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  • 7 October 2011

    Likely launching the harbor’s first significant dredging since its inception, the Newport Beach City Council is planning to approve an … By Mike Reicher (dailypilot) [mappress] Source: dailypilot, October 7, 2011;

  • 27 January 2011

    Harbor Advisory Committee members are scheduled to revisit harbor dredging when they meet on Wednesday, a topic that has stirred debate in… By Terry Date (swampscott) [mappress] Source: swampscott, January 27, 2011;

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 68m long, 14m wide, 1300 tonne dredger Arco Dee was scheduled to enter Littlehampton Harbor on Saturday, August 3, carrying a cargo of 1200 tonnes of sand dredged from the seabed off Littlehampton.​ “Piloting large vessels into the harbor can be a challenging business as the entrance is just 31 meters wide at its […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Most of the dredging in the Crescent City Harbor has been undertaken and a majority of the temporary docks have been positioned according to Richard Young, Crescent City Harbormaster. ”They’re about 99 percent in,” Young said about the docks. “People are docked up to them and the fishermen have got a place to tie.” When […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Col. David Hibner, acting commander of the USACE Alaska District, toured Nome Harbor with representatives from the city and port on July 15. The Chief’s Report for constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome was approved by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, advancing […]

  • 15 August 2012

    US Senator Debbie Stabenow is calling on Congress to use money in the federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for dredging the nation’s harbors. This week, she and several other senators sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget asking that the Army Corps of Engineers come through in this issue. A similar call […]

  • 8 July 2012

    Members of the recently appointed Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority (KLHA) met with approximately 27 key state and Federal officials in Kalamazoo, Mich., on June 28, 2012 to discuss the dredging challenges facing the Saugatuck-Douglas harbor. The intent of the meeting was to fully brief these officials on the conditions within the harbor and engage their […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Barack Obama included more than $15 million in critical funding for SC Ports Authority projects, including the Post-45 harbor deepening project, in his fiscal year 2015 budget. “The Administration has included funding for the SCPA’s deepening project in its budget for three consecutive years,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chairman. “We’re deeply appreciative […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has awarded another Savannah inner harbor dredging contract. The $151.3 million contract was given to Weeks Marine, Inc. on November 7, 2019. According to the FedBizOpps, the deepening project does not extend the entire length of the channel. The project includes dredging works along the Inner Harbor […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The latest round of the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging scheme is now officially completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District said in its latest announcement. The work started in December and has included the dredging of roughly 2.5 million cubic yards of material from six different shipping channels used by vessels to get […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is the local sponsor and has requested this dredging. Rye Harbor is a small, 40-acre estuarine embayment located approximately five miles south of […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A turbidity monitoring buoy built by OSIL is to be re-deployed by BAM Construction on a further dredging project in Ireland. The buoy was originally purchased as part of a network to monitor the dredging activity for the new Bantry Harbor Marina (Cork, Ireland), part of the €8.5 million Bantry Inner Harbor Redevelopment project, which […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last week released a video about the ongoing repairs to the Oswego Harbor west breakwater. In the video, the Buffalo District Project Manager, Lex Barker, reported on the breakwater repairs at Oswego Harbor and the completion date. According to him, the construction works will be completed sometime […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating has attached several amendments to the new Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that has passed both houses of Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature, the CapeCod.com NewsCenter reports.  The second of the five amendments gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authority to repair or replace any […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, hosted an open house public meeting on September 11, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center. The event provided members of the public with information on the tentatively scheduled plan identified in the Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama, Draft General Reevaluation […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Royal Navy’s smallest commissioned vessel, Her Majesty’s Survey Launch Gleaner, returned to Devonport homeport one last time on Tuesday ahead of her decommissioning. In mist and rain, and with a 16-meter decommissioning pennant tied to the stern rail to prevent it flapping around uncontrollably, three of the nine crew lined up for Procedure Alpha as […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for North Sea Harbor. Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, North Sea Harbor suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. The needed dredging equipment arrived at North Sea Harbor on June 7th with the original dredging period scheduled to […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Transport has started maintenance dredging operations on the Rosslyn Bay Harbor entrance and channels, according to the Keppel Bay Marina’s latest announcement. The dredging program covers the entrance, navigation channels, access to Keppel Bay Marina and all areas around the public piles. The offshore disposal works will take place within a 200 m diameter area […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Proposed Plan to clean up the in-water portion of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, an industrial waterway covering approximately 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River, from Broadway Bridge to the Columbia Slough. EPA proposes to dredge and cap the most contaminated sediment throughout the 10-mile stretch […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Stone Harbor has just released an update on the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Scheme for January 2016. The dredging project is on standby until complications with the dredging and dewatering of the dredged material can be resolved. The material that was removed from the North Basin is contained within the geotextile tubes on the […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The community of Harbor Beach in the state’s Thumb was honored with the Michigan Municipal League’s 2014 Community Excellence Award on October 17, 2014, at the League’s Annual Convention in Marquette. Accepting the award, from left are, Harbor Beach council member Sam Capling, Harbor Beach Mayor Pro Tem Al Kleinknecht, and Clark Ramsey, a member […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Savannah is asking local rising junior and senior high school students with an interest in engineering to apply for a spot in the 2015 Savannah Engineering Academy, a weeklong program held in June. The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 8-12. Academy students will explore a variety […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moody’s Investors Service reaffirmed an A1 rating for the SC Port’s Authority’s outstanding debt, citing a strong economy and deep-water harbor as key drivers of the SCPA’s stable financial outlook. In a report released yesterday, Moody’s referenced SCPA’s current harbor depth as a competitive advantage that will be significantly enhanced by the end of the […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The tender process supporting the Aberdeen Harbor’s Expansion Project has taken a significant step forward with the selection of Dragados as its preferred bidder for the main construction contract. Following a lengthy selection process, which involved an initial five potential tenderers being reduced down to one, Dragados have emerged as the favored principal contractor. “Although […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging announced last Friday that the company has begun the 24/7 operations regarding the dredging of Boston Harbor. As the company reported, Cashman will be removing approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock over the next several years to deepen and widen the Harbor. “In order to perform quickly […]