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  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Turkish Albayrak Group has released a video about the future development plan for the Somalia Mogadishu International Port. In order to transform the port into a world class facility, the group has embarked on an ambitious development program that will give the Mogadishu Port a central position in Eastern Africa market. The plan calls for investments in port’s infrastructure, […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission at a special meeting on Friday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) will widen the CC Ship Channel to 530 feet plus […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Congresswoman Barbara Lee helped the Port of Oakland reach a major funding milestone of nearly $350 million for harbor deepening and maintenance. Deeper vessel channels mean that the Port can remain globally competitive, support job retention and growth, and drive positive economic impact for the region, state and nation. Of the nearly $350 million, Congresswoman […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT Board Chairman Joe York and CEO Brian Taylor joined U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw, State Representative Lake Ray and U.S. Army Corps Commander and District Engineer Alan Dodd in announcing that the port’s two critical harbor improvement projects, Mile Point and deepening, are moving forward. Here’s what government, industry and local […]

  • 18 November 2009

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) proposes to undertake 36 million cubic metres of dredging associated with the deepening and widening of existing channels and swing basins, and the creation of new channels, swing basins and berth pockets in the Western Basin… Source: Port of Gladstone, November 2009

  • 11 December 2012

    The dredging project at the Wilmington Harbor, located on the Cape Fear River, officially began a few weeks ago, reports starnewsonline.com. Bob Keistler, the project manager for the Army Corps, stated: “Since 2002 we have been deepening the river from its mouth up to the state port. We finished around 2004 and had hoped to […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project was named one of six “new starts” and received $17.5 million in construction funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 17 Work Plan released yesterday, allowing construction on the project to begin this fall as scheduled. Charleston also received $16.1 million in operations and maintenance dollars, which […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton sets forth a private member’s motion urging the deepening of the channel between Port Severn and Georgian Bay, reports Simcoe. “It is narrow, shallow, turns sharply and is subject to strong currents exiting the Port Severn dam and locks,” says Stanton. This act, presented on Monday, urges the Government to […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, September 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey celebrated the completion of NY/NJ Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program. Following the celebration, the Corps New York District released a video on the $2.1 billion New York & New Jersey Harbor 50′ foot Deepening Project. This Story of Partnership video […]

  • 23 December 2009

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch is planning a $100 million project to deepen the harbour channel by four metres… Source:stuff.co.nz,December 23,2009

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rauma said in their latest release that the renovation and deepening works on the Chemical Quay 2 are now completed. This development project, conducted by the Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company – WASA Dredging, included a significant amount of dredging work in the quay and fairway areas. “Thanks to the deeper […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose nearly 8 percent last month over 2011 levels, in results announced during the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) Board meeting. In April, the SCPA handled 123,439 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the Port of Charleston, the strongest April seen at the port since 2008 and a 7.7 […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As part of the outer harbor dredging portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, the Dredge Illinois was recently repositioned off Cockspur Island in the main navigation channel of the Savannah River. Dredged material is being placed on Jones-Oysterbed Island. When working further from land, cutter head dredges like the Illinois use a spider barge […]

  • 23 February 2011

    The plan to deepen Charleston Harbor so the port there can handle bigger ships got the backing Tuesday of the Myrtle Beach City Council…   (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, February 23, 2011;

  • 27 December 2010

    Funds to be allocated to Itajai Port Complex for deepening dredging of its approach channel and turning circle from 11 to 14 meters have … (safewaters) [mappress] Source: safewaters, December 28, 2010;

  • 25 July 2010

    After a five-year lull, construction restarted this week on the final phase of the Main Channel deepening project at the Port of Los … By Art Marroquin (dailybreeze) [mappress] Source: dailybreeze, July 25, 2010;

  • 17 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 10-17).   Deepening Scheme on Delaware River Enters Blasting Phase The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Guangzhou Dredging, part of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), and the Government of Zhuhai Gaolan Economic Zone (GPEZ) have signed a contract for the Phase 1 of the Huangmaohai Channel development work in Zhuhai Port. According to the official statement, the project also includes the channel maintenance operations in the port’s Gaolan Zone. Under this capital […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ships entering the Port of Charleston will have a new and improved nautical chart that covers a larger area to ensure safer navigational approaches into the harbor. Available from the 4th of July, new chart 11525 (Charleston Harbor Entrance and Approach) replaces the old chart 11523 (Charleston Harbor Entrance). It expands chart coverage further east, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based company Van Oord has completed the first phase of deepening operations at the Port of Koper increasing water depth of the port’s Container Terminal to 14 m. During the dredging, Van Oord removed approx. 230,000 m3 of sea sediments (silt), allowing larger vessels, with a draft of up to 13.5, to enter the port’s Northern […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing container ships. Deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to 50 feet […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster is continuing dredging operations in Aberdeenshire under the £50 million Peterhead Inner Harbor Redevelopment Project. The scheme, largest development in the history of the port, was awarded to a joint venture partnership between civil engineering contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey and dredging contractor, Boskalis Westminster. Under the deal, the contractor will carry out strengthening of […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post-45, began with a Congressional add to the President’s fiscal year 2010 budget allowing the Charleston District to complete a reconnaissance study. The reconnaissance report demonstrated that a large percentage of the vessels currently using Charleston Harbor are tide-restricted and concluded that there was federal interest in […]