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  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest release that the next IADC Young Author Award will be presented on 10 May 2018 at the 34th PIANC World Congress 2018 in Panama City. According to IADC, they instituted this Young Author Award to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Invited by Mr. Jorge Barakat, Minister of Maritime Affairs and head of the Autoridad Maritima de Panama (AMP), Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) in a partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) will teach a week-long class from April 9-13 in Panama City, Panama.   OAS’s initiative is being run through the Inter-American Committee on Ports […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Neal Dunn recently welcomed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) inclusion of the Port Panama City dredging project in their 2019 Work Plan. According to Congressman Dunn, USACE announced sufficient funding to complete the critical dredging project. The dredging will deepen the East Channel to 36 feet and expand the opportunities for larger […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutra Group has just released an interesting photo of its dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand on Panama City Beach in Pinnacle Point, Florida. The work is part of the overall $17.8 million worth Panama City Beach Renourishment project. The renourishment project – spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles – will take place […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Panama City Beach is commemorating the start of 2012 by celebrating the completion of its three-month $16 million beach renourishment project. Working with the United States Corps of Engineers, the destination pumped 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to approximately 7.5 miles of beach, extending the shoreline by 100 feet in many locations. This is […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourth Panama City Beach Renourishment Project, worth $17.8 million, officially kicked off on Tuesday. The interim renourishment project is taking place along four segments of beach, spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles. The County Pier, the City Pier, a part of Treasure Island and a segment of Pinnacle […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The beach renourishment project which began on Panama City Beach’s west end has moved east. The three month long project has migrated to its final staging area in the east end on near the Regency Towers on Thomas Drive. The US Army Corps of Engineers pumped sand onto the beach. The project will extend the […]

  • 16 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA CITY – Construction of a new set of locks for the Panama Canal will begin in January, the consortium that holds the concession for the expansion project said… Source: Latin America Herald Tribune, November 14, 2009;

  • 16 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 10-16, 2017).   PHOTO: TSHD Sospan Dau Working on the DWDR Development Last week, the Port of Dover released a beautiful sunset photo of trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau working on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen was officially launched last Friday at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, FL. The 111 meter long dredger was built for Weeks Marine, marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ. “It’s been quite a long time in the making,” Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern […]

  • 8 March 2011

    Public policy and private interests are on a collision course in Panama City. By J. Michael Brown (panhandleparade) [mappress] Source: panhandleparade, March 8, 2011  

  • 12 October 2011

    The third beach renourishment project is under way along Panama City Beach…   By Kavontae Smalls (wjhg) [mappress] Source: wjhg, October 12, 2011;

  • 29 August 2011

    Work is under way on two projects to dredge Massalina Bayou and four lakes in Panama City… BY ALI HELGOTH (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, August 29, 2011;

  • 25 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA CITY – One hundred years after the first blocks of cement were placed in 1909 for construction of the Panama Canal, the interoceanic waterway through which 983,000 ships have sailed during a century of operations… More: Latin America Herald Tribune

  • 17 January 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract from Ocean Reef Island Inc to construct an artificial island off the coast near the residential area of Punta Pacifica in Panama City. The project, with a contract value of approximately € 55 million, is already underway and the project is expected to be completed mid […]

  • 24 August 2011

    This year was a record-breaking one for the Panama City Port Authority, and the organization expects next year to be even better… BY ALI HELGOTH (waltonsun) [mappress] Source: waltonsun, August 24, 2011;

  • 27 September 2011

    In case you’ve recently seen some large equipment popping up along the beachfront, it’s all part of the latest multimillion-dollar sand …   BY PAT KELLY (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, September 27, 2011;

  • 21 November 2010

    Panama City commissioners will consider a costly dredging project to clear a channel that was dredged less than two years ago…   By J. Michael Brown (panhandleparade) [mappress] Source: panhandleparade, November 21, 2010;

  • 20 January 2011

    Panama City Beach officials are ready to move forward with a beach renourishment project, but recent action by Florida’s governor could … By J. Michael Brown (panhandleparade) [mappress] Source: panhandleparade, January 20, 2011;

  • 15 August 2012

    Bauer Fundaciones Panamá is carrying out vibrocompaction work on the Ocean Reef artificial Island project in Panama City, Panama. The project involves the creation of two artificial islands, the first man-made islands in Latin America, which will accommodate 138 luxury apartments and a marina when complete. The islands will be linked to the mainland with […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott has announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall Air Force Base, with its $2.6 billion in defense economic impact in Bay County. “We want Florida to be the […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Back in 2013, Royal IHC successfully delivered the new backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in Panama City. The vessel was initially deployed for the expansion of the Panama Canal. Following the completion of the expansion project, the dredger is now performing maintenance dredging tasks along the Canal. The contract […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Vessels

    On Monday, September 6, Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and his wife Ana Matilde Alemán launched the QUIBIÁN I, a new cutter suction dredge custom-built by IHC Beaver Dredgers for the Panama Canal expansion. The QUIBIÁN I, named after a 15th century indigenous Panamanian leader whose name signifies resolution and unity, is […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Central America Chapter (formerly known as the Panama Chapter) will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on September 13-15 at the Hilton Downtown in Panama City, Panama. The event, held in partnership with the Panama Canal Authority, Panama Ports Company and the Organization of American States, will serve as a premiere forum where dredging contractors […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne, Transport and Infrastructure, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will co-host the 34th PIANC World Congress from May 7 to 12, 2018 in Panama City, Panama. The congress will present and discuss the most relevant topics to the waterborne transport infrastructure sector. The advantage of this gathering is the […]