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  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, commenced their annual maintenance dredging operations in harbors across the state. Shown here, contractors operate the “Alaskan Eagle” as it positions the cutter-head pipeline dredge in Dillingham Harbor. The harbor is scheduled to have up to 95,000 cubic yards of material removed from the basin. [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cooper River Rediversion Project is integral to the success of Charleston is many ways, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The rediversion minimizes sedimentation rates into Charleston Harbor, saving $14-18 million per year in dredging costs. The St. Stephen Powerhouse provides electricity for more than 40,000 homes, and the fish […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Crews working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, began placing nearly 3 million cubic yards of sand onto Rockaway Beach in recent weeks as part of the second of two major sand placement contracts to repair and restore the engineered beach there to reduce coastal storm risks to the community there, […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Managing federally funded civil works projects through feasibility studies and construction requires leadership – a skill U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district Project Manager Sharon Tirpak hones while guiding multidisciplinary teams through complex projects that energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. A marine biologist by trade, Tirpak left the world of research […]

  • 15 August 2012

    US Senator Debbie Stabenow is calling on Congress to use money in the federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for dredging the nation’s harbors. This week, she and several other senators sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget asking that the Army Corps of Engineers come through in this issue. A similar call […]

  • 19 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    AVALON CONDITIONS WORSE THAN EXPECTED… Source: Shore News Today, November 18, 2009;

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) is the latest tool in CSA’s scientific equipment pool, providing the company with a unique capability for performing a wide variety of surveys in hazardous, remote, sensitive, and shallow water areas. The USV can be preprogrammed or controlled remotely to perform survey transects, while recording and/or streaming data back to […]

  • 18 May 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District,proposed Maintenance Dredging at Charleston Harbor.   [mappress] Source: fbo.gov, May 18, 2010;

  • 8 February 2012

    Congressman Steven Palazzo, Assistant Republican Whip, and member of the Sea Power and Projection Forces Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee, joined Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus in releasing a statement after receiving final confirmation that the commissioning of the USS Mississippi will take place in Pascagoula: Congressman Steven Palazzo: “Over the past […]

  • 21 October 2010

    Government-contracted dredging companies are not liable for the catastrophic flooding of the New Orleans area after Hurricane Katrina, even… (courthousenews) [mappress] Source: courthousenews, October 21, 2010;

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners today approved a new Port Master Plan that is the first comprehensive update of the Port’s development policies and procedures since its original plan took effect more than three decades ago. The new Plan incorporates previous amendments and anticipated future changes to the use of property within the […]

  • 6 August 2013

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs announced the awarding of the 2013 Coastal Management Assistance Program grants, with this year’s focus on projects that involve sea level rise and SLR adaptation planning. More than $126,000 was awarded this year through funding made available to the Delaware Coastal Programs by the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have modified the speaker selection process at two upcoming public meetings to accommodate high public interest. People interested in speaking at the verbal comment sessions in […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for achieving an important step forward in cleaning up the Quanta Resources Superfund site in Edgewater, N.J. A consent decree filed in federal court reflects an agreement with the Honeywell International Inc. and 23 other parties and requires […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a draft of the Hudson River Estuary Habitat Restoration Plan to guide restoration and protection actions that will sustain priority habitats in the Hudson River estuary and tributaries from the federal dam at Troy to the Tappan Zee Bridge. The plan identifies four priority […]

  • 20 January 2012

    CSA International, Inc. has initiated a program to develop a remediation methodology that can be successfully utilized with marine sediments that have been subjected to excessive loading with organic compounds, particularly in deepwater environments where biodegradation processes are slowed due to low temperature. To address this problem and in consideration of the inherent difficulties associated […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As DSC celebrates its 20th Anniversary, the Company takes time to reflect on its productivity throughout their milestone year. A leading designer and manufacturer of cutter suction, clamshell, and underwater pump mining dredges, DSC now operates four manufacturing facilities across the US and continues to ship its equipment virtually anywhere. Although DSC has grown tremendously […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Suction hopper dredger M/V Glenn Edward, the newest and largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel is working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is responsible for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbors. The Corps routinely dredges sediment from the bottom of the river to ensure a safe, authorized depth for cargo ships to import and export goods. Shown here is a dredger in the Savannah shipping channel. [mappress] […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The State Senate and Assembly have approved five bills designating Chateaugay Lake, Little Ausable River, Great Chazy River, Schroon River and Battenkill as inland waterways making the communities along these water bodies eligible for grants under the New York State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program. The bills were proposed by Senator Betty Little, Assemblywoman Janet Duprey […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From October 1, 2014, until January 31, 2015, approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sandy material will be dredged from the Federal Navigation Channel at Little Narragansett Bay. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, this deepening scheme will cost between $1 million and $5 million. Under the project planning, a hydraulic […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As of Aug. 14, Enbridge has closed the Kalamazoo River from Paddler’s Grove Park to the Kalamazoo Dam at Battle Creek. That section had temporarily re-opened Aug. 9. Although the dredge permit for the Mill Ponds area has not been issued, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality gave permission to Enbridge to begin placing dredge equipment […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year and the bike lane, which had been closed during construction activities earlier this year, […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Four new Super Post-Panamax cranes are on the way to PortMiami. The new cranes were manufactured by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The cranes are scheduled to arrive at PortMiami in September. With an outreach of 223 feet, the new gantry cranes will service cargo vessels up to twenty-two containers wide […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This year’s Waterways Symposium, taking place in Memphis, Tennessee, October 1-3, 2013, will examine the opportunities an efficient, modern waterways system can provide. Attendees typically include representatives from the shipping community, transportation providers, investors, bankers, officials from ports and federal/state/local governments, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies, consultants, academics, and many more. […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor and his leadership team yesterday hosted Rep. Steve Southerland of Florida’s Second Congressional District in the Panhandle and offered a first-hand look at the opportunities and challenges ahead for all of the state’s ports. Rep. Southerland is a member of both the House Committee on Natural Resources and the House Committee […]