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  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Official beginning of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production. In January 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $92 million construction […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.  “The additional cargo attracted to Georgia speaks to the reliability and ease of doing business in this state,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “More freight moving through […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals have approved a $49.5 million expansion of the container facility at the Port of Mobile. The parties will deliver a Phase 3 expansion that includes a dock extension and an additional 20 acres of improved yard to maintain excess capacity to accommodate new business opportunities. When […]

  • 21 February 2012

    LNP Leader Campbell Newman today pledged up to $40 million from an LNP Government to deepen Trinity Inlet in order to deliver access to Cairns Port for larger cruise ships and other vessels. Mr Newman said the project would provide a huge boost and more local jobs for Cairns by encouraging larger cruise ships to […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and King Willem-Alexander paid a visit to Deltares earlier this week. Discussed were the challenges associated with​ climate change and sea level rise. “We presented our latest study of the consequences of the accelerated sea level rise, and also addressed the consequences for […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, and Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) have started construction of a new Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge ATB. The steel cutting ceremony of the 433’ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge Barge took place in Eastern’s under roof pre-fabrication building at its Allanton facility in Panama City, Florida, on September 15, […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited deepening of the River Elbe, the most important strategic development project for the Port of Hamburg, can start now as the third supplementary planning procedure for the fairway adjustment has been successfully completed. Good news for shipping and Hamburg’s port customers throughout the world: The planning procedure for the adjustment of the fairway has been […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group announced today that their project team in Uruguay has completed the first round of dredging works on the Río Uruguay, starting the three year maintenance period. During this capital cleanup scheme, 3.3 million m³ was dredged, said Jan De Nul. Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Amerigo Vespucci started the opening dredging […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team of marine scientists have completed a marine mapping survey of the sea floor of Bynoe Harbor in the Northern Territory.  The survey was conducted by scientists from Geoscience Australia, the Australian Institute of Marine Science, and the Northern Territory Government. The survey mapped the depths and hardness for approximately 725km² of sea floor […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Ports Minister Mark Bailey has requested an independent review into plans to dredge a Gold Coast channel. Mr Bailey has held talks with the Gold Coast Waterways Authority and the Australian Live-aboard Association on plans to dredge the Labrador Channel and change mooring arrangements for boat residents. “I want to make sure that all […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has been announced as a winner of a $7.1 million contract for New York – New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project Anchorage Channel Utility Corridor and shoal removal.  The authorized project will provide 50 ft water access to the 4 mile long Anchorage Channel from the Verrazano-Narrows […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conseil régional Languedoc-Roussillon has invited bidders to submit their offers for development of a new dock at the Port of Sète. This work includes the realization of H dock of 467m length for a rating of dredging set to -14.50m ZH. The future quay will be positioned 70m around the top of the current dike […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) reached a major milestone this week with 8 million cubic metres of material now dredged out of the Gladstone harbour which is just over 30% of the total 26 million cubic metres. The backhoe dredging works for this project are now complete. All berth pockets are dredged […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the release of the Port Everglades Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for public, state and agency review and comments.  The study and report will be available for review and comment during a 30-day period that starts today. “The release of this report is […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Recent dredging works in the Mombasa channel enabled the accommodation of the biggest ever container vessel, according to AllAfrica. The channel has been dredged to a depth of 15.0 meters in the inner channel, with a width of 300 meters in the narrowest point. Also works on the turning basin have deepened it to […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Dredger “Mahury” Launched The launching ceremony of the 1.840 m³ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger “MAHURY” took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 10, 2015.   Port Saint John Capital Dredging on the Way Recent funding announcements from the Canadian and New […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has been awarded a $10.8 million Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for planned upgrades and improvements to its Wando Welch Terminal. “We are deeply appreciative for the support of our Congressional delegation and the Obama Administration, who were instrumental in elevating the visibility of our port, an important asset […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships. Two Danish companies, Ramboll and Aarsleff, are responsible for the marine works in connection with the latest harbour expansion. Harbours around the world are being rebuilt, to enlarge container terminals and deepen harbour basins. […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    CEOs of six American energy companies yesterday signed a letter addressed to President Donald Trump in support of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). The letter requests funding for the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in an effort to meet surging global […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the expansion of the Porto do Açu Oil Transhipment Terminal in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 120 million. The expansion comprises the […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) announced that the MSC JUDITH, the largest container vessel to ever call the Port of Philadelphia, experienced a successful visit to PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal on Sunday, November 17.  The Packer Avenue Marine Terminal is operated by Holt Logistics Corporation, with labor provided by ILA Local 1291. The […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. last week demanded answers from one Obama administration official who played a key role in refusing to give the green light in March to the Savannah Harbor Deepening Project, which is Georgia’s number one economic development project. During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Amid the burgeoning Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Col. Marvin L. Griffin assumed command of the Savannah District at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on June 19. It was a fitting tribute as the ceremony was held just blocks away from CSS Georgia recovery efforts currently underway near Old Fort Jackson. Distinguished guests, family members and district […]