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  • 19 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a $991,500 contract to a Cleveland, Miss.- based company to dredge the Tangier Island, Va. federal navigation channel on Dec. 16. The contractor, 4H Construction Corporation, will perform maintenance dredging in the channel, removing approximately 55,500 cubic yards of material, which will allow waterman, supply vessels […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO, William Friedman, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) today, in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges. Mr. Friedman’s testimony, which will focus on issues related to navigation infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie. Dredging the Toledo Harbor is critical to its operation as a port city – to accommodate commercial […]

  • 16 June 2011

    Cleveland’s Toondah Harbour has missed out on funding to upgrade the terminal and improve disabled access.   By JUDITH KERR (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, June 16, 2011

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The rise in Great Lakes water levels has yet to translate into full loads for the U.S.-flag freighters moving iron ore, coal, limestone, cement and other cargos. Vessels continue to routinely leave port with less than a full load on board. The largest iron ore cargo moved by a U.S.-flag laker through the Soo Locks […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors for the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority met this week and approved a series of critical investments ($7.9 million, funded fully through grants and forgivable loans) in its docks and maritime capacity that will better position the Port with shippers and operate in a more green, efficient manner. “Business at the Port is as […]

  • 5 February 2016

    After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers refused to stop Lake Erie sediment dumping, Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge released the following statement: “I am deeply disappointed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to reject the Port of Cleveland’s request and continue its push to dump potentially harmful sediment from the Cuyahoga River into […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of a highly contaminated canal along the shore of Lake Michigan has begun, triggering fears among some experts that the project could release harmful chemicals into an Indiana community. To dig a deeper canal for ships, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing large volumes of contaminated sediment – equivalent to about 160 […]

  • 19 May 2011

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority has officially renamed and will open Dike 14 as The Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve… By Kim Wendel (wkyc) [mappress] Source: wkyc, May 19, 2011;

  • 11 April 2011

    An ore boat that almost stuck in the muck at the bottom of the Cuyahoga River has introduced the public to a problem that might otherwise… (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, April 11, 2011    

  • 11 April 2011

    Ohio’s latest efforts to control toxic algae plaguing the state’s largest inland lake are giving area residents and businesses hope for…   (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, April 11, 2011  

  • 3 June 2010

    An idled limestone quarry on Kelleys Island might solve the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority’s most pressing problem — finding a… [mappress] Source: blog.cleveland, June 3, 2010;

  • 31 October 2010

    One of the largest cleanups in Great Lakes history – a $47 million improvement to a 5 1/2-mile stretch of the Ottawa River west of Suder … (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 31, 2010;

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland moved closer to stabilizing Irishtown Bend recently when Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the 2016-18 capital budget into law – securing $2.5 million for the project. Irishtown Bend is a critical bank along the Cuyahoga River that threatens to collapse into the navigation channel if not stabilized. “The Port of Cleveland thanks […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Redland City Council received an OK from the State Government for the Toondah Harbour dredging project. According to baysidebulletin.com, the Cleveland MP Mark Robinson, Redland mayor Karen Williams and Transport Department officials, met last week with the Straddie Flyer owners, the Groom family, to discuss this development program. Regarding this positive decision, the council […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) has just released this very interesting video about the Irishtown Bend Restoration plans.  GCP is focused on securing $5 million in the state capital budget for Phase II of Restoring the Irishtown Bend, which will support continued investment to stabilize the bulkheads along the Cuyahoga River while beginning work to convert […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Bill 2, the Ohio General Assembly’s environmental protection legislation, was sent to Governor John Kasich for his signature last week, the Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) said in its latest announcement.  “Senate Bill 2 will continue efforts by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen policies and regulations that will improve the quality of Lake […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Rocky River city officials and Cleveland Metroparks are cooperating in an effort to seek funds for Rocky River dredging. The money needed for the dredging works of this relatively short river, which forms the western boundaries of the cities of Cleveland and Lakewood, is $400,000. The alliance between Rocky River, Lakewood and the Cleveland Metroparks […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates has announced that Mark P. Cencer, P.E., has been promoted to Director of Coastal Engineering Services. In his new role, Mark leads the KS Coastal Engineering Group in providing planning, design, and construction engineering services for all types of waterfront infrastructure, with a focus on projects along the Great Lakes and inland bodies […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland yesterday welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District, on a visit to see the Bed Load Interceptor on the Cuyahoga River. The interceptor, designed by Streamside Technology, removes sediment from the Cuyahoga River before it can settle in the shipping canal. […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Governor John Kasich visited Cleveland yesterday to sign a bill to protect the health of Lake Erie.  Senate Bill 2 will expand the power of the Ohio EPA but it’s also aimed at helping businesses. The legislation will also strengthen efforts to improve the environment, the governor’s office said. It does so by encouraging […]

  • 21 April 2011

    A dredging project to reclaim Osgood Pond is on hold after the town learned it will cost more than anticipated. By KATHY CLEVELAND (cabinet) [mappress] Source: cabinet, April 21, 2011