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  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    With New Jersey’s busy summer season just beginning, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey have praised the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for completing two dredging projects in the 11th Legislative District. The NJDOT recently announced the completion of dredging projects in the Shark River and the Shrewsbury River. These […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Montrose Port Authority has just announced that it has received a £1.5 million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Fairfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing engineered beaches in Fairfield, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound at the following locations in Fairfield: Southport Beach (1505 Pequot […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Minister for Infrastructure Thomas Eneroth presented on June 2nd key elements of the government’s strategic infrastructure plan and budget related to the deepening of the fairways at the Port of Gothenburg. The decision means that the government will cover almost one-third of the cost of the project, which can now proceed to the […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel H. Hibner will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Marvin L. Griffin, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 8, reports USACE. Brig. Gen. Diana M. Holland, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said in its latest announcement that they have won a $110 million port construction contract in the Republic of Iraq. Extended by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s southern region of Basra and it is being funded through ODA […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, said in their latest release that they will officially welcome a new vessel to its fleet today at Fort Norfolk.  The survey vessel Ewell, a 61 foot catamaran outfitted with the latest multibeam SONAR technology and a crane capable of lifting 4,500 pounds, will serve as a dual-purpose […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services Project in Saudi Arabia. This project comprises the construction of breakwaters and shore protections which will be protected by 180,000 Xblocs in sizes of 1.8 and 2.4 tons. The design was made by […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An EU-funded project has developed simulation software in a bid to save money and reduce the impact dredging has on the built environment. Being able to simulate water and soil interactions is a game changer for Europe’s EUR 7 billion industry which provides jobs for a quarter of a million people, European Commission said in their […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Braddock Bay Ecoystem Restoration Project is a major Buffalo District project located in Greece, NY outside of Rochester. The project involved creating a new barrier beach to protect the shore from aggressive wave action, and restoration of the emergent marsh area. This restoration program also involved removal of targeted invasive species and excavation […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) will be accelerating the implementation infrastructure projects in ports nationwide, following a robust growth in revenues for the first quarter of the year. The strong financial performance will enable the agency to further improve ports which are heavily congested with […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Airobotics, the Israeli startup that built the world’s first fully automated drone, announced today its partnership with Shapir-Ashtrom to survey the construction of Haifa’s new seaport – Gulf Port. With this collaboration, Airobotics is implementing the first technology of its kind for industrial spaces, and is working closely with Israel’s construction and civil engineering […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry yesterday recommended the Bangladeshi Government to complete the dredging of Buriganga, Shitalakkhya and Turag rivers on a priority basis, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  The committee came up with the suggestion at its 36th meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad, chaired by Ramesh Chandra Sen. The Parliamentary […]

  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the $48 million cruise pier terminal at Port Zante are officially underway, according to the Groupe Ocean. The company reported that the harbor deepening works by Ocean Dredging DSM’s Traverse du Nord for St. Kitts new cruise ship pier are in full swing now. The construction project, which is financed under a syndicate arrangement […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV will be the lead sponsor of the networking drinks reception on the first day of the UK Ports Conference. The company has been involved in the successful delivery of many of the major developments at UK ports and terminals including the container terminal Liverpool2, work on Dover Harbor Board port capacity and the […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is making great progress with the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel dredging project. President and CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, Jim Newsome, has just released a photo of the backhoe dredge “New York” digging away in the Charleston Entrance Channel. According to him, the dredge will be joined this weekend by […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Century Resources said in their latest release that an annual dredging work at the Port of Karumba on the Gulf of Carpentaria has recommenced – as part of the scheduled operational restart of the Century zinc mine in northern Queensland. Dredging to a depth of 3.2m provides for ongoing transhipment of up to 5,000t […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) said in their latest announcement that St George’s Bay in St Julian’s and Perched Beach in Bugibba will be temporarily closed to the public today and tomorrow as authorities engage in a sand replenishment program. The project is being carried out by the Authority in collaboration with the Foundation for […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Finnlines vessel Finnswan called for the first time at the new, modern pier at the Port of Kapellskar earlier this week, Ports of Stockholm informs.  Commenting this, Peter Lundman, Technical Operations Manager at the Port of Kapellskar, said: “It is great that revenue at the Port of Kapellskar is continuing to grow and we can use […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The marine construction works for the Tema Port Expansion Project are moving forward according to schedule, with over 53% of works complete at the moment, the Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  The development operations, forming one of the three components of the expansion project, consist of the construction of a breakwater, quay walls, deep water […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As coastal lands in Louisiana erode, researchers, environmentalists and engineers are all searching for ways to preserve the marsh coastline. Now, a Florida State University researcher has developed a model to help stakeholders figure out what factors they need to consider to rebuild land in this fragile wetland. The model is outlined in the journal Geophysical […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program has announced the availability of targeted funds for projects that enhance coastal resilience to current and future hazards. Each year, coastal communities in New Hampshire experience flooding and coastal storm damages to property, infrastructure, natural resources, and cultural resources, along with associated economic disruptions. The […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) yesterday signed a 30 year concession agreement with MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a Swiss-based global transportation and logistics firm, to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port with a total investment of approximately $1.1 billion. According to the ADP’s announcement, these developments include an increase in the current 12 ship-to-shore cranes […]