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  • 13 December 2011

    The original dredge used on Lake Wendouree since last September has been removed…   BY FIONA HENDERSON (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, December 13, 2011;

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, recently welcomed the first port call from a ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) vessel. The 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel made its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal during the last month. During the visit, DeMarco discussed how JAXPORT’s strategic advantages, including […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in special session today at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building,111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Staff will make a presentation on the current permit application to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel, […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Astaldi Group recently won a €52 million contract related to the dredging works in the Port of Taranto, Italy. The works are part of the plan, launched by the port authority, to modernize and expand the container terminal area. The rough estimates show that around 2,3 million cubic meters of sediment will need to be dredged. During the project, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend, the Port of Rotterdam Authority concluded the fourteen-day Port Management Programme which it organised for the third time. Twenty-two professionals from international partners from countries including China, Qatar, Brazil and Oman gained insight into all aspects of the Rotterdam port management through the programme. The Port Authority provided trainee programmes in Rotterdam in […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Canaveral has signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US-business of privately-owned international port operator Gulftainer, to operate and further develop its container and multipurpose cargo terminal. The terminal, set to commence operations in the last quarter of 2014, positions Port Canaveral as the most economical and convenient ocean gateway for containerized cargo […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Another milestone agreement has been reached between the Panama Canal Authority and the Port of Miami – Administrator and CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Alberto Alemán Zubieta, and Port of Miami Director, Bill Johnson, have renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote trade opportunities and share best customer practices. Prior to signing […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The Philippine Ports Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for seaport development in Bohol, Marinduque, and Surigao del Norte, reports GMA Network. These projects include the construction of a passenger terminal building at the Port of Tagbilaran as well as the construction of a wharf, a Roro ramp, and a back-up area at […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A truly unique article entitled “Reducing shoaling in the Texas Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and erosion of Barrier Islands along West Galveston Bay” has won this year’s IADC Young Author Award. This project utilized a Regional Sediment Management (RSM) approach in an attempt to quantify the source of sediments, develop a conceptual design and associated […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization. “WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and we are grateful to Senators Graham and […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The Bucks County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a formal motion to support a basin dredging project along the Delaware River in… By Natalya Bucuy (buckslocalnews) [mappress] Source: buckslocalnews, October 8, 2010;

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The handover of Lerwick Harbour’s new Mair’s Quay today by contractor, Tulloch Developments, to the Port Authority has marked completion of a new facility for the port. The quay is the first step in a larger project to be the site for a replacement white fish market. Design of the market is continuing through 2013, […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO, William Friedman, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) today, in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges. Mr. Friedman’s testimony, which will focus on issues related to navigation infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting from 1st September, contractor PUMA will set to work at Maasvlakte 2’s leisure beach, nourishing parts of the beach via sand replenishment, informs the Port of Rotterdam Authority. PUMA (Projectorganisatie Uitbreiding Maasvlakte, Project Organisation Expansion Maasvlakte) is a joint venture of the two Dutch hydraulic engineering firms Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and Van Oord […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Duluth Intermodal Project, the largest infrastructure project undertaken by the Duluth Seaway Port Authority in almost six decades, has officially started. The redevelopment process will include replacing corroded sheet piling and deteriorated wooden dock walls, resurfacing the deck, reinforcing heavy-lift capacity and constructing a new roll-on/roll-off dock. The project also involves dredging adjacent […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has started dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk. Under the contract signed earlier in April, the Chinese company will deepen the port’s approach channel, including a significant amount of dredging work in one of the port’s operational areas, boosting the overall handling capacity of the port. According […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The Summa Group and the Port of Rotterdam Authority may build a new port in Nangang industrial area, China, Kommersant business daily reported on Thursday quoting the port’s CEO Hans Smits as saying. Construction of the new port would probably cost about $2 billion, Infranews agency head Alexei Bezborodov said. “The Port of Rotterdam Authority […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Twin Ports maritime community together with business leaders, elected officials and dignitaries from across the state and nation, will gather later today to officially break ground on the Port of Duluth Intermodal Project. Those in attendance at the 10 a.m. ceremony will be celebrating not only the revitalization of this 28-acre dock but also Duluth’s […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity coastal storm damage reduction project is now in its 11 week with beach nourishment operations occurring between 9th and 8th View Street & at 12th View St. So far, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has moved over 1,022,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released a new update about the port’s Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project. According to the update, this month, the port authority will begin demolition of portions of the east side of Burrard dock wharf to make room for the eastern expansion of the terminal and a new […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Manatee County Port Authority has announced its plans to host on October 22nd workshop that will provide information on – and gather public input for – an update being prepared for the port’s master plan. The workshop is slated to be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Port Manatee Intermodal Center in […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]