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  • 11 December 2020
    Business development

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) announced today that the Port of Mackay is buzzing with hi-vis activity in the run-up to Christmas, with up to 100 jobs being supported across three infrastructure projects currently underway. Commenting the latest news, Member for Mackay, Julieanne Gilbert, said that it was part of the state’s economic recovery plan, […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Scottish Government continues to invest in the islands’ expanding infrastructure with £49 million package for new Stornoway Deep Water Terminal. Secretary Fergus Ewing confirmed £49 million investment from a number of partners to strengthen transport links and support a range of diverse industries in the Western Isles. The project includes a facility for berthing […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hall Contracting has won the largest contract in Port of Townsville’s $232 million Channel Upgrade Project. The works include capital dredging to widen 14.9 kilometers of sea channels over two years and reclamation of 62 hectares of land through beneficial reuse of dredged material. Employing a local workforce of more than 70 full-time employees, the contract […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE’s Southwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Christopher G. Beck and Galveston District Commander Col. Timothy R. Vail met with the Port of Harlingen administration on December 1. Beck assumed command of the Southwestern Division in June 2020 and was visiting facilities in his division as part of an outreach initiative to improve communication and project […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Equipment

    Niestern Sander has successfully completed the conversion of the Yed Prior, then a container ship called GERD, to a gravel hopper dredger for Spaansen. After Niestern Sander was awarded the job, the ship was put dry on March 18, 2020 and a schedule was made. At the time of the first Covid-19 outbreak, this was […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has prepared an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA) that evaluates a range of nonstructural and structural measures with the potential to improve navigation efficiencies within the New York and New Jersey Harbor. Currently, existing federal channels are constrained given the increasing size and number […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    DEME Group has successfully completed a major dredging project in central Vietnam. The company yesterday released this beautiful photo of their mighty trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Congo River, navigating through the South China Sea after wrapping up the job in Vietnam. “We deepened the turning basin and access channel to the port of Dung […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Tallinn dredging program in Estonia is moving forward according to schedule. Peter Madsen Rederi’s two vessels “Aase Madsen” and “Merete Chris” are currently very busy working near the Port’s Terminal A. To achieve the required depths at the quays, the Port conducts dredging operations at various locations every two years. Without dredging, […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Commander Col. Zachary Miller toured on-going construction works at Cedar Point Dikes last week. The project is located on the Mississippi River in Tipton County, Tennessee. Once complete, the dike will assist in maintaining navigation by forcing the flow of water into the defined channel. Maintaining navigation on the Mississippi […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Kirkcaldy dredging project will begin next week, Forth Ports Limited said in their latest announcement. The grab hopper dredger Admiral Day will be carrying out dredging operations in the port for a period of 14 days. The annual dredging program removes the natural build-up of silt from the harbor area. Also, the […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    Around 378 million euros – this is the amount expected from the European Union for development of the Port of Klaipeda. The plan includes: develop the smart and environment-friendly port, dredging, work to allow cost-effective and sustainable navigation. The possibility to implement these plans will appear if the European Commission approves financing of the projects […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    SC Ports received two new ship-to-shore cranes yesterday, marking the first cargo-handling equipment to arrive for the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which is under construction in North Charleston, S.C. When the terminal opens in March, it will be outfitted with some of the tallest cranes on the East Coast. The cranes will have 169 feet […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    FUSE Morspassluzhba has begun installation of piles for the berth No. 2 of the new ferry and passenger terminal under construction in the village of Ugolnye Kopi (Chukotka), reports FSUE Rosmorport. The project envisages construction of three new berths – cargo, cargo-passenger, and passenger-only. According to Aleksandr Druzhinin, Deputy Head of the Marine Service for […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Corporation have signed an agreement for the joint development of a new bulk cargo facility on the northern side of the Poti Sea Port.   Under the contract, APMT will invest in: constructing a new breakwater, 400m of quay wall, dredging up to 13,5 meters vessel draft. Also, PNTC […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging equipment for the Lake Worth Inlet works is to be mobilized sometime between Sunday and Monday, October 26. The contractor assigned to the project is Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC. Cashman owns the dredge Atchafalaya, which is the expected plant to accomplish the work. The dredging depth is set for 39 […]

  • 11 October 2020
    Business development

    A study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor was initiated earlier this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) stand behind the study. According to USACE, the main goals of this program […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port Nelson has released its 2020 Annual Report, showing the Port’s increasing strength and sustainability in the 2020 financial year – amid a series of challenges. The most significant of these was the impact of COVID-19 on cargo volumes and the Main Wharf re-development project. The Port’s total cargo for the 2020 financial year was […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Equipment

    Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Corporation PJSC from Gorodets held the keel laying ceremony for two non-self-propelled suction hopper dredgers last week. According to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency Rosmorrechflot, the vessels will be built under the federal project “Inland Waterways”. The dredgers will be delivered for Volga-Don Basin Administration and Northern Dvina Basin Administration […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Everett, WA, has been awarded a $17.75M U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to support the creation of a new maritime facility at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site. The main goal of the project is to enhance cargo movement and commerce, and to restore and grow […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Technology

    Julong Environment Technology has successfully delivered a standard CSD450 model cutter suction dredger to the Port of Bunati, Indonesia. According to the Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering equipment, the CSD Bunati-01 was transported by a bulk cargo ship and arrived in Indonesia in April, 2020. Upon arrival, Julong engineers helped the client with the assembling […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    FSUE Rosmorport and Novotrans Group have signed an agreement for the implementation of LUGAPORT project in Ust-Luga, Russia. The agreement on cooperation under the LUGAPORT project was signed by Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport and Konstantin Goncharov, President of Novotrans Group. According to PortNews, the agreement foresees that Rosmorport will create federally owned […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hutchison Ports signed a long-term agreement last week with Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt. The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach US$730 million. An online signing ceremony on August 27 was jointly hosted by His Excellency Commander in Chief Vice […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District just shared this beautiful photo of the deep draft hopper dredge Essayons working at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to the Corps, over the next several weeks the Essayons will dredge sand from the Columbia River bar, the world’s most dangerous entrance to a major […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Puerto Rico-Resident Commissioner, Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon, yesterday witnessed the official beginning of the Port of Mayaguez dredging project with an investment of 100 percent federal funds. “During the Mayor of Mayaguez’s 2017 swearing in, I made a commitment to the Mayor and mayaguezanos that we would get the resources to carry out the dredging of […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    TasPorts has released a major initiative to develop a critical export gateway at the Port of Burnie which will lay the foundation for exponential growth in Tasmanian mineral exports to global markets. TasPorts CEO, Anthony Donald, said that the Burnie Export Gateway initiative will bring significant trade and economic benefits to the State. “This initiative […]