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  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Old Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $26.4 million contract for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the DOD, work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2020. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The latest round of the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging scheme is now officially completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District said in its latest announcement. The work started in December and has included the dredging of roughly 2.5 million cubic yards of material from six different shipping channels used by vessels to get […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up the latest round of Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging works, reported today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. According to USACE, the work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have praised Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill. As part of this legislation, the Senators worked to secure critical funding for several port maintenance projects in Maryland – including the Port of Baltimore, […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A few days ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, captured this unique view of the dredge working in the Ferry Bar Channel. With the city skyline in the background, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) is performing maintenance dredging operations to ensure continued safe navigation in and out of the Port Baltimore. According to the […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) is about to begin a $14.1 million worth Baltimore Harbor dredging project. Dredging in the harbor and channels is expected to begin in the coming days and is primarily being performed to ensure continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore, reported the U.S. Army […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Baltimore Harbor dredging project. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works closely with the Maryland Ports Administration to maintain the channels leading in and out of Baltimore Harbor. These channels are known collectively as the Baltimore Harbor and Channels Project. This spring, the Corps awarded a contract for maintenance dredging on four channels within the project, the Fort McHenry Channel, Seagirt […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. This dredging is being performed to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Norfolk Dredging Company has won a $18.8 million contract for a dredging requirement for Baltimore harbor and channels. Maintenance dredging will take place in various channel sections in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $18.8 million were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated […]

  • 20 March 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging program. The project will consist of maintenance dredging of approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material from various Federal channels in Baltimore Harbor. It is anticipated that the work would be performed in the fall-winter of 2013-2014. The channels vary in […]

  • 7 September 2011

    When severe storms dumped over 6″ of rain on the Baltimore harbor area recently, the resulting floods carried tons of logs, trash and debris into Baltimore’s scenic famous Inner Harbor. The skimmer shown has three separate conveyors: -the articulated loading conveyor (which can be adjusted to accommodate picking up long logs), -the central storage conveyor, […]

  • 28 November 2010

    The state has made a rare binding pledge to offset whatever pollution it may cause by depositing the muck it dredges from Baltimore harbor… By Timothy B. Wheeler (baltimoresun) [mappress] Source: baltimoresun, November 28, 2010;

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. recently shared a video of the ongoing Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging operations. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor. Each year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has begun dredging approximately 5.5 million cubic yards of material from six channels associated with the Baltimore Harbor, ensuring continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore. The Corps awarded two contracts worth up to approximately $56.2 million to Great Lakes […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program, set to remove approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District informs. According to USACE, the work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     On Hart-Miller Island in the Chesapeake Bay, a pilot project featuring stunning landscape architecture created from dredged sediment is coming in 2019. This is the latest example of how MDOT Maryland Port Administration’s Dredged Material Management Program continues to explore beneficial and innovative reuse of dredged sediment. Most dredged material from Chesapeake Bay, including […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 36th edition of the International conference on coastal engineering ICCE 2018 will take place in Baltimore, MD, from 30 July – 3 August. Central theme of the conference will be the present state of the art and science of coastal engineering. The biannual conference is held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’. The Baltimore water routes require frequent dredging to maintain the 50-foot depth required by many of today’s ships. On average, almost five million cubic yards of sediment – called ‘dredged material’ – is removed from shipping channels in […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Sediment to Solutions: Channeling Innovation’. The video highlights importance of dredging work which allows the cargo and cruise ships to travel safely through Baltimore’s waterways. Every year, cargo vessels and cruise ships travel to and from the Port of Baltimore. Much of the water […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has just announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Development funding bill includes $105 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. In the next step of the appropriations process, the bill will move to the Senate floor this week. “From […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 (FY 2017) includes roughly $109.3 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. Colonel Edward P. Chamberlayne, Baltimore District Commander, said: “In addition to funding our flood risk management projects across the Mid-Atlantic region, the proposed budget includes […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 includes $59 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. According to Mikulski, the Port of Baltimore is an economic engine for Maryland, supporting thousands of jobs and keeping our economy rolling. “This public investment […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company recently won an $11.6 million worth contract for maintenance dredging of the Baltimore Harbor and channels. Maintenance dredging of the Baltimore Harbor and surrounding channels is imperative to keeping the Port of Baltimore competitive and protecting the 122,000 local jobs it provides. During the project, over 2,000,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]