A safe harbour: Port of Cork

Henry Kingston, port engineering manager at the Port of Cork, Ireland, describes how the port prepares its business for growing trade in oil, agriculture, and pharmaceuticals Location, location, location. It is a phrase most people […]

People, planet, profit, ports

Pascal Ollivier, president of Maritime Street, talks about what the next wave of port ecosystems will look like and comments on what developments for ports lie ahead Ports and cities are historically strongly linked to […]

Opening the flood gates

When this edition of DPC went to print, parts of northern England in the UK battled severe floods caused by massive rainfall that have, in parts, been lasting for weeks. For example, the county of […]

Connecting ports and dredging data

Every year, DPC magazine publishes the International Dredging Directory (IDD) using IHS Markit data. The IDD is a comprehensive list of the world’s dredging companies, including branch offices, affiliates, and subsidiaries with their full address […]

The Chinese approach

Consultant Andre Wheeler explains the Chinese strategy of distraction behind the port projects of Belt and Road There is much debate as to who the winners and losers are with regards to the current trade […]

Know the risk

There is a growing dependence on data to drive development in dredging, which can bring real benefits such as geotagging stretches of the seabed that have been dredged, reducing the power consumption of a draghead, […]

Batten down the hatches

Anyone watching the news about category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which devastating the Bahamas last month, the southwestern coast of America and Atlantic Canada, is confronted with the damage that bad weather can do. Over the […]

Avoiding rotating machinery failure

Misalignment in electric machinery is a serious problem for businesses that rely on speed and efficiency to meet the demands of consumers. Vibration, noise, and temperature increase the risk of bearing, coupling, and shaft failure, […]