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  • 7 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Five environmental groups have appealed a federal court’s refusal to block the start of a more-than $300 million main channel deepening along the Delaware River. [mappress] Source: Delaware Online, February 5, 2010

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     One of the world’s largest dredging vessels, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway, arrived in Lyttelton Harbor today as the channel deepening project prepares to get underway. Commenting the latest news, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) Chief Executive, Peter Davie, said: “The dredging program means larger container ships, which have virtually doubled in size […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) has provided a federal legislative update on policy issues important to the region’s business community. The priorities will act as part of the advocacy agenda that the Chamber will discuss with Members of the region’s congressional delegation as well as Executive Branch officials in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, […]

  • 25 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Port expansion, channel deepening, as well as the demand of improved coastal engineering and management is driving massive dredging… [mappress] Source: IQPC, June 25, 2010

  • 25 July 2010

    After a five-year lull, construction restarted this week on the final phase of the Main Channel deepening project at the Port of Los … By Art Marroquin (dailybreeze) [mappress] Source: dailybreeze, July 25, 2010;

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dodge Island, a Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company hopper dredger, motors up the Delaware River during the dredging operations on July 23, 2014. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging on July 18 as part of the next contract of the Delaware River […]

  • 27 July 2010

    The Victorian Government has announced its channel deepening project in Port Phillip Bay has been completed a quarter of a billion dollars under budget… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, July 27, 2010;

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, last week marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. This video […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Miami and Savannah, Ga., ports seeking cash for hugely expensive channel-deepening projects got stiffed in President Obama’s 2012 budget…   By Steve Huettel (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 16, 2011;

  • 28 March 2011

    Port Otago’s long-term “next generation” channel-deepening proposal may be its largest project during the past 145 years, but it has… By Simon Hartley and Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, March 28, 2011  

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted on its official facebook page this aerial photo that shows a completed section of beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware, as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation […]

  • 13 January 2013

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the next step in the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is set to commence before the end of this month. The Delaware River dredging program will take place between Port Penn and Woodland Beach and will cost $18.5 million, reports Ed Voigt, the Army Corps […]

  • 30 July 2012

    According to, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel saying its contractual and economic interests are at risk. The Authority wants the river shipping channel deepened to handle larger ships that will be routinely calling when the Panama Canal […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Maputo recently received an award for being the Biggest Investor in the Infrastructure area in Mozambique during the period 2012-2016. The port went through an enormous transformation in the last 5 years, under the developments of the port’s Masterplan. The biggest infrastructure milestones were the two channel deepening projects (the first in […]

  • 30 December 2009

    Delaware appears increasingly anxious to churn out an approval for a Delaware River main channel deepening, under terms that would salvage its pride and protect states’ rights to have a say on such projects… Source: Courier Post, December 26, 2009 [mappress]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Delaware River deepening project, undertaken to allow more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports, continues to progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this beautiful photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s drill […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in they latest release that one of the world’s largest dredges – the Fairway – will sail into Lyttelton Harbor in August as the port’s channel deepening project gets underway. The Fairway will be a permanent fixture in the harbor for 11 weeks as it works to deepen the channel, […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week’s announcement that ‘Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC, Oak Brook, IL will dredge the Arthur Kill Channel’ has been officially confirmed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps’ New York District awarded, on December 9th, the $25.6 million contract for deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to GLDD. The contract is cost-shared with The Port Authority of New […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Port of Houston Authority is considering a Galveston Bay construction project, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Port of Houston Authority proposes to use a hydraulic pipeline dredge to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel, deepen the Turning Basin, deepen a portion […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission yesterday approved $7.5 million for the final phase of the Port of Los Angeles’ Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP). The project has taken the Port’s main navigational channels and basins to a 53-foot depth, ensuring that the nation’s number one gateway for containerized trade can accommodate container ships of all […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced the release of $15 million in state funding to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, saying its completion is critical to economic development and job-creation efforts. “With ports up and down the East Coast deepening their navigation channels, Pennsylvania‟s international seaport in Philadelphia must keep pace to remain competitive […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will hold a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the harbor deepening on Thursday, September 1. Various dignitaries, Congressional representatives and elected officials will gather with leaders from the Corps and the port authority to mark the completion of […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the past 12 weeks, locals and visitors to Lyttelton Port had the opportunity to see one of the world’s largest dredges, the Fairway, travelling up and down the channel carrying out the port’s deepening project. Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) announced yesterday that on the weekend she left Lyttelton bound for Singapore, as her role […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a beautiful photo of the 22″ cutterhead dredge Essex working on the Delaware River. The dredge, owned and operated by Norfolk Dredging Company, is busy working on the main navigational channel of the Delaware River under the 45-foot deepening project. The Corps awarded this $50.2 million contract […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has scheduled a Pre-Solicitation Conference on the Delaware River dredging program for November 6, 2013, at the Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia. The Conference will be held to discuss the scope of the next construction contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening (DRMCD) Project. The proposed contract […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released the latest photos from the Broadkill Beach renourishment program. This project will extend Broadkill Beach for additional 150 feet seaward and approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand will be added to the beach. The scheme, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]