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  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the establishment of an industry-led Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) last week, with the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) as a charter member. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives to interact on […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement that they had a very successful Washington, DC fly-in this past week.  It was a good and solid effort made by all to demonstrate the resolve of the U.S-Flag dredging industry, DCA said. “I am pleased with the success of this fly-in to Washington, […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Last week, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the national nonprofit trade association for the dredging industry, sent a letter to House leadership in support of the RESTORE Act – legislation that would ensure that oil spill fines are used for gulf restoration. “The RESTORE Act appropriately allocates 80 percent of the Clean Water Act […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., has just completed work on the Massey’s Ditch dredging project, reports the Dredging Contractors of America. During the works, more than 100,000 cubic yards of dredged material was removed from channels including the entrance to Baker’s Channel, on the north side of Lynch Thicket Island, and a large […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA) recently completed its historic study of the American maritime industry and national security.  Titled “Strengthening the U.S. Defense Maritime Industrial Base,” the study made several key points about America’s Jones Act. According to the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), the report is historic because it is the […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen, in cooperation with Endratech, hosted their Dredging Seminar in Latin America last week. The Dredging Seminar 2019 took place at the following locations: Tuesday the 19th of November : Cartagena, Colombia; Thursday the 21st of November : Sao Paulo, Brazil; Friday the 22nd of November : Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Dredging Seminar is aimed […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Damen in cooperation with Endratech will next month launch their Dredging Seminar in Latin America. The Dredging Seminar 2019 is aimed at engineers, managers, and consultants involved in contracting dredge related projects from both publishers as contractor side, such as dredging contractors, mining companies, construction companies, port authorities, government institutions, etc. According to Damen, the […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Douglas B. Mackie, Chief Executive Officer of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from 1995 to 2011, passed away on September 11, 2019.    Doug also served in many leadership roles at the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) including Association President several times. He and his brother Don followed in their footsteps, Doug working […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine held the Ukrainian Shipyard Day yesterday and presented the enterprise’s fleet renewal plans for the future period. During the event, the USPA experts introduced a prospective program of acquisition and construction of the enterprise’s vessels for the period 2017-2021. “It is […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaport Authority (USPA) last Friday took the opportunity to present the upcoming dredging projects during the Ukrainian Dredging Day conference. According to USPA, the meeting was held jointly with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine under support of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine. During the opening speech, the Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Volodymyr Omelyan, […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just released more details about its 2017 Dredging Summit and Expo, set to take place at the Hyatt Regency Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, from June 26-29, 2017. The Dredging Summit and Expo is a technical conference and exposition organized to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields related to […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) – supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine – will hold a business meeting with the leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. The meeting will take place on February 3rd at the building of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. According to USPA, the meeting is aimed at informing potential contractors […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Central America Chapter (formerly known as the Panama Chapter) will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on September 13-15 at the Hilton Downtown in Panama City, Panama. The event, held in partnership with the Panama Canal Authority, Panama Ports Company and the Organization of American States, will serve as a premiere forum where dredging contractors […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Welcome to the first DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing last week’s World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON) dredging conference with industry experts: Jay Wise of Kruse Integration, Steve Rutherford of Caterpillar Industry Solutions and Harry Steve of Cable Arm. The Western Dredging Association hosted the […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges LLC & Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems, which are owned by Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC, have announced that Ellicott’s Latin American Sales Manager, Andres Borasino, will be adding the Rohr-Idreco deep digging dredge product lines to his area of responsibilities. The three product lines complement each other by offering customers multiple dredging options based on […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2016, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process and […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor (NJ) is taking necessary steps to perform maintenance dredging of the Stone Harbor Lagoon this fall. This June, the Borough will solicit bids from dredging contractors. The project will include maintenance dredging, dewatering the dredged material at the Stone Harbor Marina parking lot, and placing the dredged material at approved upland facilities. Up […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every year, hundreds of birds flock to two manmade islands at the edge of Tampa Harbor’s federal navigation channel in Hillsborough Bay. The birds have found the islands, which are posted and protected from trespassers, to provide ideal conditions to safely court, nest, and raise their young. At the moment, though, more than just baby […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley spoke at the Oregon Coast Economic Summit last week, highlighting his work for Oregon’s coastal communities and promising to keep pushing to maximize funds for small port dredging, a major driver of local coastal economies and an important source of jobs. Merkley also received recognition from the Oregon Legislative Coastal Caucus […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 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 […]