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  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, HI., to discuss current and fixture actions the Coips will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water. The meeting, […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District began increasing releases from Carlyle Lake yesterday in support of safe navigation on the Mississippi River. Water from the lake will help provide the depth necessary for river commerce to pass Thebes, Ill., where rock formations pose a risk to navigation at -5 feet and below […]

  • 26 July 2012

    On-scene weather conditions Wednesday have improved, allowing salvage operations to continue on the Arthur J, the 110-foot dredge barge that is now completely sunk two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron. The vessel sank after heavy seas last night continued to impact it. After the Arthur J sank completely, and settled […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Henry A. Waxman wrote to the Army Corps of Engineers to ask the agency to initiate regular dredging at Marina del Rey. Marina del Rey, the largest man-made marina in the United States, requires dredging every three to five years. “Marina del Rey is an anchor for tourism, recreation, and public safety in Los […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is carrying out missions to support recovery efforts in the New York City region following Hurricane Sandy, including in New York City, parts of northern New Jersey and Long Island. New York District’s Emergency Operations Center has been active since last week and District personnel are […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An oil spill occurred yesterday morning, October 6th, at the coast of Hanhikivi Headland while Terramare Ltd. was conducting hydraulic construction work. The company was performing dredging operations in the area when the bottom of the barge hit the ocean floor causing the oil spill. Approximately 300 liters of oil leaked to the sea, which formed about […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is continuing its investments to renew the network of small craft harbors around the country. The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, announced recently that Bronte Construction of Oakville, Ontario, has been awarded a $26.3 million contract to restore the Port Dalhousie piers. “We have been working […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The Cochin Port Trust is looking at manners of curbing dredging costs, anent increased expenditures for the purpose of shipping channel maintenance, IBNlive reports. Namely the costs of the Cochin port’s maintenance have jumped from Rs 35 crore to Rs 110 crore on annual basis. The situation is further aggravated by the failure to share […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting a 5-day USACE prospect course on dredging fundamentals. Student attendees included USACE employees, and members from both the Coast Guard and Navy, the Corps said in its announcement. The purpose of the course is to provide the attendees with the fundamental knowledge of dredging theories […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently joined Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Congressman Seth Moulton, members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army Corps to announce a $2.4 million Massachusetts Dredging Program award for the Annisquam River Dredging Project. The award, which Governor Baker announced last week at the Gloucester Coast […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking contractors for the yearly maintenance, overhaul, drydocking, and emergent support requirements of its trailing suction hopper dredger Essayons. Major works associated with the overhaul and drydocking under this contract will involve: -Hopper staging and steel repairs; -Bow thruster remount; -Drag arm system winch repairs and machinery […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations on the Baker Bay/Ilwaco Entrance Channel are now underway and will continue through the rest of the month if the good weather holds. According to a work plan released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers earlier this year, the ports of Ilwaco and Chinook will receive about $2.4 million for dredging at […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the entrance of the harbour. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along by the waves and wind through Lake Ontario and is deposited in the Cobourg harbour mouth, the channel and the harbour itself. This sediment can accumulate in amounts […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed needed navigation dredging in Bogue Inlet, both through the connecting channel and across the ocean bar, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. In an effort to follow the deepest water and most efficient route, and also to promote a stable channel location away […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in the Hatteras ferry channel was suspended Thursday to allow the Dredge Merritt to get to safe harbor to ride out the expected high winds and choppy waves caused by Tropical Storm Andrea through Friday. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan is to get the Merritt back to work in the channel […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greg Buckley, Two Rivers City Manager, in its latest Weekly Article said that the city’s capital budget is a blueprint for investments in city infrastructure and the major vehicles and equipment needed to provide services to the community. Financing for these long-lived assets is funded in large part through the issuance of debt: 10-year borrowing […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since starting dredging in November, the crews working on the Santa Cruz small craft harbor dredging project have dredged over 250,000 cubic yards of material from the area. Dredging of the harbor is required because of the constant easterly movement of sand along the coast and thus, across the harbor entrance. Constantly moving, the sand mass builds up against the […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed promised action from Maritime Safety Queensland to address concerns raised after incidents which occurred on the Mooloolaba Harbour Entrance over the Christmas-New Year period. Ms Simpson convened a meeting with Maritime Safety Queensland and Council to resolve outstanding issues about the longer term maintenance of the Harbour entrance […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay kicked off the dredging operations in the Inner Boat Basin of the Charleston Marina on January 25, 2019.  The first section of dredge pipe has been placed and anchored at Site G and is deployed alongside the inner basin channel through the culvert under Alaska Packers Lane around […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, on behalf of the Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Five Fathom Hole harbor in New Brunswick.  The project involves the installation of new floating wharves which will provide additional berthing capacity for harbor […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 Inland Waterways Conference, scheduled March 5-7 at the Hyatt Regency Louisville, is the one maritime industry conference squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States. Transportation commerce is a vital component of the Nation’s economic health, and river borne transportation and infrastructure underpin that health from the carriage of products and materials […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The on-going salvage operations of the Arthur J, the 110-foot dredge barge that is grounded and partially sunk two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron, were stalled due to strong winds and a very choppy sea state, Monday. Environmental clean up operations over the last several days continues to be successful. […]