Archive for the ‘Construction’ Category

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

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