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  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredges are hard at work on the environmental cleanup of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in Massachusetts, reports the Foth. The New Bedford Port Authority’s Phase V dredging and CAD Cell No.4 project includes cleanup of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of New Bedford’s Lower Harbor area. Thanks to Foth’s design and construction management expertise, […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Representative Bill Keating have announced the release of a $15.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve the infrastructure and environment of the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the announcement, this funding from the federal Department of Transportation will help the […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal (May 7, 2013, New Bedford Public Library). Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with developing a new boating facility in New Bedford Harbor in New Bedford, Mass. The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission proposes to develop a […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting (July 2, 2013, 613 Pleasant Street New Bedford, MA) regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced that it has appointed Cashman-Weeks NB to build the Marine Commerce Terminal and to undertake the associated dredging works, reports southcoasttoday.com. Regarding this announcement, Mayor Jon Mitchell said: “The awarding of the contract and the start of dredging for the South Terminal project means that it is at […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An interim remedial action contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for work on the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on Feb. 14, 2014. The […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, along with state representatives Bill Strauss, Paul Schmid, Christopher Markey, Robert Koczera and Antonio Cabral, last week visited New Bedford, MA, to discuss how to improve the Port of New Bedford. Mayor of New Bedford, Jon Mitchell, City Council President, Joe Lopes, and Ward 4 Council, Dana Rebeiro, hosted […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, hosted an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. The […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Bedford’s Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in mid-July, the Town of Bedford, MA, said in their latest release. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to restore the lake […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting from Quincy, Massachusetts, has won approximately $15 million worth contract for mechanical dredging of the New Bedford lower harbor. Work will be performed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of May 7, 2018. According to the Corps, the project consists of providing materials, equipment and labor for […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host its 24th informational meeting regarding the construction of the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford Tuesday, November 18. The terminal is a multi-purpose facility designed to support the construction, assembly and deployment of offshore wind projects, as well as handle bulk, break-bulk, container and large specialty marine cargo. As part of […]

  • 2 May 2012

    On May 22, 2012 South Coast golfers have a unique opportunity to play a round of golf and clean up New Bedford Harbor at the same time. That is because the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the Bay Club at Mattapoisett are partnering to host a Golf Tournament specifically designed to fund nitrogen pollution cleanup in […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Fairhaven, MA. Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. advocates for the safe cleanup of New Bedford Harbor and other contaminated sites in the […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Remedial Action Contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for cleanup work at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on […]

  • 16 March 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it will address lower-level contamination in New Bedford’s harbor… By Brian Boyd (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, March 16, 2011    

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Representative, William Straus, said in his latest announcement that the Baker-Polito Administration has reached an agreement with the City of New Bedford to fund the planning process for further dredging of the city’s harbor. According to the official release, the state is granting $1.6 million for design and permitting of the continued dredging. […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell at the City Whaling Museum yesterday to announce the administration’s commitment of $24 million in funding to dredge New Bedford-Fairhaven Harbor.  According to their official statement, this funding commitment will enable the dredging of approximately 430,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 3 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site Lower Harbor, New Bedford, MA. The work consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for environmental dredging of approximately 300,000 cubic yards (CY) of material from the mentioned area and depositing it […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, intends to increase the capacity on an existing IDIQ contract in the amount of $25M. This increase will allow the existing Contractor to complete one additional environmental dredge season at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, New Bedford, MA while a new Site Specific Remedial Action […]

  • 6 February 2011

      A new Environmental Protection Agency website detailing the past, present and future of the New Bedford Harbor cleanup could be used a model for other Superfund-specific sites across the country. The New Bedford site, launched earlier this month, centralizes documents, slide show presentations, studies, charts and graphs that were previously spread across cyberspace. It […]

  • 7 June 2012

    EPA is set to begin the ninth season of dredging at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site. Mobilization for the dredging began the week of May 28, and dredging is set to begin towards the end of June. Through September 2012, EPA will again be hydraulically dredging areas at the bottom of the harbor that […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]