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  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday announced contract awards totaling approximately $24 million. According to ORN, the Company’s Marine segment has been awarded two separate contracts to construct energy-related infrastructure on the Gulf Coast. “These projects enhance the backlog of our marine operations and position our resources well to maximize utilization,” said Mark Stauffer, Orion’s President […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is hosting their Fall 2019 conference at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center in Galveston, Texas, from Tuesday, November 12th, through Thursday, November 14, 2019. Yesterday’s schedule included discussions about “Innovative partnering for an expanding Gulf Coast Market.” The meeting […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings today announced the award of multiple contracts with a total value of approximately $35 million. According to their latest announcement, the company’s Marine Segment has been awarded three contracts for dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. The project calls for the dredging of ship docks and berths for private clients in […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kay Ivey last Friday announced that on March 29, 2019, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council approved Alabama’s State Expenditure Plan for Gulf Coast recovery. This plan, developed by the Alabama Gulf Coast Recovery Council (AGCRC), proposes 28 activities for the Spill Impact Component of RESTORE funding (also known as Bucket 3) for a […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter has announced that their annual meeting is set to take place on November 14-15, 2018 at the ACE Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates, WEDA said. Representatives from all areas of the […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) is beginning the process to develop the next Funded Priorities List (FPL), targeted to be finalized in mid-2020. The FPL is a vehicle through which funds from the Council-Selected Restoration Component, commonly referred to as “Bucket 2”, are approved for specific ecosystem restoration activities in the Gulf […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is proposing to amend its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) to make the State of Louisiana the direct recipient of the full funding amount previously approved for the Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program. As approved in December 2015, the Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program provided for a 50/50 […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. The agreement will be a key component in support of the long-term recovery of the Mississippi Gulf Coast from the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and other storms. This project will take up to […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council will host a series of webinars to review the process used to develop its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) as part of the Council-Selected Restoration Component. The goal of the webinars is to identify what worked and what could be improved to further the cause of comprehensive Gulf restoration. […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) conducted its annual meeting on November 19, 2015 at the AC Marriot Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting provided a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will next month meet to vote on approval of the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) and the Spill Impact Component Rule (Rule), pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). U.S.Secretary of Commerce Penny […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As announced earlier this month, the Marriott’s AC Hotel in New Orleans will be the host to the WEDA 2015 Gulf Coast Annual Meeting. The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association – representing Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – annual meeting is set for November 18-19, 2015. The meeting will provide […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) – representing Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – will host its annual meeting on November 18-19, 2015 at Marriott’s AC Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    J.E. Borries Inc., a full-service marine construction and dredging company based on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, recently took delivery of an 8-inch Badger Class dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. Prior to this dredge purchase, J.E. Borries had completed all of its dredging work by mechanical means, using a long-reach excavator or a clamshell friction crane. […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 20, 2014 at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 20, 2014 at the Westin Hotel. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    United States District Court Judge Carl Barbier yesterday ruled that BP was “grossly negligent” in its actions leading to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This ruling means that BP faces penalties of up to $4,300 per barrel of oil spilled, maximizing the money that will be returned to Gulf Coast […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has made significant progress in finalizing the processes for implementing large-scale restoration projects throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Approval of this process means council members can begin submitting projects as early as next month, with project-vetting activities taking place later this fall. The Council will invest in specific actions, […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association will conduct its annual meeting on November 4, 2013, at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to vote on the Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy (Plan). The public is invited to attend the Council Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has extended the period for formal public comment on the Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan. The new date for this plan, named Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy and accompanying Draft Programmatic Environmental Assessment, is July 8, 2013. The Draft Initial Comprehensive Plan provides a framework to implement a […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., released the following statement regarding the record $1.4 billion Transocean settlement for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean will pay $400 million in criminal fines – with $300 million of that going to the Gulf Coast – and $1 billion in Clean Water Act (CWA) penalties. The […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced that it will hold its first public meeting on December 11, 2012 in Mobile, Alabama. The Council, which was established by the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourism, Opportunities Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012, will develop and oversee implementation of a comprehensive plan to […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 8 and 9, 2012 at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two weeks after Hurricane Isaac’s U.S. landfall, BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization provided an update yesterday of the storm’s impact on Deepwater Horizon clean up operations and how the company proposes dealing with the limited amounts of residual Macondo oil Isaac uncovered. “It was not unexpected to find Macondo oil in areas where we were […]