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  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who serves as a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, has applauded the inclusion of a Missouri River Study in the bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016. The bill passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate this week. […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The NCDOT Ferry Division’s Hatteras-Ocracoke route returned to its original route with the start of service on Sunday morning. The move is the result of collaboration between the Ferry Division, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard. The Corps of Engineers, which is responsible for keeping the Hatteras Inlet clear, had […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Dredging is scheduled to begin next week in Baker Bay to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $683,550 contract on March 9, to Vancouver, Wash.-based small business HME Construction, Inc. […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near LaPush, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, Inc, from Eagle Creek, Oregon, is tentatively scheduled to start September 25 on the $1.7 million project. The company will dredge about 70,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The dredging […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near La Push, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC, from Anchorage, Alaska, is scheduled to start September 29 on the $1.7 million project, USACE said. The company will dredge about 60,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The […]

  • 3 June 2011

    Two U.S. Army vessels are lining up with naval and Coast Guard ships from the U.S. and Canada for the 2011 Portland Rose Festival. (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 3, 2011;    

  • 28 April 2011

    With fishing boats and a Coast Guard cutter docked outside, Lake Montauk was both backdrop and focus at an April 20 meeting at the… More info: 27east [mappress] Source: 27east, April 28, 2011  

  • 11 February 2011

    Two 47-foot patrol boats ferried representatives of the Coast Guard, State Legislature, Army Corps of Engineers, and East Hampton Town into… By Russell Drumm (easthamptonstar) [mappress] Source: easthamptonstar, February 11, 2011;

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contractors are dredging navigation channels near the town of Wachapreague. Cottrell Contracting Corporation’s dredge Marion began dredging Bradford Bay August 10 and is working its way northwest into Finney Creek and finally into Wachapreague Channel. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Vessels

    HIGHLAND BEACH — A tug boat sent to rescue a drifting dredging barge this morning instead collided with it, leaving a gash in the tug’s hull and forcing the captain to beach the craft rather than have it sink, the U.S. Coast Guard reports… Source: The Palm Beach Post, January 25, 2010

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has completed maintenance dredging operations at Oyster Creek channel near Barnegat Inlet and recently posted updated navigation data for boaters. The government dredge Currituck cleared a shoal from a narrow area between channel markers 37 and 40. The U.S. Coast Guard has since placed two temporary buoys […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 18, 2014

  • 23 July 2012

    Six Chinese deckhands on a sand dredger have been arrested in waters off the outlying island of Kinmen for illegal sand dredging, Kinmen Coast Guard officials said Sunday, reports focustaiwan.tw. Fujian-registered Hairun No. 99269 had trespassed into waters off northeastern Kinmen and illegally dredged sand from the seabed. Disciplinary action will be taken against the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 13, 2014

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 18, 2014

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Near constant communication between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the navigation industry and the U.S. Coast Guard is allowing commercial barge traffic to safely pass a restricted section of the lower Mississippi River (miles 632–635) near Fair Landing, Ark., and 30 miles south of Helena, Ark., with most delays less than 10 hours. The […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and the Army Corps met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 27, 2014

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shallow draft dredger “Murden” is working to clean up shoaling in Barnegat Inlet, New Jersey. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 22, 2014

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Barnegat Inlet dredging program is moving forward. This area requires dredging to provide reliable maritime navigation for the U.S. Coast Guard and a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 16, 2014

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long-overdue federally funded dredging of Depoe Bay’s harbor has officially commenced and will continue for two weeks. Currently the Coast Guard is unable to leave the dock at low tide and must keep a motor lifeboat on ready alert outside the harbor. The dredging will allow free access at all times and improve safety for the […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Called to Morehead city to remove hazardous shoaling, a dredge owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wound up responding to an emergency of a different sort early on the morning of Martin Luther King Day. Crew members of the Dredge McFarland rescued a boater who had reportedly been floating in 48 degree water […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing a maintenance dredging project at its Mooring Ballast Point facility in Point Loma, California, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District said in its latest announcement.  According to USACE, the project will be conducted in conjunction with the U.S. Navy who are proposing to construct a reef […]