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  • 28 February 2012

    A major construction project starts this week at Portsmouth International Port to lengthen one of the berths used by ferries and cruise ships. Berth 2 will be extended by nearly 50 metres. This will improve flexibility at the Port, allowing for a greater number of larger ships to be docked at any one time, and […]

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

    Jan De Nul Group has placed an order for a large self-propelled cutter suction dredger JDN8069 with the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste. The vessel was designed by Jan De Nul’s in-house design department. With seven large self-propelled cutter suction dredgers, Jan De Nul Group can boast much experience in rock dredging and dredging at high […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £20 million project delivering flood defenses to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley will be unveiled on Thursday (25 January), reports the City Council. The events of the 2007 and 2012 floods, which caused millions of pounds of damage to property, led to the development of the project. The area […]

  • 16 September 2013

    In the aftermath of the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act and the Port of Jacksonville Dredging Project, Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Although the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act will benefit future projects at the Port of Jacksonville, in its current form it fails to authorize the critical […]

  • 16 December 2011

    PD Ports has recently made two new appointments to help drive business growth. Rob Brewster has been appointed as Development Director Logistics and Andrew Lowdon has joined the Company as Commercial Analyst. These new roles are designed to further emphasise PD Ports’ growth strategy and to continuously reinvigorate the business’ commercial activities and seek new […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. A Blessing of the Fleet ceremony will be organized on the same day at City Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is the only one of its kind in […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Maritime contractor Hakkers of Werkendam started driving new mooring piles at the jetty of Botlek Tank Terminal (HES Beheer interest 50%) on the 3rd of October. The waterdepth at BTT’s jetty is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Port Saint John’s $205 million West Side Modernization Project is entering the next phase, with award of the design/engineering contract to joint venture firm Hatch Dillon. The joint venture team includes a collaboration with Baird & Associates, Conquest Engineering and Vickerman & Associates. “Since last summer’s Federal-Provincial funding announcement, we at Port Saint […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up work along the Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The result of the project leaves Norfolk with a beach that is higher and 60 feet wider improving coastal storm protection and providing more recreational area. According to the Corps, over a […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Botlek Tank Terminal started driving new mooring piles at its jetty. The water depth is currently being increased from 13.65 to 15 metres, so that BTT will be capable of receiving vessels with a draught of up to 115,000 DWT. Each of the seven pile has a diameter of 2 metres, a length of 36 […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Montrose Port Authority has just announced that it has received a £1.5 million Ports Mode Shift Grant from the Scottish Government. Following on from a period of significant investment for Montrose Port Authority, the funding feeds into the Port’s strategic growth plans which will allow larger cargo vessels to dock in Montrose. The Grant will […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly has submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to officially request that beach nourishment for Presque Isle State Park remains a high-priority project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget for fiscal year 2019 and work plan for fiscal year 2018. “I’m very proud […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) has announced the completion of the bucket dredging phase in Slip D, the latest development in Port Fourchon’s Northern Expansion area. The initial dredging of Port Fourchon’s new Slip D, which broke ground less than one year ago, is the most recent benchmark completed in the progression of the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Macabebe Elementary School welcomed its more than a thousand enrolees Monday despite its unfinished classrooms following construction delays due to intermittent rains last summer which created “fishponds” within its premises. Principal Marlene Manansala shared that “through the support of the provincial government, 33 dump trucks were provided to cover the fishponds with sands, and this, […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 15 August 2012

    In early August, a Dutch water mission presented its recommendations about how to improve flood protection in the La Mojana river basin in Colombia. The mission was led by Erik Mosselman, a Deltares river expert. The mission’s suggestions were welcomed by the Colombian government and they will be implemented during the next eighteen months, opening […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for seven habitat restoration projects in the 17th year of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the March 10 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. A number of the projects have a resiliency focus this year, including […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    After seven record years of operational growth, Abu Dhabi Ports flagship Khalifa Port is now set for further expansion. The South Quay development, which will be completed by Q1 of 2021, is composed of a three km quay-wall with 18.5 meters along-side draft for general cargo, ro-ro and bulk usage. It will also include eight […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Large Diameter Drilling (LDD), an Acteon company, has won a contract to supply drilling equipment and personnel for the delivery of foundation installation services at Liverpool 2, the new deepwater container terminal for the UK port. The contract is part of a major initiative to expand Liverpool’s dock area and to improve local infrastructure; the […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Vice President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), Jonathan Taylor, and Dublin Port Company representatives discussed the finalization of financing arrangements for Dublin Port’s Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project yesterday. The EIB has committed to providing a €100m loan amortizing over 20 years, reflecting the long-term nature of the ABR Project. This scheme, the […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation’s inland waterways and harbors, it will be hard for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the recent California conference. Jackson, the Corps’ deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations, covered […]

  • 24 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning has announced that the Government of Canada will invest more than $9 million over the next two years in seven small craft harbors on the Burin Peninsula and in southwestern Newfoundland. These harbor improvement projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “Our Government […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Protection of the Western Australian coastline has been boosted with the State Government allocating more than $1 million to local authorities for urgent coastal management projects. Announcing the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants for 2014-15 today, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said 16 projects from Esperance to Perth would share $1,057,500 for construction, design, monitoring […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will begin testing both static and lateral loads this week as part of its test pile program. These load tests are performed to ensure piles are capable of sustaining the design load of the new bridge. Testing will be conducted over a 40-hour period. Impact pile driving will continue this […]