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  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled a virtual public meeting regarding the Port of New Orleans Access Channel Deepening Feasibility Study (PONO) at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) has been identified to deepen the access channel and reduce shipping and transportation cost to […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete engineering and design resulting in a set of plans and specification ready for solicitation to deepen the last 2,571 feet the Galveston Ship Channel to 46 feet under a design agreement signed with the Galveston Wharves yesterday. If Federal construction funding is received, channel dredging could initiate […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manson’s hopper dredger Westport is back in Anchorage – with her very experienced crew – for the final round of a three-year maintenance dredging contract for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the Port of Alaska. The purpose of this project was to provide annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Alaska to […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released a video named ”How to Empty Sand Barges Using a DOP Dredge Pump”, recorded during a project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands.  Under the contract, for a newly created island 5.000m³ of coarse sand had to be transported. This new island is located in a very shallow area where the […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    During the Minister of Infrastructure Jernej Vrtovec’s recent visit to the Port of Koper, the management board of Luka Koper has introduced the latest info about their ongoing and future infrastructural projects to the minister. The ministerial delegation took an overview, among other things, of the construction of the new garage, the almost completed ro-ro […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Damen CSD500 has been working on the Basra Gateway Terminal in Iraq continuously since it was delivered early 2018. The stationary dredger started on the creation of two additional container berths with a depth of -14 m along quay. These berths were completed in 2019 offering the Iraqi port increased capacity for dry cargo […]

  • 5 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 30-April 5, 2020).   Donjon Wraps Up Manhattan Dredging In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC Beaver cutter suction dredgers are genuinely multi-purpose vessels. During a recent storm, a general cargo vessel ZELEK STAR dragged anchor at Ashdod Anchorage, Israel, and after drifting around the vessel finally rested on a beach near port breakwater. According to Reuters, the vessel was carrying cement and additional products from Greece to Israel […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has announced that two units of HS-55 series cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) were successfully launched earlier this month at a dredging site in Egypt. After one month voyage by the general cargo ship, the dredgers arrived at Egypt in early March. The engineers and […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In the early 1900s, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers completed a project to deepen the channel leading to Port Tampa Bay, Florida. The project brought more business to the area, said Port Tampa Bay in their latest facebook post. In 1924, new municipal docks and onshore structures were built to handle the increase in […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The 8.000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), was successfully launched today at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk. ”A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC said in its statement. The new TSHD […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the signing of the contract for the East Breakwater enlargement project, the expansion works of the Port of Sines will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity. The works concerning the extension of the Port of Sines’ East Breakwater were awarded to Conduril – Engenharia SA. According to the […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    S.C. Ports Authority was awarded a nearly $20 million federal grant yesterday to assist with building vital infrastructure at Wando Welch Terminal in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the Port Infrastructure Development Grant for S.C. Ports’ Wando Welch Terminal Wharf Toe Wall and Berth Deepening Project. The […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Poti has presented its plans for the creation of a deep-water port to the Government of Georgia. The plans require an investment of over $250 million of private capital for phase 1 and a substantial amount for phase 2 in an extensive development of the port infrastructure and superstructure. “This investment in the […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward.  GLDD yesterday released this beautiful photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) Carolina working on the Phase 1 of a multiphase project to deepen the Corpus Christi channel to 58’. Currently, the Port […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards recently delivered two new dredgers to the Mexican Navy, among which is the cutter suction dredger (CSD) 650 ARM Laguna Morelos (ADR-19). Following the delivery, the company congratulated the Mexican Navy for the flagging and entering into service the new vessels. The dredger will undertake various dredging, depth maintenance and land reclamation projects […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Liberia through the Management of the National Port Authority (NPA) announced recently that efforts are being advanced to ensure the dredging of the Freeport of Monrovia. An NPA Release issued in Monrovia last week said that the upcoming dredging exercise is part of series of plans for greater accomplishments for the Port […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Kokkola Ltd and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency VAYLA have just presented the latest video update 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 […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed up dredging projects for two Seacoast harbors in the coming year. Earlier this week, Shaheen led a letter with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas to the White House Office of Management and Budget […]