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  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction of Liverpool’s new deep water container terminal, Liverpool2, took a major step forward this week with the appointment by Peel Ports of specialised contractors BAM Nuttall and Van Oord to construct the new in-river quay wall. The companies have formed a joint venture to undertake work on the quay wall, which forms the berthing […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced its intentions to “restart” relations with leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. Dredging works will become clear and predictable for businesses, and the transparency of the tender documents will be increased, the Acting CEO of USPA, Raivis Veckagans, informed on January 20 during a meeting with representatives of the transport […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Buttermilk Bay Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Bourne, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a 7-foot deep by 100-foot wide channel at mean lower low water (MLLW) through the sandbar blocking the natural channel connecting Buzzards and Buttermilk Bays. The […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has been granted a draft permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for periodic maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. This will allow the County to continue maintaining the impoundment basin and navigation channel of the Inlet and bypass the sand onto beaches in the county both north and south of […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, a global leader in planning, designing, and building port and marine projects, has been selected by LIGTT Project Company LLC to provide management services for the pre-construction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal. The innovative new cargo transfer terminal off Louisiana’s Gulf Coast will be the largest deep-water port in the United States […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Cabinet has granted approval to allocate Rs.1000 million to proceed with the special flood control work program for the year 2012 initiated by the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation & Development Corporation under the direction of Secretary Defence & Urban Development,. The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) has launched an ambitious program of economic and […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced a project to dredge three State navigation channels; one in Absecon Inlet in Atlantic County, one in Hereford Inlet in Cape May County and one in Cape May Harbor. The work is part of a $1.6 million dollar project to dredge the state channels that were […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Two state-of-the-art Hitachi Large Excavators EX-1900-6 BH will arrive in Qatar next month to take part in the New Doha Port Project. The new port will be located to the north of Mesaieed, and will cover 20 square kilometers.  Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE dealer for Qatar, Arabian Supply Center (ASC) recently sold […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Contractor Verboon Maasland has ordered at Damen Dredging Equipment the delivery of a new cutter suction dredger. This stationary dredger will be an exact copy of the “Susanna” – delivered in 1981. Excellent proof that satisfied customers always return. The “Susanna” was built in 1981 by De Groot Nijkerk, as Damen Dredging Equipment then was […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate committee that oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced that the Morganza to the Gulf Chief’s Report has received concurrence to move forward with Congressional authorization by the Administration after nearly two decades of delays. The Corps completed the report in July, and it […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first pile for a new seawall was sunk yesterday in Jakarta, Indonesia, marking the start of work on a major coastal protection project on the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, which is aimed at countering the effects of soil subsidence and rising sea levels. The project was made possible in part by […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) has received a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) to work with the Hudson River Foundation and other partners to study sediment contamination levels in New York/New Jersey Harbor. The research will focus on navigation channels that are periodically dredged by the U.S. […]

  • 3 February 2014

    Continuing their commitment to attract private-sector expertise to address unique transportation challenges, the Maryland Department of Transportation’s Maryland Port Administration (MPA) recently issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking ideas and best practices for converting material dredged from Baltimore Harbor shipping channels into an environmentally-safe aggregate used in the construction / building industries. MPA is […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz and Caterpillar Vice President Steve Larson gathered Tuesday for a panel discussion at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual State of the Port event in Atlanta. Leading their discussion was the weekend announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that Assistant Secretary […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Peel Ports yesterday named international property and infrastructure group Lend Lease as principal contractor for Liverpool2, its new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. The landmark terminal, which will bring some of the world’s largest container ships to the Mersey, will be open for business in 2015. Located in the River Mersey, […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge the Buffalo River and surrounding waterways and keep the waterfront fully open for business. Each day, sediment settles at the […]

  • 28 May 2020

    Damen has delivered a Cutter Suction Dredger(CSD) 350 to Brazil. This dredger was Damen’s first to be sold to this South American country. During the challenging Covid-19 period, the dismountable dredger has been assembled and launched by the customer and commissioned on site with Damen assistance at the Vale Brucutu mine. Brucutu mine is an […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – is continuing construction activities at the sea lock during the summer months. These activities include the sinking operation of the inner lock head, construction work to connect the dividing wall to the outer lock head, and work […]

  • 10 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    DP World Sokhna, the Red Sea commercial gateway to Egypt’s capital Cairo, has received two new STS (ship-to-shore) gantry cranes in a further boost to productivity at the container facility operated by global marine terminal operator DP World. The two cranes, manufactured by ZPMC of China, were brought to port by the vessel Zhen-Hua 18 […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the Florida Legislature’s $10-million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck-dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park in Melbourne. The project calls […]

  • 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 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi has expressed its support for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, leaders of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for their efforts in advancing H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Texas is one of the country’s largest maritime states, and our ports […]