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Plea to UN agencies: Recognize seafarers as international key workers

As coronavirus-related travel and other restrictions increase, the International Chamber of Shipping and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have written a joint open letter to the heads...

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ISU Responds To Coronavirus Outbreak

Members of the International Salvage Union (ISU) have stated their desire to maintain a service as usual status during the current global Coronavirus outbreak.Shipping is by nature a global...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Serco And Briggs Bid For Royal Navy Contract

United Kingdom

Outsourcing company Serco and maritime services provider Briggs Marine are teaming up to bid for the Royal Navy’s next generation of marine services.The Royal Navy’s Marine Services 2022 initiative...

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Ørsted and TEPCO Establish JV for Offshore Wind in Choshi, Japan

Japan

TEPCO and Ørsted signed an MoU to establish a framework and organisational structure for the joint development of the Choshi Offshore Wind Project.In January 2019, Tokyo Electric Power Company...

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A plan to use Hunter River sand to nourish Stockton Beach

Australia

Newcastle MP Tim Crakanthorp has urged the state government to allow sand dredged from the Hunter River for the construction of the proposed Newcastle Gas Terminal project to be redirected to...

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370 Dragon Dredge to Begin Work on Swamp Land Project

Benin

Bopa, Benin: Logistics and Assistance S.A., a dredging contractor from Cotonou, Benin, was awarded a tendered contract by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development to help...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Plea to UN agencies: Recognize seafarers as international key workers

As coronavirus-related travel and other restrictions increase, the International Chamber of Shipping and the International Transport Workers’ Federation have written a joint open letter to the heads...

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ISU Responds To Coronavirus Outbreak

Members of the International Salvage Union (ISU) have stated their desire to maintain a service as usual status during the current global Coronavirus outbreak.Shipping is by nature a global...

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Dredging: Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released guidance to help state and local jurisdictions and the private sector...

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Carnival to make cruise ships available as temporary hospitals

Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), today announced that select cruise ships from the company’s global cruise line brands, including Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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Caterpillar Success In The Us And Turkey

Caterpillar Marine has reported on collaboration for the next generation of tugs in the US and provided further details of its first Advanced Variable Drive tug built in Turkey.Caterpillar Marine...

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MAN Re-Enters Finnish Market with Baltic Order

Germany

MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the engines for a shuttle ferry newbuilding for Tallink Grupp, the Estonian shipping company. A diesel electric plant comprising 5 × MAN 51/60DF...

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Germany’s FSG Halts Operations due to Coronavirus

Germany

Germany’s shipbuilder Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft (FSG) has suspended all operations and production as the coronavirus pandemic continues to surge across Europe. “We are taking these measures...

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EU: CMA CGM Gets Green Light to Sell Stakes in 10 Terminals

France

French shipping and logistics company CMA CGM and port developer and operator China Merchants Port Holdings (CMP) have received an EU approval for the transfer of stakes in ten port terminals to...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Will DF first major dredge in US with DSC

Our massive dredge is almost ready to fly to U.S.A.!This dredge is ready to take on a complex project dredging fly ash in a power plant that's being decommissioned. The customer needs to maintain a...

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Turkish Shipyard Progresses Massive Order

Turkey

A Turkish shipyard has said it is close to the end of the design validation process for a mass order of patrol boats.Following the commencement of a contract between Ares shipyard and the Turkish...

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Ocean Yield Accepts Delivery of Two Scorpio Ultramaxes

Norway

Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield ASA has taken delivery of two Ultramax dry bulk vessels purchased from Monaco-based Scorpio Bulkers. As informed, the ships, SBI Cronos and SBI Achilles, commenced...

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Ireland’s first Hyundai HX900L excavator digs deep

Ireland

Mill Road Plant Ltd take delivery of unique 90-tonne machine for use in gravel productionHAVING run Hyundai excavators since 2005, Irish plant and dredging contractors Mill Road Plant Ltd are...


Port News
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Rotterdam: “Port is vital and operations continue 24/7”

Netherlands

The port of Rotterdam is and remains open for business, despite the far-reaching impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on society and the economy. That is Allard Castelein’s message for the...

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Nigeria: Port congestion worsens as customs halts barge operations

Nigeria

There are indications that vessel congestions will worsen at the Lagos seaports, as the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) placed ban on the usage of barges to convey containers in and out of the...

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Kalmar and Tanzania Ports Authority extend successful collaboration with new RTG order

Tanzania, United Republic of

Kalmar, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract to supply Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) with a total of six Kalmar rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes for use at Dar es Salaam port. The order...

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Upgrades boost Maputo’s cargo handling numbers

Mozambique

Extensive infrastructure upgrades contributed to the 8% growth in cargo handling at the Port of Maputo in Mozambique in 2019.According to a statement by the port, it handled 21 million tonnes last...


Videos
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Installation of pipelay ramp onto reel-lay vessel Seven Vega

Netherlands

In the first week of February, we reached a major milestone in the completion of the reel-lay vessel Seven Vega for Subsea 7. The twin tensioner pipelay ramp was installed...

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Construction work on the Pipeline for the Cairns Shipping Development Project

Australia

Construction work on the Pipeline for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Source: youtube.com

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Half Tide Tug Harbour boat ramp

Australia

The Half Tide Tug Harbour includes a public boat ramp and a floating walkway for recreational vessels up to 7.5m in length. At high tide, the 2.4m wide and 40m long walkway can accommodate up...


Events & Conferences
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DSC Dredge’s Charles Sinunu represents US at Indo – Pacific Economic Vision Seminar in Bangladesh

RESERVE, LA – On February 27th 2020, DSC Dredge’s Director of International Dredge Sales, Charles Sinunu, was invited to US Ambassador Miller’s residence to attend the opening reception celebrating...

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Register now for the 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting to be held March 24-26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Green Bay, Wi.

Originally Posted On 1/23/2020The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 24-26, 2020 in Green Bay, WI at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.Abstracts: For a successful conference, individuals and...

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TTB: Building a safety culture in the waterways industry

Topics on the agenda at Marine Log’s upcoming TTB—Tugs, Towboats & Barges event will include “Bridging the Gap: Building a Culture of Safety.”Sarah Michelle Hattier, responsible for Safety...

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Our next exhibitions

Italy

A very busy and intense 2020 for Dragflow! We will take part in different national and international appointments and shows during the whole year.These are the first four exhibitions we will take...