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  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, the Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newburyport Harbor north jetty in Salisbury, Mass., and the south jetty in Newburyport, will be repaired under the terms of an $8.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Equipment Corp., of Braintree, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest a minimum of $36.2 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at 14 fishing harbors in Northeast New Brunswick. Since 2006, […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tetra Tech, Inc. has won a $35 million general environmental services contract that includes technical support services related to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments in the tidal portion of the Anacostia River, a heavily urbanized river flowing through the Nation’s Capital.  Restoration activities will be implemented at sites throughout the watershed as part of […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC), has signed a contract to build a new port in Atuabo, Ghana. This new port project includes construction of an 18.5 m deep channel and three quays with the varying depths (16.5 m, 12 m and 9 m). The project aims to provide […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds. The five-year Maumee River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative has been awarded $3.69 million and brings together a diverse coalition of 10 public and private organizations […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA), and Members of the Congressional PORTS Caucus led a letter with 86 total House signatories to the House Appropriations Committee advocating for funding of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). In 2014, Congress passed the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged federal appropriators to allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor. This funding has been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget and Schumer vowed to fight to make it an actuality. Schumer is urging […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 includes approximately $28.5 million for the civil works program of the District. According to USACE, the budget reflects the Administration’s priorities to support and improve the Nation’s economy, protect the American people, and restore the environment. The budget allocated $25 million […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $13 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State to partner with the America Farmland Trust to implement conservation projects in the Delaware River Basin watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Janiece M. Longoria was unanimously reappointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority two days ago in a joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council. During the meeting, which was held at the Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Office Building Boardroom, both Houston Mayor Annise D. […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marinex Construction, Inc., from Charleston, South Carolina, has won an $18.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging approximately 3 to 6 million cubic yards of maintenance material from the Savannah and Brunswick inner harbors. The estimated completion date of this dredging project is February 20, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with two received. The U.S. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday announced that it has priced its previously announced offering of $25 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 and entered into an agreement to sell the Notes. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on November 24, 2014, subject to customary closing […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies, has just won two dredging contracts from the government. The first one, worth approx $10.6 million and awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, is for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbor entrance channel. […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Municipalities, counties and local government agencies may now apply for grants for projects that improve storm resiliency as part of $50 million in federal funding now available through the Department of Environmental Protection, the Christie Administration announced. The state is making U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding available […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nova RMF from Napa, California, has won a $9.3 million for firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract for maintenance dredging of piers at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. The work to be performed provides for maintenance dredging of surrounding piers in order to re-establish the minimum required harbor depths needed for […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has awarded a $4.4 million contract for dredging of the Mississippi River to Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The work consists of furnishing, delivering and operating one cutterhead, hydraulic pipeline dredge. The Vicksburg District encompasses 68,000 square miles across three states and seven major river basins. […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an $8.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, to carry out maintenance dredging at three discontinuous reaches along the Hudson River Federal Navigation Channel between Coxsackie and Albany. The dredging will focus on shoals in the channel identified […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd., a Kongsberg Maritime subsidiary and a leader in the underwater acoustic industry, has launched a bundled system developed to meet the needs of customers who want a rapid deployment turn-key system for maritime security. The M3 MARSEC Shallow-Water Maritime Security Sonar System delivers excellent quality data at a low cost of ownership. The […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday announced $2.4 million in grants as part of the first round of $7 million in funding to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. These grants are part of a $35 million multi-state investment by the William Penn Foundation to protect the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $27.5 million will be available during the current funding cycle. Grants will be awarded on […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to perform maintenance dredging from Nutten Hook to Staats Point, New York, NY. The work will involve maintenance dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from three discontinuous reaches of the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech has just introduced the M3 Bathy System, a powerful, entry-level survey system for shallow-water bathymetric applications. The core of the M3 Bathy is Mesotech’s M3 Series MultiMode Multibeam Sonar. The M3 Sonar is the only instrument in its price point that produces high-quality imaging records and 3D profiling point cloud data using the […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView has released the M900-2250-130 in both standard 1000m depth rating and 4000m depth rating. The M900-2250-130 includes the third generation electronics package called ‘S3’ electronics. The ‘S3’ electronics package gives users the most advanced controls over the sonar settings including sound source power level control, gain and threshold setting. These new capabilities give […]