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  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Currituck just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. The work was part of the Army Corps, Baltimore District’s regular operation and maintenance efforts associated with the channel to ensure safe navigation for […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A New York State senator is calling for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “immediately” dredge Jones Inlet for safer navigation after a fatal boating accident on May 2, Newsday reports.  Senator Todd Kaminsky requested in a May 4 letter that the federal agency dredge the inlet that is a major waterway between Nassau […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete engineering and design resulting in a set of plans and specification ready for solicitation to deepen the last 2,571 feet the Galveston Ship Channel to 46 feet under a design agreement signed with the Galveston Wharves yesterday. If Federal construction funding is received, channel dredging could initiate […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Contracted crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, began maintenance dredging of the York Spit Channel in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday, May 9th to maintain safe passage for container ships calling at the Port of Baltimore. The channel is being dredged to a depth of 51 feet and width of 800 […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Healy Tibbitts Builders Inc., Aiea, Hawaii, has won a $9.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Honolulu Harbor maintenance dredging.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Honolulu, Hawaii, with an estimated completion date of November 20, 2021. This project will […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway in the Humboldt Bay area, a natural bay and a multi-basin, bar-built coastal lagoon located on the rugged North Coast of California. Under the project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hopper dredger Yaquina will spend several weeks working in the Eureka interior channel, in an effort to provide improved […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction for phase one of the project began this week. According to the Corps, Trade West Construction, Inc., began to move equipment to the site on May 4 and will begin deepening the […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Authority Finance Committee Chair Fargo Commissioner Tony Grindberg, and Board Chair Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney yesterday thanked Sen. John Hoeven for his recent work to secure Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing for the FM Area Diversion Project. The Senator announced that the Project’s WIFIA application is now ready to be […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Elim, about 90 miles east of Nome. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the backlogged maintenance projects along Great Lakes transportation routes. The Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) is a deep-draft waterway connecting all five lakes through hundreds of […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Peninsula Coastal Flood Risk Management Study – a three-year, $3 million federal study to develop a feasible peninsula-wide coastal storm risk reduction plan – was released last month. In recognition of the importance of this project and circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the standard 30-day comment period was already expanded to the […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management construction project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Manson’s hopper dredger Westport is back in Anchorage – with her very experienced crew – for the final round of a three-year maintenance dredging contract for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the Port of Alaska. The purpose of this project was to provide annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Alaska to […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. According to Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President, the first quarter of 2020 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $34.0 million and adjusted EBITDA from […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers has signed a Chief’s Report for the Peckman River Basin Flood Risk Management Study — a key milestone for the proposed project, according to the Army Corps. “This is a momentous day for residents long impacted by flash floods from the Peckman River. This project will reduce […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announced recently that a new dredging season has kicked off with the first contractor, Ryba Marine, mobilized for the season. According to the Corps, dredging began at the Pointe Mouillee Access Channel and East Outer Channel on the Fiscal Year 2019 Maintenance Dredging Detroit River contract. This […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract April 30, 2020 for $41.4 million to Bauer Foundation Corporation from Odessa, Florida. The contract […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has released an update on the progress made in their levee rehabilitation program. As reported, there are 66 levee systems on target for repairs, some with breeches, some with other surface damage such as grass kill or scour holes. The Corps currently has 24 contracts awarded […]

  • 3 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 27-May 3, 2020).   Gulf of Ob Dredging Deal Inked FSUE Hydrographic Company and Mordraga have signed an agreement for reconstruction of the Gulf of Ob seaway canal where the Novatek’s Utrenny terminal is being built, IAA PortNews reports. […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging in Homer. According to the Corps, the District completed maintenance dredging in Homer on Monday in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor. “We initially estimated that 3,500 cubic yards of material would be removed in this process […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded the first contract for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay, New York Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. This is the first of several contracts that will provide nearly $600 million in federal investment for the construction of storm risk reduction […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Repair operations on the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector in Muskegon, Michigan will remain on schedule, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announced yesterday.  Additional armor stone placement, demolition of the structure’s surface and placement of a new concrete cap are taking place this spring. “The Detroit District has measures in place protecting our […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study aimed at improving navigation and generating transportation-cost savings for deep-draft ships using New York and New Jersey Harbor terminals reached a key milestone Thursday. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, signed a Chief’s Report, recommending the New York and New Jersey Harbor Anchorages […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Houston Ship Channel (HSC) Expansion Project on April 23. Signed April 24 by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Chief of Engineers and Commanding General, the report culminates a four-year, $10 million study […]