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  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) today elected James L. Allgood as new chairman. Allgood, who will assume his new responsibilities July 1, is replacing outgoing chairman James Walters. “With our harbor deepening under way, the infrastructure investments we’re making on terminal, and the improvements to road and rail connections we’re building in […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Fox River dredging program was scheduled to commence later this month, but because of the ice on the river, the project will be delayed for some time, reports wbay.com. James Hahnenberg, EPA Remedial Project Manager, said: “How much of a delay really depends on the weather over the next few weeks.” According to EPA, this […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will fund a flood and storm damage reduction project (beach nourishment) for the Town of Surf City, Mr. R. D. James, assistant secretary of the Army of Civil Works announced earlier this week. According to the announcement, Surf City and North Topsail Beach will be receiving $237 million for […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Port of South Louisiana and the parishes of St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James, collectively known as the River Region Economic Development Initiative (RREDI), were host to the annual River Parishes Economic Development Breakfast in Washington, D.C. At the event, Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy and Congressmen Cedric Richmond, Garret […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen yesterday applauded a new agreement between the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and the Maryland Port Administration that allows for the start of final design work in the restoration of James and Barren islands–a restoration effort similar to transformative Poplar Island project. Primarily using material dredged from Baltimore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk–Interlake, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that approximately $7.5 million will be invested across the province to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in Manitoba. In Gimli, the local harbor will undergo reconstruction of the concrete deck on the […]

  • 30 November 2009

    Stuck is an understatement. Stranded does it no justice. Marooned? Closer, but not quite… Source: Daily Press, November 29, 2009

  • 21 August 2012

    Members of the Mississippi River Commission met yesterday to discuss the results of their low water inspection tour, according to kfvs12.com. Members say they’re extremely concerned because the river is at a near record low. During this meeting in Caruthersville, R.D. James of the Mississippi River Commission said: “The unofficial 28 day forecast is for […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire-based Aleron Subsea has deployed AUXROV subsea system as a part of a wrecks salvage project in the Atlantic Ocean. Aleron’s AUXROV was selected by James Fisher Marine and Britannia’s Gold to assist with the salvage operation, targeting wrecks that were sunk during the WWI and WWII. During both wars, some 7,500 merchant ships were […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure last week held a subcommittee hearing entitled “Water Resources: The Role of the Public and Private Sectors.” During the hearing, Senator Edward J. Markey, of Malden, Massachusetts, discussed the dredging of Boston Harbor and coastal resilience issues. Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite Commanding General […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4, the boat ramp at Huntington Park will be closed to the public due to the emergency dredging operations inside of the ramp area, the City of Newport, Virginia, just announced.  “Sediment build up on the ramps has made it difficult for boaters to use,” the city said […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Having heard from a number of Iowa farmers, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst recently met with the Assistant Secretary of the Army, R.D. James – who oversees all aspects of the Army Corps Civil Works program, including flood control and dredging – to stress the need for USACE to fund a key dredging project on the […]

  • 28 December 2011

    U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski last week announced she secured $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Maryland. The money is in the Fiscal Year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, and includes $11.8 million for Poplar Island, $2.45 million for the Chesapeake Bay Restoration program and $58,000 for James and […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) visited the Port of San Francisco yesterday. The Port of San Francisco staff provided Senator Carper with a tour by Tideline water taxi of the Port, highlighting the Pier 70 ship repair yard, Piers 80-96 maritime cargo industrial complex, the James R. Herman Cruise Terminal at Pier 27, and AT&T Park. […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation has announced it has approved a licence for a maerl-relocation trial to take place in the Falmouth area. James Cross, Chief Executive of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) said ““We have agreed to the trial as it will provide information on the extent to which maerl and its associated communities survive […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Immediately following Seawork International 2015 in Southampton, The Hydrographic Society UK is to stage a one-day seminar and table-top exhibition on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys, at Southampton Solent University Conference Centre on Friday 19 June. Focussing on near and offshore marine environments including rivers and lakes, proceedings will look at methods for dealing with problems […]

  • 6 November 2014

      The Takoradi Port dredging program is scheduled to begin next month, according to the Director of the Takoradi Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. The dredging works will be underway from December 10, 2014, until March 2015, followed by the construction of the quay wall which will end in 2016. Belgian dredging and marine construction […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday joined Col. Samuel Calkins, Commander of the USACE St. Paul District, as well as state and local leaders at the signing of the new Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. “Between the renegotiated Project Partnership Agreement with its $750 million federal funding […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin yesterday applauded the USACE FY2019 Work Plan, which directs the investment of more than $10 million in additional federal funding for critical navigation and ecosystem restoration projects in Maryland. The annual Army Corps Work Plan defines where project money can be spent across the country, above and […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, June 28th, marked the official start of work on a major Environment Agency flood scheme for the town of Burton-upon-Trent. The £30 million project will reduce flood risk for 5,500 properties currently facing possible flooding from the River Trent, including 4,500 homes and 1,000 businesses. The project – funded by the Government with […]

  • 25 January 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: Dredger in New Suez Canal  Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. Boskalis: Latest Addition to Its Hopper Fleet  The naming ceremony of the Freeway, […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging the Somerset Levels event, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), will take place on September 15, in Sunley Conference Center at University of Northampton. In 2014 Land & Water Services undertook the dredging of the Somerset Levels for the Environment Agency. The project focused on sustainable dredging and focused on a low carbon project […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is holding a public meeting on Thursday, September 13, 1 p.m. at Herkimer County Community College (HCCC), Herkimer, NY, to discuss Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies, the agency announced. The meeting will include two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kangaroo Island Connect (KIC) has announced that the dredging of Cape Jervis Port and boat ramp area is now complete. According to KIC, the ferry service is back and running thanks to a successful second round of dredging. Managing director David Harris commented that the KIC ferry service was back last Friday offering a morning and […]