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  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has announced a plan for the Baptiste Collette Bar Channel dredging program. This development project, located at Mississippi River outlets, Venice, Louisiana, consists of the removal and satisfactory disposal of all material excavated from the Baptiste Collette Bar Channel. The estimated value of this work is […]

  • 30 May 2011

    A bill to take man-made channels in Cherry Grove out of the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s permitting jurisdiction is… By Janelle Frost (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, May 30, 2011;    

  • 15 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract July 8 to Manson Construction Company in the amount of $7,988,500… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, July 15, 2011;

  • 2 February 2010

    President Barack Obama’s federal budget includes no money for the planned deepening of the Delaware Bay and River shipping channel. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 1, 2010

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    CJW Construction Inc., from Santa Ana, California, has won an $8.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the Houston ship channel. Work will be performed in Houston, Texas, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. The Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is the […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, currently 95 percent complete, continues to progress and is one step closer to its opening in 2016. In November, the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4) was brought to near completion. Most notably, the 2.3 kilometer-long PAC-4 reached the water level of Gatun Lake, an important milestone in […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began urgent maintenance dredging last week at the Freeport Harbor by using the government-owned trailing suction hopper dredge WHEELER. The 45-day project will include removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty channel and inner harbor, followed by an […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wiggins Pass Interim Channel dredging operations are scheduled to start next week. The dredging will be done from a barge due to sea turtle nesting season. The dredged beach quality shoaled sand will be removed from three shallow spots in the channel and placed in the water near Barefoot Beach Preserve in the flood shoal […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Murray Mouth will remain open to boating traffic over the Easter period and beyond, while dredging operations continue in the area. Dredging started in early January to keep the Mouth open and maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. During dredging operations there have been some changes to public access to the Mouth. […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Essayons, a Corps-owned and operated hopper dredger, recently removed 1.6 million cubic yards of shoal material from the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel. The project was completed with the help of the Westport, a suction dredger owned and operated by Manson Construction. Dredging is a necessary maintenance operation for harbors to allow safe passage of marine […]

  • 4 March 2010

    It cost $500,000 and was finished only last month, but the newly-dredged Brisbane Water channel near Ettalong Beach is already silting up again… [mappress] Source: Press Advocate, March 5, 2010

  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is one step closer to completion after the new Pacific Access Channel finally met with the Culebra Cut. The North Plug was blasted last Thursday, 24 December, leading the way to the removal of the plug that is separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel. After the blasting, Panama Canal Dredging […]

  • 16 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc. in the amount of $8,876,000 for maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel to include a critically shoaled area of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near the entrance channel in Matagorda County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In Mike Hooks Dredging Company v Marquette Transportation Gulf-Inland, LLC the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently explored Inland Navigational Rule 9, the rule for navigating in a narrow channel, and its relationship to The Pennsylvania rule in connection with an allision that occurred on the Intracoastal Waterway in Louisiana. Facts The dredge Mike […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Orion Marine Construction Inc., in the amount of $8,927,250 for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately two million cubic yards of material between Morgan’s Point and the Exxon Reach to include the Barbours Terminal Channel […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Villaraigosa joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and continue to serve as the nation’s […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District completed maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel barge lanes between Bayport and Morgan’s Point to relieve a critical navigation hazard caused by shoaling in the busy waterway. The district issued a modification to an ongoing contract in the amount of $675,000 to Orion Marine Construction Inc. […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Due to the recent flooding, the approach channel to the city of Havre de Grace’s marina has silted in…   By Wendy Gilbert (cecilwhig) [mappress] Source: cecilwhig, September 29, 2011;

  • 6 September 2011

      Area Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson emphasized that the Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel are the key to boosting growth of… By Mary Alys Cherry (yourhoustonnews) [mappress] Source: yourhoustonnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 7 March 2010

    La Push, WA – In conjunction with the United States Coast Guard, and various other state agencies, the dredge Nehalem that sunk late last month in the channel entrance of La Push was raised late Saturday night… [mappress] Source: Olympic Peninsula Enviromental News, March 7, 2010

  • 25 February 2010

    CONCORD, Mass. – At the request of the Bridgeport Port Authority, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in Bridgeport Harbor in Bridgeport, Conn. The Draft Environmental Assessment for… [mappress] Source:naeusace,February 25,2010;

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of Middle Pass Channel, adjacent to Charles Point Patches, has been completed and Darwin Port Corporation has been able to achieve the targeted depth of 14.0 metres LAT. From the date of this announcement the following operating criteria apply: – Vessels departing Middle Arm with draft of 12.0 meters or less do not require […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The cabinet decision taken in Lower Saxony on Tuesday, 3 April 2012, means that the required assent from the three states of Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony for the adjustment of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe has now been received. Frank Horch, Hamburg’s Minister of Economics, Transport and Innovation, commented: “It […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe announced that the Authority has submitted a joint application to the VI Coastal Zone Management Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the East Gregerie Channel in Crown Bay, St. Thomas, VI. Dowe said the joint application proposes to dredge the north side of […]

  • 26 March 2014

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. “Our state channels are vital waterways that are used by recreational boaters and commercial fisherman,” NJDOT Commissioner James […]