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  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van der Vlist has completed a long haul multimodal transport from Turkey to Holland, moving two pump houses for a dredging vessel. The project consisted of moving a 80t complete pump house, and three additional pieces of the second one. Using trusted partners in Turkey the loads were firstly wrapped to protect them from the elements before […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’. Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The ICCOE 2016: 18th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering will take place on January 12-13 in Zurich, Switzerland. This event aims to bring together the academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of coastal and ocean engineering. It will also provide an interdisciplinary […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Marine Science and Environmental Engineering (MAROCENET 2015) will be held in Phuket, Thailand. The conference will be held over three days (June 9, 10 and 11), with paper presentations from the international community of authors, including presentations from keynote speakers. MAROCENET aims to be a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian government has submitted a white paper on transportation (National Transport Plan 2018-2029) which includes proposal for the Stad Ship Tunnel. Now, the project is officially part of the country’s transport plan, paving the way for the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) efforts to build the ship tunnel. It will be the first ship tunnel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Upgrading the island’s infrastructure, in particular the seaports, has been one of the major objectives of the Ministry of Transport and Wor… (jis.gov) [mappress] Source: jis.gov, October 27, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Roll Group, a heavy shipping company, was recently called by client Van Oord to transport the cutter suction dredger ‘Ural River’. The operation started with the float-in of the dredger. When this was done, 84 and 53 pipes with a width of respectively 1.35 and 1.69 meters, and a length of almost 12 meters, were […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 June 2010

    Sand worth millions of ringgit is being illegally “floated” out of the country daily via Sungai Johor here. [mappress] Source: Star, June 25, 2010;

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Teesside’s Transporter Bridge will reopen to traffic on Monday, July 27th 2015, after vital flood defense work was carried out by the Environment Agency. The bridge was closed to cars and other road vehicles to allow for road raising to take place as part of the Port Clarence flood alleviation scheme. A 35-meter section of […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Freight Transport Report Q4 2011” report.  In July 2011 China announced an investment programme for navigation projects on the Yangtze River​ that should see its facilities catch up with the rapid rise in freight traffic on the waterway. Chinese Deputy Minister of Transport Xu Zuyuan […]

  • 11 July 2011

    On July 5, Chen Fenjian, vice president of CCCC, met with a delegation headed by Andrija Lompar, Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs of the Republic of Montenegro at CCCC Building, having an in-depth discussion with the guests on CCCC’s involvement in the infrastructural construction of Montenegro. During the meeting, Chen briefed the guests on […]

  • 22 June 2011

    India’s bid for an alternative trade transit route to its northeastern states took a giant leap forward with Myanmar Tuesday agreeing to a proposal to realign a strategically important multi-modal transport project through the Kaladan river in the Bay of Bengal. The project envisages linking India’s eastern ports, particularly those in West Bengal, through the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]