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  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The construction of the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden will continue unabated in the coming months, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, work continues on the maintenance dock situated in the inner lock head. Prep work for the Loswal (quay) on the South Lock island is also underway. The maintenance dock […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £370,000 in a project to repair the ‘New Cut’ river wall in Ipswich. Having been constructed in the 19th century, the New Cut river wall used to be part of the old entrance to the Port of Ipswich Wet Dock. ABP appointed Mackley to repair the 25-metre-long section of […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Everett, WA, has been awarded a $17.75M U.S. Department of Transportation Better Utilizing Investment to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant to support the creation of a new maritime facility at the former Kimberly-Clark mill site. The main goal of the project is to enhance cargo movement and commerce, and to restore and grow […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following the successful completion of Napier Port dredging works, trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatros is ready for the next job. This week, TSHD Albatros is dredging the Eastland Port in order to maintain the shipping channel at the correct depth for ships to transit to the port safely. If all goes according to schedule, […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Business development

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), a developer and regulator of ports and industrial zones in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, has announced that Khalifa Port’s expansion is on pace for completion. The Khalifa Port expansion is set to attract new business and significantly boost capacity in line with evolving customer expectations, said ADP. The expansion has […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Van der Leun North America, Inc. recently won a contract to supply equipment for new Water Injection Dredger (WID). The contract, awarded by the IHC North America, includes construction and commissioning of the electrical switchboards for this new WID. The switchboards will be built in the Netherlands and shipped to America. The water injection dredger, […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works on the latest phase of a scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island, continue to progress, Mackley reports. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, is being completed in five phases. […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently announced the successful completion of the sizable port construction project in Duqm, Oman. For this extraordinary EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) project Boskalis dredged a new harbor basin and entrance channel with a depth of 18 meters. The company also constructed a kilometer-long quay wall, two 400 meter-long jetties […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Lotos Shipyard (Southern Center of Shipbuilding and Ship Repair of the United Shipbuilding Corporation) last week started with steel cutting operations for the self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers, United Shipbuilding Corporation reports. The works are foreseen by the contract signed by Lotos Shipyard and State Transport Leasing Company for construction of four self-propelled bucket-wheel dredgers of Project […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    FSUE Rosmorport and Novotrans Group have signed an agreement for the implementation of LUGAPORT project in Ust-Luga, Russia. The agreement on cooperation under the LUGAPORT project was signed by Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport and Konstantin Goncharov, President of Novotrans Group. According to PortNews, the agreement foresees that Rosmorport will create federally owned […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Mackay, Queensland, Australia, announced today their plan to invest more than $17 million in infrastructure projects over the next 12 months. According to Nicolas Fertin, Chief Executive Officer of North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), these projects will strengthen Mackay port’s capabilities to handle diversified trade. “The State Government, through NQBP, has […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James yesterday in support of the Maurice River dredging project. According to Van Drew, this critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Albatros arrived at Napier Port, New Zealand, today to remove around 30,000m3 of sediment from the shipping channel as the port builds 6 Wharf. Some of this 30,000m3 of material is suitable for renourishing the Westshore Beach. According to the port, the Albatros will be in the Napier area for […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Palm Beach dredging project is out for bids to a pre-approved group of contractors who operate hopper dredges in the Southeast United States. According to the port, the project was planned to straddle the FY2020/FY2021 budget years to allow a larger allocation of funds. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting from 1st September, contractor PUMA will set to work at Maasvlakte 2’s leisure beach, nourishing parts of the beach via sand replenishment, informs the Port of Rotterdam Authority. PUMA (Projectorganisatie Uitbreiding Maasvlakte, Project Organisation Expansion Maasvlakte) is a joint venture of the two Dutch hydraulic engineering firms Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and Van Oord […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hutchison Ports signed a long-term agreement last week with Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt. The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach US$730 million. An online signing ceremony on August 27 was jointly hosted by His Excellency Commander in Chief Vice […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and 54th Chief of Engineers, yesterday inked the Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, Highlands, New Jersey, Coastal Storm Risk Management Chief’s Report. This project spans a geographic distance of approximately 8,000 linear feet along the bay shoreline of Highlands, which […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Business development

    A dredging program on the internal and external canals of Bushehr Port was officially inaugurated today in a ceremony on the occasion of Iranian Government Week (August 23-29) to provide traffic and mooring for 30,000-ton vessels in this port. According to the Head of Iran Port and Maritime Organization (PMO), Mohammad Rastad, who attended the […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business development, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) of Oak Brook, IL has just reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $117.8 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $44.9 million) Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) had a very good operational first half year considering the circumstances, the company reported today. The operating result increased sharply compared to last year with revenue at virtually the same level. According to the release, Boskalis’ financial position remains strong and the net cash position has improved significantly since the […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Port Phillip, VIC, Australia – working with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) – recently started a project to renourish Middle Park Beach between Mills and Langridge streets. For the project, a cutter suction dredge is being used to recover sand 750 metres offshore and pump it back onto […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    PSA Sines, the concessionaire for the container terminal at the Port of Sines (Terminal XXI), has officially launched the tender for the expansion of this port. The expansion phase includes the construction of another 204 meters of docks in order to provide the terminal with a 1.150 meters long pier by the end of 2021, […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Business development

    TasPorts has released a major initiative to develop a critical export gateway at the Port of Burnie which will lay the foundation for exponential growth in Tasmanian mineral exports to global markets. TasPorts CEO, Anthony Donald, said that the Burnie Export Gateway initiative will bring significant trade and economic benefits to the State. “This initiative […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business development

    Ports of Auckland has today been granted consent to deepen Auckland’s shipping channel. The consent allows the channel to be deepened from 12.5 metres to between 14 metres and 14.2 metres. According to their official announcement, it safeguards Auckland’s vital international supply line by allowing larger container ships to enter Auckland’s port, such as 366-metre-long […]