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  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations in the waters of the Yuzhny port have been completed, according to the state enterprise Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA). The project will significantly improve navigation conditions in the seaport, bringing water depths in berths No. 7, 8, 9, 16, 17 and 39 to the desired level of 21m. During the work some 461,100 cubic meters of […]

  • 31 March 2011

    Dredging of the Chincoteague Inlet federal navigation channel is complete for this year. By Patrick Bloodgood [mappress] Source: usace, March 31, 2011    

  • 19 July 2012

    A network of 31 tidal data collection stations located between South Padre Island and the Sabine and Neches rivers, known as the Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON), aids the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District in keeping federal waterways open for navigation. Entrusted with maintaining 1,000 miles of channels along the Gulf of […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) is continuing its work on restoring the guaranteed depths on inland waterways in the country. A 3,65 meter draft was achieved recently in the Kamyansky Reservoir on the Dnipro River, making possible to open the passage for cargo and passenger vessels in this area. According to USPA, the dredging […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The work is underway on a $1.4 million upgrade of Yamba’s commercial moorings under the NSW Government’s significant investment in regional coastal infrastructure. “The upgrade to infrastructure used by the Clarence River Fishermen’s Co-operative includes the replacement of structures that are at the end of their service life,” Clarence Nationals MP, Chris Gulaptis said. The concrete […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finally, after years of waiting, the Intracoastal Waterway dredging project in Fort Lauderdale is about to begin. According to the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, the waterway dredging project will take place from 17th Street to Sunrise Boulevard. The Intracoastal dredge will be the largest single public works project for the Florida Inland Navigation District, a special state […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., last month completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $1.4 million contract for the maintenance dredging of Knapps Narrows Federal Navigation Channel near Tilghman Island to Southwind Construction of Evansville, Indiana. The project will consist of the removal roughly 100,000 cubic yards of material from the channel to restore it to its authorized depth […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Land and Water Services Ltd. is building a new marina on the navigable River Nene in Northamptonshire. The 140 berth facility is the brainchild of John and Debbie Skinner who were looking to provide much needed moorings to promote the use of the navigable Nene. The construction criteria was focused on delivery and therefore Land and Water elected to […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the city of Milford, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of portions of the Milford Harbor Federal Navigation Project. The proposed work involves removal of approximately 14,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 10-foot channel of the Federal navigation project in […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Atlantic Coast of New York City, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Project, New York. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basins at East Rockaway Inlet and the […]

  • 6 April 2011

      The 366 metre-long container carrier MSC Emanuela reached the port of Antwerp without difficulty on 3 April with a record draught of 15 metres, a depth never before attained by any container ship on the Scheldt. This has been made possible by the third round of dredging in the Western Scheldt (the lower Scheldt […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor began annual maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Sunday, January 17, 2016. Tacoma-based American Construction Co., is contracted for $4 million to dredge up to 475,000 cubic yards of material in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Wash., working through 14 February 2016. […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at Tooradin Boat Ramp are scheduled to begin tomorrow, according to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners. Dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredger and the dredged material will be deposited south east of the boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed to the public on week days whilst […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has unveiled plan for the maintenance dredging project at the Channel Islands Harbor federal navigation channel. This very important project consists of biennial maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor federal navigation channel and sand trap, and maintenance dredging of Port Hueneme Harbor as needed. Majority of the dredge material […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works are about to begin on Sub-frontage 1: Long Curtain Moat of the Southsea Coastal Scheme from 19 October 2020 until May 2022, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The contractor for the works is VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW). In summary, works will include the construction of a compound area, demolition of the existing […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, has awarded a $6.1 million contract to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) navigation channel from the Galveston Causeway to Bastrop Bayou in Galveston in Galveston County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1,035,000 cubic yards (CY) of maintenance material from this 25-mile reach […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) achieved a significant increase in trade for the six months ended 31 December 2014 with container volumes up 3%, driven by strong import growth of 9%. LPC Chief Executive Peter Davie said that the Port continues to have volume growth ahead of expectation. “While full export volumes have declined slightly, […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews began dredging Knapps Narrows near Tilghman Island this past weekend as part of maintenance dredging being overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel. According to the Corps, the Knapps Narrows Federal Navigation Channel is important to the local economy and is used […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BMT Asia Pacific and BMT ARGOSS, subsidiaries of BMT Group Ltd, have been appointed by Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Group (HKND) to undertake a series of marine and port assessments for the Nicaragua Canal. BMT will assist the development and validation of the Canal’s design and operations through a structured framework. “Our Study will […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander, LTC David Park, toured the dredging operations at Cape May Inlet and Harbor in New Jersey recently.  The dredge Currituck, owned and operated by the USACE Wilmington District, is currently conducting the dredging works in these areas. The USACE Cape May Inlet navigation project provides a […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal navigation channel in Cohasset Harbor will be completed under the terms of a $1.7 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The contract, awarded on July 13, 2015, will be accomplished by H2H Associates LLC, of Troy, N.Y. The Cohasset Harbor Federal […]