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  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami has reported its busiest January in history with a total of 104,183 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo (TEUs) activity, a 17% jump over January 2018 – a record month in its history.   “Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of another record-breaking year for both cargo and cruise passengers, $33 million in State grants have been allocated to PortMiami over the next five years. This is another important step that will help the Port better respond to the next generation of cruise and cargo business. The positive performance report comes as […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete. The port now offers Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes that can service cargo vessels up to 22 containers wide and up to nine containers above deck and eleven containers below. Additionally, a completed -50/-52 ft. dredge project […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami is working closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to ensure that the deepening of the Port is completed on time while continuing to protect the environment. “DEP has worked closely with PortMiami staff to ensure we are operating on schedule and with the appropriate […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 8 October 2013

    On July 10, 2013, the four new Super Post-Panamax gantry cranes leaved Changxing Island ZPMC Fabrication base on the Zhen Hua 13, and after a 60-day sea voyage, the new cranes arrived in Miami yesterday. They will be located between cranes 8 and 11 to work on wharves 2, 3 & 4. “The arrival of […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The opening of the expanded Panama Canal is fast approaching. The countdown is on, and PortMiami, the first port of call on the Asia-to-US route via the Canal, will be the only Atlantic Seaboard port south of Norfolk, Virginia with a channel deep enough to accommodate the super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami kicked off its Countdown to the Panama Canal 2015 campaign with a flag exchange between the U.S. and Panamanian officials that heralded the coming Post-Panamax era as one of the most important things to happen in shipping in the last century. Ambassador to the U.S., Mario Jaramillo, and Panama Canal Authority V.P. Rodolfo Sabonge […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bill Johnson, chairman of the Florida Ports Council and the director of PortMiami, was recognized by Governor Rick Scott at yesterday’s State of the State address during his remarks about the importance of Florida’s ports to economic development. The governor commended Johnson for building jobs at PortMiami. Bill Johnson said, “Governor Scott’s longstanding commitment to […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Rick Scott visited JAXPORT earlier this week to highlight his Fighting for Florida budget agenda, which includes more a more than $140 million investment for Florida Ports. Senator Scott also toured Port Tampa Bay, Port Canaveral, Port Panama City and PortMiami throughout the week to highlight his commitment to fighting for the continued success of Florida’s […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With seaborne trade gaining importance in terms of economic development of a nation, government organizations are largely investing in harbor deepening activities worldwide, Fact.MR said in their latest study on Harbor Deepening Market. A deeper harbor can accommodate heavy and large container ships allowing expansion of trading activities in the respective region. This has gained higher significance […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, October 27th, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion at PortMiami to launch the development of new legislation to improve the country’s ports, locks and dams, inland waterways, and other water resources infrastructure. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is legislation that authorizes the U.S. […]

  • 1 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    With the new year ahead of us, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular posts from 2015. Van Oord, Boskalis to Build Artificial Island Off Jakarta Van Oord and joint venture partner Royal Boskalis Westminster have won a major land reclamation contract in Indonesia. DEME Bags Major Contract in Singapore  Dredging […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 8-15).   PortMiami Dredging Pays Off PortMiami is positioning itself to capture new trade opportunities thanks to more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects now complete.   TSHD Severnaya Dvina Launched The launching ceremony of the 2000m³ trailing […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, Great Lakes won $218 million, or 37%, of the domestic dredging bid market, with the Delaware River deepening and the Corpus Christi LNG projects representing a significant portion of the awards. At September 30, […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and PortMiami are about to host a three-day event, the 104th Annual Convention and Exposition of AAPA. Member-only meetings will get underway on Monday, November 2, followed by two days of general business sessions focusing on supply chain optimization, infrastructure design and financing, community relations and industry awareness outreach. At the event, […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Ribbon Cutting for the Deep Dredge Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project.   Oakland Dredging in Full Swing The Port of Oakland is nearly a […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project. The PortMiami’s Deep Dredge is the largest dredging project conducted in the region in the past decade, and is the first of its kind in the nation to combine […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Boskalis to Work on Markermeer Dikes Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands.   New Excavators for DEME Early in […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    For the quarter ended March 31, 2015, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) reported revenue of $174.6 million, net loss of $8.4 million, and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $4.4 million. Total contracted backlog at quarter end was a record $741.2 million. “In the first quarter of 2015, we were awarded $208 million, or 84% […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is celebrating 125 years of successfully providing dredging and marine infrastructure services. In honor of the occasion, GLDD team members will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell. Founded in 1890 as Lydon and Drews Partnership, the Company completed […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, today confirmed that it has won a $134.5 million contract to deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel. As previously said, the project involves dredging of the entrance channel to a depth of 47 feet and represents the first step […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project, that will deepen the Port’s existing channel from its current 42-foot depth to minus 50-52’, will be completed this summer. This was announced yesterday by the Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez during the annual State of the County Address at Florida International University’s west Miami-Dade campus. Mayor Carlos Gimenez said that the Deep Dredge project […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to a proposed budget filed by Governor Rick Scott last month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $9.9 billion in funding this year for strategic transportation projects. Doreen DiPolito—owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida—applauded the move, citing its significance in supporting and creating construction jobs […]