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  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects.     Extending from Maine to Virginia, the efforts of the […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following on the heels of an excellent 2014, where the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) experienced their fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth, recently-compiled cargo figures for the first-quarter of this year indicate that an equally or even more impressive 2015 is a very strong likelihood for the Port of Philadelphia. In […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pentagon announced that a southeast Louisiana company has won an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington will dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook Federal Channel at Naval Weapons Station Earle. The project is expected to be completed by September […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has announced that the agency has secured an approval to dredge the Warri Port in Delta State at a cost of approximately $137 million, local media reports.  NPA Managing Director disclosed this information yesterday in Lagos, during the 68th birthday celebration of the […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The Tampa Port Authority has announced signing a sister port agreement with Board of Port Administration and Economic Development of the Atlantic (JAPDEVA), which essentially strengthens commercial relationships between the two entities and encourages shared trade and marketing initiatives. The Port of Tampa has strong trade activity with the countries of Latin America. As the […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Raivis Veckagans, acting CEO of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA), presented the latest port infrastructure development plans yesterday, during the ‘Port Infrastructure Development Day’. The members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine, key Ukrainian and foreign engineering and construction companies, such as China Harbor Engineering Company, Sumitomo Corporation, Cyes Maritime Works and AECOM, attended […]

  • 18 April 2011

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) has completed the expansion and improvement of 13 ports in the country worth P1.21 billion last year   (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, April 18, 2011

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The latest round of the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging scheme is now officially completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District said in its latest announcement. The work started in December and has included the dredging of roughly 2.5 million cubic yards of material from six different shipping channels used by vessels to get […]

  • 18 April 2012

    Sand and stone will provide better protection for rocket launch pads, as well as Commonwealth of Virginia and Navy facilities located on Virginia’s Eastern Shore from the advancing Atlantic Ocean. The construction of a 14-foot-high seawall, as well as a widened beach, at NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility’s launch range will help slow erosion along […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was recommended to Congress for authorization this week, continuing the project’s historic momentum through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) planning process. Known as the Record of Decision, the recommendation signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy is the official notification to Congress that […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a Section 408 permission request from the Port of Anchorage to modify an existing federal dredging project as part of the Anchorage Port Modernization Program. The port’s program consists of five phases to replace and modernize existing docks. The request for Section 408 permission is […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The two organizations which oversee development consents along the River Thames have reached an agreement intended to streamline and coordinate their regulatory activities. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) and Port of London Authority (PLA) agreed to the Thames Concordat, a set of principles to be followed in cases where both have a regulatory remit. The […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Port of Liverpool was  awarded Port Authority of the Year at the global Containerisation International Awards held in central London. The Port beat highly commended entries from other global ports including Los Angeles, Antwerp and Charleston. The Port of Liverpool’s Managing Director Gary Hodgson said: “We are delighted to receive this award, and see […]

  • 29 October 2010

    Built in 1966 the South Fork Rivanna reservoir and dam are located in the US state of Virginia. Along with the Sugar Hollow, and Upper and… (waterpowermagazine) [mappress] Source: waterpowermagazine, October 29, 2010;

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and TPK (Terminal Presidente Kennedy) Logistica yesterday signed a joint venture agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The ‘greenfield’ port will be built in the southernmost part of the state of Espirito Santo in the industrial heart of Brazil. It will […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just release a video update on their Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. Public Works and contractor crews have been working this summer to dredge Cooper’s Ditch, a key element in Chesapeake’s Stormwater Management Program. This edition of Chesapeake Minutes goes behind the scenes to show how this vital work takes place. […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP), and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have reached a settlement with Trans Energy Inc., requiring the oil and gas company to restore portions of streams and wetlands at 15 sites in West Virginia polluted by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredge […]

  • 24 March 2011

    There’s a water war going on in Virginia Beach between neighborhoods on the water over where to dump dredging sludge. By Andy Fox (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, March 24, 2011    

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Tuesday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) work plan for the Army Civil Works program just hours after the president released his proposed FY 17 budget. The proposed budget and work plan include a total of $64 million for Norfolk District civil works projects in […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TTS Group ASA, through its subsidiary TTS Marine Inc., has signed a contract for container handling equipment with Global Container Terminals in New Jersey, USA.  Global Container Terminal, the closest container terminal to the New York/New Jersey harbor entrance, is among the top terminal operators in North America. For the expanded terminal, focusing on state-of-the-art […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Quebec Port Authority has announced a long-term commercial agreement with Hutchison Ports and CN (Canadian National Railway) to build and operate the new container terminal, known as project Laurentia (previously Beauport 2020). According to an official announcement, the $775 million project will be financed primarily through the joint investment of the three partners. The […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    February marked the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at the SC Ports Authority, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released a tender for the dredging works in the port area, involving a charter contract for the rental of two loader dredgers for sludge and sand dredging. “With this award, two loader bucket excavators for (wet) dredging work should be permanently rented during the contract period,” HPA said. […]

  • 23 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 18-24, 2018).   VIDEO: Upgrading Wilmington District’s Dredger Merritt The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.   Works Kick off […]

  • 23 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    USACE proposed contract action for FY10 Maintenance Dredging of Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia.   [mappress] Source: fbo.gov, June 23, 2010