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  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Astrium Services, the global innovative provider of satellite enabled telecom solutions, is expanding its VSAT coverage with 100MHz of Ku-band capacity on the Intelsat 907 satellite, to serve customers on the North Sea and across European waterways. As previously announced by Intelsat, the coverage agreement will enable Astrium to address significant demand from the company’s […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    NAVTOR today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with the UKHO (United Kingdom Hydrographic Office) for the supply of the Admiralty Vector Chart Service for the global professional maritime market. NAVTOR will also offer the total package of Admiralty Digital Publications as a part of the agreement. “NAVTOR employees have extensive experience in […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Imtech Marine has upgraded and extended the coverage of its Global VSAT Network. In addition to its already extensive network, Imtech Marine can now offer VSAT coverage in the South Atlantic Ocean, between South America and Africa, an important area for the international maritime industry. Imtech Marine offers a reliable, cost effective and always-on broadband […]

  • 4 November 2009

    In Gambia’s coastal towns one of the country’s chief assets – pristine beaches – is being steadily eroded. In a move to make King Cnut proud, the government is shipping in sand… Source: The Ecologist, November 4, 2009;

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lithuanian Coastal Research and Planning Institute (CORPI) has recently completed the first ever 100% coverage survey of Klaipeda Harbour using the Kongsberg GeoAcoustics GeoSwath Plus COMPACT multibeam echo sounder system. This EU funded project was carried out during the implementation of the Sustainable Management of Contaminated Sediments (SMOCS) Project, developed under the framework of […]

  • 11 August 2009

    NASSAU, Bahamas – Health, safety and protection of the environment “are of primary concern,” during the Nassau Harbor and Arawak Cay port projects, Project Manager with Boskalis International BV Frans Thomassen assured Government officials. “It is the responsibility of everyone on the site,” he said during a tour of the project last Friday… More:

  • 12 August 2009

    THE Spanish-led consortium awarded the contract to design and build a new set of locks in Panama Canal has delivered the $450m performance bond required to proceed with the landmark project… More: LLoyd’s List

  • 12 August 2009

    The investment in the port could transform the city – and Italy. At the end of this year, despite the global economic crisis, Taranto will be in a position to handle 800,000 containers a year, which could grow to 6-7 million or more if… More: Asia Times

  • 21 August 2009

    The Nile Delta is under threat from rising sea levels. Without the food it produces, Egypt faces catastrophe. More: Guardian

  • 20 November 2009

    MONSTER, Netherlands — On the beach at Monster, bulldozers painstakingly turn sand dredged from the bottom of the North Sea bed into dunes in an ambitious effort to safeguard the Netherlands from flooding… Source: AFP, November 20, 2009

  • 25 August 2009

    The volume of sand exported to Singapore from Vietnam’s Mekong Delta in the first half of 2009 was equivalent to the total exports of the last ten years. Ironically, most of it is shipped under falsely backdated contracts… More: VietNamNet

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    German shipping company Hapag-Lloyd said that it plans to revise its West Africa Mediterranean Express (WMX) service effective end of July 2016. The upgraded West Africa Mediterranean Express (WMX) will feature an increased port coverage with the ports of La Spezia, Genoa and Takoradi, with sailings every 8 days from and to the Mediterranean, according to the company. Hapag-Lloyd said that the […]

  • 2 October 2014

    Florida’s MTN Communications says the number of Terrestrial Broadband Network-connected cruise ships has doubled and covered regions have tripled one year after the TBN’s launch. Since the MTN TBN kick-off in Alaska in the Summer 2013 cruise season, several MTN partners, including Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess Cruises, have started using this new technology. The company enabled […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL said its Bosphorus (BEX) service will be making additional calls at Beirut (Lebanon) and Iskenderun (Turkey), in addition to its current coverage of Asia, the Mediterranean and Europe.  “APL is expanding our presence in the Asia Mediterranean/Europe trade lane where we currently offer 7 services that connect Asia to the Mediterranean […]

  • 16 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    A decades-long dispute about whether to dig a deeper shipping channel in the Delaware River has centered on both environmental and economic concerns… Source: The Star-Ledger, November 16, 2009;

  • 12 August 2009

    The Federal Government has at last awarded a three-year contract for the dredging of the lower River Niger project at a cost of N33 billion… More: The Sun News

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    New shipping services are being announced as the second berth at DP World London Gateway opens for business.    Britain’s newest port doubled its capacity as the second berth began operations in May.  Five new shipping routes to North America, South America East Coast & West Coast, the Middle East, and Europe are starting. New […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Swire Shipping, a Singapore-based liner trade division of the China Navigation Company (CNCo), has upgraded its multipurpose liner service coverage in the Asia Pacific region. The company’s dedicated Trans-Tasman service operating between New Zealand and Australia will be enhanced to provide a 15-day frequency. Swire will also start providing 12 additional Brisbane calls by a direct service […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hong Kong-based carrier Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) is boosting its Intra-Asia market coverage with the addition of the new China / Southeast Asia Service 2 (CSS2) starting mid-October. The CSS2 service will provide direct connections to Lianyungang, Shanghai, Xiamen, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, Port Kelang, Penang, Laem Chabang and Kaohsiung. Four vessels will be deployed in the […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    APL today announced that it will enhance its Japan to Thailand and Philippines coverage as a slot operator in a tie-up with Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL). The new service, named Japan-Thailand-Philippine (JTP) service, will enhance APL’s coverage of Japanese ports, in particular those of Tokyo, Yokohama, Shimizu and Nagoya. “Introducing the weekly JTP service will […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danaos announces a return to profit as it benefited from a high charter contract coverage in 2017. 

  • 20 April 2012

    Leading in design and construction of highly complex vessels and equipment worldwide, IHC Merwede now prepares to become competitive in the market for vessels and constructions of lesser complexity. Developing and building at local plants around the world, the international company expects growth by servicing a broader market segment. As IHC Merwede’s president Govert Hamers […]