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  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Building and Land Technology (BLT), developer of Harbor Point in Stamford, CT, has reached a major milestone in the development of one of the largest brownfield cleanup projects in the Northeast.  BLT has now finished the active remediation of approximately 90 acres of formerly environmentally impacted land in the South End and Waterside neighborhoods of Stamford. […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government is calling for tenders to deliver a major component of the $15 million Portarlington Safe Harbor development. Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Lisa Neville, said that the next stage of the development would include the construction of two rock breakwaters, a new finger jetty, pier […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded an $878,000 contract on December 27, 2012 for maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River in Maine and New Hampshire. The project was awarded and will be managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. It is scheduled to begin on February 2013, […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, met with Port Freeport Chairman Ravi K. Singhania, Port Executive Director Phyllis Saathoff and Director of Engineering Jason Hull on 26th of January. The group discussed policy and planning topics including federal budgeting, the schedule of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) and […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) sub-project video update for June 2017. According to the Corps, SHEP gained more traction in June. Several features are on schedule to be completed by the end of 2017, including First Dike Raising (July); Raw Water Storage Impoundment (July); CSS Georgia […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River’s upper and lower channel is expected to be completed by the end of this month. The $1.5 million project, which began November 18, is being done by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Anchorage, Alaska. The work involves removal of around 100,000 […]

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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is ready to begin with the planned dredging operations of the Kahului Harbor, Maui, Hawaii. The project, which is set to take place between April 10-25, will be carried out by the Corps’ trailing suction hopper dredge Essayons. Dredged material, to be taken from the area during the works, will be disposed of at […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers trailing suction hopper dredge “McFarland” was once again deployed for its second call out of the fiscal year 2016 for an emergency dredging assignment. The dredge was assigned to the Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar and Baldhead Shoal Channel. The crew of “McFarland” recently completed a 45 day urgent dredging tour at […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway on clearing debris and underbrush from land set to house dissolved oxygen injection equipment for the Savannah River. This pre-construction work will lead to full-fledged construction later this year. The injection system forms part of the environmental mitigation plan for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Clearing work continues at two locations along […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A portion of the Congressionally-authorized Back Channels portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal navigation project known as “Sagamore Creek” in Portsmouth and Rye, New Hampshire, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $542,970.00 contract issued recently by the USACE’s, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Prock Marine Company […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has just announced a major investment in Small Craft Harbors Infrastructure in the Province of New Brunswick. With more than 76,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government is making investments that will continue to support the growth of this industry and provide economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians. The announcement was made […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater repair work, on Wednesday, November 25, in Oswego, NY. The Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy due to oversized waves and the extreme angle they were hitting the structure. […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senok Trade Combine (Pvt) Ltd has won a contract for the Mahibadhoo Harbor development project, the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure said in its latest announcement.  The agreement was signed in a ceremony held at the Housing Ministry on June 1, 2017. The total cost of the project is around $2 million and the […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just announced that review period for the Toledo Harbor Dredging and Dredged Material Placement document opens today and runs through January 14, 2018.  USACE anticipates the need to dredge and discharge sediment excavated from the federal navigation channels of Toledo Harbor, Ohio, in order to maintain […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Bill Keating earlier this week joined Marshfield Harbormaster Mike Dimeo, Senator Patrick O’Connor and Marshfield Selectman Michael Bradley aboard USACE’s dredger Currituck as it performed maintenance dredging in Green Harbor’s federal channel. “As we watched the ship and crew in action, Col. Christopher Barron, Commander of the New England District of USACE, explained […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that bolster local economies and provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities, the Government of Canada said in its latest release.  With approximately 45,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the government is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged federal appropriators to allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor. This funding has been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget and Schumer vowed to fight to make it an actuality. Schumer is urging […]

  • 6 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Conneaut’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Conneaut Harbor supports more than 2,000 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kystverket Nordland has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Napp harbor development program. This project will include construction of new pier and deepening of the harbor to a depth of -6.3 in the inner harbor and -7.3 in the outer harbor. An environmental disposal site for contaminated material will also be established. The deepening comprises […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $926,000 contract to dredge Oswego Harbor, NY, this summer. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, and includes dredging a total of 175.000 cubic yards of sediment from the federal navigation channel. Dredging will be performed at the harbor mouth, in the outer harbor […]

  • 7 June 2012

    State Representative Al Pscholka has introduced a resolution in the House calling on the federal government to make sure that money in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is properly used. The fund is comprised of tax dollars collected at ports all over the country, and some of those dollars are supposed to go to things […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randy Kamp, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing in a harbor improvement project at Mission Harbor, British Columbia. “Our Government is pleased to invest in British Columbia harbors. We recognize that harbors […]

  • 9 September 2013

    The Escanaba harbor dredging program is scheduled to commence this week, according to dailypress.net. Regarding this cleanup venture, Jim O’Toole, the Escanaba City Council manager, stated: “Funds for this project have been made available through a grant from the Michigan DNR so there are no local costs.” During the project, the contractor, MCM Marine of […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US House passed a bipartisan bill that allows the Army Corps of Engineers to develop dredging plans around the country. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree pushed for provisions that were included in the bill that will make it easier to get dredging approved for small harbors like those along the Maine Coast. “Small harbors have significant […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) joined the United States Army of Corps of Engineers in announcing $100,000 in emergency funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. Over the past weeks, Upton has worked closely with local dock owners, Berrien County officials, and the Corps to reach a solution. The harbor, which is essential to jobs […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the No. 1 source of airborne PCBs in the neighborhoods surrounding the port, according to new research by the University of Iowa and Boston University School of Public Health. In fact, airborne PCB emissions from the harbor are so […]