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  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northeast Florida government, business and environmental leaders yesterday unveiled a historic partnership to balance economic interests while aggressively working to protect the health of the St. Johns River. As part of a larger river restoration plan and led by JAX Chamber President Daniel Davis, a former Florida legislator, the initiative partners plan to work with the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Brig. Gen. C. David Turner toured a dredge with other USACE representatives, including Col. Alan M. Dodd, Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, while learning about the Miami Harbor expansion project. Located in the heart of downtown Miami, PortMiami is the second largest revenue producing department in Miami-Dade County. It is expected […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study on January 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. The report passed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and was transmitted to Congress on […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Another significant step for the Mile Point project was achieved as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) signed the Project Design Agreement on May 23 during a ceremony at JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The joint signing of this agreement will allow the design of the project to move forward. […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canaveral Harbor maintenance dredging project wrapped up at the end of July, three months ahead of schedule, reports the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District. During the project, Norfolk Dredging Company deployed two clamshell dredges to remove the sediment from the outer federal channel and the Trident Turning Basin. According to USACE, over the course of […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recovering the CSS Georgia ironclad scuttled on the Savannah River floor marks the first action undertaken under the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Col. Thomas Tickner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District commander, yesterday hosted this kick-off event at Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia, marking the beginning of construction on the SHEP. The […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to perform maintenance dredging of the Tampa Harbor Egmont Channel Cuts and Mullet Key Channel. The project work consists of maintenance dredging of Egmont Channel Cuts 1 and 2, Mullet Key Channel and installing geotextile tubes on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 July 2012

    U.S. President Barack Obama recognized the importance of seaport-related infrastructure by announcing seven projects of national and regional significance which will benefit from aggressive federal permit decision-making and review schedules. Each of these projects directly support America’s seaports and their ability to move freight efficiently to reduce costs to consumers, create jobs, and help America’s […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Palm Beach Harbor. According to the FedBizOpps, the $5.5 million dredging contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The project calls for maintenance dredging of the Palm Beach Harbor Entrance Channel, Southern and Northern Turning Basins, and Settling Basins. The Port of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT, in conjunction with the JAX Chamber, announced yesterday that the Florida Ports Council (FPC) has joined the recently launched Deep Water Now initiative to encourage business and community leaders in Northeast Florida to support efforts to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel to accommodate the next generation of larger cargo vessels. The Florida […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to mark the beginning of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at 1 Old Fort Jackson Road in Savannah. The recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad from the floor of the Savannah River will be the first action undertaken in this phase of the […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work is moving forward at Canaveral Harbor, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reported yesterday.  The project kicked off last month when the clamshell dredger Atlantic started dredging operations in the outer federal channel, said USACE. The clamshell dredger Virginian, also owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, recently joined the project and […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after President Barack Obama recently highlighted the need for the nation’s port infrastructure to be upgraded with a visit to The Jacksonville Port Authority: “America’s waterways continue to be robbed of the dollars needed to perform maintenance on infrastructure. For years, I’ve advocated […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is initiating a Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement concerning navigational improvements to Manatee Harbor in Manatee County, Florida. Alternatives to be considered include deepening up to minus 43 feet, and lesser increments will also be considered. Widening the channel will also be evaluated. The dredged material is expected to be […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the official construction completion on the Miami Harbor Deepening and Widening Project, the first major port deepening to a 50-feet depth in the southeastern United States. Along with deepening, which was finished in September, mitigation construction is also completed. Recent monitoring shows the mitigation features […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, yesterday awarded a $4.66 million contract to Orion Marine Construction for the maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor, Hillsborough Bay, FL. According to the FedBizOpps, the project consists of the ‘base work’ with segments of maintenance dredging of shoal material from Tampa Harbor Upper Channels. Channel segments include; Upper and Lower […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s shorelines saw a flurry of activity during 2012. The state experienced several storm systems that caused erosion impacts to a host of federal beach projects. In addition, a few beaches saw new sand placed on their shores as a result of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging projects. Storm season is always an active […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Co., a Chesapeake, VA based provider of hydraulic and clamshell dredging services, has won an $18 million contract for removal of beach-compatible sand from a sand bypass dredging area north of the Canaveral Harbor Inlet, Florida.  The project will also include the transport of dredged material to a designated beach placement site south […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Nick J. Rahall II of West Virginia, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and member of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) Conference Committee, got a first-hand look at JAXPORT facilities yesterday as he toured with fellow Conferee Congresswoman Corrine Brown and CEO Brian Taylor. The Congressman received […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Currituck will be busy working in the Federal channel at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). According to the Corps Jacksonville District, this shallow-draft special purpose dredge will be dredging the area known as the “Crossroads”. Disposal […]

  • 16 September 2013

    In the aftermath of the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act and the Port of Jacksonville Dredging Project, Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Although the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act will benefit future projects at the Port of Jacksonville, in its current form it fails to authorize the critical […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the JAXPORT Board of Directors, Joe York, announced earlier that senior maritime leader Brian W. Taylor joined JAXPORT as Chief Executive Officer on Monday, July 29, 2013. Taylor, a long-time Horizon Lines executive, is an accomplished sales and operations manager with a track record of building high-performance teams and leading complex organizations. […]