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  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement on the passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes critical language that will prioritize dredging in the Great Lakes navigation system. In the past several months, Schumer has worked with the EPW committee to balance the needs of high-use, deep-draft ports like the […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Represenative Dan Maffei (D-NY) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will dredge Little Sodus Bay harbor in Fair Haven as part of relief efforts to restore damage following Superstorm Sandy. Little Sodus Bay has not been dredged since 2005 and the Army Corp of Engineers has determined that dredging is necessary due to damage […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following an announcement by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle lauded the leaders of these committees for championing legislation that moves the nation closer to a final water resources bill to spur […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries, NYS Senator Diane Savino, NYS Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny and NYC Council member Mark Treyger announced that a $25,155,385 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract has been awarded for the Coney Island t-groins project. The project means critical repairs and emergency beach […]

  • 22 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation and logistics, has been awarded two contracts by General Electric Company​ to provide railcars and railcar liners for the 2011 phase of the Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project. The Hudson River Sediment Remediation Project is one of the largest environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in the […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction work has begun on a facility in Massena, NY to support the estimated $243 million cleanup of the Grasse River Superfund Site, reports the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. When constructed, the multipurpose facility will be used as a staging area to support dredging and capping operations. In 2013, the EPA finalized a cleanup plan […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) joined Cameron Davis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor on Great Lakes issues, and Western New York leaders and community members for discussions on the future of the Great Lakes. “As we continue pushing to remove barriers to public access and provide high-quality public space along the water’s edge, which is […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry announced recently that Steven Cernak, Port Director and Chief Executive Officer for Port of Galveston, has been selected as Chief Executive/Port Director for Broward County’s Port Everglades Department. Cernak will replace Phillip C. Allen, who is retiring on February 3, 2012, after leading Port Everglades since 2006. Cernak’s start date […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY. Since 1970, four CDFs were built in the City of Buffalo. Only one remains active, Buffalo CDF 4, which is used primarily to store contaminated sediment which could not be otherwise […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations to construct and repair approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY. The seawall fronting the Colonel F.G. Ward Pumping Station has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is announcing that the long awaited dredging of three Lake Ontario harbors is on track to happen next year. Collins says the Army Corp of Engineers now has the funding it needs to perform maintenance dredging in Oak Orchard, Olcott and Wilson harbors. Dredging removes built-up sediment that, over time, narrows […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week’s announcement that ‘Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC, Oak Brook, IL will dredge the Arthur Kill Channel’ has been officially confirmed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps’ New York District awarded, on December 9th, the $25.6 million contract for deepening the Arthur Kill Channel to GLDD. The contract is cost-shared with The Port Authority of New […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In support of Governor Cuomo’s NY is Open for Fishing and Hunting initiative, wetland construction activities began last week to restore and enhance more than 200 acres of coastal fisheries habitat at Buck Pond, part of the Braddock Bay Fish and Wildlife Management Area marsh complex in Monroe County, the New York State Department of […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics. “The maritime industry is the unsung hero of our nation’s economy,” said Rep. Richmond. “From Alaska to […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, announced an additional $2.2 million in fiscal year 2014 to complete a full dredging of the Port of Rochester and an additional $350,000 to complete a full dredging of Irondequoit Bay. This funding is in addition to the $1.2 million originally allocated […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) will be hosting the 2013 US HYDRO event at the New Orleans Sheraton from 25 to 28 March, 2013. The event is the largest event of its kind, hosted by a non-profit organization. THSOA has strived to make this event affordable for its membership, breaking a trend of hydrographic […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is committing to fund an approximately 13 million USD project to provide more than 6,000 feet of flood barriers for the Long Beach industrial district. The district was flooded in the storm surge brought on by superstorm Sandy, which damaged the city’s key infrastructure facilities and […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee leaders introduced unprecedented bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, promotes fiscal responsibility, and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity, and economic growth. H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA), was introduced in the […]