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  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last week released a video about the ongoing repairs to the Oswego Harbor west breakwater. In the video, the Buffalo District Project Manager, Lex Barker, reported on the breakwater repairs at Oswego Harbor and the completion date. According to him, the construction works will be completed sometime […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors will today kick off work to rehabilitate several flood-damaged areas of the Gooding Diversion Flood Reduction Project, located on the Little Wood River in Gooding County, Idaho.  The safety way diversion structure and bank channel were damaged by sustained high flows during the 2017 flood season. USACE’s […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public hearings on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement will be held on October 23-24, 2018 in West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The hearings are sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Connecticut Port Authority, and the New Haven […]

  • 14 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 8-14, 2018).   Gothenburg Port Expansion Kicks Off After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Swedish Port of Gothenburg has started.   Jan De Nul Bags Port of […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Swedish Port of Gothenburg has started. The project will be the largest expansion undertaking at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase 1 started with piling earlier in the week. The 220,000 square meter terminal will […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) have signed partnering agreements to initiate four flood and storm damage risk reduction feasibility studies in South Louisiana. Col. Michael Clancy, commander of the USACE New Orleans District, and CPRA Chairman Johnny Bradberry signed Feasibility Cost Share Agreements for […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced $2.7 million in new state investments to the Erie Western PA Port Authority designed to spur economic development through the Port of Erie. “These investments reflect my administration’s commitment to spurring the ongoing revitalization efforts in Erie and the growth of its economy,” Governor Wolf said. “We want to work […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has given the nod for capacity improvements at the Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the flagship operation of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI). “Foremost among these improvements is the first phase construction of Berths 7 and 8, set to begin on October 15. The second phase, to begin in […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated an additional funds to assist participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, Québec. The funding – awarded to the Conseil de la Nation huronne-wendat – was made available through the Agency’s Participant Funding Program and will assist the participation of the public and […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Mary Levee District has received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regulatory permit for the construction of the Bayou Chene Flood Control Project. According to their official announcement, this permit is in addition to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources coastal use permit that had been issued originally in September 2015 and […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC,from Muskegon, Michigan, has signed a $15.7 million contract for debris removal and environmental dredging in the lower Rouge River old channel. The Old Channel runs from the main channel of the Rouge River to the outlet at the Detroit River. The waterway is approximately 200 feet wide and 1.5 […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    There is widespread, bipartisan support for action in addressing Louisiana’s coastal land loss crisis, according to a new poll released today by BDPC, LLC + Pinsonat and Restore the Mississippi River Delta. Of note, 79 percent of coastal voters said they support sediment diversions, large-scale engineering projects that would be strategically operated to direct sediment and fresh water from the […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The investments being made to Port Houston’s channel continue to pay off, the port stated in its latest announcement.  As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing rapid growth in the size of ships calling […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction at the Woods Hole Ferry Terminal resumed on September 10th, Jay Cashman, Inc. said in their latest project update.  Cashman will begin removing the old sheet pile bulkhead and will then excavate the wharf to the design-specified depth. “They will pre-trench the wharf where the new sheet piles will be driven and will also start […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Sea Mineral Resources (GSR), DEME’s subsidiary specialised in deep sea harvesting, has introduced the nodule collector ‘Patania II’. The pre-protoype is the successor of the tracked soil testing device ‘Patania I’, which was successfully tested during a 2017 expedition in the Central Pacific Ocean. The ‘Patania II’ integrates the track design of the first […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jenkins Marine has been working for Weymouth Harbor commissioners and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to undertake maintenance dredging  within Weymouth harbor, the company said in their latest announcement.  Dredging has been requested for various areas including under the all-weather lifeboat berth where the existing mooring pontoon is currently removed for maintenance works. The […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced it is accepting project ideas that Louisiana citizens, governmental bodies and concerned organizations would like to see evaluated and considered for possible inclusion in the next Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast that will be submitted to the Louisiana Legislature in 2023. Predictions in the 2017 […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A key stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset will not be dredged this year, it has been confirmed. The Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA), created in 2015 to coordinate flood prevention efforts following the disastrous flooding of 2012 and 2013/2014, had intended to carry out dredging on the river between Oath and Burrowbridge this autumn. But […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating has attached several amendments to the new Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that has passed both houses of Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature, the CapeCod.com NewsCenter reports.  The second of the five amendments gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authority to repair or replace any […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, last week awarded a construction contract for the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin maintenance dredging project. The $1,000,027 contract was awarded to Southern Dredging Co., Inc. According to the Corps, the work includes maintenance dredging of upper Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel, and the […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time since its redevelopment nearly 20 years ago, the Department of Transport (DoT) is dredging Johns Creek Boat Harbor in Point Samson, Western Australia. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the maintenance dredging campaign started in late August. “It is one of the largest dredging projects DoT will undertake this year, […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority is set to hold two open houses to present their plans for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Deepening Project. The meetings will take place on September 26, at the Port Aransas Community Center in Port Aransas, and September 27, at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, TX. The […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Addressing stakeholders at a business breakfast in Durban earlier today, representatives of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) provided a project update on the forthcoming Durban Container Terminal (DCT) Pier 2’s North Quay deepening project. As Transnet reported, the deeper berths will enable the Port of Durban to accommodate newer generation container vessels by 2023. The company’s Chief […]