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  • 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 […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Due to the dredging operations in Portland Harbor, Cashman Dredging of Quincy, MA, has requested, and has been granted permission for additional openings of the Casco Bay Bridge between Portland and South Portland. Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) spokesperson Ted Talbot said there will be up to 4 additional openings in a 24-hour period. From […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The last phase of the channel deepening at the Port of Portland is now under way – and it has been a marathon project… Source: Port Strategy, December 8, 2009;

  • 26 January 2012

    The DuPont City Council has authorized the city’s mayor to sign a settlement agreement allowing development of a plan to restore the Sequalitchew Creek watershed, including Edmond Marsh. The Settlement Agreement also allows CalPortland Co. (CalPortland) to apply for gravel mining and reclamation permits in areas adjacent to its existing mine. The City Council, by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Water levels at Big Cliff Reservoir will be lower October 13-27 to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct sediment sampling, USACE’s Portland District said in their latest release.  USACE is collecting the sediment samples as part of a Remedial Investigation to determine the nature and extent of any contaminants in the immediate […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Emergency flood defense repair work to damage caused this year by a succession of winters storms on Chesil Beach in Portland, Dorset, will be completed on 2 October 2014 by the Environment Agency and Weymouth & Portland Borough Council. The storms caused significant damage and cumulative impacts to the system of beach defenses at Chesil […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Work has begun on a sweeping transformation of Portland’s harbour. The $6 million project includes a 70-berth floating marina, 40-metre …       BY ALEXANDRA WEAVER (standard) [mappress] Source: standard, November 24, 2011; Image: portofportland

  • 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 […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) and the National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) have stood by their decision to… BY PETRE WILLIAMS-RAYNOR (jamaicaobserver) [mappress] Source: jamaicaobserver, May 27, 2011;

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting this week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will begin overseeing the clean up of the last significant legacy contamination in the downtown reach of the Willamette River. NW Natural will be removing contaminated sediment at the former Portland Gas Manufacturing. This work will address historical contamination resulting from gas manufacturing operations along the […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Portland Harbor Non-Federal Dredge Workgroup (NFD) will present its interim findings to the Waterfront Alliance – a harbor advocacy group representing both Portland and South Portland interests – at an October 14 meeting. The NFD Workgroup has prioritized construction of a “confined aquatic disposal” (CAD) cell as the responsible solution for disposing of contaminated […]

  • 23 December 2009

    Zidell the longtime Portland barge builder, is pursuing one of the biggest Willamette River cleanup plans to date, a $20 million project that would address decades of contamination, improve 3,000 feet of rubble-strewn shoreline… Source:oregonlive,December 21, 2009;

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 work plans for the Army Civil Works program. The Operation and Maintenance Plan includes nearly $15 million for maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels used by Oregon’s small coastal ports. The plan also includes $1.2 million to dredge the Skipanon Channel, Ore., […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is seeking eligible businesses to provide for the emergent support requirements and the yearly maintenance and overhaul/dry-docking of the USACE Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge YAQUINA. YAQUINA has Overall Length of 200 ft, a Beam of 58 ft, a Normal Light Draft Aft of 10 ft 3 inches […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Portland District Corps of Engineers,  intend to award a contract for Lower Columbia River Clamshell Dredging.   [mappress] Source: fbo.gov, June 23, 2010

  • 1 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Portland District Corps of Engineers intends to award a contract for dredging at the U.S. Coast Guard Facility at Tongue Point, Oregon… Source: fbo.gov;

  • 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, […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and five Lower Columbia River ports are beginning the public scoping process to prepare an integrated environmental impact statement and long-term maintenance plan for the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. According to the Corps,, the Plan will ensure the channel, extending upstream from the Mouth of Columbia River […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Vigor Marine LLC, has won a firm-fixed-price contract for the repair, maintenance, and overhaul of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredger Essayons. The contract is for $10 million and runs until November next year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is the contracting activity. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper […]

  • 23 June 2010

    With the newly deepened 43-foot Columbia River channel, local ports and shippers are gearing up to take full advantage of the opportunity to… [mappress] Source: Port of Portland, June 23, 2010

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port of Portland has just announced that the Columbia River navigation channel dredge season 2017 is now officially underway. According to the port, the cutter suction dredge Oregon yesterday started the maintenance dredging operations on the river. “The project will help maintain the shipping channel on the lower Columbia River, ensuring the river can support […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now reviewing the draft Feasibility Study for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site. The Feasibility Study is the mechanism for the development, screening, and detailed evaluation of different cleanup plans and methods. Under the direction of EPA, a group of potentially responsible parties known as the Lower Willamette […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DuPont’s Mayor Michael Grayum has signed two conservation agreements that are part of a collaborative effort to restore the Sequalitchew Creek Watershed. “These actions will strengthen the health of Washington State’s environment and economy,” Grayum said. “The easements ensure the shorelines and uplands we love so much will be enjoyed by our children and future […]

  • 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 […]