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  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Hutchison Ports signed a long-term agreement last week with Egyptian Navy on the development and operation of a new container terminal in Abu Qir, Egypt. The total investment in the new terminal is estimated to reach US$730 million. An online signing ceremony on August 27 was jointly hosted by His Excellency Commander in Chief Vice […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three foreign sailors that were kidnapped last week by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria have been rescued in a marathon gun battle, the Nigerian Navy reports. The three – two Russians and one Indian – were saved in an operation late Tuesday by the Special Troops of the Nigerian Navy in the southwestern […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of the Navy in Bath, Maine, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with periodic maintenance dredging of portions of the Kennebec River federal navigation channel in Bath and Phippsburg, Maine. According to the USACE’s latest release, the Department […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In line with efforts to upgrade its existing naval facilities, the Philippine Navy (PN) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for bay dredging and other reclamation projects with the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA), reports the country’s news agency (PNA). Signing on behalf of the Navy was PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad while the […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Induction ceremony of new backhoe dredger Rah Kusha and two split hopper barges Tarseel One and Two, built for Pakistan Navy at Tianjin Shipyard in China, was held at Pakistan Navy Dockyard in Karachi yesterday. Due to its design and functioning methodology, the Rah Kusha can dredge in proximity of jetties and berths, where other […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have destroyed a Second World War German device found in Portsmouth Harbor during dredging work ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth. The bomb was towed out to open waters 1.5 miles east of the Isle of Wight where a controlled explosion took place at 4pm yesterday. Shipping movements […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney announced last week that the United States Navy has committed $5.4 million dollars for design and replacement of Pier 32 at Naval Submarine Base New London to better serve operational needs. This funding supports planning and design work for a replacement of Pier 32, one of eleven currently operational piers at the […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with structural repairs to berths in the Piscataqua River at the shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The proposed work involves structural repairs to berths 11, 12 and 13 of the shipyard’s dry […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Navy bomb disposal experts destroyed a 1,500lb (680kg) German mine discovered on the seabed in The Solent today. The World War Two GD ground mine was found by a crane barge 1.5km off Southsea on Thursday while removing debris from a site being dredged next month in preparation for the arrival of the Navy’s […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Tebma Shipyards, a Chennai based shipbuilding company, has announced that their latest dredger built for the Indian Navy is ready for commissioning. The vessel, being a self propelled grab hopper dredger, has the capacity to hold 300 cubic meters of dredged material and openable hopper bottom doors for disposal out at sea. The vessel was constructed at Tebma’s facility in Malpe, Karnataka, […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The Norfolk Naval Station cleanup program, located in Norfolk, VA, will consist of hydraulic dredging of mud and silt, announced the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Office. The dredged material will be placed at the North Containment Cell of Craney Island Dredge material Management Area, in Portsmouth, VA. This location may be changed and this decision […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $14 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract to demolish and reconstruct an existing fuel pier for the US Navy in the Caribbean. Onsite construction will begin in the second quarter of […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency in coordination with the US Navy and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced approval of the thirteenth Record of Decision (ROD) at the Naval Submarine Base – New London Superfund site in Groton, Conn. In signing the ROD, the EPA has formally accepted the Navy’s cleanup plan […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The 408-foot hopper dredger, the Wheeler, will be displayed during Navy Week NOLA. It will be one of eleven vessels that are scheduled to visit this month, according to Nola.com. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present its dredger at the events which begin on April 17. These seven days of free events will […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Mayor Alvin Brown welcomed Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Jacksonville on Tuesday. The secretary visited City Hall and met with 40 JROTC cadets from Mandarin High School. He also attended a luncheon with local business leaders at EverBank Field. The Navy released its Fiscal Year 2013 budget which allocated more ships and sailors […]

  • 27 February 2012

    As described in a Fact Sheet published December 22, 2011, the Department of the Navy is currently performing dredging at the former Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda Seaplane Lagoon. The purpose of this work is to protect human health and the environment by removing contaminated sediments. The Navy is aware of some recent concerns regarding […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a permit application from the U.S. Navy to construct and operate a second Explosives Handling Wharf (EHW-2) at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor (Bangor) in support of its submarine fleet. The proposed project involves construction of a pile-supported wharf and access trestles, installation of a ramp and […]

  • 10 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere was recently retained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District to support maintenance dredging of the Philadelphia Navy Reserve Basin, a semi-enclosed, tidal body of water located in the Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC). O’Brien & Gere is providing engineering services for the project, which aims to remove approximately […]

  • 7 November 2011

    NAVY chiefs are spending £120million on deepening a harbour by 3ft to serve the two giant supercarriers that are on order… By Steve Myall (mirror) [mappress] Source: mirror, November 7, 2011

  • 3 November 2011

    Assistant Secretary of the Navy Jacky Pfanenstiel has sent a letter to Senator Judi Guthertz saying they will give full consideration to…  (pacificnewscenter) [mappress] Source: pacificnewscenter, November 3, 2011;

  • 3 November 2011

    Major works to prepare Portsmouth Harbour for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s biggest ever ships will start in the coming weeks… (portsmouth) [mappress] Source: portsmouth, November 3, 2011;

  • 10 January 2011

    A Navy plan to dredge dozens of acres of coral to make way for a new aircraft carrier berth on the small U.S. Pacific territory of Guam … BY AUDREY McAVOY (staradvertiser) [mappress] Source: staradvertiser, January 10, 2011;

  • 1 October 2010

    The Navy awarded Skanska USA Civil Southeast Inc. a $164.3 million contract to replace Pier 5 at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Skanska USA … (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, October 1, 2010;

  • 28 January 2010

    NORFOLK – Details on the possible move of an aircraft carrier from Norfolk to Florida aren’t specifically laid out in the draft copy of the Pentagon’s Quadrennial Defense Review 2010… [mappress] Source: WVEC, January 28, 2010

  • 26 January 2021
    Business development

    Maryland Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen yesterday announced the inclusion of key priorities for Maryland within the Army Corps FY2021 Work Plan that will direct significant federal funding to dredging, beach re-nourishment, oyster restoration and critical environmental remediation throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed. In their statement, the senators also applauded the completion of […]