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  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 12 January 2012

    “Dewey Beach replenishment project has been completed,” stated Maria Sadler, environmental scientist with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Some points of the Dewey beach have been expanded from 100 feet to upwards of 300 feet, said Bill Brown, the acting town manager. “It’s substantially more than it was,” Brown stated. “The tourists […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to open bids early next month for a project to deepen a 9.5-mile stretch of the Delaware River main channel, according to delawareonline.com. Some 16 miles of the 103-mile shipping channel between Philadelphia and the Atlantic Ocean already have been cut to 45 feet from its previous 40-foot approved […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) have released a Request for Expressions of Interest (R.E.I.) for the development of its Southport Terminal Complex, located on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia. The R.E.I. invites respondents to submit development concepts for the following sites in the Southport Complex: the Southport Marine Terminal (119 acres); […]

  • 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. […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is interested in awarding one Firm Fixed Price Contract in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation part 14 for maintenance dredging of Marcus Hook, Cherry Island and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River channel from Station 117+000 to Station 237+000. Dredging will be performed to a depth of […]

  • 15 February 2011

    U.S. Rep. Robert Andrews, D-1, of Haddon Heights said today that, for the third year in a row, the administration has decided not to invest… (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, February 15, 2011;

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 6 August 2013

    On Monday, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers representatives, together with the state officials, held an on-site construction update of the Indian River Inlet dune replenishment project. This project, which also aims to dredge 500,000 cubic yards of sand, began on July 23. Gov. Jack A. Markell said: “For a state like Delaware, a low-lying state, […]

  • 1 February 2012

    “363,000 cubic yards of sand were pumped onto the Rehoboth beach over the past three weeks,” said Maria Sadler, DNREC Spokeswoman. All beach replenishment projects in Delaware have now been finished and all the beaches are in great shape for the 2012 summer season. During a previous replenishment in Rehoboth, there was an issue with […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, Great Lakes won $218 million, or 37%, of the domestic dredging bid market, with the Delaware River deepening and the Corpus Christi LNG projects representing a significant portion of the awards. At September 30, […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Restoration work has begun at Mispillion Harbor Reserve and the Ted Harvey Conservation Area on two key DNREC projects that will repair and restore beaches, critical wetlands and other natural defenses. Both Division of Fish and Wildlife projects protect and restore wildlife habitat, improve coastal resiliency and preparedness to storms, and protect public safety and […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach nourishment works that will extend Broadkill Beach for additional 150 feet seaward are in full swing now, with approx 2 million cubic yards of sand expected to be added to the beach during the project. The project, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, comes as a part of the Delaware River Main […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) visited the Port of San Francisco yesterday. The Port of San Francisco staff provided Senator Carper with a tour by Tideline water taxi of the Port, highlighting the Pier 70 ship repair yard, Piers 80-96 maritime cargo industrial complex, the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, and AT&T Park. […]

  • 16 January 2011

    State and environmental officials suffered a major defeat this week when a federal judge threw out a lawsuit aimed at stopping the deepening… By PAUL BARONE (thedailyjournal) [mappress] Source: thedailyjournal, January 17, 2011;

  • 14 May 2010

    Pennsylvania attorney general Tom Corbett brought his Republican gubernatorial campaign to the Tioga Marine Terminal in Port Richmond today… [mappress] Source: kyw1060, May 14, 2010;

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. According to the official PhilaPort’s announcement, the INFRA grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company said in its latest announcement that their cutter suction dredger Charleston, along with support equipment, tender boats Pusher 11, Duke and Captain Ed, will begin dredging operations at Wilmington Harbor, Delaware, this week. A submerged pipeline will be placed from the dredging area to the Wilmington Harbor North Disposal area, just north […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons yesterday delivered remarks at the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee hearing on President Trump’s funding request and the budget justification for the Corps of Engineers and the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation. Following his opening remarks, Senator Coons questioned Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott 460SL dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This is one of the largest marsh restoration projects ever in the eastern U.S. The project will restore a highly damaged tidal marsh/barrier beach ecosystem covering about 4,000 acres (1618.7 ha) within […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the seasonal dredging of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal and its approach channels completed in March, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close off public access to the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility, according to the latest announcement from Town of Cecilton, Maryland. Prior to the efforts over the last few years by […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Construction of La Crosse, Wisc., is ready to begin work on the 2020 Massey’s Ditch dredging project. Massey’s Ditch, an important navigation channel that runs between Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay, will be dredged starting this January. During the works, the waterway will be dredged to a width of 100 feet and […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Chesapeake City Basin and portion of the C&D Canal is underway now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. The Corps reported few days ago that the Chesapeake City Basin works are scheduled to begin the week of November 27th 2017. Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million […]