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  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huddled in a meeting room that overlooks shipping operations at the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers met with port officials to express their commitment to the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Col. Alan Dodd, USACE Jacksonville District Commander, and new South Atlantic Division Commander Col. Ed Jackson attended the […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Dredging of the Main Channel and a key turning basin for ships in the Port of Long Beach has been completed, marking a major milestone in an ongoing $40 million project by the Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve navigation and the environment in the harbor. The project has provided a […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The proposed project and potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review and comment on the Corps’ tentatively selected plan to […]

  • 11 October 2010

    Jan De Nul Group is pleased to inform that on September 28th a contract was signed with the Peruvian Government for the further deepening of the access channel to the port of Callao. The scope of works consists in deepening the port from current 14 meters to 16 meters, converting Callao in one of the […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colliers International Chief Economist and thought leader K.C. Conway highlighted the S.C. Ports Authority as an emerging dominant port in the East during a conference call focusing on bright spots and blind spots for the nation’s ports. Conway’s comments were discussed on a Stifel Financial Corporation conference call during which Conway emphasized that state support […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has prepared an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (IFR/EA) that evaluates a range of nonstructural and structural measures with the potential to improve navigation efficiencies within the New York and New Jersey Harbor. Currently, existing federal channels are constrained given the increasing size and number […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance (NWSA) Managing Members today unanimously approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District to begin a feasibility study for the South Harbor deepening project. The commissioners of Port of Tacoma and Port of Seattle approved $1.5 million for the study as a first step toward deepening the navigation channels in Tacoma that serve […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Building upon the record-setting May volumes, the SC Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has approved a 2015 fiscal year plan that includes across-the-board increases in cargo volumes, operating revenues and capital investments. The Board approved capital investments of $113.5 million for the fiscal year. Projects over the next twelve months include improvements and enhancements […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Port of Rauma entrance channel are in full swing now. Upon completion of this project, undertaken in cooperation with the Finnish Transport Agency, the port will increase the maximum authorized draught of Rauma channel from 10 to 12 meters. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 4 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 29 – September 4, 2016).    NMDC to Dredge Khalifa Port Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port.   […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME Group’s trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) Breydel and Scheldt River worked side by side recently to complete the first phase of the deepening works in the Port of Salerno in Italy. “This is a remarkable achievement considering the extremely difficult COVID-19 conditions of the past weeks. This not only makes us proud of our […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released an update on two projects which stood out in 2018; at 15,500 kilometers from each other, in the far north and in the far south, JDN employees and vessels were working for the deepening of the ports of Ushuaia (Argentina) and Oulu (Finland). In the southernmost port of Argentina, […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Vessels

    The cutter suction dredge Phoenix has been prepared for Phase 2 of Fremantle Ports’ Inner Harbour and channel deepening, and dredging will begin today, 9 August. Fremantle Ports Chief Executive Officer, Chris Leatt-Hayter says the deepening is essential to cater for the bigger, more efficient container ships now servicing Australian capital city ports. “If we […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, last Thursday, 11 September, began dredging of the Savannah’s outer harbor. The dredging was originally scheduled to begin in December but dredge ‘Alaska’, which was working in Louisiana, became available earlier, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District. The outer harbor dredging project, part of Savannah […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $32.6 million dredging contract to Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the Upper Reach B phase of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The contract for the Delaware Main Channel is to be completed by October 21, 2017. The overall project involves dredging within the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Addressing stakeholders at a business breakfast in Durban earlier today, representatives of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) provided a project update on the forthcoming Durban Container Terminal (DCT) Pier 2’s North Quay deepening project. As Transnet reported, the deeper berths will enable the Port of Durban to accommodate newer generation container vessels by 2023. The company’s Chief […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The San Francisco Port Commission has executed a new 20-year lease agreement with BAE Systems for maritime ship repair that will sustain San Francisco’s 150-year tradition of shipbuilding and repair. The agreement includes a provision that could extend shipyard operations through 2045. BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair currently leases the Port’s Pier 70 shipyard […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Terminal Portuario Guayaquil (TPG) achieved a record in Ecuadorian and regional port history on January 17 by welcoming the largest vessel to ever dock at a Latin American port and inaugurating the recently completed works to deepen the sea and estuary access channels that connect the sea buoy with the port terminals.  Commenting the latest […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project reached a very important milestone last week with President Donald Trump signing the FY2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill into law, officially greenlighting $138 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project . President Trump included the $138 million in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget earlier this year, making the project eligible […]