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  • 28 May 2020

    Callan Marine is currently serving as the prime contractor to the Texas Department of Transportation for a maintenance dredging project located at the Bolivar Ferry Terminal. The project consists of the removal of 600,000 cubic yards of material and returning the landings to the required depth of 22’. According to Callan, the dredged material will […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Spanning construction operations over three Gulf Coast shipyards, Galveston, Texas based Callan Marine is now placing into service its new Jones Act cutterhead suction dredger (CSD) General MacArthur and its accompanying Idler Barge.  Last week, the U.S. Coast Guard cleared the MacArthur with its Certificate of Inspection (COI) and the American Bureau of Shipping classified […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Last year, Holland Shipyards Group was selected by Faasse Dredging for the conversion of a general cargo vessel to a hopper dredger. After the acquisition, Faasse Groep and Holland Shipyards have come to an agreement on the conversion of former general cargo vessel Mandeo into the trailing suction hopper dredger Schenge. “Currently we are installing […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just announced that the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) will be postponed to 30 June 2020. “In view of the recent developments surrounding the COVID-19 (corona) virus and Boskalis’ concern for the health of its shareholders, management, supervisory board members and employees, the AGM that was to be held […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Callan Marine, a Texas-based, family-owned dredging business founded in 2009, recently launched the General MacArthur, one of the largest cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) in the U.S. market. At 290 feet in length and a 9 foot draft, the General MacArthur boasts 24,000 total installed horsepower. Powered by 3 Cat-MAK diesel engines, the dredger has a […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine has just announced that they will work from mid-September through October to pump and pipe silt to the Port of Galveston’s 240-acre dredge spoil area on Pelican Island. “Annual dredging is part of the ongoing maintenance we do to keep the port competitive,” the Port of Galveston said in their latest press release. […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, September 6, Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Record of Decision for the Mobile Harbor General Reevaluation Report (GRR) with Integrated Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS). The recommended plan modifications consist of the following: Deepen the existing Bar, Bay, and River Channels […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Callan Marine Ltd. from Galveston (Texas) announced today that the construction of their new cutter suction dredger (CSD) General MacArthur is moving along swiftly and right on schedule. The vessel being built by Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama) was ordered earlier this year by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine. The […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mobile Pulley Works (MPW) of Mobile (Alabama), USA, has been awarded an important new contract by BEAN Coastal LLC, a subsidiary of Callan Marine Ltd from Galveston (Texas). MPW Owner, Billy Prine said that the contract includes the design, construction, delivery and installation of the complete dredging equipment package for a new powerful cutter suction […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General, North Atlantic Division, visited Poplar Island yesterday – a restoration project cooperated on by USACE and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration. Poplar Island once covered over 1100 acres and was used as a vacation spot by both President Roosevelt and President Truman, before almost all of […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District said in its latest release that the Port of Long Beach (POLB) has requested renewal of Regional General Permit (RGP) No. 28 for routine maintenance dredging and disposal, and routine maintenance of in-water structures and facilities. The current RGP 28 will expire on November 13, 2018. […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that their General Dredging Course is set to take place on September 10-21, 2018, in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. This intensive two-week program will feature several excursions, a guest lecture about the Port of Rotterdam and a one-day simulator experience on an IHC Beaver cutter suction dredger. The course is […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton on July 20.  The U.S. Army’s 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officiated and performed the symbolic transfer of the division colors […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small-scale dredging in the state’s lakes, rivers and streams has been finalized after a public comment period and is now available for applications, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said in its latest release.  DNR received and considered over 700 comments related to the draft general permit […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Major General Ed Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited Fargo and Moorhead recently to learn more about the FM Area Diversion Project. Mr. Jackson, along with Mr. Let Mon Lee, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Legislation, met with local officials and attended a Flood Diversion Board of Authority Meeting. “We are […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    During yesterday’s meeting of the Houston Port Commission, Chairman Janiece Longoria shared highlights of a briefing and tour of the Houston Ship Channel provided last week to Lt. General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During his visit, Chairman Longoria outlined the economic impact of the […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference is taking place this week in Bali, Indonesia, at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). At the event, Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, presented on the topic of “Ecosystem Services”. The Secretary General highlighted the concept of ES, presented a case study on Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, earlier this week highlighted the disastrous impacts President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State, A.G. office said in its announcement.   Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which is a designated federal Superfund site, Attorney General Schneiderman highlighted how […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small scale dredging in the Wisconsin’s lakes, rivers and streams has been drafted and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comment on the language. The public comment period on the general permit runs until the close of business March 3, 2017. The proposed […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The General Santos City Government has acquired additional heavy equipment as part of the continuing upgrading of its motor pool, according to the Philippines News Agency. Engineer Francisco Provido, City Engineer’s Office (CEO) chief, said that the new heavy equipment comprised 19 brand new units that will be used for dredging of waterways, road repair […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be giving a presentation about the Ecosystem Services concept at the “World Ocean Council – Sustainable Ocean Summit 2016” next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Ecosystem Services (ES) concept is much debated by scientists and researchers across the globe. The theoretical […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Training Institute for Dredging has announced that their General Dredging Course will take place from 12 – 23 September 2016, in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, at the Royal IHC construction yard. The General Dredging Course is a two-week open course, focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all aspects of dredging, such […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will jointly host a public meeting to present information about the proposed Corps Regional General Permit (RGP) SAJ-114 and the corresponding DEP Ecosystem Management Agreement. The meeting will be held August 31, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. CST at the […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to revise and replace the statewide Massachusetts General Permits (GPs) with updated GPs for minimal-impact activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S.  The revised GPs will continue to authorize activities subject to Corps jurisdiction in waters of the U.S. within the […]