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  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $27.9 million in state funding is available to preserve and enhance rail and port services in major trade and passenger travel corridors across New York State. This funding was included in the new $21.1 billion five-year State Transportation Plan under the Governor’s Passenger and Freight Rail Assistance Program. The program […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome’s recent State of the Port focused on growth, modernization and the abundant opportunities ahead for South Carolina’s public port system. In his eighth address at the annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston, Newsome reviewed the Port’s financial and volume gains in recent years […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic. The inauguration of the Royal IHC dredging simulator, held on Friday, 2 September, marked the start of a new […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar. The contract, awarded by the NPP steering committee in August, includes quay walls, channel dredging works, and construction of 4km long breakwater at the Economic Zone 3(QEZ3). According to Abdul Aziz Mohammed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 29 – September 4, 2016).    NMDC to Dredge Khalifa Port Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port.   […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has just announced a major investment in Small Craft Harbors Infrastructure in the Province of New Brunswick. With more than 76,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government is making investments that will continue to support the growth of this industry and provide economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians. The announcement was made […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have officially celebrated the completion of the port’s Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program, a major milestone in the port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. The $2.1 billion project, cost shared between the Corps and […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Arlington City Council has just announced that the Deaver Park Renovation project is set to start this September. The site, which sits east of the Sublett Road and Highway 287 intersection, will receive a major overhaul in the coming year, including new trails and playground equipment, rebuilding of the pond overlook, new park monument sign and […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work is about to begin on the second phase of Exeter’s flood defense scheme. The work on a new flood embankment around Exwick playing fields will start next week (5 September). Two out of the three playing fields will remain open during the works but the third playing field, which is closest to the health center, […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A consultation draft of the Research and information priorities for estuary management in southwest Western Australia report has been released by the WAMSI Estuaries Science Steering Group. The report presents a prioritization of the science and monitoring needs for southwest estuary management and has been prepared through consultation with estuary managers and researchers. The purpose […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port. The expansion at Khalifa Port will add 1000 meters of quay wall to the port and deepen its main channel and basin to 18 meters from the current […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India for the financial year 2016-17. The paper was signed by Shri Rajive Kumar, the Ministry of Shipping Secretary and Shri Rajesh Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India, in New Delhi. The MoU broadly consists of the performance […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Zion Market Research has published a new report titled “Amphibious Excavators Market for Construction, Mining and Other Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2014 – 2020.” According to this report, the global amphibious excavators market accounted for USD 3.19 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach USD 5.66 billion by 2020, growing at […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World and Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of Kaohsiung Port’s Terminal 7 in Taiwan. The agreement marks the beginning of a joint effort to seek future business opportunities and to steer growth in Taiwan’s port infrastructure, while enhancing the country’s trade potential by establishing […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $10.8 million over the next two years in the repair and maintenance of harbor infrastructure at seven small craft harbors in Central Nova. “I am very proud to announce this major investment for the commercial fishing infrastructure in […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Majesty made history yesterday at JAXPORT as the first containership to arrive at the port through the new, expanded locks of the Panama Canal. The ship docked at TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point where crews unloaded and loaded cargo. The 991-foot Majesty has a maximum capacity of 6,724 TEU (containers) requiring 46.5 feet […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New Brunswick and federal governments have announced more than $136 million in funding to help modernize Port Saint John. This project involves upgrading and consolidating the Rodney and Navy Island terminals to allow the Port to accommodate larger vessels. New operational systems and technology will also be installed to enhance cargo-handling capabilities. Once complete, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rotech Subsea has successfully completed an MBO (management buy-out) of the Rotech group of companies in a move that will see the company strengthen its position in subsea mass-flow excavation business.  Following the MBO, the group’s three operating companies – Rotech Subsea, Rotech Engineering, and Rotech Fabrication – will be headed up by continuing directors […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 2 of Exeter’s multi-million pound scheme to reduce flood risk to 3,200 homes and businesses gets underway next week. The £32 million scheme, a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, will see construction activity around the city over the next 2 years. Richard Cox for the Environment Agency […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The last month’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal was recognized during the latest meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “Houston is well positioned for increased trade through the canal to and from East Asia, currently our fastest growing container trade lane,” Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria said. “We look […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Chair and Directors of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) met in Weipa last week in recognition of the port’s role in supporting the Queensland economy. “Along with our CEO Steve Lewis, and indeed everyone at NQBP, we are committed to the sustainable growth and development of the Port of Weipa, to ensure the region […]