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  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Dredging Suez Canal, has posted on its official facebook page the latest photos of the New Suez Canal dredging program.  The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish in the presence of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on 5 August 2014. This program is part […]

  • 25 June 2013

    With the start this fall of the widening and deepening of the three-and-one-half-mile channel, Port Canaveral also is pursuing the development of an inland port near the north end of Brevard County, which has lost thousands of space-related jobs and is suffering the economic repercussions. “An inland port will create a commerce hub and expand […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Tampa Port Authority’s board this week agreed to spend $12.9 million to expand the port’s container-handling capacity and inland … By Peter T. Leach (joc) [mappress] Source: joc, July 25, 2011;

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In his fourth State-of-the-Port Address since taking the helm of the state’s public port system in 2009, the leader of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) highlighted business growth and major progress on key initiatives such as Charleston’s harbor deepening project and the inland port during the Propeller Club of Charleston’s annual event. Speaking to […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, NC, will be conducting a beach nourishment maintenance project starting in May 2019 and lasting possibly into October 2019.  The construction activities will take place from the Bonnett Street public beach access at 2919 South Virginia Dare Trail (near Mile Post 11) south to the town line with the National […]

  • 22 February 2012

      Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council have reached a negotiated settlement on the claim payable by the Council relating to the abandonment of a dredging project in 2005 due to the former Bressay Bridge Project. Both LPA and the Council are content to have settled the claim at £4,825,727 before matters reached […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Jackson County Port Authority commissioners on Tuesday morning approved a “very conservative” budget of about $28.7 million for the next … April M. Havens (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, September 16, 2010;

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Halifax Port Authority has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Panama Canal Authority. The Port of Halifax is the first port in Canada to sign an MOU with the Panama Canal Authority. The purpose of the Memorandum of Understanding is to identify business opportunities, increase awareness of the ports, exchange information, and undertake […]

  • 8 November 2011

    At a special meeting yesterday, the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority approved a 25-year lease agreement with Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Company LLC (BOSTCO) for approximately 55 acres of Port Authority-owned property adjacent to Peggy Lake and on Barnes Island. The Port Commission also approved issuing a marine construction permit to BOSTCO, […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anchor QEA recently announced that ten graduate students have been selected for the 2012 Scholarship Program. The scholarship was established by Anchor QEA, an environmental science and engineering consulting firm, to promote and help support graduate students who are majoring in geology, planning and land use, landscape architecture, fisheries, and coastal, geotechnical, or environmental engineering—all […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Cleveland’s port authority would like to locally handle its sediment disposal from harbor dredging instead of having it handled by the U.S… By Sabrina Eaton (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 27, 2011

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch dredging vessel Seine arrived at Damietta Port last week to initiate a major deepening operation of the access channel. Damietta Port Authority (DPA) heralded the new year with increasing port’s safe navigation at the access channel to 14 meters instead of the long declared 13,25 meters limit. Practically, Seine’s work is going to […]

  • 30 April 2012

      According to the Borneo Post Online, a Kuala Lumpur High Court last Friday sets aside an ex-parte injunction granted to Integrated Marine Works Sdn Bhd (IMW) to restrain Bintulu Port Holdings Berhad (BPHB) from receiving, evaluating or awarding any tender for the construction of the new Samalaju Port in Bintulu. IMW entered into a […]

  • 10 February 2011

    In a discussion on Fredericksburg’s policy goals for the next two years, City Manager Beverly Cameron says a push to dredge silt from the… By Michael Theis (fredericksburg) [mappress] Source: fredericksburg, February 10, 2011;

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 16 September 2013

    In the aftermath of the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act and the Port of Jacksonville Dredging Project, Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Although the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act will benefit future projects at the Port of Jacksonville, in its current form it fails to authorize the critical […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and Coastal Design and Construction Inc. last week toured the progress of the breakwater construction as part of the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Protection project. The project is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the National Harbor. This is a National Park Service […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next 5 years at the Port of Gdansk will see the implementation of the largest ever investment program, in terms of both scope and expense. The program initiated by the Port of Gdansk Authority and worth approximately $225 million, covering almost the entire area of the port, including the Inner and Outer Port, will be […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public comments on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement are due to the Corps of Engineers by November 15, 2018. The study is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District and the Connecticut Port Authority. USACE said that a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for the Sandbridge Beach replenishment project to Weeks Marine, of Camden NJ. They were the low bidder with a bid of $15,350,000, all inclusive, to place 2 million cubic yards of sand along the five-mile beach from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IADC Young Authors Award more than fulfilled its goal to recognise young people working in the fields of dredging and maritime research. At the 33rd PIANC World Congress held in San Francisco, California, June 1-5, 2014, the International Association of Dredging Companies bestowed its award on the paper, “Reducing Shoaling in the Gulf […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has marked a major milestone with the successful completion of detailed site surveys of Western Port’s marine environment. These surveys included taking numerous samples from just over 100 borehole locations at various points across Western Port. The samples were collected from two jack-up barges that began surveying in December […]

  • 9 August 2010

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will be extending the port dues concession for all ocean-going ships with a port stay of not more than ten days and harbour craft engaged in commercial activities, for another six months. This will take effect from 1 October 2010 to 31 March 2011. Ocean-going ships will […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel signed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report last week, after the House/Senate conference committee came to an agreement on major legislation authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed on important water projects across the country. Historically, Congress has passed this legislation every two years, but […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works and removal of water Hyacinth from Lake Victoria are set to begin in the following days, Kenya Ports Authority announced today. “Tomorrow, January 18, HE Rt Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga will officiate commencement of the exercise here at the Kisumu Pier,” KPA said in their official statement. KPA Managing Director Dr Arch. Daniel […]