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  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Living near a body of water has always appealed to many, yet some of these areas may require maintenance such as dredging and erosion control to keep up with the ever-changing environment.  Sweden has dozens and dozens of rivers and an estimated 101,000 lakes, not to mention the coastal areas and several small islands and […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s investment in a $127 million project to widen and deepen the shipping channel, the largest ship ever to enter the Port of Cairns berthed today marking a historic evolution for Far North Queensland’s cruise ship industry. This time last year, the 294-meter-long Queen Elizabeth would have been forced to drop […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The cutter suction dredger Pirat X is the flagship of B&Q Dredging fleet and one of the biggest CSDs in the world. With three pumps and roughly 10,000 horsepower, it can dredge and transport up to 12.000m³ soil-water mixture per hour at depths of up to 50 meters. Being the biggest dredger in Africa, […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, in cooperation with Endratech, hosted their Dredging Seminar in Latin America last week. The Dredging Seminar 2019 took place at the following locations: Tuesday the 19th of November : Cartagena, Colombia; Thursday the 21st of November : Sao Paulo, Brazil; Friday the 22nd of November : Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Dredging Seminar is aimed […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Nelson, New Zealand, has just announced that commencing today (October 31) contractors will be drilling of the seabed in and around the port for geotechnical purposes. According to the company’s environmental officer, Kelly Leonard, the drilling is needed before the company can begin dredging operations in the shipping channel, and before the port’s main […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a community meeting Tuesday, October 29 at Willowbranch Branch Library in Jacksonville, Fla. 32205. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with an overview, update, and next steps for the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Project Partnership Agreement, which […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    REMU Big Float Amphibious Excavator was very busy last month working on the Gère, arm of the river Rhône, located near the city of Lyon, France, the Finnish designer and manufacturer of earthmoving machines said in its latest project update.  Calibration works were managed by the company Mougin, specialized in earthmoving works on dry soil, […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has introduced plans to invest Rs 57,594 crore to expand the capacity of Gujarat’s Mundra Port – the flagship port of APSEZ, The Hindu Business Line reports.  The proposed expansion of Mundra’s waterfront development plan (WFDP) includes extension of the quay length by another 14,470 meters, augmenting […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big Bend Channel expansion scheme is complete – a year ahead of schedule, Port Tampa Bay said in its latest announcement.  The $63 million milestone project, which deepened and widened the Big Bend Channel, will allow for larger ships to call at the terminals. “This is one of the largest projects we have worked […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Valencia Port Authority (Autoridad Portuaria de Valencia, APV), Aurelio Martinez, revealed the details of the Northern Terminal – a new automated container facility at the Spain’s Valencia Port – on October 20, 2018.  At the moment, APV hosts three container terminals: Noatum Terminal (1,450,000m²), MSC Valencia Terminal (337,000m²) and APM Terminal […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus, has announced that the Senate passed the 5-year reauthorization of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Long Island Sound Program. The program, which Rep. Zeldin secured at $65 million per year, will now head to the President’s desk to become law following Senate passage of […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Denbighshire County Council, supported by the Welsh Government’s Coastal Risk Management Program, has drawn up plans to install rock armoring and increase the height of the sea wall along the promenade between Splash Point and the slipway adjacent to Rhyl Golf Club. Construction is expected to take 18 months and start during 2019, subject to […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam this week announced completion of a project partnership agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) to launch the design and construction of the Tangier Island Jetty in Accomack County. This federal and state funded infrastructure project will protect the western portion of the navigation […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a community meeting today in Jacksonville, Fla, regarding the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The meeting takes place at the Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville. A poster session/meet and greet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. followed by a formal […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the Army Corps. Elected officials and industry leaders have long worked to increase the channel’s depth to 50 feet, which is the same depth […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District commander signed a project partnership agreement with the City of Jacksonville for the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Restoration project June 7. With the signed agreement, the aquatic restoration project now moves into the design and permitting phase. “Signing this agreement with the City of Jacksonville is good […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) yesterday signed a 30 year concession agreement with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a Swiss-based global transportation and logistics firm, to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port with a total investment of approximately $1.1 billion. According to the ADP’s announcement, these developments include an increase in the current 12 ship-to-shore cranes […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After nearly ten years of planning and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) approval received in February, the future of the Townsville Port Expansion Project is under threat because of funding cuts. The Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher revealed today that the Turnbull Government wouldn’t be kicking in their share for the channel widening project, which has already received $75 […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maritime, offshore and logistic career hunters will meet once again at the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) in WTC Rotterdam on the 28th of March. Just like the last 11 years, the event will gather different companies who are looking for new talent and experienced professionals. This year, the Navingo’s MOCE show welcomes leaders from […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last month saw the official opening of Walthamstow Wetlands to the wider public for the first time in 150 years, Ramboll Environ, Inc. said in their latest announcement.  The Walthamstow Wetlands operational partnership – Waltham Forest Council, Thames Water and London Wildlife Trust – co-hosted the launch event last week. Plans have been underway since […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Water levels at Big Cliff Reservoir will be lower October 13-27 to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct sediment sampling, USACE’s Portland District said in their latest release.  USACE is collecting the sediment samples as part of a Remedial Investigation to determine the nature and extent of any contaminants in the immediate […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. The proposed […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Tampa Bay has approved a public-private partnership agreement with four other entities to divvy up who will pay for a $60 million widening and extension of the Big Bend Channel. The strategic partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Tampa Electric Co. and Mosaic Co. The port’s […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is leading an interagency project to help restore the ecosystem at Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island is a $1.4-billion sustainability project to provide habitat for diamondback terrapins, over 160 bird species, crabs, rockfish and killifish, all […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Maputo recently received an award for being the Biggest Investor in the Infrastructure area in Mozambique during the period 2012-2016. The port went through an enormous transformation in the last 5 years, under the developments of the port’s Masterplan. The biggest infrastructure milestones were the two channel deepening projects (the first in […]