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  • 2 April 2013

    Supported by grants from conservation groups, the Department of Environmental Protection and partners are working to re-establish Delaware Bay beaches that were eroded by Superstorm Sandy. The project is being conducted in two phases that together will address a large sweep of the bay shoreline in Cape May County from Moores Beach south to Pierces […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Environmental officials have been assessing the damage done to the state’s beaches thanks to Hurricane Irene’s impact late last month… By Antonio Prado (doverpost) [mappress] Source: doverpost, September 8, 2011;

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just reported that the last load of sand has been pumped onto the Fenwick Island, Delaware. According to the Corps, the dredge Dodge Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, completed dredging and beachfill operations on August 9, 2018. The work included repairing the dune […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Recent federal court rulings have given momentum to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers plans to deepen a nearly 103 mile stretch of the … By Eric Herr (delawarefirst) [mappress] Source: delawarefirst, February 28, 2011;

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Governor Tom Corbett was joined yesterday by the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority and other dignitaries to announce signature of the third Delaware River dredging contract needed to continue deepening the channel from just south of the Philadelphia International Airport to the Walt Whitman Bridge. “This continuation will allow the Port of Philadelphia to compete with […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has just announced that the repair works are continuing on their oceangoing hopper dredger McFarland at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. According to USACE, these works involve drydocking, hull painting, pump repairs, steel replacement and a number of other repairs and general maintenance. Designed by the […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A maintenance dredging project in Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River will be undertaken in the coming months. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredging will be performed to a depth of 43 feet to 44 feet plus 1 foot allowable over depth limited by a vertical […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has resumed on the 96km long Delaware and Raritan Canal, with work expected to run through until the end of October. The canal functions as a means of transporting water and acts as a reservoir, being part of the Raritan basin water supply system, providing water to millions of central New Jersey residents. The […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $523,000 to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the creation of shorelines in Camden, New Jersey and the Barnegat Bay watershed that are made of plants, sand and some rock rather than hard structures such as bulkheads. These types of shorelines create habitats for fish and […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just announced the extension of Augustine Beach Boat Ramp intermittent closure for maintenance dredging through August 1. According to DNREC, the closure of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship in cooperation with the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife will be dredging the western finger of Silver Lake and the sediment, approximately 1,500 cubic yards, will be reused to shore up the edge of the lake. The staging area is located at the north end of the Tot […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Beach restoration work has begun in Delaware, reports worldnow.com. The Fenwick Island project is expected to take 3-4 weeks, depending on the weather. As the mdcoastdispatch.com reports, during the project, roughly 389,000 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto the beach in Fenwick from offshore borrow sources and spread over about 6,500 feet of […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey yesterday joined federal, state, and local leaders in celebration of the recent arrival of the first two super post-Panamax cranes at PhilaPort, celebrating another major milestone spurred by the governor’s port development plan. “My administration is working hard to invest critical dollars in improvements at PhilaPort, so that […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) President, Anthony P. Pratt, testified earlier this week about the need for federal investment in coastal infrastructure such as beaches, dunes and wetlands at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. Pratt is the Administrator for Shoreline and Waterway Management at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released a draft report for a flood risk management feasibility study and are now accepting public comments on the proposal. USACE and NJDEP will host a public workshop on August 13th from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Greenwich Township Library at 411 […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) is proposing to dredge the Delaware and Raritan Canal (D&R Canal), from Kingston to Amwell Road, Franklin Township, Somerset County. This project will remove an estimated 248,000 cubic yards of sediment from the canal to increase flow capacity and the estimated cost of the project is $51.86 million, […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), an Illinois based provider of dredging, environmental and infrastructure services, announced yesterday the receipt of a several major dredging awards totaling $164 million. The awarded work includes: Long Beach project (Coastal Protection, New York, $54.4 million); Myrtle Beach project (Coastal Protection, South Carolina, $34.8 million); Nags Head Beach project […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of placing more than 26 million cubic yards of sand along the coastline throughout the northeastern United States to repair and restore coastal storm risk reduction projects previously built by the corps that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. The bulk of the sand, roughly […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s deep-draft hopper dredger McFarland is back home at Fort Mifflin after undergoing extensive repairs in Norfolk, VA. According to USACE’s latest announcement, the dredger will soon be working again on the Delaware River. One of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Business development, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) of Oak Brook, IL has just reported the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $117.8 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to Gulf of Mexico, Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $44.9 million) Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    A spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection stated that the piles of debris including tires and other materials at Bulls Island State Park have resulted from a routine maintenance dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal, reports NJ.com. “What looked like fill material was being bulldozed along about 400 feet of the floodplain. […]