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  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office has presented the latest update regarding the county’s Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the update, the dredge Liberty Island has been the only dredge on site since the project started on February 8th. “The dredge has been tremendously productive delivering approximately 522,000 cubic yards in reach 10 (basically Atlantic […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Public Works and Government Services on behalf of Department of Fisheries and Oceans has a requirement that includes harbor dredging (basin and channel) in Little Harbor (L’Ardoise), Richmond County, NS. The project work is to include the dredging of Class “B” material in the basin and channel to a dredge grade of -2.0 meters. All […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s shallow draft dredging vessel Murden helps provide safe passage for mariners who use the federal channel at Oregon Inlet near Manteo to get to the Atlantic Ocean. The dynamics of Oregon Inlet mean constant removal of submerged obstacles called shoals. When funding is available, the captain and […]

  • 8 October 2012

    National Chairman, All Progressives Grand Alliance, Chief Victor Umeh, has urged the Federal Government to dredge the entire River Niger. He said that the dredging of the entire river would enable it to contain the large volume of water coming into Niger from all the inlets. “The over-flooding took place because the River Niger has […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the state of Florida signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. In addition, the agreement will […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline prior to the Fourth of July kickoff of the summer tourism season. The completion of sand fill in Long Branch by USACE’s New York District last week returns previously constructed beaches damaged by […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists of the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, work advanced this month on the dike raising and tide gate removal mitigation feature. Herve Cody Construction […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with the City of Jacksonville, Fla., and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing them to dredge nearly 1.4 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters for periodic renourishment of the Duval County shoreline. The shore protection project, using sand from the seafloor […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Alberto Alemán Zubieta, CEO of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), presented the keynote address to more than 300 participants at the Terminal Operations Conference & Exhibition Container Supply Chain: Americas 2011 (TOC Americas).This is the third time in its 12-year history that TOC Americas has been hosted in Panama. As one of the main sponsors, […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $12.7 million Atlantic Coast beach re-nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, work will be performed in Ocean City, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 16, 2018. The State of Maryland, Worcester County, and […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for Keansburg, East Keansburg, and Laurence Harbor Beach Erosion and Hurricane Shore Protection Project. The proposed work includes placement of approximately 269,000 cubic yards of beach fill, dredged from the Sea Bright borrow area, along the length of […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As dredging operations wind down for 2013, Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC. (TZC) continues installation of permanent piles. Pile driving will be limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and, occasionally, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. on Saturdays. Dredging will end for this year as of Friday November 1, 2013. […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    WEDA’s Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting is scheduled for October 9-11 at the Eden Roc Renaissance Miami Beach. The theme of this year’s conference is “Partnering for the Future of America’s Maritime Infrastructure and Access to the World’s Markets”. The WEDA program begins Tuesday at 1:00 PM and concludes Thursday at noon. Thursday’s session will afford […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With 2014 now behind us, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some of the most watched videos of the year. The top ten videos of 2014 range from the Nicaraguan Canal Construction project and Panama Canal expansion to the New Suez Canal dredging. Enjoy!     – Phase One of the Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Marco Ciarla, USACE Baltimore District’s Planning Division project manager, provided an overview of types of nonstructural flood risk management measures during a North Atlantic Division Nonstructural Workshop yesterday. The event, held at Baltimore District’s Headquarters, was focused on policy and guidance, planning and implementation of nonstructural measures. Nonstructural measures include dry and wet flood proofing, elevation […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The program consists in the construction of two new sets of locks – one on the Pacific and one on the Atlantic side of the […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, has just released this picture of an amphibious digger constructed by Oliver Evans for the Philadelphia Board of Health in 1804. This was probably the first wheeled vehicle to move under its own power in America and the first mechanically powered dredging apparatus to operate in the Delaware‬ […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District joined elected officials and partners on May 25, 2018 to celebrate the completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk rebuild in Atlantic City. The project – one of the more complex construction efforts undertaken by the District in recent years – involved building two separate seawall […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The preliminary activities associated with the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project will start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in an announcement yesterday. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and the offshore borrow sites will be conducted. Both land and water based survey crews will be present and active within […]