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  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Business development

    Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, S.C. Ports said in their latest release. “We look forward to opening the first phase of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which will be the country’s first container terminal in more than a decade,” S.C. Ports President and CEO Jim […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has received a permit application from the Connecticut Port Authority for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional wind turbine generator port facility while continuing to support other existing long term break […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Jacksonville City Council has unanimously awarded JAXPORT $75 million for the project – comprised of a $35 million grant and a $40 million loan. “It’s a historic win for our community and the 15,000 jobs that will be created or protected by the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project,” said Jacksonville Port Authority in their latest […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging in western Michigan, on Lake Michigan. USACE awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Holland (Outer) Harbor in June to Luedtke Engineering Company from Frankfort, Michigan. The contract was for more than $455,000 to dredge almost 49,000 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Alewijnse has successfully completed the comprehensive electrical installation for the delayed new build trailing hopper suction dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. Once it is operational, the 106-metre vessel will be one of just a few diesel-electric TSHDs that specialize in sand and gravel extraction at sea and the dry landing of the cargo. The vessel, ordered by […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in Anchorage. The boat is a dredging vessel called the Westport, operated by Manson Construction of Seattle, Wash., which the […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery, Queensland Government announced today. Crews have wrapped up works on the final stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $127 million shipping development project, putting the finishing touches on […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded contracts for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River, Saginaw River and St. Clair River, all in Michigan. The contracts were separately awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Michigan, (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction. These dredging projects help maintain the Great Lakes navigational channel to keep […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge is only one step away from entering the service. Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. In late May, the shipyard successfully tested the dredging system on board the TSHD Schenge for the first […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    According to the port officials, a new contract for the next extension project at the Port Of Rauma has been signed with Terramare Oy. The project to expand the Rauma port field facilities in Ulko-Petäjäs continues. Phases 2 and 3 of the expansion area have just been completed and the next phase, the Petäjäs 4 […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Vessels

    Holland Shipyards Group has successfully tested the dredging system on board the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Schenge for the first time. As the company reported, with this proof the Schenge is now almost ready for her sea trials. Both the engineering and production of the dredging system was done inhouse by Holland Shipyards Group […]