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  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has just announced the completion of dredging operations in the Port of Kherson. According to USPA, the contractor – SMD Invest LLC removed over 400,000m³ of dredged material from the port’s berths and the operational areas. Following the completion of dredging, Kherson Port became the fourth port in Ukraine that […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DTA Engenharia, a Brazilian-based company, was the winning bidder of a massive $134.5 million worth Port of Paranaguá dredging contract, reported the Secretariat for Ports (SEP). The next step in the bidding process is the qualification phase. The contract comes as a part of the National Dredging Program II, under which approx. $1.6 billion is going to be invested by the […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the site of the start-up of PortMiami’s dredging project that is deepening the Port’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. The “Deep Dredge” project is expected to create an estimated 30,000 new jobs for Florida families and enable PortMiami to be the only U.S. Atlantic port south of Virginia that will […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) grew volume across business segments in calendar year 2012, closing a year marked by new carrier services, progress on the inland port in Greer and major advancements on Charleston’s harbor deepening project. In results announced today at the SCPA’s regular meeting, container volume in Charleston was up 9.6 percent […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 26-October 2, 2016).   Wasa Dredging Makes Progress on Klintehamn Harbor Scheme The Klintehamn Harbor dredging scheme, being conducted by Wasa Dredging, is progressing according to schedule.   French President Kicks Off Calais Port Extension Project The foundation stone […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 2 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 27 – December 3, 2017).   Converting Platform Supply Vessels Into Dredgers In the wake of the well-documented downturn in the oil and gas markets in recent years, an increasing number of platform supply vessels (PSVs) are currently under-utilized […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Galveston Dredging Deal Confirmed The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The Valhalla’s huge “clamshell” scoops into the channel bottom, hauls up a dripping load of sediment, swings it over the water’s surface to a receiving scow and drops it in. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Manson Co. vessel is hard at work dredging the Port of Long Beach’s main channel and […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded two separate contracts to conduct restoration of Yellow Bar Hassock Marsh Island in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. As part of the Ambrose Channel 3B Harbor Deepening Contract, a $9,937,500 option was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to place sand at Yellow Bar, […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami is working closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to ensure that the deepening of the Port is completed on time while continuing to protect the environment. “DEP has worked closely with PortMiami staff to ensure we are operating on schedule and with the appropriate […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will meet in special session today at 9 a.m. in the boardroom of the Port Authority Executive Building,111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610) in Houston. Staff will make a presentation on the current permit application to deepen and widen the Bayport Ship Channel, […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers is working towards the completion of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project. Extensive studies from the Corps found this deepening effort could bring the shipping channel from 40 feet to 45 feet and could be accomplished from Philadelphia Harbor in Pennsylvania to the Beckett Street Terminal in Camden, […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]

  • 13 April 2012

    According to the port operator JSC Ust-Luga, handling of imports/exports at the Port of Ust-Luga in the first quarter of 2012 leaped 2.7 from January-March 2011, to 7,229,000 tons. Handling of imported vehicles at Ust-Luga Ro-Ro terminal soared by 77 percent year-over-year to 45,092 units. In March, the port’s stevedoring companies transshipped 2.72 million tons […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT CEO, Brian Taylor, expects that, after a decade of discussion and planning, the $684 million project to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel could begin this year. Mr Taylor made this announcement yesterday in his State of the Port address to the Propeller Club of the United States, according to Jacksonville.com. Deepening the […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Peterhead Port Authority has announced a plan to invite bidders to submit their offers for the Peterhead Harbour dredging project. This very important venture, which will cost around £40 million, aims to develop the facility into a fully integrated, state-of-the-art fishing hub by 2016. The development program will include deepening of both the port’s […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 2015 Conference, named Moving and Managing Sediments, will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. This event, organized by PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE, is a four-day technical specialty conference which will bring together […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Georgia Ports Authority saw a strong August, with increased business across all categories, both month-over-month and fiscal year to date. Totals for all terminals hit 2.3 million tons, up 13 percent on the month. For the fiscal year, 4.52 million tons of cargo have crossed GPA docks, for an increase of 5.6 percent. “The […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The new Samalaju Port project in Bintulu will involve massive dredging and reclamation works, reports thestar.com. According to the PEIA report, 18.98ha would be reclaimed for the construction of port platform areas. “As the project is situated on a shallow continental shoreline, it is anticipated that dredging activities would be required to be carried out […]

  • 24 October 2012

    A federal study of deepening the St. Johns River for larger cargo ships will give the public its first look Thursday, according to jacksonville.com. This meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday at the Jacksonville Port Authority’s cruise terminal at 9810 August Drive, off Heckscher Drive. A major part of the Corps study will be […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of HERBOSCH-KIERE and German company Hecker Bau has won a contract to repair and reinforce two breakwaters in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda. For this project, the Port of Klaipeda has secured over 40 million euros. The breakwaters that protect the harbor from the sea waves are now over 150 years old. […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]