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People on the move – new CFO for Zeamarine

Germany

Kurt K Larsen retiring from DSV; first president for Port of Rosales Consortium; new MD for API Ensenada; Rémi Julien is MGI’s new CEOGermany-based multi-purpose shipping company Zeamarine has...

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Royal IHC and Egyptian MOD sign contract for another 10 IHC Beavers®

Royal IHC has secured an order from the Engineering Authority at the Egyptian Ministry of Defence (MOD). The contract builds on the excellent partnership and comprises the construction of 10 IHC...

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ONE aims to reduce waiting time with Pronto

Netherlands

Container shipping company Ocean Network Express (ONE) was established in 2018 from the merger between the former Japanese shipping companies K-Line, NYK Line and MOL. The bright pink ONE vessels...

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Arcadis appoints first UK chief entrepreneur

United Kingdom

New role to report directly to UK boss Mark CowlardArcadis has appointed its first chief entrepreneur for the UK.Nilesh Parmar (pictured) joined the firm in 2004 and was a director for buildings...

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Liebherr Designs Gearboxes for World's Largest Cutter Suction Dredger

Netherlands

In close cooperation with Royal IHC, a leading provider of maritime solutions for the offshore, dredging and wet mining applications, Liebherr has designed special planetary plug-in gearboxes for...

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Inauguration of Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 27 September 2019 - Today the Levvel consortium (BAM, Van Oord and Rebel) inaugurated the Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen. The facility is producing the...

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DEME’s backhoe dredger and split hopper working on deepen Germany’s Elbe River

Germany

Night falling over the river Elbe in Germany. Our backhoe dredger ‘Peter the Great’ and split hopper ‘Vlaanderen VIII’ are working side by side for the deepening of the 116 km fairway between Cuxhaven...

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DredgeWire announces an important new media partnership, with the ASBPA (American Shore & Beach Preservation Association)

DredgeWire and American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) are pleased to announce that we have formed a media partnership.The partnership will provide both organizations’ membership...

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Kiasma Srl a world leader in the production of specialty HDPE pipe discharge systems announces the establishment of the Kiasma Group Srl and its members and a production facility in the U.S.

Kiasma® Srl ( Italian Company ), World leader in the production of HDPE Discharge Systems for the Dredging Sector, is now able to manage orders that involve important and financially significant...

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Frew to step down from BIMCO role

Denmark

BIMCO Secretary General & CEO Angus Frew, has announced he will step down in the summer of 2020. The reason: He wishes to spend more time in the U.K. and less time working. The search for his...

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Albwardy Damen wins Shipyard of the Year Award at the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East

Netherlands

Albwardy Damen has been presented with the Shipyard of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony that took place on the first evening of the UAE Maritime Week. The event was the 16th Seatrade...

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IHC Announces Euro 100 million of Beaver Cutter Suction & IHC's Easy Dredge Trailing Suction Hopper dredge sales to Africa and Asia

Netherlands

Royal IHC has reached agreements with several key customers in Africa and Asia to supply IHC Beaver® cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and an IHC Easydredge® trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with...

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Scorpio in $803 million swoop on 19 Trafigura products tankers

Monaco

Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE: STNG) reports that it has acquired subsidiaries of Trafigura Maritime Logistics Pte. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Trafigura Group Pte Ltd, that have leasehold...

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DP invests in India and China

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

DP World CEO Abdulla Bin Damithan gave an update on the port operator’s focus for investment in India and China in the upcoming future at the Dubai Maritime Agenda held on 22 September in Dubai.“We...

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Kirsi Tikka picks up another directorship

Bermuda

Ardmore Shipping Corporation (NYSE: ASC) has appointed Dr. Kirsi Tikka to its Board of Directors as a Class I director and intends to nominate her to stand for re-election at its 2020 annual meeting...