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  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Port of Los Angeles Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A two-year project that will improve the Yusen Terminals’ container handling facilities at the Port of Los Angeles is scheduled to begin this summer. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded Manson Construction Co. a $44.6 million contract to upgrade berths and backlands at Berths 212-224. “This project consists of strategic improvements to make Yusen […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles is developing a new methodology for funding public projects and programs in order to have a more defined, accountable and sustainable approach to public investment. The proposed Public Access Investment Funding Policy will be introduced for discussion at this Thursday’s Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commission meeting. Port staff is […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District held a public hearing on March 1 in Calabasas to present the National Environmental Restoration and Likely Locally Preferred Plan for ecosystem restoration along Malibu Creek and to take comments from the public about their concerns regarding the project. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs conducted the meeting for about 30 […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission today certified the final Environmental Impact Report for the proposed expansion of Berths 302-306 and approved the project that will modernize the container terminal operated by long-time tenant Eagle Marine Services, Ltd., a subsidiary of ocean carrier APL. Due to begin in late 2012, the two-year marine terminal redevelopment project […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair work has begun on the three Port of Long Beach/Los Angeles breakwaters that were damaged by heavy seas from Hurricane Marie in late August. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer anticipates completion of repairs by late December. On September 18, the Corps awarded a $5 million contract to Connolly-Pacific Co., of Long Beach, Calif., to […]

  • 16 October 2012

    According to a post on the city website, the Redondo Beach and Los Angeles County have completed the beach replenishment project. The project brought around 73,000 cubic yards of sand onto to the beach near the Topaz Jetty in South Redondo Beach. City officials expected the project to be complete by Monday and demobilized by […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Grace F. Napolitano was elected unanimously yesterday to serve as Ranking Member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. “We look to continue working on a bipartisan basis to fix our nation’s crumbling water infrastructure and secure a reliable water system for the 21st Century,” Napolitano said. “Which is why […]

  • 4 July 2010

    USACE awarded recovery project of Los Angeles estuary dredging at Long Beach to Dutra Dredging company. Contract award date is June 30, 2010, value of contract is $1,289,127.00. Modification is issued to provide all labor, equipment and materials to dredge/dispose an estimated quantity of 60,815 cubic meters from LA River Estuary (Area 4), with disposal […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District said in their latest release that they plan to dredge Oceanside Harbor this fall. Manson Construction, the USACE’s contractor, will begin the work in October after environmental restrictions – which include dredging during the California least tern nesting season – have ended. “The California least tern […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for like-for-like repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. In order to conduct the repair, a limited portion of the channel will be dewatered. Approximately 3,000 square feet of vegetation […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, plans to invite bids for the Santa Barbara Harbor maintenance dredging program. The project consists of six cycles of maintenance dredging in the federal navigation channels in Santa Barbara, California, over a three year period. All dredged material from this project will be placed on the downcoast […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Directors from flood-risk management agencies representing seven Southern California counties met for the Seven County Flood Control Directors meeting on January 31 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District headquarters in downtown LA. Discussions included an overview of some of the Corps’ planning, studies and programs, as well as the Corps’ availability […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, including one of the largest annual Capital Improvement Programs – $399.9 million or 37% of the total budget – in Port history. The budget supports more than 8,500 jobs, 6,870 of which […]

  • 20 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor, JF Engineering is continuing the work to repair the damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. Last week, the contractor was placing the last lift of grout to complete the grouted stone embankment. The grouted […]

  • 25 April 2011

      EMCOR Group, Inc., a Fortune 500® leader in mechanical and electrical construction, energy infrastructure and facilities services for a diverse range of businesses, announced that its Dynalectric Los Angeles subsidiary has been awarded a contract to install the electrical systems for the Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, Piers D, E, and F, at the Port […]

  • 4 April 2013

    In an era of global economic uncertainty, changing trade patterns, evolving ship size demands and ever-tightening government budgets, the financial viability of port capital investments is a topic of much discussion, particularly among the world’s top port financial managers. At the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) upcoming 28th World Port Conference in Los […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public hearing for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report for the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study on March 1 at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District in Calabasas, California. The primary purpose of the proposed project is to provide a more natural sediment transport regime from […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor, JF Engineering, continues to work hard to repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. Last week, the contractor finished moving derrick stone along the East bank grouted stone toe to install the […]

  • 25 July 2010

    After a five-year lull, construction restarted this week on the final phase of the Main Channel deepening project at the Port of Los … By Art Marroquin (dailybreeze) [mappress] Source: dailybreeze, July 25, 2010;

  • 14 June 2010

    City, port and army folks joined together on Pier F at the Port of Long Beach on a gray Tuesday morning last week to celebrate the movement of mud from the bottom of the Port of Long Beach main channel to an empty slip at the ITS terminal on Pier G. Although the ceremony officially […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

      The Port of Los Angeles has received final approval from the U.S. Coast Guard to install a hybrid propulsion system on its 42-year-old harbor tour boat, the Angelena II. Upon completion later this spring, the Angelena II will be the first harbor craft of its kind retrofitted with a hybrid propulsion system that will […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is soliciting comments from federal, state, local agencies, and the interested public on a Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Santa Barbara Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project. According to their official announcement, all comments must be received by 5 p.m. on October 18, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct repairs to the Channel Islands Harbor facility, a structure consisting of two parallel entrance jetties and a protective offshore breakwater near the entrance to the harbor. The project area will encompass approximately 60 acres of harbor channel, stone jetties, and an […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions […]