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  • 28 May 2020
  • 28 May 2020
  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Mr. Ricky R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.  During the visit, the Assistant Secretary James said: “Norfolk District is preparing to ‘Move Dirt’ in Norfolk Harbor and start dredging to allow for […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has received a joint application from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding for the James River dredge permit modification. The applicant proposes to modify its existing dredge permit that standardized dredge depths to include a new wharf and 400’ x 3,700’ channel at its Joint Manufacturing […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cottrell Contracting Corporation, a Chesapeake, VA, based dredging company, has won a $21,8 million contract for the James River Maintenance Dredging Program in Virginia. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The project, with an estimated completion date of March 2022, will consist of maintenance […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ghana’s President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, yesterday cut the sod for the construction of the $60 million Jamestown Fishing Port Complex in Accra. At a ceremony in Accra, the President said that the project, which had been on the drawing board since 1965, is now becoming a reality. “Today we are going to see something […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army (DA) authorization to perform dredging, with ten-years maintenance and placement of all resultant dredged material at designated beach placement areas. The project is located in James Creek and Great Peconic Bay; and the Great Peconic Bay shorelines northeast and southwest of the […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ghana and China have signed a $50 million agreement for the construction of the Jamestown Fishing Port Complex, Ghana News Agency reports.  During the signing ceremony in Accra last week, the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, said that this complex – when completed – will enhance the productivity of the fisherfolk and create about 1,000 job […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Custom Dredge Works, Inc. (CDW) and Triborough Sand & Stone, a division of Eureka Stone Quarry, Inc., has announced the successful launch of a new 16” electric powered cutter suction dredger at Tri-Borough’s Sand Plant located in Voorhees, NJ. This dredger has already increased aggregated production for Triborough in the short time that it has […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global subsea excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed its first project in Taiwan. For this job, the company deployed the shallow draft Twin R2000 tool to de-bury and retrench a cable for maintenance as part of the prominent Formosa 1 windfarm development for its […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Subsea excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), a part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has introduced new centrally-located jetting systems to its mass/controlled flow excavation (M/CFE) equipment spreads. “The high velocity water jet, designed, developed and patented by JFSE, facilitates the excavation of soils previously considered too dense to excavate using traditional mass/controlled […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Excavation specialist James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has just launched the innovative new MultiROV system which reduces the services required from a vessel as it needs no stabilizing tuggers or clump weights. On-board thrusters allow movement and heading control which increase the operational window and productivity, JFSE said. The system’s configuration means it can be […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has developed the world’s most powerful M/CFE tool capable of trenching large diameter pipelines in a single pass – Twin T8000. This piece of equipment was developed to support SapuraKencana Mexicana’s trenching requirements, JFSE said in its latest release. The offshore construction company needed more than 14km of a 36” pipeline […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The sand replenishment project at Jamestown Beach Event Park will close down the paddle craft loading and drop-off area while work is being completed, James City County said in its latest announcement. The project is scheduled to begin today and will take approximately two days to complete. The beachfront, observation pier and concessions building will […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) will deploy its innovative tools and expertise to support its client, EMAS-AMC, with post-lay trenching and backfilling services at the Bouri oilfield. JFSE’s expertise will be used in replacing the floating storage offloading (FSO) vessel Sloug off the coast of Libya. The company’s patented T4000 and TwinR2000 tools will carry […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher and Sons plc has announced the launch of James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE), the new trading name and brand of the sole dedicated mass flow excavation (MFE) service provider worldwide. The launch follows a period of growth and development in James Fisher’s MFE business over the last 15 months that commenced with the […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher has purchased the assets and intellectual property rights of X-Subsea Holding Limited for a total consideration of £14.8m.   Headquartered in Aberdeen, X-Subsea went into administration on 27 April 2015 following the collapse of its Norwegian parent company Reef Subsea AS. X-Subsea, a designer and operator of specialized excavation, trenching and dredging equipment, was the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher, the UK’s leading marine services provider, announced the formation of a new venture with Aberdeen based company KDM Marine, named James Fisher Mass Flow Excavation Ltd, to jointly offer their market-leading subsea excavation capability and resources to the offshore industry in a single entity. JFMFE combines the specialist subsea excavation, de-burial and trenching […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The James River has and continues to be an economic engine for the nation, charged with keeping the waterway open and safe for vessel traffic is the Norfolk District. The James River Federal Navigation Project extends from Hampton Roads, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia covering a distance of 90.8 miles. The channel portion of project is […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation Dredge Marion is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to award the City of Jamestown with a $200,000 Assessment Pilot Grant, which will allow the City to assess the Chadakoin West and Chadakoin Riverfront Brownfield sites for redevelopment. Specifically, the grant would allow the City of Jamestown to inventory, characterize, assess and […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    It was just before midnight when the Corps dredge Currituck’s crew, sailing back from a project site on Bennet’s Creek, saw the sky light up. As the dredge chugged toward the Monitor Merrimack Memorial Bridge Tunnel on Sept. 16, a red flare spiraled into the night sky like a fire work off to the west. […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has awarded a contract to dredge the James River federal navigation channel. Cottrell Contracting Corporation signed on to a three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract to remove shoals from the channel, which is used by large vessels making port calls in Richmond and Hopewell, Va. “The […]

  • 10 July 2013

       Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge. It follows a request from Hamilton City Council for the regional council to pay a third of the costs. The slip HCC has […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the James River maintenance dredging project. The project consists of maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by hydraulic dredge and pipeline at various shoal locations on the James River Federal Navigation Channel, Virginia. This work includes maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 26 […]

  • 29 January 2013

    The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers has announced the details about the maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by a hydraulic dredge and pipeline at various shoal locations on the James River Federal Navigation Channel. The project will include maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 26 feet with 1 foot of allowable […]