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  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a provider of dredging services in the United States and internationally, has been awarded a contract for dredging the main channel of the Delaware River. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the Company a contract worth $25,376,872 to conduct the project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This project involves dredging within […]

  • 8 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    SYDNEY, N.S. — The Sydney Marine Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with the ports of Philadelphia and Delaware to develop a deep-water container terminal in Sydney. [mappress] Source: The News, January 7, 2010

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced his strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance and development of the Port of Philadelphia. The governor outlined his plan while standing on an undeveloped parcel of the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, located at the eastern tip of the Navy Yard. He was joined by Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry […]

  • 21 February 2010

    Gov. Chris Christie has vowed to continue the state’s fight against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia south. [mappress] Source:newjerseynewsroom,February 20,2010;

  • 24 November 2009

    TRENTON, N.J. (CN) – The Army Corps of Engineers ignored new information about environmental damages in approving a 102-mile-long, $310 million project to dredge the Delaware River all the way up to Philadelphia, six environmental groups say in Federal Court… Source: Courthouse News Service, November 24, 2009

  • 15 April 2010

    The Bucks County commissioners will join the county redevelopment authority in an effort to persuade the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to support dredging to maintain the Delaware River shipping channel from Philadelphia to Trenton… [mappress] Source:phillyburbs,April 15,2010;

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate over $31 million in their fiscal year 2013 budget for the Delaware Deepening Project: “The inclusion of over $31 million to the Delaware Deepening project in the President’s budget is a significant victory for the region that will […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) has provided a federal legislative update on policy issues important to the region’s business community. The priorities will act as part of the advocacy agenda that the Chamber will discuss with Members of the region’s congressional delegation as well as Executive Branch officials in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the William Penn Foundation have jointly announced a third-year round of funding for the Delaware River Restoration Fund projects. Twelve new or continuing water conservation and restoration grants totaling $1.77 million were unveiled at a news conference in Philadelphia yesterday. The 12 awards generated $3 million in match from […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Almost 1.4 million cubic yards, or 70,000 semitrailer loads – that’s the amount of material the Dredge Goetz has removed from the navigation channel in the Rock Island District over the last five years. This figure represents only a fraction of the total amount that has been dredged by the Goetz throughout the St. Paul, […]

  • 1 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) yesterday announced his support for a plan to fund critical operations and maintenance of the nation’s harbors, which could help direct unspent funds to the ports of Philadelphia and Erie to protect the jobs they support. Announcing his support for the bipartisan Harbor Maintenance Act, Senator Casey noted the large […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    In three weeks historic Philadelphia will play host to one of the most strategic and mission-critical dredging events of the fall season, the WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting.  Just steps from City Hall and blocks from the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, dredging contractors, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and experts in the fields […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, in a change of command ceremony this Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall in the Buyer Auditorium. Luzzatto replaces Lt. Col. John T. Litz, who completes his two-year term before reporting to […]

  • 22 November 2011

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey  and Chris Coons have filed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would increase the potential of securing the Delaware River dredging project federal funding. The amendment would move formerly appropriated funds in the Army Corps of Engineers budget to navigation projects directed towards improving our Nation’s rivers traffic […]

  • 8 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate $16.864 million to the Army Corps of Engineers this year for the Delaware Deepening Project: “This project is about creating and retaining thousands of jobs in southeastern Pennsylvania. The Army Corps’ plan to allocate nearly $17 million to the […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dodge Island, a Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company hopper dredge, motors up the Delaware River during the dredging operations on July 23, 2014. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging on July 18 as part of the next contract of the Delaware River […]

  • 10 June 2012

    Governor Tom Corbett praised Pennsylvania’s U.S. congressional delegation for their hard work in securing additional federal funding for the dredging of the Delaware River and joining the state’s efforts in continuing this critical project for southeastern Pennsylvania. “By investing in the future of the Port of Philadelphia, we are saving existing jobs and creating tens […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consultig Group LLC has announced its 2014 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 2014 will mark the fourth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner up with Piedroba in order to train federal employees working on navigable waterway projects. Luis Prieto-Portar, […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) last week called on President Obama to include funding in his FY 2016 budget for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports.  The senators have urged the administration to dedicate sufficient […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District launched its new website offering visitors quick and easy access to essential information about the district’s missions. The site is number eight of 58 USACE sites to be migrated this year to a cloud-based system, enabling the Corps to create a consistent look and feel and provide […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which will be conducting dredging in the Delaware River from June 17 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook Range, followed […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Galveston District Annual Dredging Meeting will be held on November 8, 2018, according to the Army Corps. The meeting takes place at the Galveston District Headquarters building; 2000 Fort Point Road, Galveston, Texas 77550. The purpose of the meeting is to present the FY 2019 and FY 2020 proposed dredging and planning schedules to various Federal and State […]