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  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Senator Bruce Tarr visited dredging operations on the Annisquam River in Gloucester last week. Senator Tarr was instrumental in getting the contributed funds from the MA Dredging Program, allowing USACE to award the dredging contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, awarded this contract to Coastline Consulting on October 10, 2019. […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A regional meeting on dredging issues will be held Friday, June 19, at 10:30 a.m. at the selectmen’s meeting room in Ipswich Town Hall, announced the Daily News of Newburyport. This meeting, being organized under the auspices of state Senator Bruce Tarr, R-Gloucester, will include presentations on problem areas and potential dredging projects in this oceanfront […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito yesterday joined state Senate Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr of Gloucester, state Rep. Brad Hill of Ipswich and Manchester selectmen to announce a $500,000 MassWorks grant in support of the Manchester-by-the-Sea Dredging Project.  The announcement was made at Reed Park, off Beach Street, along the harbor. “Through the very hard work of […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Merrimack River Beach Alliance (MRBA) is continuing discussion about plans to dredge sand from the Merrimack and Piscataqua Rivers, the Daily News of Newburyport informs. MRBA met with Department of Conservation and the U.S. Army Corps Engineers representatives last week to discuss plans for the project, which aims to dredge 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Town officials last week met with state Senator Bruce Tarr, state Representative Brad Hill, and a representative of the state’s Seaport Advisory Council and its Division of Waterways about the potential dredging of parts of Manchester Harbor. The town hopes to have a commercial mooring area off Masconomo Park and an area adjacent to Crocker’s […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Kathleen O’Connor Ives, last week participated in the monthly meeting of the Merrimack River Beach Alliance. The state legislative delegation for Newburyport, Salisbury and Newbury – Old Town, Plum Island and Village of Byfield met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and other leaders to discuss strategies for improving […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House recently passed Congressman Seth Moulton’s bill to allow dredging in the Essex River as part of the Water Resource Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “Dredging the Essex River is critical for public safety. Coast Guard vessels currently can’t reach boats in distress in many parts of the river. By making the channel […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Three area communities are stepping up their efforts to get the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out repairs to two jetties at the mouth of the Merrimack River they say are needed to halt erosion of Plum Island and Salisbury beaches. Newbury, Newburyport, and Salisbury have been advocating for repairs to the jetties for […]

  • 2 August 2013

    A new, $37 million experimental sea simulator will enable Australian scientists to recreate ocean conditions and study how both human activities and natural events will affect marine environment in the future. Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Senator Kim Carr and Senator for Queensland Jan McLucas opened the National Sea Simulator (SeaSim), at the […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The state Senate’s Ports and Marine Resources Committee visited coastal ports last week, committee chairman Sen. Brice Wiggins said. The group inspected Bienville Port in Hancock County and the state Port of Gulfport. After that, they were in Jackson County to tour the Port of Pascagoula. “Every year we travel to Jackson for the Port […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr Bruce Tomlinson has been appointed as Chief Executive of HR Wallingford. He joins HR Wallingford from UK-based Fugro EMU, a marine survey and consultancy, where he was Managing Director. With more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Bruce brings high level strategic business experience to HR Wallingford as well as a wealth […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met this week with leaders from the Community Alliance of St. Joseph and the St. Joseph Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. During the meeting, Blunt was updated on the activities of the 139th Airlift Wing at Rosecrans Air National Guard Base and concerns regarding the city’s difficulties in repairing a levee […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will host the Pomme de Terre Lake’s final draft Shoreline Management Plan meeting on July 18, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Pomme de Terre Project Office.  The final draft Shoreline Management Plan for Pomme de Terre Lake establishes policy and furnished guidelines for the […]

  • 21 February 2012

     A proposal to stop dredging the Oamaru Harbour entrance could emerge as a contentious issue in the Waitaki District Council’s… By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 21, 2012

  • 17 November 2011

    Construction of a pipeline to replenish sand on Maroochydore Beach on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast could begin as early as next March…   By Bruce Atkinson (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, November 17, 2011;

  • 17 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced that William S. (Bill) Steckel has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective Monday August 20, 2012. Mr. Steckel brings nearly 30 […]

  • 26 May 2011

    It will likely be the end of June before South Bruce Peninsula can do anything about the silting up of the entrance of Bluewater Park harbou… (owensoundsuntimes) [mappress] Source: owensoundsuntimes, May 26, 2011;

  • 4 November 2010

    Although the Longboat Key Town Commission is worried about the lasting effect of a north-end beach restoration project, Town Manager Bruce… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, November 4, 2010;

  • 15 December 2011

    Larry Miller, the Bruce Grey Owen Sound MP, is convinced that the federal transport minster will support the Owen Sound Harbor dredging project. There are concerns that the city’s federal harbour could soon become no longer viable, and the harbor dredging is badly needed. “Meetings with ministry staff provided no satisfaction and few answers about […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Saibai Island residents in the Torres Strait will be better protected from storm surges and high tides after the completion of the Saibai Island Seawalls, part of the Torres Strait Seawalls project, the Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, said in its latest release.   The Torres Strait community yesterday celebrated the official opening of the […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The communities of Bayfield, Lion’s Head, Port Elgin, Dyer’s Bay, Howdenvale, Meaford, Big Bay (North Keppel), White Cloud Island, Pembroke, and Silver Water in Ontario are welcoming important federal investments that will benefit their local harbor infrastructure. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Sean Casey, has announced that […]

  • 1 July 2011

    A digger supported by a fishing boat started dredging the Oamaru Harbour entrance yesterday under contract to the Waitaki District Council -… By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, July 1, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011

    A draft strategy for the development of Oamaru Harbour over a nine-year period is nearing completion. By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, March 23, 2011  

  • 6 January 2011

    The dredge and a lot of sand is coming to Cove Beach next week. City Manager Bruce MacLeod attended a meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of… By Jack Fichter (capemaycountyherald) [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, January 6, 2011;

  • 31 January 2011

    Options for dredging the Oamaru Harbour and its entrance are being considered again by the Waitaki District Council, after an experiment … By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, January 31, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011

    On Tuesday, March 15 at the county commission’s regular meeting, Bruce Millender, of Seaquest Seafood in Eastpoint, pleaded with… By Lois Swoboda (apalachtimes) [mappress] Source: apalachtimes, March 23, 2011