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  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones. The navigation improvement study began in September of 2018 to evaluate […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seven major coastal restoration projects in Louisiana totaling more than half a billion dollars have been completed and paid for with settlement money resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Projects working their way toward construction this year or in years to come will use another $4.4 billion in settlement dollars. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works are progressing well at the new Tilbury 2 port site where Graham Construction are building a new deep water berthing facility. Early marine works currently underway include the investigation of archaeology, obstructions and unexploded ordnance (UXO) using specialist dive teams and excavation equipment. A CAT 385 long reach excavator, fitted with GPS equipment and […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big Bend Channel expansion scheme is complete – a year ahead of schedule, Port Tampa Bay said in its latest announcement.  The $63 million milestone project, which deepened and widened the Big Bend Channel, will allow for larger ships to call at the terminals. “This is one of the largest projects we have worked […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 14 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany.   Jan De […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority met in special session earlier this week and moved to accelerate widening of the Houston Ship Channel, the nation’s busiest waterway. “The Houston Ship Channel is open for business for all and will continue to be,” said Port of Houston Authority Chairman, Ric Campo, during the meeting. The Port […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Southport Marina Manager Hank Whitley announced yesterday that a third full round of maintenance dredging has been performed recently at the marina, providing a water depth of 8 feet at low tide. This will allow Southport Marina to serve owners of deeper draft boats. Historically, the marina has been able to provide a water depth of 6 […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand its Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) in order to be able to handle the world’s largest car carriers.  According to ABP, the application is the critical first step in the consenting process to extend the existing berthing infrastructure, as well as deepen […]

  • 8 April 2019

    Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (328719-K) is a large transhipment container terminal operating in Malaysia. The current port offers 14 berths totalling 5.04km of linear wharf length and associated container stacking yard area. PTP wishes to invite qualified and experienced contractors with the proven expertise to participate in the following tender exercise. CONTRACT FOR […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    After lots of talk in the past year about starting major dredging projects in the Morgan City area, it is expected that the work will finally be in full swing by the summer, the Louisiana’s Port of Morgan City said in a release. The port officials plan to achieve a decent enough water depth by […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal BAM Group has just released this beautiful photo of their C6 rig working hard on the Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. A new 74-meter long wharf, bigger, deeper and stronger than the current one, will be built during the next two Antarctic seasons. It is due for completion in April 2020, and will […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 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, […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Rick Scott visited JAXPORT earlier this week to highlight his Fighting for Florida budget agenda, which includes more a more than $140 million investment for Florida Ports. Senator Scott also toured Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Port Panama City and PortMiami throughout the week to highlight his commitment to fighting for the continued success of Florida’s […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to investments like harbor dredging and other port development projects, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) yesterday marked a new record with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. “We are grateful to our 2M alliance partners – ZIM, Maersk, MSC, HMM and Hamburg Süd – […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released the latest update on their Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Port Development Project in Singapore, announcing the completion of Finger Pier 2’s Quay Wall Perimeter. According to DEME, the remainder of 380 ha of land can now be reclaimed for the new terminal, also known as finger piers. When completed, the […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90 miles south of New Orleans. The McFarland, one of four USACE owned and operated deep-draft dredging vessels, arrived […]

  • 17 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 11-17, 2019).   Boskalis Secures Adelaide Deal Boskalis has won a contract for the widening of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in Australia.   PHOTO: 2,500 Tonne Cutter Ladder for CSD Spartacus DEME Group has just released […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs will soon be underway for nearly five miles of critically deficient Feather River west levee between Tudor Road and Cypress Avenue in south Sutter County. In late February, the Army Corps of Engineers issued a $35 million contract to Great Lakes E&I for its Sutter Basin Project, which involves the installation of cutoff walls […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin dredging Jekyll Creek north of Downing Musgrove Causeway to the St. Simons Sound on April 10, informs the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Cottrell Contracting, of Chesapeake, Va., will remove about 200,000 cubic yards of sediment from the eastern 75 feet of the […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Argentinian banks, Banco de Inversión y Comercio Exterior (BICE) and Banco Macro last Friday (March 8) signed a $32.2 million financing agreement for the deepening of the Port of Quequén, Buenos Aires. According to the officials, the deal was signed in the presence of the Management Consortium of Puerto Quequén, Dr Arturo Rojas; Minister Dr. Javier Tizado; Bob […]