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  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $1.6 million to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority for a project that would create 392 acres of marsh land in southwest Louisiana. This project will help restore marsh land in shallow areas by using dredged material from the Calcasieu Ship Channel. “This project is […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Glenn Mueller of the Southwestern Yacht Club has submitted an Application for Permit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District for the Southwestern Yacht Club Maintenance Dredging Project. The dredging and beach nourishment project is located at the Southwest Yacht Club in the Shelter Island Yacht Basin in San Diego Bay, in […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen Ludwig, has announced new investments in harbor infrastructure projects in North Head, Southwest New Brunswick. The development programs, led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Small Craft Harbors program, involve dredging the east side basin of the harbor to create room for additional floating wharves. Work on the […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ New Orleans District and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a series of public meetings to discuss the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project. According to the organizers, meetings will begin with a 30-minute open house, followed by a 30-minute formal presentation, and ending with an open question and answer […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big River Coalition – representing 189 companies in the US Gulf – has just released the latest update on the Southwest Pass dredging project that will restore the Mississippi River channel draft to 45-feet. According to the update, the Army Corps Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland has been activated and deployed to do emergency dredging in the Mississippi River’s Southwest Pass, USACE said in its latest announcement.  According to the release, the Mac will be conducting urgent dredging operations at the mouth of the Mississippi River in the following […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy and Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana Board Chairman Chip Kline signed a partnering agreement on January 25 to design hurricane and storm damage risk reduction features in Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion parishes. Commenting the latest news, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, said: “Southwest Louisiana […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, released the following statement earlier this week, after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers introduced their updated Fiscal Year 2018 Work Plan that allocates more funds for recreational harbor dredging in Southwest Michigan. “Dredging is critical to tourism, recreation, economic activity, and jobs and we need to dig deep […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. will be busy over the next couple of months with the maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass in Plaquemines, Louisiana. The $12.2 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, the Department of Defense reported yesterday. According to the Corps, the work will be completed with the use […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Southwest Valley Flood Damage Reduction Project recently received the Mid-Region Council of Governments Board of Directors’ Public Partnership Award. The Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA); Bernalillo County; Albuquerque Public Schools (APS); and Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) worked together to […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter yesterday released the following statement upon the completion of the Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Report to address coastal restoration and storm damage risk reduction in Southwest Louisiana. “This Chief’s Report is a huge step forward for restoring our coastline and better protecting our communities across Southwest Louisiana from natural disasters,” […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bradley Byrne used debate on the Energy and Water Appropriations Act last week to bring attention to critical Army Corps of Engineers projects in Southwest Alabama. Byrne encouraged the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize important local projects such as dredging Fly Creek, Dog River and Fowl River. “My amendment would allow for a […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have now both agreed on a feasibility study that could mean billions of dollars for ecosystem restoration, hurricane protection and home elevations in Southwest Louisiana. The Corps’ Civil Works Review Board approved the study in Washington, D.C. last week after hearing […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the pass from […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released its Southwest Coastal Louisiana Study Revised Integrated Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for a 45-day public comment period. This report revises the draft “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” previously released in December 2013 and contains […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for the Southwest Pass maintenance dredging work. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, this work will be performed on the Mississippi River SWP Area and possibly in other areas of the New Orleans District with an estimated completion […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, December 11th 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities. The bill, championed by congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, includes more than a billion dollars for dredging and harbor maintenance. Jaime was able to secure $1.1 billion in harbor maintenance from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the 45-day National Environmental Policy Act required public comment period for the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement,” the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, established the Southwest Coastal Feasibility Study project email, [email protected], as a tool to collect public comment. Due to a […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers temporarily lower the level of Caesar Creek Lake in Warren County by 10 feet to allow for an archaeological study to be conducted as part of the planned marina construction project. This archaeological study is the first step in attaining […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, is hosting public meeting this week to discuss the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement,” which is currently available for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, in partnership with the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana, has released the “Southwest Coastal Louisiana Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement” for a 45-day public review period ending Sunday, January 26, 2014. The proposed Southwest Coastal Louisiana project would provide non-structural […]

  • 26 February 2013

    State Rep. Al Pscholka and state Sen. John Proos announce that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Emergency Dredging Plan includes a proposed $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin Marina harbor, $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina and $436,050 for the South Haven Municipal Marina. The DNR 2013 Emergency Dredging Initiative […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Congressman Fred Upton issued the following statement yesterday after House Speaker John Boehner named him one of 33 House Members to negotiate with the Senate on the federal highway bill. Last week, Upton joined his House colleagues in passing a bipartisan extension of federal surface transportation programs (H.R. 4348) that would last through September. The […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement yesterday after the United States Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) allocated additional funding in the amount of $400,000 for the Southwest Louisiana Coastal Study: “In December, I received an update from Major General Merdith Temple of the Corps as to the status of this study.  […]

  • 17 May 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has moved in a fifth dredge to dig sediment out of the Southwest Pass, a major shipping connection between… (wdsu) [mappress] Source: wdsu, May 17, 2011;

  • 17 March 2010

    The work consists of furnishing one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead or dustpan dredge and attendance plant with a dredge discharge size not less than 27 inches inside diameter (ID) on a rental basis. Work will be performed at the Mississippi River SWP Area, and Possibly in other areas of the New Orleans District… [mappress] […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding construction of features of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP). The PSRP Draft EA and Proposed FONSI addresses the construction of design refinements for the Southwest Protection Feature […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators yesterday, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The letter reads, in part, “While our region is the fastest growing in Louisiana and among the top nationally for economic growth, Southwest Louisiana’s […]