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  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a $20.9 million contract Tuesday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for maintenance dredging of the Galveston Entrance, Outer, and Inner Bar Channels and Houston Ship Channel Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, Texas. “The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rooney, announced recently that the Florida Consolidated Appropriations Bill has passed the House of Representatives by a bipartisan vote of 309-118. The 2017 Consolidated Appropriations bill is a comprehensive package comprised of the 11 remaining fiscal year 2017 Appropriations bills, which were the subject of hundreds of open hearings and hundreds of amendments on […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission advised the governments of Canada and the United States, by letter dated April 15, 2013, that it will implement this year an improved plan for regulating Lake Superior outflows at Sault Ste. Marie. The new plan, Lake Superior Regulation Plan 2012, provides additional benefits compared to current regulation, especially during extreme […]

  • 30 December 2011

    The expansion of the Panama Canal has created a highly competitive environment between US ports on opposing coasts. The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in California are the most active shipping ports in the United States and serve as the integral link between Asian goods and the America marketplace. But as the Panama […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are progressing according to schedule.  We are pleased to announce that DTC will be moderated by Alexander Verbeek, an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He has been […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World London Gateway Port and Logistics Park is celebrating receiving a Special Award for Engineering and Contribution to London’s Economy from the prestigious Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE). The annual ICE London Civil Engineering Awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement. The Awards were held at the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced a $500,000 matching grant to initiate a new push in generating the funding to open Aransas County’s Cedar Bayou and Vincent Slough. After decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows, an estimated $6.5 million effort will be required to open the vital connection from Mesquite […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Rep. Tom Reed and the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to reauthorize the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). WRRDA authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to facilitate waterway infrastructure improvements and environmental restoration. Priorities in the bill include strengthening water transportation networks, streamlining the environmental review process, and saving taxpayer dollars. “Upstate […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday issued a proposal to designate a dredged material disposal site to serve the eastern Long Island Sound region. The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS) would be located offshore from New London, Connecticut, and would be available for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mr Louis Strydom, Business development Manager at FMO (Dutch Development Bank), has confirmed his participation as a speaker at our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Focusing on taking early stage projects from concept to bankability, Mr Strydom has worked for various consulting and financial institutions across multiple sectors including agriculture, energy, freight and logistics, housing, ICT, […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wisconsin’s waters are benefiting from the hard work of public and private partners, with the latest progress coming on the Sheboygan River. Thanks to four major dredging projects coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many partners, the first and most challenging of nine beneficial use impairments for […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The U.S. House Energy & Water Appropriations Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, has approved its fiscal 2013 funding bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including a $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors. This would be the largest regular annual appropriation for […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay (OIPCB) has deployed staff to the Port of Garibaldi dredging project. Utilizing the State of Oregon owned dredge “The Laura”, Port of Coos Bay staff will dredge the marina and boat launch at the port. The vessel, an Ellicot-360SL swing ladder suction dredge, was purchased by the State […]

  • 26 March 2014

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. “Our state channels are vital waterways that are used by recreational boaters and commercial fisherman,” NJDOT Commissioner James […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the last few weeks, the Spanish media have carried several stories relating to the supply of sand to Gibraltar. As part of an initial beach regeneration project at Sandy Bay, HMGOG entered into a contract with Van Oord (Gibraltar) Ltd on the 19th April 2013 for the supply and placing on the beach of […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed an extended dredging season and is bringing equipment in for seasonal maintenance and leave for the crew. The Corps Dredges Hurley and Potter completed dredging operations on the Middle Mississippi last week. The dustpan dredges have been operating well beyond the normal dredge season, which usually ends […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The Philippine Port Authority (PPA) officers and officials of its consulting firm Science and Vision recently met with Sulu Gov. Abdusakur M. Tan and provincial government officials to start the process of rehabilitating the port of Jolo. Engr. Jameson Lee, Principal Engineer, PPA, PDO-SOMIN, said that the initial phase of the port rehab would be […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, HI., to discuss current and fixture actions the Coips will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water. The meeting, […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Port Authority Executive Director Jerry Bridges was formally installed on Sept. 15 as the American Association of Port Authorities’ (AAPA) chairman of the board for 2011-12. Mr. Bridges accepted his new chairmanship duties at a membership meeting in Seattle during which the entire slate of 2011-12 officers was inducted as part of AAPA’s 100th […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced that more than $100 million was allocated to the district’s Civil Works program for FY 2017. The FY 2017 program includes funding outlined in yesterday’s Work Plan as well as emergency appropriations provided by the December 2016 continuing resolution. Highlights include $17.5 million to initiate […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the Logistics Hub Initiative is expected to generate numerous employment opportunities for Jamaicans, irrespective of qualifications. In an interview on the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Issues and Answers’ programme, Mr. Hylton noted that a range of opportunities will be created from the lower end to […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Governor Scott Walker approved grants totaling $12.9 million for eight harbor maintenance and improvements projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge waterways in Manitowoc, Oconto, Racine and the town of Washington; and make repairs to dock facilities in Green Bay, Milwaukee and the town of Washburn. HAP grant recipients include: -Town of […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took an active part in a lot of projects all over the world in 2016. During the first quarter of 2016, UniSite supplied a significant amount of shipbuilding parts to the dredging companies, such as bottom doors, overflows, […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    New flood defences for the Water End area of York are to benefit from almost £1 million worth of extra improvements. Environment Agency contractors will now be able to raise the level of Landing Lane, adjoining the River Ouse, removing the need to install temporary barriers across the road requiring manual operation in the event […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Brigadier General John S. Kem has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Mississippi River Commission. Brig. Gen. Kem serves as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, a position he has held since July 2013.  In this position, he oversees an annual program of more than $3 billion […]

  • 30 July 2013

    APM Terminals hosted Indian Shipping Minister Milind Murli Deora while he was in The Netherlands July 23rd on an official government visit. The Minister and a delegation including the Shipping Ministry Joint Secretary Shri N. Muruganandam, India’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the Netherlands R.K. Singh, and Chairman and Managing Director of the Shipping Corporation […]