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  • 28 February 2013

    A $900,000 river dredging project is underway in Newington. The Army Corps of Engineers is the contractor for the federal project, which is intended to make the Piscataqua River more navigable in one area. When completed next month, some 15 thousand cubic yards of sand and gravel will be taken from the Simplex Reach, upriver […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua has approved the resumption of the Nicaragua Grand Canal aerial survey project. Last Friday, HKND Group announced the approval for one of the companies commissioned by CSA Global to continue with the works. The recommencement of the aerial works is for the LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) component of the survey along the proposed […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big River Coalition – representing 189 companies in the US Gulf – has just released the latest update on the Southwest Pass dredging project that will restore the Mississippi River channel draft to 45-feet. According to the update, the Army Corps Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Texas, yesterday morning.  Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredger Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District Public Affairs staff recently visited the Dredge Merritt while it was conducting operations on the Oregon Inlet. Dredging in this area has many benefits for Dare County fishermen, both economic and recreational. The significance of the Oregon Inlet is that it is “a critical harbor of refuge.” […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Longer Port Aransas ferry wait times are expected for about two weeks, starting on Wednesday, September 11, according to a Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) news release. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel will require DOT to modify its ferry operations, which will result in […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork will invest over €1.5 million in upgrading facilities at Cobh Cruise Terminal, Ireland’s only dedicated cruise berth, with the installation of a number of high load mooring bollards at the east and west end of the Cobh Cruise Berth which will enable larger ships to be berthed. The work which will […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Addressing delegates attending the annual TOC Container Supply Chain Americas conference, APM Terminals Moin Managing Director, Captain Paul J. Gallie cited the company’s new Terminal de Contenedores de Moin (TCM) project in Costa Rica as an example of essential Latin American port planning and development. “The key factor here is that there are no alternative […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mexico’s General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, has announced the start of the dredging operations on the New Port of Veracruz. At the ceremony, which took place on November 25, he said that the dredged material from this project will be used for creation of five new terminals. Upon completion, […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Victoria is planning to invest approx. $10 million in channel dredging works at Geelong port, according to the 2015/16 State budget. Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) chief executive officer Captain Peter McGovern confirmed this, saying to Lloyd’s List Australia that the funding will go towards deepening and widening a shallow patch near Lascelles Wharf’ The $9.8 […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the Payra Port Development Project was signed today between the Payra Port Authority (PPA) and Jan De Nul. Under the agreement, Jan De Nul will conduct major capital dredging and civil engineering work on about 35 nautical miles in Rabnabad channel in Kalapara of Patuakhali. Bangladeshi Shipping Minister, Shajahan Khan, […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh’s third seaport at Payra in Patuakhali started its test operations phase today by unloading goods from its first ocean vessel MV Fortune Bird. The port is being built on the west bank of Ramnabad channel in Kalapara upazila of Patuakhali. The formal activities of the Payra Port are set to begin on August 13, according to […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially started the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for the deepening project with their cutterhead dredge Captain Frank at Mile 5.0 Above Head of Passes (AHP). “This project […]

  • 24 February 2014

    General Ports Administration, state company running the port of Buenos Aires has inked a contract to adapt the port to cope with the dominant new generation of giant ships, reports buenosairesherald. AGP aims to spend US$700 million to adapt the port of Buenos Aires to the Panama Canal parameters. The plans to upgrade the port […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District’s navigation team arrived at Croatan Point in early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging. Located at the south end of the Oceanfront, the Rudee Inlet is a hub for fishing charters, jet skiing, parasailing and serves as […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Bahrain’s General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP)  announced recently  that two of its senior Bahraini maritime executives will attend a one-year Masters course to specialise in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden. The WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Captain Tarek Shahin, the Egyptian Damietta Port Authority (DPA) chairman, hosted a meeting today with a delegation from the Dutch marine services provider Van Oord, Wadi El Nile For Contracting & Real Estate Investments and The Egyptian Ports Development Group (EPDG). During the meeting, the parties discussed how far these three companies can work on […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Marina Port Vell (MPV), Barcelona—set to become one of the world’s most elite superyacht destinations and, through its transformation, the pre-eminent home port in the Mediterranean—today announces the exciting news that the Board of Directors of the Port of Barcelona has approved the refurbishment of Marina Port Vell and an overall size expansion. This critical […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Scarborough Borough’s dredger ‘Sandsend’ has recently returned to Whitby following a period of dry docking on the Humber, overseen by the vessels master (captain) and crew, as well as the harbor master’s team. “Periodic dry docks are a statutory requirement to allow the vessel to be inspected out of the water. They also give […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s defenses against storm damage continue to be boosted with the construction of a new 205 meter seawall at Kurrawa Beach. “The $1.3 million project, adjacent to Kurrawa Park between Charles Avenue and Victoria Avenue, is part of our extensive seawalls program,” the City said in its announcement. In a positive […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The dredging project at the Broadwater near Wavebreak Island is getting a boost – a second dredger has been put there to work. Gold Coast City Marina shipyard manager Ryan Leigh-Smith said: “This will go a long way towards stopping boats from going straight past our front door. The Broadwater has been neglected for years. […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017. The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and the high risk of explosions is a pervasive hazard to dredging activities. To minimize damage which can be caused to a hopper dredger’s drag head, a steel bomb grid is […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun work on the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater to repair the $19 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 850 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Durocher Marine Division/Kokosing Construction Company and includes the placement of armor […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A wooden groyne is to be trialed at Buffalo Beach, off the end of the already completed stage two rock seawall, announced today the Thames-Coromandel Council. It’s expected the groyne will promote enough sand build-up towards the north of Buffalo Beach to negate the construction of a further rock seawall as well as allow for more […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jenkins Marine Ltd. has just announced the purchase of the grab hopper dredger C.H. Horn from the Poole Harbor Commissioners (PHC). This is a significant investment in the dredging fleet for Jenkins Marine who have now secured a new ten-year contract to perform dredging services and provide marine support vessels for PHC within Poole Harbor […]