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  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to revise and replace the statewide Massachusetts General Permits (GPs) with updated GPs for minimal-impact activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S.  The revised GPs will continue to authorize activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S. within the […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 17, Augusto da Silva Tomás, the Minister of Transport of Angola, and a delegation of APLOP inspected the container terminal, ore terminal and dry wharf of Lobito Port Expansion Project. Lu Yunpeng, the Deputy General Manager of Angola Regional Management Center made a detailed report on the project construction progress, port staff training […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, off the coast of Nigeria. According to the international maritime security consultancy Dryad Global, during the attack, a firefight occurred between the embarked security personnel on the TSHD and the […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following on the heels of an excellent 2014, where the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) experienced their fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth, recently-compiled cargo figures for the first-quarter of this year indicate that an equally or even more impressive 2015 is a very strong likelihood for the Port of Philadelphia. In […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Government has set a target of awarding 29 PPP and 13 Non-PPP Projects involving capacity addition of about 245 MTPA for expansion and capacity creation in the Major Ports during the current financial […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kevin Moran T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief, visited Lifford Town of County Donegal, Ireland, today to meet with local councilors and other groups to discuss ongoing plans to deal with various flooding issues. During the visit, the Minister outlined the plans currently underway by […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Yangtze River maintenance dredging project has passed the acceptance inspection, according to the JXY company. At the handover inspection meeting of the Yangtze River Waterway Maintenance Dredging commission, which was held in late December, the Yujiawan Shoal Dredging Project passed the acceptance check. The officials indicated that the construction work of the 2018 Yangtze River […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, is now at 50% completion of the muck removal from Turkey Creek, located in Palm Bay, FL. Part of the larger Indian River Lagoon cleanup effort in Brevard County, this project involves dredging over 235,000 cubic yards of muck using an Ellicott 670 dredge called ‘Jesse Marie’. The […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pharos Offshore Group is currently refitting its newly acquired subsea cable trencher at Tees Offshore Base in Middlesbrough, Gazette Live informs. The company finds the facilities at Tees Offshore Base an ideal location to refurbish its cable trencher, as it is contracting local companies to provide their services for the job. Refurbishment works on the […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) praised inclusion of a provision in the omnibus appropriations bill that allows for up to nine new Army Corps of Engineers studies to determine whether projects are eligible for further federal investment. If the Salton Sea is selected by the Corps for this funding, it would begin to make use […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting and webinar on the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report will be held today, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD, announced USACE. Since their construction, the reservoirs behind the three dams along the lower Susquehanna River (Holtwood, Safe Harbor, and Conowingo) have historically acted as […]

  • 8 December 2011

    According to the Vermont Department of Health, silt dredged from near the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant intake structure and disposed of around September 15 did not contain radioactive materials. DOH used a hand-held radiation survey meter at the Vernon disposal site to measure radiations levels which proved to be between 5 and 15 microroentgen […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on April 3, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center, to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of Lower Brule. There will be a brief, […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ensuring healthy water quality is an essential part of environmental monitoring for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is partnering with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to monitor water quality in the estuary using a sophisticated network of continuous monitoring stations. The monitoring network allows the Corps to assess […]

  • 27 July 2012

    In an effort to preserve Native American cultural lands, mitigate flood risks and improve coastal habitat for a threatened species, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction kicks off July 30 on the $7.5 million federally-funded dune restoration project […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday called on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to deny General Electric’s request to certify that the cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the upper Hudson River is complete. “The Hudson River is a national historic treasure and we cannot let […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Dannel P. Malloy is urging the USACE to promptly adopt a draft dredging plan and environmental impact statement for Long Island Sound, arguing that without the continued availability of the four currently operated water disposal sites in Long Island Sound, Connecticut’s maritime industry will suffer irreparable damage. In a letter delivered to the federal […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near LaPush, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, Inc, from Eagle Creek, Oregon, is tentatively scheduled to start September 25 on the $1.7 million project. The company will dredge about 70,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The dredging […]

  • 24 May 2012

    President Mahinda Rajapaksa made an inspection tour of Ruhunu Magampura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port yesterday. He inspected the construction of port’s second stage which consists of six terminals, Sri Lanka Ports Authority reports. All facilities are being built at the port premises to meet the needs of local and foreign investors. The government has planned to […]

  • 10 July 2012

    According to theeagleonline.com, Oyó Patriotic Front organization has commended Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State for the dredging projects within the Ibadan area. The Chairman of the organisation, Chief Jare Adepoju, in a statement on Monday in Ibadan, said “without the dredging of the rivers, Ibadan, the state capital, would probably have witnessed another flood […]

  • 29 January 2013

    The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers has announced the details about the maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by a hydraulic dredge and pipeline at various shoal locations on the James River Federal Navigation Channel. The project will include maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 26 feet with 1 foot of allowable […]

  • 12 October 2011

    US-based dredging firm Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has entered the Indian market by inking an alliance with the Hyderabad-based Indu Projects Ltd, an infrastructure solutions provider. With a fleet of about 50 dredgers, including 25 cutter suction dredgers, the company has the requisite knowhowto handle capital dredging works at ports, involving underwater rock […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has just announced that the hopper dredger Meotida of their Delta-pilot branch has successfully completed its work on the section of the Berdyansk seaport approach channel, after which the vessel was relocated to Mariupol. As reported, the dredger Meotida has been operating in Berdyansk since early August 2019. During […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Minister of Natural Resources and Environment held discussions with relevant authorities to accelerate the dredging of canals and tributaries in the Chao Phraya River basin in the national attempt at flood prevention. Natural Resources and Environment Minister Preecha Rengsomboonsuk today presided over a meeting to discuss the dredging of waterways in the upstream, midstream […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A shoreline erosion feasibility study open house, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the Oacoma Community Center, has been cancelled due to inclement weather in South Dakota. The public meeting will be rescheduled for a date in the near future, said USACE. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for […]

  • 2 March 2012

    Peel Ports Limited has awarded the Port of Heysham’s North Quay dredging contract to the Associated British Ports. Recent surveys of the harbour indicated that levels of silt adjacent to the North Quay have built up and compromise vessel access and that dredging is required to improve the berth availability. Heysham Port is the 24 […]