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  • 9 May 2012

    Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division. Battelle will provide technical expertise in support of the District’s mission for maintaining the nation’s waterways, specifically focusing on contaminated sediments, restoration, and remediation. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President, Donald Trump, signed an executive order yesterday to help sea veterans seamlessly transition into the U.S. Merchant Marine. The order is designed to bolster the ranks of the Merchant Marine and increase job opportunities for transitioning troops. Under the order, the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security will – over the next year – identify […]

  • 26 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 20-26, 2020).   Julong CSD Kicks Off Dredging Work in Su Ya Lake, China Julong’s two unit 20-inch dredger CSD500, equipped with France Baudouin brand diesel engine with total power of 2000hp, is starting the dredging operations in Su […]

  • 12 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 6 – January 12, 2020).   Pirates Attack TSHD Ambika, Four Dead, Three Kidnapped The Nigerian-flagged trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ambika (ex Galilei 2000) was attacked last week when operating 3nm from the mouth of the Ramos River, […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with a rail extension project in Dennis and Yarmouth, Mass. The proposed work involves the excavation of 2,150 cubic yards of material […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lisa F. Glahn, a Member in the Litigation Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and a leader in its Construction Law Practice Group, is presenting at the 33rd annual Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Technical Conference. The conference is being held August 25-28 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Glahn’s presentation is entitled, “Practical […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The maintenance and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal and the sand placement onto Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts is now complete. Approximately 130,000 cubic yards of sand was dredged from six areas in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide main ship channel and the 25-foot deep East Mooring Basin portions of the […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Representative Bill Keating have announced the release of a $15.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve the infrastructure and environment of the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the announcement, this funding from the federal Department of Transportation will help the […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a major grant to Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) under the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) of $3.9 million.  With this grant, Restore America’s Estuaries will manage a competitive sub-award grant program to support projects that protect and restore coastal ecosystems and their watersheds, including associated water quality […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The authorized FNP provides for an anchorage area in the inner harbor, 7-feet deep MLLW and about 16.25 acres in area; […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division (MassDOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with a bridge replacement in Oak Bluffs and Tisbury, Mass. MassDOT is proposing to discharge fill material into approximately 0.37 acre […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Joint Venture comprising of Cashman Dredging Inc. and Dutra Group was awarded last week a $122.2 million Boston Harbor dredging contract. According to FedBizOpps, the project includes dredging of approximately 11,700,000 cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor area. The Federal Navigation Project for Boston Harbor consists of the following components: deepening and […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received separate permit applications to conduct work in waters of the U.S. from a number of private owners along the Manchester Inner Harbor as well as permit applications by two marinas and the Town to dredge and retain some structures in Manchester, Mass. The work, […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC, of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $6.5 million Jacksonville Harbor maintenance dredging contract, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, these operations include maintenance dredging of Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County. “Work […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Milford Pond Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project in Milford, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $3.6 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Palmer Federal Constructors, Inc., of Lawrence, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid- to […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has conducted a feasibility investigation to examine coastal storm damage reduction alternatives for the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Reservation at Nantasket Beach in Hull, Massachusetts. The Corps’ proposed recommended plan is to build a 2,100-foot stone revetment to reduce coastal storm damage. “The study […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    EPA has completed its review of site cleanups at 22 Superfund Sites and 3 Federal Facilities across New England by conducting Five-Year Reviews of each site, as required under the Superfund statute. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced that they are looking forward to continued operations and funding in the fiscal year 2019, following the release of the President’s Budget on February 12. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs, the […]

  • 17 February 2011

      The owner and general contractor of a residential development in Ayer, Mass., have agreed to pay a penalty of $27,500 and to donate a 7.6-acre parcel to the town to settle EPA claims that they discharged pollutants into nearby waters without the required stormwater permit and failed to apply for this permit. According to […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manchester Marine Corporation and Sunset Rock, LLC, are seeking permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal of dredge material for their marinas in Manchester, Mass. The Corps has received separate permit applications from a number of private […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to construct several miles of seepage barrier at the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of its ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure that surrounds Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract on February 28, for $55 million to Treviicos South, Inc. […]