Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

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

Julie Elliott MP Visits Morpeth Northern Bypass

Julie Elliott MP Visits Morpeth Northern Bypass
Aerial view of St Leonard’s Underpass (under construction) next to the A1 Julie Elliott, Member of Parliament for Sunderland South, visited Carillion at the Morpeth Bypass in Northumberland on Wednesday 31 August as part of her Industry and Parliament Trust (IPT) Fellowship. During her visit, Ms Elliott...
September 1st, 2016 | Construction, Land Trasnport, News | Read More

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in Iran

Braemar Adjusting agrees strategic partnership in Iran
Braemar Adjusting is pleased to announce that it has agreed a strategic partnership with Calm Sea Culture Marine Services Limited (CSC) to act as its local resource partner in Iran.  Braemar Adjusting provides Loss Adjusting, Risk Assessment, Legal/Expert Witness and Dispute Resolution services to the...
August 16th, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Energy, Marine Insurance | Read More

GMC makes a splash in the North Sea with connected seawater caissons

GMC makes a splash in the North Sea with connected seawater caissons
  GMC 30″ TSA coated caissons being prepared for safe lift GMC Limited is proud to announce the safe and successful installation of a seawater caisson in the North Sea; eight days ahead of schedule. This is the first installation that has been carried out by the company in the North Sea;...
August 11th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Marine Equipment Products and Services, News, Technology | Read More

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-

The Airport of Chios awaits its turn…-
At Chios Airport We welcome the inauguration of Paros’ airport today by Greece’s prime minister despite the opposition’s silly media uploads and we invite PM Alexis Tsipras to give the go ahead here and now for the ailing Chios airport! A timely reminder by John Faraclas:  It is a must for the...
July 29th, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Comment, Construction, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Marseille mega-ship initiatives enter final phases

Marseille mega-ship initiatives enter final phases
Port news from Marseille Fos    The two main construction projects in the Marseille harbour area of leading French port Marseille Fos are nearing completion following a decisive stage in works costing almost €64 million that will cater for mega-ships by enlarging the Passe Nord port entrance and...
July 19th, 2016 | Construction, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Gibdock’s growing offshore status underlined by Solstad return

Gibdock’s growing offshore status underlined by Solstad return
Normand Cutter at Gibdock Gibraltar’s Gibdock shipyard has completed an extensive package of work on Solstad Shipping’sNormand Cutter. The 127m long, 10, 979grt construction support vessel (CSV) left the yard on June 29th following a 22-day drydock programme, which included a comprehensive overhaul...
June 30th, 2016 | Construction, Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Ship Conversions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shiprepair, Technical, Technology | Read More

Brightlingsea Harbour dredging and Saltmarsh restoration project update

Brightlingsea Harbour dredging and Saltmarsh restoration project update
22 June 2016 – Brightlingsea, Essex, UK – Brightlingsea Harbour Commissioners (BHC) have announced further details of their forthcoming four year dredging and saltmarsh restoration programme and the successful completion of dredging at Waterside Marina, Brightlingsea. The Waterside Marina...
June 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Construction, Ports & Terminals | Read More