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  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study aimed at improving navigation and generating transportation-cost savings for deep-draft ships using New York and New Jersey Harbor terminals reached a key milestone Thursday. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, signed a Chief’s Report, recommending the New York and New Jersey Harbor Anchorages […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Liberia through the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) announced recently that efforts are being advanced to ensure the dredging of the Freeport of Monrovia. An NPA Release issued in Monrovia last week said that the upcoming dredging exercise is part of series of plans for greater accomplishments for the Port […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of 1 Mile creek in Port Hinchinbrook, Cardwell is today one step closer with liquidator Offermans agreeing for Cassowary Coast Regional Council to use their existing dredging permits. While there are still significant steps needed to fulfill the Federal Government requirements, this is a positive development for the project, said the Council in […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) recently finalized the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed $760 million Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channel Duplication Project. The project seeks to duplicate the existing shipping channels, beneficial reuse of dredged material in land reclamation, and upgrade associated infrastructure in the Port of Gladstone, Queensland. It will improve the […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis and biofuels supplier GoodFuels are set to take the next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following earlier successful tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Boskalis’ 143-meter long trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Willem van Oranje will be the first […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The vision for Onslow to become a key marine hub is a step closer with dredging to allow larger commercial vessels to operate from the Beadon Creek facility, almost completed. The Department of Transport, Western Australia, has been working with the Onslow Marine Support Base and other stakeholders over the past seven years to redevelop […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (NSW) has just announced that pre-dredge survey works for the upcoming Settlement Shores Dredging project will start next week. According to the Council, the survey works are scheduled to be undertaken in the week of 23 September 2019. They also added that this survey will identify those areas where there is […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Russia continues intense development of its port infrastructure that implies a considerable scope of dredging works. Some of the largest dredging projects in the country include dry cargo area of Taman port, Utrenny terminal, port in Pionersky, port Lavna. The country is also stepping up construction of its own dredging fleet, replacing old and obsolete […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beardstown (IL) has received grants that will allow it to complete a dredging project at its marina, an effort to provide a clean and safe access point for boaters accessing the Sangamon and Illinois rivers. According to some local media reports, the board approved a $125,000 grant from state Rep. Norine Hammond […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA) has signed an agreement with DS Consulting company related to the construction of the Central Port – the largest planned maritime investment in Europe. According to the Port Authority’s latest announcement, the Central Port will include a basin covering about 1,400 ha and a reclaimed area covering 410 ha. […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Greatham South Flood Alleviation Scheme has been awarded the Large Project Award for projects with a value greater than £5m at the 2019 Robert Stephenson Awards. Other winners included Whitley Bay Central Promenade Coastal Protection Works, which won the Medium Project Ward for projects with a value between £1m and £5m, and the River Leven […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the Army Corps. Elected officials and industry leaders have long worked to increase the channel’s depth to 50 feet, which is the same depth […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Congressman Rutherford announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest supplemental disaster relief funds in Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties for hurricane and natural disaster recovery. The USACE will invest $36.8 million in St. Johns County for the Vilano Beach renourishment project, as well as $2 million dollars in each […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, together with Representative William R. Keating have announced $13.5 million in federal funding to dredge Plymouth Harbor. In 2020, Plymouth Harbor will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement at Plymouth. Regrettably, the Harbor has filled up with so much sediment that […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham has made this statement after the Army Corps of Engineers announced they would include approximately $50 million in funding in their FY 2018 Work Plan in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening project. Graham has been one of the leaders in pushing Charleston Harbor deepening forward and has worked to secure […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday announced that he has secured a provision in the Senate’s Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) that supports the construction of comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven’s legislation will allow flood control structures under the updated comprehensive flood protection plan for the Fargo-Moorhead region to be […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £120 million Oxford flood alleviation scheme, which will reduce flood risk to homes, businesses, and transport in the surrounding area, has moved a step closer, reports the Environment Agency. The Oxford project partnership has just announced that it has secured the funding for the scheme, which will include at least 5 hectares of new habitat […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the Norfolk Harbor wider, deeper and safer took a significant step forward last Friday as the plan outlining the project’s national economic benefits was approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take its next step forward. “This is an infrastructure project that holds value for Virginia, the national economy and […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VIPs, including the Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, attended an open day to see the latest work on Ipswich the flood defense scheme, which will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 2,000 homes and businesses in the town. Huge hydraulic arms that will operate the new tidal flood gate have been installed, taking the […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans to build a permanent flood protection scheme in Severn Stoke are edging closer following agreement from local landowners, it was confirmed this week. A community-led scheme is under consideration to protect homes and businesses in the flood plain of the river Severn as well as the vital A38 link road. A flood action group […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have executed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The PPA, effective September 9, 2017 was signed by John LaRue, PCCA Executive Director, and Colonel Lars N. Zetterstrom, Commander, USACE […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piling work for the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is in full swing now, according to the Breckland Geomatics. The DWDR Principal Contractor, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster (VSBW), has mobilized various marine equipment for the Dover scheme, including self-propelled crane barge, dredgers, split hopper barges, tugs, survey vessels, etc. Approximately one million […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The large fences and dust cloth on the corner of SH30 and Kope Drain Road outside Whakatāne mark the start of construction of Containment Site 1 (CS1) for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project. According to the project manager, Brendon Love, April and May had been a busy months working with the contractors, EnviroWaste Ltd, to […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of S.612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN) by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. The WIIN Act, formerly known as Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the House by a vote of 360-61, now […]