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  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Shipping Ministry has approved the Kochi Port’s plan to carry out a nautical depth study aimed at reducing the recurring dredging expenses. According to The Hindu Business Line, the Ministry gave its nod to a grant for studies on siltation and optimal ameliorative measures. It is for the first time that an Indian major port […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) posted higher net income in the first 10 months of 2013, enabling the agency to donate P20 million to Yolanda-ravaged areas. Latest data showed that net income reached P4.87 billion in the January-October 2013 period or about 58.2% higher compared to the P3.08 billion registered in the same period […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Seven years had passed since the inauguration of the Panama Canal Expansion Program and the project continues forward at full speed.  The countdown for the completion of the expansion is on where every component, every cubic meter of excavated and dredged rock bring this mega-project closer to the launch phase. Works on the Panama Canal Expansion, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Within the framework of the centennial celebration, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano received a Maersk Line delegation led by Søren Skou, CEO of Maersk Liner Business, to provide an update on the Expansion Program and discuss the future trends in the maritime industry. Administrator Quijano updated Maersk executives on the progress of the […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Using some unique methods, crews are removing and treating high levels of mercury contamination found in a small area of the Georgia-Pacific West cleanup site on Bellingham’s waterfront. “You can actually see beads of liquid mercury in the dirt we’re digging up,” said Ecology Site Manager Brian Sato. “It’s nasty stuff and we’re getting rid […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently hired RLB Contracting Inc. to expand the Chocolate Bayou Placement Area 4, located in Brazoria County, Texas. “The navigation project located between the communities of Galveston and Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas, provides a 12-feet-deep, 125-feet-wide shallow draft channel, which extends 8.2 miles from its junction,” said […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Astaldi Group recently won a €52 million contract related to the dredging works in the Port of Taranto, Italy. The works are part of the plan, launched by the port authority, to modernize and expand the container terminal area. The rough estimates show that around 2,3 million cubic meters of sediment will need to be dredged. During the project, […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electro-mechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.  “This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is the largest project at the canal since its original construction. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of vessels that can carry up to 5,000 […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Angolan Executive is investing 120 million kwanzas in the programme of rehabilitating, expanding and modernizing the Lobito Port, in the central Benguela Province. This was announced last Thursday in Lobito (Benguela Province) by the Transport minister Augusto da Silva Tomás, at the opening of the meeting of Transport ministers of the countries that are […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the Suez Canal. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, DONG Energy’s Executive […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. Commentary Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “We were very pleased with […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A $513.6 million operating budget for fiscal year 2020 has been approved at the Port of Oakland, California.  The port’s governing board ok’d the spending plan at a meeting held last week. “The new budget is up about 4 percent from the one adopted for fiscal year 2019. It goes into effect July 1. The […]

  • 16 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation has been awarded a three-year, $27 million contract to provide the equipment design, electrical assemblies and engineering services for the distribution and control of electrical power across the Atlantic and Pacific sites of the expanded Panama Canal. The work will be conducted in conjunction with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion is the largest project at the Canal since its original construction. To date, the Expansion Program is 88 percent complete. The project will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. The existing locks allow the passage of […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Miami-Dade County yesterday announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen Port Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun with the solicitation of bids by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 22 November 2012

    6th Container Terminal Wharves 108 and 109, part of Port of Kaohsiung’s new Intercontinental Container Terminal (ICT) complex, began formal operations in January 2011. Handling a combined 1.06 million TEU in 2011, the two wharves have already handled 0.72 million TEU as of the end of August this year (2012). Phase-2 projects now under construction […]

  • 27 May 2020

    Rowes Bay beach in Townsville will be replenished using sand from the mouth of the Ross River as part of Townsville City Council’s annual beach renourishment works. The work is based on the recommendations of the Rowes Bay Shoreline Erosion Management Plan and is expected to take 7 to 8 weeks to complete. Commenting the latest […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In little over two months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the original canal construction back in 1914. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016, reports the Panama Canal Authority (ACP). The project was initially set […]

  • 15 March 2012

    As Platts reports, the construction of Colombia’s first deep-water river coal port near Barranquilla will begin by year’s end, general manager of project operator Sociedad Portuaria de Bocas de Ceniza Rosy del Dago said. The Superpuerto project is to be built at the mouth of the Magdalena River and part of this project includes dredging […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, a global leader in planning, designing, and building port and marine projects, has been selected by LIGTT Project Company LLC to provide management services for the pre-construction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal. The innovative new cargo transfer terminal off Louisiana’s Gulf Coast will be the largest deep-water port in the United States […]

  • 14 December 2009

    Navy officials want to build a deep-draft wharf in Guam’s main harbor that would better accommodate nuclear-powered aircraft carriers when they visit… Source:Navy Times, December 13, 2009;