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  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday. Norfolk District will manage the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, allowing safe and unrestricted navigation for the largest commercial and military vessels […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    De Vlaamse Waterweg has just announced that the start of excavation works for a new flood channel Wijmeers is starting faster due to a midge infestation. According to the officials, the first step is to excavate a first flood channel in the managed realignment site of Wijmeers. Historic dredging works, in combination with sea level […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Virginia Port Authority are proceeding with design measures to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, which will improve navigation and energize the national, state and local economy. The “Wider, Deeper, Safer” dredging project will deepen the Inner Harbor channels to 55 feet, Chesapeake Bay’s Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia’s Wider, Deeper, Safer project to deepen and widen the Norfolk Harbor’s commercial shipping channels has secured full federal authorization with this week’s approval by the President of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. “The project’s inclusion in the bill clears the path for The Port of Virginia to become the […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Metedeconk River/Kettle Creek Complex, located in Ocean County. The dredging work is part of a $16 million project to continue returning State channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. This project includes dredging shoals in the […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen have praised Senate passage of the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill. As part of this legislation, the Senators worked to secure critical funding for several port maintenance projects in Maryland – including the Port of Baltimore, […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is in the process of determining whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project. To help inform this decision, the Agency is inviting public comments until February 12, 2018 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects. “As a next step, […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Forked River area in Ocean County. The work is part of a $2.5 million project to dredge the Forked River and Barnegat Bay Channels. It is necessary to ensure safe navigation and to maintain the Forked […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Final Environmental Assessment/Environmental Impact Report (EA/EIR) for the Maintenance Dredging of the Federal Navigation Channels in San Francisco Bay, Fiscal Years 2015-2024 and Response to Comments has been released and is available online. The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board (Regional Water Board) prepared […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) will start detailed work over the next 12 months on the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the duplication of the Gatcombe and Golding Cutting Channels. Chief Executive Officer, Craig Doyle, emphasized that whilst GPC is starting to work towards the preparation of an EIS, there is no immediate need to commence […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In 2012, the U.S. was hit with one of the most memorable and destructive hurricanes yet, Hurricane Sandy. Two years later Sandy is still having a huge impact on both land and sea. The USACE’s New England District is on a mission to restore and clean the beaches and channels in Block Island, RI. The […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing a large-scale dredging project. Under this plan, four areas will be dredged: – Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel; – Freeport Inside Channel; – Corpus Christi Entrance Channel; – Corpus Christi Inner Basin. Approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from both the Freeport […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    BMT ARGOSS (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd and Charta Software have announced a partnership to develop a robust, multi-functional software package, called METRIS, (Modelsysteem voor Evaluatie Tijpoortregeling en RIsico’S bodemberoering), meaning ‘Model system to evaluate tidal admission policy and risk of seabed touchdown’, for the Dutch Directorate-General. The partnership aims to meet the […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 127,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the Bay Ridge and Red Hook Channels during the following months, according to the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. This cleanup project will consist of dredging of a shoal area located in front of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). Dredged material will […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has permitted construction of the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channel improvement projects and approved the federal assumption of maintenance of the channels when construction is completed. The improvement projects at the Port Authority’s two container terminals will deepen the channels from 40 feet to 45 […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. “There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to […]

  • 17 March 2014

    A dredging project in the Sacramento and Stockton deep water ship channels will cost between USD 10 mln and 30 mln, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District. The time window for dredging in these areas, California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin River Delta, is from August 1 through November 30, each year, […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The report “Harbour Approach Channels Design Guidelines”, published by PIANC Working Group 121, was presented yesterday in Puertos del Estado headquarters, Madrid, Spain. The presentation was done during a technical meeting organized by ATPyC (Spanish Section of the International Association of Navigation). This report was explained by Jose R. Iribarren, Managing Director at Siport21, and […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 2nd October 2013, the Maintenance Contract for Seawalls and Navigation Channels (2013-2016) was signed between CWE and the Civil Engineering and Development Department of HK SAR. With a contract value of HKD140, 000,000 (USD17, 950,000 in equivalent), the project is of a construction period of 3 years, of which the commencement date is 8th […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. The contract allows for work to be provided on an as-needed basis over time and up to a specified dollar limit, better […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has introduced a plan for the Baltimore channels maintenance dredging program. The areas included in this dredging contract are Brewerton Channel, Fort McHenry, West, and East Channels. During this cleanup project, approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the Brewerton Channel and placed at […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced a lengthy dredging project that will begin in mid July on the Tri Lakes Lake Chain located in northern Whitley County. This project funded by Indiana’s Lake and River Enhancement Program will affect boating traffic on Round Lake, Little Cedar Lake, and […]

  • 12 June 2013

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the New York Harbor, New Jersey Harbor and adjacent channels dredging project. The project area is located in NYNJ Channels in New York and New Jersey. The contract consists of deepening of the Federal Navigation Channel System […]

  • 6 June 2013

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District Office, requires a contract to provide rapid response hopper dredge for unanticipated shoaling at six deep-draft navigation entrance channels within Galveston, Texas. The solicitation, which will be a firm fixed price, is to be issued on or about July, 10, and the response date is August […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began a five-month, $6.5 million maintenance dredging project May 2, 2012 when a clamshell dredge started removing up to 350,000 cubic yards of material in an effort to restore safe navigation to federal channels in lower Newport Harbor. The contractor, R.E. Staite Engineering of San Diego, Calif., will operate […]

  • 25 April 2012

    As beritajakarta.com reports, the local Water Management Public Works Sub-Department dredged some water channels in South Jakarta due to those channels are filled by trashes and mud. This dredging was conducted in 10 sub-districts, such as Jl Salihara Pasarminggu, Jl Lebak Bulus 3, Jl Iskandar Muda, along Jl TB Simatupang and around Hinda Tebet Park. […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Work has begun on a maintenance dredging project in the lower New York Harbor being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. The work is part of a $5.76 million contract the Corps of Engineers awarded to Weeks Marine Inc., to mobilize and perform maintenance dredging of the Sandy Hook Channel […]