Category archives for: Dredging News

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 11 – 15, 2014)

Lilly Johanne Capsizes in Turkey Lilly Johanne, a live fish carrier, capsized in Celiktrans shipyard in Tuzla, Turkey, on August 7, iLaks reports …Read more Poland Eyes Canal Construction to Evade Russian Waters Polish authorities have revived plans to build a canal in order to connect the Baltic Sea with the Vistula Lagoon and, thus, […]

Dredging and Towage Stable as Port Expansion Trend Continues

Dredging and Towage Stable as Port Expansion Trend Continues

The growth of global trade flows and the need to maintain and expand ports are expected to continue at a moderate rate. As a result, Royal Boskalis Westminster  expects a reasonably stable market environment for dredging and towage in the next couple of years. “The markets in which Boskalis operates are driven by growing prosperity […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (Aug 4 – 10, 2014)

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 billion project aimed at boosting the trade along the Canal, which offers the fastest …Read more Exclusive: Workers Left High and Dry as GoAGT Goes Insolvent Maritime security company GoAGT Ltd, […]

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal

Egypt to Build New Suez Canal

Egypt is looking to build a new Suez Canal parallel to the existing one in a USD 4 billion project aimed at boosting the trade along the Canal, which offers the fastest shipping link connecting Europe and Asia, according to Reuters.   “This giant project will be the creation of a new Suez Canal parallel […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 – Aug 1, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 28 –  Aug 1, 2014)

Australian Maritime Unions Standing Their Ground The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) and the Australian Maritime Officers Union (AMOU) have confirmed they will push ahead with a legal challenge to the Abbott Government’s …Read more Costa Concordia Changes Hands The notarial deed establishing the transfer of ownership of the Concordia from Costa Crociere to the […]

Port of Colombo Upgrade in Full Swing

Port of Colombo Upgrade in Full Swing

The Sri Lanka Government has identified Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) as a way to cater to the increasing demand for services in the international shipping industry.   The project consists of two phases, the first being harbour infrastructure works such as construction of breakwaters, dredging for new harbour basin and navigation channel and rerouting […]

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

Readers’ Picks of the Week (July 21- 25, 2014)

VIDEO: Float-On and Transport of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard Following the successful parbuckling of Costa Concordia, and in anticipation of the pending refloat, Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary …Read more Dockwise Vanguard to Transport Costa Concordia Wreck? Dockwise Vanguard may be the solution for the transportation of Costa Concordia wreck to the scrapyard, since the […]

Van Ord Boasts Order Intake

Van Ord Boasts Order Intake

Van Oord has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas, worth a combined worth EUR 100 million ( USD 134.6 million).   The activities involve dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine’s Jurong Shipyard from Singapore. […]

Port of Damietta Attracts More Container Ships

Port of Damietta Attracts More Container Ships

Egypt’s Damietta Port has achieved an increase of up to 41% in the number of container ships received during the month of June this year compared to last year’s figures for the same month.   The monthly statement issued by the Central Administration of the Traffic indicated that the Damietta Port received 230 ships during […]

Russia Reveals Sabetta Port Construction Contractors

Russia Reveals Sabetta Port Construction Contractors

The Russian Government has appointed USK Bridge and Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy as contractors for the construction of Sabetta Port on Yamal Peninsula, Siberia.   The USK Bridge and Mezhregiontruboprovodstroy infrastructure companies will be contracted for the construction of seaport Sabetta, part of the Yamal LNG project, until 2019. Once built, the port will be able to host […]

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