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  • 17 April 2012

    As reports, work on the Biloxi Commercial Harbor has come to a halt. The work is at a standstill as the contractor awaits the results of dredge spoils testing by the Mississippi DEQ. Port Manager Frankie Duggan said they’re also awaiting the arrival of a “test pile” that’s part of the reconstruction project. “They’re […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began urgent maintenance dredging last week at the Freeport Harbor by using the government-owned trailing suction hopper dredge WHEELER. The 45-day project will include removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty channel and inner harbor, followed by an […]

  • 12 August 2011

    Plymouth’s Economic Development Director is working with the Harbor Master and the Old Colony Planning Council to apply to the Economic… (959watd) [mappress] Source: 959watd, August 12, 2011

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The boat launch at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, which has been open for public use during weekends, will close March 11 due to the beginning of a construction project. “As GCRL proceeds with much-needed improvements to our Halstead campus harbor area, access to our boat launch will be impacted,” said […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 2 May 2011

    Moorings were being reset in Bass Harbor on Monday morning, signaling the completion of the $2 million federal dredging project. According t… BY MARK GOOD (fenceviewer) [mappress] Source: fenceviewer, May 2, 2011;

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The working group for Pagham Parish Council, Pagham Flood Defense Steering Group (PFDSG), has engaged with ABPmer to identify the best solution for managing the large shingle spit fronting Pagham Harbor, West Sussex.  This spit has grown substantially over the last decade and an intervention is needed to ease the pressure of erosion that it […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a maintenance dredging contact for the Tampa harbor 43-foot, 41-foot, and 34-foot projects, Hillsborough Bay, Florida. The $7.4 million contract was awarded to Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. LLC, Quincy, Massachusetts, on September 1st 2016. The project is for the maintenance dredging of the federally authorized channels […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just reported that routine maintenance dredging is about to begin within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior. In the notice LNTM NO 22/20, the Harbor Master said that the works will start March 16, 2020 with completion expected by the late March. “The […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Terry Brown (D-Pigeon) voted in favor of Senate Bill 233 yesterday, a bill that would fund more than 70 different projects, including the James H. Lincoln Memorial Bathing Beach acquisition. The bill also funds 49 emergency dredging projects across the state, including Caseville Municipal Harbor, Harbor Beach Municipal Marina and Port Austin State […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing over $10 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects along the eastern shore of New Brunswick. Commenting the latest announcement, Minister LeBlanc said: “I’m thrilled to announce this major investment for our province. […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A couple weeks ago, the General Accountability Office (GAO) presented dredging report for 13 Lower Mississippi River ports between St. Louis and Baton Rouge, La. In the report, GAO reviewed the Corps’ 2010–2015 port traffic data for 13 of 18 inland ports in the region. Data for 2015 were the most recent available. GAO also interviewed Corps […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Illinois and Waukegan officials joined forces yesterday to kick off a Superfund dredging project needed to remove the Waukegan Harbor “Area of Concern” (AOC) from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “Today, Waukegan Harbor is going from what […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The California’s Oceanside Harbor dredging program is currently underway. The dredger is placed at the mouth of the Oceanside Harbor. A slurry of sand and water is pumped onto the beach, where it is moved into place by bulldozers. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 25, 2014

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Michigan City Harbor dredging program is officially underway.  According to USACE, the dredging project kicked off last week and is expected to take about a month to complete. Under the dredging plan, the contractor MCM Marine will hydraulically dredge approximately 70,000 cubic yards […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Rosslyn Bay Harbor is set to begin next month, according to the Member for Keppel and Assistant Education Minister Brittany Lauga. “The Palaszczuk Government is delivering on its election commitment to invest in boating infrastructure across Central Queensland and the state, thanks to the $30 million Marine Infrastructure Fund,” Mrs Lauga […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Dredging works undertaken at Lyme Regis harbor resulted in 3,000 tons of removed sand. This project worth £25,000 comprised deepening the area known as the Pool and removing silt building up by the North Wall over a four-day period. Harbourmaster Grahame Forshaw and deputy Mike Higgs stressed the importance of this regular cleaning in order […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow welcomed more than $3 million in federal grants to help boost recreational boating in three Michigan communities. The grants, through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Boating Infrastructure Grant program, will help fund boating facilities in Benton Harbor, East Tawas and Wyandotte. “Our Great Lakes draw people from […]

  • 15 March 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre and many of his colleagues are urging the President to include in his upcoming budget an investment in the harbors and ports to protect and create jobs. Congressman McIntyre stated: “Our ports affect up to 65,000 jobs in our state! North Carolina is home to two fantastic ports – Wilmington and […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the invitation for bid solicitation is expected to be released this week for the Port of Rochester dredging operation. Slaughter said that dredging is expected to commence as early as May 2014. Slaughter also announced that the House-passed omnibus spending bill increases […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Governor Scott Walker approved grants totaling $12.9 million for eight harbor maintenance and improvements projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge waterways in Manitowoc, Oconto, Racine and the town of Washington; and make repairs to dock facilities in Green Bay, Milwaukee and the town of Washburn. HAP grant recipients include: -Town of […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Angus Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Arbroath Harbor maintenance dredging project. This deepening scheme will involve a dredging activity to remove 8,250 m³ of material from the inner and outer harbor and navigation channel. The dredged material from each activity is to be deposited at sea approximately 1.75 nautical miles […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has unveiled a plan for the Burns Harbor dredging scheme. The harbor is divided into two areas: East and West Arms (EWA) and Outer Harbor-Approach Channel (OH-AC). The dredged material from EWA will be disposed at the Deep Water disposal site and material from OH-AC will be […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The dredging project at the Hampton Harbor has officially begun, reports This program includes dredging of around 120,000 cubic yards of sand from the bottom of Hampton Harbor. Army Corps of Engineers officials said that, if everything goes according plan, this project should be completed by the end of the year. The majority of […]