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  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company’s (GLDD) newest clamshell dredger – under the name No. 58 – has officially started dredging operations, the Oak Brook, Illinois, headquartered dredging company said in its latest announcement.  On May 8th, Dredge Captain Phil Sanzone and Dredge Technical Manager Doug Wittwer successfully completed the commissioning of No. 58, in […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a contract to GeoGradel of Toledo, OH to repair a sections of the Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty that was damaged during Superstorm Sandy. The contractor will begin in-water work around July 5 and should be completed by late-November. “The Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) has resumed dredging operations in Southwest Pass (SWP) and on the Crossings Above New Orleans to respond to active shoaling deposited by long-term high river stages, reports Louisiana Maritime Association. There are several vessels presently working in the area of SWP (including hopper and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.” […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]