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  • 1 June 2020

    Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) said in their latest announcement that the new navigation season on the Upper Lena and Lower Lena rivers is now officially open. Last year, navigation season in the Lena river basin featured low water levels, while the forecast for this year is optimistic.    In 2020, the operations […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Warringah Council is installing special markers at Narrabeen Lagoon later this month, to help sailors and paddlers navigate the waterway. Council worked with local users and State agencies to find the best location for the markers, which point out fragile seagrass meadows and shallow sections that are best avoided. The installation of the markers was […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to improve navigation and boat access, Door County officials have proposed to dredge the harbor and entrance channel at Chaudoir’s Dock County Park in Door County. A public meeting on the proposed disposal of the dredged material from the harbor will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cherryland Airport, 3538 […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just released the latest episode of their “Stories From The Sea” in which they highlight importance of the trailing suction hopper dredger Isandlwana’s work in the Richards Bay waters.  Richards Bay is Africa’s second largest port industrial port. Keeping business flowing at full capacity is vital to the fast-growing economy in southern […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review, the Northwestern Division Commander, Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon, signed a Finding of Navigability Determination for the Salmon River, from River Mile (RM) 0 to RM 259. This decision is consistent with other long-established determinations made by the State of Idaho (1980) and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2.1 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredged Material Placement Area in Harris County, Texas. This work will increase the placement area’s capacity to hold more dredge material from the Houston Ship […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will soon finish uploading deep-draft navigation channel data on its hydrographic surveys webpage and will begin posting the same data for shallow-draft channels it maintains along the Texas coast early next year. “The Galveston District is tasked with monitoring and maintaining the federally-authorized waterways within coastal Texas,” […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council will begin the Corrie navigation channel dredging work on the lower Myall River at Tea Gardens in late May. “The works will remove approximately 21,000 cubic meters of sand which is to be pumped to the current Winda Woppa sand stockpile site. From there it will be used for the future renourishment of […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT) had two successful navigational trials to test the port access and turning basins for 15,500 TEU vessels. The first trial was on the “Eleonora Maersk” arriving from the Suez Canal’s North Bound Convoy, with a draft of 14.9 m. She berthed alongside before safely re-joining the convoy to continue […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance of the Tweed River in New South Wales, Australia, will be dredged over coming weeks to improve boating navigation for commercial and recreational vessels. “It is planned to remove about 21,000 cubic meters of sand. Thanks to the success of the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, this is a relatively small amount compared […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Providing of an appropriate level of safety at maritime and river transport of Ukraine and the reduction of the level of accidents in water transport to a minimum – one of the priority tasks of the State Fleet Inspection of Ukraine this year. This was stated by Chairman Gregory Sobolewski Ukrmorrechinspektsii present at the first […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The Rajang River has become navigable again after a massive logjam caused by widespread landslides upriver cleared, bringing relief to operators of passenger and cargo vessels. The long stretch of logs and wooden debris floating from Balleh in the Kapit Division over the past two days has drifted to sea. Nevertheless, officers from the Natural […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 12th International transport fair, the Transtek-214 started in Saint-Petersburg two days ago. The fair was excellent place to organize the 4th International Conference on ports and navigation development. During the event, FSUE “Rosmorport” General Director Andrey Tarasenko made a report on topic: “Marine hub-port as a center of competitiveness capacity raise of the Regions: Kaliningrad, […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stage two of the NSW Government’s $1.68 million dredging program at Yamba is currently underway, Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, announced today. “This work will improve boating safety and navigation in the Clarence River at Yamba,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and saw around 18,000 cubic meters of sand dredged […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Barbara Harbor dredging project started on March 1st and already created a narrow, passable channel with a depth of 20ft at zero tide, according to Dominique Samario, an administrative analyst and public information officer with the city’s waterfront department. The February 17 storm that brought torrential rains, high winds and large ocean swells […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging efforts on the Arkansas River Navigation Channel are underway after historic flooding this spring, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District reports. “Navigation buoys up and down the river were displaced during the flood. The Coast Guard is planning to replace the buoys in the near future,” USACE said in their latest […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The capital dredging works of Klaipeda Seaport Navigation Channel, between quay No. 9 and the Seaport gates, officially started last week.  During this dredging project, scheduled for completion in autumn, an Austrian construction company “Strabag” will remove approximately 300.000 cubic meters of material from the mentioned area. The Seaport Navigation Channel will be deepened by half […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is expected to finish its annual pre-hurricane survey of its navigation projects located along the Texas coast in late May; a process that provides the district with data to establish baseline conditions of all 1,000 miles of channels located within its area of operation. “This significant effort […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Viviana Berrios Williamson as Engineering and Construction Division’s channel improvement coordinator. In this position, Williamson will be the District’s specialist for matters pertaining to Mississippi River channel improvement and stabilization for flood control and navigation, USACE said. She will be responsible for managing, conducting and […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Tacoma Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft feasibility report and draft environmental assessment (EA) will take place on January 15. Sessions begin at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at the Moore Branch of the Tacoma Public Library in Tacoma, Washington, said USACE. The meeting will focus on […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to beat Mother Nature and keep low water levels from closing commercial navigation on the rivers in its 68,000 square mile area of responsibility. According to the National Weather Service this year’s drought is affecting nearly 61% of the country and is causing […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In reviewing the $1.15 trillion amount in the U.S. House-Senate conference agreement released two nights ago for the fiscal 2016 omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) noted that there are significant funds to enhance U.S. port infrastructure. The largest increases are for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Coastal Navigation Program […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will tomorrow help mark the completion of the Rochester Harbor navigational dredging for this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor on May 17. As part of the $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Shanghai Dredging, a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd, has won a contract for the survey and design of the Qiupu River channel regulation.  The project involves the preliminary design of auxiliary works such as channel dredging, protective beach and revetment construction, mud dumping area, anchorage ground, navigation mark construction and navigation-obstructing bridge demolition. This […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel. The commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as […]