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  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging equipment is soon to arrive in Eden for works on the $44 million Breakwater Wharf Extension project, Member for Bega Andrew Constance said in its latest release.  The dredge due to leave Melbourne on Friday, 1 September bound for Eden Port, is expected to arrive early next week, weather permitting. Mr Constance said that dredging […]

  • 17 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The area around the pier is dredged to make it deep enough for the 220,000-tonne cruise ships it has been designed to berth. Sand will be stored on the land next to Dr. A.C. Wathey Cruise and Cargo Facilities until it is trucked to Pond Island or funnelled via a pipeline to Great Salt Pond […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, has announced funding of over $12 million towards the expansion of the Charlottetown Marine Terminal, the Government of Canada said in their recent announcement.  The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island (PEI) are both contributing up to $4 million through the New Building Canada Fund. The Charlottetown […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Reykjavik harbour dredging project. Reykjavík has two seaports, the old harbour near the city centre which is mainly used by fishermen and cruise ships and Sundahöfn in the east city which is the largest cargo port in the country. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 22, 2013

  • 22 February 2012

    The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will be relocating the Hilo Harbor security screening area for cruise ship passengers from inside the Pier 1 Shed to the outside walkway of the pier. Work on the $53,482 project is set to begin February 22 and is scheduled to be completed by March 13, 2012. Tents and […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international businessman behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated residential, tourism, retail, casino and entertainment project proposed for Wavebreak Island has invited twice world champion surfer Mick Fanning to work with the him to ensure local surf breaks and the environment are protected. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has received Stage 1 approval from the Queensland Government for its Market-led Proposal (MLP) to deliver a $100 million mega ship cruise facility for South-east Queensland (SEQ) at Luggage Point, at the mouth of the Brisbane River. Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Roy Cummins, said that […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Mazatlan has been a cruise destination for many years because the city offers such a wealth of tourist attractions, natural beauty, beaches and islands, guided walks, streets and facades and its rich supply of restaurateurs. Mazatlan’s Port Authority continues to invest; and since 2006, API Mazatlan has invested more than $30 million in dredging, expansion […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Australia’s largest cruise operator Carnival Australia today welcomed new Federal Government funding for the port of Eden that will put the New South Wales town on the Australian cruise map and deliver significant benefits to the local economy. Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry said the Regional Development funding would allow the deep water port to […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government has approved a business case for the Cairns Shipping Development Project, backing a $127 million jobs bonanza for Far North Queensland. Commenting the latest news, Member for Cairns, Michael Healy, said that the upgrade to the Port of Cairns would open major economic opportunities across the region. “This project passed one of the most rigorous environmental reviews in Australia, and now […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Communikate et al, an Australian integrated marketing communications consultancy, has just released this very interesting video about the Port Adelaide dredging program, named Flinders Ports – Dredging Project 2019. The shipping channel at Outer Harbor, Port Adelaide, is a busy hub that sees hundreds of trade and cruise vessels come and go each year, […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Kiel successfully maintained its sound handling result in 2013. With a performance of 6.32 million tons the result for the previous year was even slightly surpassed by 12,000 tons resp. 0.2 %. The ferry lines form the backbone of the port’s business, rising up to 5.1 million tons (plus 1.3 %) and […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Design plans have been revealed for the proposed conversion of a heritage building on Auckland’s waterfront into a world class multi use cruise and events facility. Shed 10 on Queen’s Wharf, dates back to 1910 and was used for much of its life as a cargo shed for export and import goods. More recently it […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Legislature of the Virgin Islands, during a special session held on July 21st, approved a Coastal Zone Management permit to dredge off the St. Thomas for larger cruise ships and legislation allowing the Virgin Islands Port Authority refinance bonds to save interest and fund the port improvements. Bill No. 30-0443, sponsored by the Senate President […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging contractors are being invited to provide Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the removal and placement of dredge material for the Cairns Shipping Development Project, the Queensland Government said in its latest release. The EOI is the first part of a two-stage process to procure a dredging contractor based on their experience, methods, equipment and […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) Council has agreed to invest EUR 1.8 mln in the Paldiski South Harbour dredging project. The investment in deepening the port’s shipping channel will allow Paldiski South Port to receive ships with total tonnage of up to 75,000 GT. According to their press center, the depth of this area […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $44 million Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project has taken an important step forward with the completion of Stage One dredging and scour protection works. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that Stage One involved dredging the port and the construction and installation of 4000 square meters of scour protection which would safeguard the wharf […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal facilities to continue its leading position as the largest cruise centre in the Middle East. Port Rashid sits at the heart of Dubai city. Its Dubai Cruise Terminal currently has capacity to serve two ocean-going cruise ships at the same […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Members of the Virgin Islands Port Authority board of directors have begun discussions over a plan for a capital dredging project in Crown Bay, reports virginislandsdailynews.com. “I’m telling you I really see a problem finishing this job on the schedule the cruise line wants. You’re going to have to step up the pace in a […]

  • 16 September 2012

    Royal Caribbean has introduced plan to make partnership with the Barbados government for the construction of a new port in Bridgetown. George Hutson, the Barbados Minister of International Transport and International Business, said: “If we are going to remain relevant, if we are going to capitalise on the opportunities available from cruise tourism, we must […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbour Commissioners are seeking expressions of interest from contractors who are interested in tendering for the design and construction of a new cruise ship berth in Belfast Harbour. Works will consist of dredging, quay construction, berthing and mooring infrastructure and shore side improvement works. The total value of this contract is between £5 mln […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has been selected as the contractor for the Eden Breakwater Wharf extension project. According to the East Coast Radio, Heron will carry out dredging works that signal the start of the $44 million project. “In the next 12 months the NSW Government will be delivering $24 million of a promised $32 million for […]

  • 1 October 2012

    If the Trinity Inlet dredging plan goes according to plan, the mega cruise ships will be able to dock at the Port of Cairns by the end of 2015. “The environmental assessment process was expected to take two years and the dredging about eight months,” stated Ports North chairman Brett Moller. The Ports North announced […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating a weekend incident that caused pier damage and scattered concrete debris in the Port Canaveral harbor on Sunday. No injuries occurred and cleanup continued on Tuesday. The Port Canaveral harbor is undergoing widening and deepening to accommodate larger cruise and cargo ships. A bollard structure south of North Cargo […]