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  • 27 April 2010

    Saugatuck, MI — The entrance to Saugatuck’s harbor has become dangerously shallow this spring, jeopardizing the tourist community’s economy and prompting the city to ask for emergency dredging. The funds, though, aren’t there. “We know there’s a shoal there,” said Tom O’Brien, area engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… [mappress] Source:hollandsentinel,April 27,2010;

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the City of Waukegan and the Waukegan Port District have entered into a partnership to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate a range of alternatives for improving the reliability of Waukegan Harbor for commercial navigation. “This study builds upon other initiatives we’ve undertaken with […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, legislation that will modify the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge small harbors. Currently, the Corps’ prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Air may not seem like an effective barrier for some things, but when coupled with a trailer-mounted blower and heat, it provides a very efficient barrier and environmentally friendly way of clearing land with little smoke. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is using this method also known as “air curtain burning” as […]

  • 16 April 2012

    As Petersburg Pilot reports, a mound of mud has been making its way down Hammer Slough since a mudslide near the Public Works office last fall. On Saturday, at an extreme low tide of -3.6, the silt lifted a privately-owned float and at least one boat right out of the water. “Our best guess is […]

  • 14 December 2011

    A ship carrying limestone had trouble reaching a St. Joseph River’s dock in Benton Harbor because of all the sand and sediment build-up …   By John Paul (wsbt) [mappress] Source: wsbt, December 14, 2011;

  • 3 June 2011

    With some boats sitting on the mud during minus tides, Noyo Harbor District would really like to dredge the mooring basin this year. By FRANK HARTZELL (mendocinobeacon) [mappress] Source: mendocinobeacon, June 3, 2011    

  • 21 September 2011

    Michigan’s Great Lakes are about more than tourism. They’re also big business. More than 150 million tons of cargo gets shipped there each… More info: wsbt By John Paul [mappress] Source: wsbt, September 21, 2011;

  • 11 February 2011

    Two 47-foot patrol boats ferried representatives of the Coast Guard, State Legislature, Army Corps of Engineers, and East Hampton Town into… By Russell Drumm (easthamptonstar) [mappress] Source: easthamptonstar, February 11, 2011;

  • 13 July 2010

    People with boats in Oak Harbor Marina could begin seeing a significant increase in their moorage rates. At its July 6 meeting, the Oak … By Justin Burnet [mappress] Source: pnwlocalnews, July 14, 2010;

  • 7 May 2012

    The entrance to Wenona Harbor is becoming more dangerous because of the constant shifting of the sand and mud which have been accumulating there. The local boaters are used to the situation and rarely run aground, but the visiting boaters run aground regularly. During the winter months the tides are even lower than usual and […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture partnership between Boskalis Westminster N.V. and McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract for the £30 million inner Peterhead harbor redevelopment project –  Peterhead Scheme 2. The development scheme entails the strengthening and deepening of the port, land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, demolition works and improved services throughout. The harbor […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    When fully operational, the Wyndham Harbor Marina will become a new hub for boating on Port Phillip Bay. The $440 million worth project is taking shape with the B Pier now almost finished. The complete installation of the marina’s new pontoons will be finished by the end of 2015. Earlier this year, works on the new breakwaters, dredging and […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun repair work to the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater to repair the $24.9 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 3,200 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C., Muskegon, MI and includes […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released a summary of project activities and accomplishments for Fiscal Year 14.  The Charleston District has a unique and varied program that grows larger every year. The programs include the Civil Works, Regulatory, Military, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) programs, serving a diverse group of customers not only […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the Grays Harbor maintenance dredging operations in the Outer Harbor. There are many crab pots in the South Beach Disposal Site and the Army Corps of Engineers is asking fishermen and crabbers to move their equipment to avoid having it damaged. All navigation channels, target disposal sites […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter pushed congressional leaders yesterday to support Rochester area workers and businesses by including critical support for the Rochester Harbor in a must-pass government operations bill. Slaughter’s push would secure $2.32 million to support the operation and maintenance of Rochester Harbor, and would allow the harbor to undergo critical dredging operations to preserve its effectiveness […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has signed contracts for the construction of harbors in 3 Islands (HA. Utheem, L. Maavah and L. Dhambidhoo). Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr Mohamed Muizzu, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Dr. Ahmed Adham Abdull, Managing Director of Heavy force, Ibrahim Zameer, Managing Director Abdulla Mohamed […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton has approved a $240 million for the purchase of six additional tugs and construction of a new eight pen Tug Harbor at Hunt Point in the Port Hedland Port. The investment will also include the upgrade of workshop facilities, operational and service berths and two small boat moorings at the existing Nelson Point […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    For week commencing 13th April 2015, the “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the Wells Harbor main channel in the area of number 4 buoy. All pre-arranged dredging areas are constrained by the weather and wave heights therefore operations are subject to change on a daily basis. The Port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to improve navigation and boat access, Door County officials have proposed to dredge the harbor and entrance channel at Chaudoir’s Dock County Park in Door County. A public meeting on the proposed disposal of the dredged material from the harbor will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cherryland Airport, 3538 […]

  • 28 September 2011

    Officials in Hickman, Ky., are concerned about the future of their downtown harbor and are hoping a meeting Thursday morning will provide…   By KEVIN BOWDEN (nwtntoday) [mappress] Source: nwtntoday, September 28, 2011;

  • 10 October 2011

    After seven years of haggling for county funding, the town has announced that its dredging of Centerport Harbor is about to begin…   More info: northshoreoflongisland By Arlene Gross [mappress] Source: northshoreoflongisland, October 10, 2011;

  • 4 March 2011

    It has been more than 20 years since the harbor in Alpena has been dredged, and as a result, the water levels have reached a point to… By Steve Schulwitz (thealpenanews) [mappress] Source: thealpenanews, March 4, 2011  

  • 9 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    USACE seeks bidders for maintenance dredging works at Wilmington Harbor. Work consists of the removal of an estimated 1,200,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from Wilmington Harbor Anchorage Basin 42′ Project, Wilmington, NC, with disposal to the Eagle Island disposal area. The environmental window for dredging is 1 August 2010 through 31 January 2011. The […]

  • 30 April 2010

    BRIDGEPORT — The city’s harbor hasn’t been dredged since 1964, and city and state officials say Bridgeport will lose much of its ability to market itself as a deep-water port if something isn’t done soon. In the spring of 2008, Turbana, which supplies most of the bananas consumed in Connecticut, pulled out of Bridgeport because […]