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  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant has announced 17 projects totaling more than $20.85 million that will be funded through the most recent Phase II Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) disbursement. GOMESA was created in 2006 by Congress and shares leasing revenues among the four Gulf oil and gas producing states of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA has issued a call for proposals under the first federal funding opportunity issued by the NOAA RESTORE Act Science Program, which supports research in the Gulf of Mexico on long-term sustainability of the ecosystem and its fisheries. The competition seeks proposals for timely and high-quality scientific results that may be used to inform science-based […]

  • 16 June 2011

    A grounded oil tanker on the Mississippi River has been freed from the mud where it got stranded about 5 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.   (wdsu) [mappress] Source: wdsu, June 16, 2011

  • 11 June 2011

    Longboat Key’s highly erosive North End, which only one month ago the churning waters of the Gulf of Mexico within feet of condominiums… BY STEPHEN REID (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, June 11, 2011  

  • 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, […]

  • 29 December 2009

    NEW ORLEANS  — With the recession showing signs of ebbing, Gulf of Mexico ports hope hundreds of millions of dollars in expansion projects proposed before the downturn will help them capture more trade as the world economy recovers… Source:latimes,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 23 September 2010

    Any boat operator planning to use Stump Pass to get from Lemon Bay into the Gulf of Mexico before late April should consider quick access to… By Capt. Tony Petrella (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, September 24, 2010;

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District released a draft Post Authorization Change (PAC) Report and draft Revised Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (RPEIS) for the Morganza to the Gulf of Mexico (MTG) project. The MTG project area is located in coastal Louisiana, approximately 60 miles southwest of New Orleans, and includes portions of […]

  • 1 April 2010

    LAKE CHARLES, LA – Operating as the 11th largest in the country, the Port of Lake Charles is the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico for industry and refineries in Southwest Louisiana. But every year the struggle to keep the vessels moving in and out comes to a head as port officials try to make budget… […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program received a $235,901 cooperative agreement to restore fresh water flow to Goose Lake, enhancing marsh habitats near Corpus Christi, Texas. According to the EPA release, the project will restore circulation and hydrology within Goose Lake by designing and […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than half of the American public lives within 50 miles of a beach, but as sea levels rise, the coastal habitats that protect the communities are increasingly at risk, according to the Texas A&M University Corpus Christi’s latest release. Dr. David Yoskowitz, Associate Director and Endowed Chair for Socio-economics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, CPRA Board Chairman Chip Kline, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) secretary Shawn Wilson and OCD Director Pat Forbes joined elected officials and levee direct leaders from Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes yesterday to flyover the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection System. The tour also included the Larose to Golden Meadow […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just released the latest update from the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The beachfill scheme, which continues to progress ahead of schedule, will be temporarily suspended during Independence Day weekend, July 1-4. Work in Segment 4, between the access point at Gulfshore/Buttonwood Cove (3710 Gulf of Mexico Drive) and the 3200 […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oceaneering Deepwater Technical Solutions (DTS) has solidified its Gulf of Mexico (GOM) market position in cutting and decommissioning since the 2011 acquisition of NCA. Oceaneering has grown with the NCA acquisition, adding employees, equipment, tooling, vessel products and services including dredging, while maintaining an impressive company safety record. The patented IMCT (Internal Multi-String Cutting Tool) […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Dutch organisations – Deltares, an expertise centre for delta technology located in Delft and Rotterdam-based dredging company Van Oord – have together come up with an innovative concept to combat the oil spill threatening the US’s southern coast. Their proposals consist of a set of radical measures that will do more to limit the […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), in partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University, has launched an economic study of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS). The three-year cooperative project between BOEM and the LSU will enhance understanding of the social and economic value of GCOOS, while providing […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) to evaluate potential environmental impacts related to sand survey activities in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) regions. The proposed offshore sand surveys are be conducted as part of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP), which under […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that construction is complete on the Oyster Bayou Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Cameron Parish. Located west of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near the Gulf of Mexico, this project used dredged sediment from the Gulf of Mexico to create and nourish approximately 600 acres of […]

  • 6 June 2010

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) is pleased to hear that BP will be funding all six berm sites for the temporary protection of…   [mappress] Source: pr-usa, June 6, 2010;

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The team of Coastal Engineering Consultants, Inc. and GeoEngineers, Inc. has earned a National Recognition Award for exemplary engineering achievement in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 53rd annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) for the Caillou Lake Headlands (Whiskey Island) Restoration project in Terrebonne Parish, La. The project involved a complex interplay of coastal, […]

  • 11 April 2010

    Imagine having to dredge nearly 50 miles of waterway. Officials in Iberia Parish are trying to do just that, and some in Vermilion Parish are hoping to benefit.The massive project is expected to take place sometime next year starting at the Port of Iberia and ending at the Gulf of Mexico. But, a compromise that […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Nicholls State University have signed a memorandum of understanding that outlines increased collaborations on projects ranging from coastal protection and restoration to disaster risk reduction and nature-based flood defense. “The great challenges facing Louisiana and coastal areas around the world require an immense amount of research and action […]