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Jacksonville District Begins Study Process for Future Miami Harbor Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District held a conference call on April 26 to provide an update on the progress of the Navigation Improvement Study for the Miami Harbor in Florida. The area being examined includes the outer entrance channel, Fisher Island turning basin, Fisherman’s Channel and Lummus… Read More

CARP Completes Phase 1 of Plata River Dredging

The Rio de la Plata Port Administrator Commission (CARP), a bi-national commission between Argentina and Uruguay, said in late February it completed phase one of a deepening and maintenance dredging project for the La Plata River channels between kilometers 37, near Barra del Farallón, and kilometer zero. CARP said it… Read More

Argentinian Port Administrator to Fund 2020 Dredging Project

Argentinian Port Administrator Consorcio Portuario Regional de Mar del Plata (CPRM) plans to use its own money to fund an estimated $3 million US dredging project, which is expected for 2020, CPRM’s president, Martín Merlini, told local media Pescare. Merlini said the port administrator expects to release a dredging tender… Read More

Port of Manzanillo to Dredge Navigation Channels

Mexican state-owned port administrator Administración Portuaria Integral de Manzanillo S.A, also known as (API Manzanillo), said in late April it plans to “immediately” dredge the facility’s access and secondary channels to improve navigability at the port. Captain Héctor Mora Gómez, the port administrator’s general director, said dredging must bring the… Read More

Boskalis Awarded Two Dredging Contracts in Indonesia

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia. On the island of Sulawesi, Boskalis will expand the Makassar New Port container terminal, and on the island of Java, it will prepare land for a new petrochemical complex. Both projects will be executed in… Read More