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  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York State Office of General Services Commissioner, RoAnn Destito, last week announced the start of dredging at Blind Sodus Bay in Wayne County as part of the State’s $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project. The initiative is addressing a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer is pushing to secure federal funding to fully repair the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned infrastructure in Sodus Bay, including the Sodus Bay Breakwater and the Charles Point steel wall that were damaged in last summer’s Lake Ontario floods.  Specifically, Schumer is calling on the Army Corps to add Sodus […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Representative John Katko are pushing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to provide funding for repairs to the West Pier and West Barrier Bar of Little Sodus Bay Harbor in the Village of Fair Haven. Little Sodus Bay is a harbor that provides […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is reviewing four New York Harbors to determine if they require dredging due to sediment damage from Superstorm Sandy, including Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County. Schumer is urging the USACE to expedite the review of Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Represenative Dan Maffei (D-NY) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will dredge Little Sodus Bay harbor in Fair Haven as part of relief efforts to restore damage following Superstorm Sandy. Little Sodus Bay has not been dredged since 2005 and the Army Corp of Engineers has determined that dredging is necessary due to damage […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Save Our Sodus has just released this very interesting video in which their president and Mayor of Sodus Point, Dave McDowell, explains three major benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging work and shares a channel dredging status. According to McDowell, the benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging program are: deeper channel allows […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 29 December 2011

    A multi-million dollar project to open Blind Pass may have reached its limit. The beautiful blue waters of the pass separate Sanibel and Captiva. In 2009, Lee County spent $3.2 Million to clear out 130,000 cubic yards of sand to open the pass, which had been closed since 2001. But Joe Caputo, who fishes at […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The Lake Ontario counties of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego, the town of Greece and the City of Oswego are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the regional harbor dredging management plan, which was completed in 2000. Two public meetings will be held to review preliminary findings and receive public feedback. October […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The Blind Pass dredging project is due to start as soon as a window of weather permits the equipment to move in, reports island-reporter.com. Lee County is starting a large dredging project to increase water flow to the area. Florida Dredge and Dock finished the restoration of Fort Myers Beach and is now beginning the […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed temporary measures to secure the west pier at Little Sodus Harbor, located in Fair Haven, New York on August 1, 2019. This work was expedited with site inspections by Corps of Engineers’ technical experts occurring through March, April, and May, the contract being awarded on June […]

  • 24 May 2012

    “The longer the District of Squamish waits to dredge the Mamquam Blind Channel, the more money downtown misses out on,” says Coun. Doug Race. Although the long-discussed and environmentally controversial project is not in this year’s budget, the municipality needs to push it forward sooner rather than later, Race told council at a special business […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District teams have completed an initial damage assessment of the Fair Haven pier, which protects Little Sodus Bay Harbor, to better understand the extent of the damages sustained.  Based on the initial assessment, design work is being initiated to determine options for repairing the pier, with results expected […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Modus Seabed Intervention has secured a major contract on EDF Energy Renewables prestigious Teesside Offshore Wind Farm. Main contractor Van Oord’s appointment of Darlington-based Modus, to provide trenching and survey services on this high profile North Sea project, is an acknowledgement of the region’s strong supply chain and of the firm’s position as a leading […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning April 1, Waveland Beach will be temporarily closed while construction crews set up for the beach renourishment project slated to begin along South Hutchinson Island. St. Lucie County lifeguards will be relocated to South Beach Park, 801 South Ocean Drive, until the project is completed and the access structures at Waveland Beach are rebuilt. […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District contractor, Norfolk Dredging, began the latest work on the Pinellas County shore protection project on Monday, May 27, on Upham Beach, Florida. By Wednesday, crews had placed 23,000 cubic yards of sand on the north end of the beach, said USACE in its latest update. Barring any unforeseen […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two citizen-science investigations profiling heavy metal exposure in seabirds using their feathers have both indicated that the southern end of Cockburn Sound, and in particular Mangles Bay, may be providing the conditions for mercury bio-accumulation in the marine food-chain. According to Dr Nic Dunlop, Environmental Science & Policy Coordinator with the Conservation Council (WA), ‘both […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Modus Seabed Intervention Ltd has named subsea industry specialist Pat Haggerty as its new Head of Projects. Pat takes on this newly created position to meet the demand for Modus’ services from across the energy sectors and the growth the company is experiencing in these markets. Formerly Regional General Manager Subsea 7’s iTech division based […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Upham Beach nourishment project is now underway, according to the Pinellas County latest update on the project. According to the county, the beach nourishment scheme officially started yesterday, May 28th. Norfolk Dredging, which constructed the Sand Key and Treasure Island projects last year, will nourish the Upham Beach. In total, construction is expected to […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Captiva Erosion Prevention District said in its latest announcement that the Blind Pass maintenance dredging scheme was recently completed.  According to Steve Boutelle and Mike Campbell of the Lee County Division of Natural Resources, the quality of the latest dredge was the best compared to the previous dredging events. “It was a clean cut,” […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Blind Pass dredging program will commence on Friday along the north side of the bridge, reports winknews.com. This very important dredging project at the Sanibel Island will include the removal of about 40,000 cubic yards of sand from the inside of the pass. The completion period of the project is 45 days, according to […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, seeks sources for a project to dredge multiple shallow draft harbors on Lake Ontario to authorized depth. Multiple harbors will be included in a single contract. Dredged material will be placed in authorized open lake or near-shore placement areas as required for each harbor. The Contractor shall […]

  • 9 July 2012

    A long-awaited dredging project off Sanibel may start Monday after being delayed for several weeks due to weather and mechanical issues. According to nbc-2.com, this dredging project will take place at Blind Pass, between Sanibel and Captiva. Equipment is in place to remove 120,000 cubic yards of sand and put it back on the shore […]

  • 24 July 2012

    During its July meeting the Captiva Erosion Prevention District (CEPD) heard from its new coastal project manager Justin McBride, who told the board dredging was fully under way, informs island-reporter.com. The dredging work will be performed by Florida Dredge and Dock, the contractor for the recent Ft. Myers Beach project. Work should be completed by […]