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  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Lake Worth Inlet is undergoing an emergency dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port of Palm Beach. According to the port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted a dredge that was undergoing work in Jacksonville, FL. “Right now we have a […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Port of Palm Beach, Florida, has just released a new video on their YouTube Channel giving a unique look inside the 2019 Lake Worth Inlet dredging operations. The Inlet is undergoing the dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port. The U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 13 January 2011

    The Corps of Engineers is mobilizing for their annual maintenance dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet (Palm Beach) channel. The Corps are going… By James Wieland (wptv) [mappress] Source: wptv, January 13, 2011;

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study proposes to deepen and widen the Federal channel from Lake Worth Inlet to the Port of Palm Beach. Impacts to sea grasses and hardbottom resources are anticipated, therefore mitigation for these impacts are required. Little Lake Worth and Turtle Cove are two of 10 proposed locations for sea grass […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners agreed yesterday to exclude funding for a proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lake Worth Inlet navigational improvement project from the port’s Master Plan Update. In discussing the 10-year time span between the study and the Thursday evening decision, the port’s board of commissioners recognized that its Master Plan […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging program in the Lake Worth Inlet began last week, the Port of Palm Beach reports. The hopper dredger Atchafalaya is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sand from the inner and outer harbor channel. “Removing the shoal would deepen the sea floor to 37 feet in the inner channel and 39 […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening and widening of the Lake Worth Inlet, a part of the recently approved bill, is concerning officials of the Port of Palm Beach. Along with the officials, environmental advocates are also concerned over the impact of dredging on sea grass and reefs as well as endangered manatees, the Sun Sentinel news site reports. […]

  • 14 April 2010

    The Army Corps of Engineers will begin limited dredging at the Lake Worth Inlet at the northernmost point of Palm Beach this evening, the Town Council learned today… [mappress] Source:palmbeachdailynews,April 14,2010;

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Palm Beach has announced its support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) decision to withdraw Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Permit for Lake Worth Inlet Dredging project. Due to a rapidly-approaching deadline and additional funding needed for further research, the USACE decided to withdraw its permit application with the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jameel McCline, a Democratic candidate to represent Florida’s 20th Congressional District, has announced his support for the Lake Worth Inlet dredging project. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given the proposed expansion of the Port of Palm Beach’s entrance channel its final approval stating that the project is environmentally sound and economically beneficial,” said […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the withdrawal of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor Florida Department of Environmental Protection permit application for the authorized deepening and widening project. This project was recently authorized for construction by the Water Resource Reform and Development Act of 2014. The Corps is withdrawing the permit […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Slip Three, the Port of Palm Beach southernmost slip, underwent major renovations recently including increased depth of 35 feet (from 33’) and a northward shift of approximately 10 feet. The improvement will allow vessels to fully load without waiting on a rising tide. While the slip was still under construction, the Louis Howland was able […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be attending a public meeting about the proposed dredging project of the Lake Worth Inlet. This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Palm Beach Government Center, Commission Chambers 301 N Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Business leaders and elected officials will attend the […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study proposes to deepen and widen the Federal channel from Lake Worth Inlet to the Port of Palm Beach. The Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been revised as a result of comments received during the comment review period (including independent external peer review). All comments have […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that maintenance operations on Palm Beach Harbor (Lake Worth Inlet) will start early next week and continue through mid-April.  The work includes placing all dredged materials on the beach immediately south of the southern jetty, extending the beach (between monuments R76-R79) seaward approximately 60 feet. Beneficially […]

  • 1 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 25 – December 1, 2019).   Another Stage of Quay Modernization at Port of Gdansk Wraps Up Two renovated quays were commissioned last week at the Polish Port of Gdansk as part of the port’s ongoing quay and fairway […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on the Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Thursday, May 9th at the Port of Palm Beach, Executive Boardroom, One East 11th St., Suite 600, Riviera Beach, Fla. 33404. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an open […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations are progressing according to schedule for the Phipps Ocean Park Beach Nourishment Project in Palm Beach, Florida. For this beachfill scheme, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will mobilize its dredge Alaska, tugs Lady Theo, Mary Virginia, Miss Emily, Freestate, Crew Vessel Shirley Mae and survey vessel Cooper River. The first phase of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Congressman Allen West has announced the designation of $4.6 million to Port Everglades as part of the United States Corps of Engineers 2012 Work Plan for Operations and Maintenance dredging. In addition, another $600,000 has been designated for a Port Everglades feasibility study. “I am pleased to announce this project will finally be able to […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Citizens, groups, and stakeholders will have a chance to voice their protest of the Proposed Port of Palm Beach expansion project to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a meeting 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at the Palm Beach County Commission chambers. “They are trying to industrialize our marine park, recreation area, and environmental […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, completed final inspections recently on the Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project, which reconstructed approximately 5.1 miles of eroded shoreline. The sand placement increases storm protection to upland development between the Hillsboro Inlet and Lauderdale by the Sea. A side benefit is that this sand renourishment also […]