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  • 8 December 2017

    Larger cargo ships will now be able to access Port Canaveral following the deepening of the West Turning Basin.

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing infrastructure investment plan, North Carolina Ports has completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington. The turning basin scheme included the removal of an existing bulk pier and dredging along the port’s side of the Cape Fear River to expand the turning basin from 1,200 feet […]

  • 10 August 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott approving funds for the Port Canaveral project to widen and deepen the West Turning Basin and Entrance. “With cruise and cargo ships growing larger, Governor Scott’s decision to expedite this project will put Port Canaveral more quickly in a position to capitalize on […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA SA) and the Polish-Danish consortium of PRCiP and Rohde Nielsen A/S have signed an agreement for a new turning basin in the port. The agreement – concluded on November 25th 2015 between the PGA SA, PRCiP (Przedsiebiorstwo Robot Czerpalnych i Podwodnych) and Rohde Nielsen – is for the dredging of the turning basin located between the Ore […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the North Carolina Ports Authority completed the expansion project of its turning basin at the Port of Wilmington, the port is now capable of accommodating post-Panamax vessels with a length of 350 meters and a breadth of 48 meters. Undertaken over a period of six months, the expansion, which was conducted as part of the ports authority’s […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the New Hampshire Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors (New Hampshire Port Authority), has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Assessment (FR/EA) to examine improvements to the turning basin located at the head of the Federal navigation channel in […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $8.3 million to CJW Construction Inc., to conduct maintenance dredging at the Houston Ship Channel between Sims Bayou and the Turning Basin in Harris County, Texas. The contractor will be required to remove approximately 800,000 cubic yards […]

  • 11 August 2010

    The Dutra Group and U.S. Army Corps explain the month-long operations up and down Siuslaw River. As they have watched the interplay of tug and barge on the Siuslaw River and their movements out to sea, some of our readers have asked about the nuts and bolts of the Port of Siuslaw dredging that began […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just announced the award of a $5.9 million maintenance dredging contract for the Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin in New Brunswick and New Hanover counties, North Carolina. According to the Corps, the dredging contract was awarded to Southern Dredging Co., Inc. of Charleston, South Carolina. The work includes […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ghent Dredging, a Belgium-based company involved in dredging and marine works, has won the Channel of Charleroi dredging contract. The subject of this contract, worth EUR 280.950, is the dredging work in several zones of the channel, including the transport of the dredged material for processing. These dredging operations will be undertaken in the following areas: […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Larkspur Ferry Terminal dredging project is ramping up operations, according to the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District. Due to environmental restrictions, dredging within a 250-foot buffer of the marshlands near the berths and turning basin was not allowed to begin until September 1. Now that this window has opened, the contractor will […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports) is now ready to welcome the largest containerships calling on the United States East Coast following the completion of Phase II of the Turning Basin Expansion Project at the Port of Wilmington. The expansion allows the port to accommodate ultra-large container vessels (ULCVs) with a length of […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Newport has seen productive results from channel dredging at the NOAA MOC-P wharf this year. From January 6 until February 21, 2014, the Army Corps of Engineers removed over 7,000 cubic yards of material from the upper channel near the turning basin. Newport is budgeted for twenty-one days of dredging next season, […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, is about to start dredging operations on the Indian River. Dredging operations will be conducted within the Turning Basin of the Port of Fort Pierce and will commence in a few days time. The operations will […]

  • 22 November 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has unveiled details about the Miami Harbor dredging project (Phase 3). The project work consists of construction dredging to provide for the Federally authorized project improvements and Local Sponsor Berthing Areas of Miami Harbor, Florida. To facilitate the authorized project, the Phase 3 deepening contract will dredge the following features: […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big Bend Channel expansion scheme is complete – a year ahead of schedule, Port Tampa Bay said in its latest announcement.  The $63 million milestone project, which deepened and widened the Big Bend Channel, will allow for larger ships to call at the terminals. “This is one of the largest projects we have worked […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis the Columbia River Side Channels Clamshell Dredging contract for 2018. According to the Corps, the contract worth $349,900 includes dredging of the Wahkiakum Ferry Crossing and Longview Turning Basin. The project locations are along the Lower Columbia River, in Oregon and Washington. Using one of […]

  • 11 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the maintenance dredging project at the Port Everglades Harbor, Broward County, Fl. This dredging project consists of a Base and six options. Base work occurs within the Entrance Channel from Station 0+00 to Station 74+50. The project depth for the base work is 45 feet from […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jay M. Cashman of Quincy Shipyard, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and modify the dredging footprint to Pier 1 in the Quincy Shipyard to create a turning basin in Quincy, Mass. This work is proposed in the Fore […]