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Wilmington, De. to host the Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference with main focus on Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials. October 16-18


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Boskalis Associate Smit Lamnalco Signs First 10-Year Terminal Services Contract In Mozambique

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that Smit Lamnalco, a 50% associated company, has been awarded a substantial 10-year contract with additional extension options by Coral FLNG to...

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Iraq signs deal with Boskalis that could almost double oil exports capacity

Iraq

Amman, Jordan — Iraq signed a heads of agreement with Dutch firm Boskalis to build an artificial island south of the Abot tanker terminal in the Persian Gulf to almost double its export...

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DRAGFLOW at Mining Indonesia - Jakarta from 18 to 21 September

Italy

Next week we’ll fly to Indonesia, one of the most promising markets for DRAGFLOW equipment. Thanks to the precious support of our distributor we are going to take part in the big exhibition Mining...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel

Netherlands

In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. This order is the latest milestone...

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Ørsted contracts Van Oord for cable installation at Greater Changhua offshore wind farms

Netherlands

Rotterdam, 18 September 2019 – Van Oord has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The wind farms are located...

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Boskalis Associate Smit Lamnalco Signs First 10-Year Terminal Services Contract In Mozambique

Netherlands

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that Smit Lamnalco, a 50% associated company, has been awarded a substantial 10-year contract with additional extension options by Coral FLNG to...

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Iraq signs deal with Boskalis that could almost double oil exports capacity

Iraq

Amman, Jordan — Iraq signed a heads of agreement with Dutch firm Boskalis to build an artificial island south of the Abot tanker terminal in the Persian Gulf to almost double its export...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Rapid Development For Design Consultancy

United Kingdom

A naval architectural consultancy has expanded its team and moved into new headquarters as it responds to growing global demand for its specialist vessel design services.Chartwell Marine’s...

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Royal IHC appoints new director to drive offshore growth

Netherlands

A supplier of equipment, products and services for the UK’s offshore industry, Royal IHC, has recently appointed Mark Gillespie to the position of executive commercial director (offshore).Mark joins...

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SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel

Netherlands

In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD Tug 2813 to SAAM Mexico for operations in the port of Veracruz. This order is the latest milestone...

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Ørsted contracts Van Oord for cable installation at Greater Changhua offshore wind farms

Netherlands

Rotterdam, 18 September 2019 – Van Oord has been awarded the contract by Ørsted for the cable installation works at the Greater Changhua 1 & 2a offshore wind farms. The wind farms are located...


Product and Technical Innovation
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German consortium to build zero-emission push boat

Germany

The energy supply on the almost 20 m long and 8.20 m wide push boat will be provided solely by gaseous hydrogen, fuel cells and rechargeable batteriesConstruction is to start next month on what...

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Port Napier, NZ, places order for Damen ATD Tug 2412

Netherlands

Napier Port, the third largest port on New Zealand’s North Island, has placed an order with Damen Shipyards Group for an Azimuth Tractor Drive (ATD) Tug 2412 Twin Fin for delivery later this year....

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Bakker Sliedrecht Contracted To Help Convert Dredge Schenge to Electric

Netherlands

Bakker Sliedrecht has been contracted to supply and install a shaft generator to generate electricity for the entire dredging installation of the trailing suction hopper dredge Schenge from the...

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Multipurpose LO/LO will have vertical LNG fuel tank

A versatile LNG-fueled multipurpose LO/LO (Lift-on/Lift-off) vessel being built for Norwegian shipowner Egil Ulvan Rederi is to have an innovative fuel-gas supply system supplied by MAN Cryo – MAN...


Port News
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OOCL joins shipping lines operating in king Abdullah Port

Saudi Arabia

In an effort to enhance the trade movement of imports and exports in the Kingdom, King Abdullah Port announced that OOCL, a Hong Kong-based shipping company, has joined the group of international...

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Why NPA must give us approval for Badagry, Lekki Seaports now – Sanwo-Olu

Nigeria

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right), presents a plaque to the Chairman, House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Port Decongestion, Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakub during a courtesy...

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PORT REPORT: Japanese giant MOL trials experimental LNG-fuelled tugboat at Kobe

Japan

Tokyo headquartered Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) has taken part in the first bunkering of liquefied natural gas (LNG) into a tugboat at the Port of Kobe, Japan.At the Port of Kobe, the tugboat “Ishin” was...

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Dredging the Nieuwe Diep Project Start - Port of Den Helder

Netherlands

The work for the contract Dredging Het Nieuwe Diep, commissioned by the Port of Den Helder, has started. Dutch Dredging is expected to carry out the remediation of 200,000 m3 of partially...


Videos
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VIDEO: Japanese companies plan world’s first all-electric tanker

Japan

Four Japanese companies — Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd., Exeno Yamamizu Corporation, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd., and Mitsubishi Corporation – have formed a strategic partnership to provide new...

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Sandscaping | Bacton & Walcott | UK

United Kingdom

From Bacton to Walcott over 1.8 m3 of sand will be placed on the beaches. Work has begun on the Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping Scheme to keep communities and business safe from the sea. A...

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Boskalis supplementation Katwijk 2019

Netherlands

Boskalis maintains large sections of the Dutch coastline to protect the Netherlands against the sea on behalf of Rijkswaterstaat. We recently carried out beach replenishment work near Katwijk...


Events & Conferences
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Rotterdam Prepares For Ports’ International Climate Congress

Netherlands

The Port of Rotterdam has confirmed that the first World Ports Climate Action Programme (WPCAP) International Climate Congress will take place in May 2019, an event that will see major global hubs...

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Rotterdam Port to Host WPCAP

Netherlands

The first World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP) congress will take place in Rotterdam next May. The starting signal for the WPCAP was given in September 2018 at the Port of Rotterdam...

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Major Shipowners To Address Sector Challenges

The opening ceremony of one of Europe’s biggest conferences is set to include insight from four major shipowners on some of the key challenges facing the maritime sector.Europort 2019’s opening...

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The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards

United States

The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards.Join us with Achievers of Ports/Terminals Excellence at 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards, Dubai, UAE, 26 Feb 2020.The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards.Join us with...