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  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest addition to Port of Tauranga’s crane fleet, a Liebherr Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore twin-lift gantry crane, has now moved into position and is in its final stages of testing. It is expected to be handed over for operations at Tauranga Container Terminal on Friday 28 March. This brings the total number of cranes […]

  • 3 July 2012

    According to Port Technology, residents have called on the Thai government to postpone studies into the expansion of Laem Chabang Port amid growing environmental concerns. The news follows the proposal put forward by the Transport Ministry to invest as much as 120-billion-baht to further expand the Chon Buri port over the next seven years. Port […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million dollar proposal by the Village of Quogue to dredge sand from the ocean bottom and place it along the entire 2.7-mile length of the village’s oceanfront will be up for public hearing scheduled for next week, East End Beacon reports. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has arranged the public hearing, which will […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, has signed an agreement with Klaus Laursen, CEO of the Suez Canal Container Terminal (SCCT), to upgrade the East Port Said Harbor. The upgraded port and a new side canal will allow ships to immediately cross the East Port Said instead of waiting for seven hours, […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Chinese companies, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) and China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the Algerian government last Sunday signed an agreement to build a mega seaport in Algeria. Under the deal, the two sides will set up a consortium company in March to build the port, some 60 km west of the capital […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex. Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warmer weather conditions allowed levee-maintenance activities to resume on the south side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, informs. USACE’s contractor will be working seven days a week during daylight hours, as long as the weather continues allowing them to make […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) completed land reclamation works in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo earlier this week, local media reports.  Following the project completion, the island of Komandoo – which had previously been seven hectares in size – has now been expanded to approximately seventeen hectares. The land reclamation program started on April 5th, with the use of […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A project to remove tonnes of silt from the Mill Pool at the Carrs Nature Reserve is underway with dredging work due to commence in mid to late August. Mansfield District Council has started the process of dropping the water levels in the pool, in order to let the reed bed dry out as much […]

  • 19 December 2011

    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways – including the Mississippi River – as part of year-end spending legislation that passed the Senate. This legislation has already passed the House and now goes to the President to […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Canal de Panamá has just released this amazing video which shows the backhoe dredger Alberto Aleman Zubieta during its deepening work on the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Royal IHC delivered the giant to Autoridad del Canal de Panama (ACP) in 2013. The vessel is equipped with three spud hoist winches, one spud carrier winch, seven auxiliary […]

  • 1 October 2012

    During the last financial year, aging dredgers have dragged the performance of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). DCI announces significant erosion in net profit to Rs 13 crore for the year ended March 31 against Rs 40 crore in the previous year, according to thehindubusinessline.com. Of the 10 trailer suction dredgers that DCI owns, seven […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The capacity of the Port of Dar es Salaam will be increased to 25 million tons over the next seven years following the World Bank Board of Executive Directors’ approval of a $345 million credit and a $12 million grant to the new Dar es Salaam Maritime Gateway Project (DSMGP).  DSMGP is to be implemented […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

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

  • 28 June 2013

    Poole Harbour Commissioners (PHC) have announced that dredging operations are to be carried out at two sites within the Poole Harbour Commissioners area of jurisdiction. Dredging will commence on or about 1st July 2013 and may be a 24 hour operation, seven days a week depending on permissions being granted. The dredged material will be […]

  • 29 February 2012

    The Business Standard reports that Ennore Port Ltd is planning to raise around Rs 1,000 crore through tax-free bonds to support its expansion and infrastructure development. “We had approached the shipping ministry to raise the money through tax-free bonds and it, in turn, had asked the finance ministry’s nod and the Central Board of Direct […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Damen built CSD350 “Kingston” has done a grand job at Cape Jaffa, Australia. The $3 million worth cutter suction dredger was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling at Cape Jaffa. The dredger, which arrived earlier this year, was required to re-open the main entrance of the marina. Having dredged […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama recently appointed Brigadier General Mark Toy as a member of the Mississippi River Commission. Toy is commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The division has seven engineer districts totaling over 4,100 people operating in a seventeen state area and is […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Saint John has signed a lease agreement with DP World for the operation of its container terminal. The long-term lease starts January 1, 2017 and will continue for about 30 years following completion of the Port’s expansion program. DP World will introduce new assets including the revamping of terminal cargo handling equipment. This announcement follows […]