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  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Palm Beach Harbor. According to the FedBizOpps, the $5.5 million dredging contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The project calls for maintenance dredging of the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel, Southern and Northern Turning Basins, and Settling Basins. The Port of […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet yesterday approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dragados UK, part of the Dragados Group – a key construction arm of the ACS Group, has started caissons construction for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project. According to the company, the first of 22 giant caisson units has been fabricated in support of Aberdeen’s South Harbor Construction Project. The units, which are up to 51 meters […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of HERBOSCH-KIERE and German company Hecker Bau has won a contract to repair and reinforce two breakwaters in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda. For this project, the Port of Klaipeda has secured over 40 million euros. The breakwaters that protect the harbor from the sea waves are now over 150 years old. […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, recently announced that the federal government will invest in modernizing the Port of Montreal and in the St. Lawrence navigation system, two important elements in the network that makes up Canada’s Continental Gateway. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will optimize the […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Trailer suction hopper dredge Albatros is about to begin annual maintenance dredging campaign in Lyttelton, New Zealand. Starting this week, visitors may spot the Dutch-owned Albatros working around Lyttelton Harbour. These works are part of an 11-week maintenance dredging campaign, said Lyttelton Port Company. The Albatros, operated by Dutch Dredging, will carry out work in […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The construction of the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden will continue unabated in the coming months, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, work continues on the maintenance dock situated in the inner lock head. Prep work for the Loswal (quay) on the South Lock island is also underway. The maintenance dock […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Col. Kent Savre, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division, met with regional stakeholders and held a town hall meeting during a visit to the Philadelphia District Sept 10-12. Savre toured a number of District projects including the deepening of the Delaware River, the Philadelphia Navy Yard seawall, the Chesapeake & […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Less than 24 hours after Germany’s Deutsche Bank ruled out lending to the controversial Abbot Point coal port expansion on the Great Barrier Reef, major international bank HSBC has followed suit, with Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver stating it “would be extraordinarily unlikely to go anywhere near” the project. “Abbot Point is crucial to the […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach is setting another record for welcoming the largest megaships in North America with the visit this Sunday, September 30, of the MSC Beatrice. The vessel, 1,200 feet long, 167 feet wide and capable of carrying 13,798 container units, was docked in the early morning at Long Beach’s Pier T on […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch-owned trailer suction hopper dredge Albatros has begun annual maintenance dredging campaign in Lyttelton, New Zealand. According to the Lyttelton Port Company, these works are part of an 11-week maintenance dredging project. The Albatros, operated by Dutch Dredging, will carry out work in the main Lyttelton channel, along Cashin Quay and in the Inner Harbour. […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Two bidders have shown interest in developing the Rs.3,686-crore mega container terminal, north of the Bharti dock, at the Chennai Port Trust (ChPT), reports The Hindu. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and a consortium of Essar Ports Ltd and Vadinar Oil Terminal Ltd have submitted their bids, which will be reviewed soon. The bidder […]

  • 27 April 2012

    In the first weekend of April, building consortium PUMA shut a temporary dam that forms a connection between the northern point of the Rotterdam World Gateway terminal and the soft sea wall. This compartmentalisation dam closes the Prinses Alexiahaven off from the other port basins on Maasvlakte 2. The port basin has been closed off […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Recently, ESPO held the 9th edition of its annual Conference in Sopot, the elegant Polish seaside resort town located in between the ports of Gdansk and Gdynia, who were hosting the event. The conference revolved around the theme of port financing and investment, the most important enabling factors behind port development. The conference also devoted […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will complete the 2017 cell repair, consisting of a 50 linear foot void with a stone base […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI) Container Terminal Improvements Project, located at Berths 212-224 at the Port of Los Angeles, on the north side of Terminal Island along the Cerritos Channel, near the East Basin. The […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world’s largest industrial auctioneer, will sell a large selection of marine construction and dredging equipment at its first-ever unreserved public auction in Newark, New Jersey on the water at the owner’s facility on Friday, December 19, 2014. The unique selection of equipment in the auction includes: – A 82.8 x 39.9 […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The World Port Days are being held in Rotterdam for the 35th time. This year, that will be on 7, 8 and 9 September. The festival will take place on the banks of the river Maas in the centre of the city and on the industrial site in the 40-kilometre long port. This year’s theme […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-five Non-governmental organizations and academic partners, eight Federal, six State, and nine New York City agencies joined earlier this month Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps’ New York District commander and his staff aboard the Army Corps vessel DCV Hayward for a harbor inspection. The Corps provided a unique forum for agency heads and […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works by the City of Fremantle, WA, to restore Port Beach and reopen access paths in preparation for summer have been completed, the city said in their latest release. The works involved screening more than 3000 cubic metres of sand to remove any small rocks before spreading it at vulnerable locations that were severely eroded […]