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  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has approved the recommended plan for navigation improvements at the Port of Nome, Alaska. With the completion of the Chief’s Report for the Port of Nome Modification Feasibility Study, the proposal advances to Congress for authorization and […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, entered into an agreement with the City of Nome on February 2, 2018, to examine the feasibility of constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome. On December 14, 2017, a memorandum from the Army Corps’ Director of Civil Works was issued recommending termination of the Alaska […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has released the Port of Nome Modification feasibility study and environmental assessment for the proposed navigational and marine infrastructure improvements serving the hub community of Nome. The recommended plan, also known as “Alternative 8b,” intends to dredge a deep-water basin to minus 40 feet and an outer […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has released a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment that tentatively selects a plan to establish a deep-water port in Nome to support increased vessel traffic and economic development in the Arctic. In 2012, the Corps launched the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study to evaluate potential […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Col. David Hibner, acting commander of the USACE Alaska District, toured Nome Harbor with representatives from the city and port on July 15. The Chief’s Report for constructing navigation improvements at the Port of Nome was approved by Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, advancing […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, and the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will present findings on the Tentatively Selected Plan for the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System Study. The meeting is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. April 16 at St. Joseph’s Church in Nome. The Tentatively Selected Plan calls […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed the first funding bill of the year, the FY17 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, in a vote of 90-8 yesterday. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Lisa Murkowski secured a number of provisions to address Alaska’s unique infrastructure needs and promote an “all-of-the-above” approach to energy production. Murkowski successfully […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District has scheduled three National Environmental Policy Act scoping meetings to receive comments for the district’s Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the Arctic Deep Draft Ports Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study being conducted as a general investigation study. Meetings are planned for Nome at 6 p.m. June 11 at Old […]

  • 25 November 2013

    Tschudi Shipping Co., one of the oldest shipping firms in Norway, will begin exploring the possibility of establishing a transshipment port in western Alaska, said Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell . Treadwell, who leads the state’s work with the 8-nation Arctic Council, applauded Tschudi’s decision, saying it is a tremendous step toward developing Alaska’s economic opportunities […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Citing expanding commerce and activity in the Arctic, U.S. Sen. Mark Begich introduced The Arctic Deepwater Ports Enhancement Act to promote the development of much-needed deepwater ports in the region. “Arctic ports will have a big effect on the way we produce and export natural resources and on our ability to reduce high fuel costs […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday succeeded in leveraging her position on the Energy and Waters Appropriations Subcommittee to deliver resources in the 2016 funding bill that will initiate or maintain infrastructure projects in Alaska.   The appropriations bill, which passed the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, will fund studies, research, port projects and energy innovations that will […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Petersburg now stands a good chance of getting all the money it needs to replace its oldest port facility as early as next spring. Governor Sean Parnell’s budget would spend three-and –a-half million dollars for the North Harbor project in Petersburg. The money would come out of the Department of Transportation’s harbor facility grant program. […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. House of Representatives last night passed the FY 2014 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill, with the support of Alaskan Congressman Don Young, on a vote of 227 – 198. This legislation appropriates money for the Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and the Department of Energy. “This Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Fowey Harbor Commissioner’s (FHC) Dredger ‘Lantic Bay’ has a special place in the maritime history of the Port of Fowey. Named after the bay 1 mile east of the harbor, she was built in 1957 by FHC in their ship yard at Brazen Island. She carried out decades of dredging work in Fowey harbor and further […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Blue Atlantic Industrial & Logistics Park is welcoming a ‘transformational’ dredging project which will unleash trade and export opportunities in the Port of Setubal, Portugal. The 96-hectare site is located 40km south of Lisbon in one of Europe’s leading maritime industrial zones. It is being offered for sale by Portuguese holding services company Sapec. Blue […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Port Clinton, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have joined together to restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie. According to Chris Akios, Ecologist and Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Commission Chairman of the Port of Houston Authority, Janiece Longoria, yesterday stressed the importance of restoring and improving the Houston Ship Channel due to its importance to the future of the Houston region, state and nation. In comments to the Port Commission during its regular monthly meeting, she highlighted impacts of Hurricane Harvey and […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Dredge material from the State Port at Gulfport will be used to help restore Deer Island, according to wlox.com. Plans are underway to create another 50 acres of marshland near the eastern tip of the island. The main goal of the ongoing restoration work is to return the island to its 1850s footprint. “Currently putting […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new boat is designed to do all the regular maintenance jobs that help keep the river open for shipping, from dredging the river bed to keeping the Port berths clear of debris. The new full-time skipper is Russell Heron, 28, from South Shields. He said: “I am really proud to be working on the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Bolloré Africa Logistics has just awarded VINCI the contract to plan and build the 3rd container berth in the port of Lomé, in Togo. The works, worth €42.5m, will be carried out by a consortium composed of three Group subsidiaries: Soletanche Bachy (leader), Sogea-Satom and EMCC. Starting in May 2012, the works should take 18 […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    This coming Sunday, DEME is again taking part in the Flanders Port Day, a joint initiative of the Flanders government and the four Flanders ports.  DEME in this way is emphasizing the importance of the maritime cluster in the home market, from which their worldwide activities have grown. One of the attractions will be the trailing […]

  • 20 May 2020
  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is planning to conduct a two-year maintenance dredging project in Nome Harbor. Under the proposed project, the selected contractor will be responsible for pre- and post-dredge surveys, annual maintenance dredging, and near shore placement of the dredged material. According to the Corps, the initial proposal for the […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 18 December 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the dredging project at the Nome Harbor, Alaska. The contractor should: – Perform maintenance dredging of an estimate 34,000 cubic yards of material for the base and each of 4 option years (if awarded); – Perform maintenance dredging of an additional 16,000 cubic yards of […]