Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

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

Royal HaskoningDHV selected to design reclamation project for Angola’s capital

Royal HaskoningDHV selected to design reclamation project for Angola’s capital
Eroding beach along the coast where reclamation is foreseen Amersfoort, The Netherlands, 6 April 2017 – Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded the contract for the detailed design of the Marginal da Corimba reclamation and shore protection project in Luanda, Angola. This major contract was awarded...
April 6th, 2017 | Construction | Read More

New report confirms potential damage to the deepwater construction market in the USGulf…

New report confirms potential damage to the deepwater construction market in the USGulf…
Allen Leatt NEW REPORT CONFIRMS POTENTIALLY SERIOUS DAMAGE TO THE DEEPWATER CONSTRUCTION MARKET IN THE US GULF OF MEXICO FROM PROPOSED JONES ACT CHANGES The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) issued its report on 4 April into the potential impact of the Jones Act proposals published...
April 5th, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Reports | Read More

ABP appoints Britcon for £2.1m project at Kings Lynn

ABP appoints Britcon for £2.1m project at Kings Lynn
Associated British Ports (ABP) has appointed building and civil engineering company Britcon to build a new £2.1 million ‘bulk store’ at its busy port in King’s Lynn.   The contract includes the delivery of an 85m by 40m, steel-framed, reinforced concrete building to store dry bulk in four separate...
February 21st, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

IMCA comments on potential wide sweeping changes to Jones Act decisions

IMCA comments on potential wide sweeping changes to Jones Act decisions
Allen Leatt Members of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) with vessels active in US waters, together with their clients, have expressed serious concern over the hasty proposals by the Customs and Border Protection agency to revoke longstanding decisions made over the last 40 years...
February 3rd, 2017 | Associations, Construction, Energy, News | Read More

Coffee Island Opening

Coffee Island Opening
A view from the opening On Thursday, Coffee Island celebrated the opening of their first store in London’s Covent Garden. The ceremony involved a number of presentations on coffee blends and the company’s unique approach to coffee roasting and production. The shop itself is located on a busy...
January 14th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Construction, Consulting, Food and Drink | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

  27-Dec-2016 CABLE PIT & DUCT CONSTRUCTION WORKS Hong Kong Cable pit & duct construction works Tuesday, December 27, 2016, Hong Kong For approximately 5 weeks, installation and removal of cable guidance coil will be carried out [at Siu Sai Wan, Chai Wan] in the area bounded...
December 27th, 2016 | Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More

optiTruck – towards optimal fuel consumption with Innovative Predictive PowerTrain for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

optiTruck  – towards optimal fuel consumption with Innovative Predictive PowerTrain for Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Brussels, 23 December 2016 – optiTruck, a key European project focusing on reducing the impact of Heavy-Duty Vehicles (HDV) on greenhouse gas emission has kicked off its activities in September 2016. By using intelligent and predictive powertrain control and calibration methods, and  the state...
December 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Automobiles, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More