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  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant increases for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Harbor Maintenance Tax operations and maintenance activities and construction budgets have been added to the proposed USD 1.01 trillion Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 hammered out in the U.S. Congress late Tuesday. While the Department of Transportation’s TIGER (Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery) grants […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Sheboygan area officials joined forces to kick off the final dredging work and habitat restoration projects needed to remove the Sheboygan River “Area of Concern” from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. EPA has targeted up to $57 million for […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When a river runs through it, there will be opinions aplenty on how to manage that river. And as emeritus geography professor Will Graf knows, science has a lot to offer when competing interests are entrenched in positions that might seem impossible to reconcile. Take the Savannah River. South Carolina and Georgia are engaged in […]

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Board of Directors this week formally approved the development and construction of a transshipment port in Panama’s Corozal region. Upon completion, the port will have the capacity to handle more than five million TEUs within a 120-hectare area at the Canal’s entrance to the Pacific. The project is now awaiting the final […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data on the economic impact of an effective shutdown of the Mississippi River to barge traffic in the month of January. Earlier data had examined the impacts between December and January. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest weather and water forecast […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s planned one-stop-shop for development approvals, announced today to begin in Tasmania, is code for fast-tracking damaging mega projects across the country, say the Australian Greens. “Tony Abbott plans to remove the vital layer of federal approval that protects our most important environmental assets, which was first put in place to save the iconic […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Last Saturday the cutter suction dredger “Susanna II” was baptized and handed over to its owner, dredging contractor Verboon Maasland. All members of the Verboon team were present with their families to celebrate the completion of the vessel. After the required speeches and the bottle of champagne against the hull, the Verboon employees made use […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced the latest video update from their Queen Bess Island restoration project, showing sand pumping operations onto the island to elevate its interior and install protective rock dike. The Queen Bess Island restoration project in Barataria Bay, conducted by Pontchartrain Partners, is moving ahead […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced a comprehensive agreement between the Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects and operational enhancements to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Commenting the latest news, Governor Hogan […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, earlier this week highlighted the disastrous impacts President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State, A.G. office said in its announcement.   Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which is a designated federal Superfund site, Attorney General Schneiderman highlighted how […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Earl L. Carter, U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, urged the administration to include critical funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) in the President’s fiscal year 2017 budget. In a letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan, the […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. After decades during which […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is scheduled to complete construction of the $1.3 million Half Moon Reef project April 11 to restore 12 acres of sub-tidal reef and habitat located within the northernmost extent of the Half Moon Reef in Matagorda Bay, Texas – one of the largest restoration projects around the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of approximately $1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. EPA’s WIFIA program will provide long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to creditworthy water projects. According […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just announced that it fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army. President Donald J. Trump established the policy of One Federal Decision for the federal government’s processing of […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumband Boripartra said he is ready to press ahead with his plan to keep Bangkok away from floods, with or without the government’s budget. As many areas of Bangkok were inundated in 2011, a 4- year plan to prevent flooding in the city has been developed. According to M.R. Sukhumband, the Office […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Tisbury, Massachusetts, has received approval for a grant in the amount of $129,000 to assist in the Lake Tashmoo entrance channel dredging program.  The grant opportunity titled the 2018 Navigational Dredging Pilot Program is administered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development, Jay Ash Secretary, the town stated […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The participants of the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow – organized by PortNews Media Group – have suggested establishment of a working group for improvement of the Dredging and Health, Environment and Safety (HES) regulations. When speaking at the Congress, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, emphasized that the system of […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Ellis Island, which is the largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing limestone from the entrance channel of the Charleston Harbor, as part of the Post 45 Deepening project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released this amazing photo of a skimmer on the dredger, removing water […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to strengthen the dykes in Buggenum, Steyl – Maashoek and the Willem Alexander harbor in Roermond have taken a significant step forward, according to Witteveen+Bos. The preferred alternatives for these dyke sections have now been identified by district water authorities Waterschap Limburg and involves the route and the type of flood defense. The main roles […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson are presenting a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. In 2009, GE started to re-mediate the more than 1.3 million pounds of PCBs it released […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund site, a six-acre site in an industrial area of Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with volatile organic compounds, which can have serious health effects. The cleanup […]