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Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  19-Feb-2018 CONSTRUCTION OF LAND-BASED LNG FACILITY UNDERWAY  Gothenburg, Sweden PORT OPERATIONS LARGELY UNAFFECTED AS CYCLONE MAKES LAND FALL  Australia REPAIRS TO LIGHT BEACON OFF ADAMASTA CHANNEL Hong Kong RESTRICTED ANCHORING ADJACENT TO UAE EAST COAST TERRITORIAL WATERS Fujairah,...
February 19th, 2018 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Weather | Read More

Taganrog Commercial Seaport earmarks $4.2 million for its 2018 expansion programme

Taganrog Commercial Seaport earmarks $4.2 million for its 2018 expansion programme
A view of the famous Port of Taganrog Taganrog Commercial Seaport JSC (TCS, part of UCL Holding) implementing its capacity expansion programme plans to invest a total of $4.2 million in upgrade of handling equipment and port infrastructure modernization. The money will be spent largely on the purchase...
January 20th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

FUGRO to play pivotal role in Norway’s largest ever highway project

FUGRO to play pivotal role in Norway’s largest ever highway project
E39 Orthomap Courtesy of Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) The largest road project in Norway’s history has seen Fugro win a second major contract from the Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA). The work on the E39 Coastal Highway will involve a 1,100-kilometre-stretch from Kristiansand...
December 20th, 2017 | Construction, Land Trasnport, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Opening of Europe’s largest drawbridge

Opening of Europe’s largest drawbridge
.. With a symbolic first train ride the Hamburg Port Authority opened the new Rethebridge in the Port of Hamburg. The new bridge connects important areas in the Port of Hamburg and will thereby optimize the traffic flow in the port and in the city. It is henceforth the biggest lifting bridge in Europe...
December 18th, 2017 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Logistics, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

New UK managing director appointed at Harris PYE

New UK managing director appointed at Harris PYE
Nigel Hopkins Nigel Hopkins has been appointed Managing Director of Harris Pye UK Ltd based at the company’s headquarters in Llandow in Wales. He joined Harris Pye on 1st May this year working alongside Dave Hayden, the company’s retiring Managing Director at the Harris Pye UK headquarters in Llandow,...
December 8th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Construction, Energy, Environment, HR, Person Profiles | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances a portion of the Q-Park acquisition for KKR

HSH Nordbank finances a portion of the Q-Park acquisition for KKR
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to investment firm KKR a portion of the Q-Park acquisition finance and revolving facility totalling around EUR 1.4 billion as a mandated lead arranger in a global syndicate. Q-Park is Europe’s leading private provider of multi-storey...
November 28th, 2017 | Automobiles, Banking, Construction, Finance | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  24-Nov-2017 NEW OTB BERTHS Fujairah, United Arab Emirates NEW MOORING CHARGES Tasmania, Australia NEW EAST COAST CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTRE Newcastle, Australia New OTB berths Friday, November 24, 2017, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates The two new OTB Berths # 3A & 3B are...
November 24th, 2017 | Construction, Port Conditions | Read More

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project

Marseille Fos agrees new Distriport logistics project
View of the Marseilles port passenger terminal Paris-based logistics park developer Virtuo has signed an agreement with the Marseille Fos port authority for construction of a multi-user facility of almost 70,000m2 at Distriport, close to the Fos container terminals.  Due to open in the third quarter...
October 31st, 2017 | Construction, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

EU brings money to Europe

EU brings money to Europe
Despina Doxaki EU brings money to Europe* by Despina Doxaki Banking & Finance Advisor The European Investment Bank estimates that the European Union will need to invest €2 trillion in infrastructure in the 28 member countries through 2020.  The sheer scale of the capital needed will require...
October 28th, 2017 | Automobiles, Banking, Canals, Construction, European Union, Finance, Inland Waterways, Insight, Logistics, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  16-Oct-2017 CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALLS AT FORMER KAI TAK RUNWAY Hong Kong CROSS HARBOUR SWIMMING RACES Hong Kong Construction of outfalls at former Kai Tak runway Monday, October 16, 2017, Hong Kong For approximately 14 months, marine works involving the construction of two...
October 16th, 2017 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Sports | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV assists two key Clients to deliver two ports in Gabon in record time

Royal HaskoningDHV assists two key Clients to deliver two ports in Gabon in record time
Port Owendo 04 October 2017 – After just 60 days and 18 months of construction, the GSEZ Mineral port and New International Port of Owendo in Gabon, Africa, are fully operational and contributing to improve transport connections in the area.   Royal HaskoningDHV’s key client Olam International...
October 4th, 2017 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  29-Sep-2017 PORT CHANNEL WIDENING PROJECT RECEIVES STATE APPROVAL Townsville, Australia SUNKEN VESSEL REMOVED FROM SHIPPING CHANNEL Cochin, India WAIVER OF COMPLIANCE WITH NAVIGATION LAWS United States Port channel widening project receives State approval Friday, September 29,...
September 29th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

Abu Dhabi Ports officially commences operations at Fujairah Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports officially commences operations at Fujairah Terminals
… Fujairah Terminals announces first MOU signing agreement with Perma Pipe Middle East, a renowned manufacturer of pre-insulated piping and leak detection systems for district heating and co Fujairah Terminals welcomes Emirates Hana, largest container vessel to call at the port with a capacity...
September 23rd, 2017 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats

IMCA publishes ROV personnel and Vehicle stats
Richard Benzie The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has long collected information both on personnel working on remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and also on the types of ROV in operation. There has now been a thorough reassessment of the original reported data going back to 2010 in...
August 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Environment, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Markets, Oil Industry, Underwater Shipping | Read More

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers

OI 2018: The place to do business with international ocean technology buyers
Why Exhibit? 2018 Floorplan Exhibiting Brochure Sponsorship Expand your business globally by exhibiting at Oi 2018 Are you looking to do business with the largest and most influential gathering...
July 25th, 2017 | Climate, Construction, EEZ, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

We’re Engaged! To our 10 new projects

We’re Engaged! To our 10 new projects
… Lawson Robb announces ten new projects in London, Majorca and the Middle East, including the interior refurbishment of the High Commission of Malaysia in Belgravia London.  MORE FOLLOW @LAWSON_ROBB ON INSTAGRAM   CONTACT US +44 (0)20 7351 9383 info@lawsonrobb.com www.lawsonrobb.com
July 19th, 2017 | Construction | Read More

FUGRO to install new undersea power cable in South Australia

FUGRO to install new undersea power cable in South Australia
Fugro will design, supply and install a new subsea power cable for SA Power Networks in Australia. The cable connects Kangaroo Island to the distribution network on the Fleurieu Peninsula, south of Adelaide. Fugro has been awarded a contract to install a subsea power cable for South Australia’s distribution...
July 17th, 2017 | Construction, Energy, Underwater Shipping | Read More

Safety experts to meet Government to discuss fire regulations post-Grenfell Tower

Safety experts to meet Government to discuss fire regulations post-Grenfell Tower
Grenfell Tower Leading safety bodies are set to meet ministers for talks on the UK’s building and fire regulations in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster, the House of Lords heard today. The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), British Safety Council (BSC) and Royal Society...
July 14th, 2017 | Construction, Health and Safety, Politics and Government, Safety and Security | Read More

Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support

Call to end ‘one in, three out’ deregulation gains wide support
More than 700 organisations and individuals have now signed an open letter to UK Prime Minister Theresa May which challenges arbitrary deregulation of health and safety. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower blaze, global health and safety professionals, leading academics and some MPs have joined leading...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Jun-2017 SPEED IN RESTRICTED ZONES Hong Kong SEABED STUDIES FOR GREAT ISTANBUL TUNNEL Bosphorus, Turkey Speed in Restricted Zones Monday, June 26, 2017, Hong Kong The attention of owners, coxswains and masters of pleasure vessels and all other vessels are drawn to section...
June 26th, 2017 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Ports & Terminals | Read More

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register..

S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register..
Coupled with its vast proven technical experience, we believe LR’s continued responsiveness will be pivotal in accelerating our momentum to successful project completion in 2018. S-Oil Corporation uses technical expertise from Lloyd’s Register for risk-based inspection analysis of it USD $4.2 billion...
June 20th, 2017 | Construction, Energy, News | Read More

Ocean Scientists and Subsea engineers gather in Aberdeen for milestone conference

Prof. John Watson Hundreds of delegates are expected to turn out for the 60th 2017 Oceans conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre which opens on Tuesday (June 19). Organised jointly by the IEEE Ocean Engineering Society (OES) and the Marine Technology Society (MTS), this will be the...
June 16th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology | Read More

Bolidt lays first stone for Experience & Innovation Centre

Bolidt lays first stone for Experience & Innovation Centre
Artist impressions AREA 78 from a bird’s-eye view Image 1 Hendrik-Ido-Ambacht, 8 June 2017 – The first stone has been laid at the Bolidt Experience & Innovation Centre, a unique facility due to be opened by Dutch decking specialist Bolidt. The facility is also the initial project to get underway...
June 8th, 2017 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV strengthens maritime leadership

Royal HaskoningDHV strengthens maritime leadership
Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 7 June 2017 – To give a strong boost to the growth ambitions of the company and to strengthen its maritime presence globally, Royal HaskoningDHV has appointed from its own ranks five maritime leaders on key positions worldwide. With a strong track record in the industry,...
June 7th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Construction, Energy, Person Profiles, Technical, Technology | Read More

Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo and Transnet sign Ngqura BOOT agreement

Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo and Transnet sign Ngqura BOOT agreement
An artists impression of the storage facility Durban, South Africa, May 4, 2017 — Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) appointed Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo Holdings to plan, fund, construct, maintain and operate a new liquid bulk handling facility at the Port of Ngqura. This Build, Operate and...
May 4th, 2017 | Construction, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals | Read More