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  • 8 March 2011

      IHC Merwede, a Dutch supplier of ships and equipment for dredging and mining activities, and DEME, a Belgian dredging and environmental services group, will enter into a joint venture for deep-sea mining activities. Under their cooperative agreement, IHC Merwede will be responsible for the development and construction of technical solutions, while DEME will be […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new sand is being placed on the west side of Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts, creating what town officials hope will be a dune system that will protect it from the future coastal storms. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the contractor on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project, is taking sand from the […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group (JDN) and Payra Port Authority (PPA) today signed a joint venture company agreement, worth EUR 550 million, for the Payra Deep-Sea Port dredging project. The Government of Bangladesh considers the development of Payra Deep-sea Port vital for speedy and efficient development of Bangladesh’s infrastructure, trade and commerce. Successful operation of the […]

  • 23 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of Cuttyhunk Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Gosnold, on Cuttyhunk Island, Mass. The authorized Federal Navigation Project provides for a channel, 10 feet deep and 75 feet wide, from the outer harbor to the westerly terminal in the inner harbor. It also […]

  • 29 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Kribi Deep Sea Port construction project is getting into its final phase… Source:crtv,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 21 November 2013

    Lurking below Central Valley waters lies a hidden enemy for California’s waterborne commerce, requiring annual assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District to keep it at bay. Roving piles of sand, or shoals, collect along channel bottoms and wreak havoc for barge pilots trying to make their way in and out of […]

  • 27 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    CHINESE company Shanghai Co has been selected by the government to develop infrastructure at Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP)… [mappress] Source: Phnom Phen Post, January 22, 2010

  • 30 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PERTH – Western Australian iron-ore conveyor Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) has delivered a draft bankable feasibility study (BFS) and draft implementation agreements for a new rail and deep-water port project to the government of Western Australia. [mappress] Source: Mining Weekly, March 30, 2010

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. has successfully completed the transplantation of over 115,000 seagrass plants into a newly filled dredge hole north of the Julia Tuttle Causeway in Miami as part of the overall environmental mitigation requirements for the deepening and widening of Miami Harbor. CSA was part of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock LLC […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, with expertise and resources from Cottrell Contracting of Chesapeake, Va., recently completed the first portion of a dredging pilot project in the Jekyll Creek/St. Simons Sound area. The pilot project seeks to find environmentally viable, cost-effective and beneficial uses for “pluff mud,” a silty, watery type […]

  • 4 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday in parliament unveiled her government’s massive plans to develop and modernise all sea, river and land ports of the country in addition to setting up a deep-sea port to boost Bangladesh’s economy. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 4, 2010

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The high level of activity at Lerwick Harbour has been enabled by the port’s latest deep-water quay being brought into use immediately on completion this week as part of an ongoing expansion of facilities. The 100-metre Berth 7 at Greenhead Base provides an extension to a new 100-metre-plus quay added there in February 2012. Providing […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $2,351,700 to Manson Construction Co. for maintenance dredging of the Corpus Christi and Houston/Galveston entrance channels. The contractor will perform the work with the trailing suction hopper dredge “Bayport” in the Houston/Galveston Entrance Channel for approximately 25 days and in […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Georgia, Mr Jos Douma, visited on Tuesday (October 30) Van Oord’s dredger Athena to witness the progress being made on the Anaklia Deep Sea Port project. During the tour, the Ambassador meet Van Oord staff working on the scheme and was introduced with the progress made on this extensive […]

  • 24 August 2012

    PortMiami and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the construction agreement that will allow the Deep Dredge project to go out for bid. The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) was executed on August 21, 2012. “The project agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the final step prior to advertising for the […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Houston Ship Channel dredging scheme is scheduled to commence next month, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. RLB Contracting Inc. will perform maintenance dredging within the Houston Ship Channel from Carpenters Bayou to Greens Bayou and in the deep-draft portion of Greens Bayou Channel. The contractor will remove approximately one million […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Here is the latest stop-motion video from London Gateway, as their opening date creeps closer: Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway provides unrivalled deep-sea shipping access for the world’s leading businesses to […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. The contract allows for work to be provided on an as-needed basis over time and up to a specified dollar limit, better […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James yesterday in support of the Maurice River dredging project. According to Van Drew, this critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DCT Gdansk, Poland’s largest and fastest growing container facility, has secured €290 million to meet the growing demand for deep-sea services in Central-Eastern Europe by expanding its operations. The construction of a new deep-water quay in Gdansk’s Northern Port officially began yesterday with DCT Gdansk handing over the construction site to the Belgian N.V. BESIX – […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,600,200 to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Freeport inside channel and turning basins in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 538,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the channel using a pipeline dredge […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor, yesterday signed an agreement with the Vice President of China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), Li Yi, for the development of the Benin River Port in Gelegele area of Nigeria. During the yesterday’s ceremony at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing, China, the parties also inked the final investment arrangement to […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Located just 20 minutes drive from the Castle of Mey and within walking distance of Thurso the second largest town in the Highlands, the Queen Elizabeth pier and deep-water basin at Scrabster has opened up the remote and beautiful landscape of the Far North to larger cruise vessels. Scrabster’s deep water basin and accompanying piers […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, awarded recently Mike Hooks Inc. of Westlake, Louisiana, with a $9.8 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Calcasieu River and Pass. The Calcasieu River is a 68 mile deep draft navigation channel located in southwest Louisiana. The Calcasieu River Ship Channel provides deep draft access to the Port […]