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  • 11 April 2012

    Col. Jeff Hall, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold a news conference today at 10 a.m., to announce the release of the final reports on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The news conference will be held at the Savannah District’s Engineer Maintenance Depot, 99 Grand Prize of America […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate over $31 million in their fiscal year 2013 budget for the Delaware Deepening Project: “The inclusion of over $31 million to the Delaware Deepening project in the President’s budget is a significant victory for the region that will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2010

    The Port of Hamburg has examined the possibility of deepening the Elbe River, following the first call of the largest containership handled… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, July 20, 2010;

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    A $40 million project deepening the Port of Long Beach Main Channel to allow safer transit for the largest ships including oil tankers was… [mappress] Source: Port of Long Beach, June 9, 2010

  • 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

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The last phase of the channel deepening at the Port of Portland is now under way – and it has been a marathon project… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the deepening of Liepaja Port has begun, LETA was informed by the Liepaja Special Economic Zone’s public relations specialist Liga Ratniece-Kadege. The work is being carried out by Belgian company Dredging International N.V… Source: Baltic Zone, November 25, 2009;

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    South Carolina Ports Authority finished 2020 with its strongest December on record, noting impressive volumes with containers, vehicles and inland ports. SC Ports handled 209,606 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in December, up 11.6% year-over-year. Also, SC Ports has handled more than 1.2 million TEUs thus far in fiscal year 2021, which […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are well underway at the Port of Hueneme main channel. According to USACE, a projected completion date is March 27. Curtin Maritime Corp., the contractor for the project, will be deepening the port’s federal navigation channels by […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District is beginning a dredging project at the Port of Hueneme main channel to maintain the proper channel depth. According to the Army Corps, Curtin Maritime Corp. will dredge the main channel starting Jan. 5 with a projected completion date of March 27. The contractor will be […]

  • 5 January 2021

    Max Midstream and the Calhoun Port Authority have announced that the Calhoun Port expansion project will begin in 2021.  The national legislation – the Water Resources and Development Act – included language pursued by both Max and the CPA that authorizes the deepening and widening of the port. “This is another great step forward for Texas energy […]

  • 17 December 2020

    Jan De Nul Group today signed a contract with Payra Port Authorities in order to maintain the depths of the existing port access channel. “Our vessels Diogo Cão and Henry Darcy are mobilizing to Bangladesh in order to start the works in January 2021,” the company said in their official announcement. During the project, Jan […]

  • 11 December 2020

    California Congressman John Garamendi has secured key provisions in the “Water Resources Development Act of 2020” for the California Delta and Central Valley. The legislation passed the House earlier this week and is expected to pass the Senate with strong bipartisan support and become law this year.  “This bipartisan legislation supports levee projects throughout the […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will next month hold a virtual public meeting for the New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening and Channel Improvements Draft Feasibility Study. The public meeting will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2020, with […]

  • 19 November 2020

    Gothenburg City Council passed a resolution recently to grant more than 1,2 billion kronor (€120,000,000) to finance the Skandia Gateway project, which is aimed at deepening the fairway leading into the Port of Gothenburg. The sum was matched by the Swedish Transport Administration as part of the national infrastructure plan, and as a result the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Business development

    Jan De Nul has successfully delivered the deepening works of the Port of Hamburg. According to the company’s latest announcement, the port is now ready to receive the largest container vessels in the world. At one time, the company had 4 hoppers, 2 split hoppers and 1 backhoe dredger working on the project. Besides the […]

  • 3 November 2020

    The Port of Tallinn dredging program in Estonia is moving forward according to schedule. Peter Madsen Rederi’s two vessels “Aase Madsen” and “Merete Chris” are currently very busy working near the Port’s Terminal A. To achieve the required depths at the quays, the Port conducts dredging operations at various locations every two years. Without dredging, […]

  • 3 November 2020

    The Port of Thyboron has received a dredging permit from the Danish Coastal Authority to increase the depth of the Thyborøn Kanal. For the past ten years, the Port of Thyboron was working to increase the depth of the channel Thyborøn Kanal as well as the harbour approach. After the responsibility for dredging of the […]

  • 29 October 2020

    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 […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Business development

    A couple of weeks ago, the CMA CGM Brazil was brought alongside the berth at VIG during the course of her 24-hour stay in Virginia. At more than 1,200 feet long and nearly 170 feet wide, the containership is massive. Moreover, it is bigger than any containership to call The Port of Virginia or come to the U.S. […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has secured a $105 million Base and Option B contract for the Jacksonville Harbor Construction Dredging, the 47-Foot C Cut-42 Project. Great Lakes expects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to award additional option work items on the contract by mid-2021 with a value of $11.5 million, resulting […]

  • 22 September 2020

    South Carolina Ports Authority is celebrating the arrival of the biggest container ship to ever call the U.S. East Coast – the 15,072-TEU CMA CGM Brazil. The CMA CGM Brazil worked its way down the East Coast and arrived in Charleston Sunday morning, saving the deepest port for last. SC Ports President and CEO, Jim […]