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  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Portland is seeking a permit from the Army Corps New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with construction of a confined aquatic disposal (CAD) cell in Portland Harbor in South Portland, Maine. This work is proposed in the Fore River in Portland Harbor in South Portland. […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Herbosch Kiere – specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects – is currently working in Portland Port, Dorset on their first UK dredging project. After a competitive tendering process, they were awarded the main contract for the dredging works at the outer arm of Queen’s Pier and the Outer Coaling Pier. The works are […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Portland City Council has approved a $20 million federal grant application for the Portland Harbor Commercial Revitalization Project. According to the Portland Press Herald, the $20 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant would pay for roughly two-thirds of the $30 million dredging project. The City Council also confirmed the story saying […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Portland District Regulatory team recently toured the Dredge Oregon to learn about dredging on the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel (CR FNC). During the visit, the team also learned about the beneficial re-use of dredged materials on Rice Island, USACE said in its announcement. The purpose of the Columbia […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The nature of shipping at Portland Port in Dorset, UK, is changing rapidly; as the cruise business continues to grow, the Port’s cargo customers are also seeing a significant growth in activities and there is an increased use of the port by military vessels. According to the port, this growth in all areas has driven […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Portland Harbor Public Forum and Open House, which will share information and answer questions about current and upcoming cleanup activities at the Portland Harbor Superfund site, is set to take place tomorrow, September 12, 2018, at the Billy Frank Jr. Conference Center. The forum is being organized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with support […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader yesterday strongly urged federal officials to support a flood protection feasibility study for Portland. The Oregon lawmakers said that their request comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has raised concerns about the prospects for a Portland […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA said in their latest announcement that the Community Information Session – Updates for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site will take place on January 10, 2018. During the meeting, EPA will present an overall update on the Portland Harbor Superfund Site that will include an overview of the final site-wide baseline sampling plan […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this year, CalPortland took delivery of a new cutter suction dredge that will be used for mining operations at the company’s Santosh aggregate site in Scappoose, Oregon. The vessel is a DSC Marlin Series dredge, named “Betsy J” in the honor of Oregon Senator Betsy Johnson. According to CalPortland, the CSD was needed to replace […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), Pacific Chapter Board, has announced that their Fall 2017 Conference will be held in Portland, OR. The event will take place at Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown, from Wednesday, October 25th, through Friday, October 27th, 2017. Projected agenda summary: Wednesday session: Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, Ports Meeting 1-3 PM, 2017/18 […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is conducting an industry day to discuss potential upcoming pipeline dredging contracts within the District. According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to discuss future projects in an attempt to partner and communicate openly with the dredging industry early with the intent to have a […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Portland, Maine, and the Portland Harbor Commission, working with a team of consultants from Stantec, Apex and Campbell Environmental Group, have identified a primary site for evaluating a potential confined aquatic disposal cell (CAD Cell) in Portland Harbor. The site is located near the U.S. Coast Guard station in South Portland, in […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Proposed Plan to clean up the in-water portion of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, an industrial waterway covering approximately 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River, from Broadway Bridge to the Columbia Slough. EPA proposes to dredge and cap the most contaminated sediment throughout the 10-mile stretch […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Throughout the month of March, the EPA will continue hosting community information sessions on the Portland Harbor Cleanup Proposed Plan, as the Agency prepares to deliver key cleanup documents for public comment in April. When the Proposed Plan is released, the public will have an opportunity to review the plan during the formal 60-day public […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    EPA’s ambitious schedule of presentations, information sessions and webinars on the Portland Harbor Cleanup Plan has been expanded to include more venues across the city. Portlanders – and everyone interested in the health and welfare of the Lower Willamette River – now have even more opportunities to learn about the project. In early April, EPA will […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Agency (EPA) has launched informational “Full Court Press” to help Portland-Metro communities prepare to comment on the proposed Portland Harbor cleanup plan. According to EPA, residents of the greater Portland area interested in learning more about the why, when and how, of the approaching Portland Harbor Superfund cleanup will have many […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul UK Ltd. (JDN), Portland Harbor Authority Limited (PHAL) and Portland Port Limited Ltd (PPL) will work together to bid for a major phase of the Navitus Bay wind farm project. The Memorandum of Understanding provides JDN with exclusive use of Portland Harbor if it secures the contract to construct the foundations of […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting local people to come along to a public drop in session to find out more about proposals to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding to communities along the Caldicot Levels. The proposals will improve the defenses at Portland Grounds, near Magor and Undy, by raising approximately 2km of […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals Peter Ryan today visited the Port of Portland to inspect the completed $486,000 Cruise Vessel Terminal Infrastructure Project, made possible by an almost $250,000 investment from the Victorian Coalition Government’s $1 billion Regional Growth Fund. Mr Ryan said the project delivered infrastructure upgrades to the S.L. Patterson berth […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Looking back at the Port of Portland’s maritime trade statistics and industrial development projects over the past year, two notable trends emerged: increased export activity and facility investment. With the successful start of Ford vehicle exports to China and Korea, increased demand for mineral exports, investment in new ship loaders, and a $40 million expansion […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for the dredging of Portland Harbor. “With so many large ships coming in and out of Portland, it’s absolutely critical to have a navigable harbor,” said Pingree. “The cruise ships, tankers, fishing boats, cargo freighters, and more that bring millions of […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing a Pre-Solicitation Notice for a construction contract for Maintenance Dredging and Rock Removal in Portland Harbor. The proposed work consists of maintenance dredging of the 35-foot Federal channel and rock removal, and the estimated construction cost is between $10 mln and $15 mln. This […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Premier and Member for South West Coast Denis Napthine was in Portland today celebrating with boating enthusiasts and locals as he officially opened the newly completed Portland Bay marina. Joined by Glenelg Shire Council Mayor Karen Stephens, Dr Napthine said the new marina was a great asset for Portland providing improved and safer access to […]