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  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Realizing its social responsibility policy, at the Transport Week-2012 the FSUE “Rosmorport” presented the special project – the exhibition of photos made by the enterprise’s employees “Navigation safety is our job”. The exhibition is conluded of the FSUE “Rosmorport” photo contest winners’ and participants’ works. This event allowed them to reveal creative skills, to increase […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    From December 3 to 8 Moscow hosted the “Transport Week – 2012”. The main event of the week was the Transport of Russia VI International Exhibition and Forum. The FSUE “Rosmorport” stand being part of the united stand of the Federal Agency for Marine and River Transport (Rosmorrechflot), was commemorated to the Strategy of Development […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has commissioned the brand new sediment transport test circuit in the presence of the members of the Dutch Civil Engineering Society on the 24th of November last. The slurry test circuit is a part of the DDE innovation program, taking the search for better dredging components to the next level. The sediment […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The dredging of lower River Niger with the main objective of achieving an all year round navigation of the dredged channels from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State, shows the Federal Government’s commitment in improving inland water transportation in the country. Historically, the idea of dredging the lower River Niger was mooted […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council Inc. (WCI), are calling upon Congress and the Administration to address a developing situation on the Mississippi River which could effectively bring commerce on the Mighty Mississippi to a halt in early December. Water releases from dams on the upper Missouri River are planned to be significantly […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On October 30, the FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrei Lavrishchev participated the Transport Industry Congress in the delegation of the Mintrans of Russia headed by Maxim Sokolov, the Minister of Transport. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin’s greeting was read out by the President’s adviser Igor Levitin. The main report on the “Transport system of […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Steder Group has shipped large machinery items, with weights up to 85 tonnes, from the Netherlands to Singapore for a renowned Dutch dredging company. In total, the shipment consisted of more than 1,500 tonnes, with all the materials being intended for the refurbishment of a large backhoe dredger. The Steder Group B.V., based in […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    CCCC President Liu Qitao and Chief Engineer Sun Ziyu met the Minister of Transport of Thailand Sophon Zarum, on September 19. They carried out discussion about promoting and strengthening cooperation between the parties. During talk, Liu Qitao introduced main businesses and specialized advantages of CCCC. He hoped that comparative advantages and rich experience of CCCC […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Dr. Rashad Al Matainy Transport Minister said that he will take all steps and actions that lead to solving problems of Damietta Port, completing plans to develop the port and deepening the waterway and strengthening quays to receive ships of new generations. The minister pointed out during his meeting with members of the Transport and […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The dredge Arthur J was successfully transported and moored at Malcolm Marine Dock in St. Clair, Mich., Monday, at about 2 p.m. The Arthur J, a 100-foot dredge, sank approximately two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron July 19, 2012. Salvage crews completed dive operations and prepared for transit through the […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Thailand and Myanmar have agreed to push forward the construction of a joint transportation route after receiving the green light from the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Committee. Following a recent visit to Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri province by Myanmar President Thein Sein, Minister of Transport Charupong Ruangsuwan stated that the president is intent […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT JFA Consultants, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced that it has secured a three year contract with Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT). Providing a range of project management services, the contract will see BMT work closely with the Department to help […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passing the transportation package. “The Florida Ports Council is encouraged by the passage of the surface transportation bill by Congress,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of the Florida Ports Council. “The included provisions such as continuation of SAFETEA-LU’s Projects of […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Europe’s leading shipping company-independent container terminal operator and number one on Germany’s North Sea coast is again flying the flag in China. For the fourth year in succession, EUROGATE is participating at the transport logistic China 2012 trade fair in Shanghai. At the “German Ports” joint stand, Chinese trade visitors will have the opportunity to […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) was constituted for development and regulation of the Inland Water Transport sector in October 1986 after which five waterways have been declared as national waterways for their systematic development for shipping and navigation. IWAI strives to promote inland water transport infrastructure by providing the targeted depth and width […]

  • 18 April 2012

    ADPC welcomed a high profile delegation of regional transport ministers to the Khalifa Port and Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah recently. The delegates were given a tour of the modern and highly sophisticated visitor centre at Taweelah, which brings the futuristic Khalifa Port and Kizad to life. H.E. Dr. Jabara Bin Eid Al-Suraiseri, Minister of […]

  • 13 April 2012

      Marine and River Inspection began carrying out a month of safety on sea and river transport – actions which is annually led for an exchange of experience and providing a sistemnost in work on navigation safety issues, and also for the purpose of the prevention of emergence of emergency incidents on sea and river […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The Sierra Club is asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto two transportation bills because they would force an expedited hearing process in a legal challenge to Miami’s proposed port dredging project, reports thefloridacurrent.com. Scott has asked Florida Department of Transportation to provide $77 million for the dredging project, which would allow larger ships to gain […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Baltic Container Terminal (BCT), International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Poland, has signed a PLN 53.8 million (approx. US$17.3 million) agreement with the Center of European Union Transport Projects to subsidize a portion of the PLN 153 million (approx. US$49.2 million) expansion project of the terminal, which is expected to be completed […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Committee on Transport and Communications in the Egyptian Shura Council yesterday paid a visit to Damietta Port Authority, during which they were received by Rear Admiral Suleiman Sami Mahmoud Chairman of Damietta Port Authority. According to a statement from Dr. Mohammed Sadiq Chairman of the Committee that the aim of the visit to the […]

  • 14 March 2012

    The House of Representatives wants its Committee on Marine Transport to ask the Minister of Transport to explain the actual position of the dredging work on the River Niger, reports Business Day. The Committee will also have to invite the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways and the contractors handling the project. A report is […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Recently, the port directors Eddy Bruyninckx (Antwerp), Jens Meier (Hamburg) and Hans Smits (Rotterdam) expressed their support in the European Parliament for the further development of a European intermodal transport network. Particularly rail and inland navigation corridors, of which the three ports are the entry as well as the end points of important corridors, are […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Though Rep. John Lewis was instrumental in positioning Atlanta to receive the $47.6 million TIGER grant from the federal government to initiate the Atlanta Streetcar Project, he is unable to attend the kick-off. Rep. Lewis worked closely with MARTA , Central Atlanta Progress, and the city to guide the strategic positioning and submission of the […]