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  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huddled in a meeting room that overlooks shipping operations at the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers met with port officials to express their commitment to the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Col. Alan Dodd, USACE Jacksonville District Commander, and new South Atlantic Division Commander Col. Ed Jackson attended the […]

  • 5 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    New projects with a total value of more than 500 million Euros were added to the order book of Jan De Nul Group during the past month. The assignment for Chevron for the installation of the Wheatstone pipeline at the west coast of Australia is the largest contract. Before installing the pipeline, trenches must be […]

  • 2 August 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson welcomed Colonel Alan M. Dodd and Colonel Donald E. Jackson, Jr. from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an introduction and discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing JAXPORT. Col. Jackson became Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division (SAD) on July 16, 2012. The South […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the proposed global transshipment and logistics hub is the lynch pin of the country’s long-term growth strategy. He argued that in this the 50th year of Independence, and coming from a period of anemic economic growth, Jamaica needs an economic transformation. The Minister was speaking […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. announced it will release its financial results for the second quarter 2012 on Thursday, August 2, 2012, at approximately 5:00 a.m. Eastern Time/4:00 a.m. Central Time. The Company will conduct a telephone briefing at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time/9:00 a.m. Central Time on Thursday, August 2, 2012, to discuss its results for […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The President of the United States has named Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project one of the nation’s seven priority infrastructure projects, committing that the project’s study and necessary reviews will be completed by September 2015. The initial list of projects, which is part of the Administration’s We Can’t Wait initiative, is targeted to expedite […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Planned development of the Port of Fort Pierce is undergoing its initial stage and already encountering various obstacles. The development proposition comes at a time when the sole port operator, Atlantic Caribbean Line, is laying off workers due to a standstill of construction projects in the Bahamas, TC Palm news site cited Ken Roberts of […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, announced a contract award of approximately $10 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded the contract for the construction of port facilities in the Caribbean. Onsite construction of the project is expected to commence in the first quarter 2013 and last […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Kerry-Lynne Findlay, Member of Parliament for Delta—Richmond East, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced  that the Government of Canada will invest $7.3 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in British Columbia. “The Harper Government understands that safe, efficient harbours are essential for a […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Last Saturday 14 July at 11h30, the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger ‘Bartolomeu Dias’ was launched at Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. shipyard in Pula (Croatia). The ‘Bartolomeu Dias’ is a sister vessel of the ‘Pedro Álvares Cabral’ that was launched in the beginning of this year, also at this shipyard in Pula. After the successful investments between […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), an ENR top 100 construction contractor with extensive dredging and coastal restoration experience in the Gulf of Mexico will christen a new $41 million ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge, the CR McCaskill, on July 16, 2012 at the company’s Houma Marine Yard, 1135 Lower Coteau Road, Houma, LA 70361. The vessel […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook While the Company is pleased with the recovery of backlog from the lows reached in 2011 and with recent legislative activity in Washington, dredge utilization […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Charleston’s Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project is expected to be completed sooner and cost less, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District shared yesterday during an update to stakeholders. According to the Corps, the deepening project’s feasibility study, initially expected to be completed in five to eight years, is now expected to be finalized […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to open bids early next month for a project to deepen a 9.5-mile stretch of the Delaware River main channel, according to delawareonline.com. Some 16 miles of the 103-mile shipping channel between Philadelphia and the Atlantic Ocean already have been cut to 45 feet from its previous 40-foot approved […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Bilbao Port Authority has awarded SATO, a civil engineering company, the contract for the building of a new cruise terminal at Getxo at a cost of 13.8 million euros, with a 16-month completion period. The works are scheduled to commence at the end of the summer. The new terminal will be built into the […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The communities along the New Jersey shoreline have suffered significant storm damages from nor’easters and hurricanes and are at risk to suffer further damages from coastal storms. The project is designed to reduce the damages to homes and infrastructure from the waves, high tides and storm surges associated with these events. Atlantic City and Ventnor […]

  • 6 June 2012

      The Corps’ flawed final analysis shows that the proposed deepening of the Savannah River would be a $650 million waste of valuable public resources and leave the river forever dependent on giant mechanical lungs, according to comments submitted yesterday to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by the Southern Environmental Law Center. The law […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District proposes to perform maintenance dredging of the Rockaway Inlet of Jamaica Bay, New York, Federal Navigation Project, with subsequent beneficial use placement of the dredged material at one or more of the following placement sites: beach placement, upland placement and/or the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS) […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to The Miami Herald, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit that will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge and deepen in and around Government Cut by up to 50 feet. The project will be put out for bids this summer, with construction expected to begin in early […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $20 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract for the demolition and rehabilitation of an existing wharf structure on the Lower Mississippi River for a private customer. Onsite construction of the project […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The final cleanup plan for contaminated sediments in the Hudson River adjacent to the former Harbor at Hastings site will remove 60,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil and 24,000 cubic yards of sediment containing PCBs and metals, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced. Wire and cable manufacturing operations by Anaconda […]

  • 10 May 2012

    USACE officials are studying plans to dredge Georgia’s portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, according to gpb.org. But as with another big dredging project, supporters don’t expect the big issue to be environmental. The Corps spent 14 years studying the environmental impacts of the Savannah harbor deepening and recommended moving forward. But it’s still Congress […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division. Battelle will provide technical expertise in support of the District’s mission for maintaining the nation’s waterways, specifically focusing on contaminated sediments, restoration, and remediation. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Panama Maritime Authority has announced the approval of a new US$600 million container terminal in Colon at the Atlantic entrance to the Panama Canal. According to the JOC , the terminal will be constructed by a consortium of Asian developers under the name Panama Colon Container Port LLC (PCCP), while Chicago-based Jones Lang LaSalle […]