Search results for: Morgan City

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  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    After lots of talk in the past year about starting major dredging projects in the Morgan City area, it is expected that the work will finally be in full swing by the summer, the Louisiana’s Port of Morgan City said in a release. The port officials plan to achieve a decent enough water depth by […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced an additional $3 million in funding for the Port of Morgan City, located within the community of Morgan City in St. Mary Parish, LA. The funds will be used to dredge the Atchafalaya River and Bayous Chene, Boeuf and Black. Commenting the latest news, Louisiana Congressman Clay […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District continues to search for economical ways to keep the Atchafalaya Bar Channel clear of sediment, reports therepublic.com. Dredging would cost too much and would take too long. Therefore, the Army Corps and Morgan City port seek new possible solutions to this problem. Historically, the Port of Morgan City […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S.-Flag dredging industry is commemorating the 77th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, highlighting the critical need for a robust American shipbuilding capacity to ensure for the preparedness of the nation. “The American-Flag dredging industry is building ships, creating jobs, and ensuring the economic and national […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beginning next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host public meetings to discuss proposed operational procedures for the Morganza control structure in future flood events. Based on lessons learned from the historic Mississippi River Flood of 2011, the Corps of Engineers has developed proposed clarifications to the standing instructions for […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Ocean City Community Association will meet 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., to discuss back bay dredging, coastal cottages, and emergency response team, with presentations by City Councilman Antwan McClellan, retired Ocean City detective Scott Morgan and retired Philadelphia firefighter Jerry Bonner. OCCA members and prospective members […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. The study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at the feasibility of providing hurricane […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House yesterday to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy and the Jones Act. Following the meeting, President Trump assured the Congressional leaders that he is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor is he seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. As the company reported yesterday, the study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a Single Award Task Order Contract to Brice Civil Constructors, Inc. to dredge the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel, the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District – Port of Morgan City, LA – said in its latest release.  The contractor will be working with specially-built equipment to […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Staff from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) updated the CPRA Board on the quarterly progress report at the Board’s monthly meeting in Cameron yesterday. The report provides information about 67 active projects from around coastal Louisiana: 16 in construction, three in planning and 48 in engineering and design. Staff presented updates on several ongoing activities in […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cindy Cutrera, Port of Morgan City and President of Inland Rivers, Ports & Terminals and Dr. Joe Manous, Jr., Director for the Institute of Water Resources (IWR) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed the Memorandum of Common Purpose in New Orleans, Louisiana, on September 12th. Through the IWR, the Navigation and Civil […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Board (CPRA) at its meeting yesterday presented the agency’s 3rd Quarter Progress Report. The report was presented by CPRA Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos. It features 72 total active projects: 5 projects in planning, 23 in construction, and 44 in engineering and design. “Implementation of these projects will benefit more than 130,800 acres […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program kicked off its 28th Priority Project List (PPL) on January 30th, January 31st, and February 1st. These Regional Planning Team meetings, held in Grand Chenier, Morgan City, and Lacombe, gave the public the opportunity to nominate projects that restore and protect Louisiana’s coastal wetlands. “Anyone […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular photos that marked the 2017 dredging season.   PSA Panama Expansion on Track In January, DT covered the expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall. The project, which was awarded to Jan De Nul and […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward engineering, design and construction costs.  “CPRA is pleased to provide funding to St. Mary Parish in support of continued work […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major updates on Louisiana’s coastal program and relevant issues were presented yesterday to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board at its monthly meeting, held in Morgan City. Pat Landry, CPRA Regional Operations Manager for Southwest Louisiana, outlined more than $800 million in projects on the drawing board or now in progress, including these […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Robert M. White, taken during its first assignment. The CSD is currently working on a beach nourishment project on Cat Island, off the coast of Gulfport, Mississippi. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, for Manson Construction Co., with design […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released this very interesting photo from the christening of bespoke cutter suction dredger (CSD) Robert M. White. The photo was taken in Mississippi, where the CSD will shortly start on its first project, IHC said. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, for Manson Construction Co., the dredger was successfully […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Manson Construction Co. has announced the completion of its 30-inch ABS cutter suction dredger ROBERT M WHITE. Constructed at Halimar Shipyard LLC in Morgan City, Louisiana, with design and dredge components from IHC America Inc., the dredger was successfully launched on April 24, 2017. “We have high expectations for our state-of-the-art ROBERT M WHITE cutter […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.7 million contract for Atchafalaya River bay and bar channel dredging, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, DoD said. Work will be performed in Morgan City, Louisiana, with an […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River from August 8-19, 2016. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging program located in the vicinity of Berwick Bay, 20 Grand Point, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Coastal Guard informs. The dredger Leonard J., owned by Manson Construction Co., will work in multiple locations including Tidewater Point, Berwick Bay, Morgan City and Wax Lake Outlets. These dredging operations will be performed 24-hours a day, 7-days […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]