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  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Maritime Contractor Wasa Dredging Ltd. has completed the blasting and dredging of Uusikaupunki access channel and Yara Port. Uusikaupunki is situated in the southwestern part of Finland.  The channel was dredged mainly to -14,5 m and most of the Wasa Dredging equipment park was used during the project. The project consisted of 127 000 m2/m3 […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the $706 million Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) begins, the University of Georgia and Georgia Sea Grant are poised to help coastal residents adapt to changes that are expected to bring additional jobs and prosperity to their communities. “Most of the regional attention to the Savannah Harbor deepening has focused on the ecological effects […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced today the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (Draft FR/EIS) for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Study. The Draft FR/EIS proposes a tentatively selected plan to deepen the major shipping channels within the harbor from 45 to 52 feet at an […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is working on a maintenance dredging project that will deepen portions of the Hudson River, NY City to Waterford, New York. According to the FedBizOpps, the Corps’ New York District will soon issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for award of a firm-fixed price construction contract for maintenance dredging of the Hudson […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services have affirmed South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) solid financial position, citing a growing regional economy, significant capital support and a strong operating profile as key factors in the positive ratings issued this week. The ratings come as SCPA plans to issue approximately $290 million in new […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) yesterday approved a request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District for $3M in reprogrammed funds that will go towards the Craney Island Eastward Expansion (CIEE) Project. This approval comes after a strong collaborative effort by Congressmen Bobby Scott and Scott Taylor who had been working […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Financial results continue to trend “strong and up to the right,” Executive Director Len Waterworth reported at yesterday’s meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Total tonnage was up 9 percent through September of this year compared to the same period last year. Among other matters during the meeting, the Port […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai, Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai and Deputy Ambassador of Belgium in Vietnam Geert Vansintjan initiated the second phase of the Soai Rap River dredging project on Saturday, June 21, reported vietnamnews.vn. The 54 kilometer long route of the Soai Rap Waterway dredging project, […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs EUR 500 M Land Reclamation Contract (Kuwait) Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million.   IHC Merwede Launches Dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 (VIDEO) IHC Merwede has successfully […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week hosted visitors from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), SC Aquarium and other Charleston Deepening environmental stakeholders aboard their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ellis Island. “While giving our visitors a firsthand look at our operations and proactive measures […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.  According to the director of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard, Dmytro Horbenko, the launched vessel is definitely unique. “In principle, it has no analogues… This is a […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work. The Soai Rap project is being carried out on behalf of […]

  • 17 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Soyo LNG port in Angola. The total contract value is approximately € 155 million in which Boskalis has a 50% share. The contract was awarded by Angola LNG Ltd. Work is set to commence in 2010 and capital […]

  • 15 May 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has won the USD multi-million contract to supervise the construction of the extension of the main port of Jakarta, Tanjung Priok. The contract is part of the North Kalibaru Terminal Development and the first phase includes the development of a new 4.5 million TEUs container […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), made the following statement after attending the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. Vitter was the lead Senate Republican on the conference committee who negotiated the final legislation. “It’s not every […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Cargill and Rubis Terminals have signed a lease agreement with the Port of Rotterdam Authority for the expansion of their site by 2.8 and 4.4 hectares respectively. The site, on Welplaatweg, is currently leased by their joint ‘neighbour’ Evonik. This company will have ceased all operations by the end of 2012 and will hand over […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT Board of Directors selected new officers during its regular meeting. The following slate of officers will serve a one-year term from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015: – Chairman: John J. Falconetti; – Vice Chairman: Dr. John Allen Newman; – Treasurer: Robert F. Spohrer; – Secretary: James P. Citrano. Falconetti is President […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising on current Suez convoy information ahead of the new Suez Canal’s inauguration on 6 August 2015. The new Suez canal measures from 60 kilometers in length to 95 kilometers in length, while the project also involves deepening and widening the Great Bitter Lakes and Ballah bypass to a total […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC recently partnered with Stiamak Barunawati and Pelindo III to deliver a dredging seminar in Surabaya, Indonesia. The aim of the last month’s event was to give an insight into the world of dredging, and encourage contractors and other relevant parties to enter this field by sharing IHC’s diverse market knowledge. The format of […]

  • 26 April 2012

    As Miami News Times reports, after a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trust fund to mitigate effects of the deep […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]