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  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    As a dredge moves farther away from the discharge point, the pump speed is increased to maintain a proper slurry velocity within the pipeline. Once maximum pump speed has been achieved, further increasing the discharge distance causes the cost-per-ton of material moved to rise, while production declines. Of course, there is always a cost involved […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior Somerset County Councillors will this month be asked to recommend proposals for a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) as a vital part of plans to reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding in the County. The move comes as all the organisations involved in the 20 Year Flood Action Plan continue to press the Government […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Under cloudy skies on a rain soaked October 16th, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Soundview Park in the Bronx, New York City celebrating the completion of a $9 million Marsh Ecosystem Restoration Project that was made possible through a cost sharing partnership of federal, state and local agencies.  The rainy weather seemed fitting […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state’s transportation plan, following his administration’s work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia. The company decided to continue Pennsylvania operations based on its eligibility for a new Intermodal Cargo Growth […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the heels of a state-federal agreement allowing the Savannah Harbor deepening to begin, the GPA has posted nearly 13 percent growth in container traffic for the first quarter of the fiscal year. “September’s outstanding cargo volume continued a trend of double-digit growth,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “Important investments in infrastructure, including the […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transformation is underway in the eastern corner of the Central Marina as the Port of Everett’s major environmental cleanup at the former Everett Shipyard site moves forward. Crews have begun vibratory sheet pile installation for the new bulkhead. Dredging is scheduled to begin in early-October. Construction activity will continue through 2014, and is expected to […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, has announced an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. The Company’s outlook for the second half of 2014 continues to show positive development. Delayed projects from the second quarter have now fully begun and are contributing to higher levels of […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging that has been taking place in Cork Harbor on all main shipping channels since 9th September will be completed by the end of today, according to a spokesman from the port. The dredging program has led to some bad odors, particularly in the city center area. This is an unavoidable side effect of the dredging process […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Blanchard River Watershed Study remains the No. 1 priority project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District. “This study has taken an unrelenting effort to get to this point. On the Federal side, the authorities, policies, and funding amounts under which we have conducted the study have varied through the years,” […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, created approximately 850 acres of wetlands in 2014 through the beneficial placement of approximately 60 percent of the material dredged from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. “With Louisiana continuing to lose its coastal wetlands, the Corps established new goals for maximizing the amount of dredged […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Press Release, August 19, 2014

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar contract was signed at a formal ceremony in Shanghai on July 30, between major UK port operator, Peel Ports, and engineering firm, ZPMC, helping to boost future bilateral trade opportunities between China and the UK. Peel Ports Group is investing over $512 million (£300 million) to redevelop and expand the existing Port […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 1, 2014

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 31, 2014  

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    New moves are underway to explore the restoration of a popular seafront paddling pool in Brightlingsea. The seawater pool at Western Promenade, which is more than 30 years old, has become silted up with mud over time. Now Tendring District Council (TDC) is looking into exactly what needs to be done, what consents are required […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New FOI documents revealed that the conclusions from modelling of deep ocean currents published by GBRMPA in 2013, were fiercely disputed by the Queensland Ports Association (QPA) because the results called into question all previous port modelling and monitoring, North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) said. “The new FOI documents show that experts raised serious doubts […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will christen its newest named vessel in honor of the late Thomas George, captain of the Corps’ Dredge Potter, in a ceremony to be attended by his family, his peers and Corps teammates at the St. Louis Service Base July 15. The Spill Barge Thomas N. […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major project to renourish Lee County’s Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park begun on Monday. The $5 million renourishment project will help shore up roughly two miles of the eroded beaches. The projects consist of adding sand to 0.8 miles of Bonita Beach and 1.1 miles of Lovers Key Beach. These new projects […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Australian Greens are alarmed by a proposal submitted to the federal government to build a coal port less than 50 metres from homes near Mackay and to load the coal from barges into ships offshore in the Great Barrier Reef. “Now the big mining companies want to use the Great Barrier Reef as a […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Brisbane Land Reclamation Program Moves Ahead (Australia) Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane.   Ukraine: ASU Introduces Strategy for Development of Seaports Water Areas The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Everglades is planning for the year 2033 with an updated roadmap for future growth over the next 20 years that identifies $1.6 billion in capital investments to improve productivity for cargo, cruise and petroleum businesses that operate at the South Florida seaport. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners, which governs the Port as […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Lee County beaches will soon be transformed during renourishment projects at Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park. Heavy equipment is expected to be on Bonita Beach starting Wednesday, June 25, with work beginning June 30 and proceeding north to south for about five weeks. The estimated start date for Lovers Key is August […]