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  • 17 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 11-17, 2020).   Tema Port Expansion Completed Ahead of Schedule Meridian Port Services Limited (MPS) successfully completed the entire Phase 1 works of the Tema Port Expansion Project in Ghana (also known as Terminal 3 of Tema Port) on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, issued an update on recent progress at the Port of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged with the management, maintenance, marketing, and promotion of publicly-owned port facilities along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    PAENAL have been constructing a fabrication yard and port facilities to cater for the growing offshore oil and gas market in Angola (Porto Aboim). Construction of the site commenced in 2007 but since then the demand has grown significantly. The Port is now being deepened in conjunction with the construction of a new 450m long […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., praised the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) reauthorization bill that includes important Army Corps reforms and streamlines the authorization for projects in Southwest Louisiana, including language to allow the deepening of the Port of Iberia channel and Sabine-Neches Waterway, along with increased dredging for […]

  • 10 March 2013
    Business & Finance

      USA: Officials Introduce Dredging Plan for Rockaway Beach The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island.   Panama Canal Completes Culebra Cut Dredging The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has completed the dredging to deepen and widen the […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are committed to achieve the vision of a World Class Harbor Estuary. This vision balances economic revitalization of the Port of New York and New Jersey while creating a sustainable environment through comprehensive restoration and protection of public safety. Over the past […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has provided a comment to the St. Johns Riverkeeper’s Notice of Intent to Sue the Corps regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Ex-Coast Guard captain brings new data to light. As Georgia Ports Authority officials continue to inch closer to getting the green light on a $500 million-plus harbor deepening that’s been more than 10 years in the making, the last thing they want to see at this point is a glitch… Source: Bluffton Today, November 12, […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Ennore Port Ltd will sell tax-free bonds to raise Rs.1,000 crore by end of January to help pay for an infrastructure upgrade, according to M. Gunasekaran, general manager, finance. The proceeds from the bond sale will be used to deepen the channel and berths, construct berths and jetties, buy equipment and build rail and road […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Bangladesh Government’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the appointment of Jan De Nul to dredge the inner and outer channels of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port in Patuakhali. A meeting chaired by Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal on Wednesday approved the proposal on a direct purchase basis. After the meeting, Additional […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    In Ivory Coast, DEME Group recently completed a challenging capital dredging project for the extension of the Port of San Pedro, the second largest port in the country. “With our trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Marieke’ and ‘Orwell’ we deepened the access channel and executed land reclamation works for a new port terminal,” said DEME. “Over […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $76.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, rock removal and deepening of the Delaware River main channel. This capital cleanup project will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania; Pedricktown, New Jersey; and Claymont, Delaware, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2017. The […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on the Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Thursday, May 9th at the Port of Palm Beach, Executive Boardroom, One East 11th St., Suite 600, Riviera Beach, Fla. 33404. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an open […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Minister Ibrahim el-Demiri paid a visit to Damietta Port yesterday. During this visit, he witnessed the signing of an agreement on a dredging program between Damietta Port Authority and el-Temsah Ship Building Company, one of the Suez Canal Authority’s companies. Damietta Port is located 8.5 km west of the Nile River of Damietta branch […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for work performed prior to execution of a project partnership agreement for the Channel Improvement Project. With the MOU, Port Corpus Christi is able to conduct time-sensitive sampling work at the entrance of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott approving funds for the Port Canaveral project to widen and deepen the West Turning Basin and Entrance. “With cruise and cargo ships growing larger, Governor Scott’s decision to expedite this project will put Port Canaveral more quickly in a position to capitalize on […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a provider of dredging services in the United States and internationally, has been awarded a contract for dredging the main channel of the Delaware River. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the Company a contract worth $25,376,872 to conduct the project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This project involves dredging within […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of the State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Capt. Mohamed Al Shamsi, CEO of AD Ports, visited Khalifa Port Extension Project on August 6th 2017. Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of NMDC, welcomed the delegation and after a brief introduction of the project site they placed a block for the new […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports. ”Our trailing suction hopper dredger Breydel is deployed in Italy for the deepening of the inner channel and internal basin in the Port of Salerno, further improving the port’s access. Recently, we also carried out dredging works in the ports of Naples […]

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

    Dragflow SRL, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently supplied brand-new hydraulic pump to the Ukrainian company Nibulon. According to the company, the pump HY 400 HC have been sold to Nibulon for the use on their new dredger ‘Mykolaivets’. “Thanks to our pump, the vessel is able to transfer 2400m³ of pulp per hour to a distance of 1.5 km,” Dragflow said. The […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Notice of Intent to Sue the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. Johns River from a […]

  • 10 October 2012

    According to the Port Authority, the $66.8 million widening and deepening of the Xiamen Port main access channel is nearing its completion. This capital development project will allow the Chinese port to handle 100,000-displacement-ton capacity container vessels in the two-way channel, as well as 150,000-displacement-ton container vessels. The Xiamen Port Authority reports that the final […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District received authorization for construction for the deepening of the Freeport Ship Channel to 55 feet, deepening of the Sabine Neches Waterway to 48 feet and will reauthorize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for widening and deepening to 52 feet following the U.S. Senate-House joint conference committee’s agreement […]