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  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A total of ten Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes and crawler cranes are currently in operation at the Suez Canal as part of a multi-billion project, the company announced in its latest release. A HS 8100 HD duty cycle crawler crane of the newest generation belonging to the German company Züblin is among the machines […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Changes have been made to coastal management at Port Geographe after community support for the majority of measures recommended to address ongoing seagrass wrack accumulation and beach erosion issues, WA Department of Transport (DoT) reports. DoT, in partnership with the City of Busselton, recently released the final report for the Port Geographe Technical Working Group, […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore hosted its largest-ever container ship – the 1,200-foot-long Gunde Maersk – earlier this week. The massive vessel was able to call the Port of Baltimore because of the Port’s 50-foot deep channel and its supersized NeoPanamax cranes. Commenting the latest news, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said: “As a leading […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has employed Coda Octopus Group’s (CDOC) UIS with its Echoscope® 3D imaging system to provide rapid, real time damage assessment after Hurricane Marie impacted Long Beach Breakwaters.  In late August 2014, the remnants of Hurricane Marie created large swells and waves that relentlessly pounded the Southern California Coast. Twenty foot […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, is about to start dredging operations on the Indian River. Dredging operations will be conducted within the Turning Basin of the Port of Fort Pierce and will commence in a few days time. The operations will […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project halted Saturday as a result of a barge that sank February 24 in the Fort Pierce Inlet. Operations are ongoing to remove the wreck and its debris field, which are limiting navigation, including the dredge, in the Federal channel. On Saturday the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – Administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and Port of Miami Director, Bill Johnson, have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Prior to signing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Leading UK marine environmental consultancy ABPmer has identified cost effective dredging solutions for the Port of Grangemouth which has experienced increased siltation around the entrance to the impounded port in recent years. The maintenance of navigable depths in ports, harbors, marinas and shipping channels is a statutory requirement for most harbor authorities. Where sedimentation occurs, […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will convene a Dredge Task Force meeting today at 9am, followed by a Special Port Commission meeting at 10 am, or immediately following the Dredge Task Force meeting. The Port Commission will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 28, at 9 am, followed by a […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, commenced development of the plans and specifications design documents for the Fort Worth Central City by-pass channel. The 1.5 mile long and 300 foot wide channel is part of the overall Trinity River Vision Project. Design of the by-pass channel will be accomplished during fiscal years […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next phase of berth reconstruction at Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Blount Island terminal is set to be complete in December 2020. Contractors are making significant progress on the latest phase in a total of $109 million in berth enhancements at the existing SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. An additional […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the country’s largest container port, and Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), India’s oldest, will form … By P.R. Sanjai (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, February 21, 2011;

  • 30 November 2012

    Cargotec has secured an order for 14 Kalmar straddle carriers from UK based Forth Ports as part of a major investment and upgrade programme at its London Container Terminal (LCT) at Tilbury. Forth Ports is investing in substantial equipment and site upgrading to LCT to ensure customers continue to receive a first rate and enhanced […]

  • 21 February 2011

    Port operators and Corps of Engineers officials from all along the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System met Friday in Fort Smith… By Wanda Freeman (swtimes) [mappress] Source: swtimes, February 21, 2011;

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Business development

    Contecon Guayaquil S.A. (CGSA) has signed an investment contract with the Ecuadorian state to further strengthen and develop the Port of Guayaquil. CGSA, International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) subsidiary in Ecuador, is investing USD18 million to boost the port’s capacity to handle neopanamax vessels – this project will include three stages.   Stage one will […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Construction of SC Ports’ Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, the country’s first container terminal to open since 2009, is progressing toward a March 2021 opening. The site, situated on the former Navy Base along the Cooper River, is on track to become a world-class terminal. Following years of planning and a complex construction process, the Leatherman […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Two seaports in Davao del Norte are being expanded to serve as alternative ports to complement existing ones in Davao City. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao del Norte Field Office has monitored the investment plans of Hijo Resources in Tagum City and San Vicente Terminal and Brokerage Services, Inc. in Panabo City […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the completion of the Kawaihae Harbor Pier 2 Terminal Improvements Project in a dedication ceremony last week. The project resurfaced 3.1 acres of cargo yard area at Pier 2, relocated the Harbors Division Office/Maintenance Facility and comfort station structures and included other infrastructure improvements. “The new container yard provides additional […]

  • 6 October 2011

    A task force looking for funds to pay for dredging the Port of Georgetown will investigate what it would take to allow a private company to… By Joel Allen (carolinalive) [mappress] Source: carolinalive, October 6, 2011;

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    The South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is now complete and is fully operational. The first vessel to call on this expanded piece of critical infrastructure, operated by PSA Halifax, is the Zim Tarragona which arrived on October 23, 2020. Furthermore, with the extension project finished, the South End Container Terminal […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new multi-purpose cargo berth at Port Canaveral was given the green light at the Port Authority Board of Commissioners meeting this week. Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward with building a new North Cargo Berth 8 (NCB8) to accommodate a growing cargo portfolio that includes commercial spacecraft components, reported the Port. The landside and […]