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  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, staff finalized last week a standard operating procedure (SOP) for evaluating permit applications along the Sabine-Neches Waterway (SNWW). According to Kimberly Baggette, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Regulatory Division, the request to establish a SOP for evaluating permit applications along the SNWW was initiated by experts […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Metedeconk River/Kettle Creek Complex, located in Ocean County. The dredging work is part of a $16 million project to continue returning State channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. This project includes dredging shoals in the […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A portion of the Congressionally-authorized Back Channels portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal navigation project known as “Sagamore Creek” in Portsmouth and Rye, New Hampshire, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $542,970.00 contract issued recently by the USACE’s, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Prock Marine Company […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told the parliament yesterday that the government would procure 23 dredgers, 4 amphibian dredgers, survey vessel, tug boat and crane boat to ensure navigation on inland waterways across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand quarry in 1,000 km rivers to ensure smooth navigation for water transports […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety

    Boating at Kalbarri (WA) is safer following the completion of maintenance dredging to widen the channel and restore safe navigational depths at the mouth of Murchison River. According to the Department of Transport (DoT) Director Coastal Facilities, Donna West, the work which started in January included dredging of the land back wharf and boat pens […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Skippers navigating waters at Port Geographe are being urged to take extra care following the opening of a new channel to enter the marina. Department of Transport (DoT) Manager of Navigational Safety and Moorings Mark Briant said the relocated channel entrance was approximately 70 metres further east. “Skippers need to be aware of the new […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman, Lee Zeldin, has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for Wickham Creek. “Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, Wickham Creek suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. However, dredging is prohibited between January 1st and September 31st,” according to the official announcement. With summer approaching, […]

  • 19 November 2012

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Tom Harkin joined their Senate colleagues in sending a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calling on them to take immediate action to prevent the scheduled reduction in water releases from the Missouri River. The lawmakers also asked the Corps to remove impediments to navigation by demolishing rock […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Vision

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will tomorrow, October 23, hold a CEDA-UK Online Seminar: Future Considerations for the Ports and the Dredging Industry. Ports are constantly expanding in order to accept larger vessels and the ever-increasing growth of the global shipping market. As a respond to this, ports need capital dredging campaigns to widen and […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be completing navigation maintenance dredging in Bogue Inlet in early April in an effort to promote a safe navigation channel for the spring and summer boating season, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. The dredging area includes the connector channel and across the ocean […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Oct. 25, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Deepening Study. The purpose of the meeting was to provide stakeholders with an opportunity to discuss the preliminary results of the ecological models that are being used for this study. These models are considered to […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Dhubri to Sadiya stretch of River Brahmaputra in Assam of about 891 kms has been declared as National Waterway in the year 1988. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is developing and […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    On April 1, CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for Lot 1 of the project of regular maintenance dredging of the Tonggu waterway and western port waterway in Shenzhen Port, with a contract value of 382 million yuan (around USD 61 million) and a construction period of 365 days. Located in Nanshan District, […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) took a significant step toward improving navigability and water quality at Buckeye Lake. ODNR is about to purchase 68 acres of property in Thorn Township in Perry County for the creation of a long-term storage and disposal area for pumped dredge sediment. According to the release, the purchase […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is underway at Fire Island National Seashore to improve public access to marina and docking facilities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The $2.9 million project, funded through Sandy relief aid, was designed to ensure safe access to the Sailors Haven and Watch Hill marinas on Fire Island by restoring navigation channels to a width of […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded a $7 million contract on July 28, 2020, to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Omaha, Neb., for the Ponce De Leon Inlet North Jetty Rehabilitation and Aid to Navigation Replacement Project at Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County, Fla. The Ponce de Leon Inlet north […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District’s commander, Col. Michael Ellicott, recently visited the site of on-going stone placement operations along the Mississippi River at Hopefield, Ark., located at river mile 735R. This work is part of the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Project which is responsible for maintaining a safe and dependable navigation channel […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A works license has been issued for dredging to commence at East Cowes Marina on 4th November 2014. The pontoons from Q to T have been removed including the two fixed red navigation lights marking the southern end of the marina. The navigation lights have temporarily been replaced with a yellow flashing light which will […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, work advanced this month on the dike raising and tide gate removal mitigation feature. Herve Cody Construction […]

  • 21 December 2011

    SENER has been hired by Murueta Shipyard for the creation of a global finite elements model of two sectional dredgers of 1,500 m3 and 2,600 m3 with shipyard number 293 and 294 respectively and both technologically advanced and innovative. SENER will also develop the basic engineering of the central body for the nº 294, with […]

  • 7 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Navigation maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Indian River Reach 1 in the Indian River Lagoon will start in early January, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The dredging area begins a half-mile north of the Indian River County line and extends south for approximately eight miles to the Wabasso Causeway.  In addition […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Emergency dredging works to re-open the Port of Bundaberg to smaller commercial shipping commenced on Saturday, 13 April 2013. Member for Burnett Stephen Bennett said the emergency works would be done by the trailer suction hopper dredge “Brisbane”. “The Port of Bundaberg was badly impacted by the unprecedented flooding of the Burnett River in late […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Memphis District of the Army Corps recently completed another important Mississippi River project located just across the Mississippi River from New Madrid, Missouri. The stone dike construction project, named Kentucky Point, Kentucky, was designed to assist in maintaining a safe and reliable navigation channel for commercial towboats in the Mississippi River. It also directly […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Main Library at 303 North Laura Street, Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public with an opportunity to discuss the proposed removal of […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]