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Port, Harbour & Marine Construction

Recycling plant will tackle high energy costs
A UK naval port will benefit from reduced carbon footprint and energy costs following work to install a specialist recycling plant. 08 Aug 2017 - Maritime Journal
Esbjerg: Ahead of the times
“Generally, I’d say wind port operations should be so smooth their contribution goes almost unnoticed. Helping cargo to run through, just like water,” said Jesper Bank of the port of Esbjerg. 31 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
ABIS supports Spanish port development
UK-based ABIS Holdings Energy Services will support the development and operation of an offshore supply base operating in the Port of Arinaga, on Spain’s Gran Canaria island. 27 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
New £16.5 million pier for Lerwick
The biggest expansion yet to service port users at Lerwick Harbour, Shetland Islands, UK was officially opened in mid July. 26 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Thames air quality research
As air quality in cities worldwide, and the ticking time bomb it could represent for public health, rises to the top of many news agendas, the Port of London Authority (PLA) in the UK is working with the Mayor of London and Transport for London on new research to help it develop an Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames. 24 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Marina build in demanding conditions
Vileo Marinas of Finland has signed an agreement to supply the town of Klaksvik, on the Faroe Islands, with a small boat marina. 24 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Work starts on €30 Million Bremerhaven quay revamp
A start has finally been made on the renewal of Bremerhaven’s derelict 110 year old Westkaje - a project which will also widen the German port’s Kaiserhafen III basin and ease vehicle handling 17 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Solid Future tipped for Port Knock
A solid future as an “ideal location” for heavy load component handling and offshore services is being tipped for Port Knock on Germany’s North Sea Ems Estuary. 17 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Monaco expansion starts
Work has started on the major land reclamation project planned for the state of Monaco. The project will add 6 hectares of valuable land to the tiny state and will be used for high rise apartments in additions to a variety of public facilities. 05 Jul 2017 - Maritime Journal
Briggs Marine expands at Liverpool port
UK-owned marine contractor Briggs Marine has commissioned new waterside facilities in the Port of Liverpool. 30 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Catching (and keeping) the wind
Offshore wind turbines have trebled in size over a decade and another jump upward looks likely to come soon enough: so, how are ports responding to the step up in scale? 09 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Maasvlakte 2 – what happened next
Since 2009 'MJ' has been reporting on the Maasvlakte 2 port extension project in Rotterdam: celebrations surrounding completion of the infrastructure were only the end of the beginning however, let’s return for an update. 05 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Improved Hydro M launched
The Hydro M Drive marine forklift line, developed in the US, has expanded with increased capacities up to 52,000 lbs and larger, alongside shorter wheelbase options to accommodate more marinas globally. 03 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Brest developing for renewables
The French port of Brest out on the West Coast is developing a new site in the port to be a base for the expected development of renewable energy projects in the sea areas adjacent to the port. 02 May 2017 - Maritime Journal
Kiel expansion into fifth phase
The long-running expansion of Kiel’s Ostuferhafen in Germany which is being funded by the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein out of its Forward Planning Programme: Economy (ZPW) and co-financed by the GRW – a community-based initiative aimed at improving regional economic structures, has entered what the port describes as its ‘fifth phase’. 27 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
Arup wins Bridlington design contract
East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Harbour Commissioners, UK have appointed internationally-renowned professional services firm Arup to undertake project design and pre-construction work for the Yorkshire Harbour and Marina Project at Bridlington. 27 Apr 2017 - Maritime Journal
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