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  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Humboldt Bay – California North Coast’s only deep-water port – is once again safe for shipping after roughly 1.1 million cubic yards of sediment were removed from the bay entrance channel. In its latest release, the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Conservation and Recreation District announced that all shipping restrictions have been lifted following the completion of […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Self-propelled hopper barge ‘Rabochaya’ has successfully completed sea trials at Onego Shipyard LLC, (Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia), informs FSUE Rosmorport. During the trials, the admission board checked the operation status and application requirements, the functioning of automation, navigation and communication aids of the vessel. According to Rosmorport, the vessel showed full readiness for operation and good […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The successful sea trials of Royal IHC’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) D11 21 DE JULIO took place during the final week of 2018, at the Montevideo Port in Uruguay. This 4,200m³ TSHD was partly built at IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in The Netherlands. The basic design and detailed engineering of the […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8), bipartisan legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, etc. According to the official U.S. House of Representatives’ statement, the bill passed by a vote of 408 to 2. […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The European Commission has found Croatian plans to grant Uljanik shipyard a State guarantee for a €96 million loan in line with EU State aid rules. The measure will allow the company to meet urgent liquidity needs while preparing a restructuring plan, whilst competition distortions are limited, the European Commission announced yesterday. As part of […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig has dismissed actions of the cities of Cuxhaven and Otterndorf and the Environmentalists against the deepening of Hamburg’s Elbe River. According to the release, the Court decided to rule in favor of the dredging of the Elbe River so giant container ships can reach Hamburg. Dredging the Elbe River 38-mile […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved  federal wetland permits, enabling local officials to begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. Schumer said that with final approval secured, work can now enter the bidding phase. The Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration project will reduce toxins in the […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the Camden County’s largest economic engines is currently finalizing an underwater makeover that will attract some of the largest national rowing events in the country, according to the county’s latest announcement. With the return of competition in 2017, more than 12 regattas have already been scheduled on the Cooper River for the upcoming […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s shallow draft dredging vessel Murden helps provide safe passage for mariners who use the federal channel at Oregon Inlet near Manteo to get to the Atlantic Ocean. The dynamics of Oregon Inlet mean constant removal of submerged obstacles called shoals. When funding is available, the captain and […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida DEP has authorized USACE to begin construction on the Canal 111 South Dade and the Modified Water Deliveries to the Everglades National Park projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, commonly called CERP.   “The department is pleased to advance these critical projects that will not only assist in the restoration of the Taylor Slough […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An amphibious tractor ventured into Standedge Tunnel recently to clear a blockage that built up during the recent floods, according to the UK Canal & River Trust. The unusual work, which required the help of a specialist mining consultant, took two days to complete. A hydraulic bucket on the front of the amphibious dredger, known as […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project is one step closer to construction after receiving approval to release the study’s proposed Chief’s Report from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers board in Washington, D.C. The Civil Works Review Board approved release of the project’s proposed Chief’s Report accompanied by the final Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River, which is essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue using this economically important waterway. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Army Corps to dredge up to 225,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s project at Barnegat Inlet requires dredging to provide a safe, reliable navigation channel for one of the most dangerous inlets on the east coast. The project is critical to a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels that contribute to the economic value […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Director Roger Guenther has confirmed that dredging of the Bayport channel has received a ‘green light’ from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the regular monthly meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, Guenther noted that PHA operating revenues in August 2014 have again exceeded […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has issued 15 Severe Flood Warnings along the River Thames from Datchet to Shepperton Green, including Ham Court and Chertsey. The Environment Agency is working with key agencies, including local authorities, emergency services and the military to ensure that those most likely to be affected are kept safe. “Environment Agency officers are […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The U.S. Senate last night voted 86-13 to move forward and debate the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIA) sponsored by U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. and supported by 31 bipartisan, geographically diverse senators. Last month, Sen. Landrieu secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to bring the bill to […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Christie Administration announced that local and county governments in the Passaic River Basin may now apply for state grants to help them keep streams and rivers clear of snags, debris and shoals under a new $3 million program that will reduce flooding risks in communities throughout the Passaic River region. The Department of Environmental […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrat Marlene Caride to commence flood control projects along the Passaic River Basin was approved by the full Senate. The measure was approved 37-0. “Since early 2012, New Jersey has seen the worst in ravaging storms and flood damage,” said Caride (D-Bergen, Passaic). “The severity of the weather is not only […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel accepted the settlement agreement between all parties involved in the mediation over the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in an order that dismissed the federal litigation pending against the proposed deepening of the harbor channel. “We appreciate the patience and persistence of former Congressman Spratt and federal Magistrate Hendricks who […]

  • 8 August 2012

    With the release of an economic impact assessment, Delta has taken another step forward in its efforts to get federal funding to dredge the Fraser River. Councilor Ian Paton stated: “Hopefully this will shake a few people up and get the job done.” According to delta-optimist.com, the silt buildup in the secondary channels of the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    As Miami News Times reports, after a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trust fund to mitigate effects of the deep […]

  • 3 January 2012

    A district judge has denied a request for a preliminary injunction against a contractor working on the $250 million Paulsboro port project…   By Ken Tarbous (njbiz) [mappress] Source: njbiz, January 3, 2012;

  • 22 November 2011

    The accusation according to which RM100 million had gone missing from Miri Port Authority (MPA) proves not to be true. After the State Legislative Assembly meeting held yesterday, Dato Sri Michael Manyin, Infrastructure Development and Communication Minister, stated that the matter in question brought up by Alan Ling Sie Kiong had been manipulated to bring […]

  • 20 December 2010

    The Supreme Court has stopped the city council of Manila led by Vice Mayor Francisco Moreno from suspending the expansion project of the … (manilastandardtoday) [mappress] Source: manilastandardtoday, December 20, 2010;

  • 28 May 2010

    Sussex County officials say the purchase of 41 acres near Seaford will help clear the way for the long-planned dredging of the Nanticoke… [mappress] Source: wjz, May 28, 2010;