Top News – December 16 to 22, 2013

Top Week 02

VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – December 2013

The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.


USA: Port St. Joe Port Inks LOI with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation

The Port St. Joe Port Authority announced that it has a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation expressing an interest in transporting materials via the Port and the Apalachicola Northern Railway (AN Railway) provided that the port channel is dredged and improvements are completed to the railway.


Dutch Consortium Delivers Mekong Delta Plan

A consortium led by international engineering and project management consultancy service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has drawn up a plan for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta that will deliver sustainability and protection for this important agricultural area.


USA: Weeks Marine Bags NC Dredging Contract

The Louisiana based company, Weeks Marine Inc, has won the Wrightsville Beach and Ocean Isle Beach maintenance dredging contract.


Dredger “MOUSTAKBAL II” Launched (Spain)

The dredger “MOUSTAKBAL II”, designed and built entirely by Nodosa Shipyard, with capacity of 1,500 m3 and the biggest of its kind ever built in Spain, was launched today.

Dredging Today Staff, December 22, 2013