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  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada said in their latest release that Graham’s Pond Harbor will soon see some critical repairs, aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy in the community of Gaspereaux. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. “With […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Harbor Point cleanup will soon enter a new phase – the dredging of the Utica Harbor. And to celebrate the moment – the first time in 30 years that sediment will be taken from the harbor floor – state and local officials and canal enthusiasts are holding a ceremonial re-opening of the refurbished Utica […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, recently awarded a $1.1 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel and harbor areas in Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio, during summer 2019.  The work was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan, on April 10, 2019. Under this contract and a […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England regional office has just announced that the cleanup work of New Bedford Harbor (MA) is progressing very well. According to the New England office, by late 2017, the total volume dredged from the harbor was approx. 180,000 cubic yards. “The total dredge volume far exceeds the past annual record […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Governors applauded recently introduced legislation in Congress that would permanently fix the nation’s dysfunctional funding program to maintain ports and harbors. Specifically, the Governors pledged their support for the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, and commended the sponsors for their leadership in introducing this bill. Once enacted, this legislation […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredges are hard at work on the environmental cleanup of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in Massachusetts, reports the Foth. The New Bedford Port Authority’s Phase V dredging and CAD Cell No.4 project includes cleanup of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of New Bedford’s Lower Harbor area. Thanks to Foth’s design and construction management expertise, […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, began hydraulic dredging of approximately 45,000 cubic yards at Michigan City Harbor in Michigan City, Ind., Sept. 6, 2013. Hydraulic dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards will be dredged at Burns Small Boat Harbor in Portage, Ind., beginning in a few weeks. The district awarded a contract […]

  • 30 August 2013

    Visitor access to the Zippel Bay State Park harbor on Lake of the Woods will be closed to both landing and launching boats Sept. 9 through Nov. 22 as a two-phase harbor improvement project begins, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “We’re asking visitors, especially boaters, to be patient while we complete […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement earlier this week, after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers introduced their updated Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan that allocates more funds for recreational harbor dredging in Southwest Michigan. “Dredging is critical to tourism, recreation, economic activity, and jobs and we need to dig deep […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today announced the full details of a €17.8m Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned fishery harbors and local harbor network. In announcing the initiative the Minister said: “I have set aside €14.9m towards safety, maintenance and new development works […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report: “First and foremost, this bipartisan bill is good for jobs, good for harbor communities across the Great Lakes, and good for Michigan’s economy. For the first time, WRRDA includes language written by Candice […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Coastal Program, a Division of the Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced the release of the Program Statement for the FY19 Shore and Harbor Planning Grant Program. According to the official statement, funding from this program can be used for municipal/regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone that fall under one of the […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The silo demolition and harbor dredging projects are both set to begin in Port Stanley this week, according to the Corporation of the Municipality of Central Elgin. The demolition of the silos will take place throughout the month of October, and the dredging of the harbor will continue until spring. With these projects ongoing, the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his push for the Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013, which would free up critical dredging funding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) needs in order to dredge the Buffalo River and surrounding waterways and keep the waterfront fully open for business. Each day, sediment settles at the […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At a briefing to the Coromandel Harbor Project Stakeholders Working Group this week, the Chief Executive David Hammond provided an update of the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project. With the project separated into two work strands – the Sugarloaf Upgrade Project and the Inner Harbor Project – the project management structure has been changed accordingly. Mr […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Official delivery of the Sayuru, a self-propelled grab hopper dredger that was built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has been scheduled for next week. Delivery of the dredger to the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) will take place at the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor. The dredger will be one of the most […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, reported today that work to remove sediment from the Duluth/Superior Harbor is in full swing now. “The contractor for the project – Roen Salvage Company Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – has been making great progress on the contract and is even ahead of schedule,” said the Corps. Duluth-Superior Harbor, […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, recently awarded a contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the maintenance dredging of Oakland Harbor, located in Alameda County, California. According to the FedBizOpps, the work includes maintenance dredging for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The project provides for annual maintenance dredging of the […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are still underway in Charleston Harbor, ensuring the harbor is maintained for transporting goods in and out of the South Carolina Ports Authority. By 2021, Charleston will have the deepest harbor on the East Coast at 52 feet. This will ensure large container ships can access SCPA terminals at any time, regardless of the […]

  • 19 April 2012

    EPA has issued an enforcement order to AVX Corp. to implement the ongoing cleanup work at New Bedford Harbor, including dredging PCB-contaminated sediment from the Harbor and disposing the dredged sediment to an appropriately licensed off-site facility, into a confined aquatic disposal cell in the Harbor, and into confined disposal facilities to be built along […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., led a bipartisan group of 27 senators seeking legislation to ensure that all funding available in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is dedicated to harbor maintenance projects. The letter asks Senate members of a House-Senate conference committee to strengthen harbor maintenance language included in both the Senate and House versions of […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westmoreland County (VA) recently released a bid for the Glebe Harbor Shoreline Stabilization & Beach Nourishment project. According to the announcement, sealed bids are invited for the replenishment of the Glebe Harbor Beach located in Glebe Harbor, Montross, Virginia. The best bidder will be responsible for providing all the labor required for the nourishment of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of harbor at LH. Kurendhoo Island. The project, which is funded by the Government of Maldives, costs approximately MVR 40 million and the works have to be completed within 365 days. Under this project, harbor will be […]