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  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A local boater captured this photo of the Linthicum at Fort McHenry recently. The Linthicum, a 45-foot survey vessel, works in support of the deep draft survey mission in a 50 foot main shipping channel. The hydrographic survey section relies on two 21-foot aluminum, outboard-powered, trailerable survey launches. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 29, 2014 […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) Board of Directors approved an updated, amended Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) at the board meeting and annual meeting held on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  “The new plan includes up-to-date technical work to accurately reflect natural hazards along the shoreline, policies that reflect current land use trends and provincial policy, […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    German container shipping company Hapag-Lloyd is calling for more leeway and the deepening of the river Elbe which would enable mega boxships to reach the Port of Hamburg. The Lower Elbe between the Port of Hamburg and the North Sea is supposed to be deepened over a distance of approximately 120 kilometers. The goal is […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal Federal Navigation Project in Bourne and Sandwich, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $5.9 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. Dredging […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced three public information meetings (April 6, 19 and 25) to discuss the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Hudson Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The meetings will be held in partnership with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging two Lake Superior harbors in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The $283,449 contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, LLC, of Muskegon, Mich., to dredge Big Bay Harbor, Big Bay, Mich., and Lac La Belle Harbor, near Copper Harbor on the Keweenaw […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World has won a 50 year concession for the development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Posorja, Ecuador, 65 kilometers from the country’s main business city of Guayaquil. The $500 million initial investment (Phase 1) will include the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20 kilometer access road and […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a contract in the amount of $12.2 million to Pontchartrain Partners, LLC., to repair damages caused by Hurricane Harvey on the Texas City Hurricane Flood Protection Project. “The project will correct erosion damages to the levee and Moses Lake Floodgate inlet area caused by Hurricane […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The third phase of the Port of Everett’s Central Marina Improvements is well underway, reports the Port. Earlier this month, American Construction began dredging the waterway to authorized depths in the Central Marina. The public works contract to complete the Central Marina Improvements, was awarded to American Construction on September 11, 2018. When complete, the […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new poll has just shown that 62 percent of Louisiana voters favor Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan – the state’s blueprint for prioritizing large-scale coastal restoration and protection projects – while only 6 percent oppose it. The poll, conducted in December 2016 by Applied Technology Research Corporation and commissioned by Restore the Mississippi River Delta, comes […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $7,756,320 to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.2 million cubic yards of material using a pipeline dredge in Galveston Bay near Kemah, Texas.  “This dredge […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor’s Dredging Placement Area One. The contract will allow for drilling of suitable material for levee raising and repair to increase the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the beginning of May, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) hosted a forum meeting for dredging stakeholders at which a presentation was delivered on the basic hydrodynamics and evolution of the Medina Estuary. CHC reported today that a review of sediment management monitoring reports was presented, and discussion was held on the development of a stakeholder […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    State Senator Paul Formica testified in support of a recently released plan to dredge Connecticut’s waterways at a public hearing that was held by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New London last week. “At stake is about $9 billion in economic activity a year and 55,000 jobs. Long Island Sound plays a major […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Community Advisory Group for Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site will have its quarterly meeting at Saratoga Town Hall on October 30, 2014, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Meetings of the CAG are open to the public as a means to raise concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Superfund process. The draft agenda includes […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the latest CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging.  The main aim of the paper is to facilitate knowledge exchange on the topic, along with an assessment of which parameters should be included in the evaluation at a local level both in terms […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    With six months on the job as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District supervisory civil engineer in the Engineering and Construction Division (Southern Area Office), Leslie Olson has her hands full, juggling the design of maintenance dredging projects in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Brazos Island Harbor and the […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Environmental review for a proposed coal terminal near Longview is about to begin now that a scope of study has been initially set by Cowlitz County and the Washington State Department of Ecology. The information gathered during this phase, which includes analyses, detailed models and other unbiased information, will be used to complete a draft […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount $1,369,515.74 to Integris Projects LLC (a Small Business Administration 8(a) contractor), for dewatering of the Alexander Island Placement Area relating to the Houston Ship Channel in Harris County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water and increases the placement […]

  • 19 December 2011

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Berths 302-306 APL Container Terminal Project that involves the improvement and expansion of the existing 291-acre terminal by 56 acres. APL operates the second largest container terminal at the Port of Los Angeles. The […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will host an open house public meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mobile Convention Center, located at 1 South Water Street in downtown Mobile, Alabama. This event is an opportunity to provide members of the public with information on […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jan de Nul Group has just released a few photos of dredging work at the main and side berth pockets, and the manoeuvring basin of the Yarimca terminal in Turkey. The Yarimca terminal project includes a greenfield container terminal development on the Anatoly (Asian) side of Istanbul, featuring 1,200 meters of berth, 16 meters draft alongside, […]

  • 26 September 2012

    A proposal to build a vital new shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour will be the subject of a rigorous environmental assessment after being declared a ‘significant project’ by the Queensland Coordinator-General. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney called for the public to comment on the project’s draft terms of […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District has announced the availability of the Draft Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama Integrated General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS). This document is being circulated to federal, state and local agencies and interested public for a 45-day comment period, said USACE in its latest release. […]