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  • 21 October 2014

    Freeport LNG Development and Port Freeport have announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock to widen the entrance and jetty sections of the […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord widened the access channel over a distance of 5.5 kilometers. In the course of several months, more than 2.8 […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 19 March 2007

    The cruise industry is going in two different directions: big ships for the masses and small ships for the wealthy. Port Canaveral — already one of the world’s busiest cruise ports — is mainly setting its sights on the big ships, with a $40 million-plus plan to widen the port’s western turning basin and shipping […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the port of Surabaya in Indonesia. The client is Indonesian port company PT Pelabuhan Indonesia III (Persero). The contract is worth over $68.4 million. Project execution will start in May 2014 and will last 10 months, followed […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord recently released a video of the Rio de Janeiro’s dredging operations. With more than six million inhabitants, Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil. The metropolis is situated on a wide bay, the Bay of Guanabara. From June 2016 to March 2017, Van Oord has been deploying a […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Australia’s Port Adelaide shipping channel would be widened by Dutch company Boskalis.

  • 19 May 2009

    LR-Fairplay reports that three dredging majors look set to make a syndicated bid for the US$124 million capital dredging project at Qasim port, Pakistan. The trio are said to be Dredging International (DI), Jan De Nul (JDN) and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC). Two other companies, China Water and Electric (CWE) and Van Oord ACZ […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord has just shared this interesting photo of the company’s backhoe Simson and split hopper barge Pieter Caland working in the Bay of Guanabara, Brazil. The company has been active in Brazil for decades and has completed more than forty dredging and marine engineering projects along the Brazilian coast. One of these […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Brazil’s Minister of Transportation, Maurício Quintella Lessa, recently visited APM Terminals Itajai to attend the signing ceremony of an $11 million contract to dredge the navigation channel and terminal berths to a depth of 14 meters. The new depth will allow vessels of up to 9,000 TEU capacity to dock at the berths. Flooding of […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The Mumbai and Nhava-Sheva Ship Agents Association pointed out that the inking of the Jawaharlal Nehru Port dredging plan was a “great achievement for the maritime industry of India.” “MANSA appreciates and applauds the persevering spirit of the current JNPT management in ensuring that this major project of lasting impact in the maritime activity of […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Tauranga has just reported the completion of a major five year expansion program, including the channel dredging and landside facilities upgrades. The channel dredging project was completed ahead of time and below budget. The port’s shipping channels have now been widened and deepened, to 14.5 meters inside the harbor entrance and 15.8 meters outside the harbor. The Port Chairman, David […]

  • 13 March 2013

    The Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (JN Port) has introduced plans to collect up to $370 million by selling tax-free bonds. These funds will be used for a several port development projects, according to joc.com. Regarding this issue, L. Radhakrishnan, the Port Chairman, stated: “The net proceeds will be primarily used for dredging works to deepen […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for deepening and widening the port and access channel of JNPT in Mumbai, India. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is expected to take two […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The whole concept of the Panama Canal widening makes Port of Miami the target area. Thoughtful consideration has been directed towards the $77 million that Gov. Rick Scott provided for the dredging of the harbor. However, this is only one of three leading projects that have been in the works for more than a decade. […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has acquired a contract with port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for deepening and widening the port and access channel of JNPT in Mumbai, India. The contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is expected to take two […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Port of Klaipeda has announced the 2012 investment plan. Top 10 of the largest planned investments in 2012: 1. Dredging and Widening of Port Navigation Channel 2. Construction of Passenger and Cargo Terminal Infrastructure 3. Repair of Access Roads to Multimodal Cargo Terminals in the Southern part of the Port. Reconstruction of Kairių street 4. […]

  • 2 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port of Klaipeda, the northernmost ice–free port on the Eastern coast of the Baltic Sea, has announced the 2012 investment plan. Top 10 of the largest planned investments in 2012: 1. Dredging and Widening of Port Navigation Channel 2. Construction of Passenger and Cargo Terminal Infrastructure 3. Repair of Access Roads to Multimodal Cargo Terminals in […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has showed his support for the state’s water ports – including the Port of Corpus Christi – in a recent letter to Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). In the letter, Abbott urged the Corps to advance funding […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colonel Leonard Waterworth, Executive Director of the Port of Houston Authority, announced last week that he is stepping down as its Executive Director. Waterworth advised the Port Commission that he had accepted the role for two years, to help the Port Authority through recent transitions and to use his U.S. Army Corps of Engineers background […]

  • 6 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Florida Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll visited Port Everglades recently to see the progress on the South Florida seaport’s three critical expansion projects that are projected to create 7,000 new jobs regionally and support more than 135,000 jobs statewide over the next 15 years. During the visit, which included a tour and overview from the top […]