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  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Stornoway Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Newton Basin development project. The scheme will consist of a significant amount of dredging works, aimed to create a navigation channel, pontoons for berthing and storage for up to 70 vessels, along with rock armoring protection to the pontoons and areas that […]

  • 10 July 2012

      The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM), located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada, has launched a marketing campaign to promote the strategic advantages of developing a container shipping port terminal in Sydney harbor. The announcement comes after CBRM recently agreed to purchase approximately 500 acres of greenfield waterfront land for the purpose of building a […]

  • 17 June 2013

    At a meeting on Monday 17th June Torridge District Council decided to proceed with developing the Brunswick Wharf area of East-the-Water in Bideford. After an exhaustive process of consultation, then receiving and evaluating tenders for the project, Members have decided on the preferred developer, Oceanside Developments. Proposals submitted by Oceanside Developments for the Wharves have […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander BG, Mark Toy, last week toured the USACE Unity Island Beneficial Use of dredged sediment project. The first of of its kind project on Lake Erie is a model for future projects on the Great Lakes, and an example of ”whole government“ working together, USACE […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    With the first rock hitting the water, Van Oord and its joint venture partner Boskalis have started the construction of the work harbor as part of the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel project in Rødbyhavn, Denmark. With a length of 18 kilometres this will be the longest immersed road and rail tunnel in the world. The start of […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The land reclamation works for the construction of an airport in Hoarafushi, Haa Alif Atoll, were successfully completed, according to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC).  Under this capital development scheme, the Maldives’ largest dredger Mahaa Jarraafu reclaimed the lagoon on the southwest side of the island, local media reports. MTCC revealed in its announcement that […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 14 February 2013

    A deep layer of organic mud covers the bottom of Lake Apopka near the Winter Garden boat ramp and most of the lake bottom. This mud layer creates shoreline water depths too shallow for boaters to navigate without disturbing the mud layer. Suspended mud sediments cause two undesirable consequences: the presence of malodorous and aesthetically […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter top Republican on the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, introduced S.601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA), on the Senate floor. Vitter and EPW Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) are the lead sponsors of the bipartisan legislation. WRDA was unanimously approved by the EPW Committee in late March. […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Department of Water Resources (DWR), construction of a temporary emergency drought barrier at West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is its nearing completion. The barrier now spans the approximately 750-foot-wide river between Jersey and Bradford islands and blocks salt water that tidal action attempts to push eastward from San Francisco Bay […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2016 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The expanded Panama Canal will change shipping patterns and affect ports up and down the East Coast of the Americas. The proposed expansion […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics’ (SMD) facility at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, this week commenced the assembly of Nautilus Minerals’ third and final Seafloor Production Tool (SPT), the Auxiliary Cutter (AC). Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston said: “We are pleased that the assembly of the AC, the third and final of the three SPTs has now commenced, with […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The 73 m-long trailing suction hopper dredger “Sospan Dau” has been involved in the Chichester Bar dredging operations since November 28th.  The vessel worked day and night during the period, sucking up gravel from the sea bed and placing the dredged material onto the seafront at Hayling Island. Layers of sand and gravel sucked from the area by the […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next CPRA (Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority) Coastal Connections event is taking place today at the Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. At the show, CPRA staff will provide more information about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion projects and how they will help to rebuild and sustain Louisiana’s wetlands. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hansita – washed up near Mundakkal beach in Kollam after it lost moorings in June 2016 – is now being scrapped by a Kannur-based private firm under a contract tendered by the Metal Scrap Trading Corporation (MSTC), a Central government enterprise. The MSTC awarded the contract following a no-objection from […]

  • 16 January 2014

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has announced a plan to invite bidders for the Mississippi River rock placement project. To complete this task, the contractor should be capable to provide marine rock placement on the Mississippi River backwater area to create environmental habitat. Under this contract, the rock closure structure will […]

  • 26 September 2012

    Although the $38-million dredging project was completed in January, the Sydney Harbour still cannot receive larger ships. Jim Wooder, chairman of Sydney Marine Group and former project manager of the dredging, said: “Creating a new chart could be completed within two months but moving the lights will take longer. It is not clear how much […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, a delegation of Belgian businessmen led by Belgian Minister of Foreign Minister Didier Reynders toured the construction site of outer harbor Bronka. Alexei Shukletsov, COO of Phoenix Ltd, showed the guests the construction of new port quay walls and dredging works, performed by general contractor JSC Baltstroy. The Bronka project will create […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    PSA Panama International Terminal (PSA Panama) has started work on the expansion of its container terminal, located on the west bank of the Panama Canal Pacific entrance. The expansion is targeted to be ready for operations before the end of 2016, in conjunction with the commercial opening of the expanded Panama Canal. PSA Panama will invest over USD […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work on the lower lake at City Park in Hagerstown, conducted by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc., was successfully wrapped up last week. City Engineer, Rodney Tissue, said that 18,000 cubic yards of silt was removed during this cleanup program, which is the amount that the contractors expected to collect. The water […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Kenya Ports Authority has been facing overwhelming cargo arrivals since the end of last year, reports allAfrica. KPA managing director Gichiri Ndua explained that the whole situation was caused by increased imports for South Sudan. Importers and other port users however complained that inefficiency in cargo handling resulted in this excessive cargo accumulation. Ndua said […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, is now 96 percent complete. The Pacific access channel is 99 percent complete and the third set of locks is now 95 percent complete. When fully complete, the new set of locks will double the capacity of the Panama Canal, creating […]