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  • 14 October 2010

    Portsmouth City Council has agreed plans to dredge the port, currently 7.5m deep at low tide, to 9.3m, which will safeguard current cargo… By Rory O’Keeffe (portsmouth) [mappress] Source: portsmouth, October 15, 2010;

  • 3 November 2011

    Major works to prepare Portsmouth Harbour for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s biggest ever ships will start in the coming weeks… (portsmouth) [mappress] Source: portsmouth, November 3, 2011;

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next phase of Portsmouth’s coastal defense work will begin today on the eastern side of Portsea Island. Plans include 750 meters of rock to prevent flooding and further erosion of the coastline and work will stretch from Great Salterns Quay, near Tangier Road, to the University of Portsmouth’s Langstone Campus, off of Locksway Road. […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Defence Infrastructure Organisation has unveiled plan for the capital dredging and jetty upgrade works at the Portsmouth Harbour. The work includes: – A contract for the refurbishment and upgrading of the jetty, berthing facilities and shore services, including high voltage electrical power, for the new Queen Elizabeth Aircraft (QEC) at HMNB Portsmouth, – Additionally the […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has just visited Portsmouth where he set out the government’s next steps in building the most modern navy in the world. On a visit to the home of the Royal Navy, the Chancellor announced a new national shipbuilding strategy in advance of a decision later this year on orders […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin Ltd. has just released a photo from the ongoing Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) base porting infrastructure project in Portsmouth. The project, worth £34.4 million, is for the reconstruction of the Middle Slip Jetty at HMNB Portsmouth, which will house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. These works come as a part of the overall £100 million investment in HMNB […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Surveying and maintenance dredging operations are to be conducted within the areas of the Portsmouth Harbour and its approach channels from 8 to 22 March 2019, reports the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. In the notice, the QHM Portsmouth said that the contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster Ltd. For the project, the contractor will be using […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter this week issued the following statements after the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was announced following Senate and House negotiations. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve Portsmouth’s flood defenses is making good progress on two fronts. Portsmouth City Council has completed the first phase of preparation work in the north of the city while a bid for funding for work in Southsea is taking shape after a successful public consultation. Trees and vegetation have been cleared alongside Ports […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting on the 4th of July, two new public consultations will be launched which will begin to help shape an exciting future for one of the Portsmouth’s most cherished assets. The first consultation will be on options for new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. “The Southsea Coastal Scheme team will have lots […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents from across Portsmouth will have a chance to come and meet the team behind the Southsea Coastal Scheme at a series of public events. The scheme is responsible for delivering new flood defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events. “The ambition is to create […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An iron cannon has been recovered during the dredging project that will prepare HMNB Portsmouth for the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.  The cannon was found by Boskalis Westminster, which has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry out the £31 million dredging program. The discovery was swiftly reported to […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent completion of Newhaven project, ML (UK) Dredging team has arrived in Portsmouth to carry out crucial work for the INEOS British Racing Team. According to the company, ‘Boxer’ dredger along with Split hopper barge ‘Split Two’ are now in Portsmouth Harbor where they will carry out dredging of the Camber docks. Dredging […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the dredging vessels involved in the Portsmouth harbor dredging project found an unexploded Second World War device earlier this morning, Royal Navy just announced. The bomb was found by Boskalis, which has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry out the £31 million dredging program. The harbor is currently being […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Surveying and maintenance dredging of the HMNB Portsmouth is set to begin in early February, informs the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. According to the notice, dredging will be conducted in the maintained areas within Portsmouth Harbor and its approach channels from 9 to 20 February 2020. The contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Britain’s Defense Minister Harriett Baldwin is set to announce that millions of meters of mud have been dredged, clearing the way for Britain’s newest aircraft carrier to sail safely into her new home at Portsmouth Harbor. The Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) awarded a contract to Boskalis Westminster to make room for the 65,000-tonne HMS Queen […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £34 million design and build contract for the reconstruct of jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) that will house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The existing Middle Slip jetty, originally built in the 1920’s, has seen several modifications throughout the years including an extensive review and […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new coastal defenses at Milton Common and Anchorage Park have been completed on time and under budget. Planning has now started on the Tipner Lake scheme, where work will begin in 2017. The 10-year project to give Portsmouth much needed flood defenses is managed by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership in their capacity as […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to build new sea defenses which will ensure the safety of more than 8000 properties and 700 businesses took a step forward as the planning application for the Southsea Coastal Scheme was submitted for approval to the local planning authority, the Portsmouth City Council reports.  “The Scheme, which has been in development since the […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have destroyed a Second World War German device found in Portsmouth Harbor during dredging work ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth. The bomb was towed out to open waters 1.5 miles east of the Isle of Wight where a controlled explosion took place at 4pm yesterday. Shipping movements […]

  • 13 April 2012

      After a series of computer simulator tests, the plans for a deeper channel in Portsmouth Harbour were approved. The Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers needed the channel to be deeper in order to sail in and out of the harbour. According to, the plans will include dredging of a new 30ft-deep approach channel […]

  • 24 May 2013

    The Naval Facilities Engineering Command has announced a plan for the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard dredging project, located in Kittery, ME. This development project consists of dredging at berthing spaces and dry dock entrances at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, ME. Work includes acceptance of Government’s pre-dredge hydrographic survey, lobster mitigation actions, dredging, dewatering/amending, sampling, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Part of the WWII torpedo was found today by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. The object was discovered on Hamilton Bank, at the approach to the Portsmouth Harbor, by Boskalis Westminster. The Dutch dredging company has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis 4,500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Freeway has arrived at the HMNB Portsmouth and is dredging the channel ahead of the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. To accommodate their vast size and bow design, over three million cubic meters of clay, sand and gravel will be removed from over two miles of Portsmouth […]