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  • 1 February 2012

    The Port of Tubarão in Vitória has received Vale Rio de Janeiro, a Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) which is capable of transporting 400,000 metric tons of iron ore. The docking of this vessel marks the first stage in Vale’s project in Espírito Santo to receive the world’s largest ore carriers. Vale has been studying […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.  The project, which will deepen the 36-mile ship channel to 52 feet (MLT) Mean Low Tide from the current 45 feet MLT, is critically important to the people of Texas, America’s […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The GreenPort Congress is being held this week in the Hilton Hotel in Antwerp, sponsored by Antwerp Port Community. The Congress offers the 185 participants a sharing and discussion platform for exchanging experience and know-how concerning the latest trends and developments in the field of the environment and sustainability. This year once again, innovative developments […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a successful 1st edition of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru, Lnoppen is ready to host its 2nd edition of the event, this time in Colombia. Its strategic position between the Caribbean and the Pacific make Colombia one of the main countries for port infrastructure and investments, with several new ports being constructed […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Progress on the Port of Charleston’s Navy Base Terminal has reached another milestone with last week’s approval of the next major construction project. The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board approved the $42.7-million contract, which includes the placement of fill material on portions of the landside of the terminal and along the already completed 5,000-foot-long […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The expanded Panama Canal will be a game changer for container trade when it opens in August 2014. America’s trade with East Asia is expected to undergo an increased shift from Pacific ports to Atlantic ports. As the closest U.S. port to the Panama Canal, the Port of Miami expects to be the first port […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt highlighted his support for several key provisions passed in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The bill authorizes critical funding for the operation of the inland waterways, ports, and harbors and passed in the Senate yesterday. Blunt co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Mississippi River Caucus, serves on the Senate Appropriations […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), made the following statement after attending the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. Vitter was the lead Senate Republican on the conference committee who negotiated the final legislation. “It’s not every […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our new Dredging Vessels Directory was introduced today at the International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in Abu Dhabi. The new directory, which will provide the dredging industry with a compact useful overview of operating cutter suction dredgers (CDS), is now expanded with a significant database of operating trailing suction […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Allana Potash Corp. reports that the Government of the Republic of Djibouti Ministere de l’Equipment et des Transport, through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (“Port Authority”), has begun the pre-qualification process to select contractors for the construction of the new port at Tadjoura, Djibouti. As released by the Djibouti Government, under financing to […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gothenburg is planning to make use of contaminated clay from the seabed to build a new freight terminal. According to the port, the method is currently being tested as part of large-scale field trials using dredging spoils from the Göta Älv river. The first barges loaded with spoils arrived yesterday. The new […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mud Cat Dredges, a division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT), said in its latest announcement that the Greensville County Water and Sewer has purchased another Mud Cat MC-20E for their wastewater treatment plant. EDT has designed the Mud Cat™ product line to allow for remote control of the dredging operation via a portable hand-held transmitter […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Douglas and Saugatuck are hoping to create a Harbor Authority by year’s end to be the lead agency for improvements to Lake Kalamazoo, … By Myron Kukla (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, October 4, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 12 percent in March, the strongest month for containerized traffic at the port since October 2008. In results announced at regular Board meeting, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) handled 134,857 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston in March, up 12 percent from the […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed $8.2 million for operation and maintenance of Tampa Harbor and $8.3 million for dredging disposal. Tampa Port will receive $12.3 million this fiscal year for harbor operation, maintenance and improvements. According to Tampa Bay Online, the port has received $136.9 million in funding from the corps since […]

  • 18 September 2012

    New figures released today by Minister for Ports Denis Napthine show another record year of trade at the Port of Geelong with the Port handling a total throughput of 16 million tonnes in the 2011-12 financial year. Dr Napthine was in Geelong this morning today to launch the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) Economic Impact […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Ron M J Gardner, MSc, CEng FICE, was recently invited by the ICE Kolkata Local Association (LA) members to deliver a technical talk on “Challenges of Dredging for Port & Harbor: Development in the UK and its relevance to Indian Conditions”, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) said in their latest release. Mr. Gardner was […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary, as part of its Master Plan process. By replicating present conditions, the model will be used to optimize the port’s current dredge commitment along with informing feasibility studies, environmental assessments, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Agitation by long waves often causes mooring lines in the Port of Geraldton to break, endangering both staff and vessels. The Geraldton Port Authority (GPA), now known as Mid West Ports Authority, organized a workshop with national and international experts to find ways to address this problem. Several studies have been carried out since the turn of the […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The theme of the 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop (February 20 – 21, 2014, San Diego, CA) is “Tackling port economic development challenges and measuring effectiveness.” Port authorities and their private-sector partners invest a great deal of time and money into outreach and marketing activities to attract customers, generate business, address stakeholder concerns and uniquely […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 16 June 2011

    Residents will have an opportunity Wednesday to speak with local, state and federal representatives regarding the ongoing PCB investigation… By Edward Cardenas (stclairshores) [mappress] Source: stclairshores, June 16, 2011

  • 27 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author was presented to Yoshiyuki Haseyama at the WODCON XIX, held at the Beijing International Convention Center in Beijing. WODCON is organised by the World Dredging Association, the umbrella group for the CEDA, WEDA and EADA, and is held once in 3 years on alternating continents. Mr. […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author was presented to Kaitlin McCormick of EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. of Maryland… [mappress] Source: IADC, June 18, 2010

  • 4 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author was presented to Suze Ann Bakker. Ms. Bakker received her M.SC. cum laude from Delft University… [mappress] Source: IADC, June 4, 2010