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  • 10 August 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott approving funds for the Port Canaveral project to widen and deepen the West Turning Basin and Entrance. “With cruise and cargo ships growing larger, Governor Scott’s decision to expedite this project will put Port Canaveral more quickly in a position to capitalize on […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Planning Minister John Rau today released guidelines for the Environmental Impact Statement to be undertaken on the proposed deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. Mr Rau said the EIS for the $600-700 million proposed facility could take up to 18 months, and would work to ensure the project meets all the requirements prior to […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dredging work has been carried out as part of a major initiative to deepen a channel used by leisure boats in Walton Backwaters. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) organised the operation west of Stone Point over two days and initial survey results indicate it has been successful.Further surveys will be required to cover a wider area […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Aberdeen Harbour has recorded significant increases in traffic in the first six months of the year, as activity within the energy sector generally and the North Sea in particular continues to rise. Continued growth in the oil and gas sector was reflected in the increase in support vessels that used the port over the first […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Next week, the Port Manatee will host a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of construction for the extension of Berth 12, and Gov. Rick Scott is expected to attend this event. According to bradenton.com, Carlos Buqueras, the Port Executive Director, said: “We have a high level of confidence the governor and federal and state representatives […]

  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey yesterday visited the Port of Philadelphia to highlight work on the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project and reveal the next steps in the dredging process. “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania, which is why I will continue to fight to see this to completion,” […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Governor Tom Corbett was joined yesterday by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority and other dignitaries to announce signature of the third Delaware River dredging contract needed to continue deepening the channel from just south of the Philadelphia International Airport to the Walt Whitman Bridge. “This continuation will allow the Port of Philadelphia to compete with […]

  • 7 August 2012

    In just a few weeks, a remarkable new Fugro trenching system will start its first offshore deployment, working for Centrica on the 270MW, 75-turbine Lincs offshore windfarm. Fugro-Salt Subsea of Aberdeen has already run a series of successful jetting and cutting trials with the first of its state of-the-art Q1400 machines built by Soil Machine […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “The dredging division performed well this quarter, […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The Costa Rican courts ruled in favor of APM Terminals in two lawsuits, brought against the company and the government, which were intended to block the awarded concession for the new Moin Container Terminal (TCM). “This favorable decision from the Second Circuit Court in San Jose affirms the transparency and legality of the concession process. […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Dredging work is one of the most important steps for the Panama Canal enlargement so as to allow deep draft ships to transit of the Atlantic, Pacific and through Lake Gatun. According to thebulletinpanama.com, this work is nearing completion, showing progress of 86%, 97% and 72% respectively. “The dredging activities are going along normally and […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huddled in a meeting room that overlooks shipping operations at the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers met with port officials to express their commitment to the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Col. Alan Dodd, USACE Jacksonville District Commander, and new South Atlantic Division Commander Col. Ed Jackson attended the […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Commissioners for the Port of Kingston are preparing a dredging plan for the Kingston Marina, reports Kitsup Sun. If approved, the proposed dredging would be the first in that part of Appletree Cove since 1967, when the harbor was deepened in preparation for construction of the Kingston Marina. Kori Henry, executive director of the port, […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The Wilmington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will hold a public meeting from 4 – 6 p.m. on Aug. 7, 2012 at the Coastline Convention Center, Room D, to solicit comments and concerns from the public, and federal, state and local agencies on the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study. The Wilmington Harbor […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following its sister vessel in 2009, the vessel Joseph Plateau was launched today at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced today the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity Trailing Suction Hopper Barge and 14,000-horsepower Tug. When delivered in the second quarter of […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Triton Diving Services, LLC (TRITON) has entered into an Exclusive Alliance Agreement with Marin Subsea Ltd, a company of the Marin Group (MARIN), for the provision and operation of mass excavation and other services for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico region. TRITON, headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana USA, is a leading […]

  • 3 August 2012

    After a barge ran aground on Tuesday, the Army Corps of Engineers started dredging a stretch of the Mississippi River near Brownsville. The spokesperson says dredging to deepen the channel began Thursday and should be done very soon. Until then, the river is closed to barge traffic, according to wxow.com. A lot of the tow […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to the Construction Enquirer, the European Investment Bank has agreed to provide almost half the finance for a new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. This developnet project is currently out to tender with construction due to start next year and be completed by 2015. The project details – Construction work […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for deepening and widening the port and access channel of JNPT in Mumbai, India. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is expected to take two […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to Bintulu Port official website, the Seaport Terminal Sdn Bhd wants to position Penang Port as a regional port to tap opportunities as far out as India and for that it plans to grow its capacity and invest nearly RM1bil in capital expenditure over the next five years. Over 30 years, the plan is […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Nineteen local high school students got a “sampling” of what it’s like to be a hydraulic engineer during a boat tour of the Savannah Harbor, July 25. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, in partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post, hosted the tour as part of a Jenkins […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The Republic reports the Army Corps of Engineers wants a federal judge to block South Carolina’s Savannah River Maritime Commission from entering a federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million Savannah River dredging project. In a filing late Monday, the corps says allowing the commission in would delay the case and open issues that weren’t originally […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance and improvement dredging at Hampton Harbor in Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire. The construction window for dredging activities is between October 15, 2012 and February 1, 2013. The estimated construction cost is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The work on this project […]