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  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The giant container ship “Ever Logic” of Evergreen Shipping Line, with a length of 335 meters and a tonnage of 8452 TEU, berthed at the Port of Aden two days ago to discharge transit containers to neighboring ports. This visit is considered the beginning of regaining container transshipment business to the port after the interruption that […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) has signed a long-term port facility agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to use some of the world’s largest bulk cargo vessels to import raw materials through Khalifa Port. With this agreement, Abu Dhabi Ports will be able to develop the port to become the first in the Gulf capable of directly […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) recently issued comprehensive information about the environmental impacts of the harbor’s dredging project to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). As part of the pre-application process, MMO will now review the updated Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) that will determine whether the application for the dredging license will be renewed. This submission is the culmination of nearly five […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges supplied all the cutter suction dredgers used in the original construction of the Panama Canal in 1907. In 1943, the Panama Canal Authority added the Mindi, also built by Ellicott, to their fleet. This dredger was a key component in the physical and economic expansion of the Panama Canal. Throughout the years, Mindi’s […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Hock Seng Lee (HSL) Bhd would be able to get ports dredging works, waste water management, flood mitigation, rural road works and other infrastructure projects on the back of the execution of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE), said Kenanga Research. “Over the years, HSL has transformed vast acres of uninhabitable swamp land into […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A WWII German bomb was found at 5am this morning by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have inspected the device and a plan is in place to tow it out of the harbor and destroy it in open waters […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors wrapped up the Seahouses Harbour dredging program last week. This very important cleanup project, funded by North Sunderland Harbour Commissioners, will ensure that this area remains navigable for fishing and leisure boats, reports berwick-advertiser.co.uk. Regarding the Seahouses dredging work, Captain Philip Brabban, harbourmaster, stated: “If we stopped dredging, the silt and sand would […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Captain Peter McGovern of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) announced today that the VRCA is adopting exciting new technology that will allow larger ships with more cargo to access the Geelong Port. Melbourne-based OMC International (OMC) developed the Dynamic Under Keel Clearance (DUKC®) system that allows ships to safely navigate channels carrying more cargo than is possible […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following his promotion yesterday from captain to rear admiral, Gerd Glang was named as director of the NOAA Office of Coast Survey and the nation’s chief hydrographer, responsible for mapping and charting of all United States coastal waters. The U.S. Senate has confirmed his nomination by President Obama to the rank of rear admiral (lower […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned by Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster NV, collided with a Moody 31 sailing yacht Orca at the entrance to the River Orwell in Suffolk. At the helm of the Shoreway at the time was Mr Gerardus Chapel who was employed as Chief Mate. […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the shallow rivers in Dagupan will take more than one year using three dredging machines loaned to the city by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). City Engineer Virginia Rosario, in a press conference called Monday night by Mayor Belen Fernandez, said more than 250,000 cubic meters of silt are set […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company (GLDD) survey boat Pearl River, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and Southern Dredging, located a capsized workboat Sunday morning on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  “The Coast Guard and port partners are monitoring the salvage efforts for Miss Anne, a steel 25-foot […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the Shark River dredging program in Neptune City, NJ, is set to begin on September 5, 2017. The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, has determined that the hazards associated with dredge piping and dredge operations in the main navigational channel create the need for […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The Portuguese Hydrographic Institute, which is celebrating their 53rd anniversary, recently organized a seminar about “The contribution of hydrography to the development and security of coastal states” in Lisbon, Portugal. The purpose of this event was to allow the exchange of ideas and experiences about hydrography and nautical cartography between participants, as well as strengthen […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral recently began construction works on a new $150 million Cruise Terminal 3, the largest single project in the history of the port. According to the release, demolition of the port’s oldest cruise terminal started yesterday to make way for a new state-of-the-art terminal with upgraded berth. Deconstruction of the existing Cruise Terminal 3 (CT-3) facility […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Falmouth Harbor Commissioners, the statutory body responsible for managing Falmouth Harbor, will be hosting its annual public meeting on Tuesday, 20th September, at 7 pm. The meeting, which will take place in the Learning Center at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth, is open to members of the public. During the meeting, Falmouth Harbor […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Vessels

    A&P Tees ship repair yard has given another TV star a much-needed “makeover”. The Middlesbrough yard is gaining a reputation for giving vessels which have appeared on the small screen a new lease of life. Last year they restored the Tall Ship winner Christian Radich, star of the BBC TV series The Onedin Line and the […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River coordinated last Friday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis and Omaha Districts to provide for the safe transit of the vessel Tate Oglesby and its tow through St. Louis Harbor’s high water closure zone and the previously-closed Locks 27. The vessel Tate Oglesby is towing the […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) recently hosted a tour of their cutter suction dredger Texas at the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Great Lakes’ personnel, which included Armand Riehl, Russ Zimmerman, and Captain Joyner, hosted senior officials from the following organizations: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Ports Council, Jacksonville […]

  • 26 April 2012

    As Miami News Times reports, after a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trust fund to mitigate effects of the deep […]

  • 25 January 2012

    As India charts its voyage as the port of call for world trade, ports and terminals see the dire need to meet the growing demand in both infrastructure and capacity for vessels crisscrossing between the West and the East. About 95 per cent of Indian overseas cargo by volume and 75 per cent by value […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]