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USPA Continues Operational Dredging in Chernomorsk Port

Ukraine

The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) continues to carry out operational dredging in Chernomorsk seaport. USPA says the water area is being cleaned of sediment silt and foreign objects to restore...

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Deal Signed to Facilitate River Transportation to Rampal

Bangladesh

Bangladesh has signed a Tk166cr deal to dredge the Pasur RiverMongla Port Authority has signed a deal to ensure coal, construction equipment and raw material can be transported more easily via aquatic...

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Corps Studies Plans to Create Lake Pepin Islands

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday brought another plan for Pool 4 of the Upper Mississippi River District. This one is designed to help reduce erosion and improve water quality in Lake...

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Moving Ahead, Ocean City Prepares for Next Phase of $20 Million Dredging Program

United States

In a major development that will boost its $20 million dredging program, Ocean City has finally emptied out a disposal site where it has been taking muddy sediment removed from its shallow back bays...


Industry Developments
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SC Ports Set Record

United States

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) set a new annual record for moving containers this year … but will it be enough to keep up with the competition? According to a release from the...

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CT Port Authority Votes for Saybrook HQ

United States

Last week marked the beginning of the residency of a new quasi-public state entity, the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA), in Old Saybrook. Nomadic since it was created in 2014, with monthly board...

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City Seeks More Harbour Studies as Divestiture Talks Continue

Canada

The city is planning to dive deeper into analyzing the condition of the federally owned Owen Sound harbour as it continues port divestiture talks with Transport Canada.City manager Wayne Ritchie said...

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Columbus Port of Entry Seeks Flood Funds

United States

What if we built an $86 million Port of Entry, only to let it flood during the next rainy season?Columbus Mayor Phillip Skinner thinks such fears may be exaggerated. “The whole port is elevated...


Company & People News
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Boskalis Acquires EUR 60 Million Contract for Stockholm Norvik Port

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract by Ports of Stockholm to construct the quay wall for the new Stockholm Norvik Port in Sweden. The contract value amounts to...

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Three from Corps Earn Blankenship Awards

Three employees with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division were named recipients of the Corps’ Ernest P. Blankenship Awards during the division’s awards day Friday.Established...

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Adani Ports in Fray for Buying Stake in Dredging Corporation

Adani Ports, ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Dharti Dredging and Construction, Mercator and a few other domestic dredging players are in the race to buy the government stake in Dredging Corporation...

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DCI to Dredge Pasur River

Mongla Port Authority signed a deal with Dredging Corporation of India Limited to dredge the Pasur River to ensure easier transport of coal, construction equipment and raw materials via aquatic...


Project Updates
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Suisun Harbor Dredging to Happen in 2018

United States

Boat owners can expect to see the Suisun City harbor and Whispering Bay get dredged in fall 2018, the City Council was told Tuesday night.The city had initially hoped to start the dredging this fall,...

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Feds Dredge Townshend Dam

United States

Crews have removed more than 7,000 cubic yards of sedimentation at Townshend Dam, clearing the way for the much-maligned swim area to reopen as soon as this week.The project was commissioned by the...

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Dawlish Warren Beach Reopens Fully in Time for the Summer Holidays

United Kingdom

Dawlish Warren beach has reopened fully to the public ahead of the summer holiday after over 100 Olympic swimming pools full of sand was pumped onto the beach as part of a £14m project to protect the...

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Shell Rock River Watershed District Prepares for $1.9M Bond Issuance for Dredging

United States

The Shell Rock River Watershed District board of managers last week approved the issuance of up to $1.96 million of limited tax bonds — if certain parameters are met. The resolution passed 5-1,...


New Products and Technology
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Kruse Integration Announces User-friendly DQM Interface Package

Kruse Integration, an industry leader in dredge automation, announces a new system to keep pipeline dredging operations in compliance with the National Dredging Quality Managment Program monitored by...

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Trimble Shows Trimble Marine Construction Software for Construction, Hydrographic Survey, and Dredging Operations at the 2017 Western Dredging Summit, Vancouver B.C

Trimble® Marine Construction software (TMC) helps improve productivity and efficiency in underwater marine construction applications including dredging, crane operations, piling and hydrographic...

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One-of-a-Kind Hydraulic Shovel for a Sophisticated Port Project

The Ashdod port in Israel is one of the country’s two main cargo ports. Located about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, the port is undergoing a substantial expansion to meet the forecast of a 40...

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Dutch Link Integration for China Newbuild

An Indar manufactured submersible motor such as will be installed on the Chinese newbuild dredgerDutch marine electrical system integration specialists Bakker Sliedrecht will deliver two submersible...


Upcoming Events
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27-28th September 2017, Singapore: 18th Ballast Water Management Conference

Singapore

http://www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/ballast-water-management-summit-asia/

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September 18-21, 2017 PIANC-Smart Rivers 2017 Conference

United States

https://pianc.sites.usa.gov/pianc-smart-rivers-2017-conference/

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8 November 2017, The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference, Abu Dhabi

http://www.tms-shipfinanceandtrade.com/conference/delegate-registration/

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Singapore - 2nd Executive Program on Global Ports Advanced Management

02 October to 11 October 2017,To register, please contact thomasng@globalportsforum.com