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  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The one-day SamueLNG Conference, scheduled for 25-26 September in Saint-Nazaire, France, has been postponed and will take place, at a later date to be announced, at the same venue. The event, which is the culmination of the EU co-funded project S/F SamueLNG, will present the main challenges and results from the project, including: The role […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Egypt Ports & Waterways Summit (9-11 June), hosted by IQPC, brought together industry leaders, government officials and investors to discuss the future of the country’s dredging projects, ports and waterways. IQPC is also organizing the Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference taking place in Cairo from 17-19 November. The focus of this event will be […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), at today’s Maritime Technology Conference (SMTC), awarded a contract worth approximately $1.1 billion for the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 land reclamation project. According to the MPA, the contract was awarded to the consortium of Penta Ocean (Japan), Hyundai (South Korea) and Boskalis (The Netherlands). Boskalis’ share in the consortium […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Euromaritime and Eurowaterways trade shows will take place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of February 2015 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles (Hall 6). Following on the resounding success of the first edition, the second edition of Euromaritime will see the creation of an event dedicated to the inland waterway sector: Eurowaterways.   […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lorain County Community College, located in the city of Elyria, Ohio, will host “Dredged Material: Make It Your Business – Digging Up Ideas Workshop” on May 11. Each year, harbors on Ohio’s north shore must be dredged to keep the shipping channels open so commodities/vessels can move in and out of the ports. Much of the […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has met with Myanmar President Thien Sein, and announced that the two countries have agreed to expand cooperation in various areas. The Thai Prime Minister and Myanmar President yesterday held a joint press conference, announcing that Thailand will participate in the next joint committee meeting, to which Myanmar will play host. […]

  • 18 September 2013

    HR Wallingford’s Michael Rustell was recently awarded “Best Student Paper” at the ASCE Ports 2013 conference in Seattle. The paper, entitled “Breakwater length optimisation using a root-finding algorithm” offers a methodology for developing breakwater layout concepts by considering the berth downtime as a function of the breakwater length. This allows a simple iterative root-finding algorithm […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on April 4 at its annual Washington, D.C. “Spring Conference” presented the 2017 “Port Person of the Year” award to the U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise for his strong advocacy of the maritime industry since coming to Congress in 2008. According to Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the Port […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The ICCOE 2016: 18th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering will take place on January 12-13 in Zurich, Switzerland. This event aims to bring together the academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of coastal and ocean engineering. It will also provide an interdisciplinary […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA), a specialized hydrographic survey company, and Orion Marine Group, a local dredging contractor, have announced that their upcoming half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks,” will be held on October 8, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi. CRA and Orion Marine Group have been conducting dredging conferences at […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Only 120 days have been left until the Western Dredging Association’s 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXI) in Miami, Florida. WEDA has just announced that Mr. Giora Israel, Senior Vice President of Global Ports and Destination Development at Carnival Corporation will be speaking during lunch on Tuesday June 14th. Mr. Giora’s experience relating to ports […]

  • 11 May 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently gave his opening remarks at the inaugural meeting of the conference committee tasked with finalizing the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd North American Dredging Summit is taking place this week, 2nd-3rd May, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland. The seminar will gather experts and stakeholders from across the dredging sector for two days of presentations, interactive Q&A sessions and engaging panel discussions. “Our outstanding line-up of speakers will discuss ongoing challenges, new developments and best practices […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Ports Council congratulated the U.S. House of Representatives for approving the bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA) conference report 412-4. The next step will be for the report to be heard by the U.S. Senate. The Florida Ports Council has been in Washington D.C. this week for its spring Fly-In with […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) held in Odessa their ‘Dredging Day – 2018’ conference on October 22. At the event, the projects of capital and operational dredging in Ukrainian ports, canals and inland waterways were presented to the representatives of ten foreign and Ukrainian companies from the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, China and Ukraine. The realization […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime industry leaders from Oman will head to Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 next month as the country’s key northern port of Sohar confidently moves ahead with its ambitious expansion plans. With investments exceeding $14bn and one of the largest port development projects in the world, the port of Sohar, along with the Sohar […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal, state and local leaders yesterday joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and JAXPORT leadership along the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville to mark the start of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design (PED) phase of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. The initial engineering and design work is expected to take 18 months. Deepening […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Little more than two weeks are left before the start of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Some of the topics to be covered at […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice Admiral Ayman Saleh Ibrahim, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), today signed a contract for establishing a new 630 meters long, 17 meters deep berth in Damietta Port (DP) with an adjacent handling yard totaling 75000 square meters. The signing, which took place in The Arab Academy for Sciences, Technology And Maritime transport, was […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, held their 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago, IL the first week of June. With the theme “Why Dredging is Good”, the selection committee named Isaac Hametz and Brian Davis the 2019 winners […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Gulf Petrochem Group, a player in the global oil space, has announced that the first phase of its 1.2 million cubic meter storage terminal project in Fujairah is on track for completion in September 2012. Gulf Petrochem’s Fujairah storage terminal consists of 112,233 sq meter acres, which include up to 73,269 sq meters of expansion […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Coastal Zones which will be organized around the theme “Multidisciplinary Approach in Achieving Equitable Development for Coastal Zones” is scheduled to take place on May 16-18, 2016 in Osaka, Japan. Coastal Zones 2016, organized by the OMICS International, will include 11 tracks and 100 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The European Court of Auditors (ECA) presented yesterday the findings of a special report on the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for transport infrastructure in seaports. The report covers the period 2000-2006 and looks at 27 projects in France, Spain, Italy and Greece. Together, these projects represent 85% of the total Structural and Cohesion […]

  • 2 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 26 – December 2, 2018).   EUR 250 Million Deal for Boskalis Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection.   Savannah Harbor Expansion Project on Track […]