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  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Black & Veatch has provided engineering design and support for permitting and construction on a project that will upgrade submarine cable and transmission line in Boston Harbor. Installation of a new underground and submarine transmission line enables future dredging work needed for import and export at one of New England’s busiest seaports. This line supplies […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the Army Corps Civil Works program, the Corps’ New England District anticipates continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2021 that starts on Oct. 1, 2020. In Connecticut, the FY21 budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $6.4 million contract issued recently by the Army Corps’ New England District in Concord, Massachusetts. The contract that was awarded on July 11, 2019 will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Inc., of Oak Brook, Illinois. According […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2012, there have been several major infrastructure projects to improve or renovate various areas of the Port of Boston. One of those projects initiated in the last several years is the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The ongoing Boston Harbor dredging scheme is a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    SCAPE, a NYC based landscape architecture and urban design studio, is working with the City of Boston on a comprehensive and transformative vision that will invest in Boston’s waterfront to guide open space investments toward more resilient and accessible communities.  Last week, Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced the plan in his annual speech to the Greater Boston […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging of Quincy, Massachusetts, has just published a photo from the ongoing dredging operations at the Boston Harbor. Works on this project started in late July and will continue over the next several years. In order to remove approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor, the company recently […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging announced last Friday that the company has begun the 24/7 operations regarding the dredging of Boston Harbor. As the company reported, Cashman will be removing approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock over the next several years to deepen and widen the Harbor. “In order to perform quickly […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture comprising of Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group was awarded last week a $122.2 million Boston Harbor dredging contract. According to FedBizOpps, the project includes dredging of approximately 11,700,000 cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor area. The Federal Navigation Project for Boston Harbor consists of the following components: deepening and […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced that they are looking forward to continued operations and funding in the fiscal year 2019, following the release of the President’s Budget on February 12. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs, the […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure last week held a subcommittee hearing entitled “Water Resources: The Role of the Public and Private Sectors.” During the hearing, Senator Edward J. Markey, of Malden, Massachusetts, discussed the dredging of Boston Harbor and coastal resilience issues. Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite Commanding General […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced last week that the last pile of excavated contaminated soil was removed from its construction site in Everett.  The ‘bottoming out’ of this $2.4 billion project marks the completion of one of the largest and most complex urban construction […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) cell will be constructed and portions of the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project main ship channel in Boston, Mass., will be dredged under the terms of a $12.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board yesterday approved the execution a Project Partnering Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and MassDOT to start the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. A signed agreement allows USACE to bid contracts for construction on a Confined Aquatic Disposal cell (CAD cell), which is needed for the maintenance dredging […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $4.1 billion capital spending plan, introduced by the Baker-Polito administration last week, includes $35 million for the Boston Harbor dredging program. The collaborative plan addresses the needs of communities and public sector agencies across state government and invests the taxpayers’ money prudently across several essential areas while responsibly managing the Commonwealth’s debt. “Communities in every […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Rock removal from portions of the 40-foot deep Main Ship Channel in the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Boston, Mass., will be conducted under the terms of a $2,231,250.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. The […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is nearing the milestone of removing 10 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately one million cubic yards of ordinary and hard dredge material remain to complete the current […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    NSTAR Electric Company, doing business as Eversource Energy Company, and the Harbor Electric Energy Company (HEEC), are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in the waters of South Boston, Massachusetts. Work is proposed in the Reserved Channel and Boston Harbor starting approximately 200 feet to […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, together with Representative William R. Keating have announced $13.5 million in federal funding to dredge Plymouth Harbor. In 2020, Plymouth Harbor will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the voyage of the Mayflower and the settlement at Plymouth. Regrettably, the Harbor has filled up with so much sediment that […]