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Port, Harbour & Marine Construction

Masterplan modelling
ABPmer, a UK-headquartered numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford in Ireland to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary, as part of its Master Plan process. 21 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
New facilities for cruise industry at Lerwick
The harbour at Lerwick, Shetland, UK has been provided with additional facilities to cater to the cruise industry which is expected to deliver another two record seasons, continuing a trend which saw record traffic in 2015 and 2016. 13 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Eurogate performs despite infrastructure woes
The Eurogate Group says that the strong performance of its European terminals enabled it to turn around an increased profit in 2016, despite the news of Germany's delayed marine infrastructure projects. 13 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Gothenburg testing contaminated dredge spoils
Many ports are faced with the problem of contaminated dredging spoils and how to dispose of them. Pioneering work by the Port of Gothenburg could provide a solution as the port is planning to make use of contaminated clay from a river bed to build a new freight terminal. 10 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Floating dock refurb
The French Port of Dunkerque’s 30-year-old steel floating dry dock has undergone major refurbishment works. 10 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Lower cost LNG distribution infrastructure
The transporting and bunkering of LNG is becoming increasingly important to the energy strategies of archipelagos and coastal communities across the world. 05 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Rolec launches monthly payment packages
UK-based, pontoon, port and marina services specialist Rolec has introduced a range of monthly payment packages which allow marina owners to spread out the cost of installations and/or refurbishments over a 3 or 5 year period. 30 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Liverpool2 to boost Scotland’s deepest container terminal
Scotland’s deepest container terminal expects to double its business in the next five years thanks to the recent opening of £400million ‘sister’ terminal – Liverpool2. 28 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Germans plough millions into North Sea ports
The German coastal state of Lower Saxony says it is ploughing €57 million into infrastructure development in its North Sea ports this year and spending another €33 million on maintaining existing facilities. 20 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
MoorMaster at Helsinki
A state-of-the-art automated docking system has been installed in the new West Terminal 2 at Helsinki, Finland and it will be used to speed up the berthing of a new ferry. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Wismar expansion project takes shape
A 332 m long sheet pile wall was nearing completion in the German Baltic seaport of Wismar in March as the foundation of a quay for big ships on the outer rim of a new €31 million multi-functional terminal. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Magdeburg gets €40 million reboot
Magdeburg – Germany’s second biggest inland port serving the Elbe River region – is to get a €40 million revamp to link it further to the inland canal network and make it independent of Elbe water levels. 03 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
Helsinki West Terminal 2
Finland’s Port of Helsinki Ltd's West Terminal 2 in the West Harbour was opened to passengers on the morning of 27 February 2017. Walking distances to the ships are now shorter and those traveling by car will be served by a faster check-in system. 02 Mar 2017 - Maritime Journal
New cruise terminal at Gothenburg
This year will be the final season in which cruise ships can dock at Frihamnen, the terminal for smaller cruise ships in the Swedish port of Gothenburg. 07 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Iceland's Finnafjord port inches closer
Bremenports has become a development partner for the new Finnafjord port project in Iceland, edging the project a little closer to realisation. 01 Feb 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marseille Fos 2016 results
French port Marseille Fos has revealed its annual results which shows its total cargo for 2016 was 18m tonnes which is on a par with its 2015 throughput. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Great Yarmouth outer harbour developments
Construction works to enhance the port infrastructure at Great Yarmouth outer harbour for several high profile offshore wind projects have begun. A multi-million-pound co-investment has been agreed for The UK North Sea port to support the construction of primary infrastructure and ground works for the Galloper Wind Farm and East Anglia ONE Wind Farm projects. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Fourth berth for Heysham
Peel Ports, the owner of the Port of Heysham, UK is planning a £10 million investment in the port that will create a fourth berth for freight and passenger traffic and help operators to respond more effectively to growing demand. 31 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Cuxhaven develops €100 million Gateway
Cuxhaven’s historic Alter Fischereihafen has been sold by German port authorities to local developers who expect to invest €100 million and turn it into a centre for tourists and cruise ship visitors. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal
Turning basin improves port access
Construction of a 165m wide turning basin is under way on the Hunte River upstream from Bremerhaven to strengthen and speed up ship access and handling in the busy inland German port of Oldenburg. 27 Jan 2017 - Maritime Journal