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  • 11 April 2012

      Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released the final report on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The final report—consisting of a General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)—concludes that deepening the harbor from its current depth of 42 feet to 47 feet is economically viable, environmentally […]

  • 11 April 2012

    West Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department commences dredging of the Semanan River to prevent floods. The Durikosambi Urban Village, Cengkareng Sub-District, West Jakarta, is often flooded because the river is clogged with grass and mud, according to Berita Jakarta. At least two dredges and two trucks will be working on the project to deepen […]

  • 10 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc. for the removal of approximately 550 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin today. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 a.m. on April 11. “Serving as the lead agency, the Corps is working […]

  • 10 April 2012

    In Pengerang, Kota Tinggi, 578 fishermen filed a suit seeking compensation for land reclamation project connected with the Deep Sea Petroleum Terminal plans. The law suit states that compensation of RM500,000 should be given to each of the fishermen for their loss of income. It also says that the defendants should be restrained from continuing […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Yesterday, Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to be […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Erin Brockovich, the name is synonomous with standing up for the little guy and taking the fight to big corporations who have wronged the community. Taking time out of her busy schedule with Shine Lawyers, Erin appeared on Channel 7’s Today Tonight Thursday 5th April, to discuss Gladstone Harbour and the environmental issues the dredging […]

  • 10 April 2012

      U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston met with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg for a briefing and tour of the Port of Savannah Monday. “One of the core missions of the FDA is to ensure that the food on our dinner tables and in our school cafeterias is safe to eat,” Kingston said. “That effort includes keeping […]

  • 8 April 2012

    According to brecorder.com, fishing vessels are facing serious navigational problems to steer into Karachi fish harbour because the channel draft has reached its lowest level. Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) is waiting for a response from Karachi Port Trust (KPT) to dredge the sea passage, sources said on Saturday. “We (KFHA) are still waiting for […]

  • 8 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $3,410,000 contract, March 23, to restore Black Wall and Rulers Bar Marsh Islands in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. The contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to beneficially use clean sand from the New York-New Jersey Harbor 50 foot deepening project to […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd failed to qualify for the Rs.1,571.60 crore channel-deepening tender of state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port because one of the dredgers it had offered for the work was more than 15 years old. One of the conditions mentioned in the tender was that the dredgers executing the contract should not […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, speaking to a regional gathering of Gulf states harbor pilots, called for a “bias for action and a sense of urgency…for increased U.S. investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare and equip U.S. Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard for increased cargo […]

  • 6 April 2012

    EUROGATE will once again be represented at this year’s “Intermodal South America” logistics trade fair. The show opens its doors from 10 to 12 April 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. At the “German Ports” joint stand, EUROGATE will present Germany’s only deep-water container terminal in Wilhelmshaven in addition to its two German seaport locations in […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Woodside’s planned dredging program at James Price Point shows that the project could have an impact on the marine environment by releasing toxins. The 2011 Federal Government review of the project established that the assessment failed to address the potential for dredging to release arsenic, nickel and zinc into the water, which can be toxic […]

  • 5 April 2012

      As sheboyganpress.com reports, the Sheboygan Common Council on Wednesday unanimously approved spending $250,000 to help dredge tainted sediment from the Sheboygan River’s inner harbor east of the Eighth Street Bridge. This money will come from the city’s undesignated reserve fund and will match another $250,000 pledged to the project last month by the Sheboygan […]

  • 5 April 2012

    According to Burnabynow, the Association of Consulting Engineers of B.C. announced Wednesday that the City of Burnaby and its consultant, Associated Engineering, have won an award of merit in the municipal category for its Burnaby Lake dredging project. In the notation about the award, the association stated: “the success of this complex project resulted from […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been received. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Minister of Economics, Transport and Innovation, commented: “It […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Institute for Water Resources has released a working draft report examining options for future modernization for U.S. port and inland waterways. The Conference Report on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 (H.R. 2055), instructed the IWR to report to Congress on how it should address the need for […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $9,478,905 for maintenance dredging of the upper reaches of the Houston Ship Channel between Greens and Sims bayous. The contractor is required to remove approximately 800,000 cubic yards of material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 4 April 2012

      A final inspection was performed by County staff last week and found the project site to be restored per the contract terms. The surveys of the channel and Snapper Canal were sent to FDEP for their final approval. The County is waiting for releases from some citizens who are having repairs done by BCPeabody. […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Dredging project at the Marina del Rey harbor is expected to begin later this week, stated the Department of Beaches and Harbors. The works will deepen the entrances into the marina. After it was last dredged in 1999, it is estimated that the marina took in about 1 million cubic yards of sediment from the […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The largest container carriers in the world can now navigate to and from Antwerp without problem. This has been confirmed by the Permanent Commission for Supervision of Scheldt Navigation after an evaluation of trips up and down river by Maersk E-class vessels earlier this year. The calls, made as a series of trials, all went […]

  • 3 April 2012

    CTC Marine Projects, Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, announces the introduction of an industry leading integrated trenching spread. This month, CTC will mobilise the DeepOcean Group owned Northern Wave vessel for trenching support operations. The vessel will be equipped with CTC’s 1.5 Mega Watt jet trencher PT-1 and mechanical trencher T2. This […]

  • 3 April 2012

    Based on the improvements in performance, the Paradip Port Trust draws up ambitious plans to raise its capacity to 251 mt by 2020 and to set up a satellite port in Odisha, according to The Economic Times. Thanks to mechanization and deepening of navigation channels, the Paradip Port raised its capacity to 80 mt per […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Recent dredging works in the Mombasa channel enabled the accommodation of the biggest ever container vessel, according to AllAfrica. The channel has been dredged to a depth of 15.0 meters in the inner channel, with a width of 300 meters in the narrowest point. Also works on the turning basin have deepened it to […]

  • 3 April 2012

      The Hernando County Port Authority Board will meet tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. at the Linda Pedersen Park at Jenkins Creek Recreation Building, 6340 Shoal Line Blvd., Hernando Beach. The Port Authority Board meets the first Wednesday of every month. Members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to review and make recommendations on […]