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  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is conducting dredging operations with the help from contractors at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. The picture, taken by Seekwan Tan on September 6th, shows hydraulic cutterhead dredger taking the Homer Harbor project. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Do you ever wonder what dredging in Alaska looks like? Check out this photo gallery of operations conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, at harbors across the state (St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak, St. Paul Harbor, Dillingham Harbor, Cook Inlet Navigation Channel and Homer Harbor Entrance Channel). Dredging of St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak   […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is conducting dredging operations with the help from contractors at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. The picture, taken by Seekwan Tan on September 6th, shows hydraulic cutterhead dredger taking the Homer Harbor project. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, with the help from contractors, has begun dredging operations at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order to comply with the Rivers and Harbors Act which mandates the basin’s least feet of depth. The […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging in Homer. According to the Corps, the District completed maintenance dredging in Homer on Monday in the U.S. Coast Guard berth of the harbor. “We initially estimated that 3,500 cubic yards of material would be removed in this process […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday succeeded in leveraging her position on the Energy and Waters Appropriations Subcommittee to deliver resources in the 2016 funding bill that will initiate or maintain infrastructure projects in Alaska.   The appropriations bill, which passed the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, will fund studies, research, port projects and energy innovations that will […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed the FY 2014 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill, with the support of Alaskan Congressman Don Young, on a vote of 227 – 198. This legislation appropriates money for the Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and the Department of Energy. “This Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed the first funding bill of the year, the FY17 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, in a vote of 90-8 yesterday. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Lisa Murkowski secured a number of provisions to address Alaska’s unique infrastructure needs and promote an “all-of-the-above” approach to energy production. Murkowski successfully […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told federal policy makers that the nation’s transportation network and supply chain are “only as strong as its weakest link” and called for increased growth and investment in the U.S. Maritime Transportation System (U.S. MTS). The comments were submitted February 14 to the House Ways and Means […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Governor Scott Walker today announced a emergency Harbor Assistance Program (HAP) grant to the town of Bell County.  Recent storms damaged Cornucopia Harbor, which is home to a commercial fishery. The grant will assist with emergency dredging and seawall repairs to keep the harbor open. “Nearly 40 jobs are dependent on this emergency grant,” said […]

  • 20 May 2020
  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has selected the Hudson River Foundation as the new host for the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program. The Harbor & Estuary Program, which has worked to protect and restore waterways throughout the New York-New Jersey Harbor for over 25 years, had been located at the […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $2.029 million contract to conduct dredging in Buffalo Harbor during summer 2020. The contract – awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan on July 10, 2019 – will allow federal dredging to occur for the first time since 2018. “We are […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Salud Carbajal has announced the passage of new federal funding for water projects on the Central Coast included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The bill – signed into law by the President on Friday – includes investments in the Cachuma Water Project, and will help fund necessary dredging in the Morro Bay […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins announced last week that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) FY17 Work Plan for Operations & Maintenance includes $725,000 in maintenance dredging funding for the Wilson Harbor, NY. “Ensuring our harbors are dredged and maintained on a regular basis helps deter safety risks and potential negative impacts to a local economy,” […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new bayfront marina at the end of Higbee Avenue in Somers Point is underway with completion expected in the summer of 2019. Wickberg Marina Contracting, Inc. of Belford, NJ recently completed the dredging phase of the project, and Walters Marine Construction of Ocean View, NJ has begun construction on the marina itself. […]

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the new detached breakwater, which started back in May 2014, have been completed for the winter period, reported the Cowes Harbour Commission. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the contractor for the project, has completed the reshaping of the breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. A consolidation process, to take place over the winter, will allow for […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce has just announced that their dredging forum “Keeping Our Economy Afloat” will take place on March 1, 2016 at the Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point, NJ. The event will focus on re-use opportunities for dredge materials and proposed legislation to make permitting a simpler, more streamlined process. Dr. Stewart […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Mooloolah River dredging has been taken up again after poor weather conditions made the vessel unable to safely conduct its work, reports Sunshine CoastDaily. Maritime Safety Queensland general manager, Patrick Quirk, said: “We’re committed to providing navigable access to Mooloolaba harbor.” “Our harbour master has issued a notice to boaties about the dredging and […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch Offshore Contractors, an independent company serving the heavy transport needs of clients in the global maritime offshore industry (DOC), has successfully loaded the first of two shipments of dredging equipment in Suez onto HLV Xiang Yun Kou for COSCO Heavy Transport. The modernized Suez Canal was officially opened on August 6, 2015. This capital […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Voies navigables de France has unveiled a plan for the Saint Omer maintenance dredging program. This development project will include dredging of the channel and turning basin in Saint Omer in order to maintain satisfactory water depths. The Saint Omer dredging contract will also consist of the deposition of approx. 155,000m3 of dredged materials for the […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith along with Member for Hastings Neale Burgess today inspected the finished work on a new seawall at Merricks Creek in Somers. The Victorian Coalition Government funded the $400,000, 75 metre-long seawall with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) carrying out the work, which was completed late […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a winter monitoring and settlement period of the new breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster will return today, February 25th 2015, and continue with the project. Boskalis will carry out a week’s re-shaping work using the same plant as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge. As part of the February works, […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]