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  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will hold its next webinar – An overview of slurry transport models – on Tuesday, November 22nd 2016. The webinar is the 5th webinar in the CEDA Series of Webinars on Dredging Technology. This Practitioner level webinar is meant for professionals working in the field of dredging or adjacent to it with no formal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Tomorrow, Thursday 17 November, the German Minister for Transport Dr Peter Ramsauer, accompanied by Minister Schultz van Haegen and the German Ambassador to the Netherlands Dr Heinz-Peter Behr, will be visiting the port of Rotterdam. Ramsauer has a particular interest in the hydraulic aspects of the construction of Maasvlakte 2. The director of the project […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment today, on its official Linkedin profile, published an interesting story about recent vessel deliveries. The Dutch are known for dredging, and here one can see why. The Damen Dredging yard is situated on sea level, surrounded by a polder below sea level. The entire area is protected by a dike. As a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is proposing to invest over €1 billion in 39 key projects that will develop sustainable and innovative transport infrastructure in Europe across all modes. The investment is made via the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s financial mechanism supporting infrastructure networks, and will unlock a total of €4.5 billion of public and […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has released the following statement on the final passage of the FDOT Transportation Package by the Florida Legislature, which included an increase in the minimum statutory amount for seaport funding, from $15 million to $25 million, for the FSTED program. The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) program is administered […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, visited the Port of Liverpool on Friday, August 5, to view the latest developments at the container terminal Liverpool2.  The visit provided an opportunity for the Minister to view progress on the project, which started handling its first containers last month as part of trials ahead […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Creating an efficient logistics chain and support network is one of the main challenges facing Chile’s port development, transport undersecr… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, October 27, 2011

  • 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
    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 […]

  • 11 May 2011

    The U.S. Department of Transportation is beginning a 12-month study of which ports to provide road and rail improvements for, a dozen years… By Walter C. Jones (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, May 11, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has temporarily halted its operations due to the Hickman Harbor dredging project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. According to Ferry Captain Jeremy Newsom, a dredging vessel, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is currently working in the Hickman Harbor to keep the channel and harbor open. Due to limited space at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 November 2011

    Georgia’s 15-year push to deepen the river channel to the booming Port of Savannah got a big endorsement Tuesday from Transportation …   By RUSS BYNUM AP (thestate) [mappress] Source: thestate, November 17, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2011

    Minister of Public Works and Transport the Hon Neko C Grant inspected the new Salt Pond Dock during a stopover visit to Long Island on…   (bahamaislandsinfo) [mappress] Source: bahamaislandsinfo, August 19, 2011