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  • 20 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Representative Peter DeFazio’s office yesterday notified the Port of Coos Bay that repair to Coos Bay’s North Jetty has been included in the USACE Workplan. This means that approximately $34.65 million will be invested in lengthening the structure by 120′-150′, stabilization of the jetty head, and addition of rock to the trunk and root. “Our […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Coos Bay, OR, has just released this amazing photo from their recent dredging project at the shoaled area off Point Adams. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted with JE McAmis to conduct coastal dredging at ports throughout the coast. Following completion of their work to conduct annual maintenance dredging of the Charleston […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    American Construction Company, contracted by the Army Corps, has started maintenance dredging operations in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles twelve to fifteen. According to the Port of Coos Bay, maintenance dredging work will be performed continuously, 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, and is scheduled to be completed October 31, […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles 12 to 15, beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the Federal Navigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019. This section of […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE), is seeking public comment on the Coos Bay North Jetty Maintenance and Repairs draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in Coos County, Oregon. The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality’s NEPA regulations (40 C.F.R. parts 1500–1508), […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted from the Coos Bay River Mile 12 to 15 in the following weeks, the Port of Coos Bay reported on June 14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an Invitation to Bid for the Coos Bay Upriver Clamshell Maintenance Dredging project earlier this year and has contracted […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The last year was a year of new beginnings and growth for Port of Coos Bay, the port said in their latest announcement.  They just released a Year in Review letter from Port CEO, John Burns, introducing the accomplishments that have taken place at the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay in the past year. “As […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is ready for tomorrow’s Channel Modification Public Meeting that will provide additional information about the proposed deepening and widening of the Federal navigation channel. The meeting will take place at the Coos Bay Library Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 4:00 PM  5:00 PM. The Port of Coos Bay has proposed to deepen […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion this week on challenges states and communities face in rebuilding and determining possible solutions to address America’s water infrastructure needs.  The meeting is set to take place on Friday, April 20th, in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representatives from public and private stakeholder groups […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is opening a public scoping phase in the preparation of a comprehensive environmental impact statement to evaluate the effects of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s proposed modifications to the Federal Navigation Channel. The port’s proposed project is made up of several actions to improve navigation efficiency, reduce […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is proposing to deepen and widen the Federal navigation channel through its $400 million Coos Bay Channel Modification Project. According to Mike Dunning, port director of maritime operations, the project will expand the existing channel from -37’ depth and 300’ width to -45’ depth and 450’ width from the channel entrance to […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is currently working on a plan to dredge and discharge about 150.000 cubic yards of material from Coos Bay over the next three years, according to the USACE’s Portland District latest release. The application was submitted last week and now the USACE is asking for public comment on this proposal. […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based dredging contractor, wrapped up two projects in Coos Bay, Oregon this past weekend. The first included clearing the entrance channel into Charleston Harbor under an ongoing Army Corps’ project. The second project involved emergency dredging for the Port of Coos Bay at the Charleston Harbor fuel dock. The Port of Coos Bay […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking public comment on its plan to accept funds from Jordan Cove Energy Project, L.P. to review potential effects to the Coos Bay Federal Navigation Channel. The Portland District will review Jordan Cove Energy Project L.P.’s proposed request to construct and operate a liquefied natural gas […]

  • 6 February 2012

    A new battle has emerged in the fight over proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest…   By David Lawlor (earthjustice) [mappress] Source: earthjustice, February 6, 2012; Image:  arcweb.sos.state.or

  • 19 January 2012

    A coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy groups yesterday filed an appeal of the Oregon Department of State Lands’ decision to issue a dredging permit for the Port of Coos Bay that would allow the Port to export dirty coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG). While the “multi-purpose” dredging permit was initially sought […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Environmental groups are blasting a decision this week by Oregon’s Department of State Lands, because it could open the door to controversial export facilities in Coos Bay. Oregon officials say they have never approved such a large dredging project in an estuary. “We did look at the projects that the port had tried to establish, […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The state has granted the Port of Coos Bay the dredging permit it needs to build a new marine terminal on the North Spit that could be…    (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, December 23, 2011;

  • 12 September 2011

    More than half-a-million cubic yards of silt and sand will no longer impede ships heading into Coos Bay.   (theworldlink) [mappress] Source: theworldlink, September 12, 2011  

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company is working away in the Upper Bay this morning, completing dredging between River Miles 12 and 15, Port of Coos Bay reports. Contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, American will remove approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material between now and October 31st of this year. The project will take the […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley — who serves on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and on the Senate Appropriations Committee — and Ron Wyden have announced that after last-minute legislative push, the WRDA 2020 bill will increase funding to nearly all Oregon ports. “As we continue to work to beat back the coronavirus and […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay has just announced that they are conducting dredging operations in the Charleston Marina Complex. The dredging is taking place near the Point Adams Facility and the Russell Marine fuel dock. According to the port, mariners need to use extreme caution when navigating in the inner basin and within […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Siuslaw, Oregon, has just released these beautiful photos from their latest dredging project.  The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The dredger Laura and her support tug Ms. SoCo started the dredging Wednesday afternoon, […]

  • 19 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13 – 19, 2020).   Port of Corpus Christi Closes 2019 with Success The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The basin has collected sand and silt to a point where some slips were unusable for the commercial and recreational fleet or are only accessible during high tide. Inadequate depth […]