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  • 26 September 2012

    Although the $38-million dredging project was completed in January, the Sydney Harbour still cannot receive larger ships. Jim Wooder, chairman of Sydney Marine Group and former project manager of the dredging, said: “Creating a new chart could be completed within two months but moving the lights will take longer. It is not clear how much […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Clamshell head on this dredge boat is removing sediment from the bottom of Newark Bay, in effort to deepen the harbor to 50 feet. This is part of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project, that when complete, will allow bigger container vessels to enter the harbor. The project area is the main […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga will host the giant cruise ship Ovation of the Seas in its maiden voyage to New Zealand in the summer of 2016/2017. Mark Cairns, Port of Tauranga Chief Executive, said the cruise ship visit will be made possible by the dredging project about to start in Tauranga Harbor. The work, for which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Far North is one of the key itineraries of Australia’s largest cruise liner operator which has released its record summer schedule…   By Nick Dalton (cairns) [mappress] Source: cairns, October 7, 2011;

  • 7 August 2013

    On August 2nd 2013, Euroports Italy’s terminal in Marghera, Venice welcomed the largest seagoing vessel ever to enter the port of Venice for handling operations. The MV TEN JIN MARU (LOA: 240 m x 38 m, deadweight: 98.000t), a bulk carrier, departed from South America on July 8th, with a record of 65.000 tons of […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Kingston Wharves Limited (KW) is seeking to raise $1.8 billion from Jamaica Producers Group (JP), in order to further prepare for the huge… BY CAMILO THAME (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, January 25, 2012; Image: fsl.org

  • 22 May 2013

    Following dredging work and adjustments to its pier, the Port of Tubarão is scheduled to conclude on Wednesday, May 22, its first operation to fully load a Valemax ship, the world’s largest iron ore carrier, with total capacity of 400,000 metric tons. It will be the biggest loading operation in the 47-year history of the […]

  • 21 June 2010

    They call it “the gauntlet,” and boaters say it’s becoming a bigger challenge every day. [mappress] Source: capecodonline, June 21, 2010;

  • 27 November 2011

    Port Qasim has become the first harbour of Pakistan to berth mother ships by deepening of its channel at 13 metres draught…   (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 27, 2011;

  • 1 June 2011

    Ships and boats bigger and heavier than ever will soon be able to travel up the River Tyne.   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, June 1, 2011    

  • 5 March 2010

    Cebu can accommodate bigger ships once the dredging project of the Cebu Ports Authority is completed in nine months’ time… [mappress] Source:globalnation,March 5,2010;

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The MSC Challenger on the Gulf Service became the first container ship to call Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), the newest terminal at the Port of Santos, when it berthed August 14th and the 5,700 TEU MSC Adriatic on the Ipanema service called the following day with 535 moves handled for load and discharge. “Our cranes, […]

  • 7 September 2011

    MSC Chicago becomes largest vessel to call at Port of Durban. Ship also becomes biggest ship ever to sail in South African waters…   (porttechnology) [mappress] Source: porttechnology, September 7, 2011;

  • 21 July 2011

    The Southernmost City’s main tourist drag of Duval Street was downright peaceful on a recent morning. Then suddenly, the shops, restaurants… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, July 21, 2011;

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Reporting to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, Executive Director Roger Guenther announced yesterday the completion of maintenance dredging of the Bayport channel. The Bayport channel is accepted and will be maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a depth of 48.5 feet mean lower low water (MLLW), reported the […]

  • 3 June 2010

    The Port of Tauranga says its efforts to get a resource consent to deepen and widen the harbour shipping channels to take bigger ships have…   [mappress] Source: stuff, June 3, 2010;

  • 23 February 2011

    The plan to deepen Charleston Harbor so the port there can handle bigger ships got the backing Tuesday of the Myrtle Beach City Council…   (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, February 23, 2011;

  • 7 March 2010

    The folks at Dole are looking forward to the day when a deeper shipping channel on the Delaware River might allow them to bring in their fruit in bigger ships… [mappress] Source:delawareonline,March 7,2010;

  • 18 September 2011

    Millions of dollars have to be poured into widening Bermuda’s shipping channels to attract the bigger cruise ships into Hamilton and St…   By Simon Jones (bermudasun) [mappress] Source: bermudasun, September 18, 2011

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of another record-breaking year for both cargo and cruise passengers, $33 million in State grants have been allocated to PortMiami over the next five years. This is another important step that will help the Port better respond to the next generation of cruise and cargo business. The positive performance report comes as […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Local German authorities have completed the deepening of a 23.7km stretch of the northern Peene River to allow bigger ships to reach Wolgast. [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, February 18, 2010;

  • 12 December 2012

    The biggest cargo ship in the world, the “CMA CGM Marco Polo”, arrived into Hamburg harbour for the first time, reports thelocal.de. Built by DSME (Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering) in South Korea, the giant of the seas displays exceptional dimensions: 396 meters long, 54 meters wide, with a draft of 16 meters. This is […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said development goals cannot be achieved by opening old wounds or by digging for dirt. The President was addressing the gathering after commissioning the newly constructed Oluvil commercial port and fisheries harbour and ice manufacturing plant yesterday. The harbour project was constructed at a cost of Rs.7,000 million. President Mahinda […]