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  • 22 September 2011

    The U.S. Department of Commerce yesterday announced the release of a $3.1 million grant to support the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority’s… (toledoblade) [mappress] Source: toledoblade, September 22, 2011

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) are the organizers of today’s Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. The meeting will enable federal, state and local agencies and tribal governments to provide their input into the project. PDT meeting, taking place today February 15th 2017, […]

  • 2 May 2011

    A Visayan lawmaker has pushed for an increase in the authorized capital of the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) from P5 billion to P50 billi… By CHARISSA M. LUCI (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, May 2, 2011;

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection again engaged local stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others, on development of the restoration plan for Lake Okeechobee. This meeting continued an intensified program of monthly gatherings to establish the specific pollutant load reductions and action strategies essential to improving lake water quality. This month’s […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor John R. Kasich joined local and federal officials yesterday to celebrate the environmentally-friendly dredging of the Toledo Harbor by signing a proclamation of collaboration between the state, city of Toledo, and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Florida Governor Rick Scott announced a $130 million investment to continue work on restoring the Everglades and South Florida’s ecosystem as part of the “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget.” Governor Scott said: “This $130 million investment from the ‘It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget’ will fund critical projects that will improve water quality for […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment. A recently finalized Environmental Assessment (EA) contains the finding. The […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott sent the below letter to Brigadier General Donald E. Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division regarding the Lake Okeechobee Herbert Hoover Dike System and the lack of federal investment for regional restoration projects. Governor Scott stated: “I am writing regarding the Corps of Engineers’ inaction that led […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Currituck will be busy working in the Federal channel at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). According to the Corps Jacksonville District, this shallow-draft special purpose dredge will be dredging the area known as the “Crossroads”. Disposal […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning April 1, Waveland Beach will be temporarily closed while construction crews set up for the beach renourishment project slated to begin along South Hutchinson Island. St. Lucie County lifeguards will be relocated to South Beach Park, 801 South Ocean Drive, until the project is completed and the access structures at Waveland Beach are rebuilt. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is notifying Kissimmee River boaters of navigational restrictions along approximately ten miles of the river in the lower river basin.  According to the notice, USACE continues backfilling the channelized Kissimmee River segments to allow flows through the historic river channel and restore its floodplain and habitat. Restoration […]

  • 1 August 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced yesterday that a contract was awarded to Southwind Construction Corps. in the amount of $2.3 million for maintenance dredging of the St. Augustine Inlet. The contract consists of maintenance dredging of approximately 162,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand within the St. Augustine reach of […]

  • 8 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project will start mid-April, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort Pierce Inlet South Jetty and […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, the project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. The $6.8 million coastal protection program, […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. The meeting will be held in the Okeechobee Auditorium on Tuesday, July 26th with an open house beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an official presentation at 7 p.m. The […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns Riverkeeper filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief in federal court last week against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project.  In April 2015, the Record of Decision was issued approving the USACE’s Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the JAXPORT proposal to […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is scheduled to start in March. “This project is part of a 50-year plan to rebuild the St. Augustine inlet ruined shoreline,” stated Andrew Ames, St. Johns County Public Works Department assistant engineer. “The St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is to last six months and would likely cause minimal […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ryba Marine and Constriction recently won a $2.1 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo Distric to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, Ohio. The contract calls for dredged material to be placed in a contractor furnished location, different from last year’s dredging cycle when material was placed […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEP’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) has partnered with Florida Sea Grant to fund the completion of seven Coastal Partnership Initiative (CPI) grant-funded, community-based coastal projects around the state. Florida Sea Grant has committed $150,000 this year to fund these projects, which will immediately benefit their communities and are matched dollar-for-dollar by the communities. “The […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest release that they will dredge a problematic shoal located within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in Martin County starting this week and ending work in mid-July.  The shoal is causing hazardous navigation conditions for mariners within the area. The Crossroads reach of […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just announced the wrap up of their third maintenance dredging project this summer. According to the company, they will successfully complete the third port in their summer, West Coast small port and harbor dredging schedule later this week. “After stops at Port Orford, OR, Coos Bay and completion of work this week at […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company welcomes the new National Ports Policy launched by Minister Leo Varadkar recently. The policy recognises Dublin Port as one of three Tier 1 ports of national significance and endorses the objectives the Port has set for itself in its Masterplan 2012 to 2040. Speaking after the launch, Dublin Port Company’s Chairperson, Lucy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international businessman behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated residential, tourism, retail, casino and entertainment project proposed for Wavebreak Island has invited twice world champion surfer Mick Fanning to work with the him to ensure local surf breaks and the environment are protected. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO […]