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  • 4 July 2012

    On 3 July, the Port of Rotterdam signed a contract with a construction consortium to extend the Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT) [HES interest 50%] site by approximately 5 ha. This will double the area occupied by the existing terminal, allowing the total storage capacity to be expanded from 200,000 to approximately 750,000 m3. The extension […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The dredging project near the Port of Vicksburg over the past five years should keep the inland port open even as Mississippi River levels fall, according to katv.com. Warren County Port Commission executive director Wayne Mansfield tells the Vicksburg Post that about $4 million in work completed in 2008 to widen the Yazoo Diversion Canal […]

  • 4 July 2012

    According to EarthFIX.org, the town of Port Orford, on Oregon’s south coast, may soon be without a port. That has worried residents rallying the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge their navigation channel. Tom Calvanese is with the group Citizens to Keep the Port in Port Orford. He says it’s been two years since the […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Northjersey.com reports that a federal appeals court in Philadelphia has rejected an appeal from environmental groups and the state of New Jersey challenging the Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging of the Delaware River. The court upheld decisions by federal judges in Delaware and New Jersey who said the Corps could deepen the shipping channel in […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Basic Element Group, one of Russia’s leading diversified business groups, has announced the completion of construction of the Imeretinskiycargo port in Sochi. The port’s capacity is 5 million tonnes of cargo per year. The port’s docks are up to 9.2 meters deep. Investment in the port construction amounted to USD 200 million (RUR 6 billion). […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Township Committee finally is moving ahead to hire a contractor to deepen the Shadow Lake by removing contaminated sediment from it. According to app.com, the Committee on Monday agreed to advertise for bids to dredge the lake and transport the silt to a disposal site in Sayreville. The dredging needs to be done to […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Mediterranean Shipping Company’s vessel MSC Sola is expected to arrive off Durban in the early hours of Wednesday, according to the IOL News. This vessel weighs 131,771 tons and has the length of three-and-a-half rugby fields. Fully loaded it is capable of carrying 11,660 standard containers. IOL News reports that when the MSC Sola […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The work on deepening Kenosha’s harbor and marina is almost ready to begin, according to kenoshanews.com. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged in 2009. The silt buildup in the harbor let to the Kenosha City Council seeking a long-term solution to the buildup and a dredging of the harbor this year. Based on the city’s […]

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

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) has announced that its subsidiary Rohr International Dredge Holdings, Inc. acquired the principle business assets of IDRECO GmbH , including its current backlog, inventory and all associated intellectual property (IPR), on June 29, 2012. IDRECO, which is based in Heerenberg, the Netherlands, approximately 100 km from Amsterdam, will continue to remain […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to open bids early next month for a project to deepen a 9.5-mile stretch of the Delaware River main channel, according to delawareonline.com. Some 16 miles of the 103-mile shipping channel between Philadelphia and the Atlantic Ocean already have been cut to 45 feet from its previous 40-foot approved […]

  • 2 July 2012

    According to Prensa Latina, the Casasa Port is undergoing a renovation to improve conditions and support the development of the Jardines del Rey tourist destination. Osmin de la Paz, Director of Investment and Maintenance of the Fuel Trading Company in Ciego de Avila, said that work is being done to mark the dredging area and […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Port Technology reports that the government of Uruguay has given the go-ahead for a $700 million deepwater port to help facilitate the country’s iron-ore exports to China. The port construction works are scheduled to start in 2014. This new port will be located near the Brazilian border in the town of La Angostura. According to […]

  • 2 July 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., voted in favor of the Transportation Conference Report, which provides Louisiana $731 million in fiscal year 2012 and $744 million in fiscal year 2013 to repair nation’s roads, bridges and other critical infrastructure. The bill also includes the RESTORE Act, legislation introduced by Sen. Landrieu to dedicate 80 percent […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the third annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs and Requirements, Strategies and Solutions” on August 27-28, 2012, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, focus on the current and future needs and requirements, identify emerging […]

  • 1 July 2012

    According to nola.com, Steve Miller traveled to New Orleans this week on the chance that someone from a Louisiana coastal community might stop by his booth at the State of the Coast conference to ask him about how Ellicott Dredges might help them rebuild coastal wetlands. “I read about the show and saw it as […]

  • 29 June 2012

    An application for the permit to carry out the third phase of the deep dock has been transferred to the environmental authorities. With the completion of the new phase, the port’s service capacity will be further increased. The significance of the deep dock is essential for the efficient handling of shipping, explains Port Director, Kaarlo […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a strong show of support for the deepening of Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Legislature now has committed $300 million to fund the construction of a post-45-foot harbor project for the Port of Charleston. This allocation would cover the entire estimated cost to deepen the harbor to 50 feet, once the project receives authorization […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The recent dredging exercise at the Okhla barrage to deepen the Okhla pond was welcomed by environmentalists till they figured out that all the silt pulled out was being dumped along the banks and allowed to flow downstream with the river, says timesofindia.indiatimes.com. The first plan was to leave the silt along the banks since […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Dredging has begun of a 2-mile channel to the port of Casasa on Cayo Coco, cubastandard.com reported. Dredging project will cost USD$2 million. The channel is planned to be 270 feet wide and 18 feet deep. Cayo Coco (Coco Key) is an island in central Cuba. It lies within the Ciego de Ávila Province and […]

  • 28 June 2012

    For years, Mother Nature’s fury has steadily eroded the structural integrity of the Fort Norfolk pier and wharf area, seriously degrading its operational effectiveness and jeopardizing its safe operation. Broken, crumbling and missing pilings; deteriorating pier foundation; wharf top cap rotten away; mooring fasteners and piling bolts – gone! That was then. Today, new state-of-the-art […]

  • 27 June 2012

    A South Carolina commission that includes state lawmakers who are opposed to the proposed deepening of the Savannah River has gone to court for a fourth time aiming to assert its authority, reports postandcourier.com. A temporary injunction filed Thursday by the Savannah River Maritime Commission against the South Carolina members of the Jasper Ocean Terminal […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Bilbao Port Authority has awarded SATO, a civil engineering company, the contract for the building of a new cruise terminal at Getxo at a cost of 13.8 million euros, with a 16-month completion period. The works are scheduled to commence at the end of the summer. The new terminal will be built into the […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Shark River Inlet to highlight maintenance dredging that began there on June 20. The dredging is conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers to improve the safety and accessibility of the inlet. Funding for this project was included in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget at Congressman Pallone’s request. Two […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]