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  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) bestowed the Young Author Award 2019 to Ms Cao Lei, Engineer at the CCCC National Engineering Research Center of Dredging Technology and Equipment in Shanghai, China, last week. IADC’s Young Author Award is given annually to ‘stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage younger men and women […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the Ninth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (IX PIANC – COPEDEC 2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this October. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, will present the award to the winner on the last day […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International  Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be presenting the IADC Young Author Award 2017 at the CEDA Dredging Days, which will take place on 9-10 November, 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The IADC Young Author Award is aimed at stimulating the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that his legislation to bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods was approved by the U.S. Senate as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. Specifically, the legislation would authorize a study of the entire Mississippi River Basin, for the first time ever, […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Diversion Authority voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend building 500 year flood protection for communities upstream of the Fargo-Moorhead area. A ring dike would be built around Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke. Homes in that area would be located in the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to a […]

  • 7 March 2012

    PortNews reports that the head of Rostransmodernizatsiya said the authorities of Temryuk municipality have held public hearings on new Taman Port project. Igor Freydin, Director General of “Directorate of the State Customer to Implement the Federal Program “Modernization of Transport System of Russia” (Rostransmodernizatsiya) said the agency is the customer-developer of the port of Taman […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced plans for rebuilding of Little Grasbrook Hansa port quay. The wharf is located in Bremen, Hamburg-Mitte district in the district on the south side of Little Grasbrook Hansa port. The 300m long quay, including the Hansahöftes should be fundamentally overhauled. To restore the stability of the quay, a new-anchored sheet […]

  • 21 April 2011

    The Canaver Port Authority on Wednesday approved two major construction projects valued at more than $60 million that are expected to… BY WAYNE T. PRICE (floridatoday) [mappress] Source: floridatoday, April 21, 2011  

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has ordered four more Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes from Konecranes for the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The crane purchases, along with the ongoing Savannah Harbor deepening, anticipate the opening of an expanded Panama Canal, set for this year. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) will deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently completed dredging of the Crown Bay in St. Thomas, allowed for the first time a Solstice-class cruise ship to berth along the Austin “Babe” Monsanto Marine Terminal. On Wednesday, the Celebrity Silhouette was berthed along the northern side of the pier, thanks to dredging work that increased the depth of the terminal. This was announced by the Virgin Islands […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Upgrades and efficiencies should allow workers to dredge considerably more PCB-laden material from the Hudson River next year, officials …   By PAUL POST (saratogian) [mappress] Source: saratogian, December 12, 2011; Image: hudsondredging

  • 27 October 2011

    Cleveland’s port authority would like to locally handle its sediment disposal from harbor dredging instead of having it handled by the U.S… By Sabrina Eaton (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 27, 2011

  • 19 September 2011

    The first of five hopper barges, developed by Seattle-based Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm Guido Perla & Associates, Inc…. (marinelink) [mappress] Source: marinelink, September 19, 2011

  • 8 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction companies compete to dredge, excavate channel entrance.The Panama Canal Authority said it received three bids on Aug. 6 from… by Peter T (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, August 9, 2010;

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World and the Prince Rupert Port Authority have announced an agreement to study further expansion of the Fairview Container Terminal in Prince Rupert.   The agreement was signed by DP World Canada Group General Manager, Maksim Mihic, and Prince Rupert Port Authority President & CEO, Don Krusel, further strengthening the commitment of their organizations […]

  • 21 October 2010

    More than four-month-long unrest in the Kashmir valley, following frequent strike calls by separatists and curfew restrictions, had badly… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, October 21, 2010;

  • 3 May 2010

    Yesterday was the first tour of the Georgia Port Authority to discuss and explain to those interested in the river deepening project and… [mappress] Source: examiner, May 3, 2010;

  • 16 September 2011

    Panama Canal CEO reiterates urgency of Charleston harbor dredging Alberto Aleman Zubieta claims that waiting ten years to complete… (porttechnology) [mappress] Source: porttechnology, September 16, 2011

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    LTC Edward P. Chamberlayne, District Engineer of the Charleston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the long awaited Federal Permit authorizing the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove canals dredging project. “We are excited to receive this important final authorization for this dredging project,” said North Myrtle Beach Mayor Marilyn Hatley, “and we […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 2.4 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to restore nearly 14 miles of shoreline for Brevard County, Fla. damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration work will take place along two separate […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority today reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project. In December the Port handled 141,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 14 percent compared to the same month last year. SCPA container volume rose to nearly 1.8 […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mud Cat Dredges, a division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT), said in its latest announcement that the Greensville County Water and Sewer has purchased another Mud Cat MC-20E for their wastewater treatment plant. EDT has designed the Mud Cat™ product line to allow for remote control of the dredging operation via a portable hand-held transmitter […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for a dredging project, located at berthing areas of Pier 3 in Old San Juan Cruise Port, Puerto Rico.  The main goal of this maintenance dredging scheme is to provide safety depth to avoid grounding of large […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority (TPA) hosted a very successful and well-attended fifth annual Shifting International Trade Routes , on Jan. 19-20, 2012, presented by the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) , and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD). The 1 ½ -day workshop included presentations by leading industry experts in fields such as international trade, […]