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  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mathews County, VA, said in their latest release that Congressman Rob Wittman will hold a meeting later this week on the Mathews dredging issues and the removal of aids to navigation.  At the meeting, Wittman will discuss residents’ concerns about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lack of dredging in local waterways and the removal […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide maintenance dredging, construction oversight, environmental coordination and hydrographic surveying services for nine U.S. Coast Guard stations located along the Texas coast, increasing navigation safety while saving taxpayers thousands of dollars annually. “After learning that the Coast Guard was having […]

  • 13 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews suspended their search yesterday for a missing mariner near Charleston Harbor after locating the mariner’s body near Orangegrove Creek. The mariner went missing after a dredge workboat capsized Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification from a fisherman that they had found the man at approximately 7:50 a.m. According to […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a sunken dredge and capsized tugboat in lower Lake Huron early Thursday morning. There were no injuries reported, but a 500-foot diesel sheen has been reported. The Coast Guard was notified that at 4:35 a.m., the motor vessel Arthur J., a 110-foot dredge, sank and the motor […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has completed cleanup construction activity at the Curtis Bay Yard Superfund site in Anne Arundel County, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday. EPA provided oversight of the massive 11-year cleanup project and the U.S. Coast Guard led the cleanup effort, which included excavating thousands of tons of contaminated soil […]

  • 21 March 2011

    A feared new oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico probably is a plume of silt from dredging on the Mississippi River, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday. Spokesman Henry Cambre told the Wall Street Journal the Coast Guard is testing the substance, which gives off a rainbow sheen resembling an oil spill. Test results […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed was joined yesterday by Admiral Linda Fagan, the 1st U.S. Coast Guard District Commander, representatives from the USCG and Naval Station Newport, and Rhode Island construction workers for a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the completion of the new Coast Guard wharf project at Naval Station Newport. The project consisted of both […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Coast Guard and Coastal Security Police of Karnataka have rescued 27 workers of the dredger Ibis, which suffered damage after hitting the reef in the Arabian Sea, about a kilometer from the Ullal beach. The Indian Coast Guard headquarters at Panambur in New Mangalore received information about the incident through a telephone message […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and Ace Aquatec have formed a strategic partnership whereby the FaunaGuard will be made available to all marine contractors and other interested parties. The FaunaGuard is an innovative acoustic device to protect marine fauna near marine construction activities. Launching today, the FaunaGuard will be available for the rest of world. It can be […]

  • 20 February 2013

    The Coast Guard began work Tuesday placing temporary aids to navigation that is necessary to open a substitute route for the Hatteras to Ocracoke ferry. Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Wanchese personnel are scheduled to place 14 new temporary aids to navigation with their 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat and 55-foot Aids to […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded to a diesel fuel spill near Buffalo Bayou, Texas, yesterday morning.  Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the dredger Susan Crosby that during a fuel transfer the vessel’s tank overflowed and released an estimated 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Houston Ship Channel just north […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that the Matagorda Ship Channel is now open for vessel traffic following the successful removal of cutter suction dredge Everett Fisher. According to the Coast Guard report, USCG lifted the safety zone and reopened the Matagorda Ship Channel to vessel traffic Tuesday evening near Port Lavaca, Texas. The […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report yesterday that approximately 5,300 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline after it was struck by a Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredger. The vessel was conducting dredging operations near Bay Long, Louisiana. The pipeline – owned by Harvest Pipeline Company – is reported as […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    After two day of intensive search operation, the Indian Coast Guard yesterday afternoon recovered the body of a crew member of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Volvox Asia, three miles off the Pong Reef, Asian News International (ANI) informs.  According to the report, on the morning of January 12, the Indian Coast Guard received a distress message from dredger Volvox Asia that […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized, said the press release. Sector Charleston deployed a Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot Response Boat-Small and Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Oak Island Coast Guard Station dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction Corporation, started last month and it is in full swing now. Under this scheme, dredging operations are being conducted in Coast Guard Station Oak Island Entrance Channel and Basin, Range 1 and Range 2, with fill placement in the Upland Disposal Area 277. […]

  • 30 December 2011

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey has received assurances that the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter WIRE will continue to remain in Saugerties, New York. The flood waters caused by Hurricane Irene deepened the Esopus Creek, allowing for safe passage of the vessel throughout the coming winter months. Nevertheless, Hinchey is now working with the Coast Guard and the […]

  • 25 June 2010
    Vessels

    The Coast Guard granted a three month extension Thursday to the motor vessel Stuyvesant, which currently has outstanding deficiencies that need to be repaired in dry dock. These deficiencies are not deemed by the Coast Guard to pose an unacceptable risk to the vessel, crew or the environment. The Stuyvesant, a 340-foot ocean-going dredge, is […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard is urging mariners to use extreme caution while transiting the Merrimack River entrance due to significant shifting and shoaling between the #2 red and #3 green buoys. Several recent accidents and near misses on the narrow, heavily congested portion of the Merrimack River have created a major safety concern. To help ensure […]

  • 9 May 2011

    Coast Guard officers on Saturday arrested five crew members aboard a Chinese vessel that was illegally dredging sea sand, the Coast Guard Ad… (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, May 9, 2011;

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from this month until October 31, 2017 in the waters of Billingsport Range, on the Delaware River, within 150 yards of diving and pipe-removal operations.  To facilitate the widening and deepening of the Delaware River main navigational channel, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its state, federal and local partners marked the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project Wednesday with a ceremony at the Coast Guard base. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and Cape May City dispersed […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced new technology that will minimize down time by greatly reducing pump and cutterhead clogs in debris rich environments. EDT, through its IMS and Mud Cat™ product lines, is now offering the self-cleaning debris guard called the “Pump Defender” (patent pending) on its entire horizontal cutterhead product line. The Pump Defender […]