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  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is increasing the depth of the existing federal channel along the St. Johns River from its current depth of 40-feet to a maximum depth of 50-feet. The Army Corps yesterday released a couple of photos showing the latest progress on the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project. The Jacksonville […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s next 2.5 miles. To date, the state of Florida has contributed […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.7 million for the State of Florida to help the City of Jacksonville defray the costs of rebuilding dunes on city beaches damaged by Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the cost of rebuilding dunes along a seven-and-a-half mile stretch of beach using 56,280 […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project is gaining momentum with more and more vessels joining the fleet of workboats that are currently stationed in the area. That’s why the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District has just released a notice asking public to use extra caution in the waterways within the Jacksonville Harbor construction area on the St. […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) recently hosted a tour of their cutter suction dredger Texas at the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Great Lakes’ personnel, which included Armand Riehl, Russ Zimmerman, and Captain Joyner, hosted senior officials from the following organizations: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Ports Council, Jacksonville […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an application from the Town of Palm Beach, Florida, for the shoreline stabilization and water access activities, located in the Lake Worth Lagoon. The applicant seeks authorization to stabilize the shoreline and improve water access at an existing marina by conducting the following […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) and SSA Marine have reached a long-term agreement for the development and operation of international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The facility, SSA Jacksonville International Gateway Terminal, is an expansion of SSA Marine’s current leasehold at Blount Island and will offer deepwater berthing space to accommodate the larger container ships […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $46 million for the Jacksonville Harbor deep draft navigation project in its FY 2019 Work Plan. This comes in addition to the $50 million in federal funding directed to JAXPORT for the project over the past two fiscal years, representing a substantial federal investment in growing commerce […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC, (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $113.1 million contract for the Jacksonville Harbor Federal Channel development project. According to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement, this capital project will include two new turning basins, widening, dredging and construction for the deepening and strategic widening of […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District hosted an industry day event in Jacksonville, Fla., August 14, to highlight the Port Everglades Navigation Improvement Project’s features and potential mitigation measures, and bring industry expertise to the table. Expertise also included representatives from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the Environmental Protection Agency, and others. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC, of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $6.5 million Jacksonville Harbor maintenance dredging contract, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, these operations include maintenance dredging of Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County. “Work […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is responsible for 1,300 miles of the state’s 1,800 miles of coastline, constructing and maintaining over 30% of the nation’s total shore protection projects. As in previous years, the Corps have been very busy placing sand on shorelines across the state in preparation for the coming storm season. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project is officially underway as contractors began dredging Contract “A” – the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet. The Dutra Group was recently awarded the contract to construct the project’s […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced award of the first Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, Calif. The Corps awarded the contract late yesterday in the amount of $22,826,400. Contract “A” is the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing Federal navigation channel, […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During its regular monthly meeting, JAXPORT’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the start of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project, allocating the first phase of port funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction. The federal project to deepen the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet to accommodate more cargo aboard the largest ships […]

  • 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 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host four public meetings to provide an update on rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2007, the Corps has been engaged in projects to address concerns with the dike’s integrity. To date, work has focused on installation of a 22-mile “cutoff […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has presented a plan for the Intracoastal Waterway – Jacksonville to Miami maintenance dredging project. This deepening scheme will involve removal of approximately 308,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the Intracoastal Waterway Indian River Reach 1 to a required depth of 12-ft plus 2-ft allowable overdepth […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal, state and local leaders yesterday joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and JAXPORT leadership along the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville to mark the start of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design (PED) phase of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. The initial engineering and design work is expected to take 18 months. Deepening […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law yesterday. Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects were included in […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The modernization of USACE Jacksonville District’s fleet of survey boats continues with the arrival of its newest vessel. Crew members took delivery of the new boat, known as SB-48, in the past few weeks and have been working to install survey equipment so it will be ready to perform missions later this year. “Once it […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, staff will host two public teleconferences Tuesday, March 18 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The agenda for each meeting will be the same and will allow full participation from the public. Team members will provide an overview of the final report, respond to questions and receive […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and the Jacksonville Port Authority received unanimous approval of the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation (Deepening) Study’s Final Integrated General Reevaluation Report II and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement following their presentation in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, Feb. 25. The board has recommended moving […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc. a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. Orion Marine Group will construct a new bulkhead to be used for vessel mooring for the US Navy in the Jacksonville, FL area. Onsite construction will begin in the second quarter of […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT Board Chairman Joe York and CEO Brian Taylor joined U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw, State Representative Lake Ray and U.S. Army Corps Commander and District Engineer Alan Dodd in announcing that the port’s two critical harbor improvement projects, Mile Point and deepening, are moving forward. Here’s what government, industry and local […]