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  • 28 June 2011

    Virginia Key Park’s North Point is the targeted site for excavated debris drilled from the billion-dollar Port of Miami project. More info: rogersoutdoorblog [mappress] Source: rogersoutdoorblog, June 28, 2011

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc, Niagara Falls, New York, has been awarded a $14.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for environmental dredging of the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site, Portsmouth, Virginia.  The contract also includes handling of approximately 330,000 cubic yards of dense non-aqueous phase liquid creosote contaminated sediments that will be dredged from the site. Other activities associated […]

  • 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 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a settlement announced yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, JPMorgan Chase Bank has reimbursed the federal government $1.28 million for costs incurred by EPA in cleaning up the Browning Lumber Company Superfund Site in rural Bald Knob, Boone County, W.Va. Under the Superfund law, past and current owners and operators of a Superfund […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Yesterday, Easter Monday, 9 April, at 3 p.m. the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the state of Espirito Santo, the municipality of Presidente Kennedy and project developer Terminal Presidente Kennedy (TPK) signed an agreement in Vitória, Brazil, for the development of Porto Central, a new port in Brazil. The so-called ‘greenfield port’ still has to be […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The opening of the expanded Panama Canal is fast approaching. The countdown is on, and PortMiami, the first port of call on the Asia-to-US route via the Canal, will be the only Atlantic Seaboard port south of Norfolk, Virginia with a channel deep enough to accommodate the super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program, set to remove approximately 2 million cubic yards of material from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District informs. According to USACE, the work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp Port Authority and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) have reconfirmed their collaboration agreement. The purpose of the agreement is to promote trade between the port of Antwerp and the West Coast of South America via the Panama Canal. In view of the positive evaluation of the first agreement, made in 2010, the new agreement will […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]

  • 23 March 2010

    USACE has awarded a contract for Maintenance Dredging at Rudee Inlet and Virginia Beach, Virginia,for estimated amount of $2,480,278.00.To NORFOLK DREDGING COMPANY ,at the day of March 22, 2010… [mappress] Source:fbogov,March 23,2010;

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that it is awarding a $999,640 Wetlands Program Development Grant to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS). VIMS provide critical services by conducting research and sound scientific advice concerning wetland resources to the Commonwealth. In collaboration with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, VIMS will work with […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) submitted this month a project permit application for the Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. The scheme is located immediately south of the Maplewood Flats Conservation Area which is two kilometers east of the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia in federal waters managed […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami experienced double-digit container volume growth in March; as well as a 12 percent year to date increase for the first six months of FY 2015. In March PortMiami recorded approximately 84,000 TEUs, compared to the 73,000 TEUs moved during the same period last year, and for the first six months 477,400 TEUs compared to […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and the Army Corps met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    During the Mathews Board of Supervisors’ July 24 meeting, Lewie Lawrence of the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority, discussed maintenance dredging of local waterways. „While navigable waterways are critical to the economic fabric of the Middle Peninsula, federal funding is no longer sufficient to pay for maintenance dredging of the channels. Therefore, a […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Ed Chamberlayne, USACE Baltimore District commander, yesterday signed an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) to begin a three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia. The $3 million agreement, inked at the Baltimore District Headquarters, will […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    During the first six months of this year, the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority already invested approximately EUR 24 million into the development of the port’s infrastructure. According to their latest announcement, although the pandemic caused confusion in the business sector, not a single investment project was stopped in Klaipeda port. The deepening works of water […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Still fueled by the overwhelming attendance and success from the 2017 meeting in Vancouver, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is ready to begin planning for its 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo. The conference will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel in Norfolk, Virginia from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port & Terminal Technology USA 2013, established as a “must-attend” key industry event, is scheduled for 11 – 12 April, 2013, and will take place at Marriott Waterside Hotel, Norfolk, Virginia. This conference will offer a diverse and in-depth program delivered by an impressive line-up of industry experts and market leaders providing an invaluable learning […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the USACE’s Norfolk District and the City of Virginia Beach, VA, have signed an agreement authorizing the use of up to 2.2 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish Sandbridge beach and dunes. The project, using sand from Sandbridge Shoal located on the Outer Continental […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the VIMS Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 2, at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, VA. The workshop theme for this year is “Sustainable Shorelines in Action: Successful Applications & Incentive Programs” and the workshop focus will […]

  • 4 October 2010

    Agreement will strengthen co-operation promoting maritime environment protection and conducting maritime training and research…   By Tony Chua (sbr) [mappress] Source: sbr, October 4, 2010;

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Norfolk District and City of Virginia Beach officials have just announced that the work on Virginia Beach oceanfront project will resume in the next couple of days. As reported, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC – the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project’s contractor intends to mobilize equipment at 68th […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Beach Public Works Department have announced the awarding of an $11.9 million contract for resort beach replenishment in Virginia Beach to Weeks Marine of Camden, New Jersey. The contract is for 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand, dredged from the Thimble Shoals and Atlantic Ocean […]