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  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dunkirk has launched the construction of the Flanders Terminal Extension, aimed to ensure that the world’s largest container carriers berth there in all sea conditions. This extension scheme will enable the container terminal operator, as of 2019, to berth two new-generation mega-max container carriers simultaneously. On completion of the works, set for the […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A leading dive hotelier in Cayman told a local TV station there Wednesday that Cayman officials and dive business operators were looking at Bimini in the Bahamas as an example of what not to do in pitting protection of fragile marine life and coral reefs against mass development. Keith Sahm, General Manager of the world-famous […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the urging of Florida Congressman Brian Mast, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a critical increase in funding for Everglades restoration. The appropriations package will nearly triple funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration, which funds the Everglades Agricultural Area Southern Storage Reservoir Project, from $67.5 million in FY 2019 to $200 million for […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami kicked off its Countdown to the Panama Canal 2015 campaign with a flag exchange between the U.S. and Panamanian officials that heralded the coming Post-Panamax era as one of the most important things to happen in shipping in the last century. Ambassador to the U.S., Mario Jaramillo, and Panama Canal Authority V.P. Rodolfo Sabonge […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the river steamboat, the American Queen’s forced docking one mile north of Beale Street Landing, prompted by low water level of the Mississippi River, the need for dredging has become ever more evident. Namely, the accumulated sediments have made it impossible for the American Queen to dock at her designated spot. […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations along the access channels of Maputo Port in Mozambique are officially underway, the port said in its latest release.  Jan de Nul’s dredging vessels Francesco de Giorgio and Henri Pitot arrived in the port on October 14 and started the dredging work two days later. The dredging program, aimed to remove about […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this week, Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging B.V. started works under the contract “Dredging Het Nieuwe Diep”, which was commissioned by the Port of Den Helder. Under the deal, Dutch Dredging is expected to carry out the remediation of 200,000m³ of partially contaminated spoil until mid-December. The survey vessel “Hydrograaf” started the pre-dredge survey on […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gasparilla Island Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is now officially underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. According to the Corps, work on the Gasparilla Island beach renourishment project began on Monday, May 13. USACE awarded this $6.4 million Gasparilla Island contract to Weeks Marine of […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging work on the Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of St. Lucie Inlet and Jupiter Inlet will start today. The project will include the dredging of approximately 48,000 cubic yards of material from the vicinity of the St. Lucie Inlet with placement within the St. Lucie Impoundment Basin, and approximately 95,000 cubic yards dredged from […]

  • 19 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A $5.2 million development project that will make much-needed improvements at the Port of Galilee is now officially underway, according to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Last weekend, DEM Director Janet Coit joined RI Congressional Delegation in launching this $5.2 million port development project. This project is a key investment in maintaining and […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun removal of PCB contaminated sediment at the Donna Canal and Reservoir Superfund (DCRS) site in Donna, Hidalgo Co., Texas. According to EPA, this Remedial Action will include bank restoration, sediment excavation and disposal. Under the plan, the total amount of sediment to be excavated is 20,000 […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Foyle and Marine Dredging Ltd. has commenced dredging operations in Killybegs, Donegal County, Ireland. The company announced today that their dredger ‘Dinopotes’, fitted with an environmental bucket to minimize turbidity, is performing the works. The dredging is part of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started today to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel and swing basin at Port Adelaide, reports Flinders Ports. The $80 million project, funded by Flinders Ports, means Port Adelaide will be able to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships and the larger and more efficient ‘Post Panamax’ container ships. Flinders Ports CEO, Stewart […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral recently began construction works on a new $150 million Cruise Terminal 3, the largest single project in the history of the port. According to the release, demolition of the port’s oldest cruise terminal started yesterday to make way for a new state-of-the-art terminal with upgraded berth. Deconstruction of the existing Cruise Terminal 3 (CT-3) facility […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) has launched a 12-month nature project to improve vulnerable wildlife habitats across 10 key sites totaling 400 hectares – a combined area greater than the City of London. The ‘Making Special Places for Nature’ project spans reservoirs and canals in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Greater Manchester, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Berkshire and […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A groundbreaking ceremony for the New Terneuzen Lock took place yesterday, DEME said in its latest announcement. The Flemish-Dutch Scheldt Commission (Vlaams-Nederlandse Scheldecommissie) recently commissioned the Sassevaart joint venture the contract to construct the new lock. The joint venture consists of BAM (the Dutch and Belgian sister companies BAM Infra and BAM Contractors), DEME (DEME […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County said in its latest announcement that the Clam Pass maintenance dredging project officially started yesterday.  Last week, the Collier County Board of County Commissioners declared that emergency conditions existed at Clam Pass and authorized staff to move forward with a contract with Donald Dachuk Tractor Service to mechanically dredge the pass. Recent […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is asking all Mississippi River boating and fishing enthusiasts to exercise caution in and around Mississippi River Pool 9 this summer. The Corps’ contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, began the second year of a three year island restoration project by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction began last week on a beach renourishment project that will create a new and improved Bathtub Reef Beach, according to the Martin County’s latest announcement. The project is expected to be completed in May, prior to the start of the new sea turtle nesting season. The northern half of Sailfish Point Beach will also […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Beaches Council has begun a major excavation which will see over 6,000 truckloads of sand removed from the entrance to Narrabeen Lagoon to minimize the risk of flooding. While an excavation of this size usually only happens every 4 or 5 years, this project has been fast tracked due to the accelerated build-up […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Peasholm Park Lake maintenance dredging project in now underway, reports the Scarborough Borough Council. According to the Council, the Peasholm Park is to receive essential building works over the coming months to ensure generations of visitors can enjoy the park for years to come. “Further work is being carried out to maintain the lake within […]