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  • 4 June 2012

    On the 24th May 2012 the USA Congressional staff delegation visited Klaipėda State Seaport Authority. Delegation stayed in Lithuania from the May 21st to May 25th. While visiting Klaipėda the delegation members were received on board of the ship flying the flag of the USA “„Maersk Arkansas”, later the staff delegation visited the premises of […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on July 9, 2014. A Blessing of the Fleet ceremony will be organized on the same day at City Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is the only one of its kind in […]

  • 4 May 2010

    An India-based company that supplies pipe for the oil and gas industry announced Monday that it will add 230 workers and spend $30 million… [mappress] Source: finance.yahoo, May 4, 2010;

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Dredge Jadwin has completed its 2019 season. During the 2019 season, the Jadwin dredged more than 4 million cubic yards of sand, mud and sediment from the lower Mississippi River to allow the waterway to remain navigable for commercial traffic. “Part of our mission as the Army […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host four public scoping meetings for the preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement to address the impacts associated with the construction of remaining authorized work on the Mississippi River levees and Tributaries project. USACE issued a notice of intent to prepare Supplement II to the Final Environmental […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, August 19-23, 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, reports. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river. According to USACE, commission members will meet with local partners, […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a busy fiscal year 2016 that included 254 construction and dredging contracts worth more than $60 million. “Fiscal year 2016 has been a great year for the Detroit District, the team has worked hard,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control, and other construction and maintenance projects. The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general construction, and operation […]

  • 11 July 2012

      This year due to low water levels throughout the region and past flood damages, the Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (District) will spend approximately $6.84 million on port dredging in an attempt to keep ports in operation. Dredging will be performed through contracted dredging at six ports along the Mississippi […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Urging citizens, government leaders and non-governmental organizations to recognize a continuous storm destroying Louisiana’s coast, King Milling, chair of America’s WETLAND Foundation, opened a summit on the national significance of Louisiana’s coastal master plan last week. Ticking off a list of threatened environmental, navigation, energy and transportation assets housed in Louisiana’s wetlands, Milling said: “The […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms, has announce that Dr. Jesús E. Gómez, P.E., D.GE., has joined the firm as a vice president to help lead the firm’s geostructural and geotechnical practice and expand their services in the Philadelphia region. Dr. Gómez brings […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leaders representing organizations from more than 20 states gathered in St. Louis two days ago to announce the release of a first-ever Report Card for the entire Mississippi River basin, which stretches across all or part of 31 U.S. states and covers more than 41 percent of the continental United States. The leaders were part of […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 7 August 2012

    When the lower Ohio and Mississippi Rivers experienced a flood of record in the spring of 2011, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supported the flood fight by holding back water at its dams in the Cumberland River Basin reservoir system. A coordinated water management operation of Barkley and Wolf Creek Dams on […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract Sept. 23, in the amount of $22.8 million to repair the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Aransas Pass) Jetties in Nueces and Aransas counties, Texas. The project includes use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 15.7 million tons of armor stone and 4.7 million tons […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Axis Midstream Holdings, LLC is proposing the construction of crude oil export facilities from Taft, San Patricio County, to Harbor Island with associated infrastructure and pipelines in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Port Aransas, Nueces County, Texas. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the proposed project is located in several towns, waterways, […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract of around $3 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., to dredge the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) across Aransas Bay in Aransas and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor will use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 1,323,000 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The work consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 800,000 cubic yards using a pipeline dredge in Gulf Intercoastal Waterway Texas main channel across Aransas bay in Aransas and Calhoun counties.The contract is awarded at March 16, 2010 to King Fisher Marine Service with a value of $4,940,650.00… [mappress] Source:fbo.gov,March 18,2010;

  • 22 June 2011

    The Aransas County Navigation District board of commissioners awarded the bid for the Rockport Harbor breakwater project to Lester… By NORMA MARTINEZ (rockportpilot) [mappress] Source: rockportpilot, June 22, 2011

  • 23 February 2012

    The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced a $500,000 matching grant to initiate a new push in generating the funding to open Aransas County’s Cedar Bayou and Vincent Slough. After decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows, an estimated $6.5 million effort will be required to open the vital connection from Mesquite […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District yesterday announced the start of repairs to the entrance jetty of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel located at Aransas Pass. Actual work on the project is scheduled to begin in mid-June. The nearly $39 million contract was awarded to Luhr Brothers, Inc., on Sept. 26, 2019. According to USACE, work on […]