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  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nicholls State University and the Port of South Louisiana have partnered to boost coastal restoration research at the Nicholls Farm. “The Port of South Louisiana is pleased to be a part of the coastal restoration research at Nicholls State University,” said Paul Aucoin, executive director of the port. “We realize how important coastal restoration is […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Scottish Enterprise, in association with Forth Ports and City of Edinburgh Council are considering investment options for the Port of Leith. The aim will be to provide flexible facilities for a range of possible industry uses including dry bulk cargo, cruise shipping, marine renewable manufacturing, installation and maintenance vessels, oil and gas decommissioning, carbon capture […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major investment program is currently underway at the Port of Grangemouth to increase the terminal’s capacity for storing containers. The port’s owner, Forth Ports Limited, is investing in significant surface upgrading works on an area of some 6,325 square meters. The investment is designed to increase the busy container terminal’s total capacity to 12,000 […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, said in their latest release that they will officially welcome a new vessel to its fleet today at Fort Norfolk.  The survey vessel Ewell, a 61 foot catamaran outfitted with the latest multibeam SONAR technology and a crane capable of lifting 4,500 pounds, will serve as a dual-purpose […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Megapolis and Western Development Minister, Patali Champika Ranawaka, today toured the Port City land reclamation operations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to Minister Ranawaka, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) completed 50% of all land reclamation work so far. The Port City project is currently the single largest private-sector development project in Sri Lanka, and it is envisioned […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, we are bringing you part two of the video that documents the delivery and assembly of two Hitachi Construction Machinery EX-1900-6 BH Excavators to Qatar for the New Port Project. Watch on-site interviews with Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE Excavator Product Support Deputy General Manager Mr. Ramzi Tumallah, Gulf Earth Moving Project Manager […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    PSA Sines, the concessionaire for the container terminal at the Port of Sines (Terminal XXI), has officially launched the tender for the expansion of this port. The expansion phase includes the construction of another 204 meters of docks in order to provide the terminal with a 1.150 meters long pier by the end of 2021, […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor completed a landmark year in 2017 and is poised for significant future growth as a result of several historic developments, Ports of Indiana said in its latest announcement.  “We had a strong year in part because our world-class companies continue to drive new business through our port,” said Port Director […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Egyptian Minister of Transport, Engineer Kamel Al-Wazir, announced the completion of a new multi-purpose terminal in Damietta Port today. The multi-purpose terminal, established under the supervision of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority (AFEA), includes  a 630m long, 17m deep berth and is equipped with a backyard area of 50,000m² with anticipated capacity of about […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Association of Drainage Authorities announced yesterday that the Black Sluice IDB has just completed initial works with the Environment Agency using a small scale cutter suction dredger provided by Smals Dredging UK Ltd to carefully remove silt deposits from the bed of the South Forty Foot Drain, near Boston in Lincolnshire. The aim of the work was to restore […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    To accelerate ‘the Harbour of Tilings’ in Antwerp and build connections with start-ups, DEME and PortXL have agreed on a partnership. Commenting the latest news, Cees-Willem Koorneef from PortXL Antwerp, said: “After this Summer, we wall start to scout and select relevant maritime, logistics and chemical start-ups for our Antwerp program.” “PortXL will then match […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Forth Ports, DP World and Associated British Ports (ABP) announce today that Otter Ports Holdings Ltd, owner of Forth Ports, has acquired the 67% ownership of Tilbury Container Services Ltd (TCS) not already owned by Forth Ports from DP World and ABP. Forth Ports has been a one third shareholder in TCS since 1998 along […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury received development consent from the Secretary of State for Transport yesterday to build Tilbury2 – a new multi million pound port terminal adjacent to the current 930 acre site in Thurrock, on the outskirts of Greater London. With construction scheduled to start in a matter of weeks, the privately funded port […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A local boater captured this photo of the Linthicum at Fort McHenry recently. The Linthicum, a 45-foot survey vessel, works in support of the deep draft survey mission in a 50 foot main shipping channel. The hydrographic survey section relies on two 21-foot aluminum, outboard-powered, trailerable survey launches. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 29, 2014 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Port Canaveral will get $24.4 million in state funding to complete its harbor widening and deepening project to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. The money from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will allow the project to be completed four years earlier than possible through the federal process. “Port Canaveral is a key component […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has just released the latest update on their Centerm Expansion Project and ongoing works in the water and terminal area. In the update, the port said that infilling in the lagoon in the eastern expansion area is now complete, and infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Infilling […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2013

    At 813-feet long, 131-feet wide and 62,201 gross-registered tons, the Ellie Lady will have the distinction of being the largest oil tanker to ever dock at Port Everglades. Approximately 8.2 million gallons (195,000 barrels) of jet fuel will be offloaded at Port Everglades. Jet fuel coming through Port Everglades is used at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]

  • 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 […]