The Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent finished, following the completion of Reach D, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware...
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.
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10 Jun 2013
Peel Ports has launched dredging operations for its new post-Panamax container terminal at the Port of Liverpool in the U.K.
05 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON — A House committee on Wednesday decried how long it takes for the U.S.
04 Jun 2013
The British government’s Regional Growth Fund has assigned a grant of £35 million (about US$53.5 million) to dredge the approach channel in Mersey Estuary, which will improve access to Seaforth Dock...
03 Jun 2013
The Port of Klaipėda in Lithuania has completed the dredging of its channel after one year of work.
16 May 2013
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.
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.