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  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport recently acquired a self-propelled hopper barge named FORT that will be used by the company’s North-Western Basin Branch. The vessel, acquired in December 2016, is the first hopper barge for the North-Western Basin Branch and the 57th vessel in its fleet. The barge can carry up to 3,000 t of dredged material or other loose cargo […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The newly renovated Port of Abbot Point’s Marine Offloading Facility (MOF) is almost ready to receive its first delivery with stage one of construction works now complete, North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP ) just announced. NQBP Senior Project Engineer, Anoop Pillai, said that although special marine construction expertise was required on the project, local contractors […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6-12, 2017).   Shell to Supply LNG for Van der Kamp’s New Dredger Shell Western LNG B.V. (Shell) and Van der Kamp have signed an agreement for the supply of liquefied natural gas that will power Van der Kamp’s new dredger. […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kooiman Marine Group of Zwijndrecht has won a contract from Group De Cloedt for the conversion of their dry cargo vessel DC Eems into a trailing suction hopper dredger. The DC Eems, currently under management with EemsWerken (family Kornet) from Werkendam, measures approximately 90m x 15m. Upon completion of this conversion, the vessel will have […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of construction works on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project starts today, according to the Dover Port. The port announced that this major stage of the construction program is now officially underway and is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2018. As the result of these works there will be some […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaport Authority (USPA) last Friday took the opportunity to present the upcoming dredging projects during the Ukrainian Dredging Day conference. According to USPA, the meeting was held jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine under support of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. During the opening speech, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Volodymyr Omelyan, […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT CEO, Brian Taylor, expects that, after a decade of discussion and planning, the $684 million project to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel could begin this year. Mr Taylor made this announcement yesterday in his State of the Port address to the Propeller Club of the United States, according to Jacksonville.com. Deepening the […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Ports Expansion Conference, aimed to discuss modernization of African ports and increasing cargo and freight capacity to handle more traffic, will take place on March 20-21, 2017 in Mombasa, Kenya. Africa is experiencing a major surge in trade with growing volumes of cargo across its ports. To keep up with the increase, government […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work is a part of a project to deepen the federal channel of the river to provide for more efficient maritime transport of cargo. The deeper channel will provide […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $5 million for two harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they’re located, Wisconsin Department of Transportation said in its release. Created in 1979, Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance Program helps harbor communities maintain and improve waterborne […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced yesterday that it is encouraged by the release of the infrastructure investment outline by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Democrats. According to AAPA, the recognition that ports and waterways play a vital role in the nation’s economy, jobs and supply chain raises hopes for future […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The acting CEO of the Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA), Raivis Veсkagans, visited the Port of Yuzhny on January 22, 2017. During the visit, the CEO met with the port authorities and toured the water areas and production complexes of the state enterprise ‘Yuzhny Commercial Seaport’. Mr Veckagans also visited the area of the future grain […]

  • 22 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 16-22, 2017).   Boskalis Receives LOI for Port of Duqm Development Boskalis has received a Letter of Intent to Award (LOI) a contract for the development of the Port of Duqm in Oman.   Weeks Marine Kicks Off Galveston […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo Terminal in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. The first phase covers the construction of a 350-meter long berth with a controlling depth of 15.5 meters, two trestles […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) six-berth reconstruction project at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban has reached a milestone, with berth 13 and 14 now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port. The contract for reconstruction and deepening of six Maydon Wharf Berths 1-4, 13 and 14 was awarded […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. The Corps just released this photo of the clamshell dredger No. 54 during the removal of rock fragments from areas where blasting operations have already been completed near Marcus Hook, PA. […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The backhoe excavator dredger New York is working in tandem with the drill barge Apache to remove rock fragments from locations where blasting has just taken place near Chester, PA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mrs Ageeth Roelofs from Waterking to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: How has 2016 […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated additional funds to the Innus de Pessamit Council for participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Québec. The funding was made available through the agency’s Participant Funding Program. It will enable the Innus de Pessamit Council’s participation […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Port of Redwood City’s shipping channel was completed last week, restoring the channel to its authorized depth of minus 30-feet. The dredging was performed under the auspices of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. According to the port, maintaining this full depth will allow ocean carriers to bring in fuller and […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase II of the Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka (MSCC Bronka) has been put into operation, reports IAA PortNews. According to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot), the document was signed by the Agency on December 16th 2016. Fenix LLC, investor and operator of MSCC Bronka, has thus implemented its investment obligations for a […]