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  • 25 March 2014

    With more than 220 home, property, and business owners in Allen County potentially facing drastic increases in the price of their flood insurance, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown applauded passage of a new bipartisan that would protect Ohioans from huge increases for their flood insurance premiums. Brown fought to pass the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]

  • 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, […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (Permitting Council) has successfully reduced the permitting timetable by 22 months on the proposed Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Project (Mid Barataria Project), allowing all permit decisions to be finalized by 2020. As the General Services Administration (GSA) announced yesterday, this expedited timeline should allow the State of Louisiana to […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began implementing an innovative project for aquatic ecosystem restoration along the Niagara River in summer 2018 by using a resource that is abundantly available to the agency: dredged sediment. According to the Corps, the project will result in restoration of approximately 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) will clean up contaminated soils and Hudson River sediment at the Harbor at Hastings site in Westchester County under the terms of a consent order, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced. Anaconda Wire & Cable Company, ARCO’s predecessor, released polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and metals into […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pier 33 will be hosting a public forum Saturday March 16 regarding important environmental issues pertaining to Lake Michigan and the St. Joseph River, including lake levels, dredging and invasive species. This forum is in conjunction with Pier 33’s Spring Open House and will be held at Pier 33’s showroom, 250 Anchors Way in St. […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics. “The maritime industry is the unsung hero of our nation’s economy,” said Rep. Richmond. “From Alaska to […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has published a public notice of a draft dredged material management plan that proposes to utilize the 110 acre tract of the Bay Oaks Harbor Section 2 subdivision as a dredge spoil site. The plan proposes perimeter containment berms as tall as 32 feet capable of holding over […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has invited public review and comments on the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (PSMP EIS). The PSMP EIS comment period is planned to open August 22, 2014, when the notice of availability is published in the Federal Register, and […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has announced the appointment of Sipho Nzuza as Cape Town’s new Port Manager. Making the announcement at a briefing to stakeholders, TNPA Chief Executive Tau Morwe said Nzuza’s appointment was in keeping with TNPA’s organisational transformation geared to align human resources competencies to ensure delivery on Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy […]

  • 26 March 2013

    A major battle to save one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast of England has been launched by Bourne Leisure Ltd – the owner of Hopton-on-Sea holiday park. The company is appealing to the Government, various statutory bodies and the people of Norfolk to assist in its efforts to reverse horrendous erosion […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The city of Salem is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with continued work on a water transportation terminal and dredge material disposal in Salem, Mass. The city of Salem proposes to continue to construct a multi-use […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has issued Nationwide Permit 3, authorizing a one-time dredging event for Clam Pass, the inlet between Clam Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clam Pass has been closed off from the Gulf of Mexico due to the accumulation of sand that had migrated into the channel, […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has just announced that the fiscal year (FY) 2017 Energy and Water Development funding bill includes $105 million to invest in the Port of Baltimore. In the next step of the appropriations process, the bill will move to the Senate floor this week. “From […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York City , New York state and community partners came together to announce both the beginning of sand pumping on Rockaway Beach and the award of a $26.4 million contract for the placement of even more sand to aid post-Sandy restoration efforts. Overall, […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is announcing that the long awaited dredging of three Lake Ontario harbors is on track to happen next year. Collins says the Army Corp of Engineers now has the funding it needs to perform maintenance dredging in Oak Orchard, Olcott and Wilson harbors. Dredging removes built-up sediment that, over time, narrows […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners today approved a new Port Master Plan that is the first comprehensive update of the Port’s development policies and procedures since its original plan took effect more than three decades ago. The new Plan incorporates previous amendments and anticipated future changes to the use of property within the […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Completing the $38.5 million Bellingham International Airport terminal expansion and launching the in-water work for the Whatcom Waterway cleanup will be the largest capital projects for the Port of Bellingham in 2013. The Port recently released its draft 2013 Strategic Budget for community review before two public hearings and a Port Commission vote on the […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project kicked off yesterday with a ground-breaking ceremony on Manasquan Beach. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach re-nourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions starts tomorrow. “I was here on […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has entered into a Settlement Agreement with a successor trust to Chapter 11 debtor MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, to settle Old GM’s environmental liabilities to the Environmental Protection Agency arising from […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    With 2017 now behind us, we thought it would be a great idea to showcase some of the most watched videos of the year. The top videos of 2017 range from the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and widening of the Rio de Janeiro’s access channel to the Caspian Sea dredging project. Enjoy!   VIDEO: Launch of […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £14 million beach management scheme moves a step closer to completion in Devon, the Environment Agency reported a few minutes ago. According to the EA, around the clock dredging and recharge works at Dawlish Warren has paid off, with the completion of the recharge of the western end of the beach a month ahead of […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) reintroduced the DREDGE Act – Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports Act. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill […]