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Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) Signs MOU with the Government of Assam for World Bank funded inland water transport project
IRClass personnel signing the MOU with the Government of Assam The Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass) and the Government of Assam, a key state in India’s north-east, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further enhance the state’s inland water transport (IWT) system to improve commuter...
January 18th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

Hamburg engineering company HeavyLift@Sea presents basic design for ambitious heavy cargo deck carrier

Hamburg engineering company HeavyLift@Sea presents basic design for ambitious heavy cargo deck carrier
Rendering Heavy Cargo Deck Carrier – Picture Credit: HeavyLift@Sea Small port, big cargo, narrow waterways: the heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas, which is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard, is the answer to a wide range of customer requirements...
January 8th, 2019 | Climate, Construction, Environment, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technical, Technology | Read More

Short sighted vision for Northern Freight Rail threatens UK economic growth

Short sighted vision for Northern Freight Rail threatens UK economic growth
The reported decision to upgrade the 76-mile Trans-Pennine route between Leeds and Manchester at a cost of £3b without any provision for freight traffic is both unwelcome and deeply troubling for the economy and businesses in the North of England. After more than two years of assurances from the Department...
January 3rd, 2019 | Construction, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)

Shipping, logistics and marine giant GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD)
  Samir Chaturvedi, KIZAD CEO and GAC Abu Dhabi’s Managing Director, Göran Eriksson Leading integrated shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC is opening a warehouse and open yard in the Middle East’s largest industrial zone and a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, Khalifa Industrial...
December 18th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Construction, Consumers Market, Gas, Logistics, News, Oil Industry, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

17-Dec-2018 HIGH WATER MOORING RESTRICTION REINSTATED New Orleans, United States AIR DRAFT FOR 1-210 BRIDGE Lake Charles, United States BROWN MARMORATED STINK BUG SEASON UPDATE Australia TRANSPORT OF SAND MATERIAL TO STOCKPILE AREA & SOIL INVESTIGATION AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore High water...
December 17th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction

Lords to debate report on off-site manufacture for construction
.. The House of Lords will tomorrow, Wednesday 12th December, debate the Science and Technology Committee’s report “Off-site manufacture for construction: building for change. Among those listed to speak are several members of the Committee including Lord Fox, Liberal Democrat Lords Spokesperson...
December 11th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Construction, News | Read More

Hot Pot News from GAC

Hot Pot News from GAC
29-Nov-2018 FORESHORE DEVELOPMENT WITH INFILLING WORKS Singapore PORT REOPENED WITH RESTRICTIONS Port Kembla, Australia Foreshore development with infilling works Thursday, November 29, 2018, Singapore The working period for foreshore development with infilling works off Harbour Front, Cruise Bay, has...
November 29th, 2018 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
26-Nov-2018 MARINE WORKS AT JUNK BAY Hong Kong Marine works at Junk Bay Monday, November 26, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 12 months, marine works involving construction of temporary working platforms for site investigation and bore pile works will be carried out within the area bounded by straight...
November 26th, 2018 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Supplying Antarctica: Trans Global Projects delivers logistics for the most remote construction site in the world

Supplying Antarctica: Trans Global Projects delivers logistics for the most remote construction site in the world
TGP delivers equipment to the most remote construction site in the world Teesside, UK/Rothera Point, Antarctica, 26 November 2018: For the Trans Global Projects Group (TGP), no location is too remote. But while the UK-based international project logistics specialist has handled numerous projects in some...
November 26th, 2018 | Construction, Logistics | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Nov-2018 ROWING BOAT RACE Hong Kong SUPPLY & DELIVERY OF SAND AT TUAS VIEW EXTENSION Singapore REPAIR OF DAMAGED REVETMENTS Singapore SUSPENSION OF TRAFFIC FOR PASSAGE OF CRANE SHIP Dardanelles, Turkey Rowing Boat Race Thursday, November 22, 2018, Hong Kong A rowing boat race will take place...
November 22nd, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rowing | Read More

News from port of Marseille Fos

News from port of Marseille Fos
.. QUECHEN SILICON CHEMICAL, the world’s 3rd-largest manufacturer of silica for green tires, has signed a ground lease to build its new European factory in Fos-sur-Mer in the South of France. The largest Chinese industrial investment for a new factory in France has taken another major step forward...
October 19th, 2018 | Construction, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Community Health Boost for Edinburgh Marina

Community Health Boost for Edinburgh Marina
.. London: Wednesday 26 September 2018 The developer of the landmark Edinburgh Marina development has today confirmed that detailed planning consent has been received for its community health centre and local retail provision at Chestnut Yard in the heart of the £500 million waterside scheme. The delivery...
September 26th, 2018 | Construction, Medical | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
20-Sep-2018 MARINE WORKS INSIDE EX-WAN CHAI PUBLIC CARGO WORKING AREA BASIN Hong Kong Marine works inside Ex-Wan Chai Public Cargo Working Area Basin Thursday, September 20, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 6 months, marine works involving seawall construction and reinstatement of box culvert will...
September 20th, 2018 | Construction, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

SeaRenergy to support hook-up and commissioning of BorWin3 platform

SeaRenergy to support hook-up and commissioning of BorWin3 platform
BW3 topsides SeaRenergy has been appointed by Petrofac to deliver integrated Offshore Support Services under a framework agreement for the BorWin3 HVDC platform once installed in German waters. SeaRenergy will be supporting Petrofac in the facility management during the hook-up and commissioning phases...
August 22nd, 2018 | Construction, Energy, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technical, Technology | Read More

Professional Divers help build a Bridge in the Port of Hamburg

Professional Divers help build a Bridge in the Port of Hamburg
.. Professional Divers at the Bottom of the Elbe River The construction of the new Kattwyk railway bridge has entered a new phase. The pillars are being constructed in the Elbe riverbed. To enable that the riverbed is being scooped out. Professional divers are working at the bottom of the Elbe in a diving...
July 30th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Rail | Read More

Radical overhaul of construction sector needed or will struggle to meet housing and infrastructure needs

Radical overhaul of construction sector needed or will struggle to meet  housing and infrastructure needs
… The construction sector as it currently operates cannot meet the UK’s need for housing and may struggle to meet the need for infrastructure. Given that the UK already lags behind other countries in construction productivity, and is facing a labour shortage, the Government and the construction...
July 19th, 2018 | Construction, Politics and Government | Read More

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives

More needs to be done to protect workers’ lives
The largest number of fatalities occur in construction British Safety Council pledges to campaign more vigorously for safe and healthy workplaces, as fatalities rise There were 144 work-related fatalities in Britain during 2017-18, an increase from 135 fatalities in the previous year, reported the Health...
July 10th, 2018 | Associations, Construction, Health and Safety, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date
Depiction of the Scaldia solar park © 2018 North Sea Port HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to IB Vogt GmbH EUR 41 million in long-term project finance for the construction and operation of the Scaldia solar park in the Netherlands. IB Vogt is developing the project in collaboration with...
May 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Construction, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

Can off-site manufacture improve the productivity and sustainability of the construction industry? Lords to hear evidence

Can off-site manufacture improve the productivity and sustainability of the construction industry? Lords to hear evidence
… The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee will take evidence for its inquiry investigating Off-site manufacture for construction. The Committee will hear from house builders and engineering experts. The Committee will consider the potential benefits of off-site manufacture and the...
April 20th, 2018 | Construction, Politics and Government | Read More

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –

Marine services firm makes luxury river boat pontoons for Thames in London –
One of the pontoons being lifted into the water MAJOR MARINE FABRICATION RETURNS TO SOUTHAMPTON Marine engineering services firm SMS is midway through a significant contract for Woods’ Silver Fleet to build three huge pontoons for the Thames.  The works amount to circa 750 tonnes of fully fabricated...
April 16th, 2018 | Construction, Inland Waterways | Read More

The best bits of Oi18

The best bits of Oi18
As Oi18 draws to a close, we would like to thank you for joining us at what has been a fantastic event. We hope you’ve had a successful few days. With over 450 exhibitors having the opportunity to meet with thousands of quality visitors from around the globe, we are proud to have provided the industry...
March 15th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Climate, Construction, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Organisations, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas sail into Edinburgh Marina

Camper & Nicholsons Marinas sail into Edinburgh Marina
… [London: 13 March 2018]: Camper & Nicholsons Marinas, the internationally renowned marina owners and operators confirmed today that it had agreed terms with Edinburgh Marina Granton Harbour Limited to design, commission, manage and operate the new Edinburgh Marina, the centrepiece of the...
March 13th, 2018 | Construction, Marinas, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

ESPO pleads for a strong Connecting Europe Facility…

ESPO pleads for a strong Connecting Europe Facility…
ESPO pleads for a strong Connecting Europe Facility to support the 48 billion EUR European port investment needs 09 March 2018 This week, the European Sea Ports Organisation (ESPO) has submitted its contribution to the public consultation in preparation of the new Connecting Europe Facility (CEF II)...
March 9th, 2018 | Construction, European Union, Finance, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
  08-Mar-2018 SOIL INVESTIGATION WORK OFF WOODLANDS WATERFRONT PARK Singapore DREDGING IN TEMASEK FAIRWAY Singapore Soil investigation work off Woodlands Waterfront Park Thursday, March 8, 2018, Singapore Soil investigation work is underway until 5 September off Woodlands Waterfront Park. According...
March 8th, 2018 | Canals, Construction, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Niron Staal supplies critical steel components for iconic new London residential skyscraper

Niron Staal supplies critical steel components for iconic new London residential skyscraper
Set up and preparation works on the frontal cross pieces Niron Staal, the specialist steel machining and construction subsidiary of Damen Shipyards Group, is nearing the completion of its first major machining contract for a skyscraper project for its client Hollandia Structures, partner in the VBH structural...
February 28th, 2018 | Construction | Read More