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  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Peter DeFazio has joined a letter led by Representative Rick Larsen sent to the Director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shaun Donovan urging the agency to increase funding for small ports in the Pacific Northwest in their FY 2017 budget proposal. In the letter, members urge OMB to consider the needs of […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment released yesterday. The Corps and the Port of Seattle have agreed on a tentatively selected plan of -57’ Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) for both the East and West Waterways. This depth will […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northwest Seaport Alliance and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed a feasibility cost-sharing agreement to initiate a feasibility study of navigation improvements to the Blair and Sitcum waterways at the Port of Tacoma. The study will evaluate navigation improvement alternatives, including deepening. This is a first step to deepen the federal channels […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Washington’s export economy and the future of the Port of Seattle are bound together, as they have been for over a century. Port leaders will be convening events with some of their most important clients across the region this week to promote the Pacific Northwest exports. “As an engine for economic growth for the whole […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and its federal partner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have awarded the construction contract for the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation Project in Jefferson Parish. This $12.5 million project will create and nourish 791 acres of marsh in the Barataria Basin and will be built by […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Contractors will begin driving test piles at the Northwest Seaport Alliance Terminal 5 in Seattle the first week of January. The installation will last through March. The pile driving and testing is part of the design phase of the terminal’s improvements. Test results could help reduce the final number of piles required and refine the depth of […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Recent plans to dredge the Squalicum Waterway in Bellingham will move forward, according to the announcement of Rep. Rick Larsen. Larsen yesterday announced that the project is moving forward after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers included $436,000 for the first phase of the project in its FY16 work plan. The Corps is funding the sediment characterization portion of […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 20 August 2010

    The effort to dredge the blocked Bailong river in Zhouqu County of northwest China’s Gansu Province is making progress…   (english) [mappress] Source: english, August 21, 2010

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has awarded an A-E hydrographic survey and mapping IDIQ contract to TerraSond. “This is our second consecutive IDIQ contract with the USACE Walla Walla District, and we are very pleased to have been awarded this multi-year contract again to support the District’s forthcoming projects in the Northwest,” […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee and the Northwest Straits Foundation are sponsoring a workshop on coastal process and erosion management on Saturday, November 14 at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock. Coastal geologist Jim Johannessen, the featured speaker, will share information about how landowners can protect and maintain their shoreline properties. Topics include erosion […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A federally-appointed arm’s length panel reviewing the Canada Transportation Act is gathering feedback from Northerners on how new transportation policy and program development can further support sustainable economic development in the Northwest Territories.   Department of Transportation staff escorted Review Panel members to Hay River two days ago where they met with representatives from the transportation […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A settlement agreement reached last week between the Army Corps of Engineers and Northwest Alloys, Inc., resolves a past permit violation in Longview with a planned purchase of wetland bank credits to make up for wetland impacts from an unauthorized mechanical clearing at a site along the Washington side of the Columbia River. The property […]

  • 7 October 2011

    It’s one of the most polluted waterways in all of the Pacific Northwest. The lower five miles of Seattle’s Duwamish River were listed as a… By Bellamy Pailthorp (kplu) [mappress] Source: kplu, October 7, 2011;

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work is now underway at the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports.  This $12.5 million scheme, undertaken by Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., will create 423 acres of marsh and nourish 337 acres of existing marsh using sediment dredged from Turtle Bay in Jefferson Parish. “This project […]

  • 6 February 2012

    A new battle has emerged in the fight over proposed coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest…   By David Lawlor (earthjustice) [mappress] Source: earthjustice, February 6, 2012; Image:  arcweb.sos.state.or

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine, dredging and environmental contracting firm, recently acquired a new 122 acre West Coast Marine facility in Cowlitz County, Washington. The property is located on the Mouth of the Old Cowlitz River at Columbia River mile 68. It is anticipated that J.E. McAmis will complete a full relocation of its Northwest […]

  • 4 April 2012

    German megaliners, Hamburg Süd and Hapag-Lloyd, recently launched a joint weekly service directly connecting the Pacific Northwest to the Mediterranean with International Container Terminal Services, Inc.’s (ICTSI) Terminal 6 in the Port of Portland, Oregon as one of the key stops in the service’s route. The joint service also offers feeder connections to the Far […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle and the Northwest Seaport Alliance are proposing modifications to marine cargo facilities at Terminal 5. The Port of Seattle, as lead agency under the State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA), is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the project, which includes berth deepening, dock strengthening and power upgrades to handle larger […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Orion Group Holdings has won a $160 million contract from the Port of Seattle, Washington, for the construction of The Northwest Seaport Alliance’s Terminal 5 Improvements Project. The Orion’s scope on the project includes the rehabilitation and strengthening of the existing wharf at Terminal 5, including berth deepening and electrical upgrades, as well as […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Sjöfartsverket has announced tender for dredging works at the Port of Gavle. The work mainly consists of dredging approximately 4.1 million cubic metres of soil and clay at the entrance into the Port of Gavle, including the demolition of a lighthouse F4. Design and construction of one or two new beacons (depending on whether the […]

  • 13 July 2012

    According to nwtntoday.com, the Northwest Tennessee Regional Port Authority met early Wednesday under a tent at Cates Landing to get a first-hand look at the work being done on the Mississippi River port. The new port is scheduled to be open for business within the next five months. The location of the July meeting of […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, yesterday visited the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Senator Young has worked on several issues in support of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor during his time in the Senate, including supporting the Port’s application for a U.S. Department of Transportation FASTLANE grant. He […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    With approximately 90,000 cubic yards of sand pumped from inlet Borrow Area A and the Sailfish Navigation channel, the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project has passed the halfway mark, Martin County said in their latest update.  Currently, crews are located at the northwest side of the Sailfish Point Marina where they will finalize dredging in […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The last pile has been put in place at Tacoma’s Husky Terminal Pier 4, according to the Northwest Seaport Alliance. Since awarding the contract to Manson Construction Company and launching the first phase of the project in May 2016, the construction is now more than halfway complete. “The last of the 1,245 piles on Pier 4 was […]