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  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 4 December 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $9,317,050 in funds have now been made available to renourish Carolina and Kure Beach. As a part of the federally sponsored Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in place for the two communities, $4,681,500 will be invested on Carolina Beach and $4,635,550 will be invested on Kure Beach. Congressman […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is requesting a meeting between the top official at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Dare County Board of Commissioners to discuss critical infrastructure investments in the Oregon Inlet. Hagan sent a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), asking that she hear directly from […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program has announced completion of the final report on the health of wetlands located in New Castle County’s Christina River Watershed. The Christina River originates in Landenburg, Pa., and flows 35 miles eastward through Newark, Christiana and Newport, Del., before emptying into the Delaware River through the Port of Wilmington. One […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The NC Coastal Resources Commission will conduct eight public hearings during August and September on a proposal to incorporate updated long-term average annual erosion rates into the state’s oceanfront development rules. Hearings will take place in each of the eight coastal counties that contain ocean shoreline. The schedule is as follows: · 5 p.m. Aug. […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory joined Brigadier General David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and state and local representatives last week to survey progress of the new Gallants Channel Bridge project and tour the Port of Morehead City. The construction to replace the existing draw bridge on U.S. 70 over Gallants Channel is […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has just announced that the state officials will hold four meetings in September to gather public input on the North Carolina Beach and Inlet Management Plan. Initially developed by the state environmental agency in 2011, the Beach and Inlet Management Plan aims to preserve and enhance the value […]

  • 15 March 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre and many of his colleagues are urging the President to include in his upcoming budget an investment in the harbors and ports to protect and create jobs. Congressman McIntyre stated: “Our ports affect up to 65,000 jobs in our state! North Carolina is home to two fantastic ports – Wilmington and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The state recently awarded more than $2.2 million in grants for 37 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources. The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $2,244,877 as a part of its 2014 spring grant cycle for the Water Resources […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wrightsville Beach could get sand in its stocking this Christmas… Source: Lumina News, November 25, 2009

  • 31 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    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 dredge Currituck. The Currituck recently spent three days dredging the federal channel at Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach, Va., and […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre, Chairman of the Congressional Waterways Caucus, announced yesterday that plans are in place to dredge the Shallotte River by the end of the year. Congressman McIntyre said, “This is a great victory for the Town of Shallotte and Brunswick County! Dredging the Shallotte River is essential to the wellbeing of our […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has adopted a 2013-14 fiscal year (FY) budget of approximately $1.1 billion for the Port of Los Angeles, including one of the largest annual Capital Improvement Programs – $399.9 million or 37% of the total budget – in Port history. The budget supports more than 8,500 jobs, 6,870 of which […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge CURRITUCK is in Ocean City, Md., for a sand bypassing operation to Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS). The dredge is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT will be part of two revamped Asian-US East Coast service rotations with vessels to begin calling within a month. The G6 Alliance shipping lines (APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line) have expanded their cooperation and added JAXPORT to the new service beginning in May. […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has announced that their 2016 Delaware Wetland Conference, with the theme “Educate, Connect, Protect.”, will take place on February 3rd and 4th at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington. “Wetlands play an important role in Delaware’s environment by improving water quality, providing habitat […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official start of the Avalon/Stone Harbor beach fill project, which was set to begin before the end of January, will be prolonged for couple of weeks, reports the Borough of Avalon. The announcement was made during the weekly beach fill progress meeting on Thursday, January 26th, at the Stone Harbor firehouse. At the meeting, the […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet in Atlantic Beach next week to provide new commissioners with an overview of the state’s coastal program, consider amendments to rules on erosion control and other coastal issues, the NC Department of Environmental Quality said in its release.  The commission plans to meet November 7 and 8 at […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressed by environmental groups, the federal agency that oversaw a study of the proposed terminal groin on Figure Eight Island has decided to take another look at the structure after property owners submitted a new design and location that aren’t included in the original study. The Army Corps of Engineers will update its 2012 draft […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Faced with a landfill nearing capacity, the Delaware Solid Waste Authority awarded a contract to Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc. of Niagara Falls to construct a mechanically stabilized earth berm that is being recognized for its innovative design. Sevenson was the prime contractor on the Cherry Island Landfill Vertical Expansion Project in Wilmington, Del., one of […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

  • 22 November 2011

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey, Pat Toomey  and Chris Coons have filed an amendment to an appropriations bill that would increase the potential of securing the Delaware River dredging project federal funding. The amendment would move formerly appropriated funds in the Army Corps of Engineers budget to navigation projects directed towards improving our Nation’s rivers traffic […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) joined U.S. Senator Carl Levin (D-Mich.) in introducing bipartisan legislation to fund critical operations and maintenance of the nation’s harbors, including the Delaware River. The Harbor Maintenance Act of 2013 (S.218) would require funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund be spent for their intended purpose of maintenance and operations […]