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  • 19 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A plan to issue a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Dare County to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service (NPS). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS adopted an Environmental Assessment (EA) drafted by the Army Corps for […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced yesterday that the Senate’s 2020 water resources legislation contains major victories for communities across Oregon. Merkley has spent months working with community leaders all over the state developing detailed proposals to address local challenges. As a member of […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Inlet Task Force meeting for the purpose of reviewing and discussing proprietary boat plans for their dredge project, and such other business as may be necessary and relevant, is set to take place next week.  “The Oregon Inlet Task Force advises the Board of Commissioners on issues related to Oregon Inlet and serves […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley has secured key provisions that will help create jobs and improve infrastructure in Oregon communities in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Energy and Water appropriations bill, which was voted out of committee late last week. “One of the most gratifying parts of serving on the Senate Appropriations Committee is that I […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Portland District has awarded J.E. McAmis a contract for maintenance dredging works along the Oregon and Washington coasts. According to J.E. McAmis, the contract includes dredging of the Port Orford, Charleston Harbor, Winchester Bay, Baker Bay, Skipanon River and Astoria Turning Basin. Port Orford is located in Curry County, Oregon. The anticipated […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have introduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that would create a new grant program for nature-based shoreline protection projects known as living shorelines. “As sea-level rise and coastal storms continue to threaten thousands of coastal communities and economies, investing in living shorelines can help reduce risk from […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an application from Dare County seeking Department of the Army authorization to perform year-round maintenance dredging of the federal project within Oregon Inlet and associated connecting channels, located in the Town Nags Head, Dare County. The 2,500-acre project near Nags Head includes the waters between […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland District Regulatory team recently toured the Dredge Oregon to learn about dredging on the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel (CR FNC). During the visit, the team also learned about the beneficial re-use of dredged materials on Rice Island, USACE said in its announcement. The purpose of the Columbia […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast. “Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Representative for Oregon’s 4th congressional district, Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, yesterday announced $8.7 million in funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the dredging of Oregon’s ports and other operations and maintenance. The funds were included in H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate nearly $15 million this year towards operations and maintenance projects at small ports along Oregon’s south coast. “Our ports along the Oregon coast are the lifeblood of coastal communities, and our coastal infrastructure supports communities all throughout the state,” said Rep. […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has awarded a $2.28 million contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, Calif., for the 2018 Oregon Coast Maintenance Dredging works. According to the FedBizOpps, the $2,282,500.00 contract was awarded on June 1, 2018. The project includes dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary, […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in their latest announcement that they are scheduled to open their two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer.  The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader yesterday strongly urged federal officials to support a flood protection feasibility study for Portland. The Oregon lawmakers said that their request comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has raised concerns about the prospects for a Portland […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is about to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary. Port Orford, Rogue River, and Baker Bay are the projects to be included in the solicitation. According to the Corps, dredge material […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion this week on challenges states and communities face in rebuilding and determining possible solutions to address America’s water infrastructure needs.  The meeting is set to take place on Friday, April 20th, in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representatives from public and private stakeholder groups […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Port of Coos Bay crew has successfully completed dredging of the Port of Garibaldi, removing 32,000 cubic yards of dredge material with Oregon’s state dredge, the Laura. This is the second dredge project for the four-man crew of the state-owned vessel Laura. The total project cost was around $500,000 for both dredging and obtaining the permit. The […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation recently sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County has just announced that the Waterways Commission meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13 in Manteo. Dare County Waterways Commission was created by the County Board of Commissioners in January, 1983. The mission of the board has evolved over the time to include the responsibility of advising the […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland has just announced that the Columbia River navigation channel dredge season 2017 is now officially underway. According to the port, the cutter suction dredge Oregon yesterday started the maintenance dredging operations on the river. “The project will help maintain the shipping channel on the lower Columbia River, ensuring the river can support […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, joined by Representatives Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, have urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support essential dredging and maintenance of Oregon’s small ports in its 2017 work plan. “Oregon’s ports and harbors are the lifeblood of the coastal communities they serve, enhancing regional […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary for the Army of Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds towards operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Representatives Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, along with Senators Ron Wyden […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland owns and operates the Dredge Oregon, a non-propelled cutter suction dredge used to maintain the Columbia River navigation channel to 43 feet. A well-maintained channel allows larger ships to carry more cargo, supporting trade and jobs in the region. For the past four months, the crew has been working on channel […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s shallow draft dredging vessel Murden helps provide safe passage for mariners who use the federal channel at Oregon Inlet near Manteo to get to the Atlantic Ocean. The dynamics of Oregon Inlet mean constant removal of submerged obstacles called shoals. When funding is available, the captain and […]