Industry Sectors - Dredging

Frebs Seeks Smart Port Partner

 31 Mar 2017     Container Handling, Dredging, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus

British company Frebs Marine International has put out a call for an international port operator to assist in patenting and operating a new partly autonomous cargo shipping system.

Fitch: US Ports Stable Entering Trump Era

 29 Mar 2017     Dredging, Global Issues, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

US port finances have remained ‘stable’ amid destabilising proposals, with some expanding to cash in on the large containerships passing through the widened Panama Canal, according to a report by Fitch Ratings referenced by Logistics Management.

Watch: Dredged Clay Shapes New Terminal

 29 Mar 2017     Dredging, Environment and Sustainability, Port Planning & Finance, Terminal Focus

The Port of Gothenburg is planning to make use of contaminated clay from the seabed to build a new freight terminal at the outer port area at Hisingen

Watch: ASCE 2017 US Port Report Card

 13 Mar 2017     Dredging, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Ports, Inland Waterways and Rail have recieved a C+ in the 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) Infrastructure Report Card

Watch: HPA Creates Space for Container Giants

 06 Mar 2017     Dredging, Port Focus, Shipping

Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has completed the Vorhafen Harbor Basin Deepening project and released a video to mark the occasion: 'Creating Space for Container Giants – Last Pile Removed'.

Watch: Tour New Bayonne Bridge

 21 Feb 2017     Carriers, Dredging, Mega Ship Ready, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Larger container ships will soon have access to ports in Elizabeth and Newark after four years of construction finalised in the completion of an elevated deck on the the Bayonne Bridge, which connects Bayonne, New Jersey, with Staten Island, New York City, in the US.

Super Tugs Bound for South America

 21 Feb 2017     Dredging, Port Focus

Two Damen custom-built tugs will be able to take on almost any problem at the ports of Cayenne and Kourou in French Guiana, by assisting vessels and the transport of cargo, performing dredging activities and even tackling emergencies such as fire-fighting.

HHLA Chairwoman: Elbe Dredge Must Go Ahead

 09 Feb 2017     Dredging, Global Issues, Terminal Focus

Angela Titzrath has spoken on a court ruling regarding the dredging of the lower and outer stretches of the River Elbe, arguing that delays are highly undesirable given the need to plan for future demands

Hamburg Dredging Illegal?

 09 Feb 2017     Dredging, Environment and Sustainability, Global Issues, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

A proposed dredging project that would allow the new generation of mega ships to reach the Port of Hamburg has been found to be in breach of court laws

Dredging Mississippi River Trump Priority

 31 Jan 2017     Dredging, Port Focus, Port Planning & Finance, Shipping

Port of South Louisiana has been given assurance that the dredging of the Mississippi River, a critical element to unencumbered movement of cargo and the success of Louisiana’s and the nation’s economy, will take place as part of President Donald Trump’s 50 ‘Emergency and National Security Projects’.