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  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed the supervision of Associated British Ports with the Port of Southampton’s recent capital dredge project – the Southampton Approach Channel Deepening (SACD). The project consisted of dredging over 5 million cubic meters of material over a 54km stretch of existing navigational channel in the South of England. The […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commission Chairman Ravi Singhania has provided testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports in Austin, Texas. In his testimony, Chairman Singhania described how Port Freeport is positioned to benefit from the Panama Canal expansion, citing “it is the closest deep water port to service the Dallas-Fort Worth distribution centers and is […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) and Greenwich Terminals, LLC, operators of PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, hosted yesterday at the Port U.S. Senator Patrick Toomey and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. Senator Toomey and Secretary Pritzker arrived at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to participate in a roundtable discussion followed by […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    When the term “shovel-ready” was first applied to federal stimulus projects, most people didn’t envision gargantuan claws, pneumatic scoops and massive vacuum equipment that pound, gouge and inhale more than 40 feet under water. But that’s the nature of an ongoing project on the Columbia River… [mappress] Source: The Columbian, February 28, 2010;

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Villaraigosa joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and continue to serve as the nation’s […]

  • 26 April 2012

    On April 13th, Major General Michael J. Walsh, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the USACE, visited Cashman’s Arthur Kill channel deepening project site to witness a blast. The drill boat Kraken is currently being used for drilling and blasting operations in the Arthur Kill Channel. About project The Arthur Kill deepening […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (GHNIP) will be available for review and comment until August 11th, 2014. Since 2007, the Corps has been investigating the feasibility of deepening the channel to its congressionally authorized depth of -38 feet and released its draft […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. The Army Corps will conduct an information session (June […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    After two decades of lobbying, several lawsuits and a presidential visit, the long-sought Columbia River channel deepening project will end with a bang… Source: Columbian, October 31, 2009;

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    In order to attract larger ships and thereby boost cargo traffic in the port, New Zealand’s pre-eminent freight gateway, the Port of Tauranga is about to begin $50 million worth harbor and channel-dredging works. This was announced today October 23rd by the Port of Tauranga Chairman, Mr. David Pilkington at the company’s Annual Meeting. Following […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The last phase of the channel deepening at the Port of Portland is now under way – and it has been a marathon project… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that $20 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project has been included in the President’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget. Inclusion in the Administration’s budget marks a major step forward for the dredging effort, and could be the catalyst for finally getting the project done. […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Office of the Environmental Monitor said that after the massive channel deepening project of 2008-09, Port Phillip had retained high water quality when compared with 10 years ago. The Office’s Fourth Annual Review of the Channel Deepening Project was released on 2 February 2012. The review is a stocktake of the Office’s activities, including […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, […]

  • 17 March 2010

    The more than two-decades-long Columbia River channel-deepening project is nearing completion. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to finish dredging the deeper shipping channel from Astoria to Portland before the end of the year. The work will be completed at least a year ahead of schedule… [mappress] Source:tdn,March 17,2010;

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The recently announced U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Work Plan includes $19 million in funding for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). Port Freeport, Texas, is one of two seaports nationwide to receive a “new start” designation for commencement of construction. The estimated total cost of the project is […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the cutter suction dredger Charleston will begin maintenance dredging operation for the upper Delaware River on or about October 21 through December 15, 2017, in between Keystone Range and the Fairless Hills turning basin. The dredger, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin north of […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that they are establishing two safety zones to facilitate the deepening of the main navigational channel in the Delaware River on or about August 30, 2017, through March 15, 2018. During this time, the dredgers Essex and Charleston, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will be dredging […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ports North has been granted an extension until mid-2017 to review its plans and environmental impact statement to expand the Port of Cairns. Treasurer and Acting State Development Minister Curtis Pitt said that the Coordinator-General had today allowed Ports North until 30 June, 2017 to re-submit an EIS for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. “Granting […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) last week called on President Obama to include funding in his FY 2016 budget for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports.  The senators have urged the administration to dedicate sufficient […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the completion in late May of “Reach D”, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware, the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent complete, reported officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) this week. The deepening project, funded by both the federal government and […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount of $50.2 million.  This represents the 10th and final dredging contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, deepening the Delaware River federal navigation channel from 40 […]