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  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The San Francisco Port Commission has executed a new 20-year lease agreement with BAE Systems for maritime ship repair that will sustain San Francisco’s 150-year tradition of shipbuilding and repair. The agreement includes a provision that could extend shipyard operations through 2045. BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair currently leases the Port’s Pier 70 shipyard […]

  • 8 April 2019

    Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (328719-K) is a large transhipment container terminal operating in Malaysia. The current port offers 14 berths totalling 5.04km of linear wharf length and associated container stacking yard area. PTP wishes to invite qualified and experienced contractors with the proven expertise to participate in the following tender exercise. CONTRACT FOR […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging program. The work will consist of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Cutoff and Range A, and will involve removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Koper, Slovenia, has released a tender for the second phase of dredging works in order to deepen the navigable channel and basin in the northern section of the harbor. The tender also includes supply and installation of rubber fenders. Last year, Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord successfully completed the first phase of the works and […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Concerned about federal dollars making their way to the Delaware River deepening project through a recently enacted $74 million ‘navigation slush fund’, 59 local, state, regional and national conservation and civic organizations wrote to President Obama urging him to ensure that the environmentally destructive and economically wasteful Delaware River Deepening Project does not receive federal […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The House committee shaping the state’s budget is setting aside $180 million for harbor deepening in a key move to modernize South Carolina’s harbor assets and boost the long-range economic outlook for the state. The South Carolina House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee established the Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund and included $180 million in […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Port Canaveral will get $24.4 million in state funding to complete its harbor widening and deepening project to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. The money from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will allow the project to be completed four years earlier than possible through the federal process. “Port Canaveral is a key component […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The dredging project near the Port of Vicksburg over the past five years should keep the inland port open even as Mississippi River levels fall, according to katv.com. Warren County Port Commission executive director Wayne Mansfield tells the Vicksburg Post that about $4 million in work completed in 2008 to widen the Yazoo Diversion Canal […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The backhoe excavator dredger New York is working in tandem with the drill barge Apache to remove rock fragments from locations where blasting has just taken place near Chester, PA. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. Work […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The IMS Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge can excavate sand and sediments down to a depth of 9.1m (30 ft.) and pump it either through a conventional discharge line or through the IMS Broadcaster Discharge Attachment. The video below shows a 7012 HP Versi-Dredge (2013 Model) in Southeast Asia using the Broadcaster to quickly deepen a […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Ennore Port Ltd will sell tax-free bonds to raise Rs.1,000 crore by end of January to help pay for an infrastructure upgrade, according to M. Gunasekaran, general manager, finance. The proceeds from the bond sale will be used to deepen the channel and berths, construct berths and jetties, buy equipment and build rail and road […]

  • 27 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 22-28, 2018).   Port of Virginia One Step Closer to Deeper Channels The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board yesterday approved the execution a Project Partnering Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and MassDOT to start the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. A signed agreement allows USACE to bid contracts for construction on a Confined Aquatic Disposal cell (CAD cell), which is needed for the maintenance dredging […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging program in the Lake Worth Inlet began last week, the Port of Palm Beach reports. The hopper dredger Atchafalaya is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sand from the inner and outer harbor channel. “Removing the shoal would deepen the sea floor to 37 feet in the inner channel and 39 […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper has filed a Motion for Preliminary Injunction to postpone the first phase of the impending St. Johns River harbor deepening project until significant deficiencies in the studies by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are addressed and resolved. In 2013, the Corps authorized a plan by JaxPort to deepen the last 13 miles […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.2 million to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. The contractor is required to repair several sections of the containment levee. “Dredge material placement areas are necessary for the USACE […]

  • 5 December 2011

    A permit to dredge a channel near Catfish Bay was issued to the Lake Havasu Marine Association last week. A half-mile long channel is located three miles north of Windsor. It will stretch 50-feet wide and its present average depth of about two feet will be deepened to 4-feet. The deadline for completing the project […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters now have improved access to the lower Willamette and Columbia rivers now that a dredging project at Scappoose Bay Marine Park is complete, according to the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. Prior to the project, boats were grounding out in the channel at low tide. The channel was deepened around the boat ramp and […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Grays Harbor officials, USACE’s Seattle District and port supporters and tenants earlier this week celebrated the Grays Harbor Dredging Project, which is deepening the navigation channel to a depth of 38 feet. The project is expected to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the channel by reducing current port tenants’ tidal delays and […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van den Herik Sliedrecht, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and marine engineering industry, has just released this beautiful photo from their land reclamation project near Delfzijl. This work is just part of the Van den Herik’s contract for widening of the Eemshaven-North Sea waterway, signed in February 2016. The material for this scheme comes […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan has informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Cargo Traffic handled at Major and Minor ports over the last three years has been increased. The details are as follows: He further stated that the Government is taking the following steps […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service has issued its final Biological Opinion on the effects of deepening the Savannah harbor on federally protected endangered species. The opinion concludes that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to deepen the harbor is “not likely to jeopardize species” listed or proposed for listing under […]

  • 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 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]