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  • 10 May 2011

    The rapid sinking of a new $1 million, 48-foot sport fishing boat that ran hard aground in St. Augustine Inlet last week after missing a tem… By PETER GUINTA (staugustine) [mappress] Source: staugustine, May 10, 2011

  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released its 2019 Year in Review outlining the agency’s accomplishments in coastal protection and restoration. According to CPRA, the past year saw the advancement of 108 coastal projects including 33 projects either completed or in construction. 2019 also marked the first year of construction utilizing both […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for Ontonagon Harbor maintenance dredging about 140 miles east of Duluth, Minnesota, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The contract (award number W911XK20C0016) was for $725,500 to dredge 84,000 cubic yards of material from Ontonagon Harbor. Material from the dredging sites will […]

  • 3 October 2012

    North America Western Asia Holdings announced that it has entered a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for the Ports of Iraq to modernize Maqal Port, a historic port located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway. As part of the agreement, the American company will invest […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released yesterday the following statement after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 (S. 1024): “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a critical program for our region, the health of our communities, and the protection of our clean water resource. “I […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), recently completed the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River Basin Flood Risk Management Study. Following the study phase, it now will be submitted to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Office of Management and Budget, and […]

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 25 March 2013

    A fact-finding mission to Panama by representatives of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the Port of Terrebonne has resulted in potentially positive news for the region’s economy. TEDA Chief Executive Officer Steve Vassallo said the goal of the trip – conducted March 16-18 – was to determine how Terrebonne Parish and surrounding […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The first Florida project funded under the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Early Restoration Projects will soon be underway in Escambia County after a groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at the Galvez Boat Ramp. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a “Notice to Proceed” for the replacement of existing docks. NRDA Construction Project Consultant […]

  • 11 November 2014

    U.S. Senator Patty Murray yesterday delivered remarks at the Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT) Conference to discuss steps the next Congress can take to promote trade and global competitiveness. Murray called for both parties to build on bipartisan work done this year on the budget, appropriations, and other issues, and work across the aisle […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Steder Group has shipped large machinery items, with weights up to 85 tonnes, from the Netherlands to Singapore for a renowned Dutch dredging company. In total, the shipment consisted of more than 1,500 tonnes, with all the materials being intended for the refurbishment of a large backhoe dredger. The Steder Group B.V., based in […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The Oconto City Council has approved the first steps toward dredging the harbor next year, reports greenbaypressgazette.com. The council on November 20 approved a contract with Foth, a Green Bay engineering firm, for designing and permitting, specifications and bidding and for permitting the disposal of dredged material on a 20-acre site on Van Hecke Avenue. […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Briefing on the Dredging of Wiggins Pass will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 9, in the Collier County Human Resources Conference Room in Naples, Florida. Two or more members of the Board of County Commissioners, City of Naples City Council, City of Marco Island City Council, Tourist Development Council and the […]

  • 29 March 2012

      DP World today announces strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months to 31 December 2011, delivering a better than expected profit for the year, after separately disclosed items, of $751 million, 67% ahead of last year. Highlights – Consolidated volumes of 27.5 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TOS has announced that they conducted the second ship delivery for GSS Marine Services, a service provider for marine construction, engineering, repair and maintenance. The new built workboat Ellen K was shipped to Port Klang, Malaysia on a heavy lift vessel. After the vessel was unloaded TOS stepped in. The ship delivery crew prepared the […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District has approved a contract authorizing the start of early construction on the massive Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir project. The work is a precursor for achieving water storage benefits before the entire reservoir is complete. “While just the first step in construction of the reservoir, this work […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., released the following statement after the City of Carencro and the United States Army Corps of Engineers recently partnered in moving forward with the ongoing feasibility study for the Beau Basin Coulee: “Since I was first elected, officials with the city of Carencro have worked in conjunction with the […]

  • 20 July 2011

    The deepening of the Western Scheldt has made the port of Antwerp easily accessible not only to Ultra Large Container Ships of over 10,000 TEU but also to capesize vessels, as demonstrated by yesterday’s arrival of the MG Courage with an enormous cargo of steam coal for the German market. The vessel entered the port […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bellingham is proposing to divide the 74-acre Georgia Pacific West cleanup site on the Bellingham waterfront into two separate cleanup areas, so the northern half of the site can be cleaned, opened to the community and redeveloped sooner. An in-depth environmental investigation shows that the soil and groundwater contamination is extensive across […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) increased containerized cargo in March by 27.8 percent compared to the same month a year ago, for an additional 72,499 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs). For the first time ever, the Port of Savannah moved 333,058 TEUs in a single month, surpassing its previous monthly record set in October 2014 […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Victorian Minister for Water Peter Walsh today announced the first phase of a major water study that will benchmark water aquifers across the state. The water study will provide Victoria with a comprehensive understanding of the State’s water aquifers and water dependent assets including groundwater springs, wetlands, rivers and […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Senator Andrew Maynard (D-Stonington) joined State Representative Diana Urban (D-North Stonington) and State Representative Elissa Wright (D-Groton) in praising the State Bond Commission’s expected approval today of funds to finance dredging of shoal areas of the Mystic River in Stonington and Groton near the Mystic Seaport. The project is anticipated to create or retain […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor) and Minister of Health today announced funding that could lead to the development of a port in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. “The construction of a port at Rankin Inlet would help bring jobs, growth and long-term prosperity to the community and the Kivalliq […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Old Bar Manning Point Coastal Working group has taken the next step in progressing plans for a Coastal Management Program, with a funding application submitted to the NSW Government last week. The application seeks funding to engage specialists in the fields of community engagement and coastal science, who will join representatives from MidCoast Council, […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Authorities & Government, Ports & Logistics

    A concept for the reconfiguration of Jurien Bay Boat Harbour was shared recently with key stakeholders in the local community as part of ongoing work to address water quality issues at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) WA Manager Maritime Projects James Holder said that the reconfiguration concept had been developed using the results of […]