Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Gerd Stensen AS Orders Damen Stan Tug 1606

Netherlands

Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with Gerd Stensen AS from Norway for the delivery of a Damen Stan Tug 1606. The client will apply the new vessel to its dredging operations, which include work...

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NC State Ports Authority Seeks Water Injection Dredge Design-Build & Demonstration Project

NC, United States

The North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA) is seeking qualified naval engineers, architects and shipbuilders to design and build a fully commissioned and equipped Water Injection Dredge (WID)....

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Asia's Largest Dredging Vessel Returns After Completing Sea Trial (China)

China

A Chinese-built dredging vessel, the largest of its kind in Asia, returned to the shipyard Wednesday after completing its sea trial of nearly three months.The 140-meter-long, 27.8-meter-wide vessel,...

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Corps to Build Islands in Mississippi River at Head of Lake Pepin (USA - Minnesota)

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to build islands in the Mississippi River at the Head of Lake Pepin in an effort to restore backwater habitat.Through the pilot program, corps engineers will use...

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Four Hong Kong Container Terminal Operators Set Up Alliance

Hong Kong

Cosco Shipping Ports Limited announced that, COSCO-HIT Terminals (Hong Kong) Limited (CHT), Asia Container Terminals Limited (ACT), Hong Kong International Terminals Limited (HIT) and Modern Terminals...

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Shifting Sands Shift Plans for Cape Cod Beach Parking Lot

MA, United States

The popular waterfront parking lot at Herring Cove Beach will be rebuilt farther inland than planned due to an emerging “hot spot” of erosion that is expected to last several years at least.But the...

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From Dams to Coastal Barriers: How the U.S. Is Fighting Flooding in 2019 (USA - Texas)

TX, United States

Critics say the Army Corps of Engineers never saw a flood control project it didn’t like. The agency is swinging for the fences again in 2019 with the rollout of what could be the most expensive...

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Dutch Queen Christens Vox Amalia

Netherlands

Dutch dredging giant Van Oord closed out celebrations marking its 150th anniversary year with the christening last month of the trailing suction hopper dredger 'Vox Amalia' in Rotterdam.Dredging has a...

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APM Submits Poti Design (Georgia)

GA, United States

APM Terminals Poti and Poti New Terminals Consortium have submitted conceptual designs for the first stage construction permit of the Poti Port expansion, which includes a new breakwater and extended...

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Denmark Plans Man-made Islands to Draw Business

Denmark

Denmark plans to build nine artificial islands in southern Copenhagen in a bid to attract businesses, the government announced on Monday, amid a housing and office space shortage.The government and...

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Boat Harbour Remediation Project (Canada)

Canada

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) must decide whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Boat Harbour Remediation Project, located approximately...

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The Inland Port in Greer is Getting a $25M Expansion. Here’s the Plan

SC, United States

The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has received a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to support the expansion of its 50-acre inland port in Spartanburg County.Once...

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Port of Virginia Invests to Land Bigger Ships and More Business

VA, United States

Virginia has the nation’s number five port, serving an average of 40 ships a week and connecting more than 200 countries.And despite talk of trade wars in Washington, the place is poised to grow. The...

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Norfolk Coast Sandscaping (United Kingdom)

United Kingdom

Covering the coastline between Bacton and Walcott this scheme will widen the beach along this stretch of coast in order to reduce the impact of waves on the coastal defences by causing the waves to...

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Port: Largest Shipping Cranes to Operate in US Have Arrived

WA, United States

What are said to be the largest cranes to operate at a U.S. commercial port arrived Monday in Virginia, marking the latest effort to accommodate the increasingly mammoth container ships that underpin...