Coastal/Inland News


Port of London Launches Fully-electric Survey Vessel

May 23, 2023

In a first for UK ports, the Port of London Authority (PLA) and University College of London (UCL) have launched a fully electric, remotely operated survey vessel.It will support a MSc Hydrographic Surveying course they have run in partnership since 1999…

Manson Awarded Dredging Work in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida

May 18, 2023

Seattle-based dredging and marine construction contractor Manson Construction Co. has been awarded a contract for dredging in Alabama, Mississippi and FloridaThe $49 million firm-fixed-price contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District…

Coastal Shipping Can Help Cut NZ’s Freight Transport Emissions

May 16, 2023

A shift to coastal shipping and rail could cut NZ’s freight transport emissions – why aren’t we doing it?According to a recent study, coastal shipping produces a fifth of the carbon emissions (well-to-wheel) of road freight. Rail also performed well…

Germany's LNG Import Terminals Tackle Challenges

May 16, 2023

A German government-backed liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal project at Mukran on Ruegen island in the Baltic Sea, near existing LNG reception facilities delivering into the mainland port of Lubmin, will be downsized.The quest for alternative…

Cashman Awarded Baltimore Dredging Contract

May 04, 2023

Quincy, Mass. dredging contractor Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting has been awarded a contract for maintenance dredging in Baltimore.The $23,963,300 firm-fixed-price contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Baltimore District…

First Large Cruise Vessel Arrives in Aberdeen South Harbour

May 02, 2023

Port of Aberdeen said Tuesday it had welcomed the first cruise ship into the 'transformational' £400 million Aberdeen South Harbour expansion. The 203-meter-long AIDAaura, with a capacity for more than 1,200 guests, is the longest vessel to visit the Port of Aberdeen to date…

HGK Shipping and Port of Rotterdam Partner on Sustainable Inland Waterways Shipping

Apr 25, 2023

HGK Shipping and the Port of Rotterdam signed a long-term cooperation agreement to promote sustainable concepts for inland waterway services leading to and from seaports. The document primarily focuses on the energy revolution and logistics…

Pascagoula River Dredging Underway

Apr 10, 2023

Dredging operations are underway on the Pascagoula River in Pascagoula, Miss., and the U.S. Coast Guard is urging mariners in the area to exercise caution.The Mike Hooks cutter suction dredge E. Stroud is currently conducting dredging operations for the U…

Maersk's APM Terminals to Double Capacity in Rotterdam Port

Mar 28, 2023

APM Terminals, a subsidiary of Danish shipping company Maersk, plans to double its capacity at Rotterdam Port, a spokesperson for the company said on Tuesday. APM, one of the largest operators at the port, currently operates a one-kilometer…

Dutra Bags $67.4 Million Dredging Contract

Mar 23, 2023

San Rafael, Calif. based dredging and marine construction contractor The Dutra Group was awarded a $67,478,100 dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.Under the firm-fixed-price award, Dutra will perform dredging by hopper or…

Lower Snake River Issues Cause Concern for Barge Transportation Industry

Mar 23, 2023

The inland waterways report in September 2022 edition of Marine News focused on issues facing the Lower Snake River Dams (LSRD) in the northwest, in U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Walla Walla District.That report referenced issues and…

Great Lakes Reports $138.8 Million in New Dredging Contracts

Mar 21, 2023

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $138.8 million.The awarded work includes Trujillo Alto Design and Build for the Lago Loiza (Carraízo) Dredging Project (Maintenance…

Sempra Reaches FID on Port Arthur LNG Plant's Phase 1

Mar 21, 2023

U.S. power and gas utility Sempra Energy said on Monday the first phase of its proposed Port Arthur liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal received the financial greenlight to move ahead with investment firm KKR & Co agreeing to a minority stake in the project…

Getting the Work Right: Coordinating Money, Time and Big Projects

Mar 20, 2023

I. MoneyNo one ever said it’s easy to understand federal budgets and spending plans. Nevertheless, a general sense of clarity and straightforwardness is critical for any review of public expenditures. This becomes more pressing when tracking revenue and expenditures linked to specific users’ fees…

Vattenfall Picks Port for Giant Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone

Mar 17, 2023

Renewable energy developer Vattenfall has selected the port at Great Yarmouth, run by infrastructure specialists Peel Ports, as the preferred location for the operations and maintenance base for the Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.When completed…

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Dredging of Suape’s Outer Channel Completed

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Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Passes WRDA 2024

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