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  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging program in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, is currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Antilles Office, reports. Weeks Marine, of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo Harbor is critical to maintaining operations for the island. The […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) has just announced that they will receive proposals on behalf of its client for the maintenance dredging of the Leeward Channel in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Turks and Caicos Islands are an island chain in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of the Bahamas, northwest of Puerto Rico and north of Hispaniola. The works include maintenance dredging (-12 […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, from Quincy, Massachusetts, has won an $8.7 million contract for maintenance dredging in San Juan, Puerto Rico. According to the Army Corps, the contractor will be responsible for dredging 240,000 cubic yards of material from the Piedras River. The material will be deposited in a designated Ocean Dredged […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comments on the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The study team has produced a draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment report, which is currently available for public review. The purpose of this study is to […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $4.675 million contract to Weeks Marine on January 14 for the Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Under the agreement, Weeks Marine of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    During Habitat Month, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is recommending $8.2 million in funding to 15 partners through the Community-based Restoration Program Coastal and Marine Habitat Restoration Grants. These investments will restore habitat in 10 states and Puerto Rico and leverage a total of $13 million of non-federal funds over the next three years to […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District welcomed its new deputy commander Maj. Marty Maldonado. Outgoing deputy Lt. Col. James Schultze was selected to command the 15th Engineer Battalion based in Schweinfurt, Germany. “The district is fortunate to have Maj. Maldonado onboard and I am confident that he will quickly become an invaluable member […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Close to a hundred citizens of the Ciales area attended a Rio Grande de Manatí flood risk feasibility study public scoping meeting on Sunday, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District. The meeting, organized by Puerto Rico’s District 13 Representative Gabriel Rodriguez-Aguiló, was an opportunity for the community to not only learn about […]

  • 2 August 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson welcomed Colonel Alan M. Dodd and Colonel Donald E. Jackson, Jr. from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for an introduction and discussion of the challenges and opportunities facing JAXPORT. Col. Jackson became Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division (SAD) on July 16, 2012. The South […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal yesterday to officially welcome Horizon Lines to the Port of Philadelphia. The new weekly service, connecting Philadelphia and Puerto Rico, began on April 11, and will bring a vessel every Thursday to the terminal. As the “Horizon Trader” (the second Horizon […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 18 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author was presented to Kaitlin McCormick of EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. of Maryland… [mappress] Source: IADC, June 18, 2010

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nineteen research projects that protect life and property, strengthen the economy, and conserve as well as restore coastal and marine resources were recommended to receive a total of $13.8 million in funding through the 2017 NOAA Coastal Resilience Grants program last week. The projects cover 17 states and Puerto Rico, and will restore 1,100 acres of […]

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Danish company, RESON A/S, world-leading manufacturer of high quality underwater acoustic sensors, echo-sounders, multi-beam sonar systems, transducers & hydrophones, will be participating at the Western Dredging Association, Annual Dredging Seminar – WEDA30 & TAMU41. “Dredging Works for the Economy and the Environment” will be held at Rio Mar Wyndham Resort, San Juan, Rio Grande, Puerto […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that it is awarding over $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in Atlanta, Ga. Nationally, $2.1 million was awarded to 36 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting has just released a video of the San Juan Harbor dredging project, completed this past summer, one month ahead of schedule. The Quincy based dredging company was contracted to conduct maintenance dredging as follows: from Anchorage Area E to a required depth of 36 feet; Army Terminal Turning Basin to […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA’s National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986. Researchers from the National Ocean Service’s National Centers […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium and the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program $597,333 each to assist in the restoration of disappearing coastal habitats along the U.S. Gulf Coast in Louisiana and Texas. The National Estuary Program (NEP) was established by the federal Clean Water Act to protect and […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American contractor Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting in September 2014 took delivery of the Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Since then, the DOP450L high efficiency pump has completed many jobs throughout the USA, recently completing one in Puerto Rico. On its current job in Tampa, Florida, the DOP450L was integrated in a recently built hydraulic unloader, called “Kraken”. Here, […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports.  The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program has received 585 applications from across the country totaling $9.3 billion in requested funding – over 18 times more than the $500 million that will be awarded. 337 applications were received from the urban areas and 248 from rural communities. […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project – aimed to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes – is now underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District informs.  Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps announced last Friday, December 28, in the Federal Register the selection of ten pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to recommend ten projects for the beneficial use […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT Board of Directors selected new officers during its regular meeting. The following slate of officers will serve a one-year term from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015: – Chairman: John J. Falconetti; – Vice Chairman: Dr. John Allen Newman; – Treasurer: Robert F. Spohrer; – Secretary: James P. Citrano. Falconetti is President […]