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  • 19 November 2012

    The Department of Agriculture will set aside P200 million to rehabilitate and upgrade the Iloilo Fish Port Complex (IFPC) and complete the construction of a breakwater to protect fishing vessels docking at the port. Agriculture Secretary Proceso J. Alcala made the commitment during a ceremonial groundbreaking of a P105-million breakwater at IFPC, Barangay Tanza, Iloilo […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC and Dutch Dredging have joined forces to upgrade the pump room on the trailing suction hopper dredger Amazone. Both companies worked together in close cooperation to design a drive train capable of reducing its loading time by more than 30%. “IHC is the only service provider capable of supplying all of the services […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on the next stage of a program to replace jetties at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said the $3.8 million partial demolition and reconstruction of Jetty 2, the largest at the facility, would upgrade the original part of the structure to meet the standard of an extension completed in […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi has granted Royal IHC an order to upgrade the automation of three heavy-duty cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The AL SADR, AL MIRFA and KATTOUF were built by Royal IHC between 1999-2001, and were equipped with the then latest versions of IHC DPM® (dredge profile monitor) and ACC® […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville is investing $55 million to upgrade Berth 4 and double its capacity.  Ports Minister Mark Bailey said that the investment would enable another two million tonnes of product to go through the port every year. According to the Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke, the Berth 4 upgrade […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After ten years and more than 100,000 operating hours dredging up silt, sand, rocks and stones, the Thordon Composite bearing installed on the Al Mirfa’s dredge cutter head shaft has emerged unscathed. The information was reveled by the Thordon Bearings’ Dubai-based distributor, Ocean Power International during the recent dry-docking of the NMDC-owned dredger. Maarten Jansen, […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on a £2 million scheme to refurbish the flood defense embankment in Stansgate, Essex, offering a higher level of protection to people living nearby, informs the Environment Agency. The work is taking place along a stretch of coastline west of the Stansgate Abbey Road, north of Steeple, and is expected to last […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance takes another step toward modernizing Terminal 5 to “big ship readiness” capable of meeting growing marine cargo industry needs. After receiving additional information from potential partners interested in the terminal, the NWSA determined that additional environmental review is required by the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The NWSA will prepare an […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Redland MP Peter Dowling has written to Marine Infrastructure Minister Craig Wallace asking for details of plans to upgrade and dredge ferry… (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, May 17, 2011;

  • 10 July 2013

      The new hopper dredger ‘Gaasterland’, owned by Mineralis BV from Wezep, is employed to win sand on the IJsselmeer since June 2012. Teus Vlot Dredging BV, from Sliedrecht – Holland, has equipped the new ship with a DN 400 suction pipe installation with an underwater pump, which can win sand and gravel from a […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Ajeya Kallam, the Visakhapatnam Port Chairman, said that the upgraded coal berth in the outer harbour is ready for commissioning anytime now. “It is a major project which will not only substantially increase the capacity of the port but also reduce pollution to the minimum as well. Three ship unloaders have been installed as part […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) today released the latest update on their F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade, saying that the work is moving ahead, with overall 33% project progress. Currently, dredging and excavating operations of 46,600 cbm of the existing harbor and a new harbor basin are ongoing. The F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project consists […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga have signed a grant agreement (G/A) that will provide aid of up to 3.32 billion yen for the “Upgrading of Wharf for Domestic Transport” project. The project, aimed to improve the efficiency of passenger and cargo transportation, will cover the construction of […]

  • 29 July 2013

    BAM International – the operating construction company of Royal BAM Group that is active outside Europe – has completed the upgrade of a live petrochemical jetty in Cilegon, West Java. Without affecting the chemical plant production for client Chandra Asri and despite rough weather conditions during the construction period, BAM’s Indonesian subsidiary completed the work […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) joined the Government and people of the Cook Islands to officially open the upgraded Avatiu Port, which was substantially improved by the Avatiu Port Development Project. “The project has not only extended the life of Avatiu Port, but has already boosted the safety and efficiency of port operations in Cook […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Waitangi Wharf on Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. According to Minister Martin,“This $52 million wharf upgrade is very significant for the Chatham Islands community, which relies on shipping for essential resources, like diesel for the electricity grid and fuel for air services.” “The increased operating capacity […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract to construct and upgrade harbors on seven islands in the Republic of Maldives. According to the agreement, the scope of work will include: design and build of ADh. Mandhoo harbor – $2.4 million; Dh. Hulhudheli harbor upgrade works – $2.5 million; F. Dharanboodhoo […]

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The government has agreed to grant more than VND4 trillion (US$224 million) from the state budget for a project to upgrade the main waterway between Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, a local official said Tuesday… Source: Thanh Nien News, November 4, 2009

  • 14 December 2012

    Seatronics have recently purchased four RESON SeaBat 7125-ROV2′s, six ROV2 upgrades with G5 processors and two SeaBat 7101’s. This order emphasizes Seatronics’ position as the world’s largest rental supplier of 7125-ROV2 solutions with the world’s largest fleet of SeaBat solutions. Seatronics now own 28 ROV2 systems, 10 of which have a G5 processor prepared for […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO salutes President Obama for stating the need to upgrade America’s ports and harbors during his State of the Union address on February 12. As part of his “Fix-It-First” initiative, the President listed projects needed to improve the nation’s infrastructure. “And to make sure taxpayers don’t shoulder the whole burden, I’m […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Shipping in the Houston-Galveston area is expected to increase tremendously with the expansion of the Panama Canal, but the region needs to be sure it is ready to meet the coming tidal wave of new business opportunities, says a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor. William Merrell, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair at […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed was joined yesterday by Admiral Linda Fagan, the 1st U.S. Coast Guard District Commander, representatives from the USCG and Naval Station Newport, and Rhode Island construction workers for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the new Coast Guard wharf project at Naval Station Newport. The project consisted of both […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Vessels

    Dover Harbour Board’s (DHB) maintenance dredger David Church has recently undergone a comprehensive £485,000 refit to relife the vessel for another 15 years service. A full review of the dredger business unit was undertaken by Simon Moore, Duty Harbour Master and it was decided that the most cost effective option for the Port of Dover […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht has won a contract to upgrade obsolete inverter units, both the cutter and the winches, on board the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) cutter dredger Umm al Anbar in Abu Dhabi. A team of Bakker’s engineers will use their knowledge and expertise from previous dredging projects to design the new inverters in such a […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock. […]