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  • 7 March 2010

    The folks at Dole are looking forward to the day when a deeper shipping channel on the Delaware River might allow them to bring in their fruit in bigger ships… [mappress] Source:delawareonline,March 7,2010;

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senator Chris Coons has announced that the Delaware River deepening project will be funded through end of 2016. President Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year reflects progress on a number of priorities of Senator Coons, including the Delaware dredging. “The federal budget is a reflection of our nation’s values and priorities, and what’s clear […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing on Holden Beach’s proposed 750-foot terminal groin, located just west of Lockwood Folly Inlet and Oak Island, is scheduled for September 24 at Holden Beach Town Hall, 110 Rothschild St., according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. Written comments on the statement will be accepted until October 13 and […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an information submittal from the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) regarding a potential future requirement for Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters, associated with the proposed US 70 Improvements in Wake and Durham Counties. The Corps of […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Billy Thompson, a local fisherman, said that the New River Inlet is in desperate need of dredging. Because the water is so shallow and the sand so high, Thompson’s boat hits the bottom of the ocean floor almost every day, according to jdnews.com. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said that the plan […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Inlet dredging program is about to begin, the Maryland Congressman Andy Harris said in his latest announcement.  Commenting the latest news, Congressman Harris said: “I applaud the Army Corps of Engineers for taking the steps necessary to get dredging of the Ocean City Inlet underway.” “The fishing and maritime industry is critical […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the state of North Carolina have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina’s coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels. “This agreement is critical to keeping our shallow-draft navigation channels navigable,” said Tom Reeder, […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging program. The work will consist of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Cutoff and Range A, and will involve removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels since they were last dredged. […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    An emergency dredging project at the Ponce de Leon Inlet area is set to begin this weekend, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Coast Guard and USACE officials have received reports of extreme shoaling and groundings in two areas of Ponce de Leon Inlet. According to […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Currituck, based out of Wilmington, N.C., is scheduled to begin dredging the Rudee Inlet Federal Navigation Project for five days beginning Dec. 7, 2012. The dredging is being done as a result of significant shoaling across the entire entrance channel. Weather conditions and wind direction have caused an increase […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Delaware River Dredging has been a hot topic over the recent period. Herby we are bringing you an interview with the United States Senator, Chris Coons, who took some time to talk to us and provide invaluable insight into the project. 1. You stated that the deepening of the Delaware River will bring enormous benefits […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s dredge CURRITUCK is hard at work this week conducting maintenance dredging of the Ocean City Inlet. The dredge arrived in Ocean City last Friday and started the inlet dredging operations Saturday, July 16. This dredging is focused specifically on the authorized navigation channel and crews are expected […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is soliciting public comments on an application from the North Carolina Department of Transportation seeking Department of the Army authorization to discharge dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with the proposed Complete 540 Project. NCDOT proposes to construct a 27 miles long Triangle […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE’s multi-purpose vessel SNELL is taking a much-needed breather and overhaul at the Engineer Repair Yard after working in waters up and down the Atlantic Coast, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. SNELL Chief Engineer Paul Allen said the crane and its controls will be much different. The mechanical levers are being […]

  • 26 February 2014

    A state court upheld Georgia’s Coastal Marshlands Protection Committee’s denial of a permit for a private marina proposed to be built in state marshlands on Wilmington Island, east of Savannah, Georgia. The court ruled that the permit applicant, Bull River Bluff Properties, LLC, had not demonstrated that its asserted need for a marina could not […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce approved the Chamber’s 2013 Public Policy Agenda at their meeting yesterday, February 13, 2013. The Agenda includes state and local items that bring focus to the area’s need to be more business friendly. “As our region continues its slow recovery from the recession, it is […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is working with its partners to deepen and widen the channel of the Little Mill Creek in New Castle County, DE. USACE is excavating and removing approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material as part of the project which is designed to reduce flooding. Work involves widening of […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons, during the Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, questioned Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, about the need for additional funding for beach nourishment projects along Delaware’s battered coastline. After winter storms devastated Delaware’s coastline earlier this year, Senator Coons joined the delegation in supporting Governor Markell’s request for emergency funding to […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a package of bills into law by Senator Isadore Hall, III, which will modernize and diversify development at the Port of Los Angeles and surrounding communities of San Pedro and Wilmington. California’s ports and harbors are major contributors to the state’s economy, employing tens of thousands of workers, investing billions […]

  • 27 April 2012

    As JDNews reports, the dredging work has been completed at an area inlet to repair damage from last year’s Hurricane Irene. “We just completed dredging New River Inlet using the Sidecast Dredge Merritt from April 1 to April 15,” wrote Ann Johnson of the Wilmington District’s public affairs office. “The funds were provided as a […]

  • 5 March 2014

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) announced that the newly released budget by the Obama Administration for FY 2015 contains $35 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports. This $15 million increase from […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has issued an initial proffered permit to the Village of Bald Head Island for the construction of a 1900 foot terminal groin at the western end of South Beach.  This project is the first of four proposed terminal groins to be permitted in North Carolina following the passage […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From Florida to Maine, one unique vessel in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ maritime fleet earns its “indispensable” reputation 363 days a year by dredging dangerous shoaling in shallow draft federal channel inlets: hopper dredger Currituck. The Currituck is assigned to the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina. It’s the only special-purpose type of […]