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  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final decision on its Rest of River permit, which outlines a final cleanup plan for a 125 mile stretch of the Housatonic River from Pittsfield, Mass. through Connecticut. The final cleanup plan is also referred to as the Final Permit Modification for Rest of River. EPA’s […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group has released its first restoration plan to address natural resource injuries from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, according to the NOAA’s Gulf Spill Restoration website. The draft restoration plan covers engineering and design activities for six proposed projects, which will restore: wetlands, coastal and nearshore habitats in Barataria, Terrebonne, and Pontchartrain basins, habitat projects on […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Seattle has completed the environmental analysis, including review of pertinent and available information, prepared the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Terminal 5 Improvements project, and announced the issuance of the FEIS for the project. The Port of Seattle, acting as lead agency for environmental review of the project under the […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In cooperation with the Van Oord – BAM International consortium, is constructing a world-class container terminal in Moín, Costa Rica. APM Terminals signed this $992 million 33-year concession contract with the Costa Rican government to design, finance, construct, operate and maintain the new Moín Container Terminal on the Caribbean coast back in 2011. The Moin terminal will be built […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Corps Connection has just released a video about the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, named ‘On the Road Again: LTG Semonite at SHEP’. In the video, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, reports from the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, discussing the dissolved oxygen injection […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District’s commander, Col. Michael Ellicott, recently visited the site of on-going stone placement operations along the Mississippi River at Hopefield, Ark., located at river mile 735R. This work is part of the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Project which is responsible for maintaining a safe and dependable navigation channel […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Caroline Fayard, a New Orleans lawyer who is a Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, has released her plan to fight climate change and coastal erosion throughout Louisiana, and to help facilitate consensus amongst communities and businesses toward coastal restoration efforts. Caroline’s plan focuses on the immediate actions needed to expand revenue streams allocated […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the $1.5 billion Tema Port Expansion Project have officially started, according to the Ghana Ports & Harbors Authority (GPHA). This capital development project, expected to be completed by the 4th quarter of 2019, is being executed by the Meridian Port Services (MPS), which is a consortium of three main institutions, Bolore Africa Logistics, […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The scope of dredging work at the Ukrainian seaports, conducted from the beginning of 2016, exceeded 4 million m³, the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in its latest announcement. Dredging operations have been completed at the inner harbor of Mariupol Port and 505.000m³ of dredged material were removed. Maintenance dredging in the approach channel to […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £4.5 million investment into Lowestoft’s Town Quay is reaping benefits as larger vessels servicing the offshore wind sector are now able to make use of the reconstructed facility, according to Associated British Ports (ABP). Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft was reconstructed last year by ABP, making it stronger, deeper and suitable to […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Porto Central S.A., a Brazilian joint venture between the Port of Rotterdam and TPK Logística, and Van Oord recently signed an agreement for the development and construction of Porto Central. The mutual objective is to construct a high quality port, within budget and on schedule. In the area of port development, this is the first […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program has commenced in the Main Channel North at Cabbage Tree Point.   Approximately 15,700m³ of material will be dredged from the channel to a designed depth of -2.7m LAT. The sand will be placed on the foreshore at Cabbage Tree Point, adjacent to the channel. The Cabbage Tree Point dredge site is located on the Main Channel […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is focusing on three key priorities for the 2016 Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, in advance of it being finalized by a House-Senate conference committee. The U.S. House overwhelmingly approved its version of the bill (H.R. 5303) on September 29 by a vote of 399 to 25, while […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway has completed the creation of 65 hectares of important intertidal habitat, comprising 59 hectares of mudflat, which will provide feeding ground for wading birds and fish, and six hectares of saltmarsh.  The new intertidal mudflat – equivalent in size to 82 football pitches – is located on the south bank of […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $1.64 billion expansion of Townsville’s port took a step forward last week with more opportunity for comment on its environmental impact statement (AEIS). State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that while the expansion was vital, it needed to proceed at no cost to the Great Barrier Reef. “This $1.64 billion proposal includes deepening and […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) cell will be constructed and portions of the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project main ship channel in Boston, Mass., will be dredged under the terms of a $12.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 9 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 3-9, 2016).   Peterhead Contract for Boskalis and McLaughlin & Harvey JV A joint venture partnership between Boskalis Westminster N.V. and McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract for the £30 million inner Peterhead harbor redevelopment project – Peterhead […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, yesterday signed a contract with the Norwegian Coastal Administration (NCA) – Kystverket for blasting and dredging works in Grøtøyleden, Norway. Under the contract, WASA will be deepening six different areas in the fairway – 136.536 m² in total. “We have calculated that we will have to dredge […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the successful launch of the Ellis Island, the barge component of its Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) hopper dredge currently under construction. The launch occurred on September 30, 2016 at Eastern Shipbuilding’s shipyard in Allanton, Florida. After two years of construction and hundreds of thousands of man […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium LLC and the Government of Georgia signed an investment agreement for the Anaklia Deep Sea Port Project last week. A statement released by the Prime Minister’s press office revealed that this capital port development scheme will start before the end of 2016. According to the Georgian Prime Minister, Giorgi Kvirikashvili, this project will include […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 26-October 2, 2016).   Wasa Dredging Makes Progress on Klintehamn Harbor Scheme The Klintehamn Harbor dredging scheme, being conducted by Wasa Dredging, is progressing according to schedule.   French President Kicks Off Calais Port Extension Project The foundation stone […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, work advanced this month on the dike raising and tide gate removal mitigation feature. Herve Cody Construction […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture partnership between Boskalis Westminster N.V. and McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract for the £30 million inner Peterhead harbor redevelopment project –  Peterhead Scheme 2. The development scheme entails the strengthening and deepening of the port, land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, demolition works and improved services throughout. The harbor […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) is moving forward with its plans to develop the next generation of deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon. A separate Memorandum of Understanding between GLPC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New Orleans District, was signed recently after nearly two years of discussion and negotiation, allowing GLPC to […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is scheduled to begin October 3 to bring the federal Grays Harbor navigation channel to a deeper depth of -38 feet Mean Lower Low Water and remove accumulated sediments since the last maintenance dredging.  The purpose of the dredging is to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the Grays Harbor channel by reducing tidal delays […]