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  • 24 March 2011

    There’s a water war going on in Virginia Beach between neighborhoods on the water over where to dump dredging sludge. By Andy Fox (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, March 24, 2011    

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps’ latest reservoir regulation studies indicate additional drought conservation measures will be enacted for the Missouri River Mainstem System as the navigation season is set to begin. Minimum navigation flow support will likely be provided for the first half of the Missouri River navigation season based on the anticipated March 15 storage check results, […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The officials announced a navigation notice for the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Because of dredging, mariners are advised that until further notice, both upbound and downbound tows should run the red line between NM 178.0 and NM 178.8. No passing is advised while transiting through this reach. The McClellan–Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS) […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of maintenance dredging works at the entrance to St Kilda Marina located approximately 37°52.351’ S, 144°58.407’ E (WGS 84). Dredging works within the entrance to the marina will be carried out by medium sized cutter suction dredge, with spoil disposal to be pumped through a discharge pipe to the beach immediately north of Brooks Jetty. […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     During the 2019 flood in Oklahoma, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS ) flooding – caused by heavy rainfall – halted traffic on the 445-mile navigation channel. W D Mayo Lock & Dam 14, the first of five lock and dam structures in Oklahoma, was submerged by floodwaters and crews from the Tulsa […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A bipartisan group of Great Lakes senators, led by Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs Sen. Carl Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, wrote to Army Corps of Engineers leaders, urging them to direct additional funding for harbor maintenance projects to reduce a severe backlog of projects in the Great Lakes. The letter, from members of the […]

  • 5 July 2012

      The Marine Strategy Navigation Group (MSNG) and the Water Framework Navigation Task Group (WFDTG) participated in the recent Workshop on synergies and differences between MSFD and WFD: How to facilitate their implementation? The workshop took place in Paris, France on 18 and 19 June 2012. MSNG was represented by Dr. Noemi von Meijenfeldt, MSNG […]

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    It’s more than two miles long, 25 feet high and contains enough steel to build eight Eiffel Towers. [mappress] Source: 2 The Advocate, February 1, 2010;

  • 17 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Voies Navigables de France has introduced plans for the dredging program on the Seine River. The project details: – Execution of dredging works for the maintenance and improvement of the network managed by VNF on the Seine basin and treatment operations in the streams, recovery and / or disposal of excavated material; – This dredging […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Technology

    WEDA’s Pacific Chapter Virtual Meeting will take place on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM PST.  The meeting will be kicked off by Chapter Announcements and Future Meeting Updates. It will then proceed with USACE Federal Dredging Program Presentation, Current Rule Updates, COVID-19 Lessons Learned and Safety Precautions. Also, some other current and pertinent […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. The contractor completed dredging of about 2,000 cubic yards of material at the downstream lock approach of Ice Harbor Dam. The picture shows Derrick “Mukilteo” dredging three dredge lanes inland of derrick “Palouse” in the […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, has just reported that dredging operations on the Arkansas River are in full swing now. The road to recovery on the Arkansas River from this spring’s historic flooding is a long one. According to the Corps, the motor vessels Dan Reeves and Shorty Baird are performing […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Representatives Joe Crowley and Grace Meng joined on Monday, November 30, NYS Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, Council Member Peter Koo and community leaders on a tour of Flushing Bay to see the progress on the dredging of the federal navigational channel. The tour was led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is undertaking this crucial work […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water. The Corps is still dredging the 9-foot navigation channel between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., in Pool 4. The Corps estimates completing a 200-foot wide pilot channel Aug. 10. […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Austrian construction company Strabag has just completed deepening of the Klaipeda Seaport Navigation Channel from 14,5 to 15 meters.  During the works, around 260.000 cubic meters of soil was removed from the navigation channel. According to representatives of the Klaipeda Seaport, this €4.1 million dredging project is the first step towards achieving the depth of 17 meters in […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has announced their participation at the 33rd PIANC World Congress 2014, which will be held in San Francisco, California. PIANC, The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, is the forum that brings together professionals around the world to provide expert advice on cost effective, reliable and sustainable infrastructures to facilitate the growth of […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. Several changes will occur in the waterway, including removing some existing […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Grays Harbor officials, USACE’s Seattle District and port supporters and tenants earlier this week celebrated the Grays Harbor Dredging Project, which is deepening the navigation channel to a depth of 38 feet. The project is expected to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the channel by reducing current port tenants’ tidal delays and […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Army Corps’ hopper dredge Currituck is back in Ocean City, Maryland, to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. According to the Corps, Dredge Currituck mobilized to Ocean City on Nov. 5, and started dredging work in the inlet on Nov. 6. The Currituck will work in the area for about […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is scheduled to begin October 3 to bring the federal Grays Harbor navigation channel to a deeper depth of -38 feet Mean Lower Low Water and remove accumulated sediments since the last maintenance dredging.  The purpose of the dredging is to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the Grays Harbor channel by reducing tidal delays […]