International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Brazil Port of Rio Grande to Complete Dredging in August

Maintenance dredging at the Brazilian Port of Rio Grande, in the southern state of Rio Grande do Sul, should be completed by August, officials estimated. As of late July, the dredging project was 88 percent complete, the local state-owned port administrator, the Superintendence of the Port of Rio Grande (SUPRG),… Read More

Oxygenating System In Savannah Harbor Expansion Is Largest To Date

The largest water oxygenation effort to date, costing about $100 million, is well underway as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Engineering firm CDM Smith won the prime contract for the oxygenation system in July 2015. Construction and preparation of the sites began in 2016. In April of… Read More

Argentinian Banks Finance Port of Quequén Dredging

Argentinian development bank BICE and local commercial bank Banco Macro agreed to provide $32.2 million US in financing for port administrator Consorcio de Gestión de Puerto Quequén to fund a maintenance dredging project at the local port, BICE said in March. Jan De Nul will perform maintenance dredging to bring… Read More

Panama Canal Welcomes 6,000th Neopanamax Vessel

In late April, the Panama Canal welcomed its 6,000th Neopanamax vessel through its expanded canal, local canal authority, ACP said. The milestone was reached after the LNG vessel Energy Liberty completed the transit. It traveled southbound from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. “Once again, we are proud to celebrate… Read More