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  • 16 March 2011

    President and chief executive officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Noel Hylton says negotiations are underway with… BY INGRID BROWN (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, March 16, 2011    

  • 6 January 2012

    The number of vessels calling at Jamaica’s ports last year held steady, even as the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) moves to develop and … By McPherse Thompson (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, January 6, 2012; Image: kctjm

  • 11 May 2011

    The Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) said that the planned 14-acre expansion of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) should increase the por… (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, May 11, 2011

  • 27 April 2012

    According to jis.gov.jm, the Government has decided to take the necessary steps towards the implementation of three major infrastructure works, which are critical to the country’s future development. The three projects are the North-South link of Highway 2000; the Gordon Cay Container Transshipment Hub; and the Fort Augusta Terminal. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Kingston Harbour, as part of the Government’s Global Logistics Hub development, is awaiting selection of an approved bidder, who will manage operations at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). This was stated by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Professor Gordon Shirley, at the opening of a […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Jamaican Government has signed a Framework Agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the development of a transshipment hub in the Portland Bight. Speaking at the signing ceremony on March 28, at the offices of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, in St. Andrew, portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, emphasized that […]

  • 9 February 2012

      “We work with our partners to manage resources and dredging activities in a sustainable manner, one which leaves behind the smallest footprint, while continually seeking ways to reduce, mitigate or eliminate potential negative impacts.” – Alicia Rea, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. Q: What is a placement area (PA)? A: placement area […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark, has just released this beautiful photo of the grab dredger Jette Saj during the first deepening before the establishment of the new quay area by Østre Kaj. The project includes the establishment of a ship quay with a total length of 225 meters, of which the 200 meters will have a […]

  • 19 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 13-19, 2020).   PHOTO: Damen CSD500 at Basra Terminal A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018.   Van Oord Presents Annual Report and Changes to the […]

  • 9 February 2012

      U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons yesterday announced a total of $16.864 million in funding to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel. “This project will have a significant, positive economic impact on Delaware and the region,” Senator Carper said. “Investments like this one are critical to the long-term development of the Port of […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Signal International Inc., announced today that work toward the design of an Articulated Tug/Barge Hopper Dredge for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) has been discontinued. Signal and GLDD entered into a contract for the design and build of an AT/B Hopper Dredge in August 2012, with construction originally scheduled to begin in January 2013. […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Dredger ‘Pat M’ working in La Guaira, Venezuela, carrying out dredging works for a new container terminal. The dredge depth here is -18metres. The ‘Pat M’ is a self propelled backhoe dredger with a Komatsu PC1400 which can dredge down to -18 metres, and is owned by a UK company Humber Work Boats Ltd. [mappress] […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bor­ough of Avalon has sched­uled a com­mu­nity meet­ing on Sat­ur­day, June 21, to dis­cuss an upcom­ing multi-year dredg­ing project in the com­mu­nity. The meet­ing will be held at the Avalon Ele­men­tary School gym­na­sium start­ing at 11:00am. “This is the largest infra­struc­ture project the Bor­ough has ini­ti­ated since the revi­tal­iza­tion of the Dune Drive busi­ness […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 7 December 2012

    Local authorities in Russey Keo district inspected village homes along the banks of the Tonle Sap yesterday after residents refused compensation from the sand-dredging company they say is causing their homes to collapse into the river, claiming the amount is too small. Villagers said the official visit, which comes on the heels of an official […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai will host the 6th Annual Conference ‘Dredging in India’ on September 1-2, 2015. The conference is being organized by India Infrastructure Publishing, a provider of information on the infrastructure sectors through magazines, newsletters, reports and conferences. “This event is a well-established annual event in India focused on the Dredging Industry. […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters at Port of Brookings in Curry County will be navigating deeper waters thanks to a $416,250 disaster recovery grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Damage to the harbor, the busiest recreational port in Oregon, resulted from severe weather of December 10, 2015. Soaking rains triggered heavy silt deposits shed by floodwaters from stream […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The 9th Pan African port conference opened Monday evening in Brazzaville, Congo, to review the relations between the state and the ports across Africa, PANA reports. Organised by the Port Authority of Pointe-Noire, under the auspices of the Pan African Association for Port Cooperation (APCP), the conference aims to highlight the challenges and issues related […]

  • 10 June 2012

    Governor Tom Corbett praised Pennsylvania’s U.S. congressional delegation for their hard work in securing additional federal funding for the dredging of the Delaware River and joining the state’s efforts in continuing this critical project for southeastern Pennsylvania. “By investing in the future of the Port of Philadelphia, we are saving existing jobs and creating tens […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Galveston Bay Foundation met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District last week to view and discuss a dredging project near Carancahua Point in West Galveston Bay on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. GBF and many local fishermen have been concerned about the dredge material being placed upon seagrasses that have […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel on its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Commenting the latest announcement, JAXPORT Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, said: “The arrival of ZIM is a result of the successful investment of local, federal and state […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Port of Tumaco, Colombia, has achieved a major milestone welcoming their largest ship ever, DEME Group said in its latest announcement. DEME’s TSHD Lange Wapper pressed on with a crucial maintenance dredging campaign along the access channel to the Colombian port, despite facing many COVID-19 restrictions. The team’s perseverance enabled the port to handle the […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    This film was made in Alicante, Spain, and shows the technique used by Hansa Heavy Lift to transport a 1,000 ton Backhoe Dredger to South America. The Specialist who controlled the lifting was Supercargo Capt Davor Milevoj. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 14, 2013

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing critical repairs to proceed on the Big Muddy Levee in Jackson County. The county received funds for the project as a result of a referendum approved by voters, but legislative approval was needed to spend those funds on levee repairs. “When it comes to public safety for the […]