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  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Across the Great Lakes several efforts have been undertaken to restore historic rocks reefs providing improved spawning grounds for a variety of fish species. Projects in the St. Clair-Detroit River System, Grand Traverse Bay and Thunder Bay have restored reef spawning habitat for lake trout, walleye, whitefish and lake sturgeon. Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Congressman Rutherford announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest supplemental disaster relief funds in Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties for hurricane and natural disaster recovery. The USACE will invest $36.8 million in St. Johns County for the Vilano Beach renourishment project, as well as $2 million dollars in each […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mr Lee Hsien Loong, the Prime Minister of Singapore, officially opened the PSA Singapore Terminals’ (PSA) latest Pasir Panjang Terminal (PPT) Phases 3 and 4 development today. The S$3.5 billion project, with almost 6,000 meters of quay length and up to 18 meters draft, is specifically designed to serve the next generation of mega container ships. […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    On 15th August, Damen Shipyards Galati held a party for the annual celebration of Ziua Navalistului – Shipbuilder’s Day. This year the party was larger than usual as it incorporated a celebration of 100 years since Romanian unification and Damen Shipyard Galati’s 125th anniversary. Speaking at the celebration, the mayor of Galati, Ionuţ Pucheanu, said, “When I […]

  • 30 August 2012

    According to simcoereformer.ca, the harbour in Port Rowan could look very different in the near future. The County and the Port Rowan Harbour Commission are preparing a big development project. This project includes excavation works on the channel at the north end of the harbour. After that, the channel would be about 80 feet wide […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), announced that the final bill will increase funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund to maintain the ports and waterways. “Our ports and waterways are vital to Louisiana’s economy and the nation’s economy,” Vitter said. “We found a […]

  • 31 August 2011

    BHP Billiton has approved a further US$367 million (BHP Billiton share) investment for the third stage of development of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group’s (NCIG) coal handling facility in Newcastle, Australia. BHP Billiton’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Hunter Valley Energy Coal Pty Ltd, is a 35.5 per cent shareholder in the holding company of the NCIG. The […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn has expressed her appreciation to the leaders of the House Appropriations Committee for including her request for over $1 billion in port funding in the draft FY 2017 Energy and Water Appropriations bill – a level above and beyond the appropriations target outlined in WRRDA.  Last month, Hahn led 121 of her […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new APM Terminals Quetzal, aimed to transform Guatemala’s port sector by offering the highest productivity port operations in the country, took place yesterday, the company said in their latest announcement.  APM Terminals Quetzal has a capacity of 340,000 TEUs and is a 85%/15% joint venture between APM Terminals and The […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released an update to the Master Plan Data Viewer. According to CPRA, the viewer is an online tool that lets residents learn more about their current and future flood risk. The viewer was created in response to the public’s number one question about the coast, which […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The State Department of Transportation, Harbors Division is proposing infrastructure improvements to Kawaihae Harbor. The purposes of the proposed actions are to: serve existing and future demand for harbor facilities; ensure adequate berth lengths and yard space to accommodate multiple users with varying operational needs; ensure safety of navigational and land operations; ensure compliance with […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced its plan to construct a hydraulic excavator production facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. KOBELCO’s market development has been proceeding at a faster rate than expected since its reentry into the US market in 2013. A production factory in North America will allow KOBELCO to reduce the production lead-time of machineries for its US […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold several meetings in January on a potential future scheme that should reduce the risk of flooding from Marton West Beck. In its latest release, EA invited Middlesbrough residents to flood scheme drop-ins, asking for their views on a potential future flood scheme. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water and Middlesbrough Council will be available […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has received a favorable Chief’s Report from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. The report recommends over $3 billion in projects to reinforce, rebuild and protect the coastal communities of Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion Parishes from future hurricane and storm surge destruction. “Since Hurricane […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have released the Hudson-Raritan Estuary (HRE) Comprehensive Restoration Plan (CRP) – Volume 1, Version 1.0.  The 255 page document dated June 2016 is the product of a multi-year effort by contributors from throughout the New York-New Jersey region, including leading […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is proposing to deepen and widen the Federal navigation channel through its $400 million Coos Bay Channel Modification Project. According to Mike Dunning, port director of maritime operations, the project will expand the existing channel from -37’ depth and 300’ width to -45’ depth and 450’ width from the channel entrance to […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has just released this very interesting video about recently completed restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Specifically, the project aimed to restore over 4,000 acres of […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on the key component for restoration of Wreck Pond in Spring Lake, NJ, with the American Littoral Society and friends organizing a kick-off event on Tuesday, January 19 at 1 p.m. The event will take place on the boardwalk at the corner of Brown and Ocean avenues in Spring Lake, NJ. A chain […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Urban Auckland’s successful High Court challenge to the consents issues to expand the Ports of Auckland should see Northport expanded instead, said New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The High Court has set aside these consents because they were issued on a non-notified basis when rightly they […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Atlantic Division Commander Brig. Gen. Diana Holland toured the Port of Wilmington with Executive Director of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Paul Cozza on June 19. The main goal of this meeting was to get a better understanding of the economic value of the ports in Wilmington and Morehead City, and how the […]

  • 6 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 29 – March 6, 2016).    Future Dredging Technologies Discussed in Moscow Future dredging technologies will be based on robotization and intellectualization, according to Mikhail Chemodanov, Technical Director of Nonius Engineering.   VIDEO: Neumann’s CSD Nu Discovery in Iluka […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A second Poe-sized Lock is critical to the future of Michigan and the United States declared Michigan Governor Rick Snyder in his State of the State address on January 19. Gov. Snyder pledged to work with Congress to build the second lock. He noted that 4,000 commercial vessels transit the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend an open house to learn more about the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) current and future dredging operations at Indian Lake State Park. The open house will be held on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the multipurpose building located at the state park […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Asia-Pacific Dredging Summit will be taking place in Singapore on the 23rd and 24th November 2016.  This event will present solutions from dredging experts with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed […]