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  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An amendment sponsored by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) that will increase the chances that much needed maintenance and dredging money gets to small ports, including those on the Oregon Coast, is part of a water resources bill passed by the United States Senate yesterday. The amendment, one of several in the bill important to Oregonians, […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is requesting a meeting between the top official at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Dare County Board of Commissioners to discuss critical infrastructure investments in the Oregon Inlet. Hagan sent a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), asking that she hear directly from […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones has just announced that additional $1.2 million has been granted to dredge Oregon Inlet in Eastern North Carolina.  Last month, Congressman Jones wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers and explained that […]

  • 4 March 2013

    It’s an earth-moving task, but U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio has pledged to help find creative solutions to dredging small ports in Oregon and throughout the country. Port managers, users, commissioners and politicians gathered at the Chetco Activity Center in Brookings on Wednesday afternoon to review all options to ensure dredging continues at small ports in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The beach nourishment operations have passed Jennette’s Pier and are now progressing south near Mile Post 16.5 in the 8000 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. In the update they said that sometime on Thursday, August 1, construction will jump to the submerged pipeline located near Mile […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, secured investments in a wide range of Oregon priorities in the federal spending bill passed by the Senate last week. The provisions championed by Merkley will help put Oregonians to work in the woods reducing the threat of wildfires, ensure the maintenance and availability […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Port of Portland dredge Oregon currently works in the Columbia River off Kalama. The dredge is expected to clear 400,000 cubic yards of silt out of a mile-long stretch of the river through Christmas under a $1.5 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, according to corps spokeswoman Michelle Helms. The dredge […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Chico, California, based heavy-civil marine and environmental contractor, officially kicked off the dredging operations at Port Orford, Oregon, last week. “The stop at Port Orford is just the first of 12 stops for the dredge crew this summer and fall,” the company said in its release. The USACE’s Portland District recently awarded […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding to dredge Eastern North Carolina’s Oregon and Hatteras Inlets.  In a letter sent last week, Congressman Jones reminded Army Corps of Engineers leadership of the chronically poor navigation conditions at both inlets. He also pointed out that the […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released new coastal flood hazard studies for Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln and Curry counties. These studies include detailed hazard zones developed for the open coast using new coastal engineering analyses, decades of ocean wave and water level data, refined modeling approaches, and technology – including use of high-resolution lidar data. […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon State Marine Board held their quarterly Board meeting at the Portland Yacht Club on January 8. At the meeting, the board approved a grant to Tillamook County to dredge Memaloose Point Boat Launch. This facility has been dredged numerous times in the past and Tillamook County agreed to a Marine Board staff recommendation to […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon’s Depoe Bay city officials are seeking funding from the U.S. Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan for the Depoe Bay Harbor dredging project, the News Lincoln County informs.  Members from the harbor commission and city council were in Washington DC last week to meet with Oregon Congressmen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Nags Head, NC, said in their latest project update that the beach nourishment works are making steady progress towards Outer Banks Pier near Mile Post 18.5 in the 8900 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road. Construction is expected to tie into the already nourished beach just south of the pier […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Senator Alan Bates (D-Medford) joined a coalition of fishers, rafters, conservationists, and other river users to encourage the state to evaluate and potentially curb a new wave of suction-dredge mining on the Rogue, Chetco, and other area rivers and creeks. “Southern Oregon is home to thousands of us who consider our peaceful, pristine rivers a […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) yesterday called for a meeting with top federal officials and Dare County leaders regarding funding for maintenance dredging of Oregon Inlet. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy, Congressman Jones explained that although the White House Council on Environmental Quality promised in 2003 to […]

  • 21 February 2012

    This funding was part of the U.S. Corps of Engineers FY2012 work plan. The initial award for the Siuslaw River was $540,000 with an additional $133,650 added for maintenance dredging. This funding will provide crucial maintenance dredging of the mouth and channel of the river. The Siuslaw River, approximately 110 miles long, along the Pacific […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews recently conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (OIPCB) has deployed staff to the Port of Garibaldi dredging project. Utilizing the State of Oregon owned dredge “The Laura”, Port of Coos Bay staff will dredge the marina and boat launch at the port. The vessel, an Ellicot-360SL swing ladder suction dredge, was purchased by the State […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has invited the public to submit written comments on a proposed Section 401 water quality certification for the Port of Port Orford maintenance dredging project in Curry County. According to an official announcement, the applicant proposes to use a suction pump to dredge approximately 7,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based dredging contractor, wrapped up two projects in Coos Bay, Oregon this past weekend. The first included clearing the entrance channel into Charleston Harbor under an ongoing Army Corps’ project. The second project involved emergency dredging for the Port of Coos Bay at the Charleston Harbor fuel dock. The Port of Coos Bay […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Senate yesterday passed a balanced $21.47 billion state budget. The budget provides additional appropriations to the Shallow Draft Inlet Dredging Fund, total estimated funding in FY 2015-16 is at $20 million. It reserves $4 million of that fund for Oregon Inlet dredging needs. While also appropriating $900,000 to the Department of Administration […]

  • 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 […]