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  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Waitaki District Council has confirmed that the dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor are set to start today or tomorrow. Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present […]

  • 6 February 2013

    Introduced in 2011, the PW118MR-8 wheeled excavator was designed at the Komatsu European Technical Centre in Hanover and is the result of a synergy between a joint team of Japanese and European researchers who integrate the most advanced technology from Japan into machines that match the specific requirements of the European market. Manufactured by Komatsu […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new $2.5 million project to extend the secondary wharf at Berth 10 will make Townsville more attractive for car carriers, Port of Townsville said in their latest release.  Townsville marine contractor Pacific Marine Group Pty Ltd (PMG) was successful in securing the contract to upgrade the important Roll on Roll off (RoRo) wharf extension […]

  • 6 February 2012

    A new battle has emerged in the fight over proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest…   By David Lawlor (earthjustice) [mappress] Source: earthjustice, February 6, 2012; Image:  arcweb.sos.state.or

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Everett is planning to dig contaminated sediments out of Port Gardner Bay in order to further develop one of the West Coast’s busiest deep-water seaports. The work would improve the local environment, Puget Sound and navigational access to the port’s Pacific Terminal. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comments through March […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion works, the largest since the canal original construction, have reached near completion, with only four percent left to be completed.  In late December, the plug separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel was finally removed. The blasting that was performed on Thursday, 24 December, cleared the way for Panama Canal Dredging Division […]

  • 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 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this week opened various wharf and ramp structures built by Sunshine Coast dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting in the remote territory of Tokelau, a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. The wharves – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A cornerstone-laying ceremony was held recently at Puerto Quetzal in Guatemala for the Grup TCB’s new Container Terminal on the Pacific coast. The first phase of the improvements will be completed by the end of 2015, when the company should start operating new Puerto Quetzal Container Terminal (TCQ). TCQ will operate the new port terminal, 110 kilometers […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The Gardline Group is a marine science and technology company owning and operating a fleet of ocean going survey ships specializing in the provision of seabed investigation and Government support activities globally. Asia Pacific Maritime Institute Pty Ltd / PIVOT Maritime International Pty Ltd is a maritime consulting, training and simulation company, that specializes in […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) dredger Merritt is on site at Oregon Inlet, but heavy winds have delayed the crew’s ability to begin dredging operations.  The Wilmington District’s crew will stay at the inlet, and will attempt to move through the navigation span to the east side of the bridge during high tide […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Asian and Pacific Coasts (APAC), that will be held in Chennai from September 7-10, 2015, is an international gathering aimed to promote academic and technical exchange on coastal related studies that include coastal engineering and coastal environmental problems, among the Asian and Pacific countries/regions. APAC 2015 at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA has invited interested parties to submit an abstract for a technical presentation at their Fall 2018 conference in Honolulu, HI.  The conference will take place in Waikiki, from October 23, through October 25, 2018. New to the 2018 conference is an additional half day of conference proceedings to provide attendees […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Seatronics Pte Ltd, an Acteon company, has purchased Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd’s M3 Sonar System to add to its Asia Pacific rental fleet. The purchase is part of an ongoing investment by Seatronics into cutting-edge technology to support its global marine equipment rental fleet growth and marks a significant improvement in Seatronics’ advanced sonar imaging and […]

  • 13 December 2012

    CMA CGM, the world’s third-largest container shipping line, has purchased a stake in the Port of Long Beach’s Pier J, a move that will bring an additional 2.6 million container units to the Port and increase Port revenues by about $70 million over the next five years. The investment makes the Marseille, France-based ocean carrier […]

  • 4 November 2012

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is scheduled to begin the annual dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Nov. 5. Removal of about 770,000 cubic yards of material will begin in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Wash., extending to the middle of the harbor. The Corps’ Seattle District awarded a $4.25 […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another environmental milestone has been reached at the former Lockheed West Seattle Shipyard/Shipyard 2 on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued an order to the Lockheed Martin Corporation for the cleanup of their property on Seattle’s Elliott Bay. Lockheed West Seattle/Shipyard 2, is the latest in a series of more than […]

  • 31 March 2010

    US ports are finding that they have to come up with increasing amounts of money to keep pace with demands from shipping lines serving the Pacific route, or jeopardise partnerships with Chinese and other Asian investors. Source:Cargo News Asia,March 31,2010

  • 23 November 2009

    THE Philippine Ports Authority has signed with Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and its partner Harbour Centre Port Terminal Inc. a $308 million, 25-year contract to modernize the Manila North Harbor… Source: Manilla Standard, November 20, 2009;

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helped California make history this week when the largest container ship ever to visit the United States berthed at the port of Oakland, an achievement port officials are calling a milestone in trans-Pacific trade. The quarter-mile long Benjamin Franklin, operated by the French-based CMA CGM group, arrived from Los […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Representative Peter DeFazio yesterday introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Port of Long Beach on Friday welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island. “This is the largest container vessel now serving the U.S.-Asia trade, […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James yesterday in support of the Maurice River dredging project. According to Van Drew, this critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the […]