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Fairway adjustment going according to plan

Germany

Since the end of October, a second hopper dredger the ‘Bonny River’ has been dredging the fairway on the federal stretch and taking the spoil to the UWA – underwater dredged material disposal site...

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New dredging campaign for a safer Cape Town port

South Africa

Cape Town – The Transet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has embarked on another maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the region provided safe...

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Dredging of Guardamar Port will take three months

Spain

The Guardamar Council has started dredging works in the mouth of the new Segura Riverbed where a build-up of sludge, causing a lack of depth, has paralysed fishing and sports activities for...

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New Chemical Terminal Planned for Port of Ulsan

Korea, Republic of

MOL Chemical Tankers, Korea National Oil Corporation and SK Gas have agreed to collaborate on the construction of a chemical terminal in the Port of Ulsan, South Korea.Singapore-based MOL Chemical...

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Ondo deep sea port project to improve Nigeria, West Africa’s economy – Akeredolu

Nigeria

Akure – Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Thursday, said that his administration would speed up the deep sea port project to improve the economy of the state, the country and the entire...

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‘Navy, NIMASA, NPA can secure Nigerian waters’

Nigeria

Special forces of the Nigerian navy sails to apprehend pirates in a mock operations during the five-day joint military exercise between Nigeria and French navy codenamed Grand African NEMO (Navy...

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Terminal operator may sell part of business

Netherlands

A major container terminal operator may sell its operations in the Netherlands.APM Terminals’ APM Terminals Rotterdam is in talks over its “future”, according to A.P. Moller-Maersk.“APMT-R is...

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Twin Anchor Arrays For 11,000 Ton Caisson Gates

United Kingdom

A new anchoring system installation, designed to accommodate and secure the concrete caisson gates at a large Scottish dry dock facility, has been successfully deployed.Highland marine equipment...

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TNPA starts dredging maintenance at Cape Town port

South Africa

Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA’s) dredging services division has embarked on a maintenance dredging campaign at the Port of Cape Town to ensure the port provides safe navigational...

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Singapore Welcomes Biggest Ever Container Ship MSC Isabella

Singapore

MSC Isabella, one of the new ships from MSC’s Gülsün-Class of container vessels, made its maiden call at the Port of Singapore on 10 November 2019. The Gülsün-Class is currently the world’s largest...

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Black Bear Carbon announces Port of Rotterdam as preferred location for new rCB plant in The Netherlands

Netherlands

Black Bear Carbon announced that it aims to develop its next Tire-to-Carbon-Black-Upcycling-Plant at the Port of Rotterdam.Over the past months, ‘Black Bear Carbon’, the leading company in recovering...

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Belgium's Euronav picks Malaysia port as eastern supply base for marine fuels

Malaysia

FILE PHOTO: The "Cap Pembroke" a VLCC (very large crude carrier), owned by Euronav, the largest NYSE listed independent crude oil tanker company in the world, berthed at the Valero oil terminal...

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Port of Antwerp Starts Consultation for Extra Container Capacity

Belgium

Port of Antwerp has started market consultation for the expansion of container handling capacity in the port of Antwerp. The purpose of this consultation is to gauge the interest of potential...

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NMDC to complete fleet-wide conversion to Thordon seawater lubricated composite cutter shaft bearings

United Arab Emirates

The National Marine Dredging Company has replaced the rubber cutter shaft bearings on the 89m dredger Al Khatem, marking a step closer to the Abu Dhabi-based dredging company’s fleet-wide...

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New Port Elizabeth name announced

South Africa

The city of Port Elizabeth is likely to soon have its name changed to Gqeberha, a Xhosa word used to refer to the Baakens River that flows through the city. The Eastern Cape Geographical Names...