PortMiami’s Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to the Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of the port’s channel to 50/52 feet, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Read the latest news on dredging projects at East Coast ports as they prepare for mega-ships arrivals once the Panama Canal expansion project is finished.
News & Analysis
16 May 2013
16 May 2013
The Senate's passage of the Water Resources Development Act on Wednesday paves the way for increased investment in ports, and speedier completion of maritime and inland waterway projects. Because the bill is 294 pages and far from a page-turner, The Journal of Commerce decided to break down what the Senate version calls for and what challenges the legislation faces ahead.
30 Apr 2013
The Indian Ministry of Shipping said major state-owned ports would get Rs. 649.11 crores (approximately $120 million) for maintenance dredging, as part of fiscal year 2013-14 budget plan.
25 Apr 2013
A top Corps of Engineers official said spending more from the Harbor Maintenance Tax Fund without a corresponding increase in the agency’s total budget would require the corps to divert money funding from other projects.
24 Apr 2013
India’s Cochin Port Authority has completed a dredging project to allow the Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal to handle deep-draft ships.
19 Apr 2013
The Port of Koper, Slovenia, reported container throughput in the first three months of 2013 totaling 146,903 20-foot-equivalent units, down 3.4 percent compared with 152,072 TEUs in the same period in 2012.
17 Apr 2013
The last environmental hurdle to the long-delayed Savannah River Harbor Expansion Project was cleared Wednesday when the
16 Apr 2013
WASHINGTON — House Republicans want a larger role in determining which port and inland waterway projects go forward, but
11 Apr 2013
Boskalis Westminster, the Dutch dredging and marine services group, and Chile’s Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas
09 Apr 2013
Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired a dredging contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain 110 kilometers (about 68 miles) of the shipping fairway of the River Elbe in Germany...