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  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fort Lauderdale is currently seeking input on a new canal dredging assessment program, the city said in its latest release.  The city owns 57 miles of canals that require periodic dredging to remain navigable. In an effort to improve the level of service to its neighbors and maintain property values, the city has developed a proactive […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Commissioner, Chip LaMarca, will host a public meeting on the Shore Protection Project for Segment II: Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale, on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Representatives from the project contractor will be on-hand to answer questions along with technical experts from the Broward County Division of Environmental Planning and […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces details for the public scoping meeting in Fort Lauderdale and the other meetings regarding the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings are being held throughout south Florida during the month of […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 4 April 2010

    FORT LAUDERDALE — They are extravagant and self-indulgent, with their helipads, onboard gyms, mahogany interiors and glass-walled elevators… [mappress] Source:palmbeachpost,April 4,2010;

  • 22 September 2010

    For several years, the Florida Inland Navigation District has been working to obtain permits for three dredging projects along the waterways of Broward County, Florida. The opened waterways will allow for passage of larger yachts, giving South Florida’s marine industry a boost. The Inland Navigation District is close to attaining the paperwork for the first […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finally, after years of waiting, the Intracoastal Waterway dredging project in Fort Lauderdale is about to begin. According to the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, the waterway dredging project will take place from 17th Street to Sunrise Boulevard. The Intracoastal dredge will be the largest single public works project for the Florida Inland Navigation District, a special state […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) began the Intracoastal Waterway deepening this week to allow for better passage of commercial and private vessels. A deeper Intracoastal will result in an increased economic benefit to the commercial and recreational marine industry, which will benefit all South Florida residents and help secure the region’s position as an international […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program at the Pier Sixty-Six Marina in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, aimed to remove silt and other material from the marina’s bottom, is moving ahead. Commenting the latest news, Marine Director Megan Lagasse said: “We have recently started the process of dredging on the west side of our North Marina, including where the Intracoastal […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    After many years of waiting, the City’s Canal Dredging project for Lauderdale Isles canals is set to begin this month. The project is being managed by the City of Fort Lauderdale and the contractor, Gator Dredging of Clearwater, Florida, will perform the work. Plans call for dredging of nine out of the ten canals in the Isles, […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Some 750,000 cubic yards of sand will soon be distributed along beaches in Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale. The Segment II Broward County Shore Protection project is scheduled to get underway the first week in January. The $55-million project will result in pristine beaches about 75 feet wide and add sand to areas that […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold two public meetings Tuesday, July 23rd at the Broward County/Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Palm Room A, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft. Lauderalde, Fla., to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for Port Everglades Harbor. Meetings will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    IGY Marinas has announced that the dredging project at Yacht Club at Isle de Sol is now complete. The investment in St. Maarten allows the marina to offer its services and facility to a wider class of superyachts with drafts of up to 17.5 feet, the company said in the announcement. “IGY Marinas is excited […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Residents and interested parties are invited to attend a public meeting for a status update on the Port Everglades 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update (October 8, 2013, at Broward County Main Library Auditorium, 100 South Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL). Broward County’s Port Everglades Department is planning for future growth with an update of its 20-year […]

  • 8 July 2013

    At 813-feet long, 131-feet wide and 62,201 gross-registered tons, the Ellie Lady will have the distinction of being the largest oil tanker to ever dock at Port Everglades. Approximately 8.2 million gallons (195,000 barrels) of jet fuel will be offloaded at Port Everglades. Jet fuel coming through Port Everglades is used at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    IGY Marinas’ 5-Gold Anchor marina, Yacht Club at Isle de Sol – St. Maarten, has received the 2017 Superyacht Marina of the Year award. The company was presented with the honor by The Yacht Harbor Association (TYHA) during the fourth annual London Boat Show. This award for Yacht Club at Isle de Sol builds on […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Portus Services LLC, a private stevedore and terminal operator based in Jacksonville, FL, is expanding to Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, FL, and investing more than $1 million in new technology and state-of-the-art cargo handling equipment. Portus recently acquired St. Johns Shipping, a longtime cargo operator at Port Everglades with a diverse customer mix including […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide their input under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvement project.    An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. The USACE’s Jacksonville District and Port Everglades will host two scoping […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association are working together to advance coastal dune science and management through workshops and research investments. They have funded projects at Oregon State University, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, North Carolina State University, Texas A&M University and […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Twelve companies from eight states have contracts for a total of up to $500 million in dredging for the Army Corps of Engineers. Orion Marine Construction Inc., Tampa, Fla., (W912EP-13-D-0003); Cavache Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Fla., (W912EP-13-D-0004); Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company L.L.C., Quincy, Mass., (W912EP-13-D-0005); Cottrell Contracting Corp., Chesapeake, Va., (W912EP-13-D-0006); Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel signed the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report last week, after the House/Senate conference committee came to an agreement on major legislation authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to proceed on important water projects across the country. Historically, Congress has passed this legislation every two years, but […]