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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 […]

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 2014)

Readers’ Pick of the Week (July 14-18, 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 of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., provides…Read more LPG Tanker Attacked by Pirates off Trinidad An LPG tanker has fallen victim to a pirate attack in the vicinity […]

Boskalis Lands Singapore Deal

Boskalis Lands Singapore Deal

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has in consortium been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development.   Jurong Town Corporation awarded the reclamation project of Tuas Finger One to the consortium, comprising of Hyundai, Samsung, Penta Ocean, Boskalis and Van Oord. The total contract value is USD 773.6m, and the combined […]

New Software to Reduce Seabed Touchdown Risk

New Software to Reduce Seabed Touchdown Risk

BMT Argoss (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., and Charta Software have entered a partnership to develop a robust, multi-functional software package, called METRIS (Model system to evaluate tidal admission policy and risk of seabed touchdown), for the Dutch Directorate-General. METRIS will provide a comprehensive hindcast assessment tool to test the performance of admission […]

Top News of the Week 23rd – 27th of June

Top News of the Week 23rd – 27th of June

VIDEO: Van Oord’s New Offshore Installation Vessel in Action Ever wondered how giant structures such as wind parks are erected offshore? Take a look at the following animation showing how offshore wind turbines are transported and installed at sea by a specialized vessel. Mexican Guest Falls Overboard MSC Divina MSC Cruises informed that a Mexican […]

Yuzhny Port Deepening Deemed a Shrewd Move

Yuzhny Port Deepening Deemed a Shrewd Move

Dredging work at the Yuzhny Port, Ukraine is nearing completion, and cargo owners are already analyzing its benefits. Enhancing the capabilities for working with Capesize vessels will significantly increase the flows of export, import, and transit cargoes. Access to Capesize vessels (over 200,000 deadweight tons) provides a competitive advantage during transportation of ore and coal […]

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