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  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked record volumes for fiscal year 2013 in total tonnage, bulk cargo, total auto-machinery units, and freight moved by intermodal rail. “Our deepwater ports provide vital support to our agricultural, forestry and manufacturing sectors,” said Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. “Because American-made goods are able to reach the global market efficiently through […]

  • 18 March 2012

      MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company Q.S.C.) has been awarded a contract to dredge the approach channel for the ‘New Port Project’ in Qatar for the account of the New Port Project Steering Committee, under the Government of the State of Qatar. The contract also includes the dredging of the basin as well as the […]

  • 13 October 2011

    His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has made a historic visit to DP World London Gateway during a momentous week for the new port, following the official announcement that the new deep sea container terminal will open in the fourth quarter of 2013. The Duke was welcomed by Sir John Parker Joint Vice […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the New Hampshire Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors (New Hampshire Port Authority), has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Assessment (FR/EA) to examine improvements to the turning basin located at the head of the Federal navigation channel in […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    To help better inform citizens on what the 2013 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) will include, Sen. Vitter’s Press Office compiled several background summaries of provisions of this legislation. This particular background summary is on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund language that will likely be included in WRDA. Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Problem • The […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The opening of the newly dredged channel in Neabsco Creek was recently made official with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on a pontoon boat on the creek waters leading to the Potomac River. About a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard closed the channel to boat traffic because silt and sediment in the channel made […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Honolulu District, in partnership with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources, will provide an update on the West Maui Watershed Management Study at the Ridge 2 Reef Initiative (R2R) public meeting on August 30. During the meeting, set to take […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for the dredging of Portland Harbor. “With so many large ships coming in and out of Portland, it’s absolutely critical to have a navigable harbor,” said Pingree. “The cruise ships, tankers, fishing boats, cargo freighters, and more that bring millions of […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced its plan to construct a hydraulic excavator production facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. KOBELCO’s market development has been proceeding at a faster rate than expected since its reentry into the US market in 2013. A production factory in North America will allow KOBELCO to reduce the production lead-time of machineries for its US […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major cleanup project that starts this summer will dig up and remove decades-old contaminated sediments and other materials from Port Gamble Bay’s waters. Local residents are invited to a May 27 meeting at Hood Canal Pavilion in Port Gamble to talk with Washington Department of Ecology staff about the project. Preliminary work is expected […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Premier Sean Chen yesterday directed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to work with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in implementing a five-year plan to renovate commercial ports and harbors and coordinate cross-ministry efforts to contribute to this program. The premier said this after hearing the MOTC’s briefing on the program, which he said […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Three access points to the new recreational beach at Maasvlakte 2 will have steps designed by Jan Konings. The Rotterdam artist came up with the idea of a 9-metre wide set of steps that serves various functions and, due to its minimalist yet playful form, fits in well with the dunes. The design by Jan […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 20-26, 2017).   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Dredging Plans on the Table Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (April 13 – 19). Van Oord’s Volvox Asia Arrives in Egypt Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has deployed its trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia to the New Suez Canal Project. […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays. His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) reaffirmed its concern that the state and federal governments are failing to put the welfare of the Great Barrier Reef first, after more evidence has emerged of fast tracking plans for port expansion at Abbot Point. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said comments made by the […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, announced an additional $2.2 million in fiscal year 2014 to complete a full dredging of the Port of Rochester and an additional $350,000 to complete a full dredging of Irondequoit Bay. This funding is in addition to the $1.2 million originally allocated […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) yesterday approved a request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District for $3M in reprogrammed funds that will go towards the Craney Island Eastward Expansion (CIEE) Project. This approval comes after a strong collaborative effort by Congressmen Bobby Scott and Scott Taylor who had been working […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just announced that the company is seeking public feedback on the proposed channel deepening project in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō. “Internationally, container ships have been getting bigger for many years. To accommodate these larger ships we are proposing to dredge the channel to increase its depth by 5-6 meters and deepen the container berths at the […]

  • 1 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Official Start of the New Suez Canal Project Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project.   Southampton Port Ready for Giants Associated British Ports’ […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced that 2012 was a year of growth and prosperity for the Port of Prince Rupert and the many communities impacted by the reach of its gateway. Details of the Port Authority’s activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert. […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Auckland Plan will not lock in any specific expansion of the port, councillors agreed today. Instead, Auckland Council will call for a major review of the port’s ongoing needs and the future requirements for freight services across the upper North Island. Councillors agreed that the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf were Auckland-defining assets that […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority will invite more port related industries at Hambantota in the island’s south this month, after a first round …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 6, 2011;

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]