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  • 26 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of Senators in urging key appropriators to include funding for dredging small and low-use ports in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. Small and low-use ports are ports that don’t have enough tonnage to meet the Army Corps of Engineers’ threshold to qualify for annual dredging support […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s Coastal Summit 2015 will take place from February 24-26 in Marriott/ASAE Conference Center, Washington, DC. The main goal of this conference is to bring everyone involved in beach preservation to Washington to share a deep concern over future management of the nation’s beaches and shores, to get an in-depth look […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hamble Point Marina maintenance dredging operations will start during the week commencing 26 January 2015. Depending on the weather, the expected completion date for these works is 13 February 2015. The dredger will then return to the Royal Southern Yacht Club to complete the dredging in this area. The estimated completion date for this […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A land reclamation project will be carried out west of Tuas View Extension from April 3 until October 3, according to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore. This reclamation program will include soil improvement, shore protection, sand filling, and construction of rock revetment. Excavation will be carried out by grab dredgers and sand filling will be […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The process of sand pumping at Noosa’s Main Beach officially started last week, the Queensland’s Noosa Shire Council said in its latest announcement.  The key objective of the project is to ensure appropriate levels of sand remain on the beach to meet community and business needs, and to maintain service level expectations. Recovered sand […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Missouri Basin levees in presidentially-declared disaster areas will receive significantly more funding for repairs under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed Friday by President Obama. Of the $8.6 billion provision for nationwide disaster relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive approximately $1.7 billion. “We expect a majority of qualified repairs to levees and […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Historic low water levels have moved harbor dredging to the top of Michigan tourism’s priority list for public marinas and ports in the state, and now private facilities could also receive some state assistance to help improve navigable access. Rep. Ray Franz today co-sponsored legislation to create The Marina Dredging Loan Origination Program, a partnership […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Terrebonne Parish Levee and Conservation District (TLCD) that allows work accomplished and paid for by CPRA and TLCD to count toward the 35% local cost share. A local match is required […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed the first funding bill of the year, the FY17 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, in a vote of 90-8 yesterday. As a member of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Lisa Murkowski secured a number of provisions to address Alaska’s unique infrastructure needs and promote an “all-of-the-above” approach to energy production. Murkowski successfully […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within  Vilano Beach and a small portion in […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is making good progress on the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s beaches following Superstorm Sandy […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A civil engineering contracting business, Ashleigh Contracts Ltd. has won a dredge contract for Carrickfergus Marina & Harbor. In order to minimize disruption to Berth Holder the works will be carried out expeditiously. Accordingly, site works have been scheduled to begin on March 16th 2015, with a finish date projected for June 28th 2015. At the Marina Conference Suite […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is nearing completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. USACE just released the latest aerial view of the project, which is designed to reduce the risk of storm damages and help the city restore recreational access along the […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has officially commenced maintenance dredging of the Port of Brisbane, the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland reports. Initial works will be conducted from the Entrance Beacons to the upstream end of Hamilton Reach. According to the official announcement, some maintenance works in the […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a complaint, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) investigated and found an oily material leaking from a dredge in Storm Lake yesterday. The city of Storm Lake’s Public Works Department placed booms around the dredge, attempting to contain the leak. However, when DNR staff arrived Thursday, the oil had escaped the booms […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PortMiami is working closely with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to ensure that the deepening of the Port is completed on time while continuing to protect the environment. “DEP has worked closely with PortMiami staff to ensure we are operating on schedule and with the appropriate […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 5th Optimising Port Development conference (24 and 25 October 2012, 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 terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port efficiencies in communications and transport, as well as […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New England District’s evaluation of dredged material disposal projects has been collaboratively developed over a number of years with guidance from the Disposal Area Monitoring System (DAMOS) as well as input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It is based on the tiered approach outlined in the New England Regional Implementation Manual (RIM) […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Entiat’s recently updated shoreline master program. The locally-tailored updates will guide construction and development on about four miles of the city’s shoreline along the Entiat and Columbia rivers. Entiat’s shoreline program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserves appropriate areas for […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and U.S. Representaive Garret Graves have announced that the federal government will allocate an additional $1.213 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for hazard mitigation projects in parishes that were impacted by the 2016 floods.  Commenting this, Governor Edwards said: “This new investment from HUD is critically important to […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Palm Beach has announced its support to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) decision to withdraw Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Permit for Lake Worth Inlet Dredging project. Due to a rapidly-approaching deadline and additional funding needed for further research, the USACE decided to withdraw its permit application with the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]