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  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (D-IFR/EIS) has been prepared as part of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Study (NHHNIP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in its latest post.  To facilitate efficient and safe navigation and marine commerce in New Haven Harbor in New Haven, […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      On 19 October 2011, a first milestone in the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal was reached. At 9.40 am, the Administración del Canal de Panama (ACP) flooded the first section of the newly excavated lock lanes on the Pacific Side. The excavation works close to the Centenario Bridge are executed […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders from the Port of Virginia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have signed the Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) for the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch deepening projects. The Corps was represented by Col. Paul B. Olsen, Norfolk District Engineer, and the Virginia Port Authority (VPA) by John Reinhart, CEO and executive director. […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby joined elected officials and leadership from JAXPORT and SSA Marine on November 22 to break ground on a new international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.  The SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal is an expansion of SSA’s current leasehold at Blount Island and includes […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public comments on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement are due to the Corps of Engineers by November 15, 2018. The study is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District and the Connecticut Port Authority. USACE said that a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report […]

  • 27 June 2012

    A South Carolina commission that includes state lawmakers who are opposed to the proposed deepening of the Savannah River has gone to court for a fourth time aiming to assert its authority, reports postandcourier.com. A temporary injunction filed Thursday by the Savannah River Maritime Commission against the South Carolina members of the Jasper Ocean Terminal […]

  • 24 August 2012

    PortMiami and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the construction agreement that will allow the Deep Dredge project to go out for bid. The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) was executed on August 21, 2012. “The project agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is the final step prior to advertising for the […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to more efficiently accommodate massive post-panamax ships, the United States needed to widen and deepen many of its channels and harbors. TIGER grants have channeled federal transportation funding directly to 38 port projects in 22 states designed to increase efficiency and grow the economy. President Obama has proposed new investments in transportation infrastructure […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Azov-Black Sea Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kavkaz Port dredging contract. This development project includes an implementation of repair and dredging works at the approach canal and water area of the Port of Kavkaz, according to portnews.ru. Initial price of this deepening program is RUB 20 […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District recently awarded a 15.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, LLC for the first phase of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP). The FHCIP will deepen and widen the channel to depths ranging from 51 to 56 feet Mean Lower Low Water. According to […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Government of India has approved a new Central Sector Scheme aimed solely to provide support to Major Ports and create infrastructure that will promote coastal shipping. Under the Scheme, the financial assistance is being given in the form of grant-in-aid for construction/upgradation of coastal berths and capital dredging projects that will deepen the berths and navigational […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by contractor VolkerStevin as design engineer for the deepening of two berths located in the Western Docks at the Port of Southampton, UK. Together with other port upgrades, the work for Associated British Ports will increase the terminal’s container throughput capacity by enabling future generation container vessels to access the […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Port of Rauma has started the renewal work on the Chemical Quay 2 at their terminal, the port said in its latest release.  This very important development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the quay and in the channel. “The channel leading to the Chemical Quay 2 may be closed […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study proposes to deepen and widen the Federal channel from Lake Worth Inlet to the Port of Palm Beach. The Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been revised as a result of comments received during the comment review period (including independent external peer review). All comments have […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Within the framework of ongoing coordination between Damietta Port Authority (DPA) and Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company, DCHC is currently undertaking an ambitious project to reinforce and deepen its berths to the depth of 17m. The company reported that the project, which is scheduled to last approximately 22 months, will be implemented in three stages […]

  • 28 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 22-28, 2019).   Hard Times for Uljanik, Jan De Nul Wants Money Back Jan De Nul Group is demanding the repayment of all installments paid to Croatia’s troubled Uljanik Shipyard, plus interest, after they cancelled an order for Newbuilding […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The twelve man crew of the trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Bee is wrapping up an intense two moths long dredging project at the Esperance port. During the dredging, around 12,000 cubic metres of sediments from the berth pockets was pumped into the ponds, dewatered and later capped with clean fill. According to the […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Tenders are invited by Mormugao Port Trust for capital dredging works for non-cargo berths. The work involves deepening to a depth of -9.50 m by capital dredging alongside the berth, along the breakwater, the berth alongside the mole (on both sides)  basin area and approaches to these berths. The existing depths vary from about -2m […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, last week testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).” Mr. Strawbridge advocated for necessary funding and proposed ways for the USACE to improve delivery of crucial infrastructure projects […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The vessel Cape Veni is announced to dock the bulk terminal in the Bakar Bay on the 12th of September in 2012. 163. 000 tones of iron ore cargo is to be manipulated from the 290- metre-long ship with the draft of 17,5 metres to the port warehouses with the final destination to the Hungarian […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Port of Hueneme was one of this year’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant awardees. The award of nearly $1.5 million to the Oxnard Harbor District will be used to make improvements to the wharf and berth of this critical shipping hub. Projections for this project […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m³ will be placed along the port’s 2.2 kilometer-long breakwater. Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of the Lagos Free Trade Zone. […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the 2015 navigation season, one of the contractors on the Bronka Port dredging project, China Communications Construction Company Ltd. (CCCC), removed about 10 million cubic meters of materials to deepen the harbor to 14,4 meters, according to IAA PortNews. The Chinese contractor performed dredging operations in the access channel and the basin of Marine Multipurpose Transshipment […]