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  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General, North Atlantic Division, visited Poplar Island yesterday – a restoration project cooperated on by USACE and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration. Poplar Island once covered over 1100 acres and was used as a vacation spot by both President Roosevelt and President Truman, before almost all of […]

  • 30 May 2011

    The Maryland Port Administration is underwriting a $22 million restoration of a contaminated cove in south Baltimore in a trade-off that res… (greenfieldreporter) [mappress] Source: greenfieldreporter, May 30, 2011;    

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory and an expert in sediments, water quality, and wetlands, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of nutrient cycling […]

  • 7 June 2011

    U.S. Rep. Andy Harris met with Army Corps of Engineers and Maryland Port Administration officials Monday to discuss the status of… By Jacob Owens (cecilwhig) [mappress] Source: cecilwhig, June 7, 2011  

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maryland Port Administration will be holding a public information meeting for the proposed expansion of the Cox Creek Dredge Material Containment Facility on March 10th 2015. Expansion at the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility is needed as the Port of Baltimore prepares to receive larger container vessels. The existing area has a capacity of […]

  • 30 December 2009

    The Maryland Port Administration has ceased dumping sediment dredged from Baltimore’s harbor at Hart-Miller Island… Source: Baltimore Business Journal, December 29, 2009; [mappress]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Baltimore has just released this beautiful video about the Poplar Island Project, an environmental restoration scheme located in the Chesapeake Bay in Talbot County, Maryland. The beneficial use project relies on dredged material collected from the approach channels to the Baltimore Harbor to restore lost remote island habitat within the Chesapeake Bay. The […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works closely with the Maryland Ports Administration to maintain the channels leading in and out of Baltimore Harbor. These channels are known collectively as the Baltimore Harbor and Channels Project. This spring, the Corps awarded a contract for maintenance dredging on four channels within the project, the Fort McHenry Channel, Seagirt […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) is set to receive $6.6 million in U.S. Department of Transportation grant funding to contribute to a project that will deepen a second container berth to 50 feet at the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The state of Maryland will contribute […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration will host a Poplar Island update meeting at Tilghman Island Elementary School in Tilghman Island, Maryland, on September 19, 2016. The meeting will inform the public on current and future activities at the Poplar Island ecosystem restoration project, including planned activities associated […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     On Hart-Miller Island in the Chesapeake Bay, a pilot project featuring stunning landscape architecture created from dredged sediment is coming in 2019. This is the latest example of how MDOT Maryland Port Administration’s Dredged Material Management Program continues to explore beneficial and innovative reuse of dredged sediment. Most dredged material from Chesapeake Bay, including […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, yesterday announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Poplar Island Environmental Restoration Project has been awarded the Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers. Located in Talbot County, Poplar Island is one of Maryland’s top environmental restoration projects built with dredged material from shipping channels leading to the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore. “Together with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The latest round of the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging scheme is now officially completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District said in its latest announcement. The work started in December and has included the dredging of roughly 2.5 million cubic yards of material from six different shipping channels used by vessels to get […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin along with Representatives Elijah Cummings and John Sarbanes (all D-Md.) in announcing that the Maryland Port Administration has been awarded $10 million in federal funding to expand the handling capacity at the Fairfield Marine Terminal at the Port of Baltimore through the […]

  • 28 March 2011

    Baltimore’s harbor is a major port for the United States east coast. As such, it is essential to keep the shipping channels dredged to the appropriate depths to allow the ships easy access to places like the Seagirt Marine Terminal. The Port of Baltimore is a major economic hub for the State – providing jobs […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held a second Conowingo Dam Summit in Darlington, Maryland, to discuss solutions to the growing threat posed to the Chesapeake Bay by sediment flowing through the dam. Earlier in the morning, the governor addressed a seminar sponsored by the National Governors Association’s Water Policy Learning Network, which he co-chairs along with […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    William Precht, Director of Marine & Coastal Programs at Dial Cordy & Associates Inc, will join the 2nd North American Dredging Summit as a speaker, reports the Active Communications International (ACI). According to ACI, Mr Precht presentation is tilted “Can Coral Reefs and Large-Scale Dredging Projects Coexist?”. The list of confirmed speakers also includes: Christopher J. Cooley, Director Of […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Other Uses of Dredged Material’. The Baltimore water routes require frequent dredging to maintain the 50-foot depth required by many of today’s ships. On average, almost five million cubic yards of sediment – called ‘dredged material’ – is removed from shipping channels in […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, named its new hydrographic survey vessel, the CATLETT, yesterday morning in a ceremony in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The CATLETT will support Baltimore District’s mission of ensuring safe navigation on channels in and out of the Port of Baltimore as well as on dozens of other channels throughout […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Martin O’Malley, joined by Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and private sector partners from Highstar Capital and Ports America Chesapeake, yesterday led celebration of a new 50-foot-deep berth and four supersized container cranes at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt Marine Terminal. The project is part of a larger public-private partnership (P3) agreement that is supporting […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has named Christina E. Correale to oversee its dredging program as its new director of harbor development. Ms. Correale comes to the MPA after five years as principal of the EcoLogix Group, where her duties included serving as a senior advisor to the MPA on dredged material management projects. She previously was chief […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is urging boaters to carry out safe boating practices in the Chesapeake Bay this National Safe Boating Week, as ongoing construction activities continue near Poplar Island. “The public’s safety all year round, not just during National Safe Boating Week, continues to be our number one priority as […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development project is moving ahead.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the Maryland […]