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  • 13 April 2010

    Port of Šibenik Authority intends applying the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development [the Bank] towards the cost of financing the reconstruction of the Vrulje quay in the Port of Sibenik-Croatia… [mappress] Source:ebrd,April 13,2010;

  • 23 December 2009

    VESSEL traffic into the Lagos Ports has been on the increase since 2007, when the Federal Government concession the port and transferred marine services, one of the primary responsibilities of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) to the international shipping community, to the private sector… Source: The Guardian, December 23, 2009;

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District has awarded the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The $47 million contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC. The contract is for new work and maintenance dredging of approximately six million cubic yards of material from the […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Goeff Hansen that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities. Senate Bill 218 is now on its way to the governor to be signed into law. The legislation would restore and expand the tax […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) and Draft Statement of Conformity (DSOC) for the Elberon to Loch Arbour reach of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Beach Erosion Control Project, Section I – Sea Bright to Ocean Township and the opening of the […]

  • 25 March 2010

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NI-WA) yesterday said that the multi billion naira Lower Niger Dredging Project has reached fifty per cent completion and that the River Niger will be ready for all year navigation soon. [mappress] Source:thisdayonline,March 25,2010;

  • 27 December 2009

    Canals in Dhaka, Narayanganj, Gazipur and Munshiganj will soon become non-existent unless the authorities concerned immediately bring them under the ongoing river-saving drive, said district administration officials and environmentalists of the four districts… Source: The Daily Star, December 28, 2009; [mappress]

  • 21 February 2012

    Last Friday, the first waiting berth for short sea and feeder vessels went into use on the Maasvlakte. It involves the former Tor Line berth, which the Port of Rotterdam Authority has made suitable for small container vessels. The waiting berth was used straight away by the 137-metre “Öland”, owned by the shipping company X-Press […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hedland Port Authority was awarded the “Port of the Year” at the 17th Annual Lloyd’s List Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards in Sydney last night. The event attracted more than 400 senior industry executives from Australia’s shipping, ports and maritime industry, making it one of the more prestigious events in the shipping […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is receiving written comments on the proposed maintenance dredging of the Shelter Cove Marina, Hilton Head Island, SC. According to the Corps, an application has been submitted by the Shelter Cove Marina/Greenwood Communities and Resorts for a permit to perform maintenance dredging of the entrance channel and marina basin. […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in June 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that will, once finished, provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District Commander, Col. Patrick Kinsman, signed the Norfolk Harbor Navigation Improvements Design Agreement at the District headquarters yesterday. The executed agreement is a prerequisite to the release of Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan funds and is the next step following last year’s Chief’s Report and authorization in the […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tacoma-based American Construction Co. is scheduled to begin annual maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Inner Harbor by July 25. The company will dredge up to 500,000 cubic yards of material in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Washington, working through September 30. American’s Patriot dredge will place material at the existing South […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council met in Brisbane today to consider a range of basin management and water reform matters and to be updated on the progress of Basin Plan implementation. The ministers were briefed on the draft findings of the review into the cost efficiency of River Murray Operations. The review examined the costs […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, issued a public notice Sept. 10, announcing its proposal to reissue Regional General Permit (RGP) SAJ-86 in Walton and Bay Counties. The Corps originally issued SAJ-86 June 30, 2004 and reissued it June 23, 2009. SAJ-86 authorizes the discharge of fill or dredged material into non-tidal waters […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law a major overhaul of the Port’s 60-year-old charter, which resulted from a nine-month community review and input process and received bi-partisan legislative support. It is the first complete review and analysis of charter revisions in the Port’s history. “The Charter revisions set the stage for the Port’s governance […]

  • 10 March 2013
    Business & Finance

      USA: Officials Introduce Dredging Plan for Rockaway Beach The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island.   Panama Canal Completes Culebra Cut Dredging The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed the dredging to deepen and widen the […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District (SAC) is working on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will assess the potential social, economic and environmental effects associated with the construction and operation of the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT). The JOT Joint Venture, a partnership between the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the South […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, following the release of a revised Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) for Everglades restoration projects at the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force meeting, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio urged the Army Corps to work with the South Florida Water Management District, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior, to reassess the prioritization of restoration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging of Clearwater Pass in Pinellas County is scheduled to begin May 5 and will take an estimated 35 days to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project includes dredging within the federal navigation channel at Clearwater Pass to previously authorized depths in the entrance channel, from the bridge to […]

  • 23 January 2012

    On 19 January, the Danish Maritime Authority hosted a Japanese delegation from the Ministry for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, as well as from Japanese port bureaus and ports. Japanese ports are facing increasing competition from other container ports in Asia. The purpose of the visit was to present the plans of the Japanese government […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two people are missing after a ship fire off the coast of South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on Saturday morning, local maritime authorities said. The dredging vessel caught fire around 10 a.m. in sea waters about 5 km from a pier of a local power plant in the city of Beihai, according to the […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit (21, 22 and 23 May 2013, Durban, South Africa) will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Steamship Authority has just released the latest update on their Woods Hole Ferry Terminal Reconstruction Project, saying that Jay Cashman, Inc. continues to work on the temporary dolphins.  The pile driving for the temporary dolphins has been completed and Cashman has begun welding the frames together. Cashman also continued work on the passenger platforms between […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has changed the end date of the comment period regarding the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and the Marine Shipping Addendum submitted by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. The deadline to submit comments was changed from October 14, 2016 to October 28, 2016. The Panel has […]