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  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The next step of the independent review into the Port of Gladstone is now underway, but one of the biggest critics of harbour development has already ruled out accepting the result. The review panel, which was formed by the Federal Government at the request of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, is considering submissions looking at […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard was the best repair option for China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd. China owned trailer suction Dredger Jun Hai 2 (GRT 10,751) was due for her dry docking and survey repairs. This dredger Jun Hai 2 was deployed in the Colombo South port development project in Colombo. Colombo Dockyard has been attracting major dredger […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  This dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging program, scheduled to last for a period of approximately ten days, will include […]

  • 23 June 2010

    With the newly deepened 43-foot Columbia River channel, local ports and shippers are gearing up to take full advantage of the opportunity to… [mappress] Source: Port of Portland, June 23, 2010

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall. The companies have formed a joint venture to undertake work on the quay wall, which forms the berthing […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has won several major dredging contracts totaling $59.8 million. The awarded work includes:Atchafalaya River Bay, Bar and Crewboat Cut Maintenance Dredging Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $13.8 million); Shore Protection, North Reach Segment, Beach Renourishment Brevard County Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $10.6 million); Shore Protection, Fort Pierce, Beach Re-nourishment Project (Coastal […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is initiating the environmental review process on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yang Ming, a Taiwanese marine transport company at the Port. The start of the environmental process, which is expected to formally begin this fall with a Notice of Preparation, is the first step in Yang Ming’s plan to […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Business development

    Terminal Portuario de Guayaquil (TPG) in Ecuador, a subsidiary of SAAM Puertos, held a ceremony recently to inaugurate several port upgrades. These works included an expanded dock, additional dredging and reinforced infrastructure and equipment. At the ceremony, Ecuador’s Transportation Minister, Gabriel Martínez, said: “The 660-meter dock expansion at Terminal Portuaria de Guayaquil gives Ecuador competitive […]

  • 18 March 2011

      Dredging forms the basis for many important aspects of our civilised World and is indeed vital to social and economic development, particularly to the construction and maintenance of much of the infrastructure upon which our economic prosperity and environmental well-being depend. The world’s population relies heavily on dredging solutions for creating and maintaining ports for global trade, […]

  • 3 October 2011

    Local support coupled with local funding could breathe new life into the long-sought effort to dredge the Georgetown Port…   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 3, 2011;  

  • 4 January 2012

    Adani Group and the major port Kandla may be business rivals given the vicinity of their respective ports. But now, they may join hands to…   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, January 4, 2012;

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett Commission recently awarded nearly $25 million in construction contracts, kicking off the second phase of the Port’s South Terminal Modernization project. Project awards include a $24.5 million contract with Advanced Ameri­can Construction to complete the South Terminal Wharf Strengthening and Electrical Upgrades (Phase II), and a $192K contract with Emmert International […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Dover Strait Ports Company has awarded the design-build contract for the Port of Calais extension project to a consortium formed around Bouygues Travaux Publics (the lead company), Colas Nord-Picardie, Spie Batignolles and Jan De Nul. This contract, which forms part of the Calais Port 2015 project, is worth approximately €675 million. The share of […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Port Rashid, DP World officials stressed that leadership, vision, commitment and successful partnerships were at the forefront of the success of Dubai’s port and marine terminal industry over the decades. At the Annual Gala Dinner hosted by DP World, UAE Region for its stakeholders, partners and clients from the supply […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to mend and strengthen Ford Levee is set to begin today, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 175-foot-long damaged segment located on the Puyallup River south of Orting, Wash. The $136,000 project will address scour damage which reduced the levee’s flood defense to a two-year level of protection, or […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Commissioner, Chip LaMarca, will host a public meeting on the Shore Protection Project for Segment II: Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale, on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Representatives from the project contractor will be on-hand to answer questions along with technical experts from the Broward County Division of Environmental Planning and […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A $5.2 million development project that will make much-needed improvements at the Port of Galilee is now officially underway, according to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Last weekend, DEM Director Janet Coit joined RI Congressional Delegation in launching this $5.2 million port development project. This project is a key investment in maintaining and […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region has awarded a contract for the port expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle, in south-western France, to the consortium formed by Bouygues Travaux Publics (lead company) and Boskalis Nederland BV. The total value of the project amounts to €199 million, for an overall project cost of €237 million, forming part of the Region’s program for […]

  • 14 March 2010

    Mar 12, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has initiated a number of projects to expand the ports network in the country to attract more service form the international shipping industry, the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Aviation Ranjith de Silva said today at a press briefing… [mappress] Source: Colombo Page, March 12, 2010;

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    RLB Contracting Inc., from Port Lavaca, Texas, has won a $15.1 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Corpus Christi Ship Channel to Port Isabel and the channel to Harlingen in Kenedy, Willacy and Cameron Counties, Texas. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Trestle Bay Restoration Project.  Trestle Bay is a 628-acre bay located about six miles upstream of the Mouth of the Columbia River, in Fort Stevens State Park, Clatsop County, Oregon. The Corps is […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) officials have published report on the investigation of the man overboard from the dredger Cherry Sand that resulted in one fatality in the non-tidal basin at Port Babcock Rosyth, Scotland on 28 February 2019. According to the report, on 28 February 2019, the master of Cherry Sand was […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hutchison Ports signed a long-term agreement last week with Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt. The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach US$730 million. An online signing ceremony on August 27 was jointly hosted by His Excellency Commander in Chief Vice […]