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  • 2 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) recently won the Capital Improvements Contract from Mike Hooks, LLC for the design and construction of the 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge (CSD). To improve efficiency and promote innovation within the industry, Hooks will be adding a new, state-of-the-art, 27-inch Cutter Suction Dredge to the existing 4 dredge fleet. The new CSD […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mike Hooks LLC, of Westlake, Louisiana, has won a $7.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for a pipeline maintenance dredging project in Texas.  Bids were solicited via the internet with four received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Matagorda, Texas, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2020.  The U.S. Army […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Iberia Parish Council, State of Louisiana, has passed a resolution that may go a long way in alleviating drainage and fisheries concerns in the parish, The Daily Iberian reports.  The council voted unanimously to appropriate $5,000 from the GOMESA fund for costs related to the planning of the Coast Historical Hydrological Restoration Project. According […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Harbor Deepening Project reached a very important milestone last week with President Donald Trump signing the FY2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill into law, officially greenlighting $138 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project . President Trump included the $138 million in the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget earlier this year, making the project eligible […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources yesterday passed the Conservation of America’s Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life (COASTAL) Act which would increase Louisiana’s share of qualified Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas revenues under the Gulf of Mexico Energy and Security Act (GOMESA) of 2006.  The COASTAL Act, authored by Senators Cassidy […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a $28.6 million contract to Mike Hooks LLC of Westlake, Louisiana, for the Calcasieu River Ship Channel maintenance dredging project. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A levee rehabilitation construction team is busy repairing four levees on the Nooksack River in Whatcom County, Washington, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District announced earlier this week.  Construction on the Nooksack levees started the week of June 17 and is scheduled to be completed in August. These four Nooksack River levees (Ferndale, […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A $513.6 million operating budget for fiscal year 2020 has been approved at the Port of Oakland, California.  The port’s governing board ok’d the spending plan at a meeting held last week. “The new budget is up about 4 percent from the one adopted for fiscal year 2019. It goes into effect July 1. The […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council said in its latest release that the Napier Port Board has approved the business case for investment in the development of a new wharf – 6 Wharf, subject to funding confirmation. The business case approved by the Napier Port Board includes an updated estimate of the projected investment required of approximately […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday unanimously adopted a $748 million spending plan for coastal projects and programs in the coming fiscal year starting on July 1 and running through June 2020. According to an official CPRA’s release, the Louisiana Legislature will be asked to approve the expenditure of anticipated funds outlined in the […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Montrose, Colorado, has announced that funding for the first stage of river restoration improvements on the Uncompahgre River has been approved after the Montrose Urban Renewal Authority (MURA) board moved to match grant funds for the project.   During its regularly scheduled meeting on March 6, the MURA board approved a $1.1 […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Board of Directors approved an updated, amended Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) at the board meeting and annual meeting held on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  “The new plan includes up-to-date technical work to accurately reflect natural hazards along the shoreline, policies that reflect current land use trends and provincial policy, […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, announces the approval of a waiver to increase the schedule and funding for the USACE’s New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Study (NY&NJHAT). This […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has just released a photo of the dredge Mike Hooks working in the Calcasieu Ship Channel. The channel was formed by channelization of the Calcasieu River from Lake Charles to the Gulf of Mexico—36 miles—and an additional 32 miles out into the Gulf. It provides deep draft access […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.  USACE’s flood engineers are completing a 500-foot buried rock trench along a trail system adjacent to West Main St in Lyman, Washington. The […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Executive Committee of the National Economic (ECNEC) has approved a project to procure some 35 dredgers, costing around $526 million, to keep up navigability in 100 major rivers across the country, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) reports.  The approval came from the 11th ECNEC meeting of the current fiscal year held at the NEC conference […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise – Glavgosexpertiza – has approved the DeloPorts’ grain terminal reconstruction project, located in the eastern part of the Tsemes Bay (Port of Novorossiysk). According to their latest announcement, this capital redevelopment scheme is set to be carried out in both coastal and sea parts of the terminal. The coastal part […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, Thames Coromandel District Council said in their latest release.  “Emergency works to protect and stabilize the embankment at this location will start this week,” said Area Manager North, Allan Tiplady. The weather event […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary, Ben Carson, is approving a disaster recovery plan to help citizens in the U.S. Virgin Islands to recover from Hurricanes Irma and Maria. In November, HUD allocated $243 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands to support long-term recovery efforts. The U.S. Virgin Islands’ action plan approved yesterday is […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi said in their latest announcement that they approved a bond resolution authorizing the port to issue up to $217 million in revenue bonds to help finance major capital improvements, including the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. “The financing will allow the port to continue developing more terminals, rail, and channel improvements […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Board (CPRA) convened in Baton Rouge earlier this week to approve the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan, a 3-year outlook of projected revenues and expenditures, project activity and implementation schedules.  In a presentation to the board, CPRA Executive Director Michael Ellis reported that CPRA facilitated three public hearings: January 8th, […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Olmsted County has approved a site to put sediment dredged from Lake Zumbro, KTTC reports.  The dredged material will be placed onto an 80-acre piece of land and 1.5 miles away from the dredging area. According to Project Manager, John Helmers, the site is close enough to the project and it is suitable, so that after […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Glasgow City Council yesterday approved the release of funding towards the Camlachie Burn (Biggar Street) project, a scheme which will reduce flooding and release land for development. The release of this £1.4 million funding, 80% of the project’s cost – a Scottish Government General Capital Grant – will allow the construction of a new 185 […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) today approved the ‘Dredging at Outer Bar of Mongla Port Channel’ project, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports. The Mongla Port Authority – under the Shipping Ministry – will implement this capital project by December 2019. According to UNB, the main goal of this dredging […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) yesterday approved a request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District for $3M in reprogrammed funds that will go towards the Craney Island Eastward Expansion (CIEE) Project. This approval comes after a strong collaborative effort by Congressmen Bobby Scott and Scott Taylor who had been working […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission at a special meeting on Friday approved a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. The CC Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) will widen the CC Ship Channel to 530 feet plus […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Decision Making Committee (DMC), appointed by the Board of the Environmental Protection Authority to decide a marine consent application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd (TTR), has granted consent, subject to conditions, for the company to mine iron sands off the South Taranaki Bight. The Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) DMC decision is the first approval for […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners announced yesterday a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel into a permanent and enhanced source of tidal flow to the Bahia Grande. The BND has secured all necessary […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea, also known as the Korea Eximbank (KEXIM), has approved a financing package for the proposed New Cebu International Container Port in Consolacion, Cebu, according to the Philippine News Agency’s (PNA) latest announcement.  Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that selection of this project for financing by South Korea’s export credit agency was based […]