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  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Navis celebrated the grand opening of the new DP World Brisbane terminal and the go-live of the Navis N4 terminal operating system (TOS) to support its semi-automated operations. Implementation of N4 at DP World Brisbane, the fourth member of the DP World Australia family of terminals to go live on Navis N4 over the last […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    An unexploded German World War II 500 kg bomb was found on the seabed in Portsmouth Harbor yesterday. The device was located by a barge carrying out dredging works ahead of the arrival of the Navy’s new 65,000 tonne aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, next spring. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have towed the device into […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has announced that around $9.85 million in funding has been included in the President’s FY2017 budget request, that will be made available to dredge Channel Islands Harbor and to replenish sand at Hueneme Beach. Funding will come from $7.98 million in President’s FY2017 budget request for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gemport, YILPORT Holding’s largest container port in Turkey, has gone live with the latest version of the Navis N4 system. The change to Navis N4 is part of YILPORT’s modernization and development program for YILPORT Gemport and Gemlik. YILPORT has already centralized its vessel planning, berth management, and logistics operations. Soon the organization will open […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s smallest commissioned vessel, Her Majesty’s Survey Launch Gleaner, returned to Devonport homeport one last time on Tuesday ahead of her decommissioning. In mist and rain, and with a 16-meter decommissioning pennant tied to the stern rail to prevent it flapping around uncontrollably, three of the nine crew lined up for Procedure Alpha as […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The state Department of Ecology has issued a key approval, with conditions to offset losses to marine and shoreline habitat, for the U.S. Navy’s proposed second explosives-handling wharf at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor. The authorization, known as a water quality certification, outlines conditions the Navy must meet to protect water quality as it builds and […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the fifth incident involving naval warships in the last six months, INS Betwa has suffered damage in its critical component after which the Navy is carrying out an investigation. The latest incident detected last week comes six months after INS Sindhurakshak submarine sank in Mumbai harbor following a blast. The SONAR (Sound Navigation and […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). Following the delivery, the company congratulated the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service the new vessels. The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to prepare a historic jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Dockyard Portsmouth for the arrival of the largest warships ever built for the Royal Navy have been completed, the UK Ministry of Defense just announced. The jetty, parts of which date back over 90 years, has been refurbished to prepare for the first of the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pentagon announced that a southeast Louisiana company has won an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington will dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook Federal Channel at Naval Weapons Station Earle. The project is expected to be completed by September […]

  • 7 November 2011

    NAVY chiefs are spending £120million on deepening a harbour by 3ft to serve the two giant supercarriers that are on order… By Steve Myall (mirror) [mappress] Source: mirror, November 7, 2011

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts destroyed a 1,500lb (680kg) German mine discovered on the seabed in The Solent today. The World War Two GD ground mine was found by a crane barge 1.5km off Southsea on Thursday while removing debris from a site being dredged next month in preparation for the arrival of the Navy’s […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Queensland LNP Senator Ian Macdonald has once again gone in to bat for the interests of Northern Australia. On this occasion Senator Macdonald has been encouraging the Australian Navy to consider greater use of facilities at Trinity Inlet in order to bring more naval vessels to Cairns. In response to the Senator’s questions at Senate […]

  • 27 February 2012

    As described in a Fact Sheet published December 22, 2011, the Department of the Navy is currently performing dredging at the former Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda Seaplane Lagoon. The purpose of this work is to protect human health and the environment by removing contaminated sediments. The Navy is aware of some recent concerns regarding […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have destroyed a Second World War German device found in Portsmouth Harbor during dredging work ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth. The bomb was towed out to open waters 1.5 miles east of the Isle of Wight where a controlled explosion took place at 4pm yesterday. Shipping movements […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has released the following statement on the U.S. Navy and Electric Boat joining the broad coalition of supporters in Connecticut, including the state’s congressional delegation, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan (LIS DMMP). “The U.S. Navy and Electric Boat – which are pillars of the Long […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The Norfolk Naval Station cleanup program, located in Norfolk, VA, will consist of hydraulic dredging of mud and silt, announced the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Office. The dredged material will be placed at the North Containment Cell of Craney Island Dredge material Management Area, in Portsmouth, VA. This location may be changed and this decision […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jacky Pfanenstiel has sent a letter to Senator Judi Guthertz saying they will give full consideration to…  (pacificnewscenter) [mappress] Source: pacificnewscenter, November 3, 2011;

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, Construction Dive Det. Alpha, completed a recompression chamber inspection and maritime infrastructure assessment of the Pohnpei Harbor and Kapingamarangi Atoll on May 7, as part of Pacific Partnership 2019. The assessment, which began April 16, will help maintain and expand the harbor port in Pohnpei and improve […]

  • 1 October 2010

    The Navy awarded Skanska USA Civil Southeast Inc. a $164.3 million contract to replace Pier 5 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Skanska USA … (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, October 1, 2010;

  • 3 November 2011

    Major works to prepare Portsmouth Harbour for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s biggest ever ships will start in the coming weeks… (portsmouth) [mappress] Source: portsmouth, November 3, 2011;

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to have the Nawi Island Marina operational by May 2020 has received a major boost with the involvement of the Fiji Navy and its Hydrographic Unit. The Fiji hydrographic office is the national charting agency and is responsible for the conduct of hydrographic surveys. The office will be sending out a team to Savusavu […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Navis, the global technology standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals, announced that Peel Ports Group will begin to implement Navis’ N4 terminal operating system (TOS). N4 will allow Peel Ports to streamline operations and align the customer experience across eight terminal sites located in the UK and Ireland. Peel Ports is the […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Dubai-based DP World inked an agreement for development of the new container terminal in Navi Mumbai. Regarding this contract, N.N. Kumar, JNPT Chairman, stated: “JNPT has signed a concession agreement with Nhava Sheva Gateway Terminal, a subsidiary of DP World of Dubai, for the development of standalone container handling facility […]