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  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the past 12 weeks, locals and visitors to Lyttelton Port had the opportunity to see one of the world’s largest dredges, the Fairway, travelling up and down the channel carrying out the port’s deepening project. Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) announced yesterday that on the weekend she left Lyttelton bound for Singapore, as her role […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Majesty made history yesterday at JAXPORT as the first containership to arrive at the port through the new, expanded locks of the Panama Canal. The ship docked at TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point where crews unloaded and loaded cargo. The 991-foot Majesty has a maximum capacity of 6,724 TEU (containers) requiring 46.5 feet […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ports North has been granted an extension until mid-2017 to review its plans and environmental impact statement to expand the Port of Cairns. Treasurer and Acting State Development Minister Curtis Pitt said that the Coordinator-General had today allowed Ports North until 30 June, 2017 to re-submit an EIS for the Cairns Shipping Development Project. “Granting […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent dredging works in the waters of Khlebnaya and Quarantine harbors of the port of Odessa, including the berth No.20 of the passenger terminal, have been completed successfully, says press center of Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA).  The works were performed by the USPA owned hopper dredger ‘Meotida’. With a length of 59,20 m and breadth of 11,00 […]

  • 17 September 2013

    After touring the Port of Savannah Monday, Vice President Joe Biden called for expediting port improvement projects on the U.S. East Coast. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Fox, Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, Congressman Jack Kingston, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson accompanied the vice president on the tour. “I appreciate […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. announces that U.S. President Barack Obama visited MOL’s TraPac Jacksonville terminal with U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on July 25, as a part of his economic tour. President Obama and Secretary Foxx were met by TraPac General Manager Dennis Kelly, JAXPORT interim CEO Roy Schleicher and ILA representative Fred Wakefield, who […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has released a draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official comment period. The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel from 40-feet to a maximum depth of 47-feet from the mouth of the St. […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The worlds largest container vessels are to call at Busan Port. Busan Port Authority(BPA, President Ki-tack Lim) stated that Alexander Von Humboldt of CMA-CGM, the worlds 3rd largest shipping company in France, will enter Busan New Container Terminal(BNCT) at the Busan New Port. The vessel(175,343t) was constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and is […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. the public is invited to participate in the third and final bi-monthly conference call of the year regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. A schedule for 2013 conference calls is expected soon. About JAXPORT The vision of the Jacksonville Port Authority is to be a major economic engine […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has updated its Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study web page, allowing improved access to the most recent project schedules, study facts, helpful links and more. Deepening the St. Johns River Harbor is a crucial component in the plan to attract future seaport business in order to maximize the job […]

  • 19 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the Jaxport CEO Paul Anderson’s testimony before Congress last year on the necessity for development of Jacksonville Port, it appears that a green light will be given to the dredging project allowing more heavily-loaded and larger ships to pass through the port, WOKV writes. The word is that the good news […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In the early 1900s, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers completed a project to deepen the channel leading to Port Tampa Bay, Florida. The project brought more business to the area, said Port Tampa Bay in their latest facebook post. In 1924, new municipal docks and onshore structures were built to handle the increase in […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has allocated $93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet from its current depth of 40 feet. A milestone for the project and a major victory for JAXPORT, the federal government has now fully funded the government’s portion of deepening through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme’s deepening project, largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is nearing its completion.  The port said in their official statement that the harbor deepening program will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman has testified before the House Appropriation’s subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies advocating for the funding necessary to widen and deepen the Port of Virginia. The Port of Virginia is a national gateway for waterborne commerce, supporting businesses in all 48 contiguous states. Currently, the Port of Virginia […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a message delivered to a group of state leaders touring the Port of Mobile recently, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby detailed the importance of expanding Alabama’s only deep-water port, Yellowhammer News reports. “The deepening and the widening of the Port of Mobile is a once-in-a-lifetime economic development opportunity,” Senator Shelby said. “This project has the […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released a copy of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Modification to the Port Hueneme Deepening Project located in Ventura County, California. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve efficient accommodation of larger, deep-draft vessels; increased cargo efficiency of product delivery; and […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Feasibility Study and Channel Deepening Project, a joint effort between the Port of Long Beach (POLB) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate potential improvements to the harbor, will take place this week, on February 13. The purpose of the meeting is […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama congressional delegation, as part of a bipartisan and bicameral effort, has endorsed the modernization of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, one of the largest economic development projects in the state.  The Alabama lawmakers submitted comments to the Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in support of the Tentatively Selected […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effort to make The Port of Virginia the deepest and safest port on the U.S East Coast continues to advance as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday issued its critical, final authorization to move ahead with the Wider, Deeper, Safer project. According to the Port, the Army Corps’ Chief of Engineers’ Report is […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The South Carolina Ports Authority has just released this brief video message from SCPorts President and CEO, Jim Newsome, about the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is calling for more leeway and the deepening of the river Elbe which would enable mega boxships to reach the Port of Hamburg. The Lower Elbe between the Port of Hamburg and the North Sea is supposed to be deepened over a distance of approximately 120 kilometers. The goal is […]