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  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Port of Charlottetown has applied for federal and provincial funding to remove silt and other materials from the harbor, informs the CBC/Radio-Canada. The port plans to conduct this dredging scheme in order to eventually extend the harbor’s berth to accommodate two cruise ships at the same time. Corryn Clemence, the port’s business development […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Canadian Halifax Port Authority has confirmed that the work on the temporary South End Container Terminal berth extension has started, implementing its August 2018 board decision and announced at Halifax Port Days. According to an official announcement, the berth extension will ensure that the Port of Halifax will continue […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest extension to the Port of Felixstowe, the UK’s largest container port was officially opened by Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Parliamentary Secretary and Deputy Leader of the House of Commons last week. The £34 million project to extend the port’s 9th berth by 190m was completed by VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster under a joint […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Freeport of Riga company “Rīga Universal Terminal” (RUT) has entered into an agreement with hydro-technical construction company JSC “BMGS” for the reconstruction of two berths, reported the FRA today. FRA has transferred berths ZO-1 and ZO-2 to RUT for a long-term lease and early this year the Freeport of Riga Board has supported the […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The second phase of dredging operations in connection with the berth extension project at Ra’s al-Khaimah’s Saqr Port is set to begin today, according to a Notice to Mariners issued by the Harbor Master of RAK Ports. The work will be conducted by the cutter suction dredger Athena and is expected to last around two […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Freeport Commissioners have approved a $129.6 million contract with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. for the expansion of Velasco Container Terminal in Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. The berth will be dredged to 51 feet, matching the depth […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phase III of dredging work in connection with the Saqr Port Berth Extension Project is scheduled to begin on 24th June. These dredging operations, to be undertaken near RAK Maritime City approaches, are set to last approximately four weeks. According to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports, during this period, the existing project […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    The South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is now complete and is fully operational. The first vessel to call on this expanded piece of critical infrastructure, operated by PSA Halifax, is the Zim Tarragona which arrived on October 23, 2020. Furthermore, with the extension project finished, the South End Container Terminal […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Cork Company has lodged a planning application with An Bord Pleanála for the Ringaskiddy Port Redevelopment project in the lower harbour. The application is being made under the Planning and Development (Strategic Infrastructure) Act. The planning application to An Bord Pleanála includes the following redevelopments under which will form an extension to […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been awarded the Velasco Container Terminal expansion project at Port Freeport, Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. This will be the single largest project built by a public port on the Texas Gulf Coast. […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sabah Ports Sdn Bhd, the port operating subsidiary of Suria Capital Holdings Bhd, will invest RM229mil over the next two years to further improve its port facilities and equipment to better serve the port users and shipping communities in Sabah. Suria Capital told Bursa Malaysia that its board, as well as the board of Sabah […]

  • 28 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 22-28, 2018).   Group Ocean Orders Two Damen Vessels Recently, at the New Orleans Workboat Festival in the United States, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Canada-based Group Ocean for the delivery of two Modular Multi Cats 1205.   […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Department of Industry has just released this very interesting video update on the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project. Dredging of the birth pocket and fabrication of the scour protection, conducted by the contractor Heron Construction Company Ltd., is currently underway. Environmental performance is better than expected, the department said in their announcement. The construction […]

  • 24 September 2012

    The first consignment of wheat for the year 2012 on behalf of the Government of India (GOI) was exported from Port of Pipavav on September 20, 2012. The vessel MV Spar Canis sailed from the port with a total of 36,750.082 MT on board. The cargo is being exported by the GOI to Pt. Indofood […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contractor to extend the port’s Berth 9 by 190 metres. The work will increase the combined lengths of Berths 8 and […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Next week, the Port Manatee will host a groundbreaking ceremony marking the start of construction for the extension of Berth 12, and Gov. Rick Scott is expected to attend this event. According to bradenton.com, Carlos Buqueras, the Port Executive Director, said: “We have a high level of confidence the governor and federal and state representatives […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr Container Cranes Ltd. has recently commissioned its eighth ship to shore container crane at Exolgan Container Terminal in Buenos Aires. The Liebherr crane was officially welcomed to Exolgan in a ceremony at the terminal which saw participation of the president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner along with local dignitaries and representatives from Exolgan. […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The Manatee County Port Authority has approved a $13 million contract with American Bridge Company for a 584-foot extension of Berth 12 and a 10-acre container yard, finishing a port expansion project originating in 1997. The project is expected to be complete by mid-2013, well in advance of the on-going expansion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dunkirk has launched the construction of the Flanders Terminal Extension, aimed to ensure that the world’s largest container carriers berth there in all sea conditions. This extension scheme will enable the container terminal operator, as of 2019, to berth two new-generation mega-max container carriers simultaneously. On completion of the works, set for the […]

  • 17 February 2014

    The Port of Felixstowe has received consent from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the extension of its newest container handling facility, Berths 8 and 9. The expansion marks yet another milestone to increase the port’s ability to berth the next generation of mega vessels. Commenting on the latest development at the port, Clemence Cheng, […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has been selected as the contractor for the Eden Breakwater Wharf extension project. According to the East Coast Radio, Heron will carry out dredging works that signal the start of the $44 million project. “In the next 12 months the NSW Government will be delivering $24 million of a promised $32 million for […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerBrooks has successfully fabricated and delivered 190 tonnes of twin Rectangular Hollow Section (RHS) wailings, to assist with the extension of berth 9 at the Port of Felixstowe. To help provide structural support to the port’s newly piled quay wall, VolkerBrooks’ in house steel fabrication team prepped and butt welded 66 50mm thick end plates […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Recently, CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for Phase 1 of the public terminal in Niutoushan area of Chizhou Port in Anhui Province and the reconstruction and extension works of the terminal of Guodian’s coal storage and distribution center in Shashi, Hubei Province, with a contract value of 118 million yuan. […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), a company engaged in the design and construction of transportation infrastructure, dredging and heavy machinery manufacturing business, has signed a $44 million contract for extension of San Antonio Terminal in Valparaiso, Chile. The project involves construction of 430m steel sheet piles of Berth 2, extension of the 130m terminal in […]