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  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2011

    After 20 years of planning and work, the first 103 miles of the Columbia River have been deepened three feet to allow ocean-going ships … By Kathy Korengel (tri-cityherald) [mappress] Source: tri-cityherald, February 2, 2011;

  • 31 January 2011

    Deepening the Columbia River’s shipping channel to 43 feet already has boosted exports of farm crops and other goods from Oregon. But the… By DEAN BRICKEY (eastoregonian) [mappress] Source: eastoregonian, January 31, 2011;

  • 7 November 2010

    A $190 million Columbia River dredging project that began five years ago was completed Wednesday when the dredge Paula Lee scooped one last… (apnews) [mappress] Source: apnews, November 8, 2010;

  • 19 October 2010

    Public officials from the states of Washington and Oregon will join folks from Columbia River ports on Thursday to celebrate a monumental… By Yvonne Smith (cunninghamreport) [mappress] Source: cunninghamreport, October 19, 2010;

  • 23 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Portland District Corps of Engineers,  intend to award a contract for Lower Columbia River Clamshell Dredging.   [mappress] Source: fbo.gov, June 23, 2010

  • 20 May 2010

    The dredging to bring the Columbia River shipping channel from 40 to 43 feet hasn’t quite finished up, but hopes are high that it could help… [mappress] Source: spotlightnews, May 20, 2010;

  • 25 April 2010

    Twenty years ago, a massive dredging effort to deepen 103 miles of the mighty Columbia River held the promise of securing Oregon’s connection to the rest of the world… [mappress] Source:oregonlive,April 25,2010;

  • 17 March 2010

    The more than two-decades-long Columbia River channel-deepening project is nearing completion. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to finish dredging the deeper shipping channel from Astoria to Portland before the end of the year. The work will be completed at least a year ahead of schedule… [mappress] Source:tdn,March 17,2010;

  • 21 February 2010

    A project to deepen the Columbia River shipping channel to 43-feet should be complete by the end of the year, officials said Friday… [mappress] Source:oregonlive,February 19,2010;

  • 14 January 2010

    VANCOUVER, Wash. — The Corps of Engineers is proposing an 18-year construction project that would cost more than $400 million to rehabilitate eroding jetties at the mouth of the Columbia River. [mappress] Source: Seattle pi, January 13, 2010;

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    After two decades of lobbying, several lawsuits and a presidential visit, the long-sought Columbia River channel deepening project will end with a bang… Source: Columbian, October 31, 2009;

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has teamed up with Kapstone Paper to keep Kapstone’s Longview Paper Facility receiving barge loads of chips, in spite of silted in channel conditions. According to the company, this year’s high flows on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers lead to significant shoaling in the vicinity of Kapstone Papers plant which depends on barge […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton announced earlier this week that she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), the major water infrastructure bill, a provision that would help accelerate the cleanup of harmful sediments in and around the federal navigation channel in the Anacostia River. The provision changes the […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Longview based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released the latest photos from their dredging operations at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River in Washington. The project is subject to tidal influences and annual river freshets, said USACE. A large shoal regularly forms at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    With one of the largest fishing service hubs in British Columbia, the Government of Canada is investing $2.25 million for multi-year improvements at Fisherman’s Wharf in Campbell River. As reported, this project is part of a $33 million investment in 35 Small Craft Harbors across British Columbia to ensure coastal communities can continue to create […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has received a joint application from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding for the James River dredge permit modification. The applicant proposes to modify its existing dredge permit that standardized dredge depths to include a new wharf and 400’ x 3,700’ channel at its Joint Manufacturing […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In order to prevent further erosion to the Fraser River’s banks and the dikes protecting the Matsqui floodplain in Abbotsford, the Province of British Columbia is investing $10 million in the design and implementation of a long-term solution. The City of Abbotsford is proposing a system of spurs along the riverbank, but other options are […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    John Duncan, the Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at nine small craft harbors in British Columbia.  This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users across the province. “The commercial fishing industry provides […]