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  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville is investing $55 million to upgrade Berth 4 and double its capacity.  Ports Minister Mark Bailey said that the investment would enable another two million tonnes of product to go through the port every year. According to the Minister Assisting the Premier on North Queensland Coralee O’Rourke, the Berth 4 upgrade […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliament of Ghana approved a €160 million credit facility earlier this week to finance additional civil and dredging works at the Takoradi Port. The credit facility was secured by the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) from a consortium of international banks with the Government of Ghana acting as the guarantor for the GPHA. Among […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Tongues have continued to wag on the $56 million spent on dredging the Calabar Port channel in 2006. According to ngrguardiannews.com, the Maritime Reporters Association of Nigeria (MARAN) has asked the Federal Government to probe the Calabar dredging project. President of MARAN, Bolaji Akinola, stated: “Contract for the dredging of the 84-Kilometre Calabar port channel […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging works involving the removal of silt and debris from the port entrance have been successfully completed, the Port of Workington said in its latest announcement. Two dredgers were employed from January to April to remove the estimated 100,000 m³ of material washed down by the River Derwent. The cost of the dredging works amounted to […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel signed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report last week, after the House/Senate conference committee came to an agreement on major legislation authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed on important water projects across the country. Historically, Congress has passed this legislation every two years, but […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved plans by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to build a new cruise terminal building at the Port Authority-owned marine terminal facility in Bayonne – a major public investment that will spur continued growth in the New Jersey cruise business. As part of its expansion plans, Royal Caribbean also agreed […]

  • 13 May 2011

    Port Manatee’s Berth 12 dredging project : – the final piece of the Tampa Bay port’s 11-year, $200 million expansion – enters its third week with 25 percent of the project complete. The 1,584-foot berth will be dredged to a depth of 41 feet at mean-low-water and is on target for completion in October. “This […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]