Engineering News | Harbour and Offshore Services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/harbour-and-offshore-services Fri, 23 Oct 2020 11:09:39 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Container handlers add value to port operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/container-handlers-add-value-to-port-operations-2020-09-25 Cameron Mackay Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565667 1601904528 1602194400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900581_resized_taylorxrs9972reachstacker0920201022.jpg ROBUST CONTAINER HANDLING The Taylor XRS-9972 reachstacker, with a high-strength telescopic boom, is designed for versatile operation, enhanced performance and improved safety in busy container handling environments 511 287 Lifting equipment provides reliability, increased productivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-equipment-provides-reliability-increased-productivity-2020-09-25 Cameron Mackay Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565659 1601977675 1602194400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900578_resized_beckerkitohighspeedcbmanualchainhoist0920201022.jpg VERSATILE HOISTING These hoists, which offer swift lifting and lowering speeds for increased productivity, are designed to safely handle rated loads between 2.5 t and 50 t 511 287 Company supplies fire-protection systems to harbour facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-fire-protection-systems-to-harbour-facility-2020-09-25 Cameron Mackay Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 565652 1601977801 1602194400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000900584_resized_dosetechcapetownakron0920201022.jpg SAFE HARBOUR Flammable fuel is unloaded for bulk storage and handling at a bulk fuel offloading wharf, as DoseTech supplied a complete fire-protection system 511 287 6Sigma Shipyards Group (Pty) Ltd https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/6sigma-shipyards-group-pty-ltd-2020-10-09 Creamer Media Reporter Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +0200 566450 1602057863 1602194400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000902213_resized_mainpicture1022.jpg 511 287 Harbours increase efficiency with handling equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/harbours-increase-efficiency-with-handling-equipment-2019-08-02 Theresa Bhowan Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525582 1564410409 1564696800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811500_resized_harbourandoffshorebltworldsamsonshiploader0720191022.jpg SHIPLOADING A mobile shiploader, combined with the benefits of a receiving unit, offers a more viable alternative to fixed conveyor installations 511 287 AMSOL https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/amsol-2019-08-02 Creamer Media Reporter Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 527179 1564472410 1564696800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000815328_resized_dsc48021022.jpg 511 287 Policy certainty to create investment and opportunity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/policy-certainty-to-create-investment-and-opportunity-2019-08-02 Theresa Bhowan Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525846 1564568737 1564696800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812070_resized_harbourandoffshoresaogaceoniallkramercapetown0820191022.jpg NIALL KRAMER South Africa has the potential to be the next big frontier in oil and gas 511 287 Oil prices to increase projects for shipyard https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/oil-prices-to-increase-projects-for-shipyard-2019-08-02 Theresa Bhowan Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526039 1564568757 1564696800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000812517_resized_harbourandoffshorenbhnamibia0820191022.jpg A GRADE The welding done on ships and rigs is inspected by an internationally certified third party which guarantees the quality of the work 511 287 Concrete enhancement in harbour infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/concrete-enhancement-in-harbour-infrastructure-2019-08-02 Theresa Bhowan Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 02 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 525681 1564570003 1564696800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000811724_resized_harbourandoffshorefibertexcontrolledpermeabilityformworkcpflinersbridgeconstruction0720191022.jpg BUILD A BRIDGE The Formtex CPF liners reduce the formation of blowholes and other blemishes on concrete surfaces 511 287 R400m boost for small-scale fishing industry and tourism in W Cape https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/r400m-boost-for-small-scale-fishing-industry-and-tourism-in-w-cape-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493037 1533019863 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741079_resized_harbourunderconstructioncoega08181022.jpg BEFORE THE PORT Coega port shows what the projects could look like 511 287 Maintaining Ngqura now easier and more cost effective https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/maintaining-ngqura-now-easier-and-more-cost-effective-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493137 1533019864 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741353_resized_harbourngqura08181022.jpg GONE FISHING The specially modified truck can be used to fish tyres out of the water 511 287 Enhancing safety in the fishing industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/enhancing-safety-in-the-fishing-industry-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493139 1533019864 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741360_resized_harboutimotreaty08181022.jpg MAKING IT OFFICIAL Although initially taken on in 2016, the treaty was formally signed last month 511 287 Full management solution for on-board maintenance launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/--full-management-solution-for-on-board-maintenance-launched-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493039 1533019863 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741087_resized_harbourjotun08181022.jpg ACROSS THE BOARD Seastock System covers all on-board maintenance systems for a client 511 287 New appointments to help ship repair focus https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-appointments-to-help-ship-repair-focus-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493075 1533019863 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000741202_resized_harbouttransnetkhomo08181022.jpg PRESTON KHOMO The strategic development of ship repair infrastructure is being brought to the fore 511 287 S African company supplies four hoppers to Kenyan port https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-company-supplies-four-hoppers-to-kenyan-port-2018-08-03 Halima Frost Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 492834 1533019888 1533247200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000740984_resized_harboursbltworld08181022.jpg OUT OF THE QUAY The SAMSON hoppers can be moved to free up space where needed 511 287 City published harbour bylaw for public comment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/city-published-harbour-bylaw-for-public-comment-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459160 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665461_resized_houtbaycityofcapetownharbouroffshore2017bloomberg1022.jpg HARBOURING PROBLEMS Neglected and mismanaged harbours have a negative impact on the workers and communities who depend on the harbours for their livelihood 511 287 Company attains trade approval for weighing system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-attains-s-africas-first-legal-for-trade-approval-for-weighing-system-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459297 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665784_resized_autotechtamtronscaleharbouroffshore20171022.jpg WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Weighing takes place during normal operations without interrupting or slowing down the workflow at seaports or container depots 511 287 Group’s contracts set to increase marine protection in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/groups-contracts-set-to-increase-marine-protection-in-s-africa-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459163 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665396_resized_tugamsolharbouroffshore20171022.jpg TUG ON CALL Amsol will provide a purpose-designed high speed tug to safeguard South Africa’s marine environment 511 287 Harbour reconstruction project nearing completion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/harbour-reconstruction-project-nearing-completion-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459048 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665122_resized_stefanuttistocksnewguineaaliferharbouroffshore0720171022.jpg ANCHORS OVERBOARD Despite major technological advances over past decades, it still remains a mammoth task to plan, manage and construct a marine infrastructure project 511 287 New maritime transport policy to facilitate sector growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-maritime-transport-policy-to-facilitate-sector-growth-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458802 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000664603_resized_durbancruiseterminalconcept2bowmansharbouroffshore20171022.jpg CRUISING CONCEPT Private sector participation opportunities arose at the Durban cruise terminal for MSC Cruises’ subsidiary KwaZulu Cruise Terminals 511 287 Products ensure safety in offshore operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-products-ensure-safety-in-offshore-operations-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459146 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665464_resized_vitalengineering072017harbouroffshore1022.jpg CORROSION CONTROL Vital Engineering’s fibreglass gratings are manufactured with continuous glass fibre strands interwoven in both directions with thermosetting resins 511 287 WiFi addresses connectivity at ports https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/wifi-addresses-connectivity-at-ports-2017-08-04 Marleny Arnoldi Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 04 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 459283 1501571324 1501797600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000665762_resized_riaangraham11022.jpg RIAAN GRAHAM It has become a necessity for ports to use connectivity and smart systems to make port operations more efficient and timely 511 287 New risk-based inspection launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-risk-based-inspection-launched-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409958 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000541988_resized_bloombergoiltankerharbourandoffshorevessel2539249741191022.jpg OPTIMISED INSPECTION The launch of a new Risk-based Inspection will help minimise costs for operators of floating offshore installations 511 287 Detectors supplied to oil project https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/gas-detectors-protect-multibillion-dollar-oil-project-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409970 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542043_resized_tensionlegplatform1022.jpg SAFETY ENSURED ON SITE A considerable amount of gas and flame detectors are required to guarantee the safety of all on-site 511 287 Vessels to be delivered by end of 2017 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ahts-vessels-to-be-delivered-before-2017-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409976 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542025_resized_optamarincarisbrooke1022.jpg OFFSHORE DEMANDS MET AHTS vessels are designed to excel in shallow waters, high temperatures, salinities and humidity 511 287 Company assists with compliance of new VGM regulations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-assists-with-compliance-of-new-vgm-regulations-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409980 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542007_resized_bloombergshippingcontainersharbouroffshore250956504081022.jpg TERMINAL OPERATORS SUPPORTED White Paper launched to assist in clarifying technical, commercial and cost-effective options to assist those affected by the new rules 511 287 Dependable power supply a top priority in shipping https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/dependable-power-supply-a-top-priority-in-shipping-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409989 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542039_resized_deifppm3fullyintegratedpowermanagementcontroller1022.jpg POWER MANAGEMENT CONTROLLER Vert Energy’s field services comprise reassembly, installation and commissioning; inspections and diagnostics; as well as on-site maintenance and repair 511 287 Surveillance vessel visits CT on courtesy port call https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/surveillance-vessel-visits-cape-town-on-courtesy-port-call-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409952 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542014_resized_lenivose201621022.jpg SURVEILLANCE FRIGATE VISITS SA The Nivôse fulfils a specific operational need, such as patrolling overseas maritime areas under French sovereignty 511 287 Port authority maps out infrastructure projects https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/port-authority-maps-out-infrastructure-projects-2016-05-13 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 409965 1462866766 1463090400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000542000_resized_transnetdurbanharbourport100311duane1022.jpg KEY PROJECTS UNDERWAY Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy aims to enable the effective, efficient and economic functioning of an integrated port system 511 287 Consulting firm establishes framework agreement for National Port Plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/consulting-firm-establishes-framework-agreement-for-national-port-plan-2015-05-15 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 368394 1431410664 1431640800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000419028_resized_wsp1022.jpg CAPACITY ASSESSMENT Freight demand information enables WSP to do a capacity analysis to determine how many vessel berths are going to be needed for the various commodity types coming into the ports 511 287 New vessels ordered as first step of $15bn investment plan https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vessels-ordered-as-first-step-of-15bn-investment-plan-2015-05-15 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 368380 1431410664 1431640800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000418999_resized_maerskline1022.jpg INCREASED CAPACITY Maersk Line's investment plan will enable it to add capacity in line with growth in global container shipping demand while also replacing less efficient chartered tonnage 511 287 Ship repair specialist’s international cred steers it in the right direction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ship-repair-specialists-international-cred-steers-it-in-the-right-direction-2015-04-29 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 368370 1431410664 1431640800 99999999999 Samantha Herbst 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000418971_resized_saipemad61022.jpg ACCREDITED DCD Marine, has worked hard to ensure that it complies with the highest industry standards 511 287 New Maydon Wharf technology ‘a first for SA’ https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technology-used-at-maydon-wharf-a-first-for-south-africa-2015-05-15 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 368545 1431410664 1431640800 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000419457_resized_anchorpiling61022.jpg PROJECT APPROACH Sucessfully upgrading the berth will require using a phased approach with limited construction access minimising disruption to the available quay space at the Port of Durban, which is already under capacity 511 287 Ship repair company predicts 2016 oil price stabilisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ship-repair-company-predicts-2016-oil-price-stabilisation-2015-05-15 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 368422 1431525041 1431640800 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000419104_resized_ebhnamibiamarch2015threefloatingdocks1022.jpg NEGATIVE OIL IMPACT EBH Namibia states that it is aware of the effects that the continued low oil price could have – not only on the downstream oil and gas sector in which it operates but on the Namibian economy as a whole. 511 287 Solution offered for dust free bulk materials handling https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solution-offered-for-dust-free-bulk-materials-handling-2015-04-29 Kimberley Smuts Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200 368412 1431525098 1431640800 99999999999 Leandi Kolver 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000419072_resized_samsonecohopperefficientdustcontroldrybulkmaterialshandling11022.jpg HANDLING EQUIPMENT EXPANDS BLT SA is the exclusive distributors for Samson in sub-Saharan Africa – including its Eco-hoppers – offering a technical advisory, parts and maintenance service. 511 287 Skills development important in shipping industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ship-repair-company-emphasises-skills-development-2014-05-09 Ilan Solomons Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 328025 1399355812 1399586400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000307428_resized_ebhnamibianamdock1022.jpg ADDITIONAL CAPACITY The acquisition of a 195 m Panamax floating dock has increased the company’s docking capacity by 15 000 t 511 287 Shipping industry can provide many new local job opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/shipping-industry-can-provide-many-new-local-job-opportunities-2014-05-09 Ilan Solomons Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 327130 1398332310 1399586400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000305186_resized_ebhtide031022.jpg JOB MULTIPLIER POTENTIAL As long as there is sustainable growth, the knock-on effect is job creation 511 287 New simulators support offshore emergency training programmes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-simulators-support-offshore-emergency-training-programmes-2014-05-09 Ilan Solomons Harbour and Offshore Services Fri, 09 May 2014 00:00:00 +0200 327180 1398332336 1399586400 99999999999 Megan van Wyngaardt 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000305365_resized_maersktraining1022.jpg PREPARING FOR ACTION Maersk Training built a new helicopter simulator and helideck fire ground to support its two new training courses 511 287