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  • 5 October 2011

    Last year when Ramesh Sandrasinghi of Westports Malaysia walked through the entrance to Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia he knew that this wasn’t your run of the mill dredging conference. Immediately after the conference, Sandrasinghi is quoted as saying, “This is the ‘must-attend’ program of the year for anyone in the port industry.” However, in […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades is moving forward with a plan to widen and deepen its channels, but there are still several steps to go before construction begins, the Port’s Chief Executive Steven Cernak said last week. Cernak also said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has committed $1.2 million for the immediate next step, […]

  • 6 April 2011

      The 366 metre-long container carrier MSC Emanuela reached the port of Antwerp without difficulty on 3 April with a record draught of 15 metres, a depth never before attained by any container ship on the Scheldt. This has been made possible by the third round of dredging in the Western Scheldt (the lower Scheldt […]

  • 22 May 2015

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved funding for a critical provision that would reform the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and significantly benefit the ports of Tacoma and Seattle. As so-called “donor ports,” the ports of Seattle and Tacoma currently receive pennies for each dollar credited to the fund through Harbor Maintenance Tax collections. As a […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won a contract for the widening of the Port Adelaide Outer Harbor shipping channel in Australia. The project was awarded by port owner and operator Flinders Ports and the contract carries a total value of approximately EUR 40 million. “Boskalis has been appointed to widen the shipping channel to 170 meters from the current 130 […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has been named as the operator of a new container transshipment terminal at the Tanger Med 2 port complex. The new terminal will have annual capacity of five million TEUs. Total investment in the new terminal is expected to be EUR 758 million. The new terminal is scheduled to open in 2019, under […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority will carry out maintenance and improvements of the shipping lanes in Corio Bay. The works, worth approx $9 million, are scheduled for a September 8 start. The “Geelong Dredging Program 2015″ will ensure that the Port of Geelong, Victoria’s premier bulk cargo port, keeps its competitive […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Yukon harbor will emerge on the north side of the Yangtze canal (port number 9845), according to the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The harbor basin will be located between the Euromax container terminal and the gate terminal of Vopak and Gasunie. The consortium Hakkers Van Oord will execute the assignment, which is commissioned by […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]

  • 24 May 2012

      Local, state and federal officials met with commercial fishermen on the small island May 8 to discuss the best way to keep the channel and harbor open and safe for all vessel traffic that uses the waterway. Hosted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Chincoteague navigation partnership brings together multiple […]

  • 22 April 2010

    A new economic impact study released today by the Prince Rupert Port Authority confirms the significant economic generating capacity that the new container terminal and other port facilities are having on British Columbia’s northern communities and Western Canada’s economy… [mappress] Source:rupertport,April 22,2010;

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International  Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be presenting the IADC Young Author Award 2017 at the CEDA Dredging Days, which will take place on 9-10 November, 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The IADC Young Author Award is aimed at stimulating the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Last week, the British-German artist duo HeHe realised a colourful art project on the new bathing beach of Maasvlakte 2. For the project, entitled RODUIN, around 75 tonnes of red sand was spread on the beach, where it forms a large red stain that will gradually disappear under the influence of wind, rain and sea. […]

  • 19 April 2013

    Mongla Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging program in the Pussur Channel area. The main works under the contract include dredging of 6 areas in the Pussur Channel harbour. These areas are: – Sabur beacon turning ground, – jetty channel, – jetty head, – confluence channel, – mooring buoy […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal project is moving ahead according to plan, and is scheduled to be delivered next August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority has commissioned the Scottish business unit of BAM Nuttall as main contractor for an £11.95 million project to extend the quay at Dales Voe South to 130 meters. Work will begin in the following months, with completion due in April 2016. At peak, BAM expects up to 40 people to be employed directly […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $348,648 to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) to improve and stabilize living shorelines, and stream and wetlands restoration projects in nontidal wetlands. “Despite their environmental and economic importance, coastal wetlands in the eastern United States are being lost at twice the rate they are being […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 1-7, 2017).   Damen Cutter Suction Dredger 350 Delivered to Heuvelman Ibis A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs will host the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) forum on scientific data that will be used to develop an Ocean Action Plan (OAP) for the region. The forum will be held 9:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., January 29, at the Hyatt Place in Dewey Beach. “Many important activities take place off […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the shallow rivers in Dagupan will take more than one year using three dredging machines loaned to the city by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). City Engineer Virginia Rosario, in a press conference called Monday night by Mayor Belen Fernandez, said more than 250,000 cubic meters of silt are set […]

  • 25 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    With navigation through Belle Pass compromised due to siltation, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has taken the proactive step to contribute funds to the Corps of Engineers to procure a dredge contract to bring portions of Belle Pass back to their appropriate depth. This work, being performed by Crosby Dredging under the direction of […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ports industry is in a state of radical change and uncertainty, which requires flexible and adaptable port planning and design. This is according to Phyllis Difeto, Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Chief Operations Officer, who delivered the welcome address at the African Ports Evolution 2015 conference at the Durban ICC this week on behalf […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Last week, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling and rendered judgment against Zachry Construction Corporation in a suit the company filed in 2006 against the Port of Houston Authority. A trial court previously awarded Zachry $19,662,697 for breach of contract arising from the Bayport Terminal Complex Phase 1A Wharf and Dredging […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The benefits and challenges of port concessions, port privatization and strategic alliances are among the critical issues that will be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference. This semi-annual, three-day conference typically draws more than 100 port and maritime professionals from all over the Western Hemisphere, […]