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  • 3 June 2011

    Two U.S. Army vessels are lining up with naval and Coast Guard ships from the U.S. and Canada for the 2011 Portland Rose Festival. (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 3, 2011;    

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is planning to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2018. According to the Corps, the project includes hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; San Francisco Mainship Channel, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington from River Mile 3+00 to […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application for the Army permit related to the work proposed to occur over the Willamette River at river mile 11.3. The proposed project comes as the second phase in the removal of certain structures from the Centennial Mills site. Phase 2 would remove the […]

  • 9 March 2012

    The Board of Harbor Commissioners has reached a decision to issue a marine construction permit necessary for dredging Ocean Gateway Pier II at the Port of Portland, reports The Portland Press Herald. The $280,000 project, approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will be financed with state […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing plans to dredge Post Office Bar in the Willamette River in Portland, Ore. Corps officials said ensuring the appropriate environmental protections were in place pushed the project late into the current in-water work window making it impossible to complete the work now. The next seasonal work window […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    HME Construction, Inc. said in its latest announcement that they finalized the Bonneville Lock and Dam Spillway Basin Rock Removal Project on February 17, 2018. According to the official statement, the project consisted of rocks removal operations in various bays and in the apron. The rock moves around during spill operations, which means the large […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct dredging operations in the Ilwaco Channel to remove shoaling that the U.S. Coast Guard has identified as a hazard to their ability to perform rescue operations at the Columbia River Bar. The Coast Guard contacted the Portland District in late January with concerns about the shoal and […]

  • 17 March 2010

    The more than two-decades-long Columbia River channel-deepening project is nearing completion. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to finish dredging the deeper shipping channel from Astoria to Portland before the end of the year. The work will be completed at least a year ahead of schedule… [mappress] Source:tdn,March 17,2010;

  • 27 October 2020
    Equipment

    USACE Portland District has just released this amazing photo of their dredger Yaquina, taken during her recent work near Port of Kalama. The Yaquina is one of two Portland District’s hopper dredges. The hopper dredge is a specialized sea-going vessel, ready to dredge and transport material from ocean bars, fast flowing rivers and harbors to […]

  • 6 January 2010

    YORK, Maine —The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, where tankers turn, according to Robert Green, an environmental specialist with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Portland. The Army Corps has applied to the DEP to move an estimated 100,000 to 250,000 cubic yards of the material […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is seeking contractors for the yearly maintenance, overhaul, drydocking, and emergent support requirements of its trailing suction hopper dredger Essayons. Major works associated with the overhaul and drydocking under this contract will involve: -Hopper staging and steel repairs; -Bow thruster remount; -Drag arm system winch repairs and machinery […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a video about their TSHDs Essayons and Yaquina, named ‘Drydock: Repairing the Massive Ships that Dredge the Columbia River’. These Portland District’s hopper dredgers work to ensure a safe ‘highway’ for container ships and other vessels. The Essayons, operated by a merchant marine crew, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, and the U.S. Coast Guard had a “First Stone” Event at J.E. McAmis’ Mouth of the Columbia River South Jetty Project yesterday. Senator Wyden, Congresswoman Herrera-Beutler, Congresswoman Bonamici, CAPT Smith – USCG Sector Columbia River Commander, and COL Mike Helton – USACE […]

  • 15 September 2011

    After 18 months of planning, the city introduced its first comprehensive economic development plan Wednesday.   More info: pressherald By Jason Singer [mappress] Source: pressherald, September 15, 2011

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co., a Washington-based marine contractor, has just won another dredging contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  The Corps’ Portland District awarded this $17.7 million worth channel dredging contract for Astoria and Coos Bay, Oregon. Work will be also performed in Longview and Ocean Shore, Washington; and San Francisco and Eureka, California. Estimated completion date for the works is […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Essayons just finished vital maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels in Honolulu, Barbers Point, Kahului, Hilo, and Nawiliwili commercial harbors. The last time the federal navigation channels in these harbors were dredged was in 1999. Hawaii is a maritime state over 2,400 miles from the mainland […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Essayons was lifted into drydock earlier this week in Honolulu for annual repairs and maintenance. “Many components of a ship can only be inspected while in drydock. Crews visually check everything below the waterline for damage that may have occurred to the […]

  • 12 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is seeking public comment on the draft Lower Willamette River Ecosystem Restoration Project, Feasibility Study and Integrated Environmental Assessment (draft FS/EA). The draft FS/EA addresses the impacts associated with implementation of ecosystem restoration actions along the lower Willamette River, as well as in Tryon Creek and Columbia […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just posted on its official facebook page this beautiful photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger Yaquina. So far this season, the vessel has traveled more than 4,500 miles while removing nearly a half million cubic yards of sediment from navigation channels on the Oregon Coast […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    A report co-authored by Brattle principal David Sunding analyzing the costs and benefits associated with the Superfund cleanup of Oregon’s Portland Harbor reveals that the cleanup could result in high costs and minimal health benefits. The study, commissioned by Portland industries Schnitzer Steel, Gunderson, and Vigor Industrial, will be considered by the Environmental Protection Agency, […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Royal River dredging project will be undertaken in the coming months. During this cleanup scheme, located in in Yarmouth, Maine, around 82,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the river and placed at the Portland Disposal Site. The Corps said that dredging […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging April 18. Seattle-based Manson Construction Co., is contracted to dredge nearly one million cubic yards of material, working through May 31. Manson’s Bayport Dredge will place material at the existing South Beach nourishment site and Washington State Department of Natural Resources-managed Point Chehalis […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]