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  • 4 October 2010

    The expanded Panama Canal will be a game changer for container trade when it opens in August 2014. America’s trade with East Asia is expected to undergo an increased shift from Pacific ports to Atlantic ports. As the closest U.S. port to the Panama Canal, the Port of Miami expects to be the first port […]

  • 21 January 2021
    Business development

    Florida Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott said in their latest release that they applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for supporting Florida’s priorities in their Fiscal Year 2021 work plan. The work plan includes funding for water resource and navigation projects that are of importance to communities throughout the state, and also builds […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a nationwide executive search, JAXPORT has selected Frederick P. Wong Jr. as Chief Operating Officer.  On announcing Wong’s selection, JAXPORT CEO, Eric Green, said: “JAXPORT stands to benefit greatly from Fred’s energy, enthusiasm and experience, which ranges from working through the deepening of the Miami harbor to ensuring the daily safety and security of […]

  • 27 September 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Ribbon Cutting for the Deep Dredge Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project.   Oakland Dredging in Full Swing The Port of Oakland is nearly a […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, September 18th, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the local, state and PortMiami officials, celebrated completion of the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project. The PortMiami’s Deep Dredge is the largest dredging project conducted in the region in the past decade, and is the first of its kind in the nation to combine […]

  • 17 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the partners of Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) Mr. Jelle Prins has provided invaluable insight into Piedroba’s business plans in the following interview with Dredging Today. What can you tell us about Piedroba Consulting Group? Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) is a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging operations in the […]

  • 26 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Obama Visits Vacon, Sees IHC Merwede’s MV Drive (USA) On Wednesday 15 January, US President Barack Obama made a visit to Vacon’s Research and Development Centre in Durham, North Carolina, where he came into contact with an example of IHC Merwede’s advanced equipment.   The Netherlands: IHC Merwede Delivers DCI DREDGE XXI On Thursday 23 […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Corps Awards Contract for Deepwater Channels Dredging (USA) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. Tetra Tech Wins Environmental Management Contract for Miami Harbor Expansion (USA) Tetra Tech, Inc. […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With seaborne trade gaining importance in terms of economic development of a nation, government organizations are largely investing in harbor deepening activities worldwide, Fact.MR said in their latest study on Harbor Deepening Market. A deeper harbor can accommodate heavy and large container ships allowing expansion of trading activities in the respective region. This has gained higher significance […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  The work also returns the Back River to its natural width to enhance the area for […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area is underway, according to the Corps Jacksonville District. Mobilization activities started last week along the beach, with the Contractor working through the holiday weekend to start the operations, reported the Corps. USACE awarded this $1.6 million contract to […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area will start as early as November 18, USACE said in their latest release.  “The Bakers Haulover reach is one of the top three shoaling areas along the entire IWW, requiring dredging roughly every two years. With […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is gearing up for the 21st World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON XXI) that will take place in Miami this June. Considered the most important and anticipated event for dredging professionals worldwide, WODCON is the only global event dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction. WODCON XXI will feature an outstanding technical program […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, Great Lakes won $218 million, or 37%, of the domestic dredging bid market, with the Delaware River deepening and the Corpus Christi LNG projects representing a significant portion of the awards. At September 30, […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States, today confirmed that it has won a $134.5 million contract to deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel. As previously said, the project involves dredging of the entrance channel to a depth of 47 feet and represents the first step […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba, a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, yesterday announced its 2015 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  2015 will mark the fifth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner with Piedroba in order to train those […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. For the three months ended June 30, 2014, Great Lakes reported Revenue of $184.7 million, Income from continuing operations […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IQPC’s Dredging & Reclamation USA Summit is a global event that unites port authorities, engineers, port operators, construction companies, dredging contractors, and more in their quest to ensure the profitability and quality assurance of dredging projects. “Hear from thought leaders who will share their expertise from the Port of Miami, Jaxport, Port of New Orleans, […]