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  • 4 October 2010

    The expanded Panama Canal will be a game changer for container trade when it opens in August 2014. America’s trade with East Asia is expected to undergo an increased shift from Pacific ports to Atlantic ports. As the closest U.S. port to the Panama Canal, the Port of Miami expects to be the first port […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced receipt of an award of a $122 million contract for deepening of the Miami Harbor. Dredging on this project is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter and will deepen the Port of Miami channel to minus 50 […]

  • 17 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the partners of Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) Mr. Jelle Prins has provided invaluable insight into Piedroba’s business plans in the following interview with Dredging Today. What can you tell us about Piedroba Consulting Group? Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) is a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging operations in the […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The discovery of an early 18th century cannon during work on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project was certainly an exciting moment for crew members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) LLC Company.  Their discovery was made in August while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor was working at the seagrass mitigation site […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 24 February 2012

    A delegation led by visiting Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu forged sisterhood ties Friday with the Port of Miami with a view to promoting personnel exchanges, information sharing and technological cooperation between both ports. The sisterhood pact was signed by Chen and Chang Kuo-ming, chief secretary of the Kaohsiung Harbor Bureau, and Kevin T. Lynskey, assistant […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is gearing up for the 21st World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON XXI) that will take place in Miami this June. Considered the most important and anticipated event for dredging professionals worldwide, WODCON is the only global event dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction. WODCON XXI will feature an outstanding technical program […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The whole concept of the Panama Canal widening makes Port of Miami the target area. Thoughtful consideration has been directed towards the $77 million that Gov. Rick Scott provided for the dredging of the harbor. However, this is only one of three leading projects that have been in the works for more than a decade. […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IQPC’s Dredging & Reclamation USA Summit is a global event that unites port authorities, engineers, port operators, construction companies, dredging contractors, and more in their quest to ensure the profitability and quality assurance of dredging projects. “Hear from thought leaders who will share their expertise from the Port of Miami, Jaxport, Port of New Orleans, […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council (FPC), represented by the Chairman, Bill Johnson, PortMiami; Legislative Co-Chairmen, Paul Anderson, Port of Tampa, and Steve Cernak, Port Everglades; Stan Payne, Port Canaveral; and Carlos Buqueras, Port Manatee, presented the FPC Federal Legislative agenda to the Florida Congressional Delegation yesterday. “With the state of Florida leadership already committed to creating […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  The work also returns the Back River to its natural width to enhance the area for […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has reinstated three programmatic general permits in the state of Florida, effective immediately. The permits had previously been issued to the state of Florida, Miami-Dade County and the city of Cape Coral for minor projects with minimal impacts to aquatic resources. They were suspended in early October […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, today confirmed that it has won a $134.5 million contract to deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel. As previously said, the project involves dredging of the entrance channel to a depth of 47 feet and represents the first step […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba, a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, yesterday announced its 2015 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  2015 will mark the fifth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner with Piedroba in order to train those […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area is underway, according to the Corps Jacksonville District. Mobilization activities started last week along the beach, with the Contractor working through the holiday weekend to start the operations, reported the Corps. USACE awarded this $1.6 million contract to […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance which will benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules. Each of these projects directly support America’s seaports and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With seaborne trade gaining importance in terms of economic development of a nation, government organizations are largely investing in harbor deepening activities worldwide, Fact.MR said in their latest study on Harbor Deepening Market. A deeper harbor can accommodate heavy and large container ships allowing expansion of trading activities in the respective region. This has gained higher significance […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area will start as early as November 18, USACE said in their latest release.  “The Bakers Haulover reach is one of the top three shoaling areas along the entire IWW, requiring dredging roughly every two years. With […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Sandy impacts to Florida’s beaches, 16 project implementation reports (PIRs) were initiated and completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The PIRs were used to determine which Hurricane/Shore Protection Projects (HSPP) sustained damages resulting from Debby and Sandy. Of those 16 projects, 12 of […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a series of four public meetings to explain revised setback guidance to be used in the review of structures proposed for placement along certain federal channels. Identical meetings will be held on each of the following dates, with all meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m.: Monday, […]