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  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project on Monday. The Corps’ dredge Meritt, based out of Wilmington, N.C., will dredge for four days to remove shoaling in the channel. Engineers expect to dredge about 20,000 cubic yards of material, which will be placed directly north of the entrance […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ACP personnel is responsible for all dredging work to be conducted for the deepening and widening of Gatun Lake, as well as the deepening of Culebra Cut, from which 27 million cubic meters of material will be removed. To complete this project, the ACP is using the drill boats Thor and Baru and dredges Mindi […]

  • 11 June 2010

    Deputy Premier Frank Corbett said Wednesday he’s received confirmation from Keith Ashfield, minister responsible for the Atlantic… [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, June 11, 2010;

  • 2 February 2010

    President Barack Obama’s federal budget includes no money for the planned deepening of the Delaware Bay and River shipping channel. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 1, 2010

  • 14 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    While the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredged the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, the Point at Emerald Isle gained beachfront. [mappress] Sourcecarolinacoastonline:,February 12,2010

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The north end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, is moving forward according to schedule. The beach entrance at Beach Road and E. Atlantic Avenue with the tall steps has reopened, along with the guarded Atlantic Beach, according to officials. The entrances along Beach Road at Morningside Road and Garden Road are closed. So […]

  • 8 January 2012

    A waterway that links the heart of South America with the Atlantic Ocean could grant an outlet to the sea to landlocked Paraguay and Bolivia…   By Philip Iglauer (koreatimes) [mappress] Source: koreatimes, January 8, 2012;

  • 6 September 2011
    Project & Tenders

    As another major storm ramps up in the Atlantic, crews have moved quickly to resume widening the beach in Nags Head and meet a deadline to… By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, September 6, 2011;

  • 15 December 2009
    Equipment, Technology

    BEACH HAVEN- The Board of Commissioners could adopt a resolution tonight to proceed with plans for a geotube project for severely eroded beaches… Source: Press of Atlantic City, December 14, 2009;

  • 3 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Since the Panama Canal opened a passageway between the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans nearly a century ago, nearly one million ships… (voanews) [mappress] Source: voanews, August 3, 2011

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Management Division joined Vincent Grewatz, regional business director, Joe Forcina, chief of Hurricane Sandy CMD, and Brig. Gen. Kent Savre, commanding general of the North Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers July 30 to cut a ribbon signifying the opening of the Hurricane Sandy CMD’s […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water Enters New Suez Canal Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. Read More   VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City Off the coast of […]

  • 3 August 2011

    Loads of heavy equipment are being moved this week along the shoreline from Jacksonville Beach, where beach renourishment is nearly complete… (beachesleader) [mappress] Source: beachesleader, August 3, 2011

  • 22 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 16-22, 2016).   Panama Canal Expansion Project – May 2016 Update In little over one months’ time, the Inauguration Ceremony of the new Panama Canal will mark the completion of the largest infrastructure undertaking in the waterway since the […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck, based out of Wilmington, N.C., is scheduled to begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project for five days beginning Dec. 7, 2012. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the entire entrance channel. Weather conditions and wind direction have caused an increase […]

  • 9 February 2010

    Power may be restored to the region’s homes by the end of the week, but it could be a long time before beaches are restored after taking a pounding from repeatedly strong storms. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 9, 2010

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting will be held on October 29th, at the Le Meridien Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, PA. Also, an Industry-Corps Hopper Dredge Management Group (ICHDMG) Meeting will be held on Tuesday October 27th from 1-5pm, and a USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will […]

  • 28 February 2012

    S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley has earnestly asked President Barack Obama to secure more money necessary for deepening the Charleston port and other Atlantic harbors so they can accommodate giant cargo ships following the Panama Canal widening set to be completed in 2014, reports Charlotte Observer. During her meeting with Obama and other governors at the […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 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) […]

  • 22 September 2010

    For several years, the Florida Inland Navigation District has been working to obtain permits for three dredging projects along the waterways of Broward County, Florida. The opened waterways will allow for passage of larger yachts, giving South Florida’s marine industry a boost. The Inland Navigation District is close to attaining the paperwork for the first […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Atlantic and Dredge Virginian, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, are currently operating in Craighill Angle as part of maintenance dredging of the Baltimore Harbor and Channels in Maryland. To date in the current contract, the two dredges have removed more than 1.3 million cubic yards of material, all of which was later placed on […]

  • 5 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Ocean City’s ongoing beach-fill project will dump about 400,000 more cubic yards of sand than originally planned after harsh weather over the past few months caused more damage to north-end beaches, city Administrator James Rutala said. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 5, 2010

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate potential environmental impacts related to sand survey activities in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regions. The proposed offshore sand surveys are be conducted as part of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP), which under […]