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  • 1 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate over $31 million in their fiscal year 2013 budget for the Delaware Deepening Project: “The inclusion of over $31 million to the Delaware Deepening project in the President’s budget is a significant victory for the region that will […]

  • 27 August 2012

    According to sfgate.com, the U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Representative John Carney planned to join Army Corps of Engineers officials today for a tour of the Delaware River and discussion of the economic impact of the dredging plan. Delaware River dredging supporters say that this project will help keep area ports competitive. […]

  • 9 October 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced an update on the Delaware River dredging plan. The solicitation will be issued on or about 22 October 2013, and the bid opening date is 21 November 2013. This very important development project will include dredging within the Billingsport and Tinicum Ranges of the Delaware […]

  • 9 November 2010

    A new push is under way to protect some 30 miles of Delaware Bay shoreline from worsening floods and erosion during the next decade, while… By Jeff Montgomery (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, November 10, 2010;

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-profit Delaware Center for the Inland Bays co-hosted an Engineering with Nature (EWN) workshop from April 10-12 in Delaware. A multi-disciplinary team from the USACE Philadelphia District; USACE Engineer Research & Development Center (ERDC); other federal agencies; state government; non-profit; and academia met to discuss ‘Engineering with […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Delaware Governor Jack Markell will be in Rehoboth Beach this morning to speak at a Delaware Ocean Beaches Nourishment event, according to WGMD.com. The event will highlight beach nourishment projects in Lewes, Rehoboth, Dewey, Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. Joining Gov. Markell will be DNREC Secretary Collin O’Mara, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation, Rehoboth Beach Mayor […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, together with their contractor, will begin maintenance dredging on the approach to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in late November 2019. The project area extends from the western approach of the C&D Canal to Fairlee Creek along the Elk River. Dredged material will be placed in the […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a safety zone within the waters of the Delaware River, from Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania north to Eddystone, Pennsylvania – beginning December 01, 2016 until March 15, 2017 – due to the upcoming dredging works. According to the USCG notice, the safety zone will cover all navigable waters in the Delaware […]

  • 5 March 2014

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) announced that the newly released budget by the Obama Administration for FY 2015 contains $35 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports. This $15 million increase from […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee attended the “Oversight Hearing on Implementation of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Policies”, held on February 7, 2013 where he addressed the present. The following is the Senator’s statement: “Madame Chair, Ranking Member Vitter, thank you for having this hearing today to […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of three berthing areas to their Docks 2, 3, and 4, at the Hog Island Wharf, including 10 years of maintenance dredging, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District reports.  The proposed dredging is located at 11 Hog Island Road, within the Delaware […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dock and Dredge Company will be mobilizing and commencing dredging operations between the Tinicum Range and Marcus Range in the Delaware River from 28 July 2016, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, 5th District. The dredgers New York and Texas and vessels Bering Dawn, Elizabeth, Kathryn, Brangas, Pelican State will be on site […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that $20 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project has been included in the President’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget. Inclusion in the Administration’s budget marks a major step forward for the dredging effort, and could be the catalyst for finally getting the project done. […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $38 million marsh restoration project to build storm and sea-level rise resilience into the natural landscape is underway at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The project is repairing breached marshes and reconstructing severely damaged shoreline, including critical dune restoration. Approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh are being restored, which will enhance and […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gulftainer, a privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, has finalized a 50-year concession with the State of Delaware in the USA to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington. The agreement, signed by Gulftainer’s subsidiary GT USA, will see an expected investment of up to $600 million in the port […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In a major victory for the Delaware Valley region, yesterday the House approved $29.4 million in federal funding for the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) worked tirelessly, together with his colleagues including Rep. Bob Brady (PA-01), to secure this funding in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware River and Bay Authority has applied for a Department of the Army permit to construct a floating dock facility at their Lewes Ferry Terminal in Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware. The proposed floating dock will consist of 4,45 feet long by 8 feet wide sections connected to the Lay Pier via 32 feet Long […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs (DCP) announced yesterday that the Town of Slaughter Beach has been selected for DCP’s first annual Resilient Community Partnership. This partnership leverages up to $75,000 in federal funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help Delaware communities improve their planning and preparation capabilities for responding to coastal […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state, and local officials gathered at the north shore of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware on Aug. 5 to witness the dredging, pumping and placing of sand onto a beach that was significantly eroded by Hurricane Sandy. The work at the inlet is one of three contracts the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tidal Marsh and Barrier Beach Restoration Project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, located east of Milton, Delaware, is the recipient of a 2019 Climate Adaptation Leadership Award for Natural Resources in the “Federal Government” category.  The award was established in 2016 to recognize outstanding and innovative projects “that are advancing the resilience of […]