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  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Pin Oak Corpus Christi, LLC received its first vessel at the newly commissioned Oil Dock 14 at the Port of Corpus Christi last week. The new dock can accommodate fully laden bulk liquid tankers up to Suez-max class with loading rates in excess of 40,000 barrels per hour. The Port of Corpus Christi is the […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Oakland Harbor maintenance dredging project will be completed before the end of November, reports Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington. As reported, this project includes annual maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The contracting agency – the Army Corps’ San Francisco District – estimates that this project will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has just won a $16.7 million contract for the maintenance dredging works in Alameda County, California. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the contract includes annual maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The contracting agency – US Army Corps of Engineers, San […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the Army Corps’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting coastal banks and restoring public beaches in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is in the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound along the shoreline of Oak […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the rehabilitation and expansion of a deteriorated stone revetment in Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is proposed along the northeastern shoreline of […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland yesterday promoted Thanh Vuong to Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department. The department manages more than $50 million worth of seaport capital projects each year and provides upkeep of more than $1 billion worth of infrastructure. Mr. Vuong will be responsible for managing the port’s maritime capital […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, recently awarded a contract to the Dutra Group of San Rafael, California, for the maintenance dredging of Oakland Harbor, located in Alameda County, California. According to the FedBizOpps, the work includes maintenance dredging for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The project provides for annual maintenance dredging of the […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, today inaugurated work on the Noakhali flood control project, aimed to improve water drainage system and control intrusion of silts and saline water.  She kicked off the development scheme via video conference from her Ganabhaban residence in Dhaka, local media reports. “Our utmost goal is to ensure overall development of […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Oak Island Coast Guard Station dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction Corporation, started last month and it is in full swing now. Under this scheme, dredging operations are being conducted in Coast Guard Station Oak Island Entrance Channel and Basin, Range 1 and Range 2, with fill placement in the Upland Disposal Area 277. […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helped California make history this week when the largest container ship ever to visit the United States berthed at the port of Oakland, an achievement port officials are calling a milestone in trans-Pacific trade. The quarter-mile long Benjamin Franklin, operated by the French-based CMA CGM group, arrived from Los […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, an 18,000-TEU megaship named in honor of one of America’s founding fathers, is expected to call at the Port of Oakland today, making it the largest container ship of this capacity ever to call at any port in the United States. The vessel, operated by France-based shipping line CMA CGM, […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bay Planning Coalition (BPC) workshop, named ‘Dredging and Beneficial Reuse’, will take place on November 12, in Oakland, CA. The workshop will provide an update on current dredging projects, an examination of legislative actions that may affect dredging and disposal, and the latest developments in the region-wide effort to increase beneficial reuse. Speakers will discuss […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Design-Build Inc., from West Sacramento, California, has signed a $6.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the redistribution of dredged material. The scheme includes redistribution of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of previously placed dredged materials within the project limits, creation of a 3- to 5-acre marsh, creation of bird islands and ditch blocks, degradation of the east […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Oakland is nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015. By November, the port plans to scoop 185,000 cubic yards of sediment from 17 deep-water shipping berths. The goal of the $3.7 million project: maintain 50-foot depths so container ships aren’t stuck in the mud. “This […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutra Group, based in San Rafael, California, has been awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging of the Oakland’s inner and outer harbors. The contract, worth approximately $14.4 million, will be completed in late January 2016. Dredging to keep navigational channels clear is an annual task at the Port of Oakland and is essential for bringing big ships […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved $500,000 that will be used for a channel dredging and beach nourishment at Oak Island. The funding, to be used for the phase I of the Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration and Navigation Project, will be paid in three annual equal installments of $166,666 beginning in FY 2015. This is one of two […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently constructed a 50-foot berm at Oakwood Beach in Salem County, N.J. reducing the risk of future storm damages. The two mile project involved pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand from the Delaware River onto the beach. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company served as contractor and completed construction […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed about three weeks ago by […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed two weeks ago by the Great […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed last week by the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) marked an important milestone yesterday, joining its federal partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District – in signing key agreements for major flood damage reduction projects in the White Oak and Hunting Bayou watersheds. The Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), under Section 211(f) of the Water […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bill Dixon, Manager of the NJDEP Bureau of Coastal Engineer discussed beachfill operations with NJDEP Chief of Staff Magdalena Padilla at Oakwood Beach, N.J. on December 2, 2014. USACE and NJDEP have partnered to construct projects along the New Jersey shore designed to reduce damages from future storm events. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work on restoring a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County is moving ahead. The Oakwood Beach replenishment project is part of the Christie Administration’s ongoing commitment to making the state more resilient following Superstorm Sandy. This is one of 11 major coastal and flood projects statewide being done […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Seattle-based Manson Construction Co. has been awarded big government contract for the replacement of a fuel pier breakwater at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. The company was awarded a $8.74 million firm-fixed-price task order 0002 under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N44255-14-D-9004) for the replacement works. Works under the Naval Air Station Whidbey Island […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on restoring a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County is expected to begin in early November following the award of a project contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The $9.9 million contract to restore Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was made by the Army Corps of […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]