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The Next Step in PhilaPort’s $300M Revitalization? A New Training Center for Workers

PA, United States

The Delaware River is being dredged so bigger ships can come through. The giant cranes have arrived, able to unload the world’s largest container ships. And the Port of Philadelphia, now known as...

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Charleston Ports Agency Gets $25M Grant to Fund Inland Port Expansion

SC, United States

The State Ports Authority is getting a $25 million federal grant to help pay for an expansion at a Spartanburg County cargo hub that links the Upstate with the Charleston waterfront.The funds —...

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$18 Million Sand Project to Restore 3.5 Miles of Beach, from Jetty Park to Cocoa Beach Pier

FL, United States

Work began this week on the largest beach renourishment project in the Port Canaveral area of the five that have occurred since 1995.The $18 million, federally funded project will restore sand to 3.5...

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$99M Shoreline Renourishment Project Inches Ahead in Flagler Beach

FL, United States

Florida Department of Transportation officials oversee work to fortify the dune line in Flagler Beach following completion of temporary repairs to State Road A1A in November 2017. A years-long effort...


Industry Developments
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Warner, Kaine Announce $15.5 Million in Virginia Inland Port Improvements

VA, United States

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that the Department of Transportation is awarding the Port of Virginia $15,500,197 to increase terminal capacity at the Virginia Inland Port (VIP) in...

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Royal Caribbean to Build Nearly $100M Cruise Terminal in Galveston

TX, United States

Royal Caribbean expects to bring some of its largest ships to Galveston after investing close to $100 million to build a new cruise terminal at the Port of Galveston."When we're investing this heavily...

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Mayor Willing to Find $1M for Marsh Funding; Council Revotes to Include Federal Lobbyist

WA, United States

In an evening of twists and turns during deliberations over Mayor Dave Earling’s proposed 2019 budget, the Edmonds City Council Tuesday night moved a step closer to approving $1 million that would be...

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Port of Baltimore Awarded $6.5 Million to Upgrade Berth Accommodations

MD, United States

The Port of Baltimore is getting a $6.5 million federal grant to build an additional 50-foot-deep berth to accommodate large containerships.“The more cargo, the more money we make and the more jobs we...


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Bradberry Resigns as Louisiana’s Coastal Authority Chairman to Return to Private Sector

LA, United States

Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Chairman Johnny Bradberry, who has overseen Louisiana’s coastal restoration and hurricane levee construction since January 2016, is stepping down effective...

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Arcadis Nederland B.V.’s Contract with the Government of Nicaragua in Order to Implement the Bluefields Port Project

Netherlands

BLP advised Arcadis on the transactionArcadis Nederland B.V. signed a contract with the Government of Nicaragua in order to develop the project for the Deepwater Port in Bluefields.The $275 Million...

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Dredging Icon Don King Passes Away at Age 91

TN, United States

Dredge Central, LLC of Goodlettsville, Tennessee, learned of the November 19 that company founder Don King has died.King graduated from Hillsboro High School in Nashville, Tennessee, attended the...

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Army Corps says Dredging isn't Solution for Socastee Flooding

SC, United States

Bob Wallace knew what he was getting into when he bought his waterfront house in the Rosewood community.At times, his yard had turned into an extension of the Intracoastal Waterway. But lately, he’s...


Project Updates
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Second Phase of Saco River Dredging Project to Begin, at Cost of Nearly $4 Million

ME, United States

A $3.93 million project to dredge the lower Saco River is set to begin later this month.It’s the second half of a federal navigation project authorized by Congress to clear out the river channel from...

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$18 Million Sand Project to Restore 3.5 Miles of Beach, from Jetty Park to Cocoa Beach Pier

FL, United States

Work began this week on the largest beach renourishment project in the Port Canaveral area of the five that have occurred since 1995.The $18 million, federally funded project will restore sand to 3.5...

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Port of Redwood City Gets $7.95 Million for Dredging

CA, United States

The Port of Redwood City announced the allocation of $7.95 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that advances a critical federal dredging project in 2019 that will ensure continued ship...

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Port Gets $3M More for Dredging

United States

The Port of Morgan City is set to receive another $3 million for dredging through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, bringing the port’s total dredging funds announced in the past year to roughly $45...


New Products and Technology
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Nanaimo: M-B Takes the Water all the Way

Canada

Mercedes-Benz will be the first European automaker to deliver vehicles to Canada's western provinces via an all-water route.SSA Marine, a marine terminal management company in Seattle, is developing...

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Thordon to Provide Bearings for LNG-fuelled Cutterhead Suction Dredger

Netherlands

Thordon Bearings Inc. has announced that it will provide the water-lubricated composite cutterhead shaft and intermediate ladder bearings for the LNG-fuelled cutterhead suction dredger (CSD),...

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Eagle Bulk Shipping Expands Fleet Scrubber Initiative

CT, United States

STAMFORD, Conn., Nov. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eagle Bulk Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: EGLE) announced that is has exercised its options to purchase 15 additional exhaust gas cleaning systems which are...

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Global Marine Dual Fuel Engine Sales Market 2018 Industry Trends – Caterpillar, Cummins, Rolls-Royce, Hyundai, MAN

United States

Global Marine Dual Fuel Engine Sales Market Professional Research Report 2018 : Size, Share, Trends, Price, Demand, Industry Growth, OpportunitiesGlobal Marine Dual Fuel Engine Sales Market 2018...


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FSUE Rosmorport Supports 2nd Dredging and Hydraulic Engineering Structures Congress as its General Partner

Russian Federation

The agreement on cooperation in organization and holding of the 2nd Dredging and Hydraulic Engineering Structures Congress has been signed by FSUE Rosmorport and Russia’s leading maritime industry...

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Hong Kong Maritime Week 2018 Kicks-off

Hong Kong

The third edition of Hong Kong's Maritime Week oragnised by the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board (HKMPB) with co-organisers, the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and the Hong Kong Maritime Museum,...

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Events Offer Role-playing Workshops to Explore Flooding Prevention Strategies

United States

Exemplified by recent flooding after Hurricane Florence, experts say global warming and rising sea levels are causing continuous issues in coastal counties of the United States.Georgetown County...