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  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Northern Juvenile, capable of carrying 8,800 twenty-foot equivalent units (containers), set a record last week as the largest container cargo ship to ever call on Jacksonville. The ship, which transited the Suez Canal from Asia before reaching the U.S. East Coast, loaded and offloaded cargo at JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point. […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under the direction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (-50 foot project) includes widening and deepening of the Oakland Harbor entrance, outer and inner harbor channels, and two turning basins. The -50 foot project is necessary to accommodate the latest generation of container ships, which are capable of carrying […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Konecranes will deliver 10 all-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA). The RTGs will go into service at Garden City Terminal, Port of Savannah. With this delivery, scheduled for the summer of 2016, the Port of Savannah will operate a total of 146 Konecranes RTGs. “This order moves us another […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $4,397,500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and placement area levee construction in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 735,000 cubic yards of shoal material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has entered into an agreement with the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Area Administration and OJSC Nenets Oil Company to cooperate in the construction of general-purpose and special-purpose transshipment terminals for the future Indiga seaport and in reconstruction of the Naryan-Mar Seaport. The document was signed by Chief Deputy Head of the Administration Evgeniy Alexeev, General Director […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Hamburg Port Authority AöR has awarded the Port of Dradenau land reclamation contract to Josef Möbius Bau-GmbH. This development program includes filling of the intermediate bearing silt Dradenau harbour area by installation of wet sand and silt. The Dradenau reclamation project also consists of balancing the mud surface (about 7,000 m) by filling sand (about […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them! That’s the benefit-to-cost ratio for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP)—a plan to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Government of India has approved a new Central Sector Scheme aimed solely to provide support to Major Ports and create infrastructure that will promote coastal shipping. Under the Scheme, the financial assistance is being given in the form of grant-in-aid for construction/upgradation of coastal berths and capital dredging projects that will deepen the berths and navigational […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of the State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Capt. Mohamed Al Shamsi, CEO of AD Ports, visited Khalifa Port Extension Project on August 6th 2017. Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of NMDC, welcomed the delegation and after a brief introduction of the project site they placed a block for the new […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston has used dredging to restore marshes and other beneficial use sites in the Galveston Bay area. As a component of the 1998 congressionally authorized project to deepen and widen of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels (HGNC), the silt, sand, shell and clay dredged during the expansion and subsequent channel maintenance has been, and […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today announced eight new contract awards totaling approximately $180 million. The awards include a coastal restoration project in Louisiana, port deepening work in New York’s Ambrose channel and six […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited the work to expand Southampton container terminal. The £150m project is in its advanced stages with construction of the four new high cranes, together worth £28m, well advanced. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport saw the new 500m quay designed to accommodate the latest generation of ultra large […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The dredging project on the Lake Henderson’s channels in the Atchafalaya Basin is progressing very well, according to techetoday.com. St. Martin Parish President Guy Cormier said these channels will allow boats to continue to access the Basin from the western guide levee boat launches during low water periods in the area, such as the periodic […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure of British Columbia is working on the Kootenay Lake Ferry Dredging Project aimed to improve the route that runs between Balfour and Kootenay Bay across Kootenay Lake. Masse Environmental Consultants was hired by the Ministry to conduct an environmental assessment to support permitting requirements for the Kootenay Lake ferry […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District has announced the availability of the Draft Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama Integrated General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS). This document is being circulated to federal, state and local agencies and interested public for a 45-day comment period, said USACE in its latest release. […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m³ will be placed along the port’s 2.2 kilometer-long breakwater. Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of the Lagos Free Trade Zone. […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Topsail Beach commissioners on Thursday approved funding for the routine dredging program at the New Topsail Inlet. This very important project is scheduled to commence in a few weeks and will last through next fall, reports jdnews.com. Regarding the plan to keep the New Topsail Inlet open, Topsail Beach Mayor Howard Braxton stated: “The Corps is […]

  • 16 August 2012

    U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel appointed a former South Carolina U.S. Rep. John Spratt to mediate a lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel, The State reports. During his 28 years in the U.S. House representing South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District, Spratt was chairman of the House Budget Committee and […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Dr. Rashad Al Matainy Transport Minister said that he will take all steps and actions that lead to solving problems of Damietta Port, completing plans to develop the port and deepening the waterway and strengthening quays to receive ships of new generations. The minister pointed out during his meeting with members of the Transport and […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. launched this month the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the futuristic Songdo City in South Korea. The work involved extending and deepening five entrance channels and the harbor basins of the city of Incheon and using the […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Maritime Contractor Wasa Dredging Ltd. has completed the blasting and dredging of Uusikaupunki access channel and Yara Port. Uusikaupunki is situated in the southwestern part of Finland.  The channel was dredged mainly to -14,5 m and most of the Wasa Dredging equipment park was used during the project. The project consisted of 127 000 m2/m3 […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based company, Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East, and EPDM, the main shareholders in the Maputo Port Development Company, MPDC, officially signed the Maputo Port dredging contract last week. The project will be financed by a consortium of banks headed by the BCI, Commercial and Investment Bank, with the estimated value of the contract over $100 million. The […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Calhoun Port Authority will host a public scoping meeting January 24, 2017. The meeting will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bauer Civic Center in Port Lavaca, Texas. “The purpose of this meeting is to invite interested persons, organizations and representatives from the general public, […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening and widening of Barbours Cut channel is now complete, making Barbours Cut Container Terminal the Port Authority’s first 45-foot deep draft container facility, announced Houston’s Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria. According to a study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the dredging and terminal improvements to the Barbours Cut channel are projected to result […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dredging work has been carried out as part of a major initiative to deepen a channel used by leisure boats in Walton Backwaters. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) organised the operation west of Stone Point over two days and initial survey results indicate it has been successful.Further surveys will be required to cover a wider area […]