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  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate $16.864 million to the Army Corps of Engineers this year for the Delaware Deepening Project: “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Army Corps’ plan to allocate nearly $17 million to the […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday urged the Acting Secretary of Army Civil Works to approve an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release critical funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is still in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping […]

  • 11 March 2010

    The battle lines were drawn as economic growth came face to face with cultural values in Mount Maunganui yesterday… [mappress] Source: Bay of Plenty Times ,March 11, 2010

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has started dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk. Under the contract signed earlier in April, the Chinese company will deepen the port’s approach channel, including a significant amount of dredging work in one of the port’s operational areas, boosting the overall handling capacity of the port. According […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The President of the United States has named Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project one of the nation’s seven priority infrastructure projects, committing that the project’s study and necessary reviews will be completed by September 2015. The initial list of projects, which is part of the Administration’s We Can’t Wait initiative, is targeted to expedite […]

  • 14 February 2012

    For the first time, the President’s Budget includes funding for Charleston Harbor Deepening, demonstrating that leaders at the highest levels of government recognize the project as one critical to the nation’s economic future. In the budget announced yesterday, the Administration included $3.549 million for Charleston’s post-45 foot deepening project for fiscal year 2013, which begins […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutch dredging vessel Seine arrived at Damietta Port last week to initiate a major deepening operation of the access channel. Damietta Port Authority (DPA) heralded the new year with increasing port’s safe navigation at the access channel to 14 meters instead of the long declared 13,25 meters limit. Practically, Seine’s work is going to […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. Conducted by the […]

  • 18 October 2012

    Port Everglades multi-million dredging plan nears realization, reports sun-sentinel.com. Dredging would provide safe passage for boats, boost massive vessel traffic, and deepen the Port’s entrance to a 42-foot depth. U.S. federal agency, United States Army Corps of Engineers, seeks bids for the Port Everglades dredging project, the value of which ranges between $5 million and […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a strong show of support for the deepening of Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Legislature now has committed $300 million to fund the construction of a post-45-foot harbor project for the Port of Charleston. This allocation would cover the entire estimated cost to deepen the harbor to 50 feet, once the project receives authorization […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New York and New Jersey set a new record in 2014, surpassing the previous record set in 2012, announced the Port Authority. During the year, the port handled 3,342,286 cargo containers, an increase of 5.4 percent over the previous year and 4.1 percent more than in 2012, when the previous annual record was […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project. The PortMiami’s Deep Dredge is the largest dredging project conducted in the region in the past decade, and is the first of its kind in the nation to combine […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said in their latest announcement that Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO, R.D. James, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, and other officials will gather on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make […]

  • 22 February 2012

    State Port’s Authority officials are appreciative of state lawmakers for helping them pursue efforts to dredge Charleston’s harbor. Showing strong support for a deepened shipping channel in Charleston, the House Ways and Means Committee have established the State Ports Authority Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund to allow the state to help the federal government pay for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ports industry is in a state of radical change and uncertainty, which requires flexible and adaptable port planning and design. This is according to Phyllis Difeto, Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Chief Operations Officer, who delivered the welcome address at the African Ports Evolution 2015 conference at the Durban ICC this week on behalf […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO, Jim Newsome, delivered his 11 th State of the Port address yesterday to more than 900 business executives, elected officials, SCPA customers and members of the maritime community. The Propeller Club of Charleston hosted the annual event in North Charleston. “Only eight states in the country have a […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to help with the Port of Brisbane’s capacity expansion plans, DHI developed an integrated numerical model for the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) – the entity that manages and develops the port. This model was capable of wave and hydrodynamic modelling as well as moored vessel interaction analysis for the entire port. […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers to extend the reach of the federally-maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche. “This agreement is the culmination of over five years of work to demonstrate to the Corps and the nation the benefits […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project will remain on track with $49 million awarded in the Army Corps FY18 Work Plan. According to the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA), the critical funds that will be coupled with financial support from the State of South Carolina will further secure the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, recently started the deepening of the Oranjestad cruise-channel on Aruba, commissioned by Aruba Port Authority. The dredging program includes removal of approximately 200,000m³ from the waterway. Dredged material will be used in a land reclamation for the purpose of the expansion of the industrial-area […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project, that will deepen the Port’s existing channel from its current 42-foot depth to minus 50-52’, will be completed this summer. This was announced yesterday by the Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez during the annual State of the County Address at Florida International University’s west Miami-Dade campus. Mayor Carlos Gimenez said that the Deep Dredge project […]