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  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Demolition works on the $22 million Shute Harbor restoration project in the Whitsundays will begin this month following the damage caused by Severe Tropical Cyclone (STC) Debbie, announced today the Queensland Government. Funding for the harbor project is provided through the joint Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA). Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works at Ludington’s harbor in western Michigan are scheduled to begin this week. MCM Marine has a contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the work and plans dredging 24 hours a day for about 20 days until the project is wrapped up, according to the Ludington Daily News. These cleanup […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congress finalized the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) last week, solidifying critical provisions for the South Carolina Ports Authority initiatives, including the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project. “We applaud Congress for their demonstrated commitment to our nation’s competitiveness through the passage of WRRDA,” said Jim Newsome, SCPA president and CEO. “This bill is critical […]

  • 6 February 2012

      On February 1, 2012, the House Ways and Means Subcommittees on Oversight and Select Revenue Measures held a joint hearing on harbor maintenance funding and maritime tax issues. The hearing focused on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and Harbor Maintenance Tax, maintenance underfunding, and the tax treatment of foreign shipping operations. Testimony was heard […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will begin a month-long trial of harbor dredging in the following days to assess the suitability of its dredger New Era to undertake the ”Next Generation” dredging scheme. According to Port Otago Chief Executive Geoff Plunket, this trial is scheduled to last until the end of April and will determine New Era’s effectiveness and productivity. The dredger […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Manistee Harbor in West Michigan. The $473,366 contract was awarded to BayShore Contractors, LLC of Grand Rapids, Mich. The firm will dredge 24,500 cubic yards of material from Manistee Harbor and deposit the material south of the harbor in the […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A joint venture between Austria’s Strabag and Greek harbor specialist Archirodon has won around €90 million (US$115 million) contract to extend the container port at Port Louis, Mauritius. This development program will be carried out in four phases to allow the harbor to remain in operation while work is going on. Phase 1 will see […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has successfully completed the channel dredging works, maintenance dredging and installation of mooring buoys of the Phase Two of the harbor construction project in Kelaa, Haa Alif Atoll. According to the company, the Kelaa harbor development project consists of 3,496 cubic metres of maintenance dredging, 12,768 cubic metres of […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The cutterhead dredger Butcher, which arrived at the port on August 9, has cleared enough of the Lake Providence Port harbor to make it partially operational for barge traffic. Johnny Martin of Terral River Service said: “We’re only loading about six barges a day, but that’s a whole lot better that what we were facing […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ryba Marine and Constriction recently won a $2.1 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo Distric to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, Ohio. The contract calls for dredged material to be placed in a contractor furnished location, different from last year’s dredging cycle when material was placed […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kiewit Infrastructure West of Vancouver, Washington, has just won a $10.8 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for breakwater repair and maintenance dredging works in Alaska. Work will be performed in St Paul Island, Alaska, with an estimated completion date of October 15th 2017. The project calls for the repairs of the 1,000-foot-long detached rubble mound breakwater, repairs […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Three Southwest Michigan harbors are scheduled to receive an emergency dredging program, reports wsjm.com. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Emergency Dredging Plan, worth around US$1.5 million, includes: – $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina dredging; – $436,000 for the South Haven Municipal Marina dredging; – $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Vessels

    The Mantiwoc, a ship carrying limestone, ran aground in Saint Joseph this week. Being unable to get into the harbor, the ship had no other choice but to go back 300 to 500 feet off from Dock 63. This happened at the same time as the State Senate was considering a resolution cosponsored by John […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen’s DOP200 was recently used on a harbor deepening job in Bandar Seri Begawan of Brunei. During the project, the harbor was dredged to a max dredging depth of –11m. “The DOP200 did the job mounted on a SANYI excavator. A long stick was integrated in the excavator’s boom, reaching the required dredging depth […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is reviewing four New York Harbors to determine if they require dredging due to sediment damage from Superstorm Sandy, including Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County. Schumer is urging the USACE to expedite the review of Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Louise M. Slaughter introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects in the Great Lakes and […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lake Michigan water level is at an all-time low – and levels are expected to continue dropping. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top priority of the City of New Buffalo…. the City is committed to having the waterway from the City Boat Launch […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Essex Sewerage District (SESD) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing pipelines underneath the waters of Salem Harbor in Salem, Mass. The South Essex Sewerage District is seeking approval to install approximately 6,000 […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Paul Muxlow announced his support and optimism at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan which includes more than $1.5 million of funding for Blue Water and Huron lakeshore harbors. The plan includes a proposal of Grants-in-Aid of $71,995 each for the Port Huron River Street and Fort Street […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner, Basil Seggos, said that officials from local, state and federal agencies gathered yesterday to mark the 30th anniversaries of DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program and the NY-NJ Harbor & Estuary Program. The anniversaries were recognized at the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve Conference in New York […]

  • 17 February 2011

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has unanimously approved a $123 million dredging and wharf building contract that officially starts construction of the landmark Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project, one of the largest and most ambitious efforts ever undertaken by the Port of Long Beach. The contract covers the first part of a $1 billion […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Dredging project at the Marina del Rey harbor is expected to begin later this week, stated the Department of Beaches and Harbors. The works will deepen the entrances into the marina. After it was last dredged in 1999, it is estimated that the marina took in about 1 million cubic yards of sediment from the […]

  • 31 March 2010

    JOB DESCRIPTION: The work consists of maintenance dredging of Richmond Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 500,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -38 feet plus 1 foot allowable paid over-depth for the Inner Harbor Channel and… [mappress] Source:fbo.gov,March 31,2010;

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission has just announced that the Eastern Channel dredge works will begin in January 2019. The dredging will be carried out before the end of the MMO (Marine Management Organization) consented window that runs through to the end of March 2019, added the CHC. The dredging can only be done over the winter due […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster is continuing dredging operations in Aberdeenshire under the £50 million Peterhead Inner Harbor Redevelopment Project. The scheme, largest development in the history of the port, was awarded to a joint venture partnership between civil engineering contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey and dredging contractor, Boskalis Westminster. Under the deal, the contractor will carry out strengthening of […]