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  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2012, there have been several major infrastructure projects to improve or renovate various areas of the Port of Boston. One of those projects initiated in the last several years is the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The ongoing Boston Harbor dredging scheme is a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Towns of Marshfield and Scituate, Massachusetts, have awarded a dredging contract for the South River entrance channel area. This project is set to begin on July 16, and run until Labor day (September 2, 2019), the Town of Marshfield Police Department said in its release. The dredging footprint is located in the confluence of […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Manchester-by-the-Sea Town Administrator Greg Federspiel, Harbormaster Bion Pike, and other local leaders last week to celebrate the re-opening of Morss Pier. Vital repairs to the Pier and adjacent seawall were made possible in 2017 through a $327,000 Seaport Economic Council award that unlocked $100,000 in […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Dennis 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 beach nourishment in Dennis, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves beach nourishment to restore the beach along Dr. Bottero Road, which will provide a natural buffer to […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt, is awarding more than $20 million to 22 projects in 11 coastal states to protect, restore or enhance more than 7,000 acres of coastal wetlands and adjacent upland habitats under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. State and local governments, private […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the Army Corps’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting coastal banks and restoring public beaches in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is in the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound along the shoreline of Oak […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Wellfleet, MA, received word recently that $5 million in federal funding through the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was included in the President’s fiscal year 2020 budget.  Commenting the latest news, Select Board Chair, Janet Reinhart, and Town Administrator, Dan Hoort, acknowledged the efforts of so many that contributed to this news: […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Oak Bluffs 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 the rehabilitation and expansion of a deteriorated stone revetment in Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is proposed along the northeastern shoreline of […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District reached the milestone on April 5, 2019 of removing 4 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Massachusetts. According to the Corps, approximately 7.7 million cubic yards of dredge material and weathered rock, […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority confirmed last week that $35 million has been secured to help fund the ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The project is approximately 30 percent complete, and this funding will enable the project to continue on schedule. The scheme is a $350 million partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The $1.23 million project, issued by the New England District, was recently completed by Classic Site Solutions, Inc. of Framingham, Mass. “The North Jetty at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Anne Gobi, has announced the release of $50,000 worth of funding for the Lake Wickaboag dredging work, GoLocalWorcester informs.  Commenting the latest release, Senator Gobi said: “I have been proud to partner with the Lake Association, and I share their concern for the long term health of the lake. I look forward to […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    NSTAR Electric Company, doing business as Eversource Energy Company, and the Harbor Electric Energy Company (HEEC), are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in the waters of South Boston, Massachusetts. Work is proposed in the Reserved Channel and Boston Harbor starting approximately 200 feet to […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 8-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) channel and anchorage, plus authorized overdepth dredging in the Annisquam River FNP. “Natural shoaling […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement that the Department of Public Works will be repairing storm-related erosion damage at Blish Point in Barnstable beginning on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The focus of the repair work is to replace sand along the dune area northwest of the Millway Beach parking area. According to […]

  • 2 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you some of the most popular photos that marked the past dredging season.   PHOTO: DEME’s TSHD Bonny River Launched in China DEME’s new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Bonny River’ was launched last Sunday (April 15) at COSCO Guangdong Heavy Industry shipyard in China.   PHOTO: GLDD Backhoe Dredge New York at […]

  • 27 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Trustees of Reservations has been awarded Priority Project designation status from the Baker-Polito Administration’s Department of Fish and Game, Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) for an innovative salt marsh restoration project in the Great Marsh on the North Shore of Massachusetts. Titled “Saving the Great Marsh: Ditch Remediation, Habitat Preservation and Resiliency Building at […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Steele Associates Marine Consultants, LLC, a Massachusetts based full service hydrographic surveying and marine environmental consulting firm established in 2003, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Burnham Plymouth Harbor Dredging 2018’. Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project started last month and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Saco River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Biddeford and Saco, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $3.9 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The dredging work, to be accomplished by H&L Contracting, Inc. LLC, of Bay Shores, […]