Damen Ice class Dredger for Rosmorport

This month Damen Shipyards Group launched ice class Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers TSHD 2000 for Russian Port Agency FSUE “Rosmorport”.   Song Thu Corporation shipyard in Da Nang,

Bandy Creek Boat Harbour Dredging Complete

BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, an international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, recently completed the project

Obama Says China Must Stop Land Reclamation in South China Sea

U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday China must stop land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea and reaffirmed Washington's commitment to the defense and security of the Philippines,

Unique Group Acquires Survey Equipment Firm

GSE Rentals is now wholly owned by Unique Group and the company's workforce will be retained.  Former owner, Stan Moroney, will continue as business advisor and consultant to Unique Group.

Marine Engineering Award for Maasvlakte 2

The construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been recognized by the award of the prof. dr. ir. J.F. Agema prize, which is awarded every five years to an innovative marine

Video: Dredgers at Work in Latin America

A major port in Latin America is in the midst of an expansion project to increase its container handling capacity and accommodate Post-Panamax vessels.   Commissioned

MTG Highlights Dredging Solutions at Europort

MTG, a Spanish company specializing in the design and production of wear parts for earthmoving machinery, has introduced its latest solutions for the dredging market

Port of New Orleans Riding High

The Port of New Orleans has surpassed the half-million mark for twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEU) handled in a 12-month period for the first time, announced Port

Mega Cranes Commissioned at Port of Houston

First containership discharges using mammoth new equipment at Barbours Cut   The Port of Houston Authority last week commissioned the first of four new Super

Royal IHC sells TSHD Easydredge

  Royal IHC announced the sale of an Easydredge 3700, the largest vessel in the Easydredge series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD), which are designed and built by IHC.

BMT – DoT Partnership Extended

  BMT JFA Consultants, together with sister company BMT Oceanica, subsidiaries of BMT Group (BMT), have announced that the Western Australian Department of Transport

CMIT Welcomes First 14,000 TEU Box Ship

On October 29, 2015 Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) received the maiden call of the 14,000 TEU m/v CSCL Star, the ultra large container vessel (ULCV) of 157,

Royal IHC Names Dredger Mahury

Shipbuilder Royal IHC has named the Mahury, a 1,840m3 capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) on October 29, 2015 at its partner MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria.

US Port Projects Awarded $44.3 Mln in Grants

After evaluating 627 applications, 50 of which were from ports, for the FY 2015 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants, U.S. Department

US DoD: Navy Patroling in S.China Sea

The U.S. Navy sent a warship on Tuesday within 12 nautical miles of two artificial islands built by China in the South China Sea, a U.S. defence official told Reuters,

New Blueprint for Long Island Sound Restoration

The Long Island Sound Study has released a new Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan for restoring and protecting the Long Island Sound, setting 20 targets to be achieved by 2035.

Tanzania Starts Work on $10 bln Port Project Backed by China and Oman

Tanzania started construction work on a $10 billion port and special economic zone on Friday, a project backed by China and Oman that aims to transform the East

Kooiman to Build Workboat for HvSDS

Shipyard Kooiman BV in Zwijndrecht has been contracted to supply a new multipurpose DP2  support vessel to customer HvS Dredging Support BV in Harlingen, the shipbuilder announced.

Dredges Work to Restore National Wildlife Refuge

Dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware, one of the largest ever marsh restoration projects in the eastern U.

Dredging in Gulf of Finland in Controversy

 The massive dredging project, which is under-way on the bottom of the Gulf of Finland in Russia, reportedly a threat to the environment.   But federal environmental protection agency of Russia,

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