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  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Ports Council applauded the U.S. Senate for approving the bipartisan Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA) conference report 91 – 7. The next step will be for the bill to go before the President for final approval. The Florida Ports Council has been in Washington D.C. this week for its spring Fly-In […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Asia’s largest and most Successful Maritime Event INMEX INDIA 2013 opened its doors to thousands of maritime professionals who had the opportunity to see the latest products and solutions, network with industry leaders and discuss business opportunities. “The Indian maritime sector – which handles 90% of India’s International trade – facilitates not only transportation of […]

  • 15 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 10 – 16, 2018).   Steel Cutting for New DEME’s Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Construction of DEME’s 2,300m³ new trailing suction hopper dredger has officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony at Royal IHC’s Batam shipyard in Indonesia. […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), yesterday announced that it passed 91-7. “This is a huge win for Louisiana that will provide significant coastal restoration, hurricane and flood protection, reforms to the Corps, accelerated projects, and of course, jobs,” Vitter said. “It’s easily […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Despite the qualified planning approval granted in 2012 and the February 2017 decision of the Federal Administrative Court, the Port of Hamburg is still waiting for work to begin on the dredging of the Elbe River. “Adjustment of the fairway is essential for Hamburg and should at last be put into effect. Higher draft and […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week marked the signing of a $1.8 billion Tuas Terminal Phase 1 agreement between the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Dredging International Asia Pacific – Daelim Joint Venture (DDJV). The contract was signed on April 23rd 2015, during the inaugural Singapore Maritime Technology Conference. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The Bristol Port Company has contracted ABPmer to lead a team that will design and deliver a habitat creation scheme on the Steart Peninsula. ABPmer will be working with Jacobs to design a scheme that will create over 120 hectares of intertidal habitat for birds and other wildlife. The scheme is needed to compensate for […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) will convene the panel’s first hearing on developing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). One of the Committee’s top priorities this Congress, WRDA legislation focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting the Nation’s port and waterway infrastructure, as well as addressing targeted flood protection and environmental […]

  • 1 July 2012

    According to nola.com, Steve Miller traveled to New Orleans this week on the chance that someone from a Louisiana coastal community might stop by his booth at the State of the Coast conference to ask him about how Ellicott Dredges might help them rebuild coastal wetlands. “I read about the show and saw it as […]

  • 2 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Within the maritime infrastructure industry, the companies that comprise the International Association of Dredging Companies are known for their high-levels of expertise. But outside the industry dredging in general is often little known and undervalued. Important progress is being made to communicate the dynamism of the dredging sector to a new generation and to underscore […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Now in its seventh year and more compelling than ever, the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) 2014 Shifting International Trade Routes workshop, co-sponsored by the U.S. Maritime Administration and hosted by the Tampa Port Authority, will examine the effect of the world economic outlook on investment decisions, cargo movements and international trade in general. […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Export Import Bank of Korea (KEXIM) has signed a loan grant contract with the Department of Finance of the Philippines to support the Cebu New Port Construction Project with $173 million in the Economic Development Cooperation Fund (EDCF). The capital port development project, to be located in the village of Tayud in Consolacion, will be […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Invited by Mr. Jorge Barakat, Minister of Maritime Affairs and head of the Autoridad Maritima de Panama (AMP), Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) in a partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) will teach a week-long class from April 9-13 in Panama City, Panama.   OAS’s initiative is being run through the Inter-American Committee on Ports […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Kingston Harbour, as part of the Government’s Global Logistics Hub development, is awaiting selection of an approved bidder, who will manage operations at the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT). This was stated by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ), Professor Gordon Shirley, at the opening of a […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    This year’s edition of the Central Dredging Association’s signature series of conferences the CEDA Dredging Days, will provide an unparalleled opportunity to catch up with the latest technological developments in the field and in the region’s vibrant dredging market. Learn and discuss The conference will start with two keynote addresses: First Mr. Amer Al Hammadi, […]

  • 3 June 2012

      Congresswoman Laura Richardson continued her remarkable record of making major progress for port communities by introducing a bipartisan amendment that will ensure that the nation’s ports are prepared in times of crisis. In 2009, Congresswoman Richardson was appointed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Armed Services Committee Chairman Ike Skelton to the National Defense Authorization […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport plans to order four dredgers by 2030, Vasily Strugov, Deputy General Director of Rosmorport, said at the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow, organized by IAA PortNews. According to Strugov, among the vessels will be a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger and three trailing suction hopper dredgers with hopper capacity of 1,000m³. At […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     It’s only a couple of weeks left till our Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – an event that will celebrate the launch of the CEDA-IADC’s Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure publication – kicks off in Amsterdam. In order to better introduce the event and the book to our readers, we caught up with HR Wallingford’s Mark Lee, the lead […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has announced that it will host the American Association of Port Authorities 2014 Maritime Economic Development Workshop. Among the key topics on the minds of Western Hemisphere port development, marketing and logistics executives is how to implement and fund transportation infrastructure projects for the growing volumes of goods, both imports […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter was named to the legislative conference committee to finalize 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 of the bill. “As a leading Republican […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Siport21, a specialized consultancy in ship manoeuvring and ship behaviour studies, was one of the four Spanish companies in the XXI Latin American Ports Congress, celebrated in La Antigua (Guatemala) last week. In this meeting, organized by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the National Ports Commission of Guatemala, the company presented “Simulation Methods […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ben Vree, APM Terminals Europe Region CEO, cited healthy projected volume increases in Eastern Europe and the increasingly important Russian market as bright spots in an otherwise gloomy outlook for European container market growth as a keynote speaker at the TOC Container Supply Chain Conference Europe event at the port industry’s largest annual European conference. […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Passage of H.R. 3080 with the provision that the Great Lakes be funded as a system in terms of dredging is a giant step forward for waterborne commerce on the Fourth Sea Coast, announced lcaships.com. This provision should put the Lakes on an even footing with other regions of the country and finally begin the long […]