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  • 18 May 2010

    Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) has announced it is expanding the Takoradi port to get it ready to serve the needs of the oil and… [mappress] Source: ghanaweb, May 18, 2010;

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig yesterday dismissed the lawsuits brought by private property owners in Övelgönne and Blankenese against the planning decisions on the deepening of the Lower and Outer Elbe fairway. The Port of Hamburg announced that the planning authority came rightly to the assessment that the planned dredging neither endangers the stability […]

  • 14 December 2011

    North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) Economy Minister Harry K. Voigtsberger intends to press the federal German government to take cross-border infrastructure projects into account in implementing the national port concept. The minister made this clear during a parliamentary evening on the theme Transport and Logistics hosted recently by the NRW Economy Ministry and the Port of Rotterdam […]

  • 25 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 19 – 25, 2018).   Cashman/Dutra JV Wins Boston Harbor Dredging Contract The Joint Venture comprising of Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group was awarded last week a $122.2 million Boston Harbor dredging contract.   CCCC Making Good Progress on the Lamu […]

  • 28 June 2010

    The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) expects the Colombo port to contribute 40 percent to the national development within 10 years, when the… [mappress] Source: island, June 28, 2010

  • 6 October 2011

    Paul Latture, executive director of the Little Rock Port Authority, is pointing out the industries occupying some of the authority’s 2,640… By Steve Brawner (thecitywire) [mappress] Source: thecitywire, October 6, 2011;

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dewberry Inc., a Virginia-based engineering consultant, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, to support a flood risk management feasibility study for the Sweetwater Creek watershed in the northwestern portion of metro Atlanta. According to the company, the study aims to quantify flood risks and related flooding issues associated with the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Port of Miami Director Bill Johnson has been invited as one of the distinguished speakers at the “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” to be held April 18 – 20 in Panama City. Organized by the Panama Canal Authority, this Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss […]

  • 2 May 2013

    During the past nine years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have been deepening 38 miles of federal navigation channels in the New York Harbor to a depth of 50 feet. Recently, the New York District awarded the final major construction contract, which […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    During the last month, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) reached a volume of more than 1 million m³ of dredged material removed from seven dredging sites – for the first time in six years of its existence. These dredge spots include the Mariupol, Berdyansk, Kherson and Mykolayiv Ports, as well as the Kherson Sea […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) pressed the Office of Management and Budget and the Army Corp of Engineers to include funding for New Haven harbor maintenance in next year’s budget. The New Haven harbor has not been dredged since 2004 and the need for work to be done was further heightened by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. […]

  • 3 June 2012

      Congresswoman Laura Richardson continued her remarkable record of making major progress for port communities by introducing a bipartisan amendment that will ensure that the nation’s ports are prepared in times of crisis. In 2009, Congresswoman Richardson was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton to the National Defense Authorization […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

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

                    Order Placed for World’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste.   Boskalis, Van Oord Sign Rio de Janeiro Dredging Contract Edinho Araujo, head of the Special Ports […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Port of Corpus Christi have celebrated the completion of the $74 million La Quinta Channel dredging project. The project, which began November 2011, included extending the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands […]

  • 24 May 2010

    Detailed designs for the construction of a second container terminal at the Mombasa port will be ready next month, Kenya Ports Authority…   [mappress] Source: businessdailyafrica, May 24, 2010;

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Moorhead and Clay County, MN, have formed a Joint Powers Authority (MCCJPA) to reaffirm their support and involvement in the implementation of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. The MCCJPA had its first meeting on August 14 at the Clay County Courthouse. “The MCCJPA’s primary objectives include the responsibility to acquire necessary property […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the Government of India have signed a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed on Monday, 26 September, in New Delhi, by the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and Dr M Rajeevan, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The application area, […]

  • 10 February 2014

    Congressman Tim Bishop, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Colonel Paul E. Owen, New York District Commander of the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers, visited the site of the on-going dredging project at Mattituck Inlet. The project, which began last month, will address the erosion of the beach to the east of the inlet and the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law yesterday. Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects were included in […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today re-elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman. Appointed to the GPA board by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Walters just completed his first one-year term as chairman, having previously served as vice chairman. “At a time of unprecedented growth and the […]

  • 22 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Exclusive Update: DEME’s Dredgers at New Suez Canal  DEME, an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development, etc. has announced that their part of dredging works on the New Suez Canal are on schedule and 50% […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]