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  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved a resolution initiating an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI). Start of the EIR process is the first step in YTl’s proposed plan to deepen and improve its terminal facilities, allowing the terminal operator to accommodate next-generation vessels […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South […]

  • 14 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredged the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the Point at Emerald Isle gained beachfront. [mappress] Sourcecarolinacoastonline:,February 12,2010

  • 25 February 2011

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday he could attempt to direct the $400,000 needed for a study to deepen the Port of Charleston from a… More info: goupstate [mappress] Source: goupstate, February 25, 2011;

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ongoing dredging operations at the Mappila Bay fishing harbor will be accelerated by the end of this month with the arrival of a new cutter suction dredger. This deepening scheme involves the removal of 4,80,000 cubic meters of silt from the harbor mouth and the basin during the contract period of 18 month, according […]

  • 29 December 2010

    In a few months the town will begin its work on widening and deepening the Aberjona River channel from 10-20 feet to a uniform 35-foot … By Ryan LaRoche (homenewshere) [mappress] Source: homenewshere, December 29, 2010;

  • 31 March 2010

    The port of Philadelphia and ports of the Delaware River are at a crossroads, and the river’s shipping channel must be deepened for jobs and Pennsylvania’s future, five candidates seeking to be the state’s next governor said yesterday. [mappress] Source:philly,March 31,2010;

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Construction works are about to begin on the €35.6 million Wismar Seaport development project, an important infrastructure and facility factor for the Hanseatic city. According to the port chief Michael Kremp, works on the project will begin in October with the completion set for mid 2018. The project includes construction of a new 332m quayside and the creation of 41,500 […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing on the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) dredging plans is set to take place on February 21 at the MPT officers’ club in Sada, Vasco. Two more hearings on the proposed MPT terminal capacity enhancement at berths 5A, 6A, and work on re-development of berths 8, 9, and barge berths at the port has […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Savannah River entrance channel deepening is approximately 60 percent complete, Griffith V. Lynch, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), said in the latest project update. In the near future, this portion of the project will benefit ship traffic by opening a wider tidal window and greater scheduling flexibility for neo-Panamax vessels. […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Notice of Intent to Sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. Johns River from a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mark Sanford released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a Project Partnership Agreement with the South Carolina Ports Authority last week, which officially starts the construction phase of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening project.  “I’m pleased that the Charleston Harbor Deepening project is entering into a new phase, […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) earlier in October signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to officially launch construction on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). COL. Thomas Tickner signed October 8th the cost-sharing agreement between the state of Georgia and U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 6 January 2013

    Datuk Ahmad Ibnihajar, the Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB)’s managing director, stated that his biggest hope is to see the dredging of the port before his service term ends, reports The Malay Mail. The future of Penang depends on the port and the deepening of the north channel to 14.5 metres ACD (approach channel depth) […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the patronage of the Governor of Madina Province His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, the foundation stone will be laid soon for a number of development projects that will be inaugurated in King Fahd Industrial Port Yanbu and in Yanbu Commercial Port in a total cost of more than $560 […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has been awarded two lots of the Chornomorsk sea port dredging project. The combined value of the two dredging contracts is approximately $15.3 million, reported yesterday Ukrainian Sea Ports Administration (USPA). “The subject of the first lot is the deepening of the approach sea channel to the port of […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The New Era reports that last year the Namibian Ports Authority announced plans for an ambitious N$1.7billion container terminal expansion at the port of Walvis Bay. But this N$1.7b expansion project has not commenced as shareholder consultations continue. The company also indicated that the existing container terminal at the port of Walvis Bay will reach […]

  • 23 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Costs to deepen the Main Channel and other waterways at the Port of Los Angeles soared to $298 million Thursday night, when the harbor commission approved a plan that calls for dumping some of the dredged dirt at three new disposal sites… Source: Daily Breeze, November 20, 2009

  • 13 November 2009
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei might have just found a solution to “better control” flood situations, as a new, efficient and economical dredge has arrived in the Sultanate to deepen and de-silt rivers, lakes, coastal areas and marinas… Source: BruDirect, November 14, 2009

  • 1 February 2011

    After 20 years of planning and work, the first 103 miles of the Columbia River have been deepened three feet to allow ocean-going ships … By Kathy Korengel (tri-cityherald) [mappress] Source: tri-cityherald, February 2, 2011;

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. Congressman John Barrow, along with the rest of the Georgia delegation,  praised the Administration’s decision to expedite federal review of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Since joining Congress, Congressman Barrow has been active in securing funds to modernize and expand the port. “This is great news, not just for Georgia, but for the […]