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  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Tauranga has just reported the completion of a major five year expansion program, including the channel dredging and landside facilities upgrades. The channel dredging project was completed ahead of time and below budget. The port’s shipping channels have now been widened and deepened, to 14.5 meters inside the harbor entrance and 15.8 meters outside the harbor. The Port Chairman, David […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won two dredging contracts in Finland with a combined contract value of EUR 32 million. The contracts were awarded by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. In the Port of Helsinki, Boskalis will deepen de Vuosaari fairway and harbor basin from […]

  • 14 June 2010

    City, port and army folks joined together on Pier F at the Port of Long Beach on a gray Tuesday morning last week to celebrate the movement of mud from the bottom of the Port of Long Beach main channel to an empty slip at the ITS terminal on Pier G. Although the ceremony officially […]

  • 23 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representative Mark Sanford released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a Project Partnership Agreement with the South Carolina Ports Authority last week, which officially starts the construction phase of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening project.  “I’m pleased that the Charleston Harbor Deepening project is entering into a new phase, […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Passed by Congress earlier this week and signed by the President two days ago, the 2015 fiscal year appropriations bill delivers a positive step forward for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project and other key SC Ports Authority initiatives. The bill includes $695,000 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete the Feasibility Study phase […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee helped the Port of Oakland reach a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance. Deeper vessel channels mean that the Port can remain globally competitive, support job retention and growth, and drive positive economic impact for the region, state and nation. Of the nearly $350 million, Congresswoman […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has received final approval for its harbour deepening, which will allow the Port of Savannah to more efficiently serve Post-Panamax vessels and lower shipping costs for containerised trade by $213 million a year. Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy issued the Record of Decision Oct. 26, […]

  • 21 June 2011

    Officials with the South Carolina State Ports Authority and the Army Corps of Engineers signed a cost-sharing contract to deepen Charleston…   (wisradio) [mappress] Source: wisradio, June 21, 2011

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Turkish Albayrak Group has released a video about the future development plan for the Somalia Mogadishu International Port. In order to transform the port into a world class facility, the group has embarked on an ambitious development program that will give the Mogadishu Port a central position in Eastern Africa market. The plan calls for investments in port’s infrastructure, […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT Board Chairman Joe York and CEO Brian Taylor joined U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw, State Representative Lake Ray and U.S. Army Corps Commander and District Engineer Alan Dodd in announcing that the port’s two critical harbor improvement projects, Mile Point and deepening, are moving forward. Here’s what government, industry and local […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The dredging project at the Wilmington Harbor, located on the Cape Fear River, officially began a few weeks ago, reports starnewsonline.com. Bob Keistler, the project manager for the Army Corps, stated: “Since 2002 we have been deepening the river from its mouth up to the state port. We finished around 2004 and had hoped to […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission at a special meeting on Friday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) will widen the CC Ship Channel to 530 feet plus […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was named one of six “new starts” and received $17.5 million in construction funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 17 Work Plan released yesterday, allowing construction on the project to begin this fall as scheduled. Charleston also received $16.1 million in operations and maintenance dollars, which […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rauma said in their latest release that the renovation and deepening works on the Chemical Quay 2 are now completed. This development project, conducted by the Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company – WASA Dredging, included a significant amount of dredging work in the quay and fairway areas. “Thanks to the deeper […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As part of the outer harbor dredging portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, the Dredge Illinois was recently repositioned off Cockspur Island in the main navigation channel of the Savannah River. Dredged material is being placed on Jones-Oysterbed Island. When working further from land, cutter head dredges like the Illinois use a spider barge […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, September 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey celebrated the completion of NY/NJ Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program. Following the celebration, the Corps New York District released a video on the $2.1 billion New York & New Jersey Harbor 50′ foot Deepening Project. This Story of Partnership video […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Guangzhou Dredging, part of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), and the Government of Zhuhai Gaolan Economic Zone (GPEZ) have signed a contract for the Phase 1 of the Huangmaohai Channel development work in Zhuhai Port. According to the official statement, the project also includes the channel maintenance operations in the port’s Gaolan Zone. Under this capital […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton sets forth a private member’s motion urging the deepening of the channel between Port Severn and Georgian Bay, reports Simcoe. “It is narrow, shallow, turns sharply and is subject to strong currents exiting the Port Severn dam and locks,” says Stanton. This act, presented on Monday, urges the Government to […]

  • 18 November 2009

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) proposes to undertake 36 million cubic metres of dredging associated with the deepening and widening of existing channels and swing basins, and the creation of new channels, swing basins and berth pockets in the Western Basin… Source: Port of Gladstone, November 2009

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District’ has announced the signing of a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Port Freeport Commission, effective June 23, 2020, for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) to deepen and widen the Freeport Channel. This project will contribute to the economic efficiency of commercial navigation in the […]

  • 17 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 10-17).   Deepening Scheme on Delaware River Enters Blasting Phase The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post-45, began with a Congressional add to the President’s fiscal year 2010 budget allowing the Charleston District to complete a reconnaissance study. The reconnaissance report demonstrated that a large percentage of the vessels currently using Charleston Harbor are tide-restricted and concluded that there was federal interest in […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]