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  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This week in his bi-weekly constituent-friendly column, State Senator and CD-1 Republican nominee Buddy Carter takes to his pen in ‘kind of explaining, kind of shaming’ the HMT fee/tax for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the ‘mis-allocation’ of funds on the part of Congress. In this article, he discusses the problem, what Congress is […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Water Injection Dredging is a hydrodynamic dredging technique that should be taken into consideration as a cost-effective, environmentally sound solution to some specific dredging operations. Dredging works can be complex and costly, accounting for a substantial proportion of the budget of a maritime project. To effectively plan and execute a dredging operation, to be able […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd of Portsmouth, Hampshire, is about to begin a routine maintenance dredging of the Port Solent Approaches, according to the Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth. As reported, dredging of the Port Solent Approaches will begin today (24 February 2020). Dredging operations – to be conducted 24 hours a day – are set to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Leavenworth’s recently updated shoreline master program as it begins review of the document adopted by the city council on Jan. 22, 2013. Leavenworth’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 23 October 2013

    ACI’s 6th Optimising Port Development conference (London, 4th – 5th December 2013) will address the key challenges faced by modern ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The meeting will explore best practices and strategies for port and hinterland competitiveness in Europe. The meeting will cover […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 6th Optimising Port Development conference (4th and 5th December 2013, London, UK) will address the key challenges faced by modern ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The meeting will explore best practices and strategies for port and hinterland competitiveness in Europe. The meeting will […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Glace Bay harbour dredging program is nearing its completion, reports capebretonpost.com. The dredging project, undertaken by J&T Van Zutphen of Port Hood, commenced on Janary 8, 2013. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted a sound test to ensure the appropriate depth of the harbour. Regarding this, Herb Nash, chair of the Glace Bay […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The Alpenhorn News reports that the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors recently approved a license agreement with the Arrowhead Lake Association. This agreement is two-year, three-month licensed arrangement for the Arrowhead Lake Association (ALA) to operate a stockpile site for dredged materials on an acre of county-owned land in Lake Arrowhead. Each year, the […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues with the development of the Medway Estuary and Swale flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy. The main aim of the strategy is to determine the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk within the area. In its latest update on the project, the EA […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company and the LBI communities launched a major coastal construction project, the Long Beach Island Storm Damage Reduction Project. This marked the beginning of the $128 million project, which will see the […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The timber section of Bowen Wharf will be closed to public access for several months from Monday 10th March 2014 while North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) carries out significant maintenance work. Works are scheduled to continue on the Wharf until around mid-August 2014. During this period it will be unsafe for any member of the […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the urging of Florida Congressman Brian Mast, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a critical increase in funding for Everglades restoration. The appropriations package will nearly triple funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration, which funds the Everglades Agricultural Area Southern Storage Reservoir Project, from $67.5 million in FY 2019 to $200 million for […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House has released the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020. The bill provides $7.355 billion in annual funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which builds on last year’s record appropriation of $7 billion for USACE. The FY 2020 funding is 5.1 percent above the FY 2019 amount […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Legislation (A-2675) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo and Scott Rumana, both R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, that re-appropriates $3 million to dredge waterways of municipalities in the Passaic River Basin was released by the Assembly Budget Committee. The funds never used from the 2003 bond act were made available due to project deferrals or […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A dredging campaign at Buncrana Harbor in County Donegal, Ireland, started earlier this week and is set to be wrapped up by Friday, 26th June 2020, Donegal County Council reports. According to their official release, MV Otterbank will carry out plough dredging daily from 7am to 8pm.  “Access to the pier and movements within the harbor […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Senate yesterday approved a resolution calling on Congress to address the chronic backlog of harbor maintenance projects, embracing the approach of legislation introduced by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. The “sense of the Senate” resolution is included in the surface transportation bill that the Senate approved today. The measure calls for Congress to appropriate the […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Senate yesterday passed a balanced $21.47 billion state budget. The budget provides additional appropriations to the Shallow Draft Inlet Dredging Fund, total estimated funding in FY 2015-16 is at $20 million. It reserves $4 million of that fund for Oregon Inlet dredging needs. While also appropriating $900,000 to the Department of Administration […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have praised Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill. As part of this legislation, the Senators worked to secure critical funding for several port maintenance projects in Maryland – including the Port of Baltimore, […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Congressman Jon Runyan voted to support H.R. 2354, the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which among other things, restores the funding level for the Army Corps of Engineers Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies (FCCE) account to $27 million for fiscal year 2012. In April, Runyan submitted testimony to the House Appropriations […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will provide over $3 million in federal funds to update flood warning systems and prepare for flooding in communities in the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes region. “The federal government has a responsibility to protect public safety and I am committed to ensuring our communities […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth City Council is currently conducting the repair works on the Bandstand sea defense scheme. This primary coastal defense protects historic buildings and recreational land from flooding and erosion. Norse Commercial Services Ltd. was appointed by the city council to undertake the repairs, with a start date of Monday, 25th February, 2019. It is expected that […]