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  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, New England District Commander Colonel John A. Atilano II visited the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The site visit featured a boat tour and dredge views and presented an opportunity to introduce himself to the Massachusetts Port Authority partners. According to USACE, the contractor has removed 10.7 million cubic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Oceanside emergency dredging project is scheduled to take place as planned, starting Tuesday, September 8, the City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest announcement. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Manson Construction and funding for the 180,000 cubic yards was approved. Lot 12 will be closed for the duration […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and underwater works at the Albert Pier have officially started, according to the Guernsey Harbor’s Local Notices to Mariners. This very important dredging program, located in St Peter Port Harbor, will last approximately three weeks. The vessels Needles and Doreen Dorward will be conducting the works with a work boat and pilot boat in attendance. Mariners are requested […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) has taken delivery of the self-propelled grab hopper dredger SAYURU. The dredger, built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), will be one of the most technically advanced dredgers ever to operate in Sri Lanka. The ceremony was held October 18th 2014, at the Dikkowita Fishery Harbor […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor Property Owners Association (SHPOA) has just announced the completion of phase one of the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project. During the phase 1, dredging of the North Basin was completed with the removal of 8,999 cubic yards of dredged material and dredging of Shelter Haven was partially completed with 5,951 cubic yards dredged so far. According […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s 2017 Annual Public Meeting was held last Thursday, May 25, at the Island Sailing Club. During the meeting, Harbor Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh delivered a presentation covering the highlights and challenges for the Cowes, and reported on the Commission’s progress against six strategic objectives from CHC’s Strategic Plan 2016-2021. Mr McIntosh reminded […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minister of Natural Resources and the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and Member of Parliament for Kenora, Greg Rickford on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced the completion of a harbor improvement project at Vermilion Bay Harbor.   The enhancements at Vermilion Bay included replacing the concrete deck […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2017 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. The additional $16.5 million will be used in 2017 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, repair critical components at the Soo Locks and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters, Councilmembers Barry Mastrangelo and Al Carusi, Administrator Jill Gougher and other Borough officials attended the Stone Harbor Beach Fill Progress meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd at the Stone Harbor Fire Department. Also in attendance were representatives from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Part of the WWII torpedo was found today by a barge dredging the Portsmouth Harbor ahead of the arrival of HMS Queen Elizabeth next spring. The object was discovered on Hamilton Bank, at the approach to the Portsmouth Harbor, by Boskalis Westminster. The Dutch dredging company has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen’s DOP200 was recently used on a harbor deepening job in Bandar Seri Begawan of Brunei. During the project, the harbor was dredged to a max dredging depth of –11m. “The DOP200 did the job mounted on a SANYI excavator. A long stick was integrated in the excavator’s boom, reaching the required dredging depth […]

  • 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 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor on April 1, utilizing their hopper dredger vessel Yaquina. Working around-the-clock through April 16, the Yaquina will dredge the Grays Harbor Entrance, Point Chehalis and South Reach channels, USACE said in its latest release. The Yaquina […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest release that Manson Construction’s dredge vessel arrived yesterday and already started with dredging operations. Dredged sand will be deposited at the Pier for two days and then will move southward for the remaining dredge cycle. Heavy waves are expected in a few days, so Manson […]

  • 2 December 2011

    MP Larry Miller expects to learn by early next week more about his Conservative government’s decision on his request for the feds to dredge the federally owned Owen Sound Harbour. The federal member for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound insists on a maintenance dredge. No dredging has been conducted for at least 25 years. “But that doesn’t take […]