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UK: Felixstowe Expansion Commences

UK: Felixstowe Expansion Commences

Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 and […]

Healthy Orderbook for IHC Merwede

Healthy Orderbook for IHC Merwede

IHC Merwede successfully increased its order book in 2013 across the main sectors of its business: offshore and dredging. The company received almost € 1.8 billion worth of new orders in the past year. At the end of 2013, the order book was valued at over € 1.7 billion, which is the equivalent of a […]

Tree C Wins Contract from Jan De Nul

Tree C Wins Contract from Jan De Nul

Jan De Nul Group awarded Tree C Technology B.V. a contract for the development and delivery of a Fall Pipe Vessel Simulator for its headquarters in Capellen in Luxembourg. The simulator will be used for personnel training of the Jan De Nul Group’s fall pipe vessel Joseph Plateau and its sister vessel Simon Stevin. With […]

Hull of P-66 Platform Leaves Rio Grande Shipyard, Brazil

Hull of P-66 Platform Leaves Rio Grande Shipyard, Brazil

Petrobras has commenced the removal of the hull of P-66 platform in the Rio Grande Shipyard, Brazil. The operation required dredging to open the gate, which was conducted by LUSCHI. “About 30,000 cubic meters of sediment were dredged in less than 20 days using a hopper dredge and a very powerful submersible pump for inaccessible […]

Van Oord Bags Surabaya Port Contract, Indonesia

Van Oord Bags Surabaya Port Contract, Indonesia

Van Oord has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the port of Surabaya in Indonesia. The client is Indonesian port company PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero). The contract is worth over $68.4 million. Project execution will start in May 2014 and will last 10 months, followed […]

Mott MacDonald to Provide Construction Design Services for Port of Gdansk (Poland)

Mott MacDonald to Provide Construction Design Services for Port of Gdansk (Poland)

Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Deepwater Container Terminal Gdańsk (DCT Gdańsk) to carry out construction design services for a new EUR 160 million quay at the Port of Gdańsk in Poland. The upgraded terminal will be capable of handling 3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) a year. The consultancy will design a new […]

Danish Maritime Days Brings Together Blue Denmark

Danish Maritime Days Brings Together Blue Denmark

Blue Denmark is invited to arrange maritime activities when Danish Maritime Days puts the maritime industry on the map of the world in October 2014. An open invitation for the entire Blue Denmark In continuation of the Danish Government’s Plan for growth in Blue Denmark, the initiative has been taken for a major maritime event, […]

MOCE2014: Reflects the Popularity of the Maritime and Offshore Industry

MOCE2014: Reflects the Popularity of the Maritime and Offshore Industry

Yesterday, 2 April, the eighth edition of the Navingo Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) took place at the Beurs-WTC building in Rotterdam. The event, aimed at career within the maritime and offshore industry, welcomed 4449 visitors. The 131 exhibitors spoke highly of the event itself as well as the quantity and quality of the […]

Damen Delivers New Shoalbuster to MCS

Damen Delivers New Shoalbuster to MCS

In March, Maritime Craft Services (MCS) took delivery of a new Damen Shoalbuster 2609. Damen has delivered numerous Crew Transfer Vessels, Multicats, and Shoalbusters to MCS – the two companies have a long-standing relationship. What is notable, however, about this latest delivery is the incredibly short delivery time involved. MCS owner Dirk Kuijt and Damen […]

EU Commission Grants Funding for Modernisation of Italian Port of Salerno

EU Commission Grants Funding for Modernisation of Italian Port of Salerno

The European Commission has concluded that funding for an investment project in the amount of €71.1 million from the European Regional Development Fund to the Port of Salerno in Italy (Campania Region) is in line with EU state aid rules. The project will further EU transport objectives, such as preserving a wide range of integrated […]

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