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  • 12 July 2013

    Navigation equipment manufacturers Consilium UK announce that they have been appointed to supply the full bridge navigation package to Manor Marine, for the Port of London Authority’s new Mooring Maintenance Vessel currently under build at Portland. Phil Such, of Consilium UK said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to design and install the navigation […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rose City Yacht Club in Portland, Oregon, recently took delivery and startup of a new 8-inch Badger Class dredge from Reserve, Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC. The Badger dredge was a much-needed replacement for an older dredge the club had purchased used and had operated for more than 20 years. The Badger is an 8-inch cutter […]

  • 11 February 2014

    During severe storms in early January and over the past week, many coastal locations have been battered by large waves. A significant amount of shingle has been washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. A number of severe flood warnings have been issued since Christmas […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    DCA’s Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, DC, including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industry, with a mission of raising the industry standard […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new consistent planning zone for Victoria’s major ports has been approved, in a move that will secure the future growth of the freight sector and its contribution to the State’s economy. Planning Minister Matthew Guy said the zone and streamlined planning controls will create an effective buffer between port operations and uses in adjoining […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors David Jay and Stefan Talke embark on a multi-year study to investigate the transport of contaminants in one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the United States. The goal of the study is to identify the most effective and practical remediation strategy tailored […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 25 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed five weeks of intensive work to restore the sea defences damaged by the severe winter storms at Preston Beach. A significant amount of shingle was washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. During a series of severe storms in early […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham. Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander. “It has been an honor serving with all […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, held their 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago, IL the first week of June. With the theme “Why Dredging is Good”, the selection committee named Isaac Hametz and Brian Davis the 2019 winners […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Portland District has awarded J.E. McAmis a contract for maintenance dredging works along the Oregon and Washington coasts. According to J.E. McAmis, the contract includes dredging of the Port Orford, Charleston Harbor, Winchester Bay, Baker Bay, Skipanon River and Astoria Turning Basin. Port Orford is located in Curry County, Oregon. The anticipated […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Planning Minister Matthew Guy has moved to ensure Victoria’s ports and surrounding environs are further protected to secure their ongoing productivity. Releasing the report of the Ports and Environs Advisory Committee, Mr Guy outlined new planning controls for the ports of Melbourne, Hastings, Geelong and Portland. “Our ports make a significant contribution to Victoria’s economic […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District began dredging the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel yesterday for the first time since its construction in 1999-2000 to maintain safe ship passage between the Knik Arm Shoal and the Port of Anchorage. This year’s $5 million project continues through June and is the first phase of a multiple-year […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that the cleanup of contaminated soil and sediment will begin next week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Past waste disposal activities contaminated soil and storm water that drained off the site and into an […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has submitted a request to modify their existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit (NWP-1994-462/1) in order to provide additional in-water dredge material disposal sites and beach nourishment sites for their maintenance dredging operations. The existing Corps permit authorizes maintenance dredging at the terminals to -48 Columbia River Datum (CRD) with a 2-foot […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    For more than 30 years the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development to minimize the risk of entrainment of sea turtles (and other protected species) during dredging projects. “Entrainment of sea turtles (direct uptake by the suction field generated at the draghead) during hopper dredging has […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The Corps is evaluating several alternatives in the draft SEIS to manage flood risk for the cities of Castle Rock, Lexington, Kelso and Longview, Washington, through the year 2035. […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, and City of Seattle officials will meet with Corps headquarters officials May 7 for the Elliott Bay Seawall General Investigation study’s Feasibility Scoping Meeting, or FSM. “This is a major milestone in the Corps’ Civil Works study process,” Seattle District Commander Col. Bruce A. Estok said. “This is […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Brigadier General John S. Kem has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Mississippi River Commission. Brig. Gen. Kem serves as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, a position he has held since July 2013.  In this position, he oversees an annual program of more than $3 billion […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) biofilter project earned the 2013 Outstanding Stormwater BMP Implementation Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) on September 10. Representatives of the client (Boeing), the SSFL Surface Water Expert Panel, and members of the Geosyntec project team that designed and implemented the biofilter system accepted their award during […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Port Authority of Jamaica and China Harbour Engineering Company Limited (CHEC) have arrived at an Initial Framework Agreement that provides the general terms and conditions under which discussions will continue regarding the proposed development of Portland Bight/Goat Island. Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, in a statement in the […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received a permit application for the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal project. The facility would be located on the North Spit of the Coos River, near North Bend, Coos County, Oregon. The Corps, as cooperating agency pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act is assisting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature’s Coastal Caucus, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an historic partnership to fund critical dredging projects for Oregon’s small coastal ports. Under the new agreement, dredging is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend at the ocean entrance to the Siuslaw River near Florence, followed by the […]