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Fast Delivery Of ‘BELOE More’ To Complete Job In Siberian Harbour Before Winter

Russian Federation

The Beloe More recently joined its sister vessel Severnaya Dvina in the Port of Sabetta, northern Russia. The 2,000 m3 hopper dredger was delivered from stock to FSUE ROSMORPORT. The customised hopper...

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State Ports Authority Proposes to Dredge Wetlands, Re-expand Turning Basin at Wilmington Port

United States

After recently completing a turning basin project finalized in August 2016, the Wilmington port is proposing to expand its channel even wider and deeper.North Carolina State Ports Authority is asking...

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‘Warri Port Dredging ‘ll be Completed Soon’

Nigeria

THE dredging of the Warri Port in Delta State, to seven metres draught, will be completed soon, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Managing Director, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has said.The low draught of...

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Billionaire Who Built his Business on Sand

Nigeria

At the glass house office of Azikel Group of Companies in Ogbogura community of Bayelsa State, the staff are few. But the traffic of tippers loading sand at the dredging site, to a discerning eye,...


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Mississippi Announces Plans for $37.8M in Oil Spill Money

MS, United States

Mississippi officials have outlined how they plan to spend this year's $37.8 million installment of BP oil spill money, focusing largely on economic, environmental and transportation projects.Gov....

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State Ports Authority Proposes to Dredge Wetlands, Re-expand Turning Basin at Wilmington Port

United States

After recently completing a turning basin project finalized in August 2016, the Wilmington port is proposing to expand its channel even wider and deeper.North Carolina State Ports Authority is asking...

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Capsized Work Boat Located in Charleston Harbor, Salvage Efforts Underway

SC, United States

Coast Guard officials say they located a capsized work boat Sunday morning in the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, with help from U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and other partners.The Coast Guard...

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OOCL to Launch New Asia-South Africa Services

Hong Kong

Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) has announced the introduction of three new Asia-South Africa services that include direct calls to ports such as Durban, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth.The three...


Company & People News
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The Belle of Topsail to Become Dredge, Marine Construction Vessel

NC, United States

After almost 12 years in Surf City and 75 years on the water, The Belle of Topsail is headed for a new mission.According to a post on the Belle of Topsail Facebook page, The Belle left Surf City...

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Billionaire Who Built his Business on Sand

Nigeria

At the glass house office of Azikel Group of Companies in Ogbogura community of Bayelsa State, the staff are few. But the traffic of tippers loading sand at the dredging site, to a discerning eye,...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company Reports Third Quarter Increases

United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and infrastructure services, reported improved financial...

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Q&A with Port of Long Beach Chief

CA, United States

Mario Cordero spoke to FreightWaves last week from Hong Kong, where he was making the rounds with customers following the World Shipping Summit in Shanghai. He talked about record container volumes,...


Project Updates
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Fast Delivery Of ‘BELOE More’ To Complete Job In Siberian Harbour Before Winter

Russian Federation

The Beloe More recently joined its sister vessel Severnaya Dvina in the Port of Sabetta, northern Russia. The 2,000 m3 hopper dredger was delivered from stock to FSUE ROSMORPORT. The customised hopper...

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Louisiana to Get $91 Million in Fiscal Year 2018 Federal Oil and Gas Revenue

LA, United States

Oil and gas produced from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and on federal land in Louisiana in fiscal year 2018 will add $91 million to the budgets of the state and coastal parishes, the Interior...

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‘Warri Port Dredging ‘ll be Completed Soon’

Nigeria

THE dredging of the Warri Port in Delta State, to seven metres draught, will be completed soon, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) Managing Director, Ms Hadiza Bala Usman, has said.The low draught of...

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Army Corps: Deepening Blount Island berths won't Impact Environment

FL, United States

An Army Corps of Engineers study of plans to deepen the area around JaxPort'sBlount Island terminal finds the project would have no significant impact on the St. Johns River or nearby habitat.But the...


New Products and Technology
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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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Royal IHC Launches World's Biggest Cutter Suction Dredger

United States

Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC has launched the hull of the Spartacus, the largest cutter suction dredger ever built. The 164-meter vessel is an order for Belgian dredging firm DEME, and she will be...

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‘Pillows’ Provide a New Type of Coastal Protection for Louisiana

LA, United States

Along a 3-mile section of coastline in Southwestern Louisiana, a giant crane is dumping large rocks to cap a first-of-its-kind shoreline protection project.The $34 million effort, funded through a...


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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...

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Conference: Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure - Hosted by CEDA and IADC

Netherlands

19/11/2018 - 20/11/2018 - BEURS VAN BERLAGE, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDSThere is an increasing expectation that infrastructure projects should add value – beyond the economic aspect – to the natural...

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Mississippi River's Land Building Ability is Focus of Coastal Connections Event

United States

The ability of the Mississippi River to build land when it's diverted from its banks will be the focus of a Coastal Connections event jointly sponsored by the state Coastal Protection and Restoration...