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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business development

    Last week, the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Mohab Mameesh took further shape after the installation of its advanced equipment, such as the cutterladder and spud carrier, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement. With this, the project reaches another milestone towards the completion and delivery of this mighty vessel to their client Suez Canal Authority. […]

  • 20 July 2011

    The Port Qasim Authority (PQA), which handles more than 38 percent of the sea borne trade of the country, has recently completed some of its… By Hina Mahgul Rind (thenews) [mappress] Source: thenews, July 20, 2011;

  • 19 January 2011

    Tuesday, the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority said the price tag stands at between $15 million and $19 million, which is a $5 million to $8… By Henry Graff (nbc29) [mappress] Source: nbc29, January 19, 2011;

  • 12 April 2010

    The disposal of untreated silt from the Pasig River to a reclamation area of Renong Berhad and the Public Estates Authority (PEA) in Bacoor, Cavite runs afoul of the 1972 London Treaty on Marine Pollution… [mappress] Source:mb,April 12,2010;

  • 31 December 2009

    The effects of the economic meltdown and near collapse of the financial markets of late 2008 and early 2009 manifested themselves at the Jacksonville Port Authority (Jaxport) in a reduction of cargo volumes beginning in January of 2009… Source:jaxdailyrecord,December 30,2009; [mappress]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business development, Research & Development

    The Chittagong Port Authority and HR Wallingford have signed a contract that engages its expert hydraulics engineers to study navigation at the Bangladeshi port. Around 90% of Bangladesh’s international sea trade is handled by the port, which is seeking to welcome larger vessels. The signing ceremony was attended by a number of high-profile figures including […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report for the Grand River Basin Study on November 19, 2020. The signing of the report progresses the project to Congress for authorization. “This is a great example of improving habitats and the environment while also increasing […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The number of vessels calling at Jamaica’s ports last year held steady, even as the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) moves to develop and … By McPherse Thompson (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, January 6, 2012; Image: kctjm

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, the dredging and mining equipment and components manufacturer, took a lead role in being the Gold sponsor of the WEDA Mexico 2015 Annual Meeting, which took place in the Centro Asturiano de Polanco located in the heart of Mexico City’s bustling Polanco neighborhood.  At the event, Dredge Yard Marketing Manager, Iulia Berchiu and the CEO, […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The reports analyze modifications to the long-term project, which identifies, prioritizes, and repairs erosion-related levee deficiencies within the Sacramento River Flood Control […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The city and port authority don’t always agree, but both are happy with a dredging deal that promises to save millions of Hamilton tax dollars.Instead of the city dredging shallow Windermere Basin at the far east end of the harbour — as it is obliged to do — sediment will be allowed to wash into […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages, reports Louisiana Maritime Association. There are several vessels presently working in the area of SWP (including hopper and […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project Completion Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Jerry Goodpasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, partnered with the cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to reduce the risk of flooding along […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) is proposing to dredge the Delaware and Raritan Canal (D&R Canal), from Kingston to Amwell Road, Franklin Township, Somerset County. This project will remove an estimated 248,000 cubic yards of sediment from the canal to increase flow capacity and the estimated cost of the project is $51.86 million, […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed continued his efforts to ensure protections for homeowners and small businesses by supporting new legislation which begins to examine ways to reduce flooding through the region. “We care about protecting our small business owners and homeowners from the burden of rebuilding after a natural disaster. After some of the devastating flooding we […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of the House Financial Services and Government Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, yesterday lauded House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act Conference Report (HR 3080) as a giant step forward for job creation and economic growth in Northeast Florida. The legislation authorizes JAXPORT dredging and a fix for the Mile […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a national search, the Board of Commissioners of the Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport has named Jonathan Daniels as the port’s new executive director. “We are very pleased to be successful in landing a person with the experience and credentials of Jonathan Daniels,” said Jim Simpson, commission president. “Jonathan has port management, international […]

  • 24 May 2012

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa made an inspection tour of Ruhunu Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port yesterday. He inspected the construction of port’s second stage which consists of six terminals, Sri Lanka Ports Authority reports. All facilities are being built at the port premises to meet the needs of local and foreign investors. The government has planned to […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the 4th Harbor Dock channel dredging project. This contract aims to carry out dredging on the harbor floor in the Antwerp Dock Complex on the right bank with the main goal to creating more depth for shipping. The overall objective of this framework is to make […]