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  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Nearly 2,000t of stone has been used to complete a project to protect a key terminal at the Port of Southampton from the threat of scour erosion. Mackley was commissioned by Associated British Ports (ABP) to supply and place rock armor in the berth pocket at the Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal – as remediation […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. has formally launched a procedure to select a private partner for the “Construction of the Outer Port” project. “The procedure is conducted in the form of a competitive dialogue. The most optimal form of conducting an order provided for in the Public Procurement Law and Public-Private Partnership Act, for […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has announced the removal of the 100th Beneficial Use Impairment from a U.S. Area of Concern (AOC), a historic milestone in restoring the Great Lakes. The accomplishment occurred at the Black River AOC near Lorain, Ohio – one of the 43 AOCs identified by the United States and Canada in the mid-1980s as […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    Last month, two beautiful milestones were reached at the work Island of Brienenoord in Rotterdam. The dredging work and ground move is finished, ‘the last ship’ has departed. The 68 meter long movable bridge has also been installed. By order of the municipality of Rotterdam, the Island of Brienenoord is transformed into a tidal park […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has announced the successful completion of the 2020 maintenance dredging season. In 2020, the company carried out dredging works at 49 facilities in 22 Russian seaports, providing safe navigation parameters for these water areas and their approach channels. According to operational data, dredging was carried out in the amount of 7.8 million m3 […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Business development

    South Carolina Ports Authority finished 2020 with its strongest December on record, noting impressive volumes with containers, vehicles and inland ports. SC Ports handled 209,606 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) at Wando Welch and North Charleston container terminals in December, up 11.6% year-over-year. Also, SC Ports has handled more than 1.2 million TEUs thus far in fiscal year 2021, which […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are well underway at the Port of Hueneme main channel. According to USACE, a projected completion date is March 27. Curtin Maritime Corp., the contractor for the project, will be deepening the port’s federal navigation channels by […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd is about to complete routine maintenance dredging at Gosport Marina, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The dredging project, which commenced back in September 2020, is expected to last until approximately mid-January 2021. For the project, ML Dredging is using their backhoe dredger, the “Witton II”. Barge “Split Three” is taking […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Business development

    DP World and the Government of Senegal have signed agreements for the development of a deep water port at Ndayane, approximately 50kms from the existing port and near the Blaise Diagne international airport. According to DP World, the new port will further reinforce Dakar’s role as a major logistics hub and gateway to West and North […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District is beginning a dredging project at the Port of Hueneme main channel to maintain the proper channel depth. According to the Army Corps, Curtin Maritime Corp. will dredge the main channel starting Jan. 5 with a projected completion date of March 27. The contractor will be […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Max Midstream and the Calhoun Port Authority have announced that the Calhoun Port expansion project will begin in 2021.  The national legislation – the Water Resources and Development Act – included language pursued by both Max and the CPA that authorizes the deepening and widening of the port. “This is another great step forward for Texas energy […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Report to Congress on the progress of the restoration of America’s Everglades is now available to the public. The United States is implementing the restoration of America’s Everglades in partnership with the State of Florida, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, local governments and a diverse set of […]

  • 4 January 2021
    Business development

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) continues its support as the industry partner for the 4th International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”. The event will be held on 25-26 February 2021 in Moscow in a mixed in-person/online format. IADС has been supporting this event dedicated to dredging for over six years. IADС Secretary General, […]

  • 31 December 2020
    Business development

    Mongla Port Authority signed a deal with a Chinese company earlier this week to dredge the inner bar of the Mongla Port channel to allow the anchoring of container ships with 10-metre draught. According to United news of Bangladesh (UNB), Rear Admiral M Shahjahan, chairman of the Mongla Port Authority, and Yang Zhijum, representative of […]

  • 31 December 2020
    Business development

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, yesterday approved the project of deepening and optimization of inner harbor facilities to handle cape size vessels at Paradip Port. This program includes Development of Western Dock on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis under Public-Private Partnership PPP mode, CCEA said […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Port of Lucky Bay, South Australia, has a specific purpose: it has ample storage for locally grown grains. This grain is exported; its export vessels wait offshore. A number of small feeder vessels ensure the connecting transport. They load their cargo in the 2-berth shallow water port, to discharge into the large export vessels. […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said in their latest release that they are pleased that many port-related programs championed by AAPA and its members are included in the FY 2021 Omnibus appropriation package and in the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Among the most noteworthy port-related programs in the year-end […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Vessels

    Following the successful completion of sea trials, Onezhsky Shipyard has delivered self-propelled hopper barge Smelaya to FSUE Rosmorport. According to Rosmorport, the recent trials confirmed the operativeness of equipment, the key performance characteristics, functioning of the automation/navigation/communication facilities. The Smelaya with RS class notation КМ Iсе1 R3-RSN AUT3 Hopper is intended for transportation of the […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay has been successfully completed on schedule, reports the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. According to NQBP Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Fertin, the hopper dredger ‘Brisbane’ has departed the port after commencing dredging operations earlier this month. “Completing the maintenance dredging on schedule was no mean feat in a […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley — who serves on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and on the Senate Appropriations Committee — and Ron Wyden have announced that after last-minute legislative push, the WRDA 2020 bill will increase funding to nearly all Oregon ports. “As we continue to work to beat back the coronavirus and […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tarragona, Spain, recently added the second connection to the new Balears Wharf and is now ready to begin dredging. According to the port, the second connection made between the Llevant breakwater and the caissons of the Port Tarragona’s Balears Wharf gives a highly identifiable appearance to the new wharf. This second and […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Rules & Regulation

    The Port of Los Angeles praised U.S. Congressional and local leaders for approving the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA) as part of the year-end omnibus and COVID relief legislative package. The bipartisan legislation, approved on Monday by the House and Senate, is essential to the country’s ports, harbors, and inland waterways. “I am […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Business development

    Nonius Engineering Company is joining the list of sponsors for the annual “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” congress in Moscow. According to the organizers, maritime media group PortNews, Nonius will support the 4th international congress that is taking place at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation in Moscow, on March 10-11, […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Business development

    Huelva Port Authority is currently considering the construction of an Urban Marina in Levante Dock, in the upstream area of the estuary, Siport21 reports. In order to construct the new marina and improve the access to Astilleros de Huelva, Siport21 is carrying out -in their Real-Time Ship Manoeuvring Simulator- the navigability study to determinate the […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation announced recently that they have reached the half-way point for the maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay last occurred in 2013. Since then, NQBP has managed siltation through regular bed-levelling. But, recent surveys showed increased siltation that now requires maintenance dredging. NQBP […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) and Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) have signed a contract for the development of a regional port at the island of Thinadhoo in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll. Under the deal, the port will be developed on a 108,000 square foot area allocated in the island. Overall, the contract includes dredging a […]