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  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The vessel Cape Veni is announced to dock the bulk terminal in the Bakar Bay on the 12th of September in 2012. 163. 000 tones of iron ore cargo is to be manipulated from the 290- metre-long ship with the draft of 17,5 metres to the port warehouses with the final destination to the Hungarian […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Port of Palm Beach and the local Harbor Pilots Association, achieved a victory when they received approval to release the final Integrated Feasibility Report for the Lake Worth Inlet study. This significant milestone was achieved after the report was presented to Corps […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study proposes to deepen and widen the Federal channel from Lake Worth Inlet to the Port of Palm Beach. The Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been revised as a result of comments received during the comment review period (including independent external peer review). All comments have […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Within the framework of ongoing coordination between Damietta Port Authority (DPA) and Damietta Container and Cargo Handling Company, DCHC is currently undertaking an ambitious project to reinforce and deepen its berths to the depth of 17m. The company reported that the project, which is scheduled to last approximately 22 months, will be implemented in three stages […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to more efficiently accommodate massive post-panamax ships, the United States needed to widen and deepen many of its channels and harbors. TIGER grants have channeled federal transportation funding directly to 38 port projects in 22 states designed to increase efficiency and grow the economy. President Obama has proposed new investments in transportation infrastructure […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Finnish Port of Rauma has started the renewal work on the Chemical Quay 2 at their terminal, the port said in its latest release.  This very important development project will include a significant amount of dredging work at the quay and in the channel. “The channel leading to the Chemical Quay 2 may be closed […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced that the Port of Hueneme was one of this year’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant awardees. The award of nearly $1.5 million to the Oxnard Harbor District will be used to make improvements to the wharf and berth of this critical shipping hub. Projections for this project […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Luka Koper completed the first stage of the Basin I seabed dredging to 13 metres and thereby fulfilled an important commitment to the business partners as well as started to realise the company’s strategic objectives that have been on hold for several years, said Management Board President Gašpar Gašpar Mišič upon yesterday’s arrival of the […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2011 Boskalis has been involved in the construction of the Açu Port in São João da Barra, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), one of the largest greenfield ports in the Americas. The Açu Port consists of two terminals: T1, an offshore terminal for handling iron ore and oil, and T2, an onshore terminal built around the […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Bord Pleanála has given the go-ahead for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project, which will transform Dublin Port’s infrastructure and enable it to service the economy for decades to come. The project will increase the port’s ability to handle large ships by deepening and lengthening three kilometers of the port’s seven kilometers of berths. […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dublin Port Company has officially opened its newly completed Alexandra Quay Container Terminal following a €35m investment.  The opening marks the completion of the third and final phase of the development of the new facility. This third phase will enable the terminal to cater for an additional 80,000 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent units) per annum bringing […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by contractor VolkerStevin as design engineer for the deepening of two berths located in the Western Docks at the Port of Southampton, UK. Together with other port upgrades, the work for Associated British Ports will increase the terminal’s container throughput capacity by enabling future generation container vessels to access the […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 31 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract to perform maintenance dredging in the port of Beira, Mozambique. The customer is CFM (Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique). The contract value amounts to some EUR 37 million. The work has begun in April 2010 and will take approximately eighteen months to complete. A portion of […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    DMC has signed Xbloc license agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company for placement of Xblocs at the Lekki Port project in Nigeria. Xblocs of 2, 3, and 5m³ will be placed along the port’s 2.2 kilometer-long breakwater. Lekki Port will be a multi-purpose, deep sea port at the heart of the Lagos Free Trade Zone. […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Florida Inland Navigation District and  partners, the City of Dania Beach, Broward County and Port Everglades, announce project commencement on the Dania Cutoff Canal Deepening Project. The project will increase navigation depths within the canal to facilitate increased megayacht service and repair business as well as increased shipping services. The project is expected to […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Tenders are invited by Mormugao Port Trust for capital dredging works for non-cargo berths. The work involves deepening to a depth of -9.50 m by capital dredging alongside the berth, along the breakwater, the berth alongside the mole (on both sides)  basin area and approaches to these berths. The existing depths vary from about -2m […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The DAP has launched a “Return the Port to Penang” campaign after the Penang Port has been privatized by the Federal government without an open tender, The Sundaily reports. Seaport Terminal (Johor) Sdn Bhd, which is owned by Tan Sri Syed MokhtarAl-Bukhary, had been allowed to take Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) private. The people […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) proposes to conduct maintenance dredging in South Channel in February / March 2012 to remove a naturally occurring build up of sand and ensure that the declared depths of the channel are maintained for the safe operation of shipping to and from the Ports of Melbourne and Geelong. The work […]

  • 3 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Van Oord to Extend Port of Constanţa’s Breakwater (Romania) The Romanian Ministry of Transport has awarded Van Oord the contract to extend the breakwater in the Port of Constanţa.   President of Somalia Welcomes Leading Dutch Businesses His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today welcomed Dutch Minister […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Anadyr Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Beringovsky Port dredging program. This contract includes the elaboration of design and estimate documentation for the repair and dredging works at Beringovsky Port, reports portnews.ru. Initial price of this development project is RUB 2.2 mln (USD 71,000/EUR 55,000), and the deadline […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbor, Northern Ireland, has announced its ambition to become one of the best regional ports in the world. The 2019-2023 Strategic Plan together with an outlook through to 2035 were publicly launched at Belfast Harbor’s Annual Stakeholder Meeting today. As part of the plan the Port has committed £254 million of investment to deliver […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes are on the way to PortMiami. The new cranes were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The cranes are scheduled to arrive at PortMiami in September. With an outreach of 223 feet, the new gantry cranes will service cargo vessels up to twenty-two containers wide […]