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  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company said in its latest announcement that their cutter suction dredger Charleston, along with support equipment, tender boats Pusher 11, Duke and Captain Ed, will begin dredging operations at Wilmington Harbor, Delaware, this week. A submerged pipeline will be placed from the dredging area to the Wilmington Harbor North Disposal area, just north […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee attended the “Oversight Hearing on Implementation of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Policies”, held on February 7, 2013 where he addressed the present. The following is the Senator’s statement: “Madame Chair, Ranking Member Vitter, thank you for having this hearing today to […]

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the community are invited to attend a public update meeting on Tuesday, September 24 at 6 pm to get updates about LA Waterfront project initiatives, including recently completed projects, current projects and future plans. The public meeting will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in San Pedro. “Over the past decade, we’ve […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Petition for Formal Administrative Hearing against the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Friday, April 1, 2016 regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. On February 19, 2016, DEP issued a Notice of Intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit and a Variance to allow the Army Corps […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory visited the North Carolina Port of Morehead City yesterday to talk about the need for continual dredging at the state’s ports, announced TWC News. Dredging at the Morehead City harbor should start within the next month. With the short-term problem solved, McCrory said it is time now to look toward the future […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles Master Plan serves as a long-range plan to establish policies and guidelines for future development within the coastal zone boundary of the Port of Los Angeles. A Port Master Plan is required through the legislation of the California Coastal Act of 1976 and should respond to the demands of foreign […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging work. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory joined Brigadier General David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and state and local representatives last week to survey progress of the new Gallants Channel Bridge project and tour the Port of Morehead City. The construction to replace the existing draw bridge on U.S. 70 over Gallants Channel is […]

  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, including one of the largest annual Capital Improvement Programs – $399.9 million or 37% of the total budget – in Port history. The budget supports more than 8,500 jobs, 6,870 of which […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The dredging project at the Wilmington Harbor, located on the Cape Fear River, officially began a few weeks ago, reports starnewsonline.com. Bob Keistler, the project manager for the Army Corps, stated: “Since 2002 we have been deepening the river from its mouth up to the state port. We finished around 2004 and had hoped to […]

  • 8 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 2 – April 8, 2018).   Ocean Isle Dredging Project Nears End Work continues in Brunswick County on the Ocean Isle Coastal Storm Risk Management project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District informs.   EUR400 Million Deal […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “Great Lakes is pleased to announce these important, coastal protection, maintenance and restoration dredging awards. These projects are aligned with our strategy to support the overall improvement and resiliency of […]

  • 15 March 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre and many of his colleagues are urging the President to include in his upcoming budget an investment in the harbors and ports to protect and create jobs. Congressman McIntyre stated: “Our ports affect up to 65,000 jobs in our state! North Carolina is home to two fantastic ports – Wilmington and […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 27 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 21 – 27, 2019).   Kure Beach Nourishment Project Starts Soon The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project.   IADC […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners today approved a new Port Master Plan that is the first comprehensive update of the Port’s development policies and procedures since its original plan took effect more than three decades ago. The new Plan incorporates previous amendments and anticipated future changes to the use of property within the […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT will be part of two revamped Asian-US East Coast service rotations with vessels to begin calling within a month. The G6 Alliance shipping lines (APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line) have expanded their cooperation and added JAXPORT to the new service beginning in May. […]