours a day, even in weather conditions that would force non-automated systems to close. One of the first to view the new equipment being erected was UK Transport Minister […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ports, Terminals & Intermodal Transport 2013 will commence tomorrow in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This event is designed to get the industry and the policy makers on one platform to discuss the importance of ports & terminals development, intermodal transport and to share opinions as to the future development plans. In particular, examples of practical solutions […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deficiency in transport and communications infrastructure is one of several supply chain barriers that act as obstacles for speeding up global economic growth. That is the conclusion of a report entitled “Enabling Trade: Valuing Growth Opportunities”, prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in collaboration with the World Bank, and Bain & Company, a Boston-based […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Lavrishchev predented his report on the Strategy of Development of the Russian Sea Port Infrastructure at the Water Transport Economic Conference which was held in the framework of the Transport of Russia Forum on December 7, 2012. Among the participants of the event were the Deputy Minister of Transport […]