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  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services Inc. has broken ground on a $48.5-million construction project for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The project includes the development of a new 900-foot-long, 114-foot-wide concrete pier and all associated dredging needed to accommodate Crowley’s two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Commitment Class […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Resident Commissioner Pedro Pierluisi announced yesterday that the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has ordered the immediate implementation of a federal law that Pierluisi secured earlier this year, which will substantially facilitate the completion of flood control, harbor dredging, and other Corps of Engineers studies and projects in Puerto Rico.  Specifically, the law […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support of the Government of Puerto Rico, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) took the first steps Sunday toward slowing the erosion of the Guajataca Dam’s damaged spillway.  Keeping the spillway functional is […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services is continuing to invest in Puerto Rico with new $21 million terminal construction contract. The contract is the third awarded that is associated with Crowley’s investment in its Isla Grande terminal in preparation for the arrival of the company’s first of two LNG-powered Commitment Class ships, now under construction in Pascagoula, Miss. The latest […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Puerto Rico Government is looking for a major international port operator to partner with on the development of the Port of the Americas, located in Ponce, on the southern coast of the island. The Port of the Americas site sits on over 300 acres, located just 5 miles from Mercedita Airport, representing a tremendous opportunity for […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting next week on the Puerto Rico Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Tuesday, November 6, at the El Teatro Manuel Mendez Ballester in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The meeting will take place from 2 […]

  • 17 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Isla Grande Terminal Dredging Contract Inked  Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Boskalis Reports Good First Quarter  […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Andrew Kelly, Commander and District Engineer of USACE Jacksonville District, and the Executive Director for Puerto Rico Ports Authority, Anthony O. Maceira Zayas, signed the partnership agreement last week to move forward to the design phase of the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements project. According to USACE, the $54 million project will improve the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The construction contract was awarded to L.P.C.& D. Inc., of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, and includes the development of […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Calle Antolin Nin Martinez 500 San Juan, Puerto […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from Total Petroleum Puerto Rico for a maintenance dredging project aimed to restore the required depth for the safe maneuvering of ships approaching and berthing at the Catano Oil Dock, Municipality of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The applicant seeks authorization to perform maintenance dredging of approximately 15,750 cubic […]

  • 5 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a $1.68 million emergency contract to construct a temporary levee in Yauco, Puerto Rico, as part of its recovery efforts associated with Hurricane Maria. According to the Corps, the contract was awarded to BIM Contractors, LLC of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. The project calls for construction […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study August 23. The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the opening of public comment for the Continuing Authorities Program Section 14 project in Parcela Suarez, Loiza,Puerto Rico. At the request of the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, USACE conducted a study along a portion of the shoreline […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and their contractors are making good progress on the construction of the new levee in Yauco, Puerto Rico, following Hurricane Maria floods that destroyed the previous one. According to the Corps, Rio Yauco is a normally-modest stream on Puerto Rico’s southwest coast. It flows roughly 21 kilometers from Lago Lucchetti […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded an additional $1.63 million, May 21, to a previously issued contract to Weeks Marine, Inc., for the Arecibo harbor maintenance dredging. The additional funding increases the total contract awarded this past January to $6.3 million and now includes maintenance dredging of the Mayaguez harbor in Mayaguez, […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has received an application from the Puerto Rico Ports Authority for a dredging project, located at berthing areas of Pier 3 in Old San Juan Cruise Port, Puerto Rico.  The main goal of this maintenance dredging scheme is to provide safety depth to avoid grounding of large […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Regulatory Division, has received a new Programmatic Biological Opinion (PBO), referred to as ‘JaxBO,’ from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The main aim of PBO is to address consultation requirements for certain activities that may affect federally listed threatened and endangered species occurring throughout the State […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Corporacion del Proyecto ENLACE del Cano Martin Pena have signed an agreement to assist in the restoration of the ecosystem of the Martin Pena canal. The agreement, detailed in a Memorandum of Understanding, provides the foundation for […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has extended the public comment period for the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Río Guayanilla Flood Risk Management Study at the Municipality of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. USACE is now accepting comments through Oct. 4, 2019. The study area is the alluvial valley in […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of residents from the communities along the Caño Martín Peña, led by leaders of the grassroots organization G-8, symbolically dredged the tidal channel by hand to call for urgent action by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on approval of the feasibility study required the channels environmental restoration. “For over a year now, […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $9.47 million Articulated Concrete Block Mat and Toe Key contract, May 12, to Construcciones José Carro S.E., headquartered in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This contract is part of a phased approach to flood risk management actions being constructed as part of the Rio de la Plata Flood Control […]

  • 18 January 2011

    The AquaExpreso water shuttle between Old San Juan and Hato Rey will be shut down for two weeks starting Monday due to dredging and cleanup… (caribbeanbusinesspr) [mappress] Source: caribbeanbusinesspr, January 18, 2011;

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.   The act provides nearly $17.4 billion to the Corps for disaster recovery, among other things. The Jacksonville District received $3.348 billion for long term recovery investments in its […]