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  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Canadian Halifax Port Authority has confirmed that the work on the temporary South End Container Terminal berth extension has started, implementing its August 2018 board decision and announced at Halifax Port Days. According to an official announcement, the berth extension will ensure that the Port of Halifax will continue […]

  • 23 November 2011

    One of the Tacoma Port main containership terminals requires dredging since sediments limited its use making it difficult to berth ships at the terminal. The Port officials plan to spend $1.5 million to deepen water adjacent. Conducted test proved that sediments have significantly reduced the depth along Piers 3 and 4. According to the port’s […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Clamshell head on this dredge boat is removing sediment from the bottom of Newark Bay, in effort to deepen the harbor to 50 feet. This is part of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project, that when complete, will allow bigger container vessels to enter the harbor. The project area is the main […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Cruz Harbor (CA) has just presented an update on the ongoing entrance channel dredging project. In their December newsletter they said that during the first few weeks of the season, the crew made steady progress digging out toward the harbor mouth along the western side of the channel. “Addressing shoaling along the western margins creates […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that they have received $138 million in construction funding for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project in the President’s Budget. “This allows us to stay on schedule with the deepening. We also received operations and maintenance funds of $19.4 million for Charleston Harbor, $3.9 […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following a record-setting month of container volumes achieved in May, the SC Ports Authority Board of Directors has adopted a financial plan that includes continued cargo growth, increased operating revenues and significant capital investments. The plan projects pier container volume of 1.15 million boxes during FY2016, a 7.2 percent increase over projected totals for the […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Since beginning of February 2019, Wasa Dredging’s backhoe dredger Optimus, self propelled split hopper barges Boann and Sinann are working together with the self propelled split hopper barge Johannes de Rijke in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda. The dredging work is being performed as part of the Port of Klaipeda’s reconstruction program, aimed to result […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group said in its latest post that their dual fuel (diesel and LNG) trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Minerva’ is conducting sand renourishing works at the Belgian coast in Nieuwpoort. These shoreline reinforcement works are combined with maintenance dredging works in the access channel to the Port of Ostend, DEME said. In the shallow waters […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Nigeria gave a 20-year concession for part of Apapa Port in Lagos to Eco Support Nigeria Ltd., which will spend $124 million over the next…  (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, November 3, 2011;

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Newman LNP Government has welcomed Labor’s support to use dredge material beneficially on land rather than disposing of it off shore – marking a crucial step in bipartisan support for protection of the Great Barrier Reef.  Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said Labor’s support for disposing of […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    During the last month, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) reached a volume of more than 1 million m³ of dredged material removed from seven dredging sites – for the first time in six years of its existence. These dredge spots include the Mariupol, Berdyansk, Kherson and Mykolayiv Ports, as well as the Kherson Sea […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Weifang Port is planning an expansion of its capacity with an investment worth approximately USD 1.6 Billion, reports SinoShip News Portal. The plan is to build thirteen 5000- ton class berths and at least nineteen 20,000- ton class berths in the next three years. Speaking in the long-term, Weifang Port intends to raise its capacity […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tacoma began dredging contaminated sediments in Blair Waterway on September 15 in preparation to expand Pier 4. The Port detected a marine biocide, called tributyltin, while completing a dredging inspection for the site evaluation to expand Pier 4 for larger ships. The Port of Tacoma has agreed to complete the cleanup of […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée Region has awarded a contract for the port expansion of Port-La-Nouvelle, in south-western France, to the consortium formed by Bouygues Travaux Publics (lead company) and Boskalis Nederland BV. The total value of the project amounts to €199 million, for an overall project cost of €237 million, forming part of the Region’s program for […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from the 8th-12th December 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This work forms part of the normal maintenance program to maintain this facility in a safe and serviceable condition. All work will be carried out within the terms and conditions of Copper Coast Council’s licence from the Environment Protection […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The past two months have been huge for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. Getting deeper and deeper into the phases, the project hit two major milestones, which has officially moved Post 45 from the Feasibility Phase to the Preconstruction Engineering and Design Phase. In December, Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander, and Jim […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said in its latest announcement that they have won a $110 million port construction contract in the Republic of Iraq. Extended by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s southern region of Basra and it is being funded through ODA […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Expansion and modernization of the Port of Praia is expected to be completed in May 2013 under a project funded by a 200 million-euro line of credit provided by Portugal, reports Cape Verdean newspaper Expresso das Ilhas. Portuguese construction consortium Somague/MSF/Etermar will carry out the second phase of work at a cost of 72 million […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority Board approved $86.5 million to purchase four new ship-to-shore cranes and 20 new rubber-tired gantry cranes (RTGs) used to handle containers at Garden City Terminal. “Our continued infrastructure investments enable us to work larger vessels and provide faster service to our customers,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “With this latest […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Director Roger Guenther has confirmed that dredging of the Bayport channel has received a ‘green light’ from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the regular monthly meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, Guenther noted that PHA operating revenues in August 2014 have again exceeded […]

  • 30 July 2010

    DB Schenker Rail Polska is to invest EUR22.5 million (US$29.24 million) in the Baltic Sea Polish ports of Szczecin and Swinousjscie by expanding facilities in the addition of new wharfs and cranes by 2018 with the ports’ authority. DB Schenker Rail Polska CEO Hans-Georg Werner said the company would buy two gantry cranes in Szczecin […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The recently appointed Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Claire Perry visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham recently, where she discussed plans to strengthen existing rail infrastructure at the facility dubbed ‘the King’s Cross of rail freight’. The minister toured the port as part of a visit organized by local Government officials including […]