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  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rossaveal Port Services Ltd. will kick off the Wicklow Town Harbor dredging project tomorrow, reports Wicklow People. The areas that will be dredged are: – the main harbour channel; – the outer East Pier area; – the inner East Pier area; – the area between the North and South Quays. According to Wicklow People, this […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Major Thibaut has secured an additional $2 million in state funding for the False River Restoration Project, as work continues on the river. Dredging of the north end of the river is expected to begin in November or December of 2018. Since 2011 over 3.5 million dollars of state and private funding have […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Congressman John Garamendi, joined by Congressman Doug LaMalfa and lawmakers at every level of government, successfully campaigned for the project to be included in the Corps of Engineers 2014 Work Plan. Up until this year, the project had failed to get funding because of Congress’s “no new start” policy, a flawed policy that prioritized old […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tidal Marsh and Barrier Beach Restoration Project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located east of Milton, Delaware, is the recipient of a 2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources in the “Federal Government” category.  The award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding and innovative projects “that are advancing the resilience of […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work in Beatrixhaven, the newest port basin in Eemshaven, has reached the completion phase, announced the Groningen Seaports. The heavy load quay is getting the finishing touches and dredging work is well on its way. The level of the surrounding terrain has been raised with sand dredged from the port, and at the end of the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab made an inspection visit to the digging site of the new Suez Canal Development Project on Tuesday. The PM was accompanied by Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. As for funding the digging works of the new Suez Canal, Mahlab said it will be made through public subscription, government […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The State Government’s decision to invite tenders for the Clyde River bar dredging has been supported by the New South Wales boaters. Safety for boaters in the Batemans Bay area and improvement of economic boost for the town are expected to be enhanced by these undertakings. The Primary Industries Minister, Katrina Hodgkinson, and State Member […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The Department for Communities and Local Government Minister, Brandon Lewis MP, visited London Gateway this week to see how building work is progressing at the super-port. During his visit, Mr Lewis was able to see for himself the scale of the UK’s new container port and logistics park and watch the 138m-high quay cranes, which […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The Tianjin Port North Zone has unveiled plan for three new large container terminals which will boost overall capacity to 32 berths capable of handling 16m TEU annually. According to marine-news-china.com, the three facilities are the East Pierhead, the Free Trade Zone and the North Pierhead, located on a 7.8 sq km site with a […]

  • 21 June 2012

    Recently, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. has won the bid for Phase 1 of the reclamation project of the bulk area of Huanghua Port. Located in Bohai New Area in Cangzhou, Hebei Province, with a reclamation area of 3.65 million square meters, an earthwork quantity of 23.1694 million cubic meters and a new cofferdam length […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has visited Liverpool to see how more than £300 million investment is improving the local economy. Mr McLoughlin visited the Port of Liverpool, where owners Peel Ports are investing to build new container ship berths, quays and cranes at the ‘Liverpool 2’ container terminal. Construction is well underway on […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City of Gold Coast’s coastal management program. The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program started today and forms part of a $35 million body of coastal management works undertaken […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Acting Mayor Cameron Granger believes that there is the need for the council to take the lead in creating opportunities for the port over the next 50 years, reports Geelong Advertiser. “The port is the future of economic growth in Geelong,” he said. He calls for the council to initiate talks with key stakeholders what […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has heeded their call to fund dredging operations at Oregon’s ports. As a result, Oregon’s ports will receive $19 million more in assistance – $4.2 million of it to six small ports that would have otherwise received $0 in federal […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thirteen senators from Great Lakes states wrote yesterday to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. The letter, from members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force to the chairs and ranking […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fylde Borough Council will conduct a major planning to secure sea defences and future management of the coastline. Works will include improved sea defences at Fairhaven Lake and Church Scar and may, depending on funding, begin as soon as 2017. Sea defences at Pleasure Island are also being considered with a longer timescale of possibly […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The Executive Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council today approved funds for a designing and constructing a new port on Delma Island. The approval was given at a meeting chaired by Sheikh Sultan Bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Tourism and Cultural Authority (TCA) and member of the Executive Council. The project which […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 8 April 2014

    KOC recently celebrated the laying of the foundation stone for the Small Boat Harbors Project which is being executed by the Turkish-based STFA Company. The Turkish President Abdullah Gul and Minister of Oil and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Omair were present at the event. CEO Hashem S. Hashem delivered a […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 April 2012

    U.S. Sens. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., and Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., applauded the United States Army Corps of Engineers decision to release its final report for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. The final report—consisting of a General Re-evaluation Report (GRR) and an Environmental Impact Statement […]