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  • 23 December 2013

    The province of North Holland has announced a plan to carry out dredging in some 43 miles of waterways in the North Holland region, mainly in channels that are almost exclusively used by recreational vessels. The task for the contractor will be to deepen the mentioned areas to achieve the required nautical profiles. These channels […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effort to make The Port of Virginia the deepest and safest port on the U.S East Coast continues to advance as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday issued its critical, final authorization to move ahead with the Wider, Deeper, Safer project. According to the Port, the Army Corps’ Chief of Engineers’ Report is […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority and South Carolina’s Savannah River Maritime Commission may take part in a lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the river shipping channel, a federal judge has ruled Tuesday. US District Judge Richard Gergel has denied a motion by environmental groups seeking to expand the lawsuit to address what South Carolina […]

  • 20 November 2009

    Five environmental groups sued today to block Army Corps of Engineers plans to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel to 45 feet, arguing that the agency’s plan violates federal and state environmental protection laws… Source: Delaware Online, November 19, 2009

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Baltimore District hosted a public meeting May 30 at the Worcester County Library – Berlin Branch – to discuss two concurrent efforts: a project to address sediment accumulation (shoaling) in the Ocean City Inlet, as well as a study on the scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park. During the meeting, fishermen and recreational […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The federal government of Brazil has awarded a $103 million worth contract for the dredging of the Port of Paranaguá. According to the Port Administration of Paranaguá and Antonina (APPA) announcement, the contract for the deepening of the port’s access channel was signed with DTA Engenharia and represents first federal investment in the port in the last 26 years. “This is […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced that the contract solicitation process for the Miami Harbor Deepening project is now underway. The bid solicitation includes deepening existing Federal navigation channels (primarily from 42 feet to 50 feet deep) and widening the channels in certain places. This project is a part of President […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch dredging vessel Seine arrived at Damietta Port last week to initiate a major deepening operation of the access channel. Damietta Port Authority (DPA) heralded the new year with increasing port’s safe navigation at the access channel to 14 meters instead of the long declared 13,25 meters limit. Practically, Seine’s work is going to […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taylor Engineering will prepare technical components of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Environmental Impact Statement and the accompanying air quality evaluation. The EIS will evaluate effects of deepening the first 14 miles of the St. Johns River channel from 40 feet to alternative depths up to 50 feet. Taylor staff will work in conjunction with USACE […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Undersecretary of the Army Patrick Murphy met with the USACE’s Savannah District leaders on August 11, 2016. Murphy took an aerial tour of the Savannah Harbor as part of his visit to Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield in Georgia. The Savannah District is responsible for maintaining the Savannah harbor and is in the process […]

  • 25 November 2009

    The investment of more than RM1.1 billion to upgrade Penang Port will come to naught if the port’s north channel is not deepened, said Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) managing director Datuk Ahmad ibni Hajar… Source: The Edge Malaysia, November 25, 2009;

  • 23 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Costs to deepen the Main Channel and other waterways at the Port of Los Angeles soared to $298 million Thursday night, when the harbor commission approved a plan that calls for dumping some of the dredged dirt at three new disposal sites… Source: Daily Breeze, November 20, 2009

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed shipping, harbor craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the West Jurong Channel dredging scheme is currently underway. This deepening work will be carried out by the grab dredgers which will be held by 3 spuds as anchors. The dredging vessels, with hopper barges in attendance, […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Minerva’ is currently working on the Canal Martín García, located between Uruguay and Argentina. This dredging contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. of approximately EUR 110 million. The JV project takes up to five years and consists of the […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will host a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Deepening Study. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Port Authority Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Dr. Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to provide interested stakeholders […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for deepening and widening the port and access channel of JNPT in Mumbai, India. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is expected to take two […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing a large-scale dredging project. Under this plan, four areas will be dredged: – Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel; – Freeport Inside Channel; – Corpus Christi Entrance Channel; – Corpus Christi Inner Basin. Approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from both the Freeport […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced award of the first Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, Calif. The Corps awarded the contract late yesterday in the amount of $22,826,400. Contract “A” is the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing Federal navigation channel, […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) recently welcomed the ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel on its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. Commenting the latest announcement, JAXPORT Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, said: “The arrival of ZIM is a result of the successful investment of local, federal and state […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Redwood City navigation improvement project that will deepen the city harbor and San Bruno Shoal channels is about to begin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a contract with RE Staite for channel operations and maintenance dredging. The $10.3 million scheme will start on November 15 and will operate 24 hours a day. The […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 100 people were present for the public meeting at Searsport District High school on June 9th, to discuss the plan to deepen and widen the navigation channel at Mack Point marine terminal. Opponents of the plan fear that dredging will disperse toxic materials that were left over decades of heavy industry around Penobscot […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has issued notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Tacoma Harbor, Washington, Navigation Improvement Project. The Corps will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to the Blair Waterway of Tacoma Harbor, including potential deepening and widening of […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has won the next phase of the Koper Port dredging project under which Basin I and the port’s access channel will be deepen to 15 meters by the end of summer. The company has already deployed its dredger “Borr” to the site, starting technically challenging operation under the supporting structure of the quayside, i.e. among the […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major investment program is currently underway at the Port of Grangemouth to increase the terminal’s capacity for storing containers. The port’s owner, Forth Ports Limited, is investing in significant surface upgrading works on an area of some 6,325 square meters. The investment is designed to increase the busy container terminal’s total capacity to 12,000 […]