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  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to take two months until the beginning of March. This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 […]

  • 16 June 2011

      Mr Smith, Minister for Defence, and Mr Clare, Minister for Defence Materiel, announced finalisation of the acquisition process for the Unite… (international) [mappress] Source: international, June 16, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    Almost half of all containerships on order are for capacity of more than 10,000 20-foot equivalent units and the average size of vessels… (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, October 5, 2011;

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced the receipt of an award for a $103 million contract for the construction of the National Resources Damage Assessment Caillou Lake Headlands project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The company is also the apparent successful bidder for the $28 million Chenier Ronquille […]

  • 23 July 2007

    Hong Kong has moved a step closer to becoming a port of call for 2008-09 following a round of meetings this week between Volvo Ocean Race organisers and government representatives. The latest development follows the recent confirmation of Qingdao as an Asian stopover. The race’s commercial director George Blake said negotiations were at an advanced […]

  • 13 August 2012

    According to The Hindu, the Merolyn Engineering Works Pvt Ltd is in the race to supply six dredgers worth $600 million (nearly Rs 3,300 crore) to Bangladesh. Kakoli Mitra, the Managing Director of Merolyn, a Kolkata-based company, stated that along with Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede and infrastructure major Royal Infraconstru Ltd, Merolyn already bid for […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Project & Tenders, Storage

    Prysmian Group has won a contract to develop a turnkey cable system for the Provence Grand Large floating offshore wind project in France. Under the EUR 30 million deal, Prysmian will supply 3km of inter-array cables, 19km of export cables and onshore cables for a 9km route. All submarine cables will be produced at the company’s centers of […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delft University of Technology has just released a very interesting video about an experiment on how rivers behave, what determines their shape and what is the role of vegetation in the development of riverbanks. The experiment was conducted by Andrés Vargas Luna, PhD Hydraulic Engineering TU Delft. The two principal changes that determine the shape of a […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Cargotec has received a large repeat order for four Kalmar quay cranes from the French Bolloré group, through its wholly-owned Unicaf subsidiary. The deal follows an order received in 2011, which at the time represented Cargotec’s first ever quay crane delivery in West Africa. Both parties have agreed not to disclose the monetary value of […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Botlek Tank Terminal started driving new mooring piles at its jetty. The water depth is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to 115,000 DWT. Each of the seven pile has a diameter of 2 metres, a length of 36 […]

  • 8 March 2013

    In a build-up to next month’s SEA ASIA conference and exhibition in Singapore, Geir Sjurseth, Managing Director & Global Head, Offshore Support Group, and General Manager, DVB Group Merchant Bank (Asia) Ltd, who will sit on a specialist offshore marine forum at the event, has given this bullish outlook on the sector for 2013 and beyond. “I […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Research & Development

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange (OWiX) has launched a new Call for Ideas for innovative solutions in automated painting, inspection and fault finding in large composite structures.

  • 31 July 2014

    Dolphin Geophysical has been awarded a contract from TGS for Nerites Season 2 located in the Bight’s deep water Ceduna Sub-basin in Australia, covering 13.000 The initial Season 1 was carried out by Polar Duchess and she will return together with a second Dolphin high-capacity vessel in Q4 2014 or Q1 2015 to complete […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Managing Director of Ports and Sailing Organization Seyyed Ata’ollah Sadr said on Wednesday that this (Iranian) year (1391, ending March 20th, 2013) Iran invested some 400 billion US dollars in country’s ports’ development projects. Speaking at a press conference at Mazandaran Province Ports and Sailing Head Office, Sadr added, ‘This is the volume of investment […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to last until the beginning of March . This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 that any […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore’s gas carrier owner BW LPG Limited has taken delivery of the final two of four very large gas carriers (VLGCs) in its newbuilding program from South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME). The two vessels, BW Mindoro and BW Messina, feature 84,000 cbm and each have a market value of around USD 66.9 million. […]

  • 22 January 2007

    Dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster nv hereby announces that it has won a major contract for the construction of an export terminal for LNG in Soyo, Angola. The contract involves creating new land at sea as well as dredging an access channel and will be carried out in a joint venture with dredging company Jan […]

  • 4 April 2006

    The FBI has failed to rank U.S. seaports based on the likelihood of terrorist attacks, nor does it always use that basis when assigning agents who specialize in maritime security, according to a Justice Department report.

  • 8 September 2010

    Sweden’s MJP Waterjets, a division of Österby Marine, has received a €12m order to supply waterjets for 36 high-speed interceptor boats for the Indian coast guard. The boats will be designed and built by Indian engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro, MJP Waterjets’s contractual party, with deliveries scheduled to take place from 2010-13.

  • 2 July 2009

    Maersk Line New Zealand Country Manager Julian Bevis said that the chance of containerships bigger than the current-largest of 4,100TEU coming to ports in New Zealand in the short term was relatively small. “I don’t want to sound like a killjoy but I think it is less likely in the immediate term,” he said.

  • 9 October 2012

    The United Arab Emirates, which is the largest foreign direct investor in Sri Lanka among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the world’s fourth largest oil exporter, is planning to undertake large scale investments in Sri Lanka.  The newly-appointed Ambassador for the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah K. Al Mulla has […]

  • 20 October 2010

    The bulk carrier Heroic is the very last major newbuilding from a Danish shipyard. Heroic, hull no. 232, was delivered from Odense Steel Shipyard and the last in a series of six Capesize bulk carriers built for two Greek companies. The vessels were ordered in 2007, when the yards in the Far East were booked […]