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  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is hosting their Fall 2019 conference at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas, from Tuesday, November 12th, through Thursday, November 14, 2019. Yesterday’s schedule included discussions about “Innovative partnering for an expanding Gulf Coast Market.” The meeting […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps will be holding a public meeting to present alternatives for expanding the boundaries of the existing Humboldt Open Ocean Disposal Site (HOODS), which is nearing full capacity. The meeting will take place on Monday August 5, 2019, at the Humboldt Bay Aquatic Center, Room 203, […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Snijder, a Dutch company that specializes in hiring out earthmoving equipment and concomitant technical services, has just released a video of the Freetown Terminal Extension Project. The Freetown Terminal, operated by the French group Bolloré Transport & Logistics, is undergoing an expansion program that calls for the construction of a new 270 meter quay to […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has just released this very interesting video about the construction of their Three-Runway System (3RS). This capital construction project started in August 2016, including reclamation of approximately 650 hectares of land, which will be completed in phases for the subsequent works such as the new runway, taxiway system as well as […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 34/TAMU 45) from June 15-18, 2014, in Toronto, Canada. The theme of this conference is “Expanding The Dredging World” and will focus on the historical, structural and operational development of navigation throughout the Western Hemisphere. The Fairmont Royal […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month, Port Saint John’s competitive connectivity will be showcased to a transnational audience. Representatives from Port Saint John, along with the Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) and regional industry leaders, will be visiting Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro from Oct. 18 to 26. Jim Quinn, president and CEO and Andrew Dixon, senior vice-president, […]

  • 6 January 2012

    A new generation of massive cargo ships is prompting a number of engineering challenges for port operators…   (knovel) [mappress] Source: knovel, January 6, 2012; Image: pancanal

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2021 to enhance and improve public boating access facilities, water safety, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 43 projects in 17 counties, along with grants for statewide projects and emergency needs. Funded projects […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Van Oord’s newest trailing suction hopper dredger Vox Amalia was spotted while sailing through the Bosphorus strait last week. The youngest trailing suction hopper dredger in Van Oord’s fleet is heading for its first job in Turkey. After the works on the project in Den Helder, the Netherlands, this will be the ship’s second assignment […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has entered into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, to deepen and widen the Mobile Harbor Ship Channel in Mobile, Alabama.  Colonel Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the Mobile District, and John C. Driscoll, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft feasibility report and Environmental Assessment on making modifications to Brunswick harbor to increase transportation efficiencies and reduce costs. “This deep draft navigation feasibility study will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to Brunswick Harbor,” according to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver has unveiled the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project. According to the update, marine work in the water and on terminal will continue in June. Infilling is continuing this month at the northeast dyke and west end dykes 24 hours a day, six days a week (Monday to Saturday, with […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has approved the recommended plan for navigation improvements at the Port of Nome, Alaska. With the completion of the Chief’s Report for the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study, the proposal advances to Congress for authorization and […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete engineering and design resulting in a set of plans and specification ready for solicitation to deepen the last 2,571 feet the Galveston Ship Channel to 46 feet under a design agreement signed with the Galveston Wharves yesterday. If Federal construction funding is received, channel dredging could initiate […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    MMA Offshore has won a contract with a top tier construction contractor to support foundation installation for an offshore wind farm project off the coast of Taiwan. Commenting the latest news, MMA Managing Director, David Ross, said: “Expanding our service offering into supporting the renewable sector is a key step in executing our growth strategy.”  […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Vox Amalia successfully started its first project this week. At Den Helder, the Netherlands, the brand-new vessel is reinforcing the coastline by placing more than 3.5 million cubic meters of sand in a deep trench just off the coast. The contract was awarded by Rijkswaterstaat, the operational arm […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, is expanding their presence in Bangladesh with a new partnership agreement.  The company just announced that Mr. Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mr. Gauhar Siraj Jamil, Chairman of Deep Diggers Limited in […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced yesterday that The Water Institute of the Gulf was one of several recipients of funding from the National Coastal Resilience Fund. According to their official announcement, the $500,000 grant to the Institute will be leveraged with private funding from […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     BAM recently released the B1M video, documenting the company’s work in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey and their partners. Building Below Zero: The World’s Most Extreme Construction Site follows BAM teams as they modernize existing infrastructure used for climate change research by polar scientists. Menno de Jonge explains, “BAM began its partnership […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Virginia and Weeks Marine of Cranford, NJ, have signed a $78 million dredging contract to make this port the deepest one on the U.S. East Coast. According to the Virginia Port Authority (VPA), this is the contract for the first phase and the total cost of the project, including the preliminary engineering […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) today announced a contract award by the Ministry of Works of Bahrain in relation to the North Manama Causeway. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 70 million. The causeway forms part of the Ministry of Works strategic plan to improve the existing road network by developing new road […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Townsville construction company Formset has been awarded a $10 million contract to build a 1.6-hectare container terminal as part of the Townsville Port’s $30 million Crane and Cargo Terminal project at Berth 4. The announcement was made today by Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad. Formset Managing Director, Brent Zander commented that the construction of […]