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  • 28 June 2011

    The Nags Head rental home “Front Row Seats” is not the view Sean Murphy hoped for. “We’ve been up before the sun everyday because of the…   By Lori Crouch (wavy) [mappress] Source: wavy, June 28, 2011

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking public input on proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway to specifically address the oversight of construction of structures and /or fill permits along the GIWW to increase safety and preserve the ability to maintain the waterway. A setback […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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. On the picture, Derricks “Palouse” (left) and “Mukiltio” (right) are dredging in the upstream […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Following the record-breaking floods that devastated Fiji in March, Sunshine Coast-based dredging and civil engineering company Hall Contracting has joined local Nadi businesses to assist the community, providing $FJD 15,000 (just over $AUD 8,000) that will be used to bring children back to school. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said he was saddened to […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (GHNIP) will be available for review and comment until August 11th, 2014. Since 2007, the Corps has been investigating the feasibility of deepening the channel to its congressionally authorized depth of -38 feet and released its draft […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following intensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review and consideration of extensive public comments, the Corps’ Northwestern Division Commander, Brig. Gen. John S. Kem, has signed two Records of Decision (RODs). Both RODs were signed last Friday, November 14th, and include: 1) the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) and 2) a current “immediate […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and the Army Corps met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river system from Allahabad to Haldia for a length of 1620 km in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal has been declared as National Waterway (NW-1) in 1986. This waterway is an alluvial river which has typical characteristics of large variation in water flow during monsoon and summer months, […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public hearings on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement will be held on October 23-24, 2018 in West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The hearings are sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Connecticut Port Authority, and the New Haven […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10), member of the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, praised the House of Representatives’ strong, bipartisan vote of 417 to 3, passing H.R. 3080 – the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 (WRRDA). Included in WRRDA, is Miller’s provision designating all ports and harbors on the Great […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, created approximately 850 acres of wetlands in 2014 through the beneficial placement of approximately 60 percent of the material dredged from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. “With Louisiana continuing to lose its coastal wetlands, the Corps established new goals for maximizing the amount of dredged […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation dredger “Marion” is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Equipment

    Jan De Nul has just released this amazing photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Taccola, taken during her latest job in Cork, Ireland. Currently, the TSHD is carrying out prevision work in narrow berths and areas in Cork Harbor. Limited maneuvering space in order to keep the port at depths makes the project […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the draft environmental assessment for the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel Operations and Maintenance Dredging and Dredged Material Placement Network Update, River Mile 3 to 106.5. The Corps is proposing to continue operation and maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel and update the […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Equipment

    DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Lange Wapper’ is making good progress performing maintenance dredging works along the Buenaventura Port access channel in Colombia. The campaign to recover the navigational depths of the channel will see ‘Lange Wapper’ dredge volumes of more than 1.5 million m3. Buenaventura Port, located near Cali on the southwest corner of the […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public comments on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement are due to the Corps of Engineers by November 15, 2018. The study is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District and the Connecticut Port Authority. USACE said that a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the City of Waukegan and the Waukegan Port District have entered into a partnership to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate a range of alternatives for improving the reliability of Waukegan Harbor for commercial navigation. “This study builds upon other initiatives we’ve undertaken with […]

  • 15 October 2012

    WAM Development Group and its Community Marine Concepts Ltd. partnership have received approvals from Transport Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for the construction of the Victoria International Marina. “The project has already received municipal and provincial approvals, and these federal approvals are significant milestones in the approval process,” said Larry Halgren, who […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Jess Levenson, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Public Affairs Specialist, recently reported on the Cleveland Harbor dredging project. In a video, which was released last Friday, Levenson updated on the Cleveland scheme that will provide a safe and navigable channel throughout the Harbor. The Army Corps estimates that approximately 200,000 cubic yards […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sabine-Neches Navigation District legislation, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton, has passed both chambers of the Texas Legislature and will now be sent to the Governor Greg Abbott for signature. Senate Bill 1137 clarifies existing state statutes and authorizes the District to enter into contracts and agreements necessary to deepen the Sabine-Neches Waterway. “This legislation […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Several dredgers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. One of them, the Potter, is scooping the stretch of the Mississippi River’s navigation channel just south of St. Louis, the ship’s 32-foot-wide head sucking up about 60,000 cubic yards of sediment each day. According […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Technical Committee for the 2014 PIANC World Congress is preparing a conference which will be held June 1-5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. This event, named Navigating the New Millennium, will cover such themes as: – Global Navigation Issues of the 21st Century; – Ports and Maritime Navigation; – Inland Waterway Systems; – Environmental […]

  • 7 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nineteen vessels will be part of the dredging operation on Sabetta arctic port construction project on the Yamal Peninsula this year. With the start of the summer navigation season, the vessels will leave from the Port of Murmansk and will be headed to the Gulf of Ob. The dredging operations at Sabetta will be carried […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has released the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Project. The final EA addresses the need to remove shoals from the Lower Newport Bay federal navigation channels. The removal of shoals will provide continued safe and reliable commercial and recreational navigation […]