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  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders recently toured ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. During the visit, Biden emphasized that the project is very important for keeping Philadelphia competitive and that dredging of Delaware River will allow larger vessels to enter Philadelphia port. […]

  • 3 October 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. Deepening the Arthur Kill Channel approaching the New York […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) Managing Members today unanimously approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District to begin a feasibility study for the South Harbor deepening project. The commissioners of Port of Tacoma and Port of Seattle approved $1.5 million for the study as a first step toward deepening the navigation channels in Tacoma that serve […]

  • 9 July 2012

    According to livemint.com, the Union government-controlled Mumbai port and Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port are sparring over sharing costs for a channel-deepening project for a common navigational channel, potentially delaying the award of contract to Dutch dredging firm Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. Royal Boskalis had emerged as the lowest bidder for the work on 18 June […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The first load of bedrock arrived from the Upstream Channel Deepening of the New Lock at the Soo project on Thursday, July 16, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. Phase one of the project, upstream channel deepening, will facilitate the construction of a […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake (VA) for dredging the Delaware River main channel. Work will involve dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sediment from portions of the Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River main shipping channel, […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Weeks Marine have started beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging of sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation purposes and placing of it on the beach to reduce […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently 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 Port of Los Angeles Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are still underway in Charleston Harbor, ensuring the harbor is maintained for transporting goods in and out of the South Carolina Ports Authority. By 2021, Charleston will have the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet. This will ensure large container ships can access SCPA terminals at any time, regardless of the […]

  • 4 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, yesterday 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. Conducted by the […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The FSUE “Rosmorport” North-Western Basin Branch is carrying out dredging works in the waters of the seaport of Bolshoy Port Saint Petersburg, the federal state unitary enterprise reported today. According to Rosmorport, the dredging is being carried out in order to maintain navigation depths in the approach channel and the port itself. The scheme will […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that the christening ceremony of the H.R. Spies, their new hydrographic survey vessel, took place yesterday at Fort Mifflin. The vessel, made by All American Marine on the West Coast, was named after the late Bob Spies who served in the Philadelphia District from […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cardno’s marine and freshwater ecology group is currently undertaking statistical analyses and reporting of ‘sponge garden’ habitat in Melbourne’s Port Phillip Heads. The work will determine the trajectory of recovery of the habitat affected by dredging associated with the deepening of the entrance channel into Port Phillip. Cardno will examine images collected by Professional Diving […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) recently passing the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled for period of January 1 to June 30 strongly suggest that this will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a video about the Broadkill Beach replenishment program. The project, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, comes as a part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening scheme. The beachfill work includes placement of dredged material onto […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma has just released a video update about the progress made during 2016 on the port’s Container Terminal Extension Project. In April 2016, Port of Rauma launched a major building project at the existing container terminal totaling over EUR21 million. The development consists of expanding the current container terminal by building more berths for […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of South Australia’s largest port operators, the Flinders Ports has applied to the State Planning Commission to widen the existing shipping channel at the Outer Harbor, Adelaide. The project involves widening the Outer Harbor Channel by approximately 40 meters for a distance of 7 kilometers. This will require dredging approximately 1.55 million cubic meters of material […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI/ASCE) have announced that the Dredging 2015 Conference, named Moving and Managing Sediments, will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. The Dredging 2015 conference is a four-day technical specialty conference which […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers is working towards the completion of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project. Extensive studies from the Corps found this deepening effort could bring the shipping channel from 40 feet to 45 feet and could be accomplished from Philadelphia Harbor in Pennsylvania to the Beckett Street Terminal in Camden, […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The proposed project and potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review and comment on the Corps’ tentatively selected plan to […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to construct a new Soo Lock took a big step forward as Michigan and the USACE’s Detroit District have signed a memorandum of agreement officially committing Michigan’s contribution of up to $52 million for the new lock at the Soo Locks facility in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. “The Soo Locks are essential to our […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $141 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these significant capital and maintenance dredging awards for our company. We expect these projects to contribute positively to Great Lakes’ performance this year and in […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project, saying that the works are proceeding according to schedule. At the end of June, Trade West Construction – the contractor for the New Lock at the Soo project’s upstream channel deepening – installed […]

  • 1 July 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 container ships. Deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to 50 feet […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]