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Port, Harbour & Marine Construction

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
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