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  • 24 January 2013

    The first vessel to use the new $30 million wharf extension at Sulphur Point arrived on Tuesday 22 January and is currently discharging the Port of Tauranga s new Liebherr ship to shore container crane. The 170 metre wharf extension, due for completion at the end of March, is a major part of the $180 […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In her introduction to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, new Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria underscored the importance of collective leadership and working together for the greater good. Attorney Longoria is making history as the first woman to chair the Port Commission. “I don’t do […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today released new official figures on dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area which show our Reef continues to be treated as a coal and gas highway and a rubbish tip, risking UNESCO listing the Reef as World Heritage in Danger. “There is only one Great Barrier Reef. […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 21 January 2013

    VolkerStevin has won a ‘Silver’ Green Apple Award which recognises its outstanding sustainability practices on the Central Felixstowe Coastal Protection Scheme. The award, which was accepted by representatives of the project team at the House of Commons, praised their innovative measures to ensure that the project was run in a sustainable way with minimal impact […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building, 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. History will be made as the first female chairman convenes the meeting. This will […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Société Merceron TP has won the 3,455,711 EUR dredging contract. This project includes a maintenance dredging work in the Ports of Loctudy and Lesconil, in order to maintain adequate depths in the harbours and access channels. Loctudy is a fishing port and seaside resort in Brittany, France, at the mouth of the Pont-l’Abbé river estuary. […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dioxin levels in lake-bottom sediments in most areas at the northern tip of Lake Washington are consistent with background soil and sediment concentrations found in the Seattle-area, according to data released today from a joint study by the city of Kenmore (Kenmore) and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). “We’re encouraged by these findings,” said […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Board of Saudi Ports Authority held a meeting on Saturday, 10/13/2012 in Dhiba port under the chairmanship of His Excellency Dr. Jubarah AL Suraiseri Transport Minister & Chairman of The Board of Saudi Ports Authority. At the beginning of the meeting the board expressed its deep gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement from Bill Johnson, chairman of the Florida Ports Council and port director for PortMiami, on Governor Scott’s commitment of $38 million to the JAXPORT Mile Point Project. “Governor Scott has demonstrated an unprecedented commitment to Florida’s ports. Florida’s 15 ports work together seamlessly to create a system […]

  • 14 January 2013

    At a 2 p.m. event, Gov. Rick Scott will formally announce $38 million to wrap up the next phase of Mile Point project, reports jacksonville.com. It is estimated that this program should create 3,500 jobs. Regarding this plan, Gov. Scott stated: “We don’t know how many years it’s going to take … we need the […]

  • 11 January 2013

    “Van Oord Ukraine” has been appointed by the Illichivsk Sea Commercial Port for the dredging project at the port’s approach channel. “Moebius Construction Ukraine” and SC “Van Oord Ukraine” were taking part in the tender for this capital project. Van Oord’s proposal was defined as the most attractive from a price perspective. The contract will […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Konecranes introduces the world’s first hybrid reach stacker for container handling, with a lifting capacity of 45 tons. The SMV 4531 TB5 HLT features a hybrid diesel/electric driveline, an electrified hydraulic lifting system, and a super capacitor based energy storage. This innovative lift truck will cut fuel consumption and emissions while offering improved performance in […]

  • 10 January 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the dredging project at the Barbours Terminal, Main Channel and Turning Basin, and HSC Morgan’s Point. The work consist of dredging of approximately 300,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from the Barbours Cut Terminal Main Channel as well as dredging approximately 1,300,000 CY from the […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Septentrio announced that DEME, a world leading group of dredging and land reclamation companies, has selected the TERRASTAR-D® “Precise Point Positioning” service to work with its Septentrio GNSS receivers. The Belgian dredging and environmental group is exploiting the service using Septentrio AsteRx2eL GNSS positioning and AsteRx2eH GNSS heading receivers to support its nearshore dredging and […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The long-awaited dredging project in the Accabonac Harbor has officially commenced, reports 27east.com. County Legislator Jay Schneiderman stated that this nearly $1.15 million dredging program will continue through January 15. Gibson & Cushman Contracting Inc. is conducting this very important project, according to patch.com. The Accabonac Harbor dredging project will include opening the inlet and […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) reacted yesterday to recent statements from Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers which indicate that the Mississippi River will be able to sustain navigation through the end of January for towboats and barges at a 9-foot draft, as rock pinnacle […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The threat to the Great Barrier Reef from massive coal port developments has been featured on French television, in a sign of growing international concern for the future of the world’s largest coral reef. The ten minute news report includes interviews with fishermen in Gladstone Harbour who blame dredging of coal and gas shipping channels […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging fleet in Darwin Harbour will soon be boosted with the arrival of the Vox Maxima, a large dredger being used as a barge in Darwin because of its large hopper. This reduces the number of trips to the offshore spoil ground. By mid January, a new dredger, the Volvox Asia, will arrive to […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to project river stages will sustain the authorized 9-foot deep commercial navigation channel between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill. The Corps continues to apply all available capabilities and resources to keep the channel open. The latest weather outlook indicates a warming trend and the potential for rain […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fox Waterway Agency has proposed constructing a 29-acre in-lake sediment storage and dewatering facility (SDF) using beneficially reused dredged sediment. The Fox Waterway Agency will improve navigation by hydraulically and mechanically dredging sediment from the Chain O’Lakes and Fox River and transporting the material via pumping or barge to the newly constructed island. The […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District released for public review environmental draft documents for the proposed Encinitas-Solana Beach coastal storm damage reduction project. The Corps will hold a public hearing in each city in February 2013. The public has until Feb. 26, 2013 to provide comments. The documents being released are the […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation believes Dr Matt Landos final report titled ‘Investigation of the causes of aquatic animal health problems in the Gladstone harbour and near-shore waters’ is in direct conflict with the growing mountain of scientific and circumstantial evidence showing no links between dredging and disease in fish. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Chief Executive […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has highlighted the impacts to fragile marine environments from dredged material being dumped on the Great Barrier Reef. AMCS GBR Campaign Director Felicity Wishart said dredging three million tonnes of sea-floor and dumping it on the Reef would threaten feeding and breeding ground for vulnerable species. “The public environment […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]