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Port, Harbour & Marine Construction

Contract signed for Nigg Bay development
A major milestone has taken place in the development of Nigg Bay as a significant expansion of the harbour facilities at Aberdeen, UK, with the signing of a contract for the construction work. 10 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Gdansk inner port improvements
The EU has awarded grants to the Port of Gdansk in Poland totalling more than €140 million for three major projects at the port. Two of these projects are to improve road and rail transport links but the third will be a major upgrading of the Inner Port including deepening of the fairway and quay upgrades. 12 Dec 2016 - Maritime Journal
Emden projects boost port clout
The German North Sea port of Emden has completed one major €6.2 million modernisation project and is on track to complete a second in a bid to boost cargo handling and improve ship access. 26 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Expansion at Kalundborg
Plans are well advanced for work to start at the Danish port of Kalundborg on a major investment that will see a new container terminal and industry hub developed on the south side of the harbour. 25 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
New cruise terminal at Piraeus
A new cruise terminal at the Greek port of Piraeus has been officially opened adding to the array of cruise terminals in this busy port. 19 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Peterhead development
Scotland, UK's Peterhead Port Authority has awarded the contract for the Peterhead Scheme 2 project to a joint venture partnership between contractors McLaughin & Harvey and Boskalis Westminster. 10 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Stockholm's Norvik port gets go-ahead
Following two positive court rulings the planned new container and ro-ro port at Norvik near Stockholm, Sweden can start construction. Located at Nynäshamn this new port has deep water access and will enable the port to cope with the increase in both container and ro-ro numbers that the port is experiencing. 07 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Venice port system design awarded
The final design of the new Venice Offshore-Onshore Port System (VOOPS) has been awarded to Italian-Chinese consortium 4C3, led by the China Communication Constructions Company Group (CCCC Group). 05 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Concrete drilling the E-Z way
Part of the recent Maasvlakte 2 project at Rotterdam involved a contractor drilling some 180,000 holes in concrete. It is clear that this part of the project would benefit from some level of automation. 05 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
Information overload
Retrieving information is becoming like finding a needle in a haystack - during a hay delivery. It’s an issue for harbour authorities because bathymetry, soil analysis, siltation data is really expensive. However, there may now be an answer. 04 Oct 2016 - Maritime Journal
New venture for Marchwood
Marchwood Military Port on Southampton Water, UK which handles global shipments supplying British troops on operations overseas and is also extensively used as a berth by the Royal Fleet Auxiliary in support of the Royal Navy, is to be run by a new private joint venture from October 1. 29 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
New static version of Mara Buoy
UK SME Mara Engineering for the Sea (Mara EFS) has developed a lower priced version of its Mara buoy called the Mara Buoy Static. 19 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
Reclamation project at Monaco
For more than 150 years, the Principality of Monaco has opted to adapt its urban planning to the small size of its territory which is just two square kilometres. 19 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
Tideworks for New Orleans
US-headquartered Tideworks Technology Inc., a full-service provider of comprehensive terminal management and planning software solutions, has announced that New Orleans Terminal has successfully gone live with Tideworks’ terminal operating system. 16 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
ABP orders five new grabs
ABP’s Port of Ipswich has purchased five new cargo handling grabs from pALM Bulk Solutions to meet the increase in trade of dry bulk materials at the port. 13 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
Fourth Jamaican project for Jan De Nul
Belgian dredging major Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that will be responsible for the expansion of the port of Kingston, Jamaica. 13 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
Brows fit for a Queen
Netherlands-based gangway specialist Verhoef, has supplied two ‘brow’ gangways built to meet the unique demands of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers that will be stationed at Portsmouth Naval Base, UK. 02 Sep 2016 - Maritime Journal
Bordeaux improvements
Bordeaux is a major port for the south west of France located on the estuary of the Gironde River. The port facilities extend over 50 miles of the estuary and the port authority has recently issued a five year plan to develop and expand the facilities to cope with modern demands and requirements. 30 Aug 2016 - Maritime Journal
Heavy Lift Berth for Cuxhaven
Work is well under way on a €9.5 million dedicated heavy lift RoRo facility in Cuxhaven. It is the latest phase in the expansion of the German Elbe port’s Offshore Industry Centre (Deutsches Offshore-Industrie-Zentrum Cuxhaven), under development since 2008. 30 Aug 2016 - Maritime Journal
Deepwater wharves safeguarded for marine usage
With commercial wharves and waterside industries being squeezed out of existence in the UK it is encouraging to hear that one site has been saved from development for use as a commercial maritime resource. 28 Jul 2016 - Maritime Journal