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  • 22 November 2012

    Department of Homeland Security has introduced plan for the dredging on the Plantation Creek at U.S. Coast Guard Station Brunswick, GA. This project is to furnish all labor, materials and equipment to dredge the boat basin and access channel at the mentioned area.. Dredge by hydraulic means to design depth of Elevation (-)10.0′ MLLW and […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria’s Lagos State, 55 km (34 miles) west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Expressway. At full build-out, the deep-water full-service port will be one of the largest […]

  • 19 November 2012

    Department of Homeland Security has introduced plan for the dredging project at the Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck. The work includes dredging and disposal by mechanical means sand, gravel, and cobbles from a channel connecting a mooring basin to Huntington Harbor and placing the material on the Coast Guard shoreline and incidental related work. The […]

  • 1 July 2010

    United State’s Republican, Senator John McCain, has introduced legislation that would fully repeal the Jones Act, a 1920s law that he says “hinders free trade and favours labour unions over consumers”. The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between waterborne ports of the United States be carried by vessels built in the United States […]

  • 23 November 2012

    On November 8, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. and CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bids for Section 2 and Section 1 of the hydraulic structure works of Phase 3 in Nansha zone of Guangzhou Port, with a total contract value of 1.573 billion yuan and a construction period of 608 days. […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) launched its first mobile harbour crane, the Terex® Quaymate M50, designed as an entry model for small maritime and river ports aiming to professionalize their cargo handling. With an efficient diesel-electric drive, this purpose-built crane model, with 50 t maximum lifting capacity, 36 m radius, and 50 m/min hoisting speed, provides […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after introducing the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, in the 113th Congress: “As we begin the 113th Congress, I want to highlight the need to fully allocate funding to keep America’s ports and harbors competitive. This bipartisan legislation guarantees funds […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Maritime will introduce the new EM 2040 Compact, a sophisticated multibeam echo sounder for high resolution mapping and inspection applications, during Ocean Business 2013. Based on the state-of-the-art EM 2040 multibeam, the EM 2040C is a significant development in acoustic technology that makes highly detailed surveys of shallow water possible using small boats and […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Homeland Security has announced a plan for the Eatons Neck dredging program. This development project will include dredging of approximately 6000 cubic yards of sand from the area adjacent to a groin located at the entrance to the Coast Guard mooring basin at Station Eatons Neck, Northport, NY. The material dredged during […]

  • 7 June 2012

    State Representative Al Pscholka has introduced a resolution in the House calling on the federal government to make sure that money in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is properly used. The fund is comprised of tax dollars collected at ports all over the country, and some of those dollars are supposed to go to things […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa. The Multi-User Offshore Hub is designed for two or more users and consists of an offshore, smart terminal arrangement and docking system that can accommodate oceangoing vessels and barges. The Multi-User Offshore Hub […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has announced a plan for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 scheme. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging at the San Francisco Mainship Channel, Humboldt Bay, Mouth of Columbia River, and selected Columbia River areas. During the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 project, approximately […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The report “Harbour Approach Channels Design Guidelines”, published by PIANC Working Group 121, was presented yesterday in Puertos del Estado headquarters, Madrid, Spain. The presentation was done during a technical meeting organized by ATPyC (Spanish Section of the International Association of Navigation). This report was explained by Jose R. Iribarren, Managing Director at Siport21, and […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe NV recently introduced its latest development in pursuit of the ultimate excavation machine – the new ZX250LC-6. The new model incorporates Hitachi technology developed specifically for the Zaxis-6 medium excavator range, and high-quality and durable components that contribute to its exceptional reliability. The ZX250LC-6 is equipped with a TRIAS II system that […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Le Havre port officials have introduced plans to make large investments in Chinese ports sector, according to chinadaily.com. Gerard Mercher, general manager of Le Havre Development, stated: “We are looking for opportunities to invest in Chinese ports especially in the second-tier cities, which have great potential.” Chinese ports would also benefit from the investment by […]

  • 7 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Maritime​ Ltd has introduced a range of new training courses at its Training & Simulation Centre in Westhill, Aberdeen, aimed at the hydrographic survey market. Building on an already established portfolio of Dynamic Positioning, Automation and Acoustic Positioning courses, the new courses will offer participants technical and operational training on established KONGSBERG hydrographic technology, […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for emergency dredging at the Charleroi-Monessen Bridge on the Monongahela River. The general scope of work includes: – furnishing all necessary floating plant equipment, – labor works, and – supplies to perform work consisting of channel dredging. The period of performance will be 40 calendar days. The […]

  • 24 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel dredging program. During this deepening project, located in Nueces County, Texas, approximately 1,936,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned area. The total cost of this project is between $5 mln and $10 mln, […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nearly 200 people gathered at UNF last week to listen to the annual State of the Port address by JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor. After being introduced by Propeller Club President Jim Gillen, Taylor reviewed JAXPORT’s past performance and provided updates about port projects such as Mile Point, the Intermodal Container Transfer Facility at Dames Point, […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Hamburg Port Authority AöR has introduced a plan to invite bids for the construction of a sludge landfill with ancillary facilities for disposal of dredged silt from European and Hamburg waters. This development program will include: – Incorporation of largely dehydrated, polluted silt including seal between base and upper gasket method in drainage layers […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Plainfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with developing five lots at the Plainfield Industrial Park in Plainfield, Conn. The Town of Plainfield is proposing the discharge of fill material into wetlands associated […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Agriculture, fisheries and tourism – these will be the major thrusts that the provincial government of Aklan will be zeroing in under the leadership of Governor Florencio T. Miraflores, who takes over the helm of leading the province for the next three years. Miraflores enumerated these major thrusts, saying he takes over where his predecessor, […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Economy, Finance, Planning, Public Works and Integration, announced a plan for the Port of Brazzaville consultancy services. An analysis of hydraulic activity and the state of silting up in the Port of Brazzaville has led to a proposal to build structures to regulate the entrance to the Mbamou channel to divert, in periods […]

  • 25 April 2012

    With the launch of HydroSpatial Base, the foundation data layer for all new HydroSpatial product range. SeaZone introduces SeaZone HydroSpatial 2 – A new era for marine mapping for GIS. SeaZone Solutions, developer of the world’s leading Marine Vector Map product: HydroSpatial, has released the first in a new series of marine mapping layers to […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford is about to organize a one-day training course, named Introduction to Coastal Structures, that will introduce the key issues of coastal processes and design methods for coastal structures. The design of coastal structures needs to address many factors to ensure long-term effectiveness and stability. This includes an understanding of wave loads, wave characteristics, […]