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  • 21 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weeks Marine, Inc. is making good progress with the dredging of Mayaguez Harbor in Puerto Rico. The contractor is approximately halfway through the dredging of 115,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the harbor. Disposal of dredged material is taking place at a designated Offshore Dredged Material Disposal Site located approximately 2 miles north of […]

  • 31 May 2012

      BHP Billiton’s outer harbour project in Port Hedland has secured federal environmental approval. The go-ahead from the government includes 37 conditions, including orders for the company to develop a plan to protect dugongs, marine turtles and their habitat. According to foxbusiness.com, the first phase of construction on the outer harbor would see the construction […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, September 6, Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The recommended plan modifications consist of the following: Deepen the existing Bar, Bay, and River Channels […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction crews continue their work in the City of Oceanside Harbor (CA), dredging some 110,000 cubic yards of clean sand over the past week. This was stated at the weekly dredge progress meeting held yesterday morning. According to the contractor, there is an additional 170,000 cubic yards left to dredge. Ocean swells have been […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, yesterday visited the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Senator Young has worked on several issues in support of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor during his time in the Senate, including supporting the Port’s application for a U.S. Department of Transportation FASTLANE grant. He […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Beaufort, NC, will host a public meeting today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NOAA Beaufort Lab Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Rd, Beaufort. According to the official announcement, the purpose of this meeting is to share information about safety and environmental problems in Taylor’s Creek and to get feedback from Town of Beaufort […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wexford’s Courtown Harbor is to receive funding of €112,500 for basin dredging works as part of a €1 million investment in harbors from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine. Minister Paul Kehoe, TD for Wexford, said that this will bring tangible benefits to people working and reliant on marine industries in Wexford. “The […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) today released the latest update on their F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade, saying that the work is moving ahead, with overall 33% project progress. Currently, dredging and excavating operations of 46,600 cbm of the existing harbor and a new harbor basin are ongoing. The F. Dharanboodhoo harbor upgrade project consists […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Aberdeen Harbor Board has completed its annual dredging program despite the impacts of COVID-19 and challenging weather conditions. Yearly dredging is required to maintain essential water depth in North Harbor. More than 54,000 cubic meters (in-situ volume) of material has been dredged from the harbor since mid-March, allowing vessels to sail in and out of […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $7.86 million contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018. Eastman Aggregate will renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the beaches […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kissimmee River Restoration project, one of the many ongoing projects currently underway by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District, aimed to restore America’s Everglades, is moving ahead.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement that they are advising boaters […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long-planned deepening of the Savannah harbor is currently underway. The Savannah District awarded a $134.5 million contract in March 2015 to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, to conduct the outer harbor deepening. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a successful Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20). During the FY20, 536 contract actions were awarded totaling $316 million, including $74.8 million for small business, reports USACE. Honolulu District contract actions signify the Corps’ commitment to deliver world-class facilities to the Armed Forces of the United States, […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Feasibility Study recently reached another major milestone when the results of the study were presented to the Civil Works Review Board in Washington, D.C. At the end of the meeting, the panel members, comprised of senior U.S. Army Corps of Engineers leaders and chaired by Maj. Gen. John Peabody, […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Canada is about to invest more than $10 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at seven Nova Scotia harbors that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. The announcement was made by the Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Winona has announced that the East End Boat Harbor will be closed for approximately one month to accommodate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River channel dredging and sand offloading. The Winona Port Authority earlier approved an agreement with the Army Corps to deposit about 60,000 cubic feet of Mississippi River […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Experts from the USACE Savannah District continue to move forward with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, aka SHEP. The Corps has finished one year of required pre-construction environmental monitoring and will continue monitoring throughout the harbor deepening and for 10 years afterward. A report by lead author Nathan Dayan of the district’s Planning Division, described […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released this video about the installation of a cofferdam on the bank of the Savannah River. Workers are installing the cofferdam as part of what will become the foundation for a series of Speece cones. The cones, which are part of the dissolved oxygen injection system, […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), have announced publication of the 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. This multi-agency report evaluates current monitoring data from different geographic regions […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $8.6 million contract on August 9 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project. Under the contract, which is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project, the contractor will renourish critically […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed an agreement with the state of Florida to accept $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.   The agreement is the result of a measure passed by the Florida legislature during their 2017 session. The agreement allows USACE […]

  • 21 December 2012

      A major beach nour­ish­ment project that will repair the beach­front in Avalon and Stone Har­bor is expected to get under­way right before the Christ­mas hol­i­day. A dredge that will pump up to 710,000 thou­sand cubic yards on the beaches in both com­mu­ni­ties is expected to begin on or about Sun­day, Decem­ber 23rd. This project […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of H.5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. “The entire South Carolina Delegation has worked diligently to ensure the bill moves forward in order to enable the project to begin […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed temporary measures to secure the west pier at Little Sodus Harbor, located in Fair Haven, New York on August 1, 2019. This work was expedited with site inspections by Corps of Engineers’ technical experts occurring through March, April, and May, the contract being awarded on June […]