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  • 25 May 2011

    The restoration project for Davis Lake is apparently going to cost significantly more than Lynn Haven city officials had first estimated whe… By Meagan O’Halloran (wjhg) [mappress] Source: wjhg, May 25, 2011;

  • 31 March 2011

    Guests staying at the Avi Resort and Casino won’t be able to use the hotel’s beach area for the next few weeks, but they will be treated… By JAMES CHILTON (mohavedailynews) [mappress] Source: mohavedailynews, March 31, 2011  

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released this beautiful photo of a large piece of jacobsville sandstone removed from the upper approach channel by Trade West Construction Co. as part of the Upstream Channel Deepening of the New Lock at the Soo project on in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Trade West […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The tussocks are now removed and navigation route on the Okeechobee Waterway is clear, the USACE Jacksonville District reports. An estimated 35-40 acres of material was removed from the waterway between Moore Haven Lock and Dam, and Structure 280. Finally, the Corps has placed a buoy line in the rim canal at S-281, just north […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Buffalo Harbor dredging program. The work, being completed by Ryba Marine Construction from Cheboygan, Michigan, includes standard operation and maintenance dredging operations. In fact, around 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 cubic yards of strategic navigation dredging will […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Hampton Harbor Federal navigation project in Seabrook and Hampton, New Hampshire, and the state anchorage in Hampton. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of the 8-foot Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) anchorage on the Seabrook side, the 8-foot […]

  • 23 November 2011

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has held an expanded meeting concerning the issues of navigation safety, accident risks prevention and reduction. With deputy General director of FSUE “Rosmorport” for navigation safety V.Y. Vanyukov in head, representatives of 14 enterprise branches and a Captain of the seaport of Arkhangelsk took part in the meeting. The meeting concurred with the […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Last week, representatives of the barge and shipping industries, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Coast Guard, held a press conference on the Mississippi River near St. Louis to address navigation and shipping concerns, as well as government-industry cooperation in managing the Mississippi River during continued drought and low water conditions. […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ever since a seaplane carrying Admiral Chester Nimitz struck floating debris while attempting to land in San Francisco Harbor in 1942, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by Congress with maintaining the navigability of the Bay Area’s waterways. It’s been an assignment that in the years since World War II has focused […]

  • 17 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Description of Work: – The work includes construction of breakwaters, an entrance channel and mooring basin… [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 10 November 2010

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced funding for infrastructure repairs to one of the region’s busiest waterway navigation networks damaged during Hurricane Ike. The Sabine-Neches Navigation District will use approximately $8.7 million from FEMA to finance repairs to its dredging placement areas. Ships use these areas to deposit sediments that are dredged from the […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, met with Port Freeport Chairman Ravi K. Singhania, Port Executive Director Phyllis Saathoff and Director of Engineering Jason Hull on 26th of January. The group discussed policy and planning topics including federal budgeting, the schedule of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) and […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the 2011 earthquake rebuild behind it, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is now focused on enhancing its infrastructure to efficiently manage Canterbury freight volumes, forecast to more than double in the coming three decades. According to LPC Chief Executive, Peter Davie, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge the harbor shipping channel to […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging of the Buffalo Harbor. The work includes standard O&M dredging of 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 CY of strategic navigation dredging funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. It will take approximately 1.5 months for the contractor, Ryba […]

  • 11 May 2011

    Dredging of Port Hacking’s navigation channels is guaranteed for the forseeable future with Sutherland Shire Council receiving $2.56 million… (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, May 11, 2011;

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Essayons, a Corps-owned and operated hopper dredger, recently removed 1.6 million cubic yards of shoal material from the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel. The project was completed with the help of the Westport, a suction dredger owned and operated by Manson Construction. Dredging is a necessary maintenance operation for harbors to allow safe passage of marine […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that his legislation to bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods was approved by the U.S. Senate as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. Specifically, the legislation would authorize a study of the entire Mississippi River Basin, for the first time ever, […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) will invest more than $35 million in their waterways city over the next four years. The main goal of this investment is to upgrade facilities for boaties, maintain navigation and improve access through dredging navigation channels. The centrepiece of their Waterways Management Program 2020-2024 is a $5.5 million investment […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Innovation

    In the latest episode of the Engineering With Nature Podcast, guest Monica Chasten, a project manager for the Army Corps Philadelphia District’s Operations Division, discusses Engineering With Nature (EWN) and her work and collaboration with other scientists and engineers to advance coastal dredging practices and the beneficial use of dredged material. As a project manager, […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Radio Holland Netherlands booked an order recently to deliver a NavCom package to two cutter suction dredgers, built by Royal IHC. The vessels will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging depth of 35 meters. In addition, they will offer accommodation facilities for 73 people. Equipped with one submerged – […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Responding to the recent record low water levels along the Mississippi River that threatened navigation and Southern Illinois commerce, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that would bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods while minimizing the economic […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland) has contracted Royal HaskoningDHV for a Feasibility Study on improvement of the navigability of the Ayeyarwady River in Myanmar. The Ayeyarwady River connects the 2 most important cities of Myanmar, Yangon (5 million inhabitants) and Mandalay (1 million inhabitants) with the hinterland. […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has amended the public notice for the proposed dredging of the Guilford Harbor Federal navigation project in Guilford, Conn., and extended the public comment period until July 16. Guilford Harbor is located in New Haven County within Long Island Sound. A small segment of the Federal […]