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SAAM Signs Deal to Acquire all Operations Jointly Controlled With Boskalis For US$ 201 Million


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Poland’s Largest Port Sold to Singapore-Led Consortium

Poland

Singapore’s PSA International, the Polish Development Fund (PFR) and the IFM Global Infrastructure Fund (GIF) managed by IFM Investors, have signed an agreement worth over one billion euros to...

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TBWA\ Appoints Wimpie le Roux as Managing Director For Its Coastal Region

South Africa

Award-winning marketing collective TBWASouth Africa has appointed Wimpie le Roux to lead its coastal operations, overseeing offices in Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.Wimpie has enjoyed a...

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Royal IHC to Design and Deliver Dredge Installations For Van Oord

Netherlands

Royal IHC is proud to have been awarded a contract for the design and delivery of the complete dredge installations for two new LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) from Van Oord. The...

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As NPA Resuscitates Eastern Ports

Nigeria

Eromosele Abiodun writes that ongoing efforts by the Nigerian Ports Authority to make other ports across the country viable and efficient will end the seemingly intractable traffic gridlock in...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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Hong Kong - Hong Kong’s Lantau Development Projects to Cost at Least HK$624Bn, Says Gov’t

Hong Kong

The Development Bureau has said that parts of Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Lantau Tomorrow Vision development project will cost approximately HK$624 billion.The estimate includes the reclamation of...

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Expert Panel Discusses Rehabilitation Of Dal Dwellers, Lake Dredging

Jammu and Kashmir, India

SRINAGAR — The four member Committee of Experts (COE) appointed by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday conducted a high level meeting for the conservation, Management and...

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Tenby Dredging Plans Welcomed by Harbour Users

United Kingdom

Tenby Harbour Users Association (THUA) have welcomed confirmation that dredging work will take place at the resort’s harbour area next week, and are continuing to explore the possibility of a more...

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Thumbs up For Flood Protection Scheme

United Kingdom

The next stage of a flood protection scheme for the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area has been given the thumbs up by South Gloucestershire's cabinet.Cabinet approved the council’s financial...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Dredging Market Research Report Includes Latest Industry Analysis 2019

Dredging is an activity of excavation carried out underwater, in the shallow seas or in freshwater areas in order to gather up bottom sediments from the seabed or the riverbed. Dredging is used to...

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BIWTA Initiates Dredging Turag

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority has started dredging sediment and debris from the bottom of a Turag channel, which was freed from illegal occupation two weeks back at Basila in...

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Thiruvananthapuram: Government Ropes in New Agency to Clear Silt

Kerala, India

According to sources, the official agreement with the Kerala Clays and Ceramic Products Ltd would be signed soon.Thiruvananthapuram: After two long years since the halting of dredging activities by...

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China Province Bans New Coastal Land Reclamation Projects

China

HANGZHOU, March 19 (Xinhua) -- East China's Zhejiang Province has issued a ban on new land reclamation projects to protect the marine environment, local authorities said.Apart from key national...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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3275 ASD Tug From Med Marine to Colombia’s Coltugs

Turkey

Turkey’s leading tugboat operator and shipbuilder Med Marine and Colombia’s towage and salvage company, Coltugs, signed a sales contract for a 32m ASD tug for Colombian operations. Coltugs belongs...

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Inside Dredge Yard: History, Ambition & Innovation - Dredge Yard

South Holland, Netherlands

Today Dredge Yard is among the leading manufacturers and suppliers of small to medium sized dredging equipment and components. But where and how did our journey begin and what does the future have...

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Valeport Helps University Use Marine Mammals For Oceanographic Study

United Kingdom

Scientists are using elephant seals to gather crucial information about the Southern Ocean in areas they could never dream of going themselves.Since 2006, scientists have been visiting Prydz Bay...

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Sanmar, CAT Work on Innovative Hybrid Tug

Turkey

Turkey’s leading tug builder Sanmar Shipyards was selected by Caterpillar Marine to build the first tug to incorporate its hydraulic hybrid propulsion system. Construction is currently under way...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Wärtsilä Supplies Wasaline Ferry With Eco-Friendly Package

Finland

Wärtsilä has supplied an integrated package of products, systems and solutions for a new Wasaline RoPax ferry. The package will enable the vessel to be among the world’s most efficient and...

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SA Economy Benefits From The Building of New Navy Vessels

Netherlands

On Saturday, the 23rd of February 2019, Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) hosted a keel laying ceremony, marking the start of construction on the first of three Multi-mission Inshore Patrol Vessels...

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Bus-Size Robot Set to Vacuum up Valuable Metals From The Deep Sea

Belgium

Sometimes the sailors' myths aren't far off: The deep ocean really is filled with treasure and creatures most strange. For decades, one treasure—potato-size nodules rich in valuable metals...

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Asia's Largest Dredging Vessel Sets Sail in Operation

China

A Chinese-built dredging vessel, the largest of its kind in Asia has been put into operation on Tuesday as it set sail from the port of Lianyungang, a coastal city in east China's Jiangsu province,...


Port News
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Brazil's Vale to Resume Operations at Port After Court Injunction

Brazil

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian mining company Vale SA on Friday said it was granted a court injunction allowing it to resume iron ore shipping operations at the Ilha Guaíba port terminal in...

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3 NTB Ports Fully Operational After Lombok Earthquake

Jakarta, Indonesia

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta - The magnitude 5 earthquake that hit Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara on Sunday afternoon reportedly did not affect the operations of local ports up to Monday morning. According to...

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Marine Ecosystem at New Port to Remain Intact.

Kenya

The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) has denied that ongoing port expansion and infrastructural projects were impacting negatively on the coastal marine ecosystem.The authority has also refuted...

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Singapore, Malaysia Agree to Suspend Overlapping Port Claims

Singapore

Singapore and Malaysia agreed on Thursday (March 14) to jointly suspend overlapping port claims in the waters off Tuas, saying this was vital to end a stand-off which has seen at least one collision...


Videos
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San Jacinto Emergency Dredge Reaches Midpoint

TX, United States

The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas has reached its halfway mark of completion. The project has dredged approximately 805,000...

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Clacton Slope Stabilisation Scheme

United Kingdom

Jackson is currently undertaking a project to re-build a significant section of Clacton Sea Wall for Tendring District Council. This project involves stabilising the slope to 430 metre of frontage...

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Events & Conferences
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U.S. Hydro 2019 Conference Biloxi, MS

United Kingdom

Valeport are attending the U.S. Hydro 2019 Conference, presented by The Hydrographic Society of America, at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino,875 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530 on March 18 - 21...

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Panel Topics Revealed for the 4th LNG Summit in Oslo!

Norway

Join the 4th International LNG Summit in Oslo on June 18th for an intensive day of knowledge-sharing and networking with industry decision-makers and key players in the LNG market. Along with a chance...

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Explore Global Maritime Trends with Industry Experts

Germany

You have an exciting opportunity to attend the 2nd Green Maritime Forum in Hamburg on April 2nd. This closed-door event will bring together decision-makers, senior executives from major shipping...

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March 10: Panel Session Hosted by IADC, CEDA and PIANC at The UN Science, Policy and Business Forum on The Environment in Nairobi

The UN Science, Policy and Business Forum on the Environment will convene its second global session in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 8-10, 2019 in the lead up to the Fourth Session of the UN Environment...