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Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia in July processed 265,559 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in July, making it the second busiest month in the port’s history.The strong cargo performance was driven by an...

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U.S. ports underpin hot economy with record volumes, rapid growth

United States

U.S. ports are on a hot streak.Backed by a burgeoning and resilient U.S. economy, many U.S. ports processed record or near-record freight volumes through the first part of 2019, building on a 2018...

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Texas bans large vessels from Houston Ship Channel, appoints new traffic cop

TX, United States

Introduction & BackgroundOn September 1, 2019, any vessel larger than 1,100 feet will no longer have open access to the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) absent approval by the newly authorized and...

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Officials look at multiple dredging projects

United States

EMERALD ISLE — County officials are making progress toward starting long-planned dredging projects in Atlantic Harbor in Atlantic, East Taylor’s Creek in Beaufort and Old Ferry Channel near...


Upcoming Projects/Contracts/Tenders
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U.S. DoT awards $32.8 million to improve passenger ferry service

United States

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) recently announced approximately $32.8 million in project selections to improve the safety and reliability of America’s...

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Officials look at multiple dredging projects

United States

EMERALD ISLE — County officials are making progress toward starting long-planned dredging projects in Atlantic Harbor in Atlantic, East Taylor’s Creek in Beaufort and Old Ferry Channel near...

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Birdon America awarded $390 million U.S. Coast Guard and Army contracts

United States

Australian-based The Birdon Group announced August 14 that its U.S. subsidiary, Birdon America Inc., has been awarded two new contracts worth up to $390 million.In one contract, valued at up to $190...

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts Award Contracts to Burns & McDonnell

MO, United States

Seven new contracts specify full range of architecture, engineering, fire protection, design review, construction and commissioning services on multiple projectsKANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 13, 2019...


Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Once all but gone, Como Lake is slowly coming back to life

NY, United States

Carley Hill was talking last year with William Geary, commissioner of the Erie County Department of Public Works, when the topic of Como Lake in Lancaster came up."I said, 'What lake?' " Hill...

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'Squam dredging project becalmed

MA, United States

Bids come in at twice Army Corps' estimatesThe much-anticipated federal project to dredge the Annisquam River could be dead in the water or require significant changes unless more funding is secured...

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Dredging Under Way On Winona Lake

IN, United States

WINONA LAKE – Winona Lake patrons and residents may have noticed barrels in the lake lately and wondered what they are. The canals are being dredged by the Winona Lake Preservation Association and...

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IPOP/Rivers of Gold Approved To Operate 6-Inch Test Dredge in Safety Sound

AK, United States

IPOP LLC, the company registered with a proposed mining project in the Safety Sound area outside of Nome, has amended their request to operate a test dredge this month. They now have permission to...


Company & People News/C-Suite Interviews
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BAE Systems to enhance maritime operations aboard large deck U.S. Navy ships

VA, United States

The U.S. Navy recently awarded BAE Systems a prime contractor position on a new indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to enhance maritime operations and flight safety systems aboard new...

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With new CEO, Inland Port Authority transitions from organizational to operational

UT, United States

“This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity with global implications.” That’s how Jack Hedge, the Utah Inland Port Authority’s new CEO and executive director, describes the challenge of transitioning...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NasdaqGS:GLDD) Has Posted Sales Growth of 0.37892 YoY

IL, United States

Potential Investors often look for key drivers that can move a stock in a positive direction. One of those is sales growth. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NasdaqGS:GLDD) of the...

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Carnival Corporation Announces Two New Appointments to Its Compliance Departments

FL, United States

Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest leisure travel company, announced the promotion of Chris Donald to senior vice president of corporate environmental compliance and the appointment...


Product and Technical Innovation
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Weeks Marine Christens Newest Cutter Suction Dredge J.S. Chatry

LA, United States

Today on August 12, 2019 at its repair facility in Houma, Louisiana, dredging and marine construction contractor Weeks Marine celebrated its 100thanniversary with the christening of its newest asset...


Port News
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Port of Seattle releases RFP for new cruise facility

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the proposed cruise facility at Terminal 46 to the three shortlisted teams announced in May. These teams will compete to become the...

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Senate Pushes Port Project Permits Forward

Virgin Islands, United States

V. I. senators Tuesday peppered representatives from the Port Authority, the West Indian Co. Ltd., and the Department of Planning and Natural Resources with questions about $40 million worth of...

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Port of Virginia Posts Record July Volumes

VA, United States

The Port of Virginia in July processed 265,559 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) in July, making it the second busiest month in the port’s history.The strong cargo performance was driven by an...

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U.S. ports underpin hot economy with record volumes, rapid growth

United States

U.S. ports are on a hot streak.Backed by a burgeoning and resilient U.S. economy, many U.S. ports processed record or near-record freight volumes through the first part of 2019, building on a 2018...


Videos
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Army Corps test Submersible Dredge ROV - MRSD

United States

The Subdredge was designed and developed by EDDY Pump for the US Army Corps of Engineers. Specifically for their ERDC R&D arm. Learn more about these tests here...

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Nags Head Beach Nourishment August 8, 2019 Near Mile Post 18

NC, United States

Beach nourishment construction taking place near Mile Post 18 in Nags Head on August 6, 2019. Source: youtube.com

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Contractors Marine - Mirror Lake Dredging Project

MI, United States

Client project on Mirror Lake located in Michigan. To learn more about our services visit: ContractorsMarine.com. Source: youtube.com

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Cocoa Beach Muck Dredging Project

FL, United States

Cocoa Beach Project Manager, Wayne Carragino, discusses the muck removal project in the canals of Cocoa Beach. Learn about the challenges and benefits of this project that will remove 2,455 pounds...


Events & Conferences
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The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards

United States

The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards.Join us with Achievers of Ports/Terminals Excellence at 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards, Dubai, UAE, 26 Feb 2020.The 2020 Global Ports Forum Awards.Join us with...

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Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

CA, United States

Pacific ChapterThe Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States including Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Hawaii...

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Port of Virginia Harbor Tour to kick off AAPA annual convention in Norfolk

VA, United States

Annual event features Western Hemisphere’s largest gathering of seaport and maritime transportation professionalsTo kick off the 108th Annual Convention and Expo of the American Association of Port...

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Registration Opens for 2019 WEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting

DE, United States

Registration is open for the 2019 Western Dredging Association Eastern Chapter Meeting. The meeting is set to be held at the Hotel Dupont in downtown Wilmington, Delaware, from October 16 to 18.This...