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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $5.1 million worth Milford Pond dredging project is set to begin in early November. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will oversee the dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from about 17 acres of Milford Pond, creating a depth of 12 feet. Currently the 120-acre pond is between two and six feet deep and […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Commission Chair Judy Hawley at the recent State of the Port Address said that the great successes are currently surrounding the region around Port Corpus Christi. The event was hosted last week by the Corpus Christi Hispanic Chamber of Commerce at the Solomon Ortiz International Center in Corpus Christi. “The state of the […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging of Clearwater Pass in Pinellas County is scheduled to begin May 5 and will take an estimated 35 days to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project includes dredging within the federal navigation channel at Clearwater Pass to previously authorized depths in the entrance channel, from the bridge to […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Marinex Construction, Inc., Charleston, S.C., was awarded a $10,648,750 firm-fixed-price dredging contract. The award will provide for the dredging services from Savannah and Brunswick Inner Harbor. Work will be performed in Savannah, Ga., with an estimated completion date of Jan. 13, 2013. The Savannah Inner Harbor requires up to seven million cubic yards of annual […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Silt is piling up in the Petaluma River and at least one company is finding it extremely bad for business. The river naturally deposits silt as water flows downstream, requiring it to be dredged every four years to keep the channel clear for boats. But a full dredging hasn’t happened in 10 years. As a […]

  • 11 March 2014

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez; Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Riatt; and M. Gen. John W. Peabody, deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations at the […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia has purchased a 24m Giant Piston Corer system for the RV Investigator from Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL). The modular deep sea sediment coring system comprises four 6m-long barrels, a stainless steel head with removable lead weights and a mechanical trigger arm with 1m long […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations along the access channels of Maputo Port in Mozambique are officially underway, the port said in its latest release.  Jan de Nul’s dredging vessels Francesco de Giorgio and Henri Pitot arrived in the port on October 14 and started the dredging work two days later. The dredging program, aimed to remove about […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of New South Wales recently released the NSW Maritime Infrastructure Plan (Dec. 2018), in which the $445,000 in Coastal Dredging Strategy funding has been allocated to improve the Batemans Bay entrance bar for boating access. The plan states the importance of maintaining access in the Clyde River, Batemans Bay. Batemans Bay is a popular recreational boating […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview has just announced that they are preparing for long-overdue dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed for a brief period of time to perform the dredging and dock maintenance between the dates of November 15th – December 15th. “The Port is tackling […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium LLC and the Government of Georgia signed an investment agreement for the Anaklia Deep Sea Port Project last week. A statement released by the Prime Minister’s press office revealed that this capital port development scheme will start before the end of 2016. According to the Georgian Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, this project will include […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo Terminal in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. The first phase covers the construction of a 350-meter long berth with a controlling depth of 15.5 meters, two trestles […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) yesterday officially praised Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch and Michael Capuano for the hard work they put into securing that the $310 million Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project was included in the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The reception was organized on Monday at the […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC), has signed a contract to build a new port in Atuabo, Ghana. This new port project includes construction of an 18.5 m deep channel and three quays with the varying depths (16.5 m, 12 m and 9 m). The project aims to provide […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Western Marine Construction, a company specialized in marine construction since 1961, has won a major contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, to improve navigation in the Valdez port area.  The Valdez Navigation Improvement contract is estimated to be worth around $21.7 million and will include construction of a breakwater and dredging operations. Construction of the 3,160 linear […]

  • 18 December 2010

    Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today extended the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor to Jan. 25, 2011. The Corps of Engineers released a draft General Re-Evaluation Report (GRR) and draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Nov. 15 with an initial 45-day comment period […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greenway Services, Inc. is about to begin Echo Lake maintenance dredging which will take place from October 1-31, 2015. The project includes dredging and disposing of 1,500 cubic yards of accumulated sediment material from the forebay near the far end of Echo Lake and the walking trail footbridge. The sediment forebay was added near the inlet […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Early Christmas present for the DPWorld team at London Gateway Port, as the 170-metre general cargo vessel, Wieniawski, docked at around 8.00 am today (Friday, 21 December) to discharge a cargo of container crane parts as development of the new port continues. Wieniawski, is the first vessel to dock on the London Gateway quayside, built […]

  • 23 November 2011

    One of the Tacoma Port main containership terminals requires dredging since sediments limited its use making it difficult to berth ships at the terminal. The Port officials plan to spend $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent. Conducted test proved that sediments have significantly reduced the depth along Piers 3 and 4. According to the port’s […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New research published by James Cook University (JCU) will guide the protection of seagrasses at Abbot Point on Queensland’s northern coast. The research, published in Marine Pollution Bulletin and funded by North Queensland Bulk Ports, sheds new light on the resilience of deep-water seagrasses in the port and adjacent areas, and how they recover from […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (D-Rockaway) together with dozens of his colleagues sent a letter urging Governor Cuomo to strongly oppose the “Port Ambrose” project, a proposed deep-water port facility for liquefied natural gas, based roughly 19 miles off the New York shore. “We have worked too hard on our Sandy recovery only to see our community […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 21st World Dredging Congress & Exhibition WODCON XXI will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, FL, from June 13-17, 2016. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, coastal and inland flood protection, deep-sea mining, offshore wind […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Clamshell head on this dredge boat is removing sediment from the bottom of Newark Bay, in effort to deepen the harbor to 50 feet. This is part of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project, that when complete, will allow bigger container vessels to enter the harbor. The project area is the main […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Odfjell SE has made an agreement to enter into a joint venture via its subsidiary Odfjell Terminals Asia Pte Ltd (Singapore), with Tianjin Economic-Technology Development Area (TEDA) via its subsidiary Nangang Port Company to develop a terminal and marine facilities for bulk liquid chemicals, petroleum products and gases in the Nangang Industrial Zone (Tianjin) in […]