Payra port re-tenders terminal, dredging to start soon

The Payra Port Authority (PPA) has re-tendered on 2 January for construction of a coal/bulk terminal for the country’s third seaport located in southern Bangladesh. The port will be developed through a public-private partnership (PPP) model and the authority invited bidders or consortiums to […]

Storage for Elbe dredged sediment completed

Two underwater deposit areas to store sediment dredged from the Elbe River, Germany, as part of a deepening project to make it navigable for larger ships, were completed in November 2019.  Permanent relocation of the dredged material is vital to ensure […]

Port of Djibouti wants to build LNG terminal

A pipeline agreement signed in December 2019 between Ethiopian and Chinese partners marks a key step forward in Djibouti’s efforts to develop a delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal. This LNG terminal would enable Djibouti to carve out a niche for itself as a […]

Incident on board FPSO in transit

On 7 January, an incident occurred on board a floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, which is currently being transported by the Boskalis-owned Vanguard from China to Brazil. One person has died, and five […]

Big Float amphibious excavators

REMU is a Finnish manufacturing company of screening buckets, combi screening plants, and as of late, its Big Float amphibious excavators. Customers can choose any widely known excavator brand to mount on top of the […]

Workers evacuate Kenya port site after raid on US base

More than 2,000 workers have evacuated the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC)-operated Lamu port construction site after the Salafi al-Shabaab militant group overran a nearby US-Kenyan military base.  CCCC instructed workers to down tools and steer […]