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  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 28 – September 3, 2017).   TSHD Arzana Launching Ceremony Takes Place This Month Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Boskalis Signs Major […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Omnibus appropriations bill, which includes critical funding to move forward the Port of Charleston’s deepening project and opportunities for maintenance funding for the Port of Georgetown. The bill passed 359-67 with support from S.C. Congressmen Joe Wilson, Trey Gowdy, Mick Mulvaney, Jim Clyburn, and Tom Rice. “The South […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The King Abdullah Port has announced that the infrastructure works for Berth 5 and Berth 6 are about to be finished in a few weeks. Commenting the progress, Eng. Abdullah Hameedadin, Managing Director of the Ports Development Company, the owner and developer of King Abdullah Port, said: “With the two new berths, the port’s annual […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Corpus Christi will celebrate the completion of the La Quinta Channel Extension Project on Friday, February 7, 2014. The event will be held from 11:30a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the La Quinta Gateway site located at 4832 Hwy. 181, Portland, Texas. The project for navigation and ecosystem restoration, is part of the Corpus Christi […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Testifying today for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee in a hearing titled “Foundations for a New Water Resources Development Act,” Duluth Seaway Port Authority Executive Director and AAPA U.S. Delegation Chairman Adolph Ojard laid out three key areas that AAPA […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The number of vessels calling at Jamaica’s ports last year held steady, even as the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) moves to develop and … By McPherse Thompson (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, January 6, 2012; Image: kctjm

  • 15 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The chief executive officer of the Belledune Port Authority is concerned the proposed NB Power deal with Hydro-Québec could jeopardize a multimillion-dollar expansion of the northern port… Source: CBC News, December 14, 2009;

  • 18 December 2011

    Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) signed an agreement with the Joint Venture consisting of BAM International and MAG Engineering and Contracting co. on Tuesday 13th December 2011. The agreement was signed by ADC’s CEO H.E Mr. Mohammed S. Turk, and BAM International Country Manager Mr. Yousef Salhah, and MAG Engineering and Contracting co. Managing Director Mr. […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    As part of San Antonio Port’s expansion plans, a cross-organisational team has presented its final report assessing the structural stability and port operability of the proposed new outer breakwater in Chile. The report was the result of more than a year’s partnership between HR Wallingford and Instituto Nacional de Hidráulica Chile (INH). Together they built […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kimberley Ports Authority announced recently that the State Government has committed funding to carry out channel and turning basin works at the Port of Broome in readiness for the 2019 cruise season. CEO Kevin Schellack said, “Channel work investigations are in the early stages and consultants BMT JFA have provided a scope of works and […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The Port of Sept-Îles has announced  the financial support of the federal government for the construction of the multi-user dock in the Bay of Sept-Îles with a maximum contribution of $55 million, which is 25% of the project costs. The announcement was made in the presence of the Honorable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) said in its latest announcement that a significant amount of dredging operations is set to take place at Dagenham No.8 Jetty in the following weeks.  According to PLA, the dredging works will begin in the Dagenham area on 26th September 2019, and will last approximately 7 weeks. The dredging […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The owners of the respective harbours, municipalities of Umeå and Vaasa, have agreed to set up a joint company, Kvarkenhamnar AB. The new entity with head office in Umeå will take over port management from the Swedish and Finnish local governments as from the 1st of January, 2015. Kvarkenhamnar AB will be owned 50/50 by […]

  • 17 August 2012

    A development of the La Quinta Trade Gateway Terminal is moving forward and in the near future it will provide a state-of-the-art multi-purpose dock and container facility. According to Port Strategy, the dock will include three berths with nine ship-to-shore cranes, 180 acres of container/cargo storage yard and 400 acres for on-site distribution and warehousing. […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    In voicing their support for the U.S. House of Representatives passing the 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday hailed this legislation as providing policy revisions to improve and streamline product delivery in the USACE’s navigation program. “By approving WRDA 2018 today (June 6th) by a vote of 408 to […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The House committee shaping the state’s budget is setting aside $180 million for harbor deepening in a key move to modernize South Carolina’s harbor assets and boost the long-range economic outlook for the state. The South Carolina House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee established the Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund and included $180 million in […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) was awarded the prestigious Western Australian Premier’s Award for its ground-breaking Tidal Model Project in the Developing the Economy category on Wednesday, 28 October 2015. The category recognizes projects which maximize opportunities for the future through stimulating the economy to support employment and growth in Western Australia. The project is […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, a Houston headquartered construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $15 million. According to the official release, the company’s marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the North Carolina State Ports Authority for the construction of the Turning Basin Expansion project in the Port of Wilmington, NC. Under the agreement, […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    National Ports Authority of Liberia has embarked on an ambitious planning process by preparing a National Ports Master Plan. The plan will outline the framework for development of the port sector in Liberia for the next 25 years. The National Port Authority of Liberia is under a great deal of pressure to allocate port facilities […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, recently started the deepening of the Oranjestad cruise-channel on Aruba, commissioned by Aruba Port Authority. The dredging program includes removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material will be used in a land reclamation for the purpose of the expansion of the industrial-area […]

  • 31 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Nigerian Ports Authority has attributed its inability to dredge the channel leading to the ports in Lagos further than 13.5 meters to the nature of the port. „The quays of the Lagos ports are about 14 meters and should the channel be dredged to or above 14 meters, they would […]

  • 16 January 2012

    As part of the ongoing commitment to education and knowledge building, the Nigerian Ports Authority organises training camps for their key members of staff, including field crews as well as management. The Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has been closely involved in these training programs and has delivered training on many aspects of engineering in […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To support export growth and economic investment associated with international trade, the nation must develop a prioritization system, a merit-based budget process and predictable means of authorization for needed port infrastructure, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) told members of a Congressional committee. Yesterday, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In order to ensure safe shipping in Cockburn Sound, Fremantle Ports announced last week that it is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign of the Success and Parmelia channels. According to the company, this campaign will remove approximately 80,000m³ of sediment from five areas within the channels. The scheme forms part of the ongoing long-term […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide their input under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvement project.    An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. The USACE’s Jacksonville District and Port Everglades will host two scoping […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The ESPO Award on Societal Integration of Ports is entering its fourth edition this year. The Award was established in 2009 to promote innovative projects of port authorities that improve societal integration of ports, especially with the city or wider community in which they are located. In this way, the Award wants to stimulate the […]