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  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 invested in deepening, $24 will be returned to the economy, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) said in their latest announcement named ‘Harbor Deepening Facts’. According to the official statement, JAXPORT currently supports more than 130,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $26 billion in economic impact every year, with local jobs associated with […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Group, a San Rafael, California, based dredging contractor, has just released these amazing photos of their clamshell dredger Paula Lee and trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Stuyvesant, during the work on the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in Florida. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Dutra began construction of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project in […]

  • 24 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 18-24, 2017).   Royal IHC Launches NMDC’s First Custom-Built TSHD The launch ceremony of ARZANA – a 6,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place on September 20, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   CETA […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold an evening public call in April regarding harbor deepening in response to requests from interested citizens. Since August 2012, project leadership has invited the public to participate in bi-monthly phone updates regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, with calls being held in the morning. To make it […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The MOL Majesty made history yesterday at JAXPORT as the first containership to arrive at the port through the new, expanded locks of the Panama Canal. The ship docked at TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point where crews unloaded and loaded cargo. The 991-foot Majesty has a maximum capacity of 6,724 TEU (containers) requiring 46.5 feet […]

  • 11 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Harbor Phase III project provides for the deepening of the ship channel from Station 6+53.19 of Cut-50 to Station 65+00 of Terminal Channel to a depth of 40 feet and an expansion of the Chaseville Widener by 100 to 200 feet. [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 7 July 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several dredging awards totaling $51.1 million. The awarded work includes: CPRA Cameron Meadows Marsh Creation Project (Coastal Protection, Louisiana, $28.6 million) Oak Island Beach Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $15.4 million) New York and New Jersey Harbor, Port Jersey Channel Maintenance Dredging Federal […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Thursday, June 27 at the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Drive to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. An open house and poster session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the comment period for the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study has been extended to October 24, 2013. The extension gives the public additional time to review updated information in the draft report. This extension will not impact the signing of the […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has released a draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official comment period. The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel from 40-feet to a maximum depth of 47-feet from the mouth of the St. […]

  • 5 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 29-May 5, 2019).   Azimut LLC Wins Mariupol Dredging Contract The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) signed an agreement with Specialized Technical Bureau Azimut LLC on Friday, April 26, to carry out an operational dredging in the Port of […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the comment period for the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study has been extended to Sept. 30, 2013. Also, in the event that new information becomes available after Sept. 30th, then this information will be provided to the public and comments will […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huddled in a meeting room that overlooks shipping operations at the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers met with port officials to express their commitment to the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Col. Alan Dodd, USACE Jacksonville District Commander, and new South Atlantic Division Commander Col. Ed Jackson attended the […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Chief of Engineer’s Report has been approved and signed for the Jacksonville Harbor (Mile Point) Navigational Study. This approval is a critical step towards moving the project forward to Congress for authorization and appropriation of funding. “This is a tremendous milestone for this project,” said Jerry […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) Chief Commercial Officer, Kristen DeMarco, recently welcomed the first port call from a ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (ZIM) vessel. The 10,070-TEU (container) Tianjin vessel made its maiden call to the port’s Blount Island Marine Terminal during the last month. During the visit, DeMarco discussed how JAXPORT’s strategic advantages, including […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    If knowledge is power, 75 contractor representatives are probably feeling a lot more knowledgeable, empowered and better prepared to bid on an upcoming contract for the Mile Point Reconfiguration project in Jacksonville Harbor. Due to the complexity and challenges of the Mile Point Reconfiguration project, project manager Jason Harrah knew it was important to engage […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m. the public is invited to participate in the third and final bi-monthly conference call of the year regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. A schedule for 2013 conference calls is expected soon. About JAXPORT The vision of the Jacksonville Port Authority is to be a major economic engine […]

  • 3 August 2012

    In an effort to provide participation opportunities for the community during the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering Jacksonville Harbor Deepening study, the Jacksonville District is initiating bi-monthly conference calls beginning the first Monday of every other month. These calls will be open to the public and will allow for opportunities to hear about project updates […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 24 – 30, 2018).   Great Lakes Dredge Secures Tampa Harbor Dredging Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has just won a $47.9 million contract for channel dredging works in Hillsborough County, Florida.   Socarenam Opts for Barillec Marine […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday awarded $17.5 million for the Jacksonville Port deepening project in its FY 2017 Work Plan. This funding will begin construction of the deep draft navigation improvements at JAXPORT. Congressman John Rutherford has urged the Army Corps for funding to deepen the Jacksonville harbor, which would bring larger ships, […]

  • 14 July 2010

    The third phase of the St. Johns River harbor deepening project in Jacksonville Harbor (Florida) is now complete, ahead of schedule. Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have deepened 5.3 miles of the river from mile 14.7 to mile 20, from a depth of 38 feet to 40 feet. This brings […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Oct. 25, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Deepening Study. The purpose of the meeting was to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to discuss the preliminary results of the ecological models that are being used for this study. These models are considered to […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taylor Engineering will prepare technical components of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Environmental Impact Statement and the accompanying air quality evaluation. The EIS will evaluate effects of deepening the first 14 miles of the St. Johns River channel from 40 feet to alternative depths up to 50 feet. Taylor staff will work in conjunction with USACE […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 30-May 6, 2018).   VIDEO: TSHD Elbe Busy in Aruba Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has just released this amazing video of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Elbe during her work on the […]

  • 19 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 13–19, 2019).   CCCC Expands Dredging Fleet with Two TSHDs Two trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs), Hang Jun 6008 and 6009, equipped with the most automatic dredging control system in the world, were recently delivered in Qidong, Jiangsu Province, […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]