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  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Green Marine and the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding underscoring a new collaboration to advance the environmental sustainability of port and terminal operators. The MOU, signed during AAPA’s 102nd Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., will serve as a framework for increased cooperation between the two parties to advance environmental […]

  • 16 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The harbour dredger used by Moray Council has been sold. In recent years the MV Shearwater had become too costly to maintain and its frequent breakdowns made the operation of it unreliable. The vessel was used to keep harbours in Moray clear, and was frequently contracted out to other authorities throughout Scotland and north England […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The port of Antwerp is to collaborate in further developing the port of San Pedro in Côte d’Ivoire (West Africa) over the next few years. San Pedro, the largest cacao port in the world, has 2000 hectares of vacant land that will be put into use in stages in the near future. Port of Antwerp […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority awarded a $1.3 million construction contract to Grant MacKay Company, Inc. for the razing of selected buildings at Turning Basin Terminal. The project includes demolition and removal of existing concrete and steel building structures at multiple locations at the Turning Basin, including asbestos abatement, security lighting, […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has announced tender for the dredging work at the Elbe region. This project includes: – Dredging of the Wedel waterway in the Elbe region to maintain adequate water depths with a trailing suction hopper dredger; – Transportation of retrieved sediment and dumping in a designated area. Project Period Starting: March 15, […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Lawmakers are heading towards a discussion of a state permit to dredge the Savannah River. The Ports Authority Ad Hoc Committee of the Charleston County Legislative Delegation is met yesterday in Mount Pleasant. The Department of Health and Environmental Control’s approval of South Carolina permits to deepen the shipping channel to the Georgia ports disturbed […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The work on the dune viaduct is approaching completion. This link connecting the existing port area and Maasvlakte 2 will be delivered by the contractor to the Port Authority in December 2011. The last activities involve setting up the traffic management and installing public lighting. Road traffic to and from the Maasvlakte will start using […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To improve shipping services for those who live in Rotuma, a dredging project around the Oinafa jetty will be undertaken next year, according to fijivillage.com. The accumulated sand around the jetty often makes it impossible for vessels to dock, stated Fiji Roads Authority Strategy, Planning and Performance Manager Christine Serreyn. He added that the solution to this problem […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Ex-Coast Guard captain brings new data to light. As Georgia Ports Authority officials continue to inch closer to getting the green light on a $500 million-plus harbor deepening that’s been more than 10 years in the making, the last thing they want to see at this point is a glitch… Source: Bluffton Today, November 12, […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp and the port of Nagoya have renewed their collaboration agreement. The agreement expands on the treaty of friendship that was first signed 25 years ago. The formal signing of the renewed twinning agreement was held on 28th August during a ceremony on the construction site for the new Deurganckdocklock, giving access […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The just-concluded 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature contained good news for the state’s ongoing program to protect and restore the coast. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the approved legislation allows the continuation of established successful efforts while adding new mechanisms to increase productivity and results. First and foremost, the 2017 update […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced this week that $540,000 will go toward ensuring that people can continue to navigate Santa Cruz Harbor channels as maintenance dredging continues. This funding will help ensure the safety and prosperity of communities on the central coast of California. “Since I was elected to office, I have been committed to […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project in Vancouver (BC). According to the release, work in the water around Centerm continues. In February, the crews will demolish both the old grain elevator by Columbia Containers and the equipment shed at Ballantyne Pier. […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In recent months significant progress has been made in the development of the 1.3 million cbm HES Hartel Tank Terminal, a project of HES International. Construction works for building the tanks and the related piping are in full swing and Port of Rotterdam Authority has completed works on the maritime facilities. According to HES International, […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority has received $18 million from New York State (NYS) for freight-related projects, part of a $206 million overall investment by the state, the Watertown Daily Times reports.  This funding is the final piece of funding needed to start a project that includes dredging of the St. Lawrence River to […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day training course from March 12-13, 2019, introducing participants with the methods being used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. According to the company, the course is aimed at those who have just started or are about to start work on coastal management or engineering […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A streamlined approach to regulating development in the River Thames has been agreed by the MMO and Port of London Authority. The ‘Thames Concordat’ is a new set of principles both organisations will follow in cases where both the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) have a regulatory remit. It aims […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) has allocated almost $200,000 to 13 applicants to assist their participation in the federal environmental assessment of the Port of Quebec Deep-Water Multipurpose Wharf Project – Beauport 2020 Project, located in Quebec. This funding was made available to the public and Indigenous groups through the Participant Funding Program administered […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold an open house on Dec. 4, 2013 in Concord, Mass., to discuss the proposed New England General Permit (NE GP) that would authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, Section 10 of the Rivers […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), will hold a hearing next week on pending U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization Change Reports (PACRs). This hearing will continue the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s oversight of the Corps as a House and Senate conference committee continues […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka will hold a seminar titled ‘Ports, Shipping Procedures and Industry Issues’ on Thursday 16 February 2012 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the NCCSL Auditorium, No. 450, D R Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10. It will be addressed by the most prominent speakers in the country who are […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim last week placed a temporary injunction on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the FM Area Diversion Board of Authority, forcing all construction work on the FM Area Diversion Project to cease. The injunction temporarily halts construction on the FM Area Diversion Project. The court concluded that “there […]