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  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging program in Washington, undertaken by a Damen DOP250 with cutter unit, is currently underway. The DOP250 and its cutter unit are powered by the hydraulic power pack. The DOP250 works at a dredging depth of -8m. It pumps the harbor sludge through a 250 mm floating pipe line over some 1100 […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Westport Marina dredging project is set to begin this week, the Port of Grays Harbor said in their latest newsletter. The scheme – last time conducted 39 years ago – will take place in two phases, carried out by two contractors working in coordination to limit user impacts and improve efficiency. “We are excited […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 11, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Work Plan which included an additional $4.255 million for operations and maintenance work in Grays Harbor. The Port reported that the funding will be used for additional maintenance dredging of Grays Harbor and repair of the Point Chehalis […]

  • 17 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 11 – 17, 2019).   Van Oord Kicks Off Port of Caldera Dredging In order to optimize commercial operations and reduce wait times for vessels arriving at the Port of Caldera, Sociedad Portuaria Caldera (SPC) – a SAAM Puertos […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    HME Construction Inc., from Vancouver, Washington, has won a $7 million contract for the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Operations and Maintenance Dredging Program.  Bids were solicited via the internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Aberdeen, Washington, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2020,” according to […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project begins at 6:30 p.m., Dec. 5, at the Port of Grays Harbor offices in Aberdeen, Wash. The meeting will focus on the status of the Corps’ General Investigation, a navigation study overview, data relating to the project’s environmental review […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After several years of planning and permitting, the Ned Dimes Marina shore stabilization and dredging project at Compo Beach is about to begin, according to the Westport Parks & Recreation Director Stuart McCarthy.  Construction works on the project, which will address the erosion of the south shore of the basin, will begin within the next three weeks and […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westport Department of Public Works has announced that a request to extend the weekday construction hours until 10 p.m. for work related to the dredging of the Compo Marina basin has been approved. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ permit for the dredging stipulates that in-water work must be completed by Feb. 1, 2015. […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following extensive consultations, the Buller District Council has made the decision to sell the Westport’s Kawatiri dredge. At yesterday’s council meeting, Buller District councilors resolved 6-4 to sell the dredge. The council-owned company, Buller Holdings Ltd, will manage the sales process that will begin next month, when the Kawatiri is on the slip for maintenance […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 19 November 2012

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, operator of the country’s busiest port, still projects growth in its business for next year despite the gloomy global economy. Its chief executive officer Ruben Emir Gnanalingam said despite the global economic crisis and news of the European economy in recession, consumption worldwide was still increasing. Therefore, he said, Westports’ cargo […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Holland-based King Company Inc. has won the Grand Haven and Holland harbors dredging contracts, reports westport-news.com. These dredging programs, worth $657,500, are expected to commence in early April and the completion is scheduled for late May. Both projects are very important for the marine commerce there, said District engineer Lt. Col. Robert Ellis regarding this […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Essayons, a Corps-owned and operated hopper dredger, recently removed 1.6 million cubic yards of shoal material from the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel. The project was completed with the help of the Westport, a suction dredger owned and operated by Manson Construction. Dredging is a necessary maintenance operation for harbors to allow safe passage of marine […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industries (MITI), recently visited Westports and was briefed on the progress of the latest container terminal expansion program. The Container Terminal 8 (CT8) expansion is being undertaken in two phases and the construction work of Phase 1, which started in January 2015, has now been completed. The first 300-meter […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Buller District mayor Garry Howard has announced that it’s time to front up and openly debate whether or not the district can afford to keep the Kawatiri grab hopper dredger. At their August 23 meeting, Buller District councilors will formally consider whether or not to sell the dredger which made Westport Harbor viable for large […]

  • 19 July 2010

    Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd will resume the initial phase of its expansion this year that will see the construction of the 300m container … By Sharidan M.Ali (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, July 19, 2010;

  • 5 October 2010

    The Army Corps of Engineers will respond to continuing erosion adjacent to the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill in Westport, Wash., by… (kbkw) [mappress] Source: kbkw, October 5, 2010;

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Lower Columbia River dredging program will involve cleanup work in Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Skipanon Channel, Wahkiakum Ferry Channel and Westport Slough. Approximately 75,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from Baker Bay, 85,000 cubic yards from Chinook Channel, 95,000 cubic yards from […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manson’s hopper dredger Westport is back in Anchorage – with her very experienced crew – for the final round of a three-year maintenance dredging contract for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the Port of Alaska. The purpose of this project was to provide annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Alaska to […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Planning & Zoning Director Mary Young has announced that on March 5, 2020 the Planning & Zoning Commission will review an amendment to the Westport Zoning Regulations, the Town of Westport, CT, reports.  Authored by the Planning and Zoning Commission’s Zoning Regulation Revision Subcommittee, Text Amendment #775 proposes to add definitions and remove regulatory obstacles […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 55,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill near Westport, Wash., beginning Nov. 14. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of the south jetty and […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vopak and the Port of Amsterdam have just announced their plans to jointly invest in additional vessel handling infrastructure at Vopak Terminal Amsterdam Westpoort. Under this development program, one jetty will be extended with one berth for seagoing vessels and a new quay wall with two berths for barges will be built, bringing the total […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Executive Chairman of the Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Mr. Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam, has unveiled the RM3.18 billion investment plan which includes the expansion project to further improve the port’s capacity. “This expansion plan includes the 160ha (400 acres) land reclamation project expected to be completed by next year and the construction of four container […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    S.E.A. Construction LLC crew is currently repairing the Chehalis Revetment near Westport, Washington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District said in their latest announcement. This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project is being accomplished in coordination with the Port of Grays Harbor. The Point Chehalis Revetment is a system of 3,100 feet of […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal science forum featuring discussion from experts on the changing dynamics of the county’s coastlines will be held at Grays Harbor College in Aberdeen, WA on Tuesday, November 17, from 6-8 p.m. The event is titled “Changing Shorelines: Coastal Erosion, Flooding and Sea Level Rise,” and will be hosted by the Grays Harbor County Marine […]