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  • 18 October 2010

    A string of go-slow zones are set to be rolled out on the Broadwater and in nearby waterways, despite boaties saying common sense and … [mappress] Source: The Gold Coast Bulletin , October 18, 2010;

  • 24 January 2011

    The dredging of Avatiu Harbour on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, may result in the much needed expansion of Punanga Nui, the town’s tourist… By Suzan Phillips (suite101) [mappress] Source: suite101, January 24, 2011;

  • 20 January 2011

    Germany’s largest container port may lose the world’s biggest freight ships to Belgium and Holland unless it can push through plans to … By Niklas Magnusson and Cornelius Rahn (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, January 21, 2011;

  • 18 January 2011

    The Bundaberg Port Marina’s bid to be recognised as the best in Australia took another step closer to reality yesterday when an industry … By Mike Derry (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, January 18, 2011;

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Nigerian Ports Authority said it will continue the dredging of Nigerian waterways to enable more big vessels to call at the nation’s ports. The Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi, disclosed this during the inaugural call of West Africa Maximum (MAFWAS) to Onne Port in Rivers State. Abdullahi said that the Federal Government […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Ministry of Primary Industries said dredging works and the removal of silt and sand forming in the Navua delta would allow for increased flow capacity. Colonel Mason Smith, the permanent secretary, said: “The total proposed length of the dredge channel is 3.39 kilometres of which 1.59 kilometres will be inland and 1.80 kilometres will […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority today announced that the results of an economic impact study, conducted by the Washington Economic Group (WEG), concluded that the proposed port infrastructure improvements are estimated to generate nearly $133 million in net state revenues, representing a total return on investment (ROI) of nearly $4.66 to state taxpayers for […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) began 24 hour a day dredging operations in the Hudson River as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including a request that boaters use extreme caution within 1,000 feet of all construction barges as […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” – a significant milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2012

    APM Terminals’ annual Africa-Middle East Region’s Leadership meeting was held in the Kenyan Indian Ocean port city of Mombasa to emphasize a new direction for expansion of the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network: East Africa. “There are great business and growth opportunities in East Africa and this is not new territory […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has awarded engineering and design contracts for coastal restoration projects that will address injuries to natural resources caused by the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill. The projects are funded through the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) and are outlined in the State’s approved NRDA DWH Restoration Plan #1 and […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Looping the Hatea Loop is set to become an even better experience with sections of the Hatea River about to get a makeover, according to the Whangarei District Council. Two sections of the river closest to the Town Basin will be dredged in the coming months as part of a three-year program to improve the links […]

  • 13 March 2012

    This week, Port Everglades welcomed its new Chief Executive/Port Director Steven Cernak to the South Florida seaport. Cernak replaces Phillip C. Allen, who recently retired after leading Port Everglades since 2006. “Port Everglades and its business community are primed for continued growth. It is my goal to facilitate that progress in a manner that focuses […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has engaged Eastman Aggregate Enterprises to renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the City of Hollywood, Florida. Under the plans, the contractor will place approximately 123,200 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on the dry beach, above the mean high water (MHW) level on beaches south of Port Everglades including Dania […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) today announced that a new book, written by Dr. ir. Sape Miedema, Associate Professor Offshore & Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands, has been added to the professional literature on dredging. Entitled “The Delft Sand, Clay and Rock Cutting Model” and published by Delft University Press […]

  • 26 April 2011
    Vessels

      IMS 7012 Versi-Dredge on the market for sale and ready for the next job. This 45’ workhorse Dredge has been reduced in price and is ready for a new owner to put her to work on the next job. The 7012 Versi-Dredge is an easy to operate ‘self propelled’ shallow draft Dredge that is easily […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hutchison Ports Thailand (HPT) held an event on Wednesday, 21 October, to mark the handling of 15 million twenty foot equivalent unit (TEU) of containers since the commencement of operations in 2002. HPT is Thailand’s largest container terminal operator and is currently managing and operating Terminals A2, A3, C1 and C2 at Laemchabang Port with 15 quay cranes […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the two year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s landfall in New Jersey, Congressman Chris Smith, who represents some of the hardest hit towns at the shore, toured several areas slammed by Superstorm Sandy to assess recovery efforts. “Two years ago today, New Jersey rallied to help those in need after Superstorm Sandy unleashed devastation on […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 23 May 2013

    A high expert level meeting was held today between the Iraq Delegation led by Mr. Mohanad Salman Al-Sady, Minister of Water Resources of Govt of Republic of Iraq and Senior Officers in The Ministry of Water Resources to workout for finalizing the nitty-gritty’s of a future Memorandum of Understanding In The Area Of Water Management […]

  • 24 January 2014

    A pedestrian bridge that spans the entrance of the Elizabeth Quay inlet will be a unique addition to Perth’s skyline and a distinctive architectural feature for the waterfront precinct. Planning Minister John Day unveiled the bridge design, adding that it was an important link between the cafes and bars on the promenades, the island and […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) became the Port of Baltimore newest auto customer after agreeing to a five -year contract with auto processor Amports that will bring approximately 65,000 vehicles a year to Maryland from its assembly plants in Japan. The vehicles will be handled at the Amports-owned Chesapeake Auto Terminal. The addition of Mazda […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Far North is one of the key itineraries of Australia’s largest cruise liner operator which has released its record summer schedule…   By Nick Dalton (cairns) [mappress] Source: cairns, October 7, 2011;

  • 10 March 2011

    Recognising the vital role of the region’s ports in providing trade links between the Far East, Asia, Europe and the US, international… (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, March 10, 2011;