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  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Corpus Christi recently reported a new tonnage record of 79.3 million tons for the first nine months of 2018, which further supports the Port’s call for the US Army Corps of Engineers to move swiftly in the execution of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). The new record surpasses the previous one […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Manatee Harbor Deepening Study, related to the deepening of its channel and harbor area, has gained full funding in Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of Mexico entrance to Tampa Bay, currently has a depth of 40 feet. The port is targeted to receive $700,000 in feasibility study funding in the federal budget […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Fremantle Harbour and its approach channels are being deepened so that bigger ships now servicing Australian trade can call fully loaded. In the first phase of dredging earlier this year, the softer material from the harbour and its approach channels was successfully removed. Phase 2 of the Inner Harbour deepening project is to remove harder […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced the release of $15 million in state funding to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, saying its completion is critical to economic development and job-creation efforts. “With ports up and down the East Coast deepening their navigation channels, Pennsylvania‟s international seaport in Philadelphia must keep pace to remain competitive […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    S.C. Ports Authority was awarded a nearly $20 million federal grant yesterday to assist with building vital infrastructure at Wando Welch Terminal in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the Port Infrastructure Development Grant for S.C. Ports’ Wando Welch Terminal Wharf Toe Wall and Berth Deepening Project. The […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The deepening of the Arthur Kill Channel is part of the ongoing construction of the overall 50 foot Harbor Deepening Project.  The contract area is along the Arthur Kill Channel between Richmond County, New York and Union County, New Jersey from the New York Container Terminal southward to the Conoco Phillips 66 Refinery and Oil […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed a feasibility cost-sharing agreement to initiate a feasibility study of navigation improvements to the Blair and Sitcum waterways at the Port of Tacoma. The study will evaluate navigation improvement alternatives, including deepening. This is a first step to deepen the federal channels […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The House committee shaping the state’s budget is setting aside $180 million for harbor deepening in a key move to modernize South Carolina’s harbor assets and boost the long-range economic outlook for the state. The South Carolina House of Representatives’ Ways and Means Committee established the Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund and included $180 million in […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Patty Murray will on Tuesday, May 26th, join officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Port of Grays Harbor to celebrate the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement for the Grays Harbor Channel Deepening project. The agreement will allow the Army Corps to move forward with plans to deepen the Grays Harbor […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations are underway for the upcoming deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and the Botlek basin, reported today Port of Rotterdam Authority. The deepening of Nieuwe Waterweg means that in the near future, larger-draught vessels will be able to access the Botlek area. Consequently, the berths and quays along its ports will be deepened at the same time as […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault toured the ongoing JAXPORT development projects last week, and also received an update on port growth. The visit, hosted by JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives, included a look at how the projects – from berth enhancements to Mile Point and harbor deepening – […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    After receiving consent from the Marine Management Organisation to undertake the program of dredging, Associated British Ports have appointed Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) as their client representative for the forthcoming Southampton Approach Channel Dredge. This project involves selective deepening and widening of the navigation channel at various locations within Southampton Water and the Solent […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE, Savannah District, recently posted a photo of the trailing suction hopper dredger Padre Island working in the Savannah outer harbor. The photo, taken on March 30th 2016, shows the Padre Island of Great Lakes Doc & Dredge Company (GLDD) deepening the outer channel as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Deepening of the […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $41,368,100.00 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC on January 31, 2013 for deepening the Arthur Kill Federal Channel to 50 feet. The contract area for this project is along Newark Bay, New Jersey and the Arthur Kill, Borough of […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has reported 2014 fiscal year-end operating earnings of $14.3 million, 20.7 percent over the organization’s financial plan. From July through June, the SCPA posted operating revenues of $164.1 million, an increase of nearly 17 percent over the previous fiscal year. FY2014 expenses totaled $149.9 million. “With the Port’s aggressive capital plan […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just released a photo of a clamshell dredge working in the Arthur Kill Federal Navigation Channel. The dredge is deepening the Arthur Kill Channel off of the New York Container Terminal, N.Y.C. The project provides for deepening the channel from its confluence with the Kill Van Kull Channel to […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) six-berth reconstruction project at the Maydon Wharf Precinct in the Port of Durban has reached a milestone, with berth 13 and 14 now deeper and safer for bigger ships calling at the port. The contract for reconstruction and deepening of six Maydon Wharf Berths 1-4, 13 and 14 was awarded […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Obama called for investing in JAXPORT’s deepening project on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Aug. 6. Building on the theme of his July 25 remarks at the JAXPORT cruise terminal, the president again highlighted the importance of the nation’s ports in helping to grow the U.S. economy and directly mentioned efforts […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, last night signed the design agreement with the South Carolina Ports Authority, officially kicking off the Pre-construction Engineering and Design (PED) Phase of the Charleston Harbor Post-45 Deepening Project. The agreement was signed by the Charleston Corps Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Luzzatto and SC Ports CEO Jim Newsome. The PED phase will […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that they are establishing two safety zones to facilitate the deepening of the main navigational channel in the Delaware River on or about August 30, 2017, through March 15, 2018. During this time, the dredgers Essex and Charleston, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will be dredging […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As an important part of the New York Harbor dredging project, blasting program in the Kill Van Kull off Bayonne will proceed for at least another three weeks, according to nj.com. This work will be undertaken between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and no blasting will be performed on Sundays or Federal Holidays. To remove […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Ports of Aucklands two and a half year project to deepen the northern berth at the Fergusson Container Terminal has been completed. Part of the ports ongoing future proofing program, the deepening allows for the simultaneous servicing of two large ships at the terminal. The deepening of the northern berth ensures we can continue to […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hamburg Port Authority yesterday released a video named “Creating Space for Container Giants – Last Pile Removed”. The video celebrates completion of the Vorhafen Harbor Basin Deepening project. According to the HPA, the deepening of the Vorhafen entry has improved ship access connection to the central port. Through the deepening the big ships now have more […]