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  • 12 September 2011

    A new £350,000 storage facility has opened at Peterhead, as part of Peterhead Port Authority’s ambitious plans for its Smith Quay development. The storage base, which covers 8,000 square metres, provides additional working space to support vessel activities at the port’s £35million deepwater berth, the Smith Quay. The Smith Embankment Project, which incorporates a 200 […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime Reporters’ Association of Nigeria on Friday called on the Federal Government to institute a probe into the N9 billion Calabar Port dredging contract. Speaking at a retreat organised by the association in Gwagwalada, Abuja, the president of the association, Bolaji Akinola, said that Nigerians should be fully briefed on the N9 billion spent […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a follow-up to a recent announcement regarding the Army Corps of Engineers awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach and the Martin County shore to their pre-Hurricane Sandy conditions, Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) announced yesterday that the Army Corps has also allocated funds to begin engineering and design activities to prepare for dredging […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) begins today the countdown for the centennial celebration as it commemorates its 99th anniversary. The countdown’s events will highlight the waterway’s contribution during the past 100 years and the efforts underway to face the challenges of the upcoming decades. The countdown began with the presentation of the Panama Canal Centennial […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The sub-concession has been signed for the container terminal, Lekki International Container Terminal Services (LICTS), at the Tolaram [email protected] ICTSI was granted the concession to develop and operate the container terminal on an exclusive basis for a 21-year period. Tolaram [email protected] is promoted by Tolaram Group in partnership with the Nigerian Port Authority and the […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Almost all the sediment-associated chemical concentrations found in 131 of the nation’s rivers that drain to the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts are lower than worldwide averages, according to a new study by the USGS. These coastal rivers are a significant pathway for the delivery of sediment-associated chemicals to the world’s coastal zones and oceans. […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference kicked off with great fanfare at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo,  the 26th of April. Being set on this occasion for the first time in Colombo for two days, this event is in its 7th consecutive year to be held in Southern Asia. It […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA achieved record volumes in FY2012 for total tonnage, containers, and autos. “Strong growth in breakbulk and auto cargoes complemented record volumes in total tonnage and container traffic,” Foltz said. “Georgia’s deepwater ports continued to attract additional cargo, and sustain and create […]

  • 13 June 2013

    A new company known as Leonkhain Holdings Company Sierra Leone Limited (LHC-SL LTD) is a leading Sierra Leonean general merchandise and high-tech dredging and sand mining company with strong links with the Ellicott Dredge and Sand Mining LLC in the United States of America. According to the Chairman of the board and CEO of the […]

  • 24 May 2012

     WESTREC Marinas’ Fernandina Harbor Marina, announces that its Manager, Joe Springer, has received the designation of Certified Marina Manager (CMM) from the Association of Marine Industries at their International Marina and Boatyard Conference in January. “CMMs represent the elite in the marina and recreational boating industry. They value true personal and professional excellence and strive […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has received final approval for its harbour deepening, which will allow the Port of Savannah to more efficiently serve Post-Panamax vessels and lower shipping costs for containerised trade by $213 million a year. Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy issued the Record of Decision Oct. 26, […]

  • 7 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    DP World, UAE Region, the region’s premier marine terminal operator, received a delegation from the Japanese Business Council (JBC) in Dubai and briefed its members on the current plans to expand capacity at the flagship Jebel Ali Port. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE region welcomed the visiting delegation. […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    This year’s edition of the Central Dredging Association’s signature series of conferences the CEDA Dredging Days, will provide an unparalleled opportunity to catch up with the latest technological developments in the field and in the region’s vibrant dredging market. Learn and discuss The conference will start with two keynote addresses: First Mr. Amer Al Hammadi, […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed its review of the 2012 periodic inspection of the Freeport and Vicinity Hurricane Flood Protection Project, which concluded in an overall rating of unacceptable. The local sponsor, Velasco Drainage District, will host a public meeting June 13 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Jackson Civic Center, […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a total of $260,000 to two organizations for work that will improve water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed. The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has used a $200,000 EPA grant to hire an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator for a two-year period. […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Recently, the Harbour Commissioners have launched a range of additional brands to “reflect the expanding and diversified range of activities conducted by the port and to assist in the drive to further build on its current strength ” according to Chairman, Mr Garvan O’Doherty. The launch took place at Timber Quay Derry / Londonderry alongside […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 6 June 2012

    At the urging of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to move forward on executing a feasibility study, a critical next step to future dredging of the Port of Ogdensburg – the northernmost port in New York State and the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway, where […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Event celebrates the launch of the CEDA-IADC publication Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure. The event comprises a conference and speaker program organized by CEDA and IADC as well as a networking area complete with exhibitors organized by Dredging Today. Taking place from 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam’s Beurs van Berlage with […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Two leading North-east-headquartered organisations have joined forces to promote Peterhead Port and the facilities available in the town, within key target markets. Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) and international oil and gas logistics company, ASCO Group, have linked up to establish Peterhead Energy Hub, which aims to sustain and increase port activity through capitalising on […]

  • 29 July 2013

    ADPC has announced the next steps in its plans to support the growing cruise business at Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi. Figures for 2012/2013 show a total of 96 vessel calls and 155,000 passengers visited Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi last season. Increasing the cruise business to the city is one of Abu Dhabi’s main tourism-related targets […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection announced recently the extension of the public comment period and additional public meetings for the New York/New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study. This coastal […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CEDA announces that the leading dredging event WODCON XX, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, will open its doors on 3 of June. Dredging is essential to maintaining and improving our quality of life and economic well-being. This is achieved through creating and maintaining water-based infrastructure such as ports and navigation channels, creating new land […]