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  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA) and China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) have signed a $154 million contract for the Dar es Salaam port expansion program. Under this capital development scheme, which will be implemented in the next three years, berths No 1-7 will be strengthened and deepened to 15.5 meters. The upgrading of the berths will […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A shore protection project at Naval Air Station Oceana at Dam Neck annex is expected to begin within the next month, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), to be used for this project, will enhance coastal resilience by protecting shoreline infrastructure and restore shorebird and […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has completed a streambank stabilization project in West Virginia’s capitol city. This project addresses streambank erosion along a stretch of U.S. Route 60 and the Kanawha River in Charleston, W.Va. and was authorized under Section 14 of the Flood Control Act of 1946. The purpose of this […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The $11.92 million renourishment project includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 30, […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The Center for American Progress and Oxfam America released a report on the long-term economic benefits of restoring coastal ecosystems. The report finds that each dollar invested by taxpayers returns more than $15 in net economic benefits for three restoration projects funded in 2009 by stimulus grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority will invite more port related industries at Hambantota in the island’s south this month, after a first round …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 6, 2011;

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has conducted large scale field testing of the Mini Robotic Submersible Dredge (MRSD) in Virginia. The Subdredge, designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation, is the latest dredge being added to the US Military’s tool chest. During testing, there was a real dredging project near the test site. Instead […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The city received a $115 million grant to transform the Ohio Creek Watershed. The grant follows a […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting large scale field testing of the Mini Robotic Submersible Dredge (MRSD) in Virginia. The Subdredge is designed and manufactured by EDDY Pump Corporation. This is the latest dredge being added to the U.S. Military’s tool chest, said USACE. Next stop will be operations in the UAE […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo 2018 that will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018, in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has been appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority to carry out the Project Management and Co-ordination of Dredging and Channel Design Optimization studies for the country’s primary rivers. These include the Calabar, Bonny/Port Harcourt, Lagos and Escravos pilotage districts. Under the agreement, ADBP will assist with the procurement and supervision […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey yesterday issued an announcement on the Panama Canal Expansion program. “We’re pleased that the Panama Canal Authority is back on track to complete its widening project by early 2016, allowing larger, more environmentally friendly ships to call on our port terminals,” they said. “When the new […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colonel Leonard Waterworth, Executive Director of the Port of Houston Authority, announced last week that he is stepping down as its Executive Director. Waterworth advised the Port Commission that he had accepted the role for two years, to help the Port Authority through recent transitions and to use his U.S. Army Corps of Engineers background […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cromarty Firth Port Authority are showcasing their port expansion plans this week at the 2013 All Energy exhibition in Aberdeen. The £20million expansion is now “shovel ready” and will see the Port expand by 9 acres and includes the creation of a deep water quay capable of handling vessels up to 160 m in length. […]

  • 5 January 2012

    On December 10, 2011, when the MV PFS Narayana entered the Haldia Dock Complex (HDC) with a consignment of coal from Tuticorin, the ship may…   By Jayanta Gupta (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, January 5, 2012;

  • 29 September 2011

    The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), an agency of the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Ogdensburg…   (myabc50) [mappress] Source: myabc50, September 29, 2011;

  • 24 August 2011

    This year was a record-breaking one for the Panama City Port Authority, and the organization expects next year to be even better… BY ALI HELGOTH (waltonsun) [mappress] Source: waltonsun, August 24, 2011;

  • 30 June 2010

    Both good news and bad news was presented to the Jacksonville Port Authority Board of Directors at its monthly meeting Monday. [mappress] Source: jaxdailyrecord, June 30, 2010;

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have officially celebrated the completion of the port’s Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program, a major milestone in the port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. The $2.1 billion project, cost shared between the Corps and […]

  • 23 December 2009

    The Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) is optimistic that construction of the second container terminal will start on schedule despite uncertainty surrounding the dredging of Likoni channel… Source: Africa Business Daily, December 23, 2009;

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority Board of Commissioners today approved a contribution of $1.3 million to Essex County for the development of the Riverbank Park Extension in Newark. The site includes more than 12 acres of public open space and waterfront access along the banks of the Passaic River. Today’s authorization completes the purchase of the waterfront […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority met this week and approved a series of critical investments ($7.9 million, funded fully through grants and forgivable loans) in its docks and maritime capacity that will better position the Port with shippers and operate in a more green, efficient manner. “Business at the Port is as […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority has achieved 13 percent year-over-year growth in container volume for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. This was announced yesterday by SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome who said that SCPA experienced fairly significant growth during the first quarter, and above-plan volumes are reflected in SCPA’s strong financial performance for […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach, has awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Ltd. to conduct a beach renourishment effort along the Sandbridge Beach oceanfront. Under the plan, around 1.7 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Sandbridge Shoal (located […]