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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has won a $76 million deal for the Shell Island West Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Restoration Project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). The scope of work includes the creation of 2.8 miles of beach and dune habitat, as well as 281 acres […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations near the mouth of the Vinton Navigation Channel in Louisiana, conducted by Magnolia Dredge & Dock, LLC of Mandeville, La., are now wrapped up, Port of Vinton officials said.  Commenting the latest news, Jerry Merchant, president of the Port of Vinton board of commissioners, said: “It has been more than seven years since any maintenance dredge […]

  • 10 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, LLC, based in Reserve, Louisiana, was recently awarded the inaugural Gulf Coast Trade Alliance Export Achievement Award for the state of Louisiana. The Gulf Coast Trade Alliance honored DSC with the award on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at a luncheon during the 15th Annual Gulf Coast Trade Alliance World Trade Conference, which took […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Uljanik to Build Dredger for IHC Merwede On February 28, 2014, IHC Global Production B.V, part of IHC Merwede, and Uljanik d.d. signed the contract for the construction of one self-propelled cutter suction dredger.   UK: Boskalis Westminster Wins Cowes Breakwater Contract Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, is expanding their presence in Bangladesh with a new partnership agreement.  The company just announced that Mr. Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Mr. Gauhar Siraj Jamil, Chairman of Deep Diggers Limited in […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares USA Inc. have signed a memorandum of agreement to partner on research related to water management projects, coastal modeling applications and international projects. The agreement does not create a financial relationship. Rather, it specifies both organizations’ commitment to collaborate on opportunities that are mutually beneficial and that […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new Mississippi State research project will study a wetland restoration approach along the Gulf of Mexico, and findings will help improve future environmental restoration efforts. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the organization’s Gulf Research Program recently announced that the MSU project is among five newly funded projects focused on enhancing […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inland Dredging Company LLC, a dredging contractor headquartered in Dyersburg, Tennessee, has won a $12.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Calcasieu River maintenance dredging project in Louisiana. The estimated completion date for this dredging scheme is May 27, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Plaquemines Parish on September 12, 2018, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will rebuild […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released an update to the Master Plan Data Viewer. According to CPRA, the viewer is an online tool that lets residents learn more about their current and future flood risk. The viewer was created in response to the public’s number one question about the coast, which […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Funding from BP’s $1 billion early restoration agreement will accelerate restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico. State and federal Trustees today unveiled the first set of early environmental restoration projects that are proposed for funding under the landmark agreement BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) signed with the Trustees in April 2011. The eight […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards outlined the details of a $160 million project to restore and nourish two barrier islands and one headland on the southern perimeter of the Terrebonne Basin on September 13. Weeks Marine, a marine construction and dredging contractor with a branch headquarters in Covington, Louisiana, won the construction bid. According to […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to expand the Port of New Orleans container terminal are well underway. The Port NOLA is a deep-draft multipurpose facility at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The new Mississippi River Intermodal Terminal is taking shape within the terminal, which will result in a modern and efficient intermodal container transfer […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Charles Boustany (LA-03) spoke on the House floor on July 9, 2013, about the increased funding in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. Dredging funds are needed to maintain the nation’s ports and harbors. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, nearly 1,000 ports and harbors have not been properly maintained and this legislation, the […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, Inc., has won a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price contract, with options, to furnish one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, with a dredge discharge size of 30 inches inside diameter, complete in all respects, including all attendant plant and crew. This is part of maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass, with the work to […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a webinar named ‘Deepwater Horizon 10: A Decade of Restoration’ today. “Join CPRA’s Chief of Engineering, Rudy Simoneaux, for a presentation on CPRA’s efforts to restore our coast since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that occurred on April 20, 2010,” said CPRA in their latest release. […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal and local officials yesterday highlighted a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach in Cameron Parish. The project is restoring miles of eroded beach devastated over many years, most recently as a result of Hurricanes Ike and Rita. The restoration project mines sand from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work is now underway at the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports.  This $12.5 million scheme, undertaken by Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., will create 423 acres of marsh and nourish 337 acres of existing marsh using sediment dredged from Turtle Bay in Jefferson Parish. “This project […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and its federal partner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have awarded the construction contract for the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation Project in Jefferson Parish. This $12.5 million project will create and nourish 791 acres of marsh in the Barataria Basin and will be built by […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    RESTORE Act money from the BP oil spill will be used to backfill 16.5 miles of canals in the Barataria Unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve south of New Orleans near the communities of Jean Lafitte and Crown Point. The Jean Lafitte Canal Backfilling project is sponsored by the U.S. Dept. […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pentagon announced that a southeast Louisiana company has won an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington will dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook Federal Channel at Naval Weapons Station Earle. The project is expected to be completed by September […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    CH2M has announced the creation of the first natural infrastructure project in partnership with Shell Pipeline Company LP along the Ship Shoal corridor in Blue Hammock Bayou.  This innovative new project was designed to enhance pipeline integrity and safety, reduce infrastructure costs and protect and preserve the environment, said the company in its release. Blue Hammock Bayou […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “Great Lakes is pleased to announce these important, coastal protection, maintenance and restoration dredging awards. These projects are aligned with our strategy to support the overall improvement and resiliency of […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released a Supplemental Individual Environmental Report (SIER), titled “Bayou Sauvage, Turtle Bayou, and New Zydeco Ridge Restoration Projects, St. Tammany and Orleans Parish, Louisiana.” This SIER presents changes to the recommended mitigation plan described in Programmatic Individual Environmental Report #36 (PIER #36), titled, Lake Pontchartrain […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $6.35 million to Manson Construction Co., for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal, Junction and Taylors Bayou in Jefferson County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of dredged material from the […]