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  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal yesterday to officially welcome Horizon Lines to the Port of Philadelphia. The new weekly service, connecting Philadelphia and Puerto Rico, began on April 11, and will bring a vessel every Thursday to the terminal. As the “Horizon Trader” (the second Horizon […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest release that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which includes the dredging works in the Delaware River from May 12 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Delaware Governor John Carney, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin and the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Colonel Kristen N. Dahle visited recently Fenwick Island to get an update on the beach replenishment project that started last week. Earlier this year, the Corps awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An international research project led by the University of Bath is investigating the impact of waves on coastlines using novel laser measurement devices. The equipment is similar to laser measurement devices used in construction, except it is able to measure 37,500 points a second. This capability means these ‘Lidar’ devices are able to scan each […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90 miles south of New Orleans. The McFarland, one of four USACE owned and operated deep-draft dredging vessels, arrived […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 3 February 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 the Wilmington Harbor Christina River, Delaware. Dredging will be required to a depth of 38 feet MLLW (Datum) plus 1-foot allowable over depth within the contract work […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    In three weeks historic Philadelphia will play host to one of the most strategic and mission-critical dredging events of the fall season, the WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting.  Just steps from City Hall and blocks from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, dredging contractors, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and experts in the fields […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the Shark River dredging program in Neptune City, NJ, is set to begin on September 5, 2017. The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, has determined that the hazards associated with dredge piping and dredge operations in the main navigational channel create the need for […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for protecting wetlands and aquatic resources. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on this project. “Wetlands play a significant role in protecting our nation’s water supply,” said EPA […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A unique two-year study is set in motion that will tackle the best path forward to achieve overall restoration goals in the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has signed a Watershed Assessment Cost-Sharing Agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to begin work on the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive […]

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]

  • 21 September 2010

    While courtroom and permit battles drag on, the Army Corps of Engineers is trying to bypass a congressional block on funding for the … By Jeff Montgomery (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, September 21, 2010;

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to maintain protections established by the New Jersey Legislature nearly 200 years ago, the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee advanced legislation (A-1089) yesterday to prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from approving any dumping of dredge spoils on or around islands without the adoption and authorization of a municipal ordinance to do so. […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) recently passing the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled for period of January 1 to June 30 strongly suggest that this will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, in partnership with the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA), is preparing a supplemental environmental assessment (sEA) for the Barren Island component of the Mid-Chesapeake Bay Islands Ecosystem Restoration Project. Barren Island is an element of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    State workers and contractors cleaning up storm debris in Barnegat Bay are entering “what could be the biggest chunk of the project” as they move toward clearing new shoals and sandbars left by superstorm Sandy, a top state environmental official said recently. The goal now is to have most of that dredging done by June […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GE Marine announced orders to deliver L250 and V250 engines to new and repeat North American customers. A combined total of 16 engines have been ordered for newbuilds and repowers by new customer Hyak Maritime and by an existing customer of GE Marine, Weeks Marine, Inc. GE Marine manufactures medium-speed engines that are fuel-efficient, emissions-compliant, […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The call to increase New Jersey beach replenishment funding to $50 million is being supported by an online petition sponsored by the Jersey Shore Partnership. The petition will be delivered to the New Jersey State House, the New Jersey State Senate and Governor Chris Christie. “The present $25 million/year Shore Protection Fund is critically underfunded and […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014, a bill which Rep. Tom Reed was an original cosponsor of, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill authorizes clean-up endeavors and efforts to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes watershed including projects in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Seneca and Tompkins counties. “The health of our […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins has announced that the approval of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act, which authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), will provide $300 million in funding for Great Lakes projects. “Cleanup of the Great Lakes is providing long-term environmental benefits and immediate economic returns,” said Congressman Higgins. “Continued funding for the Great […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Department of the Interior’s plans to assist coastal communities recover from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the availability of $11.7 million in funds from the Sandy Recovery Improvement Act of 2013. The funding is part of the $475.25 million announced today by Secretary of […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “Oversight Hearing on Implementation of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Policies.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:30am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the committee, welcomes two Louisiana witnesses – Mr. […]

  • 14 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 8-14, 2017).   Caterpillar to Power the World’s Largest Split Hopper Dredger Caterpillar Marine has just announced that the world’s largest split hopper dredger is being built with a complete Cat® engine and propulsion package.   Seatools Presents DipMate […]