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  • 20 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 14-20, 2018).   Europe’s First LNG Dredger Conversion Project Underway Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG.   Port […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Schleswig-Holstein’s state government has declared itself basically willing in the longer term to permit dredged material from the Port of Hamburg to be brought to the silt release area near buoy E3 in the North Sea. The cabinet decided this on 9 February 2016 in Malente. “There is urgent pressure for action. With an excessive […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has announced the schedule for the maintenance dredging operations at Tankerton Jetty and San Remo, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. Dredging at Tankerton is set for June 6 and the dredging works at San Remo Pier are expected to begin approximately 2-3 weeks later, […]

  • 11 March 2014

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure; U.S. Acting Deputy Secretary of Transportation Victor Mendez; Canadian Transport Minister Lisa Riatt; and M. Gen. John W. Peabody, deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations at the […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expecting a final Senate vote on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill this week. The legislation is seen as critical to ensuring the harbor deepening project remains on track and Charleston Harbor is deepened to 52 feet. “At the end of the day, harbor deepening is really about jobs […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, visited Charleston District and was briefed about the work currently being undertaken on the Charleston Harbor deepening project, better known as Post 45. During the visit, he meet with Jim Newsome, President & CEO of the South Carolina Ports Authority, and took a tour of the SCPA Charleston Harbor. Here are some […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mackay Breakwater Repair Project is nearing its completion, according to North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. NQBP contractors are currently sourcing, transporting and repairing armor rock (approximately 66,000 tonnes) on the southern, middle and northern breakwaters. In addition, upgrade works are underway on the southern breakwater (approximately 47,000 tonnes) to extend the design life of the structure and provide a further level […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Sibenik Authority has introduced a plan for the Vrulje Quay development program. This project, located in the Port of Sibenik, will include the construction of four berths with a total length of 510m, of which two berths will have a total length of 325m (the sea depth is 10m). The berths are intended […]

  • 14 June 2013

    Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port on the Pariacabo Kourou dredging project. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging of the river access channel, maintenance of the Pariacabo Port turning basin, maintenance of the ship berthing area to the right of the RoRo/LoLo pier and hydrographic […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that they have received $138 million in construction funding for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project in the President’s Budget. “This allows us to stay on schedule with the deepening. We also received operations and maintenance funds of $19.4 million for Charleston Harbor, $3.9 […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Dr Mohamed Waheed inaugurated the Hulhumale Terminal last month. Speaking at the function, the President said that it was one of the government’s highest priorities to provide the people of Hulhumale with all basic facilities, considering its high population and the fast development rate. In his speech, the President noted that the port opened […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the press-service of the State Enterprise Ukrainian Seaports Authority, all the ports of Ukraine are operating normally. USPA fulfills its obligations before private and public stevedoring companies and preserve an ongoing dialogue with contractors of the enterprise. Partners have exhaustive information regarding the operation of the port industry, all the current issues are […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Idris Umar, the Minister of Transport, has assured businessmen in the Calabar that Calabar River will soon be dredged. “Government was not only going to dredge the channel but also looking for a channel manager that would manage same after it had been dredged, as was done with the Lagos and Onne channels,” said […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Commenting on news today that a tourism industry body is mounting a legal challenge against the dredging approval for Abbot Point coal terminal in north Queensland, QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche said scientifically peer-reviewed studies specific to Abbot Point and of a broader nature were readily available. “Some 20 scientific studies and appendices covering the […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Maintenance dredging is an important part of port operations to provide safe navigation by ensuring sufficient draught clearance for commercial vessels visiting the Port of Melbourne. Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) undertakes this work in accordance with an approved Environmental Management Plan (EMP) which includes Project Delivery Standards (PDS) including environmental controls and limits to […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to meet the dredging funding commitments made in the 2014 Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), passed in May. […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The first phase of a multi-million pound redevelopment project of Aberdeen Harbour’s Torry Quay has been completed. A project milestone, it was marked by the vessel Skandi Foula, which docked at the quay before loading cargo destined for a North Sea installation. The vessel is the first to have used the new facilities, which include […]

  • 18 May 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today $58.477 million in funding for the Port’s La Quinta Channel extension project as pa… More info: portofcc [mappress] Source: portofcc, May 18, 2011

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Col. David Hibner, acting commander of the USACE Alaska District, toured Nome Harbor with representatives from the city and port on July 15. The Chief’s Report for constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome was approved by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, advancing […]

  • 17 September 2012

    According to insidermedia.com, a principal contractor will be named this week on a major redevelopment project at Port Seaforth in Liverpool. This project, called the Liverpool 2, will consist of the construction of an in-river container terminal to handle post panamax vessels and is due to be completed mid-2015. Insidermedia.com reports that the Liverpool 2 […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Julius Maada Bio, President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, and Cyrille Bolloré, CEO of Bolloré Transport & Logistics, attended the official ceremony celebrating the end of the extension work on Freetown Terminal (concession of Bolloré Ports) on November 23. “Since Bolloré Ports won the international tender launched by the Sierra Leonean authorities in March […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public hearings on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement will be held on October 23-24, 2018 in West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The hearings are sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Connecticut Port Authority, and the New Haven […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday, 21 October, through Friday, 25 October, 2013, at Grand […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) is soon to be ready for the biggest ship ever to call the US East Coast, the COSCO Development. “SCPA has worked aggressively for years to ensure we can efficiently work 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels and be the last Southeast port of call with no navigational issues,” said Jim […]

  • 16 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: BAM Clough Bags Port Hedland Wharf Contract Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has awarded the BAM Clough Joint Venture (BAM Clough) a design and construction contract for a fifth iron ore loading berth at its Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia.   UK: Environment Agency Clears River Blockages The Environment Agency has […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Construction work has started on a new 645 m quay at the head of the Waasland canal, in the port area on the left bank. The new quay will have a projecting platform with a width of 65 m to permit mooring, loading and unloading of ro/ro vessels. On the West side of the Waasland […]