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  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today celebrated a new record of more than one million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) processed in a year – a first for any New Zealand port. The milestone cements Port of Tauranga’s position as the busiest container port in New Zealand, the port said in its announcement. Port of Tauranga Chief […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mixture of soft and hard engineering measures has been employed to save the eastern coastline of Tongatapu, the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga. Measures like constructing permeable groynes and short offshore breakwaters supplemented with beach replenishment and coastal planting is being trialled to save Tongatapu’s east coast from gradual erosion and land […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Astafiev in Nakhodka last week completed loading of bulk carrier ZHEHAI 363, the first Panamax dry bulk carrier in its history. Handling of the ZHEHAI 363 became possible after dredging operations at the berth and modernization of the terminal’s berth and facilities. According to the Terminal Astafiev Press Center, the dry bulk carrier was […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is underway. The Canal & River Trust is dredging silt from a 6km stretch of the canal to protect important habitats. The stretch of canal is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Near constant communication between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the navigation industry and the U.S. Coast Guard is allowing commercial barge traffic to safely pass a restricted section of the lower Mississippi River (miles 632–635) near Fair Landing, Ark., and 30 miles south of Helena, Ark., with most delays less than 10 hours. The […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At its session on 22nd August 2014, the Luka Koper’ s Supervisory Board was acquainted with non-audited report of the Group Luka Koper in the first half of this year and praised the work and efforts of all employees and the Management Board. “The Management Board is very satisfied with achieved results. The net profit […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, CMA CGM’s 334-metre long Cendrillon, the longest ship ever entering the Port of Koper, was moored alongside the Container Terminal. Cendrillon is the first in a series of five larger ships that the French container shipping company will include in the existing Phoenician Express service that directly connects Koper with the ports of Far […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In March 2014 the enterprises of the Freeport of Riga handled by 26,7% more various cargo than in March 2013, and evaluating the first quarter of this year it is evident that the total cargo turnover has increased by 21.7%. Overall, 9.92 million tons were handled within three months, and it is the most successful […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Castle Rock Cut dredging program is currently underway. This excavation project will increase the number of usable days of the cut during lower lake levels. National Park Service (NPS) staff placed “Closed Area” buoys around the work area and prepared the site for the contractor, Brown Brothers Construction of Loa, Utah. Based on current […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Training Institute for Dredging (TID) is bringing its one-of-a-kind Cutter Suction Simulator training to India. After a successful series of sessions in the USA, this training program will now be offered to the Indian dredging market (October 14, 2013, Indian Maritime University, Mumbai). “Take advantage of the unique opportunity to follow this training with the […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Bastreri and Lauren Hughes are the latest marine experts to have been brought on board by independent UK ecology specialist, Thomson Ecology, as it continues to build its pool of specialist expertise in the marine ecology sector. Daniel Bastreri joins Thomson Ecology as Principal Marine Consultant. He is an experienced marine scientist and joins […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) became the Port of Baltimore newest auto customer after agreeing to a five -year contract with auto processor Amports that will bring approximately 65,000 vehicles a year to Maryland from its assembly plants in Japan. The vehicles will be handled at the Amports-owned Chesapeake Auto Terminal. The addition of Mazda […]

  • 6 August 2013

    On Monday, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives, together with the state officials, held an on-site construction update of the Indian River Inlet dune replenishment project. This project, which also aims to dredge 500,000 cubic yards of sand, began on July 23. Gov. Jack A. Markell said: “For a state like Delaware, a low-lying state, […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the last few weeks, the Spanish media have carried several stories relating to the supply of sand to Gibraltar. As part of an initial beach regeneration project at Sandy Bay, HMGOG entered into a contract with Van Oord (Gibraltar) Ltd on the 19th April 2013 for the supply and placing on the beach of […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, and the leading container shipping company in the world added PortMiami to its Transpacific 7 (TP7) Service. The first call for the TP7 Service started two days ago at PortMiami with the arrival of the Maersk Kristina, a 6,700 TEU (twenty foot […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s new deep-water port celebrated the arrival of the first ship, which delivered an early Christmas gift of four new automatic stacking cranes. The very first ship to dock at London Gateway was the Wieniawski, which began its journey in China several weeks ago and completed its journey last week. The ship was guided […]

  • 29 November 2012

    According to the port press service, on November 27, the Sea Commercial Port of Illichivsk has handled the Super Post Panamax container ship Teno, for the first time this year. The M/V Teno is the largest ship docked at the port in 2012. The port’s chief Alexander Grigorashenko stated: “Today the tonnage of the leading […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The vessel Cape Veni is announced to dock the bulk terminal in the Bakar Bay on the 12th of September in 2012. 163. 000 tones of iron ore cargo is to be manipulated from the 290- metre-long ship with the draft of 17,5 metres to the port warehouses with the final destination to the Hungarian […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The Port of Gulfport dredging project will bring major benefits to the Deer Island area. “The partnership with the Port of Gulfport sets a precedent with the beneficial use of dredge material,” said George Ramseur, a DMR marine administrator. According to clarionledger.com, this dredged material can be used to re-create marsh habitats that are beneficial […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Anzali Port is a harbour town, near Rasht, on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast. (“Bandar” literally means “port.”) It is one of the most important seaports in northern Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and its surrounding lands. Tourist attractions include a clock tower called Manareh, the long harbour promenade, and the water-logged delta […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The shoreline of Kerto Island ‘expanded’ by more than 30 acres after silt from the Rajang riverbed was dredged to fill up the extended line, reports theborneopost.com. 610,000 cubic metres of silt had been dredged in the half-year project. The value of the project was approximately  RM9.698 million. Kerto Island dredging was completed on June […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The people of Serua and Namosi are happy that they will not have to move to higher grounds during flooding in the near future, reports fijivillage.com. “The dredging is underway at the Navua River currently which came as a big relief to the villagers in both the provinces,” said Ratu Ravuama Naikaiwalu, the Deputy Roko […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 29 May 2012

    For decades, sediment flowed from Lake Apopka and accumulated into a thick chocolate-brown muck layer on the bottom of Lake Beauclair. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a $9.1 million dredging project on Lake Beauclair is clearing out a lot of that muck, making the water much more clearer. “It’s a good project that will restore […]