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  • 16 September 2013

    In the aftermath of the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act and the Port of Jacksonville Dredging Project, Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Although the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act will benefit future projects at the Port of Jacksonville, in its current form it fails to authorize the critical […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Chairman of the JAXPORT Board of Directors, Joe York, announced earlier that senior maritime leader Brian W. Taylor joined JAXPORT as Chief Executive Officer on Monday, July 29, 2013. Taylor, a long-time Horizon Lines executive, is an accomplished sales and operations manager with a track record of building high-performance teams and leading complex organizations. […]

  • 25 October 2012

    CPA general manager, Engr. Dennis R. Villamor, breaks new grounds as he delivered the first-ever State of the Port Address to an audience composed of representatives from the shipping lines, cargo handling service providers, members of the Cebu Port Commission and CPA employess at the Social Hall of the CPA administration building. The GM’s speech […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $470,720.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Sumco Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. The project is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 1, 2012 […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,628,500 contract to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., for dredging in the Saginaw River. Luedtke will dredge 142,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river, focusing on critical shoals from the Sixth Street Turning Basin near downtown Saginaw to the mouth of the river at […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $2.1 million to Affolter Contracting Company Inc., for containment dike raising at the Peggy Lake Dredged Material Placement Area in Harris County, Texas. This work will increase the placement area’s capacity to hold more dredge material from the Houston Ship […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Richard Burr kicked off the 2014 Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environment (FEDCON) Summit on Oct. 16 at the Wilmington Convention Center. More than 24 federal agencies, an unprecedented number, participated in this year’s event, according to N.C. Military Business Center (NCMBC) Executive Director Scott Dorney. The annual event, co-sponsored by the North Carolina Military Business […]

  • 20 February 2012

    NSTAR Electric Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with transmission system improvements in southeastern Massachusetts. NSTAR is proposing to place fill material within wetlands and waterways in conjunction with improvements to its transmission system. The […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Port of Los Angeles has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Al Larson Boat Shop Improvement Project, which proposes to modernize and upgrade the existing facility located at 1046 Seaside Avenue on Terminal Island. The proposed project would allow Al Larson to enter a 30-year lease renewal with the Port of […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $63.3 million contract to build engineered beaches and dunes in Margate and Longport and to replenish beaches in Atlantic City and Ventnor. The Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the NJ Department of Environmental […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. The Army Corps will hold a public information session (Monday, […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The NC State Ports Authority posted increased cargo movement and operating revenues for the fiscal year ending June 30 compared to last year. Top-line revenues continue to recover following the economic downturn with a 7 percent increase year over year, realizing a net profit for the fiscal year. Increased bulk cargo volumes at both the […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen. The formal change of command ceremony will take place July 7 at 10:30 a.m. aboard the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Following years of planning and construction, Port Manatee’s nearly 1,600-foot-long Berth 12 received its first ship three days ahead of its scheduled dedication Oct. 20th. The 492-foot long M/V Sea Brave made the maiden call at the mammoth Berth 12 at 11 a.m. Oct. 17th, following certification by the Tampa Bay Pilots Association Oct. 5th, […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 100 people were present for the public meeting at Searsport District High school on June 9th, to discuss the plan to deepen and widen the navigation channel at Mack Point marine terminal. Opponents of the plan fear that dredging will disperse toxic materials that were left over decades of heavy industry around Penobscot […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in July 2003 and aims to unify efforts to encourage mutual economic benefits. “Considering the […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 22 June 2012

    As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, N.Y., their work is being closely observed by an area resident. “For the past few months we’ve seen him on the site. He just keeps doing his thing,” said Melissa Alvarez, a Senior Project Biologist […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Commissioner Robert Klee of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, few days ago offered the following comment on release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) supports the recommendations for the […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is gearing up for the 21st World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON XXI) that will take place in Miami this June. Considered the most important and anticipated event for dredging professionals worldwide, WODCON is the only global event dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction. WODCON XXI will feature an outstanding technical program […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is holding a public exhibition in Starcross on 16 October 2015 to provide people with further information about the Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 properties. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. Further to the work program on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, CHEC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]