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PitPoint opens Europe’s first shore-to-ship LNG bunker station in Cologne

Netherlands

Dutch company PitPoint said it has opened Europe’s first shore-to-ship Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) bunker station for inland shipping at the Niehler Hafen in Cologne.The opening of this station...

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Royal IHC successfully launches TSHD RIVER THAMES

Netherlands

Today, 31 October, DEME's latest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) RIVER THAMES was successfully launched at PaxOcean Graha, Batam in Indonesia. The TSHD, designed and build by Royal IHC, has a...

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BOA Offshore Scores Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Job

United States

The caissons, around 16,000 tons each, are the main elements of the breakwater for the near-shore LNG hub marine terminal for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field development offshore Senegal and...

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Port of Gdansk Leads Polish Trade Delegation to Singapore

Singapore

Poland’s biggest port, the Port of Gdansk, is to spearhead a high-level maritime and business delegation from Poland to Singapore to encourage bilateral trade and mark the 50th anniversary of...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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US $629m deal inked for Lekki Deep Seaport project

Nigeria

US $629m financing agreement was signed by China Development Bank (CDB) with the government of Nigeria for the development of the Lekki Deep Seaport project, Nigeria’s first deep seaport.Lekki State...

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Govt.-DCI pact to execute dredging works: Minister

India

‘It will ensure timely completion of works in all harbours’ The State government will soon enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Limited to ensure the timely...

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SLLDC defends bid to buy sand dredger costing more than Rs. 6.5bn

Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) management this week mounted a spirited defence of its proposal to spend more than Rs 6.5bn on a dredger to mine sea sand for the local...

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Phase two of Tema port project awarded to Aecom

Ghana

Phase Two of the Tema Port Expansion Project (TPEP) in Ghana has been awarded to infrastructure company Aecom on behalf of the operator, Meridian Port Services (MPS).The project is part of Ghana’s...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Mangaluru: Dredger 'Bhagawati Prem' stuck close to Suratkal beach shore

India

Mangaluru, Oct 29: A dredger owned by Mercator Ltd from Mumbai, which had anchored at New Mangalore Port with the purpose of undertaking dredging operations here had drowned a few months back.On...

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Bangladesh waterways shrinking because of Indian rivers

Bangladesh

Bangladesh's waterways have shrunk to one-fourth of its original 24,000kms and the neighbouring country blamed the downstream impact of 54 rivers including the Brahmaputra that flows down from...

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Villagers dredge river mouth by themselves

India

Chikiti: Faced with increasing water-logging, villagers of Sunpur under Chikiti block in Ganjam district started digging and clearing the Bahuda river mouth after performing a traditional Puja...

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Penghu court orders 28 Chinese held for illegal sea sand dredging

Taiwan

Taipei, Oct. 26 (CNA) The Penghu District Court ordered the detention of 28 Chinese nationals Friday, following their arrest for illegal sea sand dredging in Taiwanese waters, according to the Coast...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Royal IHC successfully launches TSHD RIVER THAMES

Netherlands

Today, 31 October, DEME's latest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) RIVER THAMES was successfully launched at PaxOcean Graha, Batam in Indonesia. The TSHD, designed and build by Royal IHC, has a...

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Brazilship/Scanbrasil: Progress Through Partnership

Netherlands

Clei Alves Ship broker Brazilship/ScanbrasilDamen has long been involved in Brazil. With its long coastline, vast inland waterway network and its offshore energy resources, Brazil offers great...

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Arcadis Trading Update Q3 2019

Netherlands

CONTINUED REVENUE GROWTH AND MARGIN IMPROVEMENTOperational: Strong performance in North America, the Netherlands and Australia Further margin improvements in Asia and Latin America...

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China approves merger of shipbuilders CSSC and CSIC

China

China’s State Council has given the green light for the merger of the country’s two largest state-owned shipbuilding giants, Shanghai-based China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) and Dalian-based...


Product and Technical Innovation
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SLLDC defends bid to buy sand dredger costing more than Rs. 6.5bn

Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Land Development Corporation (SLLDC) management this week mounted a spirited defence of its proposal to spend more than Rs 6.5bn on a dredger to mine sea sand for the local...

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Viking Supply buys two under-construction PSVs

Sweden

Apparently tempted by a bargain deal, Sweden’s Viking Supply Ships AB has partnered with funds managed by Borealis Maritime to purchase two under-construction platform supply vessels. In addition to...

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Den Helder to complete mid-life maintenance for Clipper vessel

Netherlands

Damen preparing Clipper vessel to undertake world tour promotion of UN Sustainable Development GoalsOn 28th October, the iconic Clipper Stad Amsterdam arrived early in Den Helder in sunny weather,...

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First Borssele III & IV monopile in place

Netherlands

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, 25 October 2019 - After two years of preparation, the first monopile has been installed for the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm by Van Oord's offshore...


Port News
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Port of Gdansk Leads Polish Trade Delegation to Singapore

Singapore

Poland’s biggest port, the Port of Gdansk, is to spearhead a high-level maritime and business delegation from Poland to Singapore to encourage bilateral trade and mark the 50th anniversary of...

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Lagos deep sea port ready in 30 months

Nigeria

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described the signing of agreements that will deliver the first deep sea port in Lekki in 30 months as another milestone for the state in infrastructural development...

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Destination Singapore: behind the rise of the world’s top shipping centre

Singapore

Singapore has topped the 2019 Xinhua-Baltic International Shipping Centre Development Index, which ranks cities that offer port and shipping business services, for the sixth consecutive year. Here...

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ICTSI launches two new container berths at Umm Qasr

Iraq

The inauguration also marked the completion of ICTSI’s $250m investment programme at its Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT) International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has inaugurated...


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...


Events & Conferences
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Newport Beach to Host Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

The Western Dredging Association is gearing up for the Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference that will be held in Newport Beach, CA from Tuesday, October 29, through Thursday, October 31,...

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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...