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  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to keep commercial shipping vessels navigating safely and efficiently to and from the Port of Wilmington, the Army Corps’ Wilmington District conducts daily surveys of the federal channel and periodically dredges it to remove debris. The Cape Fear River carries tons of sediment that gradually settles along the way of its 202-mile path […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations for the Nassau County beach renourishment project are projected to begin this week, said the City of Fernandina Beach Government in their latest announcement.  This work will continue twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (holidays included) until completion, according to the release. USACE estimates that the contractor – Manson Construction – will […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Napier Port today released its annual results for the 2018 financial year, with new records set for cargo and cruise. In the year to 30 September 2018, Napier Port celebrated handling a total of 5.1 million tonnes of cargo. A record 2.2 million tonnes of logs were exported to markets across the […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen, a Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate company, recently delivered their DOP450L to South Korea, for a major sand mining operation project. In its announcement, Damen said that a made-to-measure new 4.000m³ barge has been fitted out with a customized boom guiding all hydraulic hoses for the pump drive, the jet water hoses for […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 5 months, dredging operations will be carried out at Tuen Mun Public Cargo Working Area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. According to MARDEP, the works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one split hopper barge. One work boat and two tugboats will […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the United States Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan. As reported, this appropriation advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019, supporting the port operations, ensuring continued ship access to the port and furthering economic activity to […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ibistek Limited will begin the physical construction works on the development of the multipurpose Atlantic Terminal Services on-dock facility at the Ghana’s Takoradi Port in January 2019, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said in their latest announcement. The news comes after the signing of a project management contract with Royal HaskoningDHV of the Netherlands for […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     AW Maritime has been engaged by Tasmania’s TasPorts to provide specialist consultancy services to assist with planning and delivering its dredging works program. “As part of this engagement, we have recently worked with the TasPorts staff to manage the widening of a berth pocket to Berth 4 in Burnie Port on the North West […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Neal Dunn recently welcomed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) inclusion of the Port Panama City dredging project in their 2019 Work Plan. According to Congressman Dunn, USACE announced sufficient funding to complete the critical dredging project. The dredging will deepen the East Channel to 36 feet and expand the opportunities for larger […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $46 million for the Jacksonville Harbor deep draft navigation project in its FY 2019 Work Plan. This comes in addition to the $50 million in federal funding directed to JAXPORT for the project over the past two fiscal years, representing a substantial federal investment in growing commerce […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the past 12 weeks, locals and visitors to Lyttelton Port had the opportunity to see one of the world’s largest dredges, the Fairway, travelling up and down the channel carrying out the port’s deepening project. Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) announced yesterday that on the weekend she left Lyttelton bound for Singapore, as her role […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they will proceed with plans to build a new Soo Lock, one of the largest Great Lakes infrastructure projects in a generation, the Lake Carriers’ Association informs.  The news came in the form of an announcement that the Corps has formally allocated $32 million this fiscal […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction crews have begun staging equipment for the upcoming Nassau County project at Fernandina Beach. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park is anticipated to begin mid-December. The Corps estimates that the contractor will place about 340,000 cubic […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has submitted a proposal to the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) to develop two ports in Iloilo – the Iloilo Port Complex and the Port of Dumangas, an investment estimated to cost over $94 million. In line with the future development needs of Iloilo and the Visayas, ICTSI submitted a […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM International – together with JJM Construction (Canada) and Manson Construction (USA) – has received the full order to build the new Rio Tinto BC Works Terminal A on behalf of LNG Canada. The mobilization and construction works being carried out by BAM and its partners for the Rio Tinto Terminal A expansion have started. […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging in the River Rouge. Ryba Marine Construction Company from Cheboygan, Michigan, will receive almost $736,000 to dredge the River Rouge in southwest Detroit, Michigan, reported the Army Corps. Under the contract, the company will remove approximately 66,500 cubic yards […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port’s resource consent applications to build an additional wharf on its container terminal and carry out further dredging have been approved, according to the company. Building 6 Wharf will allow more ships to visit, larger ships to berth and alleviate the growing congestion caused by increasing cargo volumes coming out of the thriving region, […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, recently completed extensive conversion of the sand barge Kreeft. The sand barge – which is owned by Boskalis – spent last three months at DSO undergoing major works in preparation for her next project. As Damen reported, the 96-meter by 12.5-meter barge has been active for many years, […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Within the framework of ongoing coordination between Damietta Port Authority (DPA) and Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company, DCHC is currently undertaking an ambitious project to reinforce and deepen its berths to the depth of 17m. The company reported that the project, which is scheduled to last approximately 22 months, will be implemented in three stages […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (MCT) in Costa Rica has been granted permission by the National Council of Concessions (CNC) to start commercial operations at its first deep-sea berth. This is a key step for the terminal, which is on schedule to be fully operational in February 2019, said APM in its latest announcement. […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake (VA) for dredging the Delaware River main channel. Work will involve dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sediment from portions of the Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River main shipping channel, […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Executive Committee of the National Economic (ECNEC) has approved a project to procure some 35 dredgers, costing around $526 million, to keep up navigability in 100 major rivers across the country, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) reports.  The approval came from the 11th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference […]