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  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long-planned deepening of the Savannah harbor is currently underway. The Savannah District awarded a $134.5 million contract in March 2015 to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, to conduct the outer harbor deepening. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord has won a contract to dredge the water intake basin of the Taiwanese Da Tan power plant. Cutter suction dredger HAM 218 and trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 will join forces on this project. According to Van Oord, this project will kick off in early 2021. Driven by the growing demand for […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Heck Group will supply eight HK700 pumps to Hyundai Engineering & Construction for phase three of the New Port Project in Qatar. The pumps will be used, for a scheduled period of 20 to 30 weeks, to return the process water used in dredging through a series of sedimentation ponds back to the open sea. […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    From its humble beginning of container operations since the early 1970s, Port Klang recently celebrated the handling of the 100 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) at Northport (M) Bhd. “We also began this year with a milestone achievement of surpassing the 10 millionth TEU mark. Northport handled 1.74 million TEUs or 47% of Port Klang’s […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The ports of Mobile and Gulfport are making enormous improvements to adapt to an evolving global marketplace. In Gulfport, a $570 million project involving dredging is scheduled. A $570 million project that will enable the Gulfport to raise its West Pier in phases will provide the accommodation of a new, larger breed of container carrier. […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached for the $459 million Dallas Floodway Project with the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement. The agreement was signed today by Fort Worth District Commander, Col. Kenneth N. Reed, Dallas Assistant City Manager, Majed Al-Ghafry and Fort Worth District Deputy District Engineer, Eric Verwers. The signing of the PPA […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port of Salalah, also Salalah Port Services Co. SAOG, has announced its unaudited consolidated financial results for the first three-months (Q3) ending 30 September 2012 to the Muscat Security Market, reflecting consistent growth in volumes, productivity and profitability margins for the region’s second largest port operating company. The port’s container volume in Q3 grew by […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has presented the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling of the lagoon in the eastern expansion area, as well as the placement of preload materials is now complete. Infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Officials added that the infilling […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko and President of Shanghai Bestway Marine Engeneering Design Co., Ltd. Liu Nan in the presence of Ministry of Transport of Russia Maksim Sokolov on June 18, 2014 in Shanghai signed an important agreement. The document which has come into force from the moment of its signing fixes the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Nigeria’s Federal and Lagos State Governments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a deep sea port in the Lekki area of Lagos, in Western Nigeria. Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Shola Oworu, while signing the agreement at the State House, Ikeja on Monday said the project was conceived […]

  • 28 March 2012

    After fighting to secure funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the President’s fiscal year 2013 budget, U.S. Senator Bob Casey is urging Senate appropriators to support the full request of $31 million for the project. “The Delaware deepening project will give an essential boost to the economy of southeastern Pennsylvania, so it’s imperative […]

  • 25 April 2012

    HR Wallingford and UK Port Advisers announced an alliance aimed at improving service to clients and enhancing their offerings to market in both the UK and overseas. UK Port Advisers, a multi-disciplinary global ports consultancy, advises clients on projects, transactions and strategy. HR Wallingford is a world-leading research and consultancy organisation focused on hydraulics, civil […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The long-awaited Law on Sea Ports, which will enter into force in June 2013, has largely satisfied the expectations of industry players. The law’s reforms to the port industry are now ready to be launched, and these reforms will greatly influence all market participants, including cargo terminals, stevedore companies and shipowners. The key goals and […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced that the workers successfully unloaded four Speece cones delivered on December 14, 2016, to an USACE site along the Savannah River. The Speece cones, each about 22 feet tall when installed, will dissolve pure oxygen into water extracted from the river, then push the water […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 (TTP1) Mega Port Project in Singapore is in full swing, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  The contours of the container terminal are now clearly taking shape, with the caissons being placed to form the structure of the future 8.6 km quay wall. TTP1 project includes construction of a […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 23 August 2012

    The Port of Rio de Janeiro will receive around R$ 3 billion in investments by 2016, which should increase its capacity by 80%. The announcement was made on August 20 by the State Government. The funds will come from the private sector and all three levels of government (Federal, State and Municipal). The program, entitled […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest update on their maintenance dredging project at Fort Myers Beach. The cutter suction dredge Maya Caelyn moved into position off Fort Myers Beach in Lee County, Fla., earlier this month to begin dredging Matanzas Pass channel, said USACE. The $3.1 million project […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released a behind-the-scene video about the construction and installation of the 1st caisson at the Tuas Terminal Port Phase 1 development. Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, Khaw Boon Wan, marked the initiation ceremony on April 29, 2016 by launching the first caisson. In […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Singapore is relocating its transhipment port operations to Tuas in 10 years’ time, Minister of Transport Lui Tuck Yew announced earlier this week. Singapore company registration specialist Rikvin lauds the move, stating that this will further boost Singapore’s already thriving maritime sector and reinforce the city-state’s reputation as a leading international port. BIGGER PORT, LARGER […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Black Sluice IDB has started major enhanced maintenance works on the South Forty Foot Drain upstream of Boston in Lincolnshire, the Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA) just announced.  The work is taking place thanks to financial backing from the Environment Agency who are partners in the works through a Public Sector Co-Operation Agreement (PSCA) with […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     A years-long federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant project is nearing completion at the Port of Baltimore. The Baltimore funding is set to help renovating a 2,200 linear foot berth with a new pile support system, a recessed utility section to enable transfer of liquid commodities, dredging of the turning basin, and […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. House passed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) which will allow Port Everglades to advance expansion once it receives a go ahead from the Army Corps of Engineers in the form of a Chiefs Report. The Senate is expected to vote on the bill later this week. Yesterday, Senators Bill […]