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$350M Boston Harbor Dredging Project Underway

United States

Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Port Authority Friday afternoon kicked off a $350 million dollar project to dredge Boston Harbor, opening the port to bigger industrial ships and promising...

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Port Of Los Angeles Registers Record-Breaking August; Second-Best Month Ever In 110-Year History

United States

August container volumes at the nation’s busiest port climbed by 6.1 percent compared to August 2016 volumes. 847,857 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) came through the Port of Los Angeles, marking...

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Elbe Solutions Now Urgent as the Cost Mounts up for Port of Hamburg

Germany

The port of Hamburg may have prevented further declines in the first half of 2017, but the delays surrounding the expansion of the Elbe Fairway continue to cost the German gateway.Container volumes...

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Island Left in Limbo Over Failure to Finish Harbour

Ireland

The failure of Galway County Council to pursue the completion of the harbour and maintain what work had been carried out at a cost of €14m to taxpayers was strangling the economy of Inis Meáin.Tarlach...


Industry Developments
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Harvey Cripples Waterway for Commerce

United States

The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway at the Colorado River is impassable after Hurricane Harvey, leading some to worry that products from the Crossroads aren't making it to the global market...

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Dutchess County Exec, Others Call On EPA To Require More PCB Cleanup

United States

The Dutchess County Executive and local leaders went to the Poughkeepsie waterfront Monday, calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to require more PCB cleanup of the Hudson River. This comes...

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Coomera Boost with New Dredge Facility

Australia

The Queensland government has signed off on the contract for the construction of a new $3 million dredge facility on the Gold Coast, opening the way for larger vessels to access the Coomera marine...

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Port of Virginia Aims to Have Channels Deeper and Wider than the Port of Los Angeles

United States

Deeper, wider, safer. Or wider, deeper, safer.Either way, you get the idea.They’ve been the port community’s mantras for years and now it looks like the vision is a little closer to becoming a...


Company & People News
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World Marine Awarded Contract to Repair Corps Dredge

World Marine of Alabama (WMA) has been awarded a contract to drydock and repair the Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredge Wheeler.Since the Wheeler’s commissioning at Avondale Shipyards in 1982, WMA’s...

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CH2M, Canaveral Port Authority Designing New Terminal for World's Second-busiest Cruise Port

Advancing the Tomorrow's Port Canaveral vision to accommodate future growth for the world's second-busiest cruise port, Canaveral Port Authority engaged long-time partner CH2M to design a new terminal...

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A.P. Møller Holding A/S to Acquire Maersk Tankers A/S

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S [A.P. Moller - Maersk] has signed an agreement to sell Maersk Tankers A/S [Maersk Tankers] to APMH Invest A/S, a subsidiary of A.P. Moller Holding A/S [A.P. Moller Holding] for...

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Patriot Marine Plans Move to New Haven from Boston

Patriot Marine of Boston wants to buy a small piece of riverfront land from the city to bring its dredging and marine construction company here.The proposal is to purchase a 15,500-square-foot strip...


Project Updates
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Petersburg Assembly Still OK with Dredging Agreement

United States

The borough assembly Monday voted again to move forward with a dredging study for Petersburg’s South Harbor.The borough will sign an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study the best...

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Ettalong Channel Dredging Failure Blamed for Ferry Skipper Running Aground

Australia

A FERRY captain is under investigation by Roads and Maritime Services after he ran aground in the silted up Ettalong channel in July.Fantasea Cruising which owns the vessel involved has defended its...

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Westerly Gets $2M in Superstorm Sandy Funds to Dredge Winnapaug Pond

United States

Plans are under way to dredge a portion of Winnapaug Pond after the town received word Monday that $2.1 million in federal funding has been approved for the project. The coming weeks and months will...

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Bags of Dredged Sediment Removed from Ballina Harbour

Australia

Bags of sediment that was dredged from the Ballina Boat Harbour and Fishery Creek have been removed from the site.Parliamentary Secretary for Northern NSW, Ben Franklin, said the dredging works were...


New Products and Technology
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New Flagship Marine Engine From MAN

MAN has revealed the successor to its 48/60CR engine in the company’s line of high-performance diesel engines.The new MAN 45/60CR marine diesel engine will initially be available as 12 and 14 V...

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Clean Earth Launches Exclusive Web-Based Project Management Tool

Clean Earth announces Clean Earth Connect, a new, proprietary, web-based tool providing customers with on-demand, pertinent information about their soil projects' materials moving to Clean Earth...

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Kongsberg M3 Sonar for Teledyne Seabotix ROV

Teledyne Seabotix's vLBV observation class ROV can now be integrated with the Kongsberg M3 sonar system, Kongsberg announced on 29 August.The M3 sonar is a 2D multibeam system that provides...

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Boskalis Equips its New Dredger with MTG Cutter-heads

After the successful results obtained with MTG cutter-heads fitted with MTG Systems DMet, Boskalis has relied on MTG to design and manufacture a number of cutter-heads that will equip their new Helios...


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