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  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt highlighted his support for several key provisions passed in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The bill authorizes critical funding for the operation of the inland waterways, ports, and harbors and passed in the Senate yesterday. Blunt co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Mississippi River Caucus, serves on the Senate Appropriations […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Abbot Point plans to undertake hydrographic surveys on an annual basis, announced North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). The hydrographic survey vessel Norfolk will be conducting routine survey work in the Port of Abbot and surrounding waters from Saturday 24 May 2014 until Wednesday 28 May 2014. Maritime Safety Queensland requires regular […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its international course named “The Hydraulic Fill Manual” for June 4th and 5th, 2014, in Delft, The Netherlands. This course will cover the initiation, design and construction of hydraulic fill projects as described in the recently published Hydraulic Fill Manual. Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialized […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces additions to its fiscal year 2014 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $17.8 million will be used in 2014 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that in this time of economic recovery we […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to make steady progress on its projects authorized and funded after Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, which extends from Virginia to Maine, has completed 66 coastal storm damage risk […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Congressman Steve Scalise and Congressman Cedric Richmond successfully passed an amendment to ensure critical funding for coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. The amendment to the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill passed by a vote of 216 to 177. “The House sent a strong message that restoring our coast is a national priority by transferring $10 […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, NY, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its Fiscal Year 2014 work plans for the Army Civil Works program. The Operation and Maintenance Plan includes nearly $15 million for maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channels used by Oregon’s small coastal ports. The plan also includes $1.2 million to dredge the Skipanon Channel, Ore., […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Years of hard work and perseverance have paid off yesterday, as the City of Cedar Rapids received word they will get $117 million in Federal funding for its planned Flood Control System. Commenting the latest announcement, Jeff Pomeranz, Cedar Rapids City Manager, said: “The announcement of this federal funding award to Cedar Rapids marks a milestone […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A routine maintenance dredging project is about to begin within the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The dredging of the Trafalgar Wharf Approaches will be conducted by Jenkins Marine Ltd, commencing on the 19 May 2020. As reported, the vessel conducting this task is the spud legged backhoe dredger “Doreen Dorward” […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Swansea Channel dredging program has officially started. Roads and Maritime Services, a NSW Government agency delivering safe and efficient journeys throughout NSW, said that boaters are advised to keep clear of dredging work and exercise extreme caution in the Swansea Channel between Pelican Marina and “The Dropover” for about two months. The dredge barge […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its international course named “The Hydraulic Fill Manual” for November 20-21, 2014, in Delft, the Netherlands. This course will cover the initiation, design and construction of hydraulic fill projects as described in the recently published Hydraulic Fill Manual. Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialized equipment, major […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reclamation work at Pulau Tekong continues and has now been extended from 10 January to 10 July 2015, reported the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore.  The works will involve dredging, construction of revetment, soil investigation and soil improvement work. Soil improvement work will entail stabilized dredging, sand piling and deep cement mixing. The dredgers will be used for […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of the temporary closure of the Kananook Boat Ramp and of a reduced depth at the Kananook Creek entrance. Upgrade works to the public boat ramp are expected to be completed by 1 September 2013. Dredging of the creek entrance will recommence on the 26 August 2013 (weather dependant). The boat ramp […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at Port Hamble Marina commenced yesterday. The expected completion date for these works is 31 January 2013, but this will be dependant on the weather. All vessels involved will display the appropriate lights and shapes as required by the International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea. River users are […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, began hydraulic dredging of approximately 45,000 cubic yards at Michigan City Harbor in Michigan City, Ind., Sept. 6, 2013. Hydraulic dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards will be dredged at Burns Small Boat Harbor in Portage, Ind., beginning in a few weeks. The district awarded a contract […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen has issued the following statement after the Senate passed fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittees. “This funding bill includes a number of important objectives for New Hampshire communities, from ensuring emergency dredging at Hampton […]

  • 16 February 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced yesterday revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.  The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Conference on Ports in India, named ‘New Initiatives and Opportunities’, will take place on January 18-19, 2016, at the Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian port sector, examine the key challenges and discuss the appropriate strategies. The conference will also showcase noteworthy […]

  • 2 August 2013

    Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $12,728,225 for dredging services in support of various projects. Work will be performed in West Baton Rouge Parish, La., West Feliciana Parish, La., St. Martin Parish, La., and St. Mary Parish, La. The type of appropriation will be determined […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Hanover County Commissioners approved a budget amendment for the fourth quarter dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet to ensure property inlet access. The total project cost of $206,900 is split between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Hanover County. New Hanover County is allocating about $80,000 with the remaining being appropriate by […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML (UK) Dredging Ltd is about to begin a maintenance dredging operations in the Port Solent area. According to the notice provided by the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth, this routine dredging will be conducted within the Port Solent Approaches, starting today (17 April 2020). The works will be conducted 24 hours a day with completion due […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) hosted its international course named “The Hydraulic Fill Manual” on November 20-21, 2014, in Delft, the Netherlands. This course has covered the initiation, design and construction of hydraulic fill projects as described in the recently published Hydraulic Fill Manual. Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialized equipment, major infrastructure […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]