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  • 18 January 2013

    Delaware River Dredging has been a hot topic over the recent period. Herby we are bringing you an interview with the United States Senator, Chris Coons, who took some time to talk to us and provide invaluable insight into the project. 1. You stated that the deepening of the Delaware River will bring enormous benefits […]

  • 18 April 2010

    In an unusual compromise offer, both sides in a New Jersey federal court lawsuit over dredging the Delaware River have proposed shifting their case — and judge — to a Delaware court that already has ruled on a related suit… [mappress] Source:delawareonline,April 18,2010;

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake (VA) for dredging the Delaware River main channel. Work will involve dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sediment from portions of the Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River main shipping channel, […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Just days after a federal judge ruled that deepening the Delaware River could begin, the budget proposal announced by President Obama for fiscal 2011 includes no money for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Delaware shipping channel five feet deeper. [mappress] Source: Philly.com, February 2, 2010;

  • 20 November 2009

    Five environmental groups sued today to block Army Corps of Engineers plans to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel to 45 feet, arguing that the agency’s plan violates federal and state environmental protection laws… Source: Delaware Online, November 19, 2009

  • 29 November 2011

    Although many believe that the summer season in Delaware’s beach resorts ends with the Labor Day holiday, the fact is that Delaware’s …   By Theresa Rogers (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, November 29, 2011;

  • 22 November 2011

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey  and Chris Coons have filed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would increase the potential of securing the Delaware River dredging project federal funding. The amendment would move formerly appropriated funds in the Army Corps of Engineers budget to navigation projects directed towards improving our Nation’s rivers traffic […]

  • 27 April 2010

    A federal judge ruled that New Jersey’s lawsuit opposing dredging of the Delaware River shipping channel by the Army Corps of Engineers should be heard in the Garden State. The Corps of Engineers had sought to have the case moved to Delaware, where a judge ruled in February that the project could begin… [mappress] Source:nj,April […]

  • 13 November 2009

    Delaware’s beaches have been hammered over the past few days as the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida brought soaking rain, strong wind, and high tides to the coast… Source: WHYY, November 23, 3009;

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Delaware River deepening project, undertaken to allow more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports, continues to progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this beautiful photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s drill […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock and Bowers Beach. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year […]

  • 1 October 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging program. This very important development project will include dredging within the Billingsport and Tinicum Ranges of the Delaware River Main Channel. The officials announced that the disposal area available for use will be Fort Mifflin Disposal Area, Cell […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $76.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, rock removal and deepening of the Delaware River main channel. This capital cleanup project will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania; Pedricktown, New Jersey; and Claymont, Delaware, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2017. The […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plan to invite bidders to submit their offers for the maintenance dredging of the Inland Waterway Delaware River to Chesapeake Bay, Delaware and Maryland. Maintenance dredging under this contract will be performed at various locations along the Inland Waterway Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and Upper Chesapeake Bay. Base […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Weeks Marine have started beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging of sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation purposes and placing of it on the beach to reduce […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders recently toured ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. During the visit, Biden emphasized that the project is very important for keeping Philadelphia competitive and that dredging of Delaware River will allow larger vessels to enter Philadelphia port. […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jack Markell has signed legislation that establishes a dedicated and sustainable funding source for the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s waterway management operations. Sponsored by Senator Gerald Hocker and Representatives Ronald Gray and Ruth Briggs King, Senate Bill 261 allocates increased revenue from the state’s boat registration program to a newly-created Waterway […]

  • 28 July 2010

    “Dredging is underway as we speak,” said Robert Blackburn, the senior deputy executive director of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, based in Philadelphia. On June 22, he spoke of work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the Delaware River channel to 45 feet. The port authority had a leading role in deepening […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After not receiving an acceptable bid the first time around, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has reissued a request for proposals for the Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project, Cape Gazette announced today.  DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section issued the request for proposals to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin announced yesterday at an event in Dover, Delaware, that EPA has awarded a total of $2.6 million in Wetland Program Development Grants to six recipients in EPA’s Mid-Atlantic region. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control (DNREC), one of the recipients, was awarded $443,233 that will help the […]