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  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Saudi Global Ports LLC (SGP), a joint-venture company formed between the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and PSA International (PSA), broke ground to mark the official start of construction of the second container terminal in the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, the largest Gulf port in the Kingdom of […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently awarded a $32.8 million contract to the Dutra Group for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach. Sand will be placed on critically eroded portions of Fernandina Beach in areas not routinely renourished. Using sand dredged […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s port directors presented the Florida Ports Council Economic Visionary Award to Florida Governor Rick Scott yesterday at the American Association of Port Authorities Annual Convention in Orlando. The award is a special recognition of the historic investment in Florida’s ports and freight mobility by Governor Scott to create jobs and grow Florida’s economy. “Governor […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk Authority SA and OT Logistics SA have signed a 30-year lease on a plot of land located in the most promising area of the Port of Gdansk – where the new deepwater transshipment terminal will be built. “This area of 26 hectares along with the adjacent Ore Pier will be the perfect […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The port development sector in the Middle East is witnessing considerable growth and mega projects across the region have been gaining increasing attention as to how these projects will be delivered. Moreover, it has been estimated that the Gulf countries are allocating $36 billion to further develop their port infrastructure to handle bigger capacity and […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have executed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The PPA, effective September 9, 2017 was signed by John LaRue, PCCA Executive Director, and Colonel Lars N. Zetterstrom, Commander, USACE […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The Senate Finance Committee will convene today, May 22, at 2 p.m. in Room 211. The following is among the bills scheduled for a hearing and possible consideration: – Sponsored by Sen. Maryellen Goodwin, this resolution authorizes the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to issue harbor, pier and port revenue bonds to finance improvements […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch Dredging is to sign a ten-year deal to carry out maintenance work for five New Zealand port authorities. The contract will be signed in Auckland this week, Wednesday, 9 November, in the presence of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, and the Dutch and New Zealand ministers of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp […]

  • 27 July 2012

    For some 20 years the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been organising international seminars on dredging and reclamation in venues from Singapore to the Netherlands to South America. Over a 1,000 professionals from all parts of the world have benefited from these seminars, improving their ability to understand the intricacies of dredging projects. […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing Director of Gheshm Free Zone said that the Gheshm Island has been officially recognized by the Ministry of Oil as the Island of oil, energy and petrochemical products. Pointing out to the investment worth $250 million by Petropars Company for development of Bahman Port in the Gheshm Free Zone revealed that development of this […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Paul Ansah, the acting director general of the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA), inspected the Tema Port expansion site earlier this week. During the visit, the GPHA team toured the offices of Meridian Ports Services where they were hosted by the CEO of MPS, Mohammed Samara. Mr Samara informed the delegation that 750 meters of […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, will inaugurate the recently dredged Mongla-Ghasiakhali Channel today through a video-conference from her Gonobhaban residence. During today’s opening ceremony, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate eleven newly procured dredgers. A significant amount of material was removed from the waterway to make the 31 kilometer river route operational, the Shipping Ministry […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT) project is not yet ready for opening; there are still several works to be finished before its inauguration. This was reported by city administrator Norlito Bautista after mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog met on July 11 project stakeholders to include developer Double Dragon Properties, pumpboat operators, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Maritime […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Research & Development

    In the latest edition of the Terra et Aqua magazine, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) presented an interesting story on the ‘Monitoring of Settling and Consolidation of Mud after Water Injection Dredging in the Calandkanaal’. As regular maintenance and relocation of sediment deposits are highly expensive, Port authorities seek more efficient solutions for reducing […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE, the largest of its kind that will be operating in South Africa, has just passed off the coast of Portugal and is on its way to home port in Durban. The delivery of the TSHD to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will follow previously built IHC vessels, the 4,200m³ TSHD ISANDLWANA (delivered in […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Western Marine Services Limited, will deliver a repaired dredger to the Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on January 17. It is the only trailing suction hopper dredger named “M.D. KHANAK” in Bangladesh, which has been made operational after arduous repair work done by the Western Marine Services. The repair work costs BDT49.0 crore. The dredger will […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 11 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 5 – 11, 2019).   Lamu Port’s First Berth Complete The LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority (LCDA) has announced that the first of the proposed 32 berths at the Kenya’s Lamu Port is now 100% complete.   CEMEX Go Innovation […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority has recently adopted CARIS Bathy DataBASE for the storing and management of the Canal’s bathymetric information. The waterway’s heavy traffic and expansion operations called for a robust and efficient method to manage survey data. The implementation of Bathy DataBASE will also contribute to the constant monitoring of navigation channel conditions, as […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’. According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Reynaert’ is putting finishing touches on a capital dredge program, currently taking place in Dublin Port. According to the port, works on this capital dredge program began on or about January 6th and will last for a period of approximately 10 days. “Dredging is taking place in the outer fairway, in the area defined […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The Georgia Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th Annual State of the Ports luncheon tomorrow. Doors open at 11:30 am at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. With Georgia’s ports being tremendous economic powerhouses, the luncheon will feature a conversation with Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Director Curtis Foltz, and Steve Larson, Vice President, […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has won a maintenance dredging contract at New Mangalore Port. According to the company, DCI took part in a global tender for “Post monsoon maintenance dredging works at New Mangalore Port”. The tender, released by NMPT during May 2020, involves maintenance dredging for a period of three years, 2020-21, […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will invest in its fiscal year (FY) 2014 (October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2014) approximately US$238 million in maintenance of structures and equipment to continue providing an efficient service to the international maritime community. “The key to the Panama Canal’s operational excellence is a combination of its committed workforce […]