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  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Bristol is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with stabilizing two river banks in Bristol, Conn., damaged by a storm in 2011. The proposed work includes the discharge of fill material to stabilize two […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Penasquitos Lagoon Foundation is proposing to excavate cobble and sand from the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve’s lagoon mouth and inlet channels, to restore tidal flow and prevent the lagoon from becoming anoxic and a public health hazard. “The Corps had previously permitted this work under a Standard Permit Nos. 2007-01134-RRS which expired […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam recently gave the latest update on the project status. According to the update, the following works will be carried out in June. The western part of the Middle Lock island will be […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The city of Meriden is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with activities to reduce flood risk in downtown Meriden, Conn. The proposed work by the city of Meriden includes excavation and the discharge of excavated and […]

  • 6 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Dredger “Artemis” at Oude Maas (The Netherlands) At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands.   Vietnam: Dredger “Uilenspiegel” Arrives at Saigon Port Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Porirua Harbor Strategy Coordinator, Keith Calder, recently toured newly created dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua. The coordinator was accompanied by Porirua Mayor, Mike Tana, Greater Wellington Regional Council Deputy Chair, Barbara Donaldson, and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee Chairperson and Councillor, Anita Baker. It is the latest […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lucena City Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala pledged his full support Tuesday to intensify the city’s Rivers Resuscitation Program to make Lucena’s major tributaries ecologically sustainable and “alive.” At the project committee hearing Tuesday, Mayor Alcala assured city folks on the existing funds for the rehabilitation of the city’s major waterways Iyam and Dumaca. Alcala confirmed […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Officials in Redwood City this week snipped a thick, red ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Redwood City’s $17 million modernized wharf. It is the first new wharf for cargo ships in the San Francisco Bay Area that meets the latest operational, seismic, and sea level design standards for the wharf structure itself […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is about to begin construction works on the $13.3 million maintenance project that will remove accumulated sediment and make priority repairs in the Addicks Reservoir watershed. According to the county, the contractor, Lecon Inc., will begin construction works March 19, starting with Horsepen Creek. “Construction starts on Horsepen Creek, […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Hyannis Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Hyannis, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a stone breakwater 1,170 feet long lying about 0.7 miles offshore; dredging to 15.5 feet deep in a protected area behind the breakwater; an entrance channel, […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A PowerDigger 3D GPS machine control system from Leica Geosystems​ enabled a Kentucky contractor to see excavation work underwater by viewing a display screen in the operator’s cab. Last summer, M. Bowling Inc, Henderson, KY, excavated 130,000 cubic yards of earth to widen and deepen the Ohio River in preparation for a possible expansion of […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren realized a net profit in the first half of 2014 of 96.4 million euros, an increase by 1.6 million euros (+1.6%) over last year. The increase of the half-year profit is primarily thanks to a substantial improvement (+31.9 million euros) in the result of the participations, amounting to 96.0 million euros […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a busy fiscal year 2016 that included 254 construction and dredging contracts worth more than $60 million. “Fiscal year 2016 has been a great year for the Detroit District, the team has worked hard,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a year filled with budget cuts, hiring freezes, a reduction in staffing and a government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District worked diligently to increase understanding of the Corps’ mission of providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at Ras Al Khaimah Port in the United Arab Emirates are set to begin next week, August 6th, according to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports. The scope of dredging operation consists of following: port entrance between the breakwaters and inner channel; vessel maneuvering and berthing area; the outer approach […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The second phase of dredging operations in connection with the berth extension project at Ra’s al-Khaimah’s Saqr Port is set to begin today, according to a Notice to Mariners issued by the Harbor Master of RAK Ports. The work will be conducted by the cutter suction dredger Athena and is expected to last around two […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles, Engineering Division, has submitted an application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for reauthorization of the RGP No 65 (Regional General Permit) for routine wharf and pile maintenance work at the port. According to the applicant, activities conducted under RGP 65 would include routine wharf and pile maintenance work […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 22 April 2010

    State Rep. Lake Ray’s push to make ports central to Florida’s growth has gained House approval but still needs to clear another Senate committee before that chamber votes. Ray, R-Jacksonville, said he expects the bill will either go to the full Senate for a vote next week, or be rolled into an $80 million package […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap, a company involved in a range of services including hydrographic and geophysical survey, geotechnical sampling, etc, has just released a video about their innovative d’ROP system. d’ROP is a dynamic Remotely Operated Survey Platform that borrows and combines technology and operating principles from existing ROVs, ROTVs and systems of the modern day dredging industry. […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to the Beachcare groups in the coastal settlement of Wooli north of Coffs Harbour, sand-traps on the foredune are working remarkably well. Wooli Beach has survived the recent heavy surf and king-tides with very little damage, announced ABC News. President of Coastal Communities Protection Alliance Wooli, Bruce Bird, said that the foredune traps have protected […]

  • 19 February 2010

    State Rep. Lake Ray of Jacksonville is asking fellow lawmakers to approve a plan for steering up to $500 million to Florida’s ports by using a portion of taxes paid by insurance companies. [mappress] Source:jacksonville,February 19,2010;

  • 14 June 2011

      U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) today announced Representative Bob Gibbs (OH-18) as the 100th co-sponsor of the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. Rep. Gibbs is a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and serves as chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, the subcommittee with […]

  • 17 May 2011

    His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday launched the RAK Maritime City… (emirates247) [mappress] Source: emirates247, May 17, 2011;        

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter was named to the legislative conference committee to finalize the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version of the bill. “As a leading Republican […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public boat access facility along the Connecticut River known as Ashley Ferry, in Claremont, N.H., will be closed next week due to the dredging operations, aimed to remove accumulated river silt at the ramp, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said.  The closure will begin early in the morning on Monday, July 31, […]