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  • 25 August 2020
    Safety, Vessels

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has provided an update on the explosion and fire in the Port of Corpus Christi involving its dredge Waymon Boyd. On Friday morning a fire occurred in the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel near one of the company’s dredges, the Waymon Boyd, and the vessel caught fire. The Coast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Building upon the record-setting May volumes, the SC Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has approved a 2015 fiscal year plan that includes across-the-board increases in cargo volumes, operating revenues and capital investments. The Board approved capital investments of $113.5 million for the fiscal year. Projects over the next twelve months include improvements and enhancements […]

  • 23 November 2009

    THE Philippine Ports Authority has signed with Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and its partner Harbour Centre Port Terminal Inc. a $308 million, 25-year contract to modernize the Manila North Harbor… Source: Manilla Standard, November 20, 2009;

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday praised the leadership of the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for releasing the six-year MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322) that puts a high priority on freight movement investments. AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: “We commend Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA and Chairman of […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced its intentions to “restart” relations with leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. Dredging works will become clear and predictable for businesses, and the transparency of the tender documents will be increased, the Acting CEO of USPA, Raivis Veckagans, informed on January 20 during a meeting with representatives of the transport […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    S.C. Ports Authority was awarded a nearly $20 million federal grant yesterday to assist with building vital infrastructure at Wando Welch Terminal in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the Port Infrastructure Development Grant for S.C. Ports’ Wando Welch Terminal Wharf Toe Wall and Berth Deepening Project. The […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Diversion Authority and City of Oxbow, ND have approved a finalized “Memorandum of Understanding” (MOU), which outlines each organization’s roles and responsibilities regarding the construction of a ring levee for Oxbow. Under the MOU, homes in the Oxbow area would remain within the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) sent a multi-faceted document to President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team last week. The paper outlines opportunities to, in the words of the president-elect’s campaign, “Make America Great Again,” by strategic investments in seaports and related freight transportation assets, thereby helping U.S. businesses better compete in markets at home […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority Singapore (MPA) and the Joint Venture comprising of Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. – Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. today officially signed a $1.8 billion worth Tuas Terminal Phase 1 contract.  The Joint Venture will be responsible for the construction of 8.6 kilometers of quay wall, the reclamation of about 300 hectares […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Don Krusel has been named managing director of the Port of Quebec’s project to build a container terminal, Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Quebec Port Authority (QPA) announced earlier this week. According to an official statement, QPA has expansion plans in the Beauport sector that would see 17 hectares of graded land added […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled a virtual public meeting regarding the Port of New Orleans Access Channel Deepening Feasibility Study (PONO) at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) has been identified to deepen the access channel and reduce shipping and transportation cost to […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutra Group is making great progress with the maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach, the company reported on its Facebook page. In their latest post, Dutra shared a photo of the Dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand onto the beach in Kings Bay for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Jacksonville […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gulf Coast Shipyard Group (GCSG), a manufacturer of a variety of ocean-going and inland marine vessels for commercial and military markets as well as the Trinity Yachts brand, announced yesterday its expansion by signing a three-year lease with one-year options with the Port of Gulfport. Specifically, Gulf Coast Shipyard Group will use 400 linear feet […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced that a large amount of dredging works will be conducted on the port waterways in the following days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will kick off the channel maintenance dredging operations on the inner turning basin adjacent to port’s wharf 5 on October 9. This part of the Port […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies – the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry – will present the IADC Young Author Award at the CEDA Dredging Days, 8 November 2019, Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands. To stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the young men or women in the dredging industry […]

  • 27 March 2014

    A brochure describing 35 innovative water managements projects that put the Netherlands on the map as a global player in innovative water management is being published to mark World Water Day. The brochure entitled Waterinnovaties in Nederland (Water Innovations in the Netherlands) is a joint effort of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Rijkswaterstaat […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    After nearly two years of inordinate delay the Jammu and Kashmir Government has finally constituted the Wullar Development Authority (WDA) to restore the pristine glory of Asia’s largest freshwater lake – Wullar – in north Kashmir. Officials said the formation of the WDA will streamline implementation of the ambitious Wullar Conservation Project. The formation of […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) recently released the Harwich Haven Authority Disposal Site Characterization Report. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) is seeking to identify a new disposal site for its maintenance dredging material which is closer to shore than the existing disposal site at the Inner Gabbard. The report comprises the MMO’s decision on Harwich Haven Authority’s (HHA) […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON) in June in Miami, Florida. The annual Award is given to stimulate the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in the dredging industry and related fields. René Kolman, secretary general […]