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  • 25 August 2010

    The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. will dredge part of the shipping channel south of Cornwall Island.   (watertowndailytimes) [mappress] Source: watertowndailytimes, August 25, 2010;

  • 22 August 2011

    Commercial ships are almost constantly traveling the St. Lawrence Seaway and some have wanted to bring even bigger vessels to the Great Lake… By Amanda Kelley (centralny) [mappress] Source: centralny, August 22, 2011

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Currently a hopper dredger is being built in Canada which will perform the maintenance dredging activities of the St Lawrence Seaway. Ocean’s companies, the shipbuilder and future dredging contractor, have opted for a proven design, fitted out with a Damen trailing pipe and other Damen dredging gear. The self propelled 62 m long 1.180 m3 […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    During a visit to St. Lawrence County, U.S. Senator Charles E Schumer yesterday pledged his support for critical federal funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping costs and unlock new business opportunities. Schumer said that the U.S. […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Cavotec has won three orders worth a total of more than EUR 28 million for MoorMaster™ automated mooring systems at applications in Australia, Canada and Denmark, one of which – for the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada – is the largest to date for MoorMaster™, and one of the biggest projects in the history of […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Duluth Intermodal Project, the largest infrastructure project undertaken by the Duluth Seaway Port Authority in almost six decades, has officially started. The redevelopment process will include replacing corroded sheet piling and deteriorated wooden dock walls, resurfacing the deck, reinforcing heavy-lift capacity and constructing a new roll-on/roll-off dock. The project also involves dredging adjacent […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The 16th of August last, the “Ocean Traverse Nord”, was christened. The remarkable dredger is the result of an even more remarkable international collaboration. This inspired the busy christening ceremony. The christening ceremony took place at Quebec, Canada, along quay near the Ocean head office. All those present agreed that the building process was remarkable […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    G3 Canada Limited has announced that it will construct a new lake terminal at the Port of Hamilton to originate grains and oilseeds out of Southern Ontario for export to global markets. The 50,000 metric tonne facility will be located at Pier 26 in the Port of Hamilton, just off Queen Elizabeth Way. Grains and […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington took to the Legislature’s Question Period last week, calling on the provincial government to coordinate a long-term dredging plan for the Lower Fraser River. “The economic output of the Lower Fraser River is equivalent in both tonnage, and jobs, to Canada’s St. Lawrence  Seaway,” Huntington said. “This economic engine is […]

  • 23 December 2012

    Citing drought that has led to low water levels, Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken asked in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee this week to add money to support the dredging of Great Lakes harbors and channels so as not to disrupt shipping. The senators are hoping the committee will add the […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority has received $18 million from New York State (NYS) for freight-related projects, part of a $206 million overall investment by the state, the Watertown Daily Times reports.  This funding is the final piece of funding needed to start a project that includes dredging of the St. Lawrence River to […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Rep’s Bill Huizenga, Dan Benishek and Candice Miller, joined by two New York State colleagues, introduced a bill to have the U.S. Corps of Engineers treat the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as one unit when it comes to dredging makes sense. This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen. The formal change of command ceremony will take place July 7 at 10:30 a.m. aboard the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday urged the Acting Secretary of Army Civil Works to approve an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release critical funds to dredge the Ogdensburg Harbor. Last dredged in 1984, the Ogdensburg Harbor is still in desperate need of deepening, which will ease congestion, reduce shipping […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Twin Ports maritime community together with business leaders, elected officials and dignitaries from across the state and nation, will gather later today to officially break ground on the Port of Duluth Intermodal Project. Those in attendance at the 10 a.m. ceremony will be celebrating not only the revitalization of this 28-acre dock but also Duluth’s […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Oswego Harbor needs around $1.8 million in additional dredging work, according to the Port of Oswego Executive Director Jonathan Daniels. Regarding this issue, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stated: “The Port of Oswego is gearing up for a boost in ship traffic and imports in valuable commodities, but the federal government holds the keys to […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A second Poe-sized Lock is critical to the future of Michigan and the United States declared Michigan Governor Rick Snyder in his State of the State address on January 19. Gov. Snyder pledged to work with Congress to build the second lock. He noted that 4,000 commercial vessels transit the locks at Sault Ste. Marie, […]

  • 22 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the awarding of $2.9 million in Lake Ontario Flood Relief funds to local governments in Wayne, Orleans, Niagara, Cayuga, and Jefferson counties dedicated to restoration resiliency and recovery efforts following last year’s flooding. “The Lake Ontario shoreline experienced historic and damaging flooding last year, and we continue to stand […]

  • 6 June 2012

    At the urging of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to move forward on executing a feasibility study, a critical next step to future dredging of the Port of Ogdensburg – the northernmost port in New York State and the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway, where […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Trump Administration proposal to remove certain functions of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) from the Department of Defense umbrella drew praise last week from Louisiana Republican Congressman Garret Graves. The reorganization – listed in the White House’s release of “Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century, Reform Plan and Reorganization and Recommendations” […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]