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  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Governor of Georgia, Nathan Deal, today called the expansion of the Panama Canal an “historic moment” as the first vessels began transiting the canal’s massive new locks Sunday. A delegation of Georgia officials, led by Georgia Ports Authority chairman Jimmy Allgood, traveled to the opening ceremony in Panama. “The completion of the Panama Canal […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Association of Environmental Professionals will hold their monthly luncheon event on Wednesday, May 18, at Berries in the Grove in Coconut Grove. Geologist/Ecologist Bill Precht, Dial Cordy and Associates Inc., will discuss results from the benthic compliance and post-construction monitoring effort associated with the recently completed Port of Miami deep dredging project, […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent dredging works in the waters of Khlebnaya and Quarantine harbors of the port of Odessa, including the berth No.20 of the passenger terminal, have been completed successfully, says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA).  The works were performed by the USPA owned hopper dredger ‘Meotida’. With a length of 59,20 m and breadth of 11,00 […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August. The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, July 31st, awarded the contract for the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System to CDM Constructors Inc. (CDM Smith) of Maitland, […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (GHNIP) will be available for review and comment until August 11th, 2014. Since 2007, the Corps has been investigating the feasibility of deepening the channel to its congressionally authorized depth of -38 feet and released its draft […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long-planned deepening of the Savannah harbor is currently underway. The Savannah District awarded a $134.5 million contract in March 2015 to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, to conduct the outer harbor deepening. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project is officially underway as contractors began dredging Contract “A” – the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet. The Dutra Group was recently awarded the contract to construct the project’s […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Manatee Harbor Deepening Study, related to the deepening of its channel and harbor area, has gained full funding in Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of Mexico entrance to Tampa Bay, currently has a depth of 40 feet. The port is targeted to receive $700,000 in feasibility study funding in the federal budget […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they will proceed with plans to build a new Soo Lock, one of the largest Great Lakes infrastructure projects in a generation, the Lake Carriers’ Association informs.  The news came in the form of an announcement that the Corps has formally allocated $32 million this fiscal […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New York and New Jersey set a new record in 2014, surpassing the previous record set in 2012, announced the Port Authority. During the year, the port handled 3,342,286 cargo containers, an increase of 5.4 percent over the previous year and 4.1 percent more than in 2012, when the previous annual record was […]

  • 16 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) has announced the overall completion of the Channel Deepening Project – ahead of schedule and at least $200 million under budget… Source: Logistics ,December 16, 2009;

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Savannah is asking local rising junior and senior high school students with an interest in engineering to apply for a spot in the 2015 Savannah Engineering Academy, a weeklong program held in June. The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 8-12. Academy students will explore a variety […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Kystverket is seeking for a contractor to conduct deepening works of Berlevåg harbour. The works should be comprised of deepening of the harbour to depths of -7.3m and -5.3m, and construction of a breakwater and a beach edge landfill for polluted matter (underwater blasting and dredging). Approx. 90,000m³ consists of polluted bottom sediments as well […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion project is now 94% completed, with the progress of the third set of locks being 95% completed. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released yesterday. The Corps and the Port of Seattle have agreed on a tentatively selected plan of -57’ Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) for both the East and West Waterways. This depth will […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany. The project consists of the widening and deepening of the 116 km long fairway between Cuxhaven and Hamburg to a level of -14.5 m. According to DEME, […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) posted 10 percent container growth in 2015, a year highlighted by strong volumes and significant progress on the harbor deepening project. The company handled 144,718 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in December, pushing total container volume to 1.97 million in 2015. As measured in pier containers, or total boxes handled, SCPA’s two […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Peterhead Port Authority is looking for a best contractor that will perform harbor deepening, quay wall strengthening and other associated works and improvements, estimated to be worth around $34 million. The project will include deepening of the existing inner harbors consisting of rock (granite) dredging and where necessary, associated drilling and blasting pre-treatment. Quay wall strengthening […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz addressed more than 1,300 attendees during the 2014 State of the Port address, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Savannah, Ga. and reported 1,900 new jobs and 2.7 million square feet of industrial expansion tied to a year of strong growth at the GPA. “Record growth at our ports, […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]