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  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Andy Harris, Representing the First District of Maryland, will visit two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects around Smith Island on Saturday, April 7. The projects, currently underway, entail the construction of two jetties to improve navigation at Rhodes Point and dredging the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels. These development programs, conducted in coordination […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vortex Marine Construction Inc., of Oakland, California, will begin a $3.1-million maintenance dredging project of the Big Thorofare and Twitch Cove federal channels in early 2018, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. “These two channels go through the heart of Smith Island and are necessary for the population to travel and receive […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for sending comments on the proposed navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point/Smith Island ended on Friday, July 7, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The comments are sought on an Environmental Assessment for the project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. According to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, has just released an environmental assessment (EA) for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point for a 15-day public comment. USACE proposes to realign a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through hydraulic dredging; construct […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vortex Marine Construction was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Federal navigation channel on Smith Island in Somerset County, Maryland, reports the FedBizOpps. The $3.2 million project includes dredging of the Twitch Cove and Big Thorofare channels to their authorized depth of 7 feet (MLLW), plus two feet of allowable overdepth, and a width […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi  Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, a comprehensive initiative authorized and funded by Congress to aid […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutra Group, San Rafael, California, was awarded a $47.9 million firm-fixed-price contract to stabilize Fire Island by placing 2,500,000 cubic yards of sand for initial construction of the Smith Point County Park reach of the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point project area. Dutra Group, made up of three distinct but integrated companies, Dutra […]

  • 13 October 2014

    More than 100 people attended the Hamilton Island Reef Hour on Thursday night to hear guest speakers including finance and energy expert Tim Buckley and former GBRMPA director Dr Adam Smith discuss ongoing threats to the Great Barrier Reef. Dr Adam Smith, Director of Reef Ecologic and former Director of GBRMPA said: “There are some […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project and the opening of the window for the public to submit written comments regarding it. The proposed Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet project calls for […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project and the opening of the window for the public to submit written comments regarding it. With the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Bob McDonnell and Col. Paul Olsen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay to announce they have signed an agreement to build a long-awaited seawall and jetty to protect the Island’s endangered harbor. The project will involve both state and federal funding. “This is fantastic news,” […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Town of Jupiter Island is threatening to sue Martin County if it does not come up with a source of permanent funding for the dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet by June 1. The town insists on finding a permanent way to pay for a maintenance program that will keep sand out of the […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to build a 1-acre rock and sand island in Southeast Oregon’s Malheur Lake to help attract more salmon… By Quinton Smith (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, August 29, 2011;

  • 15 March 2011

    The Town of Ladysmith has received a financial boost in its efforts to study and clean up Ladysmith Harbour. (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, March 15, 2011  

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 21 September 2010

    The second phase of dredging in what is known as the “Northeast Branch” in Smithtown has begun…   By Stacey Altherr (newsday) [mappress] Source: newsday, September 21, 2010;

  • 19 August 2010

    Smithtown has begun Phase II of its dredging program, according to Supervisor Patrick Vecchio.   By Stacey Altherr (newsday) [mappress] Source: newsday, August 20, 2010;

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, joined Congressionals and federal, state and local partners this weekend for a luncheon – hosted by Smith Island United – to celebrate progress on the historic island to combat sea level rise and erosion, as well as to discuss the island’s vision and plans for the future. Baltimore […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Through an U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract, Southern Maryland Dredging Inc., out of Friendship, Maryland, began dredging the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut at Rhodes Point on Smith Island on October 18 to realign the channel to improve navigational access. It is estimated that 13,600 cubic yards of material will be removed […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Union Slough Levee near Everett, Washington, is getting repairs starting this week, when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will begin restoring approximately 1,245 feet of damage in four sections along the Snohomish River.  The project will cost approximately $1.1 million, USACE said. Three of the repair sites will be near 28th Place Northeast […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., last month completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are progressing well on the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Contract. The contractor, Weeks Marine, is dredging shoaled material from the federal navigation channel, and placing it on the Oak Island beachfront. According to USACE, this contract is […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. has won an $11.4 million contract for the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar maintenance dredging program in Brunswick County, North Carolina. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with two received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The dredging program, set to be accomplished by hydraulic cutter suction dredger, will be […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]