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  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) yesterday awarded $9.5 million in grants to eight marine highways projects across the Nation under the America’s Marine Highway Program.  The funding supports the enhancement of navigable waterways and expands existing waterborne freight services in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Tennessee, Washington and […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.  The draft supplemental environmental assessment/environmental impact Report for American River Contract 1, which was released for public review on […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration yesterday announced the availability of $9.5 million in grant funding for the America’s Marine Highway Program (AMHP). “Marine highways are an efficient and cost-effective option for moving freight and passengers in America,” said Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao. The AMHP supports the increased use of the nation’s navigable […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, in cooperation with Endratech, hosted their Dredging Seminar in Latin America last week. The Dredging Seminar 2019 took place at the following locations: Tuesday the 19th of November : Cartagena, Colombia; Thursday the 21st of November : Sao Paulo, Brazil; Friday the 22nd of November : Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Dredging Seminar is aimed […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen in cooperation with Endratech will next month launch their Dredging Seminar in Latin America. The Dredging Seminar 2019 is aimed at engineers, managers, and consultants involved in contracting dredge related projects from both publishers as contractor side, such as dredging contractors, mining companies, construction companies, port authorities, government institutions, etc. According to Damen, the […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the establishment of an industry-led Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) last week, with the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) as a charter member. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives to interact on […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, recently delivered another set of dredging equipment to Latin America. One portable cutter suction dredger Julong-CSD2006 and 300 meters of discharge pipelines were shipped to Latin America in December, 2018. “Only one truck trailer can transport the dredge from […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a Dutch manufacturer of amphibious equipment, said in its latest announcement that they successfully delivered a dredging set for a ministry of agriculture in South America earlier this week. According to the release, the equipment is purchased for the dredging operations on the drainage channels. As part of the agreement, Waterking also arranged a […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd North American Dredging Summit is taking place this week, 2nd-3rd May, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland. The seminar will gather experts and stakeholders from across the dredging sector for two days of presentations, interactive Q&A sessions and engaging panel discussions. “Our outstanding line-up of speakers will discuss ongoing challenges, new developments and best practices […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    William Precht, Director of Marine & Coastal Programs at Dial Cordy & Associates Inc, will join the 2nd North American Dredging Summit as a speaker, reports the Active Communications International (ACI). According to ACI, Mr Precht presentation is tilted “Can Coral Reefs and Large-Scale Dredging Projects Coexist?”. The list of confirmed speakers also includes: Christopher J. Cooley, Director Of […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) have increased confidence that their key priorities will be addressed after passage of an omnibus spending package to fund the federal government through September 30, 2018, AAPA said in its latest release. The spending bill contains funding for a number of AAPA’s top infrastructure and intermodal priorities, […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has delivered new gantry type floating ‘Clamshell and Conveyor System’ to North American Sand and Gravel Operation. This 10.5 cubic yd. (8m³) clamshell model is an electric dredger with a digging depth of approximately 200 ft (60m) and production capacity up to 500 Tph. Rohr dredgers are designed and engineered to meet […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement that they had a very successful Washington, DC fly-in this past week.  It was a good and solid effort made by all to demonstrate the resolve of the U.S-Flag dredging industry, DCA said. “I am pleased with the success of this fly-in to Washington, […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold this week a hearing to examine new approaches to speed the delivery of critical water infrastructure projects, the U.S. House of Representatives said in their latest release.  The testimony heard at the hearing will help inform the committee’s work as it considers a new Water Resources […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO, William Friedman, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) today, in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges. Mr. Friedman’s testimony, which will focus on issues related to navigation infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a major grant to Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) under the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) of $3.9 million.  With this grant, Restore America’s Estuaries will manage a competitive sub-award grant program to support projects that protect and restore coastal ecosystems and their watersheds, including associated water quality […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    IHC America – part of Royal IHC – has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a spud system with Weeks Marine Inc. According to IHC, the innovative spud system will be installed on the J.S. CHATRY, a newly-built cutter suction dredger (CSD) that will be operating in coastal areas and large sea […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports will take place in the Convention Center of the Conrad Hotel in Punta del Este, Uruguay, through November 6th to 9th, 2017. Convened by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Latin American Delegation in partnership with the Administración Nacional de Puertos of Uruguay (ANP), […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco recently completed installation of a RISD350-M 14” (350mm) electric dredge for application in the North American sand and gravel market. The customer needed a new and efficient deep-digging electric dredger and they decided to move forward with the machine which has a digging depth of 90 ft. (28 m) with production capacity in excess […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Madison County Board Chairman, Kurt Prenzler, met with Col. Anthony P. Mitchell, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, last week to discuss the American Bottom levee system. The officials talked about how the county can get its levee system to the 500 year flood protection level and if […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released more details about its 2017 Dredging Summit and Expo, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 26-29, 2017. The Dredging Summit and Expo is a technical conference and exposition organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Illinois-based Mid-America Dredging has won a $1 million contract for the Tulsa Port of Catoosa dredging project, the Tulsa World reports. The contract was awarded by the City of Tulsa-Rogers County Port Authority at its January meeting. According to the port operations manager, Brad Banks, the Catoosa dredging scheme is set to start by March 1 […]