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  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Annual sand recycling is underway with sand being pumped to replenish beaches from Glenelg to Kingston Park in Adelaide, the Government of South Australia reports.  About 100,000 cubic meters (or 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools) of sand will be recycled from Glenelg to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park until November 2019. Department […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina have re-commenced, the South Australian Kingston District Council reports.  Full access to the marina remains in place and commercial and recreational fishers are asked to use caution when passing the dredge or pipework, the council stated. Dredging of the retention area will be in the focus until […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen built CSD350 “Kingston” has done a grand job at Cape Jaffa, Australia. The $3 million worth cutter suction dredger was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling at Cape Jaffa. The dredger, which arrived earlier this year, was required to re-open the main entrance of the marina. Having dredged […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek Channel dredging project, saying that the excavation of seagrass in the waterway continued this week with approximately 10,000 cubic meters removed. Council’s dredger is now in the water and will begin operations on Saturday, 13 January, in conjunction with the long […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has shared a video from the recently completed dredging work in the Kingston Port, Jamaica. Sodraco SAS, a subsidiary of JDN, was part of a consortium that was responsible for the expansion of the port. For the Kingston dredging project, Jan De Nul mobilized six vessels; the cutter suction dredger Marco […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of the Kingston Harbor entry channel has been complete, according to the Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL). The deepening of the channel, performed under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) expansion project, was finished six weeks ahead of the schedule, reported the KFTL. The company also added that the handover of the upgraded […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is moving forward according to plan. Sodraco SAS, subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston, Jamaica. For the Kingston dredging program, Jan De Nul mobilizes […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang. Dr Chang said that the works to upgrade the capacity of the KCT’s South Terminal at Gordon Cay, with the main […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging program, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is progressing according to schedule, Jamaica Information Service (JIS) just announced. Being conducted under phase one of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) Expansion Scheme, the project involves deepening of the entry channel and reinforcing the quay at Port Bustamante to allow for access […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul NV is part of a consortium that has been made responsible for the expansion of the Port of Kingston. In 25 months, the access channel and the port basin will be deepened and the berths on the existing quay walls will be reinforced and renovated. This development project will enable the port […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture, consisting of Jan De Nul, VINCI Construction Grands Projets and EMCC, has won the $147 million contract to extend the Port of Kingston, Jamaica. The contract covers the refurbishment, reinforcement and upgrade to seismic standards of the Port of Kingston’s 1,200 meters of quays. The joint venture will also carry out dredging […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Extensions of the first set of exploration contracts, new applications for approval of plans of work for exploration and the development of draft regulations for exploitation of polymetallic nodules in the deep seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction (the Area) are among priority issues to be debated as the twenty-second annual session of the […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Financial closure for the upgrading of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) is expected to take place by the end of March, with handover of the facility to port concessionaire, Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), to occur simultaneously, reported the Jamaica Information Service.  Speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 13, Transport, Works and Housing […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    American Construction Company Inc., a general marine contractor that has been in business since 1903, has completed the Port of Kingston marina dredging project. The project that was originally estimated at $463.000 was finished on December 18th under the budget and on time at a cost of $320,000, according to Port Manager David Malone. During the project, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kingston’s dredging project has officially started. The project will force the closure of the public launch ramp for the last week of November and first week of December. All in-water work is expected to be completed by December 30, announced portofkingston.org. American Construction Company will perform this dredging program. The company anticipates to […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the upcoming marina dredge project, the Kingston marina will be closed for vessel traffic today, November 19, for surveying. American Construction Company must survey the marina dredging areas and locate the Kitsap County outfall. In order to do so they will need to close ingress and egress to the marina and launch ramp areas […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The repairs to the commercial shipping wharfage at Kingston in East Cowes, which have been carried out successfully by Prestec UK Ltd, specialists in structural concrete repairs, are now nearing completion with clearance expected imminently, and will provide a ‘fit-for-purpose’ wharf structure with a lifetime of at least 20 years. CHC’s Marine Services Manager, Barney […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the week of August 18-22, the Port of Kingston will be closing the marina to all vessel travel during select hours. This marina closure is a crucial part of the upcoming marina dredging project which requires the Port to relocate eelgrass out of the area to be dredged. As part of this eelgrass relocation, […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Refurbishment of the commercial shipping wharfage at Cowes Harbour Commission’s (CHC) Kingston site in East Cowes is currently underway. Prestec UK Ltd, the specialists in structural concrete repairs, were appointed by CHC earlier in the year to complete this £600,000 task. Cowes Harbour Master, Capt. Stuart McIntosh, said: “When we acquired the Kingston Wharf site in […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two International Seabed Authority (ISA) Legal and Technical Commission (LTC) meetings have been scheduled to be held in Kingston, Jamaica, in 2014. The first session of the ISA LTC meetings will be held in Kingston from 3-14 February and the second session will take place during the Authority’s 20th Session from 7-25 July. In an […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The technical studies regarding the dredging of the Kingston Harbour have been completed, says Chairman of the Logistics and Investment Task Force in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. Eric Deans. The studies, which were completed in December, will form part of activities to determine, among other things, how much dredging of the […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that cuts bureaucratic red tape, expedites infrastructure projects, and eliminates billions in idled projects around the country. The Water Resources Reform and Development act also clears the way for Georgia’s number on economic development initiative: the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “This is a huge win not […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kingston’s dredging project looks like it has the final green light. Port Manager Kori Henry said soil samples came back clean — meaning no bacterial contamination — which is “very exciting.” The port is in discussions with Olympic Property Group to use the port’s soil from the dredge to cap the area […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Jamaica’s government plans to commence dredging program at the Kingston Harbour in the third quarter of this year, according to Foreign Minister AJ Nicholson. The Foreign Minister, who was responding to questions from Opposition Senator Kavan Gayloe about the development and expansion of the Kingston Container Terminal, said discussions were proceeding with “two overseas institutions,” […]

  • 14 September 2012

    According to jamaicaobserver.com, the Kingston Wharves’ port expansion project will cost up to US$50 million. This very important project can be done just in time for the completion of the Panama Canal – scheduled for the first half of 2015. The project includes: – creation of the new area for ships at the wharf, – […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) is preparing to solicit international bids for the Kingston Harbour dredging project. According to jamaica-gleaner.com, the most important part of this development program is dredging to the depth of 17 metres, the depth that will allow the Kingston port to accommodate the larger container vessels. Currently, the harbour is […]