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  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson, David Perdue, and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, have secured additional federal funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track in 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its fiscal year 2019 work plan, which includes $52.12 million in additional funds for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. This […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama congressional delegation, as part of a bipartisan and bicameral effort, has endorsed the modernization of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, one of the largest economic development projects in the state.  The Alabama lawmakers submitted comments to the Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in support of the Tentatively Selected […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announced few days ago that the Raw Water Storage Impoundment (RWSI) construction project – an important part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) – is now roughly 60% complete. The contractor, Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, North Carolina, started work on the project in March 2016. USACE […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Groundbreaking Ceremony took place at the Solomon P. Ortiz International Center on the afternoon of Monday, August 8, 2016. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District officials also attended the groundbreaking ceremony. The new bridge will provide additional navigational clearance beneath the bridge; this accompanied with the Corps’ proposed […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Nairn Harbor dredging contract. The cleanup scheme will involve removing about 12,000 cubic meters of accumulated silt, mud and sand that have built up over several decades within the facility’s inner harbor. A temporary ramp will be installed between the basin and the car park, and from the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at Northney Marina and the visitors’ berth at Sparkes Marina are due to start on Wednesday, 16 March 2016, the Chichester Harbor Master said in its latest Notice to Mariners. Dredging work is expected to continue for four weeks, subject to weather, and the dredged material will be disposed of at […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor Property Owners Association (SHPOA) has just announced the completion of phase one of the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project. During the phase 1, dredging of the North Basin was completed with the removal of 8,999 cubic yards of dredged material and dredging of Shelter Haven was partially completed with 5,951 cubic yards dredged so far. According […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During his annual State of the Port Address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch announced record cargo volumes, infrastructure development and two new customers bringing a combined 1 million square feet of additional distribution center space to Savannah. GPA Executive Director delivered his State of the Port address Thursday, October 12, 2017, at the […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular Areas Doug Domenech announced last week the release of more than $9.6 million in grant funding to American Samoa through the Office of Insular Affairs’ (OIA) Capital Improvement Project (CIP) Program for fiscal year 2017. “We are happy to support Governor Lolo in his efforts to strengthen infrastructure in American […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The clamshell dredge Peter de Jong is currently completing maintenance dredging in the lower section of Charleston Harbor. The Corps has maintained Charleston Harbor for more than 140 years, dredging it every year in order to ensure the channel is at the required federal project depth. During that time, USACE annually dredged 2-3 million cubic yards of […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging in Oceanside Harbor federal entrance channel continues as Manson Construction Company, the project contractor, keeps on with the annual effort to maintain safe navigation in the port. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the contractor has so far removed about 187,000 cubic yards of material from the project area. Manson is dredging the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations are set to begin on Monday, April 3, according to the Eyemouth Harbor Trust’s latest announcement. This cleanup scheme, conducted by Shearwater Dredging Ltd., will involve dredging works in the harbor entrance and an area called ‘the canyon’, the trust said. Mariners are advised that temporary restriction to vessel movements may […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to evaluate the potential impacts of modifying the previously-approved Flow Re-routing Plan as part of the environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The modifications consist of additional dredging in Middle River to […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Senate yesterday approved a resolution calling on Congress to address the chronic backlog of harbor maintenance projects, embracing the approach of legislation introduced by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. The “sense of the Senate” resolution is included in the surface transportation bill that the Senate approved today. The measure calls for Congress to appropriate the […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With seaborne trade gaining importance in terms of economic development of a nation, government organizations are largely investing in harbor deepening activities worldwide, Fact.MR said in their latest study on Harbor Deepening Market. A deeper harbor can accommodate heavy and large container ships allowing expansion of trading activities in the respective region. This has gained higher significance […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging two Lake Superior harbors in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The $283,449 contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, LLC, of Muskegon, Mich., to dredge Big Bay Harbor, Big Bay, Mich., and Lac La Belle Harbor, near Copper Harbor on the Keweenaw […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System plant on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant Feb. 14 to verify proper operation. As part of the testing phase, the Corps released dark-pink colored dye in the Back River Feb. 14 and another dye-release event is planned in […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel is underway as the first part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project.  Working on the first two contracts for the $529 million project, three dredges and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to 54 feet in March. “The first two contracts revolve […]