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  • 9 July 2013

    St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a free forum to discuss concerns and potential impacts from the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. A panel of experts will provide an overview of the proposed dredging and its impacts and the shortcomings of a study recently released by the Army Corps of Engineers that assesses the environmental impacts, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has updated its Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study web page, allowing improved access to the most recent project schedules, study facts, helpful links and more. Deepening the St. Johns River Harbor is a crucial component in the plan to attract future seaport business in order to maximize the job […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Congresswoman Corrine Brown passed an amendment to H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013, to authorize funding for improved navigation at Jacksonville Port’s Mile Point. Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “As a senior member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which has jurisdiction over the Corps of Engineers, I have served […]

  • 14 February 2012

      The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said, “The fiscal 2013 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has won several major dredging contracts totaling $59.8 million. The awarded work includes:Atchafalaya River Bay, Bar and Crewboat Cut Maintenance Dredging Project (Maintenance, Louisiana, $13.8 million); Shore Protection, North Reach Segment, Beach Renourishment Brevard County Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $10.6 million); Shore Protection, Fort Pierce, Beach Re-nourishment Project (Coastal […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded an additional $1.63 million, May 21, to a previously issued contract to Weeks Marine, Inc., for the Arecibo harbor maintenance dredging. The additional funding increases the total contract awarded this past January to $6.3 million and now includes maintenance dredging of the Mayaguez harbor in Mayaguez, […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has allocated $93 million for the next phase of deepening the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet from its current depth of 40 feet. A milestone for the project and a major victory for JAXPORT, the federal government has now fully funded the government’s portion of deepening through JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $4.675 million contract to Weeks Marine on January 14 for the Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Under the agreement, Weeks Marine of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Lake Worth Inlet is undergoing an emergency dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port of Palm Beach. According to the port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted a dredge that was undergoing work in Jacksonville, FL. “Right now we have a […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $141 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these significant capital and maintenance dredging awards for our company. We expect these projects to contribute positively to Great Lakes’ performance this year and in […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Kevin Thibault toured the ongoing JAXPORT development projects last week, and also received an update on port growth. The visit, hosted by JAXPORT Chief Executive Officer Eric Green and other port executives, included a look at how the projects – from berth enhancements to Mile Point and harbor deepening – […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has completed tests on its Hutchinson Island dissolved oxygen injection system, as an environmental mitigation aspect of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Preliminary assessments of the testing data indicate the plant operates as designed and produces results as anticipated or better, reported the Corps. “We’ve completed the testing […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waters surrounding Naval Station (NS) Mayport, Florida, were dredged prior to the arrival of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), May 13. Employees from the Army Corps and harbor pilots assigned to NS Mayport worked to dredge the waters and provide the survey data to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Maritime Safety […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Port Canaveral area, Florida, in more than two decades is moving forward.  According to the latest project update, the sand placement began at about 1/3’rd mile south of the Canaveral Harbor south jetty and is proceeding northward to Jetty Park. Toward the end of December, sand placement will […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Historic Egmont Key – the small island that experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline – will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Army Corps recently awarded a $10.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham. Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander. “It has been an honor serving with all […]

  • 19 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 13 – August 19, 2018).   PHOTO: Boston Harbor Dredging Project in Full Swing Cashman Dredging of Quincy, Massachusetts, has just published a photo from the ongoing dredging operations at the Boston Harbor.   Damen DOP350 Cleaning the Randle Reef […]