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  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Trimble GPS and HYDROpro Dredge software system has been installed for the Port of Lyttelton berth maintenance dredging project in New Zealand. Gary Chisholm, Marine Product Manager from Trimble, said: “This system was installed in late December 2015 and dredging should be completed in the next month. While we have many systems like this installed […]

  • 25 November 2011

    DP World, UAE Region announced the start of construction work on a modern facility for the exclusive use of the fishing industry at Al Hamriya Port as part of a recently launched plan to upgrade the port’s facilities. The project details were unveiled by HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, at a press […]

  • 4 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 28 – December 4, 2016).    Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the 900-meter quay at the Port of Gothenburg has been completed three months ahead of schedule thanks to close collaboration between the Port of Gothenburg, the terminal operator APM Terminals Gothenburg and the contractors. The quay is now ready to receive large ocean-going container ships. The Port of Gothenburg has invested SEK 450 […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission unanimously adopted a five-year strategic plan for the Port of Los Angeles for 2012- 2017. The plan focuses on three key result areas, or KRAs – competitive operations, strong relationships and financial strength. It maps out the Port’s priorities, objectives and various initiatives for developing infrastructure, enhancing overall competitiveness, growing […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has presented the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling of the lagoon in the eastern expansion area, as well as the placement of preload materials is now complete. Infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Officials added that the infilling […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Portus Services LLC, a private stevedore and terminal operator based in Jacksonville, FL, is expanding to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, FL, and investing more than $1 million in new technology and state-of-the-art cargo handling equipment. Portus recently acquired St. Johns Shipping, a longtime cargo operator at Port Everglades with a diverse customer mix including […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Guam (PAG) Board of Directors and Management announced that they will be breaking ground on the long awaited and anticipated port modernization projects. Slated for Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 0900 hours at the Port’s Container Freight Station, the groundbreaking ceremony will usher in capital improvement projects needed to accommodate organic […]

  • 16 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 10-16, 2016).   Royal IHC Hands Over Hopper Dredger JUN YANG 1 The handing over ceremony of Asia’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) JUN YANG 1 is being held this morning in Guangzhou City, China.   Van Oord […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gothenburg City Council last week passed a resolution to grant more than €120,000,000 to finance the Skandia Gateway project – aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the project is fully […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a Grup TCB company managing the transport of goods at the Levante and Llovera docks in the Port of Valencia, has received its fourth Super Post Panamax crane for operating large vessels up to 22 containers wide. Developed by Shanghai Zhenhua Port Machinery (ZMPC), the acquired gantry crane weighs 1,600 tonnes, is […]

  • 30 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Southampton’s frontline role in global trade was being underlined on Friday with the official launch of a £150m investment project at the port by Associated British Ports (ABP) who is the port owner and joint venture partner in DP World Southampton – the container terminal operator. The ceremonial lifting of the first paving slab signals […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority has been issued a permit by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allow for spoil disposal as part of the planned dredging of the port’s navigational channel to the maximum authorized depth of 37 feet. “The significance of this permit is immeasurable at this time. It opens the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) achieved a significant increase in trade for the six months ended 31 December 2014 with container volumes up 3%, driven by strong import growth of 9%. LPC Chief Executive Peter Davie said that the Port continues to have volume growth ahead of expectation. “While full export volumes have declined slightly, […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) has officially started the Port Hope Harbor dredging scheme, aimed to uncover some fascinating sunken finds within the sediment. The dredging, which began on October 31, is part of the process to remove sediment, objects and other material contaminated with historic low-level radioactive waste from the inner and outer […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In 2020, Federal State Unitary Hydrographic Department will perform dredging works as part of Sabetta port’s seaway canal reconstruction in the amount of about 20 million cbm. This was revealed by Yury Mikhov, General Director, Federal State Unitary Hydrographic Department, at the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”, organized by PortNews Media Group […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) announced the arrival of the second, and final, batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship-to-Shore’ (STS) container cranes to Khalifa Port. The three STS cranes docked at Khalifa Port after their long journey from the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd’s (ZPMC) yard in China. This announcement follows the arrival […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Port of Dover has gained industry recognition after commissioning a revolutionary temporary work system for its flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. The ‘walking piling gate’, which improves the safety, environmental standards and efficiency of the construction process, has been recognized as an innovation by the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS), and is featured on […]

  • 24 September 2012

    The first consignment of wheat for the year 2012 on behalf of the Government of India (GOI) was exported from Port of Pipavav on September 20, 2012. The vessel MV Spar Canis sailed from the port with a total of 36,750.082 MT on board. The cargo is being exported by the GOI to Pt. Indofood […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private multi-port operator and part of the Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player, announced it had received the letter of intent from the Kandla Port Trust, a Government of India body, to set up a dry bulk terminal at the Kandla Port on build, operate […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Mackay, Queensland, Australia, announced today their plan to invest more than $17 million in infrastructure projects over the next 12 months. According to Nicolas Fertin, Chief Executive Officer of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), these projects will strengthen Mackay port’s capabilities to handle diversified trade. “The State Government, through NQBP, has […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE, Savannah District, recently posted a photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger Padre Island working in the Savannah outer harbor. The photo, taken on March 30th 2016, shows the Padre Island of Great Lakes Doc & Dredge Company (GLDD) deepening the outer channel as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Deepening of the […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the plan to become one of the largest container terminals in Chile, Puerto Central S.A (PCE) in San Antonio is building a new multipurpose terminal with a 15m draft, allowing the port to handle Post-Panamax ships. Regarding this, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, said that they have received an order from PCE for […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME: Sabetta Port Project (VIDEO) Arkhangelsk Branch of Rosmorport resumed the Sabetta Port dredging work in early August, as soon as the summer navigation period commenced.   Van Oord Completes Koper Dredging The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The Laem Chabang Port in Chon Buri province has proposed the third phase of its logistics development to facilitate goods transport and cope with the growth of Thailand’s eastern seaboard. Transport Minister Jarupong Ruangsuwan presented a briefing on logistics development at Laem Chabang to Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who visited the port as part of […]