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  • 21 June 2013

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that the contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company, LLC for the beach fill project in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach and that work will begin by the end of next month. The contractor will use 2.5 million […]

  • 24 July 2013

    Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC, Queensland Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli and Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Member for Blair Shayne Neumann announced that work will commence immediately to reopen the Port of Bundaberg to full-size ships. Heavy silting after severe flooding in early 2013 has prevented full-sized […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Port of Long Beach and the Panama Canal Authority on Tuesday, December 4, renewed an agreement that promotes more trade between Latin America and the U.S., and facilitates the exchange of ideas for seaport engineering, dredging and environmental practices. With the renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding –first signed in December 2010 […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the third annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs and Requirements, Strategies and Solutions” on August 27-28, 2012, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, focus on the current and future needs and requirements, identify emerging […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) joined the United States Army of Corps of Engineers in announcing $100,000 in emergency funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. Over the past weeks, Upton has worked closely with local dock owners, Berrien County officials, and the Corps to reach a solution. The harbor, which is essential to jobs […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official start of the Avalon/Stone Harbor beach fill project, which was set to begin before the end of January, will be prolonged for couple of weeks, reports the Borough of Avalon. The announcement was made during the weekly beach fill progress meeting on Thursday, January 26th, at the Stone Harbor firehouse. At the meeting, the […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    At the yesterday’s Coastal Wetland Communities Adaptation Leadership Forum at Nicholls State University a recurring theme emerged – Louisiana’s coastal communities will survive the rising tide as local governments have taken extraordinary measures to save the state’s disappearing coastline. During the event, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF), Terrebonne Parish President Gordon Dove and Terrebonne Levee and Conservation District Executive Director Reggie Dupre, […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction work to complete the Camp Cronin stone revetment and East Shore Arm breakwater repair project has resumed, the USACE’s New England District announced yesterday. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working together to complete the repair project. The scheme will be completed under the […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing plans to dredge Post Office Bar in the Willamette River in Portland, Ore. Corps officials said ensuring the appropriate environmental protections were in place pushed the project late into the current in-water work window making it impossible to complete the work now. The next seasonal work window […]

  • 13 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Recently Imtech Marine, specialized in system integration, successfully completed three innovative new-build vessel projects in Singapore; Seven Borealis for Subsea 7, Rockpiper for a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster NV and Flintstone for Tideway, part of the DEME Group. The ships will all operate in the oil and gas market. Imtech Marine has combined specific […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Chairman of the Chittagong Port Authority, as a speaker during the event. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 8 July 2013

    On 5th July 2013, India’s largest container port terminal and a crucial element in the nation’s logistics infrastructure, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) celebrated its Silver jubilee year at Hotel The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai. Shri G.K.Vasan said, “JNPT is entering its Silver Jubilee year and I am happy to state that within a […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Next week, a new project will begin to place approximately 1.4 million cubic yards of material on Myrtle, North Myrtle, Garden City and Surfside Beaches. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently awarded this $34.8 million contract for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the U.S. Senate considering S.601 the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to address infrastructure priorities on America’s coasts and rivers, Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced three separate amendments to boost Alaska’s emerging Arctic opportunities and address the needs of other vital waterfront areas in Seward and Haines. “Port and harbor investment is essential to so […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a written testimony, submitted recently to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment hearing on the “Cost of Doing Nothing,” the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to seaports, fully utilize HMT revenues and implement a long-term funding solution for port maintenance. “Landside and […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, is preparing an environmental assessment in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, and is seeking public comment for a flood risk management study for the Cumberland River, Browns Creek, Richland Creek and Whites Creek. Comments are encouraged concerning social and environmental issues, to include cultural resources […]

  • 11 February 2014

    During severe storms in early January and over the past week, many coastal locations have been battered by large waves. A significant amount of shingle has been washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. A number of severe flood warnings have been issued since Christmas […]

  • 8 March 2012

      At two separate Congressional hearings today, AAPA representatives emphasized the need for federal support for seaport security and maintenance and improvements to federal navigation channels. Port industry leaders illustrated the challenges that underfunding security and dredging pose for national security and US international competitiveness. As the House Appropriations Committee begins work on the Fiscal […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reports USACE. “The Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration’s priorities to support and improve the nation’s economy […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Michael C. Derosier assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, at a local ceremony this week. This time-honored traditional Change of Command ceremony will be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Point Farms at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23. As District Engineer, Derosier, along with the […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leisure harbours in Moray will not be dredged for at least two years when a new council-owned dredger will be in service, councillors were told yesterday. Commercial harbours at Buckie and Burghead will continue to be serviced as a priority, and £65,000 has been allocated specifically for dredging operations alone in this current year. The […]