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  • 22 January 2010

    Tuticorin Port Trust (TPT) in India says it plans to award contracts for a number of projects over the next two years. The port had called for tenders to develop the North Cargo Berth III, which will be undertaken on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis.

  • 20 January 2010

    The government has massive plans to dredge all 310 rivers of the country to bring back navigability, control floods and ensure proper irrigation, Water Resources Minister Ramesh Chandra Sen told the House yesterday. While replying to queries of lawmakers who described the sorry state of many rivers, the water resources minister also said four mega […]

  • 20 January 2010

    At Boot Düsseldorf Jongert Shipyard introduces the design of a new 5200M. This modern lined yacht is the most recent innovation of the shipyard that made a successful restart in 2009 and once again is one of the leading Dutch shipyards. Boot Düsseldorf can be visited from 23 – 31 January and the opening hours […]

  • 15 January 2010

    The Brazilian government hopes the projects it is developing for improvement of Brazil’s main ports over the next five years should attract private sector investment of up to US$ 20 billion over the next 5 years, according to the special secretary for Ports (SEP) of the Presidency of the Republic, minister Pedro Brito. [mappress] Source: […]

  • 14 January 2010

    Imtech (technical services provider in Europe and in the global maritime market) has been awarded a design & build contract for the high-tech climate technology aboard the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the British Royal Navy. The order represents a value of more than 118 million British pounds (about 130 million […]

  • 7 January 2010

    A fresh start of a new decade with Offshore Wind, a new magazine entirely dedicated to offshore wind energy. The offshore wind industry is growing fast and it is about time this young and dynamic sector gets its own ‘platform’ for independent information and discussion. In this issue:

  • 5 January 2010

    Massachusetts has released a first-in-the-nation ocean management plan that increases protection for sensitive marine wildlife and promotes the development of offshore renewable energy projects, such as wind farms. The plan prohibits commercial development in some areas of the ocean and encourages it in others by setting aside 2 percent of state waters for industrial-scale wind […]

  • 31 December 2009

    The Port of New Orleans has some major projects to look forward to in the New Year. The renovations are geared toward taking advantage of the upcoming expansion of the Panama Canal. By 2014 some of the largest ships now sailing the seas will be coming through the expanded Canal from the Pacific Ocean, which […]

  • 31 December 2009

    The Port of New Orleans has some major projects to look forward to in the New Year… Source:, December 30, 2009

  • 30 December 2009

    In a year end update, Dockwise has announced that since the contract awards statement issued on November 19, a further 11 near-term contract wins have been secured by its subsidiary, Dockwise Shipping, for the transportation of rigs, barges and dredging cargoes. In addition, Dockwise has announced the signing of two Letters of Intent (LOI) for […]

  • 30 December 2009

    Delaware appears increasingly anxious to churn out an approval for a Delaware River main channel deepening, under terms that would salvage its pride and protect states’ rights to have a say on such projects… Source: Courier Post, December 26, 2009 [mappress]

  • 30 December 2009

    With the recession showing signs of ebbing, Gulf of Mexico ports hope hundreds of millions of dollars in expansion projects proposed before the downturn will help them capture more trade as the world economy recovers.

  • 27 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The China Harbor Engineering Co Ltd, renowned for its role in building ports in China and in overseas infrastructure projects, has won its first award from a foreign government for environmental protection… Source: Shanghai Daily, December 26, 2009

  • 27 December 2009

    The European Commission adopted on December 18 the decisions for the financing of three major projects submitted under Priority Axis 2 – “Modernization and development of national transport infrastructure outside the TEN-T… Source:financiarul,December 23,2009; [mappress]

  • 23 December 2009

    The International Committee on Seafarers Welfare (ICSW) on December 21 that 2010 would see a renewed focus on seafarers welfare and quality employment standards. ICSW will be undertaking a series of major new projects based on the impetus provided by the IMO-designated “Year of the Seafarer” and the anticipated increase in ratifications of the ILO […]

  • 15 December 2009

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power system integrator, has during 2009 been awarded two large orders from the Spliethoff Group, headquarted in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The orders are for propulsion systems for eleven ships that the Spliethoff Group has ordered at the Ouhua Shipyard in Zhejiang, China. The Wärtsilä scope of delivery includes engines, […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    New Delhi: The government targets to allot 17 port development projects to private players under its ambitious National Maritime Development Programme, which envisages increasing the capacity of the major ports by 410 million tonne per annum, with an investment of Rs 62,231 crore… Source: Financial Express, December 9, 2009;

  • 7 December 2009

    Bahrain’s new $361 million Khalifa bin Salman Port will attract more than 100,000 cruise tourists to Bahrain during the season, officials have said. Bahrain, as a market and a port, is a strategic location for all shipping lines and such projects will further develop many industries, including the tourism sector, according to industry leaders.

  • 6 December 2009

    Dredging Today delivers worldwide news and updates on dredging and port construction. Its unique URL guarantees the latest news by an experienced team of editors on projects, markets, vessels, equipment, research, contractors and the authorities dominating this business field. The news portal is built and maintained by maritime multimedia specialist Navingo, who has proven […]

  • 2 December 2009

    As from December 1 the Port of Rotterdam Authority and Mr Franz Zauner, the Rotterdam Representative for Austria and Slovakia have renewed their contract. This reaffirms the importance of these countries for the port of Rotterdam. Zauner is representing the port for almost six years now and operates from Baden bei Wien. Optimal support Rotterdam […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    The two Belgian dredge contractors which built the Palm Islands and other prestigious projects have still tens of millions of euros to invoices outstanding with Dubai World and its ailing subsidiaries in the project. It’s are DEME and Jan De Nul Dredging… Source: De Morgen, November 27, 2009;

  • 26 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia’s Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and the Offshore Projects Division of the Saudi Aramco’s Northern Area Projects Department (OPD/NAPD) have sponsored a coral relocation project in the Arabian Gulf… Source: Offshore, November 25, 2009;

  • 13 November 2009

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2 is proceeding according to plan. Over a quarter of the necessary sand was applied during the last year by contractors’ consortium PUMA. The trailing suction hopper dredgers have started to create two islands in the North Sea. One of these is already over 4 km long and has been ‘secured’ […]

  • 12 November 2009

    The net profit for the period until 30 September 2009 amounts to EUR 75.1 million. The result includes a net contribution of EUR 10 million from the financial settlement of the “Thunderhorse” project. The net profit shows a decrease compared with the corresponding period in 2008. The decrease is caused mainly by a drop in […]

  • 9 November 2009

    Plans to invest almost $40bn to triple port capacity across the oil-rich Arabian Gulf region are sailing against stiff global economic head winds, according to industry experts. Before the global financial crisis weighed heavily on international trade, developers in the Arab states of the Gulf had plans to add 62mn 20-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, […]