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  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. According to USACE, approximately […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Rock removal from portions of the 40-foot deep Main Ship Channel in the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Boston, Mass., will be conducted under the terms of a $2,231,250.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. The […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2016 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the Americas. The proposed expansion […]

  • 9 April 2013

    There is a dredger engine room kilometres away from sea, which is toiled away at by budding marine engineers. There are three 1960s engines within, and hours are spent on maintenance and regular overhauls. Located at Manukau Institute of Technology, it is the only place in the country where marine engineering students can gain practical […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems is undertaking the complete electrical outfitting of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Spauwer, developed in-house by Den Herder Seaworks. The works are taking place at Shipyard Trico B.V. in Rotterdam. The TSHD Spauwer is a large and highly sophisticated hopper dredger with a length of 142 meters. It is designed for […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In mid-April of 2016, the Indian Navy’s grab hopper dredger, Dredger-1 was preparing to depart its birth shipyard following a comprehensive one-year warrantee review. Tebma Shipyards Senior Vice President, M. Balasubramaniam, explained that the 44.15 by 12.2-meter vessel was designed to meet precise deepening requirements around docks and port installations and in riverine or other places […]

  • 9 October 2020

    Controllab, specialized in the analysis and growth of control software, has developed a simulator for a hopper dredger. The simulator has a Unity 3D coupling to show a 3D view of the dredger. With the help of this simulator, the company is developing motion compensation for the drag head. In cooperation with MSA Service, this […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    With its deep-water channel widened from 243 to 385m, the upgraded Guangzhou Port has officially started its operations, China Communications Construction (CCCC) said in their latest announcement. Designed and constructed by CCCC, the widening project for Guangzhou Port’s deep-water channel will put an end to the one-way navigation of large container ships between the mouth […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Heck is world renowned for its water management systems ideally suited to the maritime and dredging industries, and with its latest innovation they have created the potential to eliminate one of the largest and most damaging risks to both the economy and the environment; all wrapped up in a tiny 150mm by 630mm package. […]

  • 6 November 2013

    BMT has completed a series of studies for the Port of Liverpool’s new Seaforth ‘Liverpool 2’ (L2) Container Terminal Construction, which promises to bring 5000 new jobs to the area. The new facility will provide capability for a further half a million containers, taking its total annual capacity to approximately two million TEUs. BMT subsidiary […]

  • 19 February 2012

      The Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment is expanding the Maasgeul to prevent waiting times for ships entering the port of Rotterdam. This navigation channel to the North Sea is the access route for sea-going ships that have a draft of more than 14.3 metres. More and more of these ships come to Rotterdam […]

  • 16 November 2009

    The big idea of launching Sydney Harbour into a new era of shipping, putting it among the major ports on the east coast of North America, is approaching a critical decision point… Source: The Cape Breton Post, November 16, 2009

  • 1 July 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved nearly $2 million for maintenance dredging of the Authority’s berths at its… [mappress] Source: finance, July 1, 2010;

  • 1 August 2011

    The State Bond Commission on Friday approved more than $2 million to study the possibility of bringing a shipping container facility to… (theday) [mappress] Source: theday, August 1, 2011

  • 9 March 2010

    The Economic Co-ordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet which is scheduled to meet on Tuesday (today) with Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Syed Naveed Qamar, in the chair will allow the Ministry of Ports and Shipping to hire a dredging firm to deepen and widen Port Qasim navigation channel… [mappress] Source:brecorde,March 9,2010;

  • 19 January 2011

    Contractors working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, discovered four cannonballs in the Texas City Ship Channel … (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, January 19, 2011;

  • 22 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    NOT one of the 42 cruise ships under construction in dockyards around the world will be able to use the new White Bay passenger terminal announced by the State Government because they are too tall to pass under the Harbour Bridge… Source: Sydney Morning Herald, December 22, 2009;

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has completed the upgrade of the underwater pump and jet water system on trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Volvox Terranova for Van Oord. The renovation involved among others a complete engineering package. This package included a plan of repairs for the ship’s hull and modifications to accommodate a jet pump unit and the […]

  • 14 June 2010

    The task force appointed by shipping ministry to look at funding patterns of ship design and research has called for stepping up… [mappress] Source: shipping, June 14, 2010;

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Australia’s largest backhoe dredge – the giant Woomera has been busy lately clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The Ports North this morning released a video showing the backhoe dredge Woomera working near the Port of Cairns wharves as part of the dredging for the Cairns Shipping Development project. Spanning 65 meters in […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the initiative of the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA), shipowners and shipping industry leaders have joined forces to launch the inaugural European Shipping Week (ESW) in the first week of March 2015. Centered around a Flagship conference, Europe’s main shipping organisations as well as the European Commission are organizing a series of high level events to […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak representative group for Queensland minerals and energy companies has released its latest fact sheet focusing on shipping, ports and co-existence with the Great Barrier Reef. The fact sheet is the latest component in the ‘Working Alongside the Great Barrier Reef’ public awareness campaign launched last month by the Queensland Resources Council. Its release […]

  • 3 August 2020

    For the last couple of months, the MV Yed Prior has been docked at the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard in Delfzijl for a conversion. The vessel is being converted from a container ship to a gravel dredger for the fa. Spaansen. According to the Niestern Sander, the Yed Prior conversion project is expected to be […]

  • 11 September 2012

    Last week, on 4 September, ‘Ever Lambent’ was welcomed for the first time to the port of Rotterdam. This container ship from the Taiwanese shipping company Evergreen is the first of a series of 30 new ships to be added to its fleet in the next two years. The Ever Lambent can transport almost 8500 […]

  • 6 October 2020

    The dredger Kawatiri departed for Nelson last week to begin her annual maintenance dredging contract for Port Nelson, NZ. Port Nelson Ltd plans to remove a build-up of sediment from its berths and shipping lanes. This work has been conducted annually for around 30 years. Westport Port Manager, Jackie Mathers, said that the storm that […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Per Aarsleff A/S has entered into a contract with Region Gotland in Sweden, worth DKK 125 million (EUR 16,7 million), for the execution of a cruise ship quay in Port of Visby on Gotland in the Baltic Sea.   The first phase with draft design and pricing will begin now, while the final execution phase is […]