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  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ navigation mission is to provide safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems (channels, harbors and waterways) for the movement of commerce, national security needs, and recreation. The Corps operates and maintains 140 navigation projects in the Great Lakes, including Cleveland Harbor. USACE closely monitored channel conditions in the […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, U.S. Representative Buddy Carter and the Georgia Ports Authority have applauded President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2021, which includes full capability funding to keep the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) on track. The Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget recommends $93.6 million to continue work to deepen the Port […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public information meeting on the status of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will take place today in New Haven, Conn. The meeting, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District, the Connecticut Port and the New Haven Port Authorities, will provide an opportunity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Virginia’s congressional delegation is urging President Obama to support funding to expand the Port of Virginia. In a bipartisan letter signed by the delegation, the members urged the Administration to support funds for a project to expand the current dredge fill facility at Craney Island in Hampton Roads and allow for a marine terminal on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 March 2014

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a $5 million procurement opportunity to collect data offshore from Maine to Miami, Florida, to identify sand resources for potential use in future coastal restoration projects. The contract will be handled […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Fife’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the city’s six miles of stream shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Fife’s locally-tailored shoreline […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to Tropical Storm Debby and Hurricane Sandy impacts to Florida’s beaches, 16 project implementation reports (PIRs) were initiated and completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The PIRs were used to determine which Hurricane/Shore Protection Projects (HSPP) sustained damages resulting from Debby and Sandy. Of those 16 projects, 12 of […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Oakajee Port and Rail (OPR) will continue to be central to the development of mid-west port and rail infrastructure, with the State Government today confirming its support for the existing State Development Agreement (SDA) beyond 2011. The SDA is the key agreement between the State and OPR, for the design, construction, commissioning and financing of […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Paul Anderson, JAXPORT CEO, testified yesterday before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Water Resources and Environment (WR&E) Subcommittee of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee at a hearing titled: “The Economic Importance of Seaports: Is the United States Prepared for 21st Century Trade Realities?” During remarks to the Subcommittee, Anderson said, “More than 13 million Americans […]

  • 12 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 and it includes approximately $163 million dollars for projects and studies being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. “Now that Fiscal Year 2012 federal […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will dedicate an additional $14.4 million to Mississippi this year to support additional dredging, flood control, and other construction and maintenance projects. The Army Corps of Engineers has decided to direct additional Mississippi River & Tributaries Project (MR&T), general construction, and operation […]

  • 15 March 2013

    “The Regional Development Council is the highest policy-making in the region. We are not here just to present our budget but we are here to contribute to the regional development.” This was the gist of the message of Regional Director Teresita Socorro C. Ramos of the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)-9 during the 143rd Regional […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Woodway’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed update will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of stream and Puget Sound shoreline. It also includes a half-mile of marine shoreline at Point Wells, a potential annexation area. The program combines local […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will host a public information session early next month to present the results of a project to map sea level rise (SLR) across the local government area. The session will be held on June 10, between 5 pm and 7 pm in the function room at Council’s administration centre in Port Macquarie. […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project yesterday received its final approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the signing of the Chief’s Report, required for the project to progress through construction. The Chief’s Report approves the 52 foot depth recommendation made by the Corps, Charleston District in the Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All is ready for the next phase of the Whitianga’s Boat Ramp Project, reported today the Thames Coromandel District Council. Earlier this year the Mercury Bay Community Board supported this project which sets out the plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around the town. According to the District, the plan looks at ways to […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State is providing $43 million to advance 31 projects in Oswego and Cayuga counties as part of the first round of funding under the Lake Ontario Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI). Governor Andrew Cuomo launched REDI in May to increase the resilience of shoreline communities and bolster economic development in the […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of New York are moving forward with a joint plan to dredge the East Rockaway Inlet and use the sand gathered there to replenish the eroded parts of Rockaway Beach that were closed last season, informs Senator Charles E. Schumer. In a November letter to Lt. Gen. Todd […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a meeting with Leitrim County Council, the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Mr. Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D. has complimented Leitrim and all Local Authorities for working with his office and taking a proactive approach to address flood risk in their areas. The Minister said, “I am delighted […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen Great Lakes Senators yesterday have sent a letter to key legislators who will lead the House/Senate conference on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act urging them to include provisions that will bring more Federal dredging dollars back to the Lakes and break the dredging crisis’ stranglehold on shipping on the Fourth Seacoast. Years […]