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Savannah Harbor Project Reaches Halfway Point

At the end of February, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District marked the end of the deepening Savannah Harbor entrance channel. This $134 million leg of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) deepened the entrance channel of the harbor and extended it an additional 7 miles… Read More

Port of Santos Completes Expansion Works

Latin America’s busiest port, the Port of Santos, Brazil, expects to receive larger vessels following recovery works that deepened berths between warehouses 12-A and 23 in a 1,700-meter (5,600-foot) area. The country’s Ministry Transports, Ports and Civil Aviation (MTPA) spent BRL 229 million ($706 million US) to reinforce… Read More

Jan de Nul Dredges Ecuadorian Port of Manta

Jan de Nul has started dredging at the Ecuadorian Port of Manta, following a crowded tender last year, which was awarded to Envisan, the environmental division of the Jan de Nul Group. Local Port Authority Autoridad Portuaria de Manta (APM) said it expects Envisan to dredge the access… Read More

CONTRACT TENDER FOR PORT OF ODESSA UKRAINE ANNOUNCED

Construction of the area known as Berth № 1-z at the Androsovsky Quay Pier part of the Odessa Sea Trade Port the Odessa Branch of the state enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) was announced in early October 2017. The announcement was made on the Ukrainian Sea Ports… Read More

DREDGING ADDS TO UPGRADES AT THE PORT OF BEIRA MOZAMBIQUE

In July 2017 CFM offered a tender for Mozambique’s port and railway company for the emergency dredging of the port. The contract was awarded four months later in November 2017 to Van Oord the dredging and marine contractor headquartered in the Netherlands. The contract for the emergency dredging works in… Read More

PORT DEVELOPMENT BEGINS AT DUQM OMAN

In late August 2017 the Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) and Boskalis Westminster (Oman) LLC signed an agreement to construct a liquid bulk berth at Duqm Port. Al Duqm Port & Drydock is a seaport located in Oman on the Arabian Sea that was opened in… Read More