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  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opened, June 3, and will remain […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Port of Palm Beach and the local Harbor Pilots Association, achieved a victory when they received approval to release the final Integrated Feasibility Report for the Lake Worth Inlet study. This significant milestone was achieved after the report was presented to Corps […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Fort Myers Beach Harbor in Lee County is currently in progress and boaters are asked to use caution in the area, the USACE’s Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. Operations in the federal navigation channel near Bowditch Point started June 28 and will continue through early August. The dredging will […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, began dredging operations yesterday on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. In a collaborative effort with the PortMiami, Miami-Dade County, the contract for the Miami Harbor Deepening project was awarded to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC in May 2013, for a total contract amount (Base […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that no significant impacts to the environment will result from a proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The finding is contained in an environmental assessment report prepared by the Corps this spring. It focused on a proposal to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Port Everglades have received unanimous approval from the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Port Everglades Harbor Feasibility Study following their presentation in Washington, D.C.  The board unanimously recommended that the Corps move forward with the final state/agency review of the report. This marks a […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from Total Petroleum Puerto Rico for a maintenance dredging project aimed to restore the required depth for the safe maneuvering of ships approaching and berthing at the Catano Oil Dock, Municipality of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The applicant seeks authorization to perform maintenance dredging of approximately 15,750 cubic […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The businesses of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT), along with the citizens of North Florida, stand to benefit greatly from this week’s bipartisan passage of the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. Thanks to the unwavering support of early co-sponsors Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL), Congressman Ander Crenshaw (R-FL) and […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba, a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, yesterday announced its 2015 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  2015 will mark the fifth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner with Piedroba in order to train those […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has just won a $47.9 million contract for channel dredging works in Hillsborough County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project consists of dredging approximately 4 million cubic yards from the Big Bend Channel of Tampa Harbor. Also included in the project is the Entrance Channel, Turning Basin, East Channel, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Van Oord to Extend Port of Constanţa’s Breakwater (Romania) The Romanian Ministry of Transport has awarded Van Oord the contract to extend the breakwater in the Port of Constanţa.   President of Somalia Welcomes Leading Dutch Businesses His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, the President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, today welcomed Dutch Minister […]

  • 19 October 2012

    JAXPORT handled 8.1 million tons of cargo last year, generating more than $19 billion in economic activity for Northeast Florida and providing jobs for 65,000 citizens. The port is a significant part of the region’s economy, creating opportunity for numerous related industries and positively impacting the area’s quality of life. One of JAXPORT’s major business […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Bill Posey praised the soon-to-be-completed Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project (Phase 5) as a unified effort that keeps the region’s economic engine running while restoring 3.5 miles of shoreline south of Canaveral Inlet to the pre-inlet levels of the early 1950s. Ealier this week, Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd led a […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area is underway, according to the Corps Jacksonville District. Mobilization activities started last week along the beach, with the Contractor working through the holiday weekend to start the operations, reported the Corps. USACE awarded this $1.6 million contract to […]

  • 14 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The 2009 domestic bid market increased significantly to $1.1 billion from $783 million in 2008, primarily as a result of needed maintenance projects.The Corps goal is to reach 95% U.S. port operating capacity by 2013. Heightens the need to maintain and deepen U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports,Jacksonville & Delaware projects, among others, moving forward,Renewed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has issued a public notice in connection with the city of St. Petersburg’s application for a Department of the Army permit to demolish the existing St. Petersburg Municipal Pier and construct a new pier in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla.  The applicant is seeking authorization to demolish […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     An $18 million project to restore sand to 3.5 miles of beaches, from Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to south of Cocoa Beach Pier, is moving forward.  Dredging and beach fill works, conducted by Norfolk Dredging, resumed on December 30 and will continue mostly uninterrupted through April, excepting rough seas and equipment maintenance. Beach fill placement […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced a number of developments since the company released its second quarter earnings report. According to Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, GLDD has performed extensive analysis regarding its portfolio composition and asset utilization. The goal of the analysis is to improve the company’s financial results in both domestic and […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering an application by the Captiva Erosion Prevention District for a Department of the Army permit to address erosion through beach renourishment along 6.5 miles of shoreline between Redfish Pass in Captiva and Bowman’s Beach in Sanibel, Lee County, Florida. The Corps issued a Public Notice […]

  • 9 June 2012
    Vessels

    BAE Systems has begun construction on the MV Magdalen, an 8,500 cubic yard capacity trailing suction hopper dredge for Weeks Marine, Inc. Executives from the two companies gathered this week at the BAE Systems Mobile shipyard to oversee the initial cutting of steel for the vessel’s first module, which will weigh 130 tons. When complete […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced yesterday that the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has ordered the immediate implementation of a federal law that Pierluisi secured earlier this year, which will substantially facilitate the completion of flood control, harbor dredging, and other Corps of Engineers studies and projects in Puerto Rico.  Specifically, the law […]