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  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will hold their spring seminar, named Overcoming the Challenges of Dredging in Scotland, on Tuesday, 12th May 2015, in Glasgow. With the ports and harbors of Scotland playing a vital role in the country’s economy through imports, exports, offshore energy and fishing, the creation and maintenance of waterways is of fundamental importance. CEDA will […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tyne is officially the UK’s fastest growing major deep sea port – a vital trading gateway to world-wide markets. 95% of all goods coming in and out of the country are transported by ship – everything from parts for manufacturing and babies’ bottles to cars and subsea machinery. In recent times the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Jackson County Port Authority awarded a $1.8 million contract for a site and drainage improvement project at Port of Pascagoula to Talley Contracting Inc, reports sunherald.com. The project will improve open storage and cargo handling area and provide adequate drainage for the site at the South Terminal. “This is just one of many steps for […]

  • 6 February 2014

    Having withstood the elements for many years, the seafront groynes are to be replaced and upgraded with the highest quality of rock groynes in order to provide the best beach protection and frontage for Dover’s community. The current groynes are reaching the end of their life and the Port of Dover wants to ensure that […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sir Ben Ainslie, Britain’s greatest ever Olympic sailor, ordered the loading of a 40ft golden container on to one of the world’s biggest ships to open the UK’s newest container handling facility at ABP’s Port of Southampton. It was the final stage of a £100 million investment by ABP in the container terminal in Southampton. […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Authorities & Government, Collaboration

    The Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District recently signed a Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA). The new PCA removes both the Northwest Tennessee Harbor Project federal limit on financial obligations for dredging and the 50-year limitation. In 2005, the two agencies signed the Northwest Tennessee Harbor Project Cooperation […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Port of Charlottetown has applied for federal and provincial funding to remove silt and other materials from the harbor, informs the CBC/Radio-Canada. The port plans to conduct this dredging scheme in order to eventually extend the harbor’s berth to accommodate two cruise ships at the same time. Corryn Clemence, the port’s business development […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston. In 25 months, the access channel and the port basin will be deepened and the berths on the existing quay walls will be reinforced and renovated. This development project will enable the port […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission  announced a $500,000 investment from Shell Oil Company, received at monthly board meeting. Shell representative Mary Grace Anderson, the Mars Development Manager, presented the check to the entire community on behalf of the Mars B Deepwater Platform Project. Shell’s contribution is to be used toward the Fourchon Beach Repair/ Renourishment […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a lease agreement with CCI Corpus Christi Infrastructure LLC (CCI) for approximately 55 acres of land on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in the Inner Harbor, for purposes of constructing and operating a marine terminal facility. “This lease agreement aligns with the Port’s […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 29th IAPH International World Ports Conference will take place at the Congress Center Hamburg (CCH) from June 1 to 5, 2015. Port planning and port development, strategic management of the land, properties and floating facilities located within the area of responsibility, maintenance of both the landside and the waterside infrastructure as well as ensuring the […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Ports Authority has successfully wrapped up capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk export port. The $120 million, three-year project supports trade capacity growth in Port Hedland by optimizing channel depth and extending sailing windows, allowing port users to optimize […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Sri Lanka flooded a new port on Sunday, built with Chinese assistance as part of a $6 billion drive to rebuild the island nation’s … By Shihar Aneez (business) [mappress] Source: business, August 16, 2010;

  • 15 May 2012

    Civic, port and industry leaders gathered Monday on the docks of the Port of Long Beach to launch a pioneering project to build a highly advanced terminal that will feature the most modern and clean technologies available to move cargo. Marking the occasion with the driving of a commemorative “golden pile,” part of the foundation […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bechtel’s senior ports specialist, Marco Pluijm, announced today that analyzing natural barrier islands could help to make coastal infrastructure more sustainable and resilient. The new approach marks a huge step-change in the way marine infrastructure is currently designed, which is usually based on studying trends and processes that are hard to predict. Presenting at the […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Gothenburg Port Authority last week released the company’s annual Sustainability Report – ‘Sustainable Port‘, saying that they will continue in its endeavor to promote long-term sustainable development. During the past year, several important milestones were reached, said the Port Authority. Joint funding by the government was approved for the long-awaited deepening of the fairways, […]

  • 19 March 2013

    During a recent South Carolina Ports Association (SCPA) meeting the twelfth straight month of year-over-year growth was noted. Container volume for the first eight months of the fiscal year are up more than 11 percent to 1,024,121 TEUs handled from July to February, up from 920,547 TEUs during the same period last year. Before convening […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Ukrainian Port of Kherson are officially underway, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority said in their latest release.  During the dredging work, being undertaken by SMD Invest LLC, approximately 400,000m³ of material will be removed from the port’s berths and the operational areas. Commenting the latest announcement, USPA head Raivis Veckagans, said […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” took part in the international exhibition SITL Logistics Solutions 2013 in Paris. The enterprise presented the program of icebreaking fleet renewal and provision of ice navigation in the freezing seaports of Russia, and port infrastracture development projects at the integrated stand of the Ministry of Transport of Russia. Issues of international cooperation on […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boaters and other waterway users in Inverloch made good use of the water this summer thanks to the upgraded Inverloch jetty which opened in November. Minister for Ports David Hodgett, Member for Bass Ken Smith and Liberal Candidate for Bass Brian Paynter today visited the jetty with representatives from Gippsland Ports to inspect the upgrades. […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group has just released this very interesting video about the Trondheim Port Basin Rehabilitation Project, conducted by Envisan – the environmental subsidiary of JDN. With this contract Trondheim wants to restore the port basin to its desired depth and aims at stopping the further spread of the contaminated sediments. The project is […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]

  • 23 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 17-23, 2019).   Ravestein Lays Keel for Backhoe Dredger Sarb A keel laying ceremony of the backhoe dredger Sarb, to be built for National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), took place at Ravestein B.V. in the Netherlands on June 14, […]