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  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received application for 401 Water Quality Certification for dredging in Lower Columbia River. As DEQ reported, J.E. McAmis, Inc. has applied for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit for dredging activities in the lower Columbia River. This action requires individual 401 water quality certifications from […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just released this beautiful photo from the Columbia River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project, adding that they are on track to complete 180,000 tons of placement this year. In an effort to rebuild the North Jetty at the mouth of the Columbia River (MCR North Jetty), the company is reshaping the existing jetty, extending […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation and Bonneville Power Administration are about to hold an update session on developing the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Columbia River System Operations. The three agencies are developing the EIS on the Columbia River System operations and configurations for 14 federal projects in the interior […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis the Columbia River Side Channels Clamshell Dredging contract for 2018. According to the Corps, the contract worth $349,900 includes dredging of the Wahkiakum Ferry Crossing and Longview Turning Basin. The project locations are along the Lower Columbia River, in Oregon and Washington. Using one of […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and five Lower Columbia River ports are beginning the public scoping process to prepare an integrated environmental impact statement and long-term maintenance plan for the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. According to the Corps,, the Plan will ensure the channel, extending upstream from the Mouth of Columbia River […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    After 10 public meetings across the state, Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview (MBTL) is moving into the final stretch of the permitting for their coal export terminal in Cowlitz County along the Columbia River.     MBTL submitted its Shorelines permit application for the coal export terminal on February 22, 2012. These permits are needed for the building […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland has just announced that the Columbia River navigation channel dredge season 2017 is now officially underway. According to the port, the cutter suction dredge Oregon yesterday started the maintenance dredging operations on the river. “The project will help maintain the shipping channel on the lower Columbia River, ensuring the river can support […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland owns and operates the Dredge Oregon, a non-propelled cutter suction dredge used to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. A well-maintained channel allows larger ships to carry more cargo, supporting trade and jobs in the region. For the past four months, the crew has been working on channel […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is seeking comments on a proposal by Millennium Bulk Terminals – Longview LLC (MBTL) to construct and operate a shipping terminal to export coal at the site of a former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County, near Longview, Washington.  MBTL proposes to construct and operate a terminal on a 190-acre site it currently leases. […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application for the Army permit for the proposed dredging works at the Columbia River Marina. According to Stern Group LLC application, the project calls for dredging of up to 10,000 cubic yards of sediment annually for up to five years, with a cumulative total of 50,000 cubic […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Columbia River Clamshell Maintenance Dredging 2016. Dredging work under this contract will take place at two locations along the Columbia River: Bonneville and Longview. The anticipated scope within the Bonneville contract will include dredging and placement of 750 […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the final environmental assessment (EA) for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. USACE will place material on the eastern end […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place material on the eastern end of Rice […]

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment (DEA) for continued maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. The proposed maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The public comment period […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Representative Peter DeFazio yesterday introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wahkiakum County is about to receive the necessary permit to finish the berth and channel improvements for its new Columbia River ferry.  The announcement was welcomed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Senator Patty Murray, who teamed up when Wahkiakum County asked for help in obtaining the U.S. Army Corps permit as quickly as possible. The County is […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) introduced the Columbia River Restoration Act (CRRA). The CRRA would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating or reducing pollution, cleaning up contaminated sites, improving […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The public will not have access to the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River beginning in October 2014 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins the next phase of its major rehabilitation of the jetty system.  The Corps will mobilize equipment and personnel to replace a culvert under Jetty Road in […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start dredging operations in the lower Columbia River in July. The dredging is part of the Corps’ annual river maintenance intended to keep the federal navigation channel safe for commercial shipping. The Corps expects to remove 5 million cubic yards of sediment from the Columbia River and more […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the draft environmental assessment for the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement Network Update, River Mile 3 to 106.5. The Corps is proposing to continue operation and maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel and update the […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Lower Columbia River dredging program will involve cleanup work in Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Skipanon Channel, Wahkiakum Ferry Channel and Westport Slough. Approximately 75,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from Baker Bay, 85,000 cubic yards from Chinook Channel, 95,000 cubic yards from […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging in the lower Columbia River recently. Operations at the mouth of the river will start between June 20 and July 1. Commercial and recreational fishermen who have equipment in the area should consult the U.S. Coast Guard Local Notice to Mariners for specific information about dredging and […]

  • 14 December 2012

    With unanimous approval of a new ground lease by commissioners, longtime Port tenant Columbia Grain, Inc. will continue to grow export volumes at its Terminal 5 facility for at least another 25 years. Columbia Grain is a leading world grain exporter located in Portland since 1978. “We are excited to extend our Terminal 5 ground […]

  • 16 May 2012

    According to the Chinook Observer, the Army Corps of Engineers has released an updated draft of an environmental assessment that addresses the disposal of near-shore dredge spoils near the mouth of the Columbia River. Though some crabbers welcome some of the tweaking done to the plan, fleet leaders remain highly skeptical overall. The environmental assessment […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Jaime Herrera Beutler led a joint letter to Columbia River Crossing Director Nancy Boyd yesterday highlighting the economic consequences of limiting navigation on the Columbia River, and seeking answers on potential costs to taxpayers if the bridge height limits certain river users. The letter was signed by Jaime, Reps. Doc Hastings, Cathy McMorris Rodgers and […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting written public comments on the updated draft environmental assessment of its proposal to place dredged sediment material in three nearshore locations near the Mouth of the Columbia River. The Corps proposes to add these locations to the existing network of disposal sites as one way to address […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Port of Portland dredge Oregon currently works in the Columbia River off Kalama. The dredge is expected to clear 400,000 cubic yards of silt out of a mile-long stretch of the river through Christmas under a $1.5 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to corps spokeswoman Michelle Helms. The dredge […]