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  • 18 March 2013

    On the sidelines of the World Port and Trade Summit 2013, Abu Dhabi Ports Company ( ADPC ) has announced that a new Abu Dhabi-based port project is underway, with the development of Shahama Port into a commercial, leisure and tourism hub. ADPC stated that it will develop the Shahama water basin and land site […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Bechtel announced the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to improve the safety of shipping ports. The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The $35 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has now allocated $266 million, fulfilling the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “Lawmakers across Georgia recognize that improving the […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a bill to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef today, as new research shows the government is effectively subsidising the Abbot Point sludge dumping by $1 billion. “The government is letting 5 million tonnes of dredging sediment be dumped in the Reef for the big mining companies at […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port. The coal will be sourced from the proposed expansion of Griffin Coal’s operations in the Collie Basin.The proposal includes the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 21 December 2012

    FCC, the Citizen Services Group, has further strengthened its position in key Latin American countries with its first major contract in Brazil. FCC will expand the Açu Superport, located 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The contract, which is worth more than 407 million euro, has an execution period of 32 months and includes […]

  • 24 August 2012

    As foreshadowed in BHP Billiton’s profit announcement on 22 August, the Company has been evaluating the most efficient means of expanding production from Western Australia Iron Ore (WAIO) beyond its current 240 million tonnes per annum Inner Harbour throughput allocation in Port Hedland. Preliminary studies have shown the potential for WAIO to ship substantially more […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said in its latest release that they achieved strong performance across multiple business segments in fiscal year 2018, accomplishing new records for monthly and annual container volumes as well as progress of key capital projects. “SCPA had an ambitious growth plan for the 2018 fiscal year, and our progress across […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam is an open deep-water port in the river estuary Maas, and this location of the port necessitates maintenance dredging due to siltation ’attacks’ from both tidal current and river discharge. Siltation from the sea, coming in during the flood tide and how to build bitcoin mining eroded materials from the hinterland […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Residents living along the Eau Gallie River said they are buoyed to get the backing of local leaders to dredge their muck-filled waterway. But the estimated time to do the work — as long as eight years — gives them a sinking feeling. More than 50 people showed up Wednesday afternoon for a community meeting […]

  • 14 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Banana Enterprises Limited is currently engaged in the development and expansion of its port facility in Big Creek. The Port of Big Creek is now seeking to improve its product offering by upgrading existing facilities, onshore and offshore, in an effort to balance the pendulum of capacity and demand. These upgrades and expansions include the […]

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Planning and Infrastructure Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Strategy would pave the way for dredge material […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that he will convene a meeting of stakeholders – including Senators from states bordering the Mississippi River, state and local officials and representatives from industries such as agriculture and shipping – for a briefing from the Army Corps of Engineers to discuss navigation on the Mississippi River through means […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork has announced an investment of €3 million in new plant equipment following an agreement with crane manufacturer, Liebherr. The investment includes a new LHM 550 Harbour Mobile Crane which will be in operation at Ringaskiddy Deep-water Berth. Increasingly, importers to the Port of Cork are using Panamax size vessels of over […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several projects have been awarded to Jan De Nul Group: a reclamation project in Indonesia, a capital dredging project in Russia and an offshore project in Australia. In Indonesia an offshore island will be reclaimed. These works are a part of a large scale reclamation development north of Jakarta, where a 260 ha island is […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Jasper Ocean Terminal Joint Project Office (JPO) Board of Directors met yesterday and received updates from its Project Manager, which included an “opportunity plan” detailing how SHEP dredge materials can benefit construction of the Jasper Ocean Terminal, defined a path to easement release and permit approval, and appointed a team to scope a channel […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project’s (WBDDP) reclamation area at Fisherman’s Landing will undergo extra works over the next month to seal porous sections of the bund wall. The works, carried out under a Transitional Environmental Program issued by Department of Environment and Heritage Protection will be implemented and overseen by the independent Dredge […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources announced yesterday the creation of a coal ash pond task force within the department to review the facilities in North Carolina to prevent any further unpermitted release of coal ash or ash pond water. Monday, the state environmental agency asked the judge presiding over the department’s proposed […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making “Mahinda Chinthana” development policy of the Present Government of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa a reality, to build Sri Lanka the Regional Maritime Hub with the advantage of its unique geographical location, Sri Lanka Ports Authority led by its Chairman Dr.Priyath B.Wickrama under the instructions by Hon.Minister of Port and Highways (Project) – […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan stands to gain relief from a significant backlog of harbor maintenance at Great Lakes harbors under a spending bill that passed a key committee hurdle last week, Michigan Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow said today. The energy and water appropriations bill approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee and sent to the full Senate […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the construction of the storm-surge barrier and the reclamation works at Bronka Container Terminal, Boskalis returned to St Petersburg, Russia, for the construction of the six-kilometer-long entrance channel and turning basin to the terminal, the company reported in the latest issue of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]