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  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just announced that the company is seeking public feedback on the proposed channel deepening project in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō. “Internationally, container ships have been getting bigger for many years. To accommodate these larger ships we are proposing to dredge the channel to increase its depth by 5-6 meters and deepen the container berths at the […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville announced this morning that the construction works on the port expansion program could start next year after the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project was approved by the Queensland Coordinator-General. The EIS included comprehensive scientific assessments and consultation processes to address key issues, and the conditions placed on the Coordinator-General’s approval […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) has announced the overall completion of the Channel Deepening Project – ahead of schedule and at least $200 million under budget… Source: Logistics ,December 16, 2009;

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited court decision on the Elbe deepening project will be announced on February 9th 2017, reports the Port of Hamburg. According to the port, the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe is the most important strategic expansion project for the Port of Hamburg. In view of the rapidly growing ships, […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Frederikshavn has just released a video about their major port expansion project which will create many new opportunities for this area. This development scheme involves establishment of the new breakwaters, deepening and widening of the approach channel, turning basin and stopping area as well as some 1,000 meters of quay and 300,000 m² hinterland. The […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finally signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CC Ship Channel). After 27 years of waiting, ceremonious signing of the PPA was held Friday, October 20, at the Corpus Christi […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the 2011 earthquake rebuild behind it, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is now focused on enhancing its infrastructure to efficiently manage Canterbury freight volumes, forecast to more than double in the coming three decades. According to LPC Chief Executive, Peter Davie, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge the harbor shipping channel to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $32.6 million dredging contract to Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the Upper Reach B phase of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The contract for the Delaware Main Channel is to be completed by October 21, 2017. The overall project involves dredging within the […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami has reported its busiest January in history with a total of 104,183 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo (TEUs) activity, a 17% jump over January 2018 – a record month in its history.   “Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have executed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The PPA, effective September 9, 2017 was signed by John LaRue, PCCA Executive Director, and Colonel Lars N. Zetterstrom, Commander, USACE […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) is in the process of selecting the company that will perform dredging of the Maputo Port access channel. The dredging of the channel, that will increase its current 11 meter draft to 14.2 meters, is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2015 after a contractor has been selected. The dredging project […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration – Kystverket has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kvalsundet channel deepening project in Tromsø. Kvalsundet is a strait in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms, Norway. The strait has a length of about twenty kilometers and separates the island of Kvaløya from Ringvassøya. The contract will include deepening of four areas in […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbor is on course for record cruise traffic next year, with advance bookings currently at the highest level yet, with 87 ships scheduled to arrive between March and October, the Lerwick Port Authority said in its latest release. The latest forecast is revealed on the final day of the season (Wednesday, 27 July 2017) […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma (Rauman Satama) has just released a video update about the progress on the Rauma entrance channel deepening scheme. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal contractor appointed for this dredging program. Under the contract, the waterway will be deepened to 12 meters maximum authorized draught. The newly […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at Lamar University in the Center for Advances in Port Management, are tailoring a tool in the planning “tool kit” to help address an upcoming, major disruption to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel (HSC). “Because the Port of Houston is the nation’s busiest in foreign waterborne tonnage, third in terms of foreign waterborne commerce value and […]