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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them! That’s the benefit-to-cost ratio for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP)—a plan to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will continue to receive public comments on the proposed Lemon Bay Cove project in Charlotte County through June 4. Lemon Bay Cove LLC. had applied to the Corps for a Department of the Army permit to fill nearly two acres of jurisdictional tidal saltwater forested mangrove wetlands […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey will receive $25.3 million in federal grants, including $7.1million for state-led projects, to help protect coastal communities from future storms through state or local projects using science-based solutions. The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) yesterday announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants for 54 projects in 12 states and the District of Columbia […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The town of Charlestown is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge Ninigret Pond and place the material in the intertidal zone to nourish Charlestown Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island. The town of Charlestown is proposing to perform maintenance […]

  • 9 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere, along with joint-venture partner Kokosing Construction Company, has been awarded a $60.4 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District. The Kokosing Construction|O’Brien & Gere JV will provide engineering and dredging services in support of the Indiana Harbor and Canal Dredging and Disposal Project in East […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Last week, representatives of the barge and shipping industries, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Coast Guard, held a press conference on the Mississippi River near St. Louis to address navigation and shipping concerns, as well as government-industry cooperation in managing the Mississippi River during continued drought and low water conditions. […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) recently praised the House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). This bill, which still must be reconciled with a Senate version before becoming law, authorizes actions which will speed the Port Everglades dredging project that, when complete, would allow for larger cargo and cruise ships […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After thorough analysis of the provisions of the Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) yesterday noted several initial large-scale projects he expects to be completed to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy. Based on his interpretation of the Sandy aid bill, Pallone pointed to […]

  • 30 August 2010

    As the floods subsided in Sibu, the mud slinging between DAP and SUPP escalated over the dredging issue which was supposed to solve the flooding problems here. Yesterday, Minister for Public Health and Environment Wong Soon Koh had thrown the dredging problem at DAP chairman Wong Ho Leng. Ho Leng accepted the challenge but wondered […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan will inaugurate a Transport terminal of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) at a function at Garden Reach Jetty-2 in Kolkatta Port Trust area today. Kolkata being a transportation hub on the Ganga, the new terminal would serve states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal and the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Philippine Ports Authority Port District Office-Southern Mindanao (PPA PDO-SoMin) Engineering Services Division (ESD) here recently announced that the construction of Tagpopongan Port is now half way through completion. According to the ESD Manager Engr. Asterio Gallardo, Jr., the said port project is now 50.94 percent accomplished as of December 25, 2010 and is ahead by […]

  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature’s Coastal Caucus, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an historic partnership to fund critical dredging projects for Oregon’s small coastal ports. Under the new agreement, dredging is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend at the ocean entrance to the Siuslaw River near Florence, followed by the […]

  • 6 September 2013

    “That’s what it’s all about—right behind me,” says the U.S. Army’s second highest-ranking civilian leader, Under Secretary Joseph W. Westphal, as he motions to the mammoth cranes, cargo containers, and semi-trucks bustling around him. “That means American trade and American products going overseas. It means our economy is growing and improving—and that’s the gateway to […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), the administration of Mayor Tom Richards, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Essroc celebrated the docking of Essroc’s cargo ship, the Stephen B. Roman, in the Port of Rochester. The ship, which has a capacity of 7400 metric tons, was unable to dock for over two-and-a-half years due […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two Memoranda of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging were approved by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its March 26 meeting, including up to $550,000 for maintenance dredging of Barbours Cut Terminal berths and up to $400,000 for maintenance dredging for Bayport Terminal berths. Executive […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]