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  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed recently announced an additional $675,000 in funding for Barcelona Harbor and an additional $1,190,000 for Dunkirk Harbor to aid with dredging projects. “We care about supporting jobs, trade, recreation and tourism in our communities. Our harbors provide significant economic activity for the region and its part of our job to make sure […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for dredging St. Joseph and Holland harbors in Michigan. According to the Corps, King Company, Inc. from Holland, Mich., has won $374,000 to dredge approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material from St. Joseph Outer Harbor and 34,000 cubic yards of material from Holland Harbor. […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company has suspended dredging operations at Oceanside Harbor federal entrance channel, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District. According to the Corps, the company dredged about 293,000 cubic yards of sand from the entrance channel, as of May 25. The base contract calls for the removal of 280,000 cubic yards. Because of the presence […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, gathered at a press conference Saturday morning to celebrate the receipt of federal funds to repair the south breakwater in Buffalo Harbor. According to Congressman Higgins, the federal funding will be used for improvements along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor, including […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Wellfleet is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in order to dredge in Wellfleet Harbor at Kendrick Avenue in Wellfleet, Mass. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of all town-managed channels and anchorage areas in Wellfleet Harbor […]

  • 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, […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westmoreland County (VA) recently released a bid for the Glebe Harbor Shoreline Stabilization & Beach Nourishment project. According to the announcement, sealed bids are invited for the replenishment of the Glebe Harbor Beach located in Glebe Harbor, Montross, Virginia. The best bidder will be responsible for providing all the labor required for the nourishment of […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging in Oceanside Harbor federal entrance channel continues as Manson Construction Company, the project contractor, keeps on with the annual effort to maintain safe navigation in the port. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the contractor has so far removed about 187,000 cubic yards of material from the project area. Manson is dredging the […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Leland Michigan Chamber of Commerce said that a new cutter suction dredger, built by DSC Dredge for Leland Township Board, was put into the water for the first time on April 8. Fully functional with just one operator, the 68-foot-long Wolverine can reach dredging depths down to 25 feet below the surface and allows […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to keep the public informed with regard to the Portage Cove Harbor Expansion Project, the Haines Borough (AK) has released the latest update on the project. According to the update, Pacific Pile & Marine will be continuing inner harbor dredging this week. “Our dredging operations will be working around the south of the […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure last week held a subcommittee hearing entitled “Water Resources: The Role of the Public and Private Sectors.” During the hearing, Senator Edward J. Markey, of Malden, Massachusetts, discussed the dredging of Boston Harbor and coastal resilience issues. Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite Commanding General […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for the Grand Haven (Outer) Harbor dredging project to the King Company from Holland, Michigan. Under this $208,000 contract, King will remove 35,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor and place the dredged materials near shore for beach nourishment. Dredging is expected […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Portland, Maine, and the Portland Harbor Commission, working with a team of consultants from Stantec, Apex and Campbell Environmental Group, have identified a primary site for evaluating a potential confined aquatic disposal cell (CAD Cell) in Portland Harbor. The site is located near the U.S. Coast Guard station in South Portland, in […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is making good progress with the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. According to the Carteret County (NC), dredging and nourishment continues with the slurry discharge point now located near Greenville Ave. GLDD started the Morehead City Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project with concurrent beach nourishment on Friday, March 24th 2017. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Civil Defense Minister, Gerry Brownlee, has announced additional funding of $700,000 for the restoration of Kaikoura Harbor, bringing the government’s total contribution to $5.7 million, according to the New Zealand Government latest release. Two major commercial operators, Whale Watch Kaikoura and Encounter Kaikoura, have been working with the Kaikoura District Council and the Crown and […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of teachers from Palmquist Elementary School in Oceanside yesterday toured the Oceanside Harbor dredging project, conducted by Manson Construction. Jim Fields, the Corps’ Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project manager, hosted the visitors and presented the latest information about the navigation dredging project that began April 17. The project, which will dredge up to 320,000 […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor dredging project is underway, with Manson Construction Company having moved its equipment to the site and begun the process of assembling the pipeline that will transport material from the harbor’s entrance to points south along Oceanside’s beach. Dredging operations are scheduled to begin today, USACE said in its latest announcement. The […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has started the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation lower channel dredging project. According to the Corps, the 2017 spring dredging season began on Tuesday, April 11. USACE also announced that the start of upper navigation channel dredging is expected to begin around April 21. “In the fall of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced last week that the last pile of excavated contaminated soil was removed from its construction site in Everett.  The ‘bottoming out’ of this $2.4 billion project marks the completion of one of the largest and most complex urban construction […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston Harbor dredging scheme, undertaken by concessionaire Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), is now 50% complete, according to the minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation, Dr Horace Chang. Dr Chang said that the works to upgrade the capacity of the KCT’s South Terminal at Gordon Cay, with the main […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters yesterday sent a bipartisan delegation letter to Trump Administration urging funding for dredging of recreational harbors in Michigan. The letter was also signed by Representatives John Conyers, Sander Levin, Fred Upton, Bill Huizenga, Dan Kildee, Dave Trott, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, John Moolenaar, Jack Bergman, and Paul Mitchell. […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, today announced details of a €2.8 million package to assist 13 Coastal Local Authorities undertake and complete 51 harbor development and repair project in the country. The package provides funding for maintenance and repair works in addition to supporting the ongoing development and enhancement […]