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  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced recently that it has closed on a $250 million three year revolving credit facility. PNC Bank, National Association (PNC) acted as Administrative Agent and Issuing Lender, reported GLDD. The bank group consists of PNC, The PrivateBank and Trust Company, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Capital One, Bank of […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Next to Rockhold Creek in South County, County Executive Steve Schuh yesterday highlighted Anne Arundel’s enhanced $1.5 million waterway dredging program. “Our waterways are the life blood of South County,” said Schuh. “Our enhanced dredging program will ensure our wetlands remain vibrant and our marina businesses flourish.” During the event, the county executive highlighted $1.5 […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has developed a shortlist of potential developers for the Southport Marine Terminal Complex at the Port of Philadelphia. “This announcement represents a vital step in our plan to ensure a timely and responsible development of the Southport Marine Terminal,” Governor Wolf said. “My […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently awarded New Jersey a major regional coastal resilience grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in Monmouth County develop a resiliency plan. Louis Berger, an engineering, architecture, planning, environmental and construction management firm based in Morristown, NJ, partnered with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Hempstead has received additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) for aquatic sand removal efforts at various ponds and streams, announced the Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Town received $131,947.50 in Direct Administrative Charges (DAC) from FEMA, reimbursing the Town for expenditures to DMS Disaster Consultants for their work in […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Charles Boustany (R-LA) have announced that Louisiana could receive millions to fund harbor maintenance and dredging projects. The Cassidy-Boustany amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Act of 2014 will re-direct funds from the Department of Energy’s administrative offices to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to provide funding to […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) released the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) confirmed that it was fully funding the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project through completion of the study phase: “Since coming to Congress, I have been working to move the West Shore Levee Project forward,” said Rep. Cedric Richmond. “Hurricane […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday issued an administrative order that requires Enbridge to do additional dredging in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s July 2010 pipeline spill. EPA’s order requires dredging in sections of the river above Ceresco Dam, upstream of Battle Creek, and in the Morrow Lake Delta. EPA […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following his promotion yesterday from captain to rear admiral, Gerd Glang was named as director of the NOAA Office of Coast Survey and the nation’s chief hydrographer, responsible for mapping and charting of all United States coastal waters. The U.S. Senate has confirmed his nomination by President Obama to the rank of rear admiral (lower […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced an agreement in principle with the city of Portland and state of Oregon to help fund detailed cleanup plans for the 10-mile Portland Harbor Superfund. “This agreement with the city of Portland and the state of Oregon represents another important milestone in our progress toward cleaning up […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 15-21, 2018).   Van den Herik Wins Dredging Contract in Poland The local authority of the Polish maritime administration in Szczecin has selected Dutch dredging company Van den Herik to design and execute the deepening and widening of the […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Dredging of the Pantal River, one of seven water streams that traverses the city, will begin this month to ease flooding in the downtown area during the rainy season. Decades of siltation has caused the river bed of Pantal to become shallow, which contributes to flooding on rainy days. DPWH District Engr.Rodolfo Dion said that […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest AmericasBarometer survey, the Panama Canal Authority is considered one of the most trusted institutions in Panama. The survey is coordinated by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Panama Canal has a 69.8% trust index, right below the Catholic and […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its draft feasibility study for the Gowanus Canal, proposing a series of options for remediating the 1.8-mile long Brooklyn Superfund site. All of the remedial options, aside from a mandatory ‘no action’ alternative, involve a combination of dredging the canal’s sediment and reducing external sources of contamination, including […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced more than $2 million in state grants to implement projects that will better protect communities along the Hudson River estuary from future flooding, storm surges, and rising sea levels. These climate adaptation initiatives are funded by the Environmental Protection Fund and are expected to be complete by the end of […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Cashmere developer and a contractor he hired have entered into a settlement agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology resolving their appeal of a restoration order and civil penalties associated with unpermitted excavation work in Mission Creek. In November 2013, developer George N. Valison of Quail Lane Development LLC and construction contractor David G. […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory and an expert in sediments, water quality, and wetlands, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of nutrient cycling […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Five years ago, the Panama Canal Expansion broke ground at Paraiso Hill and as of August 31, 2012 the program’s advance was estimated at 44.5%. “The Panama Canal Expansion Program is moving forward at a good pace. The program has made positive contributions to Panama´s economy such as direct employment, investments, knowledge and technological transfer,” […]

  • 3 October 2011

    BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy today announced that it has secured a major port study – The Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 (HKP2030) commissioned by the Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau. The Study is a key element in […]

  • 4 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 30 – August 5, 2018).   All Set for the Rukki Channel Maintenance Dredging The Estonian Maritime Administration recently selected a contractor for the upcoming Rukki Channel (Rukki kanal) maintenance dredging project.   Fryslan Project: Van Oord, Siemens Gamesa Named […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program yesterday awarded $285,744 in grants to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to help restore the swamp forest habitat near the City of New Orleans. “This grant will help protect and restore the habitat along the Louisiana coast,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “This is a welcome […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday appeared before the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, facing questions on the proposed EPA budget, which will cut the agency’s spending by roughly 30 percent. According to national and local organizations working on Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shifting international trade patterns at seaports throughout the Americas – with mega-size vessels requiring higher capacity road and rail connections serving ports, along with deeper harbors, bigger cranes and sturdier berths – can bolster a region’s economy while straining its infrastructure. Because there’s no stopping these trade shifts, ports – and the communities they serve […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel have announced $1.67 million in federal funding to the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County for the restoration of Leeds Pond, damaged as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy. The funding was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has named Christina E. Correale to oversee its dredging program as its new director of harbor development. Ms. Correale comes to the MPA after five years as principal of the EcoLogix Group, where her duties included serving as a senior advisor to the MPA on dredged material management projects. She previously was chief […]