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  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Jamaica is embarking on a $5.3 million scheme to build the country’s resilience to climate change, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  Dubbed the North Eastern Coastal Resilience Building project, it is one of three components under the Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods and […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The newly renovated Port of Abbot Point’s Marine Offloading Facility (MOF) is almost ready to receive its first delivery with stage one of construction works now complete, North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP ) just announced. NQBP Senior Project Engineer, Anoop Pillai, said that although special marine construction expertise was required on the project, local contractors […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tilbury begins its formal statutory consultation on 19 June to seek further views from local communities and other stakeholders on its proposals to build a new port terminal and associated facilities near to the current port – TILBURY2. The Port of Tilbury has been expanding at a fast rate over the past […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoRA) will invest approximately € 25 million in the creation of a site of almost 5 hectares to accommodate the future expansion of Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT). The land will be gained by filling in the south western corner of the Botlek dock with some 600,000 m3 of sand. There […]

  • 5 April 2015
    Business & Finance

                    New HORIZONS: Boskalis’ Role in New Suez Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. CCCC Restructures Its Dredging Business  China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC), a large […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment directed various security agencies to adhere to the timeline of 12 weeks already approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security, for grant of security clearances for port infrastructure improvement projects. In the year 2012-13, 32 projects were awarded resulting in capacity addition of 136.75 MTPA and involving an investment of […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is working to stabilize dunes and infrastructure at the northern end of Merimbula’s Main Beach as large ocean swells continue to play havoc, heavily eroding the beach between Mitchies Jetty and Ford Park.   Director, Community, Environment and Planning, Alice Howe, said that movement of sand was a natural process, with […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Cruz Harbor (CA) has just presented an update on the ongoing entrance channel dredging project. In their December newsletter they said that during the first few weeks of the season, the crew made steady progress digging out toward the harbor mouth along the western side of the channel. “Addressing shoaling along the western margins creates […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, joined Congressionals and federal, state and local partners this weekend for a luncheon – hosted by Smith Island United – to celebrate progress on the historic island to combat sea level rise and erosion, as well as to discuss the island’s vision and plans for the future. Baltimore […]

  • 8 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project will start mid-April, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort Pierce Inlet South Jetty and […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the Town of Southold and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announce the placement of nearly 100,000 cubic yards of sand replenishing severely eroded beaches to the east of Mattituck Inlet that will improve coastal-storm risk reduction. “We’re extremely pleased to […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 5 – March 11, 2018).   PHOTO: Hopper Dredger Pallieter Working in Borsele Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy.   Fijian Ministry of Waterways […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada plans to invest in modernization of the Esquimalt Graving Dock, the largest deep sea shipbuilding and repair facility on North America’s West Coast.  Joined by representatives from the Esquimalt Graving Dock, Minister Foote highlighted the results of projects totaling […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will host a public meeting this week, May 30, to discuss and get feedback on a navigation improvement project to manage shoaling in the Ocean City Inlet. USACE, together with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County, will also discuss a study on the large […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    River users will benefit from a $3million State Government commitment to improve the accessibility and safety of the Swan and Canning river foreshores. Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the 2014-15 investment in $1million of foreshore works in South Perth, Belmont and Bayswater was a partnership between State and local governments to significantly improve shoreline conditions […]

  • 23 January 2012

    BHP Billiton Ltd. received the conditional backing of regulators in Western Australia state for its proposed multibillion dollar outer harbor expansion of Port Hedland. The long-mooted project, a key step in BHP’s aspirations to significantly expand its Pilbara iron ore production later this decade, could be implemented with “rigorous conditions to limit environmental impacts“, Environmental […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that it is the government’s endeavour to make all the ports of the country profitable. He was speaking after flagging off coal barges of 2100 DWT (Deadweight tonnage) of Jindal ITF Ltd, to formally launch the recently started movement of imported coal on National Waterway-1 (the […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District announced on May 23 it would delay it’s annual maintenance dredging of Oceanside Harbor, typically expected to begin in April. As USACE reported, the water quality certification used in previous dredging operations expired and a new Section 401 permit was not obtained in order to conduct […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Peter DeFazio has joined a letter led by Representative Rick Larsen sent to the Director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shaun Donovan urging the agency to increase funding for small ports in the Pacific Northwest in their FY 2017 budget proposal. In the letter, members urge OMB to consider the needs of […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Coastal Administration Ålesund has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Myre dredging project. This development program will include the expansion and deepening of the sailing approach to Myre to an 80m width and 8.5m below sea chart zero. The removed material will be put in a disposal site at Kartneset, where a jetty […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) to carry out Port Masterplan studies for Port Louis (the gateway port of the Island of Mauritius) and for Port Mathurin on the Island of Rodrigues. The work involves identifying new business opportunities for Mauritius ports and forecasting cargo and traffic flows. It includes the […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A major breakthrough was made in Inland Waterways sector during 2011-12, when a Tripartite Agreement was signed between NTPC, Inland Waterways Authority of India and Jindal ITF Limited for transportation of imported coal for the Farakka Power Plant with an investment of about Rs.650 crore in the private sector. This has been stated in the […]

  • 21 March 2012

      As The Daily Star reports, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the owners of launches and ships, port and ghat authorities and the passengers to remain vigilant about excess passengers on board as a means to avert accidents. The Prime Minister also presented various government steps for maintaining the navigability of river […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are completing flood protection measures in the Skagit River basin and on the Olympic Peninsula. One team is assisting the Quileute Tribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as much as 500 tons of large rock at an area where a jetty ties in with the land and is […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Induction ceremony of new backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and two split hopper barges Tarseel One and Two, built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard in China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi yesterday. Due to its design and functioning methodology, the Rah Kusha can dredge in proximity of jetties and berths, where other […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Jan de Nul was contracted by AML to re-establish a navigational channel by dredging from Pepel out along the Sierra Leone River to Freetown. The channel being required to allow safe passage of Handymax Bulk carriers from the Pepel loading jetty to the offshore transhipment area, as part of AML’s Tonkolili Iron Ore Project. As […]