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  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release that the biggest expansion yet to service port users at their harbor is officially opened today. The £16.5 million quay will be named Mair’s Pier by Shetland MSP Tavish Scott when he unveils a new sign before invited guests, including port users, stakeholders and others. “Lerwick […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ports North welcomed today the release of the Cairns Shipping Development Project Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for public comment. According to the Chairman Russell Beer, the public consultation was the next major milestone for the project, bringing this region-shaping opportunity a significant step closer to becoming a reality. The Cairns Shipping Development Project involves widening […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes $4.2 million for maintenance dredging of the interior channel of Bodega Bay, located about 60 miles north of San Francisco, the County of Sonoma said in its latest release.  “The county’s federal legislative program delivered a homerun with securing over $4 million for […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    GPS Marine Contractors are working on the central section of the Thames Tideway Project in readiness for the muck away for the tunneling spoil. The company has invested in 8 new barges capable of carrying up to 1750 tonnes with a length of almost 60 meters. The standard Eurobarge 2801 has already been shortened to 56 […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Belgium based Dredging International (DEME Group) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River, DR Congo.  With the Democratic Republic of Congo Government’s (DRC) support, the parties intend to deepen the Congo River, in phases, to an eventual […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is calling for tenders for the construction of a rock groyne to control erosion at South Entrance beach. Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC, said that the NSW Government has allocated $2 million to the project to increase the length of time that sand stays on the beach at […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £14 million beach management scheme moves a step closer to completion in Devon, the Environment Agency reported a few minutes ago. According to the EA, around the clock dredging and recharge works at Dawlish Warren has paid off, with the completion of the recharge of the western end of the beach a month ahead of […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jason Chiang, Director of Ocean Shipping Consultants, a company of Royal HaskoningDHV, will be discussing the topic of Myanmar’s port development at the 15th ASEAN Ports & Shipping Conference 2017, taking place for the first time in Yangon, Myanmar from 6-7 July. Mr. Chiang will be talking at the event on the topic of “Myanmar port development […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at St. Bernard Government Building in Chalmette, LA, on Thursday, July 6, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mile Point scheme was one of the first breakwater construction projects ever to use Trimble Marine Construction (TMC) Software and Teledyne BlueView sonar to collect motion-compensated 3D point clouds and create a 3D model from the moving barge platform in real time. Manson Construction Co. was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Salt Ponds Coalition has just released this very interesting video about recently completed Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. Partners of this restoration program, conducted by the environmental services and marine construction firm J.F. Brennan, included Salt Ponds Coalition, Save the Bay, Coastal Resources Management Services, Towns of Charlestown and Westerly, RI, […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar recently delivered the Cat 6015B OEM Frontless Hydraulic Shovel that is being used for the Ashdod Port Development Project in Israel. The port, located about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, is undergoing a substantial expansion to meet the forecast of a 40 percent increase in cargo traffic by 2021. Known as the Cat 6015B […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A proposal to bolster sea defenses at Bacton Gas Terminal, Bacton and Walcott villages will be discussed by North Norfolk District Council’s Cabinet on July 3. The proposed scheme would involve ‘sandscaping’ the shoreline, in front of the terminal and down the coast; effectively using high volumes of sand to protect the coast. The volume […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalundborg is working to establish a new port area of 330,000 square meters called the New West Port. According to the port, the new area will have a 500 meter long quay with the water depth of 15 meters. The Port of Kalundborg will thereby be the only port at Zealand to […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Port of Rauma has started the renewal work on the Chemical Quay 2 at their terminal, the port said in its latest release.  This very important development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the quay and in the channel. “The channel leading to the Chemical Quay 2 may be closed […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to launch an online public consultation into the detailed design of the Oxford flood alleviation scheme. According to the report, the EA is calling on communities to have their say on benefits and features that will make up the £120 million project to reduce flood risk to all homes and businesses […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kapellskar, part of the Ports of Stockholm Group, has completed a three year port refurbishment and expansion project. In order to celebrate the completion of the project, the port recently organized the inauguration ceremony for the five new modern quay-berths and new port area. The reconstructed port consists of 200 000 square meters of logistics area, […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has just released a video update about their Moin terminal development project in Costa Rica. The Moin terminal is being built on the artificial island, 500 meters out to sea in front of Moin Bay in Limon, Costa Rica. The consortium Van Oord/BAM International is responsible for the construction of the new terminal and marine access. […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority Board of Directors yesterday adopted a 2018 fiscal year financial plan that includes six percent pier container growth, $251.1 million operating revenues, $44.1 million operating earnings, and capital expenditures of $262.3 million. “The Port’s FY2018 financial plan reflects continued success of our state port system, both in volume growth and progress […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Otago has just released its latest e-Bulletin, updating on the progress made across the port and the Next Generation capital works program. According to the port, a 25-year maintenance dredging and disposal consent has been received by the Environment Court. Geoff Plunket, Port Otago current Chief Executive said that the latest dredging consent, […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports and the Port of Fujairah have signed a 35 year concession agreement to develop, manage and operate the Fujairah facility, reports the Emirates News Agency. The agreement was signed Monday, June 19, by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports and Captain Mousa Murad, General Manager of Port of Fujairah. As part of […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today celebrated a new record of more than one million TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) processed in a year – a first for any New Zealand port. The milestone cements Port of Tauranga’s position as the busiest container port in New Zealand, the port said in its announcement. Port of Tauranga Chief […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which will be conducting dredging in the Delaware River from June 17 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook Range, followed […]