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  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston attended the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Summer Stakeholder Partnering Forum with local industry members and Corps representatives at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus earlier this week.  During the event, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, Roger Guenther, provided remarks on behalf of the Texas Ports Association as well as […]

  • 7 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 1 – 7, 2018).   Poland: EUR 313M Contract for Dredging International and Van Oord Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway […]

  • 19 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 13-19, 2017).   Volvox Terranova Repairs Completed An European engineering company, Bakker Sliedrecht, has completed the electrical restoration of trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Terranova.   Marinet Plan for Sea Defenses in Norfolk and Suffolk Marinet – UK’s marine […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.8 million to Weeks Marine Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas. The contractor will be required to remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of maintenance material using a […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $3,116,000 to Goodloe Marine Inc., a woman-owned small business, for maintenance dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 333,200 cubic yards of shoal material using a pipeline dredge, with material […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Calhoun Port Authority will host a public scoping meeting January 24, 2017. The meeting will take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Bauer Civic Center in Port Lavaca, Texas. “The purpose of this meeting is to invite interested persons, organizations and representatives from the general public, […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 4 March 2011

    Discolored sand being placed on an isolated area in Isla Blanca Park from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District’s Brownsville Ship Channel dredging and beach… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, March 4, 2011;  

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Services LLC for the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Matagorda Ship Channel entrance channel. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, the contract requires collection and analyses of sediment including […]

  • 1 February 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract, Jan. 19, to Gulf South Research Corporation, a small business, … (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, February 1, 2011;

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    As pictures and video beamed out around the world of water rescues and massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, another invisible effect was occurring to Texas’ energy coast. Below the surface of the raging waters, silt and debris were stirring, altering bayou and federal navigation channels, causing shoals, impeding waterways and preventing […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 6 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 — Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., won a $41,947,500 federal contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston, Texas, for the repair of the Placement Area No. 5 and 6 on the Texas City Channel under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act… Source: USACE, November 5, 2009;

  • 11 February 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract Jan. 27, 2011, to King Fisher Marine Service LP in the amount of… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, February 11, 2011;

  • 11 July 2013

    Col. Christopher W. Sallese relinquished command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to Col. Richard P. Pannell during a change of command ceremony today at the USACE Galveston District’s Jadwin Building in Galveston, Texas. USACE Southwestern Division Commander Brig. Gen. Thomas W. Kula presided over the ceremony. “It is an honor to […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $8,054,750 to Orion Marine Inc., to perform maintenance dredging within the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, specifically from the inner basin (lower bay) to Beacon 82 (upper bay) and the La Quinta Junction and channel, in Nueces County, Texas. The contractor […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract Sept. 23, in the amount of $22.8 million to repair the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Aransas Pass) Jetties in Nueces and Aransas counties, Texas. The project includes use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 15.7 million tons of armor stone and 4.7 million tons […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded recently a $5.34 million contract to Crosby Dredging LLC for the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. Under the deal, the contractor will be required to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material between Sims Bayou and the Turning Basin in Harris County, Texas. Crosby […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Sabine Neches Waterway’s entrance, jetty and Sabine Pass channels. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently partnered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to conduct a field-based Engineering With Nature Workshop to demonstrate the application of native plant species to support engineering objectives. The workshop demonstrated how best to maximize environmental benefits of nature-based features to enhance the structural integrity of […]

  • 13 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6,318,000 to Goodloe Marine Inc. to perform maintenance dredging within the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, between Turnstake Island and Live Oak Point, in Calhoun, Aransas and San Patricio counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.6 million cubic yards […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began urgent maintenance dredging last week at the Freeport Harbor by using the government-owned trailing suction hopper dredge WHEELER. The 45-day project will include removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty channel and inner harbor, followed by an […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a three day workshop on the importance of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Project from January 9-12, 2018.  During the event, Jake Walsdorf, a Galveston District Value Engineering Officer and Architecture Engineering Contract Coordinator, introduced the value engineering study on Sabine-Neches Waterway FY18 O&M project. The study analyzed […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Bayou desilting program is currently underway in a ‘2 1/2 mile segment’ of the bayou at the north end of Barker Reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in its latest project update.  The Galveston District grants local drainage and flood control districts easements in local waterways to maintain adequate […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2.1 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredged Material Placement Area in Harris County, Texas. This work will increase the placement area’s capacity to hold more dredge material from the Houston Ship […]