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  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. According to USACE, the proposed work involves dredging within the designated setback area of the Corps’ Civil Works project known as the Rye Harbor Federal Navigation […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump has released the budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) which includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District. The FY19 budget provides about $65-million for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) of the district’s projects including maintenance dredging of multiple deep and shallow draft navigation harbors and […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) is soon to be ready for the biggest ship ever to call the US East Coast, the COSCO Development. “SCPA has worked aggressively for years to ensure we can efficiently work 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels and be the last Southeast port of call with no navigational issues,” said Jim […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Exmouth Boat Harbor upgrade, made possible by a Royalties for Regions investment of $18.3 million, is progressing on time with the awarding of the contract for the biggest component of the project. Transport Minister Dean Nalder said that Wangara-based Ertech Pty Ltd. won the $8.34 million contract following an extensive expressions of […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £19 million contract by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to upgrade Mare Harbor. The announcement comes after Defense Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment for £180 million investment over the next decade to modernize the military infrastructure on the Islands. The contract is […]

  • 30 October 2011

    The Sheboygan harbor’s south breakwater has “a high likelihood of failure,” according to a recent Army Corps of Engineers assessment, but it… More info: sheboyganpress [mappress] Source: sheboyganpress, October 30, 2011

  • 5 April 2010

    NEW HAVEN — In the 1950s, during construction of Interstate 95, about 1 million cubic yards of fill was excavated from a “borrow pit” in New Haven Harbor off Morris Cove and used as fill for the newly emerging highway system… [mappress] Source:nhregister,April 5,2010;

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has received $41.859 million in the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility.  This is in addition to the $54.956 million the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2019 President’s Budget. “This is a critical time for investments […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During its regular monthly meeting, JAXPORT’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the start of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project, allocating the first phase of port funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction. The federal project to deepen the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet to accommodate more cargo aboard the largest ships […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £1.5 million dredging campaign to clear the shipping channels and berths at the Port of Milford Haven has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on the river remain deep enough for some of the larger ships that use them. Nearly 180,000 tonnes […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Planning consultants Barton Willmore have been commissioned by Aberdeen Harbor, with support from Scottish Enterprise, to consult on a Development Framework that will identify and consider the relationship between the proposed Nigg Bay Harbor expansion and the development of the surrounding areas. The study is designed to engage with communities and local businesses, and will […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just announced completion of the Fraserburgh North Harbor deepening works. This £12 million worth project involved the deepening and strengthening of the existing North Harbor to accommodate increasing vessel sizes. Fraserburgh Harbor deepening project included dredging of approximately 11,000m³ of rock down to -4.7m CD within the North Harbor Basin and approach channel; and construction of a […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company continues the successful dredging of the Grays Harbor Navigation Project near Aberdeen, Washington. The dredged material is transported to the open-water disposal site on their 4,000 cubic yard capacity split-hull dump scows “Freedom” and “Liberty”. The channel is 350 feet wide with a depth of 38 to 42 feet. This dredging program […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes important dredging and maintenance projects in Maine, totaling $11,780,000.  The budget for the Army Corps of Engineers is overseen by the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Collins […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Black & Veatch has provided engineering design and support for permitting and construction on a project that will upgrade submarine cable and transmission line in Boston Harbor. Installation of a new underground and submarine transmission line enables future dredging work needed for import and export at one of New England’s busiest seaports. This line supplies […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eyemouth Harbour Trust, Scotland, has just announced the beginning of dredging operations in the harbour area. According to the official notice released by the Trust, the dredging works will be conducted by the contractor – Shearwater Dredging. The dredging is set to take place at the entrance, canyon, Gunsgreen basin and the inner harbour basin, […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan and Chris Pappas issued the following statements in response to the Army Corps release of their fiscal year 2020 work plan, which includes $4 million to complete dredging work at Rye Harbor. Just last month, Shaheen led a New Hampshire congressional delegation letter to the White House Office […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The strengthening of North Quay Berths 4 to 9, to cater for bigger container ships, is now about 40% complete. Work is currently underway on Berths 6 and 7, with wharf and sheet piling, construction of strong anchor points and the installation of new fenders. Construction contractor Thiess Georgiou Joint Venture has continued its strong […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Michael Creed TD, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, yesterday announced details of a €2.2 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 52 development and repair projects on harbors and slipways owned by them. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District announced on May 23 it would delay it’s annual maintenance dredging of Oceanside Harbor, typically expected to begin in April. As USACE reported, the water quality certification used in previous dredging operations expired and a new Section 401 permit was not obtained in order to conduct […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging of Quincy, Massachusetts, has just published a photo from the ongoing dredging operations at the Boston Harbor. Works on this project started in late July and will continue over the next several years. In order to remove approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock from the harbor, the company recently […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen has issued the following statement after the Senate passed fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittees. “This funding bill includes a number of important objectives for New Hampshire communities, from ensuring emergency dredging at Hampton […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eyemouth Harbor Trust has just announced that the Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations, conducted by Shearwater Dredging Ltd., are successfully completed. This cleanup scheme, which started on April 3, involved dredging works in the harbor entrance and an area called ‘the canyon’. “Soundings currently indicate minimum depths of 1.0m below datum in the harbor entrance, however […]