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  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works on widening and deepening the Vridi Canal in Ivory Coast, implemented by China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), are officially completed – eight months ahead of schedule. The inauguration ceremony of the expanded waterway took place on February 21, in the presence of Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the Prime Minister of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority today reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project. In December the Port handled 141,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 14 percent compared to the same month last year. SCPA container volume rose to nearly 1.8 […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Throughput of the Port of Ust-Luga in January-November of 2011 surged by 86.5 percent year-over-year to 20,129,000 tons. Shipments of imported vehicles increased by nearly twofold to 120,182 units. In November, the port’s terminals 2,396,000 tons of different cargoes, a 2.3 times growth from the same period of 2010. Car imports rose as much as […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony took place at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center on the afternoon of Monday, August 8, 2016. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District officials also attended the groundbreaking ceremony. The new bridge will provide additional navigational clearance beneath the bridge; this accompanied with the Corps’ proposed […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Port of Charleston was the fastest-growing top 10 U.S. container port for the first six months of 2012. Charleston container volume grew 7.4 percent from January to June this calendar year, edging out other top 10 ports on both the U.S. East and West coasts. Additionally, in fiscal year end results announced at yesterday’s […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Neal Dunn recently welcomed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) inclusion of the Port Panama City dredging project in their 2019 Work Plan. According to Congressman Dunn, USACE announced sufficient funding to complete the critical dredging project. The dredging will deepen the East Channel to 36 feet and expand the opportunities for larger […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has just started its baseline water quality monitoring program for its proposed Channel Deepening Project, the largest environmental monitoring program ever undertaken for a dredging project in New Zealand. LPC is planning to dredge the shipping channel in Lyttelton Harbor/Te Whakaraupō to deepen it in preparation for the visits of larger container […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has permitted construction of the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channel improvement projects and approved the federal assumption of maintenance of the channels when construction is completed. The improvement projects at the Port Authority’s two container terminals will deepen the channels from 40 feet to 45 […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Dyrektor Urzudu Morskiego w Gdyni has announced tender for marine construction and dredging works at Port of Gdansk. The contract is for the extension and development of the main access cannel to the Port of Gdansk. This will include works to reinforce the railway bridge as well as additional cable-stayed road bridges and additional deepening […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Gemeinde Helgoland has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Helgoland dredging program. This contract includes construction works to produce a 15m wide area along the quay (including pipeline and quay equipment), earthworks and embankment construction, ordnance removal with accompanying sediment removal and replacement, dredging with accompanying water-side ordnance clearance operations and […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 30 December 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has created a highly competitive environment between US ports on opposing coasts. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California are the most active shipping ports in the United States and serve as the integral link between Asian goods and the America marketplace. But as the Panama […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Vision

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will tomorrow, October 23, hold a CEDA-UK Online Seminar: Future Considerations for the Ports and the Dredging Industry. Ports are constantly expanding in order to accept larger vessels and the ever-increasing growth of the global shipping market. As a respond to this, ports need capital dredging campaigns to widen and […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to The Miami Herald, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit that will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge and deepen in and around Government Cut by up to 50 feet. The project will be put out for bids this summer, with construction expected to begin in early […]

  • 5 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 29-May 5, 2019).   Azimut LLC Wins Mariupol Dredging Contract The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) signed an agreement with Specialized Technical Bureau Azimut LLC on Friday, April 26, to carry out an operational dredging in the Port of […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is celebrating 125 years of successfully providing dredging and marine infrastructure services. In honor of the occasion, GLDD team members will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell. Founded in 1890 as Lydon and Drews Partnership, the Company completed […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll visited Port Everglades recently to see the progress on the South Florida seaport’s three critical expansion projects that are projected to create 7,000 new jobs regionally and support more than 135,000 jobs statewide over the next 15 years. During the visit, which included a tour and overview from the top […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently awarded Boskalis Westminster the contract to widen and deepen a critical part of the access channel to the container terminal operated by DP World Southampton. This follows the announcement in December 2012 that the Marine Management Organisation had issued the necessary consents to undertake the works. The removal of […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Harwich Haven Authority announced earlier this month that their license application to carry out major improvement works, which includes increasing the depth of Harwich Harbor and the deep water access channel, has been approved by the Marine Management Organization (MMO). The decision follows extensive environmental studies and public consultation with stakeholders who have an interest […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Nigerian Federal Government has approved dredging operations of the Bonny Channel along with four other channels. The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar emphasized that the deepening of the Channel would allow bigger vessels to access the Onne Port, and that the project would have economic benefits. World Stage quoted Mr. Umar as saying: “The […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Benefactor is the first vessel to call on Savannah through the new locks of the expanded Panama Canal. At a capacity of 10,100 twenty-foot equivalent container units, the Benefactor is also the largest ship ever to call the Port of Savannah. The massive container ship, scheduled to move over 3,000 containers at GPA’s […]