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  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After five months of dredging, the Murray Mouth project is about to reach 400,000 cubic meters mark as it enters the final phase of works. The project, aimed to maintain connectivity between the Murray River and the Southern Ocean, is set to be completed by the end of June 2015. According to the latest report from the […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has lauded H.R. 2028, the U.S. House of Representatives’ fiscal 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that passed last week, together with two bi-partisan amendments included in the bill. Of particular interest to AAPA is the portion of the bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Wash., for $39.5 million.  The project will help improve navigation on the St. Johns River, increasing commerce efficiencies. Added project benefits include restoring local, historic channel flow and increasing marsh habitat by […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world, the Al-Zour Refinery. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border. The project involves dredging and reclaiming 65 million […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $4.2 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District for pipeline dredging of the Sabine Pass Channel Reach of the Sabine-Neches Waterway in Jefferson County, Texas, and Cameron Parish, Louisiana.  The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $60.3 million in major improvement projects at 48 harbors across Nova Scotia over the next two years. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. Of this funding, […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest a minimum of $36.2 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at 14 fishing harbors in Northeast New Brunswick. Since 2006, […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Murray Mouth dredging operations, aimed to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean, are now in full swing with little more than two months left to complete the project. Dredges are currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels. A total of approximately 290,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed so far. Recent […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Water quality in the Ashtabula River and its tributaries has significantly improved since the water body was last tested in 2002, according to a new Ohio EPA report.  Biological communities in the Ashtabula River have improved since the dredging of contaminated sediments and installation of habitat enhancements. Samples taken in 2011 show biological communities in the […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border. The project involves dredging and reclaiming 65 million cubic meters of […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, today confirmed that it has won a $134.5 million contract to deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel. As previously said, the project involves dredging of the entrance channel to a depth of 47 feet and represents the first step […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DTA Engenharia, a Brazilian-based company, was the winning bidder of a massive $134.5 million worth Port of Paranaguá dredging contract, reported the Secretariat for Ports (SEP). The next step in the bidding process is the qualification phase. The contract comes as a part of the National Dredging Program II, under which approx. $1.6 billion is going to be invested by the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Port Everglades have received unanimous approval from the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Port Everglades Harbor Feasibility Study following their presentation in Washington, D.C.  The board unanimously recommended that the Corps move forward with the final state/agency review of the report. This marks a […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Clatsop Diking Improvement Company #9 on behalf of Oregon Liquefied Natural Gas. The Portland District will review Oregon LNG’s proposed request to modify federally constructed flood risk reduction projects, to include horizontal directional drilling, auger boring, […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has released a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment that tentatively selects a plan to establish a deep-water port in Nome to support increased vessel traffic and economic development in the Arctic. In 2012, the Corps launched the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study to evaluate potential […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $27.6 million to Mississippi this year to supplement its dredging, construction and maintenance work throughout the state. The additional funding for Mississippi stems from FY2015 appropriations provided by Congress for the […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Janiece M. Longoria was unanimously reappointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority two days ago in a joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council. During the meeting, which was held at the Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Office Building Boardroom, both Houston Mayor Annise D. […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and the Port of Miami have completed additional relocation of coral colonies as part of a major project to deepen Miami Harbor. The staghorn corals, known as acropora were relocated by divers during a two-week period in November. Divers recovered a […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marinex Construction, Inc., from Charleston, South Carolina, has won an $18.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging approximately 3 to 6 million cubic yards of maintenance material from the Savannah and Brunswick inner harbors. The estimated completion date of this dredging project is February 20, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with two received. The U.S. […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A banner year is expected for the Port of Houston Authority in 2014, with 34 million tons of cargo handled through November, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its monthly meeting Tuesday. “Container volumes are on pace for a record year, and steel imports are […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week’s announcement that ‘Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC, Oak Brook, IL will dredge the Arthur Kill Channel’ has been officially confirmed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps’ New York District awarded, on December 9th, the $25.6 million contract for deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to GLDD. The contract is cost-shared with The Port Authority of New […]