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  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed the largest vessel to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport two days ago. The 8,100 TEU (containers) MOL Competence traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on other U.S. East Coast ports before arriving at TraPac. The Competence is more than 1,000 feet in length […]

  • 14 June 2012

    A pair of bills authored by Assemblymember Das Williams that will have a direct impact on Ventura County residents passed the Senate Transportation Committee. One of those bills will allow an extension in the length of bike racks on the front of Gold Coast Transit buses to accommodate three bikes, instead of two. The other […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Dredging channels seems appealing to every port on the East Coast. The prospect of dredging deeper channels is to attract the mega-ships that will start using the overhauled Panama Canal upon its completion in 2014. Apart from having financial advantages, the project worth billions of dollars could also be environmentally challenging. Miami’s port has already […]

  • 16 April 2010

    It is reported that IL&FS Maritime Infrastructure, Grup Maritime TCI of Spain, Simplex Infrastructure, consortium between Adani Port and Mundra Port & SEZ, Essar Ports & Terminals along with Vadinar Oil Terminal are left in the fray to bag the INR 276 crore contracts to build a Greenfield container terminal at New Mangalore Port on […]

  • 22 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 16 – 22, 2018).   Jan De Nul Completes Liepaja Port Dredging Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed the capital dredging works for the improvement of Liepaja Port in Latvia.   Van Oord Wins Eforie Coastal Protection Contract […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the deepening of the Grays Harbor Navigation Channel to its fully authorized depth of -38 feet MLLW will get underway in 2015. The $8 million needed for this critical project was included in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 2015 (FY2015) work plan that was released Tuesday. President Barack Obama’s FY2016 […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the construction of a $3 million Coomera dredge facility, aimed to boost the multi-million dollar marine industry in the area, has been awarded to a Gold Coast based company. Acting Ports Minister, Steven Miles, said that the contract to construct the Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) had been awarded to […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Water announced yesterday that Councils across South Australia can now apply for coast protection grants from a $350,000 funding pool. Coast Protection Board Presiding Member Allan Holmes said that the grants could fund up to 80 per cent of projects to help address coastal erosion and flooding hazards. “These grants […]

  • 28 January 2010

    NORFOLK – Details on the possible move of an aircraft carrier from Norfolk to Florida aren’t specifically laid out in the draft copy of the Pentagon’s Quadrennial Defense Review 2010… [mappress] Source: WVEC, January 28, 2010

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just released the latest update on the gas pipeline accident near Port O’Connor, TX, saying that a Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to carry out all necessary activities in response to this incident. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Peel Ports Limited has invited bids for the dredging of Port of Heysham’s North Quay, Lancashire. Recent surveys of the harbour indicated that levels of silt adjacent to the North Quay have built up and compromise vessel access and that dredging is required to improve the berth availability. Dredging services required for a quantity (to […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Peel Ports is seeking contractors for the Port of Heysham dredging project. The Peel Group reveals a plan which includes dredging 36,000 cubic metres of silt from the North Quay area and dumping of the dredged silt at sea. “Recent surveys of the harbour indicated that levels of silt adjacent to the North Quay have […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, the Panama Canal will have undergone its largest expansion to date. In what is undoubtedly good news for Maryland’s maritime economics, when the first big ships make their way through the canal, the Port of Baltimore is one of two ports on the East coast currently able to accommodate the […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To strengthen the competitiveness of the Port of Abidjan, the Ivory Coast authorities have undertaken an ambitious infrastructure development project. The project will cost around $1.12 billion, and 85% of this budget will be provided by China. This capital expansion scheme will include the enlargement/deepening of the Vridi Canal and the construction of the second container […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A consortium comprised of APM Terminals, Bollore Africa Logistics and Bouygues has been named the preferred bidder to manage a second container terminal at the Port of Abidjan. Plans for the new facility (TC2), call for an investment of 300 billion Central African Francs ($590 million USD) over the 21-year concession term. With a depth […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HR Wallingford is to undertake physical modelling studies for a major breakwater which forms part of the proposed port expansion of San Antonio, Chile. According to the company, the recently awarded Outer Port project – known as the Puerto de Gran Escala (PGE) – represents a major expansion of the existing port infrastructure of San […]

  • 21 February 2012

    This funding was part of the U.S. Corps of Engineers FY2012 work plan. The initial award for the Siuslaw River was $540,000 with an additional $133,650 added for maintenance dredging. This funding will provide crucial maintenance dredging of the mouth and channel of the river. The Siuslaw River, approximately 110 miles long, along the Pacific […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast. “Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme has just won a $12.3 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT). The TIGER grant for the Port of Hueneme will be used for the intermodal improvements, including the deepening and strengthening of the wharfs and berths, modernizing cargo infrastructure, and on-dock rail improvements. The […]

  • 4 October 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to significantly increase vessel numbers and sizes calling at US east coast ports, but Paul… By Pete Goldin (ifw-net) [mappress] Source: ifw-net, October 4, 2011;