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  • 6 August 2012

    The Port of San Diego has completed its final report on the environmental impacts of a proposed pier replacement project at BAE Systems San Diego Ship repair facility, located at 2205 E. Belt Street, San Diego. The project will replace and modernize deteriorated facilities and help to service commercial and Navy vessels. The final environmental […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, has restarted its bayside dredging program with two contracts awarded to Charter Contracting of Boston, MA. According to the officials, Ocean City will be completing two mechanical dredging programs in the fall/winter of 2019‐2020. In addition, USACE is planning to dredge the shallow areas of Intracoastal Waterway behind […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed temporary measures to secure the west pier at Little Sodus Harbor, located in Fair Haven, New York on August 1, 2019. This work was expedited with site inspections by Corps of Engineers’ technical experts occurring through March, April, and May, the contract being awarded on June […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Dredger “Artemis” Commissioned (The Netherlands) Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013.   Germany: Boskalis Wins Elbe River Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after holding a House Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee hearing on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Maritime Tax Issues yesterday: “At a time when Americans are concerned about our nation’s competitiveness, the federal government seems to be content with allowing for our […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and Member of Parliament for Egmont, has announced that an investment of approximately $16.3 million is being made at PEI commercial fishing harbors. Individual projects will be announced over the coming weeks. “Since 2006, our Government has invested approximately $60.4 million in PEI’s […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited project to restore the beach and dune system from the end of the Seawall to Dellanera RV Park is scheduled to begin December 1, 2014, announced cityofgalveston.org. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand will be distributed in front of Dellanera RV Park and Seascape Condominiums. This project will be managed by the Texas […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, said last week that the Government of Canada will be supporting improvements at the small craft harbor in St. Martins. Plans will be developed this year to dredge the harbor basin. Work will be carried out next year and will improve harbor operations for users by […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for covering Renard Island, an inactive dredged material placement site located in Green Bay, Wis. The $1,909,300 contract was awarded to Peters Concrete Co., Green Bay, Wis. The firm will remove about 250,000 yards of clean sediment from the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility, CDF, […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced a $2.1 million contract for repairs to the Lorain breakwater, located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contract was awarded on September 9, 2019 to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, L.L.C., from Muskegon, Michigan. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, announced today that the Government of Canada is making a significant investment to improve the small craft harbor in Alma. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. “In Alma, fishing is an important way of life for many […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a major harbor improvement project at Saulnierville Harbor. This project is part of the Government’s investment of approximately $106 million in repair, construction, maintenance and dredging projects […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance

                    Investigation Launched After Fatal Dredging Accident The body of Floris Heeren, a 23-year-old Belgian crew member of the “Juan Sebastian de Elcano”, who died after falling off his ship Monday, November 3rd, has been recovered and brought to a funeral parlor, reported the abs-cbnnews. Southampton Port Ready for Giants […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, Thames Coromandel District Council said in their latest release.  “Emergency works to protect and stabilize the embankment at this location will start this week,” said Area Manager North, Allan Tiplady. The weather event […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau and the Connecticut Port Authority (CPA) have announced that two Southport Harbor projects, being funded by grants recently awarded to the Town of Fairfield, are about to get underway. At the request of the Harbor Management Commission, $266,000 was awarded for dredging of the Town Boat Yard (Ye Yacht Yard) marina […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1.4 million contract for a construction and dredging project at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Mich. Located on West Grand Traverse Bay, the college prepares students to be merchant marine officers and business professionals at its Great Lakes Maritime Academy. The $1,471,501 contract was […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society say governments have failed to address key concerns raised by the World Heritage Committee, as UNESCO’s deadline runs out today. As part of their joint campaign Fight for the Reef the two organisations have released a scorecard assessing each government’s response to UNESCO’s fears about industrialisation, including port […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a study published today, researchers said dredging activity near coral reefs can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. “At dredging sites, we found more than twice as much coral disease than at our control sites,” said the lead author of the study, Joe Pollock, a PhD candidate from the ARC Centre of Excellence […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lake Carriers’ Association reported yesterday (September 17) that the Senate Appropriations Committee has approved $75.3 million in Fiscal Year 2020 funding for the new Soo Lock project. This matches the amount approved by the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year and also matches the amount the Trump Administration requested for FY ’20. Jim Weakley, […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program is accepting pre-applications for grant-funded projects to start in fall 2019. “We will award grants to projects that protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline,” IDNR stated in their release. Funding will be available for projects that: improve the health of […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $72,000 in state grant funds for river restoration efforts in Andover, Freetown and Pelham, matched by more than $1.1 million in federal grants. The funds have been awarded to implement ongoing projects coordinated by the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER). “It is important to remove aging […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 28th meeting on February 23-26 in Kansas City, Mo. Public attendance is encouraged, and an opportunity is provided during each daily session for the public to address the Committee and the lead agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing in a harbor improvement project at Harbor Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador. The project consists of the extension of a finger pier wharf to create a protected area for larger fishing vessels, […]

  • 5 June 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its three Minneapolis locks to commercial navigation due to high flows.  The locks – Upper and Lower St. Anthony Falls locks and dams and Lock and Dam 1 – were reopened to commercial traffic May 22, but the Corps needs to close them again […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Sarasota (FL) announced yesterday that the crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend. The contractor for the City’s short-term project, Coastal Dredging Corp., will spend the next few days laying pipe and bringing in […]