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Curtin Maritime Hosts USACE and Port Officials in Puerto Rico on San Juan Harbor Dredging Project

Puerto Rico , United States

U.S. dredging company Curtin Maritime hosts Commander of U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Task Force Virgin Islands Puerto Rico (TF-VIPR), Colonel Charles Decker on the dredge DB AVALON.  Curtin Maritime has mobilized the DB AVALON for the San Juan Harbor deepening project.  The American flag Jones Act dredge DB AVALON is state-of-the-Art and one of… Read More

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expands Port of Baltimore Limited Access Channel

MD, United States

BALTIMORE — Along with the removal of the M/V Dali, salvage crews expanded the Port of Baltimore limited access channel to a width of 400 feet and a depth of 50 feet on May 20, allowing for the transit of all deep-draft commercial vessels calling on the Port of Baltimore. The M/V Dali was refloated one… Read More

Port of New Orleans Names Wendel Acting CEO

LA, United States

The Port of New Orleans‘ board (NOLA) yesterday confirmed that Ronald Wendel Jr. will become acting president and CEO of the port and New Orleans Public Belt Railroad in June following the departure of current President and CEO Brandy Christian. Wendel is now the port’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. Christian announced last week that she… Read More

Virginia Port Authority’s Va. International Gateway New Dredging Project Detailed

VA, United States

FEDERAL PUBLIC NOTICE The District Commander has received a joint permit application for Federal and State permits as described below: APPLICANT Jeff Fisher, Chief Engineer Virginia Port Authority 600 World Trade Center Norfolk, VA 23510 PROJECT LOCATION:  Virginia International Gateway, 1000 Virginia International Gateway Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23703 PROJECT SIZE: 192.5 ACRES NEAREST WATERWAY: Elizabeth River LATITUDE… Read More

Ports Authority says it won’t fund $1B-plus Savannah bridge replacement

GA, United States

A frequently heard comment Monday night during the first public information session regarding a new Savannah River crossing to replace the Talmadge Bridge was “that’s a lot of money.” Hours later, Georgia Ports Authority officials made it clear they don’t intend to be a funding source for either a new, higher bridge, projected to cost $1.17 billion,… Read More

Port of Seattle Breaks Ground on Maritime Innovation Center

WA, United States

The Port of Seattle broke ground today on the renovation and modernization of the historic Ship Supply Building at Fishermen’s Terminal, paving the way for its transformation into a modern, Living Building Challenge (LBC) – certified Maritime Innovation Center (MInC). The new facility will serve a confluence of maritime industry needs that will bring together… Read More

Largest channel to Port of Baltimore will open for 24/7 vessel traffic, nearly two months since bridge collapse

MD, United States

A 400-foot-wide, 50-foot-deep channel into the Baltimore harbor is expected to open later Tuesday as officials claimed victory over one of the largest hurdles in clearing the aftermath of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse. Updating reporters on the timeline at a Tuesday morning news conference in front of a noticeably different Patapsco River, Coast… Read More

Major European ports in climate resilience infrastructure project

World ,

The project is financed by the Horizon Europe programme and coordinated by the TU Delft and a multidisciplinary team of 21 partners from 10 European countries. The aim of the project is to improve resilience and sustainability of European terminals in the face of climate-related challenges. With an EU contribution of around $8 million, the… Read More

Port of Baltimore workers eager to get back to work after Dali removed from shipping channel

MD, United States

Port of Baltimore workers are looking forward to a return to some normalcy as operations slowly resume after the Dali cargo ship was removed from the shipping channel. The Key Bridge Response Unified Command said the shipping channel should be clear to 400 feet wide by the end of Tuesday, with the full 700-foot channel open… Read More

Port Houston Posts Double Digit Box Growth

TX, United States

Container Volumes Up 12 Percent Through April Port Houston continues to exceed last year’s container volumes and is up 12% through April with 1,394,094 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). In the month of April, 324,177 TEUs moved through the Port, which represents a 5% increase compared to the previous year’s April figures. A closer look at… Read More

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek proposes $40M to preserve container shipping at Port of Portland’s Terminal 6

OR, United States

On Thursday, Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek announced a proposal of $40 million in state investment in order to keep the container port open at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 6, according to a press release from Kotek’s office. Of that $40 million proposed, $35 million will come from the governor’s 2025-2027 recommended budget, and $5 million… Read More

Construction giant Skanska awarded multimillion-dollar contract to transform major seaport into one of nation’s largest offshore wind projects — here’s its expected potential

NY, United States

In a major step forward for clean energy, construction giant Skanska has been awarded an $861 million contract to transform the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into one of the nation’s largest offshore wind ports, according to Electrek. This critical infrastructure project, set to run through 2026, will support the 2.1-gigawatt Empire Wind project currently being developed in multiple… Read More

Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor kicks off $77m construction season

IN, United States

More than $77 million in infrastructure and expansion projects are now being developed at Ports of Indiana-Burns Harbor as a record construction season kicks off in the Lake Michigan port. Major projects in various phases of development include construction of a highway bridge entering the port, three new ship berths, a new bulk warehouse, two… Read More

Ship that caused deadly Baltimore bridge collapse to be refloated and moved

MD, United States

The recovery from the deadly Baltimore bridge collapse reached a significant milestone Monday as tugboats escorted the ill-fated container ship Dali back to port, its damaged bow still covered with smashed shipping containers, fallen steel trusses and mangled concrete. Nearly two months have passed since the Dali lost power and crashed into one of the… Read More

Vessel Dali that destroyed Port of Baltimore’s Key Bridge refloated Monday and towed to shore; Time Lapse video released

MD, United States

BALTIMORE – LATEST UPDATE The Key Bridge Response Unified Command released time lapse video capturing the M/V Dali being refloated and relocated Monday. The time lapse can be downloaded here. The M/V Dali became buoyant roughly at 6:40 a.m. Eastern Time. As of 7:00 a.m., it is currently being moved by tugboats under favorable environmental… Read More

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