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  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd. has just announced their decision not to proceed with the proposed investment in CCCC Dredging. Having considered the feedback from the market, the Board has decided not to proceed with the proposal for investment in CCCC Dredging as set out in the Circular, reported the company. Reference is made to the […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ports North has just released this very interesting video about construction works on a dredge pipeline, part of the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Under the project, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Balder R will remove soft clays from the channel, which will then be pumped along this 8km long pipeline to a dedicated […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The job-creating Cairns Shipping Development Project has been given the green light after the federal government signed off on the environmental impact statement, Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch said in its today’s release.  The federal government was forced to delay making a final decision on the EIS for several months at the request of the Queensland […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan today said that, during the last eight years, the government has completed the dredging work of a total of 47 nearly dying rivers, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) – National News Agency of Bangladesh said in their latest announcement. The minister said this responding to a query made by treasury bench lawmaker […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimizing Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports’. The continuing surge in commercial vessel sizes is putting increasing pressure on the world’s port authorities to adopt effective expansion strategies to ensure that their assets are […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, is considering dividing its shipping and dredging business into two separate entities.  “On 12th August 2017, the Board of Directors of Mercator initiated a study to explore the possibility of demerger of business via restructuring of Shipping and Dredging business […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Port of Halifax has started a master planning exercise to prepare for the arrival of “ultra-class” container ships of over 10,000 TEUs. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff Engineering Services, a port development consultancy firm, has been hired to lead the master planning exercise. “Aggressive timelines are being set,” the port said in its announcement. The main objective of […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has confirmed that the Cairns Shipping Development Project will now target mega cruise ships up to 300 meters in length, to take advantage of the strong growth forecast for these impressive vessels. “I’d like to commend Ports North for focusing the project on capturing the strong growth in mid-to-large Mega Ships […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Russian government is planning to invest approximately $15.1 million (RUB 1 billion) for the dredging and clearing of the bed operations that will be conducted along the Volga-Caspian Shipping Canal in 2016. The announcement was made by the Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin who said that in 2015 around $9.7 million was spent for the VCSC […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons just finished vital maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels in Honolulu, Barbers Point, Kahului, Hilo, and Nawiliwili commercial harbors. The last time the federal navigation channels in these harbors were dredged was in 1999. Hawaii is a maritime state over 2,400 miles from the mainland […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of PT BITA Enarcon Engineering, Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) and lead contractor Witteveen+Bos Indonesia was commissioned recently to study the feasibility of an inland shipping route between the industrial area in the Cikarang/Bekasi region and the Port of Tanjung Priok. The contract was awarded by PT Pengembang Pelabuhan Indonesia. The […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK Shipping Minister Robert Goodwill MP has welcomed the investment being made by Peel Ports during a visit to the company’s Liverpool2 container terminal. Once open later this year, Liverpool2 will be one of Europe’s most modern and advanced semi-automated terminals, able to accommodate virtually all of the world’s deep sea container vessels. Marine trials […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    First Global Logistics and Europe Cargo, both members of Project Cargo Network, have recently collaborated on the project cargo shipment of a dredger and its equipment from Alexandria to Antwerp. The dredger had finished its work at Sokhna Port and all the parts and equipment had to be shipped back to its final destination. The […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cairns Regional Council will formally request that a final decision on the dredging of Trinity Inlet be deferred in its submission in response to the Cairns Shipping Development Project Environmental Impact Statement. The submission to the Coordinator General recommends that the project be further assessed to determine whether:   the project is supported by the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €4 million a study preparing the design and planning of a federal waterway on the Danube in south-eastern Germany.   The project aims to improve the shipping conditions on Danube and preventing floods in the region. Insufficient draught depth is currently limiting the navigation capacity on Danube […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing a large-scale dredging project. Under this plan, four areas will be dredged: – Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel; – Freeport Inside Channel; – Corpus Christi Entrance Channel; – Corpus Christi Inner Basin. Approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from both the Freeport […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 3rd European Ports & Shipping Conference 2014 will be held on September 18 and 19, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This 2 day international conference will bring together the largest ports, logistics and shipping companies operating out of Europe and throughout the world. Investment strategies, maintenance of ports and enhancing intermodal links will be some […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports North is continuing its consultation with the region’s stakeholders and will be consulting with the community ahead of submitting its Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Cairns Shipping Development Project later this year. Ports North Chairman Brett Moller said community input into the Cairns Shipping Development Project was vital to deliver a project that […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Further collection of water quality baseline data will be carried out during the next four months to deliver a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement on the Cairns Shipping Development Project. Ports North Chairman Mr. Brett Moller confirmed that additional field studies were being undertaken following consultation with the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). Mr […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Executives from A.P. Moller – Maersk Group and China Shipping met in the Royal Palace in Belgium for a formal signing ceremony to expand discussions on new container terminal projects to potentially collaborate in as joint venture partners. China Shipping operates China Shipping Terminal and China Container Shipping Lines and is seeking to expand its […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]