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  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won a new concession contract in South America – deepening and maintenance dredging of the 95km access channel to the Port of Guayaquil in Ecuador. According to JDN, these works will enable Guayaquil Port Terminals to compete with the most modern terminals along the Pacific coast of Latin America, offering […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a major dredging program to deepen Largs Yacht Haven and accommodate deeper drafted vessels. The contract is being carried out by Land and Water Services Ltd and is expected to last until the beginning of March . This is the first time since the Largs harbor was built in 1984 that any […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System plant on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant Feb. 14 to verify proper operation. As part of the testing phase, the Corps released dark-pink colored dye in the Back River Feb. 14 and another dye-release event is planned in […]

  • 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, […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday urged the Acting Secretary of Army Civil Works to approve an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release critical funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is still in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping […]

  • 12 September 2011

    Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) expects to secure RM14 million in business contracts once the project to deepen the North Channel is completed.   (btimes) [mappress] Source: btimes, September 12, 2011

  • 26 October 2010

    The long-awaited Lake of the Lilies dredging project has been removing mud by the truckload, a job that will deepen the lake to 4 feet by… By Kirk Moore (app) [mappress] Source: app, October 26, 2010;

  • 2 July 2010

    Over 300 coastal villagers in Kawang can expect minimal impact from floods once a short-term measure to deepen the mouth of Sg. Kawang is… [mappress] Source: dailyexpress, July 3, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Defence Infrastructure Organisation has unveiled plan for the capital dredging and jetty upgrade works at the Portsmouth Harbour. The work includes: – A contract for the refurbishment and upgrading of the jetty, berthing facilities and shore services, including high voltage electrical power, for the new Queen Elizabeth Aircraft (QEC) at HMNB Portsmouth, – Additionally the […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big Bend Channel expansion scheme is complete – a year ahead of schedule, Port Tampa Bay said in its latest announcement.  The $63 million milestone project, which deepened and widened the Big Bend Channel, will allow for larger ships to call at the terminals. “This is one of the largest projects we have worked […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., praised an announcement by Governor Nathan Deal that he will not be delayed any longer by the administration’s refusal to fund the Savannah Harbor deepening. The Obama administration recently unveiled its budget and again failed to provide funding for the Savannah Harbor deepening. Governor Deal responded […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’, is well underway with a number of significant projects at an advanced stage. This $30 million worth upgrade project will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers. To enable deepening of the Port Chalmers Container No 1 berth, a project to drive sheet piles the length of the container wharf […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the withdrawal of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor Florida Department of Environmental Protection permit application for the authorized deepening and widening project. This project was recently authorized for construction by the Water Resource Reform and Development Act of 2014. The Corps is withdrawing the permit […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced the award of the second construction contract for work in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel as part of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The award, officially made on Thursday, is for $213 million to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for the […]

  • 12 January 2011

    A group charged with representing South Carolina’s interests in navigational matters on the Savannah River is finding plenty to criticize in… By Mary Landers (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, January 12, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Sri Lanka has begun deepening canals in marshes bordering the capital Colombo and digging lakes to prevent flooding during the rainy season… By Jayantha Kovilagodage (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, June 27, 2011

  • 3 September 2010

    The Port of Savannah is falling behind in the race to deepen its busy shipping channel by the end of 2014, when cargo ships too large to … By Russ Bynum (wnct) [mappress] Source: wnct, September 3, 2010;

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taylor Engineering will prepare technical components of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Environmental Impact Statement and the accompanying air quality evaluation. The EIS will evaluate effects of deepening the first 14 miles of the St. Johns River channel from 40 feet to alternative depths up to 50 feet. Taylor staff will work in conjunction with USACE […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port channel dredging project will commence this month and is expected to take two years to complete. The expansion comprises the deepening and widening of the 33.5 km long access channel, the port basins and turning basins. In total, approximately 67 million cubic meters of sand, silt, clay and rock will be […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord is deepening and widening the access channel and turning basin of a large ore export facility in Nouadhibou, Mauritania. Two trailing suction hopper dredgers, one of which is owned by Van Oord, will be deployed for the dredging work. According to the company, Von Oord’s flagship HAM 318 is busy working in the […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]