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  • 3 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 28-January 3). World’s Largest Container Ship in Port of Los Angeles The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. Dredging […]

  • 8 March 2012

    For the fifth consecutive year APM Terminals Pier 400 Los Angeles was named winner of both the Category A Southern California Area Container Terminal Safety Award, and the Coast Award for the safest terminal on the Pacific Coast by the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA). The awards were announced at the PMA’s 63rd Annual West Coast […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific recently started work on the Plantation Island channel dredging project in Fiji. The works began in early June and are expected to be completed by 29 June 2018. Hall Pacific CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredging works will enable vessels greater access to Plantation Island and are a […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is one step closer to completion after the new Pacific Access Channel finally met with the Culebra Cut. The North Plug was blasted last Thursday, 24 December, leading the way to the removal of the plug that is separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel. After the blasting, Panama Canal Dredging […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Using some unique methods, crews are removing and treating high levels of mercury contamination found in a small area of the Georgia-Pacific West cleanup site on Bellingham’s waterfront. “You can actually see beads of liquid mercury in the dirt we’re digging up,” said Ecology Site Manager Brian Sato. “It’s nasty stuff and we’re getting rid […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to survey the Polynesian island country of Tuvalu. Located in the Pacific Ocean, Tuvalu is the world’s fourth smallest nation with a population of around 11,000 and a total land area of 26 km2. The country is remote and, with low lying […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Salmonid Restoration Federation, Pacific Watershed Associates and Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program will host a workshop about erosion control on Monday, June 6, 9 am to 5 pm at Fire Hall Room, Weaverville, CA. The workshop will highlight identifying and evaluating sediment sources, assessing environmental impacts, creating erosion control and prevention plans, designing and evaluating grading […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Atkins has been appointed by China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to assess the opportunity of incorporating a marina into the proposed 2.5sqkm mixed use Colombo Port City development in Sri Lanka. The study is multifaceted and will establish the overall demand for marina facilities, the size of the marina, appropriate berthing mix and seek to […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has successfully completed repair and maintenance work on the public boat ramp and floating walkway at Half Tide Tug Harbor in Hay Point. The harbor includes a public boat ramp and a floating walkway for recreational vessels up to 7.5m in length. At high tide, the 2.4m […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are accepting public comments on an application from the Jordan Cove Energy Project, said DEQ in its latest release.  The project calls for building a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility on the North Spit of Coos Bay near North Bend […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    American Construction Company, contracted by the Army Corps, has started maintenance dredging operations in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen. According to the Port of Coos Bay, maintenance dredging work will be performed continuously, 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, and is scheduled to be completed October 31, […]

  • 17 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) urged the Army Corps of Engineers to include dredging investments for key Washington state small ports in their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Work Plan. In a letter to the Army Corps, Cantwell said that projects at Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Kenmore Navigation Channel and the Quillayute River should be prioritized. […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons is currently undergoing annual maintenance in Sand Island, also known as Kush Island, a small island within the city of Honolulu, Hawaii. Commander of the Pacific Ocean Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Thomas Tickner,USACE Honolulu District Commander Lt. Col. Kathryn Sanborn, Commander of the Honolulu District, Damon […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The kickoff ceremony for the phase one of Singapore’s mega-port terminal in Tuas was held today, April 29th 2016, with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan starting the construction by launching the first caisson at the site. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is large in scope and includes construction of the new port terminal with 20 […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A legal agreement with the Port of Ridgefield will lead to more cleanup work near the former Pacific Wood Treating site in Clark County. From 1996 to 2013, the port (the current site owner) removed 24,800 gallons of liquid contamination, 1.5 million pounds of contaminated sludge, and contamination from more than 144 million gallons of […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An aid project delivered in Tuvalu by Australian-owned dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific in conjunction with New Zealand’s Calibre Consulting has taken out a prestigious Gold Award as part of the 2016 Innovate Awards of Excellence held in New Zealand in September. The awards recognize excellence in engineering and consulting and saw the […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Dingle (An Daingean) Fishery Harbor Center in Co Kerry officially started this week, the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport of the Government of Ireland informs. The dredging works involve the removal of an existing disused slipway and dredging of the seabed material within the vicinity of the slipway in the eastern basin. […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations on the Baker Bay/Ilwaco Entrance Channel are now underway and will continue through the rest of the month if the good weather holds. According to a work plan released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers earlier this year, the ports of Ilwaco and Chinook will receive about $2.4 million for dredging at […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for permit for the Maintenance Dredging of Naval Base San Diego (NBSD). The proposed action consists of maintenance dredging of Piers 1, 4, 5, 8, North Mole Pier, & Paleta Creek at NBSD, reported the Corps. Also, the project calls for ocean disposal […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging project is set to begin this week, the Port of Grays Harbor said in their latest newsletter. The scheme – last time conducted 39 years ago – will take place in two phases, carried out by two contractors working in coordination to limit user impacts and improve efficiency. “We are excited […]

  • 16 August 2012

    A month after Queen Beatrix gave the starting signal for the conclusion of the Maasvlakte 2 seawall, it is clearly visible from the air that the protection of the newest part of The Netherlands against the sea is ready. From late October, both road and rail on Maasvlakte 2 will go into use. Seawall On […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Mordraga LLC, part of the DEME group, successfully completed this year’s dredging operations at Sabetta port on the Yamal Peninsula of Russia. During the short ice-free season, from July until mid-October 2015, Mordraga – as subcontractor of USK MOST Group – worked on the project in the Gulf of Ob. In Sabetta itself, the company […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), Pacific Chapter Board, has announced that their Fall 2017 Conference will be held in Portland, OR. The event will take place at Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown, from Wednesday, October 25th, through Friday, October 27th, 2017. Projected agenda summary: Wednesday session: Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2017/18 […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program continues to rapidly progress and at the moment, this capital development scheme is about 93% completed. The massive expansion program will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity. The filling of the fourth phase of the Pacific […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for restoration and stabilization of a side channel/island complex located on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River navigation channel in Pool 9, 5 miles downstream of Lansing, IA. The project site is located in the Upper Mississippi […]