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  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, testifies Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee in support of Senate Bill 233, which authorizes funding for emergency harbor dredging projects throughout Michigan. Recently, Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee Chairman Sen. Hansen, addresses the media at a press conference announcing the Senate’s plans to develop both short- and long-term […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Last week, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port sources confirmed that the DP World has emerged as the lone bidder for the Rs 600-crore JN Port container terminal. It has offered 27.09 per cent revenue share for the project, whose cost was estimated at Rs 600 crore a few years back, according to sources. The Hindu Business […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for emergency dredging at the Charleroi-Monessen Bridge on the Monongahela River. The general scope of work includes: – furnishing all necessary floating plant equipment, – labor works, and – supplies to perform work consisting of channel dredging. The period of performance will be 40 calendar days. The […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $12.2 million to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., to repair damages caused by Hurricane Harvey on the Texas City Hurricane Flood Protection Project. “The project will correct erosion damages to the levee and Moses Lake Floodgate inlet area caused by Hurricane […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The bill that would allow local governments to create a special tax district to pay for dredging waterways and canals should have been dismissed a long time ago, Islandpacket.com reports. The bill has been defined so narrowly that the Sea Pines area is no longer considered as qualified. Also the group that would have most […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division yesterday to officially christen the division’s newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo. The 154-foot cutter suction dredge will help keep North Carolina waterways navigable, help stabilize inlets, and support the state’s vital ferry system and emergency routes. “Our state’s connections across the water are just as […]

  • 30 April 2010

    COLUMBIA — Efforts to bring a two-state deal for the creation of the Jasper Ocean Terminal to the South Carolina and Georgia legislatures fell short this year, but the outlook for next year appears bright, says a key figure in the process.The agreement must be approved by both legislatures and by Congress before the construction […]

  • 7 December 2011

    SPI awarded a Tompkins Channel dredging project to Rodriguez Brothers Dredging Co. of Baytown who submitted the lowest bid. The dredging project is planned to commence on December 12 and is expected to take up to 60 days. Around 11,000 cubic yards of silt were accumulated into Tompkins Channel in 2008, following Hurricane Dolly. The […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness, Naomi Yamamoto, MLA for Vernon-Monashee, Eric Foster, yesterday announced $150,000 of flood protection support for the Village of Lumby. The funding will support Lumby’s flood and hazard mapping and allow the village to better plan for potential flood events in the future as well as possible […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel and equipment from Kewaunee are mobilized at the City of Two Rivers’ Lake Michigan harbor to undertake emergency repairs to the south breakwater. According to the city report, the tugs Kenosha and Racine, and the crane barge Manitowoc are at work on this project. The south breakwater was extended further into Lake Michigan […]

  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The City of Destin and Okaloosa County, through the Tourist Development Council, will fund an emergency dredge of the Old Pass Lagoon Channel adjacent to the Marler Bridge in East Pass. The Destin City Council voted unanimously on March 18 to adopt a resolution declaring a state of emergency that will allow for permitting of […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council will receive more than £2 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms. Local authorities in the north east also received more than £10 million funding this financial year to take forward priority flood protection schemes in their areas. Finance […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In order to prevent further erosion to the Fraser River’s banks and the dikes protecting the Matsqui floodplain in Abbotsford, the Province of British Columbia is investing $10 million in the design and implementation of a long-term solution. The City of Abbotsford is proposing a system of spurs along the riverbank, but other options are […]

  • 24 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 18-24, 2019).   USACE Kicks Off Ocean City Inlet Navigation Improvement Project USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host a public workshop on the Upper Joachim Floodplain Management Plan at the De Soto Community Center in De Soto, Mo, today from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.   The workshop, organized in partnership with the City of De Soto, Jefferson County, the Missouri Department of Natural […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, National Waterways Conference, Waterways Council, Inc., and 15 other national organizations submitted a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency requesting a presidential declaration of emergency and seeking “immediate assistance in averting an economic catastrophe in the heartland of the United States.” The request was made pursuant to […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing an aquatic ecosystem restoration project to restore Milford Pond in Milford, Mass. Milford Pond is a 120-acre pond located in the center of the town of Milford. The town of Milford is the non-Federal sponsor of this proposed project. The pond is formed by […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Thornbury harbor will receive an emergency dredging program early this spring, reports simcoe.com. The cost of this dredging project will be somewhere between $200,000 and $270,000, and will be paid by debt financing. The Thornbury harbor dredging work is scheduled to commence in April and to be wrapped up in May. According to simcoe.com, Councillor […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the $7.2 million contract awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers to place 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Coney Island commenced last weekend. Schumer fought for and secured approval for this emergency project as part of the Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Building on a dedicated storm preparation program, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has become the first agency in South Florida to receive the National Weather Service’s (NWS) “StormReady Government” designation. By joining the StormReady program, government agencies and communities strengthen preparedness, communication and safety skills that are critical to help protect lives and […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals’ container throughput increased to 36.3 million TEUs, as measured by equity share, reflecting an overall 3% growth in volume through the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network in 2013. Invested capital rose to $6.1 billion USD during the past year as work on seven new terminals and expansion and upgrades to 16 operating facilities […]

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

    World Marine of Alabama (WMA) has completed work on a contract valued at over $14 million to drydock and repair the Dredge Wheeler, a hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The contract was awarded in September and arrival was delayed due to emergency dredging assignments following Hurricane Harvey. World […]