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  • 15 March 2010

    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has signed an agreement with Somali’s Puntland state to help expand the capacity of the port of Bossasso in Puntland on the Horn of Africa… [mappress] Source: Ports & Ships Maritime News, March 16, 2010;

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wetlands Youth Summit, hosted by the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, will take place on September 9, 2017, at the Terrebonne North Library in Gray, La. The Wetlands Youth Summit aims to bring young leaders together to discuss the various challenges and potential solutions for gulf coast communities. This program is supported by proceeds from […]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Despite reservations expressed by some of the communities and people doing business at the Niger River over the slow performance of the companies dredging the river, Transport Minister, Alhaji Ibrahim Isa Bio has said that the dredging work is going on smoothly and according to specification. [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 4, 2009

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed dune augmentation project adjacent to the root of the South Jetty at Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the project is to prevent further foredune erosion and to minimize […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, and the U.S. Coast Guard had a “First Stone” Event at J.E. McAmis’ Mouth of the Columbia River South Jetty Project yesterday. Senator Wyden, Congresswoman Herrera-Beutler, Congresswoman Bonamici, CAPT Smith – USCG Sector Columbia River Commander, and COL Mike Helton – USACE […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has recently managed heavy lift vessel project for Shanghai-based heavy-duty equipment manufacturer ZPMC in Tanzania. Last month, ISS Tanzania acted as port and discharging agents for the carrier Zen Hua 21 which was carrying two SSG (Ship to Shore Gantry) and seven RTG (Rubber-Tyred Gantry) cranes for the Tanzania International Container […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Hams District Council has just announced that the plans for repair of a 50m stretch of the damaged Kingsbridge’s Quay Wall are underway with the tender due to be issued in February by the council. Once the successful contractor has been agreed towards the end of March, work is due to start on site […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) celebrated last week the 24th edition of its annual Latin American Congress of Ports in Arica, Chile. Continuing to strengthen its status as the premier port conference in Latin America, the Congress gathered from November 30th to December 3rd over 300 delegates from 20 countries in Arica. With […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredger cuts through dense cattails and reeds in Central Africa. The patented WeedMaster Cutterhead cut 4m+ tall vegetation into 1 to 4 inch pieces and pumped it several hundred feet away through a pipeline. The system can work continuously without unloading into barges like mechanical dredgers and conveyor harvesters.     […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron, MI, is set to begin sand dredging operations on the mouth of the Black River Canal today. During the dredging work, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron. Also weather permitting, sand dredged from […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Bolloré Africa Logistics has just awarded VINCI the contract to plan and build the 3rd container berth in the port of Lomé, in Togo. The works, worth €42.5m, will be carried out by a consortium composed of three Group subsidiaries: Soletanche Bachy (leader), Sogea-Satom and EMCC. Starting in May 2012, the works should take 18 […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The SA Water, owned by the Government of South Australia and focused on providing essential services that support growth and economic development throughout the state, has just released an aerial photo of the Murray Mouth dredging operations near Goolwa Channel. Dredging at the Murray Mouth began on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Russia regulation dated 26.02.2013 № 242-r sets boundaries of a seaport under contruction located in the north-eastern part of the Yamal peninsula, on the western shore of the Ob mouth in 5 kilometers to the north-east from the Sabetta rotation village, and in 30 kilometers to the south-east from the Tambey village […]

  • 21 January 2010

    Chief Adalabu Ejiroghene Bodjor is the Chairman of Mechanical Sand Miners and Quarries Association of Nigeria, Delta State chapter. Not mincing words, he declares that illegal dredging activities in Delta State is costing the state untold fortunes and unveils steps… [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 21, 2010

  • 10 August 2012

      In June, Ex-Im Bank approved a $7 million loan guarantee supporting the export of dredging equipment and spare parts from Dredging Supply Co., in Reserve. La., to Japaul Oil and Maritime Services PLC in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Ex-Im Bank is guaranteeing a medium-term loan from RB International Finance (USA) LLC in Bethel, Conn., to […]

  • 27 September 2011

    After careful consideration, Ellicott has chosen to partner with Geoplex Drillteq Limited of Nigeria for its first ever Parts Depot outside the USA. The Ellicott/Geoplex Parts Depot is located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and has the capability to ship parts to the Lagos area daily. Wole Ogunsanya, Managing Director and CEO of Geoplex, commented, “We […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The cutter suction dredger Pirat X is the flagship of B&Q Dredging fleet and one of the biggest CSDs in the world. With three pumps and roughly 10,000 horsepower, it can dredge and transport up to 12.000m³ soil-water mixture per hour at depths of up to 50 meters. Being the biggest dredger in Africa, […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abuja — Minister of Transport, Mr. Ibrahim Isa Bio yesterday gave more clarity has on the raging controversies surrounding the dredging of the Lower River Niger project, generated by the recent media reports that the Federal Government has suspended the Lower River Niger Dredging by… [mappress] Source: All Africa, March 2, 2010

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium including the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME, the French construction group Eiffage and Eiffage’s subsidiary RMT Clemessy, has been awarded a 47 million euros contract for the extension of the Freeport Terminal in Sierra Leone. DEME will be responsible for the soil improvement, reclamation and compaction works, as well as […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    BAM Scores Major Marine Gig in Abu Dhabi BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has been awarded a contract to construct the marine infrastructure for the phase 3 of the Al-Dabbiya oil field development by client Abu Dhabi Company for […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The 200-foot dredge Yaquina is back in Morro Bay for the next few weeks, seeing what it can dredge up, reports sanluisobispo.com. This dredging vessel is expected to bring up enough sand in the area of the harbor mouth to create a 40- to 45-foot hole. According to Harbor Director Eric Endersby, the Yaquina can […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Whyalla, South Australia, has announced that the construction works on the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project are in full swing now. As reported, local company Whyalla Earthworks is continuing with the third stage of the breakwater project that will strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. This work will […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]