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  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced yesterday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) awarded a contract for the dredging of Cheesequake Creek. Work is expected to begin as early as August and take one month to complete. In February, Pallone announced securing the $4.1 million in federal funding necessary for the project. […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma has just released a video update about the progress made during 2016 on the port’s Container Terminal Extension Project. In April 2016, Port of Rauma launched a major building project at the existing container terminal totaling over EUR21 million. The development consists of expanding the current container terminal by building more berths for […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for sending comments on the proposed navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point/Smith Island ended on Friday, July 7, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The comments are sought on an Environmental Assessment for the project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. According to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Otago Regional Council (ORC) has begun public engagement on the enhancement of the Forth St to Otago Harbor reach of the Water of Leith, one of the final stages of the Leith Flood Protection Scheme. ORC Director Engineering, Hazards and Science, Dr Gavin Palmer, said that this stage of the long-term project is an exciting […]

  • 13 March 2014

    The Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners was notified that the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has determined that a preliminary engineering and cost analysis of dredging and drying the dredge material at Shark River Park is not economically feasible. “The projected cost to process the estimated 100,000 cubic yards of dredge materials from the […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday awarded $17.5 million for the Jacksonville Port deepening project in its FY 2017 Work Plan. This funding will begin construction of the deep draft navigation improvements at JAXPORT. Congressman John Rutherford has urged the Army Corps for funding to deepen the Jacksonville harbor, which would bring larger ships, […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts to repair navigation projects in Nassau County totaling approximately $13.5 million. The larger of the two contracts, for $ 9.7 million, was awarded to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to perform needed maintenance dredging of the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel, with […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work of the Rosslyn Bay Harbor in Queensland, conducted by Hall Contracting, is nearing its completion. According to Member for Keppel and Assistant Education Minister, Brittany Lauga, Hall Contracting’s work in this area will provide greater access for deeper draft vessels to the popular harbor. Commenting the progress on the Rosslyn Bay project, […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management has just announced that they will close the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve to protect public safety during the dredging phase of the Apollo Beach shoreline restoration project. Beginning April 11, dredging activity will take place at the north, south and main channels to facilitate safe boating and to […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 2 Channel Management Study – Boulanger Bend to Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minnesota, on June 19. The purpose of the project is to provide safe, reliable and efficient navigation through the Boulanger Bend area, near […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Chief Executive Sir James Bevan visited a restoration project near Grantham last week. A project to restore vital habitat, boost river ecology and reduce flood risk has been praised by Sir James after he paid a visit to the site. He accompanied Environment Agency officers to the site at Grange Farm near Grantham, […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to place dredged material from the Menomonee River near Miller Brewing Company, to property in Milwaukee owned by the sewerage district. The public meeting is Wednesday, July 16, at 4 p.m. at the Milwaukee […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just in time for the summer boating season, State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $75,000 in state funding to be used for the dredging of the Sandy Pond Channel in Oswego County. On Thursday, Senator Ritchie met with local leaders, community members, business owners and members of the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2015 Operating and Capital Budget was approved last week during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Projections by the Port Authority anticipate increased revenues in 2015, driven in large part by an increase in both import and export container volumes, with an expected pullback in steel […]

  • 6 September 2013

    The Cumbria County Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Workington dredging project. The main goal of this cleanup program is to remove recent accumulations of waterborne material from the approach channel, turning basin and dock at the Port of Workington, to the profile, levels and tolerances, and to dispose […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A guided walking tour of Mytholmroyd to share plans for the new £30 million flood alleviation scheme proposed for the village has been hosted for ward councilors, reports the Environment Agency. They were invited to meet the Environment Agency’s project team on Friday, August 18th to share their plans for the project on site and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2.1 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredged Material Placement Area in Harris County, Texas. This work will increase the placement area’s capacity to hold more dredge material from the Houston Ship […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 100 people were present for the public meeting at Searsport District High school on June 9th, to discuss the plan to deepen and widen the navigation channel at Mack Point marine terminal. Opponents of the plan fear that dredging will disperse toxic materials that were left over decades of heavy industry around Penobscot […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The World Bank has agreed to lend $115.8m to the Karachi port improvement project in Pakistan. The money will fund works to deepen the channel and harbour at the port, reconstruct old and shallow berths, and construct cross-harbour bridges. The port, which handled 38.7 million tons of cargo in 2008-09, constitutes approximately 60% of Pakistan’s […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Slip Three, the Port of Palm Beach southernmost slip, underwent major renovations recently including increased depth of 35 feet (from 33’) and a northward shift of approximately 10 feet. The improvement will allow vessels to fully load without waiting on a rising tide. While the slip was still under construction, the Louis Howland was able […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Ennore Port Ltd will sell tax-free bonds to raise Rs.1,000 crore by end of January to help pay for an infrastructure upgrade, according to M. Gunasekaran, general manager, finance. The proceeds from the bond sale will be used to deepen the channel and berths, construct berths and jetties, buy equipment and build rail and road […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently awarded Boskalis Westminster the contract to widen and deepen a critical part of the access channel to the container terminal operated by DP World Southampton. This follows the announcement in December 2012 that the Marine Management Organisation had issued the necessary consents to undertake the works. The removal of […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has just released a video update about their Moin terminal development project in Costa Rica. The Moin terminal is being built on the artificial island, 500 meters out to sea in front of Moin Bay in Limon, Costa Rica. The consortium Van Oord/BAM International is responsible for the construction of the new terminal and marine access. […]