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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) is set to receive $6.6 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funding to contribute to a project that will deepen a second container berth to 50 feet at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The state of Maryland will contribute […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received more than $13 million in additional funding to continue various critical missions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. These projects involve Mid-Bay Island design, the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan, Fishing Creek jetty repairs, Ocean City Inlet dredging, and operation and maintenance activities at dams, including construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     A years-long federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant project is nearing completion at the Port of Baltimore. The Baltimore funding is set to help renovating a 2,200 linear foot berth with a new pile support system, a recessed utility section to enable transfer of liquid commodities, dredging of the turning basin, and […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore hosted its largest-ever container ship – the 1,200-foot-long Gunde Maersk – earlier this week. The massive vessel was able to call the Port of Baltimore because of the Port’s 50-foot deep channel and its supersized NeoPanamax cranes. Commenting the latest news, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan said: “As a leading […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Paul Tschirky, a Senior Principal Coastal Engineer based in Louisiana, will present paper “Living Breakwaters: Designing for Resiliency” at the 36th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland July 30-August 3, 2018. With more than 20 years of experience in coastal resiliency, restoration, and water management, Paul Tschirky (Ph.D., P.Eng, D.CE) presentation will discuss […]

  • 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, […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development program is progressing very well.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd North American Dredging Summit is taking place this week, 2nd-3rd May, 2018, in Baltimore, Maryland. The seminar will gather experts and stakeholders from across the dredging sector for two days of presentations, interactive Q&A sessions and engaging panel discussions. “Our outstanding line-up of speakers will discuss ongoing challenges, new developments and best practices […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and 6th District Councilwoman Cathy Bevins yesterday visited the Bird River waterfront in the Middle River area to announce a dredging project on the upper river. “Our waterfront is one of Baltimore County’s best amenities and this project will help homeowners and recreational boaters access the Bird River and benefit […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The team at Technology Associates, Inc. in New Orleans, La. is busy preparing a new survey vessel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The CATLETT will be the newest addition to Baltimore District’s fleet of working vessels. The vessel will be used to help map the depths of channels and ensure continued […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Mr. Graham McAllister, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District’s Navigational Branch Chief, Ellicott Dredges recently hosted a facility tour and brief presentation of their various capabilities. The tour included a walk-through of the Engineering Department and overview of the advanced engineering and design tools used by their multi-disciplined engineering […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]