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  • 3 November 2010

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced the successful completion and official opening of Phase 1 of the expansion of its Spanish terminal, DP World Tarragona. Three Super Post-Panamax cranes capable of handling vessels with a nominal capacity of over 13,800 TEU (twenty foot equivalent container units) were also commissioned, adding to the two Panamax […]

  • 17 August 2011

    The Tampa Port Authority Board of Commissioners approved a beneficial, joint project with The Mosaic Company that will result in the transfer of dredge materials from Mosaic’s port berth along the Alafia River to one of the port authority’s spoil islands. The cooperative arrangement between the port authority and Mosaic will assist Mosaic and the […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The need for emergency dredging in Michigan’s harbors and marinas was addressed this month by the Michigan House with the approval of legislation providing funding and making the dredging process more affordable. State Rep. Jon Bumstead voted for emergency funding to dredge public harbors and marinas throughout the state, as well as bills easing restrictions […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 6 December Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) was granted a mining permit by New Zealand authorities. This resolved a major area of uncertainty and does much to put CRP back on track. However, timings have suffered, which has weighed on CRP’s funding position and investor sentiment. CRP is now seeking NZ$6m of new capital to […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Technology Foundation STW and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are jointly funding a research project at the Universities of Twente, Aberdeen and Liverpool, for a feasible sand transport model within the coastal development. STW’s previous research in the British-Dutch project Santoss, has generated an enhanced sand transport model which yielded the influence […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The Southern Asia Ports, Logistics and Shipping 2012 Exhibition and Conference kicked off with great fanfare at Cinnamon Grand Hotel in Colombo,  the 26th of April. Being set on this occasion for the first time in Colombo for two days, this event is in its 7th consecutive year to be held in Southern Asia. It […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc is pleased to update shareholders on its dredging operations on the Pampana River in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The discussion that follows is from an operations report prepared by Dale Bourassa, Operations Manager for Allied Mining in Sierra Leone. “The first dredge was launched on April 15th and the first day of operation […]

  • 14 April 2010

    DREDGING works on Lake Wendouree could see rowers back on the water well before the lake’s expected fill date of 2013… [mappress] Source:thecourier,April 14,2010;

  • 28 September 2011

    The Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port, formally opens a new deep water shipping terminal. The new terminal which consists of two berths – Berths 8&9 – is the first stage of a £1 billion plus inward investment programme in Hutchison’s UK ports. Currently the Port of Felixstowe deals with over 40 per […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday that the State has obtained more than 80 percent of the property easements needed to enable construction of shore protection and flood mitigation projects designed to safeguard New Jersey residents against a future hurricane or other significant coastal […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, Heidi Heitkamp, has announced that a new bipartisan water infrastructure bill includes a provision to provide federal funding for long-term maintenance and operation costs related to the permanent levee protecting the City of Devils Lake and the surrounding area from flood waters. From 1993 to 2011, Devils Lake rose more than 30 […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Executives from the Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals were on hand today for the concession signing ceremony for Sweden’s Skandia Container Terminal. The decision reflects the port’s review of APM Terminals’ bid submitted on 7 September 2011 to manage the port for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD 115 million […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) completed its Container Handling Equipment (CHE) Upgrade Project by receiving the final consignment of 50 yard tractors on Wednesday. The previous consignments consisted of ship-to-shore cranes and Rubber-Tyred-Gantry (RTG) cranes used for transferring containers between stacks in the yard. The CHE upgrade project which was started in mid 2009 […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Government ministers and industry game-changers convene in Abu Dhabi as Middle East maritime infrastructure growth meets economic opportunity to create a new seaborne trade superpower. The third annual edition of the World Ports & Trade Summit will be opened tomorrow as global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports & […]

  • 3 May 2012

    A major oil company in Saudi Arabia has awarded Murjan Al-Sharq for Marine Services (MSMS)., via open tender process, a contract to dredge a sea water plant. The project required the contractor to remove 86,000m³ (111,800 yds³) of fine sand from the sea water intake lagoon. The lagoon is a trapezoidal shape with the following […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) last week announced the arrival of Cape Taweelah, the first fully-laden Capesize vessel to call at any GCC port at its quay at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports has modified the approaches to Khalifa Port to accommodate Capesize vessels bound for EGA, making it the first port in […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ilonggo Senator Franklin Drilon has urged the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to act on the business tycoon Enrique Razon Jr.’s $166 million proposal to develop two Iloilo ports. At a recent briefing attended by Ilonggo political leaders and business groups, Mr. Christian Gonzalez, International Container Terminal Services’s Global Corporate Head, revealed that the Razon-led ICTSI […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    After lots of talk in the past year about starting major dredging projects in the Morgan City area, it is expected that the work will finally be in full swing by the summer, the Louisiana’s Port of Morgan City said in a release. The port officials plan to achieve a decent enough water depth by […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has won a contract for the design and delivery of the complete dredge installations for two new LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) from Van Oord. The two dredge installations are going to be delivered for the two 10,500m³ TSHDs that Van Oord is currently building in Singapore. Dave Vander Heyde, Chief Executive […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in their recent announcement that the latest round of dredging operations on the approach channel of the Azov Sea’s Berdyansk Port are now completed.  According to the official announcement, “the implementation of these works helped to improve the conditions of navigation on the approach channel. The plans for the […]

  • 14 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 8-14, 2018).   Gothenburg Port Expansion Kicks Off After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Swedish Port of Gothenburg has started.   Jan De Nul Bags Port of […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a $577,000 contract to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa, for adaptive management at the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa. Work will begin this month with completion expected by the end of December 2015. The chutes at Sandy Point Bend were […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mark Butler’s decision to defer his consideration of the dredging application for Abbot Point Coal Terminal comes as no real surprise, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said. ‘It was always going to be difficult for him to make a calm and reasoned decision in the hothouse political environment of an election […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    “The developer of the terminal has submitted the application for extending the deadline for completion by 12 months until July of 2014,” says Mr. Neinar Seli, the chairman of the supervisory board of Port of Tallinn, regarding the granted authority to change the building rights contract. According to the representative of Rail Garant Estonia OÜ, […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. The Board approved a $0.021 per share cash dividend, to be paid on September 14, 2012 to the holders of record of common stock of the Company at the close of business on […]