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  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Wells dredging project is scheduled for Monday, October 6, 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 2 and 4. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on the berm which is marked by the port […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Corpus Christi recently reported a new tonnage record of 79.3 million tons for the first nine months of 2018, which further supports the Port’s call for the US Army Corps of Engineers to move swiftly in the execution of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP). The new record surpasses the previous one […]

  • 11 April 2005

    The dredging and deepening of Westgate’s Port Taranaki is being welcomed by many shipping companies. That is the assessment of Westgate’s CEO Roy Weaver, who says with ship sizes increasing at a rapid pace and expectations for them to get even bigger in the future, it is necessary for the port to be deepened. Roy […]

  • 8 December 2009

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has prompted Cuba to fund the expansion and modernisation of its three main ports in collaboration with China and Venezuela… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam has announced that, in close collaboration with the Port Authority, the company will be expanding its jetty capacity. According to Odfjell, they will be extending and reinforcing its existing jetty so that it can accommodate vessels in the LR2 (Large Range 2) size range – with a maximum deadweight of 160,000 DWT. […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    A $40 million project deepening the Port of Long Beach Main Channel to allow safer transit for the largest ships including oil tankers was… [mappress] Source: Port of Long Beach, June 9, 2010

  • 24 August 2010

    Sen. Saxby Chambliss says there’s still time to deepen the Port of Savannah’s shipping channel by 2014…   (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, August 24, 2010;

  • 14 December 2012

    With unanimous approval of a new ground lease by commissioners, longtime Port tenant Columbia Grain, Inc. will continue to grow export volumes at its Terminal 5 facility for at least another 25 years. Columbia Grain is a leading world grain exporter located in Portland since 1978. “We are excited to extend our Terminal 5 ground […]

  • 13 April 2006

    The Port of Weipa in Far North Queensland will be dredged to allow larger ships to dock, the Queensland Government has announced. The Ports Corporation of Queensland will spend $27 million to widen and deepen the port’s south channel to prepare for future expansion of the port.

  • 11 June 2010

    The Sunday Times revealed on the weekend that weeks after Chevron began dredging near Barrow Island to deepen the port for its $43 billion… [mappress] Source: perthnow, June 11, 2010;

  • 26 May 2011

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are heading to Washington to lobby for more funds to deepen Savannah’s port… (wjbf) [mappress] Source: wjbf, May 26, 2011;

  • 1 June 2011

    Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will be in Washington Wednesday to lobby for more funds to deepen Savannah’s port. By Orlando Montoya (gpb) [mappress] Source: gpb, June 1, 2011    

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Hueneme CEO, Kristin Decas, yesterday hosted Col. Kirk E. Gibbs, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, to discuss and review plans for deepening and beach replenishment. Earlier this year, the port and the Corps signed Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to deepen the port’s general navigation areas to 40 feet Mean Lower […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In the early 1900s, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers completed a project to deepen the channel leading to Port Tampa Bay, Florida. The project brought more business to the area, said Port Tampa Bay in their latest facebook post. In 1924, new municipal docks and onshore structures were built to handle the increase in […]

  • 23 March 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District has awarded a construction contract for deepening the Port Jersey Navigation Channel… More info: USACE [mappress] Source: usace, March 23, 2011    

  • 25 February 2011

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday he could attempt to direct the $400,000 needed for a study to deepen the Port of Charleston from a… More info: goupstate [mappress] Source: goupstate, February 25, 2011;

  • 28 February 2011

    A group of Catoosa County Democrats is pressuring U.S. Rep. Tom Graves to help allocate funds for deepening the Port of Savannah, which they… By Andy Johns (timesfreepress) [mappress] Source: timesfreepress, February 28, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    South Carolina threw another monkey wrench into Georgia’s years-long plan to deepen the port at Savannah claiming “significant degradation… By Dan Chapman (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, October 5, 2011;

  • 17 August 2010

    The Dutch dredging firm that completed the $721 million deepening of Port Phillip Bay’s shipping channels spilled 900 litres of hydraulic… (theage) [mappress] Source: theage, August 17, 2010;

  • 26 November 2009

    Channel deepening in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria’s largest ever marine infrastructure project, has been completed ahead of schedule and more than $200 million under budget, according to the Victorian Government. Unveiling a 10-metre high sculpture at the Port of Melbourne today to mark project completion, Roads and Ports Minister Tim Pallas said the end of […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has recently started dredging in the Port of Pietarsaari with its new dredger “Optimus”. In Pietarsaari, Wasa Dredging will undertake two contracts: one for deepening the port where rock blasting is involved, and one for deepening and widening the channel, by removing significant volumes of hard moraine soils. […]