Major investment in Port of Ashdod

The Port of Ashdod, one of Israel’s two main cargo ports, is to invest ILS412 million (USD116 million) in an innovative array of equipment, which will include automatic green equipment on the quays as part of the preparation for competition with the opening of new ports.  The investment will […]

Hydrographic research vessel works going ahead

The construction of the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger for hydrographic survey specialists, Geo Plus, is being carried out according to plan and on schedule reported Dutch shipyard Royal Niestern Sander. “The vessel will be […]

Damen converts dredger to dual-fuel

Damen has converted its first dredger to duel-fuel LNG/MGO propulsion. The 117 m, 8,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain is owned by Rouen-based GIE Dragages-Ports and operated by the port of Nantes Saint-Nazaire. Damen […]