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  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredges are hard at work on the environmental cleanup of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in Massachusetts, reports the Foth. The New Bedford Port Authority’s Phase V dredging and CAD Cell No.4 project includes cleanup of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of New Bedford’s Lower Harbor area. Thanks to Foth’s design and construction management expertise, […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell at the City Whaling Museum yesterday to announce the administration’s commitment of $24 million in funding to dredge New Bedford-Fairhaven Harbor.  According to their official statement, this funding commitment will enable the dredging of approximately 430,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Representative Bill Keating have announced the release of a $15.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve the infrastructure and environment of the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the announcement, this funding from the federal Department of Transportation will help the […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Representative, William Straus, said in his latest announcement that the Baker-Polito Administration has reached an agreement with the City of New Bedford to fund the planning process for further dredging of the city’s harbor. According to the official release, the state is granting $1.6 million for design and permitting of the continued dredging. […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations on the New Bedford lower harbor, undertaken by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., are nearing its completion. Cashman Dredging, a heavy-construction company based in Quincy, Massachusetts, won this $15 million contract in May 2017. According to the company, it is estimated that this capital dredging project will be completed during the first half […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England regional office has just announced that the cleanup work of New Bedford Harbor (MA) is progressing very well. According to the New England office, by late 2017, the total volume dredged from the harbor was approx. 180,000 cubic yards. “The total dredge volume far exceeds the past annual record […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of New Bedford has submitted a $15 million TIGER grant for the 2017 round offered by the U.S. Department of Transportation, the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The port is seeking funds to build 800 feet of additional bulkhead in the North Terminal and complete Phase V dredging. […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting from Quincy, Massachusetts, has won approximately $15 million worth contract for mechanical dredging of the New Bedford lower harbor. Work will be performed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of May 7, 2018. According to the Corps, the project consists of providing materials, equipment and labor for […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, along with state representatives Bill Strauss, Paul Schmid, Christopher Markey, Robert Koczera and Antonio Cabral, last week visited New Bedford, MA, to discuss how to improve the Port of New Bedford. Mayor of New Bedford, Jon Mitchell, City Council President, Joe Lopes, and Ward 4 Council, Dana Rebeiro, hosted […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Fairhaven, MA. Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. advocates for the safe cleanup of New Bedford Harbor and other contaminated sites in the […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    VVK Realty, LLC, is seeking a permit from the USACE to conduct work in conjunction with maintaining and repairing a pier, adding floating docks and moorings and doing other work in Buzzards Bay, New Bedford, Mass. The project is designed to improve access between navigable waters of Buzzards Bay and additionally provide public access through […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Remedial Action Contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for cleanup work at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs Field Services North America Inc. has won a $200 million multi-year contract with options for dredging and draining of contaminated sediment and the disposal thereof from the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of November 17, 2024. […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host its 24th informational meeting regarding the construction of the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford Tuesday, November 18. The terminal is a multi-purpose facility designed to support the construction, assembly and deployment of offshore wind projects, as well as handle bulk, break-bulk, container and large specialty marine cargo. As part of […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An interim remedial action contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for work on the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on Feb. 14, 2014. The […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded a $5,689,000 contract on July 30, 2013 for the New Bedford Harbor, Lower Harbor CAD cell. Approximately 32,000 cubic yards of contaminated material will be removed from the top of the CAD footprint and deposited into existing CAD cells. An additional 99,000 cubic yards of material will […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting (July 2, 2013, 613 Pleasant Street New Bedford, MA) regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, intends to award a sole source IDIQ contract valued at $45 mln to Jacobs Field Services North America Inc. to complete one additional dredging season at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site. The intent of this contract is to continue dredging while a new contract vehicle […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal (May 7, 2013, New Bedford Public Library). Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced that it has appointed Cashman-Weeks NB to build the Marine Commerce Terminal and to undertake the associated dredging works, reports southcoasttoday.com. Regarding this announcement, Mayor Jon Mitchell said: “The awarding of the contract and the start of dredging for the South Terminal project means that it is at […]

  • 4 April 2013

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, hosted an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. The […]

  • 3 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site Lower Harbor, New Bedford, MA. The work consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for environmental dredging of approximately 300,000 cubic yards (CY) of material from the mentioned area and depositing it […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton received three construction bids for the development of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which once constructed, will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. MassCEC received bids from three contractors: Cashman Equipment Corp. of […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, intends to increase the capacity on an existing IDIQ contract in the amount of $25M. This increase will allow the existing Contractor to complete one additional environmental dredge season at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, New Bedford, MA while a new Site Specific Remedial Action […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt today announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in […]

  • 16 October 2012

    With support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Buzzards Bay Coalition is getting technical to find the right solution for the cleanup of New Bedford Harbor. Specifically, the Bay Coalition was awarded a Technical Assistance Grant to study the proposed change to the EPA’s method for disposing of toxic PCBs removed from the bottom […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]