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  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers is seeking eligible firms capable of performing maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by hydraulic dredge and pipeline at the Craney Island Rehandling Basin. This project will include maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 32 feet with 2 feet of allowable overdepth at each respective dredging […]

  • 9 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz ordered on Thursday the release of an initial P5.5-million funding for emergency employment and livelihood of workers who were displaced by typhoon Pablo in Caraga Region and Compostela Valley. “We have to respond immediately to the workers’ call for assistance, especially those who were hardest hit by the […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, Liebherr has delivered its 40th Mobile Harbour Crane to the North American market. This total fleet comprises 8 units in Canada and 32 in the United States. The 40th Mobile Harbour Crane, a LHM 550 model, was delivered in spring 2012 to the Maine Port Authority for their port in Searsport, ME USA. This […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DredgeFest Louisiana workshop, organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, is scheduled for January 11-17, 2014, in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The first Dredgefest was held in NYC, one month before Hurricane Sandy made landfall. DredgeFest Louisiana is a symposium, field expedition, and intensive design workshop about the human manipulation of sediment and the soft […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has announced new senior staff appointments that will focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality. Karl Gebhardt, currently Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) chief and deputy director for water resources, will focus his efforts solely on being the deputy director for water resources to complete two main tasks. One is to […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    EPA is proposing to amend its 2005 rule that designated the Central and Western Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Sites. These amendments are available for public review and comment through March 25, 2016. EPA will also hold two public hearings on the proposed amendments in early March. The amendments to the rule are intended to […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A boat propeller cut off a man’s legs below the knees after he fell into the water on Tuesday during the Port Canaveral channel dredging project. The stricken man, who’s name has not been released, was somehow able to cling to a rope and was rescued, WESH 2 News reports. Paramedics said that quick action […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The Fox River dredging project has resumed after a federal appeals court denied NCR’s request for a temporary stay. According to the JS Online, NCR is under federal court order to remove and clean at least 660,000 cubic yards of sediment this summer from the Fox River. U.S. District Judge William Griesbach issued the order […]

  • 16 April 2012

    According to wbay.com, the clean-up equipment that was once a sign of progress on the Fox River is now being demobilized by Appleton Papers. After last week’s court ruling, the company is no longer responsible for funding the nine-year program designed to rid the river of toxins and pollutants. “The equipment that’s in the river […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DredgeFest Louisiana workshop, organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, is scheduled for January 11-17, 2014, in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The first Dredgefest was held in NYC, one month before Hurricane Sandy made landfall. DredgeFest Louisiana is a symposium, field expedition, and intensive design workshop about the human manipulation of sediment and the soft […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Several Russian companies have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the construction of International Moscow terminal that will be used for mooring of cruise and cargo ships in the city of Pionersky, Kaliningrad Region. The document was signed on September 19th 2014, in Sochi, by General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport” Andrey Tarasenko, Governor of […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At a conference on Marine and River Dune Dynamics, Michiel Knaapen presents findings on information required to develop a practical model of a dredging site, and the processes that are required to build a model. New methods have been developed for variable flow fields, multiple grain sizes, and simplified ecological rule systems so that realistic […]

  • 11 October 2020
    Business development

    A study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor was initiated earlier this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) stand behind the study. According to USACE, the main goals of this program […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Long Island Sound Caucus, recently called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to phase out Eastern Long Island Sound open water dredged waste dump sites. Zeldin sent a letter to the Administrator of the EPA opposing their proposed rule, “Ocean Disposal; Designation of a Dredged […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island NY and Elizabeth, NJ. The drilling and blasting which was completed during the last week in April 2014 was necessary to loosen hard rock for removal. […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors approved a proposal to modify the Panama Canal pricing structure to align Canal toll charges with the value the route provides. New Segments The proposal increases the number of segments from eight to eleven by Panama Canal vessel type. It also breaks down the tanker segment into […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A mammoth seafloor dredger, dubbed ‘The Reef Destroyer’ by local environmentalists, has arrived in Bimini as developers forge ahead with construction of a controversial ferry terminal despite a top judge’s stern warning. The 450-foot, 1,200 ton Niccolo Machiavelli is a specialized cutter-suction dredger designed to break up hard material which standard dredgers cannot remove. It […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is initiating a Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement concerning navigational improvements to Manatee Harbor in Manatee County, Florida. Alternatives to be considered include deepening up to minus 43 feet, and lesser increments will also be considered. Widening the channel will also be evaluated. The dredged material is expected to be […]

  • 16 October 2012

    After the Superior Court Judge Timothy Taylor ruled that the city could go forward and apply for permits, the city of San Diego is proceeding with the Tijuana River Valley dredging plans. Mayor Jerry Sanders said: “Protecting lives and property in the Tijuana River Valley continues to be a top priority for me. We will […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Work on the Port of Siuslaw’s turning basin has come to a halt after an accident with the tug and barge earlier this month. On the evening of July 6, a tug was towing the loaded barge to a disposal site outside the Siuslaw River bar when the barge hit a submerged object that tore […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme to remove red tape and help landowners manage the risk of flooding has been announced by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson yesterday. In recent years wet weather has caused significant flooding in areas such as the River Brue in Somerset. But while river maintenance can make floods less likely in some areas, current […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a split decision, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has upheld the Coastal Commission’s conditions on two property owners’ reconstruction of a seawall in Encinitas after it was destroyed in a storm, including limiting the new seawall’s permit to a 20-year term. The majority ruling by Presiding Justice Judith McConnell is written much like […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the coming weeks, IADC will publish fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019 on its website and social media. Today, IADC announced the second nomination – CSpect’s state-of-the-art drones help Jan De Nul safely inspect inaccessible spaces. CSpect’s flying robot is making inspections by rope access, scaffolding and cherry pickers obsolete. As […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) has launched a 12-month nature project to improve vulnerable wildlife habitats across 10 key sites totaling 400 hectares – a combined area greater than the City of London. The ‘Making Special Places for Nature’ project spans reservoirs and canals in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Greater Manchester, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Berkshire and […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said that their side-cast dredger Merritt is unable to open Oregon Inlet at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Even with favorable wind and tides, the Merritt cannot break through the two-foot depth with a pilot channel. The district’s most seasoned side-cast dredging master Ray Bleam […]