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  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) reintroduced on January 8th the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2015, a bill which passed the House of Representatives in the last Congress but was not acted on by the previous Senate.   This bill would formally authorize funding for the GLRI at $300 million annually from 2016 to 2020. Dr. Benishek […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday praised the leadership of the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for releasing the six-year MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322) that puts a high priority on freight movement investments. AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: “We commend Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA and Chairman of […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV); Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Lou Barletta (R-PA); and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Andre Carson (D-IN) introduced the first ever reauthorization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve the Nation’s emergency management capabilities, modernize and strengthen critical […]

  • 2 July 2012

    With congressional passage last week of MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) says elements in the two-year, $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill elevate the priority of freight movement in a way that constitutes major progress in recognizing the value of America’s seaports and freight […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Ellicott was one of just a handful of American exporters invited on May 30th to witness President Obama sign a law expanding Ex-Im Bank’s lending capacity. Ellicott uses Ex-Im Bank to help qualified dredge buyers obtain favorable terms for their dredger purchases. Ellicott® Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful dredging equipment companies in […]

  • 13 July 2011

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) commended the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and its chairman, Cong. John Mica (R-Fla.), for rolling out a comprehensive, multi-year transportation reauthorization proposal that is focused on improving our nation’s transportation infrastructure and, for the first time, includes a maritime title. “We strongly support the legislation’s goal […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Senator Tom Carper yesterday hosted the new U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division Commander, Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, and the new Philadelphia District Commander, Lt. Col. David C. Park, to tour priorities and ongoing project sites at the Port of Wilmington. During the tour, Carper, Milhorn and Park viewed the future […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Long Island Sound Caucus, has announced that the Senate passed the 5-year reauthorization of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Long Island Sound Program. The program, which Rep. Zeldin secured at $65 million per year, will now head to the President’s desk to become law following Senate passage of […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources (NJDOT/OMR) proposes to perform hydraulic maintenance dredging within St. George’s Thorofare and dispose of 13,300 cubic yards of dredged material on the Absecon Inlet Beach area, USACE said. According to the official announcement, the applicant is requesting the reauthorization of a 10 year maintenance dredging […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application from the Los Angeles Harbor Department (LAHD) for a five-year maintenance dredging permit. LAHD requested reauthorization of the Regional General Permit (RGP) No. 29 to conduct maintenance dredging at existing berths and public marinas in the county of Los Angeles, California. According to […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes $10.6 billion in water infrastructure projects across the nation. This bill makes investments in harbor dredging, maintenance of locks and dams, flood control, ecosystem restoration and other water-related priorities around the nation. Additionally, […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorized $300 million per year, for the fiscal years 2017 through 2021, for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said in their announcement that this funding authorization is a major win for the State of New […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor Property Owners Association (SHPOA) has just announced the completion of phase one of the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project. During the phase 1, dredging of the North Basin was completed with the removal of 8,999 cubic yards of dredged material and dredging of Shelter Haven was partially completed with 5,951 cubic yards dredged so far. According […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter announced yesterday that his bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the National Estuary Program (NEP) for the first time since 2010 has been signed into law. Vitter’s bill will provide critical funding for the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP), which spans 4.2 million acres of wetlands in Louisiana and includes many of the state’s […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that his bipartisan legislation reauthorizing the National Estuary Program (NEP) has passed both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives, and will now head to the President’s desk to be signed into law. Vitter’s bill provides critical funding for 4.2 million acres of wetlands in Louisiana. Authorization for […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that his bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Estuary Program (NEP) passed through the U.S. House of Representatives this week. Vitter and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse coauthored the reauthorization legislation last year to continue protecting and restoring critical estuaries. The current authorization of this program expired in 2010. Vitter’s bipartisan […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 20 U.S. port authority officials and their key staff, representing seaports from all four U.S. coasts, will gather today to meet with Congressional leadership to discuss the upcoming surface transportation bill and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation budget. Lead by American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Chairwoman of the Board, Kristin […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) Gulf States Counties and Parishes Annual Meeting was held on October 15, 2014, in Biloxi (Harrison County), Mississippi. The meeting focused on a number of key issues to counties including reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) bill and implementation issues, RESTORE Act status, local BP oil spill […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., praised the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) reauthorization bill that includes important Army Corps reforms and streamlines the authorization for projects in Southwest Louisiana, including language to allow the deepening of the Port of Iberia channel and Sabine-Neches Waterway, along with increased dredging for […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report: “First and foremost, this bipartisan bill is good for jobs, good for harbor communities across the Great Lakes, and good for Michigan’s economy. For the first time, WRRDA includes language written by Candice […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that Congress will authorize an extension of the Carolina Beach renourishment project through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. Congressman McIntyre said: “With the new language included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, we have successfully created a way to keep sand on the beach […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randall S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the following statement regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act by the U.S. Senate: “Yesterday’s release of the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) represents a major victory in providing […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday welcomed news that the House-Senate conference committee has completed negotiations and issued its report on the long-awaited and critically-needed water resources development legislation. “Having waited seven long years since passage of the last water resources authorization bill, our U.S. member ports are extremely pleased to see a […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The inclusion of the $310 million Boston Harbor dredging project in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) received support from the Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey, Elizabeth Warren, Congressmen Michael Capuano and Stephen Lynch. The funding for the Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to deepen the Harbor’s main navigation channels […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. “Like many of the infrastructure projects Congress takes on, our nation has made […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, announced the passage of a bipartisan Clean Estuaries Act of 2014 in committee. Vitter, along with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), worked together to develop the bill that was passed out of committee yesterday and will help provide grants to restore recognized […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday said it commends steps taken this week by President Barack Obama, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, and by House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) toward increasing the investment in transportation infrastructure, including needed infrastructure in and connecting to America’s seaports. AAPA President Kurt Nagle […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, announced the passage of the bipartisan North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (NAWCA) through the EPW Committee. NAWCA will reauthorize the program to protect and restore wetlands in all 50 states through 2017. Authorization for the program expired at the end […]