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  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District announced today that beginning the week of July 5, 2020, the District will commence dredging operations on the Mobile Bar Channel. The dredge vessel Robert M. White will conduct the operations, reported the Army Corps. Approximately 800,000 to 1,200,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has entered into a Project Partnership Agreement with the Alabama State Port Authority, to deepen and widen the Mobile Harbor Ship Channel in Mobile, Alabama.  Colonel Sebastien P. Joly, Commander of the Mobile District, and John C. Driscoll, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alabama State […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $274,300,000 for the Port of Mobile in its Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) Work Plan, officially providing the resources to dredge Alabama’s premier port, according to U.S. Senator Richard Shelby. The funding – which accounts for the full federal share of the project cost – will initiate and […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby yesterday voted to approve the first of two comprehensive appropriations packages that together contain all 12 Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) appropriations measures, H.R. 1865.  The legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 71-23, contains funding for various Alabama priorities. “Completing the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations process is good news […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Sebastien P. Joly, commander of USACE Mobile District, and James Lyons, director and chief executive officer of the Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA), signed the Design Agreement yesterday at the Port of Mobile, which begins the design phase for improvements to the Mobile Harbor, Alabama Project. “Signing of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design Agreement […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, September 6, Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The recommended plan modifications consist of the following: Deepen the existing Bar, Bay, and River Channels […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama), USA, has been awarded an important new contract by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine Ltd from Galveston (Texas). MPW Owner, Billy Prine said that the contract includes the design, construction, delivery and installation of the complete dredging equipment package for a new powerful cutter suction […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a message delivered to a group of state leaders touring the Port of Mobile recently, Alabama Senator Richard Shelby detailed the importance of expanding Alabama’s only deep-water port, Yellowhammer News reports. “The deepening and the widening of the Port of Mobile is a once-in-a-lifetime economic development opportunity,” Senator Shelby said. “This project has the […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) yesterday announced that a notice of intent has been issued to award a $12.7 million contract for the dredging of Lake Linganore in Frederick County to Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe, Inc. The dredging project will restore water depths, improve water storage capacity for the City of Frederick and Frederick County, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama congressional delegation, as part of a bipartisan and bicameral effort, has endorsed the modernization of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, one of the largest economic development projects in the state.  The Alabama lawmakers submitted comments to the Mobile District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in support of the Tentatively Selected […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, hosted an open house public meeting on September 11, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center. The event provided members of the public with information on the tentatively scheduled plan identified in the Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama, Draft General Reevaluation […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to Tropical Storm Gordon, the public meeting concerning the Mobile Harbor Draft General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS) previously scheduled for Sept. 6, 2018 has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will host an open house public meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South Water Street in downtown Mobile, Alabama. This event is an opportunity to provide members of the public with information on […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District has announced the availability of the Draft Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama Integrated General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS). This document is being circulated to federal, state and local agencies and interested public for a 45-day comment period, said USACE in its latest release. […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will hold a Town Hall meeting, February 22, to discuss the ongoing study to determine the feasibility of increasing the depth and width of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel. The Town Hall meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, Ala., from 6 to 8 […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Alabama State Port Authority (ASPA) and APM Terminals have approved a $49.5 million expansion of the container facility at the Port of Mobile. The parties will deliver a Phase 3 expansion that includes a dock extension and an additional 20 acres of improved yard to maintain excess capacity to accommodate new business opportunities. When […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Browsing through the latest global dredging news has just become a whole lot easier. From today the new mobile version of DredgingToday.com is live. Anne Visser, Business Unit Manager at Navingo, comments: “The use of mobile devices to access DredgingToday.com is increasing, therefore we are pleased to offer this improved format to our readers. The […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invites the public to participate in an open house for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel, September 14.  “The open house will be held at the Bayou La Batre Community & Senior Center, 12745 Padgett Switch Road, Irvington, Ala., 36544, from 5:30 to […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    CH2M will once again provide planning and design services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, civil works program. Over the past seven years, CH2M has assisted the Mobile District with a wide variety of projects including coastal restoration and planning, ecosystem planning and design, water resources planning and design services for civil works and environmental […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has invited the public to participate in an open house on March 16 for the proposed improvement of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel.  The open house will be held at the Bayfront Pavilion in Daphne, Ala., from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. “This event is an opportunity […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will extend the public scoping comment period to February 29, 2016 for the General Reevaluation Report to determine the feasibility of widening and deepening the Mobile Harbor channel to its authorized dimensions based on the request of several different entities. “This is the first step in the […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced the award of a $7.6 million contract to dredge state channels in the Shark River in Monmouth County. Efforts to dredge the Shark River have been underway for well over a decade. After Superstorm Sandy the need to dredge the river increased significantly due to sediment deposited […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Mobile will add two new super-Post Panamax STS cranes and expand the container yard by 20 acres as part of a $40 million infrastructure investment to expand the terminal’s capacity in response to growing demand in the US Southeast by Alabama’s primary port. APM Terminals Mobile has a current annual throughput capacity of 350,000 […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two vessels sank in Mobile Ship Channel north of Gaillard Island, Tuesday while conducting dredging operations in the area, the Coast Guard reported today. Towing vessel Miss Sammy Lee was the first on the scene of the incident and successfully managed to save both crews. There were no reported injuries. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation hired Mobile Dredging & Pumping Co. for dredging operations in the St. Georges Thorofare in Brigantine. According to BrigantineNOW, the project is expected to start after Labor Day and it will include the removal of approximately 40,500 cubic yards of sediment, which will be used for beach replenishment. The […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc. announced that registration is open for the HYPACK 2014 User Training Event. This is the 21st event of its kind that brings together knowledgeable HYPACK employees with their users in the field. This training event will be held January 13th-16th, 2014, at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, AL. The presentation […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The HYPACK® 2014 USA Training Event will be held in Mobile, AL, from January 13th-16th. The Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel will be providing accommodations and hosting this annual event. This downtown hotel is located in the heart of Mobile, near the Battleship Memorial Park, Mobile Carnival Museum, and the Mobile Saenger Theatre. “During this […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IDRECO delivered the ISD Mobile 300 dredger for Vicat SA in France. This dredger is equipped with the IDP 300 pump, driven by Idreco’s electric motor with onboard transformer. The production capacity of this mobile dredger is 300 tons an hour with a dredging depth of 7 meters. The pipeline length is 250 meters. In […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    According to al.com, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Alabama LLC in Mobile has held a keel-laying ceremony for the second of two dump scows being built for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. Employees and executives from the company gathered at the foot of the 98 ton keel block as long-time shipyard employee Nick Elmes, an […]