Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

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

Fugro picks up tunnelling award

Fugro picks up tunnelling award
Fugro joined co-winners United Utilities and J Murphy & Sons to receive the Ground Investigation and Monitoring Award in the NCE Tunnelling Awards 2016. SUCCESS FOR FUGRO’S RAPID SURVEY SYSTEM IN TUNNELLING AWARDS  Fugro’s innovative work on the condition assessment of a water supply aqueduct...
December 20th, 2016 | Awards, Company Profiles, Construction, Events | Read More

GMC Limited wins two more North Sea Caisson fabrications contracts

GMC Limited wins two more North Sea Caisson fabrications contracts
GMC SWL Caisson Reading, UK: GMC Limited is delighted to announce that following their First Caisson Installation in the North Sea earlier this year, they have been awarded two more caisson fabrications contracts. These new awards reflect the industry’s recognition and confidence in GMC’s Handling...
December 19th, 2016 | Construction, Energy | Read More

Transnet Durban berth deepening mega project out to tender

Transnet Durban berth deepening mega project out to tender
DCT pier 2 berths 203 to 205 will be deepened and lengthened as part of R7 billion mage project by TNPA [Durban, South Africa, 14 December 2016] Transnet National Ports Authority is pleased to announce that its mega project to deepen and lengthen berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2 has...
December 14th, 2016 | Construction, Containers, Logistics, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

It’s lift off… as work on Hong Kong’s third runway gets underway

It’s lift off… as work on Hong Kong’s third runway gets underway
Hong Kong International Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, built in the late 1990s on reclaimed land, is expanding to include a third runway. In preparation for this expansion, the Airport  Authority selected Fugro to carry out the necessary site characterisation investigations. Site investigation...
December 8th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

Armitt group signs contract with Hutchison Ports

Armitt group signs contract with Hutchison Ports
(l to r): Nicholas Marshall, Commercial Director Armitt,, Clemence Cheng, Managing Director Hutchison Ports Europe (seated), Allan Seedhouse, Director Armitt, Charles Gray, Managing Director Armitt (seated), Mark Taylor, Director, Hutchison Logistics (UK) ARMITT GROUP SIGNS CONTRACT WITH HUTCHISON PORTS...
December 1st, 2016 | Construction, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SeaRenergy and SMC awarded with a contract for Offshore Support Services on the Veja Mate Offshore Wind farm

SeaRenergy and SMC awarded with a contract for Offshore Support Services on the Veja Mate Offshore Wind farm
SeaRenergy and SMC will provide a broad range of offshore support services to Veja Mate. The services will start 01. November 2016 with the preparation of the foundations and transition pieces for the installation of the towers and turbines and has an initial term of 150 days. The scope of work includes: Full...
November 15th, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Construction, Energy, Environment | Read More

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development

Transport Minister visits Liverpool2 development
Gary Hodgson (left), Chief Operating Officer at Peel Ports with Transport Minister John Hayes – John Hayes MP met with operators Peel Ports to view the latest developments at the £400m deep-water container terminal – Transport Minister John Hayes MP visited the Port of Liverpool today (20...
October 20th, 2016 | Construction, Containers, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of Damen DOP250 pump

Waterway Constructions, Australia, takes delivery of  Damen DOP250 pump
Waterway Constructions, based in Sydney, Australia, has taken delivery of a Damen DOP250 submersible dredge pump. The company is a specialist maritime contractor that undertakes construction, maintenance and refurbishment of maritime structures throughout Australia. It owns one of the largest fleets...
October 17th, 2016 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  11-Oct-2016 JETTY CONSTRUCTION & UPGRADING WORK Singapore UNDERWATER SONAR EXPERIMENT Singapore IMMIGRATION INWARD FORMALITIES Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Jetty construction & upgrading work Tuesday, October 11, 2016, Singapore The working period has been extended...
October 11th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Immigration, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia

Royal HaskoningDHV and Hyundai to design world’s largest maritime yard of its kind in Saudi Arabia
Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 11 October 2016 – HaskoningDHV UK Ltd, in consortium with Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd., has been selected to perform the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) for the infrastructure of a world-class and globally competitive maritime yard in Ras...
October 11th, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Fugro site investigations for Moorside nuclear project approach final stages

Fugro site investigations for Moorside nuclear project approach final stages
Fugro is carrying out onshore and offshore site characterisation for NuGen’s Moorside project, one of the largest UK site investigations to be let as a single package. Site characterisation project for NuGen has utilised extensive Fugro onshore and offshore resources NuGeneration Limited (NuGen) plans...
September 23rd, 2016 | Construction, Energy | Read More

Poseidon Med II stakeholders’ discussion in Limassol

Poseidon Med II stakeholders’ discussion in Limassol
Cyprus Transport Minister Marios Dimitriades at the podium welcoming delegates Poseidon Med II discussion on “LNG fuelling the future of the Eastern Mediterranean” in Limassol Cyprus The prospects of LNG as marine fuel and the energy profile of Cyprus were the main areas of discussion among the key...
September 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Construction, Environment, LNG, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Africa’s First Dredging Simulator Unveiled in Durban

Africa’s First Dredging Simulator Unveiled in Durban
Transnet Group Chief HR OfficerNonkululeko Sishi [Durban, South Africa, 2 September 2016] Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa – another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the...
September 2nd, 2016 | Construction, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ports & Terminals, Technical, Technology | Read More