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  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo has announced that several provisions he secured to benefit South Jersey under the 2016 “Water Resources Development Act” have been approved by the House of Representatives. Included within the bill is a $55 million authorization for the construction Hereford Inlet to Cape May Inlet replenishment project. “As we have seen from […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just published the agenda for the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will take place on 12 May 2015 at the headquarters of Boskalis in Papendrecht.     AGENDA 1. Discussion of the Annual Report […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, and Grace Meng (D-Queens) yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will perform maintenance dredging of critical sandbanks in the Flushing Bay Federal Channel beginning this fall.  Dredging of the navigational channel, which is 15 feet deep and extends the length […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has almost a century’s worth of experience managing Gladstone Harbour and is committed to protecting one of Gladstone’s number one asset long into the future, CEO Leo Zussino said today. “GPC is the custodian of Gladstone Harbour and it is a responsibility we take very seriously,” Mr Zussino said. “We […]

  • 14 November 2013

    Anthony D Bates Partnership LLP (ADBP) has announced that they will make a presentation at the 9th International Conference on Ports and Terminal Technology being held in Amsterdam on the 27th November 2013. This presentation investigates the following aspects with regard to maximising cargos and the cost benefits associated with each: – Review of current […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Potential applicants have until Friday, 10 May 2013 to apply for compensation under the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program. The WBDDP Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program is being conducted by Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) to provide compensation to eligible commercial fishing operators affected by a loss of access to […]

  • 8 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major repair project of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which protects the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, is currently underway, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin said. Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a $7.6 million contract for the […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material. The following grants have been awarded: Megan Rua at Wright State University for “Improving soil health to increase plant production and quality on dredged material.” Rua will study whether […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in partnership with Jefferson County and the Sabine Neches Navigation District, is preparing an Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Study in Jefferson County, Texas. The study will help contribute to larger ongoing efforts to improve, preserve and sustain ecological resources […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is planning to prepare a Draft Supplemental Environment Impact Statement (EIS), integrated with a General Reevaluation Report, for the Mississippi River Ship Channel, Gulf to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, General Reevaluation Study.  The study will investigate deepening and maintaining the Mississippi River deep-draft navigation channel from the current […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) have increased confidence that their key priorities will be addressed after passage of an omnibus spending package to fund the federal government through September 30, 2018, AAPA said in its latest release. The spending bill contains funding for a number of AAPA’s top infrastructure and intermodal priorities, […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Brian Higgins and Chris Collins won approval for an amendment to the Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 which prohibits any funds in the bill from being used to consolidate or move functions performed by the Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo or Chicago Sectors. On July 10, 2013 Congressman Chris […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations funding to support flood control, navigation and other projects throughout Mississippi. The additional $67.5 million brings total Army Corps funding in the state to more than $136.9 […]

  • 29 July 2010

    A new report released today on the 100th day of the BP oil disaster details short- and long-term strategies for the Obama administration to make coastal Louisiana less vulnerable to future oil spills and hurricanes, including negotiating with BP for a $5 billion down payment on expected payments for natural resource damages. The report by […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 includes $59 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. According to Mikulski, the Port of Baltimore is an economic engine for Maryland, supporting thousands of jobs and keeping our economy rolling. “This public investment […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Fiscal 2020 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities for water resources infrastructure,” said Rickey D. (R.D.) James, Assistant […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane clean-up activities must be undertaken in accordance with federal regulatory standards, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. “We want residents and property owners to know that in most cases any discharge of excavated or fill material within the Department of the Army jurisdictional waters and/or wetlands requires a permit from […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water quality and silt contamination tests are continuing to be carried out at Brooklands Lake to ensure that water quality remains acceptable. In the last few days, a number of residents have contacted Worthing Borough Council, distressed at the ill health of some of the birds on Brooklands Lake. Since April 2014, the Council has […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has issued penalties of $20,000 each to a Cashmere developer and the contractor he hired for excavation work in Mission Creek in September 2012, in violation of state shoreline and water quality regulations. George N. Valison and construction contractor David G. Baker, of D. Baker Construction & Excavating LLC, were […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In a major victory for the Delaware Valley region, yesterday the House approved $29.4 million in federal funding for the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) worked tirelessly, together with his colleagues including Rep. Bob Brady (PA-01), to secure this funding in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd. (ABPmer) announced that it is delighted with the Marine Management Organisation’s (MMO) decision to grant Associated British Ports (ABP) consent to improve the marine access to the Port of Southampton with a programme of dredging. ABPmer completed the Environmental Statement (ES) that supported ABP’s application to the MMO. The ES […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board has approved the purchase of 2,510 acres in Glades County that will expand the ongoing Lake Hicpochee Shallow Hydrologic Enhancement Project. According to SFWMD, this project will benefit the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary and watershed by adding opportunities for water storage. “It’s simple math really. More completed […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has called for an urgent focus on assistance for Alaskan communities facing coastal erosion. Earlier this week, during an Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget request for Fiscal Year 2019, Senator Murkowski cited threats to the northern community of Utqiaġvik, facing serious […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New York have signed a cooperative agreement totaling $400,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]