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  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) has officially inaugurated the expansion of its Batumi International Container Terminal (BICT) in Georgia. The expansion encompasses both the waterside and landside areas of the multipurpose terminal, intended to optimize the processing of existing cargo flows and install additional capacity to accommodate new business. During the inauguration ceremony, Hans-Ole […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has released the following statement on the final passage of the FDOT Transportation Package by the Florida Legislature, which included an increase in the minimum statutory amount for seaport funding, from $15 million to $25 million, for the FSTED program. The Florida Seaport Transportation and Economic Development (FSTED) program is administered […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands has the best port infrastructure in the world. This is what the World Economic Forum states in “The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015”. This is the third time in succession that the Netherlands has occupied the top spot. Singapore remains in second place, like last year, with the United Arab Emirates forcing Hong Kong […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of works to alleviate flood risk to the communities of Smithton and Culloden has begun, according to the Highland Council. Local firm Morrison Construction are now on site for the largest phase of the Smithton & Culloden Flood Protection Scheme which will protect 129 properties that would otherwise be at risk of a […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hogan Administration has awarded funding to 18 recipients through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Trust Fund to improve the health of Maryland’s waterways, Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in its latest release.  The “Trust Fund” allows Maryland to accelerate Chesapeake Bay restoration and improve water quality by focusing targeted financial investments and resources on the most […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Don Krusel has been named managing director of the Port of Quebec’s project to build a container terminal, Mario Girard, President and CEO of the Quebec Port Authority (QPA) announced earlier this week. According to an official statement, QPA has expansion plans in the Beauport sector that would see 17 hectares of graded land added […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Rhode Island a $19 million grant to establish a statewide research consortium to study the effects of climate variability on coastal ecosystems. The funding builds on more than $30 million of previous NSF funding through its Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), which aims to […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $8.6 million contract on August 9 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project. Under the contract, which is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project, the contractor will renourish critically […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commissioners (CHC), at their 28th July Board meeting, discussed the ongoing commissioning works for the Isle of Wight Council’s (IWC) new floating bridge / Chain Ferry, and in particular the issues regarding current restrictions to navigational depths and clearance depths over the chains. As a result, the Commissioners have formally registered a protest […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After a seven-year hiatus in reauthorizing new U.S. water resources legislation, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) commended President Obama for officially signing the 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law. The president’s signing culminates a series of port visits by the President, Vice President and other top Administration officials over the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Ports Council applauded President Obama for signing the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The Council has been in Washington D.C. with officials with the Florida Executive Office of the Governor, the Florida Department of Transportation and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity advocating for this important legislation. “Florida’s Congressional leadership […]

  • 10 December 2013

    Andrew Brown has been appointed to the position of Director, Water and Flood Management at HR Wallingford. Andy brings high level international business experience to the company, together with a wealth of technical expertise in the fields of water infrastructure, water resource management and flood risk modelling and management. He will lead the growth of […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The result of the Port of Rotterdam Authority for 2013 was €227 million. This is €1 million less than the result for 2012. Large investments, especially in Maasvlakte 2, pushed the interest charges and depreciation up considerably. The revenue from port dues decreased. On the other hand, the revenue from the lease of sites increased, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A wharf upgrade starting next week at Fremantle Ports’ Inner Harbour will involve installation of a new fender system at E Berth and part of D Berth on Victoria Quay. Work will include removing the existing 290-metre fender system; driving new steel piles into the harbour; installing concrete planks, beams, fabricated steel items, new rubber […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the U.S. Department of Interior (Burec) has a new Ellicott dredge. The Bureau’s most versatile dredge, the 860SL , is being used to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge has biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott signing SB 1998 and HB 599 yesterday at Port of Miami. Both transportation bills contain critical ports funding and language creating an expedited hearing process for environmental resource permits. “Florida’s leadership is committed to making sure that our state is prepared to capture […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Harbour attracted higher-than-forecast offshore industry traffic last year as the increasingly buoyant oil and gas sector generated more activity at the deep-water port’s expanding facilities. Figures released by Lerwick Port Authority show that number of offshore industry vessels using Lerwick rose 9% last year to 623, compared with 2011, with the tonnage of shipping […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority and employers’ organisation Deltalinqs have called on the Dutch government to seek a maximum European contribution to the hinterland connections which are so important for the Netherlands. In the European Union budget negotiations it is of the utmost importance that the Dutch government insists on the modernization of the EU […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded two dredging projects in the port of Suape, Brazil. Together the two contracts are worth more than EUR 165 million. The client is Suape Complexo Industrial Portuario Governador Eraldo Gueiros, the port authority for the State of Pernambuco. Work on the two projects is scheduled to begin in late 2011. […]

  • 17 February 2011

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a $123 million dredging and wharf building contract that officially starts construction of the landmark Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, one of the largest and most ambitious efforts ever undertaken by the Port of Long Beach. The contract covers the first part of a $1 billion […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Antwerp Port Authority board of directors yesterday evening estimated the tender results related to the development works in the Deurganck dock. The invitation was issued in the interests of equal treatment, in response to an official request by the Swiss shipping company MSC to be allowed to expand further in the port of Antwerp. […]