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  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Majesty made history yesterday at JAXPORT as the first containership to arrive at the port through the new, expanded locks of the Panama Canal. The ship docked at TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point where crews unloaded and loaded cargo. The 991-foot Majesty has a maximum capacity of 6,724 TEU (containers) requiring 46.5 feet […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duprojet is a new hydrodynamic dredging unit which is solely available through Land and Water Services. “Duprojet has been designed by our partners Silt UK, with whom we have worked to develop the system over the last 12 months,” announced land-water.co.uk. This road transportable and versatile unit can carry out water injection dredging projects in those […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MSC shipping company is to consolidate all its activities in the Port of Antwerp in the Deurganck dock, on the left bank of the Scheldt. The Port Authority board of directors gave the go-ahead for the move yesterday. The transfer is necessary in order to permit further expansion by MSC in Antwerp. The shipping […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP Alexandra Dock. The Siemens factory, located at Green Port Hull, represents a £310 million investment into the site, with ABP’s contribution of £150 million. Construction on the Alexandra Dock only started two years ago, when ABP appointed the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Utilizing the national capability of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency have appointed VBA (an alliance of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins) to deliver a program of works at the Albert Dock along the Humber in Hull. The project forms part of the Environment Agency’s Asset Recovery program to repair the […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway inside and in proximity to Webb Dock, according to Port of Melbourne official website. The completion of this dredging scheme is scheduled for February 9. The dredger is serviced by a barge and tug that deposit the material in the approved Dredged Material Ground approximately 10 kms south of Williamstown. Commercial vessels […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works continued this month on the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, with the new control building slowly beginning to take shape, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The control building (no. 1 in the picture) is starting to take shape by now. The lock gate chambers (no. 2 in the picture) are also gaining […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following months of work, the GUPC (Grupo Unidos por el Canal) this week brought to full operability the Third Set of Locks. This means that the operation of the locks has been satisfactorily tested according to the specifications of the Panama Canal Authority. “The project is ready to receive the first ships, proving that it works to […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

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

  • 13 January 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $6,805,219 for three harbor projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge and make repairs and improvements to docks in Milwaukee, Superior and Two Rivers. The State’s Harbor Assistance Program provides 80 percent of the needed funds, with the grant recipients providing a required 20 percent […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In May and June, OpenIJ –  a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden in The Netherlands – will be very busy with the sinking operation of the inner head. Furthermore, work will also be carried out on the local control buildings, on the connection between the lock gate chamber […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Japan District, yesterday released a video of the dredging operations from the US Army’s Yokohama North Dock facility in Kanagawa, Japan. According to the Corps, the project calls for the removal of approximately 50,000 cubic meters of dredge sediments within the U.S. Exclusive Use Area (EUA) in […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Amsterdam today released an update on the new sea lock project at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. This month, OpenIJ will start with installing reinforcement steel for the floor of the outer lock head (number 1 in the picture). This is preparatory work for the pouring of concrete for the floor after which the […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing well on the Alexandra Dock site with the marine piling and demolition now complete, said ABP in its latest release. The project’s roots stretch back to the early 2010, when the idea was first mooted that Hull would be an ideal base for the UK’s burgeoning offshore wind industry. Now, over five years later, the […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The final masterplan for the future of Falmouth Docks has been published today…   (falmouthpacket) [mappress] Source: falmouthpacket, July 7, 2011;

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the end of last year, BAM and VolkerWessels reported disappointing financial results related to the new sea lock project in IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The reason for the higher costs, they said, was the robustness of the caissons and the need to recalculate their structural strength. The impact of this development on the completion date […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Around 10,000 tonnes of silt is set to be removed from the tidal basin at Sharpness Dock in Gloucestershire during a dredging project this week, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  The Trust is carrying out the work to ensure that the gateway from the River Severn into the Gloucester and […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat and the OpenIJ consortium – consisting of BAM-PGGM, VolkerWessels and DIF – have reached financial close for the contract to design, construct, finance and maintain a new sea lock at IJmuiden. Construction activities will be carried out by a BAM Infra and VolkerWessels joint venture. The work will commence early 2016 with the new […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to the boat docks at the 10th Street boat ramp, located in Centennial Park, are now underway, the City of Sarasota just announced. During the improvement project, the aging decking on the docks will be replaced with pressure treated composite lumber, which can withstand continual exposure to surf, rain, sun and wind. The project is […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Rocky River city officials and Cleveland Metroparks are cooperating in an effort to seek funds for Rocky River dredging. The money needed for the dredging works of this relatively short river, which forms the western boundaries of the cities of Cleveland and Lakewood, is $400,000. The alliance between Rocky River, Lakewood and the Cleveland Metroparks […]

  • 16 September 2011

    The Antwerp Port Authority has commissioned the Joint Venture, comprising Jan De Nul NV (1/3), CEI-De Meyer and Betonac (both part of the… [mappress] Source: Jan De Nul; September 16, 2011

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are coming closer together thanks to the new Panama Canal. Flooding of part of the new set of locks on the Pacific side is being carried shortly after the successful operation was conducted on the Atlantic. The project, known as the Third Set of Locks, is rushing towards completion next […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a lifetime of almost 100 years, the Northern lock in IJmuiden needs replacement. Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch Highways and Waterways Agency) intends to award the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, which is located at the entrance to the North Sea Canal, to the Consortium OpenIJ. After contract close, this consortium, consisting of BAM, […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. “This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful […]