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  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, along with representatives from the Corps LA District’s project delivery team and the Port of Long Beach officials, held a public meetings November 13 at the Port of Long Beach Administration building in Long Beach, California. Representatives from both the Corps […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimizing Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports’. The continuing surge in commercial vessel sizes is putting increasing pressure on the world’s port authorities to adopt effective expansion strategies to ensure that their assets are […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shoreline restoration and channel dredging project at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is underway. The $1.525 million project is a cooperative partnership between the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group, Inc., a Florida non-profit organization. The project will relieve channel silting and mitigate beach erosion. The […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 5 July 2012

    According to The Hindu Business Line, the Kolkata Port Trust is expecting to make operational a new “all weather” channel with higher navigability by October this year. Higher navigability will help ships to carry more cargo to the Haldia Dock complex. “The new channel, called Eden Channel, should improve the draught by 0.3-0.5 metres depending […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the Flushing Bay and Creek Federal Navigation Channel Maintenance Dredging Project, with the removal of approximately 135,000 cubic yards of dredged material. “We’re proud to have completed this significant project on time, within budget and in an environmentally responsible manner,” said Col. David Caldwell, […]

  • 27 August 2010

    Federal government has been charged to dredge the Calabar port channel as a matter of urgency to improve shipping activities in the state… By Godfrey Bivbere (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, August 27, 2010;

  • 26 June 2012

    The Mozambican government approved Strategy for Integrated Transport Development is currently underway in Mozambique along with some work on the country’s larger ports, macauhub.com reports. The works included in the project are dredging of the access channel and manoeuvring basin at the port of Beira, construction of the coal terminal and the ocean dredger with […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has just released the latest video update on their Opureora Channel Dredging Project. For many years, the Opureora Channel has been used as a primary accessway for boat traffic between Matakana Island and the mainland at Omokoroa. It provides a critical lifeline for island residents that need to access emergency services, […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group (ABWIG), the Apollo Beach restoration plan is moving forward and dredging will commence in the summer. Delays were caused by additional agency requirements for sampling, surveys and engineering drawings, but ABWIG and the Hillsborough County are proceeding to obtain permit modifications and ABWIG will soon put the […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced that the work is now underway on a $2.5 million dredging project to boost safety for boaters using Swansea Channel. Mr Humphries said the work would provide a more reliable navigation access through the channel to make […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. Several changes will occur in the waterway, including removing some existing […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recently awarded project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island is about to begin mid-February 2019, reports the Army Corps’ Galveston District. According to USACE, the work that will begin in the next couple of weeks is set for completion in mid-February 2020. This is first […]

  • 11 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The authorities in Abu Dhabi are reportedly on track to complete by US$409m project to construct a channel that will improve access to the Mussafah industrial zone by the middle of 2010… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 11, 2010

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project begins at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, at the Port of Grays Harbor offices in Aberdeen, Wash. The meeting will focus on the status of the Corps’ General Investigation, a navigation study overview, data relating to the project’s environmental review […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott 460SL dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This is one of the largest marsh restoration projects ever in the eastern U.S. The project will restore a highly damaged tidal marsh/barrier beach ecosystem covering about 4,000 acres (1618.7 ha) within […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s authorities yesterday joined the Port of Grays Harbor officials in marking the completion of their Navigation Improvement Dredging Project – Deeper Draft, Phase II. “Seattle District and the port have been working together for more than a century and we look forward to another century of partnership,” […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Boaties will be the winners with a new $750,000 permanent dredging pipeline to be installed at the entrance channel to Mooloolaba Harbour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the pipeline, which would be submerged under the river, meant dredging will now have little impact on vessel traffic in and out of the harbour. “A contract […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Darwin Port Corporation has identified the need to significantly improve shipping access to accommodate larger and more numerous vessels. This came as a part of its strategic planning to support major projects and diverse Port users, including fully loaded LNG tankers, dry bulk carriers and new cruise liners such as the Queen Mary 2, which is now a regular visitor to Darwin. […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Recently, Shanghai Dredging Co. Ltd won the bid for section 1 of the channel works of Basin 2 of Caofeidian port area of Tangshan Port, with a value of 112 million yuan and a construction period of 12 months. Located in Caofeidian port area of Tangshan Port, the project was designed for all-day one-way navigation […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 7, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for the general contracted project of survey, design and construction of east channel regulation in Zhaojiagou, with a construction period of 525 days. Located in the northeast of Pudong New Area, with a channel length of 3.08 kilometers, the project involves channel excavation, cofferdam […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began in September of 2018 to evaluate […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth that are aimed to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean are now in their sixth month. So far, dredges operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels managed to remove approximately 610 000 cubic meters of sand. Routine monitoring confirms an improvement in the condition of both channels […]