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  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposal to certify the establishment and operation of a privately owned, 76-acre wetland mitigation bank north of the city of Long Beach in Pacific County. The public comment period for the proposed Long Beach Wetland Mitigation Bank is Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor began annual maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Sunday, January 17, 2016. Tacoma-based American Construction Co., is contracted for $4 million to dredge up to 475,000 cubic yards of material in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Wash., working through 14 February 2016. […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Port of Oakland $300,000 for violating Ocean Dumping Act. According to EPA, the port paid a $300,000 penalty for unauthorized ocean dumping of sediment from one of its dredging projects. Dutra Construction Co., Inc., the contractor hired by the port to do the dredging project, will pay […]

  • 30 March 2012

    According to Pacific Business News, the City and County of Honolulu is taking bids on a contract worth a little more than $5 million to do maintenance dredging on Waimalu Stream. The work would include dredging accumulated sediment on Waimalu Stream and Punanani Channel and disposing of it in the South Oahu Ocean Dredged Material […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association – CEDA, an established authority and the leading independent forum for the professional dredging community, has just published its 2014 Annual Report. “In 2014 we consolidated much of the work started in 2013 and we set out some ambitious plans for the future in the CEDA Strategy and Action Plan. The 2014 CEDA Annual […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Maritime Transport Alliance (PMTA) kicks off its 40th annual conference today in Port Moresby under the theme “To improve Ports Productivity and Market Challenges”. With technical support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), members of PMTA and ports authority delegates from around the Pacific are meeting to discuss a number of […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers who analyzed a history of tsunamis along the Pacific coast of Japan’s Tohoku region have learned that seawalls higher than 5 meters reduce damage and death, while coastal forests also play an important role in protecting the public. The analysis was performed by researchers at Tohoku University, Maryland Institute College of Art, the University […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Repairs to the east jetty of the Block Island Harbor of Refuge in Block Island, Rhode Island, will be completed under the terms of a $3.4 million contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by HK&S Construction Holding Corp., of Newport, Rhode Island. Construction is […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea excavation specialist KDM Marine International is set to develop its business within the Asia Pacific region. Members of the KDM Marine team, which is part of the James Fisher Group, will be exhibiting at OSEA 2014 in Singapore from December 2nd to 5th at Stand BG3-06 alongside its fellow group company Fisher Offshore. […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Lt. Col. Douglas B. Guttormsen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District Commander, recently attended the Association of Pacific Ports (APP) winter conference at Ko’olina on Oahu and presented a briefing called, the “U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Your Partner in the Pacific.” Guttormsen updated the Association with the latest information on the Corps’ Civil […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement of $1.44 million with TDY Industries, LLC to help pay for groundwater cleanup at the South El Monte portion of the San Gabriel Valley Area 1 Superfund Site in Los Angeles, Calif. EPA is overseeing the extraction and treatment of groundwater polluted with industrial solvents such […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new methodology for building computer models that paves the way to better understanding the flood risks faced by coastal communities. That’s important because towns along the coast are often situated near estuaries, which makes them vulnerable to both storm tide inundation and river flooding. Estuaries occur where […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have modified the speaker selection process at two upcoming public meetings to accommodate high public interest. People interested in speaking at the verbal comment sessions in […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the WEDA Pacific Chapter 2015 conference will be held in San Rafael, CA from Wednesday November 4th to Friday November 6th, 2015. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2015/16 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 PM. Thursday’s agenda will consist of technical […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Asia-Pacific Dredging Summit will be taking place in Singapore on the 23rd and 24th November 2016.  This event will present solutions from dredging experts with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Everett’s contractor for the active environmental cleanup, Magnus Pacific, yesterday commenced dredging at the eastern corner of the Central Marina. The dredging portion of the project will continue through February 14, 2015. Regular working hours will be Monday through Saturday; 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.; however, dredging may also occur after hours from 5 p.m. […]

  • 3 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 28-January 3). World’s Largest Container Ship in Port of Los Angeles The largest container ship ever to call at a North American port, CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin, arrived at the Port of Los Angeles on Saturday, December 26. Dredging […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor in North Otago, New Zealand, are officially underway.  Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present its down to about 1 meter at […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced its latest project providing port planning consultancy for Malaysia-based, diversified multinational, Sime Darby Berhad. BMT developed a strategic master plan for the development of Weifang Port, located in the Shandong Province, China, covering economic, technical and […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region. The contracts have been awarded by Premier Oil in Indonesia; Chevron, through Baker Hughes, in the Gulf of Thailand; BHP, through Fugro, in Western Australia and by […]

  • 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 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has announced that the WEDA Pacific Chapter 2016 conference will be held in San Diego, CA. The conference will take place at the Embassy Suites San Diego Bay – Downtown Hotel from Wednesday, October 19th, to Friday, October 21st, 2016. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting starting from 1-3 PM, followed by the Ports Meeting 1-3 PM […]

  • 3 October 2011

    BMT Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy today announced that it has secured a major port study – The Strategic Development Plan for Hong Kong Port 2030 (HKP2030) commissioned by the Hong Kong Transport and Housing Bureau. The Study is a key element in […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Navigational accessibility between South Paray Bay and Iririki Island has been greatly improved following recent completion of the dredging works, Hall Contracting said in its latest announcement.  Cameron Hall, Managing Director of Hall Pacific – the company contracted by New Zealand contractor Hawkins to undertake the works – said his team had dredged a 50 meter […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair work has begun on the three Port of Long Beach/Los Angeles breakwaters that were damaged by heavy seas from Hurricane Marie in late August. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer anticipates completion of repairs by late December. On September 18, the Corps awarded a $5 million contract to Connolly-Pacific Co., of Long Beach, Calif., to […]

  • 23 July 2012

    IHC Asia Pacific, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede, has signed an agreement with Jaya Shipbuilding and Engineering Pte Ltd, which enables IHC Asia Pacific’s high-specification offshore vessels to be produced by Jaya at its yards in Singapore and Batam, Indonesia. As part of the wide-ranging terms, IHC Merwede will also provide engineering support services to […]