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  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    During a visit to St. Lawrence County, U.S. Senator Charles E Schumer yesterday pledged his support for critical federal funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping costs and unlock new business opportunities. Schumer said that the U.S. […]

  • 26 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The town of Wellfleet has formed a task force to assess the Wellfleet Harbor silting issues.  The area was last dredged in 2001, and now officials are worried that the silt problem will cause safety hazards if it is not dredged soon, informs CapeCod.com. Task force member and Wellfleet Shellfish Promotion and Tasting Executive Director Michelle […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    An ongoing maintenance program consisting of both land-based and sea-based dredging methods is set to proceed for the Whakatane Harbor entrance, following approval by the District Council’s Projects and Services Committee. A report to the committee last week discussed the maintenance options investigated by Opus International Consultants, which assessed the feasibility of the available dredging methods. […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual deepening of the Altona Safe Harbor, more commonly known as the Altona boat ramp, begins today. Hobsons Bay City Council dredges the harbor every year in order to maintain its depth and width, ensuring the safety for recreational boats that use it. According to Cherry Lake Ward Cr Jason Price, the Council recognized the importance of […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor has been scheduled to begin on January 19th 2015, reported today the Environment Agency.  Hydrodynamic dredging is expected to last for 7 days, working day and night, and will be completed using a pump barge under the control of a small tug unit. The dredging will take place at the following locations:   […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Titan-2, the main building contractor of Hanhikivi 1 nuclear power plant project, has signed a contract concerning the dredging of the harbor basin at Hanhikivi headland. The subcontractor is Wasa Dredging Ltd.  The contract covers removal of soil and transportation of the dredged material to the marine spoil area. This will be done in accordance […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging to remove the accumulated sediment from both the navigation channels and within the boat harbor has begun in the Iluka Boat Harbor. The dredging areas are frequently used by commercial fishing boats and other commercial and recreational vessels. The area to be dredged within the boat harbor is within close proximity to several […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul recently reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge smaller harbors. According to Senator Rand Paul, the Corps currently prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to fund their own dredging or […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and MP for Egmont, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada has awarded a $1.8 million contract through a public tendering process to Gaudette’s Transit Mix Ltd for a major harbor infrastructure project that will be carried out over two years at Tignish […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued certification allowing maintenance dredging of the Fairport Harbor federal navigation channel in the central basin of Lake Erie and the navigable channel of the Grand River. The project will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge 250,000 cubic yards of sediment from Fairport Harbor in 8,300 […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Yesterday, Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown joined a bipartisan group of 25 Senators in calling for full use of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintenance of the nation’s harbors. “For far too long, Washington has skimmed off Harbor Maintenance Tax funds for purposes unrelated to ports or harbors. These funds are intended for […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to investments like harbor dredging and other port development projects, the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) yesterday marked a new record with the arrival of the ZIM vessel Cape Sounio, the largest container ship to ever call Jacksonville. “We are grateful to our 2M alliance partners – ZIM, Maersk, MSC, HMM and Hamburg Süd – […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After months of delay, the Army Corps of Engineers and Manson Construction yesterday started dredging operations at the mouth of the Oceanside Harbor. Over the next few weeks, the contractor will remove around 200,000 cubic feet of sand from the harbor mouth and place it on the nearby beach. Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging is an annual project conducted […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, visited this morning G. Dh. Madaveli to inaugurate the island’s new harbor and to celebrate the completion of the island’s coastal protection project. Under this scheme, a 17.926 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with new sand and a 454.5-meter seawall was built around the area. The […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the annual State of the Port, South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO Jim Newsome focused on the port’s strategic plans for volume growth and infrastructure investment. The Propeller Club of Charleston event, held yesterday, marked Newsome’s ninth address since joining SCPA in 2009. He discussed the trends dominating today’s shipping industry and the […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, September 14.  “The open house will be held at the Bayou La Batre Community & Senior Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington, Ala., 36544, from 5:30 to […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. This season’s dredging operation included removal of over 180,000 cubic yards of material from the Port of Rochester and 5,000 cubic yards from Irondequoit Bay. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Stone Harbor has just released the latest update on the Avalon and Stone Harbor Beach Fill Project, saying that over 830,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed on the 20th Street beach in Avalon with only 100,000 cubic yards remaining in this main area of the project. There are only two and a […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just reported that contractors working on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project are on track to finish several SHEP-related features in 2017. Senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Spencer Davis, recently provided an update on the environmental mitigation features outside of the actual harbor and entrance channel […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Manatee Harbor Deepening Study, related to the deepening of its channel and harbor area, has gained full funding in Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. Manatee Harbor, near the Gulf of Mexico entrance to Tampa Bay, currently has a depth of 40 feet. The port is targeted to receive $700,000 in feasibility study funding in the federal budget […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor Board and Dragados UK, the principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, have announced the opening of the Harbor Expansion Visitor Center. The Center will afford schools, universities, professional and community groups, as well as the general public all over the North East of Scotland, the opportunity to gain insight into the […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, December 11th 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities. The bill, championed by congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, includes more than a billion dollars for dredging and harbor maintenance. Jaime was able to secure $1.1 billion in harbor maintenance from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Haslin Constructions, a Sutherland-based engineering company, has won a $6.73 million Coffs Harbor Northern Breakwater upgrade, according to the Coffs Coast Advocate. This development scheme, set to begin next month, will involve widening of the breakwater near the entry to the harbor and constructing a rock berm along the 300 meter section to protect the marina. […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Plans for Burry Port Harbor are to be showcased at an open day next month, from 1-7 pm, on Wednesday, February 7, at Burry Port’s Memorial Hall. It comes after marina specialists, The Marine Group, were granted a long term lease for the running and development of the 450-berth harbor following a decision by the […]