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  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Catharine Young (R,C,I-Olean) said that critically-needed dredging projects in Chautauqua County will be able to go forward thanks to $300,000 she has secured. “With the county’s harbors and waterways in tremendous need of dredging right now, this grant is great news for taxpayers and residents. The current condition of our harbors and waterways has contributed […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced an investment to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at Naufrage Harbor, Prince Edward Island.  This funding will be used to replace a section of an existing deteriorated wharf with a new structure, repair the entrance breakwater and carry out maintenance dredging of the channel. […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The Senate yesterday approved a resolution calling on Congress to address the chronic backlog of harbor maintenance projects, embracing the approach of legislation introduced by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich. The “sense of the Senate” resolution is included in the surface transportation bill that the Senate approved today. The measure calls for Congress to appropriate the […]

  • 15 August 2012

    US Senator Debbie Stabenow is calling on Congress to use money in the federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for dredging the nation’s harbors. This week, she and several other senators sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget asking that the Army Corps of Engineers come through in this issue. A similar call […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission has just announced that the Eastern Channel dredge works will begin in January 2019. The dredging will be carried out before the end of the MMO (Marine Management Organization) consented window that runs through to the end of March 2019, added the CHC. The dredging can only be done over the winter due […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at the visitors’ berths at Sparkes Marina is scheduled to start on Monday, 23 March, 2015, according to Chichester Harbor’s Notice to Mariners.  Dredging is expected to continue for 2 days, subject to weather. The dredged material will be disposed of at the Nab Tower Spoil Grounds. Dredging at Sparkes Marina will be undertaken […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Corps Awards Contract for Deepwater Channels Dredging (USA) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. Tetra Tech Wins Environmental Management Contract for Miami Harbor Expansion (USA) Tetra Tech, Inc. […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Portland is seeking a permit from the Army Corps New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with construction of a confined aquatic disposal (CAD) cell in Portland Harbor in South Portland, Maine. This work is proposed in the Fore River in Portland Harbor in South Portland. […]

  • 7 May 2012

    As the Sun Herald reports, I-beams jutting from the sand east of the Pass Christian Harbor are part of the ongoing construction of the city’s new harbor. Seawalls are being built to define the shape of the 243-slip harbor, where 350,000 cubic yards of sand are being dredged from the site. Dredging is expected to […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Summertime in the Great Lakes region is busy not just for marine navigation; it’s also prime time for dredging and maintenance of navigational infrastructure. The Manitowoc crane barge and its accompanying tugs, the Racine and Kenosha, are regularly deployed from the Kewaunee Area Office to do work in the Detroit District and adjacent Chicago District […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced the release of a report titled: “Influence of Open-Lake Placement of Dredged Material on Western Lake Erie Basin Harmful Algal Blooms.” It concluded that open-lake placement of dredged material does not contribute to the development of harmful algal blooms in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) has announced that the Annual Public Meeting for all harbor users and stakeholders will be held on Thursday, 25th May 2017. According to CHC, the meeting is an opportunity for the commission to report on its work over the past year and answer questions from attendees. Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, September 19th, Executive Director Griff Lynch updated the board on the progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. During the meeting, Lynch said that to date, approximately 25 percent of the SHEP entrance channel dredging has been completed. The $134.5 million contract for the deepening of the […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The Harbor Point cleanup will soon enter a new phase – the dredging of the Utica Harbor. And to celebrate the moment – the first time in 30 years that sediment will be taken from the harbor floor – state and local officials and canal enthusiasts are holding a ceremonial re-opening of the refurbished Utica […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $6.4 million contract on September 10 to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. for maintenance dredging of Tampa Harbor. The project provides for the dredging of several cuts in Tampa Harbor, from the Sunshine Skyway Bridge to the Port of Tampa container terminal. It is expected to remove up […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials and ACT Engineers, a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies, will host two meetings on Saturday, August 20, for residents in areas affected by Ocean City’s 2016 back bay dredging program. This year’s program includes Snug Harbor (between Eighth Street and Revere Place), […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie – Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing $16 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Quebec. Commenting the latest news, Minister Wilkinson said: “Investments that help improve […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Inland Dredging Company, a Dyersburg, Tennessee based contractor, is nine days into dredging in McKellar Lake Harbor, Memphis, TN.  Inland’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) INTEGRITY is working under a three year contract with the Memphis District of the Army Corps of Engineers. “We started dredging there nine days ago and have removed close to 160,000 […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $ 74.3 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in New Brunswick. “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Col. Jason Kelly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division commander, met with congressional representatives and the South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday to discuss updates to the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project has progressed more quickly than any federal deepening project to date. According to Jim Newsome, president […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Conseil général du Calvados has invited bidders for the Port Guillaume dredging contract. This deepening project aims to maintain the adequate depths and prevent silt build-up in the Port Guillaume harbor in the town of Dives-sur-Mer. This contract is for the annual program of dredging works and will include dredging of the harbour basin, dredging […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The nation’s ports will receive an additional $36 million in funding next year as a result of an amendment championed by Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) that the U.S. House of Representatives passed during consideration of the energy and water appropriations bill two days ago. “This is a major victory for our ports, allowing them to invest […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is the local sponsor and has requested this dredging. Rye Harbor is a small, 40-acre estuarine embayment located approximately five miles south of […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, reported today that work to remove sediment from the Duluth/Superior Harbor is in full swing now. “The contractor for the project – Roen Salvage Company Sturgeon Bay, Wis. – has been making great progress on the contract and is even ahead of schedule,” said the Corps. Duluth-Superior Harbor, […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Charles Boustany (LA-03) spoke on the House floor on July 9, 2013, about the increased funding in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. Dredging funds are needed to maintain the nation’s ports and harbors. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, nearly 1,000 ports and harbors have not been properly maintained and this legislation, the […]