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  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, has announced nearly $32 million in maritime- and boating-related grants that will benefit boating recreation and tourism by improving boating infrastructure, keeping water clean for anglers, and preserving maritime heritage and inland waterways. Secretary Zinke made the announcement at the Yorktown Historic Freight Shed Lawn at the Riverwalk […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, December 11th 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities. The bill, championed by congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, includes more than a billion dollars for dredging and harbor maintenance. Jaime was able to secure $1.1 billion in harbor maintenance from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor maintenance at the levels authorized in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “We need to make investments where there will be the greatest impact – and that means ports […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) yesterday praised provisions of H.R. 4348 – a short-term extension of federal surface transportation programs – that provide a path forward for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project as well as ensure future funding for vital harbor maintenance in southwest Michigan. Specifically, the extension would give the Federal Energy […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, is planning to conduct a two-year maintenance dredging project in Nome Harbor. Under the proposed project, the selected contractor will be responsible for pre- and post-dredge surveys, annual maintenance dredging, and near shore placement of the dredged material. According to the Corps, the initial proposal for the […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. This dredging is being performed to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    House Transportation and Infrastructure Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairwoman Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) yesterday made an interesting statement on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Inland Waterways. She delivered the following opening statement during the hearing titled: “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Investment in […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has submitted a statement about the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s April 10, 2019 subcommittee hearing on “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance and Investment in our Nation’s Waterways Matter.” In the statement, AEM outlined the importance of the health of the […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Stone Harbor has just released an update on the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Scheme for January 2016. The dredging project is on standby until complications with the dredging and dewatering of the dredged material can be resolved. The material that was removed from the North Basin is contained within the geotextile tubes on the […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement in response to the President’s Statement of Administration Policy on S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, in which the Administration specifically states its opposition to increasing funds for harbor maintenance: “The Obama Administration continues to speak out of both sides […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) has just announced that Sandringham Harbor Maintenance Dredging project has been wrapped up successfully. In recent years, Sandringham harbor has experienced an accumulation of sand and seagrass in front of the off the beach sailing facilities operated by Sandringham and Hampton Yacht Clubs. Dredging of the “black sludge” that […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin annual Grays Harbor maintenance dredging in the Outer Harbor on April 1, 2016. Seattle-based Manson Construction Co., is contracted to dredge one and a quarter million cubic yards of material out of the navigation channel from the bar to the middle of the harbor, working through May […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following a tour of Olcott and Wilson harbors, Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) joined with state and local leaders to highlight the urgent need to maintain and protect local harbors along Lake Ontario’s south shoreline. Collins highlighted the important role these harbors play in the region’s economy and the need for continued and consistent harbor maintenance. […]

  • 1 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) yesterday announced his support for a plan to fund critical operations and maintenance of the nation’s harbors, which could help direct unspent funds to the ports of Philadelphia and Erie to protect the jobs they support. Announcing his support for the bipartisan Harbor Maintenance Act, Senator Casey noted the large […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) sent a multi-faceted document to President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team last week. The paper outlines opportunities to, in the words of the president-elect’s campaign, “Make America Great Again,” by strategic investments in seaports and related freight transportation assets, thereby helping U.S. businesses better compete in markets at home […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada has issued its Notice of Determination saying that the proposed Arnes Harbor Manitoba – Routine Maintenance Dredging project is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. Arnes Harbor is located at the West end of Lake Winnipeg at the mouth of the Drunken River, approximately 112 km North of Winnipeg, […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Senate Appropriations Committee has passed funding legislation for fiscal year (FY) 2020 that funds the Departments of Defense and Energy, as well as important infrastructure projects administered by the Army Corps of Engineers. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, a senior member of the Appropriations Committee and member of the Energy and Water Subcommittee, helped procure $7.75 […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging scheme are in full swing, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District.  Tractors and pipes are pre-positioned at Oceanside Beach in preparation for this $10.77 million dredging project, awarded to Manson Construction Company from Seattle, Washington, last month. The pipes will transport beach quality sand from […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed by a recorded vote the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), H.R. 2440. The vote was 296 in favor and 109 opposed. The voting required a two-thirds super majority of the House in order to pass under “suspension of the rules.” There were seventeen (17) […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) is about to begin a $14.1 million worth Baltimore Harbor dredging project. Dredging in the harbor and channels is expected to begin in the coming days and is primarily being performed to ensure continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore, reported the U.S. Army […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Janice Hahn (CA-44) issued the following statement regarding her vote on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013: “I was very pleased to vote in support of the bi-partisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. This important legislation provides long-needed investment to our nation’s ports, creates good paying jobs and […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to perform maintenance dredging of the Wellfleet Harbor Federal navigation project in Wellfleet, Mass.  The congressionally authorized project provides for a channel measuring 10 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW), by 125 feet wide, stemming from the open waters of Cape Cod Bay to […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces the Tampa Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract award of $3.6 million to Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., of Hammond, Louisiana. The Corps awarded the contract September 22 and they anticipate that the construction will start in November and finish within six months. The work consists of maintenance dredging […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Saudi Border Guard has acquired two Damen cutter suction dredgers (CSD 450) for harbor maintenance duties. Two CSDs 450, with a maximum dredging depth of -12 m and a mixture production of 3,000 m³/h, were to be fitted out with an extensive list of options, including an accommodation unit and positioning, navigation and communication equipment. Beside […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project is in its final week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in its latest project update. Manson Construction Company, the contractor, has dredged about 405,000 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s entrance channel. Manson will dredge up to 425,000 cubic yards or complete dredging […]