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  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed their deep concern over the U.S. Senate’s approval yesterday of a fiscal 2020 appropriations bill that cuts funding by more than two-thirds to a U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) program that provides critical grants for port infrastructure projects nationwide. According to AAPA, MARAD’s Port Infrastructure […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission is proposing to invest over €1 billion in 39 key projects that will develop sustainable and innovative transport infrastructure in Europe across all modes. The investment is made via the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), the EU’s financial mechanism supporting infrastructure networks, and will unlock a total of €4.5 billion of public and […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The inaugural round of the Massachusetts Dredging Program is now open, according to the Baker-Polito Administration. This is the Commonwealth’s first standalone grant program to offer focused funding for saltwater dredging on a competitive, annual basis. Grant funding will help coastal communities maintain and improve their navigational waterways and support the long-term growth and sustainability of […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee approved FY21 funding package for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by a party line vote of 30 to 21. Overall proposed funding for the Corps is $7.63 billion, a decrease of $21 million below FY20’s record-setting appropriated level, but $1.7 billion above the President’s FY21 budget request. […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2020 to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 58 projects in 16 counties, including grants for statewide projects and emergency needs such as ice-breaking. Projects include […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate nearly $15 million this year towards operations and maintenance projects at small ports along Oregon’s south coast. “Our ports along the Oregon coast are the lifeblood of coastal communities, and our coastal infrastructure supports communities all throughout the state,” said Rep. […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House has released the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020. The bill provides $7.355 billion in annual funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which builds on last year’s record appropriation of $7 billion for USACE. The FY 2020 funding is 5.1 percent above the FY 2019 amount […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After nearly ten years of planning and the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) approval received in February, the future of the Townsville Port Expansion Project is under threat because of funding cuts. The Federal Infrastructure Minister Paul Fletcher revealed today that the Turnbull Government wouldn’t be kicking in their share for the channel widening project, which has already received $75 […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced recently supplemental funding for five Sacramento District projects, totaling an investment of more than $2.1 billion in flood risk management efforts. Sacramento District projects funded with supplemental appropriations include flood risk management upgrades on the American and Sacramento rivers in Sacramento, dam remediation at Isabella Lake, reservoir enlargement […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged federal appropriators to allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor. This funding has been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget and Schumer vowed to fight to make it an actuality. Schumer is urging […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee have passed two bills funding key investments to the Chesapeake Bay. The committee this week passed the $46.4 billion Energy and Water Development bill, which funds programs that address climate change, improve water infrastructure, etc. The bill also includes the Chesapeake Bay Program. […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton has sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James asking to include critical operation and maintenance funding for dredging of harbors in Southwest Michigan. As the U.S. Army Corps has already provided robust funding for commercial harbors such as St. Joseph Harbor for its dredging in […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new fund worth $10 million over four years to protect and preserve the health of Victoria’s iconic Port Phillip Bay. To be funded by the proceeds of the lease of the Port of Melbourne, the Port Phillip Bay Fund (PPBF) will support projects including water quality improvement works, […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The city will get $250,000 from the Pokagon Fund toward the cost of dredging the New Buffalo harbor after a severe winter storm in December… By JULIE SWIDWA (theh-p) [mappress] Source: theh-p, February 21, 2011;

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and NOAA, joined by partners Shell and TransRe, have announced $30 million in new grants to support coastal resilience projects in 23 states and U.S. territories. The grants will restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, coastal rivers, and barrier […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has adopted €4 billion investment package for infrastructure projects across 10 Member States. According to the release, the EU Cohesion Policy is investing €4 billion of EU funds in 25 large infrastructure projects in Bulgaria, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal and Romania. The projects cover a wide range of […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday $41.4 million for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 19 Work Plan, funds that will further the progress of deepening the Charleston Harbor to 52 feet. “This funding is tremendous for the continued construction activities for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project,” said Bill Stern, […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump last Friday, September 21, signed into law the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, a three-part package called a “minibus” at a signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legislation accounts for dredging activities in harbors and channels, important infrastructure […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed an announcement from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that the re-elected government will provide $790,000 to construct 21 new berths at Ulladulla Harbor. The new marine berths form part of Council’s proposal to develop the Ulladulla Harbor as a tourism and recreational destination while enhancing its role as […]