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  • 31 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US$360 million Saigon Premier Container Terminal, the most advanced of its kind in Ho Chi Minh City, was inaugurated on January 30 along with the phase-2 opening of the city’s North-South road axis… [mappress] Source:saigon-gpdaily,January 31,2010;

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Both phases (North and South) of the £4 million Selly Park flood prevention scheme have been completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works have significantly reduced the risk of flooding from Bourn Brook, a tributary of the River Rea, for hundreds of local homes and businesses. The works at […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The city of Schuyler, the Lower Platte North Natural Resources District, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, partnered on a project to reduce flood risks to the city of Schuyler, Nebraska. Schuyler, the county seat for Colfax County, is subject to flooding from three major sources of water – Shell Creek, Lost Creek […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Newport is to invest £2.5m refurbishing its Atlantic Shed warehouse to provide additional covered space for its growing steel and bulks business. The project takes the total for new investment by ABP in the docks at Newport to more than £10m in the past 18 months. The programme of […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international businessman behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated residential, tourism, retail, casino and entertainment project proposed for Wavebreak Island has invited twice world champion surfer Mick Fanning to work with the him to ensure local surf breaks and the environment are protected. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO […]

  • 12 January 2010

    Mumbai: A major portion of the Arabian Sea has been reclaimed near Badhwar Park in south Mumbai’s Backbay Reclamation — the stretch which came into focus as the landing spot for Mohammad Ajmal Amir Kasab and his aides on the night of November 26, 2008. [mappress] Source:dna, January 12,2010;

  • 21 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    Despite a recent outburst by business tycoon Harry Jayewardena who controls the blue chip conglomerate Aitken Spence, against its lead Chinese partner in the new Colombo South Harbour project, the group is dispatching its Maritime arm Chairman Parakrama Dissanayake to… Source: Nation on Sunday ,December 19 , 2009;

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Key West, Florida, has officially begun the sand replenishment operations on their white sandy beaches. The project started on May 21, with beach fill work on Smather’s Beach on South Roosevelt Blvd. The scheme, which is expected to last about two weeks, is a painstakingly careful project because of nesting turtles. “Each […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has engaged Eastman Aggregate Enterprises to renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the City of Hollywood, Florida. Under the plans, the contractor will place approximately 123,200 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on the dry beach, above the mean high water (MHW) level on beaches south of Port Everglades including Dania […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual South-East Asia Port Expansion Summit is scheduled for March 25-26, 2015, in Jakarta, Indonesia.  At this summit terminal operators, port owners and authorities, government officials, shipping lines and infrastructure experts will discuss how to sustain healthy growth in the sector as well as assure efficient operations inside the ports, and henceforth lift […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Haines Borough in Alaska has just released latest update on the Portage Cove Harbor Expansion project. According to the update, Pacific Pile & Marine has completed the harbor dredging and will begin installing the new breakwater. Pile driving work will begin at the entrance of the harbor and move south. “There will be times when […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement yesterday after the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) allocated additional funding in the amount of $400,000 for the Southwest Louisiana Coastal Study: “In December, I received an update from Major General Merdith Temple of the Corps as to the status of this study.  […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has started a port infrastructure rehabilitation project at the small domestic seaport of Port Nolloth on the northwestern coast of South Africa. The project is aimed at improving infrastructure for offshore activities and forms part of efforts to develop the country’s marine transport and manufacturing industry in line with the South […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    H&L Contracting resumed dredging operations at Watch Hill on Fire Island this week, according to the National Park Service. The project, aimed at maintaining safe, public access to marina and docking facilities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, was stalled in early January due to severe winter weather and extensive ice in the Great South Bay. Dredging efforts […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gareloch Support Services (Plant) Ltd, has won the Girvan Harbour dredging contract. This development project will include the maintenance dredging of Girvan Harbour by using a combination of suction and plough dredging. The dredged material will be deposited on the sea bed immediately beyond the harbour mouth. Councillor John McDowall, Sustainability and Environment Portfolio Holder […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has finally resumed pumping operations in Buxton, according to the Dare County. The county announced that pumping resumed Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and that the work in the section of beach just north of the subline has been completed. “Also, crews will flip the pipeline and begin working south towards […]

  • 25 January 2012

    The Southside Belize dredging project has take another major step forward. Two days ago, Minister Anthony “Boots” Martinez, his deputies, and other stakeholders have signed a plan to dredge the canals that run through various sections of Southside Belize City. “We are looking forward to this in terms of delivering the basic service to the […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just reported that the last load of sand has been pumped onto the Fenwick Island, Delaware. According to the Corps, the dredge Dodge Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, completed dredging and beachfill operations on August 9, 2018. The work included repairing the dune […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The  South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input on plan alternatives for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.  These meetings will take place today, from 1 to 4 p.m. at SFWMD Okeechobee Service Center in Okeechobee, and tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon at SFWMD Headquarters B-1 […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Palm Beach Harbor, Palm Beach County. The works on the project will start as soon as late January. The Corps awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract on 16 January to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC., of Quincy, Mass., to improve harbor navigation. […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    S.J. Hamill Construction Company LLC, as the lead in a joint venture with Banks Construction, has successfully completed their first month of crushed stone placement for the South Carolina Port Authority’s new 280-acre container terminal in Charleston, SC. In lieu of industry standard mass material delivery methods, S.J. Hamill has implemented a very unique approach […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A three-week dredging work program in St Helier Harbor, Jersey, Channel Islands, is about to come to an end. It has been 14 years since the last dredging program took place in the area and it is estimated that over a period of a year approximately 5000m³ of silt accumulates on the seabed. The work […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Thursday, in a South Carolina hearing room, Georgia’s 12-year journey to deepen the Port of Savannah could pass a critical environmental tes… More info: ajc By Dan Chapman and Daniel Malloy [mappress] Source: ajc, November 7, 2011

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 1,000 acres of environmentally and historically significant properties in the Cooper River watershed are being permanently protected, under a $1-million land preservation program by the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA). The effort is part of the SCPA’s $12-million environmental and community mitigation package related to the new container terminal under construction at the former […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s New South Wales state government said Friday that Hong Kong’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (0013.HK) has been awarded the right to operate the third container terminal at Sydney’s Port Botany, due to be completed in 2012… Source: The Wall Street journal ,December 18, 2009

  • 22 April 2010

    Coordination of feasibility study of the project of construction of new Baku International Sea Trade Port Complex to be located in Alat settlement in 40 km south of Baku has been finished. The Azerbaijani government says that readiness of technical documentation enables to begin works on port construction… [mappress] Source:abc,April 22,2010;