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  • 28 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report from the USACE that clears the way for the Port to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels, and allows the project to be included in federal legislation expected in 2016 that will authorize similar water and navigation-related projects. “After […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has taken delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B. Mackie after successful completion of United States Coast Guard and American Bureau of Shipping regulatory sea trials. David Simonelli, President, Dredging Division commented: “We are excited to take delivery of this advanced vessel […]

  • 15 February 2012

      Savannah’s delegation to the United States Congress applauded the announcement that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will direct an additional $2.5 million toward the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The funding, which will go directly toward project construction, comes from a general fund provided by Congress for the Corps’ ongoing work and is in […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Seattle has completed the environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available information, prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Terminal 5 Improvements project, and announced the issuance of the FEIS for the project. The Port of Seattle, acting as lead agency for environmental review of the project under the […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long-planned deepening of the Savannah harbor is currently underway. The Savannah District awarded a $134.5 million contract in March 2015 to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, to conduct the outer harbor deepening. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville announced this morning that the construction works on the port expansion program could start next year after the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project was approved by the Queensland Coordinator-General. The EIS included comprehensive scientific assessments and consultation processes to address key issues, and the conditions placed on the Coordinator-General’s approval […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. According to GLDD Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, bidding activity increased significantly, with over $1.0 billion in projects bid in the third quarter. Operationally, the quarter had lower dredging activity, due to several vessel dry dockings. The […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami has reported its busiest January in history with a total of 104,183 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo (TEUs) activity, a 17% jump over January 2018 – a record month in its history.   “Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Senate’s passage of the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 (WRRDA) has cleared the way for construction to begin on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The House passed identical legislation on Tuesday. Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz called the bill’s passage a critical milestone. “This action is an […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) has released a video named ‘Building a Better Future: Deepening the St. Johns’. This video shows how JAXPORT is investing in the future to grow Northeast Florida’s global competitiveness in trade and transportation and deliver jobs and prosperity to the citizens of Northeast Florida. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Broward County and Port Everglades officials welcomed yesterday’s news that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing its draft report for deepening and widening the South Florida seaport’s navigational channels to enable safe passage of deep draft post-Panamax cargo ships. Release of the USACE Feasibility Report with Draft Environmental Impact Statement for […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) Executive Director Curtis J. Foltz announced today that the GPA achieved record volumes in FY2012 for total tonnage, containers, and autos. “Strong growth in breakbulk and auto cargoes complemented record volumes in total tonnage and container traffic,” Foltz said. “Georgia’s deepwater ports continued to attract additional cargo, and sustain and create […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Group, a Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering company, has secured several international dredging contracts with a total contract value of 150 million euros. It concerns projects that will strongly improve the accessibility of various world ports for international shipping. The execution of the contracts will start immediately and will happen on a tight schedule. […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New Brunswick governments and Port Saint John include a major harbor deepening program that will eliminate tidal challenges for cruise ships. The seven-year, $205 million project, which is a 3-way funding partnership, involves major capital work at the Port’s West Side cargo handling piers and facilities but will also […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    MRTS Terminal LLC is interested in dredging of the main navigation channel at the seaport of Arkhangelsk to deepen it from 7.5 m to 9.2 m, according to the company’s Deputy Director General on Development, Nikita Ananyin. During recently held Dredging Forum in Moscow, Nikita Ananyin said that MRTS is in negotiations with the regional government, commercial […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will become the first port in New Zealand to deepen its shipping channel for the next generation of container shipping as part of a $30 million upgrade over the next two years. The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’ will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers while bolstering the port’s services […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Port of Seattle and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are halfway through a deepening feasibility study that will evaluate alternatives for deepening the navigation channels in the East & West Waterways up to 55 feet. Port of Seattle is one of the first ports in the nation to participate in the Corps’ new, streamlined process […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have officially celebrated the completion of the port’s Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program, a major milestone in the port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. The $2.1 billion project, cost shared between the Corps and […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released a copy of the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Modification to the Port Hueneme Deepening Project located in Ventura County, California. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve efficient accommodation of larger, deep-draft vessels; increased cargo efficiency of product delivery; and […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston Commission has approved “critical-path” professional services for the Houston Ship Channel expansion project. The ship channel expansion work approved by the Port Commission includes critical-path professional services for engineering, design and project coordination. According to Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenthe, the widening and deepening of the ship channel will allow […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port of Frederikshavn has just released a video about their major port expansion project which will create many new opportunities for this area. This development scheme involves establishment of the new breakwaters, deepening and widening of the approach channel, turning basin and stopping area as well as some 1,000 meters of quay and 300,000 m² hinterland. The […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the completion in late May of “Reach D”, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware, the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent complete, reported officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) this week. The deepening project, funded by both the federal government and […]