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  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, has secured $2.32 million in the House appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) for dredging of the Port of Rochester by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In March, Congresswoman Slaughter sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Mike Simpson and […]

  • 6 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Dredger “Artemis” at Oude Maas (The Netherlands) At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands.   Vietnam: Dredger “Uilenspiegel” Arrives at Saigon Port Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ports North said in their latest announcement that they have welcomed the Commonwealth Government environmental approval for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Commenting the news, Ports North Chairman Russell Beer said: “This is a major milestone in the approval process and underlines the confidence Federal Government has in our environmental management credentials.” “Ports North is […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boskalis has secured three contracts for coastal protection and port maintenance activities in Germany. The contracts, worth EUR 45 million, will all begin in the coming months. The first contract was awarded by the German Waterways and Shipping Office WSA Weser-Jade-Nordsee. The work includes upgrade on the existing coastal defense on the island of Wangerooge. […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The SS Keewatin was launched yesterday afternoon on a journey back to its port of origin in Georgian Bay, WHTC reports. Two tug boats slowly towed the 105-year-old, 350-foot vintage steamship through Kalamazoo Lake, and the vessel is expected to get into the waters of Lake Michigan sometime today. Canadian interests paid more than a […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., a Seattle based heavy civil marine construction and dredging company, has won a $7.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the Redwood City harbor channel. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Redwood City, California, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £370,000 in a project to repair the ‘New Cut’ river wall in Ipswich. Having been constructed in the 19th century, the New Cut river wall used to be part of the old entrance to the Port of Ipswich Wet Dock. ABP appointed Mackley to repair the 25-metre-long section of […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Navigating the Channel Islands Harbor will continue to be safe, thanks to a dredging project that will soon be underway. USACE is on schedule to start dredging the Channel Islands Harbor in mid-October 2020. Under the official plan, the hydraulic dredge “H.R. Morris” will be staging and conducting maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani yesterday inaugurated a newly-built extension to the country’s main Arabian Sea outlet – the Chabahar’s Shahid Beheshti Port in the Gulf of Oman. “The North-South Corridor is very important for the region and the world and today we are happy that its first phase has been put into operation and we […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, an 18,000-TEU megaship named in honor of one of America’s founding fathers, is expected to call at the Port of Oakland today, making it the largest container ship of this capacity ever to call at any port in the United States. The vessel, operated by France-based shipping line CMA CGM, […]

  • 1 March 2010

    Looking out from streets on the edges of Venice, it is impossible to ignore the dark forms that dot the city’s lagoon. Dredging machines idle like large mechanical birds in the middle of calm water, auguring the development that Italian officials and the Port Authority argue will transform Venice… [mappress] Source: The Yale Globalist, February […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA) has officially launched large-scale extension works of the port of Cherbourg’s main roadstead, which will be a milestone in the history of the port’s development. The quality and consistency of the project, together with its long-term effects on local growth and employment, have convinced the French government, the European Union (EU) and […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, 3#-6# berth project in Putou operation zone of Xiuyu of Meizhou Bay Port in Fujian Province, undertaken by CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd., has been launched. The project involves three 40000t and one 20000t general berths. Main works include the hydraulic structure of the terminal, basin and whirling waters dredging, temporary revetment, reclamation […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging program on the Weser River, conducted by DEME Group’s subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau, is progressing according to schedule. The company will continue this maintenance scheme on the Weser until the end of 2018, DEME just announced. “Keeping the river Weser at depth is vitally important for the harbor group Bremerhaven and Bremen, forming […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port dredging operations, aimed to create a deeper depth to make it easier for bigger vessels to dock at the port, have officially started, Ghana News Agency reports. The dredging works would see the depth increase to 16 meters from the current 11 meters, while an approximately one million cubic meters of hard […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for a proposal to protect cultural sites from bank erosion within the Fort George Historic District at Lake Sharpe in Stanley County, South Dakota, is currently available for public review, said USACE’s Omaha District in its latest release.  The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing an off-shore breakwater […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Malaysia’s Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) is investing MYR 1.4 billion (US$442 million) over the next three years in a modernization plan designed to meet the docking requirements of mega-container vessels. PTP chairman Datuk Mohd Shaik Osman said the port is investing in new cranes, electrifying existing rubber-tired gantries (RTG) and building new berths to […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved a combined US $256 million for the financing of investments in Nigeria and Ethiopia as well as a multinational projects preparation facility. The approvals comprise a US $150-million senior loan to Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise for the construction of a Greenfield seaport in […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), in coordination with the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), has successfully wrapped up the Chernomorsk Port dredging project.  During this capital dredging scheme, which started in August last year, CHEC removed over 1.5 million cubic meters of material from the harbor areas, completing the works in less than 11 […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The third phase of the Port of Everett’s Central Marina Improvements is well underway, reports the Port. Earlier this month, American Construction began dredging the waterway to authorized depths in the Central Marina. The public works contract to complete the Central Marina Improvements, was awarded to American Construction on September 11, 2018. When complete, the […]

  • 15 February 2012

      A new project was launched on prospective development of Petkim petrochemical holding being the largest asset of SOCAR in Turkey. On February 13, Petkim and Dutch-based APM Terminals signed a cooperation agreement in Istanbul on long-term operation of Petkim Port. The agreement was signed by head of Board of Directors on behalf of Petkim […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 12-18, 2017).   USPA and Novadeal Reach Agreement on Yuzhny Port Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Novadeal LTD (subsidiary of the DEME Group, Belgium) have reached an agreement for the maintenance dredging of the internal water area and the internal […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dublin Port Company has officially opened its newly completed Alexandra Quay Container Terminal following a €35m investment.  The opening marks the completion of the third and final phase of the development of the new facility. This third phase will enable the terminal to cater for an additional 80,000 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) per annum bringing […]

  • 16 February 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers has informed the City of Bayonne that the New York/New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project will be drilling and blasting in Newark Bay. The goal of that project is to create deeper lanes for shipping in local bodies of water. The project’s contractor, Northeast Dredging Company, will be drilling and blasting […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’. The Baltimore water routes require frequent dredging to maintain the 50-foot depth required by many of today’s ships. On average, almost five million cubic yards of sediment – called ‘dredged material’ – is removed from shipping channels in […]