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  • 9 May 2012

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., led a bipartisan group of 27 senators seeking legislation to ensure that all funding available in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund is dedicated to harbor maintenance projects. The letter asks Senate members of a House-Senate conference committee to strengthen harbor maintenance language included in both the Senate and House versions of […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Thornbury harbor will receive an emergency dredging program early this spring, reports simcoe.com. The cost of this dredging project will be somewhere between $200,000 and $270,000, and will be paid by debt financing. The Thornbury harbor dredging work is scheduled to commence in April and to be wrapped up in May. According to simcoe.com, Councillor […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Dauphin River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the harbor entrance channel. Under the official plan, the proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land based equipment and a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Lorain’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. Lorain Harbor supports more than 400 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 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 Cleveland’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. Cleveland Harbor supports 4,000 jobs and generates $280 million in revenue […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is scheduled to begin October 3 to bring the federal Grays Harbor navigation channel to a deeper depth of -38 feet Mean Lower Low Water and remove accumulated sediments since the last maintenance dredging.  The purpose of the dredging is to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the Grays Harbor channel by reducing tidal delays […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The long-awaited cleanup and restoration of Menekaunee Harbor just got a big boost with news of a $5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, officials said. The City of Marinette and the Department of Natural Resources are partners in the efforts to restore this historic harbor, once home to commercial fishing fleets. Much […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BMT JFA Consultants has completed the project management and supervision of the 2015 Bandy Creek Boat Harbor dredging works. This campaign was undertaken as part of the state-wide maintenance dredging program which has been managed by BMT for the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT). After the adverse weather conditions that hampered production in the […]

  • 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 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada’s Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) are proposing to undertake routine maintenance dredging at Poplar River Harbor on Lake Winnipeg.  The scope of this project includes routine maintenance dredging of the west side of the harbor between the breakwater and float wharves. The proposed dredging will be done from the ice by land […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin applauded a new agreement that makes the Great Lakes a priority. The House-Senate conference agreement on the Water Resources Development Act for the first time treats the Great Lakes as a single navigational system, increases funding for harbor maintenance, and provides broader authority for the Army Corps of […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Long-delayed dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal might start in September if federal officials approve an agreement for funding, says nwitimes.com. The plan’s approval is in the hands of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said Ellen Gregory, attorney for the waterway district. The Indiana Harbor is located in East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Sandusky’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. Sandusky Harbor supports more than 410 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 8 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Toledo’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. Toledo Harbor supports more than 2,640 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Porirua Harbor Strategy Coordinator, Keith Calder, recently toured newly created dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua. The coordinator was accompanied by Porirua Mayor, Mike Tana, Greater Wellington Regional Council Deputy Chair, Barbara Donaldson, and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee Chairperson and Councillor, Anita Baker. It is the latest […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has been awarded the FY2019 Charleston Lower Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract. According to the FedBizOpps, the $4.6 million dredging project – located in Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina – was awarded to GLDD on February 20, 2019. Overall, the work consists of maintenance dredging approximately 1,697,500 cubic yards […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Sturgeon Bay-based Roen Salvage Co. has won a $2.5 million contract to dredge Green Bay Harbor. According to doorcountydailynews.com, this work will involve dredging 161,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the harbor and placing it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility. Lt. Col. Robert Ellis of Wilmington District, said: “This is an important harbor […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As part of the outer harbor dredging portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, the Dredge Illinois was recently repositioned off Cockspur Island in the main navigation channel of the Savannah River. Dredged material is being placed on Jones-Oysterbed Island. When working further from land, cutter head dredges like the Illinois use a spider barge […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and McLaughlin & Harvey has begun dredging at Peterhead Harbor. Overall, the £50 million worth North Harbor development project includes strengthening and deepening of quay walls within the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, and demolition works. According to the Peterhead Harbor, […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The city of Wedel has introduced a plan for the harbor construction works. This plan includes redesign of the Schulauer harbour in Wedel with: – Planned shortening and backfilling to part of the harbour creating a new Port Gate Square; – Widening of the existing harbour basin; – Redesign the harbour approach by building an […]